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Scream Factory To Deliver Another Dose of Classic Horror With ‘The Body Snatcher’ On Blu-ray!

Scream Factory To Deliver Another Dose of Classic Horror With ‘The Body Snatcher’ On Blu-ray!

A literary classic becomes a horror classic when given the Val Lewton touch. Scream Factory proudly presents The Body Snatcher for the first time on Blu-ray on March 26, 2019, featuring a new 4k scan of the original camera negative and new featurette. Fans can preorder the film now at shoutfactory.com.
The two titans of horror Boris Karloff (Frankenstein) and Bela Lugosi (Dracula) come together in their last on-screen pairing in The Body Snatcher.
Horror icon Boris Karloff plays the title role in the Lewton adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s fictional short story The Body Snatcher, directed with subtle calculation by versatile Robert Wise (West Side Story, The Sound of Music). A doctor (Henry Daniell – The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake) needs cadavers for medical studies and Karloff is willing to provide them one way or another.
Special Features:
·        NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative
·        NEW You’ll Never Get Rid of Me: Resurrecting THE BODY SNATCHER
·        Audio Commentary with director Robert Wise and writer/film historian Steve Haberman
·        Documentary – Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy
·        Still Galleries – posters, lobby cards, movie stills

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Scream Factory Delivering ‘Warning Sign’ On Blu-ray This March!

Scream Factory Delivering ‘Warning Sign’ On Blu-ray This March!

When tampering with the natural order of things, man must not ignore the Warning Sign.  Making its Blu-ray debut on March 26th, 2019 from Scream Factory, the suspenseful thriller Warning Sign also includes a number of bonus features, including a new interview with director/co-writer Hal Barwood and a new interview with producer Jim Bloom, as well as a still gallery, theatrical trailers and more! Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

In the rolling Utah countryside, a small town is host to a fortress-like research facility, which the townspeople believe is developing new advancements in agriculture. But deep within is a top-secret project to create a bioweapon that turns anyone exposed to it into a raging, psychotic killer. When the unthinkable happens and the facility is locked down, Sheriff Cal Morse (Sam Waterston, Serial Mom) must choose between keeping the town safe and rescuing his wife Joanie (Kathleen Quinlan, Twilight Zone: The Movie), who is trapped inside. But for Major Connolly (Yaphet Kotto, Alien), there is only one remorseless solution: contain the deadly virus … at all costs.

Written by Hal Barwood and Matthew Robbins (the team behind Dragonslayer) and featuring the cinematography of Dean Cundey (Halloween, John Carpenter’s The Thing), Warning Sign presents a nightmarish scenario of science gone wrong.

Warning Sign Bonus Features

  • New interview with director/co-writer Hal Barwood
  • New interview with producer Jim Bloom
  •  Audio commentary track with director /co-writer Hal Barwood
  • TV Spot
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

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Scream Factory To Bring Sci-Fi Classic ‘The Deadly Mantis’ To Blu-Ray On March 19th

Scream Factory To Bring Sci-Fi Classic ‘The Deadly Mantis’ To Blu-Ray On March 19th

This was the day that engulfed the world in terror! A thrilling classic from the golden age of sci-fi cinema, Deadly Mantis debuts on Blu-ray on March 19, 2019 from Scream Factory. The release sports a new 2k scan of the original film elements and new audio commentary with film historian Tom Weaver and Dr. Robert J. Kiss.

What’s worse than a horde of locusts? A gigantic man-eating praying mantis, released from a million years of deep, frozen sleep and ready to claw its way to world domination!

This menacing insect kills everything in its path while scientists and military men work feverishly to stop it. Craig Stevens (Abbott And Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde) stars as the commander in charge of putting an end to this beastly insect with William Hopper (20 Million Miles To Earth) as the paleontologist and Alix Talton (The Man Who Knew Too Much) as his beautiful assistant, a photojournalist, assigned to help in this epic battle between man and mantis!

Special Features:

  • NEW 2K Scan of the original film elements
  • NEW Audio Commentary with film historians Tom Weaver and David Schecter
  •  Mystery Science Theatre 3000 episode “The Deadly Mantis” (02/22/97)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.’

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Classic Hammer Film, ‘The Witches,’ To Make Blu-ray Debut On March 19th From Scream Factory!

