Saturday, February 22, 2014

More Details and a New Release Date for the 'Monsters' Complete Series DVD

It was great news when Entertainment One announced that they were releasing the complete series of "Monsters," a campy horror anthology, on DVD. With 72 episodes and guest stars like Adrienne Barbeau and Steve Buscemi, the DVD was originally set for release in February of 2014, but the release has been pushed back a second time and will now be available March 18, 2014. Fear not, fiends, for we've got some more details on the boxed set while you wait, including the cover art!

From a press release, via Daily Dead- “Leave the lights on! The fan-favorite syndicated horror anthology series from executive producer Richard P. Rubinstein (Tales from the Darkside, Dawn of the Dead, Creepshow, Frank Herbert’s Dune, Children of Dune) that ran for three heart-stopping seasons on the Sci-Fi Channel (now Syfy) in the 1990s makes its chilling DVD debut on March 18!

Across 72 episodes of this 9-disc collectors’ set, Emmy® and Academy Award®-winning make-up effects artist Dick Smith (The Exorcist, The Godfather, Amadeus) brings to life the monsters that nightmares are made of – from the gruesome and grotesque to mutations beyond your wildest dreams, MONSTERS’ horrifying creatures haunt each of the modern-day fables of fear and stories of unearthly terror that comprise the suspenseful cult-classic series.

MONSTERS features adaptations by horror masters Stephen King and Robert Bloch and includes an enviable cast of guest stars, including Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire”), Lily Taylor (The Conjuring), Chris Noth (“Sex and the City”), Deborah Harry (Blondie) and many more!”

GUEST STARS Lili Taylor (The Conjuring) David Spade (Grown Ups) Tony Shalhoub (“Monk”) Steve Buscemi (“Boardwalk Empire”) Gina Gershon (P.S. I Love You) Linda Blair (The Exorcist) Chris Noth (“Sex and the City”) Jerry Stiller (“Seinfeld”) Deborah Harry (Blondie) Meatloaf And many more!

PROGRAM INFORMATION Type: DVD Catalog #: EOE-DV-7587 Running Time: 26 hours Genre: Horror Rated: Not rated Aspect Ratio: 4 x 3 (1.33:1) Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital Language: English w/SDH Subtitles

Stock up on your candied critters, dust off your La-Z-Boy and make sure to snag this on March 18!

-Nowal Massari

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