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Oh, baby! Details revealed for “IT’S ALIVE Trilogy” Scream Factory Blu-ray set

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Larry Cohen’s killer infants are making their high-definition debuts as Shout! Factory issues the IT’S ALIVE Trilogy, a three-disc Scream Factory Blu-ray set coming in May. The full specs have now been released.

The IT’S ALIVE Trilogy streets May 15, containing IT’S ALIVE, in which a mutated baby goes on a rampage through Los Angeles; IT LIVES AGAIN, which triples the menace as their parents try to stop them; and IT’S ALIVE III: ISLAND OF THE ALIVE, in which the government makes an ill-fated attempt to quarantine the multiple little killers. Each film will be presented in a new 1.85:1 2K scan of the original film elements; special features are as follows:

IT’S ALIVE

  • New “Cohen’s Alive: Looking Back at the IT’S ALIVE Films,” featuring interviews with writer/producer/director Larry Cohen, actors James Dixon, Michael Moriarty and Laurene Landon and more…
  • New “IT’S ALIVE at the Nuart: The 40th Anniversary Screening” with Larry Cohen
  • Audio commentary by writer/producer/director Larry Cohen
  • Radio spots
  • TV spots
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Still gallery

IT LIVES AGAIN

  • Audio commentary by writer/producer/director Larry Cohen
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Still gallery

IT’S ALIVE III: ISLAND OF THE ALIVE

  • New interview with special effects makeup designer Steve Neill
  • Audio commentary by writer/director Larry Cohen
  • Trailer
  • Still gallery

Retail price is $49.97, but you can pre-order it for $39.97 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.