The Newsstand – Episode 52 – The April 2015 Criterion Line-up, Janus Films’s new Homepage and more!

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This month on the Newsstand, Ryan is joined by Aaron West, Mark Hurne and David Blakeslee to discuss the April 2016 Criterion Collection line-up, update a few theories on the wacky New Year’s drawing, as well as discuss the latest in Criterion rumors, news, packaging, and more.

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  • Wacky New Year’s Drawing Follow-up
  • The April 2016 Criterion Collection Line-up
  • Teases: Kurosawa’s Dreams, Mike Leigh’s High Hopes, Antoine Doinel
  • Phantom Pages: King Hu, some names related to Tampopo
  • Chimes at Midnight poster
  • Artificial Eye announces Tarkovsky titles. Maybe an end to the Andrei Rublev drum?
  • Arrow splits up Fassbinder set, releasing The Marriage of Maria Braun.
  • Janus Films’ new homepage
  • Dragon Inn, A Touch of Zen, The Story of Last Chrysanthemums on Janus new page.
  • Ettore Scola passes away at 84.

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Music for the show is from Fatboy Roberts’ Geek Remixed project.

Ryan Gallagher

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