Some of you may recall that back in 2011, Joe Henry answered a number of questions from Nicolas Ragonneau of Paris DJ's. Among the very intriguing questions, JH was asked for his 10 Desert Island films. Turns out many of those titles just so happen to belong to the Criterion Collection film library, and another of Joe's favorites has now been added to the collection.
Elia Kazan's masterpiece On The Waterfront is out this week in a stellar Blu-ray edition, which features three (!) aspect ratios and a pile of new bonus features. Reviewers are falling all over themselves, and here in February, we already have a contender (sorry) for the strongest hi-def release of the 2013.
Martin Scorsese talks On The Waterfront (excerpted from the bonus feature):
A Tale of Two Aspect Ratios: