Archive for The Criterion Collection

1/8/12

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , on January 14, 2012 by Hank

Click here to listen to the show.  KSCU was undergoing some maintenance so the recording isn’t the top-notch quality you’re used to, but we’ve learned to sally forth in the radio world.  Just pretend that you are listening to the show on an Edison Victrola, and it will all work out.

On tonight’s show:


A Dangerous Method (2011)   Get it here from Amazon.


The Iron Mask (1929)  Get the restored Kino edition we talked about here.


Design For Living (1933)  The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray.  Get it here.


– Interesting Death of the Week with B.K.: Frederica Maas – legendary unknown earl Hollywood screenwriter.  Author of The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer In Early Hollywood.

12/11/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Tokyo Drifter (1966)  The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray.   Click here to get it on Amazon.

Lego Indiana Jones Mini-Movie (2008)  See, 2008!  Why is it being advertised so heavily on Comcast On Demand?


This amazing article on The Dark Knight Rises & Christopher Nolan from Cracked.com.

– Interesting Death of the Week with B.K.: Jerry Robinson – Creator of the Joker; Marion Dougherty – The original modern day casting agent.

Videodrome Classic: 9/7/2008

Posted in Show Notes, Videodrome Classic with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 7, 2011 by Hank

Here’s another episode of Videodrome Classic, starring Hank, B.K., and Mr. Salamander.

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On tonight’s show:


On The Ecstacy of Ski Flying: A Werner Hertzog conversation w/ Karen Beckman (2008)  Go here to get it.


– Tarsem’s The Fall (2006)  Go here to get it.

9/18/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 19, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Videodrome Radio: An Oral History


The Phantom Carriage (1921)  The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray


Buried (2010)  Get it here.


Magnet Releasing’s ingenious Video-On-Demand

8/30/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , on September 1, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


– Roman Polanski’s Cul-de-sac (1966) The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray

– Internet reviewers who have no business reviewing anything, like this guy:

George S. Mitchell "Mitch" from Old Hickory, Tennessee

Read his ridiculous Sex & Lucia (yes, the very same one from Hank’s Top Ten Movies of the Oughts) review here.  At least we can all take solace in the fact that 62 people felt the need to click that his review wasn’t helpful.


– Preview of B.K.’s all new segment (that’s a bit, if you’re B.K.): B.K.’s Gonna Ruin It!  Tune in to next week’s show to hear B.K. ruin: Hobo With A Shotgun (2010)

7/18/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 19, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Beauty & The Beast (1946)  The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray


Sherlock Jr. (1924)  at the Stanford Theatre.  To see it on DVD or Blu-Ray check out here.


Seven Chances (1925)  Check it out from Kino International.

The Dark Knight Rises Teaser Trailer

The Avengers leaked footage.  Good luck finding it.  The real deal will be available this weekend.

7/11/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 15, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Charade (1963) The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray.


The Buster Keaton Short Films Collection 1920-23 Blu-Ray Set from Kino International.


Tiptoes (2003)  Get it here.

6/19/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:

Kiss Me Deadly (1955) The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray – Get it here on Amazon.


The Hangover Part 2 (2011)   Get it on Amazon.


The Tree of Life (again…) (2011)  Get it on Amazon.


– Interesting Death of the Week with B.K.: Alan Haberman – The promoter of the UPC  (Universal Product Code).

5/15/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Diabolique (1955) The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray.  Get it here on Amazon.


Thor (2011)  Click here to get it on Amazon.


Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2011)  Click here to be notified of a Blu-Ray release announcement on Amazon.  See it in the theater!


– Citizen Kane: 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collectors Edition announced.  This Amazon exclusive comes with The Magnificent Ambersons!


– Tonight’s score: Berny H.’s music for the soon-to-be-released-on-Blu-Ray The Egyptian.

4/24/11

Posted in Show Notes with tags , , , , , , on April 27, 2011 by Hank

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On tonight’s show:


Blow Out (1981) The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray.  Get it here on Amazon.


Game  Of Thrones: Episode 1 “Winter Is Coming” (2011)

– Interesting Death of the Week with B.K.: Max Mathews – CPU Music originator, Godfather of Techno music; Madelyn Pugh – I Love Lucy gag creator.

– The Otomata website Mr. Salamander brought up.

– Tonight’s score: John Ottman’s score to The Usual Suspects