M. Night Shyamalan’s films are known for their endings. The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Village, and others all have surprises twists aimed at wowing the audience. His latest film, Split, is no exception—but the original ending was even more intense than the one that ended up in theaters.
Animal-rampage movies were all the rage in the 1970s, with Jaws elevating the genre from niche horror to blockbuster status. But years before the shark it was all about the rats, in 1971's Willard and 1972's Ben. Now, at long last, this pair of skin-crawling classics is finally coming to Blu-ray.
Just about the only thing you don’t get in The Phantasm Collection is your very own killer sphere—pity those aren’t quite street legal. The set does include, however, all five Phantasm movie plus a boatload of extras included not just on the sixth bonus disc, but interspersed throughout.
It’s no secret that a lot of footage was cut or changed in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Huge scenes in the trailers weren’t in the final movie. And while some of the how and why that happened has been revealed, fans hoped the eventual home release would include those scenes in full. It will not... at least not yet.
The Vestron Video Collector’s Series strikes again, this time compiling all of the Wishmaster movies into one Blu-ray package. That’s right: ALL FOUR WISHMASTER MOVIES. Binge-watch this set of late-1990s/early-2000s cult-horror flicks, which range in quality from awesome to awesomely terrible, at your own risk.
Excellent news, Phantasm fans. The cult classic horror series is capping its recent resurgence—which saw a remastered version of the original, as well as the series finale Phantasm: Ravager, hitting theaters in late 2016—with a six-disc Blu-ray set. That’s all five films, plus a whole disc of special features.
With Star Trek: The Original Series celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, you wouldn’t think there was still more new footage to be found. You’d be wrong, and the experts behind the Star Trek Encyclopedia have spent nine years working to show it to us. io9 spoke with Denise and Michael Okuda about what there…
Make some room on your shelf next to Blood Diner, Chopping Mall, C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud, and Waxwork, because two new grimy essentials are coming from the Vestron Video Collector’s Series of Blu-rays: Parents and The Lair of the White Worm.
Westeros is a world with a long, rich history, which the Game of Thrones DVD and Blu-ray sets have done a great job in explaining with their Histories and Lore extras. io9 is proud to exclusively reveal the first one from the upcoming season six set: “The Children of the Forest vs. the First Men,” narrated by the…
Did you know Harrison Ford wore digital hair extensions in The Force Awakens? Well, that’s just one of the awesome tidbits J.J. Abrams gives up during an illuminating director’s commentary that’ll be available November 15 on the film’s 3D Blu-ray release.
Bowling: it’s not just for fun anymore. Now you can use it for filmmaking. At least, stop-motion filmmaking. Only at Laika. And specifically on Kubo and the Two Strings.
Chopping Mall has earned its cult status for many good reasons. It’s fast-paced, it has a totally 1980s setting, it has one of the best exploding heads in all of horror cinema, and its villains are killer robots. And now, thanks to the Vestron Video Collector’s Series of snazzy Blu-rays, it’s never looked better.
Here’s the weird thing about an already great movie like Captain America: Civil War. It’s such a big hit that it doesn’t have to be a good Blu-ray. It could be the movie on a disc in a paper slipcover and it would sell like crazy. But thankfully, Marvel decided to pack the release with lots of solid, additional…
Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange is only about two months away, but we don’t really know much about the movie. This new video featurette provides a few more hints at what awaits us in November.
No offense to J.J. Abrams, but the best Star Wars storytelling in the past year may have been on Star Wars Rebels. Executive producer Dave Filoni and his team weaved a complex, exciting tale that not only illuminated many previous Star Wars myths, but set up new ones, too.
Last week, Amazon accidentally let slip that a new bumper collection including all six extended editions of Peter Jackson’s Middle-Earth movies together for the very first time was on its way—and that it apparently had a humongous price tag. We thought it couldn’t possibly be true, but apparently we were wrong.
Better get your calm, peaceful nights of sleep in while you can, because some awesome nightmares are on the horizon. On September 20, you’ll be able to pick up Blu-rays of three memorable Stephen King adaptations: the 1979 miniseries Salem’s Lot; the 1990 miniseries It; and the 1985 horror anthology Cat’s Eye.
Pretty much ever since the Hobbit movies were announced, fans have clamored for an ultimate box set that gathered the (then-future) extended editions of those films with the extended Lord of the Rings cuts in a single box set. Well, you’ll soon be able to—and it’s pretty spectacular.
We all knew this was coming, but it doesn’t hurt our wallets any less. Disney has just announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to 3D Blu-ray November 15. The four-disc set will include a feature commentary by J.J. Abrams and new deleted scenes.
Optimus Prime passed away on August 8, 1986. It was 30 full years ago today, when Transformers: The Movie debuted, that the heroic robot sacrificed his own life to defeat the evil Megatron. But an event that was tragic for Prime’s fellow Autobots turned out to be completely traumatic for me and god knows how many…