My Beautiful Laundrette: Criterion Collection

July 28, 2015

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) was one of the first films released by the prolific British film production company Working Title Films whose presence would be felt greatly in the 1990s. It also marked a significant success in the burgeoning careers of... 

There Will Be Blood: Special Collector’s Edition

April 17, 2008

After the highly unconventional romantic comedy, Punch-Drunk Love (2002), many speculated about what writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson would do next. In a bold move, he decided to adapt Upton Sinclair’s novel, Oil! about ambitious oil tycoons in... 

The Ballad of Jack and Rose

January 16, 2006

Jack (Day-Lewis) and his daughter Rose (Belle) live in relative isolation on an island gradually being encroached by an ever-expanding suburbia. Jack is trying desperately to prevent this from happening for as long as he can. They live together with very... 

A Room with a View

May 12, 2002

In the 1980s, Merchant Ivory were the undisputed kings of the period film. A Room with a View (1985) cemented their reputation. Their productions were independently financed and featured lavish settings on a budget, exquisite cinematography, impeccably...