The rights and wrongs of Criterion’s decision to ditch ‘dual format’ releases

Less than a year ago, Criterion Collection CEO Peter Becker took to the label’s official blog and announced their decision to release new titles in dual format editions and not as separate Blu-ray and DVD releases. I expected some resistance to this announcement, but Becker seemed to pre-empt most criticisms with some cogent reasoning. While dual format editions would mean … Read more