3 Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg: Criterion Collection

August 20, 2010

Vienna-born, New York-raised Josef von Sternberg began his filmmaking career in the silent era and the folks at the Criterion Collection have unearthed three long-unavailable classics: Underworld (1927), The Last Command (1928), and The Docks of New York... 

Stagecoach: Criterion Collection

May 13, 2010

If there is one director that helped define the classic western more than any other, it would be John Ford. With Stagecoach (1939), he took B-film material and elevated it to A-list status. In doing so, Ford established a benchmark that other films of...