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  1. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about…™ Kiss of the Vampire – in Blu-ray

    UK's Hammer was at an interesting point in its history in the fall of 1963, when it released Don Sharp's Kiss of the Vampire. An Extremely prolific production entity going back to 1935, hitting sci-fi in the early '50s, and then making the leap (to the chagrin of UK censors) into horror in 1957...
  2. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Curse of the Werewolf – in Blu-ray

    For fans of lycanthropy, and who isn't a fan of lycanthropy, a film far more violent and in one's face than the Universal horror films of the past. Based upon the novel The Werewolf of Paris by black-listed writer, Guy Endore, it became one of the more notorious Hammer Horrors, decimated by...
  3. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: The Phantom of the Opera (1962) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    Our love for Hammer Films continues with an upgraded version of 1962’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA starring Herbert Lom & Michael Gough. Coming soon to Blu-ray from us in an all-new definitive edition! Details we have currently are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A)...
  4. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Universal Horror Collection Volume 6 (Blu-ray)

    Get ready for another round of old school chills and thrills. The UNIVERSAL HORROR COLLECTION VOLUME 6 (Can you believe it??) is coming to Blu-ray on Aug 25th. Volume 6 includes four tales of terror from the archives of Universal Pictures, the true home of classic horror. Boris Karloff stars as...
  5. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Ghost Ship (2002) (Blu-ray)

    Set sail this Summer and cruise the deadly seas on the GHOST SHIP – the gruesome 2002 thriller (with an unforgettable opening scene). Coming to Blu-ray from us in an all-new definitive Blu-ray release! Details we have currently are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region...
  6. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Idle hands Collector's Edition (1999) (Blu-ray)

    SCREAM FACTORY PRESENTS IDLE HANDS Starring Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, and Vivica A. Fox COLLECTOR’S EDITION ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ MAY 12, 2020 FROM SCREAM FACTORY™ The Devil will find work for idle hands to do … so what happens when he chooses the laziest teen slacker in the world...
  7. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Kiss of the Vampire (1962) (Blu-ray)

    Our love for Hammer Films continues with an upgraded version of 1962’s THE KISS OF THE VAMPIRE--coming soon to Blu-ray from us in an all-new definitive edition! Details we have currently are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A) is 7/14. • This is being presented as a...
  8. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: War of the Colossal Beast (1958) (Blu-ray)

    She Wanted Only To Find Her Brother Alive … Be Careful What You Wish For. WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST comes crashing to Blu-ray for the first time this Summer! After Colonel Glenn Manning survived an experimental plutonium blast that triggered his mutation into a seventy-foot giant, everyone...
  9. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Tattoo (1981) (Blu-ray)

    Get inked this Summer with the terrifying 1981 controversial thriller TATTOO. Coming to Blu-ray for the first time in North America! A tattoo artist (Bruce Dern, The Hateful Eight) kidnaps a model who has become his obsession. Maud Adams (Octopussy) gives a riveting performance as the woman of...
  10. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Graveyard Shift (1990) (Blu-ray)

    A creepy combination of Stephen King and underground terror comes to life in 1990’s horror show GRAVEYARD SHIFT, coming to Blu-ray for the first time in North America. When an abandoned textile mill is reopened, several employees meet mysterious deaths. The link between the killings is the...
  11. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: The Tenant (1976) (Blu-ray)

    1976’s eerie psychological thriller THE TENANT is coming to Blu-ray for the first time in North America. Roman Polanski stars as Trelkovsky, a quiet, timid file clerk increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new apartment. Adding to his paranoia are the building's...
  12. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Shout Factory Press Release: Standing Up, Falling Down (Blu-ray)

    “A terrific cast and crisp writing.” Los Angeles Times “Funny and honest in equal measures” TheWrap STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital March 31, 2020 from Shout! Studios A poignant comedy that will resonate with anyone who has ever battled regrets, Standing Up...
  13. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ April Fool's Day - in Blu-ray

    April Fool's Day, a 1986 teen thriller, which in some odd ways could be a low-budget pre-curser to Knives Out, is a fan favorite. Somehow, I've never understood the attraction, but regardless, Scream Factory's new Blu-ray via Paramount is a very nice Blu-ray, with nary a problem in sight...
  14. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Orca The Killer Whale! (1977) (Blu-ray)

    Swim for your life this Summer as ORCA comes hunting on Blu-ray for the first time in North America! Sleek, intelligent, beautiful ... and hell-bent on revenge. Producer Dino De Laurentiis (King Kong, Ragtime) and director Michael Anderson (Around The World In 80 Days, Logan's Run) join forces...
  15. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Universal Horror Collection Volume 5 (Blu-ray)

