See latest
SaveSavedRemoved 0
“Delta Space Mission”
DVD

“Delta Space Mission”

Last year Deaf Crocodile (a partner label of Vinegar Syndrome) released a Blu-Ray of a 4K restoration of “Delta Space Mission,”  the first Romanian animated feature, originally released in 1984. The film is now available for streaming. It’s a limited animation film with psychedelic colors (that recall artist Peter ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
“Stanleyville” opens at the Metrograph

“Stanleyville” opens at the Metrograph

Maxwell McCabe-Lokos’ “Stanleyville,” which opens today (April 22) at the Metrograph in Manhattan, is a satire with elements of stunt/dare challenge TV shows, “The Squid Game,” “Black Mirror,” pop philosophy and theater of the absurd. It opens as Maria (Susanne Wuest) is at work in a corporate office in a high ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
“Hit the Road” opens at the Film Forum

“Hit the Road” opens at the Film Forum

“Hit the Road” is a riotously funny family comedy tinged with the sadness of the political oppression endured by the people of Iran. Four people and a dog are driving in a rented SUV through a flat stretch of Iranian highway. The father (Hassan Madjooni) sits in the back, left leg in a cast. His child (Rayan ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
Personal Shopper: Spring 2022 Gift Guide

Personal Shopper: Spring 2022 Gift Guide

Here's our selection of some of the best film-related books, Blu-Rays, DVDs and CDs released recently. A rapturous bio of a famous and troubled movie star marriage. A new reissue of a concert classic with tons of extras. P. T. Anderson's beloved masterpiece from last year out on Blu-Ray. A memoir by the star of "Mr. ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
Monthly Anime Classics at Japan Society in NYC

Monthly Anime Classics at Japan Society in NYC

New York, NY (Mar. 31, 2022) Japan Society is pleased to announce the launch of Monthly Anime on April 15, 2022, which will kick-off with a screening of Mamoru Oshii’s seminal cyberpunk classic, Ghost in the Shell. Offering an eclectic range of classic, underseen, and contemporary visions from Japanese animation, ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
Four by Valentyn Vasyanovych at MOMI

Four by Valentyn Vasyanovych at MOMI

“If we don’t resist the Russian invasion,” Valentyn Vasyanovych told Leonardo Goi, “Ukraine will disappear as an independent state, and the countries of the former Socialist Bloc will be next.” The 50-year-old Ukrainian film director is in Kyiv right now, doing just that, while the Museum of the Moving Image is ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
“The Apartment” new 4K and Blu-Ray release
DVD

“The Apartment” new 4K and Blu-Ray release

Billy Wilder got the idea for “The Apartment” from a scene in David Lean’s classic 1945 film “Brief Encounter” in which a cheating couple uses a friend’s apartment for a tryst. The situation violated the Hollywood production code and he didn’t get around to using it in a film until 1960. (It was released the same ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
MOMI First Look Highlights

MOMI First Look Highlights

The Museum of the Moving Image’s eleventh First Look Festival, devoted to “innovative new international cinema” takes place Wednesday, March 16 to Sunday, March 20. Here are five features I highly recommend. Go here for more information about the festival, a complete list of films and ticket information. The ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
Yujiro Harumoto “A Balance”

Yujiro Harumoto “A Balance”

Yujiro Harumoto’s “A Balance” is both a sensitive Japanese family drama and a powerful indictment of the myth of balanced investigatory journalism and its unfortunate contribution to public shaming. It is playing at Manhattan’s IFC Center beginning Friday, March 11 for one week as part of the ACA Cinema Project ...

SaveSavedRemoved 0
“House of Gucci” Blu-Ray & DVD
DVD

“House of Gucci” Blu-Ray & DVD

Gucci is still one of the world’s most famous luxury goods brands, despite the fact that the Gucci family is no longer associated with it. In 1921 Glaudio Gucci, informed by his work as a bell hop in London that exposed him to the tastes of the wealthy in luggage and fashion, opened a luggage store in Florence, ...

Show next
Mystery Catalog
Logo