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Shorts!: (Blu-ray Reviews Done Quickly) Vol 3. The Studiocanal John Carpenter Blu-rays: Escape from New York, The Fog, Prince of Darkness, and They Live

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Escape from New York (Studiocanal)

Studio: Studiocanal
Release Date: July 10th, 1981 (theatrical) / November 26th, 2018 (blu-ray)
Run Time: 99 mins
Region Code: B (locked)
Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
Sound: English: LPCM 2.0 , English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 , French: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH and French
Slipcover: Yes
Digital Copy: No Starring: Kurt Russell, Isaac Hayes, Adrienne Barbeau Written by John Carpenter and Nick Castle Directed by John Carpenter Rating: BBFC: 15 (strong violence, brief sexual threat)
This two-disc release of the 1981 classic, Studiocanal put a lot of work into this title (as they did with the other three Carpenter titles which will be talked about later.). The blu-ray’s transfer is taken from a recent 4K remaster and the results are amazing. This is the best the film has ever looked with detail being high and the darkness of New York being inky black. There have been a few releases of Escape from New York on blu-ray in the past, but this i…