Scream Factory’s Mega Sale! 50% Off Classic Blu-Ray Collector Editions! Five Must-Own Movies!

Scream Factory’s Amazing Sale! Incredible Special Edition Blu-Rays For Fans!

Movie fans, do I have a deal for you!

I have posted about some of the Scream Factory special edition releases before, because they LOVE cult films and are bringing terrific special editions to life…and now, they have a 50% off sale!

Head over to their parent company “Shout Factory” to see their incredible inventory:

Here is the link:

https://www.shoutfactory.com

Here are a few highlights of their catalog, as well as some details on the incredibly over-stuffed blu-ray special editions!

Let’s begin with one of my top ten favorite films of all time:

Carrie!

Brian DePalma directed one of horror’s greatest films, starring Sissy Spacek as a young girl with “special” powers:

Here are some of the bonus features on sale now:

DISC ONE:
NEW 4K Scan Of The Original Negative
Original Theatrical Trailer (HD)
Carrie Franchise Trailer Gallery
DISC TWO:
NEW More Acting Carrie – featuring interviews with Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley, William Katt, Piper Laurie, Edie McClurg and P.J. Soles (20 minutes)
NEW Writing Carrie – an interview with screenwriter Lawrence Cohen (29 minutes)
NEW Cutting Carrie – an interview with editor Paul Hirsch (25 minutes)
NEW Shooting Carrie – an interview with director of photography Mario Tosi (15 min)
NEW Casting Carrie –an interview with casting director Harriet B. Helberg (16 min)
NEW Bucket of Blood – a new interview with composer Pino Donaggio (24 minutes)
NEW Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – Revisiting The Film’s Original Locations (11 minutes)
Acting Carrie – Interviews With Actors Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving, Betty Buckley, Nancy Allen, William Katt, Piper Laurie, Priscilla Pointer and P.J. Soles And Art Director Jack Fisk And Director Brian De Palma (43 minutes)
Visualizing Carrie – Interviews With Brian De Palma, Jack Fisk, Lawrence D. Cohen, Paul Hirsch (41 minutes)
A Look At “Carrie: The Musical” (6 minutes) – TV Spots – Radio Spots
Still Gallery – Rare Behind-The-Scenes Photos, Posters And Lobby Cards
Stephen King And The Evolution Of Carrie Text Gallery

I mean – WOW! See more about this classic horror film here:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/10/30/shocktober-day-30-brilliant-carrie-brian-depalmas-horror-classics-star-wars-connection/

Speaking of great horror films:

The Thing!

Remember the iconic tagline?

“Man Is The Warmest Place To Hide”

This is one of the most shocking horror films ever made, thanks to Director John Carpenter!

Here are the abundant bonus features on this 50% off blu-ray:

DISC ONE:
NEW 2K Scan Of The Interpositive Supervised And Approved By Director Of Photography Dean Cundey
NEW 4.1 Audio Mix Created From The Original 70MM Six Track Dolby Stereo Soundtrack (5.1 Audio Mix Also Included)
NEW Audio Commentary With Director Of Photography Dean Cundey
NEW Audio Commentary With Co-producer Stuart Cohen
Audio Commentary By Director John Carpenter And Actor Kurt Russell
Teaser Trailer (1 minute) – Theatrical Trailers (U.S. And German) (5 minutes)
TV Spots (1 minute) – Radio Spots (2 minutes)
Still Gallery (Behind-The-Scenes Photos, Posters And Lobby Cards) (15 minutes)

