Coming Soon to Blu-ray: 'Suspiria,' 'Preacher,' 'Doctor Who,' and More

Posted Fri Sep 1, 2017 at 10:30 AM PDT by
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Witches, angels, demons, Time Lords, and more are all coming to Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Gravitas Ventures, Severin, 20th Century Fox, Vinegar Syndrome, Universal, the BBC, Sony, and Synapse Films.

Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements: 

First up, Gravitas Ventures is bringing Score: A Film Music Documentary featuring Hans Zimmer, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Trent Reznor, James Cameron, and Randy Newman to Blu-ray on September 5. Supplements have not been announced.

 

Severin will release Lucio Fulci's The Devil's Honey starring Brett Halsey, Corinne Cléry, Blanca Marsillach, Stefano Madia, and Paula Molina on September 26. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration and the fully uncut presentation of the film. Supplements will include:

- The Devil's Halsey: An Interview with Actor Brett Halsey
- Wild Flower: An Interview With Actress Corinne Cléry
- Producing Honey: An Interview With Producer Vincenzo Salviani
- The Devil's Sax: An Interview With Composer Claudio Natili
- Stephen Thrower on The Devil's Honey
- Fulci's Honey: An Audio Essay by Troy Howarth – Author of "Splintered Visions – Lucio Fulci And His Films"
- Alternate Opening
- Trailer

 

Vinegar Syndrome has announced its slate of October 24 releases. The lineup will include:

Charles Phillip Moore's Demon Wind starring Rufus Norris, Jack Vogel, Stephen Quadros, Sherry Leigh, Lynn Clark, and Richard Gabai. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration from the 35mm original camera negative, and supplements will include:

- Video interviews with Sandy Horowitz (executive producer), Sherry Bendorf Leigh (actress), and Thomas L. Callaway (cinematographer)
- Original theatrical trailer
- Reversible cover artwork
- Additional extras TBD…

Fabrice A. Zaphiratos's Blood Beat starring Helen Benton, Terry Brown, Dana Day, James Fitzgibbons, and Claudia Peyton. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration from the 35mm original camera negative, and supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary track with Fabrice Zaphiratos (writer/director)
- Video interviews with Fabrice Zaphiratos and Vladimir Van Maule (cinematographer)
- Stills Gallery
- Reversible cover artwork
- Additional extras TBD

Roberta Findlay's A Woman's Torment starring Michael Gaunt, Jake Teague, Jennifer Jordan, and Marlene Willoughby. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration from the 35mm original camera negative, and supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary track with Roberta Findlay (writer/director/producer)
- Video interview with Michael Gaunt (actor)
- Reversible cover artwork
- Quad Cinema screening Q&A with Roberta Findlay
- Original theatrical trailer

Roberta Findlay's Prime Evil / Lurkers starring William Beckwith, Christine Moore, Mavis Harris, Gary Warner, and Marina Taylor. The release will feature 2K restorations from the 35mm original camera negatives, and supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary track for PRIME EVIL with Roberta Findlay (director)
- Original theatrical trailers for both films
- TV spots for both films
- Isolated soundtrack for both films
- Reversible cover artwork

Ted V. Mikels' The Corpse Grinders starring Sean Kenney, Monika Kelly, and Sanford Mitchell. The disc will feature a new 2K restoration from the 16mm original camera negative, and supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by filmmaker Elijah Drenner (American Grindhouse) featuring rare archival audio recordings from the private files of Ted V. Mikels and vintage Drive-In Theater announcements for "The Final Dimension in Shock".
- "Ted Talks" – Archival Interview with Ted V. Mikels from 2007
- Stills gallery
- Reversible cover artwork

 

 

 

Universal is preparing Luis Prieto's Kidnap starring Halle Berry, Dana Gourrier, Christopher Berry, Lew Temple, and Malea Rose for Blu-ray on October 31. Supplements have not been announced yet.

In addition, the studio will bring George Nolfi's Birth of the Dragon starring Billy Magnussen, Terry Chen, Teresa Navarro, Ron Yuan, Philip Ng, and King Lau to Blu-ray later this year. No other details have been announced at this time.

 

 

The BBC is set to release a Sherlock Gift Set starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman on October 31. The release will include all four seasons of the show. No other details have been announced at this time.

In addition, the studio is prepping Doctor Who: The Complete Tenth Series starring Peter Capaldi for Blu-ray on November 14. Supplements have not been detailed yet.

 

 

Sony is bringing Preacher: Season Two starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, and Ruth Negga to Blu-ray on November 14. No other details have been announced at this time.

 

20th Century Fox is preparing a 20th Anniversary edition of Curtis Hanson's L.A. Confidential starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, and Danny DeVito for Blu-ray on September 26. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Critic/Historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti and Danny DeVito
- Whatever You Desire: Making L.A. Confidential
- Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of L.A. Confidential
- A True Ensemble: The Cast of L.A. Confidential
- L.A. Confidential: From Book to Screen
- L.A. Confidential TV Series Pilot
- Off the Record: Vintage Cast/Creator Interviews
- Director Curtis Hanson's Photo Pitch
- The L.A. of L.A. Confidential Interactive Map Tour
- Music-Only Track (5.1) Showcasing Jerry Goldsmith's Score
- Trailers and T.V. Spots

Finally, Synapse Films is prepping a Limited Collector's SteelBook edition of Dario Argento's Suspiria starring Jessica Harper and Joan Bennett for Blu-ray later this year. The release will include a new 4K restoration of the original uncut, uncensored Italian 35mm camera negative exclusively done by Synapse Films, with color correction supervised and approved by Director of Photography, Luciano Tovoli; and exclusive SteelBook packaging and collector's o-card sleeve with artwork from Malleus, Van Orton Design, Juan José Saldarriaga & Chris MacGibbon. Supplements will include:

- Two audio commentaries by authors and Argento scholars, Derek Botelho, David Del Valle & Troy Howarth
- Do You Know Anything About Witches? - 30 minute Suspiria visual essay written, edited and narrated by Michael Mackenzie
- Suzy in Nazi Germany – Featurette on the German locations from Suspiria
- A Sigh from the Depths: 40 Years of Suspiria – All-new anniversary retrospective on the making of the film and its influence on cinema
- Olga's Story – Interview with star Barbara Magnolfi
- Original theatrical trailers, TV spots and radio spots
- Special Collector Edition Booklet containing an American Cinematographer interview with Luciano Tovoli, liner notes by Derek Botelho and restoration notes by Vincent Pereira & Don May, Jr. Cover artwork by Matthew Therrien Illustration
- "International Classics" English "Breathing Letters" opening credit sequence from U.S. release version
- Alternate All-English opening and closing credits sequences, playable via seamless branching
- Exclusive CD remaster of Goblin's Suspiria motion picture soundtrack, containing additional tracks not included on the original 1977 soundtrack release

You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.

Tags: Disc Announcements, Gravitas Ventures, Severin, 20th Century Fox, Vinegar Syndrome, Universal, The BBC, Sony, Synapse Films (all tags)