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Clip & SAVE on CRITERION BLU-RAY during SIFF

May is every cinema lover in Seattle's favorite month, for with the slightly increased temperatures and the slightly decreased rainfall comes the SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. From May 20th to June 13th, the film faithful will be lining up at theaters all around Seattle (plus Everett and Kirkland), ready to take in SIFF's always impressive lineup. Details about this year's festival are already buzzing about the Internet but the full schedule of films & events will be announced on May 6th. For that we direct you to the SIFF Guide inside this Thursday's Seattle Times. Amongst the movie & ticket info, you'll find an advertisement for our humble establishment. This ad contains a special CLIP & SAVE COUPON good for $2 OFF any Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection. That's $2 OFF our already low prices on our ENTIRE selection of Criterion Blu-ray discs--such as Francois Truffaut's THE 400 BLOWS, the one-two punch of Akira Kurosawa's YOJIMBO/SANJURO, Alain Resnais' LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD, Terrence Malick's DAYS OF HEAVEN and many more. It even includes these new Blus coming out during the festival: The first new Criterion Blu-ray of May is Fritz Lang's M, arriving on shelves May 11th Then on May 18th, there's Nicholas Roeg's tale of two siblings stranded in the Australian outback, WALKABOUT. The cool 70s trailer tells us it's "just about the most different film you'll ever see." Then on May 25th, there's BY BRAKHAGE VOLUMES 1 & 2, a collection of 56 films by the late experimental filmmaker, including 1963's MOTHLIGHT Also on May 25th, there's John Ford's quintessential Western STAGECOACH, his first with John Wayne. All the discs listed above are regularly priced at $29.95, except the Brakhage collection which is $59.95 for the three disc set. Not bad, but $2 OFF would be better, right? Right. So get the Times, get out your favorite scissors, then clip & save. If you don't snag a coupon from the Times, be on the lookout for our ads in the Film section of The Stranger for a second (or third or tenth) chance at savings.

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