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31 December 2020

Kino Lorber takes aim at STRAIGHT SHOOTING (review)

Harry Carey is the original "good bad man" cowboy turned by a pair of hazel eyes in John Ford's feature film debut STRAIGHT SHOOTING in which cattlemen go to war with homesteaders over the land in this 1917 western.

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

STRAIGHT SHOOTING Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 Pillarboxed Fullscreen
  • Music DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo
  • English Intertitles
  • Audio Commentary by film historian Joseph McBride, author of "Searching for John Ford: A Life"
  • "Hitchin' Posts" fragment of a 1920 John Ford film preserved by the Library of Congress
  • "Bull Scores a Touchdown" video essay by film critic Tag Gallagher
  • Essay booklet by film critic Tag Gallagher

Indiepix hits the town with THREE COMRADES (review)

After being chewed out for their flagging performance in a slow economy, three young phone salesmen hit the town for drinks, but their increasingly aggressive behavior spirals out of control into a climax of violence in this Russian look at toxic masculinity.

REVIEW LINK: Indiepix (US) Region 0 NTSC DVD-R (DVDCompare)

THREE COMRADES DVD-R specs:

  • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 Widescreen
  • Russian LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Burnt-in English Subtitles
  • Theatrical Trailer

28 December 2020

Second Run goes GHOST HUNTING (review)

Filmmaker Raed Andoni places an ad in a Ramallah newspaper seeking former prisoners of the Moscobiya Dentention Centre for a film project in which they will reconstruct the centre from memory in which they will reenact and confront their experiences.

REVIEW LINK: Second Run (UK) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

GHOST HUNTING Blu-ray specs: 

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.78:1 Widescreen
    • Arabic DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and LPCM 2.0 Stereo
    • Optional English Subtitles
    • Interview with director Raed Andoni
    • Booklet featuring an essay by Gareth Evans

27 December 2020

Cineventures' Best of 2020 Blu-ray and DVD List

With over two hundred reviews this year and even more worthy product, it was hard to narrow down my favorites to just ten. The two top ten releases consist of films making their Blu-ray debut while worthy upgrades are listed among the honorable mentions.

TOP TEN EXPLOITATION:

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

TOP TEN ARTHOUSE/MAINSTREAM: 

HONORABLE MENTIONS: 

Paramount Pictures accepts MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - THE COMPLETE SERIES (review)

Long before the overblown Tom Cruise franchise, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE was a fun television series in which a team tackled operations involving disguises, manipulation, and impersonation in order to foil military coups, nuclear war, and syndicate warfare.  Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Martin Landau, Lynda Day George, Barbara Bain, Peter Lupus, and Greg Morris star.

REVIEW LINK: Paramount Pictures (US) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: THE ORIGINAL TV SERIES Blu-ray specs:

  • Seven seasons on fourty-six BD50 Blu-ray discs
  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 pillarboxed fullscreen
  • English DTS-HD Master 5.1, French and German Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono Audio
  • Optional English SDH, French, and German subtitles

 

18 December 2020

Paramount Pictures hits the waves with HAWAII FIVE-0: THE COMPLETE SERIES (review)

Hit the waves with new millenium's McGarrett and Danno in the 2010-2020 reboot of HAWAII FIVE-0 when Navy SEAL Steve McGarrett assembles a team with a New Jersey detective, an ex-cop fired for corruption, and an academy graduate to take on the island's most dangerous criminals and international terrorists.

