Labels

88 Films (84) Acorn Media (24) AGFA (American Genre Film Archive) (9) Anchor Bay Entertainment (14) Arrow Academy (14) Arrow Films (48) Arrow Video (164) Artificial Eye (24) Big World Pictures (13) Blu-Ray (1180) Blue Underground (24) Breaking Glass Pictures (64) British Film Institute (BFI) (5) Canteen Outlaws (9) Chelsea Films (6) Cinedigm (13) Cinema Libre (16) Code Red Releasing (91) Criterion Collection (3) Cult Epics (10) Cult Films (3) Disney (5) Dorado Films (1) Drafthouse Films (3) DVD Drive-In (1168) DVDBeaver (853) DVDCompare (482) Entertainment One (6) Eureka Video (83) Exhumed Films (1) Film Chest (6) Film Detective (The) (9) Film Movement (109) First Run Features (2) Full Moon Entertainment (34) Garagehouse Pictures (6) Gay/Lesbian Interest (89) Gorgon Video (5) Grindhouse Releasing (8) Icarus Films (2) Icon Entertainment (6) Image Entertainment (8) Impulse Pictures (16) Inception Media Group (5) IndiePix (13) Indomina Films (5) Intervision Picture Corp. (28) Isis (1) Jinga Films (6) Kino Lorber (156) Lightyear Entertainment (3) LionsGate (53) Lovelockandload (3) Magnolia Pictures (8) Maltauro Entertainment (2) Masters of Cinema (30) MGM (9) Midnight Releasing (2) Mill Creek Entertainment (3) Momentum Pictures (14) Mondo Macabro (29) MPI Home Video (6) Mr. Bongo (4) MTI Home Video (11) Music Box Films (3) MVD Visual (133) MVM (4) Network (2) Nucleus Films (8) Olive Films (12) Oscilloscope Laboratories (4) Panik House (3) Paramount Pictures (30) Polyscope Media Group (3) Raro Video (45) Redemption Films (28) Retromedia (11) Revolver Entertainment (16) RLJ Entertainment (14) Ronin Flix (28) Samuel Goldwyn Films (1) Scorpion Releasing (147) Scream Factory (131) Screen Media (2) Screenbound (7) Second Run DVD (60) Second Sight (27) Severin Films (101) Shameless Screen Entertainment (11) Shout Factory (164) Signature Entertainment (1) Simply Media (33) Sony Entertainment (7) Sprocket Vault (The) (1) Strand Releasing (89) Synapse Films (34) Tartan Films (14) Tempe Digital (2) Time Life (4) TLA Releasing (10) Troma Films (3) Twentieth Century Fox (9) Twilight Time (2) Umbrella Entertainment (42) Unearthed Films (10) Universal Pictures (8) VCI Home Video (15) Vestron Video (5) Videonomicon (2) Vinegar Syndrome (256) Warner Archive (11) Warner Home Video (3) Well Go USA (19) Wild Eye Releasing (18) Wolfe Video (23) Yellow Bag Films (2)

29 April 2019

Film Movement sings with FARINELLI (review)

The bawdy adventures of castrato FARINELLI who seduced women with his voice and his brother who finished the job are detailed in this French/Italian biopic from the producer of MARQUISE.

REVIEW LINK: Film Movement (US) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

FARINELLI Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • French/Italian LPCM 2.0 Master Audio 
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • "Farinelli: Nostalgia for a Lost Voice" making-of 
  • "Farinelli: The Birth of a Voice" cast and crew interviews
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Trailers 
  • Essay booklet by film critic Kenji Fujishima

23 April 2019

Eureka Classics plays dead with CUJO (review)

E.T.'s Dee Wallace and WHO'S THE BOSS?'s Danny Pintauro face off against a rabid St. Bernard in the screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel CUJO.

REVIEW LINK: Eureka Classics/Eureka Video (UK) Region B Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

CUJO Blu-ray specs:
  • Disc One:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and LPCM 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English HoH Subtitles
    • Audio Commentary by film historian Lee Gambin, author of "Nope, Nothing Wrong Here: The Making of Cujo"
    • Interviews:
      • actress Dee Wallace
      • composer Charles Bernstein
      • stuntman Gary Morgan
      • stuntwoman Jean Coulter
      • casting director Marcia Ross
      • visual effects artist Kathie Lawrence
      • special effects designer Robert Clark
      • dog trainer Teresa Miller
    • "Dog Days: The Making of Cujo" archival documentary
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • TV Spot #1
    • TV Spot #2
  • Disc Two (Bonus Disc Limited to the first 4,000 copies):
    • Q&A with Dee Wallace from Cinemaniacs & Monster Fest 2015, moderated by Lee Gambin
    • Interview with critic and author Kim Newman
  • Limited edition hardbound slipcase, featuring newly commissioned artwork by iconic British illustrator Graham Humphreys
  • Limited edition 60-page collector's booklet including:
    • film credits
    • "Don’t Blame the Dog: Cujo vs. the Nuclear Family" by Craig Ian Mann
    • "The Beast Within: Stephen King’s Cujo and the Nature of Evil" by Scott Harrison
    • “It’s Not A Monster, It’s Just A Doggy!: The Siege Begins" by Lee Gambin
    • poster gallery
    • viewing notes
    • disc production credits.

21 April 2019

Vinegar Syndrome takes part in THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER (Review)

A drifter (PREY's Barry Stokes) is caught up in a psychosexual triangle with two women (BREATHLESS' Jean Seberg and BLOOD WEDDING's Marisol) in the brutal Spanish thriller THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER directed by Juan Antonio Bardem (Javier's uncle).

REVIEW LINK: Vinegar Syndrome (US) Region ALL Blu-ray/Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER Blu-ray/DVD combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen
    • English and Spanish DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 mono
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 2.35:1 widescreen
    • English and Spanish Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
  • Optional English subtitles (for the Spanish track) and English SDH subtitles (for the English track)
  • Archival Career Retrospective Interview with director Juan Antonio Bardem
  • "Jean Seberg: Movie Star" short film
  • Alternate Spanish Ending
  • Alternate Spanish Title Sequence
  • Alternate Spanish Insert Shot
  • International Theatrical Trailer 
  • Reversible Cover

Mondo Macabro's THE WILD PUSSYCAT purrs for THE DESERTER (review)

Mondo Macabor's Greek Collection leaps to Blu-ray with the third volume double bill of THE WILD PUSSYCAT, in which a woman seeks erotic and violent revenge on a man for her sister's suicide, and THE DESERTER in which an AWOL soldier plays fast and loose with the emotions of two unstable and unfulfilled women.

REVIEW LINK: Mondo Macabro (US) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

THE WILD PUSSYCAT/THE DESERTER Blu-ray:
  • The Wild Pussycat (1968):
    • English Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 mono
    • Greek Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
      • Greek DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 mono
      • Optional English Subtitles
    • English Promotional Trailer
    • Publicity Mini Movie
  • The Deserter (1970):
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
    • Greek DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 mono
    • Optional English Subtitles
  • More from Mondo Macabro Clip Reel

Vinegar Syndrome exposes the DARKROOM (review)

A family gathering turns murderous when an axe-wielding killer lurks in the DARKROOM in this eighties slasher from producer Nico Mastorakis.

REVIEW LINK: Vinegar Syndrome (US) Region ALL Blu-ray/Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

DARKROOM Blu-ray/DVD Combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • "Developing Fear" interview with actor Aarin Teich
  • "Exposing the Truth" interview with actor Jeff Arbaugh
  • Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer 
  • Reversible Cover

Vinegar Syndrome goes to GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE (Review)

Visit GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE where "she'll love you to death" in this eighties thriller about two orphans sent to live with their grandparents who have have some deadly secrets of their own.

REVIEW LINK: Vinegar Syndrome (US) Region ALL Blu-ray/Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE Blu-ray/DVD combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • "The Mysterious Woman" interview with actress Brinke Stevens
  • "Back to Grandmother's House" interview with director Peter Rader
  • "Slow and Steady" interview writer/cinematographer Peter Jensen
  • Archival 'making-of' including the original short concept film
  • Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer 
  • Reversible Cover

18 April 2019

Masters of Cinema counts down Billy Wilder's ONE, TWO, THREE (review)

James Cagney is a mercenary executive for Coca-Cola stationed in West Germany whose planned rise up the corporate ladder by cracking the Iron Curtain is upset when his boss sends his wild daughter to Berlin and she falls in love with a communist.  James Cagney, Horst Bucholz, Pamela Tiffin, and Arlene Francis star in this comedy from Billy Wilder.

