“Invasion of the Bodysnatchers” heading to UK Steelbook in December

The 1978 remake of Invasion of the Bodysnatchers is heading to a fully loaded UK Steelbook on December 2nd.

The movie is a fantastic mix of sci-fi, horror, and 70s paranoid conspiracy thriller, and well worth picking up.

You can check out the huge list of extras below, along with the artwork.

Pre-order: Amazon UK

Extras:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the film
  • Original uncompressed Stereo 2.0 audio / 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with director Philip Kaufman
  • Pod Discussion: A new panel conversation about Invasion of the Body Snatchers and invasion cinema featuring critic Kim Newman and filmmakers Ben Wheatley and Norman J. Warren
  • Dissecting the Pod: A new interview with Kaufman biographer Annette Insdorf
  • Pod Novel: A new interview with Jack Seabrook, author of “Stealing through Time: On the Writings of Jack Finney” about Finney’s original novel ‘The Body Snatchers’
  • Re-Visitors from Outer Space: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pod – a documentary on the making of the film featuring Philip Kaufman, Donald Sutherland, writer W.D. Richter and more
  • The Man Behind the Scream: The Sound Effects Pod – a look at the film’s pioneering sound effects
  • The Invasion Will Be Televised: The Cinematography Pod – cinematographer Michael Chapman (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull) discusses the look of and influences on the visual style of the film
  • Practical Magic: The Special Effect Pod – A look at the creation of the special effects from the opening space sequence
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic David Cairns, as well as re-prints of classic articles including contemporary interviews with Philip Kaufman and W.D. Richter, illustrated with original archive stills and posters

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6 Responses

  1. darren douglas says:

    Awesome, love this remake. But that art’s bloody horrible. No point picking up a steelbook version if I can’t stand to look at it, what’s wrong with the real poster art which was excellent?
    http://www.soundonsight.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/invasion-of-the-body-snatchers-1978-movie-poster.jpg

  2. darren douglas says:

    Ah now that’s the art I’m looking for, just beautiful, ordered!!

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