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12 Angry Men: Criterion Collection

December 13, 2011

Adapted from the 1954 teleplay of the same name, 12 Angry Men (1957) marked the auspicious feature film debut of director Sidney Lumet who had cut his teeth on live television in New York City. He brought a gritty, edgy realism to this film, an approach... 

Tanner ’88

May 1, 2005

Just in time for the November U.S. elections, the good folks at Criterion have released Robert Altman’s little-seen (yet influential) Tanner ’88 (1988), an eleven-episode mini-series that he created with Gary Trudeau (of Doonesbury fame). Done for... 

Nixon

November 11, 2003

Nixon (1995) was initially available only in a DVD with minimal extras. Recently, Stone has revisited his entire canon with special edition treatments. Nixon was the last hold-out and has finally received a proper two-disc Collector’s Edition complete... 

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