One of the pivotal films in this horror fans growth, 1981′s THE HOWLING is going to get the Blu-ray treatment from SCREAM FACTORY and that is all good. In announcing their release of THE HOWLING Scream Factory continues its long string of awesome must have Blu-ray releases.
No special features yet, we’ll get to hear about those later in March but, I do have the cover art for you and it’s looking good!
â€śFrom the director of Gremlins and Piranha comes the ultimate masterpiece of primal terror. Filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense, â€śgenuine thrills [and] amazing special effectsâ€ť, this riveting werewolf tale sinks its teeth into your deepest fears and never lets go! Severely traumatized by a near-fatal encounter with a serial killer, TV newscaster Karen White (Dee Wallace) takes time off at a secluded retreat called â€śthe Colony.â€ť But when, after nights of being tormented by bestial, bloodcurdling cries, Karen ventures into the woods seeking answers, she makes a terrifying discovery. Now she must fight not only for her life but for her soul!â€ť
Featuring an amazing cast including Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone, Belinda Balaski, Elisabeth Brooks, Robert Picardo, and John Carradine and directed by Joe Dante THE HOWLING is a classic and this disc is definite “must own” awesomeness.