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

HAWAII FIVE-0: THE COMPLETE SERIES DVD specs: 

  • Ten complete seasons on fifty-nine dual-layer DVDs
  • 16:9 anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen
  • English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Surround Audio
  • French Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround on season one
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles on all seasons 
  • Optional French subtitles on season one
  • Optional Spanish subtitles on seasons one through four
  • Optional Portuguese subtitles on seasons one through six
  • Thirteen episode commentaries with the cast and crew
  • Deleted, extended, and alternate scenes for several episodes
  • Gag reels for every season
  • Season overview featurettes
  • Additional featurettes on effects, stuntwork, etc.
  • Original series episode "Hookman"
  • Exclusive bonus DVD featuring "Looking Back: The Cast Celebrates 10 Seasons" ten part featurette,
    "Celebrating 50 Years of Hawaii Five-0", "All for One" music video, "Ohana" music video

 

88 Films and Jackie Chan battle SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN (review)

Jackie Chan plays a mute young monk in a Shaolin temple who is dismissed as hopeless until he trains under a prisoner monk, not realizing that the man is the leader of a deadly group of bandits who will wreak vengeance upon the temple unless he can use the man's own fighting skills against him.

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

SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • Mandarin DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono, Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono, Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono (alternate mix), and English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by Asian cinema expert Brandon Bentley
  • Audio Commentary by Hong Kong cinema experts Mike Leeder and Arne Venema
  • "Rick Baker on Shaolin Wooden Men" interview
  • "Shaolin Chamber of Death: How Trans-Global Pictures brought Jackie Chan to Britain"
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Trailer
  • English Theatrical Trailer
  • Japanese Theatrical Trailer
  • Japanese TV Spot
  • Further Attractions
  • Reversible cover with brand-new artwork from R.P. "Kung Fu Bob" O'Brien and alternative Hong Kong poster artwork
  • The first pressing includes a limited edition slipcover, set of 4 double-sided art cards, and A3 foldout poster.

88 Films resurrects the Dragon with Jackie Chan's NEW FIST OF FURY (review)

THE BIG BOSS/FIST OF FURY producer/director Lo Wei handpicked Jackie Chan to be the next Bruce Lee which proved to ber a bad fit in spite of Chan going on to become a martial arts superstar.  In this early effort NEW FIST OF FURY, Chan plays a Taiwanese street thief who may be the only hope of avenging the Dragon's death at the hands of Japanese occupiers.

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

NEW FIST OF FURY Blu-ray specs:

  • 1976 Mandarin Cut (2 hours):
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
    • Mandarin and English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English Subtitles
    • Audio Commentary by Asian cinema expert Brandon Bentley and artist/Hong Kong cinema expert R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
    • Audio Commentary by Hong Kong cinema expert Andrew Staton
  • 1980 Cantonese Cut (82 minutes):
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
    • Cantonese and English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
    • Optional English Subtitles
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Trailer
  • English Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible Cover with original Hong Kong poster artwork and brand-new artwork from R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
  • The first print run includes a slipcover with brand-new artwork from R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien and an extensive booklet by Bruce Lee Historian and Martial Arts movie reviewer for Martial Arts Illustrated and World of Martial Arts magazines Andrew Staton.

Scorpion Releasing mounts P.O.W. THE ESCAPE (review)

David Carradine takes a Chuck Norris roll as a colonel who takes a unit into Vietnam to rescue prisoners of war who will officially be declared "missing in action" if they do not survive in this Cannon war pic from the makers of AMERICAN NINJA.

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

P.O.W. THE ESCAPE Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English SDH Subtitles
  • Interview with director Gideon Amir
  • Interview with screenwriter James Bruner
  • Interview with stunt coordinator Steve Lambert
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Scorpion Releasing Trailers

Exclusively available from Ronin Flix.

Scorpion Releasing sounds the alarm for DEF-CON 4 (review)

After launching a nuclear missile in the midst of a conflict between the US and the USSR, an American satellite station flight crew find their ship repogrammed to head back to an Earth they no longer recognize in this Canadian post-apocalyptic pic from New Wold Pictures.

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

DEF-CON 4 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 composer Christopher Young
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Scorpion Releasing Trailers
  • Reversible Cover


07 December 2020

Montage Pictures captures THE PAINTED BIRD (Review)

A young boy wanders a hellish Eastern European landscape in search of his parents in the brutal Czech drama THE PAINTED BIRD based on the novel by Polish author Jerzy Kosinski (BEING THERE).

