1977 Dario Argento film Suspiria comes to 4K

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The original 1977 Dario Argento directed horror film Suspiria is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 19th via distributor Synapse Films, as their first 4K release. The Italian film starred Jessica HarperStefania CasiniFlavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, and Barbara Magnolfi. Tech specs for the release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio in a 4K restoration with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range. In regards to sound there is a new Dolby Atmos remix as well as the original Italian 5.1, the English mixes in both 4.0 and 5.1 configurations via DTS-HD Master Audio (96kHz).

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon, as well as over at DiabolikDVDThe release will include a Blu-ray Disc which contains bonus materials on the previous Blu-ray release of the film. Those extras set to be included in this release are listed below.

  • Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle and Troy Howarth.
  • Do You Know Anything About Witches? – 30 minute SUSPIRIA visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie.
  • Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from SUSPIRIA.
  • A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of SUSPIRIA – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema.
  • Olga’s Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi.
  • Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots.
  • “International Classics” English “Breathing Letters” opening credit sequence from the U.S. release.
  • Alternate all-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching.
  • Reversible cover art by Wes Benscoter

Further below, after the break, you can find a bit further details about the release taken from the Amazon description. You also can find the artwork and the reversible artwork as well. Lastly, you can find info about this as originally reported as an exclusive over at Rue-Morgue.

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1969 film “Django the Bastard” on Blu-ray August

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The 1969 spaghetti western Django the Bastard is coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 13th via Synapse Films. The film, directed by Sergio Garrone, starred Anthony SteffenPaolo GozlinoLuciano Rossi, and Rada Rassimov. The film has received a new 2K scan from the original 35mm film negative. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio and English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 Mono sound. You can find that the Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The only bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary by Author Troy Howarth
  • Newly-Translated Removable English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing