Yesterday morning seems like a long time ago in the Internet world, but if you can remember anything about Aug. 31, 2015, the Number 1 calamity among classic movie fans was TCM’s announcement of a new branding campaign called “Let’s Movie.” At first, I was a bit apprehensive about embracing this idea, and new TCM… Read More TCM makes a change: Thoughts on ‘Let’s Movie’
It was reported overnight by Wellesnet that the Criterion Collection is going to release Orson Welles’ Othello on Blu-ray in Fall 2015. This is incredible news. Othello (1952) is the last completed Orson Welles movie that I haven’t seen yet. (Obviously, I haven’t seen The Other Side of the Wind, which hasn’t been completed…yet.) Hopefully, someone will… Read More Criterion is going to release Orson Welles’ ‘Othello’
Well, it’s that time of the year again…a time when cinema geeks can rejoice at being able to buy Criterion films at half the price at Barnes & Noble from now until August 1st. Sure, in reality the prices really aren’t that much better than Amazon’s usual prices, but you can’t beat the opportunity to get them… Read More Barnes and Noble July Criterion Sale
So, just around 4:00, Criterion made their announcement of their June releases. I have seen none of these films, but I’m very excited about a few of them. Insignificance – Nicholas Roeg, 1985 – I still have yet to see a Roeg film, but this sure sounds like an interesting film. I love the cover… Read More Criterion’s June Announcements
Well, today’s that magical day… the fifteenth of the month. Since I no longer write for Buzzlegoose and TheCelebrityCafe.com is, unfortunately, not interested in stories on Criterion’s announcements, I can now write my full reaction to them here! I should be able to post my reactions tonight. Currently, there’s a list going around from CriterionCast.com,… Read More Criterion Announcement Day!