2021-08-11 17:20:03

I’ve been looking for this piece forever. It was part of my blog that was wiped out in the transition in May 2017 from 1999.io to Electric Outliner and Old School. I finally had the thought to look in my previous editing system and there it was. I said this: I want my old blog back. I decided that all the crazy michegas in trying to make Twitter, Medium, Facebook, the defunct Google Reader that still limited what we could do with blogs, from its grave, to make all those work with my writing — it wasn’t worth it. All these limits amounted to there was nothing I could write that would make even a small subset of them happy. And no links, titles, bold, italic, or podcasts. Fuck you Facebook. What a bad netizen they are. And Twitter, although I love it, it’s fucked up too. They support every


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Criterion announces support for 4K UHD Blu-ray, beginning with Citizen Kane

Enlarge / Coming soon in full 4K. (credit: Criterion)
The Criterion Collection, one of the most renowned distributors of home films on various formats, has long been dogged for not releasing movies on the latest high-resolution disc format, 4K UHD Blu-ray. That situation finally changes this week with the announcement of Criterion films coming to 4K discs later this year.
As it turns out, Criterion waited to secure the rights to a pivotal film—Citizen Kane—before making its 4K entrance. This film choice, coming to 4K Blu-ray in “November 2021,” is remarkable for a few reasons. But beyond its inclusion in typical best-films-ever lists, Criterion hasn’t been able to release a version of Citizen Kane since its 50th anniversary Laserdisc release in 1992.
That same month, five other films from Criterion will join Citizen Kane in 4K UHD Blu-ray format:Read 4 remaining paragraphs | Comments


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