Posted Fri Jul 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Another pair of classic titles is being released by the Criterion Collection at the end of October.
Criterion has announced Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 psychedelic ghost tale 'House' for a Blu-ray on October 26.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a Japanese LPCM mono soundtrack, and supplements include: Constructing a House, a new video piece featuring interviews with director Nobuhiko Obayashi, story scenarist and daughter of the director Chigumi Obayashi, and screenwriter Chiho Katsura; Emotion, a 1966 experimental film by Obayashi; New video appreciation by director Ti West (House of the Devil); Theatrical trailer; and an essay by Chuck Stephens.
Criterion will also be bringing Stanley Kubrick's 'Paths of Glory' starring Kirk Douglas on the same date.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, an English LPCM mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: New audio commentary by critic Gary Giddins; Television interview from 1979 with star Kirk Douglas; New video interviews with Kubrick's longtime executive producer Jan Harlan, Paths of Glory producer James B. Harris, and actress Christiane Kubrick; Excerpt from a French television program about real-life World War I executions similar to the events dramatized in Paths of Glory; Theatrical trailer; and an essay by Kubrick scholar James Naremore.
Suggested list price for each Blu-ray has been set at $39.95.
You can find the latest specs for 'House' and 'Paths of Glory' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 26.
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