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#1 of 1 Ronald Epstein

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Posted October 02 2012 - 07:06 AM





This Holiday Season, SCREAM FACTORY™ Presents Two More 80s Shockers!


DEATH VALLEY AND THE ISLAND

ARRIVE ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME

BLU-RAY + DVD COMBO PACKS HIT STORES SHELVES  

DECEMBER 11, 2012

                                                                                                                         

AND START THE NEW YEAR WITH FEAR WITH EVEN MORE HORRIFIC SHOCKERS ON BLU-RAY™ & DVD:

WES CRAVEN’S DEADLY BLESSING AND THE NEST

DEBUT JANUARY 22, 2013


Pre-Order These Definitive Home Entertainment Collections Today!


Following a well-received slate of long-awaited cult movie classics since the launch of SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series, Shout! Factory invites loyal fans and collectors to dive into TWO Blu-ray + DVD combo packs when DEATH VALLEY (starring Peter Billingsley, from A Christmas Story) and THE ISLAND (starring Michael Caine) hit store shelves December 11, 2012. Both films have never been released on Blu-ray or DVD until now. Each Blu-ray + DVD combo pack boasts original theatrical key art, anamorphic widescreen movie presentation and bonus content, and has a suggested retail price of $26.99.


Powering into the new year, SCREAM FACTORY™ is also proud to present Wes Craven’s classic DEADLY BLESSING (starring Sharon Stone and Ernest Borgnine) on a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD; along with the cockroach-infested creature thriller THE NEST on

Blu-ray™ + DVD combo pack. Both cult classics hit home entertainment shelves January 22, 2013 from Shout! Factory.


Available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD, DEADLY BLESSING Collector’s Edition contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art, new extras and more! The Blu-ray is priced to own at $29.93 and the DVD is priced to own at $19.93.


THE NEST has never been on Blu-ray before or in a widescreen presentation, the Blu-ray + DVD combo pack is priced to own at $26.99 SRP. As excitement builds for these two collections, SCREAM FACTORY™ will announce bonus features and additional news in forthcoming months.


Fans and collectors can preorder these exciting SCREAM FACTORY collections now at ShoutFactory.com orAmazon.com


Pre-order Links

DEATH VALLEY http://www.shoutfact.../?q=node/215711

THE ISLAND http://www.shoutfact.../?q=node/215709

DEADLY BLESSING https://www.shoutfac.../?q=node/216286

THE NEST https://www.shoutfac.../?q=node/216285


***Avid horror movie fans and collectors take note: those who order DEADLY BLESSING from ShoutFactory.comwill receive an exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork from the respective title! Only 200 will be printed, so these are only available while supplies last.***


Read more @: Shout! Factory - Scream Factory


AVAILABLE TO OWN ON DECEMBER 11, 2012









DEATH VALLEY Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack

A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac. Starring Catherine Hicks (Child’s Play), Paul Le Mat (Puppetmaster), Stephen McHattie (The Tall Man) and Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story).



ELLIOTT KASTNER presents A DICK RICHARDS FILM “DEATH VALLEY”

PAUL LE MAT – CATHERINE HICKS – STEPHEN McHATTIE

Introducing PETER BILLINGSLEY and EDWARD HERRMANN as Paul Stanton

Written by RICHARD ROTHSTEIN – Music by DANA KAPROFF – Associate Producer STANLEY MARK

Co-Producers RICHARD ROTHSTEIN and STANLEY BECK – Produced by ELLIOTT KASTNER

Directed by DICK RICHARDS


DTS HD Master Audio Mono (Blu-Ray)/Dolby Digital Mono (DVD)/Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)/1982/Color/87 minutes


DEATH VALLEY Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack bonus content:

  • Audio Commentary with Director Dick Richards
  • Theatrical Trailer & TV Spot






THE ISLAND  Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack

Michael Caine (The Dark Knight Trilogy) stars as Blair Maynard, an investigative writer who takes on one of the most baffling mysteries - the disappearance of boats and their passengers in the Caribbean. During his investigation, he and his son are captured by raiding pirates, led by David Warner (Time After Time). When his son is converted to the pirates' barbarian ways and turns against him, Blair must come to his rescue in this action-packed thriller written by Peter Benchley (Jaws).



A MICHAEL RICHIE FILM   A ZANUCK-BROWN Production “THE ISLAND”

Starring MICHAEL CAINE – DAVID WARNER

Screenplay by PETER BENCHLEY Based on the novel “THE ISLAND” by PETER BENCHLEY

Music by ENNIO MORRICONE  Produced by RICHARD D. ZANUCK and DAVID BROWN

Directed by MICHAEL RITCHIE  Special Visual Effects by ALBERT WHITLOCK

Read the BANTAM BOOK  PANAVISION® A UNIVERSAL PICTURE


DTS HD Master Audio 2.0 (Blu-Ray)/Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 (DVD)/Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)/1980/Color/109 minutes


THE ISLAND Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack bonus content:

  • Theatrical Trailer 
AVAILABLE TO OWN ON  JANUARY 22, 2013








DEADLY BLESSING Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD

When a former member of a religious cult dies in a mysterious accident, his wife Martha (Maren Jensen, Battlestar Gallactica), who now lives alone and close to the cult’s church, begins to fear for her life and the lives of her visiting friends (Susan Buckner, Sharon Stone). Strange and deadly events begin to happen… Could she be the target of the evil cult and its fanatical leader Isaiah (Ernest Borgnine)?

Directed by Wes Craven (Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street) and starring Jeff East (Pumpkinhead), Lisa Hartman (The 17th Bride) and Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes), this consistently terrifying film

          delivers “unpredictable plot twists” (Time Out) and visual shocks galore.


POLYGRAM PICTURES presents An INTER PLANETARY PRODUCTION

Of a WES CRAVEN FILM “DEADLY BLESSSING”

MAREN JENSEN  SUSAN BUCKNER  SHARON STONE  JEFF EAST

LISA HARTMAN  LOIS NETTLETON and ERNEST BORGNINE

Screenplay by GLENN M. BENEST & MATTHEW BARR and WES CRAVEN

Story by GLENN M. BENEST & MATTHEW BARR

Executive Producer WILLIAM GILMORE Music Composed by JAMES HORNER

Executive in charge of Production JERE HENSHAW Produced by MICHELINE and MAX KELLER, PAT HERSKOVIC 

Directed by WES CRAVEN

© 1981 Polygram Pictures Ltd.. All Rights Reserved


Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/1981/Color/100 minutes/Subtitles: English


*Special features are currently in development







THE NEST  Blu-ray + DVD combo pack

Roaches have never tasted flesh…until now.

The quiet town of North Port is being overrun by cockroaches! Sheriff Tarbell (Franc Luz) believes that genetic experiments being conducted by the INTEC Corporation are the cause. Confronted with a potential disaster, Mayor Johnson (Robert Lansing) calls for help.

When Dr. Hubbard (Terri Treas) from INTEC arrives, she realizes that an innocent experiment has gone terribly wrong. Ordinary cockroaches are turning into creatures with a taste for blood. Worse, the roaches are genetically mutating... literally becoming whatever they eat!



“THE NEST” ROBERT LANSING  LISA LANGLOIS  FRANC LUZ  TERRI TREAS

Screenplay by ROBERT KING  Based on the Novel by ELI CANTOR

Associate Producer LYNN WHITNEY

Produced by JULIE CORMAN  Directed by TERENCE H. WINKLESS


Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono (BD)/Dolby Digital Mono (DVD)/1988/Color/87 minutes


*Special features are currently in development.


As excitement builds for these two SCREAM FACTORY™  home entertainment collections, Shout! Factory will announce in-depth bonus content and additional news in forthcoming months.


Further underscoring its position as a leading curator and home entertainment provider of many memorable cult movie classics, Shout! Factory launched SCREAM FACTORY, a new home entertainment series created to celebrate some of the most enthralling horror and sci-fi films with massive cult followings in cinematic history. Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2013 with specific release dates, extras and key art for the rest of the title lineup. Meanwhile, fans will are encouraged to follow us and click the “Like” tab on the official SCREAM FACTORY FACEBOOK page (https://www.facebook...103961936407493) for up-to-the-minute updates or visitScreamFactoryDVD.com .


About Shout! Factory

Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform entertainment 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 DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras.  Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations.  In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America.  Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records, and Video Time Machine. 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 Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com


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