For the last four years I’ve somehow, someway survived without seeing an actual frame from a Twilight feature film. Sure, there’s been a few glances at teasers here and there, but I’ve never sat in a theater — or at home — and witnessed this box office phenomenon. One day, out of pure curiosity and with enough willpower, a marathon may be in my future. But I can’t see that happening. So, for everyone else the series starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner is concluding this winter with Bill Condon‘s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 and the first teaser has arrived today. I only made it about 20 seconds before my eyes glazed over, but perhaps you can do better. Check it out below.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 arrives on November 16th, 2012.
When discussing the “merit” of titles joining The Criterion Collection, it seems like a no brainer to see Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor’s Safety Last! as the latest masterpiece to get a spine number. The Harold Lloyd-starring comedy remains an endlessly delightful romp, as inventive as well as relatable as it must have felt in [...]
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
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