Scream Factory, the new genre division of Shout! Factory, made a big splash recently with their debut DVD/blu-ray releases of Halloween II and Halloween III. They’ve got plenty planned for October and November – and now they’ve announced plans for December and January! December will see blu-ray/DVD combo releases of The Island plus Death Valley and January will bring Wes Craven’s Deadly Blessing as well as The Nest. Read on for early details on these tantalizing terrors and rest assured that Schlockmania will keep you posted at these releases develop further…
This Holiday Season, SCREAM FACTORY™ Presents Two More 80s Shockers!
DEATH VALLEY AND THE ISLAND
ARRIVE ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME
BLU-RAY + DVD COMBO PACKS HIT STORES SHELVES
DECEMBER 11, 2012
AND START THE NEW YEAR WITH FEAR WITH EVEN MORE HORRIFIC SHOCKERS ON BLU-RAY™ & DVD:
WES CRAVEN’S DEADLY BLESSING AND THE NEST
DEBUT JANUARY 22, 2013
Pre-Order These Definitive Home Entertainment Collections Today!
Following a well-received slate of long-awaited cult movie classics since the launch of SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series, Shout! Factory invites loyal fans and collectors to dive into TWO Blu-ray + DVD combo packs when DEATH VALLEY (starring Peter Billingsley, from A Christmas Story) and THE ISLAND (starring Michael Caine) hit store shelves December 11, 2012. Both films have never been released on Blu-ray or DVD until now. Each Blu-ray + DVD combo pack boasts original theatrical key art, anamorphic widescreen movie presentation and bonus content, and has a suggested retail price of $26.99.
Powering into the new year, SCREAM FACTORY™ is also proud to present Wes Craven’s classic DEADLY BLESSING (starring Sharon Stone and Ernest Borgnine) on a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD; along with the cockroach-infested creature thriller THE NEST on
Blu-ray™ + DVD combo pack. Both cult classics hit home entertainment shelves January 22, 2013 from Shout! Factory.
Available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD, DEADLY BLESSING Collector’s Edition contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art, new extras and more! The Blu-ray is priced to own at $29.93 and the DVD is priced to own at $19.93.
THE NEST has never been on Blu-ray before or in a widescreen presentation, the Blu-ray + DVD combo pack is priced to own at $26.99 SRP. As excitement builds for these two collections, SCREAM FACTORY™ will announce bonus features and additional news in forthcoming months.
Fans and collectors can preorder these exciting SCREAM FACTORY collections now at ShoutFactory.com or Amazon.com
DEATH VALLEY http://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/215711
THE ISLAND http://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/215709
DEADLY BLESSING https://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/216286
***Avid horror movie fans and collectors take note: those who order DEADLY BLESSING from ShoutFactory.com will receive an exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork from the respective title! Only 200 will be printed, so these are only available while supplies last.***
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available to own on December 11, 2012
DEATH VALLEY Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac. Starring Catherine Hicks (Child’s Play), Paul Le Mat (Puppetmaster), Stephen McHattie (The Tall Man) and Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story).
ELLIOTT KASTNER presents A DICK RICHARDS FILM “ DEATH VALLEY ”
PAUL LE MAT – CATHERINE HICKS – STEPHEN McHATTIE
Introducing PETER BILLINGSLEY and EDWARD HERRMANN as Paul Stanton
Written by RICHARD ROTHSTEIN – Music by DANA KAPROFF – Associate Producer STANLEY MARK
Co-Producers RICHARD ROTHSTEIN and STANLEY BECK – Produced by ELLIOTT KASTNER
Directed by DICK RICHARDS
DTS HD Master Audio Mono (Blu-Ray)/Dolby Digital Mono (DVD)/Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)/1982/Color/87 minutes
DEATH VALLEY Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack bonus content:
- Audio Commentary with Director Dick Richards
- Theatrical Trailer & TV Spot
THE ISLAND Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack
Michael Caine (The Dark Knight Trilogy) stars as Blair Maynard, an investigative writer who takes on one of the most baffling mysteries – the disappearance of boats and their passengers in the Caribbean . During his investigation, he and his son are captured by raiding pirates, led by David Warner (Time After Time). When his son is converted to the pirates’ barbarian ways and turns against him, Blair must come to his rescue in this action-packed thriller written by Peter Benchley (Jaws).
