First look: “NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW” Blu-ray/DVDebutNews Michael Gingold
We’re always up for a fun killer-scarecrow flick, and one from the ’90s is finally stalking its way onto U.S. disc for the first time; keep reading for a first peek at the cover art.
Olive Films has announced that it will release 1995’s NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW April 30 on DVD and Blu-ray, both in anamorphic widescreen with special features to be announced. Directed by Jeff Burr of STEPFATHER II and THE OFFSPRING and scripted by Reed Steiner and Dan Mazur, the film takes place in a small town where partying teenagers accidentally free an evil spirit that takes over a nearby scarecrow, which sets out on a vengeful murder spree. Elizabeth Barondes and John Mese star, and the cool supporting cast includes OFFICE SPACE’s Stephen Root, veteran character actors Bruce Glover and Dirk Blocker, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY’s Gary Lockwood, future Oscar nominee John Hawkes and Hammer glamour gal Martine Beswick. Retail prices are $24.95 for the DVD, $29.95 for the Blu-ray.
Originally posted 2013-02-27