Saturday, May 06, 2006

It Waits

It’s been brought to my attention that come May 23, “It” will wait no more. This nasty bastard has apparently run out of patience, and I’m giddy as a Japanese school girl, excited as a recently released convict in a whorehouse, happy as a former diva on crack, eager as Jenna Jameson’s beaver, that It is about to unleash Its fury on the world...And It may just rip my face off for using atrocious simile.

From the press release (which, I'm sure you'll be pleased to know, contains no atrocious simile or inappropriate metaphor):

“It Waits”
On DVD May 23
TROY , MI – Anchor Bay Entertainment, an IDT Entertainment Company, presents the terrifying story of a dark legend come to life seeking vengeance on mankind. From acclaimed writer/producer Stephen J. Cannell (“A Team,” “Hunter,” “Profit,” “ 21 Jump Street”) comes… It Waits! Premiering on DVD May 23rd, 2006, consumers won't have to wait any longer to thrill at the extensive bonus features including behind-the-scenes footage and interviews of the cast and writers, in addition to a feature-length audio commentary. SRP is $19.98 and pre-book date is April 12.

Written by Cannell, Thomas E. Szollosi (“Mythquest”) and Richard Christian Matheson (Masters of Horror) and directed by Steven R. Monroe (House of 9), It Waits focuses on a tale taken from Native American folklore of a lost Human Being whose vicious resentments fueled an anger so fierce that its soul was banished from the world of the living. What happens when this malevolent spirit returns -– can anyone stop its relentless and destructive powers?

After her best friend is killed in an auto accident in which she was the driver, Forest Ranger Danielle St. Clair (Cerina Vincent -– “CSI,” Not Another Teen Movie) moves into a secluded watchtower in the mountains to bury herself in her work, unaware that something else is buried in the forest. A spirit of the underworld – a victim of its own evil bitterness long entombed in a cave. For a chance to escape and exact its bloody revenge, it waits…

And when accidentally released, the peaceful forest becomes a killing ground. Only Danielle and her fiancé Justin (Dominic Zamprogna, “Battlestar Galactica”) are left to stand up against this ancient nightmare.

Value-added supplements on the It Waits DVD include:
Widescreen Presentation (1.77:1), enhanced for 16x9 TVs
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
“Blood On The Pines” Behind-The-Scenes Featurette
Feature-length audio commentary with director Steven R. Monroe and star Cerina Vincent
Trailers

Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Inc. owns the worldwide distribution rights to more than 1,000 hours of Cannell produced series and TV movies. DVD releases from the company's broadcast hits include “Hunter Season One & Two,” “The Greatest American Hero Seasons One, Two & Three,” “The Commish Season Three” and “Silk Stalkings Season Four.” For more information on Stephen J. Cannell, visit www.cannell.com.

Anchor Bay Entertainment is a recognized name in home entertainment. The company offers an expansive selection of award-winning, notable theatrical films including “Time Bandits” and “Halloween,” classic television programming such as “Roseanne,” “3 rd Rock from the Sun,” “Three's Company,” “Highlander” and much of the Stephen J. Cannell library, traditional children's fare featuring the ever-popular Thomas & Friends collection and Mister Rogers Neighborhood, the impressive Manga anime line and chart-topping fitness titles including the "Crunch" and "For Dummies" series. Anchor Bay Entertainment is aggressively developing a wide range of original programs and concepts in addition to licensing existing brands and films.
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a subsidiary of IDT Entertainment. IDT Entertainment is a vertically integrated entertainment company that develops, produces, and distributes proprietary and licensed entertainment content.





Creature features make me swoon.

Soon as I view this bad boy (which I'm expecting in the mail soon -- lordy, I love free stuff) I’ll be posting a review, so stay tuned.

5 Comments:

At 11:27 AM, Blogger qrswave said...

wow. you really like this stuff.

or are you just kidding?

 
At 11:42 AM, Blogger Ms. Lori said...

I never kid. I'm as serious as a perforated colon.

 
At 1:58 PM, Blogger Granny said...

Enjoy.

 
At 8:21 PM, Blogger e-blackadder said...

You oughtta try and get to Horrorfind in Aug. Anchor Bay always has a booth there.

C.

 
At 11:40 AM, Blogger Alice said...

Like Granny said: enjoy.

Not my thing. But each to her own, right?

Hope it's everything you're anticipating and that you love every gory second of it.

Ever seen "IT"? Not scary (the book is fucking fantastic, and normally I don't like horror) but good fora giggle, especially if like me you were forced to watch The Waltons as a child...

 

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