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Favourites of the Criterion Collection

by Cameron Bryant
Favourites of the Criterion Collection by Cameron Bryant
I have set before me the task of watching all the films in the Criterion Collection. As most of you will be aware, the Criterion Collection chooses to release certain significant works on a special DVD that usually includes some interesting suppelementary material, as well as a top-notch version of the film. They are all great films in their own respects, or else they would not have been chosen for addition to the collection. This is not to say that someone will enjoy all the films, nor that a great film cannot exist outside the collection, but it does provide a good starting point for those wishing to delve into the world of auteur cinema.… Read more

I have set before me the task of watching all the films in the Criterion Collection. As most of you will be aware, the Criterion Collection chooses to release certain significant works on a special DVD that usually includes some interesting suppelementary material, as well as a top-notch version of the film. They are all great films in their own respects, or else they would not have been chosen for addition to the collection. This is not to say that someone will enjoy all the films, nor that a great film cannot exist outside the collection, but it does provide a good starting point for those wishing to delve into the world of auteur cinema. These are my favourites thus far.

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