Criterion: ‘Princess Bride,’ Hal Ashby’s ‘Shampoo,’ Brian De Palma & More Highlight October Releases

Inconceivable! A mainstream, populist romantic comedy fantasy adventure film by Rob Reiner in the Criterion Collection? It’s happening, 1985’s “The Princess Bride” is coming to the esteemed Criterion Collection in October.

Granted not all Criterion releases are formalist, chin-scratching, slow cinema longreads (jk)—Criterion released, Michael Bay‘s “The Rock,” Kevin Smith‘s “Chasing Amy,” “RoboCop” and most recently, John Hughes‘ “The Breakfast Club” — but this may be their most crowdpleasing release in some time.Continue reading Criterion: ‘Princess Bride,’ Hal Ashby’s ‘Shampoo,’ Brian De Palma & More Highlight October Releases at The Playlist.

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