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Blue Underground is bringing “THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY” and “THE NEW YORK RIPPER” to 4K UHD Blu-ray; details, art and trailers

Friday, May 29, 2020 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Two of Lucio Fulci’s most popular gorefests will be unveiled on Ultra High-Definition discs later this summer.

Blue Underground has announced that THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY (pictured) and THE NEW YORK RIPPER will be out on 4K UHD two-Blu-ray sets August 25. Both films will be presented in 2.40:1 widescreen, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm 2-perf camera negative; HOUSE will have English Dolby Atmos, 5.1 DTS-HD and 1.0 DTS-HD Italian 1.0 DTS-HD soundtracks, while RIPPER will come with English Dolby Atmos, 5.1 DTS-HD and 1.0 DTS-HD, Italian 1.0 DTS-HD, French Dolby Digital 1.0 and Spanish Dolby Digital 1.0 audio. Special features are:

HOUSE:
Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray) Feature Film Plus:

  • Audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of SPLINTERED VISIONS: LUCIO FULCI AND HIS FILMS
  • Deleted scene
  • Theatrical trailers
  • TV spot
  • Poster & still galleries

Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:

  • “Meet the Boyles”: Interviews with stars Catriona MacColl and Paolo Malco
  • “Children of the Night”: Interviews with stars Giovanni Frezza and Silvia Collatina
  • “Tales of Laura Gittleson”: Interview with star Dagmar Lassander
  • “My Time With Terror”: Interview with star Carlo De Mejo
  • “A Haunted House Story”: Interviews with co-writers Dardano Sacchetti and Elisa Briganti
  • “To Build a Better Death Trap”: Interviews with cinematographer Sergio Salvati, special makeup effects artist Maurizio Trani, special effects artist Gino De Rossi and actor Giovanni De Nava
  • “House Quake”: Interview with co-writer Giorgio Mariuzzo
  • Catriona MacColl Q&A
  • “Calling Dr. Freudstein”: Interview with Stephen Thrower, author of BEYOND TERROR: THE FILMS OF LUCIO FULCI​

 

RIPPER:
Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray) Feature Film Plus:

  • Audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of SPLINTERED VISIONS: LUCIO FULCI AND HIS FILMS
  • Theatrical trailer

Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Feature Film Plus:

  • Audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of SPLINTERED VISIONS: LUCIO FULCI AND HIS FILMS
  • “The Art of Killing”: Interview with co-writer Dardano Sacchetti
  • “Three Fingers of Violence”: Interview with star Howard Ross
  • “The Second Victim”: Interview with co-star Cinzia de Ponti
  • “The Broken Bottle Murder”: Interview with co-star Zora Kerova
  • “ ‘I’m an Actress!’ ”: 2009 interview with co-star Zora Kerova
  • “The Beauty Killer”: Interview with Stephen Thrower, author of BEYOND TERROR: THE FILMS OF LUCIO FULCI
  • “Paint Me Blood Red”: Interview with poster artist Enzo Sciotti
  • NYC Locations Then and Now
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Poster & still gallery

Retail price is $49.95 each.

 

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.