Dawn of the Dead [Blu-ray] [1978]

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Dawn of the Dead [Blu-ray] [1978]

Dawn of the Dead [Blu-ray] [1978]

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opted to not up-mix to a Dolby Atmos presentation, the included audio track is top-notch and sounds terrific throughout. It is liberal and ecstatic, fully rounding out its characters, its world and its place, while poking fun at the same. I transferred the full Exterminator tape, although as of writing I'm not sure if I'll be doing anything with this as it's a film I've only seen once, and didn't think much of.

Since much of this cut is based on the Theatrical restoration, much the same can be said here, rich colouring, well detailed and defiant blacks. British label Second Sight has dated its upcoming 4K Blu-ray release of the 4K restoration of George A. Dawn of the Dead may not be as unremittingly tense and disturbing as its predecessor – nor was it ever intended to be – but in all other respects it's everything a great horror movie should be and a whole lot more besides. The music scores on both are credited to Argento faves Goblin, but the subtle effectiveness of their contribution to Romero's version is traded in on the Argento cut for something louder and brasher that's a long, long way from the group's sublime work on Argento's Suspiria.It wasn't until 2003 that BMG got the full uncut Cannes version passed and released on DVD (Cat no: 74321 443600). Reportedly, they also used this along with a 4K scan of the best available internegative for the Cannes Extended Cut, both of which were also approved by Gornick, and another 4K scan of the best available interpositive for Argento's European Version, which for all intents and purposes appears to be the same as Midnight Factory's UHD release from four years ago. When boiled down, the simple message of ‘having everything, but having nothing’ still resonates because it is told so matter-of-factly and with such enthusiasm one is just captivated. With so many features there is quite a bit of crossover in content but there’s something new in every piece and the cast and crew talk so fondly of their experience on the film that it’s a pleasure to listen to them talk about it each and every time.

The remaining movies were introduced by noteworthy commentators; February 9th; Alex Cox with Giulio Questi's bizarre western Django Kill, February 16th; Shinya Tsukamoto's Japanese body-horror Tetsuo II: Bodyhammer, February 23rd; Mark Cousins on Georges Franju's nightmarish vision Eyes Without A Face, and finally on March 22nd; Christopher Frayling on Alexandra Jodorowsky's surreal spaghetti western El Topo. The 4K UHD set from Second Sight is stunning; the three most well-known versions of the film; all remastered, with the Theatrical cut being given the most love and attention.Also moderated and effectively fed by Perry Martin for the same Anchor Bay DVD release, this is a worthwhile companion to the above, with Rubenstein's openly confessed lack of artistic input to the project giving him a different perspective on the production to Romero and his colleagues. Being a horror fan, he'd been to a number of conventions in London where VHS bootlegs of uncut Nasties were freely available. In either case, fans can better make out the stitching and faded creases in the worn leather jackets of the bike gang, the texture of the fabric in the furniture is more perceptible, and Tom Savini's gory makeup work is gorier and bloodier.

This is unlikely to be a problem for most, although many Blu-Ray players in the USA will not play PAL content, so please check this won't be a problem for you. It wasn’t Tom Savini’s first film as a special effects make-up artist, but it’s the one in which he made his name and lead to him finding fame with Friday the 13th not long after.

He also gets on the case of the fans who have used images and clips from the film on their web sites without permission – the point is valid, but made at tiring length. The mono track is clean and bright, and as faithful as you can get to the original cinematic experience. Romero interview plus original marketing, artwork and merchandise images and behind-the-scenes stills. What makes Dawn of the Dead (the remake) so good is that it doesn’t try to EMULATE the original Romero film, but neither does it stray too far from that base. Reiniger) shoot their way through a tenement block that’s overtaken with zombies and gun-toting residents.

I already owned a decent VHS copy of the UK 1995 Entertainment In Video VHS, and was able to loan a copy of the UK 1981 Intervision pre-cert VHS from Scott; a UK collector. It's completely open matte up to the edge of the film frame, presented as virtually square, meaning a matte to 1. There are scenes of pure carnage: flesh eating, limbs flying off, bullet holes juxtaposed with pies in the face. original camera negative with the unrated scenes featuring insert footage from the 2K digital intermediate scan.In setting the film in a mall and watching how possessive and corrupted the characters get over their horde of ‘stuff’, Romero adds a healthy dose of satire surrounding consumerism. Zombies and Bikers – New hour long documentary feature with contributions from John Amplas, Roy Frumkes, Tom Savini, Christine Forrest, Tom Dubensky, Tony Buba, Taso Stavrakis.



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