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Exclusive Art, Specs: Blue Underground Brings Lucio Fulci’s “MANHATTAN BABY” to Blu-ray!Movies/TV,News Ken W. Hanley
Although the day of the video store has sadly come and gone, there is an undeniable excitement in the thought that upcoming genre die-hards will be able to experience the work of Lucio Fulci for the first time better than its ever looked before. From the fabulous gore FX to the insane nightmare logic to the incredible, often Frizzi-composed scores, Fulci is a filmmaker who undoubtedly benefits from the digital preservation of his work. Now, FANGORIA is excited to unveil the exclusive art and details regarding the next Fulci foray into Blu-ray, courtesy of Blue Underground: MANHATTAN BABY!
Hitting shelves right in time for Halloween on October 25th, 2016, this 3-disc BD/DVD/CD combo set sports a brand new 2K video transfer from the original, uncensored camera negative, as well as a brand new 5.1 DTS Surround sound mix. Loaded with extras, including new interviews with Fabio Frizzi, FX artist Maurizio Trani, and more, this limited edition set features a bonus collectible booklet from author Troy Howarth, reversible sleeve, and special packaging. And as an added bonus, Blue Underground will be partnering with theaters around the country to give fans a chance to see the restored fright flick on the big screen. Check out the artwork and full specifications of BU’s MANHATTAN BABY Blu-ray below, and stay tuned for more on this terror title here at FANGORIA.com.
- Brand new 2K High Definition transfer from the original uncensored camera negative and all-new 5.1 Surround mix
- Exclusive Limited Edition includes Blu-ray, DVD, Soundtrack CD, bonus booklet, reversible sleeve, and special packaging
- Fulci & I – Interview with Composer Fabio Frizzi (An Hour-Long Career Overview Of the Soundtrack Collaborations of Fabio Frizzi & Lucio Fulci)
- For The Birds – Interview with Star Cosimo Cinieri
- 25 Years With Fulci – Interview with Make-Up Effects Artist Maurizio Trani
- Beyond The Living Dead – Interview with Co-Writer Dardano Sacchetti
- Stephen Thrower on MANHATTAN BABY – Interview with the author of “Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci”
- “Manhattan Baby Suite” – Live Studio Performance by Fabio Frizzi
- Theatrical Trailer
- Poster & Still Gallery
- BONUS Collectable Booklet featuring new writing by author Troy Howarth
- BONUS CD – MANHATTAN BABY Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Fabio Frizzi