Following a well-received slate of long-awaited cult movie classics since the launch of SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series, Shout! Factory has invited loyal fans and collectors to dive into two Blu-ray + DVD combo packs when Death Valley (starring Peter Billingsley, from A Christmas Story) and The Island (starring Michael Caine) hit store shelves December 11, 2012. Both films have never been released on Blu-ray or DVD until now. Each Blu-ray + DVD combo pack boasts original theatrical key art, anamorphic widescreen movie presentation and bonus content, and has a suggested retail price of $26.99.
Powering into the new year, SCREAM FACTORY™ also presented Wes Craven’s classic Deadly Blessing (starring Sharon Stone and Ernest Borgnine) on a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD; along with the cockroach-infested creature thriller The Nest on Blu-ray™ + DVD combo pack. Both cult classics hit home entertainment shelves January 22, 2013 from Shout! Factory.
Available for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD, Deadly Blessing Collector’s Edition contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art, new extras and more! The Blu-ray is priced to own at $29.93 and the DVD is priced to own at $19.93.
The Nest has never been on Blu-ray before or in a widescreen presentation, the Blu-ray + DVD combo pack is priced to own at $26.99 SRP. As excitement builds for these two collections, SCREAM FACTORY™ will announce bonus features and additional news in forthcoming months.
Death Valley Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac. Starring Catherine Hicks (Child’s Play), Paul Le Mat (Puppetmaster), Stephen McHattie (The Tall Man) and Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story).
Michael Caine (The Dark Knight Trilogy) stars as Blair Maynard, an investigative writer who takes on one of the most baffling mysteries – the disappearance of boats and their passengers in the Caribbean. During his investigation, he and his son are captured by raiding pirates, led by David Warner (Time After Time). When his son is converted to the pirates’ barbarian ways and turns against him, Blair must come to his rescue in this action-packed thriller written by Peter Benchley (Jaws).
Deadly Blessing Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD
When a former member of a religious cult dies in a mysterious accident, his wife Martha (Maren Jensen, Battlestar Gallactica), who now lives alone and close to the cult’s church, begins to fear for her life and the lives of her visiting friends (Susan Buckner, Sharon Stone). Strange and deadly events begin to happen … Could she be the target of the evil cult and its fanatical leader Isaiah (Ernest Borgnine)?
The Nest Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
Roaches have never tasted flesh … until now.
The quiet town of North Port is being overrun by cockroaches! Sheriff Tarbell (Franc Luz) believes that genetic experiments being conducted by the INTEC Corporation are the cause. Confronted with a potential disaster, Mayor Johnson (Robert Lansing) calls for help. When Dr. Hubbard (Terri Treas) from INTEC arrives, she realizes that an innocent experiment has gone terribly wrong. Ordinary cockroaches are turning into creatures with a taste for blood. Worse, the roaches are genetically mutating… literally becoming whatever they eat!
***Avid horror movie fans and collectors take note: those who order Deadly Blessing from ShoutFactory.com will receive an exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork from the respective title. Only 200 will be printed, so these are only available while supplies last.***
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