Thursday, June 30, 2016

Final specs and new art for Arrow Video's MICROWAVE MASSACRE (1983)!

MICROWAVE MASSACRE (1983)!

THEY CAME FOR DINNER…TO FIND THEY WERE IT!!


Microwave Massacre stars legendary stand-up comedian and actor Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife’s predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism.


Donald unwittingly stumbles upon a solution to his two major problems in his life – his nagging wife and his lack of decent meals – when, one night, he bludgeons his better half to death with a pepper grinder in a drunken rage. Thinking on his feet, Donald dismembers the body and sets about microwaving the remains, which turn out to be rather delicious. Trouble is, now he has a taste for human flesh that needs satisfying…

Eschewing all notions of good taste, Wayne Berwick’s Microwave Massacre is a deliciously depraved exercise in political incorrectness that has gone on to gain a cult following thanks to a characteristically deadpan performance from Vernon, who delivers such choice lines as “I’m so hungry I could eat a whore.” Vegetarians need not apply!





DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
- Brand new 2K restoration from the original camera negative
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations
- Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
- Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Brand new audio commentary with writer-producer Craig Muckler, moderated by Mike Tristano
- My Microwave Massacre Memoirs - brand new making-of featurette including interviews with Muckler, director Wayne Berwick and actor Loren Schein
- Trailer 
- Original treatment and 8-page synopsis (BD/DVD-ROM content)
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Wes Benscoter

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