More New Titles From Arrow In October

Arrow Video are certainly on a roll at the moment with keep the releases coming fast with these new announcement titles.

the burning blu ray steelbookFirst a title that many horror fans have been asking for, the 80’s slasher classic The Burning. Not released for a long time due to legal difficulties Arrow are now releasing a steelbook special edition Blu ray.

When an ill-advised prank misfires, summer camp caretaker Cropsy is committed to hospital with severe burns. Released after five years, hospital officials warn him not to blame the young campers who caused his hideous disfigurement. But no sooner is Cropsy back on the streets than he s headed back to camp with a rusty pair of shears in hand, determined to exact his bloody revenge…

With standout gore effects courtesy of  Tom Savini, The Burning proved too shocking for UK censors upon its original video release. Now, fully uncut, The Burning is ready to reclaim its place as the ultimate summer camp nightmare.

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Limited Edition SteelBook packaging (4000 copies)
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
  • Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Tony Maylam and critic Alan Jones
  • Audio commentary with stars Shelley Bruce and Bonnie Deroski
  • Brand new audio commentary with The Hysteria Continues
  • Blood n Fire Memories a detailed look at the creation of the film’s make-up effects with special effects artist Tom Savini
  • Slash & Cut an interview with editor Jack Sholder
  • Cropsy Speaks an interview with actor Lou David
  • Summer Camp Nightmare an interview with actress Leah Ayres
  • Brand new interview with composer Rick Wakeman
  • Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Make-Up Effects Still Gallery
  • Poster & Still Gallery
  • Released October 10th

First pressing only: Collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Justin Kerswell.

burnt offerings blu rayNext is Burnt Offerings which provides a unique and chilling portrait of a modern family in meltdown.

When college lecturer Ben Rolf  and his family rent a remote country mansion at a bargain price, they believe they re in for an uneventful summer. Little do they realise that they ve just moved into a veritable house of horrors! As the malevolent force that dwells within its walls exerts its dark influence on the minds of its new inhabitants, and the sinister occurrences begin to mount up, it grows increasingly clear that this is a holiday they ll never forget… provided any of them live to tell of it.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the feature, transferred from original film elements by MGM
  • Original uncompressed PCM mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by film historian Richard Harland Smith
  • Acting His Face, an interview with actor Anthony James
  • Blood Ties, an interview with actor Lee Montgomery
  • From the Ashes, an interview with screenwriter William F. Nolan
  • Portraits of Fear, an animated gallery of promotional materials and behind-the-scenes stills
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Haunt Love
  • Released October 17th

First pressing only: Collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Kat Ellinger.

52 pick up blu rayFinally is 52 Pick-Up directed by John Frankenheimer.

Roy Scheider plays a successful businessman whose life quickly falls apart when a compromising videotape of him and his mistress (Kelly Preston) becomes a tool for blackmail. Unable to go to the police without compromising the political career of his wife (Ann-Margret), he must take things into his own hands and delve into a world of drugs, sleaze, pornography and snuff.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the feature, transferred from original film elements by MGM
  • Original Stereo 2.0 audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by critics Glenn Kenny and Doug Brod recorded exclusively for this release
  • Hardcore Cameos, a guide to the many cameo appearances by pornographic actors in 52 Pick-Up
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Reinhard Kleist
  • Released October 17th.

First pressing only: Collector s booklet containing new writing on the film by the Badlands Collective.

Reviews soon…