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Halloween: The Complete Blu-ray Collection Detailed

Posted July 21, 2014 06:15 PM by Webmaster

Anchor Bay EntertainmentAnchor Bay Home Entertainment and Scream Factory have detailed their upcoming Halloween: The Complete Collection release. The Blu-ray set will be available for purchase on September 23rd.

This new set boasts a wealth of NEW bonus features including 7 brand NEW featurettes, 3 brand NEW commentaries, 4 brand NEW interviews – with many of the participants sharing their thoughts about the franchise for the first time — and NEW transfers and audio specs on selected titles.

The photos attached below are from the 15-Disc Deluxe Edition - that includes a rigid slipcase to house all the films, a bonus disc packed with extras and a collectible 40-page book – and the 10-Disc edition.

Before Jason, before Freddy, before Jigsaw, there was Michael Myers. What producers Moustapha Akkad, Debra Hill and Irwin Yablans, writer/director John Carpenter and stars Jamie Lee Curtis & Donald Pleasence started in 1978 has transformed into one of the most durable, iconic and studied horror film franchises ever created. Over the years, audiences have lived and relived the terrors of Michael Myers through ten feature films, as well as various re-edits and alternate versions. Yet to date, the complete saga of Michael Myers could only be told in pieces, in individual Blu-ray and DVD, with the rights spread across multiple home entertainment studios.

The 15-disc Limited Edition deluxe set is spread across 15 discs and includes every Halloween feature film:

Disc 1 – John Carpenter's Halloween (1978)
  • HD transfer supervised and approved by cinematographer Dean Cundey
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Director Of Photography Dean Cundey, Editor Tommy Lee Wallace And The Shape, Nick Castle
  • Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director John Carpenter and Actress Jamie Lee Curtis.
  • "The Night She Came Home" Featurette
  • "On Location: 25 Years Later" Featurette
  • TV Version Footage
  • Television Spots
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV and Radio Spot
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby TrueHD 7.1; Original 1978 Audio in Dolby TrueHD Mono. Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish.

Disc 2 – John Carpenter's Halloween (1978) (Exclusive to Deluxe Edition)
  • Audio Commentary With Co-Writer/Director John Carpenter, Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Co-Writer/Producer Debra Hill
  • Featurette: Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV and Radio Spots
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Surround 5.1; PCM 5.1; Original 1978 Mono Audio. Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish

Disc 3 – Halloween II (1981) Theatrical Version
  • Audio commentary with director Rick Rosenthal and actor Leo Rossi (Theatrical version)
  • Audio commentary with stunt co-ordinator/actor Dick Warlock (Theatrical version)
  • Theatrical Version And "The Nightmare Isn't Over: The Making Of Halloween II" Featuring Rick Rosenthal, Lance Guest, Dick Warlock, Alan Howarth, Dean Cundey, Leo Rossi and Moore…
  • "Horror's Hallowed Grounds: The Locations of Halloween II" – Host Sean Clark revisits the original shooting locations of the film
  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Audio Commentary from director Rick Rosenthal
  • Alternate Ending with Optional Audio Commentary from director Rick Rosenthal
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV and Radio Spots
  • Still Gallery
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD MA 5.1

Disc 4 – Halloween II TV Cut (1981) DVD (Exclusive to Deluxe Edition)
  • Television Cut With Added Footage Not Seen In The Theatrical Version
Tech Specs: Standard Definition Full-frame 1.33:1; Dolby Digital Mono

Disc 5 – Halloween III: Season of The Witch (1982)
  • Audio Commentary with director Tommy Lee Wallace
  • "Stand Alone: The Making Of Halloween III: Season Of The Witch" featuring Tommy Lee Wallace, Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dick Warlock, Dean Cundey and more
  • "Horror's Hallowed Grounds" – Revisiting the original shooting locations
  • Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD MA 5.1; Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0.

Disc 6 – Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
  • Audio Commentary with Actors Ellie Cornell and Danielle Harris
  • Audio Commentary with Director Dwight H. Little and Author Justin Beahm
  • Theatrical Trailer
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1. Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish.

Disc 7 — Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
  • Audio Commentary with Actor Don Shanks and Jeffrey Landman
  • Audio Commentary with Director Dominique Othenin-Girard and Actors Danielle Harris And Jeffrey Landman
  • Halloween 5: On The Set
  • Halloween 5: Original Promo
  • Theatrical Trailer
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1. Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish.

Disc 8 — Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) Theatrical Cut
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Gallery
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital 5.1. Subtitles: English.

Disc 9 – Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) Producer's Cut (Exclusive to Deluxe Edition)
  • NEW High Definition Master from the original inter-negative
  • NEW Audio Commentary with Screenwriter Daniel Farrands and Composer Alan Howarth (Producer's Cut)
  • NEW "Jamie's Story" – An Interview With The Original "Jamie" Actress Danielle Harris
  • NEW "The Cursed 'Curse'" – An Interview With Producers Malek Akkad And Paul Freeman
  • NEW "Acting Scared "– A Look At The Film's Cast With Actresses Mariah O'Brien And J.C. Brandy
  • NEW "The Shape Of Things" – A Look At Michael Myers' Murders And Mayhem With Special Make-Up Effects Artists John Carl Buechler And Brad Hardin And Actor George P. Wilbur (Michael Myers)
  • NEW "Haddonfield's Horrors" – The Sights of Halloween The Curse of Michael Myers With Director of Photography Billy Dickson And Production Designer Brad Ryman And Director of Photography (Additional Scenes) Thomas Callaway
  • NEW "Full Circle" – An Interview With Composer Alan Howarth
  • NEW Cast And Crew Tribute to Donald Pleasance
  • Archival Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Behind-The-Scenes Footage (approx. 30 Minutes)
  • Alternate And Deleted Scenes (Not Present In Either Cut Of The Film)
  • Teaser Trailer: Halloween 666: The Origin Of Michael Myers
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (1:78:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Subtitles: English.

Disc 10 — Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
  • Presented in the correct 2.35:1 Aspect Ratio
  • NEW Commentary With Director Steve Miner And Jamie Lee Curtis, Moderated By Sean Clark
  • NEW "The Making of Halloween H20" Featuring Jamie Lee Curtis, Josh Hartnett, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Nancy Stephens, Adam Hann-Byrd, Tom Kane, Editor Patrick Lussier, Producer Malek Akkad, Producer Paul Freeman, Composer John Ottman, Chris Durand (Michael Myers), Writer Robert Zappia, Stunt Co-Ordinator Donna Keegan, Make-Up Brad Hardin And Cinematographer Daryn Okada
  • Vintage Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Theatrical Trailer
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Disc 11 — Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
  • Audio Commentary With Director Rick Rosenthal And Editor Robert A. Ferretti
  • Alternate Endings
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Featurette: "Head Cam"
  • Storyboard Analysis
  • Set Tour With Production Designer Troy Hansen
  • Set Interview With Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Vintage Interviews And Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Home Video TV Spots
Tech Specs: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. Subtitles: English.

