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Tag Archive for 'Dan O’Bannon'

Heavy Metal (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

One of the more pivotal cinematic moments for fantasy, comics, rock music and animation in cinema arrived in the form of 1981’s Heavy Metal. Produced by Ivan Reitman, many of the top rock bands (Cheap Trick, Journey) provided the sound to some of the wickedest dreams come to life animation anyone had ever seen on […]

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The Resurrected (Blu-ray Review)

Dan O’Bannon’s 1990 film, The Resurrected is getting the Scream Factory Blu-ray treatment come September 12th. While not dubbed a “Collector’s Edition”, the release is quite stacked with interviews and bonus material. The John Terry/Chris Sarandon horror/thriller was a part of the budding straight-to-video boom in the late 1980s/early 1990s. However, it did play for […]

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Dan O’Bannon’s THE RESURRECTED Debuts On Blu-ray September 12th!

Loyal fans of visionary writer/director Dan O’Bannon (The Return of the Living Dead) know well the terrifying thriller from his 1991 cult classic THE RESURRECTED, based on the story by H.P. Lovecraft. The film stars John Terry (Zodiac, Full Metal Jacket), Jane Sibbett (Arrival II), Chris Sarandon (Fright Night), Laurie Briscoe (Breaking Point) and Robert Romanus (Fast […]

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The Return Of The Living Dead – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Writer/director Dan O’Bannon (Alien, Lifeforce) puts an uproarious spin on the zombie apocalypse movie in 1985’s cult classicTHE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, starring Clu Gulager (A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge), James Karen (Mulholland Drive) and Don Calfa (Weekend at Bernie’s). Considered one of the campiest undead romps of its time, the […]

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Invaders From Mars (Blu-ray Review)

I love the directors that the folks at Scream Factory choose to follow and try to release nice editions of their works.  Unappreciated or worthy of their unfavorable status, directors with names’ films are ones that are continually studied and collected no matter what.  Tobe Hooper’s filmography is getting some of its more unappreciated works […]

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