Anchor Bay has finally announced details on the remake of George A. Romero’s The Crazies. The film will be released both on DVD and Blu-ray, and extras will include director commentary and a number of featurettes including a behind the scenes look, a thematic exploration of Romero’s films, a look at the make-up effects, and much more. The Blu-ray will also include a digital copy of the film.
I have talked about this film twice on this blog already, and having just recently seen the film for a second time, I can honestly stand by my opinion as this being my favorite horror film this decade. Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, and Joe Anderson star as inhabitants of a small town slowly being overrun by “crazies”. The film is a lot of fun, with enough genuine scares, terrific performances, relatable characters, and well-written script to keep you thoroughly entertained. A-
The DVD and Blu-ray will be released on June 29th: