Walter Hill Collection (R2) in September
Optimum Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Walter Hill: The Collection on 1st September 2008 priced at £39.99 RRP. This collection of the director’s work includes action/drama The Driver, the nightmarish Southern Comfort, revisionist western The Long Riders and cult classic The Warriors. Also included are later works Johnny Handsome and Extreme Prejudice, the latter featuring a brand new and exclusive interview with Hill himself.
The Warriors is the old Paramount theatrical cut release, presenting the film in anamorphic widescreen with English and German DD2.0 audio and a slew of subtitle options (Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, English, English HOH, Icelandic, Hungarian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkish). The only extra is the theatrical trailer.
The Long Riders is the old MGM disc which presents the film in anamorphic widescreen with English, French, German, Italian and Spanish DD2.0 audio and subtitles in English, English HOH, German, German HOH, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish. The only extra is the theatrical trailer.
Southern Comfort, Johnny Handsome and The Driver are presented in anamorphic widescreen with English DD2.0 audio. There are no subtitles or extras other than the original theatrical trailer on the first two films.
Extreme Prejudice is presented in anamorphic widescreen with English DD2.0 audio. There are no subtitles but you do get a few extras including the new Walter Hill interview which is just under 40-minutes long, a 7-minute making-of featurette and theatrical trailer.