The Criterion Collection

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LelekPL wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 3:56 am
AsianVersionOfET wrote:
October 15th, 2019, 10:08 pm
Anyone seen Eyes Without a Face? I think I may get that.
Fantastic film. Amazing creepy atmosphere, great cinematography. Can get a little long at times but the movie still feels way ahead of its time.
Suhweet. Thanks man, I think I’m gonna buy it

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I too recommend Eyes Without a Face. Classic.

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Put David Lean's Brief Encounter in my cart. Haven't pulled the trigger yet.

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casual shout into the void all of you should be buying Yi Yi

In 2002, Yi Yi was selected by the British film magazine Sight & Sound as one of the ten greatest films of the past 25 years.

Yi Yi also placed third in a 2009 Village Voice Film Poll ranking "The Best Film of the Decade", tying with La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000) and Zodiac (2007), and also placed third in a 2009 IndieWire Critics' Poll of the "Best Film of the Decade". The film was summarized by film critic Nigel Andrews, who stated in the Financial Times that "[t]o describe [Yi Yi] as a three-hour Taiwanese family drama is like calling Citizen Kane a film about a newspaper."[7]

Aggregation site They Shoot Pictures, Don't They has named it as the third most acclaimed film of the 21st century among critics.[4] It also received 20 total votes in the 2012 Sight & Sound polls,[8] and was ranked the eighth greatest film of the 21st century in a 2016 BBC poll.[5] In 2019, The Guardian ranked Yi Yi 26th in its 100 Best Films of the 21st Century list.
merely an all-timer masterpiece not nearly enough people in our general age group have seen


-Vader

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i bought La Ciénaga, because i need to diversify my criterion collection

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Decided not to get anything until the larger sale in late November, and same day went to my local used movie/bookstore and found Wild Strawberries on Blu-Ray for $6.99 :shock:

Talk about a nice surprise.

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but why


why oh why is there no Criterion edition of Ryan's Daughter yet? I want my first viewing to be dankness


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