Here are full details for the upcoming Halloween Complete Collection
In a collaboration that gives them access to all films in the franchise, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory have announced a 15-disc Blu-Ray Collection that will contain all Halloween films in a single box set.
Aside from the films, Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Halloween H20, Halloween: Resurrection, Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Halloween II the release will be packed with bonus materials, much of it completely new.
The set boasts 7 brand new Featurettes, 3 brand new Commentaries, 4 brand new Interviews and new Transfers and Audio Specs on selected titles. John Carpenter’s Halloween, for example, will contains a transfer supervised and approved by cinematographer Dean Cundey, as well as a New Audio Commentary with Director of Photography Dean Cundey, Editor Tommy Lee Wallace And The Shape, Nick Castle. But there’s more, you will also find a Commentary Track with Co-Writer/Director John Carpenter and Actress Jamie Lee Curtis on the release, as well as the Featurettes“The Night She Came Home,” “On Location: 25 Years Later” as well as TV Version Footage, Television Spots, Theatrical Trailer and TV and Radio Spots.
In addition, one disc, featuring the Deluxe Edition of “Halloween” will also contain an Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director John Carpenter, Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Co-Writer/Producer Debra Hill, along with the Featurette”Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest” and Theatrical Trailer and TV and Radio Spots. Halloween II will also be included in two versions in the set, featuring the Theatrical Cut of the film, as well as the TV Cut. The film will be accompanied by a Commentary Track with director Rick Rosenthal and actor Leo Rossi, an Audio Commentary with stunt co-ordinator/actor Dick Warlock, Deleted Scenes and an Alternate Ending, as well as the Featurettes“The Nightmare Isn’t Over: The Making Of Halloween II”, featuring Rick Rosenthal, Lance Guest, Dick Warlock, Alan Howarth, Dean Cundey, Leo Rossi and others.
In “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds: The Locations of Halloween II”, host Sean Clark revisits the original shooting locations of the film. Also included to support the movie are Theatrical Trailer, TV and Radio Spots and a Still Gallery. Halloween III: Season of The Witch will come with an Audio Commentary with director Tommy Lee Wallace, the Featurette”Stand Alone: The Making Of Halloween III: Season Of The Witch” featuring Tommy Lee Wallace, Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dick Warlock, and Dean Cundey, “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds”, which is revisiting the original shooting locations. Also included are a Still Gallery, Theatrical Trailers and TV Spots. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers will feature an Audio Commentary with Actors Ellie Cornell and Danielle Harris, and a Commentary Track with Director Dwight H. Little and Author Justin Beahm, along with the Theatrical Trailer. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers offers up an Audio Commentary with Actor Don Shanks and Jeffrey Landman, and a Commentary Track with Director Dominique Othenin-Girard and Actors Danielle Harris And Jeffrey Landman, as well as the Featurettes”Halloween 5: On The Set” and ”Halloween 5: Original Promo”, along with the
Things get interesting again with Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, which will be presented in its Theatrical Cut, complete with Theatrical Trailer, TV Spots and a Still Gallery. In addition, the film will be presented in the Producer’s Cut with countless new bonus features. As such, look for a new Audio Commentary with Screenwriter Daniel Farrands and Composer Alan Howarth, the new Featurette“Jamie’s Story”, featuring an Interview With The Original “Jamie” Actress Danielle Harris, as well as “The Cursed ‘Curse’”, a new Interview with Producers Malek Akkad and Paul Freeman. “Acting Scared“ is a new Featurette taking a look at the film’s cast with actresses Mariah O’Brien And J.C. Brandy. “The Shape Of Things” is a new Featurette to examine the Michael Myers murders and mayhem with Special Make-Up Effects Artists John Carl Buechler And Brad Hardin And Actor George P. Wilbur (Michael Myers).
But there’s more. The new featurette “Haddonfield’s Horrors” introduces you to the sights of “Halloween The Curse of Michael Myers” with Director of Photography Billy Dickson And Production Designer Brad Ryman And Director of Photography (Additional Scenes) Thomas Callaway.
A new Interview with Composer Alan Howarth, called “Full Circle” is also included, as well as a new Cast And Crew Tribute to Donald Pleasance, Archival Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage, Behind-The-Scenes Footage, Alternate And Deleted Scenes and the Teaser Trailer: Halloween 666: The Origin Of Michael Myers. Halloween H20: 20 Years Later comes in its original 2.35:! widescreen aspect ratio for the first itme, and will also feature a new Commentary Track with Director Steve Miner And Jamie Lee Curtis, Moderated By Sean Clark. “The Making of Halloween H20” is a new Featurette featuring Jamie Lee Curtis, Josh Hartnett, Jodi Lyn O’Keefe, Nancy Stephens, Adam Hann-Byrd, Tom Kane, Editor Patrick Lussier, Producer Malek Akkad, Producer Paul Freeman, Composer John Ottman, Chris Durand (Michael Myers), Writer Robert Zappia, Stunt Co-Ordinator Donna Keegan, Make-Up Brad Hardin And Cinematographer Daryn Okada. also included on the disc are Vintage Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage and the movie’s Theatrical Trailer.
