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Shout Select Debuts Joe Dante’s MATINEE Collector’s Edition January 16th!

A loving homage to the kitchy creature-features of the atomic age, the delightful comedy Matinee is a smart and sharp period comedy that captures of joy of growing up on cheesy b-movies. Making its Blu-ray debut January 16th, 2018 from Shout Select,Matinee comes loaded with bonus features, including a new interviews with director Joe Dante, actress Cathy Moriarty, actress Lisa Jakub, production designer Steven Legler, editor Marshall Harvey and director of photography John Hora, as well as the new featurette MANTastic! The Making of a Mant.  Fans can pre-order their copies now at ShoutFactory.com.

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“A delightful comedy and one of the most charming movies
in a long time”– Roger Ebert

Matinee

Charming Atomic-Age Comedy Makes its

Blu-ray Debut January 16th, 2018

from Shout Select

John Goodman is at his uproarious best as the William Castle-inspired movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey, who brings his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida.
It’s 1962, and fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis (Simone Fenton) can’t wait for the arrival of Woolsey, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk, Mant! But the absurd vision of Woolsey’s tale takes on a sudden urgency as the Cuban Missile Crises places the real threat of atomic horror just 90 miles off the coast. With the help of Woolsey’s leading lady, Ruth (Cathy Moriarty), the master showman gives Key West a premiere they’ll never forget. Anything can happen in the movies, and everything does in this hilarious tribute to a more innocent (and outrageous) time in American cinema.
Matinee Bonus Features
·        NEW Master Of The Matinee – An interview with director Joe Dante
·        NEW The Leading Lady – An interview with Cathy Moriarty
·        NEW MANTastic! The Making Of A Mant
·        NEW Out Of The Bunker – An interview with actress Lisa Jakub
·        NEW Making A Monster Theatre – An interview with production designer Steven Legler
·        NEW The Monster Mix – An interview with editor Marshall Harvey
·        NEW Lights! Camera! Reunion! – An interview with director of photography John Hora
·        Paranoia In Ant Vision – Joe Dante discusses the making of the film
·        MANT! – The full length version of the film with introduction by Joe Dante
·        Vintage making-of Matinee featurette
·        Behind-the-scenes footage courtesy of Joe Dante
·        Deleted and extended scenes sourced from Joe Dante’s workprint
·        Still galleries
·        Theatrical trailer
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Writer/Reviewer, lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network (www.cultcinemacavalcade.com) You can also find more essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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