Scream Factory Set to Release THE BURNING and THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN onto Dvd/Bluray!!

BURNINGTOWNDISCDETAILSNEWSScream Factory, who has continually killed it with their releases over the last year, are set to release two horror gems on May 21st, THE BURINING and THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN. We have the complete details for both for you, and trust me, they’re two that you definitely need to pick up.



Easily one of the best slasher films of the ’80s, THE BURNING was film that was conceived by mega producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein, and featured early performance by Jason Alexander (SEINFELD), Holly Hunter (RAISING ARIZONA) and Fisher Stevens. It’s also the film that makeup fx maestro Tom Savini passed up FRIDAY THE 13TH PART TWO to do instead. You can read an ICONS OF FRIGHT retrospective on the film HERE , but in the meantime, check out the dvd/bluray details:


• Audio commentary by director Tony Maylam and film journalist Alan Jones

• Audio commentary by actresses Shelley Bruce and Bonnie Deroski

• “Blood ‘n’ Fire Memories” makeup FX featurette with Savini

• “Slash & Cut”: an interview with editor Jack Sholder

• “Cropsy Speaks”: an interview with actor Lou David

• “Summer Camp Nightmare”: an interview with actress Leah Ayres

• Behind-the-scenes footage

• Makeup FX photo gallery

• Poster and still gallery

• Theatrical trailer



Out of print for years, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN is based on a series of murders from a serial killer called The Phantom Killer, who scary enough, was never apprehended. It’s a pretty awesome movie, and definitely worth picking up!


• Bonus movie: disc debut of Pierce’s THE EVICTORS on the DVD

• Audio commentary by writer Justin Beahm and historian Jim Presley

• “Small Town Lawman”: an interview with actor Andrew Prine

• “Survivor Stories”: an interview with actress Dawn Wells

• “Eye of the Beholder”: an interview with director of photography James Roberson

• Theatrical trailer

• Essay by writer Brian Albright

• Poster and still gallery

Retail prices are $23.99 for THE BURNING, and $26.99 for THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN. If you jump on preordering THE BURNING straight from Scream Factory’s site, they’re giving away a brand new 18×24 poster to go with it.

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