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One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Criterion Collection [with Extras]  Video

Posted by Sartre at Dec. 6, 2016
One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Criterion Collection [with Extras]

One-Eyed Jacks (1961) Criterion Collection [with Extras]
BDRip | MKV | 141min | 1920x1080 | x264 -> 4000kbps | E-AC3 1.0 256kbps | 4.19GB+355MB
Western | Language: English | Subtitles: English | Nitroflare/Karelia

Western bandit Kid Rio (Marlon Brando) is betrayed by his partner, Dad Longworth (Karl Malden). Escaping from prison, Rio learns that Longworth has become a wealthy and influential lawman. Rio thirsts for revenge, but bides his time, waiting for the right moment to strike. When Rio's old gang accidentally kills a child during another holdup, Longworth has the perfect excuse to eliminate the troublesome Rio once and for all by hanging him. But that's not what happens at all. Stripped to its fundamentals, One-Eyed Jacks is a workable Western, worthy of perhaps 90 minutes' running time. While Brando the director isn't precisely in the Kubrick class, Brando the actor delivers one of his finest and most focused performances (though he is upstaged throughout by Karl Malden).
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) Criterion Collection [with Extras]

Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) Criterion Collection [with Extras]
BDRip | MKV | 1920x1080 | x264 -> 5000kbps | E-AC3 5.1 512kbps | 4.12GB+870MB
Mystery-Drama | Language: English | Subtitles: English | Nitroflare/Karelia

Peter Weir's haunting and evocative mystery is set in the Australia of 1900, a mystical place where the British have attempted to impose their Christian culture with such tweedy refinements as a girls' boarding school. After gauzily-photographed, nicely underplayed scenes of the girls' budding sexuality being restrained in Victorian corsets, the uptight headmistress takes them on a Valentine's Day picnic into the countryside, and several of the girls, led by the lovely Miranda decide to explore a nearby volcanic rock formation. It's a desolate, primitive, vaguely menacing place, where one can almost feel the presence of ancient pagan spirits. Something – and there is an unspoken but palpable emphasis on the inherent carnality of the place – draws four of the girls to explore the rock. Three never return. No one ever finds out why. The repercussions for the school are tragic, and of course Roberts reacts with near-crazed anger, but what really happened?

Five Easy Pieces (1970) Criterion Collection  Video

Posted by Sartre at Nov. 15, 2016
Five Easy Pieces (1970) Criterion Collection

Five Easy Pieces (1970) Criterion Collection
BDRip | MKV | 1920x1040 | x264 -> 5000kbps | E-AC3 256kbps | 3.75GB
Drama | Language: English | Subtitles: English | Nitroflare/Karelia

Rejecting his cultured upper-class background as a classical pianist, Robert Dupea (Jack Nicholson) opts for a blue-collar existence, working in a California oil field and spending time with his waitress girlfriend, Rayette (Karen Black). But when Robert discovers that his father is gravely ill, he wants to reunite with his estranged family in the state of Washington. He and Rayette take a road trip that brings the two paths of his life to an uncomfortable intersection.

Mulholland Drive (2001) Criterion Collection  Video

Posted by Sartre at Feb. 12, 2016
Mulholland Drive (2001) Criterion Collection

Mulholland Drive (2001) Criterion Collection
BDRip | MKV | 2hr 27mn | 1920x1036 | x264 -> 4500kbps | DTS 5.1 768 kbps | 5.41 GB + Extras
Drama-Mystery-Thriller | Language: English | Subtitles: ENG | NitroFlare/1Fichier

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. David Lynch wrote and directed this look at two women who find themselves walking a fine line between truth and deception in the beautiful but dangerous netherworld of Hollywood. David Lynch originally conceived Mulholland Drive as the pilot film for a television series; after the ABC television network rejected the pilot and declined to air it, the French production film StudioCanal took over the project, and Lynch reshot and re-edited the material into a theatrical feature. The resulting version of Mulholland Drive premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, where David Lynch shared Best Director honors with Joel Coen.

Bottle Rocket (1996) [Criterion Colletion]  Video

Posted by Helladot at Dec. 9, 2016
Bottle Rocket (1996) [Criterion Colletion]

Bottle Rocket (1996)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 31mn | 2,15 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps + Commentary track | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama | Director: Wes Anderson

Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hare-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry. With the help of their pathetic neighbor and pal Bob, Anthony and Dignan pull a job and hit the road, where Anthony finds love with motel maid Inez. When our boys finally hook up with Mr. Henry, the ensuing escapade turns out to be far from what anyone expected.

