• A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion)

    Digital Week – January 18

    This week’s roundup is highlighted by the newest Beatles release—not the mesmerizing eight-hour documentary “Get Back” (which arrives in February on Blu-ray) but the Criterion...

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    Digital Week – January 11

    This week’s roundup is highlighted by a half-dozen classic films by the Hungarian master director Miklós Jancsó, at the Metrograph in Brooklyn and streaming, and...

  • The Many Saints of Newark

    Digital Week – January 4

    The new year’s first Digital Week roundup includes worthwhile Blu-ray releases like the new “Sopranos” prequel, “The Many Saints of Newark,” and the 1971 horror...

  • Digital Week December 21

    Digital Week – December 21

    The final—and abbreviated—Digital Week roundup of 2021 comprises a couple of interesting new documentaries in theaters and/or streaming as well as vintage Blu-ray releases from...

  • The Red Shoes (Criterion)

    Digital Week – December 14

    My latest Digital Week roundup is highlighted by Criterion’s 4K upgrade of one of the most gorgeous-looking color films ever made, Powell and Pressburger’s “The...

  • Digital Week - December 7

    Digital Week – December 7

    My latest Digital Week roundup is highlighted by several new releases both in theaters and streaming, from the sublime (Japanese director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s “Drive My...

  • Citizen Kane

    Digital Week – November 30

    This week’s roundup is highlighted by the return of the greatest American film ever made, Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane,” celebrating its 80th anniversary this year:...

  • Ran (Lionsgate)

    Digital Week – November 23

    This week’s roundup features several visually mesmerizing upgrades to 4K—Akira Kurosawa’s war epic “Ran,” George Miller’s quartet of “Mad Max” films and Francis Coppola’s “The...

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    DOC NYC 2021 Roundup

    The annual documentary series DOC NYC returns to actual movie theaters after being relegated to online only last year. Of course, the online selection remains,...

  • Digital Week - November 9

    Digital Week – November 9

    This week’s roundup is highlighted by several worthwhile Blu-ray debuts: 1973’s “The Last of Sheila,” a dizzyingly plotted murder mystery by novice screenwriters Stephen Sondheim...

  • Suicide Squad

    Digital Week – November 2nd

    This week’s roundup features the latest superhero mash-up in 4K (“The Suicide Squad”), a fascinating Nazi-era doc in theaters (“Speer Goes to Hollywood”), several vintage...

  • Frankenstein’s Daughter

    Digital Week – October 27

    This week’s roundup features several new releases on Blu-ray, including guilty pleasures like “Deadly Friend,” vintage Warner Archive titles like “Night Shift” with Michael Keaton...

  • 59th New York Film Festival Roundup

    At this year’s New York Film Festival, opening night’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” by the Coen brothers, Pedro Almodovar’s closing night entry, “Parallel Mothers,” and...

  • Digital Week – October 12

    This week’s roundup features a truly colossal release: “The Ultimate Richard Pryor Collection,” which collects the great comedian’s concert films and many TV appearances on...