'Maniac' on Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT by

He's a maaaniac, MAAANIAC on the flo... and he'll slice up his victims once mo'... in glorious high-definition just in time for Halloween!

Blue Underground will unleash William Lustig's 'Maniac' featuring special effects by the legendary Tom Savini to Blu-ray on October 26.

The release is being given a new "pristine" 2k transfer and will apparently include the original uncut and uncensored version of the film.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio commentary: Co-producer/director William Lustig and co-producer Andrew W. Garroni; Audio commentary: William Lustig, special make-up effects artist Tom Savini, editor Lorenzo Marinelli, and Joe Spinell's assistant Luke Walter; Anna and the Killer: interview with Star Caroline Munro; The Death Dealer: interview with special make-up effects artist Tom Savini; Dark Notes: interview with composer Jay Chattaway; Maniac Men: interview with songwriters Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky; Theatrical trailers, TV spots, Radio spots; The Joe Spinell Story; Maniac Publicity; Maniac Controversy.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Maniac' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 26.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Maniac (1980) (Blu-ray)
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