Select Page

Full details revealed for uncut “MY BLOODY VALENTINE” on Scream Factory Blu-ray

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


One of the most notorious casualties of MPAA-mandated scissoring is coming to Blu-ray intact, just in time for its namesake holiday. Read on for the complete specs, plus the art.

Shout! Factory will release 1981’s MY BLOODY VALENTINE in a two-disc set as part of its Scream Factory line on February 11. The saga of the mining town of Valentine Bluffs being stalked by a mysterious, pickaxe-wielding murderer will be presented in new 4K scans of both the uncut and theatrical versions, from the original camera negative. Special features are:

Disc 1: Theatrical Version

  • NEW 4K scan of the original camera negative
  • NEW “An Anemic Valentine”: an interview with director George Mihalka
  • NEW “From the Heart”: an interview with actor Paul Kelman
  • NEW “Friends of Mine”: an interview with actress Lori Hallier
  • NEW “Axel, Be My Valentine”: an interview with actor Neil Affleck
  • NEW “Becoming Sylvia”: an interview with actress Helene Udy
  • NEW “The Secret Keeper”: an interview with actor Rob Stein
  • NEW “Broken Hearts and Broken Bones”: an interview with special makeup effects designer Tom Burman
  • NEW “Holes in the Heart”: a look at the difference between the theatrical version and the uncut version
  • Theatrical trailer
  • TV spots
  • Radio spots
  • Still gallery

Disc 2: Uncut Version:

  • NEW 4K scan of the uncut original camera negative
  • NEW Audio commentary by director George Mihalka
  • MY BLOODY VALENTINE 35th Anniversary Cast Reunion panel at the Bay of Blood Convention in Florida featuring director George Mihalka and cast members Lori Hallier, Helene Udy, Rob Stein, Peter Cowper, Thomas Kovacs, Jim Murchison and Alf Humphreys, hosted by Brian Singleton
  • Thomas Kovacs performs “The Ballad of Harry Warden” at the Bay of Blood Convention with Peter Cowper and Jim Murchison

Retail price is $34.93, and for those who pre-order it from the Shout! Factory website, the first 2,000 orders will receive an exclusive 18 x 24” rolled poster featuring brand new artwork, a second exclusive 18 x 24” rolled poster featuring alternative new artwork and an exclusive slipcover featuring alternative new artwork.

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,, 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.