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

THE PAINTED BIRD Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.40:1 Widescreen
  • Czech DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • "11 Colours: The Making of The Painted Bird" making-of documentary (125 mins) 
  • Stills Gallery
  • The first 1,000 copies come with a limited O-card slipcase and a collector’s booklet featuring an essay on the film by Jason Wood

04 December 2020

88 Films celebrates NEW YEAR'S EVIL (review)

Cannon Films rings in the New Year with this eighties slasher in which a popular music DJ is hosting a New Year's Eve music show when she begins receiving phone calls from a psychopathic killer who promises to kill one victim at midnight in each time zone and that she will be the final victim.  HAPPY DAYS' Roz Kelly and HARDBODIES' Grant Cramer star.

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

NEW YEAR'S EVIL Blu-ray specs:

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

GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE Blu-ray specs:

Arrow Video resurfaces with HE CAME FROM THE SWAMP: THE WILLIAM GREFÉ COLLECTION (review)

From deep in the Everglades comes Florida's homegrown exploitation director William Grefé and seven of his films plus a feature-length documentary on his work.  In STING OF DEATH, a mutant, man-sized jellyfish stalks teenagers. In DEATH CURSE OF TARTU, an expedition in the Everglades runs afoul of an ancient Indian witch doctor.  In THE HOOKED GENERATION, a group of drug-runnings kidnap a couple who witness them massacre the Coast Guard.  In THE PSYCHEDELIC PRIEST, a Catholic school teacher drops out after drinking an LSD-laced Pepsi and goes on a road trip frought with danger. In NAKED ZOO, a writer and gigolo preys on wealthy older women including Rita Hayworth.  In MAKO: JAWS OF DEATH, an outcast forms a mystical relationship with sharks and turns them loose on anyone who would hurt them.  Finally, in WHISKEY MOUNTAIN, two couples head deep into the North Carolina mountains in search of treaure... but they are not alone.

REVIEW LINK: Arrow Video (US) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

HE CAME FROM THE SWAMP: THE WILLIAM GREFÉ COLLECTION Blu-ray specs:

  • Disc One:
    • Sting of Death (1966):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.78:1 Widescreen
      • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
    • Death Curse of Tartu (1966):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.78:1 Widescreen
      • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
    • Audio Commentaries on both films by director Bill Grefé, moderated by filmmaker Frank Henenlotter
    • New introductions for both films by director Bill Grefé
    • Theatrical Trailers for both films
    • "Beyond the Movie: Monsters a-Go Go!" interview with author/historian C. Courtney Joyner
    • "The Curious Case of Dr. Traboh: Spook Show Extraordinaire" interview with monster maker Doug Hobart
  • Disc Two:
    • The Hooked Generation (1968):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 Fullscreen
      • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles 
      • Behind the Scenes Footage
      • Still Gallery
    • The Psychedelic Priest (1971):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.33:1 Fullscreen
      • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
    • Audio Commentaries on both films by director Bill Grefé, moderated by filmmaker Frank Henenlotter
    • New introductions for both films by director Bill Grefé
    • "Beyond the Movie: That's Drugsploitation!" interview with film historian Chris Poggiali
    • "Beyond the Movie: The Ultimate Road Trip" interview with film historian Chris Poggiali
  • Disc Three:
    • Naked Zoo - Director's Cut (1970):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles 
      • Still Gallery
    • Naked Zoo - Barry Mahon Cut (1970):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
      • English Dolby Digital 2.0 Moon
    • Mako: Jaws of Death (1976):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
      • English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 Mono 
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
      • Super 8 Digest Version
      • Theatrical Trailer
      • Original Promo
      • CBS Promo
      • Behind the Scenes Segment
      • Still Gallery
    • Audio Commentaries on the director's cut of NAKED ZOO and MAKO: JAWS OF DEATH by director Bill Grefé
    • New introductions for both films by director Bill Grefé
    • "Beyond the Movie: That's Sharksploitation!" interview with film historian Michael Gingold
    • "The Aquamaid Speaks" audio interview with actress Jennifer Bishop, conducted by Ed Tucker
    • "Sharks, Stalkers, and Sasquatch" audio interview with screenwriter Robert Morgan
  • Disc Four:
    • Whiskey Mountain (1977):
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.55:1 Widescreen
      • English LPCM 1.0 Mono
      • Optional English SDH Subtitles
      • Audio Commentary by director William Grefé
      • Introduction by director William Grefé
      • Theatrical Trailer
      • Radio Spot
      • TV Show Excerpt
    • "They Came from the Swamp: The Films of William Grefé" 2016 documentary
    • Deleted Scenes
    • "On Location: Grefé in Miami" archival locations visit with director William Grefé
    • "Crown Jewels" documentary featurette on distributor Crown International
    • Short film "Bacardi and Coke Bonanza '81"
    • Bonus Trailer Gallery
  • A fully illustrated collector’s booklet featuring an extensive, never-before-published interview with William Grefé and a new foreword by the filmmaker
  • Reversible poster featuring newly commissioned artwork by The Twins of Evil
  • Reversible sleeves featuring newly commissioned artwork for each of the films by The Twins of Evil.

