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Michael Mann's 'Thief,' Satyajit Ray Box Set And More Coming To Criterion January 2014

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 16, 2013 4:27 PM
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Criterion 2014: Thief, Mad Mad, Mad World, more
If the sheer image of James Caan looking that fucking cool on a DVD cover isn't enough to get you to pick it up, we don't know what to tell you. So yes, Michael Mann's "Thief" is Criterion approved, and thus you have to the go ahead to buy it in January.

The Disc-Less: 5 British Films Not Available On DVD Including Movies By Alfred Hitchcock, Mike Leigh, Terence Davies & More

  • By Peter Labuza
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  • November 27, 2012 10:07 AM
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With "Hitchcock" now in theaters giving us a (not very accurate) portrait of the Master of Suspense, one of history's greatest directors is once again in the conversation. Additionally, the National Film Preservation is currently streaming a partial copy of "The White Shadow," a 1924 silent by Graham Cutts, one of Hitchcock’s early mentors and collaborators. In honor of Cutts and Hitchcock, this week’s column highlights our neighbors across the Atlantic, with five great classics of British cinema that have yet to grace us with discs of their own here.

Cynthia Nixon To Play Emily Dickinson In Terence Davies' 'A Quiet Passion'

  • By Ryan Gowland
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  • September 14, 2012 9:23 AM
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Back in February, it looked like director Terence Davies was going to follow up his 2011 effort "The Deep Blue Sea" with his long-gestating passion project, "Sunset Song," based on the Scottish novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Well, maybe it will or maybe it won't, but Davies has another project fighting for pole position in his schedule: the Emily Dickinson biopic "A Quiet Passion."

Exclusive: Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea' Starring Rachel Weisz Hits DVD & Blu-Ray On July 24th

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 11, 2012 2:20 PM
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It's one of the finest movies of 2012 so far, but if you missed it don't worry, you'll soon get a chance to catch up. Terence Davies' woozy and beautifully accomplished "The Deep Blue Sea" starring Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston and Simon Russell Beale is hitting DVD and Blu-Ray on July 24th via Music Box Films.

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea' A Beautiful, Woozy & Heartbreaking Tale Of Intense Passion

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 22, 2012 4:56 PM
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What is love, and what is its worth? That's the burning question at the core of "The Deep Blue Sea" the latest from British master Terence Davies, a drama that burns with a blue flame intensity that is deeply beautiful and shattering all at once.

Terence Davies Talks Post-War England & Life Between the Devil And 'The Deep Blue Sea'

  • By Thomas Dodson
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  • March 22, 2012 11:00 AM
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Terence Davies’ newest film, “The Deep Blue Sea,” takes place, like much of his work, in post-World War II England. In it, Rachel Weisz plays Hester Collyer, a woman who abandons her passionless marriage to a wealthy barrister (Simon Russell Beale) for a torrid affair with a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot (Tom Hiddleston), the consequences of which plunge her into despair. When we got a chance to speak with the director, a natural storyteller with a mischievous sense of humor and infectious laugh, we would never have guessed he suffered from an acute case of homesickness for his native U.K., a fact he admitted toward the end of our time together.

Terence Davies To Direct Adaptation Of Gay Lit Classic 'Mother Of Sorrows'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 28, 2012 10:18 AM
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It looks like Terence Davies is taking a page from the book of another director with the same first name: Terrence Malick. The helmer, who generally sees multiple year gaps between projects is moving quickly on his post-"The Deep Blue Sea" slate. He's already lined up his long developing take on the Scottish literature classic "Sunset Song" to be his next film, and now another book adaptation has grabbed his attention.

Terence Davies To Direct Adaptation Of Scottish Lit Classic 'Sunset Song'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 16, 2012 12:25 PM
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Considering Terence Davies tends to take years between pictures, this next bit of news is a bit of surprise, as it seems the helmer isn't wasting any time getting to his next movie. Hot on the heels of his latest effort, the lavish and lovely "The Deep Blue Sea," starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston, which premiered at TIFF last year, his next effort may seem him behind the camera by year's end.

Watch: Rachel Weisz & Tom Hiddleston In Handsome Trailer For Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 21, 2011 1:04 AM
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At one stage, 2011 threatened to be the year of Rachel Weisz, with no fewer than five films set for release and several potential awards contenders among them. But things haven't quite turned out as planned; she picked up good reviews for "The Whistleblower," but the film didn't get much traction, while both "Page Eight" and "360" got pretty poor reviews at Toronto, and "Dream House"... well, I mean, you've seen the trailer, right?

Rachel Weisz Orders The Hot Loki From Behind In New 'The Deep Blue Sea' Poster

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • September 10, 2011 11:20 AM
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Last time we saw the handsome Tom Hiddleston he was moments from having the Tesseract in his hand at the close of "Thor." It looks like he's gotten his hands on a far more enchanting item in the poster for "The Deep Blue Sea," as he clutches the lovely Rachel Weisz in the throes of passion. Lucky Loki.

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