My Bloody Valentine Blu-Ray review

Scream Factory has restored an iconic slasher film from the ’80s. It’s one of the better Scream Factory, releases of the past two years, the picture on the transfer is just gorgeous, with all the original gore put back into the movie that has been censored through the years. The audio transfer is stunning on this transfer, much better than their previous release ”The House That Jack Built”. This is the definitive collector’s edition that fans want in this classic slasher film.

As far as the rest of the movie goes it’s a classic, in my opinion, the town is so iconic and acts like its own character like in A Quiet Place the score acted liked it was its own character. There’s just something about the scenery in this movie that just works, the acting is also brilliant for an ‘80s slasher in the drive-in movie kind of way.

If you don’t previously own My Bloody Valentine or only know it from the remake you should pick up this copy. It’s definitely with the buy.

Special features include:

DISC 1 – Theatrical Version:

·        NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative

·        NEW An Anemic Valentine – an interview with director George Mihalka

·        NEW From the Heart – an interview with actor Paul Kelman

·        NEW Friends of Mine – an interview with actress Lori Hallier

·        NEW Axel, Be My Valentine – an interview with actor Neil Affleck

·        NEW Becoming Sylvia – an interview with actress Helene Udy

·        NEW The Secret Keeper – an interview with actor Rob Stein

·        NEW Broken Hearts and Broken Bones – an interview with special makeup effects designer Tom Burman

·        NEW Holes in the Heart – a look at the difference between the theatrical version and the uncut version

·        Theatrical Trailer

·        TV Spots

·        Radio Spots

·        Still Gallery

DISC 2 – Uncut Version:

·        NEW 4K scan of the uncut original camera negative

·        NEW Audio Commentary with director George Mihalka

·        MY BLOODY VALENTINE 35th Anniversary Cast Reunion panel at the Bay of Blood Convention in Florida featuring director George Mihalka, cast members Lori Hallier, Helene Udy, Rob Stein, Peter Cowper, Thomas Kovacs, Jim Murchison, Alf Humphreys and hosted by Brian Singleton

·        Thomas Kovacs performs “The Ballad of Harry Warden” at the Bay of Blood Convention with Peter Cowper and Jim Murchison

Overall grade:

5/5 stars

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