All That Jazz: Criterion Collection

September 3, 2014

Legendary choreographer Bob Fosse unfortunately did not get a chance to direct many films, but the ones he did bear his unmistakable stamp, none more so than All That Jazz (1979), which stands as one of the purest expressions of an artist’s creative... 

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters: Criterion Collection

July 14, 2008

Initially, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) seems like the odd man out in writer/director Paul Schrader’s filmography. It takes a complex look at the life of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima who ended his own life by committing the ritual act of... 

Dracula III: Legacy

December 15, 2005

Move over Blade, there is a new vampire franchise in town. Tired of slick, over-produced horror movies like Underworld (2003)? Look no further. Dracula III: Legacy (2005) is the latest installment in a surprisingly durable franchise. Director Patrick... 

Jaws: 30th Anniversary Edition

November 5, 2005

The dominance of the Hollywood summer blockbuster can be attributed (or blamed depending on how you feel about them) to two filmmakers: Steven Spielberg with Jaws (1975) and George Lucas with Star Wars (1977). But Spielberg was there first with Jaws,... 

Naked Lunch

December 5, 2001

Just as David Cronenberg was the ideal filmmaker to adapt William S. Burroughs’ complex novel, Naked Lunch, into a film, The Criterion Collection is the perfect company to finally release this challenging movie on DVD. Both have never shied away from...