Tag: Blu-ray

Are Criterion Blu-rays Worth the Extra Money?

Q. I’ve read that Criterion movies are very cool because they have extra features like documentaries about the film. But I notice that they sometimes cost more. So, are they really worth the extra money? And what exactly is Criterion? Is that a company? — Cynthia, Detroit.  Cynthia, The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company

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Why Your Blu-ray Discs Won’t Play

Q. I love watching Blu-ray movies. The picture is just awesome! But sometimes when I put in the disc, a message on screen says ‘no disc” or ‘disc error.’ Is there anything I can do to eliminate this? — Ellie, Boise, Idaho. For starters, make sure the disc is compatible with your player. Some older

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Why You Should Buy Criterion Blu-rays

Q. I notice that people refer to a new Blu-ray release from the Criterion Collection as if it’s something special. What makes a Criterion Collection release different from any other Blu-ray? — Edgar, Washington, D.C. The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company that has a long history of working with filmmakers and film scholars to

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