'House' and 'Paths of Glory' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Jul 16, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT by

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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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
House (1977) (Blu-ray)
Paths of Glory (Blu-ray)
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