Blu-Ray & DVD George A. Romero’s ‘The Crazies’ Getting a 4K Restoration (UK) Blu-Ray Published 1 year ago on December 23, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet From the recent box set titled “Between Night and Dawn” comes a single UK Blu-Ray release of George A. Romero’s 1973 infection horror flick The Crazies, which will feature a 4K restoration from the original camera negative. You can pick up this awesome edition on March 12, 2018. Head on down to check out the artwork and bonus contents, including a pre-order link right here! After the experimental outings of There’s Always Vanilla and Season of the Witch, Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero returned to rather more distinct horror territory with his 1973 infection opus The Crazies. Synopsis: “When a plane carrying a secret biological weapon crash-lands in the vicinity of a small, rural town, the area descends into chaos. Infected with a virus that sends them into a homicidal frenzy, the locals turn on each other in an orgy of bloody violence. As the army cordons off the town and government agents clash with scientists over the appropriate course of action, a small band of survivors attempt to make their way to safety.” Starring cult icon Lynn Lowry (Shivers, I Drink Your Blood), the influence of Romero’s The Crazies can be felt in everything from the director s own subsequent work many commentators have noted the stylistic and thematic similarities to his zombie classic Dawn of the Dead right up to Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later and beyond. SPECIAL FEATURE CONTENTS: Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation Original Mono Uncompressed PCM Audio English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing Brand new audio commentary by Travis Crawford Romero Was Here: Locating The Crazies Romero historian Lawrence DeVincentz takes us on a guided tour of Evans City, PA and the locations used in The Crazies Crazy for Lynn Lowry cult star Lynn Lowry discusses her early career including her role in The Crazies Q&A with Lynn Lowry filmed at the 2016 Abertoir Film Festival Audio interview with producer Lee Hessel Behind-the-scenes footage with optional commentary by Lawrence DeVincentz Alternate Opening Titles Image Galleries Trailers & TV Spots Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly-commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx You can pre-order the 4K Blu-Ray release of The Crazies from Amazon.co.uk. Related Topics:George A. 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