Is your bank account still reeling from Amazon’s big Prime Day sale yesterday? Don’t put your wallet away just yet. It’s also time for the semi-annual Barnes & Noble sale on Criterion Collection discs. What will you pick up in this round?
At each of these B&N sales, I try to compile a list of recent Criterion titles that are now eligible for the discount pricing. The following is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of every Criterion Blu-ray. This is merely a reference to those discs issued since B&N’s previous sale ended on November 28th, 2016. If you plan to buy older Criterion releases during this sale, vote “Other” and tell us which ones in the Comments section.
Starting yesterday through August 7th, all in-print Criterion Collection titles are 50% off MSRP, both in stores and at barnesandnoble.com. The discounted price applies to upcoming titles that will be released through the end of the sale period, but not to any preorders scheduled for after the sale ends.
Fortunately, I already own several of these recent discs, either because I reviewed them for this site or because Costco already carried them for the 50% price. (In the case of the ‘Before Trilogy’, I lucked out on a short-lived Amazon pricing error.)
Even so, there’s still a bunch I’d love to get. My finances being what they are at the moment, I will prioritize ‘Roma’ and ‘The Exterminating Angel’.
Note: Amazon is currently selling ‘Woman of the Year’ at an even better 60% off, so be sure to check that out if the movie is on your list.