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Time Bandits Highlander Best Sean Connery Roles That Arent Bond

Time Bandits, Highlander, Best Sean Connery Roles That Aren't Bond

Images courtesy of The Criterion Collection, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, and Sony Pictures[/caption] Time Bandits (1981) Time Bandits is Terry Gilliam’s second feature film after his debut in Jabberwocky (1977) The first of his “Trilogy of Imagination,” Gilliam was predominantly known for his animated shorts that tied between skits on Monty Python’s Flying Circus on the BBC[...]

Come and See: This Russian War Movie Birthed 1917 and Children of Men

Come and See: This Russian War Movie Birthed 1917 and Children of Men

Those movies might not exist without it.[caption id="attachment_1234824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Post for Come and See, Janus, The Criterion Collection[/caption]Co-written and directed by Elem Klimov, the story follows the utterly traumatic journey of a teenager in the countryside who joins up with Soviet partisans fighting the invading Nazis Instead of glory and heroism, he goes through[...]

Why is HBO Max Hiding Its Criterion Movie Selection

Why is HBO Max Hiding Its Criterion Movie Selection?

And why did they not tell us that a massive chunk of movies from the Criterion Collection is on it? This is the cream of the crop of World Cinema And a lot of it is on HBO Max.[caption id="attachment_1214010" align="aligncenter" width="600"] HBO Max artwork[/caption]Everyone is going on about the Harry Potter movies being on[...]

Bruce Lee: His Greatest Hits Collection Coming in July From Criterion

Bruce Lee: His Greatest Hits Collection Coming in July From Criterion

Bruce Lee is getting a box set release of films from Criterion Collection The new box set will feature films from the icons filmogrophy from 1971-1978 The five films included will be The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, Game of Death, Enter the Dragon, and The Way of the Dragon The box set will contain[...]

A Look at Sean Phillips Cover Art For Criterion Collection

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Comic book artist Sean Phillips, best known for the likes of Criminal, Kill Or Be Killed, The Fade Out, Incognito, Marvel Zombies, Sleeper, WildC.A.T.s, Batman and Hellblazer unveiled his original artwork for the new Criterion Collection edition of The Great Escape.Painted another cover for @criterioncollection The Great Escape out in May[...]

Watchmen: Moore &#038 Gibbons Adrian Veidt Is NOT Damon Lindelofs Adrian Veidt [OPINION]

"Watchmen": Moore & Gibbons' Adrian Veidt Is NOT Damon Lindelof's Adrian Veidt [OPINION]

It’s in the Criterion Collection.You could say the show’s Veidt is an older Veidt who’s been imprisoned and has zero cares left, finally embracing his insanity and egomania But the younger Veidt in the video confession is gleeful and arrogant in ways the comic version never was.But that’s the difference between Alan Moore’s writing and[...]


The Enduring Gravity of Chaplins The Great Dictator

The Enduring Gravity of Chaplin's "The Great Dictator"

The Great Dictator is arguably Charlie Chaplin’s best and most important film, and is, for good reason, considered by many to be one of the best films ever made.[caption id="attachment_1105987" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Great Dictator - The Criterion Collection[/caption]Years after the First World War the nation of Tomania has fallen under the dictatorship of Adenoid[...]


The Criterion Channel: New Service Picking Up Where FilmStruck Left Off

The Criterion Channel: New Service Picking Up Where FilmStruck Left Off

The Criterion Collection team is going to be carrying on with that mission, launching the Criterion Channel as a freestanding service in spring 2019.We’ve been trying to make something a little different for the past two years—a movie lover’s dream streaming service, with smart thematic programming, where the history of cinema can live and breathe,[...]

Watch: Never Before Seen Deleted Scene From The Breakfast Club

Watch: Never Before Seen Deleted Scene From The Breakfast Club

The John Hughes classic brat pack coming of age high school film The Breakfast Club is getting the Criterion treatment. The Collection's Blu-ray edition includes 50 minutes of goodies including a never-before-seen deleted scene between Claire (Molly Ringwald), and Allison (Ally Sheedy). Check it out: https://youtu.be/t0eiUzLNhwcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Breakfast […]

Mondo Soundtrack Release Of The Week: Pixars Ratatouille

Mondo Soundtrack Release Of The Week: Pixar's Ratatouille

Basically, it is like the Criterion Collection of movie soundtracks.This week sees the release of Michael Giacchino's wonderful score for the Pixar film Ratatouille. Mondo Ratatouille Vinyl Release [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="744810,744809"] Mondo, in proud partnership with Walt Disney Records, is pleased to present the premiere vinyl release of Michael Giacchino's score to Disney•Pixar's RATATOUILLE.RATATOUILLE was released in[...]

Paul Pope Covered Lone Wolf And Cub Criterion Blu-Ray Box Set Wandering To The UK

Paul Pope Covered Lone Wolf And Cub Criterion Blu-Ray Box Set Wandering To The UK

The Criterion Collection have produced 2K restorations of the original 6 live action films to be released on March 27th 2017 in the UK (amazon link), which seem to have been previously released in the states.Here's Paul Pope's art for the box set:The films, based on (writer) Kazuo Koike and (artist) Goseki Kojima's manga of the same name about Ogami[...]