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[Home Invasion] New Blu-ray Releases For October 21, 2014

This week we don’t have as many new releases, but there’s still some great titles coming out. I’m particularly excited for the second Vincent Price Blu-ray collection which includes “House on Haunted Hill.” Who doesn’t love sassy billionaire playboy Vince Price? Here are your Blu-ray releases for Tuesday the 21st:

The Vincent Price Collection II. United States. The Last Man on Earth / The Comedy of Terrors / Dr. Phibes Rises Again / Tomb of Ligeia / The Raven / Return of the Fly / The House on Haunted Hill. Shout Factory. 1959-1972.

From the press release:

Scream Factory, the horror-thriller offshoot of independent film distributor Shout Factory, has detailed The Vincent Price Collection II. The box set set is scheduled to arrive on the market on October 21.

Additional special features for this collection:

The Raven

Introduction and parting words by Vincent Price

New Audio Commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman
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October 21st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Vincent Price Collection II, Snowpiercer

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For the third week of October, genre fans have several new and classic titles coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray to look forward to, including The Vincent Price Collection II, Snowpiercer, Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort, See No Evil 2 and the badass follow-up to last year’s box office home invasion hit, The Purge: Anarchy.

Several notable indie titles are being released this Tuesday as well, including Play Hooky (the first title to come out under Pollygrind’s new distro label), To All a Good Night (directed by the late-great David Hess), Life After Beth and The Scribbler, the film adaptation of Daniel Schaffer’s wildly popular graphic novel.

Spotlight Titles:

The Purge: Anarchy (Universal Home Entertainment, Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD & DVD)

The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to summer 2013’s sleeper hit that opened to No.
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Scream Factory Details The Vincent Price Collection Vol. II

Last year we fell crazy in love with Scream Factory's The Vincent Price Collection Blu-ray box set. Now the purveyors of all that is spooky cool are back with another round of classic horror goodness featuring the man himself in The Vincent Price Collection Volume II. Read on for details.

From the Press Release

On October 21, 2014, collectors, classic film aficionados, and horror enthusiasts will relish the 4-Disc Blu-ray™ release of Scream Factory’s The Vincent Price Collection Volume II, perfectly timed for Halloween and this year’s holiday gifting season.

This extraordinary collector’s set is an essential movie collection for every home entertainment library and brings together Seven Vincent Price masterpiece classics, featuring the first-ever Blu-ray movie presentation of The House On Haunted Hill (1959), The Return Of The Fly (1959), The Comedy Of Terrors (1963), The Raven (1963), The Last Man On Earth (1964), The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964), and Dr. Phibes Rises Again
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Bonus Features Revealed for The Vincent Price Collection II

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The Blu-ray release I’m most excited for this year is The Vincent Price Collection II, a follow up to last year’s Scream Factory collection with seven more Vincent Price movies making their debut on Blu-ray, including The House on Haunted Hill. Here’s a look at the official list of bonus features:

“On October 21, 2014, collectors, classic film aficionados and horror enthusiasts will relish the 4-Disc Blu-ray™ release of Scream Factory’s The Vincent Price Collection Volume II, perfectly timed for Halloween and this year’s holiday gifting season. This extraordinary collector’s set is an essential movie collection for every home entertainment library and brings together Seven Vincent Price masterpiece classics, featuring the first-ever Blu-ray movie presentation of The House On Haunted Hill (1959), The Return Of The Fly (1959), The Comedy Of Terrors (1963), The Raven (1963), The Last Man On Earth (1964), The Tomb Of Ligeia (1964) and Dr. Phibes Rises Again
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22 Things We Learned from the ‘House of Wax’ Commentary…in 3D!

Long before Avatar and RealD broke new ground to bring a new version of 3D to movie audiences, Warner Bros. released the wildly successful major motion picture House of Wax in Polarized 3D. This helped launch the 3D craze of the 1950s, but that fad soon fizzled as the films released in this format rarely held up on their own once the gimmick wore off. Still, House of Wax has earned a long life for genre fans, shown with anaglyph prints and also flat on various home video formats. Now that 3D technology has reached home theaters, Warner Bros. has released House of Wax with its original stereoscopic presentation on 3D Blu-ray, just past the movie’s 60th anniversary. For the new Blu-ray, film historians David Del Valle and Constantine Nasr lend their voices to a technical and historical commentary, shedding some new light on the film that gave Vincent Price his first real step into the
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House Of Wax Blu-Ray Review

House of Wax from 1953 has the distinction of being one of the first color 3D films released by a major studio. In the new 60th Anniversary Blu-Ray from Warner Brothers, you can watch the film in its original format; if, that is, you happen to be in possession of a 3D television and Blu-Ray player. Even without the benefit of 3D, House of Wax is a enjoyable and lurid slice of 1950s cinema, featuring Vincent Price and numerous severed heads.

Price is Professor Henry Jarrod, a brilliant wax sculptor who’s a bit too attached to some of his creations. He’s a decent person, though, right up until his wax museum partner Matthew Burke (Roy Roberts) burns down the exhibit for the insurance money, trapping Jarrod and his creations. Alive but horribly scarred, Jarrod transforms into a murderous madman. He takes his revenge on Burke and then sets about
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Exclusive: How will we survive without 'The Walking Dead'? Exec producers Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd offer some suggestions

Exclusive: How will we survive without 'The Walking Dead'? Exec producers Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd offer some suggestions
So the first season of The Walking Dead is over and it seems likely the show won’t return until October which, according to EW’s calendar experts, is still around ten months away. But don’t panic! EW has compiled a list of undead-oriented entertainment activities to help pass the time with a little help from Walking Dead executive producers Robert Kirkman and Gale Anne Hurd and one of our zombie cover stars, Charles Casey.

Read the Walking Dead comic

While the Walking Dead TV show may have stumbled to a temporary halt, the original comic book just keeps on shambling.
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