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Scream Factory Releasing '80s Classics on Blu-ray! 'The Howling', 'Day of the Dead', 'Lifeforce', 'The Burning' and More


Scream Factory made big announcements over the past week, via their Facebook page, about the releases of some classic '80s titles. Many of the films will be available on Blu-ray for the first time ever.

Here's a brief rundown of what's coming up with details on extras and the full list of releases for fans eagerly awaiting upcoming titles. The list includes a TerrorVision/The Video Dead double-feature. Get stoked!

THE FOG (1980): John Carpenter's seaside ghostly revenge flick with Adrienne Barbeau and Jamie Lee Curtis. New extras are in the works! First time on Blu-ray

THE BURNING (1981): Summer Camp. Garden shears. Tom Savini effects. Need we say more? First time on Blu-ray.

THE HOWLING (1981): Joe Dante's ultimate werewolf pic with superb Rob Bottin effects. First time on Blu-ray.

LIFEFORCE (1985): Tobe Hooper's space vampires and light-show extravaganza finally gets its first ever anamorphic widescreen presentation! First time on Blu-ray.

NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984): Shopping and zombies highlight this post-Doomsday cult classic. First time on Blu-ray.

DAY OF THE DEAD (1985): George Romero's splattery undead classic gets a new collector's edition with new extras.

Full Schedule:
Halloween II
Halloween III
Terror Train
The Funhouse
They Live

The Island (12/11)
Death Valley (12/11)
Deadly Blessing (1/22)
The Nest (2/19)
Prison (2/19)
TerrorVision/The Video Dead double feature ( 2/19)
From Beyond (March)
Phantasm II (March)
Vampire Lovers (Date TBD)
Town that Dreaded Sundown / The Evictors (Date TBD)
The Incredible Melting Man (Date TBD)
X-ray aka "Hospital Massacre" (Date TBD)
Schizoid (Date TBD)
The Godsend (Date TBD)
Scanners II & Scanners III (Date TBD)
The Horror Show (Date TBD)
The Vagrant (Date TBD)
The Fog (Date TBD)
The Howling (Date TBD)
Lifeforce (Date TBD)
Night of the Comet (Date TBD)
The Burning (Date TBD)
Day of the Dead (Date TBD)

via Scream Factory Facebook