Criterion

  • Criterion Titles for January 2018

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray titles for January 2018, including films from John Ford (big fan) and John Hughes (not so much).  The releases also include the first DVD-only Eclipse box set in several months. Here are the full details on the lineup in order of release...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Avanti (Kino Lorber)

    For the release week of 10/10/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Avanti : It’s a solid release week, and any number of titles could have taken the top spot.  However, the film I’m most interested in revisiting is this delightful late-period romantic comedy from maestro Billy...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (Kino Lorber Studio Classics)

    For the release week of 9/5/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: They Shoot Horses, Don't They? : Horace McCoy’s Depression-era story is one of the best hardboiled novels I’ve ever read.  I’ve never seen Sydney Pollack’s film adaptation, but it is high on my “watch...
  • Garv’s Pick of the Week: Ash vs. Evil Dead Season 2 (Lionsgate)

    For the release week of 8/22/17: Garv’s Pick of the Week: Ash Vs. Evil Dead Season 2 : Listen up, you primitive screwheads!  This is my BOOMSTICK!  Now, tell me again.  Which video is “pick of the week?”  That’s right. Additional Titles of Interest — Beggars of Life...
  • Criterion Titles for November

    The Criterion Collection has announced its Blu-ray titles for November, including the oft requested and coveted Le Samouraï  by the great French neo-noir director Jean-Pierre Melville.  In addition, Criterion will unleash Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky, Donna Deitch’s Desert Hearts, and George Cukor’s The Philadelphia Story. Here are the full details on the...
  • B&N Criterion Sale Extended to 8/14!

    Greetings, fellow video hoarders, Barnes & Noble has extended their bi-annual 50% off Sale on all Criterion Collection Blu-rays and DVDs through 8/14/17.  If your wallet doesn’t already cough and emit a small cloud of dust when you open it, you have an extra week to forego food and...
  • Filming Othello & More in October

    Rejoice, Welles-fans, The Criterion Collection announced their October releases today, and while there are some big titles (including a much-needed 4K digital restoration of a Kubrick film), the biggest news was one of the “Special Features” included as an extra.  The delayed release of Orson Welles’ Othello (1952) will...
  • B&N Criterion 50% Off Sale Starts July 11th

    Attention, art-house cinephiles, Mark your calendars and save your sheckles!  Barnes and Noble’s Criterion Collection 50% off sale (otherwise known as video hoarder Christmas) is coming July 11th.  All Criterion blu-rays, DVDs, and box sets will be discounted at 50% off retail prices. Video addicts well know that the...
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