June 27, 2024

THE POOP SCOOP: Culty Kibbles

🚑Martin Scorsese's BRINGING OUT THE DEAD Celebrates 25th Anniversary With 4K Ultra HD And Blu-ray Release On September 17 from Paramount.
Director Martin Scorsese’s gripping and fiery masterpiece BRINGING OUT THE DEAD celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and Paramount Home Entertainment is marking the occasion by releasing the newly remastered film for the first time ever on both 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on September 17, 2024. BRINGING OUT THE DEAD debuted on October 22, 1999 and marked the fourth collaboration between Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull).  Nicolas Cage gives a riveting performance as a Manhattan paramedic barely clinging to sanity over the course of three chaotic nights.  The film also stars Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, and Tom Sizemore. Newly remastered from the original camera negative, this exceptional new release was reviewed by Scorsese, cinematographer Robert Richardson, and editor Thelma Schoonmaker.  Arriving as part of the Paramount Presents line, BRINGING OUT THE DEAD is presented in a must-own two-disc set that includes the film on 4K Ultra HD with Dolby Atmos and on Blu-ray, along with a wealth of new bonus content, including new interviews with Scorsese, Cage, Schrader, and Richardson, plus archival on-set interviews with Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, and Marc Anthony.

🙀THE WATCHERS on Digital June 25, and 4K Blu-ray and DVD August 27 from Warner Bros Discovery.
Prepare to be on the edge of your seat when Ishana Night Shyamalan’s feature film directorial debut, The Watchers, from New Line Cinema arrives for purchase and rental Digitally at home on June 28. The film will also be available to purchase on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD on August 27. From producer M. Night Shyamalan, The Watchers is written for the screen and directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan, and is based on the 2022 novel by A.M. Shine. The Watchers follows Mina, a 28-year-old artist who gets stranded in an expansive, untouched forest in western Ireland. When Mina finds shelter, she unknowingly becomes trapped alongside three strangers that are watched and stalked by mysterious creatures each night. The Watchers stars Dakota Fanning (Ripley, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Georgina Campbell (Barbarian, Suspicion), Olwen Fouéré (The Northman, The Tourist) and Oliver Finnegan (Creeped Out, Outlander). 

🏁Howard Hawks’ Cult Classic RED LINE 7000 on Blu-ray July 30 from Arrow Video.
July 30th marks the release of Howard Hawks’ thrilling drama Red Line 7000 in limited-edition Blu-ray. Filmed at real NASCAR races during the 1965 season, director Hawks (Rio Bravo) brings you closer to the split decisions between glory and death than ever before. Pat Kazarian’s (Norman Alden) racing team is put into disarray with the death of one of his drives at Daytona. The competition heats up as drivers Mike (James Caan, in his first starring role), Ned (John Robert Crawford) and Dan (Skip Ward) all contend with each other on and off the track. Red Line 7000 is a high-octane film that influenced Quentin Tarantino and Francois Truffaut and features early performances by George Takei (Star Trek) and Teri Garr (Mr. Mom). The Blu-ray special features include audio commentary, new interviews, two new visual essays, image galleries, new writings on the films, a double-sided foldout poster, and newly commissioned artwork. 

🙀BLOODY DISGUSTING Reveals Exclusive Walmart Blu-ray SteelBooks, Coming August 20 from Lionsgate.
Bloody Disgusting is pumping the blood into summer at a Walmart near you with their exclusive, newly commissioned and eye-catching SteelBooks, arriving on Blu-ray + Digital on August 20 from Lionsgate. Each frightful SteelBook brings these iconic horror titles back with a new look and artwork created by the artist Bond. The featured titles include Wolf Creek, Leatherface, Sinister, Texas Chainsaw, You’re Next, I Spit on Your Grave, and Hannibal Rising, all for the suggested retail price of $24.99 individually.Terror has never looked more frightening with The Bloody Disgusting Blu-ray SteelBook collection.

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