Tuesday, April 12, 2016

"Arrow Video" Releases- May 2016

MVD Entertainment Group is furthering the US distribution of cult film specialists "Arrow Video" with new movie titles available May 2016, including "Hired To Kill" in a Director Approved Special Edition Blu-ray + DVD, "Killer Dames: Two Gothic Chillers" By Emilio P. Miraglia  in Blu-ray + DVD and "Blood Bath" as a 2 Disc - Limited Edition:

"Hired To Kill" , starring Oliver Reed and George Kennedy, is a new 4K restoration of the action thriller, approved by writer-director Nico Mastorakis in High Def Blu-ray and Standard Definition DVD presentations. Extras include "Hired to Direct", an interview with Mastorakis, "Undercover Mercenary", an interview with actor Brian Thompson, the film's original theatrical trailer, a stills gallery, the original screenplay "Freedom or Death" (BD/DVD-ROM Content), a reversible sleeve with original artwork by Graham Humphreys, plus a fully-illustrated collector's booklet with writing on the film from critic James Oliver.

"Killer Dames: Two Gothic Chillers by Emilio P. Miraglia  (Blu-ray + DVD) is a 4 disc Limited Edition box set containing the horror features "The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave" and "The Red Queen Kills Seven Times", available May 24, 2016. Limited Edition contents include new 2K restorations of the films from the original camera negatives in High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations, original Italian and English soundtracks in mono audio, newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtracks, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtracks and a Limited Edition 60-page booklet containing new writing by James Blackford, Kat Ellinger, Leonard Jacobs and Rachael Nisbet.

BLOOD BATH (2 Disc - Limited Edition), available May 31, 2016 is a classic Roger Corman feature that was originally re-cut and re-scored to create "Portrait in Terror", then handed over for re-shoots to Jack Hill ("Spider Baby"), followed by Stephanie Rothman ("Terminal Island"), culminating in the vampire feature "Blood Bath" and the TV version "Track of the Vampire". For this release Arrow Video delivers all four versions of "Blood Bath", newly restored from the best materials available " provide a definitive release of one of Corman's craziest ventures..."

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