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Details revealed for Scream Factory “LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH” and “BODY PARTS” Blu-rays

Friday, December 13, 2019 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

A cult classic from the ’70s and one from the ’90s are coming to Blu-ray from Shout! Factory on the Scream Factory line, and complete specs have now been released.

John Hancock’s LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH (pictured), the dreamlike, surreal study of a woman recovering from a nervous breakdown at a remote Connecticut house where the supernatural comes out to play, and Eric Red’s BODY PARTS, about a psychologist who loses an arm in accident and finds that its replacement has a murderous life of its own, are both coming January 28. JESSICA is presented in 1.85:1 widescreen with the following special features:

  • NEW Audio commentary by director John Hancock and producer Bill Badalato
  • NEW “Art Saved My Life”: composer Orville Stoeber on LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH
  • NEW “Scare Tactics: Reflections on a Seventies Horror Classic” with author/film historian Kim Newman
  • NEW “She Walks These Hills”: the film’s locations then and now
  • Theatrical trailer
  • TV spot
  • Radio spot
  • Still gallery

PARTS is presented in 2.35:1 widescreen and comes with these extras:

  • NEW Audio commentary by director Eric Red
  • NEW “I Dare You to Read the Script”: an interview with director Eric Red
  • NEW “Something Unstoppable”: an interview with actor Paul Ben-Victor
  • NEW “Molded for Cinema”: an interview with actor Peter Murnik
  • NEW “That One Hurt”: an interview with editor Anthony Redman
  • Deleted gore footage with optional commentary by director Eric Red
  • Theatrical trailer
  • TV spots
  • Still gallery

Retail price for each is $29.99, but you can pre-order JESSICA here and PARTS here for $23.99 each.

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.