Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Hanna-Barbera's Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky, and Drooper Star in an All-New Horror Movie "The Banana Splits Movie"

Hanna-Barbera's Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky, and Drooper Star in an All-New Horror Movie


The Banana Splits Movie

 Available on Digital August 13th
On Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and DVD August 27th 


One banana, two banana, three banana, GORE! The cult-favorite animal rock-band from Hanna-Barbera’s 1968 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour variety program is back with a blood-spattered vengeance! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you The Banana Splits Movie, an original feature-length film on Digital on August 13, and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on August 27, 2019. The movie is priced to own at $19.99 SRP for Digital, $24.98 SRP for Blu-ray Combo Pack ($34.97 in Canada), $19.98 SRP for the DVD ($24.99 in Canada).

The Banana Splits Movie will offer a new take on the classic characters. The film follows a boy named Harley and his family as they go to a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young Harley. But things take an unexpected turn — and the body count quickly rises. Can Harley, his mom and their new pals safely escape?

“Get nostalgic and horrified all at the same time while watching the trippy 60’s characters in this all-new tale about fear, power, and an oversized puppet rock-band,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE, Vice President, TV Marketing, Family & Animation. The Banana Splits Movie is a throwback to a fanatical children’s series with a horror-genre twist — and we can’t wait for the band to get back together for a new generation of fans!”

The Banana Splits Movie stars Dani Kind (Wyonna Earp) as Beth, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong (The Kindness of Strangers) as Harley, Romeo Carere as Austin, Steve Lund (Street Legal, Schitt’s Creek) as Mitch, and Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries, A Series of Unfortunate Events, War for the Planet of the Apes) as Rebecca. The beloved Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky and Drooper are voiced by Eric Bauza (Looney Tunes Cartoons, Woody Woodpecker, UniKitty!). The film is written by Jed Elinoff & Scott Thomas (Raven’s Home, My Super Psycho Sweet 16) and directed by Danishka Esterhazy (Level 16) with music by Patrick Stumph (Fall Out Boy, Gnome Alone). The movie is produced by Blue Ribbon Content in association with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and SYFY. The Banana Splits Movie will make its broadcast debut on SYFY later this year.



DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
Banana Splits: Behind the Horror

DIGITAL AND BLU-RAY COMBO PACK SPECIAL FEATURES
Banana Splits: Behind the Horror
Terror on Set
Breaking News! The Banana Splits Massacre


DIGITAL
The Banana Splits Movie will be available to own on Digital. Digital purchase allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital movies and TV shows are available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu and others. A Digital Copy is also included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs for redemption and cloud storage.

BASICS
Digital Release: August 13, 2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release: August 27, 2019
Order Due Date: July 23, 2019
Blu-ray and DVD Presented in 16x9 widescreen format
Running Time: Feature: Approx. 86 min
Enhanced Content: Approx. 15 min




About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About SYFY
SYFY is a global, multiplatform media brand that gives science fiction fans of all kinds a universe to call home. Celebrating the genre in all its forms, SYFY super-serves passionate fans with original science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and superhero programming, live event coverage and imaginative digital and social content. The brand is powered by SYFY WIRE (www.syfy.com), the premier portal for breaking genre news, insight and commentary. SYFY is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About Blue Ribbon Content
Formed in 2014, Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) develops and produces live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and also experiments with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. Live-action BRC programs include digital feature Daphne and Velma for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, comedies Beerfest and JoJoHead for CW Seed, SpringHill Entertainment’s basketball documentary series Best Shot for YouTube Red and the following upcoming projects: the second season of the UNINTERRUPTED comedy Now We’re Talking, Golden Revenge, and the feature-length comedy Good Girls Get High. Animated BRC programs include Constantine: City of Demons and Freedom Fighters: The Ray for CW Seed, as well as Ginger Snaps for ABC Digital.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Arrow Video US - June 2019 Release Schedule

    

New from Arrow Video US and Arrow Academy US

TRAPPED ALIVE [Blu-ray] (6/4)

THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN [Blu-ray] (6/4)

THE RUNNING MAN [Blu-ray] (6/18)
 [Limited Edition Blu-ray] (6/25)

DOUBLE FACE [Blu-ray] (6/25)

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Arrows Unleashes American Horror Treasures, British Sci-Fi Classics and German-Italian Thrillers this June!
 
With summer beating down the door the temperature outside isn't the only thing sizzling. Arrow is brining their own heatwave this June with five new titles sure to satisfy the most devoted of cinephiles. Grab your favorite summer drink, jack up the A/C and get nice and cozy with your couch, you're going to be sitting there a while.
 
