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Dardenne Brothers, 'Quadrophenia,' Andrew Haigh's 'Weekend' Lead August Criterion Collection Releases

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 15, 2012 4:27 PM
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It's the mid-way point of the month, and Cannes or no Cannes, the Criterion Collection will do their traditional unveiling of their releases for three months down the line. After a banner July line-up, which included Jim Jarmusch, Whit Stillman and Aki Kaurismaki, could the beloved specialty top themselves for August? Well, perhaps not, but there's a few very pleasant surprises in the latest batch of announcement.

Five Louis Malle Films You Should Know

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • June 29, 2011 3:45 AM
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Driven by a fierce intellectual curiosity that would find the filmmaker hungrily roving from subject to subject, both in the narrative sense and the journalistic one (he shot around ten documentaries in his career), French filmmaker Louis Malle was a cinematic explorer who turned over various and many stones.

Criterion DVD Review: Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Child-like Psychedelic Ghost Tale, 'House' Is Out There

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • October 28, 2010 10:13 AM
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One Of The Nuttiest, Fantastical Cult Films Of The 1970s Comes To The Criterion Collection The Movie: “House” Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi Starring: No one you actually know, but for detail's sake; Yoko Minamida, Kimiko Ikegami, Miki Jinbo, Kumiko Oba, Ai Matsubara, Mieko Sato, Eriko Tanaka and Masayo Miyako.

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