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Vestron Announces the Release of The Unholy (1988)

Lionsgate’s Vestron Collectors Series has been quiet these past couple months, but fear not, they are about to unleash some hell come June 27th with The Unholy (1988).

Press Release:

The Vestron cult classic horror title releases continue with The Unholy, coming to Blu-ray on June 27 with all new special features!

Street Date: 6/27/17

Blu-ray™ SRP: $39.97

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Say your prayers before the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases the demonic horror classic The Unholy, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray on June 27 from Lionsgate. Following the mysterious murders of his predecessors, a newly appointed pastor must battle a powerful demon to save his parish and the world. The Unholy is packed with all-new special features, including an audio commentary with director Camilo Vila, isolated score selections, interviews with the cast and crew, the original storyboard gallery and more! Plus, this special edition includes the film’s original ending with optional audio commentary from producer Mathew Hayden. Restored and remastered, The Unholy Vestron Video Collector’s Series Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97.

Official Synopsis:

“In New Orleans, a city with a dark underside of black magic and satanic worship, 2 priests have been brutally murdered at St Agnes Church. Now The Unholy Reign only to be challenged by the purest of mortal souls. Father Michael is appointed to the ungodly parish. Is he really strong enough to fight off this terrible evil? Or will he be the third priest to die?”

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Director Camilo Vila
  • Isolated Score Selections and Audio Interview with Composer Roger Bellon
  • Audio Interview with Production Designer & Co-Writer Fernando Fonseca, featuring Isolated Selections from his Unused Score
  • Original Ending featuring Optional Audio Commentary with Producer Mathew Hayden
  • Featurettes:“Sins of the Father with Ben Cross”
  • “Demons In The Flesh: The Monsters of The Unholy”
  • “Prayer Offerings with Production Designer & Co-Writer Fernando Fonseca
  • ”Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • Original Storyboard Gallery
  • Still Gallery

CAST

  • Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek)
  • Ned Beatty (Deliverance, Superman)
  • William Russ (American History X, The Right Stuff)
  • Jill Carroll (Psycho II)
  • Hal Holbrook (Lincoln, Wall Street, Into the Wild)
  • Trevor Howard (Gandhi, Superman)

PRODUCTION INFORMATION

  • Year of Production: 1988
  • Title Copyright: © 1987 Vestron Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Rating: R
  • Genre: Horror
  • Closed-Captioned: N/A
  • Subtitles: English SDH
  • Feature Run Time: 102 Minutes
  • Blu-ray™ Format: 1080P 23.98 High Definition 16×0 Widescreen 1.85:1 Presentation
  • Blu-ray™ Audio: English Original 2.0 DTS Stereo Audio

— Those are some pretty cool features, right? This is a classic 80’s movies that will benefit greatly from all the extra goodies. We can’t wait to watch it – stay tuned for a review. 

 

About Scott Crawford

Scott Crawford has been a fan of horror since he was about 7 years old when he was first introduced to Return of the Living Dead. He is an avid collector of horror DVD's and Blu-rays and other horror memorabilia. His favorite genre of horror is slashers and Giallos. He is a lover of low budget indie horror, along the lines of Troma. He is also a co-host on a horror movie podcast called The HorrorDrunks Podcast and is an admin of a Facebook movie page called Talking Films. He loves to chat with fans of all cinema, especially horror.

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