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A Horror Trilogy from the Master of Terror
JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS
Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™+ DVD Combo Pack
UNZIPS on Home Entertainment Shelves NOVEMBER 12, 2013
John Carpenter’s Acclaimed Thriller
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 COLLECTOR’S EDITION BLU-RAY™
Starring Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer
STORMS inTO Stores EVERYWHERE NOVEMBER 19, 2013
This November, high-tension suspense, action and fright collide when SCREAM FACTORY™ unleashes JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™+ DVD combo pack on November 12, 2013 and John Carpenter’s classic siege thriller ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ on November 19, 2013.
For the first time on Blu-ray™, JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS features John Carpenter as a creepy-looking coroner introducing a trilogy of blood-curdling tales: “The Gas Station” (starring Robert Carradine, Revenge of the Nerds and Alex Datcher, Passenger 57), “Hair” (starring Stacy Keach, The Bourne Legacy), and “Eye”(Directed by Tobe Hooper, Poltergeist, and starring Mark Hamill, Star Wars). With special appearances by Deborah Harry (Scarface), Sheena Easton (Miami Vice), Twiggy, David Naughton (An American Werewolf in London), John Agar (Tarantula), David Warner (The Omen) and cameos by notable horror film legends Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Tobe Hooper (Lifeforce, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead), Roger Corman (House of Usher) and Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), this pulse-pounding horror collection delivers a fright-filled night of terror to remember. This must-have collector’s edition features an uncut anamorphic widescreen presentation of the film (for the first time both on DVD & Blu-ray™) and is packed with exciting bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork and more.
Delivering more terrifying perils and action suspense, John Carpenter’s acclaimed pre-Halloween thriller ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 all-new Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ hits home entertainment shelves everywhere on November 19 from Scream Factory. This definitive edition release of ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 boasts a bounty of all-new special bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and much more!
***Avid fans and collectors please take note: those who order JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS Collector’s Edition and/ or ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Collector’s Edition from ScreamfactoryDVD.com will receive the respective exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! These are only available while supplies last.***
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JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™+ DVD Combo Pack
Two Masters of Horror – John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) and Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Lifeforce) – come together to create a chilling anthology of terror.
Young college student Anne (Alex Datcher) working the late shift at “The Gas Station” while a killer is on the loose. Then, middle-aged business man Richard Coberts (Stacy Keach) can’t stand the thought of losing his “Hair” and he’ll do anything to keep it. And finally, Brent Matthews
(Mark Hamill), a baseball player submits to an “Eye” transplant after he loses an eye in a car accident. After going through the revolutionary eye surgery, he ends up getting more than just his eye sight back.
JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS Collector’s Edition Bonus Content:
- Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Robert Carradine on “THE GAS STATION”
- Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Stacy Keach on “HAIR”
- Audio Commentary with producer Sandy King on “EYE”
- UNZIPPING BODY BAGS featurette with John Carpenter, Producer Sandy King and actors Stacy Keach and Robert Carradine
A 187 CORP. PRODUCTION
JOHN CARPENTER Presents “BODY BAGS”
Written by BILLY BROWN & DAN ANGEL
Music by JOHN CARPENTER & JIM LANG
Director of Photography GARY KIBBE Production Designer DANIEL A.LOMINO Editor EDWARD A. WARSCHILKA
Executive Producers JOHN CARPENTER, SANDY KING, DAN ANGEL
Co-Producer DAN ANGEL Producer SANDY KING
Directed by JOHN CARPENTER & TOBE HOOPER
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™
Isolated and cut off from the city inside a soon-to-be-closed L.A. police station, a group of police officers and convicts must join forces to defend themselves against the gang called Street Thunder, who have taken a blood oath to kill someone trapped inside the precinct.
From John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing and Prince Of Darkness), Assault On Precinct 13 combines the elements of a classic western and a modern thriller to create a riveting cult classic.
A CKK PRODUCTION “ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13”
Starring AUSTIN STOKER
DARWIN JOSTON, LAURIE ZIMMER
Executive Producer JOSEPH KAUFMAN
Produced by J.S. KAPLAN
Written and Directed by JOHN CARPENTER
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ Bonus Content:
- Audio Commentary with writer/director John Carpenter
- NEW Audio Commentary with Art Director & Sound Effects Editor Tommy Lee Wallace
- NEW interview with actress Nancy Loomis Kyes
- NEW interview with actor Austin Stoker
- Interview with John Carpenter and Austin Stoker
- Theatrical Trailer
- Radio Spots
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