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14 May 2022

88 Films illuminates HUMAN LANTERNS (review)

When two boastful noblemen compete for prestige over who has the most beautiful lantern in the Chinese New Year festival, one of them unfortunately hires a madman who uses an ancient art form to make lanterns using human skin in this Shaw Brothers wuxia/horror hybrid.

REVIEW LINK: 88 Films (US/UK) Region A/B Blu-ray (DVDCompare)

HUMAN LANTERNS Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • Mandarin LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by Kenneth Brorsson and Phil Gillon of the Podcast On Fire Network
  • "A Shaw Story" interview with actress Susan Shaw
  • "The Beauty and the Beasts" interview with actress Linda Chu
  • "Lau Wing - The Ambiguous Hero" interview
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible cover
  • The first pressing of 3,000 copies includes a gloss O-ring slipcase with brand-new artwork from R.P. "Kung Fu Bob" O'Brien, booklet notes by Barry Forshaw
, and a double-sided foldout poster.

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