Tag Archives: Blu-ray

Cassavetes and Rowlands in the Edit Room

No adequate words can describe a rare photo of these two greats. As good an on-set director as John Cassavetes was, his documentary style of constructing films from tremendous amounts of raw footage is the stuff of legend. Perhaps it … Continue reading

Posted in Criterion Collection, Films, John Cassavetes, Movies, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Criterion Design Process: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Maybe it’s just a bad excuse to own hundreds of movies that I will only watch once, but I’ve always felt purchasing Criterion Collection releases was like investing in a piece of art. Truly, the cover designs are works of … Continue reading

Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Criterion Collection, Films, Movies, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Criterion Announces Chronicle of a Summer

“Chronicling” far more than only a summer, Jean Rouch’s 1960 documentary remains the definitive nonfiction project to probe the nature of moviemaking, acting, performance, and perspective. What a novel idea to film a group of random subjects, screen their footage … Continue reading

Posted in Chronicle of a Summer, Criterion Collection, Documentary, Films, Movies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rosemary and Roman and Mia

Continuing today’s theme of New York City, Central Park, and, uh, fear… here’s a great photo the Criterion Collection released of Mia Farrow and Roman Polanski on the set of Rosemary’s Baby. The Collection is set to release the first … Continue reading

Posted in Criterion Collection, Films, Movies, News, Rosemary's Baby | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Criterion Gets 3D With Wenders’ Pina

The Criterion Collection recently announced its grand entrance into the world of 3D Home Entertainment with the release of Wim Wenders’ Pina. The documentary, an Academy Award nominee, took Werner Herzog’s approach of non-fiction as technologically advanced art to another … Continue reading

Posted in Criterion Collection, Films, Movies, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment