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05 November 2021

Synapse Films remasters DEMONS and DEMONS II (review)

DEMONS bust through the screen - this time in 4K - in Syanpse's special limited edition Blu-ray and 4K UHD sets of Lamberto Bava's DEMONS and DEMONS 2 in which the audience of a movie theater and the residents of a high-tech apartment building are trapped with a supernatural infestation of demonic proportions.  From producer Dario Argento.

REVIEW LINK: Synapse Films (US) Region A Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

DEMONS I AND II Blu-ray specs:

  • DISC ONE - Demons (1985):
    • International English Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
      • Audio Commentary by critics Kat Ellinger and Heather Drain, co-hosts of the Hell's Belles podcast
      • Audio Commentary by director Lamberto Bava, special effects artist Sergio Stivaletti, and actress Geretta Giancarlo, moderated by Mike Baronas, Art Ettinger, and Mark Murray
    • Italian Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
      • Italian DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
      • Optional English Subtitles
    • US Theatrical Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
    • "Produced by Dario Argento" visual essay by author and critic Michael Mackenzie
    • Archival Special Features:
      • "Dario’s Demon Days" interview with writer/producer Dario Argento
      • "Defining an Era in Music" interview with composer Claudio Simonetti
      • "Dario and His Demons: Producing Monster Mayhem" interview with writer/producer Dario Argento
      • "Splatter Stunt Rock" interview with stuntman Ottaviano Dell’Acqua
    • Italian Theatrical Trailer
    • International English Theatrical Trailer
    • US Theatrical Trailer
  • DISC TWO - Demons 2 (1986):
    • English Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
      • Audio Commentary by film historian Travis Crawford
    • Italian Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
      • Italian DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 Stereo 
      • Optional English Subtitles
    • "Together and Apart" visual essay by author/critic Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
    • Archival Special Features:
      • "Creating Creature Carnage" interview with special makeup effects artist Sergio Stivaletti
      • "The Demons Generation: Roy Bava Discusses a Legacy in Lacerations" inteview with director's son Roy Bava
      • "Screaming for a Sequel: The Delirious Legacy of DEMONS 2" interview with director Lamberto Bava
      • "A Soundtrack for Splatter" interview with composer Simon Boswell
    • Italian Theatrical Trailer
    • International English Trailer
  • Limited to 6,000 copies including a slipcover featuring new artwork by Juan José Saldarriaga and Chris MacGibbon, a reproduction of the original movie ticket from Demons, a special Demons 2 birthday party invitation, fold-out poster of Demons artwork from Wes Benscoter, and reversible cover art.

Also available on 4K UHD:

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