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Screenshot Saturday: The Possessed (Arrow Video)

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Highway to Hell (Kino Lorber) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Over the Hedge (Universal) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Screenshot Saturday: De Niro and De Palma: The Early Films (Arrow Video)

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Basket Case 3: The Progeny (Synapse Films) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Basket Case 2 (Synapse Films) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Screenshot Saturday (Versus Edition Vol. 2) The Plague of the Zombies (Shock vs. Scream Factory)

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Brainscan (Scream Factory) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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The Human Tornado (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital) Blu-ray Review

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The Karate Kid Part III / The Next Karate Kid Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Screenshot Saturday (Versus Edition): Ninja III: The Domination (Scream Factory)

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Import Corner: Once Upon a Time in China Trilogy (Eureka Entertainment) Blu-ray Review

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2018: The Best Films of the Year

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Shorts! (Blu-ray Reviews Done Quickly) Vol. 4: Starman (Collector's Edition), Waterworld (Limited Edition), The Predator (Digibook), and Graduation Day

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Studio: Scream Factory
Release Date: December 14th, 1984 (theatrical) / December 18th, 2018 (blu-ray)
Run Time: 115 mins
Region Code: A (locked)
Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio)
Sound: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English SDH
Slipcover: Yes
Digital Copy: No
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith
Written by Bruce A. Evans and Raynold Gideon
Directed by John Carpenter
Rating: PG (language, some violence, and brief nudity)

John Carpenter is known for making really dark films. This is the man who had his “hero” ruin a peace summit (Escape from New York) and reset the world technologically (Escape from L.A.), left the ending open in The Thing, and lead the world into chaos (In the Mouth of Madness), and that is only the tip of the iceberg. Carpenter loves dark films but jumped at the chance to make a positive film when the opportunity arose in 1984. The result was Starman, a film that found Jeff Bridges as an alien who needs to trav…