 

Vinegar Syndrome warns SOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS (Review)

The American Film Genre Archive and Vinegar Syndrome rescue this Florida-shot rarity about a pair of sexually ambiguous jewelry thieves on the run.  While child-like Stanley runs around with girls and draws attention to them, Paul dresses up as the neighborhood's kindly Aunt Martha who murders anyone who sees too much or asks too many questions.

REVIEW LINK: American Genre Film Archive (US) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

SOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS 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 queer film historian Evan Purchell and AGFA’s Bret Berg (2020)
  • Bonus Movie "The Drag Queen's Ball" (1970)
  • Shorts:
    • "Gay-in III" (1970)
    • "Caught in the Can" (1970)
  • Trailers:
    • "Lusting Hours"
    • "My Third Wife George"
    • "Sins of Rachel"
    • "Gay Liberation"
    • "The Queen"
  • Reversible Cover
  • The first 1,500 copies ordered directly from Vinegar Syndrome come with a special limited edition embossed slipcover

 

Vinegar Syndrome plays DEADLY GAMES with Santa (review)

Ten year old Thomas has a high IQ and an active imagination.  When Christmas Eve comes, he decides to use his genius and high tech gadgets to catch Santa when he arrives at midnight to deliver presents. Unfortunately, this Santa is a deranged maniac bent on murder in this brutal French eighties precursor to HOME ALONE.

REVIEW LINK: Vinegar Syndrome (US) Region ALL UltraHD 4K/Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

DEADLY GAMES Blu-ray specs:

  • UltraHD 4K:
    • 2160p24 HEVC H.265 1.85:1 Widescreen (HDR10)
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • French DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • "Forbidden Toys" interview with director René Manzor
  • "To Become a Man" interview with actor Alain Musy
  • "Simon Says Roll Sound" 1990 behind the scenes featurette
  • "Synapses" 1981 animated short film by René Manzor
  • Bonnie Tyler: "Merry Christmas" music video
  • Photo Slideshow (with audio commentary by director René Manzor)
  • "Storyboard-to-Scene" comparisons
  • "Pre-Trailer Model Shots" footage (with audio commentary by director René Manzor)
  • Theatrical Trailers:
    • French
    • Italian
    • English
  • French Teaser Trailer
  • 2 French TV Spots
  • Reversible Cover
  • Available in a Limited Edition with an embossed slipcover designed by Tom Hodge via the Vinegar Syndrome website (limited to 5,000 copies)

 

Blue Underground rebirths DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS (review)

A young honeymooning couple stranded at an off-season resort in Ostend become the prey of a beautiful vamp who may be Countess Elizabeth Bathory herself in Harry Kumel's arty lesbian vampire film DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS starring LAST YEAR IN MARIENBAD's Delphine Seyrig and DARK SHADOWS' John Karlen.

