Movie streaming service Hulu is making available the Criterion Collection of great movies for free this long, President’s Day weekend.
These are movies made by renowned directors, legends like Francois Truffaut, Charlie Chaplin, Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, Nagisa Oshima, Andrei Tarkovsky, Akira Kurosawa and David Lynch.
You can see movies like Modern Times, 400 Blows, Summer with Monika, Breathless, Tokyo Story, And God Created Woman, Andrei Rublev, Record of a Tenement Gentleman, Lord of the Flies, The Lion has Wings, The Last Metro, City Lights, Eraserhead and so many more classics for free only this weekend.
If you have a broadband connection, you can stream these classics to your TV or large-screen computer.
I’m not sure if this freebie can be accessed outside the U.S.
Here’s the Hulu URL – http://www.hulu.com/movies/criterion
SI has just started watching Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu’s Record of a Tenement Gentleman.
His first film after World Wat II, Ozu completed making this movie in February 1947.
Ozu and Tadao Ikeda wrote the screenplay. The movie is one hour and 10-minutes long.