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20 April 2017

Arrow Video resurrects CALTIKI, THE IMMORTAL MONSTER (review)

An archaeological expedition in Mayan ruins near Mexico city after a volcanic eruption is terrorized by the resurrection of the goddess Caltiki, a prehistoric creature that grows exponentially with exposure to radiation and feeds on human flesh.  The film was started by Riccardo Freda (THE HORRIBLE DR. HICHCOCK) and finished by cinematographer/special effects maestro Mario Bava.

REVIEW LINK: Arrow Video (US) Region A/B Blu-ray/Region 1/2 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

CALTIKI, THE IMMORTAL MONSTER Blu-ray/DVD combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 widescreen
    • English and Italian LPCM 1.0 mono
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.66:1 widescreen
    • English and Italian Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
  • Optional English subtitles for the Italian track and English SDH subtitles for the English track
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Tim Lucas
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Troy Howarth
  • "From Quatermass to Caltiki" discussion with critic Kim Newman
  • Alternate Full Aperture Version
  • "Riccardo Freda, Forgotten Master" interview with critic Stefano Della Casa
  • "The Genesis of Caltiki" interview with filmmaker Luigi Cozzi
  • Archival Introduction
  • US Theatrical Trailer
  • US Opening Titles
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing by Diabolique Magazine's Kat Ellinger and Roberto Curti (ITALIAN GOTHIC HORROR FILMS, 1957-1969) included with the first pressing only

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