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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 restoration demonstration.

3rd September 2007


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Universal will release a two-disc special edition of George A Romero's horror anthology film 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 mins

Friday 14 – Tuesday 18 September at 9.00pm

Hairspray (35mm)

2007 / Dir: Adam Shankman / Cert PG / 116 mins

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 Towers (12A)

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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