Disc 12 – Rob Zombie's Halloween (2007)
  • Unrated Director's Cut With Audio Commentary By Writer/Director Rob Zombie
  • Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary
  • Alternate Ending With Optional Commentary
  • Bloopers
  • Featurette: "The Many Faces Of Michael Myers"
  • Re-Imagining Halloween
  • Meet The Cast
  • Casting Sessions
  • Scout Taylor-Compton Screen Test
  • Theatrical Trailer
Tech Spec: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Dolby Digital 5.1. Subtitles: English, Spanish.

Disc 13 – Rob Zombie's Halloween (2007) Bonus Disc (Exclusive to Deluxe Edition)
  • Documentary: "Michael Lives: The Making of Halloween (4 ˝ hours)
Tech Specs: Dolby Stereo. Subtitles: English.

Disc 14 – Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 (2009)
  • Audio Commentary With Writer/Director Rob Zombie
  • Deleted And Alternate Scenes
  • Audition Footage
  • Make-Up Test Footage
  • Blooper Reel
  • Captain Clegg And The Night Creatures Music Videos
  • Uncle Seymour Coffins' Stand-Up Routines
Tech Spec: 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Subtitles: English.

Disc 15 – Bonus Features (Exclusive to Deluxe Edition)
  • John Carpenter's HALLOWEEN – The Extended Version (In HD – TV Inserts Are In Standard Definition)
  • Interview with Moustapha Akkad about origin of HALLOWEEN
  • Featurette: HALLOWEEN UNMASKED 2000
  • Featurette: The Making Of HALLOWEEN 4: FINAL CUT
  • NEW The Making Of HALLOWEEN 4 Featuring Actors Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Kathleen Kinmont, Beau Starr, Raymond O'Connor, Erik Preston and Sasha Jensen, Stuntmen Tom Morga (Michael Myers) And George P. Wilbur (Michael Myers), Composer Alan Howarth, Writer Alan B. McElroy, Producers Malek Akkad And Paul Freeman, Special Make-Up Effects Artists John Carl Buechler And Ken Horn
  • Featurette: Inside HALLOWEEN 5
  • NEW The Making Of HALLOWEEN 5 Featuring Interviews With Actors Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Wendy Kaplan, Jeffrey Landman, Jonathan Chapin, Frankie Como, Tamara Glynn, Matthew Walker, Don Shanks (Michael Myers), Producer Malek Akkad, Line Producer Rick Nathanson And Composer Alan Howarth
  • NEW Interview With Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Burman On HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
  • HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH Radio Spots
  • TV Spots – HALLOWEEN 4, HALLOWEEN 5, HALLOWEEN (2007) and HALLOWEEN II (2009)
  • Photo Galleries — HALLOWEEN, HALLOWEEN 4 and HALLOWEEN 5
Tech Specs: 1080p, 520p Full Frame, Anamorphic Widescreen 1:85:1, 2.35:1; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Stereo, Mono.

The Halloween: Complete Collection box sets contain the following films:

    Halloween (1978)

    Director: John Carpenter

    The original indie blockbuster that launched a thousand cuts…Halloween stars Jamie Lee Curtis (A Fish Called Wanda, True Lies) in her debut role. Anyone who's ever watched a horror film in the last 35 years knows the story of Michael Myers, who as a child, butchered his sister with a kitchen knife. Committed to a mental institution and watched over by Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasance, Halloween II, IV & V, Fantastic Voyage), he engineers his escape 15 years later, returning to his hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night to terrorize anyone who gets in his way, including babysitter Laurie Strode (Curtis). Co-starring P.J. Soles (Carrie, Stripes, Rock 'n Roll High School), Kyle Richards (The Watcher in the Woods, Eaten Alive), Nancy Loomis (Carpenter's Assault On Precinct 13, The Fog), Charles Cyphers (Escape From New York, The Fog) and Brian Andrews (The Great Santini, Three O'Clock High), Halloween also cemented the careers of many behind the camera including Carpenter, Cundey, producer Debra Hill and film editor/production designer Tommy Lee Wallace (Halloween III: Season of the Witch, "It").


    Halloween II (1981)

    Director: Rick Rosenthal

    Picking up exactly where the first film left off, Halloween II follows the same ill-fated characters as they once again encounter the knife-wielding maniac they thought they had left for dead. It seems the inhuman Michael Myers is still very much alive and out for more revenge as he stalks the deserted halls of the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital. As he gets closer to his main target, Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) discovers the chilling mystery behind the crazed psychopath's actions. Written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, Halloween II is a spine-tingling dark ride into the scariest night of the year.


    Halloween II (1981), Network Television Version

    Exclusively on the Deluxe Set

    Airing on network TV since the early 80's, the TV cut features several new scenes and additional cut scenes as well as an alternate ending from the theatrical version.


    Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

    Director: Tommy Lee Wallace

    When a terrified toy salesman is mysteriously attacked and brought to the hospital, babbling and clutching the year's most popular Halloween costume — an eerie pumpkin mask — Dr. Daniel Challis (Tom Atkins, The Fog, Night Of The Creeps) is thrust into a terrifying Halloween nightmare. Working with the salesman's daughter, Ellie (Stacey Nelkin), Daniel traces the mask to the Silver Shamrock Novelties company and its founder, Conal Cochran (Dan O'Herlihy, RoboCop). Ellie and Daniel uncover Cochran's shocking Halloween plan and must stop him before trick-or-treaters across the country are kept from ever coming home in this terrifying thriller from writer/director Tommy Lee Wallace (Stephen King's It).


    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

    Director: Dwight H. Little

    A decade ago, he butchered 16 people trying to get to his sister. He was shot and incinerated, but still the entity that Dr. Sam Loomis (the legendary Donald Pleasence) calls "Evil on two legs" would not die. Tonight, Michael Myers has come home again…to kill! This time, Michael returns to Haddonfield for Jamie Lloyd (Scream Queen Danielle Harris of Halloween 5 and Hatchett II and III) – the orphaned daughter of Laurie Strode – and her babysitter Rachel (Ellie Cornell of Halloween 5 and House of the Dead). Can Loomis stop Michael before the unholy slaughter reaches his innocent young niece? Michael Pataki, Sasha Jenson and Kathleen Kinmont co-star in this smash sequel that marked the long-awaited return to the original storyline and remains infamous for its startling twist ending and graphic violence.


    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

    Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard

    Because Hell would not have him, Michael Myers survived the mine explosion thought to have killed him. One year later, his traumatized young niece Jamie (Danielle Harris of Halloween 4) is horrified to discover she has a telepathic bond with her evil Uncle…and that Uncle Michael is on his way back to Haddonfield. But Dr. Loomis (the late, great Donald Pleasence) has a new plan to destroy The Boogey Man in his childhood home using Jamie as bait. Tonight, the carnage begins again: Michael Myers is back with a vengeance! Ellie Cornell and Beau Starr return for this hit sequel that features grisly gore by Greg Nicotero ("The Walking Dead").


    Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

    Director: Joe Chappelle

    In a single horrifying night, Michael Myers' masked reign of terror changed Halloween forever! Now, six years after he was presumed dead in a fire, Myers has returned to kill again - and this time there's no escape! As the homicidal fury builds to a spine-tingling climax, the long-hidden secrets of the screen's most maniacal murderer are revealed...with shocking results! Starring a thrilling cast including legendary Donald Pleasence (Halloween) and Paul Rudd (Anchorman).


    Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995), Producer's Cut

    Exclusively on the Deluxe Set

    The so-called "Producer's Cut of Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (aka Halloween 666), was a workprint of the original film.


    Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

    Director: Steve Miner

    This smart and suspenseful thriller scares up a bone-chilling good time with original scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies, Halloween I & II) and a hot cast of hip young stars! Now the headmistress of a private school, Laurie Strode (Curtis) is still struggling with the horrifying, 20-year-old memories of the maniacal killer Michael Myers...when he suddenly reappears with a vengeance! And this Halloween, his terror will strike a whole new generation! Laurie's rebellious son (Josh Hartnett - The Faculty, 30 Days of Night), his girlfriend (Golden Globe Winner Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn), and the school security guard (LL Cool J - CBS's "NCIS Los Angeles" will become Michael's newest victims unless Laurie can conquer her greatest fears and put evil in its place once and for all! The time has come again for you to experience the frightening fun of Halloween - the motion picture series that totally redefined terror.


    Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

    Director: Rick Rosenthal

    Original Halloween I & II alums star Jamie Lee Curtis (You Again) and director Rick Rosenthal are back and joined by Busta Rhymes and Tyra Banks in the terrifying Halloween: Resurrection, another installment in the electrifying horror film series. The reality programmers at DangerTainment (Rhymes, Banks) have selected Rudy (Sean Patrick Thomas, The Fountain), Bill (Thomas Ian Nicholas, American Pie), Jen ("Battlestar Galactica's" Katee Sackhoff) and a group of thrill-seeking teenagers to spend one fun-filled night in the childhood home of serial killer Michael Meyers. But the planned live broadcast turns deadly when their evening of excitement becomes a night of horror as Michael himself decides to crash the party.


    Halloween (2007)

    Director: Rob Zombie

    What happens when one legendary horror filmmaker tackles a horror film icon? A new chapter in the legend is born! Rob Zombie (Lords of Salem, The Devil's Rejects) reinvents the ultimate slasher classic, unleashing Michael Myers for a bloody rollercoaster of a rampage like fans have never seen. Including a retelling of the original story that unfolds at a breakneck pace, as well as a chilling new introduction that finally reveals the secrets behind Myers' disturbing childhood, Halloween breathes new life into one of film history's most terrifying tales. Presenting both the original theatrical version and the unrated feature with director's commentary, thrilling bonus features including deleted scenes and an alternate ending, and an exhaustive 4 1/2 hour documentary giving a behind the scenes look at how Zombie created "the scariest Halloween to date" (Debbie Rochon, Fangoria Radio).


    Halloween II (2009)

    Director: Rob Zombie

    Rob Zombie's H2 (Halloween) picks up at the exact moment that 2007's box-office smash, Halloween stopped and follows the aftermath of Michael Myers's (Tyler Mane) murderous rampage through the eyes of heroine Laurie Strode (Scout Taylor Compton). Evil has a new destiny. Michael Myers is back in this terrifying sequel to Rob Zombie's visionary re-imagining of Halloween which grossed almost $80 million worldwide. It is that time of year again, and Michael Myers has returned home to sleepy Haddonfield, Illinois to take care of some unfinished family business. Unleashing a trail of terror that only horror master Zombie can, Myers will stop at nothing to bring closure to the secrets of his twisted past. But the town's got an unlikely new hero, if they can only stay alive long enough to stop the unstoppable.




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News comments (116 comments)



visualsynth
  Jul 21, 2014
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Dolby Digital 5.1 for Halloween VI theatrical cut? That must be a mistake, come on really?

Slikkbradd
  Jul 21, 2014
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Not worth it to me personally dip again and buy this

GOMEZFAN69
  Jul 21, 2014
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Cancelled!

Herry Dunston
  Jul 21, 2014
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It would be nice if they at least provide English SDH for Halloween II, III, and H20.
moviesmovie
  Jul 21, 2014
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"the 10-Disc edition (films only but will still have selected extras)." What exactly are the extras for the 10 Disc edition?

xxBachelor1981xx
  Jul 21, 2014
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So no new transfers for part 4 or 5 or H20? I see no extras pretty much for 4 and 5. Maybe I am reading it wrong but all I see is some TV cuts added for parts 1 and 2 and the producers cut for part 6 with new transfer and special features. Yea I think I will Pass and I love Scream Factory but I just don't see the value.

Donut
  Jul 21, 2014
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seems like the only thing i want out of this set is the H6 PC , and the bonus disc. everything else is whats already been out there.


@xxBachelor1981xx the special features for 4 and 5 are on the bonus disc.
formula72
  Jul 21, 2014
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This is a very nice set...........but.......A couple of things come to mind ( and minor at that)

Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) Producer's cut and theatrical cut are in 1.78:1 instead of 1.85:1 ( original aspect ratio )(Why)!

Not interested in the Rob Zombie movies...( filler /bloat )

Overall, I'm grabbing this set, even with the minor inclusions. There are improvements, added Featurettes, and new commentary's. The Producers cut of H6 is an outstanding addition (finally), H2O is finally getting the correct aspect ratio & audio.

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Rhylliam
  Jul 21, 2014
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Awesome seeing the new extras. However, I still cannot justify re-buying these films in this set. If they were released individually, then maybe I'd pick up a couple.

jlk5844
  Jul 21, 2014
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@moviesmovie Um, did you read it? Take out all the discs that say "Exclusive to the Deluxe Edition" and you have the 10 disc set.
tommyblah
  Jul 21, 2014
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Unfortunately I've lost interest.

I was hoping they would fix the purple tint to Halloween 4 that has plagued the last several releases....it appears we're getting the same disc (and still not including the deleted scenes we were told we would get with the standalone release and never did).

Furthermore, the MPAA cuts from H5 are in the director's possession and apparently they decided not to bother even putting those in as an extra. another big let-down for me.

No R-rated cut of Zombie's H1....which in a lot of ways I prefer and it has never been released on blu.

I've seen the Producer's Cut of H6, and much like the Theatrical Cut, I feel like it's just an all-around bad movie. So that provides no incentive.

