Arrow Video’s new UK Blu-ray edition of Jack Arnold’s The Incredible Shrinking Man comes packing with some super badass cover art. If you don’t have arachnophobia, you can scroll down to see it below.
The classic 1957 sci-fi/horror film about a man named Scott Carey (Grant Williams) who finds himself becoming smaller and smaller after being exposed to radiation shocked audiences with its scenes featuring Carey being chased by cats and spiders, which to him seemed giant-sized. The spider featured in the film and on Arrow’s Blu-ray cover is actually a member of the Theraphosidae family, which is hardly surprising, as Arnold also directed the 1955 classic Tarantula.
The Incredible Shrinking Man was based on the novel by Richard Matheson, and also starred Randy Stuart, Paul Langton, and Raymond Bailey. The Arrow Blu-ray is available on Amazon, and a post of the back cover on Arrow’s Facebook page features a full list of bonus features.
- Jack Derwent I thought the film was great. I didn't get the impression that the film was misogynistic at all. Martyrs I could see the argument but in this film it was ultimately about the two sisters persevering...
- Twist Of Kane She received a paycheck for doing the new Halloween also. Let's not pretend she did it solely for the fans.
- One-Eye ROAD GAMES is great. Although it's no secret Curtis had a bad experience shooting in Australia, so I guess that colours her memory of the film.
- Christopher Parker Howard I'm curious what people found so scary, or even original about this film. It's a 2 hour family drama with 15 minutes of supernatural horror all at the end. There was some great disturbing imagery for...
- Andrew Lyall I love stuff like this, keep em coming!
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