Many horror fans, myself included, missed out on the now out of print Blu-ray release for George Mihalka's 1981 slasher My Bloody Valentine, which included all the deleted gore footage, but this February, Scream Factory will offer up another chance to snag the unrated cut of the film with a brand new Collector's Edition Blu-ray!
The company detailed the release today, revealing that the 2-Disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray will include new 4K scans of the theatrical and unrated cuts of the film, in addition to a ton of new extras.
Special Features include:
DISC 1 – Theatrical Version:
NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative
NEW An Anemic Valentine – an interview with director George Mihalka
NEW From the Heart – an interview with actor Paul Kelman
NEW Friends of Mine – an interview with actress Lori Hallier
NEW Axel, Be My Valentine – an interview with actor Neil Affleck
NEW Becoming Sylvia – an interview with actress Helene Udy
NEW The Secret Keeper – an interview with actor Rob Stein
NEW Broken Hearts and Broken Bones – an interview with special makeup effects designer Tom Burman
NEW Holes in the Heart – a look at the difference between the theatrical version and the uncut version
DISC 2 – Uncut Version:
NEW 4K scan of the uncut original camera negative
NEW Audio Commentary with director George Mihalka
MY BLOODY VALENTINE 35th Anniversary Cast Reunion panel at the Bay of Blood Convention in Florida featuring director George Mihalka, cast members Lori Hallier, Helene Udy, Rob Stein, Peter Cowper, Thomas Kovacs, Jim Murchison, Alf Humphreys and hosted by Brian Singleton
Thomas Kovacs performs “The Ballad of Harry Warden” at the Bay of Blood Convention with Peter Cowper and Jim Murchison
Customers ordering directly from ShoutFactory.com will receive a limited edition deluxe offer that includes an exclusive 18" X 24" rolled poster featuring brand new artwork, a second exclusive 18" x 24" rolled poster featuring alternative new artwork, and an exclusive slipcover featuring alternative new artwork. (Only 2,000 will be made available.)
"On Valentine's Day, someone always loses their heart. Twenty years ago, this small town lost more than that. When supervisors abandoned their posts to attend the town's annual holiday dance, a tragedy claimed the lives of five miners. The sole survivor, Harry Warden, was institutionalized, but returned for a vengeful massacre on the disaster's first anniversary."
"Nineteen years later, the town is gearing up for another Valentine's Day party. Teen sweethearts T.J. and Sarah, along with their friend Axel, are among the excited partygoers. But when a box of candy containing an eerie warning and blood-soaked heart arrive, the townsfolk realize that romance is as good as dead. And so are they ..."
My Bloody Valentine returns to Blu-ray in North America on February 11th. Watch a brand new comparison video below.