Wednesday, 1 April 2015

The Amityville Horror Collection (1979-1983)

The Amityville Horror (1979) Directed by Stuart Rosenberg and starring James Brolin, 
Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger and Don Stroud. 119mins

Amityville II: The Possession (1982) Directed by Damiano Damiani and starring James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Diane Franklin and Jack Magner. 104mins

Amityville III: The Demon (1983) Directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Lori Loghlin, Candy Clark and Meg Ryan. 93mins

4-disc DVD Box Set bought in 2005

The Amityville Horror
Audio Commentary with parapsychologist Dr. Holzer
For God’s Sake, Get Out! featurette (21mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Amityville II: The Possession
Theatrical Trailer

Amityville III: The Demon
Theatrical Trailer

Amityville: Horror or Hoax? (45mins)
Amityville: The Haunting (45mins)
On Location: The Amityville Horror

Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979)

Directed by Lucio Fulci and starring Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch and Richard Johnson.

2-disc Steelbook Blu-ray bought in 2012
91m 11s

Audio Commentary with screenwriter Elisa Briganti moderated by Calum Waddell
Audio Commentary with Fulci biographer Stephen Thrower and horror expert Alan Jones
Introduction by actor Ian McCulloch
From Romero To Rome: The Rise and Fall Of The Italian Zombie Film
Aliens, Cannibals and Zombies: A Trilogy of Italian Terror
The Meat-Munching Movies of Gino De Rossi
Zombie Flesh Eaters: From Script to Screen
Music For A Flesh-Feast
Theatrical Trailers
Collector's Booklet

Dracula (1979)

Directed by John Badham and starring Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasance, 
Kate Nelligan and Trevor Eve.

DVD bought in 2004

Audio commentary by director John Badham
The revamping of Dracula
Photo gallery

Prophecy (1979)

Directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Robert Foxworth, Talia Shire and Armand Assante.

DVD bought in 2005

No extras

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki and starring Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama and Kiyoshi Kobayashi.

DVD bought in 2003

Blu-ray bought in 2014
99m 34s


Blu-ray extras - 

Complete Storyboards
Thetarical Trailer

Time After Time (1979)

Directed by Nicholas Meyer and starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen

DVD bought in 2002

Audio commentary by director Nicholas Meyer and actor Malcolm McDowell
Theatrical trailer

The Warriors (1979)

Directed by Walter Hill and starring Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburgh and
David Patrick Kelly.

Director's Cut DVD bought in 2005

An Introduction by director/co-writer Walter Hill
The Beginning: From Novel To Screen (14mins)
The Battleground: Casting the Warriors (15mins)
The Way Home: Making The Warriors (18mins)
The Phenomenon: Releasing the Warriors (15mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Mad Max (1979)

Directed by George Miller and starring Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel and Hugh Keays-Byrne.

Special Edition DVD bought in 2006

Blu-ray bought in 2014
93m 11s


DVD extras -

Audio Commentary with designer Jon Dowding, cinematographer David Eggby and special effects designers Chris Murray and Tim Ridge
Mad Max: The Film Phenomenon" documentary (26mins)
Mel Gibson: The High Octane Birth Of A Superstar (17mins)
"Mad Facts" Trivia Track
Photo Gallery
Theatrical Trailer