REVIEW LINK: Eureka (UK) Region B Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

ONE, TWO, THREE Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen
  • English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HoH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Michael Schlesinger
  • Interview with film scholar Neil Sinyard
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Collector's booklet featuring new essays by film scholar Henry K. Miller, critic Adam Batty, and archival material.
  • A limited edition of 2,000 copies comes with a limited edition O-card slipcase

17 April 2019

Scorpion Releasing rebels against the ROBOT HOLOCAUST (review)

The robot rebellion has lead to a nuclear spill that has poisoned the Earth's air.  The suriving humans are Air Slaves who provide fuel to the Power Station for The Dark One who controlls the air supply.  A nomad, a scientist's daughter, an Amazon warrior, and rebel slaves cross the treacherous wasteland to rescue the girl's father and overthrow The Dark One.

REVIEW LINK: Scorpion Releasing (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

ROBOT HOLOCAUST Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Interview with actress Jennifer Delora
  • Trailers

Scorpion Releasing ventures into LAND OF DOOM (Review)

DALLAS' Deborah Rennard is Harmony making her way through the trecherous LAND OF DOOM with wounded rebel Anderson and pursued by mad raiders lead by the metal-masked Slater in this eighties post-apocalyptic actioner shot in Turkey.

REVIEW LINK: Scorpion Releasing (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

LAND OF DOOM Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Interview with actress Deborah Rennard
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Trailers

15 April 2019

Kino Lorber renovates THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES (review)

George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, and Vincent Price are in the grip of a bloody family curse in Universal's adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES.

REVIEW LINK: Kino Lorber (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Troy Howarth
  • Previews

Shout Select strikes back with THE STREET FIGHTER COLLECTION (review)

Already a star in his native Japan for fifeen years, Sonny Chiba became an international with the 1975 trio of films that make up THE STREET FIGHTER COLLECTION with their X-rated, X-ray violence and outrageous plotting as a for hire martial arts assassin carries out assignments and settles scores when his employers try to double cross him.

REVIEW LINK: Shout Factory (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

THE STREET FIGHTER COLLECTION Blu-ray specs:
  • Disc One - The Street Fighter (1975):
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen
    • English (Classic Dub), English (90's redub), and Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English Subtitles (SDH for English tracks and English translation for Japanese track)
    • Interview with actor Sonny Chiba
    • Interview with American editor Jack Sholder
    • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
    • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
    • Still Gallery
    • Blu-ray Credits
  • Disc Two - Return of the Street Fighter (1975):
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen
    • English and Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English Subtitles (SDH for English and translation for Japanese)
    • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
    • U.S. Teaser Trailer
    • Japansese Theatrical Trailer
    • Still Gallery
  • Disc Three - The Street Fighter's Last Revenge (1975):
    • U.S. Cut:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen 
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
    • Japanese Cut:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen (with SD inserts)
      • Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English Subtitles
    • U.S. Theatrical Trailer
    • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
    • Still Gallery
  • Slipcase

Scream Factory crawls with TARANTULA! (review)

A beneficial experiment to combat world hunger goes awry and a rapidly growing tarantula is soon on the loose in the desert in the fifties big bug classic TARANTULA!  John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliott, and Clint Eastwood star.

REVIEW LINK: Scream Factory/Shout! Factory (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

TARANTULA! Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historians Tom Weaver, David Schecter, and Dr. Robert J. Kiss
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery
  • Poster and Lobby Card Gallery

14 April 2019

Kino Lorber unlocks THE STRANGE DOOR (review)

A young rogue becomes a pawn in a nefarious scheme in Universal-International's horrific take on Robert Louis Stevenson's THE STRANGE DOOR.  Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Sally Forrest, and Richard Stapley star.

REVIEW LINK: Kino Lorber (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

THE STRANGE DOOR Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historians Tom Weaver, David Schecter, and Dr. Robert J. Kiss
  • Trailers

Kino Lorber ventures into THE LAND UNKNOWN (review)

An expedition to map warm oases discovered in the arctic leads a crashed helicopter carrying three men and one woman in THE LAND UNKNOWN, unchanged since the Mesozoic era and teeming with prehistoric beasts... and maybe man.

