Every now and then, a retailer will have a 50% off sale on Criterion Collection titles. It leads to a mad rush on their movies, and well it should. The MSRP on Criterion titles is more than fair considering their value, so half off is a steal. You can get such a steal for the next 24 hours from Criterion’s website. Their “Flash Sale” is happening until noon EST tomorrow, and applies to all in-stock Blu-ray and DVDs including new releases such as Fantastic Mr. Fox, Foreign Correspondent, the Zatoichi box set, and It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. Personally, I just picked up five titles I’d had my eye on and got them for less than $100. Like I said, it’s a steal.
Click over to Criterion’s website and use the promo code “MADFOX” to take advantage of the deal. Also, as a side note, while I love Criterion, you may want to hold off on their new, bare-bones release of Blue Is the Warmest Color. I’m sure the transfer is superb, but a more feature-rich edition is set for a TBD release date. In the meantime, the movie just hit Netflix Instant, and you should absolutely check it out.