All posts tagged "Foreign Film Blu Ray Review"

  • The Babadook | Blu-ray Review

    Jennifer Kent’s disturbing directorial debut The Babadook arrives on Blu-ray this week, scoring some of the most critically acclaimed notices ever for a recent psychological...

  • Massacre Gun | Blu-ray Review

    Arrow Video restores a rare title from director Yasuharu Hasebe with his sophomore directorial effort, Massacre Gun. A late 60’s yakuza narrative, the film displays...

  • Stray Dogs | Blu-ray Review

    Celebrated Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-Liang announced that Stray Dogs, which took home the Grand Special Jury Prize from Venice after the film’s world premiere back in...

  • Day of Anger | Blu-ray Review

    In the enduring, boundless shadow of Sergio Leone’s legacy, a deluge of neglected and forgotten Italian genre titles languish undeservedly, ready for rediscovery. Arrow Video...

  • Criterion Collection: Cries and Whispers | Blu-ray Review

    Criterion repackages one of its earlier Ingmar Bergman inclusions this month, restoring his brilliant, enigmatic 1972 masterpiece Cries and Whispers for Blu-ray release. Financed with...

  • Mark of the Devil | Blu-Ray Review

    The vintage nastiness of the exploitative cult classic Mark of the Devil gets a pristine revamp from Arrow Video, a favored title from a golden...

  • The Imitation Game | Blu-ray Review

    Shut out at the BAFTAs, and nominated for eight Academy Awards and winning Best Adapted Screenplay for screenwriter Graham Moore, Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game...

  • Vice and Virtue | Blu-ray Review

    Between his high profile marriages to Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda, director Roger Vadim engaged in a notable liaison with Catherine Deneuve, just prior to...

  • The Liberator | Blu-ray Review

    Selected as the Venezuelan submission for Best Foreign Language Film for the 2014 Academy Awards, Alberto Arvelo’s The Liberator, a biopic on Simon Bolivar, actually...

  • R100 | Blu-ray Review

    Premiering in the Midnight Madness section of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Hitoshi Matsumoto’s latest slice of insanity, R100, is his most perverse yet....

  • Late Phases: Night of the Lone Wolf | Blu-ray Review

    It appears that Adrian Garcia Bogliano’s English language debut got a longer title for it’s DVD/Blu-ray Release, now known as Late Phases: Night of the...

  • Criterion Collection: The Soft Skin | Blu-ray Review

    This month, Criterion marches out a little know title from Francois Truffaut, 1964’s The Soft Skin. Technically his fifth feature, and following behind the monolithic...

  • Eat Drink Man Woman | Blu-ray Review

    With twelve features to his name, two of those winning him Best Director Academy Awards (Brokeback Mountain; Life of Pi), Ang Lee has become one...

  • The Bride Wore Black | Blu-Ray Review

    Nearly two decades into a career that has since spanned nearly seven, Jeanne Moreau had already worked under the direction of Godard, Malle, Welles, Antonioni,...

  • Criterion Collection: An Autumn Afternoon | Blu-Ray Review

    The Criterion Collection refurbishes its previous release of Yasujiro Ozu’s 1962 swan song, An Autumn Afternoon for a new digital restoration Blu-ray transfer. The auteur,...

  • Before I Go to Sleep | Blu-Ray Review

    After flopping at the box office and landing an unnecessary entry on the shortlist for 2014’s Best Actress Razzies for Nicole Kidman, Before I Go...

  • La Belle Captive | Blu-Ray review

    While 2014 saw the passing of (reluctant) New Wave icon Alain Resnais, there was an intense resurgence of interest in the directorial efforts of Last...

  • Criterion Collection: La Ciénaga | Blu-ray Review

    Murky swimming pools, bored adolescents, oblivion drinking and signs of the apocalypse are just some of the issues plaguing two chaotic Argentinean families in La...

  • Criterion Collection: My Winnipeg | Blu-ray Review

    You certainly can and probably should go home again, at least according to the faux approximation of himself in the 2007 pseudo-documentary/experimental homage My Winnipeg...

  • Criterion Collection: The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant | Blu-ray Review

    Premiering at the Berlin Film Festival in the summer of 1972, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant didn’t open to ecstatic...

  • The Skin | Blu-ray Review

    The past year has been a great one as concerns the availability and restoration of several titles from Italian auteur Liliana Cavani, a director who...

  • Boy Meets Girl | Blu-ray Review

    Perhaps we can thank the critical success of his 2012 masterwork, Holy Motors for the resurgence of interest in the early works of Leos Carax,...

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari | Blu-ray Review

    Kino Classics refurbishes Robert Weine’s 1920 landmark title The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the film that marked the birth of German Expressionism as well as...

  • Criterion Collection: The Complete Jacques Tati | Blu-ray Review

    With only six feature films to his name, four of which featured his iconic onscreen alter ego, the cinema of Jacques Tati remains an island...

  • Moebius | Blu-ray Review

    Kim Ki-Duk’s latest cauldron of discomfort, Moebius, landed at the 70th Venice International Film Festival and received a limited theatrical release in New York shortly...