Posted Thu Jan 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The 1991 horror film is getting a limited edition Steelbook Blu-ray in March.
In an early announcement to retailers, Synapse Films is working on 'Popcorn' for Blu-ray on March 7.
A group of film students plan an all-night horror film festival in order to raise funds for their cinema club. They decide to show a number of (fictional) horror films from the 1950's that rely on gimmicks such as 3-D, "Odorama", and electrical "buzzers" in seats. Unbeknownst to the group, a homicidal maniac is stalking the theater where the festival is being held. A filmmaker named Lanyard Gates, who murdered his family during a screening of his only film in the 1970's, supplies the decoy killer character, since young Maggie may or may not be his missing daughter...
The release will feature an all-new 2k scan of an archival 35mm interpositive, lossless 7.1 and 2.0 soundtracks, and supplements include: Audio Commentary with Director Mark Herrier, Stars Jill Schoelen, Malcolm Danare, and Special Makeup Effects Artist Mat Falls; Midnight Madness: The Making of Popcorn featuring interviews with Director Mark Herrier, Stars Jill Schoelen, Derek Rydall, Dee Wallace, Malcolm Danare, Ivette Soler, and Elliott Hurst, Special Makeup Effects Artist Mat Falls, Composer Paul Zaza, and Distributor Executive Jonathan Wolf (55 mins, HD); Electric Memories – An Interview with Actor Bruce Glover; Original Theatrical Trailer, Television Trailer and TV Spots; Still Gallery; Liner Notes and Cover Copy from Michael Gingold; and Cover art by Justin Osbourn/Slasher Design.
You can find the latest specs for 'Popcorn' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 7.
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