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INVADERS FROM MARS Blu-ray Review

Thank you Shout Factory/Scrream Factory for releasing this classic late 80’s horror/alien invasion film Invaders from Mars from director Tobe Hooper. The film stars a great cast of character actors that includes,Karen Black (House Of 1,000 Corpses), Hunter Carson (Paris, Texas), Timothy Bottoms (Rollercoaster), Louise Fletcher (Flowers In The Attic), James Karen (The Return Of The Living Dead) and Bud Cort (Harold And Maude).

Watch my video review above and keep reading for more details about the film.

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Official Press Release:

Famed horror director Tobe Hooper’s 1986 re-make of the classic thriller film Invaders from Mars is a space-age creature feature crawling with horrifying hordes of Martians hell-bent on stealing your soul – as well as your planet!

Making its Blu-ray debut on April 7th, 2015 from Scream Factory, Invaders from Mars comes loaded with bonus features, including an all-new audio commentary from director Tobe Hooper, the new retrospective The Martians Are Coming!-The Making of Invaders fromMars, which features interviews with director Tobe Hooper, actor Hunter Carson, special creature effects artists Alec Gillis and Gino Crognale, and composer Christopher Young; galleries for the original storyboards and original production illustrations, and more! As an additional bonus, fans who order their copy from ShoutFactory.com will have their order shipped two weeks early.

Little David Gardner’s starry-eyed dreams turn into an out-of-this-world nightmare when invaders from the red planet land in his backyard and unleash their hostilities on unsuspecting earthlings! Paralyzed with fear as the aliens take over the minds of his mother, father and even his classmates, David must somehow find a way to stop them- before they turn the whole human race into brain-dead zombies!

Showcasing special effects from John Dykstra (Star Wars) and the creations of Stan Winston (Aliens), and starring Karen Black (House Of 1,000 Corpses), Hunter Carson (Paris, Texas), Timothy Bottoms (Rollercoaster), Louise Fletcher (Flowers In The Attic), James Karen (The Return Of The Living Dead) and Bud Cort (Harold And Maude), this thrilling remake is a must-own for horror fans.

Invaders from Mars Bonus Features

  • New audio commentary with director Tobe Hooper
  • The Martians Are Coming! – The Making of “Invaders from Mars”, an all-new retrospective featuring interviews with director Tobe Hooper, actor Hunter Carson, special creature effects artists Alec Gillis and Gino Crognale, and composer Christopher Young
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV spot
  • Original Storyboards
  • Original Production Illustration Gallery with commentary from artist William Stout.
  • Still Gallery

NOTE: In the video I made a mistake about Karen Black starring in One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, she starred opposite Jack Nicholson in Five Easy Pieces.

 

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