Wacky New Years Drawing Hints At The Criterion Collection’s 2016 Line-Up

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Our annual New Years present from the Criterion Collection has come one day early this year!

As usual, the Criterion Collection New Years Drawing from Jason Polan teases at a number of upcoming releases (announced, rumored, and unknown). I’ll do my best to gather the best guesses in this article, so feel free to comment below.

Here are links to the various drawings from the past few years

Let’s pick it apart below:


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Part 1

A. Three Kings (IMDB) / Wim Wenders’s Kings of the Road (IMDB)

B. The Kid (IMDB / Criterion) / McCabe & Mrs. Miller (IMDB)

C. Fantastic Planet (IMDB)

D. Lone Wolf and Cub films

E. Valley of the Dolls (IMDB) / Bubble (IMDB)


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Part 2

F. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (IMDB) / Only Angels Have Wings (IMDB) / The Exterminating Angel (IMDB)

G. The Manchurian Candidate (IMDB) / JFK (IMDB) / Alice? (IMDB) / John Waters’s Eat Your Makeup (IMDB)

H. The New World (IMDB)


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Part 3

I. Phoenix (IMDB)

J. Easy Rider (IMDB) – Standalone Blu-ray Release

K. Bicycle Thieves (IMDB)

L. A Taste of Honey (IMDB)

M. Chimes At Midnight (IMDB / Janus Films)

N. The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums (IMDB)

O. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (IMDB)


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Part 4

P. Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale (IMDB)

Q. Kaneto Shindo’s The Naked Island (IMDB)

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