The Criterion Collection is synonymous not just with movies, but with great movies. And more important, presenting movies "as its maker would want it seen, in state-of-the-art restorations with special features designed to encourage repeated watching and deepen the viewer's appreciation of the art of film."
And on April 8 it's launching the the Criterion Channel in the United States and Canada.
Pricing is initially set at $9.99 a month (or $89.99 a year) as a "Charter Subscriber." (That means you're among the first.) And for that you'l get access to more than 1,000 films, including "constantly refreshed selections of Hollywood, international, art-house, and independent movies."
You'll also be getting a free 30-day trial that starts on the April 8 launch. After that date, pricing bumps up to $10.99 a month or $99 annually.
Charter subscribers also will receive concierge customer service from Criterion Collection, which includes a dedicated email address to write to (as opposed to sending out emails randomly, I suppose), plus a holiday gift certificate.
If you're thinking April 8 is a long way away, well, it is. So to make the time go a little faster Criterion Channel is offering Charter Subscribers a members-only movie of the week between now and launch day.
The Criterion Channel will be available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, iOS and Android, via Chromecast, and on the web.
Stream it up with Roku without breaking the bank
Roku Streaming Stick is a great way to stream tons of shows and movies right from your own living room. Although this stick is not in 4K, it will allow you to enjoy the classic films the way they were intended.
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