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Rumble Fish (1983) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by RSU75 at Aug. 11, 2017
Rumble Fish (1983) [Criterion Collection]

Rumble Fish (1983) [Criterion Collection, Spine #869]
DVD Video, 2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 1hr 34mn | 7.35 Gb + 7.33 Gb
English: Dolby AC3, 6 ch \ Dolby AC3, 2 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.

Judex (1963) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by RSU75 at Aug. 3, 2017
Judex (1963) [Criterion Collection]

Judex (1963) [Criterion Collection, Spine #710]
DVD Video, 2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 1hr 37mn | 6.32 Gb + 7.47 Gb
French: Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Favraux, an unscrupulous banker, receives a threatening note, signed by "Judex", demanding that he pay back the people he has swindled. He refuses, and apparently dies after a midnight toast at his masked ball. However, he is only drugged by Judex and locked away. Judex spares his life when the banker's widowed daughter, Jacqueline, rejects the inheritance. Meanwhile Diana Monti, the former governess, kidnaps Jacqueline to try to get the banker's money. But Judex is hot on her trail.

Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman [The Criterion Collection #679]  Video

Posted by Someonelse at April 23, 2015
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman [The Criterion Collection #679]

The Tale of Zatoichi (1962) + The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (1962)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC 16:9 | 01:36:12 + 01:12:25 | 7,99 Gb
Audio: Japanese AC3 1.0 @ 384 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Action, Adventure | The Criterion Collection #679

The epic saga of Zatoichi begins. As tensions mount between rival yakuza clans, one boss hires a formidable but ailing ronin as his clan’s muscle—while the other employs a humble, moral blind masseur named Ichi. With its lightning-fast swordplay, sleight-of-hand dice games, and codes of honor upheld and betrayed, this first chapter sets the stage for all the Zatoichi adventures to come. And Shintaro Katsu brings author Kan Shimozawa’s blind swordsman to vivid life, making the character excitingly, indelibly his own.

The Makioka Sisters (1983) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at Aug. 8, 2017
The Makioka Sisters (1983) [Criterion Collection]

The Makioka Sisters (1983)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 2h 20mn | 2,67 Gb
Audio: Japanese AC3 1.0 @ 160 Kbps | Subtitles: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Romance | Director: Kon Ichikawa

This lyrical adaptation of the beloved novel by Junichiro Tanizaki was a late-career triumph for director Kon Ichikawa. Structured around the changing of the seasons, The Makioka Sisters (Sasame-yuki) follows the lives of four siblings who have taken on their family’s kimono manufacturing business, in the years leading up to the Pacific War. The two oldest have been married for some time, but according to tradition, the rebellious youngest sister cannot wed until the third, conservative and terribly shy, finds a husband. This graceful study of a family at a turning point in history is a poignant evocation of changing times and fading customs, shot in rich, vivid colors.

The River (1951) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at Aug. 6, 2017
The River (1951) [Criterion Collection]

The River (1951)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 39mn | 1,89 Gb
Audio: English AC3 1.0 @ 160 Kbps | Subtitles: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Romance | Director: Jean Renoir

Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature – shot entirely on location in India – is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. Enriched by Renoir’s subtle understanding and appreciation for India and its people, The River gracefully explores the fragile connections between transitory emotions and everlasting creation.

Downhill (1927) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at July 29, 2017
Downhill (1927) [Criterion Collection]

Downhill (1927)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 50mn | 2,13 Gb
Audio: Score AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps with English intertitles
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller | Director: Alfred Hitchcock

The black sheep of a prosperous family's life begins its downward spiral when he is expelled from school after shielding a friend from punishment. Following several desultory adventures, Novello weds faithless actress Isabel Jeans, who divests him of what little money he has and runs off with another man. Only when he is at his lowest is Novello forgiven by his family.

The Night of the Hunter (1955) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by RSU75 at July 28, 2017
The Night of the Hunter (1955) [Criterion Collection]

The Night of the Hunter (1955) [Criterion Collection, Spine #541]
DVD Video, 2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 1hr 33mn | 7.63 Gb + 7.86 Gb
English: Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Salo o le 120 giornate di Sodoma / Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) [Criterion Collection]

Salo o le 120 giornate di Sodoma / Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) [Criterion Collection, Spine #17]
BDRip | MKV | AVC 1280x692, ~ 3.0 Mbps | 1hr 56mn | 2.79 GB
Italian \ English: AC3, 1 ch, 192 kbps
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, War

Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
Salo o le 120 giornate di Sodoma / Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) [Criterion Collection]

Salo o le 120 giornate di Sodoma / Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) [Criterion Collection, Spine #17]
Blu-Ray | BDMV | AVC, 1920x1080, ~26.0 Mbps | 1hr 56mn | 42,6 GB
Italian: LPCM Audio, 1 ch, 1152 kbps; English: AC3, 1 ch, 192 kbps
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, War

Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (1974-1976) [Criterion Collection]

Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (1974-1976) [Criterion Collection, Spine #813]
DVD Video, 4 x DVD9, Collector's Set | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 2hr 10mn | 27,5 Gb
German: Dolby AC3, 6 ch / Dolby AC3, 2 ch / Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

In the 1970s, Wim Wenders was among the first true international breakthrough artists of the revolutionary New German Cinema movement, a filmmaker whose fascination with the physical landscapes and emotional contours of the open road proved to be universal. In the middle of that decade, Wenders embarked on a three-film journey that took him from the wide roads of Germany to the endless highways of the United States and back again. Each starring Rüdiger Vogler as the director’s alter ego, Alice in the Cities, Wrong Move, and Kings of the Road are dramas of emotional transformation that follow their characters’ searches for themselves, all rendered with uncommon soulfulness and visual poetry.