So....really there is nothing for me to gain that I don't already have from buying this. New commentaries and featurettes don't do anything for me.

I hate to say it, but for the first time, I'm a little disappointed with Scream Factory.
glatta
  Jul 21, 2014
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I'm happy as a clam, I think it's gonna be great (:

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Rhylliam
  Jul 21, 2014
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@tommyblah
Alliance in Canada released the theatrical cut of Zombie's H1 on a double feature disc with his sequel which is also presented as the theatrical cut.

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devilnamedBuena
  Jul 21, 2014
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No theatrical cuts on Zombie's Halloweens. WTF?!?!?!?!

And I'm with everyone calling out H6's lack of OAR.

This. Is. A. Botched. Set.

Ugh. why? why? What's so hard about doing things right the first time?
carminepesce
  Jul 21, 2014
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I'll be passing on this one as well now that I've read the details…..I really enjoyed how the TV footage was included with the 1978 Halloween feature on the old Limited Edition Anchor Bay DVD. This appears to be the same as the blu-ray release from last year with the TV footage being on it's own. How boring is that to watch 2-3 min of cut footage by itself….

Sorry Anchor Bay/Scream Factory you dropped the ball on this one….

montyb
  Jul 21, 2014
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I will definitely be getting this set! The only downside is the inclusion of those horrible Rob Zombie versions. Maybe I will get a good beer buzz and try to watch that crud. Love the franchise, though!

crow2k5
  Jul 21, 2014
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Wow, really disappointed theres no theatrical cut on Zombie's H1 & H2. I might cancel my order.

dannalexcon
  Jul 21, 2014
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The original Halloween is imo one the best films of the 70's in any genre. Part II is great sequel and the rest are pretty good popcorn flicks with a few decent scares...except Halloween Resurrection, I truly wish they would omit it from this set, It is one of the worst movies from a major franchise or studio ever made, a complete turd of a movie.

So just hit the minus button, but I will not buy this set with that stinker included, just like I refused to buy the Godfather box(I own part 1&2 single discs) because of the abomination that is part 3.
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bdmon
  Jul 21, 2014
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??? 1080p Anamorphic Widescreen ???

For this spec to be accurate the disc would need to be authored with video at 1440x1080p resolution. BR players would *anamorphically* adjust the image to display at 1920x1080p for viewing.

If the discs are authored with video at 1920x1080p resolution no anamorphic adjustment takes place. It is NOT anamorphic.

As for the DVD editions, that's another story.

asabreed
  Jul 21, 2014
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First all the BS with the newly NON-limited "LE" NIGHTBREED debacle. Not including the fact that we STILL have no special features specifically listed on the "bonus" disc.

And now everyone saying the same thing about the concerns I had with THIS set...

Scream Factory continues to simultaneously disappoint AND line their pockets. The future is grim, fans. Unfortunate, but true.

#CANCELED
TTC1984
  Jul 21, 2014
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I've got the standalone releases of I and II. Don't really care about any of the other movies.

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stick99
  Jul 21, 2014
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Wow, that sure generated a lot of negative comments, however there is some real catches on this set. And I'm in! Great price too! Hell it's $80 cheaper than the Batman series coming to Blu-ray this fall...

starman15317
  Jul 21, 2014
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I don't care about most of the sequels enough to buy this set, but hopefully the new H20 disc eventually gets a standalone release.
bailey1987
  Jul 21, 2014
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its just the producers cut of 6 and even then I prefer H20. No ATMOS? 4K?

SethRex
  Jul 21, 2014
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It appears to me that people should want the 15 disc set not the 10 disc set. Why bother?

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Count Orlok
  Jul 21, 2014
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Still keeping my pre order locked in even though the rated cuts of RZ's entries aren't included. Oh well. It'd be nice to see if they could've ported Terror in the Aisles from the 2011 Halloween 2 Universal disc.

Wish I would've known about the lithograph from SF a little bit earlier though.

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MrClarke
  Jul 21, 2014
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Very pumped for this set. I do wish the RZ flicks included the theatrical versions and that Halloween II (TV version) was in hi-def, but all in all, sounds like a really solid set. Probably the most "complete" set we'll ever get.
Nailwraps
  Jul 21, 2014
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Regarding some things via Scream and Cliff on Facebook:

-The Tom Atkins commentary for III WILL be included. There was an oversight.

-The 5.1 DD track for Curse IS a typo.

paperthin567
  Jul 21, 2014
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The amount of bitching in this thread is insurmountable and mind-blowing. Who the F' are you people? "Fans," you definitely are not. Seriously, if you do not like the set, climb the basement stairs in your moms house and wipe your tears on her blouse. Grow up, people. This set is out of this world and any of you complaining about it, certainly don't deserve it. Get the F' out of here!

easye9inches
  Jul 22, 2014
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Yes, I agree with the peeps that are saying Shout/Scream is going down. Just like blu ray steel book, just like the 50 different comic book cover variants. All good things come to an end. In other words, they ruined it. I was talking to my friend about the Nightbreed LE, I told him that was probably going to be the new route in which they take. I can imagine another AB/Scream team-up for a Phanatasm box set, limited to 2000. Cause mass hysteria, then pull that crap again of having 7000 more as back up.

Now to halloween. The last disc, with the NEW H4 and H5 special. Anyone confirm if this was what was suppose to be on the original relase of them when it got pulled? Also, I could of sworn they said both cuts of Zombie's was included, that sucks IMO.

I wish Scream could just sell me the box as I have them all except 6-8. But, I am a sucker, and a HUGE Halloween fan so my shiz has been preordered. I just wish it included "Terror in the Asile, Don May footage, The H20 music fiasco and anything else missing to make this truly complete.

Teos
  Jul 22, 2014
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I think people certainly have the right to be disappointed and show that disappointment. Shout has a reputation for blowing their load and making premature announcements without having all their ducks in a row, hence why Zombie's theatrical cuts were originally announced and are not appearing in this set.

So let's see what we're really getting.
Halloween 35th - repackaged with one new commentary.
Halloween orig blu - repackaged.
Halloween 2 - repackaged
Halloween 3 - repackaged
Halloween 4 - repackaged with same shitty AB transfer
Halloween 5 - repackaged with same shitty AB transfer
Halloween 6 - barebones
Halloween: Res - repackaged

So what's new? Producer's cut, H20, and bonus disc.

Otherwise we have SEEN and BOUGHT all this already. I don't blame Shout so much as I blame Anchor Bay, who have proven they just don't care about their horror catalog anymore.
snape1
  Jul 22, 2014
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I only have Rob Z. Halloween unrated and John C. Halloween on DVD. I don't own any of the other movies on Blu-Ray or DVD. Is the 15 disc worth purchasing for someone who doesn't own all 8 or so movies? Any of the picture qualities and sounds good?
24lakers
  Jul 22, 2014
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Just cancelled my pre-order, not worth the price...hopefully there will a bigger discount offered this holiday season.

