The witty, savage Austrailian horror festival favorite The Loved Ones is finally arriving on DVD in the US on September 11th. As much as a I want a Blu-ray, it's comforting to know that everyone can now experience one of the most praised horror films of the year, and in an unrated edition. Check out the full cover art and official press release below.
"Hell hath no fury…like a prom queen scorned in the horrifying thriller THE LOVED ONES, debuting on DVD (with UltraViolet™), On Demand and for Digital Download on September 11, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Winner of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness People’s Choice award, THE LOVED ONES is “brutal, bloody and black as all hell” (Rolling Stone) and “a beautiful, fresh and engaging horror film that’s a must see” (Bloody Disgusting). When Brent (Xavier Samuel, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) rejects his classmate Lola’s (Robin McLeavy, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) invitation to the prom, he sets off a chain of events that leave him the victim of her twisted revenge. Now he's the only guest at Lola's terrifying and demented prom, and must fight to survive what could be his final dance. Will Brent live through this nightmare of drills, nails, glitter and syringes…or become one of Lola's "loved ones"?
"THE LOVED ONES DVD includes a shocking, unrated version of the film, plus interviews with the film’s stars and special effects makeup supervisor.
"All DVDs available for purchase will be enabled with UltraViolet, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them – reliably and securely – to a variety of devices.
"THE LOVED ONES DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the following:
Unrated Version of the Film