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DVD Buzz-Saw #19

Jul. 15, 2005by: BiggNewt




THE FLY II: Special Edition

Updating you the news of special editions for both The Fly and The Fly II (see Arrow's review here). An underrated horror film in it's own right is getting some nice treatment and the two-disc DVD set will be available on September 27th, 2005. The cover art looks like something from a science book but it is pretty cool nonetheless. If you missed the butt load of features, have a look below.


Includes:

  • The Fly 2: Disc One
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Track
  • English DTS 5.1 Surround Track
  • French and Spanish Stereo Surround Tracks
  • Commentary by Director Chris Wala and Film Historian Bob Burns
  • Alternate Ending "Houseboat Scene"
  • "Stopping for Food" Deleted Scene
  • Trailers for The Fly, The Fly (1958), Return of the Fly (59), Alien and The Omen
  • English and Spanish Subtitles

    The Fly 2: Disc Two
  • The Fly Papers: The Buzz on Hollywood's Scariest Insect
  • Transformations: Looking Back at "The Fly II" Documentary
  • CWI Video Production Journal
  • Composer's Master Class: Christopher Young featurette
  • Original Theatrical EPK
  • Storyboard to Film Comparisons of 3 Scenes with Optional Director Commentary:
        - Opening Sequence
        - Bartok
        - Ending
  • Production Photo Still Gallery
  • The Art of "The Fly II" Still Gallery
  • Storyboard Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer A
  • Theatrical Trailer B

 

Find out what the buzz is all about and Pre-Order the The Fly II now!


THE CARD PLAYER

Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment, who picked this film from the shelves comes the 2004 film by Dario Argento The Card Player a.k.a. The Card Dealer (see Arrow's review here ). The movie stars Stefania Rocca as a policewoman tormented by a psychopathic killer who forces her to play Internet poker—with the lives of kidnapped women as the stakes. So far, the only extras that have been announced are 16x9 widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround sound, and the extras include the previously announced Alan Jones commentary along with an Argento interview, a behind-the-scenes featurette and trailers. The DVD is set for an August 23rd release


DEAD & BREAKFAST

Also coming from Anchor Bay is the independent film that's gaining lots of attention including from Arrow himself (check the review) The hilarious and very bloody film is set for a September 6th release. Anchor Bay is also tagging the following extras and specs to the DVD...


Includes:

  • 16x9-enhanced 1.85:1 widescreen
  • Dolby Surround 5.1 and 2.0 soundtracks,
  • Audio commentary by Leutwyler, special FX supervisor Michael Mosher and actors Palladino and Zach Selwyn
  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • Blooper reel
  • Poster/still gallery
  • Additional music
  • Cross-promotional trailer for MAN WITH THE SCREAMING BRAIN, ALIEN APOCALYPSE, ALL SOULS DAY, DEMON HUNTER and IT WAITS

It should also be mentioned that the film is also being made available on UMD Format to be played on the PSP. To pre-order the DVD click here.



SLAUGHTERHOUSE OF THE RISING SUN

Velocity Home Entertainment has announced the details of its September 27 DVD release of the 1971 independent controversial shocker Slaughterhouse of the Rising Sun. The film is directed by Vin Crease, who also co-stars, and shows a girl who suffers psychotic visions, is put in a mental institution and, after being discharged, falls in with a strange desert “family.” The group decides to crash in an abandoned house, where Jennifer's visions become reality as the “family” is slain one by one. The film is also going to be available on VHS for those who still live in a shack as well.

Includes:

  • 16x9-enhanced
  • 1.78:1 transfer with Dolby 2.0 Stereo sound
  • Director's commentary and the Losing the Light featurette

No Pre-Order information available...


BLOODY MALLORY

The last french horror movie I saw knocked my socks off, that being High Tension of course. Well, Lions Gate has another french horror film coming to DVD and this time it's got an even hotter chick in the lead role. Olivia Bonamy who is pictured in the leather that she wore at my house last night stars as the heroine who is set on blowing off some monsters one by one, with a gun of course. The film hits the shelves September 13th.


Includes:

  • 16x9 widescreen
  • French 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • English-dubbed option,
  • A making-of featurette.


If you can't wait to see this hottie doing all sorts of tricks in her tight leather pants Click here to pre-order the DVD.


OTHER LION'S GATE TITLES

The following Tuesday, September 20, Lion's Gate is releasing a shit-load of more horror titles which include...Pumpkinhead special edition, Dolly Dearest, Midnight, Pinocchio's Revenge and The Resurrected. Coming October 4 is the new indie chiller Desperate Souls, written and directed by Chad Archibald and Philip Carrer, in which a group of teenagers on a camping trip are plagued by tortured spirits set free via an ancient book of druidic magic. Finally, October 11 is the release date for Dark Harvest 2.


If you can't wait to see this hottie doing all sorts of tricks in her tight leather pants Click here to pre-order the DVD.

Source: FangoriaDVDAnswers

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