6th September 2007
More info' on the Creepshow DVD
(announced below).... the disc will also feature a commentary by director
George A Romero and make-up effects guru Tom Savini.
The RRP for Second Sight's
Berlin Alexanderplatz DVD box set has been reduced to £54.99 (from
£69.99). The set is due for release on October the 22nd.
The set will feature more than two hours of
bonus features, including a Making of... featurette and a
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will release a two-disc special edition of George A Romero's horror
Creepshow on October the 22nd, to mark its 25th anniversary. (Note
that most of the etailers have the release date as October the 15th, which
is apparently incorrect).
The set's bonus features are broken down
into seven "chapters":
Chapter One: An “E.C.” Way To Start
From the origins of the classic “E.C.” comics to the creation of the
film’s screenplay, this chapter delves in the historic meeting of George
Romero and Stephen King and how Creepshow came to be.
Chapter Two: A Comic Book World
A look into the production, design, cinematography, and on-set
challenges in creating the comic-ally dynamic visuals of the film.
Chapter Three: Acting Scared
Candid interviews with many of the actors, including Adrienne Barbeau
and Ed Harris, and how they created their outrageous characters.
Chapter Four: Creature Features
An in-depth look at the ghoulish creations of special make-up effects
and creature creator Tom Savini.
Chapter Five: Creepy Crawlies
The cast & crew sound off on the difficulties of wrangling over 10,000
cockroaches in the film’s final segment.
Chapter Six: Anthology Unleashed
Follow the film through post-production, including the creation of the
memorable score, and see how it became a theatrical and critical success
Chapter Seven: 25 Years Later…
The cast and crew look back on the film’s enduring popularity and
their memories of making
No technical details were announced. The
disc has an RRP of £19.99.
The BFI IMAX cinema at Waterloo has
announced its schedule for September:
Saturday 1 September at 11.15pm:
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (35mm)
1974 / Dir: Tobe Hooper / Cert 18 / 83 mins
Friday 7 – Monday 10, Wednesday 12 and
Thursday 13 September at 9.00pm
Die Hard 4.0 (35mm)
2007 / Dir: Len Wiseman / Cert 15 / 128
Friday 14 – Tuesday 18 September at 9.00pm
2007 / Dir: Adam Shankman / Cert PG / 116
Saturday 15 September from 10.45pm
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy All-Nighter
– all three films showing back to back, with a 30-minute break between
each. Screening in 35mm.
10.45pm The Lord of the Rings: The
Fellowship of the Ring (PG)
2.15am The Lord of the Rings: The Two
5.45am The Lord of the Rings: Return of
the King (12A)
(Programme ends at 9am)
Coming September 21st... Transformers:
The IMAX Experience
Official blurb: The BFI IMAX is located at
South Bank, London SE1. Nearest tube is Waterloo (2 minutes walk). Tickets
can be bought either online from
from the ticket desk in person or by telephoning the box office on 0870
787 2525. Tickets for The Lord of Rings All-Nighter are on sale
now: Adults £25.00, Concessions £18.00. After Dark ticket prices are
Adults £8.50, Concessions £6.25
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