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Blue Underground bringing Larry Cohen’s “GOD TOLD ME TO” to 4K UHD/Blu-ray; art & details

Monday, April 18, 2022 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Perhaps the maverick filmmaker’s most unique horror film will soon look sharper than ever.

Blue Underground releases GOD TOLD ME TO, writer/producer/director Larry Cohen’s 1976 shocker (a.k.a. DEMON) about apparent random acts of murder that lead an NYPD detective (Tony Lo Bianco) to some truly bizarre discoveries, in a 4K UHD/Blu-ray combo pack July 19. The 4K restoration from the original uncensored negative, in 1.85:1 widescreen, will be accompanied by Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks. Special features are:

Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray):

  • Audio commentary #1 by writer/producer/director Larry Cohen
  • NEW Audio commentary #2 by film historians Steve Mitchell and Troy Howarth
  • Theatrical trailers
  • TV spots

Disc 2 (Blu-ray):

  • Audio commentary #1 by writer/producer/director Larry Cohen
  • NEW Audio commentary #2 by film historians Steve Mitchell and Troy Howarth
  • Heaven & Hell on Earth: Interview with star Tony Lo Bianco
  • Bloody Good Times: Interview with special effects artist Steve Neill
  • God Told Me To Bone: New Beverly Q&A with Larry Cohen
  • Lincoln Center Q&A with Larry Cohen
  • Theatrical trailers
  • TV spots
  • Poster & still gallery

Retail price is $49.95.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.