Here’s a nice surprise for slasher movie fanatics: Scream Factory has announced the details for a blu-ray release of Slumber Party Massacre, an oddball, female-helmed variant of the genre that functions as both slasher and slasher parody. The disc will feature a new transfer of the film taken from the camera negative — and not only will it include the supplemental features that appeared for this film on The Slumber Party Massacre Collection, it will also include a new interview. Read on for all the frenzied femme-horror details…
SCREAM FACTORY™ PRESENTS
THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE
FEATURING NEW HIGH DEFINITION TRANSFER OF THIS CULT CLASSIC
AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY™ MARCH 18, 2014
Pre-Order This Scream Factory™ Home Entertainment Collection Today!
This March 2014, loyal fans and horror enthusiasts are invited to join SCREAM FACTORY™ for the ultimate sleepover when Amy Holden Jones’ THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE, starring Michele Michaels (Death Wish 4: The Crackdown), Robin Stille (Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama), Michael Villela (Wild Orchid) and Andree Honore (Strange Reality), debuts on Blu-ray™ for the first time on March 18, 2014. This highly collectible Blu-ray edition features new high definition transfer and killer bonus content. A must-have for all slasher fans and movie collectors, this definitive Blu-ray release of THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE is priced to own at $24.97 SRP.
THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE (1982) helped define the slasher film ethos of the 1980s. Put together by first-time director Amy Holden from a script, titled “Don’t Open the Door,” by celebrated author Rita Mae Brown (Rubyfruit Jungle), the film was an immediate hit for Roger Corman’s New World Pictures, eventually spawning two sequels and became a staple in mom-and-pop corner video stores of the 1980s.
When Trish (Michele Michaels) decides to invite her high school girls’ basketball teammates over for a slumber party, she has no idea the night is going to end with an unexpected guest – an escaped mental patient and his portable power drill – crashing the party in the cult classic, The Slumber Party Massacre.
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NEW HD Transfer From The Original Camera Negative
NEW interview with actor Rigg Kennedy
Sleepless Nights: The Making Of The Slumber Party Massacre
Audio Commentary With Director Amy Holden Jones, Actors Michael Villela And Debra De Liso
“THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE”
Starring Michele Michaels Robin Stille
Michael Villela Andree Honore
Edited by Sean Foley Director of Photography Steve Posey Music by Ralph Jones
Co-produced by Aaron Lipstadt Screenplay by Rita Mae Brown
Produced and Directed by Amy Jones
High-Definition Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono /1982/Color/77 minutes/R
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