DISC TWO:
NEW Requiem For A Shape Shifter – An Interview With Director John Carpenter In Conversation With Filmmaker Mick Garris (28 minutes)
NEW The Men Of Outpost 31 – Interviews With Keith David, Wilford Brimley, David Clennon, Thomas Waites, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur And Joel Polis (51 minutes)
NEW Assembling And Assimilation – An Interview With Editor Todd Ramsay (11 minutes)
NEW Behind The Chameleon: The Sights Of THE THING – Interviews With Visual Effects Artists Peter Kuran And Susan Turner, Special Make-up Effects Artist Rob Burman, Brian Wade And Stop Motion Animators Randall William Cook And Jim Aupperle (25 minutes)
NEW Sounds From The Cold – Interviews With Supervising Sound Editor David Lewis Yewdall And Special Sound Effects Designer Alan Howarth (15 minutes)
NEW Between The Lines – An Interview With Novelization Author Alan Dean Foster (16 minutes)
NEW Back Into The Cold: A Return To The Shooting Locations Of THE THING – An Animated Photo Gallery Narrated By Todd Cameron Of Outpost31.com
NEW The Art Of Mike Ploog Gallery (12 minutes)
John Carpenter’s The Thing: Terror Takes Shape – A Documentary On The Making Of THE THING Featuring Interviews With John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, Special Effects Make-up Designer Rob Bottin, Legendary Matte Artist Albert Whitlock Plus Members Of The Cast And Crew (80 minutes – SD)
Network TV Broadcast Version Of THE THING (92 minutes – SD)
Outtakes (5 minutes – SD)
Vintage Featurettes From The Electronic Press Kit Featuring Interviews With John Carpenter, Kurt Russell And Rob Bottin (13 minutes – SD)
Vintage Featurettes – The Making Of A Chilling Tale And The Making Of THE THING (14 minutes – SD)
Vintage Product Reel – Contains A Condensed Version Of The Film With Additional Footage Not In The Film (19 minutes – SD)
Vintage Behind-The-Scenes Footage (2 minutes – SD)
Annotated Production Archive – Production Art And Storyboards, Location Scouting, Special Make-up Effects, Post Production (54 minutes – SD)

It’s a treasure trove for movie lovers – see more about this great film here:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/10/26/the-thing-shocks-halloween-horror-day-26-man-is-the-warmest-place-to-hide/

Need some classic sci-fi-fi laced with plenty of 80’s nudity? Well, here you go!

Lifeforce!

This classic British film is chock full of shocks and skin…

Look at what you can get for 50% off:

The Blu-ray Contains Both The Theatrical Cut And The Longer, Director Approved Cut

Bonus Features
Audio Commentary with Director Tobe Hooper
Audio Commentary with Makeup Effects artist Nick Maley
New interviews with Mathilda May, Steve Railsback and Director Tobe Hooper
Theatrical Trailers – TV Spot – Still Gallery

See more about this film here:

https://johnrieber.com/2013/06/17/lifeforce-the-amazingly-naked-80s-sci-fi-horror-cult-classic-is-back/

An obscure, offbeat horror film is not only brand new to blu-ray, but also on sale!

Willard!

The creepy story of a young man who makes friends with killer rats!

Bonus features include:

NEW 4K Scan Of The Original camera Negative
NEW Audio Commentary With Actor Bruce Davison
NEW Interview With Actor Bruce Davison
Theatrical Trailer – TV Spot – Radio Spots – Still Gallery

Read more about this classic 70’s film – and Oscar-nominated sequel “Ben!” by clicking here:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/08/02/killer-rat-horror-willard-michael-jacksons-ben-love-song-jacksons-oscar-night-performance/

Finally, Shout Factory has done a great job preserving classic Bruce Lee films:

Game Of Death!

This is the movie Lee was making when he died – the blu-ray has these bonus features:

DISC ONE: The U.S. Version (100 min.)
NEW 4K Transfer From The Internegative
Audio Commentary With Asian Film Expert Mike Leeder
Game Of Death Revisited
Game Of Death Locations
Outtake Montage – Deleted Scenes
Alternate Opening And Ending
Bloopers – Theatrical Trailers – Still Gallery – Japanese Print In HD

DISC TWO: The Mandarin/Cantonese Version (90 min.)
NEW 4K Transfer From The Internegative
NEW Trailer Gallery

Here is much more on Bruce Lee – an icon who will live forever – click here to see the amazing one-on-one fight he had for this film with Karen Abdul-Jabbar!


https://johnrieber.com/2015/04/25/dj-bruce-lee-robert-downey-jr-avengers-age-of-ultron-action-hero-mashup-nunchuck-mania/

Bravo to Scream Factory for their incredible sale!



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1 reply

  1. Funnily enough, I have just bought a used copy of ‘Lifeforce’, as it was recommended on my film challenge. I already have some fo the others on DVD, but the new special editions look really good.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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