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What's the best Criterion release thus far on Blu-ray? (single or box set)

Simple as that. What is the the best, your favorite, what have you...

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Tie between Zatoichi and Ingmar Bergman sets.
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Wanda - blind buy turn out to be my favorite gem.
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I donít buy a ton of Criterion titles really, but some of my favorites I own simply for the films include:

Dazed and Confused
The Elephant Man
Godzilla
Paris, Texas

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I bought a bunch on DVD but only bought Godzilla and Defending Your Life on blu-ray.

So I love both for different reasons. Simple as that.
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Re: What's the best Criterion release thus far on Blu-ray? (single or box set)

Terry Gilliam's Brazil is my second favorite film of all time so that is my choice.
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Once I crack into Bruce Lee set, that may contend for tops. Action is my genre and Lee is epitome. I haven’t even seen 2 movies in America set tbh. But, what I have seen…forget about it.
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As far as most-favorite movies go, Yojimbo is the highest-ranked Criterion in my top 20 (Even though I don't have it on Blu)

But my most favorite supplements disc was for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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well, if i'm going all out fav film and release i'd def go with The Third Man. i mean that was an entire package with great film, a/v and nice extras if i remember. i still have keepcase edition (not sure what difference between the keepcase and i guess digibook edition that was discontinued. was that scratchable to discs, maybe?) sealed, but still have the Netflix rental blu and it is the Criterion, so i figure i'd keep other sealed for no reason in particular really...
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The Tree of Life
The New World.
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Lots of great choices, but I lean towards Blow Out, Something Wild (the Jonathan Demme one, and the first time I saw it was when it came out on Blu, and its always a pleasure discovering a new favorite movie that I probably should've viewed years ago...And McCabe & Mrs. Miller (the score sounds amazing, and the cinematography was unique and challenging for its time, and I thought the Criterion transfer looked great)...
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I want that del Toro set in 4K!
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