This is sub-site #1 to my DVD News Flash blog. Here you’ll find nothing but DVD and Blu-ray reviews of upcoming movies only. I also have a second sub-site for all my “other” reviews. I call these, ‘For-The-Hell-Of-It’ Reviews.
What’s a ‘for-the-hell-of-it review’?
It’s a review of any DVD that has been in release for some time and/or has gone out of print. Movies that I already own, have owned for years in some cases, but have a sudden yen to talk about. You know, reviews I’ve done just for the hell of it.
This is coming from VCI Entertainment and it’s supposed to be a new transfer from a new print, minus the extras from their previous disc. This is not the 4K restoration Cohen Media Group is rumored to be releasing in the U.S. next year.
CUSTOM COVER ART (Deluxe Version)
• New 2K scan of the original negatives with over 45 hours of color correction done in the States!
UPDATE: A Deluxe Edition will be available as an exclusive on Ronin Flix’s site in April. The extras below are for the deluxe one. The standard blu arrives in March and available on Amazon.
• New audio commentary with star Barbara Cupisti, moderated by Nathaniel Thompson
• All Brand New interviews, many EXCLUSIVE to this release ONLY: Producer Dario Argento, Director Michele Soavi, Actress Asia Argento, Actress Barbara Cupisti, Actor Tomas Arana, Actor Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Writer Franco Ferrini, Set Designer Massimo Antonello Geleng, Make-up artist Franco Casagni
• In English and Italian with English subtitles
STANDARD EDITION EXTRA: On Camera Interview With Asia Argento & Michele Soavi.
• Returning to the Deep – The Making of Deep Blue Sea 2 (Featurette) –Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Deep Blue Sea 2 as they film the highly-anticipated sequel
• Deep Blue Silliness(Gag Reel) –A collection of fun outtakes and bloopers from the feature film showcasing the cast and production team
• Deleted Scenes–A few filmed moments that didn’t make the final cut of Deep Blue Sea 2. But we know you still want to see them
BLU-RAY DVD AND DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES:
• The Making of Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell: Filmmakers, cast, and crew discuss why Tremors: A Cold Day in Hellis the most bone-blasting Tremors movie yet.
• Anatomy of a Scene: Watch as we break down the various elements that need to come together to film the first underwater Graboid attack.
• Inside Chang’s Market: Chang’s Market is an iconic location in Tremors history. See how it was recreated and updated for this installment of the franchise
• Brand-New 2K High-Definition Transfer
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition (480p) DVD presentations of the main feature
• Original 2.0 and 5.1 Stereo Audio (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
• NEW Audio commentary from Director Jim Wynorski, Composer Chuck Cirino and Editor Leslie Rosenthal
• Audio commentary from Director Jim Wynorski (from 2003)
• NEW Interview with Director Jim Wynorski (HD)
• NEW Interview with Editor Leslie Rosenthal (HD)
• NEW Interview with Composer Chuck Cirino (HD)
• NEW Interview with Lightyear Entertainment Executive Arnie Holland (HD)
• Original Theatrical Trailer (New HD Transfer from original 35mm materials)
• 6 Promotional TV Clips (SD)
• 2 TV Spots (SD)
• 2 Greenpeace Public Service Announcements (SD)
• 1989 Promo Reel (SD)
• Photo Gallery (accompanied by Chuck Cirino’s film’s score)
• Collectible Mini- Poster
COMING SOON FROM SCORPION RELEASING!
The deluxe edition (custom artwork pictured on the left) will be sold on Ronin Flix’s site only and be limited to 1,000 copies! Standard edition (without slipcase), will be available on Amazon & other retailers three months later!
• New 2k scan of the original camera negative with over 35 hours of color correction
• New interview with Editor Jon Braun
• SDH Subtitles for the hearing impaired
• Still Chapter Menu
• Audio has been additionally fixed to remove as much hiss and crack as possible
• The disc will also feature all the extras from the previous releases:
• Audio commentary with producer Tony Unger and actor Stephen Furst (which has been fixed from the previous error)
• Interviews with Stephen Furst, Tony Unger, Makeup Designer Craig Reardon, actor Douglas Barr and Tom Burman
• Watch this in Nightmare Theater Mode
• Still Gallery
The deluxe edition (custom artwork pictured on the left) will be sold on Ronin Flix’s site only and be limited to 1,500 copies! Standard edition (without slipcase), will be available on Amazon & other retailers three months later!
• New 2016 2k scan of the original camera negative, which features the longer cut with the deleted scenes included
• New 5.1 surround sound
• Audio commentary with director Alvin Rakoff
• Featurette including interviews with George Kennedy, Nick Mancuso, Jack Hill, Alvin Rakoff and more
• The original script of Jack Hill
• Watch the film in Nightmare Theater mode
• Isolated music track
• Learn what the ship says featurette
• Theatrical trailer
Originally shot on 35mm, Abominable makes it HD debut featuring a brand new high definition transfer from the original camera negative and an ALL-NEW cut of the film with improved CGI-effects overseen by Director Ryan Schifrin and Editor Chris Conlee with enhanced color timing and correction and in this fully loaded collector’s edition set!
• Brand-New 2K High-Definition transfer from the original camera negative
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations of the main feature
• 5.1 Surround Audio (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
• Audio Commentary with writer/director Ryan Schifrin, Actors Matt McCoy and Jeffrey Combs
• Introduction from Director Ryan Schifrin (HD)
• ”Back to Genre: Making ABOMINABLE” featurette (SD)
• Deleted and Extended Scenes (SD)
• Outtakes and Bloopers (SD)
• ”Shadows” Director Ryan Schifrin’s USC Student Film (SD)
• ”Basil & Mobius: No Rest For The Wicked” (16:28, HD) Short film written and directed by Ryan Schifrin featuring a score by legendary composer Lalo Schifrin and starring Zachari Levi, Ray Park, Malcolm McDowell and Kane Hodder
• The original 2005 version of ”Abominable” (Blu-ray only, 94 mins, SD)
• Poster & Still Gallery
• Storyboard Gallery
• Collectible Poster
• Original Theatrical Trailer