Progenitor of the body hor­ror gen­re and mas­ter of psy­cho­log­i­cal ter­ror, film­mak­er David Cronenberg is known for his vis­cer­al style, craft­ing sto­ries that inter­weave auda­cious phys­i­cal trans­for­ma­tions with chal­leng­ing nar­ra­tives and com­plex emo­tion­al arcs.

This November, two sem­i­nal Cronenberg films, Dead Ringers and Rabid, make their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray debuts from Scream Factory. Each film fea­tures a new 2k scan and is load­ed with new bonus fea­tures, mak­ing the­se crit­i­cal­ly acclaimed mas­ter­pieces must-owns for cinephiles.

DEAD RINGERS

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Cronenberg’s haunt­ing tale of twin gyne­col­o­gists and the wom­an they both love will make its Blu-ray debut November 15th, 2016 from Scream Factory, in con­junc­tion with Morgan Creek Productions.  The two-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Dead Ringers comes load­ed with bonus fea­tures, with over three hours of new bonus con­tent includ­ing new audio com­men­tary from author William Beard and new inter­views with actress Heidi Von Palleske, Stephen Lack, spe­cial effects artist Gordon Smith and direc­tor of pho­tog­ra­phy Peter Suschitzky. Fans can pre-order their copies by vis­it­ing ShoutFactory.com

Claire Niveau (Geneviève Bujold) is in love with hand­some Beverly. Or does she love Elliot? It’s uncer­tain because broth­ers Beverly and Elliot Mantle are iden­ti­cal twins shar­ing the same med­ical prac­tice, apart­ment and wom­en – includ­ing unsus­pect­ing Claire.

In a role that won the New York Film Critics Circle Best Actor Award, Jeremy Irons plays twin gyne­col­o­gists whose emo­tion­al depen­den­cy col­laps­es into mind games, mad­ness and mur­der.  Cronenberg won the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards Best Director hon­ors for meld­ing split-screen tech­niques, body dou­bles and Iron’s uncan­ny act­ing into an eerie, fact-based tale .

Dead Ringers Bonus Features

DISC 1 (1.78:1 ver­sion)

  • NEW Audio Commentary with writer William Beard, author of The Artist As Monster: The Cinema of David Cronenberg
  • Audio Commentary with actor Jeremy Irons

 

DISC 2

  • NEW 2K scan at the director’s pre­ferred aspect ratio (1.66:1)
  • NEW Carey’s Story – an inter­views with Heidi Von Palleske (19 min­utes)
  • NEW Working Artist – an inter­view with Stephen Lack (24 min­utes)
  • NEW Connecting Tissues – an inter­view with spe­cial effects artist Gordon Smith (19 min­utes)
  • NEW Double Vision — an inter­view with direc­tor of pho­tog­ra­phy Peter Suschitzky (12 min­utes)
  • Vintage inter­views with Jeremy Irons, director/co-writer David Cronenberg, pro­duc­er Marc Boyman and co-writer Norman Snider (17 min­utes)
  • Vintage Behind the Scenes Featurette (7 min­utes)
  • Theatrical Trailer

 

RABID

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Cronenberg’s provoca­tive take on the vam­pire mythos will makes its Blu-ray debut with the release of the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Rabid on November 22nd, 2016 from Scream Factory.

Brimming with bonus fea­tures, Rabid includes over 90 min­utes of brand new bonus con­tent, includ­ing new inter­views with author Jill C. Nelson and Marilyn Chambers’ per­son­al appear­ances man­ager Ken Leicht, and actress Susan Roman. Fans can pre-order their copies by vis­it­ing ShoutFactory.com

After under­go­ing rad­i­cal emer­gen­cy surgery, Rose (for­mer adult film star Marilyn Chambers in her first lead­ing role in a main­stream film) devel­ops an insa­tiable desire for blood. She search­es out vic­tims to sat­is­fy her incur­able crav­ing, infect­ing them with an unknown dis­ease which, in turn swift­ly dri­ves them insane… and makes them equal­ly blood­thirsty.

Follow the love­ly but dead­ly Rose through her ter­ri­fy­ing ordeal as vic­tim by vic­tim, the spread­ing cir­cle of casu­alties grows… until no one can escape their gris­ly fate of becom­ing… Rabid.

Rabid Bonus Features

  • NEW 2K scan from the neg­a­tive at the direc­tor David Cronenberg’s pre­ferred aspect ratio (1.66:1)
  • NEW audio inter­view with author Jill C. Nelson (Golden Goddesses: 25 Legendary Women of Classic Erotic Cinema, 1968–1985) and Marilyn Chambers’ per­son­al appear­ances man­ager Ken Leicht
  • NEW Young and Rabid – an inter­view with actress Susan Roman (33 min­utes)
  • Audio Commentary with writer-direc­tor David Cronenberg
  • Audio Commentary with William Beard, author of The Artist as Monster: The Cinema of David Cronenberg
  • Archival inter­view with David Cronenberg (21 min­utes)
  • Interview with exec­u­tive pro­duc­er Ivan Reitman (13 min­utes)
  • Interview with co-pro­duc­er Don Carmody (16 min­utes)
  • From Stereo to Video – A video essay by Caelum Vatnsdal, author of They Came from Within: A History of Canadian Horror Cinema (26 min­utes)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spot
  • Radio Spots (U.S. and U.K.)
  • Still Gallery