Criterion Collection Announces Their First 13 Blu-ray Releases 
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Friday, 09 May 2008

Criterion Collection has announced that they will begin releasing titles on the Blu-ray format beginning this fall.  13 titles have already been slated for release.  All supplemental features from the DVD version will be included on the Blu-ray releases.  This announcement has been a long time coming for fans of the foreign and independent film genres.

Current slated titles:

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
For All Mankind
The Wages of Fear

Alongside the DVD and Blu-ray box sets of The Last Emperor, they will also be putting out the theatrical version as a stand-alone release in both formats, priced at $39.95. The Blu-ray release of Walkabout will be an all-new edition, featuring new supplements as well as a new transfer; they will also release an updated anamorphic DVD of Nicolas Roeg’s outback masterpiece at the same time.

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