The Last Waltz Gets a Criterion 4K UHD Release

The Last Waltz is considered to be one of the greatest concert films in history and now joins the Criterion Collection in 4K Ultra HD. At the time of its Thanksgiving 1976 filming, the concert was advertised as their farewell. The quintet consisted of Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, and Robbie Robertson. They would stay together through their breakup in 1977. Robertson did not join when the group reunited in 1983. This film truly…

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A Hard Day’s Night: Criterion Releases 4K UHD

Starring The Beatles, A Hard Day’s Night is the latest classic title to get a 4K Ultra HD upgrade from The Criterion Collection. Richard Lester, who also plays piano and turns 90 years old on January 19, approved the new 4K digital restoration. Fans have three different audio options to choose from: a monaural soundtrack, stereo, and 5.1 surround mixes supervised by sound producer Giles Martin at Abbey Road Studios. The sound mix is presented…

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One Night in Miami… Joins The Criterion Collection

In her first turn as a feature film director, Oscar-winning actress Regina King hits a home run on the first try with One Night In Miami…The film is now available through The Criterion Collection. A more than brief prologue sets the tone of the film before we ever see the title on screen. One by one, we’re introduced to the major players Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), and…

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The Breakfast Club heads to Criterion

The Breakfast Club is one of several films heading to the Criterion Collection with a Blu-ray release in January 2018. The John Hughes film, which turned 32 years old this year, will see a lot of bonus features in addition to a 4K restoration according to Criterion: 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray Alternate 5.1 surround soundtrack, presented in DTS‑HD Master Audio on the Blu-ray Audio commentary from 2015 featuring actors…

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