The 2002 Halloween: Resurrection will be complemented by an Audio Commentary with Director Rick Rosenthal And Editor Robert A. Ferretti, and will also include Alternate Endings, Deleted Scenes, the “Head Cam” Featurette, Storyboard Analysis, Set Tour With Production Designer Troy Hansen, Set Interview With Jamie Lee Curtis, Vintage Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage, Theatrical Trailer and Home Video TV Spots. Rob Zombie’s Halloween will feature the Unrated Director’s Cut With Audio Commentary By Writer/Director Rob Zombie as well as Deleted Scenes, Alternate Ending, Bloopers and the Featurettes”The Many Faces Of Michael Myers”, “Re-Imagining Halloween,” “Meet The Cast,” “Casting Sessions” as well as the Scout Taylor-Compton Screen Test and the Theatrical Trailer.
The 4.5 hour Documentary“Michael Lives: The Making of Halloween” will also be included in the Deluxe Edition of the set.
Finally, Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2 will arrive with a Commentary Track With Writer/Director Rob Zombie, along with Deleted And Alternate Scenes, Audition Footage, Make-Up Test Footage, a Blooper Reel, Captain Clegg And The Night Creatures Music Videos and Uncle Seymour Coffins’ Stand-Up Routines.
The Deluxe Edition will also contain another disc with bonus materials, such as John Carpenter’s Halloween – The Extended Version, in high definition, in which the TV Inserts are in Standard Definition, as well as an Interview with Moustapha Akkad about origin of “Halloween.”
It also includes a number of Featurettes, such as ”Halloween Unmasked 2000,” and the new Featurette”The Making Of Halloween 4”, featuring Actors Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Kathleen Kinmont, Beau Starr, Raymond O’Connor, Erik Preston and Sasha Jensen, Stuntmen Tom Morga (Michael Myers) And George P. Wilbur (Michael Myers), Composer Alan Howarth, Writer Alan B. McElroy, Producers Malek Akkad And Paul Freeman, Special Make-Up Effects Artists John Carl Buechler And Ken Horn.
Further you will find the new Featurette”Inside Halloween 5” on the disc, featuring interviews With Actors Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Wendy Kaplan, Jeffrey Landman, Jonathan Chapin, Frankie Como, Tamara Glynn, Matthew Walker, Don Shanks (Michael Myers), Producer Malek Akkad, Line Producer Rick Nathanson And Composer Alan Howarth
Also look for an Interview With Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Burman about his work on “Halloween III”, along with Halloween III: Season Of The Witch Radio Spots and TV Spots for Halloween 4, Halloween5, Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2.
the disc will be rounded out by Photo Galleries for Halloween, Halloween 4 and Halloween 5.
That just about sums up this massive release. Look for it on
September 23 for $169.99.
Warner Home Entertainment has just unveiled details about the upcoming release of their blockbuster Godzilla, hitting DVD and Blu-Ray Disc with full force in September.
In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world's most recognized monsters. Directed by Gareth Edwards and featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
The release will arrive in a variety of packages, such as a Blu-Ray 3D Combo version that also contains the Blu-Ray and DVD versions, a Blu-Ray Combo Pack with the DVD as an accompaniment, and as a 2-disc DVD version.
All versions will include the Multi-Part Documentary ”MONARCH: Declassified”, which will allow you to discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film. the information unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret. The documentary will consist of the parts ”Operation: Lucky Dragon,” “MONARCH: The M.U.T.O. File” and ”The Godzilla Revelation”.
There will also be the Multi-Part Documentary ”The Legendary Godzilla” that will take you behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film. This documentary will cover ”Godzilla: Force of Nature,” “A Whole New Level Of Destruction,” “Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. Jump” and ”Ancient Enemy: The M.U.T.O.s”.
In addition, all version will also include a Digital HD version of the film.
“Godzilla” will rise on home video on September 16 and you can own the Limited Edition MetalPak Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95 and the Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99. The DVD version will carry a $28.98 sticker price! Preorder your copy on Amazon now for a major discount!
Universal Home Entertainment has just announced the upcoming release of Bates Motel: Season Two, scheduling DVD and Blu-Ray versions for October.
Bates Motel has vacancies and welcomes you for a second season, where in the aftermath of Miss Watson's murder, Norman's (Freddie Highmore) innocence is buried under blackouts, suspicious characters, and his strange behavior. Meanwhile, Norma (Vera Farmiga) faces dark truths of her own when family secrets begin to unravel and looming threats from local villains jeopardize Norma's stab at happiness. No matter where you turn – there's no escaping what bubbles beneath the surface in White Pine Bay.Experience every thrilling twist and turn with all 10 episodes, back-to-back and uninterrupted, from “Bates Motel Season Two.”
