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UK Blu-Ray Steelbook

Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:00 pm
by sherbetbizarre
From Second Sight Films in the UK-

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We are excited to announce the bonus features for THE AMITYVILLE HORROR Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray, out on 26th June;
• ‘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's Music’ - A new Interview with Soundtrack
Composer Lalo Schifrin
• ‘My Amityville Horror’ - feature-length documentary with
Daniel Lutz
• ‘For God’s Sake, Get Out’ - featuring 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
• 4 reproduction lobby card postcards (SteelBook Exclusive)
• DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and uncompressed stereo
options
• New optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Re: UK Blu-Ray Steelbook

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:07 pm
by Brendan72
Looks interesting although when in 2005 they released the original 1979 movie on DVD they had the History's Mysteries docos included as additional material. I actually watched those more than the movie itself! Okay I admit I only bought it for those two docos! So shoot me! ;)

Other additional material such as James Brolin's interview was interesting on a curiosity level hearing their perspectives and memories of the experience with that project. Margot Kidder's was a little ostentatious to say the least but I think she is just misunderstood.

I rather suspect the actors are given a spiel to say to incorporate with their own recollections, and insinuate or hint that they really didn't believe the actual material's authenticity. It made me suspect at the time the studio was trying to rubbish George Lutz who they regarded as a threat to the remake's earning potential - like George alone was the main threat! Although the conspiracy theorist in me could be working overtime today.

I think I will give this one a miss. Sorry.