Finding Nemo: Collector’s Edition

December 7, 2012

Finding Nemo (2003) is one of Pixar Studios most successful animated films. In addition to being a critical darling and a commercial success (to the tune of $921 million worldwide), it also won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. And yet, at... 

Life During Wartime: Criterion Collection

July 26, 2011

With his misanthropic comedy Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), Todd Solondz announced himself as an independent filmmaker with a unique vision of American culture. His film, and subsequent efforts since, explore the trials and tribulations of people living... 

10 Things I Hate About You: 10th Anniversary Edition

January 8, 2010

A crass marketing ploy to capitalize on the death of Heath Ledger or a legitimate tribute to a film that helped launch his career in the United States, as well as that of Julia Stiles? 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) also hinted at the emerging talent... 

Away We Go

October 5, 2009

After the intense drama of Revolutionary Road (2008), one could hardly blame director Sam Mendes for opting to switch gears for decidedly lighter fare with his next film Away We Go (2009). After the soul-crushing dysfunction and overwhelming feeling of... 

Juno: Two-Disc Special Edition

April 14, 2008

Juno was The Little Miss Sunshine (2006) of 2007 – the little independent film that could. Once the studio realized that it had a successful crowd-pleaser on its hands, the film was promoted from the art-house circuit to the multiplexes. Actress Ellen... 

The West Wing: The Complete First Season

July 30, 2002

When The West Wing debuted on television it was considered something of a gamble. At the time, the channels were populated with crime shows (Law and Order, NYPD Blue) and medical dramas (E.R., Chicago Hope) and any show with about politics would either...