Arrow Video July 2019 Blu-ray Releases – Eighties Fun In Weird Science

It’s time to take a look at the Arrow Video July 2019 upcoming Blu-ray line-up. Fans of writer/director John Hughes are in for a treat with two of his eighties coming of age comedies heading to Blu-ray.

Remember Weird Science (1985), the one where two teenagers create their perfect woman. That perfect vision being played by Kelly LeBrock, well that’s one of the titles you can look forward to and it’s been restored. Let’s take a closer look at that film and the rest of the upcoming titles, here’s the Arrow Video July 2019 Blu-ray line-up in full.

Arrow Video July 2019 Blu-ray Releases

Arrow Video July 2019 Blu-ray Releases - Eighties Fun In Weird Science

Release Dates

  • FM (1978) 1 July 2019 (UK, USA & Canada)
  • The Chill Factor (1993) 15 July 2019 (UK, USA & Canada)
  • Lords Of Chaos (2018) 22 July 2019 (UK)
  • Sixteen Candles (1984) 22 July 2019 (UK)
  • Weird Science (1985) 22 July 2019 (UK, USA & Canada)
  • Schramm (1993) 29 July 2019 (UK, USA & Canada)
  • The Loveless (1981) 9 July 2019 (USA & Canada)

FM (1978)

Comedy drama from director John A. Alonzo. A group of rebellious DJs along with other radio station staff decide to hijack the station and play non-stop music in a protest over the increase in commercials being run.

Arrow merely state this Blu-ray version to be:

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation transferred from original film elements

– Arrow Films

So be warned this may not be free from flickers and marks.

The Chill Factor (1993)

Horror film about a group of snowmobilers that find themselves stuck at an abandoned camp that was known to be used by satanic cult and some say still is!

If you happen to be a fan of this horror movie you will be pleased to learn that is has been restored.

Brand new 2K restoration from original film elements

– Arrow Films

Lords Of Chaos (2018)

Horror/thriller from director Jonas Åkerlund. A young guitarist forms Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s that results a truly disturbing and violent outcome.

Sixteen Candles (1984)

This one’s a coming of age comedy written and directed by John Hughes. Starring Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry and Anthony Michael Hall.

Fans of this John Hughes film should be very happy with Arrow Films carrying out a full restoration.

New restoration by Arrow Films from a 4K scan of the original negative

– Arrow Films

Weird Science (1985)

Another John Hughes coming of age comedies this time starring Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith as a couple of teenagers that create their ultimate fantasy woman played by Kelly LeBrock.

Arrow state this Blu-ray release has been restored.

New restoration by Arrow Films from a 4K scan of the original negative

– Arrow Films

Schramm (1993)

German horror film from director Jörg Buttgereit.

  • 2-Disc Director Approved Limited Edition
  • Limited edition certificate
  • Set of 5 exclusive Schramm “polaroid” postcards
  • Soundtrack CD
  • Limited edition 60-page book

HD transfer overseen by the filmmakers / High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation

– Arrow Films

USA/Canada Only Release

The Loveless (1981)

Drama written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow/Monty Montgomery that stars Willem Dafoe.

The film has undergone a 2K restoration.

Where to Purchase

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Final Thought – Arrow Video July 2019

I’m not too sure which films I intend to review at this point but Weird Science (1985) seems like a good choice.

You can see which I choose in July but my rule is the ones that Arrow Films states have been restored are worth taking a risk on if you simply can’t wait for the reviews. The others I’d definitely advise waiting for the Blu-ray reviews before purchasing.

What Do You Think?