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Synapse Films Wants You to Buy a Bag So Popcorn Can Go Home in a Blu-ray Box

27 January 2014 7:15 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

“Buy a Bag, Go Home in a Box.” You have no idea how thrilled I am to report that one of my absolute favorite horror movies of the Nineties, Popcorn, will get a fully-loaded special edition Blu-ray sometime around Halloween this year courtesy of Synapse Films.

For the uninitiated, Popcorn is a love letter to the golden age of b-movies in the guise of a fun slasher flick about film students putting on an all-night bad movie horror film festival; a master-of-disguise maniac begins killing them off during the show via twisted takes on old school movie theater gimmicks.

The true highlights are the fake movies-within-the-movie lovingly paying homage to the b-movies of the Fifties and Sixties: The Amazing Electrified Man, The Stench, and Mosquito!

As much as I’ve had a major soft spot for Popcorn since seeing it in theaters opening weekend, I clearly don’t love it »

- Foywonder

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Synapse Films & Scream Factory Announce Two Cult Titles For Blu-ray!

24 January 2014 5:34 PM, PST | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

If you ask any horror fan what their top home video labels are, Synapse Films and Scream Factory will always reign supreme. Both cult companies have an impressive roster of catalog releases that’ve given them the reputation they have today, with an equally exciting slate of forthcoming releases that include Suspiria, Nightbreed, Prom Night, Ginger Snaps, and so much more.

Today they’ve announced two cult titles that’ll be hitting Blu-ray & DVD later in the year: women-in-prison exploitationer Hellhole, and the highly requested slasher favorite Popcorn!

Read on below for the full details straight from Synapse and Scream below!

Fans of 80s horror, grindhouse and women-in-prison films are in for a special treat as we are releasing the rare and long-lost 1985 exploitation film Hellhole this Summer on Blu-ray & DVD for the very first time!

Those of you who have seen this film know what fun it is. And »

- Justin Edwards

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Popcorn is Coming to Blu-ray

24 January 2014 4:31 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Synapse Films has done a fantastic job with their horror Blu-ray releases to date and we’re happy to hear that they’ll be releasing 1991′s Popcorn as a special edition Blu-ray/DVD later this year:

Popcorn, the 1991 cult classic starring Jill Schoelen (The Stepfather, Cutting Class), Malcolm Danare (Christine, Heaven Help Us), Dee Wallace (E.T. the Extra-terrestrial, The Frighteners, The Lords of Salem) and Tom Villard (One Crazy Summer, My Girl) is coming to Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD from Synapse Films, Inc in 2014!

This release will give fans a brand-new 2K restoration of the film, taken directly from original vault materials. Supplementary materials from Michael Felsher’s Red Shirt Pictures will round out the exciting package. While the line-up of bonus materials has not yet been finalized, it will feature a retrospective documentary on the making of and legacy of Popcorn along with more extra features currently in the planning stages. »

- Jonathan James

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