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Phantasm; Re-Animator

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Phantasm

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
94 minutes
performer:
Reggie Bannister, Angus Scrimm
director:
Don Coscarelli
distributor:
MGM
author:
Don Coscarelli
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Horror

We gave it an A

Low budget, influential, and unforgettable, Phantasm and Re-Animator are two horror yarns that richly deserve their deluxe treatment on these laserdiscs. Both sets offer letterboxed transfers and running audio commentary; as bonuses, Phantasm (in an autographed edition that includes a music CD) sports a first-time stereo soundtrack, and Re-Animator has 20-plus minutes of unused footage. But be warned about the astounding ’70s clothes worn by Phantasm‘s writer-director Don Coscarelli in a supplemental TV interview; they’re even scarier than his film’s infamous silver sphere. Both discs: A

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