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Courtroom Drama

The newest Criterion Collection Blu-Ray, Sidney Lumet’s 12 Angry Men, hits the shelves in the UK on 15th May. Fiona Pleasance joins the jury.

The premise of 12 Angry Men could hardly be simpler. Almost all of the film takes place in a single room in a New York City courthouse in the mid-1950s, where the members of a jury deliberate on the trial of a young man accused of murdering his father.

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The Magnificent Six?

Earlier this year, rumours started to go round Mostly Film HQ that The Criterion Collection would be launching in the UK. The label has released over 800 classic films on DVD and Blu-ray in the US. Six of those 800 make up their UK launch today…

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It’s our job to let you know how wisely Criterion have chosen. Six of our writers are going to look at each launch title in turn. Here are your first two reviews: Continue reading The Magnificent Six?