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Criterion Collection Announces January Titles

Every film geek's favorite distributor The Criterion Collection have announced three new releases for January! On January 18th, the studio will release two films by director Samuel Fuller: Shock Corridor and The Naked Kiss on DVD/Blu-ray. On January 25th, Broadcast News will hit DVD/Blu-ray. Can't wait to check out these editions.

Shock Corridor
Extras include:

  • New video interview with star Constance Towers by film historian and filmmaker Charles Dennis
  • The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera, Adam Simon's 1996 documentary on director Samuel Fuller
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Illustrations by cartoonist Daniel Clowes (Eightball, Ghost World) and a booklet featuring an essay by critic and poet Robert Polito and excerpts from Fuller's autobiography, A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking


The Naked Kiss
Extras include:

  • New video interview with star Constance Towers by film historian and filmmaker Charles Dennis
  • Excerpts from a 1983 episode of the BBC's The South Bank Show dedicated to director Samuel Fuller
  • Interview with Fuller from a 1967 episode of the French television series Cinéastes de notre temps
  • Interview with Fuller from a 1987 episode of the French television series Cinéma cinémas
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Illustrations by cartoonist Daniel Clowes (Eightball, Ghost World) and a booklet featuring an essay by critic and poet Robert Polito and excerpts from Fuller's autobiography, A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking


Broadcast News
Extras include:

  • New audio commentary featuring James L. Brooks and Richard Marks
  • New documentary on Brooks's career in television and film, featuring actors Marilu Henner (Taxi) and Julie Kavner (The Simpsons) and several other of Brooks's collaborators
  • Deleted scenes and an alternate ending, with commentary by Brooks
  • New video interview with veteran CBS news producer Susan Zirinsky, one of the models for actress Holly Hunter's character and an associate producer on the film
  • Featurette containing on-set footage and interviews with Brooks, Hunter, and actor Albert Brooks
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Carrie Rickey

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