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Roughly three years ago, this writer sat in a Los Angeles screening room and watch Crispin Glover play twin brothers and hurl pick-axes at teenagers. Sounds fun, right? Well, it wasn't and I wasn't surprised to hear Simon Says was having difficulties finding distribution. But it has. Over at Lionsgate Home Entertainment, to be more specific. The horror film by director William Dear ( Harry and the Hendersons ) debuts on DVD on June 23rd. A director commentary will be included. Simon Says follows a group of college kids into the backwoods where they targeted by Glover's Simon and Stanley. Kelly Blatz ( Prom Night ), Blake Lively ( Gossip Girl ), Margo Harshman ( Sorority Row ), Greg Cipes ( Killer Pad ) and Carrie Finklea star. »
• Crispin Glover fans have no doubt been wondering what happened to Simon Says, the indie slasher opus starring the eccentric actor as homicidal twins, which was made nearly three years ago and has only made a few festival appearances in North America since. Well, the wait is finally over.
Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release the William Dear-written/directed flick on DVD June 23. The cast also includes From Within’s Margo Harshman and Kelly Blatz, Greg Cipes, Carrie Finklea, Kelly Vitz, Artie Baxter, veteran actor Bruce Glover and Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively along with her siblings Lori and Robyn and their father Ernie, and the disc will contain a widescreen transfer with Dolby Digital 5.1 sound, a filmmaker audio commentary and possibly other extras. Retail price is $26.98.
2 items from 2009
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