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A few words about...™ The Howling -- in Blu-ray

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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Robert Harris

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Posted June 26 2013 - 04:12 PM

Joe Dante's The Howling is a fun film.  Always has been.


Actually, any film with Slim Pickins in okay in my book.


The new Blu-ray from Scream Factory is a commendable affair, while not being exactly what one might wish.


Color and densities are fine, but the entire film has a touch of sharpening, and a slightly electronic look, neither of which is necessary.  I'm presuming that this is an older transfer set for DVD, but I could be wrong.


From a decent seating distance, there are no problems.


Some interesting extras are included.  One is a visit to the locations, apparently from a show entitled Horror's Hallowed Grounds, which seems to be a bit of a rip-off to my initial words, as written by Harrison Engle for the Vertigo documentary, as shot in San Francisco.


Regardless, this is another very acceptable quality release from Shout / Scream.


Image - 3.75


Audio - 5





"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did." T.E. Lawrence

#2 of 2 OFFLINE   McCrutchy


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Posted July 02 2013 - 04:50 PM

My understanding is that the HD master may be the one that Studiocanal used for their Region B releases a few years ago. 

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