REVIEW LINK: Kino Lorber (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

THE LAND UNKNOWN Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historians Tom Weaver and David Schecter
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Animated Still Gallery
  • Trailers

07 April 2019

Breaking Glass turns down the DEVIL'S PATH (review)

"Two men encounter each other on a dangerous gay cruising park trail, and quickly find themselves caught up in a deadly game of cat and mouse."

REVIEW LINK: Breaking Glass Pictures (US) Region 1 NTSC DVD (DVDCompare)

DEVIL'S PATH DVD specs:
  • 16:9 anamorphic 2.35:1 widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Audio Commentary by director Matthew Montgomery and actor JD Scalzo
  • Behind the Scenes Interviews
  • Trailer
  • Previews

06 April 2019

Masters of Cinema hunts THE WHITE REINDEER (review)

In northernmost Lapland there is the legend of a witch who stalks and kills herders in the guise of a white reindeer.  A young bride is about to live out this legend when she seeks a love potion to keep her husband interested in this award-winning Finnish folk horror film.

REVIEW LINK: Eureka (UK) Region B Blu-ray/Region 2 NTSC DVD (DVDCompare)

THE WHITE REINDEER Blu-ray/DVD combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.37:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
    • Finnish LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • DVD:
    • 4:3 non-anamorphic 1.37:1 fullscreen
    • Finnish Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Kat Ellinger
  • "Religion, Pleasure, and Punishment: The Portrayal of Witches in Nordic Cinema" audio essay by film journalist Amy Simmons
  • "With the Reindeer" 1947 documentary by Erik Blomberg and Eino Mäkinen
  • Colour Test Footage
  • "Jussi Awards Ceremony 1952" Clip
  • Reversible sleeve
  • Collector's booklet featuring "The Passion of the Snow Witch" by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and "Vampire of the Snows" by Phlip Kemp along with viewing notes and release credits
  • Limited edition O-card slipcase is included with the first 2,000 copies

04 April 2019

Masters of Cinema propositions IRMA LA DOUCE (review)

Transferred from the kiddie park into the fleshpot  of Paris, naive cop Nestor does his duty raiding a hotel of prostitutes only to find himself booted from the force.  Defending the honor of Irma La Douce, Nestor somehow winds up as her new pimp and wildy jealous of all of her clients.  He cooks up a secret identity to become one of her clients but his attempt to kill off his other identity when she falls for him leads to a madcap finale.  Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine star in Billy Wilder's comedy.

REVIEW LINK: Eureka (UK) Region B Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

IRMA LA DOUCE Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HoH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Kat Ellinger
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Joseph McBride
  • Video Interview with film historian Neil Sinyard
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Collector's Booklet with a new essay by Richard Combs

Arrow Video gets SCARED STIFF (review)

A plantation house in the deep south holds a centuries old evil within and a rock star, her son, and her psychiatrist boyfriend are about to unleash it in the eighties horror film SCARED STIFF.  Andrew Stevens and Mary Page Keller star.

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

SCARED STIFF Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by director Richard Friedman and producer Dan Bacaner, moderated by film historian Robert Ehlinger
  • "Mansion of the Doomed: The Making of Scared Stiff" retrospective documentary featuring interviews with Richard Friedman, Dan Bacaner, Robert Ehlinger, actors Andrew Stevens and Joshua Segal, special effects supervisor Tyler Smith and special effects assistants Jerry Macaluso and Barry Anderson
  • Interview with composer Billy Barber
  • Image Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring two original artwork options
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: A fully illustrated collector's booklet with new writing on the film by James Oliver.

Scream Factory rebirths THE MANITOU (review)

Evil does not die... it waits... to be reborn... in the big screen adaptation of the seventies horror paperback classic THE MANITOU.  When a young woman comes to the hospital with a growth on the back of her neck that is moving and growing, the doctors are puzzled but a hack mystic coems to believe that an evil being is using her to reincarnate itself.  Directed by William Girdler and starring Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan Strasberg, Stella Stevens, Ann Sothern, and Burgess Meredith.

