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The Man who Fell to Earth: Criterion Collection
28 January 2012
Excerpt: When you think of alien invasion you might think of laser beams or mass destruction, but how many of you envision corporate takeovers and business deals? When Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) lands on this planet disguised as a human, he has some serious business to attend to and the fate of his...
Conclusion: British distributors Optimum Home Entertainment have put together a solid package for Nic Roeg's The Man Who Fell to Earth . In fact, I like it so much I wish it was included in the Studio Canal Collection.
Conclusion: The Criterion Collection, which prides itself on collecting the greats of cinema, has made a curious selection with this release. Just as numerous works from directors hit the collection (nearly every Kurosawa or Bergman film, for example), the inclusion of the uniquely fascinating, though certainly...
Conclusion: The Man Who Fell To Earth is another definitive presentation of a cult classic that will surely impress plenty of serious film aficionados. What else could I say, Criterion deliver yet again!
Excerpt: Vanwege m’n neurose om de volgorde van recensies die ik schrijf gelijk te houden aan de volgorde waarop ik de films gezien heb moet ik nu dus al een recensie schrijven van het verbluffende The Man Who Fell to Earth , ook al is dit een film die ik veeeeeeeeeel langer in m’n hoofd (en hart?