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April 2020:
They Live by Night (1948)
The Prince of Tides (1991)
The Cranes Are Flying (1957)

March 2020:
Antonio Gaudi (1984)
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

February 2020:
Roma (2018)
Fail Safe (1964)
The Essential Jacques Demy (1961-1982)

January 2020:
Being There (1979)
Holiday (1938)
Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Classic movie label the Criterion Collection is to launch on Blu-ray in the U.K. on April 18 following a multi-year home entertainment distribution pact with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Until now Criterion has only been available in the U.S. and Canada.

SPHE will bring selected titles from Criterion’s extensive catalog and future new release slate to the U.K. for the first time. The first wave of films, featuring all the supplements from the U.S. editions along with their exclusive artwork and packaging, are “Grey Gardens,” “It Happened One Night,” Roman Polanski’s “Macbeth,” “Only Angels Have Wings,” “Speedy” and “Tootsie.”

Criterion Collection chief executive officer Jonathan Turell said: “We are excited to launch the Criterion Collection in the U.K. Starting with these six great titles, we are happy to be able to bring selections from Criterion to our very devoted audience in the U.K. We are thrilled to build upon our strong relationship with Sony and look forward to expanding the Criterion audience.”

“Criterion represents the very best of classic and contemporary filmmaking and we are delighted to bring this prestigious collection to the U.K. for the first time,” added Aodan Coburn, executive VP, international, SPHE. “This partnership demonstrates SPHE’s continued commitment to growing our distribution business.”

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Hmm... maybe I should actually check them out before committing to such an expensive edition then.
Don’t get me wrong the first film I enjoyed but was of its era but the second one I thought it stretched plausibility. The third I just watched as I saw the other two and it was the last one. Also a bit slow. They are held in high regard I just wouldn’t watch them again.
 
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Don’t get me wrong the first film I enjoyed but was of its era but the second one I thought it stretched plausibility. The third I just watched as I saw the other two and it was the last one. Also a bit slow. They are held in high regard I just wouldn’t watch them again.
I hear you dude, and I appreciate you letting me know that the films may not be for everyone... too many times I've got caught up in the hype, only to be disappointed. You'd think I would've learned my lesson by now, but obviously not lol.
 
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I hear you dude, and I appreciate you letting me know that the films may not be for everyone... too many times I've got caught up in the hype, only to be disappointed. You'd think I would've learned my lesson by now, but obviously not lol.
You may enjoy them, I just wouldn’t pay £60 for the set. Mind you I’ve spent money on blind buys cos I like the art on the package and heard good things about the movie like a ghost story and I’m glad I got it. But I so get where your coming from when you blind buy and the movie is disappointing....
 
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November's releases appear to be:

Moonrise Kingdom:

Palm Beach Story:

Godzilla - The Showa Films (1954-1975):

No release dates on any of them & none live yet but these have gone up in the last 24 hours or so.
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November's releases appear to be:

Moonrise Kingdom:

Palm Beach Story:

Godzilla - The Showa Films (1954-1975):

No release dates on any of them & none live yet but these have gone up in the last 24 hours or so.
@snow flake
They're now all live and also available at Zoom...

 
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November's releases appear to be:

Moonrise Kingdom:

Palm Beach Story:

Godzilla - The Showa Films (1954-1975):

No release dates on any of them & none live yet but these have gone up in the last 24 hours or so.
@snow flake

Thanks for the update much appreciated:thumbs::thanks: