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Derrick King
01-08-2019, 02:32 PM
April 16th to be exact
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So we now know that Scream/Shout is one of the other two companies that Kino said has a deal small deal with StudioCanal.

Alex K.
01-08-2019, 06:13 PM
I made a thread for this one. Really fun flick.

Derrick King
01-08-2019, 09:04 PM
Ah, damn it. I did a search for an existing thread, but didn't see it in the results. Ah well.

Scream is also releasing The Manitou on Blu-ray on the same day
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Alex K.
01-08-2019, 09:47 PM
Now that one I didn't like.

Scott
01-08-2019, 09:52 PM
SUPERSTITION is such a great mean spirited flick.

Matt H.
01-08-2019, 11:37 PM
I'm guessing that VICE SQUAD and BABY BLOOD will be coming soon as well.

Ian Jane
01-09-2019, 09:55 AM
I'm guessing that VICE SQUAD and BABY BLOOD will be coming soon as well.

I really, really, really hope you're right.

Gary Banks
01-09-2019, 10:07 AM
I love this movie. As much as I hate double dipping, I'm going to have to do it for this one.

Derrick King
01-14-2019, 12:19 AM
I'm guessing that VICE SQUAD and BABY BLOOD will be coming soon as well.

And Dawn of the Discs tweeted that Gary Sherman said that Shout is going to release Vice Squad on Blu-ray.

Ian Jane
03-02-2019, 02:56 PM
Full press release from Shout! Factory...

SCREAM FACTORY™ PRESENTS

THE MANITOU
Starring Tony Curtis, Michael Ansara, Susan Strasberg, Stella Stevens, Burgess Meredith, Jon Cedar, and Ann Sothern

&

SUPERSTITION
Starring James Houghton

TWO HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED HORROR CULT CLASSICS ARRIVE ON BLU-RAY™ APRIL 16, 2019 FROM SCREAM FACTORY™

Horror enthusiasts and classic movie collectors rejoice! On April 16, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present the 1978 supernatural cult classic THE MANITOU Blu-ray and horror classic SUPERSTITION Blu-ray. Produced and directed by William Girdler (Grizzly, Day of the Animals) and based on the best-selling novel by Graham Masterton, THE MANITOU stars Tony Curtis (Spartacus), Michael Ansara (I Dream of Jeannie), Susan Strasberg (Scream of Fear), Stella Stevens (The Silencers), Burgess Meredith (Rocky), Jon Cedar (Death Hunt), and Ann Sothern (The Whale of August). Directed by James Roberson (The Giant of Thunder Mountain) and produced by Ed Carlin (Battle Beyond the Stars), SUPERSTITION stars James Houghton (The Colbys), Albert Salmi (Caddyshack), Lynn Carlin (Faces), and Larry Pennell (Bubba Ho-Tep).

A must-have for collectors, THE MANITOU Blu-ray boasts new 4K scan from the original film elements and SUPERSTITION Blu-ray features new 2K scan. These two definitive Blu-ray releases from SCREAM FACTORY contain special bonus content. Pre-order is available now at ShoutFactory.com.

THE MANITOU
What surgeons thought to be a tumor growing on the neck of patient Karen Tandy (Susan Strasberg) is actually a fetus growing at an abnormally accelerated rate. But when Karen reaches out to former lover and phony psychic Harry Erskine (Tony Curtis), she discovers that she is possessed by the reincarnation of a 400-year-old Native American demon. Now with the help of a modern-day medicine man (Michael Ansara), Erskine must survive this ancient evil’s rampage of shocking violence and forever destroy the enraged beast known as The Manitou.

THE MANITOU Blu-ray special features
• NEW 4K scan of the original film elements
• NEW Restored Stereo Soundtrack
• NEW interview with author Graham Masterson
• NEW Producing Girdler – an interview with executive producer David Sheldon
• NEW Audio Commentary with film historian Troy Howarth
• Theatrical Trailer
• TV Spots
• Still Gallery

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (2.35:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/English Subtitles/1978/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 85 Minutes

SUPERSTITION
Something horrible is happening at the old house on Mill Road. A series of ghastly accidents has occurred near the site where a witch drowned centuries earlier. But when an alcoholic minister and his family move into the cursed residence, an idealistic young priest (James Houghton) and a cynical police detective (Albert Salmi) start their own investigation into the unexplained violence. Has the daughter of Satan returned for a rampage of vengeance? Will the laws of the Church be strong enough to cast out this demon? And if evil has truly found a new home, is the entire neighborhood headed straight to hell?

SUPERSTITION Blu-ray special features
• NEW 2K scan from the original film elements
• NEW That Crazy Witchcraft -an interview with director James Roberson
• NEW Lake of Fire – an interview with actor James Houghton
• Theatrical Trailer
• TV Spot

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/English Subtitles/1982/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 85 Minutes

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2019 with specific release dates, extras and key art. Meanwhile, fans are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website (www.screamfactorydvd.com (http://www.screamfactorydvd.com)), follow them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD (http://www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD)) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/@Scream_Factory (http://www.Twitter.com/@Scream_Factory)) or to view exclusive video content on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home