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Friday, 09 January 2015 17:27

Scream’s Escape from New York: CE leads a big 2015 Week 1 BD catalog announcement bonanza!

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We’re closing out the first week of 2015 with a big wave of Blu-ray release announcements featuring great classic and catalog film titles. Let’s jam right into it…  [Read on here…]

The fun starts with Scream Factory, which has just officially set Invaders from Mars (1986) for Blu-ray release on  4/7, followed by Class of 1984: Collector’s Edition (1982) and Carrie/The Rage: Carrie 2 (2002/1999) on 4/14, and Ghoulies/Ghoulies II (1984/1988) and a new Escape from New York: Collector’s Edition (1981) on 4/21.

Scream! Factory join in with announcements of Breathless (1986) on Blu-ray on 4/7, followed by Eddie and the Cruisers/Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1983/1989) on 4/15, and Deep in the Darkness (2014) and Breakin’/Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984/1985) on 4/21.

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Olive Films has also checked in today with a big batch of catalog Blu-ray announcements, including Chattahoochee (1989), Best Seller (1987), and Convicts (1991) on 3/24, and What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966), Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986), The Dirty Dozen: Deadly Mission/The Dirty Dozen: Fatal Mission (1985/1987), Night Game (1989), How to Beat the High Cost of Living (1980), Behind Enemy Lines (1997), Alice’s Restaurant (1969), Without a Clue (1988), and The Facts of Life (1960) on 3/31.

Arrow Films adds to this with announcements of Blind Woman’s Curse (1970), Mark of the Devil (1970), and Day of Anger (1967) on 3/24.

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Scorpion Releasing tosses in Firepower (1979) on Blu-ray on 3/10, followed by David and Lisa (1962) on 3/31.

And finally, Kino Lorber has set Vice and Virtue (1963) for Blu-ray release on 3/17.

We’ll leave you with a look at the cover artwork for nine of the above mentioned titles, all of which are available for pre-order on by clicking on the covers…

Escape from New York: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc)    Class of 1984: Collector's Edition (Blu-ray Disc)    Invaders from Mars (Blu-ray Disc)

Alice's Restaurant (Blu-ray Disc)    The End of Violence (Blu-ray Disc)    Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (Blu-ray Disc)

Day of Anger (Blu-ray Disc)    The Dirty Dozen (Double Feature - Blu-ray Disc)    What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for now. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you back here on Monday!

Bill Hunt


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