Dip Your Toes Into the Icy Waters of Terror When Lake Placid Comes to Blu-ray Courtesy of Scream Factory!!

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Hiya creeps! Let me tell ya, nothing goes better with the sweltering days of summer than a nice, crisp glass of ice tea and a blood crazed, Kong sized crocodile mowing through the residents of a small town. And while we just called that a Tuesday back in the bad ol’ days, you can simulate those fun (and or blood) drenched times when you park your self upon your sofa and pop in Scream Factory’s upcomin’ release of Lake Placid on Blu-ray comin’ your way July 8th! Let’s peer deeply into the PR Crystal Ball™ to see what this release has in store for us:

You’ll never know what bit you… It has existed prehistoric times and was worshipped by ancient cultures. It can kill a man with one crushing bite! This summer, one of the world’s oldest creatures has found a new home. Written by David E. Kelley (Ally Mcbeal, Boston Legal) and directed by Steve Miner (Halloween H20, Friday The 13th Part 2), LAKE PLACID stars Bill Pullman(Independence Day, The Grudge), Bridget Fonda (Jackie Brown, Point of No Return), Oliver Platt (X-Men: First Class, TV’s Fargo) and Brendan Gleeson (Troy, The Village). Brimming with heart-racing suspense and thrills, this bloody terrifying tale of man vs. nature and survival also co-stars Betty White (The Golden Girls) as the cantankerous Mrs. Bickerman. On July 8, 2014, SCREAM FACTORY™ will unleash LAKE PLACID COLLECTOR’S EDITION Blu-ray™, featuring insightful bonus content and all-new interviews with director Steve Miner, actor Bill Pullman, production designer John Willett and more. This definitive home entertainment release also contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered artwork, a reversible cover wrap with original theatrical key art. A must-have for loyal fans, movie collectors and horror enthusiasts to complete their entertainment library, LAKE PLACID COLLECTOR’S EDITION Blu-ray is priced to own at $29.93 SRP.

· The Making of LAKE PLACID featuring new interviews with director Steve Miner, actor Bill Pullman, director of photography Daryn Okada, editor Marshall Harvey, Production Designer John Willett, Effects supervisor Nick Marra and Puppeteer Toby Lindala.

· Vintage Featurette featuring interviews with actors Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt, Brendon Gleason, Bette White and director Steve Miner.

· Behind the Scenes Still Gallery

· Animatronic Croc Test Footage

· TV Spots

· Theatrical Trailer

Pre-order now at either Scream Factory’s website or Amazon today!

***Avid fans and collectors please take note: those who order LAKE PLACID COLLECTOR’S EDITION Blu-ray from ShoutFactory.com will receive the exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! These are only available while supplies last.***

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2014 with specific release dates, extras and key art. Meanwhile, fans are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website, follow them on Facebook and Twitter or to view exclusive video content on YouTube.

Life With Elizabeth

Betty White was the unlikely entertainment story of the year, but it reminded all of us how much she’s been a part of the cultural fabric. No matter your age, you’re probably familiar with and appreciative of White, from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Password to The Golden Girls. But she’s been on TV long before that, appearing on experimental closed-circuit broadcasts in the 1930s (TV before it was TV), and this, her first TV sitcom, the glacially-paced  Life With Elizabeth, for which she won an Emmy.


The Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection Coming to DVD November 9, 2010

I am wading through a big backlog of emails when this suddenly popped up. This press release is great News Golden Girls fans (like me)…

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Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment proudly announces the highly-anticipated debut of The Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection, on DVD November 9. Seven years of laughter, tears, friendship and fun culminate in this limited edition 21-disc commemorative set that allows fans to relive all the great moments of one of TV’s most beloved shows in one side-splitting new collection. Packaged in a fantastic, collectible replica of Golden Girl Sophia’s wicker purse, the fabulous new release includes every hilarious DVD bonus feature from each season, and other collectibles including all-new character-themed playing cards, showcasing each of the show’s lovable, off-beat stars.

The Golden Girls, which originally aired from 1985 through 1992, follows four friends – the smart Dorothy (Beatrice Arthur), naïve Rose (Betty White), vivacious Blanche (Rue McClanahan) and sarcastic Sophia (Estelle Getty) – who move in together in Miami. Their uproarious relationships with each other and the comical men in their lives have made The Golden Girls hugely popular with fans of all ages. These four mismatched, outrageous women certainly give ‘Grandma’ a whole new meaning, keeping audiences laughing with their endearing friendships and delightful chemistry.

Releasing just in time for the holidays, The Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection allows the legion of fans to relive great moments including Sophia’s hysterical run-in with the Pope; Dorothy being wooed by the one-and-only Sonny Bono; Rose trying out sky-diving to snag a guy; Blanche mistaking menopause for pregnancy, and so much more! The series includes a who’s who of fantastic guest stars including Burt Reynolds, Leslie Nielsen, Merv Griffin, Alex Trebek Sonny Bono, Debbie Reynolds, Jeffrey Tambor, Peter Graves and even a young George Clooney (as a Miami cop who saves the day)!

Hilarious bonus materials include:

• Thank You For Being A Friend – A look back with The Golden Girls
• Go For The Gold Trivia Challenge
• Golden Moments – The biggest laughs collected in a hilarious compilation
• The Golden Girls Scrapbook – Each Golden Girl’s funniest moments
• Exclusive Insights And Commentaries With Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan And Betty White
• Fashion Commentary – Joan and Melissa Rivers provide their own unique brand of fashion critique in a hilarious featurette that pays tribute to the crazy, kitschy wardrobes of The Golden Girls

All four women won Emmy® Awards for their roles – bringing the show’s Emmy® total to eleven. This made The Golden Girls one of only three sitcoms in history in which all main actors won at least one Emmy®. Betty White – who has become cultural phenomenon this year – went on to win another Emmy® for hosting Saturday Night Live in 2010. The beloved series features the talents of Marc Cherry (creator of Desperate Housewives), who served as a writer and producer.

Pre-Order your copy of the Golden Girls: 25th Anniversary Complete Collection Today [@] Amazon