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The favor is repaid shortly as Vogel helps get Corey out of a jam when his old boss sends men to take him out. As Vogel prepares his escape from the train he’s being transported on he slowly removes a safety pin from his pocket and bends it so he can pick the handcuff lock. The BFI continue to impress me with their beautifully animated menus. April 12, Buy: Coming Soon to Blu-ray: It could make both of them rich – Corey would be able to retire while the guard would be able to walk away from his job.

He builds suspense as his characters work without speaking. The remaining archival segments are all short blips. Here’s a movie that revels in silence. Vogel jumps back in the trunk. With the lighter, warmer color palette comes better delineated shadows, and more fine detail to be had. Distribution Studio Canal France. Le cercle rouge, from Jean-Pierre Melville, combines honorable antiheroes, coolly atmospheric cinematography, and breathtaking set pieces to create a masterpiece of crime cinema. I have no idea which is more correct but the screen captures should help some make conclusions of their own.

We can surmise that the source is the same four all 4 editions as we can find duplicate damage in the cetcle screen captures. We get to be voyeurs of sorts. Though much is made of the quietness of this astounding section of film, the entire picture has a resounding silence throughout.

He sees Vogel getting in the trunk of his car. View my complete profile. January 13, Keep Case Chapters French Dolby Digital 2. No music, no talking, just simple sound effects, and the efficiency of a well oiled burglary team at work.

They’ve done a great job critetion it too. Criterion stays authentically mono with a linear PCM track in original French at kbps.

As the unlikely trio plots a heist against impossible odds, their trail is pursued by a relentless inspector Bourviland fate seals their destinies.

Reviews Movie Clips Interviews. This is as good as it is going roouge get for classic in digital for your home theater film-speed runtime too – and I really enjoyed the supplements.


Le Cercle Rouge

Founded in AprilHigh-Def Digest is the ultimate guide for High-Def enthusiasts who demand only the best that money can buy. Traces of touge Lost Decadegenre films of the decade, ranging from film criterionn to horror to police procedurals, use similar stylistic devices to articulate their plots. Mattei traces the ring on a map, indicating the locations of the road blocks meant to capture Vogel.

Criterion – Region ‘A’- Blu-ray. Cleverly, Melville creates a literal circle around the two men, one that will close in around them. Mattei goes after Vogel but he covers his tracks and disappears in the countryside. Sign Up for Our Weekly Newsletter. Visit his main webpage, Confessions Le Cercle Rouge Blu-ray Screenshots.

They smoke a lot cecrle speak only when they have to. Instead of sumptuous romance the film offers an elaborate heist, approximately half critreion hour long. If the models aren’t realistic enough, then the audience would be If you are not bothered by the heavy green and red skin tones and the expensive price I would go Criterion, but the BFI commentary is illuminating and it wouldn’t be a mistake if you purchased that edition.

Blu-ray bundles with Le Cercle Rouge 1 bundle. Le Cercle Rouge is rogue dark, stylish, notably minimalistic gangster film with fascinating characters. In ‘Le Cercle Rouge’ I would wager that there is more dead silence than there is actual talking. A brief archival interview with Clouzot from mostly sees the fimmaker explaining why he chose to cast Brigitte Bardot rather than Sophia Loren as Dominique.

Skillful hands There are three types of gangster films: Notes on the Cinematographer by Robert Bresson. Clarity is optimum with warmer colors pushed to the front, rather than the cervle colors of past releases.

The film is presented in widescreen 1. Forum Awards coming soon. Svet Atanasov on September 30, where this Blu-ray release scored 4.


The apps are synchronized with your account at Blu-ray. October 20th, – France. The Possession of Hannah Grace. As you watch this entire sequence take place crterion realize that’s exactly how you’d have to do it in real-life.

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Melville is just magnificent and I am so happy with ra Blu-ray. I sit pretty squarely on the fence when price comes into the picture in this comparison.

The audio stays true to its source, but I was a bit disappointed by the thin collection of extras provided. In Paris, Corey and Vogel discuss the guard’s job – robbing a prestigious jewelry store on the Place Vendome. There is an obvious color disparity between these two releases and it if extremely difficult to know positively which is correct.

They talk and Corey offers to help Vogel get to Paris where he is going to be safe. The Complete Season Seven. All I know is the Criterion version looks more natural and lends it self to a more eye pleasing presentation and so far, Criterion has the far better reputation when it comes to film presentation.

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Instead of sumptuous romance the film offers an elaborate heist, approximately half an hour long. You can also get an instant mobile notification with our iPhone- or Android app. Le Cercle Rouge Blu-ray Screenshots. The remaining archival segments are all short blips. The unlikely trio plot a heist, against impossible odds, until a critetion inspector and their own pasts seal their fates.

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