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CARRIE Turns 40 With AWESOME Looking Bluray From Scream Factory; Hitting This October!

sfWhile we previously got the Bluray double feature of the TV adaption of Stephen King’s CARRIE & the sequel to the 1976 adaption of the film, horror fans have been waiting for a GOOD HD release of Brian De Palma’s Sissy Spacek-led film. Previous releases have been “eh” at best, and it’s a title that just BEGS for the Scream Factory treatment…and it looks like that’s about to happening. In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the horror classic, the SF gang are pulling out the stops with a brand new October 11th Bluray release, complete with a new transfer, new supplemental material and quite the artwork (all versions…keep reading…).

It’s an excellent year for all things De Palma, and this news is really something for horror lovers to latch onto. I know I’ll be checking this one out, how about you fright fanatics?

 

CARRIE

The first film adaptation of a Stephen King book, Carrie was a box office hit, garnering Academy Award® nominations for the up and coming star Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter), and film veteran Piper Laurie (The Hustler), a rare accomplishment for the horror genre at the time. Featuring the first major film roles for John Travolta, who was then starring in TV’s Welcome Back Kotter, Nancy Allen (RoboCop) and William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Carrie was also the big screen debut for Amy Irving (Yentl), P.J. Soles (Halloween) and Betty Buckley (Eight Is Enough).

At the center of the film’s terror is Carrie (Spacek), a high school loner with no confidence, no friends… and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her ‘special gift,’ causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone.

Special features:

  • NEW 4K Scan Of The Original Negative
  • NEW interviews with writer Laurence D. Cohen, editor Paul Hirsch, actors Piper Laurie, P.J. Soles, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley, William Katt, Edie McClurg, casting director Harriet B. Helberg and director of photography Mario Tosi
  • NEW Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – Revisiting The Film’s Original Locations
  • Acting Carrie – Interviews With Actors Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving, Betty Buckley, Nancy Allen, William Katt, Piper Laurie, Priscilla Pointer and P.J. Soles And Art Director Jack Fisk And Director Brian De Palma
  • Visualizing Carrie – Interviews With Brian De Palma, Jack Fisk, Lawrence D. Cohen, Paul Hirsch
  • A Look At “Carrie: The Musical”
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Carrie Franchise Trailer Gallery
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • Still Gallery – Rare Behind-The-Scenes Photos
  • Stephen King And The Evolution Of Carrie Text Gallery

 

The SF crew have been doing some excellent SHOUTFACTORY.COM exclusive deals and it looks like CARRIE will be another title to receive some epic online love:

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STANDARD OFFER

–          Receive the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray with slipcover

–          Receive a limited-edition 18” x 24” poster of the newly-designed art from artist Nat Marsh

–          Product will be shipped two weeks earlier than National Street date of October 11th

Pre-order @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/carrie-collector-s-edition

DELUXE OFFER (Limited to 2,000 orders only – pictured below)

–          Receive the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray with slipcover

–          Receive a limited-edition 18” x 24” poster of the newly-designed art from Nat Marsh

–          Product will be shipped three weeks earlier than National Street date of October 11th

–          Receive a second slipcover—made exclusively for this promotion and newly-designed from artist Joel Robinson

–          Receive a second 18” x 24” poster of the newly designed art from Joel Robinson   

Pre-order @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/carrie-deluxe-limited-edition