Category Archives: DVD

An Awfully Big Adventure

Another week, another classic movie from The Criterion Collection. This time, it’s one with a reputation as not only a modernist masterpiece but also a famously tough watch. Fiona Pleasance tackles Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1960 L’Avventura.

Gabriele Ferzetti and Monica Vitti in L'Avventura

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The Magnificent Six?

Earlier this year, rumours started to go round Mostly Film HQ that The Criterion Collection would be launching in the UK. The label has released over 800 classic films on DVD and Blu-ray in the US. Six of those 800 make up their UK launch today…


It’s our job to let you know how wisely Criterion have chosen. Six of our writers are going to look at each launch title in turn. Here are your first two reviews: Continue reading The Magnificent Six?