Magnificent Obsession (The Criterion Collection)
Manufacturer: Criterion Collection Brand: Image Entertainment Model: 4958892
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick (Rock Hudson, in his breakthrough role) crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from the town s only resuscitator at the very moment that beloved local Dr. Phillips has a heart attack and dies waiting for the life-saving device. Thus begins one of Douglas Sirk's most flamboyant master classes in melodrama, a delirious Technicolor mix of the sudsy and the spiritual in which Bob and the doctor s widow, Helen (Jane Wyman), find themselves inextricably linked to one another amid a series of increasingly wild twists, turns, trials, and tribulations. For this release, Criterion also presents John M. Stahl's 1935 film version of the Lloyd C. Douglas novel, starring Irene Dunne and Robert Taylor.SPECIAL EDITION DOUBLE-DISC SET FEATURES: New, restored high-definition digital transfer Audio commentary featuring film scholar Thomas Doherty Magnificent Obsession (1935, 102 minutes): a new digital transfer of John M. Stahl s complete earlier version of the film Douglas Sirk: From UFA to Hollywood (1991): a rare 80-minute documentary by German filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt in which Sirk reflects upon his career Video interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow, paying tribute to Sirk Theatrical trailer PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Geoffrey O Brien
The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension [Collector's Edition] [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: Shout! Factory Model: 35506536
Expect the unexpectedâ€¦ he does. Neurosurgeon. Physicist. Rock Star. Hero. Buckaroo Banzai (Peter Weller, Robocop) is a true 80s renaissance man. With the help of his uniquely qualified team, The Hong Kong Cavaliers, Buckaroo is ready to save the world on a moment's notice. But after his successful test of the Oscillation Overthruster (a device that allows him to travel through solid matter) he unleashes the threat of evil, pure and simple from the 8th Dimensionâ€¦ the alien Red Lectroids. Led by the deranged dictator Lord John Whorfin (John Lithgow), the Lectroids steal the Overthruster with the intent of using it to return to their home of Planet 10 real soon! But no matter where you go, there Buckaroo Banzai isâ€¦ ready to battle an interdimensional menace that could spell doom for the human race. How can Buckaroo stop the Lectroidsâ€™ fiendish plots? Who is the mysterious Penny Priddy? Why is there a watermelon there? For the answers to these and other questions, you have to watch The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, monkey boy! Featuring Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum, Christopher Lloyd, and Clancy Brown, Buckaroo Banzai is a cleverly crazed cult classic as only the 80s could deliver. Special Features Include: Disc 1 (Blu-ray): -â€œInto The 8th Dimension: A Two-Hour Retrospective Documentaryâ€ including Brand-New Interviews With The Cast And Crew -Audio Commentary With Michael And Denise Okuda -Audio Commentary With Director W.D. Richter And Write...
Vikings: Season 1 [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: 20th Century Fox Brand: MGM Model: 28446507
Journey to a thrilling ancient world in this epic new series about history's bravest and most brutally fearsome warriors...VIKINGS. Ragnar, a would-be Viking chieftain, longs to fulfill his destiny as an explorer and conqueror, alongside his ambitious brother Rollo and loyal wife Lagertha. But as Ragnar leads daring raids in distant realms across the ocean, treacherous forces in his Norse homeland conspire against him. Faced with shocking betrayals and the temptations of a mysterious seductress, Ragnar must wage war on the battlefield -- and within himself -- to protect his freedom, family and life.
Manufacturer: MGM Color: black & white
A British gentleman's innocent bride grapples with intrusive reminders of his deceased wife. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Oscar for best picture.
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (The Criterion Collection)
Manufacturer: Criterion Collection
An angelically beautiful Catherine Deneuve was launched into stardom by this glorious musical heart-tugger from Jacques Demy. She plays an umbrella-shop ownerâ€™s delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a handsome garage mechanic, played by Nino Castelnuovo. When the boy is shipped off to fight in Algeria, the two lovers must grow up quickly. Exquisitely designed in a kaleidoscope of colors, and told entirely through the lilting songs of the great composer Michel Legrand, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is one of the most revered and unorthodox movie musicals of all time.DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES-2K digital restoration-Once Upon a Time . . . â€œThe Umbrellas of Cherbourg,â€ a 2008 documentary -Interview from 2014 with film scholar Rodney Hill-French television interview from 1964 featuring director Jacques Demy and composer Michel Legrand discussing the film-Audio recordings of interviews with actor Catherine Deneuve (1983) and Legrand (1991) at the National Film Theatre in London-Restoration demonstration-Trailer-PLUS: An essay by critic Jim Ridley
Nightmare on Elm Street Collection
Manufacturer: WarnerBrothers Brand: NEW LINE HOME VIDEO Model: NEWL1000121197DVD
Nightmare on Elm Street Collection (8-Pack) (DVD)"Don't fall asleep" -- words to live by for Elm Street teens. Not a problem for fans wide awake with fear (and glee) as they experience these first 8 Nightmare movies released from 1984 to 2003. Each features Robert Englund's masterfully macabre incarnation of slouch-hatted, razor-fingered Freddy Krueger, who mixes wicked wit with even wickeder mayhem as he haunts teens when they're asleep and most vulnerable. A newspaper article about children who died after having fearsome nightmares provided the real-life springboard for filmmaker Wes Craven's breakthrough series. Perhaps that underlying reality helps make these shockers so unnerving. Or maybe it's just that we all like a good scareâ€¦and that this series consistently, imaginatively delivers some of the best. Disc 1 â€“ A Nightmare on Elm Street - Includes: Commentary by Director Wes Craven, Co-Stars Heather Langenkamp and John Saxon and Cinematographer Jacques Haitkin Cast/Crew Biographies Jump to a Nightmare Disc 2 â€“ A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge - Includes: Cast/Crew Biographies Jump to a Nightmare Disc 3â€“ A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors - Includes: Cast/Crew Biographies Jump to a Nightmare Disc 4â€“ A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master - Includes: Cast/Crew Biographies Jump to a Nightmare Disc 5â€“ A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child - Includes: Cast/Crew Biographies Jump to a Nightmare Disc 6...
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