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    Unique ID Code: 0000045486
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    Added on: 26/2/2003 07:20
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    Return of the Living Dead, The (US)

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    They`re back from the grave and ready to party!
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 91 mins
    Retail Price: $14.98
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    A sudden storm brings a shower of polluted rain and in a downtown cemetery something stirs six feet under the earth.

    The bad news is the living dead are back. The worse news is that they haven`t had a decent meal in years... and as anybody will tell you there`s nothing greedy as a ghoul with a taste for human brains.

    `Return Of The Living Dead` is a special effects masterpiece and has its rotting tongue firmly in its ghoulish green cheek.

    Special Features:
    Commentary with Director/Writer Dan O`Bannon and Production Designer William Stout
    Designing the Dead Featurette
    Theatrical Trailer
    Conceptual Art by William Stout
    TV Spots

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Mono English
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Dan O`Bannon

    Written By:

    Clu Gulager
    James Karen
    Don Calfa
    Thom Mathews
    Beverly Randolph
    John Philbin

    Casting By:
    Stanzi Stokes

    Soundtrack By:
    Matt Clifford
    Robert Randles

    Director of Photography:
    Jules Brenner

    Robert Gordon

    Production Designer:
    William Stout

    Tom Fox

    Executive Producer:
    John Daly
    Derek Gibson

    MGM / UA

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    8 / 10
    The picture quality is excellent with few problems. I`ve never seen this film look so good. Audio is only mono but is functional.

    The first extra is an audio commentary from director Dan O` Bannon and production designer William Stout. Both men seem to be having a good time watching this film and remember plenty about the production. Next is a featurette, Designing The Dead, which looks at the designs for various zombies in the film. Dan O` Bannon and William Stout are interviewed for this featurette. Most of the information here is not mentioned in the commentary so there is no repeat of material. Next is a a very good storyboard and conceptual art gallery. Other extras include two trailers and ten TV spots.

    Overall, this is a excellent film which is essential for any horror fan. MGM have done an excellent job with this disc and with a low retail price, it`s hard to say no.
    posted by dvd_man on 13/3/2003 20:36