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#1 Post by denti alligator » Wed May 17, 2006 6:59 pm

Looks like some changes were made this evening. The tab on the left looks like it might be joined by another tab for Eclipse. Who knows.

I like that the specific page for each release has a screen shot, even for the coming soon titles. Nice.

Oh, and Seduced and Abandoned is up.

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#2 Post by cdnchris » Wed May 17, 2006 7:04 pm

I like how all the details are on one page for each release now. Looks nice to me.

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#3 Post by rwaits » Wed May 17, 2006 7:06 pm

I like it. I'm not seeing Seduced and Abandoned though...it even mentions August releases, but I'm not seeing them.

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#4 Post by daniel p » Wed May 17, 2006 7:37 pm

rwaits wrote:I like it. I'm not seeing Seduced and Abandoned though...it even mentions August releases, but I'm not seeing them.
Yeah, I'm not seeing any August titles either.

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#5 Post by GringoTex » Wed May 17, 2006 7:42 pm

New Look Is Here!

Welcome! As you can see on the website and the August covers, we've started to introduce our new look. Check out our coming June newsletter for more details on the transformation—and all the places you'll be seeing it (you can sign up above if you're not already a subscriber). The opening animation you just watched will not appear again unless you ask for it, by clicking here. If you didn't see an animation, click here to download Flash 8.

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#6 Post by Cinephrenic » Wed May 17, 2006 8:16 pm

The logo is for Criterion, not Eclipse. Sadly...

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#7 Post by redbill » Wed May 17, 2006 8:30 pm

anyone else using Firefox on a Mac? not good...

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#8 Post by Gigi M. » Wed May 17, 2006 8:49 pm

denti alligator wrote:Oh, and Seduced and Abandoned is up.
How was the Seduced and Abandoned cover? Did it have the old CC logo or the new one?

I don't know... I think I like this new look.

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#9 Post by denti alligator » Wed May 17, 2006 9:23 pm

I saw Seduced and Abandonned listed for about one minute (no cover art), then it was gone. Maybe tomorrow the new ones will be up.

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#10 Post by Tribe » Wed May 17, 2006 9:33 pm

redbill wrote:anyone else using Firefox on a Mac? not good...
No problem at all here...

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#11 Post by DRSchwarz » Wed May 17, 2006 9:47 pm

I'm having a problem with the way the page loads on Safari. I have no problems with Explorer.

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#12 Post by redbill » Wed May 17, 2006 10:05 pm

Safari is fine for me, but Firefox is messed up...

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#13 Post by The Fanciful Norwegian » Wed May 17, 2006 10:08 pm

I'm also using Mac Firefox and I haven't noticed any weirdness. Works fine for me.

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#14 Post by Antoine Doinel » Wed May 17, 2006 10:17 pm

Dang, looks like they took down the August covers :( I'm glad I won't have to see that animation over and over again though.

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#15 Post by justeleblanc » Wed May 17, 2006 10:21 pm

Mac Firefox is loading funny. I get a lot of gray.

What do they mean by "Check out the coming June newsletter...."

I couldn't find it anywhere, maybe it's in the bathroom?

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#16 Post by CSM126 » Wed May 17, 2006 10:50 pm

They mean it's coming, which means it ain't here yet...

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#17 Post by godardslave » Wed May 17, 2006 10:59 pm

its too white. too bright/glare.

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#18 Post by bjeggert82 » Wed May 17, 2006 11:19 pm

I think the webpage looks good. It's a change, and the new logo animation made me wonder how it will be incorporated onto the DVD cover art. I also like this new animation better than the old one that played on Criterion DVDs.

This change is nothing to jump up and down about, mind you, but I'm pleased.

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#19 Post by Matt » Thu May 18, 2006 12:13 am

I'll be a happy man when flash animation goes the way of blinking HTML text and starfield backgrounds.

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#20 Post by hammock » Thu May 18, 2006 2:53 am

Clean and white as a dentists restroom. Will take some time for me to adjust, but it could have been worse taking some of the latest covers into account!

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#21 Post by Floyd » Thu May 18, 2006 3:01 am

I could definitely do without the flash animation but it could have admittedly been worse since they do have a myspace page now. It reasonably could have been 700 lines long with 50 links in the center.

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#22 Post by Narshty » Thu May 18, 2006 5:01 am

Messed up on both Firefox and Explorer for me.

Looks nice, but smacks of a mid-life crisis. Tarting up because there's a new younger, flashier format in town.

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#23 Post by Oedipax » Thu May 18, 2006 9:17 am

The stills at the top of the page for each of the titles in the collection are a nice touch - those are new, right?

Edit: Nevermind, not every last title, but a good portion of them. Fun to see what moment from the film they've picked out.

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#24 Post by Napier » Thu May 18, 2006 9:26 am

Oedipax wrote:The stills at the top of the page for each of the titles in the collection are a nice touch - those are new, right?
The stills were there before.

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#25 Post by denti alligator » Thu May 18, 2006 9:30 am

Napier wrote:The stills were there before.
No, they weren't.

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