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Old 01-24-17, 12:16 PM
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Promo for the new Wishmaster 4-movie set.



Extras:

Wishmaster (1997)

Synopsis: Magically powerful. Supernaturally evil. The ancient entity known in human legend as the Djinn can grant a person's wildest dreams. And in the process, it unleashes your darkest nightmares.The moral of the explosively terrifying, special-effects-powered, horror-fantasy spectacular: Be careful what you wish for!

Special Features:
Audio Commentaries:
Director Robert Kurtzman and screenwriter Peter Atkins
Director Robert Kurtzman and stars Andrew Divoff and Tammy Lauren
Isolated Score Selections/Audio Interview with composer Harry Manfredini
Featurettes
"Out of the Bottle" - Interviews with director Robert Kurtzman and co-producer David Tripet
"The Magic Words" – An Interview with screenwriter Peter Atkins
"The Djinn and Alexandra" – Interviews with stars Andrew Divoff and Tammy Lauren
"Captured Visions" – An Interview with director of photography Jacques Haitkin
"Wish List" – Interviews with actors Kane Hodder and Ted Raimi
Vintage Featurette: "Making of Wishmaster"
Trailers, Spots, Galleries: Teaser & Theatrical Trailers, TV & Radio Spots, Storyboard & Still Galleries
Behind-the-Scenes Footage Compilation

Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)

Synopsis: When the legendary monster, the Djinn, is re-released, he begins his reign of terror, plunging the earth into horror and chaos. As the Dijnn reaches his goal of a thousand captured souls, it is up to Morgana to stand between the world as we know it and a terrifying future beyond our darkest fears.

Special Features:
Audio Commentary with writer/director Jack Sholder
Trailer
Still Gallery

Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001)

Synopsis: Horror goes to extremes with Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell, the goriest installment of the hit franchise yet. When Diana, a beautiful coed, discovers an ancient gem inside a mystical Persian case, she unwittingly releases the mercilessly evil "Djinn." The gut-slinging demon uses fiendish trickery to take the form of a professor in order to slice, dice and burn his way through the university staff and its students. If he can overpower Diana, his "waker," and grant her three sick and twisted wishes, the very gates of Hell will open up and engulf the world in eternal damnation. With help from the man she loves she must impale the bloodthirsty demon with a sword from Heaven to save herself and the entire world.

Special Features:
Audio Commentary with director Chris Angel and cast members John Novak, Jason Connery, and Louisette Geiss
Vintage Featurette: "Making of Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell"
Trailer

Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (2002)

Synopsis: The unspeakable evil of the soul-devouring djinn rises again in this fourth electrifying installment of the unstoppable. Wishmaster horror legacy! But now, as a host of new victims see their most nightmarish wishes come true, the world faces the ultimate demonic terror; an onslaught of multiple djinns hell-bent on destroying everything in their path! Special Features:
Audio Commentaries:
Director Chris Angel and cast members Michael Trucco and Jason Thompson
Director Chris Angel and actor John Novak
Featurette: "Wishmasterpiece Theatre"
Trailer
Old 01-24-17, 01:18 PM
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I enjoyed the first, not entirely sure I saw the second, and I definitely didn't see the third or fourth. But I'm gonna buy this set because I am totally into this new line and I like helping sales.
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I might have seen 1 once. Don't remember it at all. But Divoff is great and he makes the role...
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

The Wishmaster series is fairly watchable. The movies are standalone if I remember correctly, so there isn't much need to see them in order or anything.
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can't wait for this. sounds great...The Gate...
Old 02-19-17, 01:43 PM
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can't wait for this. sounds great...The Gate...
Glad the A/V got great reviews!

I still need to pick up the previous two releases but I'm looking forward to finally owning this.
Old 02-19-17, 03:52 PM
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I dunno for some reason I haven't been able to bring myself to bite on any of the Vestron Video releases. To me most of what they're releasing is too obscure for my taste and too pricey to be willing to take a shot at blind buys. I wouldn't mind getting their release of Return of the Living Dead 3 eventually. The Wishmaster Collection sounds interesting too but I don't know that I've seen the films (I've heard of them) and four films for $40 is decent.
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I dunno for some reason I haven't been able to bring myself to bite on any of the Vestron Video releases. To me most of what they're releasing is too obscure for my taste and too pricey to be willing to take a shot at blind buys. I wouldn't mind getting their release of Return of the Living Dead 3 eventually. The Wishmaster Collection sounds interesting too but I don't know that I've seen the films (I've heard of them) and four films for $40 is decent.
Yeah, these are way over-priced for what you get. I did pick up ROTLD3, but most of these are marginal, bargain-bin quality titles that don't justify the $35-40 price tags.

