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Specs and Art for Zombie’s 3-Disc Halloween

A FOUR HOUR DOCUMENTARY!In August of last year Uncle Creepy and myself sat in an empty theatre with our jaws hung open as we experienced Rob Zombie’s “>Halloween (review). We had just been assaulted by the f-word and Loomis’ crazy magical car summoning abilities and hoped to never talk about it again.

OK, we did have to talk about it when the DVD came out but thought it was all over after that. Then there was news that Halloween was getting a massive double dip this year, and all the memories of Laurie “McClane” Strode and the Pool of Death came flooding back.

DVD Active picked up the art for the standard and Blu-ray versions of the three-disc release of Rob Zombie’s Halloween, and I am still wondering what could possibly go into this release’s four-hour long documentary. Seriously, half the film was just rehashing the original flick’s plot while the other half bombarded us with Rob’s overused “white-trash-a-palooza.”

On top of that lengthy doc, this set also comes with a number of other features that appeared on the previously released DVD:

  • Halloween: The Director’s Cut
  • Commentary track with Rob Zombie (YEAH!)
  • 17 Deleted Scenes
  • Alternate Ending
  • Blooper Reel
  • The Many Masks of Michael Myers featurette
  • Re-Imagining HALLOWEEN featurette
  • Meet the Cast featurette

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  • Kryten Syxx

    • Dr Malachi Constant

      I know any version of this is going to suck, but I still want to see it. The only problem is, I refuse to spend any more than a dollar on the damn thing. Period.

      • frank_dracman

        I’ll give you 2 dollars NOT to watch it.

    • Terminal

      And Scout Taylor Compton is a horrible actress. She was simply no competition for Jamie Lee Curtis. She wasn’t even competition for PJ Soles.

    • Kryten Syxx

      Creepy and I both saw the workprint right after the theatrical. I really have no idea why that version wasn’t chosen instead of the theatrical.

      • G.D.

        Yeah, for real. While the workprint was not, imho, a good movie at ALL it actually WAS better than the theatrical. Whatever money was spent on the reshoots was just just pointless subtractions from the profit.

      • Terminal

        I saw both, and there’s no difference. They’re both really terrible movies, REALLY terrible. As another slasher flick this movie may have worked. But Zombie’s horror movie was screwed regardless.

    • MagusMaleficus

      Am I the only guy lucky enough to see the workprint version who NEVER saw the theatrical release (or the “director’s cut” on DVD)? Doesn’t matter, because what I saw wasn’t good, but there was the kernel of a good movie, trying desperately to sprout, buried beneath a metric fuckton of shit…

    • Kryten Syxx

      Ken’s cameo was not pointless. It provided the only moment during this remake to cheer for someone, because I sure as fuck didn’t care what happened to little Laurie or her “way too old to be in highschool” friends.

      • Terminal

        The whole movie blew chunks, man. I’m happy to inform you that, yes, it was pointless.

    • Sirand

      Is the blooper reel the actual movie?

      • PelusaMG

        *laugh*

        That’s funny… :-D

    • Terminal

      “Halloween: The Director’s Cut” Oh boy! More minutes of the word “Fuck” and Ken Foree’s pointless cameo!