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Mark Hurne and Aaron West look carefully at The Criterion Collection a title at a time. We discuss all things Criterion, delve into the library and will explore relevant topics such as directors, themes, actors, genres that encompass all of film.
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Aug 30, 2015

Episode Outline:  
0:00 - Welcome, Introduction, Corrections.
12:15 - News
34:25 - Day for Night
1:19:05 - François Truffaut 1968-1975  

My Life as a Dog review
My Life as a Troll - My take on the trolling
On Spoilers and Trolls - MoviesSilently came to my defense.  

Corrections
How I Won the War
Badlands
Black Girl and A Touch of Zen at NYFF
The Last Temptation of Christ - Pop Culture Pundit  


News  
Latest Wacky Drawing  
iScottie list of titles Janus  
Throne of Blood - Blu-Ray  
Documentary Now!  
Documentary Now: Kunuk Uncovered    
Nanook of the North      
Two Days, One Night  
Zatoichi - one day sale at Amazon. The sale was last week, and is now back to regular price.  
Criterion Completion  

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Aug 23, 2015

Episode Outline:

0:00 - Introduction, Blogathon, News
25:00 - November Criterion release discussion
43:00 - Geekfest. "Confirmed" discussion.
1:26:00 - Geekfest. Rumored discussion.

Mark Hurne, Aaron West and Special Guest Trevor Berrett from Mookes and Gripes and The Eclipse Viewer.

Correction: Allan Fish did not contribute directly to The Story of Film as stated on the show. He made suggestions via a friend and provided DVDs to The Story of Children and Film. His name is subsequently in the "thanks" section.

Criterion Blogathon.

First Round of Blogathon Responses.

Criterion Cast: The Newsstand, November Releases.

A Plea for Criterion Eclipse Sets of the future.

Blu-Ray.com Criterion Collection Thread

Eclipse Viewer 20: A Conversation with Michael Koresky.

Luis García Berlanga phantom page.

Contact info: feedback@criterionclose-up.com

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Aug 16, 2015

Timeline:
0:00 - Intro: Introductions, Housekeeping, Criterion News.
25:00 – My Life as a Dog discussion
1:00 – Lasse Hallström discussion

Thanks to guest host Martin Kessler for joining us.

New show Twitter: CriteronCU

Wish list 

The New World
Clouds of Sils Maria (DVD release already out)
La Chienne

News:

Wim Wenders Janus Retrospective
Late Spring Criterion has Tokyo-Ga
Arrow’s The Jacques Rivette Collection (Region B only)
Imamura Masterpiece Collection (Region B only)


My Life as a Dog
IMDB


Lasse Hallström

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
The Cider House Rules
Chocolat
The Shipping News


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