Classic Hammer Film, ‘The Witches,’ To Make Blu-ray Debut On March 19th From Scream Factory!

The classic 1960s Hammer Film thriller The Witches makes its Blu-ray debut March 19th, 2019 from Scream Factory. The release includes a new audio commentary with filmmaker and historian Ted Newsom, as well as the featurette on the women of Hammer Film and theatrical trailers. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

Haunted by the terrors of her experience with African witch-doctors, school teacher Gwen Mayfield (Joan Fontaine, Rebecca) accepts an appointment as headmistress at the Haddaby School run by Alan Bax (Alec McCowen, Frenzy) and his sister Stephanie (Kay Walsh, Stage Fright). Gwen initially revels in the peacefulness she has found in the quiet English countryside but soon begins to sense “undercurrents.” Before long, a local boy falls into a coma and Gwen discovers a voodoo doll impaled by pins. The danger that follows brings her face to face with witchcraft as a series of disasters unfold and lead her to the horrible truth.

The Witches Bonus Features:

  • NEW audio commentary with filmmaker/historian Ted Newsom
  • Hammer Glamour – a featurette on the women of Hammer
  • U.S. trailer The Devil’s Own
  • Double feature trailer Prehistoric Women and The Devil’s Own
  • Still Gallery

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.

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Scream Factory To Release Cult Classic Crispin Glover Flick, ‘Willard,’ In February 2019!

Scream Factory To Release Cult Classic Crispin Glover Flick, ‘Willard,’ In February 2019!

Crispin Glover leads the pack in Willard, a skin-crawling thriller that takes an unforgettable journey into the mind of a madman! Making its Blu-ray debut February 26th, 2019 from Scream Factory, the 2003 version of the classic 70s film comes loaded with new bonus features, including a new 2K scan of the original film elements, new interviews with writer/director Glen Morgan and director of photography Robert McLachlan, a new audio commentary with writer/director Glen Morgan and director of photography Robert McLachlan, a new audio commentary with animal trainers Mark Harden and David Allsberry of Animals for Hollywood, and a new featurette with behind-the-scenes footage from Animals for Hollywood. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

For years, Willard Stiles (Crispin Glover, The Wizard of Gore) has been trapped in a dead-end job with no friends and no future. Willard’s life seems hopeless until he makes an eerie discovery: he shares a powerful bond with the rats that dwell in his basement. Now a guy who has been trampled in the rat race his entire life is suddenly ready to tear up the competition … beginning with his boss.

Willard Bonus Features:

  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements
  • NEW Audio Commentary with writer/director Glen Morgan and director of photography Robert McLachlan
  • NEW Audio Commentary with animal trainers Mark Harden and David Allsberry of Animals for Hollywood
  • NEW The Road to Willard – an interview with writer/director Glen Morgan
  • NEW Destination Willard – an interview with director of photography Robert McLachlan
  • NEW The Rat Trainer’s Notebook – behind-the-scenes footage from Animals for Hollywood
  • Audio Commentary with writer/director Glen Morgan, producer James Wong, actors Crispin Glover and R. Lee Ermey
  • The Year of the Rat – a documentary on the making of WILLARD
  • Rat People: Friends or Foes? – A Real Rat Documentary
  • Deleted/Alternate Scenes with optional commentary
  • Music Video BEN by Crispin Hellion Glover with optional commentary
  • Behind-the-Scenes Footage and interviews from the electronic press kit
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots

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Scream Factory To Unleash ‘The Poison Ivy Collection’ On Blu-ray In February!

Scream Factory To Unleash ‘The Poison Ivy Collection’ On Blu-ray In February!

The delightfully sleazy neo-noir Poison Ivy films make their Blu-ray debuts February 12th, 2019 as a four disc Blu-ray box set from Scream Factory. This collection of sinister psychodramas also includes a new audio commentary with co-writer/director Katt Shea, as well as both the rated and unrated versions of each film. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com!

