It’s July, and film collectors know what that means…50% off The Criterion Collection at Barnes and Noble nationwide through the end of the month!
This includes DVD, Blu-ray, and box sets. If you were waiting for a price drop to pick up one of those pricey sets, now’s the time!
If you don’t already have them, some titles to consider…
A relativity recent addition to the Criterion Collection, Mulholland Drive is arguably director David Lynch’s best work, and the presentation offered is a steal for $19.99
Terry Gilliam’s magnificent fever-dream treatise on corporate bureaucracy and a commentary on where he sees the world headed, Brazil practically gives definition to the phrase “Ahead of it’s time.” Criterion has managed to put together the most complete package available for the film, and it’s worth the $24.99 price tag.
Often imitated, never duplicated, Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai stands out as the blueprint for the modern action film. The Criterion Blu-ray makes the film look better than ever and incorporates both old and new special features to make this the ultimate version of a cinema classic. Still worth it at double the $24.99 sale price.
Criterion has been very good to director David Cronenberg, offering up several of his classics in their prestige format. My personal favorite, however, is Videodrome. Offering releases such as this are really where the collection stands out and proves that quality cinema lurks everywhere. A worthwhile reason to spend $19.99.
Don’t forget to let us know what you picked up in the comments below!