I feel the same way about Scream Factory and Arrow, too, but the catalogs they have access to tend to be of a bit more qualtity. But $35 for Creepshow 2 is pushing it. I have bought a number of the Scream titles (Lifeforce, DotD, Fog, Howling, Thing, etc.) but pass on most of the b-level titles.
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I got Creepshow 2 at Target for less than $20.00. The MSRP is high, but I typically find these Arrow/Scream/Vestron titles for less than $20 each.
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It just seems like most of the Vestron Video releases I've seen are $30 or more which seems really high to me. Maybe I've missed sales or something but if I ever browse their stuff it always seems in that range. I guess for me Scream Factory has put out more high profile releases along with some hidden gems. Plus I don't think I've paid more than $25 or so for a single title (and that's rare most have been closer to the $15-$20 range).
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I was looking forward to getting the Vestron titles during B&N's 40% off with coupons on top of it, but then they stopped allowing coupons with the sale so there went that =/
I finally picked a couple up during Target's B2G1 sale last week, they came out to like $17 each which is still more than I would have liked to have spent but I don't know how likely it will be to get them for cheaper than that.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Chopping Mall - $17.99
Blood Diner - $17.99
C.H.U.D. II - $14.99

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/promo/20...rt%20skuidsaas
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

anyone actually get The Wishmaster Collection? How is it overall? i know the first is the draw. Good extras?
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anyone actually get The Wishmaster Collection? How is it overall? i know the first is the draw. Good extras?
anyone have this?
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Here you go:

http://www.dreadcentral.com/reviews/...ction-blu-ray/
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I think OldBoy is scared to step outside of the realm known as dvdtalk.
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Dagon & Beyond Re-Animator will be released on 7/24/18

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I was momentarily super excited when I thought it was The Keep.
I wish...
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Dagon & Beyond Re-Animator will be released on 7/24/18

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Meh. I'll buy them to support the line but neither film is very good.

Now, please, give us EYES OF FIRE!
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I would like to support this line more, but the titles for the most part are super expensive.

The only ones I have are Warlock, Wishmaster and Return of the Living Dead 3, which I got as a gift. I bought Warlock and Wishmaster when they went on sale at Amazon.

Yes, I know if the titles get heavily discounted, the line doesn't make money.

So, I have to be choosy on which ones I really want. And right now with titles being mostly $25+, I can't really afford to frivoluusly buy them.
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I bought Chopping Mall, and I saw Waxwork at a local theater. I would like the Waxwork Bluray, but the prices do kind of turn me off from seeing more movies from this line.
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I have to say that Dagon had a highly DNRed transfer. Skin looked waxy and shiny. It did not feel like watching a film. I think I'm going to hold off on pre-ordering Vestron titles until reviews are out.
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I have to say that Dagon had a highly DNRed transfer. Skin looked waxy and shiny. It did not feel like watching a film. I think I'm going to hold off on pre-ordering Vestron titles until reviews are out.
That's what has been posted about the Umbrella Release from Australia as well

Luckily I didn't sell off my DVD before I bought the Vestron Release.
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That's what has been posted about the Umbrella Release from Australia as well

Luckily I didn't sell off my DVD before I bought the Vestron Release.
I'm honestly not the pickiest of viewers when it comes to transfers, so far I would say Vestron releases haven't been mind-blowing, but perfectly acceptable. But Dagon is definitely among the most disappointing releases in my collection.
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I have to say that Dagon had a highly DNRed transfer. Skin looked waxy and shiny. It did not feel like watching a film. I think I'm going to hold off on pre-ordering Vestron titles until reviews are out.
I'm the same way about Predator 4K UHD. I'm gonna wait and see. I've come to terms with the possibility that I may never get rid of my dvd.

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