FANNY AND ALEXANDER Criterion Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Ingmar Bergman is one of the most respected names in cinema, which comes with a price. When in The Seventh Seal he had a knight and the embodiment of death play a chess game, he unfortunately crystallized what Americans feared …

SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT Criterion Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

When looking at the careers of legendary directors, writers and actors in retrospect, it can be interesting to analyze just what path they took before reaching greatness.  Today, Ingmar Bergman is internationally known as one of the great auteurs of …

Criterion Announces October DVD/Blu-ray Releases; Includes THE DARJEELING LIMITED, THE MAGICIAN, PATHS OF GLORY, THE DARJEELING LIMITED,…

     February 10, 2015

Criterion has announced their October releases and they’ve lined up some great titles including Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, Ingmar Bergman’s The Magician, Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory, and Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 film House.  Criterion has …

THE SEVENTH SEAL Criterion Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

It’s interesting that a Swedish film could sink into the pop consciousness of America, but in the 1950’s foreign films had a period where average Joes might see a foreign film (often on the off chance they might see a …