B-D regular jmacgrath just sent us a link to the official DVD trailer for Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s Special Edition release of My Bloody Valentine, which arrives in stores January 13th. A terrifying tale about a small town that faces horrifying consequences for holding a holiday dance on the anniversary of deadly tragedy, MBV: Special Edition features all-new bonus features including never-before-seen lost footage, a featurette examining the back history of the making of the film and the Ultimate Slasher interactive guide that allows the user to delve into the evolution of the slasher film/horror genre.
On Valentine’s Day 20 years before, an explosion of methane gas took the lives of a group of coal miners working in the Hanniger Mine near the small town of Valentine Bluffs. The accident occurred because supervisors left their posts to attend the annual Valentine’s Day dance. A year later, Harry Warden, the only survivor of the accident, retaliated by killing the two supervisors and leaving a terrifying warning never to hold another Valentine’s Day dance. After two decades have passed, despite warnings, a group of young adults start preparations for another dance. When a blood-soaked heart arrives at the police station, accompanied by an ominous message, the dance is canceled. However, a Valentine party is held in its place at the coal mine and it isn’t long before people begin dying violently. It appears Warden has returned to punish those who did not heed his warning.