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David Cronenberg’s classic “SHIVERS” gets fully loaded Lionsgate/Vestron Blu-ray; details & art

Monday, July 13, 2020 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The first feature by the Canadian horror master (a.k.a. THEY CAME FROM WITHIN) is getting a long-awaited special-edition hi-def disc showcase.

SHIVERS is coming to Blu-ray and digital September 15 under Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series banner. David Cronenberg’s saga of a Montreal luxury apartment complex invaded by sexual parasites will be presented in 1080p 1.78:1 widescreen, with a big batch of bonus features:

  • NEW Audio commentary by writer/director David Cronenberg and co-producer Don Carmody
  • NEW “Mind Over Matter”: An interview with writer/director David Cronenberg
  • NEW “Good Night Nurse”: An interview with actress Lynn Lowry
  • NEW “Outside and Within”: An interview with special makeup effects creator Joe Blasco
  • NEW “Celebrating Cinépix”: An interview with Greg Dunning
  • Archival 1998 David Cronenberg interview
  • Still gallery with optional archival audio interview with executive producer John Dunning
  • Theatrical trailers
  • TV spot
  • Radio spots

Retail price is $17.99.

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.