Documentaries lead the charge this month on the Criterion Channel, with a wide-ranging offering of nonfiction films as formally imaginative and emotionally riveting as any scripted drama.
That may be the best lineup they've had in ages. I'm extremely excited about Joint Security Area, as the physical releases have been lacking.
I'd be cautiously optimistic about that. The Criterion Channel has run some pretty lousy transfers. They're currently showing The Handmaid's Tale in a 4:3, SD version, even though a decent HD master exists....I'm extremely excited about Joint Security Area, as the physical releases have been lacking.