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Happy September, guys! This month’s home entertainment releases are wasting no time, as Tuesday looks to be another stellar day of horror and sci-fi titles coming our way. For those of you excited for Blade Runner 2049, Warner Bros. is putting out The Final Cut version of Ridley Scott’s original masterpiece in 4K Ultra HD, and Criterion is giving Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca their trademarked HD treatment with a stunning new release.
As far as new indie horror movies go, both A Dark Song and Raw come home this Tuesday and are well worth your time, and for those of you Winchester brothers fans out there, the 12th season of Supernatural is being released this week, too.
- Heather Wixson
First there was Carrie, then there was Rita. Both on-screen characters were picked on mercilessly by their classmates, and both sought revenge through their own unique powers. Scream Factory celebrates the latter character with their Blu-ray release of The Spell (1977) on September 5th, and we've been provided with three Blu-ray copies to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.
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- Derek Anderson
Scream Factory will release Lee Philips' The Spell on Blu-ray on September 5th. A list of final special features have been revealed, and fans can look forward to a high-definition transfer of the movie, a new audio commentary, and more.
From Scream Factory: "The 1977 Carrie-esque TV movie gets a considerable upgrade from its only-released-on-vhs-format days! Our final specs:
- New High-Definition Transfer Of The Rarely-Seen 86 Minute Cut Of The Film (Taken From Best Available Elements)
- New Audio Commentary By Made-For-tv-Movie Historian and Author Amanda Reyes
- New Interview With Writer Brian Taggert
Official street date is Sept 5th. Pre-order now @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/the-spell… for early shipping.
Synopsis: Her thoughts cast a deadly spell of terror!
15-year-old Rita lives in an ordinary town, attends an ordinary high school and wants to lead an ordinary life … but Rita is far from an ordinary teenager. Overweight and self-conscious, »
- Tamika Jones
As special guests on the Shock Waves podcast, the fine folks at Scream Factory just gave horror fans four big reasons to look forward to September, as they announced Blu-ray releases for The Spell (September 5th), Dan O'Bannon's The Resurrected, aka Shatterbrain (September 12th), After Midnight (September 26th), and A Quiet Place in the Country (September 26th).
From Scream Factory: "We just announced four new upcoming titles on the Shockwaves podcast (which you can listen to and hear a lot more Scream Factory scoop @ http://www.blumhouse.com/podcast/ ). Here’s are the early details!
The Resurrected (also known as Shatterbrain) (1991) – Since the beginning of time, man has struggled with death. Now Charles Dexter Ward (Chris Sarandon, Fright Night), a wealthy scientist, may have found a way to beat it. Using an ancient diary and human remains, Ward begins a terrifying and bloody pursuit for immortality. By the »
- Derek Anderson
4 items from 2017
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