The Asphalt Jungle: Criterion Collection

February 16, 2017

As a connoisseur of heist films it just doesn’t get any better than The Asphalt Jungle (1950), which also happens to be one of my all-time favorite film noirs. Directed with stylish economy by John Huston, it features atmospheric black and white cinematography... 

Planet of the Apes: The Legacy Collection

April 5, 2006

“Get your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!” And with those words, Planet of the Apes (1968) entered our popular culture and became one of the greatest science fiction films of all time. It is more than an exciting action film; Apes is also... 

The Shawshank Redemption: 10th Anniversary

November 27, 2004

The Shawshank Redemption is the stuff of legend, both in story and in its journey to the top five of just about every Greatest Movie list over the last five years. What began as a novella in Stephen King’s Different Seasons, ‘Rita Hayworth... 

Planet of the Apes: 35th Anniversary Edition

February 23, 2003

One of the greatest science-fiction movies of all time gets a lavish two-disc special edition. It’s hard to be objective nearly four decades on from Planet of the Apes’ initial release. It was such a daring idea for a movie in all respects,...