Posts Tagged ‘HD’

Two Huge Classics Coming to Blu-ray for a Perfect High-Def Halloween…

Two Huge Classics Coming to Blu-ray for a Perfect High-Def Halloween…

Tweet The Bates Motel will once again have vacancy as Universal Studios have announced Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece, Psycho, for a 50th Anniversary Blu-ray on October 19th for $26.98 SRP. Technical details include a fully restored 1080p/24fps 1.85:1 widescreen high def transfer, newly-created lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track, and original 1.0 mono track (hopefully […]




Jacob’s Ladder to Intrude onto Blu-ray in September

Jacob’s Ladder to Intrude onto Blu-ray in September

Tweet Lionsgate has sent out the word Adrian Lyne’s sole tango with psychological horror, Jacob’s Ladder, will be arriving onto Blu-ray this September 14th. Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) awakes from a nightmare of his time in Vietnam to his present life as a New York mailman with his girlfriend Jezebel (Elizabeth Peña). As Jacob goes […]




Being a Horror Videophile is difficult…

Being a Horror Videophile is difficult…

Tweet Proceed to the most popular horror forum you know of and post a thread entitled “[insert horror movie title] on DVD/Blu-ray doesn’t look that great.” Afterward, brace for the shitstorm. Even if your assertions are clear and obvious, more-often-than-not you’ll encounter rude rebuttals with little back-up from others who also see things from your […]




The Oldest and Newest Puppet Masters barfing leeches onto Blu-ray and DVD in July

The Oldest and Newest Puppet Masters barfing leeches onto Blu-ray and DVD in July

Tweet It just seems so alien the original Puppet Master (1989) and the ninth and newest entry in the series, Axis of Evil, is arriving on Blu-ray (and DVD) from Full Moon Pictures on July 27th. I can remember when the first five installments were as rare as hen’s teeth on DVD. After being released, […]




And so it begins…the first public domain Blu-ray of Romero’s Night of the Living Dead surfaces…

And so it begins…the first public domain Blu-ray of Romero’s Night of the Living Dead surfaces…

Tweet Many horror fans are aware of the sad distribution story surrounding George A. Romero’s seminal Night of the Living Dead. The film’s credits were finished with the original “Night of the Flesh Eaters” title, but the feature’s distributor requested the title changed since surprisingly another film was already entitled that. The title was changed […]




Predator to redux on Blu-ray in June

Predator to redux on Blu-ray in June

Tweet With the Nimród Antal-directed, Robert Rodriguez-produced Predators arriving theatrically on July 9th, it seems like a no-brainer 20th Century Fox would perform a Blu-ray double-dip on John McTiernan’s 1987 hybrid horror/sci-fi/macho bullshit classic. That and the studio’s current BD is a no-frills, bareboned affair encoded on the now-ancient MPEG-2 method used on DVD and […]




I thought you were dead? Escape from New York for Blu-ray in August

I thought you were dead? Escape from New York for Blu-ray in August

Tweet Not exactly a horror flick, but I know you love John Carpenter and his gritty 1981 post apocalyptic action classic, Escape from New York, starring badass Kurt Russell with Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, and Isaac Hayes. And Tom Atkins. You always have to mention Atkins or […]




‘Evil Dead’ Announced for Blu-ray

‘Evil Dead’ Announced for Blu-ray

Starz/Anchor Bay Entertainment has revealed ‘Evil Dead’ will be joining the already released ‘Evil Dead II’ and ‘Army of Darkness’ on Blu-ray this August 31!