Summer with Monika (1953) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Dec. 8, 2016
Summer with Monika (1953) [The Criterion Collection]

Summer with Monika (1953)
A Film by Ingmar Bergman
BDRip 720p | MKV | 992x720 | x264 @ 5831 Kbps | 98 min | 4,58 Gb
Audio: Swedish FLAC 1.0 @ 539 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded+idx/sub)
Genre: Art-house, Drama, Romance

Inspired by the earthy eroticism of Harriet Andersson, in the first of her many roles for him, Ingmar Bergman had a major international breakthrough with this sensual and ultimately ravaging tale of young love. A girl (Andersson) and boy (Lars Ekborg) from working-class families in Stockholm run away from home to spend a secluded, romantic summer at the beach, far from parents and responsibilities. Inevitably, it is not long before the pair are forced to return to reality. The version initially released in the U.S. was reedited by its distributor into something more salacious, but the original Summer with Monika (Sommaren med Monika), presented here, is a work of stunning maturity and one of Bergman’s most important films.

Valley of the Dolls (1967) + Extras [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at Dec. 6, 2016
Valley of the Dolls (1967) + Extras [Criterion Collection]

Valley of the Dolls (1967) + Extras
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 2h 3mn | 2,84 Gb + 519 Mb
Audio: English AC3 3.0 @ 384 Kbps + Commentary track | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama, Romance | Director: Mark Robson

Cutthroat careerism, wild sex, and fierce female protagonists are all on offer in this adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational and wildly popular novel. Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins, and Sharon Tate star as three friends attempting to navigate the glamorous, pressurized world of big-time show business – the “valley” is not a place but a narcotized state of mind, and the “dolls” are the pills that rouse them in the morning and knock them out at night. Blending old-fashioned gloss with Madison Avenue grooviness, director Mark Robson’s slick look at the early days of sexual liberation and an entertainment industry coming apart was a giant box-office hit, and has become an unforgettably campy time capsule of the 1960s.

The New World (2005) [Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by Helladot at Nov. 19, 2016
The New World (2005) [Criterion Collection]

The New World (2005)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 2h 52mn | 3,79 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Drama | Director: Terrence Malick

This singular vision of early seventeenth-century America from Terrence Malick is a work of astounding elemental beauty, a poetic meditation on nature, violence, love, and civilization. It reimagines the apocryphal story of the meeting of British explorer John Smith (Colin Farrell) and Powhatan native Pocahontas (Q’orianka Kilcher, in a revelatory performance) as a romantic idyll between spiritual equals, then follows Pocahontas as she marries John Rolfe (Christian Bale) and moves to England. With production designer Jack Fisk’s raw re-creation of the Jamestown colony and Emmanuel Lubezki’s marvelous, naturally lit cinematography, The New World is a film of uncommon power and technical splendor, one that shows Malick at the height of his visual and philosophical powers.

Monsieur Verdoux (1947) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Nov. 12, 2016
Monsieur Verdoux (1947) [The Criterion Collection]

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
BDRip | MKV | 720 x 540 | x264 @ 1800 Kbps | 124 min | 1,71 Gb
Audio: English AAC 1.0 @ 74 Kbps | Subs: English (+SDH)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

Charlie Chaplin plays shockingly against type in his most controversial film, a brilliant and bleak black comedy about money, marriage, and murder. Chaplin is a twentieth-century bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows (including one played by the indefatigable Martha Raye, in a hilarious performance). This deeply philosophical and wildly entertaining film is a work of true sophistication, both for the moral questions it dares to ask and for the way it deconstructs its megastar’s lovable on-screen persona.

Valley of the Dolls (1967) [The Criterion Collection]  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Nov. 11, 2016
Valley of the Dolls (1967) [The Criterion Collection]

Valley of the Dolls (1967)
BDRip | MKV | 720 x 300 | x264 @ 815 Kbps | 123 min | 887 Mb
Audio: English AAC 2.0 @ 137 Kbps | Subs: English SDH (idx/sub)
Genre: Drama, Romance

Cutthroat careerism, wild sex, and fierce female protagonists are all on offer in this adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational and wildly popular novel. Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins, and Sharon Tate star as three friends attempting to navigate the glamorous, pressurized world of big-time show business – the “valley” is not a place but a narcotized state of mind, and the “dolls” are the pills that rouse them in the morning and knock them out at night. Blending old-fashioned gloss with Madison Avenue grooviness, director Mark Robson’s slick look at the early days of sexual liberation and an entertainment industry coming apart was a giant box-office hit, and has become an unforgettably campy time capsule of the 1960s.