A MICHAEL RICHIE FILM A ZANUCK-BROWN Production “THE ISLAND ”
Starring MICHAEL CAINE – DAVID WARNER
Screenplay by PETER BENCHLEY Based on the novel “THE ISLAND” by PETER BENCHLEY
Music by ENNIO MORRICONE Produced by RICHARD D. ZANUCK and DAVID BROWN
Directed by MICHAEL RITCHIE Special Visual Effects by ALBERT WHITLOCK
Read the BANTAM BOOK PANAVISION® A UNIVERSAL PICTURE
DTS HD Master Audio 2.0 (Blu-Ray)/Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 (DVD)/Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)/1980/Color/109 minutes
THE ISLAND Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack bonus content:
- Theatrical Trailer
Available to Own ON January 22, 2013
DEADLY BLESSING Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD
When a former member of a religious cult dies in a mysterious accident, his wife Martha (Maren Jensen, Battlestar Gallactica), who now lives alone and close to the cult’s church, begins to fear for her life and the lives of her visiting friends (Susan Buckner, Sharon Stone). Strange and deadly events begin to happen… Could she be the target of the evil cult and its fanatical leader Isaiah (Ernest Borgnine)?
Directed by Wes Craven (Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street ) and starring Jeff East (Pumpkinhead), Lisa Hartman (The 17th Bride) and Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes), this consistently terrifying film
delivers “unpredictable plot twists” (Time Out) and visual shocks galore.
POLYGRAM PICTURES presents An INTER PLANETARY PRODUCTION
Of a WES CRAVEN FILM “DEADLY BLESSSING”
MAREN JENSEN SUSAN BUCKNER SHARON STONE JEFF EAST
LISA HARTMAN LOIS NETTLETON and ERNEST BORGNINE
Screenplay by GLENN M. BENEST & MATTHEW BARR and WES CRAVEN
Story by GLENN M. BENEST & MATTHEW BARR
Executive Producer WILLIAM GILMORE Music Composed by JAMES HORNER
Executive in charge of Production JERE HENSHAW Produced by MICHELINE and MAX KELLER, PAT HERSKOVIC
Directed by WES CRAVEN
© 1981 Polygram Pictures Ltd.. All Rights Reserved
Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/1981/Color/100 minutes/Subtitles: English
*Special features are currently in development
THE NEST Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
The quiet town of North Port is being overrun by cockroaches! Sheriff Tarbell (Franc Luz) believes that genetic experiments being conducted by the INTEC Corporation are the cause. Confronted with a potential disaster, Mayor Johnson (Robert Lansing) calls for help.
When Dr. Hubbard (Terri Treas) from INTEC arrives, she realizes that an innocent experiment has gone terribly wrong. Ordinary cockroaches are turning into creatures with a taste for blood. Worse, the roaches are genetically mutating… literally becoming whatever they eat!
“THE NEST” ROBERT LANSING LISA LANGLOIS FRANC LUZ TERRI TREAS
Screenplay by ROBERT KING Based on the Novel by ELI CANTOR
Associate Producer LYNN WHITNEY
Produced by JULIE CORMAN Directed by TERENCE H. WINKLESS
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono (BD)/Dolby Digital Mono (DVD)/1988/Color/87 minutes
*Special features are currently in development.
As excitement builds for these two SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment collections, Shout! Factory will announce in-depth bonus content and additional news in forthcoming months.
Further underscoring its position as a leading curator and home entertainment provider of many memorable cult movie classics, Shout! Factory launched SCREAM FACTORY™, a new home entertainment series created to celebrate some of the most enthralling horror and sci-fi films with massive cult followings in cinematic history. Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2013 with specific release dates, extras and key art for the rest of the title lineup. Meanwhile, fans will are encouraged to follow us and click the “Like” tab on the official SCREAM FACTORY Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scream-Factory/103961936407493) for up-to-the-minute updates or visit ScreamFactoryDVD.com .