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April 1st Criterion extravaganza

The Criterion Collection, a continuing series of important classic and contemporary films, has just announced the addition of several extremely prestigious titles to their ever-growing library. Why, there’s Problem Child, Manos: The Hands of Fate, Crossroads: A Britney Spears Tale, and even Road Trip! With prices ranging from $39.99 to $79.99, this is clearly an exclusive range, so which one will you be purchasing first?

 
Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2007 at 12:03 AM | Comments: 12
Categories: Cinema | DVD | General

 
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1.

very funny; it took me a while to get the joke

Posted by: aw, March 31, 2007 11:11 PM

2.

LOL, brilliant!

Especially the inclusion of "Armageddon" with a link to the real site, as that's the bitter truth! ;-)

Posted by: BobaFett, March 31, 2007 11:29 PM

3.

Took me about three seconds to realise that I had not been redirected from your site. I mean, Problem Child?

Though a Criterion disc of Manos - that would be tempting.

Posted by: Baron Scarpia, March 31, 2007 11:31 PM

4.

Can these new Critcos be played on my new KF-VHS-1080X? :-P

Posted by: Jayson Sehn, March 31, 2007 11:40 PM

5.

WTF!? RRP of $79.99 and i get NO Ritter commentary on "Problem Child"?

And i'll be reversing my cover of "Crossroads" for sure!

Posted by: Phantom, April 1, 2007 12:16 AM

6.

Thank you Phantom, I tried to tell the upper management who created that fantastic ensemble of Criterion titles that my cover should have been the main one.

But those soulless buffoons went for the artistic approach. Cretins!

Posted by: Lyris, April 1, 2007 1:15 AM

7.

Very clever! I still find it hard to believe Criterion actually did an edition of Armageddon...

And personally I really would welcome a Criterion Problem Child.

Posted by: Philly Q, April 1, 2007 11:28 AM

8.

ho ho !

80 minutes of gilbert godfried ! although he and michael richards were the best part of that movie.

geeze you had me though. excellent cover mock ups. well done.

dany

Posted by: danyboom, April 1, 2007 10:01 PM

9.

Ahahhaha you sure have lots of time to waste!

Posted by: ARCVILE, April 2, 2007 2:10 AM

10.

No, I’m just that good.

Posted by: Whiggles, April 2, 2007 4:27 PM

11.

Still all of the movies mentioned "ARE" Criterion material!!!

Posted by: ARCVILE, April 3, 2007 3:20 PM

12.

Yes, especially Crossroads. :)

Posted by: Whiggles, April 3, 2007 4:30 PM

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