Videodrome – Criterion Collection (NTSC Region 1)

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Stunning 2 disc special edition of David Cronenberg`s classic horror film starring James Woods.

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Description

When Max Renn goes looking for edgy new shows for his sleazy cable TV
station, he stumbles across the pirate broadcast of a hyperviolent torture show
called Videodrome. As he unearths the origins of the program, he embarks on a
hallucinatory journey into a shadow world of righ-wing conspiracies,
sadomasochistic sex games, and bodily transformation. Renn’s ordinary life
dissolves around him, and he finds himself at the center of a conflict between
opposing factions in the struggle to control the truth behind the radical human
future of ‘the New Flesh.’

  • NTSC Region 1
  • 2 Disc Special Edition
  • New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
  • Enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • Audio commentaries by director David Cronenberg, actors James Woods and
    Deborah Harry and director of photography Mark Irwin
  • Camera, a short film starring Videodrome’s Les Carlson, written and
    directed by David Cronenberg in 2000 as part of the 25th anniversary
    celebration of the Toronto Film Festival
  • Forming the New Flesh, a new half-hour documentary featurette by video
    effects artist Michael Lennick about the creation of Videodrome’s landmark
    video and prosthetic makeup effects, featuring new interviews with special
    effects artist Rick Baker and others
  • Samurai Dreams, the complete and unedited faux Japanese AV feature seen in
    the film
  • Fear on Film, a 26-minute roundtable discussion from 1981 between
    filmmakers David Cronenberg, John Carpenter, John Landis, and Mick Garris
    about censorship, special effect makeup and horror cinema;
  • Original theatrical trailers, plus a promotional featurette;
  • Stills gallery featuring hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes production
    photos, many never before seen
  • Essays by film critic Carrie Rickey and Videodrome expert Tim Lucas
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.

Additional information

Weight 9 oz