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The Serpent and the Rainbow

Street Date: February 23, 2016
Quote: After a couple of street date delays, we can finally share with you more concrete news about our upcoming Blu-ray release of Wes Craven’s underrated and thought-provoking voodoo film. We thank you for being patient. This of course is a bittersweet release for us due to the passing of Mr. Craven (who we still mourn). Originally, Craven was set to be involved in the project and the title was scheduled for Aug of last year. This had to be pushed back because of reasons we now all know.

We were then set for its new street date in Jan. However, when we saw the HD transfer that was provided to us, we were not satisfied and felt strongly that our release deserved better (it being our last Craven film). Therefore, we moved the date to 2/23 so that we could create an all-new HD transfer from the inter-positive film element. Serpent and the Rainbow has never looked better and we hope you will agree.

Extras will include:
  • NEW audio commentary with actor Bill Pullman
  • NEW The Making of The Serpent and the Rainbow featuring new interviews with actor Bill Pullman, author Wade Davis, director of photography John Lindley and special makeup effects artists Lance Anderson and David Anderson
  • Original Theatrical Trailer and TV Spot
  • Still Gallery

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Death Becomes Her

Street Date: April 26th, 2016
Quote: Director Robert Zemeckis was recently kind enough to do a new interview for us! Because of this and since we have plenty other extras in progress (to be announced at a later date) we have upgraded the release to “Collector’s Edition” status--meaning it will now have a limited-edition slipcover added.

As thrilled as we are (and suspect you are too) about the new “CE” status, we unfortunately will not be able to create new key art on this release due to complicated legal and likeness issues. Therefore, the classic home video art you see here will be on the slipcover and front-facing on the packaging wrap. The reverse wrap will sport the “purple potion” original theatrical artwork.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2

(2 Disc Blu-ray Collector's Edition)
Street Date: April 19th, 2016
Quote: New extras are still in progress and will be announced in full at a later date. Purists of all things retro take note: The original theatrical key art - the classic Breakfast Club poster art - will be on the reverse wrap of the packaging.)

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John Carpenter's Village of the Damned

Street Date: April 12th, 2016
Quote: Extras are still in progress and will be announced in full at a later date but…we can confirm some now that should please many: New interviews with John Carpenter and his wife Producer Sandy King Carpenter and a brand-new segment of “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds” (with its host Sean Clark) are already shot and completed!

Purists take note: The original theatrical key art will be on the reverse wrap as always on all (well, most) of our Collector Edition releases.

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The Boy

March 1st, 2016
Quote: Synopsis: In the summer of 1989, nine-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of the Mt. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the mountains of the American West. Since Ted's mother left, John has drifted into despondency – leaving Ted to fend for himself. In this isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, Ted's darker impulses begin to manifest. The arrival of a mysterious drifter, William Colby (Rainn Wilson), captivates young Ted and the two form a unique friendship – setting the stage for Ted's final, unnerving metamorphosis.

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No Release Date
Quote: The 1973 snake-a-thon flick called SSSSSSS (don't say it, hiss it) will be landing on Blu-ray for the first time on April 26th! The film stars Strother Martin ( Cool Hand Luke), Heather Menzies ( Piranha), Reb Brown ( Howling II) and Dirk Benedict ( Battlestar Galactica). Speaking of Dirk, we can confirm already that we have an all-new interview with him that will be included on the disc! (No other news however if other bonus content is coming at this time.)

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You'll Like My Mother

No Release Date
Quote: Let's get the 2016 party started with news of an upcoming release! The rare and somewhat forgotten 1972 Universal thriller You'll Like My Mother will be joining the Scream roster on blu-ray near Mother's Day. (Of course.) The film stars Academy Award-winning actress Patty Duke Astin, Rosemary Murphy ( To Kill a Mockingbird) and Richard Thomas ( The Waltons). No word on exact street date or if any extras will be planned but keep an eye out for updates later on in the winter.

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