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New Anchor Bay in 2005 - "FREAKED"!!

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Patrick Mirza, Sep 18, 2004.

  1. Patrick Mirza

    Patrick Mirza Well-Known Member

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    Anchor Bay Entertainment, which just recently finalized a new distribution deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, has announced a number of new titles for release throughout 2005. These include:

    The Beastmaster: Divimax Special Edition
    The British War Collection
    Crime Story: Season Two (Fall 2005)
    Dead & Breakfast
    Death Hunt
    Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
    The Ealing Comedy Collection
    Eyewitness
    Freaked (finally and with tons of extras - summer 2005)
    Free Enterprise (new transfer and new extras)
    The Pirate Movie
    Race With the Devil
    Return to the Batcave
    The Specials
    and Turk 182!
     
  2. Adam Tyner

    Adam Tyner Well-Known Member

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    Awesome, awesome, awesome. This is one of my most awaited titles. I hope it's Alex Winter's preferred cut.
     
  3. Amy Mormino

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    That's a solid list of cult movies there. I'm sure fans of Crime Story and The Pirate Movie will be pleased. The inclusion of Beastmaster as a Divimax special edition is a little odd, though, as the previous edition was pretty good. Ah well, a little double-dipping is okay as long as they're getting new titles.
     
  4. John Hodson

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    Race With The Devil - yum! I hope the transfers in Ealing box are a little better than R2, particularly The Titfield Thunderbolt.
     
  5. Kevin Korom

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    Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry- awesome!
     
  6. Glenn D

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    Yes! more Bronson, can't wait for Death Hunt!!
     
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    A big [​IMG] to the Ealing Comedy and British War collections.
     
  8. Justin_S

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    Saw this news last night, and was very pleased. I've been dying to have the great Race with the Devil on DVD fpor years now, and its very nice to see that AB is releasing it, as well as putting together some extras. I also look forward to Death Hunt, which I haven't seen in ages, but remember liking. All the rest of the titles are of no interest though.
     
  9. Steve_Knutzen

    Steve_Knutzen Well-Known Member

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    FREAKED!?
    On DVD!?
    *runs outside screaming "All hail Alex Winter!"*
     
  10. Michael Elliott

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    Being a huge Bronson fan, DEATH HUNT was among my most wanted titles on DVD. I must have watched this film eight or nine times a couple years ago within a month because AMC was showing it every other day. I can't wait to see it uncut and in widescreen.

    Hopefully Fox will throw the Chan films AB's way.
     
  11. Drew Mertz

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    I'm sure all of the good people at EES (Everything Except Shoes) are happy that Freaked is finally coming to DVD.

    As for myself I will finally be able to retire my laserdisc copy.
     
  12. Mark Cappelletty

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    Freaked AND Race With The Devil?! AMEN!
     
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    Click here for some details regarding a chat between The Horror Channel and Anchor Bay's Michael Felsher. DVDs on the way include Malevolence, Dead & Breakfast, The Card Player, Freaked, Cemetery Man SE, Trauma SE, Quicksilver Highway, Class of 1984, Bad Dreams, Visiting Hours, Damnation Alley, Romero's Season of the Witch and The Entity.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Bryan Tuck

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    Seems like a good list. I'm not sure what else could be put on Free Enterprise; Pioneer's DVD was pretty packed. Maybe the film itself will get some new exposure.

    Seriously, any sci-fi fan should check this film out. It's certainly not a perfect film, but it was made by and for true sci-fi geeks. [​IMG]
     

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