Zombie films

Classic Italian zombie films coming to Blu-ray.

Severin Films has announced its plans to release a trio of films, including a pair of zombie flicks, for the first time on Blu-ray.
The official press release:
On May 29th, leave your sanity at the door and face the blood-spattered netherworlds of inscrutability that only Lucio Fulci, Bruno Mattei, and Claudio Fragasso can inflict. SHOCKING DARK (a.k.a. TERMINATOR 2), ZOMBIE 3 and ZOMBIE 4 are coming to home video with brand new 2k scans that will make your eyeballs explode!
SHOCKING DARK:¬†For director¬†Bruno Mattei¬†(VIOLENCE IN A WOMEN‚ÄôS PRISON) and co-writers¬†Claudio Fragasso¬†&¬†Rossella Drudi¬†(TROLL 2), their final ‚Äď and most notorious ‚Äď collaboration went beyond brazen plagiarism to become a fearless act of deranged genius: In this bravura rip-off of both¬†ALIENS¬†and¬†TERMINATOR, a team of badass marines, a tough female civilian and an orphaned girl battle monsters beneath the Venice canals while being chased by an indestructible killer cyborg. Have we mentioned the overwrought dialogue, over-the-top performances and ultimate¬†WTF¬†twist ending?¬†Geretta Geretta¬†(DEMONS) and¬†Tony Lombardo¬†(RATS: NIGHTS OF TERROR) star in this ‚Äúschlockfest of awesome‚ÄĚ (Cool Target) ‚Äď actually released outside the U.S. as¬†TERMINATOR II¬†and¬†ALIENATORS¬†and¬†never before available in America‚Äď now¬†scanned in 2k from the Director‚Äôs Cut¬†negative discovered in a Rome lab vault.
Limited Edition Available with Highly Unofficial Slip Cover with original Italian release art (and title) exclusively from the Severin-Films webstore.
Zombie_Flesh_Eaters_2ZOMBIE 3:¬†Shortly before completing the sequel to his classic¬†ZOMBIE, the legendaryLucio Fulci¬†became ill and left the Philippines-based production. But when director¬†Bruno Mattei¬†(SHOCKING DARK) and writers¬†Claudio Fragasso & Rossella Drudi¬†(TROLL 2) stepped in to finish, the result became the most ‚Äúinsanely enjoyable‚ÄĚ (The Lucid Nightmare) zombie romp in EuroCult history: After a deadly virus is stolen from a government facility, it will unleash a ‚Äúwildly entertaining‚ÄĚ (Realm Of Horror) combination of Fulci‚Äôs signature extreme violence, Mattei/Fragasso-style surreal logic, and big bloody buckets of goo-spewing mayhem that must be seen to be believed.¬†Deran Sarafian,Beatrice Ring¬†(INTERZONE) and¬†Massimo Vanni¬†(RATS: NIGHT OF TERROR) star in this ‚Äútotal blast‚ÄĚ (Bloody Disgusting), now featuring a¬†an uncut 2k scan for the first time ever in America.
Limited Edition: First 3000 with Remastered Soundtrack CD of Music By Stefano Mainetti
zombi 4ZOMBIE 4 ‚Äď AFTER DEATH:¬†In between the celebrated insanities of¬†ZOMBIE 3¬†andTROLL 2, director¬†Claudio Fragasso¬†(here under the name ‚ÄėClyde Anderson‚Äô) and writer/collaborator¬†Rossella Drudi¬†put the penultimate batsh*t nail in the coffin of the legendary¬†ZOMBIE¬†series: When a white scientist‚Äôs cure for cancer enrages an island voodoo priest, it will unleash the ultimate plague of ninja zombies, exploding heads, eye-gouging, face-ripping, power ballads and big bloody mouthfuls of flesh-chomping havoc‚Ķand that‚Äôs just the first 20 minutes. Adult film superstar¬†Jeff Stryker,¬†Candice Daly¬†(THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS) and¬†Jim Gaines¬†(ISLAND OF THE LIVING DEAD) star in this ‚Äúludicrously entertaining‚ÄĚ (Ballistic Blood Bullets) Philippines-filmed schlock-fest, now¬†scanned in 2k¬†and¬†uncut for the first time ever in America.
Limited Edition: First 3000 with First Ever Official Release Soundtrack CD of Music By Al Festa
The movies will be available through the Severin Films website.

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