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Criterion Announcements - February 2014


February is a time for romance or for you single folks out there rejoicing in your solitary bliss or despairing dolefully in your melancholy stupor.  Either way you can make the month better by purchasing the latest in Criterion releases which gua...

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Criterion Announcements - December 2013


While December is sometimes known for being a weaker month for Criterion features (well only among you insane collectors out there), I think it is a decent month. My favorite Robert Altman Nashville is now among the collection. Elio Petri's Investigati...

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Criterion Announcements - November 2013

Aug 23 2013 08:00 AM | Duke Togo in Criterion Collection News

First, we can get this massive bombshell out of the way:   Criterion has announced Dual-Editions as part of their release schedule, no doubt something many of us have been hoping for for a very long time. The price point lines up with existing...

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Criterion Announcements - October 2013

Jul 19 2013 08:00 AM | Duke Togo in Criterion Collection News

October has us revisiting René Clair in a spooky screwball outing, I Married a Witch (1942). Next we have a haunted house thriller from Lewis Allen, The Uninvited (1944), now invited to the collection. Rounding that out is La notte (1961), which m...

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Criterion Announcements - September 2013


As your wallet shrinks and as your insatiable need for Criterions grows another batch appears on the horizon this September. We can look forward to two new releases (four new films) for Criterion in La Cage aux Folles (1978) and the boxset 3 Films by R...

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Criterion Announcements - August 2013


Just when you thought it was safe again for your wallet -- in August 2013 we can look forward to four new releases for the Criterion label in Seconds (1966), The Big City (1963), Charulata (1964), To Be or Not to Be and one new release for Eclipse in E...

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Criterion Announcements - July 2013


In July 2013 we can look forward to three new releases: The Life of Oharu (1952), Babette's Feast (1987) and we finally have spine number 666 in the collection with The Devil's Backbone (2001) :headbang:. We will also have one DVD/BD reissue,...

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Out-of-Print Criterion Announcement

Mar 29 2013 12:00 PM | Duke Togo in Criterion Collection News

Attention Criterion collectors, starting March 31st, Le cercle rouge, Army of Shadows, Mafioso, Le doulos, Last Year at Marienbad, and Léon Morin, Priest will be considered out-of-print until further notice. Criterion's website will continue to se...

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Criterion Announcements - May 2013

Feb 16 2013 09:00 AM | Lawrence in Criterion Collection News

In May 2013 we can look forward to two westerns from Delmer Daves, 3:10 to Yuma (1957) and Jubal (1956). Add to that a pair of modern (for Criterion) classics in Medium Cool (1969) and Life Is Sweet (1990) and you have a fantastically eclectic month of...

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Criterion Announcements - April 2013

Jan 18 2013 09:00 AM | Duke Togo in Criterion Collection News

For April 2013 we have two Blu-only reissues, both very apt adaptations, the first being Shakespeare's Richard III (1955) by Lawrence Olivier, and the second being William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch (1991) by David Cronenberg. New spines inclu...

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Criterion Announcements - March 2013

Dec 19 2012 12:53 PM | Lawrence in Criterion Collection News

March 2013 could possibly be the greatest month ever for Criterion releases. Badlands (1973) finally gets a spine number after being on the Criterion fanboy wishlist for years. The same goes for Robert Bresson's A Man Escaped (1956) which is long o...

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Criterion Announcements - February 2013

Nov 16 2012 03:12 PM | Lawrence in Criterion Collection News

Well it looks like 2013 is going to be just as solid a year for Criterion as the last few have been. Criterion keep on mixing their output, so we get a stone cold classic with On the Waterfront (1954) and a classic in waiting - The Kid With a Bike (201...

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Criterion Announcements - January 2013

Oct 15 2012 05:00 PM | Duke Togo in Criterion Collection News

Criterion releases for January 2013 have been announced! First we have Volker Schlöndorff's The Tin Drum (1979) reissued on DVD/BD, featuring the newly restored extended 'complete' cut of the film. Also there are new Blu-ray addi...

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