Criterion sale on Amazon for today only!

Powell and Pressburger‘s “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp”, just one of the titles offered

Over 50% off select Criterion titles today only!

I’ve been eyeing Kazan’s On the Waterfront and Powell and Pressburger’s The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (I have the old DVD but have seen nothing but positives about the new transfer), and there’s never been a better time to pick up Terrence Malick‘s first feature, 1973’s Badlands, or the sublime antiphony to Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan: The Thin Red Line.

Unfortunately Amazon.ca is not duplicating the sale (per usual), but at these prices importing is still a deal.

Included below is a fascinating video with Martin Scorsese giving a brief glimpse of the three years of work he and the Academy Film Archive put into restoring The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, just one of the terrific supplements on the Criterion disc:

What will you get?