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Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/28/16)

I just talked to one of the clerks at a B&N yesterday, and the sale officially starts on November 11th, one day before my birthday! I love the fact that this happens every year at this time - already got my wishlist ready! I did take advantage of the July sale as well.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Probably just the Vanishing for me. I have a giftcard from my birthday several months ago that I have yet to use. I kinda want Macbeth too but with holiday presents looming, I want to keep it simple.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Would people please post their wishlists? I would like to peruse them to get a few more ideas for some buys this time around. I know I will get The Vanishing but not sure of anything else.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Here's mine!

http://www.criterion.com/my_criterio...cott/wish_list

These will be mostly new releases, but some older stock stuff I missed last time.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Does anyone know if films in the Art House category at B&N are also part of this sale? I forget if the 50% off Art House sale always happen concurrently with the Criterion sale.

I was hoping to pick up Only Lovers Left Alive at a discount in addition to Eraserhead.
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It Happened One Night next week for me.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Originally Posted by dsa_shea View Post
Would people please post their wishlists? I would like to peruse them to get a few more ideas for some buys this time around. I know I will get The Vanishing but not sure of anything else.
The Complete Jacques Tati
Macbeth
The Shooting/Ride The Whirlwind
My Darling Clementine
La Dolce Vita
The Freshman
L'Avventura
It Happened One Night
Tootsie

Already bought two gift cards. to cover most of these. Need to get another one today (if the deal is still going on).
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

Originally Posted by dsa_shea View Post
Would people please post their wishlists? I would like to peruse them to get a few more ideas for some buys this time around. I know I will get The Vanishing but not sure of anything else.
Tati Set
F For Fake
L'avventura
La Dolce Vita
It Happened One Night
The Shooting/Ride in the Whirlwind
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

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Does anyone know if films in the Art House category at B&N are also part of this sale? I forget if the 50% off Art House sale always happen concurrently with the Criterion sale.

I was hoping to pick up Only Lovers Left Alive at a discount in addition to Eraserhead.
I know the Criterion/Janus released "Art House" titles ARE a part of the sale, but otherwise I think it varies... I want to say that the blanket Art House sale often dovetails with a Criterion one, but I wouldn't bet on it. Check first.
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Originally Posted by Paul_SD View Post

Already bought two gift cards. to cover most of these. Need to get another one today (if the deal is still going on).
$10 free with $75..? Nov 2 to Dec 2, so plenty of time!
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

The Complete Jacques Tati
The Vanishing
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
La Dolce Vita
Sundays and Cybele
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

I've only got a couple Kurosawas that I may pick up at this time.

The Hidden Fortress
and
Throne of Blood
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I forgot about Tootsie! Added!
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Does Tootsie come out in time?
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

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Does Tootsie come out in time?
No. It doesn't come out until December 16th.
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I've only got a couple Kurosawas that I may pick up at this time.

The Hidden Fortress
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Throne of Blood
No All That Jazz?
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..all that jazz
...badlands
...rosemary's baby...all blu-ray
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

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No. It doesn't come out until December 16th.
I was going by DVDBeavers release schedule which has it for 11/17- but the link takes you to Amazon who has it as a 12/16 release.

If it doesn't come out during this sale, I'll likely be using the bonus gift cards towards it either during the next 40% off sale, or during the January B2G1 sale.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

top wants:

All That Jazz
Eraserhead
La Dolce Vita
Long Day Closes
Love Streams
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

The ones I will most definitely look for...

Hidden Fortress
Throne of Blood
Rashomon
High and Low
The Man Who Knew Too Much
The Lady Vanishes
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Brazil
La Dolce Vita
Harakiri
In The Mood for Love
Insomnia
The Killing
Monsieur Verdoux
Rosemary's Baby
Videodrome
Y Tu Mamá También

Y Tu Mamá También will be one I DEFINITELY get. I fucking love that one and I've been waiting for it for so long.

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No All That Jazz?
I've already got some jazz, I'm not a greedy man.
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The Region B Studio Canal Tati collection is currently $51 shipped from the UK. Does anyone know if these are the exact same transfers as the Criterion and what the differences in bonus features are? DVD Beaver and Blu-Ray.com only had specs on the Criterion version. --Peter
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La Dolce Vita for me.
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re: Barnes & Noble 50% off Criterions! (11/1/16 - 11/27/16)

My wishlist is far bigger than my wallet. I'll probably pick up 3-5 of these:

L'avventura
L'eclisse
Ace in the Hole
Judex
Rififi
Pickpocket
A Man Escaped
The Innocents
Persona
The Hidden Fortress
Rashomon
High and Low
Pale Flower
Marketa Lazarova
Carlos
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
My Darling Clementine
Les Blank: Always for Pleasure

There's probably at least a dozen more, but those were the ones off the top of my head.
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Thanks for the link to the Tati comparison. What's exclusive to the Studio Canal seems pretty minor, so it'll definitely be Criterion for me on this set (but still keeping the original Playtime Blu-ray because I suspect I'll be partial to its color scheme). --Peter

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