Vestron Video’s GOTHIC Arrives On Blu-ray Collector’s Series January 30th!

From the Vestron Video Collector’s Series, the horror classic Gothic will arrive for the first time on limited edition Blu-ray™ on January 30 from Lionsgate. Starring Golden Globe® winner Gabriel Byrne (2009, Best Actor, “In Treatment”), Julian Sands, and Natasha Richardson, and from legendary director Ken Russell (Lair of the White Worm), Gothic is the fictional retelling of the night Mary Shelley developed the story of Frankenstein. While under the influence of experimental substances, she and a group of friends experience terrifying visions that bend reality into her horrific tale. The Gothic limited edition Blu-ray is packed with all-new special features, including audio commentaries, isolated score selections, interviews with the cast and crew, and more, and will be available January 30th.

Five famous friends spend a hallucinogenic evening confronting their fears in a frenzy of shocking lunacy and horrifying visions in this fictional tale, which tells the story of Mary Shelley’s conception of Frankenstein on one debauched night in Lord Byron’s home.


·       Audio Commentary with Lisi Russell and Film Historian Matthew Melia

·       Isolated Score Selections and Audio Interview with Composer Thomas Dolby

·       “The Soul of Shelley” Featurette with Actor Julian Sands

·       “Fear Itself” Featurette with Screenwriter Stephen Volk

·       “One Rainy Night” Featurette with Director of Photography Mike Southon

·       Theatrical Trailer

·       TV Spot

·       Still Gallery


Gabriel Byrne                          The Usual SuspectsThe Man in the Iron MaskStigmata

Julian Sands                            WarlockWarlock: The Armageddon, TV’s “The Haunted Airman”

Natasha Richardson               Maid in ManhattanThe Parent TrapThe White Countess


Year of Production: 1987

Title Copyright: Gothic © 1986 Virgin Vision Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Closed-Captioned: NA

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 87 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 1.85:1 Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: Original 2.0 DTS Monaural Audio


Brandon is the host, producer, writer and editor of The Brandon Peters Show (thebrandonpetersshow.com) on the Creative Zombie Studios Network. At Why So Blu he is a Writer/Reviewer. Brandon is a 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. You can also find older essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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