Anchor Bay Press Release: Mother's Day (1980) (Blu-ray)

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    “A masterful classic horror film”

    – “Prinz” Lee Romero, Starpulse.com



    ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS

    THE ORIGINAL 1980 CULT CLASSIC

    MOTHER’S DAY



    For The First Time On Blu-ray™ & All New Special Features!

    Do What Mother Says Starting September 4th


    Beverly Hills, CA – After three decades of anticipation, cult classic Mother’s Day is finally getting released, remastered for DVD, and available for the first time on Blu-ray™, September 4th, from Anchor Bay Entertainment, the leader in horror for home entertainment.

    Originally released by Troma Entertainment in 1980, the film shocked critics, but garnered a huge cult following among fans of the genre, including Hostel director Eli Roth, and director of Saw II-IV, Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed the 2012 remake starring Rebecca De Mornay.

    Directed by Charles Kaufman and written by Kaufman and Warren Leight, the original Mother’s Day follows three young women abducted by homicidal momma’s boys Ike and Addley, while camping. Ike and Addley are goaded by their “Mother” into violent and graphic acts of torture against the three women. While doing everything to stay alive, the three women muster the courage escape, and serve their maniacal abductors some old-fashioned justice!

    Featuring an all-new HD transfer, and never-before-seen bonus features, including commentary, behind-the-scenes footage, and a newly created featurette with genre favorite Eli Roth (Producer of The Last Exorcism, Grindhouse and Hostel 1 & 2), fans can finally add this long-awaited cult classic to their library, and new fans can experience the terror of Mother and her bloodthirsty boys for the first time. SRP is $19.98 for DVD, and $24.99 for Blu-ray™. Pre-book is August 8th.

    About Anchor Bay Entertainment
    Anchor Bay Entertainment is the home entertainment division of Starz Media, LLC. It includes the Anchor Bay Films and Manga Entertainment brands. It distributes feature films, children’s entertainment, fitness, TV series, documentaries, anime and other filmed entertainment on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Starz Media (www.starzmedia.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation.








    MOTHER’S DAY 1980



    Blu-ray™



    DVD




    Street Date


    September 4, 2012


    September 4, 2012




    Pre-book Date


    August 8, 2012


    August 8, 2012




    Catalog #


    BD25553


    DV25552




    UPC


    0 1313 25553-9 3


    0 1313 25552-9 9




    Run Time:


    90 minutes


    90 minutes




    Rating


    Unrated


    Unrated




    SRP


    $24.99


    $19.98




    Format


    1.78:1/16x9


    1.78:1/16x9




    Audio


    Dolby TrueHD 5.1


    Dolby Digital 5.1




    Subtitles


    English, Spanish


    English, Spanish
     
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    'Bout time! Thank the Gods at Anchor Bay! :D
    You know, it'd be great if Anchor Bay and Troma teamed up to make new releases of Troma's classics more often.
     
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    First Blu-ray review!
    http://www.cinesploitation.com/mothers-day-1980-blu-ray-review/
     

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