Tempestuous young Ivy (Drew Barrymore) befriends introverted teen Sylvie (Sara Gilbert) and seduces her way into the lives of Sylvie’s wealthy family in Poison Ivy. In the piquant follow-up, Poison Ivy 2: Lily, a sheltered art student (Alyssa Milano) finds Ivy’s diaries and, after reading them, is lured into uninhibited risk-taking to become a wild woman! Then Ivy’s sister (Jaime Pressly) visits the Greer residence in Poison Ivy: The New Seduction, and it doesn’t take long for her to use her skills of manipulation to throw the household into a slate of panic and deceit. A college freshman (Miriam McDonald) is invited to join an exclusive campus sisterhood, where cold blooded ambition causes the group to seduce, blackmail or do away with anyone that gets in their way in Poison Ivy: The Secret Society.

The Poison Ivy Collection Bonus Features:
• Poison Ivy
• Rated version of the film
• Unrated version (with standard definition inserts)
• NEW Audio Commentary with co-writer/director Katt Shea
(theatrical version)
• Theatrical Trailer

Poison Ivy 2: Lily
• Rated version of the film
• Unrated version of the film (with standard definition inserts.)
• Trailer

Poison Ivy: The New Seduction
• Rated version of the film
• Unrated version of the film (with standard definition inserts.)
• Trailer

Poison Ivy: The Secret Society
• Unrated version
• Trailer

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Scream Factory To Bring Bela Lugosi’s ‘The Return of The Vampire’ To Blu-ray On February 19th!

Scream Factory To Bring Bela Lugosi’s ‘The Return of The Vampire’ To Blu-ray On February 19th!

On February 19, 2019, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present Bela Lugosi’s cult classic THE RETURN OF THE VAMPIRE on Blu-ray. Directed by Lew Landers (The Raven), this blood-curdling horror classic stars Bela Lugosi (Dracula), Frieda Inescort (A Place in the Sun), Nina Foch (Spartacus), and Miles Manders (The Man in the Iron Mask).

In 1918, Armand Tesla (Bela Lugosi), a 200-year-old Hungarian Vampire, prowls the English countryside, feeding from the jugulars of the villagers. But Tesla’s reign of terror is interrupted when a pair of scientists, Lady Jane and Sir John Ainsley, drive a railroad spike through his heart. The “un-dead” Tesla remains safely entombed for two decades until the impact from a stray Nazi bomb accidentally releases him. Along with his werewolf servant Andreas Obry, the resurrected vampire now plots vengeance on the family that put a halt to his nocturnal feasting.

Special Features:

  • NEW Audio Commentary with film historian Troy Howarth
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Gary Don Rhodes
  • NEW Audio Commentary with film historian Lee Gambin
  • Silent 8mm presentation
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

A must-have for movie collectors and loyal fans of Bela Lugosi, this definitive Blu-ray release contains new audio commentaries by film historians, special features and more! Pre-order is available now at ShoutFactory.com.

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Scream Factory To Release Twist-Filled Thriller “Valentine” As Collector’s Edition Blu-ray In February!

Scream Factory To Release Twist-Filled Thriller “Valentine” As Collector’s Edition Blu-ray In February!

Revenge is sweet, just like Valentine’s Day chocolates. At least, that is what a vengeful, Cupid-masked killer thinks in the teen slasher Valentine. Making its Blu-ray debut February 12th, 2019 from Scream Factory, this Collector’s Edition of Valentine also includes a plethora of new bonus features, including an audio commentary with director Jamie Blanks and filmmaker Don Coscarelli moderated by author Peter Bracke, new interviews with actresses Denise Richards, Marley Shelton, Jessica Cauffiel, an interview with co-writers Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts, over two hours of never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage from director Jamie Blanks’ personal archive, additional cast and crew interviews, and much more! Fans can order their copies now on ShoutFactory.com

Be my Valentine … or else. Broken hearts and other mortal wounds await a cast of contemporary young stars when they play dating-scene veterans dying for love in this humor-laced, twist-filled thriller cleverly directed by Jamie Blanks (Urban Legend) and starring David Boreanaz (Angel, Bones), Denise Richards (Starship Troopers), Marley Shelton (Scream 4, Planet Terror), Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy) and more. Cards, candy and flowers are nice. But for fans of stalker-shocker terror, there’s nothing like a Valentine.

