Alambrista!: Criterion Collection

May 2, 2012

Illegal immigration, especially from Mexico, is a hot button topic that has become a significant issue on the political landscape in recent years but it has been a problem for some time as evident with the little-seen film Alambrista! (1977). It was considered... 

Missing: Criterion Collection

November 14, 2008

Costa-Gavras’ Missing (1982) was part of an exciting trend in early 1980s cinema that included films like The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Under Fire (1983), The Killing Fields (1984), and Salvador (1986) – powerful, politically-charged exposes... 

Reds: 25th Anniversary Edition

October 23, 2006

The 1970s saw the rise in prominence of the director in Hollywood and this resulted in many movies being pushed through the system that wouldn’t normally have been made. However, by the time of the Heaven’s Gate (1980) debacle, the rule of the director...