MGM's R2 October slate

MGM Home Entertainment have announced several titles that will street alongside the previously announced Hart's War this October. The full line up is as follows...

7th October - THE BRAT PACK ON DVD! - Revisit the 80’s and be part of the brat pack again. Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, James Spader, John Cusack and Jeff Daniels star in: Mannequin, Class and Something Wild. RRP is £12.99 each.

14th October - Hart's War

The Last Waltz will be released to buy as a Collector's Edition DVD on 14 October 2002 (RRP £19.99). Packed with special features, a set of exclusive prints with little known facts about The Band and the film, a special booklet authored by leader Robbie Robertson - plus the chance to win a Fender Stratocaster signed by Robertson.

Director Martin Scorsese’s visual and aural masterpiece captures the heart, soul and spirit of an entire generation. Arguably the best concert documentary ever, this is the 1976 film account of the celebratory final concert of legendary group The Band at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom.

To make this an unforgettable farewell performance, The Band's leader Robbie Robertson called upon mentors, friends, and musical influences to join them on stage during a marathon concert that lasted for over 5 hours until nearly 2.30am.

The special features include...

  • Never-before-seen jam footage from the finale featuring The Band with Eric Clapton, Neil Young and more
  • Commentaries from cast and crew including Robertson, Scorsese, Dr John, Ronnie Hawkins
  • A new featurette, Revisiting The Last Waltz including behind the scenes photos, scripts, and storyboards created by Scorsese
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Photo gallery
  • A digitally remixed and remastered 5.1 soundtrack, supervised by Robertson, and an improved picture, personally enhanced by Martin Scorsese
  • A set of exclusive prints from The Last Waltz with little known facts about The Band and the film
RRP is £19.99 each.

21st October - HALLOWEEN HORROR DVDS… - The stunning sound and picture quality of DVD brings to life four horror movies – from the zombie epic The Return Of The Living Dead and the savage 70’s spoof Piranha, to the cult slasher Candyman II: Farewell To The Flesh and classic Vincent Price shocker Theatre Of Blood. RRP is £12.99 each.

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