Leading the way this month is the June 25th release of the highly anticipated American Horror Project Volume 2. The American Horror Project, co-curated with the help of author Stephen Thrower, is Arrow's mission to dig deep into the depth of American genre cinema and unearth some lesser known masterpieces. Each volume selects three films that have gone under the radar, gives them gorgeous 2K restorations, and loads them up with enough special features to keep you busy hours after the films have ended. Volume 2 includes Dream No Evil, a surrealistic horror film about a woman that becomes mad in attempt to find her father and gets lost in a dark fantasy world; Dark August, a tale of a cursed man that seeks out the assistance of a spiritualist; and finally The Child, the story of an 11-year-old girl that is able to use supernatural abilities to raise the dead.
 
This limited edition American Horror Project release includes American Horror Journal Vol. 2, a 60-page booklet featuring new writing on the films by Stephen R. Bissette, Travis Crawford and Amanda Reyes.
 
Coming to Blu-ray on June 4th is Trapped Alive, featuring genre favorite Cameron Mitchell. This late '80s horror effort finds a group of people trapped in a mine shaft where a cannibalistic mutant hunts them for food. This new Arrow release comes with a brand new 2K restoration from the original camera negative, 3 brand new audio commentary tracks, a brand new making-of documentary and more. Also hitting shelves on June 4th is Michael Crichton's sci-fi classic, The Andromeda Strain. Nominated for 2 Academy Awards and hailed by Roger Ebert as "splendid entertainment," this film from director Robert Wise has been entertaining audiences for decades. With new 4K restoration from the original camera negative and a spaceship-load worth of special features, it's sure to entertain for decades to come.
 
Carol Reed's 1963 thriller The Running Man comes home on June 18th sporting a new 2K restoration courtesy of Sony Pictures. A man frustrated by his insurance company fakes his own death in order to cash in on the claim. Things seem to be going smoothly until an investigator begins snooping around. Making its official home video premiere, The Running Man comes with a variety of special features.
 
Closing out the month is the June 25th release of Double Face. This late '60s Italian thriller from director Riccardo Freda stars Klaus Kinski as a millionaire unwittingly led into murder by his lesbian wife. Praised by Mondo Digital as "a sumptuous time capsule," Double Face blends genres and is a must-own for both fans of the German krimi and the Italian giallo.
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Trapped Alive

One wintry night, pals Robin and Monica are making their way to a Christmas party when they're carjacked by a gang of crooks recently escaped from the local penitentiary. With the two young women taken as hostages, things take an even darker turn when their vehicle plummets down an abandoned mine shaft, trapping them underground with the dangerous crooks - and a mutant cannibal.
BLU-RAY
SKU: AV200
UPC: 760137245186
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 06/04/19
PreBook Date: 04/16/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Run Time: 89 mins
 
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The Andromeda Strain

A government satellite crashes outside a small town in New Mexico and within minutes, every inhabitant of the town is dead, except for a crying baby and an elderly derelict. Realizing that the satellite carried a lethal organism, a team of government scientists race against the clock to understand the extraterrestrial virus - codenamed "Andromeda" - before it can wipe out all life on the planet.
BLU-RAY
SKU: AV203
UPC: 760137252788
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 06/04/19
PreBook Date: 04/30/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy
Language: English
Run Time: 131 mins
 
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The Running Man

Rex Black has successfully faked his death and escaped to sunny M├ílaga under a new identity, waiting for his wife Stella to arrive with £50,000 of life insurance money. It's the start of a blissful new life for the couple - until Stephen, the insurance agent in charge of investigating Rex's death, suddenly arrives. Is he just holidaying, as he claims, or is he on assignment to foil Rex's scheme'
BLU-RAY
SKU: AA048
UPC: 760137250487
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 06/18/19
PreBook Date: 05/14/19
Label: Arrow Academy
Genre: Film Noir
Language: English
Run Time: 104 mins
 
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American Horror Project Volume 2 [Limited Edition]

Continuing its mission to unearth the very best in weird and wonderful horror obscura from the golden age of US independent genre moviemaking, Arrow Video is proud to present the long-awaited second volume in its American Horror Project series co-curated by author Stephen Thrower (Nightmare USA: The Untold Story of the Exploitation Independents).
BLU-RAY
SKU: AV204
UPC: 760137252986
SRP: 99.95
Street Date: 06/25/19
PreBook Date: 05/21/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Run Time: 254 mins
 
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Double Face

When a businessman's unfaithful dies in a car crash, it initially looks like a freak accident. However, the plot thickens when evidence suggests that the car was tampered with prior to the crash. And John's perception of reality is thrown into doubt when he discovers a pornographic movie which appears to feature Helen - suggesting that she is in fact alive and playing elaborate mind games...
BLU-RAY
SKU: AV205
UPC: 760137252887
SRP: 39.95
Street Date: 06/25/19
PreBook Date: 05/21/19
Label: Arrow Video
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Language: Italian
Run Time: 91 mins
 
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