Anchor Bay Entertainment is gearing up to release a classic duo on Blu-ray, Sam Raimi’s cult classic The Evil Dead (in stores August 31) and Adam Green’s ’80s homage slasher Hatchet (in stores September 7), and Bloody Disgusting has (5) sets to give away to some lucky readers. Read on for more info on each release, and to find out how to enter.
THE EVIL DEAD: Easily one of the most requested titles for Blu-ray from Anchor Bay Entertainment’s unparalleled library of horror films, Sam Raimi’s 1981 cult classic The Evil Dead will officially make its high definition debut on August 31st with The Evil Dead Blu-ray. For the release, two all-new 1080p anamorphic transfers in 1.85 and the original director-composed 1.33 aspect ratio, have been prepared and personally supervised by director/writer Raimi, presented in high-resolution Dolby TrueHD 5.1 audio, as well as a brand new commentary track with Raimi, producer Robert Tapert and star Bruce “Ash” Campbell! In addition, many of the bonus features, released on previous DVD editions, will once again be available on a special, limited edition DVD included with the Blu-ray. You can get the full specs here.
HATCHET: Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly announces the Blu-ray debut of Adam Green’s slasher classic Hatchet on September 7, 2010. A fan favorite ever since its 2007 debut, the cult hit not only assembled some of the greatest modern horror film actors around, but gave film and horror fans the first new horror icon in a generation: Victor Crowley! Get all the details Ma href=”http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/20704″>here.
THE PRIZING: (5) Lucky Bloody Disgusting readers will receive BOTH Adam Green’s HATCHET and Sam Raimi’s THE EVIL DEAD on Blu-ray!
HOW TO ENTER: All you have to do is put ANCHOR BAY BLU-RAY in the subject line and then send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
-Your full name
-Which of the two are you more excited for?
-What you would do for both on Blu-ray?
-Are you going to see Hatchet 2 in theaters?
Contest open to U.S. residents only. Winners chosen at random on September 10.