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Arrow Video in July

Arrow Video have announced a trio of releases for July 2011 starting with a 2-Disc Special Edition DVD release of cult comedy The Kentucky Fried Movie on 4th July. A week later on 11th July we get the slasher film Slaughter High on UK DVD uncut for the first time, and then rounding things out on 18th July is the only Blu-ray release of the trio, Tobe Hooper’s The Funhouse. Features are outlined below…

The Kentucky Fried Movie - 2-Disc SE DVD – 4th July 2011
Features include:

  • Audio commentary by director John Landis, writers Jerry Zucker, David Zucker and Jim Abrahams and producer Robert K. Weiss
  • “A Conversation With David and Jerry Zucker” – a feature length interview with the co-creators of “The Kentucky Fried Movie”, “Airplane” and “The Naked Gun” about their lives and career, from growing up and starting out in show business to their comedy influences
  • David and Jerry Zucker’s on-set Home Video shot during the making of the movie
  • Behind-the-scenes photo gallery
  • Widescreen 1.85:1 and full frame 1.33:1 presentation options
  • Original mono audio
  • Original trailer
  • Optional Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish subtitles
  • Four-panel reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • Double-sided fold-out artwork poster
  • Collector’s booklet featuring brand new writing on director John Landis by critic and author Calum Waddell

Slaughter High - DVD – 11th July 2011
Features include:
  • Introduction by co-writer/co-director Mark Ezra
  • “Jesters And Jolts” - interview with Mark Ezra
  • “Lamb To The Slaughter: The Scream Queen Career Of Caroline Munro”
  • Audio commentary by Mark Ezra moderated by “Teenage Wasteland” author J. A. Kerswell
  • Audio commentary by Caroline Munro, “DVD World” editor Allan Bryce and author and critic Calum Waddell
  • Trailer
  • Collectors’ booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by author Troy Howarth, an interview with legendary composer Harry Manfredini by Calum Waddell and an interview with star Josephine Scandi by Justin Kerswell
  • Reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
  • Double-sided fold-out artwork poster

The Funhouse - Blu-ray – 18th July 2011
Features include:
  • Audio commentary by SFX wizard Craig Reardon and Jeffrey Reddick (creator of “The Final Destination” series)
  • Audio commentary by producer Derek Power and genre scholar Howard S. Berger
  • Audio commentary by Justin Kerswell (author of “Teenage Wasteland” and host of the slasher cinema website “Hysteria Lives”) and author Calum Waddell
  • ”Carnage At The Carnival” – Tobe Hooper Remembers “The Funhouse”
  • “Miles Of Mayhem: Acting in Tobe’s Funhouse” with star Miles Chapin
  • “A Trilogy Of Terror: The Make-up Madness of Craig Reardon” – the SFX wizard recollects his collaborations with Tobe Hooper on “Eaten Alive”, “Poltergeist” and “The Funhouse”
  • ”Master Class Of Horror” – Mick Garris, the director of “Sleepwalkers” and “The Shining” reflects on the crimson-covered career of his longtime colleague Tobe Hooper
  • Live Q&A with Tobe Hooper from San Francisco
  • Never before seen behind the scenes photographs from the collection of Craig Reardon
  • Trailer
  • Collectors’ booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by critic and author Kim Newman
  • Four-panel reversible sleeve options with original and newly commissioned artwork
  • Ddouble-sided fold-out artwork poster
  • Region ABC
  • Original Aspect Ratio 2.35:1 (16x9)
  • Optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired

The DVD releases are both Region 0 PAL. Artwork for the various covers found on each release follows…

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Last updated: 18/04/2018 12:06:56

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