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When the Starz go Blu

HD DVD/Blu-ray/DVD

Source: High-Def Digest

Hot on the heels of the news that Starz Home Entertainment (formerly Anchor Bay) had tossed its hat into the high definition ring with the announcement that the first season of Masters of Horror would be coming to Blu-ray, the company has now provided specs for this release (a set of four BD50s, 1080p transfers, PCM 5.1 audio, and “comparable extras” to the standard definition counterparts), as well as the news that Halloween, plus entries in the Evil Dead and George A. Romero’s original zombie trilogy will be showing up in October (the article states that we’ll be seeing “three to four” titles, so exactly what will be released seems to still be up in the air).

I have to say I think it’s really good that Starz are debuting with some of their big guns. I’m not sure how long it’ll be before we see some gialli in high definition (I’m hoping for those long-promised special editions of Tenebre and Phenomena), but things do finally seem to be on the move for fans of the more obscure side of cinema.

Posted: Thursday, July 05, 2007 at 11:03 PM | Comments: 2
Categories: Blu-ray | Cinema | Dario Argento | Gialli | TV



Expect them to re-release them in the next year... and for us to double dip like suckers!

Posted by: ARCVILE, July 6, 2007 1:27 AM


I'm still very weary of what sources they'll use for Evil Dead and Evil Dead 2.

Could be a massive disappointment...

Posted by: Jayson Sehn, July 6, 2007 7:33 PM

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