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Big Changes to My Criterion
Heads-up: My Criterion is going offline temporarily at the end of the month. We’ll let you know when it comes back, new and improved, later this year.
New UK Releases for April 2018
This month, two sparkling comedies head to the United Kingdom in their Criterion editions: The Awful Truth, Leo McCarey’s 1937 Oscar-winning screwball classic, and Edouard Molinaro’s subversive 1978 farce La Cage aux Folles. Head over to Amazon t…
A Special Announcement from Jim Jarmusch
Stranger Than Paradise is coming back to theaters stranger than ever! Get a taste of what this indie landmark looks like in the form its director originally intended.
New UK Releases for March 2018
Our editions of Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence and Edward Yang’s Yi Yi reach the UK this week.
TCM Brings Hollywood Classics to FilmStruck
Classic Hollywood lovers have a lot to celebrate: FilmStruck has added hundreds of titles from the Warner Bros. library, including Casablanca, Citizen Kane, and Singin’ in the Rain.
New UK Releases for February 2018
This month, two cult favorites make their way to the United Kingdom in their Criterion editions: Jonathan Demme’s 1986 kinky romantic thriller Something Wild and George A. Romero’s groundbreaking 1968 horror classic Night of the Living Dead.
New UK Releases for January 2018
This month, we’re bringing two essential Criterion editions to the United Kingdom: Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1962 debut feature, Ivan’s Childhood, a haunting depiction of World War II through the eyes of a young boy; and Delmer Daves’s 1957 western …
New UK Releases for October 2017
This month, just in time for Halloween, two chilling tales are headed to the United Kingdom in their Criterion editions: Carnival of Souls, Herk Harvey’s macabre 1962 B-movie masterpiece, and The Lure, a boldly feminist mermaid musical from Polish …
A Sneak Peek at 100 Years of Olympic Films
In anticipation of the December release of our biggest box set ever, we’ve made a trailer to give you a taste of what’s inside.
New UK Releases for August 2017
This month, two captivating masterworks make their way to the United Kingdom in their Criterion editions: Lord of the Flies, Peter Brook’s provocative 1963 tale of savage youth, and The Music Room, Satyajit Ray’s radiant 1958 portrait of a fallen…
Announcing 100 Years of Olympic Films
We are thrilled to announce the December 5 release of 100 Years of Olympic Films, a landmark box set that documents the history of the Olympic Games through the lenses of an international array of filmmakers.
New UK Releases for July 2017
This month, the United Kingdom welcomes Criterion editions of two immersive masterworks of world cinema: Edward Yang’s 1991 coming-of-age epic A Brighter Summer Day and Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 metaphysical odyssey Stalker. Head over to Amazon t…
Back to #1: Grand Illusion
Our very first DVD edition, Jean Renoir’s masterpiece Grand Illusion, streams on the Criterion Channel in celebration of the film’s eightieth anniversary.
New UK Releases for June 2017
This month, we’ve brought two new Criterion editions to the United Kingdom: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s heart-stopping revenge tale Diabolique and Terry Gilliam’s whimsical, Manhattan-set Robin Williams vehicle The Fisher King. Head over to Amazon …
New UK Releases for May 2017
This month, two new Criterion editions are available in the United Kingdom: Juzo Itami’s sensuous ode to gastronomic pleasure Tampopo, and Sidney Lumet’s riveting courtroom drama 12 Angry Men. Head over to Amazon to check out our full list of UK…
Criterion Live! Salutes Split Screen
Twenty years after it first premiered on the IFC Channel, the pioneering program Split Screen stands as a priceless portrait of America’s wide-ranging, often quirky filmmaking community coming into its own. This irreverent show mixed footage of cre…
New UK Releases for March 2017
This month, we’re introducing two new Criterion editions to the United Kingdom: Multiple Maniacs, John Waters’ audaciously foul second feature, and Lone Wolf and Cub, a six-part film adaptation of Kazuo Koike’s best-selling 1970 manga epic. He…
New UK Releases for January 2017
This month, we’re introducing two new Criterion Blu-ray editions to the United Kingdom: Black Orpheus, Marcel Camus’s Oscar-winning adaptation of the ancient Greek myth; and Howard Hawks’s rapid-fire newspaper comedy His Girl Friday, accompanie…
New UK Releases for December 2016
This holiday season, we’re bringing our United Kingdom audience two sharply written portraits of New York family dysfunction with our editions of Wes Anderson’s brilliantly stylized ensemble comedy The Royal Tenenbaums and Noah Baumbach’s hilar…
Criterion Channel Update: FilmStruck Now on Apple TV
Apple TV viewers, you’re in luck! FilmStruck, the new streaming service we launched with Turner Classic Movies last month, is now available on Apple TV fourth-generation devices, in addition to Amazon Fire TV, web, iOS, and Android devices. Those u…
New UK Releases for November 2016
This month, we’ve brought two new Criterion editions to the United Kingdom: Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams, a visually sumptuous showcase of the Japanese master at the height of his imaginative powers, and Punch-Drunk Love, Paul Thomas Anderson’s deli…