How Criterion Collection Brings Movies Back From the Dead

There are few names that represent a commitment to the distribution of classic films like the Criterion Collection. Since the 1980s, they have remastered and released hundreds of movies on Laserdisc, DVD and Blu-Ray. We recently visited the Criterion headquarters in New York to get a first-hand look at the meticulous… » 2/14/14 1:00pm 2/14/14 1:00pm

The Criterion Collection Is Leaving Netflix

After ceremoniously becoming bedfellows in 2009, Criterion and Netflix are breaking up and they're cutting Netflix off completely.. On the day after Valentines, no less. This comes after the shocking revelation that Criterion was involved with Hulu, with plans to let it have its entire 800 film fortune. Does this… » 2/15/11 8:40pm 2/15/11 8:40pm

The Entire Criterion Collection Is Coming to Hulu Plus

Good news for the handful of you that subscribe to Hulu Plus (and live in the U.S.): there are now over 150 pristinely-restored, culturally-important Criterion films now available on the subscription service, with over 800 titles—everything in Criterion's library—slated to appear exclusively on Hulu in the next few… » 2/15/11 10:55am 2/15/11 10:55am

The Criterion Collection's Reference Blu-ray Player: The PlayStation 3

The folks at the Criterion Collection know a thing or two about movies. They restore classic films for release on DVD and, starting later this year, Blu-ray. So when they set up their screening rooms, you'd expect them to have some crazy $1,000 Blu-ray player, right? Nope. The Criterion Collection people rock a … » 8/13/08 4:20pm 8/13/08 4:20pm