Upcoming Shout Factory releases

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    I never thought about the time period not changing! :p That's a good point.

    Personally I never cared for any of these films. They were mostly snoozes.
     
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    The first one is a masterpiece, but the second one easily has the most horrific death scene.
     
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    Agreed I also never got into any of the Omen movies
     
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    Definitely picking this up, The first boxset was cheap and flimsy as far as the packaging goes and this seems like the best release. Let's hope Scream Factory gets ahold of the F13'th series and makes a similar boxset like they did with Halloween, One can hope anyway.
     
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    The exact same reason with me too.
     
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    Natas Is it October yet?

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    I scooped up that Omen blu ray set last year and the packaging is indeed rubbish, BUT......I think I paid 9 bucks for it new at Best Buy. I'll deal with shitty packaging for that price.
     
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    Honestly by the time The Omen rolled out in 1976, the Satanic possession/conspiracy film trope was already wearing thin. Rosemary's Baby had set the stage in 1968, and the crowned champion of the genre The Exorcist was already 3 years old. And if theater movies cashing in on the trend wasn't enough for you, made for TV movies were quick to ride that train.

    Granted the first Omen film executed with plenty of quality to stand tall with the previous landmarks, and added enough gas to the genre tank to fuel added interest in films like The Sentinel and Suspiria. But as the 80s approached the initial interest in a demonic kid's antics didn't carry over to actually caring how little Bart Satan turned out later. Didn't help any the films were mostly cliched cash grabs.
     
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    I like all the omen movies, tho I couldn't tell you why.
     
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    Same here, I've always enjoyed IV a great deal. It's reason enough to peak my interest in getting the new set. I never bought (or even ever considered buying) the remake...but that can't be helped here. :D
     
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    Extras for The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid:

    https://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=25355

    "NEW Audio Commentary By Film Historian Jim Hemphill
    • Image Gallery
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Optional English subtitles for the main feature"
    And Blu-ray.com reviews for:

    Silent Hill CE:
    https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Silent-Hill-Blu-ray/239949/#Review

    and The Monolith Monsters:
    https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Monolith-Monsters-Blu-ray/236417/#Review



    And the SDCC 2019 lineup!:
    http://www.alienbee.net/shout-factory-unveils-san-diego-comic-con-2019-lineup/
     
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    I watched The Seduction last night and found it super enjoyable - more so than I remembered it. Things start off pleasantly with a sappy Dionne Warwick song, but the movie wastes no time getting its stalker plot rolling. The ease with which Andrews Stevens is able to invade the private and professional life of Morgan Fairchild sets up for some quite suspenseful scenes. In one particular scene, he's hiding in her closet, watching her undress and take a bath for an uncomfortably long time before finally making his presence known. Fairchild is the image of 80's glamour with her feathered hair, pink nails, and fabulous makeup, but the real star here is Stevens. From his awkward attempts at making contact with her to his frustrated, sweaty, nostril-flaring excitement while leering at her from his hiding place, Stevens is entirely credible. I will say that Stevens was a very good-looking guy who should have no trouble securing a woman's interest, but the movie at least acknowledges as much by having Fairchild's gay assistant call him "cute." The Scream Factory Blu-ray looks and sounds great. Any other fans? :)

     
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    Which scene the elevator death or the train death?
     
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    Elizabeth Shepherd blinded by ravens, then stumbling onto the road only to get hit by a truck. That scene traumatised me as a kind. Drowning under ice? Beheading? Impaled and struck by lightning? Nah, Shepherd's death scene was the cruelest.
     
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    "Eye'' scenes always get under peoples skin, there's something unnerving about eye damage, something primal.
     
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    -The Leopard Man has been delayed to 7/30.

    -Details for Horror of Frankenstein and Fear in The Night:

    https://www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD/photos/a.130215417115478/1532518580218481/

    "HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (Streets 8/20)
    • Presented in two aspect ratios – 1.66:1 and 1.85:1
    • NEW Audio Commentary by film historian Bruce G. Hallenbeck
    • NEW Interview with assistant director Nicholas Granby
    • NEW Veronica Carlson: A Portrait of Hammer - an interview with the actress
    • NEW Jimmy Sangster: An Exclusive Interview – an interview with the producer/director
    • Gallows Humor: Inside the Horror of Frankenstein
    • Audio Commentary with producer/director Jimmy Sangster and Hammer Films historian Marcus Hearn
    • Frankenstein, Dracula and Me: A Conversation with Veronica Carlson
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Still Gallery"

    "FEAR IN THE NIGHT (Streets 8/27)
    • Presented in two aspect ratios – 1.66:1 and 1.85:1
    • NEW Audio Commentary with film historian Troy Howarth
    • Audio Commentary with co-writer/producer/director Jimmy Sangster and Hammer Film Historian Marcus Hearn
    • Vintage interview with co-writer/producer/director Jimmy Sangster
    • End of Term: Inside FEAR IN THE NIGHT
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Still Gallery"


    And James Woods will be involved in the Vampires CE!:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/Bzx6RcNhBJ6/?igshid=19l34luzz6dgj
     
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