Martin Scorsese loves movies. That’s evident from his various foundations’ commitment to restoring and preserving the cinematic image. It’s also apparent from the movies he directs, each one loaded with references to masterworks that came before. One of his more … Continue reading This week in Film — ROLLING THUNDER REVUE
In 2020, theatrical moviegoing was dead in the water. Thankfully, home video sets soared, and at the very top of the list (in case you were looking for a holiday gift for the movie lover in your life) was Criterion’s … Continue reading Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 3
Tonight marks the conclusion of TCM’s 14-week series, Women Make Film. One of the best movies featured in the series is now available to watch in a beautiful 4K Blu-ray restoration. No home library is complete without it. From Boulder … Continue reading BEAU TRAVAIL
Every moment he felt that … he was drawing nearer and nearer to what terrified him. —Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilyich Ivan Beckman (Danny Huston) is one of those Hollywood agents that earn enough to afford a home in the … Continue reading IVANSXTC.
So you can’t go to the movies. Looks like the movies will just have to come to you, and The Criterion Collection has an essential from the early days of the American independent film scene, Girlfriends on Blu-Ray and DVD: … Continue reading This week in Film — GIRLFRIENDS
While theatrical moviegoing in 2020 might be defunct, home viewing has seemingly gotten all the better. And not just in the breadth of streaming selections, but in the sheer amount of quality physical discs released. The Criterion Collection remains the … Continue reading LE PETIT SOLDAT