4 items from 2016
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It doesn’t quite measure up to the incredible set photos, but above, see the first official look at Tilda Swinton (Nancy Mirando) and Giancarlo Esposito (Frank Dawson) in Bong Joon-ho‘s Okja, arriving on Netflix in 2017.
Park Chan-wook‘s The Handmaiden will hit theaters on October 14. See our Cannes review.
Ahead of a Criterion release, Krzysztof Kieślowski‘s Decalogue will hit theaters nationwide thanks to Janus Films:
The complete 10-part epic, newly-restored on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kieślowski’s death, will begin its Us theatrical run at the IFC Center in New York on September 2nd, Los Angeles on September 17th at Cinefamily, »
- The Film Stage
September tends to be the time of year that movie studios start busting out the big guns, and 2016 finds the Criterion Collection following suit, as the boutique home video label will be releasing one of the most significant cinematic landmarks on which they’ve yet to put their stamp.
Krzysztof Kieślowski’s mammoth “Dekalog” makes the company’s September lineup something of a bumper crop in and of itself, but — lucky for us — it’ll be accompanied by an essential Kenji Mizoguchi classic, two ample doses of Jacqueline Susann-inspired campiness, some old school Coen brothers and much more. Check out the full release slate below, listed in rough order of our excitement for each title.
1.) “Dekalog” (dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1988), Spine #837
This would be at the very top of the list regardless of what else Criterion is releasing in September. One of the greatest achievements in all of film (though »
- David Ehrlich
Well, it turns out cinephile Christmas is arriving early this year. The long-awaited masterpiece “The Dekalog” from polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski is finally joining the Criterion Collection in an elaborate box-set. A 10-part series that originally aired on Polish TV, “The Dekalog” is essentially ten hour long films (Kieslowski eventually lengthened entries “A Short Film About […]
- Rodrigo Perez
In a career with no shortage of grand cinematic works — the “Three Colors” trilogy, “The Double Life Of Veronique” — there are few who would argue that Krzysztof Kieslowski‘s “The Decalogue” isn’t his crowning achievement. And while it is currently available in a decent DVD box set from Facets, a release from The Criterion Collection has […]
- Kevin Jagernauth
4 items from 2016
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