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7th September 2012 10:43:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Dark Shadows in October

News
Warner Home Video have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray release of Dark Shadows on 15 October 2012. Directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, Dark Shadows follows the tale of vampire awoken from a multi-century sleep, only to find that his family business is near ruin, his descendants are struggling and his past is back to haunt him.

Extras are outlined below...

Blu-ray
Maximum Movie Mode featuring:
  • Becoming Barnabas - It takes more than just a set of prosthetic fangs! Get the scoop from directly from Johnny Depp on his reimagining of this infamous and undead cult character.
  • Welcome to Collinsport! - Explore every strange nook and peculiar cranny of the most spectacularly detailed city to never exist!
  • A Melee of Monstrous Proportions - Join the fight and experience the thrilling final battle sequence in a way that only Tim Burton and Johnny Depp could imagine.
  • Angelique: A Witch Scorned - Johnny Depp and Eva Green reveal the lurid details of their character's centuries old lascivious and tumultuous relationship.
  • Reliving a Decade - From groovy bell bottoms to classic rock & roll, strut through the Collinsport of the 70s and discover the topsy-turvy world that Barnabas finds himself in after centuries in the grave.
  • Dark Shadowy Secrets - Watch out for exploding buildings and all manner of bizarre, supernatural occurrences as Tim Burton's spectacular props and special effects wizards bring this eccentric world to crazy life.
  • The Collinses: Every Family Has Its Demons - Become scarily familiar with this creepy cast of quirky characters as Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and their co-stars reveal their unique working relationship.
  • Alice Cooper Rocks Collinsport! - Shock rock the night away with the master of musical horror himself, Alice Cooper, as Johnny Depp and the cast invite him to rock the roof off of Collinsport Manor.
  • Dark Shadows: The Legen Bites Back - Uncover the method behind Tim Burton's madness as he twists and tweaks his favorite classic movie monsters for the gothic universe of Dark Shadows
  • Deleted Scenes

DVD
  • The Collinses: Every Family Has Its Demons - Become scarily familiar with this creepy cast of quirky characters as Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and their co-stars reveal their unique working relationship.

Both the DVD and Blu-ray will also include an UltraViolet Digital Copy of the film.

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About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.