Miller’s Crossing joins The Criterion Collection with a 2K digital restoration supervised by the Coen Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld.
The film is being presented in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio. The digital transfer was created in 2K resolution from the 35mm original camera negative and supervised by the film’s cinematographer, Barry Sonnenfeld. The disc was mastered by Pixelogic Media. Both supervising sound editor and recrecording mixer Skip Livesay and composer Carter Burwell created a new 5.1 surround sound mix at Warner Bos. Sound last year.
Apologies for being super late to getting something about the new Blu-ray online. The Blu-ray arrived a few days after it was released and I was a bit on the busy side on this end especially with the delays in awards season due to the pandemic.
Miller’s Crossing is the third film that the brothers made together following Blood Simple and Raising Arizona.
- 2K digital restoration, approved by director of photography Barry Sonnenfeld and filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, with new 5.1 surround soundtrack mix, presented in DTS-HD Master Audio
- New conversation between author Megan Abbott and the Coens about film noir and hard-boiled crime fiction
- New interview with actors Gabriel Byrne and John Turturro, moderated by Abbott
- Interviews from 1990 with Byrne, Turturro, and actors Marcia Gay Harden and Jon Polito
- New interviews with Sonnenfeld, composer Carter Burwell, music editor Todd Kasow, and production designer Dennis Gassner
- English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- PLUS: An essay by film critic Glenn Kenny
DIRECTOR: Joel Coen
SCREENWRITERS: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
CAST: Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney
20th Century Fox released Miller’s Crossing in theaters on 1990. The film is available on Blu-ray through The Critieron Collection.
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