There’s great news for John Carpenter fans in the UK as Studiocanal have decided to release four classic John Carpenter films on Blu-ray. Furthermore the films have undergone a 4K restoration and will also be shown in cinemas across the country. There will also be 4K Blu-ray collector’s editions of at least three of the four.
So just what are the films receiving this special attention?
- Arrow Video’s November 2018 Releases – De Palma & De Niro: The Early Films
- Indicator’s October 2018 Blu-ray Releases – Night of the Demon (1957)
Studiocanal Re-mastered John Carpenter Films
- The Fog (1980) Blu-ray Released 29 October 2018
- They Live (1988) Blu-ray Released 29 October 2018
- Escape From New York (1981) Blu-ray Released 26 November 2018
- Prince Of Darkness (1987) Blu-ray Released 26 November 2018
Three of the four films are to receive “Collector’s Editions” including 4K Ultra HD & standard Blu-ray discs.
- Escape from New York (1981) – Collector’s Edition (4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray)
- They Live (1988) – Collector’s Edition (4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray)
- The Fog (1980) – Collector’s Edition (4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray)
You can pre-order these John Carpenter films now over on Amazon.co.uk. We intend to review all four titles including the collector’s editions so keep an eye out for those in October/November.
John Carpenter has directed some outstanding films and all four of these titles we highly recommend watching, hopefully following our reviews we will be recommending these newly restored Blu-ray versions too.
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