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Criterion is proud to present 26 masterworks by Stan Brakhage in high-definition digital transfers made from newly minted film elements. For the first time on DVD, viewers will be able to look at Brakhage's meticulously crafted frames one by one.
never before has a film gone from my dvd player to the sell pile on my desk in such a rush.
when i read that his 'visionary style' had influences seen on MTV and major motion... Read more
The eye is an extention of the brain, as Brakhage himself says. There is also a sort of mid-region between eye and brain: the mind's eye, that which interprets and analyses what we... Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by "mikethecommie"
I'm really trying to see the value in these films. There's obviously no narrative, so the films would have to rely on beauty of composition. Sadly, there is none of that. Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2004 by Django
I had no previous experience with Brakhage's work before I bought this 2-disc set and I must say it is difficult viewing. Read morePublished on Dec 11 2003 by scharl
This is a great collection of films by the renowned avante-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage; if you want to see Brakhage's films, THIS is the best video transfer you're ever likely to... Read morePublished on Aug. 22 2003 by C. G. Gross
Beautiful, moving films gorgeously transferred to DVD by the ever-reliable folks at the Criterion Collection. The packaging is excellent, the commentary and notes informative. Read morePublished on Aug. 14 2003 by Tom From NY
I'm reluctant to air my disappointment amongst so many glowing 5-star reviews, but honestly, I felt a little cheated after watching this collection. Read morePublished on July 24 2003 by J. W. Kennedy
This is an excellent collection of Brackhage movies. The quality is top notch. There is also some interesting interviev footage included. Read morePublished on July 16 2003 by David Cammack