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Night of the Animated Dead comes to Blu-ray in October

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A classic horror film will be receiving an animated remake in the form of “Night of the Animated Dead” officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 5th, via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. This animated film, a remake of George A. Romero‘s “Night of the Living Dead” (1968), was directed by Jason Axinn. The voice cast for this animated remake includes Josh Duhamel, Dulé Hill, Katharine Isabelle, James Roday Rodriguez, Katee Sackhoff, Will Sasso, Jimmi Simpson, and Nancy Travis.

UPDATE: The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound.

You cannot yet find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon, or any other retailers, but stay tuned for an update. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. The only extra set to be included with the release as bonus material is listed below.

  • Making of the Animated Dead – Join director Jason Axinn & Producer Michael Luisi as they regale fans with the careful process of honoring the iconic classic with their vision for an animated remake, including scene breakdowns and booth recordings with the cast!

Further below, you can find further details about this animated remake and the upcoming home video releases after the break.

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Romero and Argento film Two Evil Eyes on 4K in August

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The 1990 film “Two Evil Eyes” co-directed by George A. Romero and Dario Argento is getting a 4K UHD Blu-ray release on August 24th via Blue Underground. The film featured a cast of Adrienne BarbeauHarvey Keitel, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall, John Amos, and Tom Atkins. Tech specs for the release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio from a new 4K restoration in both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound, as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono sound. The new 4K restoration here came from the uncensored original camera negative.

UPDATE #2: You can now find that the 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon, as well as over at DiabolikDVD. Bonus materials set to be included with this new 2-disc 4K UHD Blu-ray Blu-ray are listed below.

Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:

  • Audio Commentary with Troy Howarth, Author of Murder By Design: The Unsane Cinema of Dario Argento
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Poster & Still Gallery

Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:

  • Two Masters’ Eyes – Interviews with Directors Dario Argento & George Romero, Special Make-Up Effects
  • Supervisor Tom Savini, Executive Producer Claudio Argento, and Asia Argento
  • Savini’s EFX – A Behind-the-Scenes look at the film’s Special Make-Up Effects
  • At Home With Tom Savini – A personal tour of Tom Savini&’s home
  • Adrienne Barbeau on George Romero
  • Before I Wake – Interview with Star Ramy Zada
  • Behind The Wall – Interview with Star Madeleine Potter
  • One Maestro And Two Masters – Interview with Composer Pino Donaggio
  • Rewriting Poe – Interview with Co-Writer Franco Ferrini
  • The Cat Who Wouldn’t Die – Interview with Assistant Director Luigi Cozzi
  • Two Evil Brothers – Interview with Special Make-Up Assistant Everett Burrell
  • Working With George – Interview with Costume Designer Barbara Anderson

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film, the sales sheet for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release, and the full details about the release.

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Two Evil Eyes Limited Edition Blu-ray October

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The 1990 film Two Evil Eyes directed by George A. Romero and Dario Argento is getting a “Limited Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on October 29th via Blue Underground. The film featured a cast of Adrienne BarbeauHarvey Keitel, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall, John Amos, and Tom Atkins. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio from a new 4K restoration with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono, and Dolby Digital Mono sound. The new 4K restoration here came from the uncensored original camera negative. The “limited edition” Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on this new 3-disc “limited edition” Blu-ray are listed below.

  • Disc 1 (Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:
    • NEW! Audio Commentary with Troy Howarth, Author of Murder By Design: The Unsane Cinema of Dario Argento
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Poster & Still Gallery
  • Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:
    • Two Masters’ Eyes – Interviews with Directors Dario Argento & George Romero, Special Make-Up Effects Supervisor Tom Savini, Executive Producer Claudio Argento, and Asia Argento
    • Savini’s EFX – A Behind-the-Scenes look at the film’s Special Make-Up Effects
    • At Home With Tom Savini – A personal tour of Tom Savini’s home
    • Adrienne Barbeau on George Romero
    • NEW! Before I Wake – Interview with Star Ramy Zada
    • NEW! Behind The Wall – Interview with Star Madeleine Potter
    • NEW! One Maestro And Two Masters – Interview with Composer Pino Donaggio
    • NEW! Rewriting Poe – Interview with Co-Writer Franco Ferrini
    • NEW! The Cat Who Wouldn’t Die – Interview with Assistant Director Luigi Cozzi
    • NEW! Two Evil Brothers – Interview with Special Make-Up Assistant Everett Burrell
    • NEW! Working With George – Interview with Costume Designer Barbara Anderson
  • Disc 3 (CD):
    • TWO EVIL EYES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Pino Donaggio
  • BONUS! Collectible Booklet with a new essay by Michael Gingold

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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George A. Romero film “Creepshow” getting Collector’s Edition Blu-ray in October

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The 1982 George A. Romero directed film “Creepshow” written by horror author Stephen King is getting a new upgraded “Collector’s EditionBlu-ray Disc release on October 23rd via the folks at Scream Factory (a division of Shout! Factory), as they announced yesterday. There’s no info regarding the tech specs or bonus materials detailed yet, but stay tuned, as they claim in September we will receive an update on that. The title is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon yet, but expect it to be soon, and an update here when it is. It is available now however for PRE-ORDER right directly from Shout! Factory, where you’ll get some added bonuses, listed and pictured below.

THE FOLLOWING INFO BELOW REFERS TO THE EXCLUSIVE LIMITED-EDITION WEBSITE OFFER (ONLY 2,000 AVAILABLE):

• If you order Creepshow from our site directly you will receive the Blu-ray two weeks early and the following exclusively-made-for us items:
• A rolled 28.5” x 16.5” lithograph poster of the slipcase art
by Laz Marquez
• A rolled 18” x 24” poster of alternative art illustration, also
by Laz Marquez

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The release is going to come with a rigid slipcover case, collectible booklet, and reversible cover art as pictured above in the promo. Just note that in the final retail version you just won’t get the posters and such if you don’t pre-order it through the distributor and are one of the first 1,500 to do so. That’s a limited edition run on the posters.

The full information regarding the release mentioned by Shout! Factory in their social media blaster yesterday can be found further below, after the break.

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