If you’re into vintage schlock filmmaking, it’s a given that you also like schlock film trailers. One of the best places to enjoy this fare is the delightful Trailers From Hell website, a place where filmmakers offer their commentary on vintage film trailers. They moved into the DVD realm last year with a disc of their best work and have prepared Vol. 2 for Shout! Factory, who will release Trailers From Hell Vol. 2 in July. Even better, this disc will feature a newly remastered presentation of the original Little Shop Of Horrors as a bonus! Read on for all the tantalizing trailer details…
This Summer, “Coming Soon” Takes on a Whole New Meaning…
TRAILERS FROM HELL VOLUME 2
DVD Set Includes Roger Corman’s Classic
THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
The 1960 feature film is available for the first time in anamorphic widescreen!
Available on JULY 5, 2011 from Shout! Factory
Run for your lives…again! It’s Trailers from Hell Volume 2! Trailers — you know, those fast-paced, two-to-four-minute theatrical promotional shorts that are jam-packed with swirling letters and screaming hyperbolic promises of: THRILLS! ACTION! MYSTERY! ROMANCE? On July 5, 2011, Shout! Factory will release Trailers from Hell Volume 2 on DVD, the second installment of the popular series.
Trailers from Hell Volume 2 showcases 20 more of the kind of rare vintage trailers popularized on the well-trafficked, award-winning website, www.trailersfromhell.com, but these are all brand new and exclusive to this DVD.
Concentrating on a wild mix of horror, science fiction, action, comedy and fantasy films, viewers can watch the trailers both in their original versions or accompanied by amusing and informative commentaries from esteemed genre gurus such as Directors Joe Dante (Piranha, Gremlins), Mick Garris (The Stand), John Landis (An American Werewolf in London), Guillermo Del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) and more. A must-have for genre fans, DVD collectors and trailer aficionados, Trailers From Hell Volume 2 is priced for everyone to own at $19.93.
As if that weren’t enough, the DVD also includes Roger Corman’s classic comedy from 1960, The Little Shop of Horrors featuring Jack Nicholson in one of his first roles. For the first time ever, the film has an all-new anamorphic widescreen transfer, making Audrey Jr. the hungry man-eating houseplant even more formidable than ever!
**Of Special Note: The first fans who pre-order Volume 2 from Shout! Factory’s online store will receive a limited edition of The Best of Trailers from Hell Volume 1 on DVD with their purchase. This is an exclusive offer and the supply is extremely limited. **
- Joe Dante on trailers of Donovan’s Brain and The Invisible Ghost.
- Mick Garris on Fire Maidens from Outer Space and Flesh Gordon.
- Guillermo Del Toro on Deep Red and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
- John Landis on Gorgo.
- Roger Corman on Ski Troop Attack and Premature Burial.
- And Many More!
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Trailers from Hell is the brainchild of film director Joe Dante, new media entrepreneur Jonas Hudson, graphic artist Charlie Largent and producer Elizabeth Stanley. The series was born out of their mutual love of classic films of all types, particularly horror and exploitation films.
TFH is the premier showcase for a breathtakingly eclectic assortment of trailers from classic era films both in their original form and punctuated with informative and amusing commentary by contemporary filmmakers. This content has been viewed in over 50 countries and is syndicated across web and mobile partners including You Tube, Blinkx, Shorts TV, Yahoo, A3 Mobile Networks, AT&T and on cable television, as well as on the net at www.trailersfromhell.com.