Darkman Blu-ray To Be Released On February 18, 2014

Scream Factory will released Darkman on Blu-ray on February 18, 2014. The 1990 superhero action film was directed and co-written by Sam Raimi and based on a short story Raimi wrote that paid homage to Universal’s horror films of the 1930s.

The film stars Liam Neeson as Peyton Westlake, a scientist who is attacked and left for dead by a ruthless mobster, Robert Durant (played by Larry Drake) after his girlfriend, an attorney (Frances McDormand) runs afoul of a corrupt developer (Colin Friels).

Unable to secure the rights to either The Shadow or Batman, Raimi decided to create his own superhero. Over the years, Darkman has become regarded as a cult film.

Features Include:

– 1080p, 2.35:1 HD Video
– DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Sound
– Interviews with Liam Neeson and Frances McDormand
– My Name is Durant – Interview with Larry Drake
– The Face of Revenge – Interview with Makeup Designer Tony Gardner
– Henchman Tales – Interviews with actors Danny Hicks and Dan Bell
– Dark Design – Interview with Production Designer Randy Ser and Art Director Philip Dagort
– Audio Commentary with director of photography Bill Pope
– Vintage Making-of and interview Featurettes featuring interviews with Sam Raimi, Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand and more…
– Vintage full-length interviews, not used in the featurettes, with Sam Raimi, Liam Neeson and Frances McDormand
– Theatrical Trailer
– TV Spots
– Still Galleries – Posters & production stills, Behind the Scenes, Make-up Effects and Storyboards

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Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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