Best Movies of 2015: Best Blu-ray Releases

Two things: Despite what my wife says, I don’t buy that many new releases and when I do, they’re usually older films getting a new release, a Blu-ray upgrade, etc. Also, since they’re pretty much the gold standard of Blu-ray releases, you’ll see lots of Criterion Collection discs here.

I won’t go into any detail on any of these releases, partly because I haven’t seen every supplement on every release. If you’d like to read more – especially about the supplements on each disc – please click the links, most of which go to


Don’t Look Now (1973) Nicholas Roeg (Criterion)


Ride the Pink Horse (1947) Robert Montgomery (Criterion)


Night and the City (1950) Jules Dassin (Criterion)


Odd Man Out (1947) Carol Reed (Criterion)


Mulholland Dr. (2001) David Lynch (Criterion)


The Apu Trilogy (1955-1959) Satyajit Ray (Criterion) This link/review (which includes spoilers, but scroll down for supplement information) comes from an excellent blog, Criterion Blues.


X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963) Roger Corman (Kino Lorber)


The Prowler (1951) Joseph Losey (VCI)


Sherlock Holmes (1916) Arthur Berthelet (Flicker Alley)


Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) George Miller (Warner Bros.)


Life Itself (doc. 2014) Steve James (Magnolia Pictures)

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