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Criterion releases on Blu-Rays, Part II

Old 02-15-13, 06:19 PM
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Re: Criterion releases on Blu-Rays, Part II

As far as I know Eraserhead hasn't been officially announced.
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Old 02-15-13, 06:46 PM
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Those are from Hulu, I believe Eraserhead has been on there for a while now. It's also very clearly part of the January montage so a release is probably imminent.
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Old 02-15-13, 06:52 PM
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Those are from Hulu, I believe Eraserhead has been on there for a while now. It's also very clearly part of the January montage so a release is probably imminent.
Strange that it was on Hulu through Criterion.

I knew it was in that montage and assumed it was coming but seeing that image got me excited to see some evidence.
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Decent month, I'll grab all but Jubal.
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I actually haven't been able to muster up much enthusiasm for On the Waterfront - it's certainly a very important film, but it's never been one of my favorites by Kazan. Badlands, Chronicle of a Summer, Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, A Man Escaped, and Life is Sweet are the highlights of the next few months, in my opinion. But I agree that their slate so far this year hasn't been overly inspiring.

A boxset of Moodysson's first three films - Show Me Love, Together, and Lilya 4-ever - would be incredible.
with it's original title on the cover/box: Fucking ml

when the HELL will Criterion release a stateside release of Renoir's The River - the wait is really really obnoxious.

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Great month for me...I will be buying them all. Life is Sweet is my favorite Leigh film so i am ecstatic that Criterion is releasing it.
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Old 02-16-13, 11:13 AM
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Strange that it was on Hulu through Criterion.

I knew it was in that montage and assumed it was coming but seeing that image got me excited to see some evidence.
Criterion has a bunch of films on Hulu they haven't released yet. For example, a couple of unreleased Chaplin films are there.
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Old 02-16-13, 12:06 PM
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Criterion has a bunch of films on Hulu they haven't released yet. For example, a couple of unreleased Chaplin films are there.
That's cool. I did not know that. Thanks.
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Old 02-16-13, 12:11 PM
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Zatoichi! They've had that on Hulu for a while now. I'd love to get a BD set on the first 18 or whatever that they have.
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meh.
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same here...
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Old 02-19-13, 04:56 PM
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Picked up On The Waterfront today. Great movie and overall package. The commentary is pretty damn interesting and educational.
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Old 02-19-13, 05:18 PM
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Picked up On The Waterfront today. Great movie and overall package. The commentary is pretty damn interesting and educational.
Can't wait to get it at the next half-off sale.
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Old 02-21-13, 06:44 PM
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A boxset of Moodysson's first three films - Show Me Love, Together, and Lilya 4-ever - would be incredible.
Indeed. Just getting Lilya-4-Ever would be a dream come true for me. I have actually inquired with them several times about it, but Mulvaney would never even respond to my emails.
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Old 02-21-13, 09:26 PM
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can't wait to get it at the next half-off sale.
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I just saw that Criterion has posted the following 3 Hitchcock films on Hulu:

Sabotage
Young and Innocent
Foreign Correspondent


We already knew that they had Foreign Correspondent, but I think the other two are new. I know showing up on Hulu doesn't mean a blu-ray is imminent or even coming at all, but my guess is that with Hitchcock titles probably being amongst their better selling ones, we'll see these at some point.
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I'd prefer those to be part of the Eclipse series - maybe a 3-pack of their first blu-ray set.
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Old 02-22-13, 01:23 PM
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I'd prefer those to be part of the Eclipse series - maybe a 3-pack of their first blu-ray set.
I kind of doubt that they'd relegate any Hitchcock to Eclipse - even relatively "minor" titles like these would probably be decent sellers in the mainline - but as long as they were Blu I wouldn't mind. It would at least be cheaper.
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Old 02-22-13, 02:25 PM
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Can't wait to get it at the next half-off sale.
Anyone have any idea when that might be? Doesn't Barnes & Noble usually have one around March or am I misremembering?
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I think it is June.
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Old 02-22-13, 02:51 PM
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Anyone have any idea when that might be? Doesn't Barnes & Noble usually have one around March or am I misremembering?
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Old 02-22-13, 03:24 PM
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^ that's too far off... but by then I'll have a job and an actual income, and money to spend
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Old 02-23-13, 08:04 PM
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To get Cronenberg-centric again:

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Cronenberg commentaries are always worth the price.
Unless it's Cosmopolis.

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Really wish the earlier Cronenberg films would get the same treatment. SHIVERS, RABID, and THE BROOD would be most welcome!
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Agreed.
Does anyone else still email title requests to Criterion? Every once in a while I email [email protected] requesting Shivers.

I have to say, I found Cronenberg's last couple of commentaries lackluster (Cosmopolis & A Dangerous Method). I hope he still has insightful comments to make about Scanners.
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Old 02-26-13, 11:16 AM
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