The Criterion Collection is the latest to join the Blu-Ray family. According to the Criterion Collection's official website, they will start to roll out their films in 1080p high-definition starting in October. Here are the first wave of films to be announced:

The Third Man

Bottle Rocket

Chungking Express

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Last Emperor

El Norte

400 Blows

Gimme Shelter

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

Contempt [2 Discs]


For All Mankind

Wages of Fear

Along with those new Blu-Ray editions, Last Emperor will be released in a stand-alone theatrical version in both standard and Blu-Ray and Walkabout will be a brand new edition with a new transfer and new special features.

Exact release dates for these releases haven't been announced yet, but we'll update this story when we have more information.