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‘The People Under the Stairs,’ ‘The Return,’ ‘The Watcher’ and ‘White Noise’ Blu-rays Announced

Blu-ray announced today that Universal Studios Home Entertainment revealed plans to release four more catalog horror films on Blu-ray: Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs (1991), Asif Kapadia’s The Return (2006), Joe Charbanic’s The Watcher (2000) and Geoffrey Sax’s White Noise (2005).

All four films will be available via Blu-ray/UltraViolet combo packs that street on September 2nd.

The People Under the Stairs

In every neighborhood, there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid. Now, director Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) takes you inside The People Under the Stairs. Trapped within a fortified home owned by a mysterious couple, a young boy is suddenly thrust into a nightmare he can’t escape. The boy quickly learns the true nature of the house’s homicidal inhabitants and the secret creatures hidden under the stairs.
The Blu-ray edition of The People Under the Stairs is presented in 1080p with a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 track. No special features are included.

The Return

Joanna Mills (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is haunted by increasingly terrifying visions of a brutal murder that occurred 15 years ago, and of a woman she’s never met. With her personal life spiraling out-of-control, she follows the relentless nightmares to an eerie small town in Texas. There, Joann will discover that some secrets can’t be buried and the horrific murder she is trying to solve may just be her own.
The Blu-ray edition of The Return is presented in 1080p with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround. Special features include a single featurette: “The Making of The Return.”

The Watcher

After years of pursuing psychotic killers in Los Angeles, FBI agent Joel Campbell (James Spader) wants out. Now his nemesis, serial killer David Allen Griffin (Keanu Reeves), has tracked him all the way to Chicago, just to torment him. Before each murder, Griffin sends Campbell a photograph of his intended victim (Marissa Tomei) and dares him to find her before he strikes again.
The Blu-ray edition of The Watcher is presented in 1080p with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround. Special features include the film’s theatrical trailer.

White Noise

When architect Jonathan Rivers (Michael Keaton) loses his wife in a tragic accident, he turns to the shadowy, unnerving world of Electronic Voice Phenomenon: communication from beyond the grave. As he begins to penetrate the mysteries of EVP, Jonathan makes a shocking discovery: once a portal to the other world is opened, there’s no telling what will come through it.
The Blu-ray edition of White Noise is presented in 1080p with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround. Special features include:

Feature Commentary with Director Geoffrey Sax and Michael Keaton
Making Contact: E.V.P. Experts
Recording the Afterlife at Home
Hearing is Believing: Actual E.V.P. Sessions




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