THALL434
  Jul 22, 2014
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It's an okay set for those who haven't already purchased all the films.

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astyanax
  Jul 22, 2014
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Wow, this announcement clearly IS a bummer...
formula72
  Jul 22, 2014
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I'm a bonus features nut....and have made my own complete set, but.....some things are missing from this set that where on the Divimix SE DVD's or other previous released material.

Terror in the aisles
Halloween, 25 years of terror
Halloween 4&5 Cast Panel at the H25 Convention" -featurette (18 min)


and I'm sure i'm missing more. Again, I'm still in on the pre-order, but I'm beginning to feel like this set is bloated with unwanted material (Rob Zombie movies), and missing any & all bonus material that would have made this the "ultimate Halloween collectors set".

storythecorgi
  Jul 22, 2014
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@Count

When was it confirmed that 4 and 5 are new remasters?
jdslater
  Jul 22, 2014
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Not a huge horror fan but I love the first 3 films alot.
It's kinda weird but I like reading and watching documentaries about horror films more then the films themselves.
I might get this.

Jonno2009
  Jul 22, 2014
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I have seen all the movies but i have never owned any of them on DVD or Blu-ray so regardless of what's missing or whatnot to ME it IS a complete collection and i can't wait to marathon it in October
FauxRocker84
  Jul 22, 2014
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Looks awesome! I'm kinda bummed that the theatrical versions of the RZ films aren't included, as I was hoping to retire the Canadian double feature disc, but other than that, this looks like a great set with lots of extras for each film, and lossless mono for the original, hell yes!

L.J.
  Jul 22, 2014
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Like this a lot. I dont have any of the movies on blu so excited to finally get them.

Xen11
  Jul 22, 2014
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Missing the Rob Zombie theatrical cuts when they were announced in the press release is a huge shame. I could care a whole lot less for any of these bonus materials, especially when the whole film itself is missing. The theatrical cut of Rob Zombie's Halloween II is my favorite of the franchise. Kinda defeats the purpose of a "Complete" box set when its incomplete.

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Gardenofstone10
  Jul 22, 2014
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Yes please! Glad I have the signed copy coming my way!
genesim
  Jul 22, 2014
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While there is the discussion panel on 4 and perhaps Umasking the Horror from Halloween H2O missing, this is a darn complete set! Yes yes theatrical is missing on Rob Zombie's version, and I too would like to have both, I measure success on what was released before. If it improves on previous releases significantly, then I call it a positive, and this set most certainly is. I think no matter what is given to the public, there will be people that just will not be happy. I will get this new set with open arms!

THGhost
  Jul 22, 2014
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People moaning about no theatrical cuts for the Zombie remakes is hysterical. The remakes suck, people. Plus, for those who like them (God knows why), why would you want the theatrical cuts? That's less footage!

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Tarkovski
  Jul 22, 2014
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I don't get it why they don't include German, Mandarin, Dutch, French, etc. subtitles. The box would sell so much more...

malicedoom
  Jul 22, 2014
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Regarding the first Rob Zombie Halloween:

"Presenting both the original theatrical version and the unrated feature..."

Listed in the bottom-half description but not above under the 'Disc 12 – Rob Zombie's Halloween (2007)' description.

So color me confused...
diceman89
  Jul 22, 2014
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Honestly, do you people really care about the theatrical versions of the Rob Zombie movies that much? I think this set looks great for some one who doesn't already own a lot of the films. I'll definitely be keeping my order.

malicedoom
  Jul 22, 2014
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To me, yes, it does matter, because I prefer the 'R Rated' versions of both Zombie films.

That said, I'm not cancelling my pre-order either. I still want this.
filmczy
  Jul 22, 2014
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I have the theatrical cuts of Zombie's Halloween films on dvd. With the two uncut on blu in this set, I'm good to go...I wouldn't watch them more than once or twice anyway...

malicedoom
  Jul 22, 2014
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So wait, Halloween III on the previous Blu-ray release didn't have a 5.1 option, did it?
prozacnation1978
  Jul 22, 2014
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They have milked the tit on this franchise
Anyone who is dumb enough to buy this when they all ready have the other set is a retard
xfileed916
  Jul 22, 2014
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According to the Facebook comment thread, directly from Scream Factory - they could only secure the rights to the unrated cuts of the RZ films. Bummer. The R-rated cut of Halloween is a much better film than the unrated version. The rest of the set looks fantastic to me, though. I do wish there had been a way to get H20 with the complete John Ottman score included instead of the hodgepodge of his wonderful score and Marco Beltrami's junk that ended up in the theatrical release. Can't have everything, though.
Mattedscreen
  Jul 22, 2014
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@prozacnation1978 - It's spelled "already" - might want to spell check before you go on a rant about how "dumb" someone could be or potentially be a "retard."

steve1971
  Jul 22, 2014
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After reading all the details of this set I am going to have to pass. I already have the Halloween 35th Anniversary release so all I am interested in is Halloweens 2, 3 and H2O. I didn't care for the rest of the movies especially the RZ jokes so it makes no sense for me to buy the set.
Mattedscreen
  Jul 22, 2014
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I would have liked a fully complete set with the theatrical cuts of RZ's films, but even if I had those, I probably wouldn't watch them anyway. Not having those isn't a total bust for me, I like all the other extras they included, and the later films like 4, 5, 6, and H20 are guilty pleasures. Considering this will probably be the last time I buy these on any home video format in the foreseeable future, I'll keep my preorder live.
Jonbaker
  Jul 22, 2014
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There are plenty of never-before-released titles coming that I'd rather spend my money on.

Deja 101
  Jul 22, 2014
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Being that I only own the original halloween (Digibook) I am all in for this set. Was not a fan of RZ's halloween but did see the Director's Cut and I enjoyed it more than the theatrical release. Never saw parts 3, 4, 5 or curse of Michael Myers. So this should be a fun halloween to watch all of them.

Ray O. Blu
  Jul 22, 2014
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Any Halloween movie that wasn't directed by John Carpenter is crap. I'll pass.

