Their sly prank included an entire DVD web page dedicated to the release, including details of the extras ranging from “Fingers to Finger-Painting," an interview with cinematographer Michael Chapman (lol), a hilarious fake DVD cover, a beautiful "hand-painted poster from Ghana," and a picture of legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa visiting the set of the movie posing with Ahnuld. It's pretty amusing. Oh and there was a pretty great video that came along with it as well that you can watch below.
OK, sure, like most April Fool's Day jokes, you could easily figure out this one was fake. Not the point. The execution was spot-on and every facet of the joke made you laugh or chuckle. THIS is how you do it people. Well played, Criterion.