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Beastie Boys - Video Anthology (2000) [The Criterion Collection #100]

Beastie Boys - Video Anthology (2000) [The Criterion Collection #100]
2xDVD9 | NTSC | 4:3 (720x480) VBR | AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps or AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | ~ 16.29 Gb
Genre: Alternative Rap, Alternative Hip Hop, Rap Rock, Hardcore Punk | Label: Criterion/Capitol | Time: 01:04:52

Beastie Boys fans should prepare for a feast with this two-DVD collection from the Criterion collection (Capitol Records had planned a regular collection, but seem to have abandoned it along the way.) The collection is not by any means completely comprehensive (there are 18 videos included), but it does manage to be exhaustive in terms of what it does cover (and offer.) Each disc includes nine videos, with each group presented twice – the first is a sequential presentation that offers a choice of Dolby 2.0, Dolby 5.1, band commentary track, or directors commentary track.

Criterion DVD Covers - 1998-2010  Graphics

Posted by Someonelse at Feb. 24, 2011
Criterion DVD Covers - 1998-2010

Criterion DVD Covers - 1998-2010
433 JPG | ~3240 x 2175 | 300 dpi | 1,38 Gb

The Criterion Collection began issuing its DVD line in 1998.
This is a large archive of high-quality scans of Criterion DVD Covers. Collection includes Criterion Originals, Re-releases, and a few Amarays.

Criterion Eclipse Icons - [mac osX, linux and windows optimized]  Graphics

Posted by mxlabs at Jan. 26, 2010
Criterion Eclipse Icons - [mac osX, linux and windows optimized]

Criterion Eclipse Icons
mac osX, linux and windows | 128x128 pixel | 8 colors, 4 versions | .icns + .ico + .png + folder icon | .dmg | downloading without time-tickets, or rs | 632 kb or 5.2 mb
Criterion Collection Icons - [mac osX, linux and windows optimized]

Criterion Collection Icons
mac osX, linux and windows | 128x128 pixel | 3 colors, 4 versions | .icns + .ico + .png + folder icon | .dmg | downloading without time-tickets | 176 kb

The 400 Blows (1959) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at June 17, 2017
The 400 Blows (1959) [The Criterion Collection]

The 400 Blows (1959)
BDRip | MKV | 720x308 | x264 @ 1253 Kbps | 100 min | 959 Mb
Audio: French AAC 1.0 @ 86 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded in MKV)
Genre: Crime, Drama

François Truffaut’s first feature is also his most personal. Told from the point of view of Truffaut’s cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud), The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups) sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut’s own childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, and petty crime. The film marked Truffaut’s passage from leading critic to trailblazing auteur of the French New Wave.

Good Morning (1959) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at June 17, 2017
Good Morning (1959) [The Criterion Collection]

Good Morning (1959)
BDRip | MKV | 720x526 | x264 @ 1923 Kbps | 94 min | 1,33 Gb
Audio: Japanese AAC 1.0 @ 92 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded in MKV)
Genre: Comedy, Drama

A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of inter­generational relationships, Good Morning tells the story of two young boys who stop speaking in protest after their parents refuse to buy a television set. Ozu weaves a wealth of subtle gags through a family portrait as rich as those of his dramatic films, mocking the foibles of the adult world through the eyes of his child protagonists. Shot in stunning color and set in a suburb of Tokyo where housewives gossip about the neighbors’ new washing machine and unemployed husbands look for work as door-to-door salesmen, this charming comedy refashions Ozu’s own silent classic I Was Born, But… to gently satirize consumerism in postwar Japan.

Ugetsu (1953) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at June 14, 2017
Ugetsu (1953) [The Criterion Collection]

Ugetsu (1953)
BDRip 1080p | MKV | 1488x1080 | x264 @ 13,9 Mbps | 97 min | 9,84 Gb
Audio: Japanese FLAC 1.0 @ 589 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded in MKV)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War

By the time he made Ugetsu, Kenji Mizoguchi was already an elder statesman of Japanese cinema, fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and other directors of a younger generation. And with this exquisite ghost story, a fatalistic wartime tragedy derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, he created a touchstone of his art, his long takes and sweeping camera guiding the viewer through a delirious narrative about two villagers whose pursuit of fame and fortune leads them far astray from their loyal wives. Moving between the terrestrial and the otherworldly, Ugetsu reveals essential truths about the ravages of war, the plight of women, and the pride of men.

They Live by Night (1948) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at June 10, 2017
They Live by Night (1948) [The Criterion Collection]

They Live by Night (1948)
BDRip | MKV | 720x526 | x264 @ 1210 Kbps | English AAC 1.0 @ 75 Kbps | 95 min | 882 Mb
BDRip 1080p | MKV | 1488x1080 | x264 @ 12,5 Mbps | English FLAC 1.0 @ 534 Kbps | 95 min | 8,74 Gb
Subtitles: English (+SDH)
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Romance

Legendary director Nicholas Ray began his career with this lyrical film noir, the first in a series of existential genre films overflowing with sympathy for America’s outcasts and underdogs. When the wide-eyed fugitive Bowie (Farley Granger), having broken out of prison with some bank robbers, meets the innocent Keechie (Cathy O’Donnell), each recognizes something in the other that no one else ever has. The young lovers envision a new, decent life together, but as they flee the cops and contend with Bowie’s fellow outlaws, who aren’t about to let him go straight, they realize there’s nowhere left to run. Ray brought an outsider’s sensibility honed in the theater to this debut, using revolutionary camera techniques and naturalistic performances to craft a profoundly romantic crime drama that paved the way for decades of lovers-on-the-run thrillers to come.

Blow-Up (1966) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by RSU75 at June 8, 2017
Blow-Up (1966) [Criterion Collection]

Blow-Up / Blowup (1966) [Criterion Collection, Spine #865]
DVD Video, 2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 1hr 51mn | 7.23 Gb + 5.51 Gb
English: Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. Then he meets a mysterious beauty, and also notices something frightfully suspicious on one of his photographs of her taken in a park. The fact that he may have photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.

Breaking the Waves (1996) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at June 7, 2017
Breaking the Waves (1996) [Criterion Collection]

Breaking the Waves (1996)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 2h 39mn | 3,35 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subtitles: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Romance | Director: Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier became an international sensation with this galvanizing realist fable about sex and spiritual transcendence. In an Oscar-nominated performance, Emily Watson stuns as Bess, a simple, pious newlywed in a tiny Scottish village who gives herself up to a shocking form of martyrdom after her husband (Stellan Skarsgård) is paralyzed in an oil rig accident. Breaking the Waves, both brazen and tender, profane and pure, is an examination of the expansiveness of faith and of its limits.