The Entity starring Barbara Hershey on Blu-ray in June

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The 1982 film The Entity starring Barbara Hershey is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 11th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Sidney J. Furie, co-starred Ron SilverDavid Labiosa, George Coe, and Margaret Blye. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio sound in 2.0 Stereo, 5.1 and 4.1 configurations. The “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory‘s store (with a bonus poster). Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW Inner Strength – an interview with actress Barbara Hershey
  • NEW Seeing Is Believing – an interview with actor David Labiosa
  • NEW High Dread – an interview With Composer Charles Bernstein
  • NEW Spirits & Sprocket Holes – an interview With Editor Frank J. Urioste
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/filmmaker Daniel Kremer (Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films)
  • Trailers From Hell – The Entity with audio commentary by Luca Guadagnino (Suspiria – 2018)
  • The Entity Files Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • Still Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this upcoming release.

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Hammer Films’ “Lust for a Vampire” on Blu-ray in July

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The 1971 horror Lust for a Vampire from Hammer Films is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 30th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Jimmy Sangster, featured a cast that included Ralph Bates, Barbara JeffordSuzanna Leigh, Michael Johnson, and Yutte Stensgaard. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been announced but stay tuned for an update later. The film on Blu-ray is now available to pre-order directly over at ShoutFactory.com‘s store. No pre-order listing is yet up over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update on that.

Hammer Films horror “The Reptile” on Blu-ray in July

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The 1966 horror The Reptile from Hammer Films is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 30th via Scream Factory. This film, directed by John Gilling, featured a cast of Noel WillmanJennifer DanielRay Barrett, Jacqueline Pearce, Michael RipperJohn Laurie, and Marne Maitland. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not at all yet been detailed, as Scream Factory will be announcing all of that at a later point. You can already pre-order the Blu-ray now directly via ShoutFactory.com‘s store. There’s no pre-order listing up yet over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update on that.

1974 Hammer film “The Legend of the 7 Gold Vampires” comes to Blu-ray in April

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The 1974 Hammer Films kung fu horror The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires starring Peter Cushing is coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 9th, via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Roy Ward Baker, featured a supporting cast of David ChiangJulie Ege, Szu Shih, and John Forbes-Robertson. Tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but it is known that it will come with 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio which comes from a new 2K scan of the original film elements. The audio configuration has not yet been detailed, but you can for sure expect it to be lossless (likely in DTS-HD Master Audio). The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Details about the release and bonus materials are listed below.

  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Bruce G. Hallenbeck
  • NEW When Hammer Met Shaw – an interview with actor David Chiang
  • NEW Kung Fear – an interview with Hong Kong Film Expert Rick Baker
  • Alternate U.S. Theatrical version – The 7 Brothers Meet Dracula (in HD with some standard definition inserts)
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spot
  • Still Gallery

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

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