REVIEW LINK: Scream Factory (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

THE MANITOU Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo (restored) and 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Troy Howarth
  • Interview with producer David Sheldon
  • Interview with author Graham Masterton
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Image Gallery
  • Reversible Cover

Vinegar Syndrome swelters IN THE COLD OF THE NIGHT (review)

A handsome fashion photographer with a different girl in his bed every night starts having nightmares about brutally murdering a woman he has never seen before.  And then he meets her in the flesh...  Nico Mastorakis' nineties erotic thriller was one of the first films to be awarded an NC-17 rating by the MPAA.  Presented uncut from a 4K restoration.

REVIEW LINK: Vinegar Syndrome (US) Region ALL Blu-ray/Region 0 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

IN THE COLD OF THE NIGHT Blu-ray/DVD Combo Specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 1.85:1 widescreen
    • English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Archival Behind the Scenes Featurette
  • Archival Image Gallery
  • Reversible Cover
  • A limited run of 1,500 copies available directly from Vinegar Syndrome comes with a slipcover by Derek Gabryzsak

88 Films gets slimed by SWAMP THING (Review)

Before he hit the big time with A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, Wes Craven took on DC Comics with a feature film adaptation of SWAMP THING.  Deep in the swamps, Dr. Alec Holland is working on an experiment combining plant and animal DNA.  When supervillain Arcane tries to take the formula, a lab experiment mutates Holland into the vengeful swamp thing.  Ray Wise, Adrienne Barbeau, Louis Jourdan, and David Hess star.

REVIEW LINK: 88 Films (UK) Region B Blu-ray/Region 2 PAL DVD (DVD Drive-in)

SWAMP THING Blu-ray/DVD Combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English HoH Subtitles
    • Audio Commentary by director Wes Craven and moderated by Sean Clark
    • "Swamp Screen: Designing DC's Main Monster" interview with production designer Robb Wilson King
    • "From Krug to Comics: How the Mainstream Shaped a Radical Genre Voice" video essay by critic Kim Newman
    • Theatrical Trailer
  • DVD:
    • Feature Film only
  • Reversible sleeve
  • FIRST PRINT RUN ONLY: 16-page liner notes booklet of photos and lobby cards, fold out poster of the original theatrical art, and slipcase featuring the original theatrical art

88 Films gets nasty with DEVIL HUNTER (Review)

A Hollywood actress is held for ransom on an island where the locals worship a cannibal god who likes female sacrifices in Jess Franco's cannibal classic DEVIL HUNTER.

REVIEW LINK: 88 Films (UK) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

THE DEVIL HUNTER Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
  • English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HoH Subtitles
  • "Franco-Philes: Musings on Madrid's B-Movie Maverick" documentary
  • Reversible cover
  • Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase (first print run only)

88 Films bids CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH (review)

Clive Barker's urban legend phantom Candyman returns in CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH to hack and slash his way through the Big Easy in this sequel from GODS AND MONSTERS' Bill Condon.  Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O'Leary, Matt Clark, and Veronica Cartwright star.

REVIEW LINK: 88 Films (UK) Region B Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Blu-ray specs:
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 stereo
  • Optional English SDH subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by director Bill Condon
  • "CANDYMAN Tales" interview with star Tony Todd 
  • "Down Memory Lane" interview with actress Veronica Cartwright
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible Sleave
  • FIRST PRINT RUN ONLY: O-Card slipcase and Collectors' Booklet by Film Journalists Dave Wain and Matty Budrewicz

01 April 2019

Universal Pictures gives Jennifer Lopez a SECOND ACT (review)

Passed over for a manager position after thirteen years with her company because she does not have a college degree, forty-year old Maya gets a chance at the job of her dreams thanks to some hacking by her best friend's genius son who fits her with a new identity perfect for a high-powered job.  Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, and Milo Ventimiglia star.

REVIEW LINK: Universal Pictures (US) Region A Blu-ray/Region 1 NTSC DVD (DVDCompare)

SECOND ACT Blu-ray/DVD Combo specs:
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.40:1 Widescreen
    • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Descriptive Audio Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • DVD:
    • 16:9 anamorphic 2.40:1 Widescreen
    • English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Descriptive Audio Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English SDH and Spanish Subtitles
  • Featurettes:
    • “Connecting with Milo Ventimiglia”
    • “The Empowering Women of Second Act”
    • “Friendship On and Off Screen”
    • “Working with the Ones You Love”
  • Trailer
  • Start-up Trailers
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...