Though it's been available On Demand for several months now, Frank Khalfoun's fan-favorite remake of William Lustig's Maniac finally hit home video here in the states this past Tuesday, landing on both DVD and Blu-ray. Hot on the heels of the release, Texas-based art gallery Mondo has just made the surprising and exciting announcement that they will soon be giving the film a very special release of their own - and I hope you've still got a VCR lying around your house somewhere!
Taking advantage of the current resurgence of interest in the format, Mondo will be releasing the Maniac remake onto VHS - a limited edition offering of a mere 500 tapes. Housed inside of a clamshell case, the tapes will be selling for $25 each, with a randomly insert purple cassette going to one of the lucky 500 who are able to get their hands on one.
As is typically the case with Mondo, the VHS tapes will go on sale at a random time on the announced release date of Tuesday, October 22nd. To make sure you're able to get one, I'd advise you to bookmark the VHS/Vinyl page of their online shop, and keep constant tabs on it once the 22nd rolls around. As soon as you see it go on sale, be sure to snatch one up, because they'll last about as long as a prostitute in the company of Frank Zito!