Criterion Collection Blu-ray Titles Coming in October

In their latest newsletter, Criterion announced they’ve finally embraced Blu-ray and will issue a little over a dozen films as their first Criterion Collection Blu-ray Disc titles this October.

One of the titles, The Last Emperor, will be available in a box set and as a theatrical version standalone release. The standalone release will carry an SRP of $39.95, while pricing on the box set has yet to be issued. According to Criterion, all Blu-ray editions will be priced to match their DVD counterparts.

Another release, Walkabout, will feature an all-new edition of the film with a new transfer, as well as new supplemental materials.

The complete list of titles coming to Blu-ray beginning in October are as follows.

  • The Third Man
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Chungking Express
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • The Last Emperor
  • El Norte
  • The 400 Blows
  • Gimme Shelter
  • The Complete Monterey Pop
  • Contempt
  • Walkabout
  • For All Mankind
  • The Wages of Fear

We’ll have more on this exciting Criterion news in the weeks and months ahead. Stay tuned.

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