Jackie Chan & Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch Each Have Two Films Coming To The Criterion Collection In April

The Playlist | 1/17/2019 | Charles Barfield
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Jackie Chan finally joins the Criterion Collection in April with two of his most legendary films, and he’s joined by some of the greatest filmmakers of all time, with yet another solid group of films getting the special treatment.

Chan’s famous films “Police Story” and “Police Story 2” are getting the double-bill Criterion treatment. As you might expect, both films are getting brand-new 4K restorations and alternate 5.1 surround soundtracks, but there’s way more on the special-feature side of things that will be sure to excite any fan of Hong Kong cinema. Most notably, the Criterion release will feature the Hong Kong-release version of “Police Story 2,” presented in a high-definition digital transfer for the first time.

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Joining Chan in April’s Criterion releases is filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who has two films getting the nod. Both “Stranger Than Paradise” and “Night on Earth” are getting added to the famed collection, with separate releases in the spring. The “Stranger Than Paradise” release comes with a couple of...
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