"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Dec 062016
Criterion Channel Premieres 'Split Screen' Dec. 10

      present  SPLIT SCREEN John Pierson's wild ride through the indie film world from 1997-2001 will have its streaming premiere exclusively on The Criterion Channel starting December 10. Revisit (or discover for the first time) the original series that delivered underexposed film celebrities, unexpected locations and surprising storylines. Episodes featuring Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, Kevin … More

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Nov 192016
The Criterion Collection February 2017

The Criterion Collection. February 2017 New Releases. In February, Criterion will put out the first-ever box set of Richard Linklater's The Before Trilogy, a three-part romance and meditation on cinematic time featuring intimate performances by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. And that's just one release in a month filled with extraordinary releases, including beloved films … More

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Oct 142016
The Criterion Collection January 2017

The Criterion Collection January 2017 New Releases In January, The Criterion Collection will release the groundbreaking debut feature of African cinema master Ousmane Sembène, a controversial portrait of 1970s gay life from Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a harrowing work of psychological realism by Actors Studio pioneer Jack Garfein, and an endlessly quotable Howard Hawks classic.

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Oct 062016
Turner, Criterion's FilmStruck Goes Live Oct. 19

  Oct. 6, 2016 FilmStruck To Launch Oct. 19 Turner's New Subscription Service Features  the Largest Streaming Library of Contemporary & Classic Arthouse, Indie, Foreign & Cult Films   The Criterion Channel Premium Add-On Tier Offers Unlimited Access to the World-Renowned Criterion Collection   Three Different Subscription Plans Available for  a Film-Lover's Paradise  On Amazon Fire … More

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Sep 162016
The Criterion Collection December 2016 New Releases

This December, Criterion will finish the year with some extraordinary editions of classic and contemporary titles. The legendary Federico Fellini adds another entry to the collection with his extravagant and outrageous Roma — a spectacle-filled ode to Italy's capital city that the director called "the most wonderful movie set in the world." We're also thrilled to … More

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Aug 152016
Criterion Announces November Releases

Get ready to settle in this November with Criterion's exciting lineup of releases. Paul Thomas Anderson makes his long-awaited debut in the collection with a director-approved edition of his delightfully eccentric and endearing Punch-Drunk Love, the Cannes-award-winning romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler in his first, and extraordinary, dramatic role. Speaking of firsts, Marlon Brando's singular … More

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Jul 162016
Criterion Announces October Releases

Guillermo del Toro is at the center of the Criterion Collection October slate, which features a new stand-alone edition of the haunting, Oscar-winning fantasy epic Pan's Labyrinth as well as a set-available in both a DVD edition and a sumptuously designed Blu-ray box that includes a deluxe hardcover book-collecting the writer-director's trilogy of fabulist Spanish-language … More

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Jun 162016
Criterion Announces September Releases

The Criterion Collection September 2016 New Releases This September, Criterion will welcome a 10-part Polish epic, a supernatural noir, two cult classics, a Mizoguchi masterpiece, and the Coen brothers’ debut feature. All that plus a Blu-ray upgrade of Night Train to Munich and a stand-alone Blu-ray release of the Zatoichi box set.

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May 162016
Criterion August Releases

Orson Welles will preside over Criterion’s incredible August lineup. First, "Chimes at Midnight," Welles’ monumental Shakespeare adaptation — for decades, one of the world’s most sought-after lost films — in a gorgeous new restoration straight from Janus Films’ successful theatrical run. Meanwhile, Welles’ "The Immortal Story," starring Jeanne Moreau, is a gorgeous reverie of a … More

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Apr 262016
Criterion Teams With TCM for Streaming Service

The Criterion Collection and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) have shaken up the world of online movie viewing by teaming to launch a new streaming service in the fall called FilmStruck. The service will provide a mix of contemporary, classic art house, indie, foreign and cult films as well as be the exclusive home to the … More

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