Bruce Campbell. Tom Atkins. “Face” himself, Robert Z’Dar. Yep, you know what it is! Everyone’s favourite seeker of vengeance, the ruthless Matt Cordell, will soon be dispensing his own brand of justice on the UK in glorious high definition courtesy of the esteemed folk at Arrow Video.
Maniac Cop Synopsis:
When reports come in of a man in a police uniform committing gore-drenched bloody murder on the city streets, officer Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell) stands accused. Now, with few friends, powerful enemies and a psychopathic slayer still at large, it’s up to Jack to prove he’s not guilty and bring down the killer.
Not only does the disc include a brand new high definition transfer of film presented in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio, but it’s also packed to the gills with the following special features:
• Exclusive UK introduction to the film by star Tom Atkins
• Doomed Detective: Tom Atkins on Maniac Cop
• Lady of the Night: Laurene Landon Remembers Maniac Cop
• Scripting a New Slasher Super-Villain: Larry Cohen on Matt Cordell
• Collectors’ booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by author Troy Howarth and The Original Maniac: An Interview with William Lustig, adapted from Calum Waddell’s book Taboo Breakers
• Reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork
• Double-sided fold-out artwork poster
• Original stereo 2.0 audio with optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired
Maniac Cop (cert. 18) will be released on Blu-ray by Arrow Video on 31st October 2011. Now, whistle with me…
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