Criterion Collection Archives

The Heroic Trio: Michelle Yeoh's 90s Superhero Movie Goes Criterion!
The Heroic Trio, Michelle Yeoh's first superhero movie from 1993, is getting the Criterion Collection treatment, a lavish 4K Blu-Ray set with the first movie, and its sequel Executioners with supplementary material The first movie was a hit in Hong Kong and Asia with a major pedigree: it starred Michelle Yeoh, singer-actor Anita Mui (the closest[...]
Criterion Collection Partners With Disney For Wall E 4K Release
Criterion Collection is releasing a new 4K Blu-ray edition of Pixar classic Wall-E Releasing on November 22nd, this will be the first Disney/Pixar film introduced to the label, and they could not have picked a better film Wall-E is one of the great Pixar films, let alone one of the best-animated films of the last[...]
A collection of films by Disney Pixar Animation Studios on Blu-ray, including Finding Nemo, Up, Wall-e, Toy Story, Monsters and Ratatouille. Editorial credit: Christian Bertrand /
Sure, we will always have our specialty labels like Scream Factory, Shout Factory, Vinegar Syndrome, Arrow, and Criterion Collection But as far as your run of the mill new releases and such, things are terrible The pandemic rushed many things, and the death of physical media is one of them With no new releases hitting[...]
Time Bandits, Highlander, Best Sean Connery Roles Not James Bond
Images courtesy of The Criterion Collection, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures, and Sony Pictures 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 With[...]
Come and See: This Russian War Movie Birthed 1917 and Children of Men
Those movies might not exist without it. Post for Come and See, Janus, The Criterion Collection 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 a harrowing journey, watching[...]
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. HBO Max artwork Everyone is going on about the Harry Potter movies being on the service; the Snyder[...]
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
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[...]
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. The Great Dictator – The Criterion Collection Years after the First World War the nation of Tomania has fallen under the dictatorship of Adenoid Hynkel, a ruthless fascist[...]
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,[...]
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-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Mondo, in proud partnership with Walt Disney Records,[...]
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[...]