And on November 23 (in all three regions), look for the He Came from the Swamp: The William Grefé Collection on Blu-ray, which includes the films Sting of Death, Death Curse of Tartu, The Hooked Generation, The Psychedelic Priest, The Naked Zoo, Mako: Jaws of Death, Whiskey Mountain, and They Came from the Swamp, plus a liner-notes booklet and swag.
Crash will feature HDR10 high dynamic range, while King of New York will have HDR10 and Dolby Vision. And for you sci-fi fans, Silent Running will be mastered from a new 2K restoration of the original camera negative approved by director Douglas Trumbull, the original mono lossless audio, new audio commentary by critics Kim Newman and Barry Forshaw, the original audio commentary by Douglas Trumbull and actor Bruce Dern, an isolated music and effects track, 2 new featurettes (No Turning Back with film music historian Jeff Bond on the film’s score and First Run with filmmaker Jon Spira on the screenplay), the 1972 documentary The Making of Silent Running, 3 additional interviews (Silent Running by Douglas Trumbull, Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now, and A Conversation with Bruce Dern), the film’s theatrical trailer, an image gallery, and reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Arik Roper.
You can see the cover art for Crash 4K above left and also below. The other titles are shown below too (the two UK 4K titles are available for pre-order now from Zavvi US, linked below).
Meanwhile, Paramount is releasing a Stephen King 5-Movie Collection on Blu-ray on 9/5, which will include Pet Sematary (1989), Pet Sematary (2019), Stephen King’s The Stand, The Dead Zone, and Stephen King’s Silver Bullet.
And Severin Films has set Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985) for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 9/29, mastered from a new 4K scan.
Finally today, Zavvi’s UK 4K Ultra HD Steelbook version of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available for pre-order here (and by clicking on the image). Here’s what it looks like...
Zavvi US also has an exclusive IT: 2-Film Collection on 4K Ultra HD in Steelbook packaging. It’s now available for pre-order and you can see that here...
And don’t forget that Zavvi also has sales going on all weekend on Blu-ray and 4K titles as follows (be aware that the BDs may be Region B but the 4Ks are all region)...
- 3 4K titles for £30
- Buy one get one free on Arrow Video titles
- Price drops on Sony titles
- Price drops on 4K titles in general
- Price drops on Blu-ray and DVD titles
- Clearance prices on certain Steelbook titles
- Steelbooks 2 for £20
- Steelbooks 2 for £30
- Box sets under £10
We’ll leave you today with a look at those Arrow titles, with Zavvi or Amazon pre-order links if available (all but Silent Running are up now and we will add that link when it goes live)...
That’s all for this week. Have a great weekend, enjoy Bill & Ted Face the Music, and we’ll see you back here on Monday...