The scuttlebutt on Criterion, Eclipse, and Janus Films. Lists and polls are STRONGLY discouraged.
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I just saw an article online that says Sony's restoration of Holiday (1938) is coming to Criterion blu. It was from the 2019 mar/apr postmagazine.com.
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Here's the actual article.
Post Magazine wrote:CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Entertainment (www.sonypictures.com) recently completed a 4K digital restoration of Holiday, the 1938 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Directed by George Cukor, the newly-restored film screened recently at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood in advance of its release on Blu-ray by The Criterion Collection.
- Spencer Tracy had it coming
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Excellent. That'll leave Talk of the Town as the only film from the Sony Cary Grant set to not get upgraded to BD.
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Very happy about the Holiday announcement. The only thing I'm dreading is the cover, given what Criterion have designed for the classics lately.
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I'd love it if they could somehow include the earlier version with Ann Harding and Mary Astor.
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Janus have tweeted that Martin Bell's Streetwise and its companion film Tiny will be getting a theatrical release this summer. The tweet has been liked by Criterion, and I'd be surprised if it isn't on their schedule.
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Last time the 15th fell on a Saturday they gave us announcements the day before. Maybe it'll be the same this time around.