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Criterion in August 2024: Albert Brooks, Albert Brooks, Martha Coolidge, THE LAST EMPEROR in 4K

Plus: two long-suppressed features by Ukrainian filmmaker Kira Muratova.

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK 4K Review: Wow. Wow. Wow.

Peter Weir's magical mystery tour from 1975 looks like it was released today in the incredible-looking Criterion Collection 4K edition. This is why Australia is called "Oz."

TO DIE FOR 4K Review: This Film Kills

Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, and Casey Affleck commit murder for fame and sex in Gus Van Sant's frigid satire.

Criterion in July 2024: FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE and PERFECT DAYS Coming Soon

Also: 'Black God, White Devil' from Brazil, 'Pat Garret and Billy the Kid' from Sam Peckinpah, 'Risky Business' from Paul Brickman, 'Le samourai' from Melville in 4K.


Plus: 'Blue Velvet' and 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' get 4K upgrades.


Four films make up a year's worth of light drama from French New Wave icon Éric Rohmer in a new set from the Criterion Collection.

THE HEROIC TRIO / EXECUTIONERS 4K Review: Hong Kong Action Symphony in Two Movements

Maggie Cheung, Anita Mui and Michelle Yeoh star; Johnnie To and Ching Siu-tung direct. Now in 4K from the Criterion Collection.

Criterion in May 2024: Ousmane Sembène, ANATOMY OF A FALL, GIRLFIGHT, Ozu Goes Blu, PEEPING TOM in 4K

The Criterion Collection follows an auteur-based diet of cinema, offering a wondrous variety of films from all over the world to sate your appetite. Case in point, consider what May 2024 will bring from the home video label. (All verbiage...

CHANTAL AKERMAN Blu-ray Review: Criterion Showcases Early Masterworks

Chantal Akerman left us far too soon. Her work was singular and extraordinary; certainly, it's an incredible achievement to have made one of the greatest films of all time at the tender age of 25. (Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du...

Criterion in April 2024: LA HAINE, I AM CUBA, PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK in 4K

The Criterion Collection reaches out to encompass more radical works of cinema in April 2024, led by Mathieu Kassovitz's completely unsettling La Haine (1995); the seminal Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), described by Criterion as "a hypnotic parable of societal collapse from...

MEAN STREETS 4K Review: Martin Scorsese Takes On His Home Turf

Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel ignite Scorsese's breakthrough movie, now on 4K from Criterion.


How Jackie Chan shaped his future, in six films or less, courtesy of The Criterion Collection.

THE LAST PICTURE SHOW 4K Review: Peter Bogdanovich's American Elegy

The film feels startlingly timeless. The Criterion Collection pulls every conceivable supplement and special feature for this 3-disc set, including 'Texasville.'

Criterion in February 2024: THE HEROIC TRIO, EXECUTIONERS, and Some Other Movies

In February 2024, The Criterion Collection will release The Heroic Trio and Executioners in 4K and Blu-ray. Yes, they will also release films by Michael Roemer's Nothing But a Man, Raoul Walsh's The Roaring Twenties, Eric Rohmer's Tales of the...

Criterion in January 2024: TRAINSPOTTING and Chantal Akerman, Plus THE APU TRILOGY and BLOOD SIMPLE Go 4K

Also: John Sayles 'Lone Star' and Dee Rees' 'Mudbound.'

Criterion in December 2023: Guillermo del Toro's PINOCCHIO, Plus BLAST OF SILENCE

Also: 'The Red Balloon and Other Stories.'

WALKABOUT 4K Review: Poetry in Motion

Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg, and David Gulpilil star in Nicolas Roeg's solo directorial debut, now in 4K from Criterion.

Criterion in November 2023: Jackie Chan, Martin Scorsese, Claude Chabrol

Plus in 4K UHD: Terrence Malick's 'Days of Heaven' and Peter Bogdanovich's 'The Last Picture Show' and 'Texasville.'

DREAMS 4K Review: Criterion Honours Akira Kurosawa with Inaugural UHD

Earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, 80-year-old Martin Scorsese told Deadline that he finally understood the words of Akira Kurosawa who, upon accepting his honorary Academy award in 1990, said: “I’m only now beginning to see the possibility...

ONE FALSE MOVE 4K Review: Hold Your Breath, Never Relax

Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton and Michael Beach star in director Carl Franklin's masterful indie thriller, now in 4K from the Criterion Collection.