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A Blu-ray to get Re-animated about!
By James Whittington, Monday 30th November 2020
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Jeffrey Combs (The Frighteners) returns as everyone's favourite mad doctor in Beyond Re-Animator, the second sequel to Stuart Gordon's undisputed 1985 splatter classic Re-Animator.

Finally being held accountable for his catastrophic experiments in re-animating the dead, Dr Herbert West (Combs) finds himself incarcerated at a maximum-security penitentiary. With the arrival of a new prison doctor who happens to be an enthusiastic student of West's work, the medical deviant is afforded the opportunity to resume his grisly studies - this time on his fellow inmates, with predictably hair-raising results.

Once again helmed by gore guru Brian Yuzna (Bride of Re-Animator, Society) with memorably imaginative make-up effects by Screaming Mad George (Society, The Guyver), Beyond Re-Animator breathes new life into the hit horror franchise and is being unleashed onto Blu-ray on 1st February thanks to Arrow Video.

Extras:
Audio commentary by director Brian Yuzna
Isolated score track featuring an interview with composer Xavier Capellas
Beyond and Back, an interview from 2018 with Yuzna
Death Row Side Show, an interview from 2018 with Jeffrey Combs
Six Shots by Midnight, an interview with S.T. Toshi, author of I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft
All in the Head: Brian Yuzna on the Re-Animator Chronicles, an archive interview with the director looking back at the franchise
In Prison with the Dead, an on-set documentary made by Yazid Benfeghoul for his Gore News fanzine, featuring interviews with Yuzna, Screaming Mad George and others
Production Art Gallery by illustrator Richard Raaphorst
Electronic press kit featurette, plus interviews with Yuzna and the cast, and behind-the-scenes footage
Press conference footage, featuring Yuzna and the cast
Interviews filmed at the Sitges Film Festival in 2002
Music video for "Move Your Dead Bones" by Dr. Reanimator
Alternate opening credits
Theatrical trailers
Image gallery
Reversible sleeve featuring new and original artwork by Gary Pullin

FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collectors' booklet featuring new writing on the film by Xavier Aldana Reyes and Michael Doyle.


Related show tags: RE-ANIMATOR, THE FRIGHTENERS
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