    Get ready for another round of old school chills and thrills. The UNIVERSAL HORROR COLLECTION VOLUME 5 is coming to Blu-ray on June 16th! Volume 5 of the Universal Horror Collection includes four tales of terror from the archives of Universal Pictures, the true home of classic horror. A...
  16. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release:The Hills Run Red (2009) (Blu-ray)

    “It’s Dark, Clever, Nasty as Hell.” said Fangoria of 2009’s THE HILLS RUN RED. Today we announce that the underrated slasher film favorite is coming soon to Blu-ray for the first time on June 16th! You heard the story. The one about the goriest, bloodiest splatter flick ever, the one made in...
  17. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Thirteen Ghosts (2001) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    THIRTEEN GHOSTS – the gory 2001 remake of the William Castle original – is coming to Blu-ray this Summer in an all-new definitive Blu-ray release! Details we have currently are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A) is 6/9/2020 • This is being presented as a...
  18. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Tales from the Darkside (1990) (Blu-ray)

    Michael McDowell, George Romero, Stephen King and Arthur Conan Doyle present a terrifying anthology of fear with 1990’s TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE—which is coming to Blu-ray this Summer! Details we have currently are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A) is...
  19. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ The Clovehitch Killer - in Blu-ray

    Those adept at knot-tying will recognize the subject of the title. https://www.animatedknots.com/clove-hitch-knot-rope-end The IFC film, released via Scream Factory has me befuddled, and that doesn't occur too often. As directed by Duncan Skiles, Clovehitch is a neat little thriller of the...
  20. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Universal Horror Collection - Volume 4 - in Blu-ray

    Scream Factory is once again gracing our home theaters with another entry in their Universal Horror Collection. This time, Volume 4, which hits some high points in the series. Most interesting, for me, was the inclusion of The Climax, a 1944 Technicolor Boris Karloff production, one of only...
  21. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    Our love for Hammer Films continues into the new year with an upgraded version of THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN starring Peter Cushing. Coming soon to Blu-ray from us in an all-new definitive edition! Details we have at this time are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A)...
  22. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973) (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    Yesterday we announced an upcoming Hammer Films Blu-ray In May with Frankenstein and with Peter Cushing. Well, today we have yet another one! 1973's FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL makes its Blu-ray debut in North America on May 19th. Is Baron Frankenstein truly dead? That's precisely...
  23. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Shout Factory Press Release: Mystify Michael Hutchence

    CAPTIVATING NEW DOCUMENTARY MYSTIFY MICHAEL HUTCHENCE AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND JANUARY 21, 2020 AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD MARCH 31, 2020 Documentary Feature by Director and Friend of Hutchence’s, Richard Lowenstein, Takes an In-Depth Look Into The Fascinating Life And Tragic Death...
  24. Robert Harris

    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) - in Blu-ray

    Murders in the Rue Morgue, as directed by Robert Florey, was a February 1932 release, which places its production in 1931. Let's put things in historical perspective at Universal at the time. Dracula was shot in 1930, and released in February of 1931. Frankenstein would have been produced...
  25. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: The Curse of the Werewolf (1961) (Blu-ray)

    Our love for Hammer Films continues into the new year with an upgraded version of THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF! Details we have at this time are as follows: • National street date for North America (Region A) is 4/21/2020. • This is being presented as a Collector’s Edition release and will come...
  26. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: The Spider (1958) (Blu-ray)

    **NEW TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT** Last year we released the giant arachnid film Tarantula, this year we spin out THE SPIDER (1958) (Also known as Earth vs. The Spider)! Crawling to Blu-ray for the first time on 4/21/20. Quiet River Falls is the town awakened by the insect’s devastating rampage. Two...
  27. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release The Lost Continent (1968) (Blu-ray)

    THE LOST CONTINENT (1968) - The passengers of an old freighter en route to South America find that their voyage is truly damned! The nightmare begins when Captain Lansen (Eric Porter) attempts to transport illegal explosives and their rusty tramp steamer becomes stranded in the vast floating...
  28. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974) (Blu-ray)

    CAPTAIN KRONOS: VAMPIRE HUNTER (1974) - In a small village in the remote English countryside, several young maidens have been found dead – their beautiful faces horribly aged almost beyond recognition. Suspecting a supernatural evil at work, the local doctor calls on Army friend and famed...
  29. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) (Blu-ray)

    The legendary tale was once told in an epic 2-part TV miniseries in 1973’s FRANKENSTEIN: THE TRUE STORY. Coming to Blu-ray for the first time on March 24th! Featuring an incredible cast, including Jane Seymour, Agnes Moorehead, Michael Sarrazin, James Mason and Leonard Whiting, this film...
  30. Ronald Epstein

    Press Release Scream Factory Press Release: Universal Horror Collection Volume 4 (Blu-ray)

    Ronald Epstein submitted a new blog post Scream Factory Press Release: Universal Horror Collection Volume 4 (Blu-ray) Continue reading the Original Blog Post.