Valentine Bonus Features:

  • NEW 2K scan of the original film elements supervised and approved by director Jamie Blanks and director of photography Rick Bota
  • NEW Audio Commentary with director Jamie Blanks and filmmaker Don Coscarelli, moderated by author Peter Bracke
  • NEW Thrill of the Drill – an interview with actress Denise Richards
  • NEW The Final Girl – an interview with actress Marley Shelton
  • NEW Shot Through the Heart – an interview with actress Jessica Cauffiel
  • NEW Writing Valentine – an interview with co-writers Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts
  • NEW Editing Valentine  – an interview with editor Steve Mirkovich
  • NEW Scoring Valentine – an interview with composer Don Davis
  • NEW Almost 2 hours of never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage from director Jamie Blanks’ personal archive
  • Audio Commentary with director Jamie Blanks
  • Vintage “Making of” featurette featuring cast and crew
  • Extended interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from the electronic press kit
  • Deleted Scenes including extended death scenes
  • Music Video
  • Teaser Trailer
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Gallery
  • Hidden Easter Egg

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Sci-Fi Thriller “Screamers” To Hit Blu-ray In January Via Scream Factory!

Sci-Fi Thriller “Screamers” To Hit Blu-ray In January Via Scream Factory!

Based on a short story by Phillip K. Dick, the science-fiction thriller Screamers will make its Blu-ray debut January 29th, 2019 from Scream Factory. Starring Peter Weller (Robocop) and Jennifer Rubin (A Nightmare on Elm Street 3, Bad Dreams, The Crush) and featuring a screenplay by Dan O’Bannon, Screamers also includes a number of new bonus features, including new interviews with director Christian Duguay, producer Tom Berry, co-writer Miguel Tejada-Flores and actress Jennifer Rubin. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

The year is 2078. The man is rebel Alliance Commander Col. Joseph Hendrickson (Peter Weller), assigned to protect the Sirius 6B outpost from ravage and plunder at the hands of the New Economic Bloc. His state-of-the-art weaponry are known as Screamers; manmade killing devices programmed to eliminate all enemy life forms. Screamers travel underground; their intent to kill announced by piercing shrieks. They dissect their victims with precision, then eradicate all traces of the carnage. They are lethal. Effective. Tidy. And somehow, they are mutating … self-replicating into human form … and slaughtering every beating heart on the planet.

Screamers Bonus Features:

  • NEW Northern Frights – an interview with director Christian Duguay
  • NEW Orchestrating the Future – an interview with producer Tom Berry
  •  NEW More Screamer Than Human – an interview with co-writer Miguel Tejada-Flores
  • NEW From Runaway to Space – an interview with actress Jennifer Rubin
  • Theatrical Trailer

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Action-Packed Charles Bronson Thriller “10 to Midnight” To Hit Blu-ray In January

Action-Packed Charles Bronson Thriller “10 to Midnight” To Hit Blu-ray In January

“Ten To Midnight”

Charles Bronson stars as a rogue cop pursuing a deranged killer in the action-packed suspense-thriller 10 to Midnight. Serving up vigilante justice as only he can, Bronson delivers one of his most riveting performances in this film. On January 22nd, 2019, Scream Factory brings this Cannon Group classic to Blu-ray as a Collector’s Edition loaded with new bonus features, including a new 4k scan of the original camera negative, new interviews with actor Andrew Stevens, producer Lance Hool, actor Robert F. Lyons, and actress Jeana Tomasina Keough; as well as a new audio commentary with writer and historian Paul Talbot.  Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

Bronson plays Leo Kessler, a cynical Los Angeles cop on the trail of Warren Stacy (Gene Davis), a homicidal maniac who turns rejection from beautiful women into the ultimate revenge. When the legal system sets Stacy free, Kessler plants evidence to put him behind bars for good. But Kessler’s plan backfires, leaving him with only one option: to hunt down Stacy on his own … before the crazed killer can strike again! 

10 to Midnight Bonus Features:        

  • NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative
  • NEW Charlie’s Partner – an interview with actor Andrew Stevens
  • NEW Producing Bronson – an interview with producer Lance Hool
  • NEW Remembering Bronson – an interview with actor Robert F. Lyons
  • NEW Undressed to Kill – an interview with actress Jeana Tomasina Keough
  • NEW Audio Commentary with writer/historian Paul Talbot (the Bronson’s Loose! books)
  • Audio Commentary with producer Pancho Kohner, casting director John Crowther and film historian David Del Valle
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Radio Spots
  • Still Gallery

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.

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