SQUIRM to finally hit DVD in 2003!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Justin_S, Aug 23, 2002.

  1. Justin_S

    Justin_S Producer

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2001
    Messages:
    3,576
    Likes Received:
    1
    The excellent killer worm film, SQUIRM is finally coming to DVD in 2003! I love this film, and am glad to hear this! I got this off of DVDManiacs.net :
    ----------------------------------------------------
    I received a call from Jeff Lieberman this evening, giving me the ok to tell everyone that his classic killer worm film, Squirm is coming to DVD sometime next year.
    We can expect a new anamorphic transfer of the R- rated cut from an original CRI! As for extras -- expect a commentary with Jeff, trailers, and a few other surprises. The disc will be part of the Midnite movies series, but will be released on its own with a retail of $14.95.
    Jeff is seemed really happy that MGM is giving this classic the respect it deserves. He said "Two down, Two to go!" I really excited about this one, as it's the film that got me hooked on horror and exploitation films.
    -----------------------------------------------------
    MGM comes through for horror fans again! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Will K

    Will K Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2001
    Messages:
    1,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    I was just about to make a similar post. This is the coolest thing I've heard all week. I guess the uncut print wasn't so lost after all.
     
  3. Patrick McCart

    Patrick McCart Lead Actor

    Joined:
    May 16, 2001
    Messages:
    7,549
    Likes Received:
    179
    Location:
    Georgia (the state)
    Real Name:
    Patrick McCart
    I'm not buying it unless the MST3K version is on it. [​IMG]
     
  4. Adam Tyner

    Adam Tyner Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2000
    Messages:
    1,410
    Likes Received:
    0
    Jeff Lieberman posted a brief rant some time ago on the Mobius Home Video Forum about his dislike for the MST3K version of Squirm. I'm tempted to agree -- it's a weak episode, even by the exceedingly low standards of the Sci-Fi era.
    I'd provide a link to his specific post, but it seems to have found its way into the bit-bucket.
     
  5. JayF

    JayF Stunt Coordinator

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 1999
    Messages:
    105
    Likes Received:
    0
    This is very cool news. Yesterday I just discovered that another 70s horror flick - Shock Waves - is coming out the first week of September. Now if only someone would release Let's Scare Jessica to Death & The Incredible Melting Man!
     
  6. Kevin M

    Kevin M Producer

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2000
    Messages:
    5,172
    Likes Received:
    2
    While I like the film Squirm for the same campy reasons that I like films such as Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things I have to admit that the Squirm episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is one of my favorites.....sorry Jeff.[​IMG]
     
  7. Joel C

    Joel C Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Oct 23, 1999
    Messages:
    1,633
    Likes Received:
    0
  8. Joseph Goodman

    Joseph Goodman Stunt Coordinator

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2001
    Messages:
    132
    Likes Received:
    0
    "An original CRI"? They mean to tell us that there are CRI's that still have any color left in them?
     
  9. Justin_S

    Justin_S Producer

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2001
    Messages:
    3,576
    Likes Received:
    1
    I guess I'm one of the few people who hate MST3K. I can't stand that show.
    Dammit, I can't wait for this DVD! [​IMG]
     
  10. Frank Sadler

    Frank Sadler Agent

    Joined:
    May 30, 2002
    Messages:
    49
    Likes Received:
    0
    Excellent !

    I love Squirm. MGM rocks.
     
  11. Jon Robertson

    Jon Robertson Screenwriter

    Joined:
    May 19, 2001
    Messages:
    1,568
    Likes Received:
    0
    If I'm not mistaken, CRI stands for Color Reversal Interpositive. These can look great though - point in question: Criterion's Cries and Whispers which looks glorious.
     

Share This Page