Criterion's April slate promises a Hal Ashby cult classic, some bizarr-o Hollis Frampton avant-garde, and even the studio's first Blu Ozu upgrade....
Criterion will release Harold and Maude on Blu-ray on 17 April. This Hal Ashby classic will arrive with a 1080p transfer, an LPCM sound mix, an audio commentary, some Ashby seminar audio outtakes, and a featurette. SRP is $39.95.
24 April will bring the DVD release of Eclipse Series 32: Pearls of the Caech New Wave from Criterion. This set - featuring Pearls of the Deep (1966), Daisies (1966), A Report on the Party and Guests (1966), Return of the Prodigal Son (1967), Capricious Summer (1968), and The Joke (1969) - will arrive with 1.33:1 transfers and mono sound mixes. SRP is $69.95.
Director Robert M. Young's ¡Alambrista! is headed to Criterion Blu-ray on 17 April. This biting political drama will arrive with a 1080p transfer, a DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio sound mix, a commentary track, a short documentary, a featurette, and the film's trailer. SRP is $39.95.
The Yasujiro Ozu masterwork Late Spring is headed to Criterion Blu-ray on 17 April. The film will arrive with a 1080p transfer, an LPCM mono sound mix, a commentary track, and the documentary Tokyo-ga. SRP is $39.95.
Criterion is readying a 10 April Blu-ray release of A Hollis Frampton Odyssey. This collection of avant-garde shorts will arrive with 1080p transfers, lossless sound mixes, commentary tracks, some interviews and featurettes, and a stills gallery. SRP is $39.95.
Last, but not least, we have a 24 April Blu-ray release of The Organizer headed to Criterion. This Marcello Mastroianni picture will arrive with a 1080p transfer, an LPCM sound mix, an intro for the film from director Mario Monicelli, and the film's trailer. SRP is $29.95.