Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Things To Come Tops The Criterion Collection's June Release Slate

DVD & Blu-ray Release Report
The Criterion Collection, with sales and distribution expertise provided by Image Entertainment, unveiled its June line up of new DVD and Blu-ray product offerings this past week.

Topping the list is a new hi-def restoration of director William Cameron Menzies’ 1936 landmark sci-fi masterpiece, Things to Come.   Blu-ray and DVD editions will be available on June 18.

Bonus features include commentary from film historian and founder of All Day Entertainment, David Kalat, two expert interviews and a vintage 1936 audio recording of selected elements of H.G. Wells’ 1933 novel “The Shape of Things to Come.” 

Also on the release calendar in June from Criterion is a Blu-ray edition of director Ingmar Bergman's 1957 film release of Wild Strawberries (June 11); DVD and Blu-ray SKUs for Czech filmmaker František Vlácil's Marketa Lazarová (June 18) and the same for Harold Lloyd’s 1923 silent comedy gem, Safety Last (June 18).

Lastly, Criterion will be bringing the epic holocaust documentary, director Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah to both DVD (a six-disc set) and Blu-ray (four-discs) on June 25.

To download this week's complete edition of the DVD and Blu-ray Release Report: DVD & Blu-ray Release Report   

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