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Arrow Video Announces December U.S./U.K. Titles!Movies/TV,News Ken W. Hanley
Although they may be one of the new kids on the block in terms of U.S. releases, Arrow Video has undeniably hit horror fans strong out of the gate. With superb high definition restorations on SOCIETY, EATEN ALIVE!, BRIDE OF RE-ANIMATOR, and THE STUFF, one wonders just how they might be able to top themselves for Christmas Shopping season in 2016. Well, wonder no more, as Arrow’s latest line-up showcases terror titles from Richard Kelly, Screaming Mad George and more!
For U.K. horror fans, there’s a wide array of fright flicks and cult selections to choose from, kicking off with Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s landmark J-Horror film PULSE on December 5th, followed by a new Blu-ray of Eric Red’s crime caper COHEN & TATE on December 12th. That date will also see a brand new 4K transfer of Richard Kelly’s DONNIE DARKO in a massive set that features newly restored versions of the theatrical and director’s cut. But the big date for British horrorheads is December 19th, on which Arrow is set to bring HELLGATE, THE BURNING, the Director’s Cut of Screaming Mad George’s THE GUYVER and HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN to Blu-ray, the latter two for the very first time.
Sadly, U.S. fright fans won’t be as lucky unless they’ve got a region-free player, as most of these titles are UK exclusives (for the time being). However, PULSE will indeed be a dual-country release, hitting stateside on December 4th to satisfy American J-horror fans. And the big U.S. announcement would be CREEPSHOW 2, with Arrow providing a brand new 2K transfer and an exclusive mini-comic adaptation of the unproduced CREEPSHOW 2 segment entitled “Pinfall,” which arrives on December 13th.