On the Shelves

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From the Film Vault Blog

New on DVD: In Darkness (2011)

In Darkness movie poster

You may not have heard of Leopold Socha, but you’ll never forget him after seeing In Darkness, the latest (and, you could argue, the best) film from Polish director Agnieszka Holland.

New on DVD: The Way (2010)

The Way movie poster

Emilio Estevez’s The Way is old fashioned filmmaking. By which I mean that it takes its time, lets its story and its characters breathe, and slowly gets under your skin until it becomes a part of you.

New on DVD: Eames: The Architect & the Painter (2011)

Eames: The Architect & the Painter movie poster

Charles Eames will forever be associated with the chair that bears his name. But as Eames: The Architect & the Painter makes abundantly clear, that was only the tip of the man’s iceberg.

New on DVD: Senna (2010)

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Nearly two decades after his death the short, colorful racing career of Brazilian Ayrton Senna somehow seems bigger than ever. Especially now that we have Senna, an exciting (if hagiographic) documentary biography from ESPN Films.

New on DVD: If a Tree Falls (2011)

If a Tree Falls movie poster

If a Tree Falls isn’t just a terrifically insightful history of the Earth Liberation Front, it’s also a meditation on youth, idealism, the political process, and the very essence of human nature.