Criterion and I

With the announcement of the next lot of upcoming Criterion Collection releases, I thought it might be interesting to actually go through the collection and see how much of it I’m familiar with. By “interesting” I mean probably only to me, not to anyone else, but eh.

Own Criterion DVD:

  1. Ace in the Hole
  2. Au hasard Balthasar
  3. The Bad Sleep Well
  4. The Battle of Algiers
  5. Beauty and the Beast
  6. The Blood of a Poet
  7. Boudu Saved From Drowning
  8. Burden of Dreams
  9. By Brakhage Volume 1
  10. Contempt
  11. The Cranes are Flying
  12. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  13. Early Summer
  14. Eyes Without a Face
  15. F For Fake
  16. Fires on the Plain
  17. Gimme Shelter
  18. Haxan
  19. Heaven Can Wait
  20. The Human Condition
  21. if….
  22. Ikiru
  23. La jetée / Sans soleil
  24. Jigoku
  25. Kagemusha
  26. The Killers
  27. The King of Kings
  28. Late Spring
  29. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
  30. The Lower Depths
  31. Le million
  32. Onibaba
  33. That Obscure Object of Desire
  34. The Rules of the Game
  35. A Story of Floating Weeds / Floating Weeds
  36. The Testament of Dr Mabuse
  37. The Third Man
  38. Throne of Blood
  39. Tokyo Olympiad
  40. Tokyo Story (well, a Hong Kong pirate of same)
  41. Trouble in Paradise
  42. Ugetsu
  43. Vampyr
  44. Videodrome

Own on DVD but not Criterion edition:

  1. Army in the Shadows
  2. An Autumn Afternoon
  3. Branded to Kill
  4. The Devil and Daniel Webster
  5. The Exterminating Angel
  6. Fanny & Alexander
  7. The 400 Blows
  8. Francesco giullare di Dio
  9. The Hidden Fortress
  10. High and Low
  11. Hiroshima mon amour
  12. Kill!
  13. Kwaidan
  14. Last Year at Marienbad
  15. M
  16. Made in USA
  17. Modern Times
  18. The Naked Kiss
  19. Pandora’s Box
  20. Pickpocket
  21. Pickup on South Street
  22. Pitfall
  23. Le plaisir
  24. Ran
  25. Red Beard
  26. Salo
  27. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  28. Sanjuro
  29. Seven Samurai
  30. Shock Corridor
  31. Spartacus
  32. Stray Dog
  33. The Sword of Doom
  34. The Testament of Orpheus
  35. Time Bandits
  36. Tokyo Drifter
  37. Viridiana
  38. Wings of Desire
  39. Yojimbo
  40. Youth of the Beast

Have seen (but don’t own) Criterion DVD:

  1. Berlin Alexanderplatz (but only the 1931 film)
  2. A Canterbury Tale
  3. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (not yet, but currently got it on loan)
  4. Man Bites Dog
  5. The Most Dangerous Game (or, rather, a VHS dub of it)
  6. Peeping Tom (uncertain; saw at a friend’s place but can’t remember if he had the Criterion or the Universal DVD)
  7. The Threepenny Opera

Have seen (but don’t own on DVD, some on VHS) but not via Criterion (i.e. on TV, at cinema, other video/DVD release, etc):

  1. Alexander Nevsky
  2. Alphaville
  3. And God Created Woman
  4. Andrei Rublev
  5. And the Ship Sails On
  6. Antichrist
  7. Ashes and Diamonds
  8. L’avventura
  9. Bad Timing
  10. The Bank Dick
  11. La bete humaine
  12. Bicycle Thieves
  13. Black Narcissus
  14. Black Orpheus
  15. The Blob
  16. Blood For Dracula
  17. Bob le flambeur
  18. Brazil
  19. Breathless
  20. Brief Encounter
  21. Brute Force
  22. Carnival of Souls
  23. Chungking Express
  24. Coup de Torchon
  25. Crumb
  26. Les dames du Bois de Boulogne
  27. Days of Heaven
  28. Diabolique
  29. Diary of a Chambermaid
  30. Diary of a Country Priest
  31. The Double Life of Veronique
  32. Le doulos
  33. Down By Law
  34. Drunken Angel
  35. Easy Rider
  36. Les enfants du paradis
  37. Europa
  38. Faces
  39. The Firemen’s Ball
  40. Flesh For Frankenstein
  41. 49th Parallel
  42. Germany Year Zero
  43. Grand Illusion
  44. Great Expectations
  45. Hamlet
  46. Harlan County USA
  47. Hard Boiled
  48. Head
  49. Henry V
  50. The Honeymoon Killers
  51. I Know Where I’m Going!
  52. In the Mood for Love
  53. In the Realm of the Senses
  54. Ivan’s Childhood
  55. Ivan the Terrible
  56. Jules & Jim
  57. The Killer
  58. Kind Hearts & Coronets
  59. The Lady Eve
  60. The Last Temptation of Christ
  61. The Last Wave
  62. The Leopard
  63. The Life of Brian
  64. The Long Good Friday
  65. Lord of the Flies
  66. Maitresse
  67. The Man Who Fell to Earth
  68. M. Hulot’s Holiday
  69. Mon oncle
  70. The Mikado
  71. Monterey Pop
  72. Naked
  73. Naked Lunch
  74. Night and Fog
  75. The Night of the Hunter
  76. Orpheus
  77. Paris Texas
  78. The Passion of Joan of Arc
  79. Paths of Glory
  80. The Phantom of Liberty
  81. Pierrot le fou
  82. Picnic at Hanging Rock
  83. Playtime
  84. Rashomon
  85. The Red Circle
  86. The Red Shoes
  87. Repulsion
  88. Richard III
  89. Rififi
  90. Robocop
  91. The Rock
  92. Rome, Open City
  93. Le samourai
  94. Sansho the Bailiff
  95. The Scarlet Empress
  96. The Secret of the Grain
  97. The Seventh Seal
  98. Shoot the Piano Player
  99. The Silence of the Lambs
  100. Smiles of a Summer’s Night
  101. Solaris
  102. Spellbound
  103. Stagecoach
  104. La strada
  105. Stranger Than Paradise
  106. Straw Dogs
  107. Sullivan’s Travels
  108. Sweet Smell of Success
  109. This is Spinal Tap
  110. Taste of Cherry
  111. The Thief of Bagdad
  112. The Thin Red Line
  113. The 39 Steps
  114. The Tin Drum
  115. Tout va Bien
  116. Traffic
  117. Tunes of Glory
  118. Umberto D
  119. Under the Volcano
  120. The Virgin Spring
  121. I vitelloni
  122. WC Fields: Six Short Films (seen and own some on VHS but not others)
  123. Wild Strawberries
  124. Winter Light
  125. Withnail & I
  126. Written on the Wind
  127. Z

And if it’s not on there, I haven’t seen it at all. As I said, of no particular interest, but there it is anyway… I’m most surprised by the last of these lists for some reason.

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