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If I Do Something Bad Will You Still Love Me? Firestarter Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Van Damme Gets His Second Retro Rewind Collection Blu-ray with 1990's Lionheart This June (UPDATE)

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Yeah, They're Dead. They're All Messed Up. Night of the Living Dead Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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A horror classic gets a new lease on life with this new blu-ray from The Criterion Collection.








Disc 1: The Movie

Commentary #1

Recorded for the 1994 Elite Entertainment Laserdisc, this track features Co-writer/director George A. Romero, producer/actor Karl Hardman, actor Marilyn Eastman, and co-writer John Russo.

The track contains chapter selections:


1. Production value2. Ghoul switch3. Permission required4. Gobo shadows5. Black and white6. Good action7. Death twitch8. Readying the house9. Duane's soliloquy10. Missing music box11. Explaining the window12. Faking the basement13. Blood and squibs14. A great lost shot15. Mixing without picture16. Memories of Duane17. Stone target18. Clients chow down19. Filling a gap20. Unpredictability21. Separate shots22. The real villain23. Mezzotint screen


Commentary #2 

Also recorded for the 1994 Elite Entertainment Laserdisc, this track features producer/actor Russell Streiner, production manager Vincent Survinski, and actors Judith O'Dea, S.W…

88 Films Announces Their June Line Up And We Are Excited

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88 Films, out of the U.K. have announced the four blu-rays that they will be releasing in June.



The sequel to the 1975 Hong Kong horror spectacular has finally arrived in HD!!! Long considered one of the greatest Asian fright films ever concocted, and released in 1976 to the sound of stomachs churning all across the Far East, most fans will be in agreement that BLACK MAGIC 2 (1976) is even more outlandish than its provocative plasma-packed predecessor! Starring the genius of Ti Lung (A BETTER TOMORROW) and directed by the legendary Meng Hua Ho (THE OILY MANIAC) this is one of the original Oriental zombie horrors as the undead begin to crawl out of their graves whilst perplexed 'experts' try and work out why they are being faced with corpses that can't be controlled! Meantime the macabre moments come thick and fast alongside several gross out set pieces that have to be seen to be believed! Originally released in American theatres under the title REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIE'S,…

Arrow Announces Their Upcoming May Releases

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Arrow has announced their May line up. Some of the titles may surprise you, some may not. Here they are:



L.A. IS AT BOILING POINT. ONE COP IS TURNING UP THE HEAT.

Kurt Russell (The Thing) gives a searing performance as an L.A. cop in this story of corruption from novelist James Ellroy (LA Confidential, The Black Dahlia) and David Ayer (Training Day).

Spring, 1992. Days before the trial on the Rodney King L.A. riots. Eldon Perry (Russell), a veteran in the LAPD’s Special Investigations Unit struggles with the racially charged violence erupting around him and questions his own underhand methods for dealing with them.

Featuring a support cast of some of the finest character actors including Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) delivering classic hard-boiled dialogue wrapped in a powerhouse punch of direction from Ron Shelton (Bull Durham).

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Opt…

Lost and Found: The True Hollywood Story of Silver Screen Cinema Pictures International Movie Review

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The Soultangler Will Inhabit Your DVD Player This March

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I'm Your Number One Fan!: Misery (Scream Factory) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Scream Factory brings us another classic horror film in the form of Misery. Loaded with features and a brand new 4K master, how does the film hold up today?









Interview with director Rob Reiner (37m 9s, HD)Interview with special make-up artist Greg Nicotero (26m 12s, HD)Misery Loves Company (29m 53s, Upconverted HD, 1.33:1)Marc Shannon’s Musical Misery Tour (14m 30s, Upconverted HD, 1.33:1)Diagnosing Annie Wilkes (8m 37s, Upconverted HD, 1.85:1, 4x3)Advice for the Stalked (4m 58s, SD, 1.85:1, 4x3)Profile of a Stalker (3m 18s, SD, 1.85:1, 4x3)Celebrity Stalkers (5m 8s, SD, 1.85:1, 4x3)Anti-Stalking Laws (2m 23s, SD, 1.85:1, 4x3)Trailers (4m 47s, HD)Commentary with director Rob Reiner (found in setup menu)Commentary with screenwriter William Goldman (found in setup menu)
There is a mix of old and new here. The first two interviews, with Rob Reiner and Greg Nicotero, are brand new, done by Scream Factory themselves for this release. Both interviews are great even if Nicotero covers much of…