Monday, 17 September 2018

SECOND SIGHT FILMS BRING HORROR CLASSICS TO BLU-RAY


With Halloween around the corner, and following the huge success of their limited edition debuts earlier this year, Second Sight is releasing a trio of horror classics on standard edition Blu-ray formats just in time for the witching season.

The chilling horrors on offer take in everything from supernatural possessions and spooky goings on in haunted houses to evil aliens, from chills and unseen terror to out and out gore and exploitation. The terror trio are THE AMITYVILLE HORROR, THE CHANGELING and homegrown horror and video nasty classic XTRO.

THE AMITYVILLE HORROR

Awesome…one of the best ghost stories and horror films ever made’ - Horrornews

It’s one of the all-time horror greats, having spawned numerous sequels, spin-offs and inspiring numerous haunted house copycats – and now THE AMITYVILLE HORROR arrives on standard edition courtesy of Second Sight on 15 October 2018.

When George and Kathy Lutz and their children move to Amityville Long Island they believe they have found the perfect family home. But the house has a shocking history and within its walls a demonic presence lies in wait that will turn the Lutz’s lives into a living nightmare.

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

• ‘Brolin Thunder’ – A new interview with actor James Brolin
• ‘Child’s Play’ – A new interview with actor Meeno Peluce
• ‘Amityville Scribe’ – A new interview with screenwriter Sandor Stern
• ‘The Devil in the Music’ – A new interview with composer Lalo Schifrin
• ‘My Amityville Horror’ – feature-length documentary with Daniel Lutz
• ‘For God’s Sake Get Out’ – Archive Interview with James Brolin and Margot Kidder
• Intro by Dr.Hans Holzer, PhD. In Parapsychology (author of ‘Murder in Amityville’)
• Audio commentary by Dr.Hans Holzer
• Original trailer, TV spot, radio spots
• DTS-HD master audio 5.1 and uncompressed stereo audio options
• New optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired





XTRO

Xtro is its very own beast, frequently absurd and nonsensical but never less than compulsive viewing’ - My Bloody Reviews

Part E.T., part ALIEN, British horror classic XTRO is one of the strangest, most shocking exploitation flicks to land on earth during the video nasty heyday.
Loved by horror fans, reviled by highbrow critics on its original release and one of the most notorious homegrown films of its time, the demand continues for this British cult horror film - and now the arrival of XTRO: Standard Edition gets set to land on 22 October 2018.

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

• New restoration featuring option of alternative endings plus the original UK video version edit
• New director restoration
• ‘Xploring Xtro’ - a new 57 minute documentary featuring interviews with Harry Bromley-Davenport, Mark Forstater, Bernice Stegers, Susie Silvey, ‘Tik’ – Tim Dry, ‘Tok’ – Sean Crawford, Robert Pereno, Alan Jones and Craig Lapper
• ‘The World of Xtro – a new featurette with Harry Bromley-Davenport and Mark Forstater
• ‘Beyond Xtro’ – a new featurette with Harry Bromley-Davenport and Mark Forstater looking ahead to new reboot ‘Xtro – The Big One’, including exclusive test footage
• ‘Xtro Xposed’
• ‘Loving The Alien: A Tribute to Philip Sayer’ featuring exclusive Brian May music tribute
• Reversible sleeve with 2 original artwork options
• English subtitles for the hearing impaired





THE CHANGELING


If you love horror, especially classic movies of the genre, then you
won’t want to miss out on this’ - Mass Movement

Cited as a huge influence by renowned film-makers including Martin Scorsese and
Alejandro Amenabar and lauded by horror aficionados and audiences alike, THE CHANGELING is one of the most chilling horrors of all time. Now, following the
success of the Blu-ray edition earlier this year, it arrives in a new standard edition
on 29 October 2018.

After the tragic death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, composer John Russell leaves the city and retires to an old mansion in the hope of rebuilding his life. The peace and quiet he craves is soon disturbed however. Unexplained noises are just the beginning. Convinced there is a
supernatural presence in the house he enlists the help a local historian. What they uncover is more shocking than he could ever have imagined.
One of the most highly acclaimed horror films of all time THE CHANGELING will chill you to the bone.

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

• Brand new 4K scan and restoration
• Audio commentary with director Peter Medak and producer Joel B. Michaels moderated by Severin
Films’ David Gregory
• ‘The House on Cheesman Park’: The Haunting True Story of The Changeling
• ‘The Music of The Changeling’: Interview with Music Arranger Kenneth Wannberg
• ‘Building The House of Horror’: Interview with Art Director Reuben Freed
• ‘The Psychotronic Tourist’: The Changeling
• Trailer
• TV Spot
• New English subtitles for the hearing impaired





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