Art and Details: Roger Corman’s Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World

And Shout! Factory keeps right on doling out the goods as part of its Roger Corman Collection! Get ready for a look at what to expect from the upcoming releases of Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World.

From the Press Release:
Space, the final frontier … it’s also the fiercest, most fearful frontier. No one can hear you scream … but now they can hear you shout! This summer Shout! Factory, in association with New Horizons Picture Corporation, has a treat in store for aficionados of sci-fi, horror classics, and Roger Corman fans when Forbidden World and Galaxy of Terror debut for the first time on Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD on July 20, 2010. Forbidden World 2-Disc Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD contain two versions of the movie – the newly remastered theatrical version and the never-before-seen unrated director’s cut.

Each Blu-ray and DVD boasts a shocking selection of extensive bonus content including all-new interviews and audio commentaries with cast and crew, rare behind-the-scenes footage, and much more. These two inter-stellar shockers mark the latest installments from fan favorite ROGER CORMAN’S CULT CLASSICS home entertainment series from Shout! Factory. Each Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD is sold separately. Blu-ray is priced to own at $26.97; and DVD is available at $19.93.

Special Features: Forbidden World

Disc 1:

  • New anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) in high definition transfer from the Inter-Positive films elements of the R-rated theatrical cut
  • Interview with producer Roger Corman
  • Interviews with cast and crew
  • A look at the special effects of Forbidden World featurette
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Additional New World trailers

    Disc 2:

  • The never-before-seen, unrated Director’s Cut (4:3 – Full Frame)
  • Audio commentary with director Allan Holzman

    Art and Details: Roger Corman's Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World

    Art and Details: Roger Corman's Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World

    Special Features: Galaxy of Terror

  • Commentary with Cast and Crew
  • New Worlds featurette
  • The Crew Of The Quest featurette
  • Planet Of Horrors featurette
  • Future King featurette
  • Launch Sequence featurette
  • Extensive photo galleries
  • Theatrical trailer with commentary from writer/director Joel Olsen
  • Original screenplay

    Art and Details: Roger Corman's Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World

    Art and Details: Roger Corman's Galaxy of Terror and Forbidden World

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  • Steve Barton

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    • Kid A

      True statement. Amazon has the DVDs for these substantially discounted while their Blu-Ray counterparts are barely discounted at all. I don’t get it. And seeing as how these were low budget affairs to begin with, I don’t know how much they will benefit from HD treatment. As it stands, I will probably pick these up on DVD and upconvert them as I really do want to see them.

    • xfoley8

      Absolutely agree about the absurd Blu-ray price. I’ve always wanted to see Erin Moran’s bowels explode, but not for $30. I think even $20 for a no-budget affair like this is a bit much. Looks like another for the Netflix queue, if it’s available there. If not, I’ll check out the used bins a year or so from now.

    • Floydian Trip

      Those covers are so sweeeet! But yeah, down with DVD!

    • Vanvance1

      Okay, enough is enough.

      The days when companies could get away with charging early adopters more for blu ray should be over.

      It is now an established format and charging us a 40% premium for a blu is an insult.

      If you’re wondering why consumers are aren’t flocking to releases like this one it’s because ONE MOVIE SHOULD NOT BE $25. Period.