Monday, 6 April 2015

The Dark Crystal (1982)

Directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz and starring Stephen Garlick, Lisa Maxwell 
and Billie Whitelaw.

DVD bought in 2000

Blu-ray bought in 2014


Blu-ray extras - 

Audio Commentary by Conceptual Designer Brian Froud
Storyboard Picture-in-Picture Track
The Book of Thra - Dark Crystal Collector -Interactive Game
Skektek's Crystal Challenge- Interactive Game
Original Skeksis Language - Test Scenes
Deleted Funeral Scenes
The World of The Dark Crystal (57mins)
Reflections of The Dark Crystal (37mins)

Q - The Winged Serpent (1982)

Directed by Larry Cohen and starring Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine 
and Richard Roundtree.

DVD bought in 2006

Audio Commentary by Larry Cohen and William Lustig
Theatrical Trailer
Poster And Still Gallery
Production notes
Q Memorabilia (PDF)

Poltergeist (1982)

Directed by Tobe Hooper and starring JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins and Heather O'Rourke.

25th Anniversary DVD bought in 2007

Blu-ray bought in 2010
114m 28s


They are here: the real world of Poltergeists (31mins)
(Part 1: Science of the Spirits)
(Part 2: Communicating With the Dead)

Creepshow (1982)

Directed by George A. Romero and starring Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Fritz Weaver, 
Leslie Nielsen, E.G. Marshall, Ed Harris, Ted Danson and Stephen King.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2008
115m 12s

Audio commentary by George A. Romero & Tom Savini
Just Desserts: The Making of Creepshow (90mins)
Deleted scenes (15mins)
Tom Savini's behind-the-scenes footage (27mins)
Theatrical trailer
Stills gallery

Cat People (1982)

Directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard and Annette O'Toole.

DVD bought in 2002

Collector's Edition Blu-ray bought in 2014
118m 10s


Blu-ray extras - 

Cast and Crew Interviews:
Nastassja Kinski
Annette O'Toole
John Heard
Malcolm McDowell
Lynn Lowry
Giorgio Moroder
Paul Schrader
Theatrical Trailer
Photo Gallery
Production Art & Posters
Reversible Sleeve

The Thing (1982)

Directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Donald Moffat, 
Richard Masur and Keith David.

Collector's Edition DVD bought in 1999
Digitally remastered DVD bought in 2006
Blu-ray bought in 2009
108m 34s

 Remastered DVD

 Collector's Edition DVD

Blu-ray extras -

Audio Commentary by Kurt Russell and John Carpenter
"U-Control" Picture-in-Picture Feature
John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (84mins)
Production Background Archive
Cast Production Photographs
Production Art and Storyboards
Location Design
Production Archives
The Saucer
The Blairmonster
Post Production
Theatrical Trailer

E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982)

Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Robert MacNaughton, 
Drew Barrymore and Peter Coyote.

2-disc Limited Edition DVD bought in 2002

Blu-ray bought in 2012
114m 30s

 2-disc DVD

Blu-ray extras - 

Steven Spielberg & E.T. (13mins)
The E.T. Journals (54mins):
A Look Back (38mins)
The Evolution and Creation of E.T. (50mins)
The E.T. Reunion (18mins)
The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams (10mins)
The 20th Anniversary Premiere (18mins)
Designs, Photographs and Marketing
Deleted Scenes
Theatrical Trailer