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Roger Corman Cult Classic Releases!

Posted by Josh Samford On March - 26 - 2010
No name in the cinematic phone book quite epitomizes the word American Cult quite like that of Roger Corman. The man has produced a true cacophony of cheaply made but well loved works that have established themselves throughout the cinematic landscape, and the good people at Shout Factory are doing the world a service and re-releasing a good number of films from his catalog. You have probably already heard about this, as the company has been heavily promoting their new Roger Corman Cult Classic series, but we now have some release information!

First up is The Ramones vehicle Rock & Roll High School which is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary with a special edition DVD and Bluray release! The special features are listed as such:
* New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (1.85:1)
* Special Introduction And “Thank You” From Director Allan Arkush
* Audio Commentary With Director Allan Arkush, Producer Mike Finnell And Screenwriter Richard Whitley
* Audio Commentary With Roger Corman And Dey Young
* New Audio Commentary With Director Allan Arkush, P.J. Soles And Clint * Howard
* Back To School: A Retrospective Including All-New Interviews With Allan Arkush, Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Dey Young, Marky Ramone And More . . .
* Staying After Class: A Roundtable Interview With P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten And Dey Young
* Interview With Roger Corman Conducted By Leonard Maltin
* New Interview With Director Allan Arkush Including A Look At Rare, Behind-The-Scenes Stills From His Personal Collection
* Audio Outtakes From The Roxy – Audio Recording Of The Ramones Shooting The Final Scene
* Original Radio Ads And TV Spots
* Original Theatrical Trailer
* Original Theatrical Trailer With Commentary By writer/director/actor Eli Roth Courtesy Of Trailers from Hell.
* Additional Roger Corman Trailers
* And more TBA!

GET YOUR PRE-ORDERS FOR THE BLURAY IN AT AMAZON!

GET YOUR PRE-ORDERS FOR THE DVD IN AT AMAZON!

Also being released on DVD is the Punk rock study from Penelope Spheeris, Suburbia. Well regarded, this should turn out to be a worthy purchase as well! Special features look like so:

* New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (1.85:1)

* Audio Commentary With Director Penelope Spheeris

* Audio Commentary With Producer Bert Dragin And Cast Members Jennifer Clay And Christina Beck

* Still Gallery

* Trailers




PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY OF THE DVD FROM AMAZON!

Keep your eyes peeled to Varied Celluloid, as we’ll be covering quite a few films from the Roger Corman Cult Classics series!

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