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Rififi

High-Def Digest
25 February 2014
  • Conclusion: 'Rififi' is a quintessential piece of crime drama filmmaking, laying the groundwork for all subsequent heist flicks. With its hard-boiled sensibilities, meticulous attention to detail, and slightly stylized sense of realism, the movie creates a palpable atmosphere of gradually building tension and intrigue. The video transfer is strong, and though limited by its age, the audio mix is also very effective.
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Overall 8
8.0
Content 10
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Audio 8
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Extras 5
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Rififi

DVD Talk
2 February 2014
  • Conclusion: Outside of the fact that this disc could have benefitted from a few more extra features, The Criterion Collection's Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack release of Jules Dassin's Rififi is pretty much flawless. The audio and video both receive impressive upgrades over the past DVD release and the movie itself remains a high point in the French noir movement and the heist film genre.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 5
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Rififi Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
19 December 2013
  • Conclusion: It is great to see that this classic French gangster film directed by Jules Dassin is finally coming to America. I think that a lot of younger film aficionados who have only heard about it will discover that it is indeed a very special film that deserves its reputation. Criterion's Blu-ray release of Rififi uses a transfer that is not identical to the one Arrow Films used for their excellent release a few years ago, but the film looks equally convincing in...
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 6
6.0

Rififi Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
3 May 2011
  • Conclusion: British distributors Arrow Films have put together a fantastic package for Jules Dassin's Rififi . In fact, I feel confident stating that this is their best Blu-ray release to date. I hope Criterion find a way to license the high-definition transfer Arrow Films have used so that North America could also get a Blu-ray release of this legendary film. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Did you find this review helpful?
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Overall 10
10

Rififi

Empire Online
13 January 2013
  • Conclusion: Dassin's direction raises this textbook French film noir to crime classic status.
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Overall 6
6.0

Rififi

totalfilm.com
19 August 2011
  • Summary: Four hoods pull off the perfect jewel heist, only for things to unravel
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