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1981 Joe Dante film The Howling on 4K in February

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The 1981 horror film The Howling is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 15th, 2022 via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory) in a “Collector’s Edition” form. The film, directed by Joe Dante, starred Dee Wallace, Dennis Dugan, Patrick Macnee, Christopher Stone, Belinda Balaski, Kevin McCarthy, John Carradine, and Slim Pickens.

The tech specs have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 (and possibly Dolby Vision) form(s) of high dynamic range from a 2021 4K restoration by StudioCanal — approved by director Joe Dante. The bonus materials for the release are listed below.

  • DISC ONE (4K UHD)
    • NEW 2021 4K Restoration By StudioCanal, Approved By Director Joe Dante
    • Audio Commentary With Director Joe Dante And Actors Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone, And Robert Picardo
    • Audio Commentary By Author Gary Bradner
  • DISC TWO (BLU-RAY)
    • NEW 2021 4K Restoration By StudioCanal, Approved By Director Joe Dante
    • Audio Commentary With Joe Dante, Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone And Robert Picardo
    • Audio Commentary By Gary Bradner
    • “Fun. Fur. Film.” – An Interview With Dee Wallace
    • “Howling’s Eternal” – An Interview With Executive Producer Steven A. Lane
    • “Cut To Shreds” – An Interview With Editor Mark Goldblatt
    • Interview With Co-Writer Terence H. Winkless
    • Interview With Stop Motion Animator David Allen
    • “Unleashing The Beast: The Making Of The Howling” – Vintage Featurette
    • “Making A Monster Movie: Inside The Howling” – Vintage Featurette
    • Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary
    • Outtakes
    • Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – A Look At The Film’s Original Locations
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Trailers From Hell – Writer Josh Olson On The Howling
    • Still Gallery

As you can tell, the release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray Disc counterpart. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. You also can preorder the 4K UHD Blu-ray directly via ShoutFactory.com where you’ll receive a poster (while supplies last). Stay tuned for any further updates on the release later on.

Rob Zombie film 3 From Hell on 4K and Blu-ray

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The 2019 Rob Zombie film “3 From Hell” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on October 15th (just in time for Halloween) via Lionsgate. The film is a sequel to Zombie’s films “House of 1000 Corpses” (2003) and “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005). The cast includes Sheri Moon ZombieSid HaigBill Moseley, Emilio RiveraDanny Trejo, Clint Howard, Richard Brake, Daniel Roebuck, and Dee Wallace. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby TrueHD 7.1 sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray releases include 1080p HD in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with the same Dolby TrueHD 7.1 sound mix. The releases will both come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and a digital code (copy) of the film included with each. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray are both available for preorder now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Rob Zombie
  • “To Hell and Back: The Making of 3 From Hell” Featurette (4-Part Documentary Available on 4K and Blu-ray Only; Part 1 Available on DVD)

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming releases of this film.

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Sequel Critters Attack! set to arrive on Blu-ray in July

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The 2019 TV movie sequel Critters Attack! is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 23rd via Warner – ahead of it’s October TV debut on the SYFY channel. The movie was directed by Bobby Miller and it features a cast of Dee WallaceTashiana Washington, Jaeden Noel, Jack Fulton, and Ava Preston. Tech specs for the Blu-ray have not fully been detailed but you can very certainly expect 1080p video and a 5.1 lossless sound mix. Stay tuned for an updated on the tech specs. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with both a DVD and a digital copy of the film included. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Entineering Gore; Designing Critters
  • Critters: An Out-of-this-World Experience
  • The Critter Ball
  • Scene Specific Commentary with Director Bobby Miller and a Critter

Below, after the break, you can find the official trailer for the film.

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“The Critters Collection” from Scream Factory coming November gets detailed

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The upcoming release of The Critters Collection coming to Blu-ray Disc in a box set on November 27th via Scream Factory has officially been detailed. The release will contain the four films “Critters” (1986), “Critters 2: The Main Course” (1988), “Critters 3” (1991), and “Critters 4” (1992), spanning across a 4-disc set. Tech specs for the release have not been fully detailed, but we do know that the first two films have received new 2K scans from the original film elements. Stay tuned for further info regarding the tech specs for the films. The set is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the releases can be a tad bit lengthy, so I’ll just let you view the full announcement for the release below, after the break.

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“Beyond the Sky” with Ryan Carnes and Jordan Hinson on Blu-ray in November

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The 2018 Fulvio Sestito directed film Beyond the Sky starring Ryan Carnes and Jordan Hinson is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 6th via RLJ Entertainment, according to an early alert to retailers. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for any updates. The film co-stars Peter Stormare, Dee Wallace, Claude DuhamelMartin Sensmeier, and Don Stark. The title on Blu-ray is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.