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Full details of jam-packed Scream Factory “TRICK ’R TREAT” Blu-ray

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Never given proper theatrical release, Michael Dougherty’s Halloween horror anthology TRICK ’R TREAT is getting the full Collector’s Edition Blu-ray treatment by Shout! Factory this October on the Scream Factory label. The complete, extensive specs have now been revealed.

The TRICK ’R TREAT Blu-ray arrives October 9, featuring a new 2K scan of the original film elements supervised by Dougherty, presented in 1080p 2.35:1 widescreen with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio. The bonus features are:

  • NEW “Tales of Folklore & Fright: Creating TRICK ’R TREAT,” including interviews with writer/director Michael Dougherty, conceptual artist Breehn Burns and storyboard artist Simeon Wilkins
  • NEW “Tales of Mischief & Mayhem: Filming TRICK ’R TREAT”: in-depth interview with Michael Dougherty on the making of the film
  • NEW “Sounds of Shock & Superstition: Scoring TRICK ’R TREAT,” including interviews with Michael Dougherty and composer Douglas Pipes
  • NEW “Tales of Dread and Despair: Releasing TRICK ’R TREAT”: a look at the release and fandom with Michael Dougherty and writer Rob Galluzzo
  • “Season’s Greetings”: NEW 2K scan of the original 16mm elements—a short film by Michael Dougherty with optional commentary by Dougherty
  • NEW Storyboard and conceptual artwork gallery
  • NEW Behind-the-scenes still gallery
  • NEW “Monster Mash,” a story from the TRICK ‘R TREAT graphic novel
  • NEW FEARnet.com shorts
  • Audio commentary by director Michael Dougherty
  • “TRICK ’R TREAT: The Lore and Legends of Halloween” featurette
  • Deleted and alternate scenes with optional commentary by director Michael Dougherty
  • School bus FX comparison
  • Theatrical trailer

Retail price is $34.93, but you can pre-order it for just $24.93 at the Shout! Factory website and get it shipped two weeks early.

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.