“Candyman” with Tony Todd gets Collector’s Edition Blu-ray in November

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The 1992 horror film Candyman starring Tony Todd is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on November 20th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Bernard Rose, also included a cast of Virginia MadsenXander BerkeleyVanessa WilliamsKasi LemmonsDeJuan GuyMarianna Elliott, and Ted Raimi. Tech specs for the release 1080p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The video here is a new 2K restoration taken from a 4K scan of the film elements. Both the Theatrical Cut and an Unrated Cut of the film will be included, all spanning across a 2-disc set. This release is available now for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

Bonus materials set to be included on the release run very lengthy, as they span across two discs. So, with that being said, more on this can be found fully detailed below, after the break, in the official announcement for this release.

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“Single White Female” starring Bridget Fonda is coming to Blu-ray in November

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The 1992 dramatic thriller Single White Female starring Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 13th via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory). The film, directed by Barbet Schroeder and based on the novel by John Lutz, co-starred Steven WeberPeter Friedman, and Stephen Tobolowsky. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio. The audio format and configuration(s) have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update on that. The title is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory‘s store. The bonus materials set to be included on this release are listed below.

  • NEW Audio Commentary with Director Barbet Schroeder, Editor Lee Percy, and Associate Producer Susan Hoffman
  • NEW Interview With Director Barbet Schroeder
  • NEW Interview With Actor Peter Friedman
  • NEW Interview With Actor Steven Weber
  • NEW Interview With Screenwriter Don Roos
  • Theatrical Trailer

Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.

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1999 version of “House on Haunted Hill” Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray in October

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The 1999 remake of the horror film House on Haunted Hill is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release from Scream Factory on October 9th. The film, directed by William Malone, featured a cast of Geoffrey RushFamke JanssenTaye DiggsPeter GallagherChris KattanAli LarterBridgette Wilson-SamprasMax PerlichLisa Loeb, and Jeffrey Combs. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release has a PRE-ORDER listing over at Amazon. This new release of the film boasts a brand new 2K scan of the film as you’ll see highlighted a bit below in regards to bonus materials set to be included on the release.

  • NEW 2K scan from the original film elements
  • NEW interview with director William Malone
  • NEW interview with composer Don Davis
  • NEW Interview with visual effects supervisor Robert Skotak
  • Never-Before-Seen storyboards, concept art and behind-the-scenes photos courtesy of visual effects producer Paul Taglianetti
  • Audio Commentary with director William Malone
  • A Tale of Two Houses – vintage featurette
  • Behind the Visual FX – vintage featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Movie Stills and Poster Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.

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“Dracula: Prince of Darkness” with Christopher Lee on Blu-ray in December

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Hammer Films‘ 1966 horror classic “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” starring Christopher Lee is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a “Collector’s Edition” on December 18th via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory). Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been fully detailed, but they have plans to in the coming months, as announced today on social media. It is confirmed that a new HD transfer is being done for the film, as you can read below (taken from a Facebook post).

• Release will come with a slipcover (guaranteed for three months after its original release date)

• The newly-commissioned artwork pictured comes to us from artist Mark Maddox. This art will be front-facing and the reverse side of the wrap will showcase the original theatrical poster art design.

• Extras are still underway and will be announced later in Nov. We are reconfirming today though that we have an all-new High-Def transfer in the works.

There’s no pre-order listing available yet for this release over at Amazon, however, you can pre-order directly from Shout! Factory – where you’ll get an added bonus in the form of 18″ X 24″ poster. Only 500 of those posters are being produced though, so act fast if you want that for free. More details as they come on this release. Stay tuned.

“Trick ‘r Treat” Collector’s Edition Blu-ray coming October gets fully detailed

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The 2007 Michael Dougherty written & directed film Trick ‘r Treat in “Collector’s Edition” form slated for an October 9th Blu-ray Disc release from Scream Factory has now been fully detailed. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. There is a already a PRE-ORDER listing available over at Amazon for this release. Bonus materials set to be included (now fully detailed) are listed below.

  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements supervised and approved by director Michael Dougherty
  • NEW Tales of Folklore & Fright: Creating Trick ‘r Treat – including interviews with writer/director Michael Dougherty, conceptual artist Breehn Burns, and storyboard artist Simeon Wilkins.
  • NEW Tales of Mischief & Mayhem: Filming Trick ‘r Treat – in-depth interview with Michael Dougherty on the making of the film
  • NEW Sounds of Shock & Superstition: Scoring Trick ‘r Treat – including interviews with Michael Dougherty and composer Douglas Pipes
  • NEW Tales of Dread and Despair: Releasing Trick ‘r Treat – a look at the release and fandom with Michael Dougherty and writer Rob Galluzzo
  • Season’s Greetings – NEW 2K scan of the original 16mm elements – a short film by Michael Dougherty with optional commentary by Dougherty
  • NEW Storyboard and Conceptual Artwork Gallery
  • NEW Behind the Scenes Still Gallery
  • NEW Monster Mash – a story from the TRICK ‘R TREAT graphic novel
  • NEW FEARnet.com Shorts
  • Audio Commentary with director Michael Dougherty
  • Trick ‘R Treat: The Lore and Legends of Halloween featurette
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes with optional commentary by director Michael Dougherty
  • School Bus FX Comparison
  • Theatrical Trailer

The full announcement for this release can be found below, after the break.

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