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‘A childs ball bouncing down a flight of stairs was enough to scare the daylights out of me’ Stephen King.
Cited as a huge influence by renowned film-makers including Martin Scorsese and Alejandro Amenabar and lauded by horror aficionados and audiences alike, The Changeling is one of the most chilling horrors of all time and now it arrives in a brand new restored version for the first time on Blu-ray, featuring stunning newly commissioned artwork by Christopher Shy. One of the last classic horror films to finally be released in high-definition, Peter Medak’s (The Krays) The Changeling arrives as a limited edition collectors set including stunning packaging, a poster, a 40-page perfect bound booklet and a slew of newly created special features such as a commentaries, interviews and featurettes.
One of my favourite horror films (in my top 5) just jumped a couple of places via this restored and remastered release. Never has it looked this glorious.
SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES:
- Brand new 4K scan and restoration
- Audio commentary with director Peter Medak and producer Joel B. Michaels
- ‘The House on Cheesman Park’ – The Haunting True Story of The Changeling
- ‘The Music of The Changeling’ – Interview with Music Arranger Kenneth Wannberg
- ‘Building The House of Horror’ – Interview with Art Director Reuben Freed
- ‘The Psychotronic Tourist’ – The Changeling
- ‘Master of Horror Mick Garris on The Changeling’
- Trailer, TV Spot
- New English subtitles for the hearing impaired
- Reversible sleeve with new artwork by Christopher Shy and original poster artwork
LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:
- Original Soundtrack CD
- 40 page perfect-bound booklet with new essay by Kevin Lyons, original production notes and archive on-set interview
- Double-sided poster featuring new artwork by Christopher Shy and original poster artwork
- Rigid slipcase
MANDY is written and directed by Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) and stars Nicolas Cage in his most visceral role to date, alongside the stellar supporting cast of Andrea Riseborough (Birdman, Battle Of The Sexes) and Linus Roache (Batman Begins, Non-Stop). MANDY was co-produced by Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings franchise) and is one of the final films scored by the Academy Award®-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson (Sicario, The Theory of Everything). Coming soon to cinemas.
Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough) lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand (Linus Roache), Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and laced with fire.
STARRING NICOLAS CAGE AND ANDREA RISEBOROUGH
DIRECTED BY PANOS COSMATOS
WIN!!! YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE on DVD / Available on Digital Download, DVD, Blu-ray & VOD from 2 July 2018.
FROM LYNNE RAMSAY, THE ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR OF ‘RATCATCHER’ AND ‘WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN’.
Lynne Ramsay (Morvern Callar) and Joaquin Phoenix (Her, Gladiator) combine to devastating effect in YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, a powerful and intensely thrilling reworking of the crime genre.
Having premiered at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, where Phoenix won the award for Best Actor for his career-best performance and celebrated British director Ramsay was the joint winner for Best Screenplay, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE has since garnered universal critical acclaim.
Joe, a tormented but ruthlessly brutal hired gun sets out to rescue a young girl from a sex ring, only to find himself weathering a storm of gruesome conspiracy and violent retribution when matters go awry. As the violence swirls both around him and through him, Joe’s deeply damaged psyche is revealed, but will this maelstrom lead to his awakening?
Written and directed by Ramsay and based on the book by Jonathan Ames, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE marks an outstanding breakout performance by Ekaterina Samsonov,and yet another mesmerising, eerie score from Radiohead’s Academy Award® nominee Johnny Greenwood.
Dubbed the post-modern Taxi Driver, this taut and excruciatingly tense tale of a solitary and deeply troubled underworld mercenary in not to be missed.
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JAYNE MANSFIELD – GODDESS? GENIUS? SATANIST?
*DVD/VOD RELEASE: 27th JUNE*
DIRECTED BY P. DAVID EBERSOLE AND TODD HUGHES
Jayne Mansfield. Goddess? Genius? Satanist? She was the blonde bombshell created to rival Monroe.Adored by the public, her star rose until, briefly, she was one of the biggest stars in the world. Jayne Mansfield constantly courted publicity and eventually her personal life engulfed her career and she sought solace in drink, drugs and Anton LaVey, the charismatic leader of the Church of Satan. Her fatal car crash in 1967 led to many conspiracies, was it a curse? Did the devil make her do it? Made to coincide with the 50th anniversary of her death, MANSFIELD 66/67 is a gloriously entertaining film, Hollywood Babylon style exploration of the last two years of the life of ‘the first reality TV star’ Directed by P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes (Hit So Hard; Room 237), the film features interviews with John Waters, Kenneth Anger, Cheryl Dunne, UK pop star Marilyn, actresses Tippi Hedren and Mamie Van Doren.
Jayne Mansfield was the blonde bombshell to rival Monroe and who
constantly courted publicity. From ‘The Girl Can’t Help It’ to her final cameo
role in Gene Kelly’s ‘A Guide to the Married Men’ she was adored by the
in drink, drugs and Anton LaVey, the charismatic leader of the Church of
Satan. Her fatal car crash in 1967 led to many conspiracy theories.
View the trailer here: https://youtu.be/5EGerBQFbnw
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