Who Needs Another Disc?

blog_bowieTo many of the growing number of people who have discovered $9-a-month streaming Netflix and other similar online cinema services, the prospect of shelling out $200 for a Blu-Ray player seems ridiculous, as the New York Times reports; for those cinephiles who insist on owning a tangible item they can associate with the movies they watch, the Criterion Collection recently released its first line of Blu-Ray selections, which includes The Man Who Fell to Earth — a masterwork starring David Bowie and directed by Nicolas Roeg, who STOP SMILING interviewed for its Auteur Issue. -SS.