Tybo28
  Jul 22, 2014
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80% re-packaged. But...look...they interviewed Danielle Harris, AGAIN! The series has been talked to death. What the set needed was the best possible quality of picture and sound for each film, and it didn't happen.
insomniac013
  Jul 22, 2014
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I only own the first Blu Ray of Halloween from Anchor Bay, so the Deluxe version might interest me - For a good price and if they don't screw up the packaging... Let's face it, only the first movie is truly GREAT! 2, 3, H20 and maybe the Rob Zombie one are fine, but the rest? Noooooope.
blonde_devil
  Jul 22, 2014
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for the right price I would get this but there isn't a ton of stuff that really gets me excited about this set. Give it 3 months and I bet we get a good price drop.
diceman89
  Jul 22, 2014
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What's the difference between the movies on first two discs? Is one the 35th anniversary edition?
mredman
  Jul 22, 2014
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its a bummer its anchor bay because that means its region coded
MoulinBlu
  Jul 22, 2014
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If Scream reads this discussion - among others online - they'd no doubt be prudent to delay this, bo back to the drawing board if necessary, when a collector's edition clearly doesn't seem to appeal to a large percentage of the collectors it's intended for. It's relatively far from the complete set advertised or saught by those of us who truely love this franchise, but demand more for our money than misleading advertising of mostly repackaged discs. Collectors are getting tired of having their trust misplaced in companiens spending more on new packaging and marketing than putting a genuine effort into the films, and it's been hurting physical media for years - every time a BD comes out using a master than was intended (compromised) for the low def/dvd era. The Echo Bridge re-releases appear to be about the only reason to repurchase these films. And even there, with all but the producers cut of H6, we're still going a little on faith, as it's not clear just how much effort has been given to the others. The Zombie films even seem to be a downgrade from what's already available.

I'm a sucker for double dips too, but I think I'm going to hold onto what I've got, at the very least wait for a well qualified review, comparing the later films with what's already out there. With the effort they've put into the H6 producers cut, surely that one will get a stand alone release by next Halloween. The rest don't seem like enough of an upgrade, unless you want them all in a presumably nice box - too many of these boxes tend to do more harm than good - unless the discs are housed in real plastic cases inside, we're almost assured of getting a few scratched discs from the factory. But at present, this franchise is cheaper to buy individually online. But, like I said, I'm a sucker, so, I'll probably still pick it up once it sees clearance discounting, as all big boxes do.
Lord Method Man
  Jul 22, 2014
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HA! Not buying anything that has those terrible Rob Zombie stinkers in it.

Better luck next time.
omahajon
  Jul 22, 2014
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My friend is a Halloween completest, and the amount of new extras, new cuts of films, made him preorder it asap. Plus, even if you own these films, why not trade them away and put that money towards this? I think it looks like an awesome set. Too bad a Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street box set isn't as good as this.

Sometimes, I think most are too harsh.
TitusTroy
  Jul 22, 2014
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only thing I like is the cover art for both versions
BigsDVd67
  Jul 22, 2014
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There were 1 or 2 scenes from "H20" that were not in the theatrical edition but in the television edition. I wish those scenes were included here.
MoulinBlu
  Jul 22, 2014
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@omahajon: because, even if your copies of the individual releases are still factory sealed, with possibly the exception of The Halloween digibook and the two previous Scream Factory titles, you're not going to be able to recover little more than maybe half what it'll cost you to upgrade, far less if you trade them in, rather than sell them yourself. Leaving you with a sizeable upgrade cost for something that's not dramatically different enough from what you've already invested in to warrant the loss, and definitely not the complete package it claims. $50 to $70 seems a bit steep for only three films that may offer a significant or only modest improvement over what you've already got (or even none at all) and a few more extras. Personally, I'm in it (collecting) for the films, not the fluff. As others have said, it's almost foolish to upgrade at the current price, even if it's the fluff you're after.
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jonboy71
  Jul 22, 2014
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just canceled my order

mikedx
  Jul 22, 2014
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Canceled here as well

alananthony
  Jul 22, 2014
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So Halloween only found success in the US. Is that the reasoning behind an International no-show? Anchor Bay need to release this set everywhere cos I'm sick and tired of importing US titles and playing pot luck as to whether or not they will work. I would ask Anchor Bay myself, but they will likely fob me off. Bluray.com, it's your job to get the scoop. Please find out why these clowns justify a US only release.
Brian81
  Jul 22, 2014
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OK, so this set is comprised of:

Current Anchor Bay H1 BD
Original Anchor Bay H1 BD
Shout Factory H2 BD (+ DVD)
Shout Factory H3 BD
Anchor Bay H4 BD
Anchor Bay H5 BD

Essentially? With the worthwhile new material being a better release of H6, H20, and Resurrection?

I wonder if they'll end up doing standalones for the last three of the non-RZ films.
mrchallenge
  Jul 22, 2014
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I'm only interested in the new features for H20. I hope there is a standalone for that.
snape1
  Jul 22, 2014
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@gardenofstone10 how did you get these movies sign?

Matthias77
  Jul 22, 2014
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Standard definition & full screen for the tv versions/footage?! I own the dvd version of the Halloween tv cut and it's in widescreen, why can't they get this simple issue done properly for this set?

I should probably be one of the many who shouldn't bother with this, but I'm sure I will. I own damn near 100% of this in one form or another; Halloween 35th anniversary, Halloween II both blu-rays, Halloween 3 on blu, the rest on dvd plus every conceivable version of part 6. The only one I don't own is that p.o.s. part 2 of RZ's. They shoulda sold this in a pumpkin head, would be cooler to display.
Phonecia Taylor
  Jul 22, 2014
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I wouldn't buy this if you put a gun to my head.

Mjp2621
  Jul 22, 2014
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I only own the 1st film on blu ray. I'll bite at the right price

easye9inches
  Jul 23, 2014
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Can someone tell me why the TV cut on disc 15 is in HD, but the tv shots are in sd. Is that a way to show people that never saw them, that this is the tv scene? Or is it just laziness? I mean come on, the 20 annivesary dvd did a very fine job of the tv cut, it was not total HD but looked great. It lists all PQ/SQ but do you think this cut would be DTS MA or mono like the 20th annivesary?
Secondly, any bets that they funk up the missing 1963 title card in this cut like they did on the 35th BLUray tv scenes?

Xen11
  Jul 23, 2014
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"Presenting both the original theatrical version and the unrated feature with director's commentary"

No, it's not. It lies. It's the unrated cut only on the same disc that's available now.

malicedoom
  Jul 23, 2014
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OK, I've decided I'm only purchasing this set if Shout!/Anchor Bay includes all 3 ORIGINAL masks used IN THE ACTUAL PRODUCTION of Halloween III.

Do it, or I am cancelling my pre-order. You have been warned.

Trekkie313
  Jul 23, 2014
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Finally, the long lost H20 commentary is being released! :O
hewylewis
  Jul 23, 2014
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Which one should I get? The 15 disc or 10 disc edition? Which one's better?

storythecorgi
  Jul 23, 2014
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Sean Clark specifically asked Steve and Jamie while recording the NEW commentary if they recorded one for the DVD release in the 90s and they both said no.

Liquid_Swords
  Jul 23, 2014
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Lol, so basically for $119.00 you get what you really want. Part 6. Everything else you would be double dipping on.

Why not just put out part 6 by itself and sell that??

