In the meantime, my non-Criterion movies...
* The Big Year, it's called birding, not birdwatching, and it's awful either way. Wilson, Black, Martin--the new comedy nightmare team.
* The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, a documentary showing a certain portion of history through a different lens.
* The Descendants, George Clooney starring in a new film from Alexander Payne.
* The Ides of March, a political drama from he-that-can-do-no-wrong, George Clooney. Starring Ryan Gosling.
* Into the Abyss, Werner Herzog's documentary on the death penalty in Texas. Very human, very scary.
* J. Edgar, Clint Eastwood continues his trend of almost delivering in this biopic with Leonardo DiCaprio as the legendary lawman.
* Like Crazy, love a la modern cinema verite. Starring Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones.
* Melancholia, Kirsten Dunst at the end of the world, courtesy of Lars von Trier.
* The Mill and the Cross, Rutger Hauer stars as Pieter Bruegel preparing his painting The Procession to Calvary in Lech Majewski's deconstruction of the masterpiece.
* Restless, Gus Van Sant's latest attempt to go back to high school. Insert words "emo" and "twee" now.
* The Rum Diary, Bruce Robinson returns to moviemaking for a somewhat disappointing Hunter S. Thompson movie with Johnny Depp.
* The Skin I Live In, the disturbing new horror drama from Pedro Almodovar.
* Take Shelter, the movie where Michael Shannon goes crazy and the world seemingly follows his lead.
* Bad Teacher: Unrated Edition, a superb cast can't prevent this from being one of the least funny movies you'll see this (or any) year.
* Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, the story about the influential rap group is also the best music documentary in a long, long time.
* Bellflower, the cult indie strikes me as empty for all the wrong reasons.
* Bored to Death: The Complete Second Season, the continuing adventures of Jason Schwarztman as the pulpy, humorous avatar of author Jonathan Ames.
* Buster Keaton - Short Films Collection: 1920-1923, 19 comedy gems on three discs.
* Cape Fear, Scorsese's potent remake with Robert De Niro and Nick Nolte.
* Dumbo: The 70th Anniversary Edition, the stellar new upgrade for the little elephant that could.
* Great Italian Directors Collection, a boxed set of three films, including the first by Antonioni, a mid-60s Monicelli, and the anthology film Boccaccio '70.
* His Way, a breezy documentary about music promoter/movie producer Jerry Weintraub.
* I'm a Cyborg, But Thats OK, an inconsistent oddity from Park Chan-wook.
* Miss Nobody, an indie black comedy starring Leslie Bibb.
* My Fair Lady, another Audrey Hepburn movie comes to Blu-Ray. (What is that? Three now? Hurry up, Hollywood!)
* Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, a black action comedy. The true Santa Claus returns!
* Rescue Me: The Sixth Season and the Last Season, the fire fighter bromance ends.
* Tomorrow is Forever, a post-war snooze with Orson Welles and Claudette Colbert doing their best to be mellow in all the drama.
* True Adolescents, a surprising indie comedy starring Mark Duplass as the cliche 30s rocker on his last legs.
* Water for Elephants, a film even a pachyderm would endeavor to forget.
* The White Bus, a short film written by the recently deceased Shelagh Delaney and directed by Lindsay Anderson.
Lindsay Anderson directing