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With how many quality releases the gang over at Scream Factory puts out every year, it can be a bit overwhelming (I’m kidding, it’s actually pretty great). They’ve been on a solid roll since making their mark with the awesome Halloween II and Halloween III: Season Of The Witch blurays they used to help kickstart the horror imprint of Shout! Factory, and haven’t slowed down since. We thought it would be nice to highlight a trio of new Sf releases, three films that couldn’t be more different, showing the versatility the company has, and helping to let you fright fanatics know a little bit more about the films.
White Of The Eye (1987)
- Jerry Smith
For the first time ever, Donald Cammell’s obscure 1987 serial killer thriller White of the Eye is available on DVD and Blu-ray in the United States (the UK arm of Arrow Video brandished its own striking package of the title in early 2014). Director of only four features, including his iconic 1970 debut Performance (co-directed by Nicolas Roeg), Cammell’s quartet of features were all labors of love, the filmmaker undergoing significant set backs on each project up until his death following 1995’s Wild Side.
With seven to ten years in-between each outing, this feature marked the end of a decade long hiatus following 1977’s adaptation of the Dean Koontz novel Demon Seed starring Julie Christie. Adapting from an obscure novel by brothers Laurence and Andrew Klavan (a notable writer of mystery thrillers) writing under the pseudonym Margaret Tracy, Cammell’s wife and actress China Kong co-wrote the screenplay. With his experience »
- Nicholas Bell
What if you discovered that the person you married was capable of the unthinkable? One answer to that question is presented in Donald Cammell's 1987 thriller White of the Eye, coming out on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow from Scream Factory. Ahead of the film's high-def home media release, we've been provided with three White of the Eye Blu-ray copies to give away.
Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive (1) Blu-ray copy of White of the Eye.
How to Enter: For a chance to win, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “White of the Eye Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am Est on November 22nd. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States. Only one entry per household will be accepted.
- Derek Anderson
Much like Stephen King's novella A Good Marriage, Donald Cammell's White of the Eye asks the question, "How well do you really know your spouse?" Ahead of Scream Factory's November 17th Blu-ray and DVD release of the thriller, we have high-definition clips from the film.
White of the Eye Blu-ray / DVD: "A twisted killer is on the loose. He tortures and dissects his victims as part of a primitive ritual. If you’re a wealthy, attractive woman, stay out of isolated desert community, because you are fair game. Housewife Joan White gradually comes to suspect that her opera-loving husband Paul might know more than he’s letting on... All the clues lead to one man who is clearly innocent. But nothing is as simple as black and white in Donald Cammell’s 1987 suspense thriller White Of The Eye, arriving for the first time on Blu-ray™ in a special »
- Derek Anderson
Much like Stephen King's novella A Good Marriage, Donald Cammell's White of the Eye asks the question, "How well do you really know your spouse?" On November 17th, Scream Factory will release the 1987 thriller on Blu-ray and DVD, and we have a look at the film's cover art and list of bonus features.
Press Release: A twisted killer is on the loose. He tortures and dissects his victims as part of a primitive ritual. If you’re a wealthy, attractive woman, stay out of isolated desert community, because you are fair game. Housewife Joan White gradually comes to suspect that her opera-loving husband Paul might know more than he’s letting on... All the clues lead to one man who is clearly innocent. But nothing is as simple as black and white in Donald Cammell’s 1987 suspense thriller White Of The Eye, arriving for the first time »
- Derek Anderson
19 July 2015 9:48 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in The Godfather, has died. He was 79. Rocco died Saturday afternoon of cancer at his home in Studio City, his son, Sean, said. Rocco, who studied acting with the late Leonard Nimoy, a fellow Boston-area transplant, also was the voice of Roger Meyers Jr., the cigar-smoking chairman of the studio behind “Itchy and Scratchy” on The Simpsons, and he played Arthur Evans, the father of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s character, on the stylish
- Mike Barnes
6 items from 2015
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