JackForrester
  Jul 23, 2014
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Horror fans, please sign our petition and help us get Wes Craven's Deadly Friend Director's cut released. Warner Bros currently owns the rights and probably won't be interested in investing so much in a movie like this, so let's convince them sub license the movie to a company who would be willing to do all the work

Sign our petition and read more about it here: http://www.change.org/petitions/shout-scream-factory-release-deadly-friend-director-s-cut-on-blu-ray-dvd-2

Video with info and pics about deleted material: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UucujYPtqgg

the revelator
  Jul 23, 2014
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This is why I haven't purchased a single one of these on blu-ray yet, I knew a massive set was coming. Can't wait for this to show up despite most of the discs being a re-packaging of existing releases.... I don't have any on blu so this is perfect and is sure to be a gorgeous set.

DJ IXS
  Jul 23, 2014
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they really should just PROPERLY redo all the discs instead of just repacking them...why do I have to put in another disc to watch special features? if I'm watching a movie after its over i usually browse the special features, I don't want to have to search through a separate disc to find the special features that coincide with the movie I watched...that's just stupid IMO (First world problems, i know, lol)

Blackcauldron
  Jul 24, 2014
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I thought I read that this will be a limited numbered set of 500... Is that true?
diceman89
  Jul 24, 2014
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@hewylewis The 15-disc set is way better. See above for what discs are exclusive to it. It also comes with a booklet.

@Blackcauldron The limited edition sets were the one's that came with the lithograph that was sold exclusively through Scream Factory's website. The regular 15-disc and 10-disc sets are not limited, as far as I know.
filmczy
  Jul 24, 2014
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Personally I think everyone SHOULD buy this set... it will fund Scream/Anchor Bay's eventual 4K Halloween ULTIMATE Complete Collection.
tommyblah
  Jul 24, 2014
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I just keep asking myself where is the real benefit in Scream Factory being the ones with the rights to release this?

H6 Producer's Cut is really the only thing they're giving us here that's impressive. Everything else offers little to no benefit over what's already available. Combine Alliance's Canadian blu ray with H20 in the correct aspect ratio with the American releases and you pretty much have this set. The hack job that I suspect the H1 TV/theatrical hybrid is will only make it good for one watch. Any featurettes, behind the scenes, commentaries, etc. I would typically only check out once.

What's important is the movies. I thought Scream Factory knew this. Focus on giving us the best versions possible of all the movies. Everything else is just gravy.
dlshelt
  Jul 24, 2014
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I agree with tommyblah.They were lucky enough to get their hands on this,and then got lazy.
JJComerford
  Jul 24, 2014
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Some perspective for those hoping Ottman's score would be restored to H20:

Ottman's music was thrown out while the film was still being edited, so it's unlikely that it would match up with the final cut. Postproduction was shortened when Miramax moved up the release date; the film was assembled pretty hastily.

Film music history is positively littered with rejected scores -- there are hundreds of them. Considering that, restorations of rejected or unused material are actually fairly rare. Each film has different circumstances that may make such a restoration possible (or not): availability of elements, soundtrack rights, and, most importantly, the desire on the part of those involved to make it happen. My (reasonably educated) guess in the case of "H20" is that opening that particular can of worms wasn't deemed worthy of the time, expense, and frustration it would entail.

Croweyes1121
  Jul 24, 2014
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There's plenty in this set to warrant my purchasing it, and I have everything else already released. 1. The correct mono on H1 (in lossless, no less). 2. A new commentary on H1. 3. New docs on H4 and H5. 4. The Producer's Cut of H6. 5. All the new features on The Producer's Cut. 6. New commentary on H2O. 7. H2O in the correct ratio (and in 1080p instead of 1080i, unlike the Alliance blu-ray). 8. The Extended Cut in HD (I'm guessing the TV scenes are the upscaled versions on the 35th Anniversary disc and not actually in 480p, but we'll see). 9. Unbelievably cool packaging that puts everything in one place and looks awesome. I'm sorry for those who aren't happy with this. But I can't WAIT to have my copy.

malicedoom
  Jul 24, 2014
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What Croweyes1121 said.

kratos187
  Jul 25, 2014
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Well never bought any but the first and the remakes... So I pre ordered it day one. .

Philly Q
  Jul 25, 2014
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I pre-ordered a while ago, but I am a bit underwhelmed by the new content. I already have the various existing versions of I, II and III and the Rob Zombie films (which I like, so go on and shoot me...). I don't have any of the others, but I don't really like them much anyway..... still, on the bright side it'll be nice to have it all in one box. Even when they inevitably "reboot" the franchise again it'll be a separate series from the films in this set.

Struckworld
  Jul 26, 2014
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Looks like they gave Halloween III a new 5.1 soundtrack, the stand alone release was just 2.0
MoulinBlu
  Jul 27, 2014
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I hope the discs are kept in actual black plastic (transparent orange would be better, with both sides of the artwork printed either with reversible designs like Shout Factories previous BDs or with something to dress up the inside of the case like any professional product should) BD-sized keepcases or something with a spindle. The promotional artwork has me worried that when they said black cases they might have just been referring to black paper sleeves. The box looks too small for anything thicker than slimline cases. I hope not. I was planning on replacing the black cases with orange ones myself, especially if they have reversible art like Shout titles typically do.

Goremeister100
  Jul 27, 2014
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@ Struckworld - That has to be a mistake. Why wouldn't they have included the 5.1 track on the first H3 release?
MoulinBlu
  Jul 27, 2014
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@goremeister100: Maybe because there was essentially no such thing as 5.1 in 1982. Halloween III was a low budget horror, not exactly Alien, so there's no 70mm 6-channel track or 4-channel stereo to draw from either. Halloween 3 was originally mixed and released as mono, not even Dolby Stereo or surround.

The first use of AC3 (Dolby Digital) came a decade later in 1992 with Batman Returns. DTS followed in 1993 with Jurassic Park.

wzollinger1
  Jul 27, 2014
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Paperthin567   5 days ago

  The amount of bitching in this thread is insurmountable and mind-blowing. Who the F' are you people? "Fans," you definitely are not. Seriously, if you do not like the set, climb the basement stairs in your moms house and wipe your tears on her blouse. Grow up, people. This set is out of this world and any of you complaining about it, certainly don't deserve it. Get the F' out of here!

I envision the above polemic having been written from the confines of his mother's basement....

Just "F'ing" with you, Paperthin.

Croweyes1121
  Jul 28, 2014
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I hate to break it to some of you, but ALL releases are "money grabs".

Struckworld
  Jul 28, 2014
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I agree with wzollinger1, for years people thought a set with all the Halloween films would never happen, but it finally has. Not only that but it's coming with HD remastered version of Halloween 6's Producer Cut. Yet all some can do is to sit here and complain about the lack of English SDH subtitles on some of the movies.

