Part No: AGFA-002
Weight: 0.10 lbs
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Product Types: Products | Movies & TV
Lines: Cult Flavor | Throwback Space
Genres: Cult Cinema | Exploitation | Horror | Suspense | Thrillers
Studio: AGFA | MVD Visual
Original U.S. Release: June 1, 1980
Item Release Date: August 22, 2017
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A new 4K transfer of this snuff-fueled frightmare starring Tom Savini and Joe Pilato!
Cobbled together with loose change by George Romero’s friends, EFFECTS is a mesmerizing D.I.Y. frightmare that no one talks about, but everyone should. A group of coked-up filmmakers – including Tom “DAWN OF THE DEAD” Savini, Joe “DAY OF THE DEAD” Pilato, and John “TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE” Harrison – gather in Pittsburgh to make a slasher. As filming begins and “accidents” happen, it’s clear that something isn’t right. And no one can be trusted. Landing somewhere between SNUFF and a student film by John Carpenter, EFFECTS is a meta-enhanced takedown on the philosophy of horror that doubles as a sleazy and terrifying movie on its own.
- AFTER EFFECTS documentary with optional commentary track
- UBU short film
- BEASTIE short film
- Archival commentary track with John Harrison, Dusty Nelson, and Pasquale Buba
- Liner notes by Joseph A. Ziemba of AGFA and Bleeding Skull!
- New 4K scan from the only 35mm theatrical print in existence
- Effects was one of the first films to screen at an early version of the Sundance Film Festival (then known as the US Film Festival)
- The movie features make-up effects by horror legend Tom Savini (Day of the Dead, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, Creepshow)
- Number of Discs: 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
- Region: All
- Runtime: 84