Can you believe it has already been 35 years since Michael Myers first entered our lives? Time sure does fly when you’re watching innocent victims get sliced and diced, doesn’t it?!
On September 24th, those of us in the states will be gifted with a 35th Anniversay Blu-ray release of Halloween, and today comes the news that our UK friends will also be able to celebrate The Shape’s birthday in style. Read on for all the details and to find out the special features that will be included inside the Steelbook!
From the Press Release
It is the horror classic that gave us the first scream queen, a formidable horror icon and a soundtrack that is instantly recognizable anywhere in the world. Halloween is the definitive slasher film that defies time and continues to get better with age. Featuring a whole host of specially created special features, a new audio mix and a transfer supervised by John Carpenter himself. This is the high definition release fans have been waiting for; delivering clarity, content and entertainment in equal measure! A must buy!
In 1978 John Carpenter’s Halloween was hailed as a “brutally efficient exercise in tension” (Entertainment Weekly), scaring audiences worldwide with a new breed of menace and a whole new set of rules.
35 Years after its original release, Anchor Bay return to the original source material alongside creator John Carpenter and Director of Photography Dean Cundey to supervise an all new High Definition transfer. Containing the original audio and an all new 7.1 audio mix alongside a feature length audio commentary from John Carpenter and international star Jamie Lee Curtis.
In the small town of Haddonfield, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) finds her night of babysitting turns into a night of sheer terror as she comes face to face with the “Bogeyman”. As her friends are cut down one by one Laurie becomes the focus of attack turning one night into what seems like a lifetime… a lifetime about to be cut devastatingly short.
Halloween has scared audiences throughout the generations, this low budget horror is a benchmark in filmmaking becoming one of the most successful independent films of all time. A tense and passionate piece of filmmaking that brought a monster to life and a memorable heroine to our screens, Halloween is the horror that everyone knows and loves, taking suspense, scares and horror to the next level and maintaining it.
Relive the horror on the night he came home this October. A film this historic and intense should not be missed.
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