REVIEW LINK: Blue Underground (US) Region ALL 4K UHD/Region ALL Blu-ray/CD Combo (DVD Drive-in)

DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS UHD/Blu-ray/CD Combo specs:

  • UHD:
    • 2160p HEVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
  • Blu-ray:
    • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.66:1 Widescreen
  • English Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 1.0 Mono
  • French DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 Mono
  • Optional English HoH, French, Spanish, and English (for French dub) subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by co-writer/director Harry Kümel, moderated by filmmaker David Gregory
  • Audio Commentary by actor John Karlen, moderated by journalist David Del Valle
  • Audio Commentary by author Kat Ellinger
  • "Locations of Darkness" interviews with co-writer/director Harry Kumel and producer Pierre Drouot
  • "Playing the Victim" interview with actress Danielle Ouimet
  • "Daughter of Darkness" interview with actress Andrea Rau
  • Trailers:
    • U.S. "Daughters of Darkness" Theatrical Trailer
    • International "Promise of Red Lips" Theatrical Trailer
    • French "Les Lèvres Rouges" Theatrical Trailer
    • 4 Radio Spots
  • Alternate U.S. Main Titles
  • Poster & Still Gallery
  • CD Soundtrack (22 tracks)
  • Reversible Cover
  • Booklet with an essay by Michael Gingold
  • Lenticular slipcover included with the first pressing

 

Umbrella Entertainment shelters from THE LAST WAVE (Review)

Richard Chamberlain stars as a Sydney lawyer assigned to defend five Aboriginal men from a murder charge, but a series of increasingly vivid nightmares has him fearing that he has come into contact with an ancient power and is seeing visions of a coming world cataclysm in Peter Weir's follow-up to PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK.

REVIEW LINK: Umbrella Entertainment (AUS) Region ALL Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

THE LAST WAVE Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HoH Subtitles
  • "Riding the Wave" interview with producer Jim McElroy on The Last Wave
  • "Lighting the Cave" interview with director of photography Russell Boyd
  • "Richard Chamberlain: In Conversation with Paul Harris" video interview
  • "David Gulpilil: Walkabout to Hollywood" 1980 documentary excerpt
  • "David Stratton on The Last Wave" 2010 interview
  • Still Gallery
  • Trailer with Brian Trenchard-Smith commentary from "Trailers from Hell"
  • Theatrical Trailer

Masters of Cinema takes in a ISHIRŌ HONDA DOUBLE FEATURE: THE H-MAN + BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE (review)

The director of GODZILLA and MOTHRA took a break from big monsters for this pair of science fiction films.  In THE H-MAN, H-bomb tests create a flesh-melting radioactive creature that makes its way from the sea towars Tokyo.  In BATTLE IN OUTER SPACE, aliens attack the Earth and the World Council sends two teams to the moon to destroy the enemy's base before they destroy the world.

REVIEW LINK: Eureka Video/Masters of Cinema (UK) Region B Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

ISHIRŌ HONDA DOUBLE FEATURE Blu-ray specs:

  • Disc One - H-Man:
    • Japanese Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen 
      • Japanese LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English Subtitles
      • Audio Commentary on the Japanese version by authors and Japanese sci-fi historians Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski
        • Audio Commentary on the Japanese Version by film historian and writer David Kalat
      • Still Gallery
    • American Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
      • English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English HoH Subtitles
  • Disc Two - Battle in Outer Space:
    • Japanese Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen 
      • Japanese LCPM 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English Subtitles
      • Isolated Music and Effects Track
      • Audio Commentary by film historian and writer David Kalat
      • Still Gallery
    • American Version:
      • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
      • English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Optional English HoH Subtitles 
      • Audio Commentary by authors and Japanese sci-fi historians Steve Ryfle and Ed Godziszewski
  • Limited to 2,000 copies.
  • Comes with an O-Card slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling and a collector’s booklet featuring essays by Christopher Stewardson and Japanese cinema expert Jasper Sharp (Midnight Eye).

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