Borowczyk’s first live-action feature plunges us into a surreal, darkly hilarious dictatorship.
The first set of Arrow’s Borowczyk releases provides a tremendous introduction to the filmmaker, and is of tremendous value all its own.
Murnau’s final German film is the culmination of his accomplishments to that point.
Suzuki’s surrealist gangster picture comes to high definition in the UK.
Scott Nye, David Blakeslee, and Sean Hutchinson discuss the loneliness, regret, and longing in Frankenheimer’s 1966 psychological thriller.
Lubitsch takes a raunchy view of the years preceding the French Revolution.
The 1947 melodrama offers a wonderful Stanwyck performance in a rather tepid narrative.
Petri’s debut is a fierce, uncompromising examination of the many ways one can damn oneself.
Lang’s visceral, thrilling, awe-inspiring sci-fi adventure gets one of the best transfers of the year.
Japan’s first talkie uses all manner of sounds for laughs and love.
Scott finds this New Hollywood classic a deplorable portrait of how destruction, theft, and narcissism are actually forms of self-expression.
The film is heavy on the superficial “authenticity” that informs set design, but so slight on the emotional authenticity that would actually resonate.
A blockbuster director makes a tiny, European-influenced art film, and the results are staggering.
The independent’s first studio film may be a compromised work, but it’s stellar, gripping drama.
A hangout war film in which death doesn’t come into play, in which honor and bravery are rather distant reasons for shipping out, and the crew’s one chance at actually accomplishing something for their country is rather hopelessly bungled
Lindsay Anderson’s timeless rebel yell is now available on Blu-ray in its home country.