Paul Duane on Howard Brookner’s 1983 portrait of William Burroughs, released today in a new blu-ray restoration from Criterion.
Continue reading Burroughs
A restored version of Charles Vidor’s 1946 film Gilda is released in the UK by The Criterion Collection today. Fiona Pleasance revisits a classic noir.
Continue reading Fatale Attraction
Kate le Vann on the latest addition to Criterion’s UK blu-ray catalogue: 1941 supernatural body-swap romcom Here Comes Mr. Jordan.
Continue reading A Match Made In Heaven
Paul Duane watches the latest release in the Criterion Collection: Stuart Cooper’s haunting 1975 war epic Overlord.
Continue reading The Criterion Collection: Overlord
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.
Continue reading An Awfully Big Adventure
Ricky Young goes daaahn ter Margate.
Continue reading Hard Tide
Paul Duane is rewarded by a re-watch of In A Lonely Place, the latest Criterion Collection title to be re-released on blu-ray.
Continue reading In A Lonely Place
The Criterion Collection continues to expand its catalogue in the UK. Fiona Pleasance has been on a journey with Easy Rider, their latest release, which hits the road today.
Continue reading Revolution in the can
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?
Paul Duane sought to rediscover Nicholas Roeg’s Eureka and found himself in a world of astrology, death, sex, shit and gold.
Continue reading After the Gold Rush