TheShape31
  Jul 28, 2014
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The only movie in this set I want is the original. Hopefully they release this version with the 1978 lossless mono as a standalone. To me, it seems like a cheap marketing strategy to try and force hardcore fans to spend around $100 for an audio track that they've obviously, actively been keeping from us [even after several previous releases].
MoulinBlu
  Jul 28, 2014
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@struckworld: If you seriously think anyone's beef is mainly about something as trivial as subtitles, you clearly aren't paying attention.

As a fan of these films who's invested and reinvested in them almost every time they've been released and re-released and re-released and re-released over the years, I'd much rather see all ten with genuine authoritative individual releases than an over-hyped, overpriced compromise, that's biggest attraction is everything in the same box and improvements on arguably the worst films of the set or to put another way the ones most people care the least about.

This release seems more intent on exploiting fans, forcing us to buy a whole new car, just to get the motor tuned in the one we already paid off. But my main disappointment comes from knowing this may be the last chance for truely definitive editions on the BD format for these films - which this set clearly is not definitive. And for those fans, die hard fans, who actually bought what's available as soon as it came out, rather than passively waiting for a great deal or naively expecting some unannounced box set like this, what's new doesn't seem substantial enough to warrant losing money on what we already have just to pay another premium release week price to rebuy everything with a few more limited-play extras, one genuinely new effort (H6) and two more potential, but likely modest upgrades (H7 and 8). But, like I said, it's less about the money than the missed opportunity and the disappointment of what that entails, that this is likely as good as it'll get.

The next format will likely be digital, a rental format at best - not worth paying for something you can't ever own. If discs are struggling now, a new 4K BD format doesn't stand a chance, outside of a niche collector market at LD or higher prices that most of us can't afford. But studios have even less incentive to support a 4K format than to shun it, if they want digital to grow.

wzollinger1
  Jul 28, 2014
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@Struckworld: the diatribe regarding the maternal basement dwelling complainers was not my own; I was quoting another member's comment. That said, I do find the volume and nature of the grievances regarding every release peculiar. However, this doesn't provoke an emotional response from me, which is essentially what amused me about the member's post that I quoted/responded to above.

Liquid_Swords
  Jul 28, 2014
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I never understand why people that want subtitles are always getting bashed by other people. Maybe they really are hard of hearing or deaf? Maybe they watch it late at night on low volume?

spawningblue
  Jul 29, 2014
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Okay so if you buy The Complete Collection (Limited Edition), this is what you still will be missing if you actually want to own everything.


Halloween 2 (Universal Blu-ray)

Terror in the Aisles (1984) (Not really related to the movie but a fun documentary none the less)


Halloween 4 (Special Edition DVD)

Audio commentary with writer Alan B. McElroy, moderated by Anthony Massey


Halloween 5 (Special Edition DVD)

Introduction by Danielle Harris and Ellie Cornell
"On the Set of Halloween 5" Featurette (7:15 min)
"Inside Halloween 5" Featurette (15 min)


Halloween H20 (DVD)

Unmasking The Horror Featurette (10 min.)
"Creed - What's This Life For?" Music Video
Trivia Game


Halloween Resurrection (DVD)

Commentary on Deleted Scenes and Alternate Endings
WebCam Special feature (with optional commentary) (41 min.)
Stills Gallery


Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2 Disc DVD)

The Documentary (83:13)
Horror's Hallowed Grounds (17:45)
Halloween II Extended Interviews (11:06)
Halloween III Extended Interviews (13:27)
Extended Celebrity Interviews (35:53)
Halloween 5 On-Set Footage (7:16)
Halloween 9 Contest (2:38)
Halloween Convention Montage (3:45)
Fans Of Halloween (7:36) - Collections of props, memorabilia and home videos (7:36)
Halloween Panel Discussion (22:55)
Halloween II Panel Discussion (24:23)
Halloween 6 Panel Discussion (19:10)
Ellie Cornell Panel Discussion (15:17)
Michael Myers Panel Discussion (27:58)
Dean Cundey Panel Discussion (24:25)
Halloween Producers Panel Discussion (21:46)
Halloween Location Stills Gallery (33 stills)
Halloween Convention Behind-The- Scenes Gallery (87 stills)
Original Artwork Gallery (40 stills)
Pure Evil - Vicious Disorder song (3:51)


Rob Zombie's Halloween (Canadian Exclusive 2 pack Blu-ray)

Theatrical Cut


Rob Zombie's Halloween (Theatrical Cut DVD)

Theatrical Cut Commentary


Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 (Canadian Exclusive 2 pack Blu-ray)

Theatrical Cut


Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 (Theatrical Cut DVD)

Theatrical Cut Commentary


So yeah, I'm happy with what they are giving us, but this set is far from complete. So if you are completist, be sure to hang onto the following discs mentioned above!
filmczy
  Jul 29, 2014
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Halloween 666: The Origin of Michael Myers dvd set included the following:

Disc 1: The Producer's Cut
Disc 2: Rough Cut
Disc 3: Director's Cut
Disc 4: Television Cut

Goremeister100
  Jul 31, 2014
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@ MoulinBlu

Thanks for the history lesson but I meant why wouldn't they have included a 5.1 track on the first blu-ray release of H3. Not when in played in the theater.
tommyblah
  Aug 01, 2014
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I hope one day H4 & H5 get the Scream Factory treatment.
tommyblah
  Aug 02, 2014
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Top 3 reasons Halloween 6 should not have been the focus of this boxset:
1. Michael delivers a baby in the Producer's Cut...absurd.
2. Michael's attacks are coordinated with constellations.....no, just no.
3. The movie veered so far off the path of the Halloween series that it was deemed unfixable for the next bunch of sequels, to the point that they had to pretend Jamie (legendary character) never existed.

I have to wonder why they didn't just release the producer's cut of part 6 on it's own like the upcoming Nightbreed releases. This is the only movie they're doing something substantial with and yet it's the least deserving.

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80sfanboy
  Aug 05, 2014
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It's a shame we are stuck with the crappy, inferior release of part 4, which was superseded by the Austrian NSM release . I wonder if the quality of H20 will be on par with the French Studio Canal release and likewise for Curse of Michael Myers released in Austria by NSM? If you want the best quality, those are the ones to go for.

All I want is to AT LEAST see these movies released together in a pack that offers the best AV quality for each movie that has already been released. If EVERY special feature that was already released up until now was included than I would have been extremely surprised, but its not like they can reproduce it all in HD; you can always download/stream this content at a later date, or make your own disc up of special features (considering most of us already have 90% of the content on other releases). I will be buying this regardless but I feel a bit ripped off that I need to buy other releases to see these movies in the highest quality

I guess we are lucky to see all of the movies together and for that I am truly thankful but Scream will no doubt cop even more bashing now with this after the Nightbreed release. I hope it does not discourage them or Anchor Bay from releasing rare titles in the future due to this type of behavior (right or wrong)


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