Announcing the Criterion Blogathon

An announcement: I will be contributing to the Criterion Blogathon. As a fan of Criterion and their incredible releases for several years now, there was no way I was going to miss this! I will be writing a column on Jean-Luc Godard’s A WOMAN IS A WOMAN, which is sadly OOP, but should not be forgotten. I can’t wait to watch it again and start writing on it.

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We are pleased to announce the first annual Criterion Blogathon!

The blogathon will take place November November 16th to 21st, and I have the pleasure of co-hosting with two of my favorite bloggers and favorite people: Kristina from Speakeasy and Ruth from Silver Screenings. This is not their first rodeo, as they’ve hosted numerous fantastic Blogathons. Earlier this year they hosted the Great Villain Blogathon and the Beach Party Bash Blogathon. What’s great about these two is that they turn these Blogathons into events, which is what we are planning for November.

Just last year, The Criterion Collection celebrated their 30th anniversary. That’s an amazing accomplishment for a physical media label. They began with laserdiscs, transitioned to DVDs, and now are the top boutique label for Blu-Ray/DVD. They have established credibility with their film choices, ranging from mainstream classics to some of the best art films the world…

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