Aside from the show’s episodes, the 2-disc release will also include the Featurettes Bates Motel: After Hours – Season Two Premiere and Bates Motel: After Hours – Season Two Finale, as well as Origins of a Psycho: Inside Bates Motel.
Scheduled for release on October 7, you can own the show on DVD for $44.98 and on Blu-Ray Disc for $49.99.
Based on the novel of Ira Levin, evil is brought to life in the NBC Miniseries Rosemary’s Baby. Starring Zoe Saldana and Patrick J. Adams, this psychological thriller is set in present-day France, where a young married couple tries to escape New York and moves to Paris with hopes of leaving their sad past behind. After a series of unfortunate events, Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse are presented with an offer they can't refuse – an apartment at the most prestigious address in the city. Problem is, it comes with a haunted past, and an immeasurable price. Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release the miniseries on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc, complete with the two Featurettes, “Fear is Born: The Making of Rosemary’s Baby” and “Grand Guignol: Parisian Production Design.
“Rosemary’s Baby” is scheduled for a release on August 19 for $19.99.
Universal Home Entertainment has just announced a forthcoming Blu-Ray edition of John Badham’s 1979 version of Dracula, scheduling the release of the disc for September.
Throughout history, Dracula has filled men's hearts with fear - and women's hearts with desire. In this stylish retelling of the classic tale of horror, Frank Langella gives an electrifying performance as the bloodthirsty Count, with Sir Laurence Olivier as his legendary nemesis, Van Helsing, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter seeking to end the Dark Prince's reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania!
The release will feature a 1080p high definition transfer with a DTS 2.0 HD Master audio track. No information has been made available whether this is the original, theatrical version of the film or director Badham’s revisited, color-adjusted version.
In addition, the release will also contain a Commentary Track by Director John Badham, and the Featurette ”The Revamping of Dracula”. Further, the release will contain Universal Classic Monsters Trailer and the Dracula TV Series Trailer
The release also comes with a Digital Copy and an UltraViolet version.
Look for “Dracula” in stores on September 2.
Lionsgate Home Entertainment has just announced the upcoming release of the 2014 TV mini-series, Rosemary’s Baby, starring Zoe Saldana. Based on the best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin and featuring a teleplay by James Wong, the releases is scheduled for an August release.
Set in present-day France, Rosemary's Baby centers on a young married couple that escapes New York and moves to Paris with hopes of leaving their sad past behind. After a series of unfortunate events, Rosemary (Zoe Saldana) and Guy Woodhouse (Patrick J. Adams) are presented with an offer they can't refuse - an apartment at the most prestigious address in the city. Problem is, it comes with a haunted past, and an immeasurable price.
The Blu-Ray version of the release will also contain two bonus Featurettes, called "Fear is Born: The Making of Rosemary's Baby" and "Grand Guignol: Parisian Production Design," discussing the respective subjects of the movie’s production.
“Rosemary’s Baby” will arrive on August 19 and can be yours to own for $19.99 on Blu-Ray Disc or DVD.
The Amazing Spiderman 2 swings to Blu-Ray in August
Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of The Amazing Spiderman 2, scheduling the film for release on Blu-Ray Disc and DVD in August.
It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price:only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: Oscorp.
The Blu-Ray version of the release will include the six-part, behind-the-scenes Documentary, “The Wages of Heroism: Making The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which includes more than 100 minutes of featurettes detailing how the film was brought to life. Also available on the Blu-Ray version only are nine all-new Deleted Scenes with commentary by director Marc Webb, including the scene “Peter Meets His Father.”
Both the Blu-Ray and DVD versions of the movie will include a Commentary Track, four Deleted Scenes and Alicia Keys’ “It’s On Again” Music Video.
“The Amazing Spiderman 2” will arrive on August 19 and can be yours for $45.99 as a Blu-Ray 3D/Blu-Ray/DVD/UltraViolet Combo Pack, $40.99 as a Blu-Ray/DVD/UltraViolet Combo Pack or $30.99 as a single-disc DVD.
The People Under the Stairs makes its Blu-Ray debut
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of the Wes Craven 1991 movie, The People Under The Stairs, scheduling a Blu-Ray version of the movie for September.
In every neighborhood, there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid. Now, Director Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) takes you inside The People Under the Stairs. Trapped within a fortified home owned by a mysterious couple, a young boy is suddenly thrust into a nightmare he can’t escape. The boy quickly learns the true nature of the house's homicidal inhabitants and the secret creatures hidden under the stairs. You never know what horrors will be revealed in this film that the San Francisco Chronicle calls, "Wes Craven's most satisfying movie."
The release will feature a 1080p high definition transfer with a DTS 2.0 HD Master Audio track. In addition, the release will also contain a DigitalHD Ultraviolet version of the film. No other bonus materials have been announced.
“The People Under the Stairs” will be in stores on September 2.