HDD Deal of the Week: Save Forty-six Percent on 5 More Criterion Blu-ray Favorites at Amazon!

Posted Sun Jan 1, 2012 at 08:49 AM PST by

A new wave of Criterion Blu-ray deals are available at Amazon this week!

A twisted treasure from Hollywood’s pre-Code horror heyday, 'Island of Lost Souls' is a cautionary tale of science run amok adapted from H. G. Wells’s novel The Island of Dr. Moreau.

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Among the best teen films ever made, Richard Linklater’s 'Dazed and Confused' eavesdrops on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshmen.

In 'Rushmore,' Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy’s most extracurricular student, and its least scholarly, in Wes Anderson’s dazzling sophomore effort—equal parts coming-of-age story, French New Wave homage, and screwball comedy.

'The Four Feathers (1939),' a spectacular Technicolor epic directed by Zoltán Korda, is considered the finest of the many adaptations of A.E.W. Mason’s classic 1902 adventure novel about the British Empire’s exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Korda’s legendary production company, London Films.

Ingmar Bergman intended 'Fanny and Alexander' as his swan song, and it is the legendary director’s warmest and most autobiographical film, a four-time Academy Award–winning triumph that combines his trademark melancholy and emotional intensity with immense joy and sensuality.

Each Blu-ray is $21.49 with the exception of 'Fanny and Alexander' which is $32.49.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Island of Lost Souls (Blu-ray)
Dazed and Confused (Criterion) (Blu-ray)
Rushmore (Blu-ray)
The Four Feathers (1939) (Blu-ray)
Fanny and Alexander (Blu-ray)
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