Arrow Video's Crimson Peak Limited Edition Blu-ray is jawdropping

From the imagination of Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro (PAN'S LABYRINTH, THE SHAPE OF WATER) comes CRIMSON PEAK, a lavish, stunningly realized journey into the dark heart of Gothic romance. And if you love the movie as much as I do, then you'll be fighting out in the snow yourself for a copy of Arrow Video's upcoming Limited Edition. 

Beginning in Buffalo, New York, during the 1880s, CRIMSON PEAK stars Mia Wasikowska (ALICE IN WONDERLAND, STOKER) as Edith Cushing,

an aspiring writer who is haunted by the death of her mother. Edith’s falls in love with seductive stranger Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston, Avengers Assemble), who whisks her off to Allerdale Hall, his baronial, yet dilapidated English mansion built upon a mountain of blood-red clay. Here Edith meets Lucille (Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty), Thomas’s sister who at times seems hostile and jealous. As Edith struggles to feel at home in the imposing residence, she gradually uncovers a horrendous family secret and encounters supernatural forces that will help her discover the terrible truth behind Crimson Peak. 

Boasting incredibly intricate and ornate production design and a rich visual style, del Toro’s film is a grandiose, boldly baroque triumph of Gothic decadence, which expertly combines and contrasts the sublimely beautiful with the shockingly grotesque. Crimson Peak is presented here in sumptuous special packaging, with a wealth of extra features, affording unprecedented insight into the making of this modern Gothic classic. 

You can check out the cover art below along with a f*cking long-ass list of contents included in this upcoming Limited Edition Blu-ray set. It's kinda ridiculous how much stuff these guys crammed into this new edition so give it all a once-over and then let us know if you plan on snagging a copy!

Limited Edition Contents:

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation 

Original 5.1 and 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and optional English 2.0 DTS Headphone:X Audio

Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing 

Optional Descriptive Video Service® (DVS®) for the visually impaired 

Audio commentary by co-writer and director Guillermo Del Toro

The House is Alive: Constructing Crimson Peak, a newly edited, feature-length documentary with cast and crew interviews and extensive behind the scenes footage

Previously unseen Spanish language interview with Guillermo Del Toro

The Gothic Corridor, The Scullery, The Red Clay Mines, The Limbo Fog Set; four featurettes exploring different aspects of Allerdale Hall 

A Primer on Gothic Romance, the director and stars talk about the key traits of Gothic romance.

The Light and Dark of Crimson Peak, the cast and crew talk about the film’s use of color

Hand Tailored Gothic, a featurette on the film’s striking costumes 

A Living Thing, a look at the design, modelling and construction of the Allerdale Hall sets

Beware of Crimson Peak, a walking tour around Allerdale Hall with Tom Hiddleston

Crimson Phantoms, a featurette on the film’s amazing ghosts 

Kim Newman on Crimson Peak and the Tradition of Gothic Romance, a newly filmed interview with author and critic

Violence and Beauty in Guillermo Del Toro’s Gothic Fairy Tale Films, a new video essay by the writer Kat Ellinger

Deleted scenes

Original trailers and TV spots

Double-sided, fold-out poster 

Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions

Limited Edition packaging newly designed by Crimson Peak concept artist Guy Davis

Limited edition 80-page, hard-bound book featuring new writing by David Jenkins and Simon Abrams, an archival interview with Guillermo del Toro, and original conceptual design illustrations by artists Guy Davis and Oscar Chichoni

This release is currently up for pre-order at Diabolic DVD and will be shipping out on or about November 27, 2018.

Extra Tidbit: Will you be snagging a copy?
Source: DiabolikDVD



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