Alfred Hitchcock’s horror masterpiece is being “meticulously restored” for high-definition just in time for Halloween! High Def Digest reports that Universal Studios has just officially announced Psycho: 50th Anniversary Edition starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh for Blu-ray on October 19. For this unprecedented anniversary, the classic film will also be honored at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack (as well as the original mono), and supplements will include the following extras….
– Feature-length audio commentary with Stephen Rebello (Author of Alfred Hitchcock and the making of Psycho).
– The Making of Psycho: A feature-length documentary on Hitchcock’s most shocking film.
– In the Master’s Shadow – Hitchcock’s Legacy: Some of Hollywood’s top filmmakers discuss Hitchcock’s influence and why his movies continue to thrill audiences.
– Hitchcock/Truffaut Interviews: Excerpts from a 1962 audio interview with Alfred Hitchcock.
– Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho: Vintage newsreel on the unique policy Alfred Hitchcock insisted upon for the release of the film.
– The Shower Scene: A look at the impact of music on the infamous “shower scene.”
– The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass: Original storyboard design.
– Production Notes: Read an essay on the making of the film.
– The Psycho Archives: See the gallery of on-set photo stills from the film’s production.
– Posters and Psycho Ads: See a gallery of original posters and ads from the theatrical campaign.
– Lobby Cards: View a gallery of promotional lobby cards from the film’s theatrical campaign.
– Behind-The-Scenes Photographs: View rare photos showing the cast and crew at work.
– Psycho Sound: A never-before-seen piece that looks at the re-mastering process required to create a 5.1 mix from the original mono elements using Audionamix technology.
– Theatrical Trailer: Watch the original promotional trailer from the film’s theatrical campaign.
– Re-Release Trailers: Watch the promotional trailer created for the re-release of the film.
AROUND THE WEB
this week in horror
This Week in Horror - October 9, 2017 - Cynthia, Halloween, As...
Bill Moseley and Sid Haig reunite for a new project, we’ve got an update on the new Halloween movie, and Bruce Campbell is making us very excited about Ash Vs Evil Dead season three!
More in Home Video
IFC Films will release Óskar Thór Axelsson’s Icelandic horror I Remember You (Ég Man Þig), starring...
The new InterVision DVD of Beyond the 7th Door is currently $11.99 on Amazon....
The stakes are higher than ever in the intense action-adventure Death Race: Beyond Anarchy, arriving Unrated...
A few months back I was chatting with a friend about Italian cinema. We...