As we heard earlier this year, The Criterion Channel is launching on April 8. The new streaming subscription service will host the Criterion Collection and Janus Films’ library of more than 1,000 feature films, 350 shorts, and thousands of supplementary features, including trailers, introductions, behind-the-scenes documentaries, interviews, video essays, commentary tracks, and rare archival footage. But that’s not all. The Criterion Channel will be even bigger than we thought. Read More »
Calling all cinephiles: the Criterion Channel has a launch date. The streaming service, which provided online access to Criterion’s titles, was previously a part of the much-loved, but tragically under-used FilmStruck. When FilmStruck was shuttered, Criterion soon announced they would be launching their own standalone streaming service. And now we know when we’ll get to see it: April 2019. The channel will feature a constantly refreshed library selection, as well as Criterion’s streaming content and original programs.
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The Criterion Collection and WarnerMedia have announced the launch of The Criterion Collection as a new independent streaming service. That’s great news for cinephiles that have been mourning the demise of FilmStruck, the niche but well-beloved movie subscription service that WarnerMedia unceremoniously axed last month. However, this happy news for movie lovers seems like it translates to one sad thing: FilmStruck is probably dead.
Read on to learn more about the new streaming service, and when you’ll be able to access it. Read More »