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December 2021:
Le Samourai (1967)
Menace II Society (1993)
One Night in Miami... (2020)

November 2021:
Devi (1960)
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
The Thin Red Line (1998)

October 2021:
Love & Basketball (2000)
La Dolce Vita (1961)
The Damned (1969)

September 2021:
Original Cast Album: Company (1970)
Beasts of No Nation (2015)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

August 2021:
Blow Out (1981)
Deep Cover (1992)
All About Eve (1950)

July 2021:
Pariah (2011)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Mirror (1975)

June 2021:
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Flowers of Shanghai (1998)
Merrily We Go to Hell (1932)

May 2021:
World of Wong Kar Wai (1988-2004)
Fast Time at Ridgemont High (1982)
Masculin Feminin (1966)

April 2021:
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Secrets & Lies (1996)
Charulata (1964)

March 2021:
Lost In America (1985)
Kagemusha (1980)
Defending Your Life (1991)

February 2021:
Charade (1963)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
The Ascent (1977)

January 2021:
Rolling Thunder Revue (2019)
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
The Tin Drum (1979)

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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paulboland

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1st 4k releases from criterion in November

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These are USA releases

Distributions rights are different in UK in regards to some of these films
Example Mullholand Drive is StudioCanal in UK/France
France getting a 4K release from StudioCanal
UK also will be getting a 4K release from StudioCanal

Piano is also StudioCanal in UK

Second Sight has rights to A Hard Days Night in UK

ITV has rights to The Red Shoes that might get a Criterion release in UK or a release from ITV themselves
As ITV has used Criterion remaster transfer for some of their releases
 
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@Pizzapizza98
These are USA releases

Distributions rights are different in UK in regards to some of these films
Example Mullholand Drive is StudioCanal in UK/France
France getting a 4K Steelbook
UK likely also will be getting a 4K steelbook from StudioCanal

Piano is also StudioCanal in UK

Second Sight has rights to A Hard Days Night in UK

ITV has rights to The Red Shoes that might get a Criterion release in UK or a release from ITV themselves
As ITV has used Criterion remaster transfer for some of their releases
Yes i know , i put that down saying usa releases 1st...
 

paulboland

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As this thread is about UK releases it might be better if only post info about UK releases

Unless it's a release that is been released in both UK and USA and content included is the same

A separate USA discussion thread be better for USA only releases

A lot of USA releases don't happen in UK due to rights of films been with other labels
 

Lollard2002

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Slightly off topic. Regarding the 4k releases, the only one you need to look out for from Criterion are Citizen Kane, Menace 11 Society and The Piano

Studiocanal have Mulholland Drive up for 4k pre-order


The Red Shoes will also come from Studiocanal and A Hard Day's Night is already available in 4k from Japan and will shortly (January) I think get a UK release but not from Criterion.
 
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