Criterion Announces Its Biggest Box Set Ever, a Collection of Olympic Films
The Criterion Collection has emerged as the gold standard of boutique home-video releasing outfits, both in terms of their eclecticism and access. It seems like they’re always unveiling some big new project, whether it’s a restoration of an aging classic, a spotlight on a more obscure curio (their House disc remains a top seller), or a handsome release for current pictures. And a tweet today announced what may be their most staggeringly ambitious project, a box set the like of which dwarf any the company has attempted before. Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project has been suddenly supplanted as the must-have gift for the movie obsessive in your life.
Texas is Well-Represented in Rio
Of the 500 athletes competing in Rio, a good portion of them are from Texas.  They're from Houston, Dallas, Texarkana, and College Station, and they're spread out across many of the most popular events.

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