Announcing the Criterion Blogathon

I will be participating in The Criterion collection blogathon covering The Tin Drum.

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We are pleased to announce the first annual Criterion Blogathon!

The blogathon will take place November November 16th to 21st, and I have the pleasure of co-hosting with two of my favorite bloggers and favorite people: Kristina from Speakeasy and Ruth from Silver Screenings. This is not their first rodeo, as they’ve hosted numerous fantastic Blogathons. Earlier this year they hosted the Great Villain Blogathon and the Beach Party Bash Blogathon. What’s great about these two is that they turn these Blogathons into events, which is what we are planning for November.

Just last year, The Criterion Collection celebrated their 30th anniversary. That’s an amazing accomplishment for a physical media label. They began with laserdiscs, transitioned to DVDs, and now are the top boutique label for Blu-Ray/DVD. They have established credibility with their film choices, ranging from mainstream classics to some of the best art films the world…

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4 comments

  1. aaronwest · August 23, 2015

    Thank you for the reblog. Look forward to you participating! The Tin Drum is one I have not seen, but maybe I’ll get the time to catch it before your post.

    • bernardovillela · August 23, 2015

      It’s quite exciting because I didn’t realize the Criterion disc had an extended cut that I haven’t seen.

      • aaronwest · August 23, 2015

        Yes, 2.5 hours I believe, but I hear it is the definitive cut. Criterion tends to get those right.

      • bernardovillela · August 23, 2015

        Absolutely.

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