The scuttlebutt on Criterion, Eclipse, and Janus Films. Lists and polls are STRONGLY discouraged.
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War of the Worlds, The Elephant Man and now The Parallax View all getting announced within 8 months. Hopefully there will be more considering Paramount has opened their vault to themselves as wellcdnchris wrote: ↑Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:10 pmThe understanding is that Paramount licenses out in batches, so a label goes to them and requests some titles and then that's it, whereas I believe a studio like Universal does an on-the-go approach. If you look at Paramount licenses you'll notice there are big gaps in time when they release a batch of them. The last batch appears to have been Moonrise, Virgin Suicides, and Election. So when people say "new deal" they mean that Paramount is licensing out another batch to Criterion.
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I emailed Jon Mulvaney specifically about the Sternberg silents and The Furies, and got a reply from Justin at Criterion:
While we do not typically disclose titles that are going out of print in advance, I can assure you that there are no additional titles in our catalog that are going OOP in the near future. That said, if there are titles you've had an eye on for your next purchases, it's always a good idea to purchase it sooner than later, since we do not announce upcoming OOP or packaging changes.