Thank the maker, for Anchor Bay UK have finally put together a great package for the 3-disc Scanners release, coming our way to the UK on July 18th.
Scanners, the 1981 David Cronenberg original and the two sequels Scanners II: The New Order ('91) and Scanners III: The Takeover ('92) will all be presented in 16x9-enhanced 1.85:1 widescreen with DTS, 5.1 and 2.0 audio tracks, and all three films will be accompanied by trailers, stills, biographies and film notes.
Renowned horror critic and writer, Alan Jones (he's certainly getting around of late, what with also providing the commentary for several new Argento DVDs - see earlier news) has compiled an in-depth examination for each film, and the original Scanners also comes with a David Cronenberg documentary.
To celebrate this release, Anchor Bay have kindly given us one of these box sets to give away. To have a chance of winning, answer the question below and enter your email address.
The competition will close on July 24th, and the winner will be notified shortly after by email. Due to the extreme nature of the Scanners box set, this competition is only open to people 18 or over. If you win, you will be asked to confirm your age.
Patrick McGoohan, who plays Dr. Paul Ruth in Scanners, originally starred as Number 6 in which bizarre 60s British TV series.
30th May 04 When the guests do arrive, they have an amusing habit of dying. This is obviously bad for business and so, with family honour in jeopardy they take quite quickly to hiding the bodies, usually accompanied by some big musical number.