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Severin’s “ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK/GIALLO” Blu-rays set wide-release date; details, art, trailers

Friday, January 4, 2019 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Previously issued as a limited Black Friday combo pack, Severin Films’ Blu-rays of the classic Italian shocker ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK and the compilation ALL THE COLORS OF GIALLO are going into general release later this month. Read on for all the info, plus the cover art and trailers.

Severin issues ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK, directed by Sergio Martino (TORSO) and starring giallo queen Edwige Fenech and other Italo-horror regulars like George Hilton, Ivan Rassimov and Susan Scott, along with …GIALLO on January 29. DARK, which will also be available on DVD, is presented in a new 4K scan from the original negative, accompanied by these special features:

  • THEY’RE COMING TO GET YOU: Alternate U.S. cut (Blu-ray edition only)
  • Audio commentary by Kat Ellinger, author of ALL THE COLORS OF SERGIO MARTINO
  • “Color My Nightmare”: Interview with director Sergio Martino
  • “Last of the Mohicans”: Interview with screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi
  • “Giallo Is the Color”: Interviews with actor George Hilton and Italian horror expert Antonio Tentori
  • Trailers
  • CD soundtrack (Limited to 2500 units, Blu-Ray edition only)

ALL THE COLORS OF GIALLO is a three-disc collection containing over 100 trailers for movies by the likes of Mario Bava, Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci et al., and comes with plenty of supplements and a pair of bonus discs, one containing previews for German krimi thrillers:

Disc One

  • GIALLOTHON: Four-plus hours of giallo trailers
  • Audio commentary on all trailers by Kat Ellinger, author of ALL THE COLORS OF SERGIO MARTINO
  • ALL THE COLORS OF GIALLO, a new feature-length documentary by Federico Caddeo
  • “The Giallo Frames”: Interview with John Martin, editor of The Giallo Pages

Disc Two

  • KRIMINAL: 90-minute krimi trailer compilation
  • “The Case Of The Krimi”: Interview with film historian Marcus Stiglegger

Disc Three

  • THE STRANGE SOUNDS OF THE BLOODSTAINED FILMS: Giallo theme compilation CD curated by Alfonso Carillo of Rendezvous! From the archives of Beat Records, remastered By Enrico De Gemini

Check out trailers for both releases below, and head over to the Severin webstore to purchase the discs and related merch.

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.