Criterion Announces May 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their home lineup for May, 2019, with new Blu-ray editions of William Wyler‘s The HeiressDavid Mamet‘s House of Games, David Lynch‘s Blue VelvetMichael Haneke‘s Funny Games (1997), Claire DenisLet the Sunshine In, and Agnès Varda‘s One Sings, The Other
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Criterion Channel to Launch April 8th

Criterion announced today that its new streaming service, The Criterion Channel, will be launching in the U.S. and Canada begging April 8th. In addition to the 1,000+ Criterion Collection titles, the channel will be exhibiting prelaunch titles and special marathons every Sunday

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Criterion Announces April 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced its lineup for April 2019, which includes new Blu-ray editions of A Face in the Crowd from Elia Kazan, a Police Story and Police Story 2 set, Gillian Armstrong‘s My Brilliant CareerJan Němec‘s Diamonds of the Night, and two Jim


Criterion Announces March 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their selection of films for March 2019, with Ingmar Bergman‘s The Magic FluteHarold Lloyd‘s The Kid BrotherEdgar G. Ulmer‘s DetourBarbara Loden‘s WandaRobert ZemeckisI Wanna Hold Your Hand, and Carlos ReygadasJapon.

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Criterion Announces February 2019 Lineup

The Criterion Collection has announced their February 2019 lineup, which include new home releases of Ingmar Bergman‘s ShameHenri-Georges Clouzot‘s La vérité, Rainer Werner Fassbinder‘s Berlin Alexanderplatz, Luchino Visconti‘s Death in Venice, and Charles Burnett‘s To Sleep With Anger. Take a look below for details about each
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THE PRINCESS BRIDE Criterion Blu-ray Review

Despite having not a lot of new content, the fact that Criterion includes basically everything from all the other releases, including the now-rare Laserdisc, the new restoration and the wonderful packaging, makes this an easy recommend to anyone who grew up watching this magical, life-affirming film that will consistently make everyone’s day a little better.


Criterion Announces January 2019 Titles

The Criterion Collection announced the films for their January 2019 home releases, which include Abbas Kiarostami‘s 24 FramesAlfred Hitchcock‘s NotoriousElaine May‘s Mikey and NickyCristian Mungiu‘s 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, and Norman Jewison‘s In The Heat of The Night. Take a look below
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Criterion Announces December 2018 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their lineup for December, which include Euzhan Palcy‘s A Dry White SeasonSamuel Fuller‘s Forty GunsJulien Duvivier‘s Panique, and Ingmar Bergman‘s Sawdust and Tinsel. Take a look below for more details on each release, and be sure to head over
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COLD WATER Criterion Blu-ray Review

Cold Water is an absorbing, pensive look at what such desires feel like on the inside, with its handheld close-ups on faces and careful observance at objects and structures, as if to seek answers from everything in equal measure.

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Criterion Announces November 2018 Titles

Criterion has announced their lineup for November 2018, which includes Kenji Mizoguchi‘s A Story from ChikamatsuBilly Wilder‘s Some Like It HotDavid Byrne‘s True Stories, and Orson Welles‘ The Magnificent Ambersons.

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Criterion Announces October 2018 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced the lineup for their October 2018 home releases including Cornel Wilde‘s The Naked PreyRainer Werner Fassbinder‘s Eight Hours Don’t Make a DayHal Ashby‘s ShampooBrian De Palma‘s Sisters, and Rob Reiner‘s The Princess Bride.

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BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE Criterion Blu-Ray Review

As the Eric Hynes essay in the Criterion booklet astutely points out, it’s best to consider Moore’s films as a kind of dynamic presentation, mixing traditional storytelling techniques and operatic hellraising with the kind of infuriating horrors that can only come from simply discussing aspects of real life as they stand.

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