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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 Naked Kiss (1964) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at March 26, 2017
The Naked Kiss (1964) [Criterion Collection]

The Naked Kiss (1964)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2250 Kbps | 1h 30mn | 1,55 Gb
Audio: English AC3 1.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Crime, Drama | Director: Samuel Fuller

The setup is pure pulp: A former prostitute (a crackerjack Constance Towers) relocates to a buttoned-down suburb, determined to fit in with mainstream society. But in the strange, hallucinatory territory of writer-director-producer Samuel Fuller, perverse secrets simmer beneath the wholesome surface. Featuring radical visual touches, full-throttle performances, brilliant cinematography by Stanley Cortez, and one bizarrely beautiful musical number, The Naked Kiss is among Fuller’s greatest, boldest entertainments.

The Mikado (1939) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at March 26, 2017
The Mikado (1939) [Criterion Collection]

The Mikado (1939)
BRRip 1080p | MKV | 1044 x 1080 | x264 @ 2048 Kbps | 1h 31mn | 1,41 Gb
Audio: English AC3 1.0 @ 160 Kbps | Subs: English SDH (embedded)
Genre: Musical, Comedy | Director: Victor Schertzinger

The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the beloved comic opera The Mikado, the first work by the famed duo to be adapted for the screen. Directed by musician and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Victor Schertzinger, it is a lavish cinematic retelling of the British political satire set in exotic Japan, with such enduringly popular numbers as “A Wand’ring Minstrel I” and “Three Little Maids from School,” and featuring American singer Kenny Baker as well as a host of renowned D’Oyly Carte performers, including Martyn Green and Sydney Granville.

Multiple Maniacs (1970) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at March 25, 2017
Multiple Maniacs (1970) [The Criterion Collection]

Multiple Maniacs (1970)
BDRip | MKV | 720x432 | x264 @ 1917 Kbps | English AAC 1.0 @ 159 Kbps | 96 min | 1,40 Gb
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror

John Waters’ gloriously grotesque second feature is replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments. Made on a shoestring budget in Waters’ native Baltimore, with the filmmaker taking on nearly every technical task, this gleeful mockery of the peace-and-love ethos of its era features the Cavalcade of Perversion, a traveling show mounted by a troupe of misfits whose shocking proclivities are topped only by those of their leader: the glammer-than-glam, larger-than-life Divine, out for blood after discovering her lover’s affair. Starring members of Waters’ beloved regular cast, the Dreamlanders (including David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey, George Figgs, and Cookie Mueller), Multiple Maniacs is an anarchic masterwork from an artist who has doggedly tested the limits of good taste for decades.

Lola Montès (1955) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at March 24, 2017
Lola Montès (1955) [Criterion Collection]

Lola Montès (1955)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2176 Kbps | 1h 55mn | 2,22 Gb
Audio: French AC3 3.0 @ 384 Kbps + English Commentary track | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Romance | Director: Max Ophüls

Lola Montès is a visually ravishing, narratively daring dramatization of the life of the notorious courtesan and showgirl, played by Martine Carol. With his customary cinematographic flourish and, for the first time, vibrant color, Max Ophuls charts the course of Montès’s scandalous past through the invocations of the bombastic ringmaster (Peter Ustinov) of the American circus where she has ended up performing. Ophuls’s final film, Lola Montès is at once a magnificent romantic melodrama, a meditation on the lurid fascination with celebrity, and a one-of-a-kind movie spectacle.

The Music Room (1958) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at March 23, 2017
The Music Room (1958) [Criterion Collection]

The Music Room (1958)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 38mn | 1,88 Gb
Audio: Bengali AC3 1.0 @ 160 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Music | Director: Satyajit Ray

With The Music Room (Jalsaghar), Satyajit Ray brilliantly evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat (the beloved actor Chhabi Biswas) desperately clinging to a fading way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years – now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India’s most popular musicians of the day, The Music Room is a defining work by the great Bengali filmmaker.
His Girl Friday (1940) + The Front Page (1931) [Criterion Collection]

His Girl Friday (1940) + The Front Page (1931) [Criterion Collection, Spine #849]
DVD Video, 2 x DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 | 720x480 | 1hr 32mn + 1hr 41mn | 7.31 Gb + 7.22 Gb
English: Dolby AC3, 1 ch
Subtitles: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

One of the fastest, funniest, and most quotable films ever made, His Girl Friday stars Rosalind Russell as reporter Hildy Johnson, a standout among cinema’s powerful women. Hildy is matched in force only by her conniving but charismatic editor and ex-husband, Walter Burns (played by the peerless Cary Grant), who dangles the chance for her to scoop her fellow news writers with the story of an impending execution in order to keep her from hopping the train that’s supposed to take her to Albany and a new life as a housewife. When adapting Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s smash hit play The Front Page, director Howard Hawks had the inspired idea of turning star reporter Hildy Johnson into a woman, and the result is an immortal mix of hard-boiled newsroom setting with ebullient remarriage comedy. Also presented here is a brand-new restoration of the 1931 film The Front Page, Lewis Milestone’s famous pre-Code adaptation of the same material.