Like Water for Chocolate Movie Trailer, 1992, Mexico

Starring: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos Directed by: Alfonso Arau Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes Release year: 1993 Studio: Lionsgate Based on the best-selling novel by Laura Esquival, this internationally popular romantic fable from Mexico centers on a young woman who discovers that her cooking has magical effects. The tale’s heroine, Tita, is the youngest of […]

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Criterion #77: And God Created Woman, France, 1957

Criterion #77: … And God Created Woman. The astounding success of Roger Vadim’s And God Created Woman revolutionized the foreign film market and turned Brigitte Bardot into an international star. Bardot stars as Juliette, an 18-year-old orphan whose unbridled appetite for pleasure shakes up all of St. Tropez; her sweet but naïve husband Michel (Jean-Louis […]

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Criterion #98: L’Avventura, Watch Movie Trailer, 1961, Italy

Criterion #98: L’Avventura. A girl mysteriously disappears on a yachting trip. While her lover and her best friend search for her across Italy, they begin an affair. Antonioni’s penetrating study of the idle upper class offers stinging observations on spiritual isolation and the many meanings of love. Actors: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique […]

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Criterion 5: The 400 Blows, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 5: The 400 Blows. François Truffaut’s first feature, The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups), is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut’s life-long cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel, The 400 Blows sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut’s own difficult childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship. […]

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Criterion 329: Lacombe, Lucien, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 329: Lacombe, Lucien.

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Criterion 330: Au Revoir Les Enfants, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 330: Au Revoir Les Enfants.

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Criterion 319: The Bad Sleep Well, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 319: The Bad Sleep Well.

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Life is Beautiful Movie Trailer, Italy 1997

Life is Beautiful Movie Trailer, Italy 1997

Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi. Benigni enchanted audiences around the world with this multi-Oscar-winning tale, in which the human spirit triumphs over adversity during the Holocaust. In Italian with English audio & subtitles. 1997 Actors: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bini Bustric Directors: Roberto Benigni Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami Producers: Agnès […]

Like Water for Chocolate Movie Trailer, 1992, Mexico

Like Water for Chocolate Movie Trailer, 1992, Mexico

Starring: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos Directed by: Alfonso Arau Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes Release year: 1993 Studio: Lionsgate Based on the best-selling novel by Laura Esquival, this internationally popular romantic fable from Mexico centers on a young woman who discovers that her cooking has magical effects. The tale’s heroine, Tita, is the youngest of […]

Women In Cages Movie Trailer, 1971, Cult Classic

Women In Cages Movie Trailer, 1971, Cult Classic

Actors: Judith Brown, Roberta Collins, Jennifer Gan, Pam Grier, Bernard Bonnin Directors: Gerardo de Leon Writers: David Osterhout, James H. Watkins Producers: Ben Balatbat, Cirio H. Santiago, Roger Corman

Trip With The Teacher Movie Trailer, 1975

Trip With The Teacher Movie Trailer, 1975

Actors: Jill Lansing, Stuart Taylor, Zalman King, Cathy Worthington Directors: Irvin Berwick, Earl Barton

The Hearse Movie Trailer, 1980, Cult Classic

The Hearse Movie Trailer, 1980, Cult Classic

Possessed-car suspensers can be surprisingly effective and frightening. Unfortunately, this movie is a fairly low-budget effort, offering up many standard suspense techniques that were pretty shopworn even in 1980. The end result is a film that is predictable, and has few if any real chills. Notable only as one of Joseph Cotten’s last films. Actors: […]

The Pom Pom Girls Movie Trailer, 1976

The Pom Pom Girls Movie Trailer, 1976

The Pom Pom Girls, AKA Palisades High: 1976, Joseph Ruben. Actors: Robert Carradine Directors: Joseph Rubin

Criterion #77: And God Created Woman, France, 1957

Criterion #77: And God Created Woman, France, 1957

Criterion #77: … And God Created Woman. The astounding success of Roger Vadim’s And God Created Woman revolutionized the foreign film market and turned Brigitte Bardot into an international star. Bardot stars as Juliette, an 18-year-old orphan whose unbridled appetite for pleasure shakes up all of St. Tropez; her sweet but naïve husband Michel (Jean-Louis […]

Criterion #98: L’Avventura, Watch Movie Trailer, 1961, Italy

Criterion #98: L’Avventura, Watch Movie Trailer, 1961, Italy

Criterion #98: L’Avventura. A girl mysteriously disappears on a yachting trip. While her lover and her best friend search for her across Italy, they begin an affair. Antonioni’s penetrating study of the idle upper class offers stinging observations on spiritual isolation and the many meanings of love. Actors: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique […]

Criterion 5: The 400 Blows, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 5: The 400 Blows, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 5: The 400 Blows. François Truffaut’s first feature, The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups), is also his most personal. Told through the eyes of Truffaut’s life-long cinematic counterpart, Antoine Doinel, The 400 Blows sensitively re-creates the trials of Truffaut’s own difficult childhood, unsentimentally portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship. […]

Criterion 329: Lacombe, Lucien, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 329: Lacombe, Lucien, Watch Movie Trailer

Criterion 329: Lacombe, Lucien.