Blu-Ray & DVD John Carpenter’s ‘Escape from New York’ Getting Sick 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition (UK) Blu-Ray Published 3 months ago on September 11, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Snake Plissken is making an epic return with Studiocanal’s new home video release of John Carpenter’s classic Escape from New York, which is being treated to a 4K Ultra HD collector’s edition UK Blu-Ray on November 26, 2018. Head on down to check out the sick packaging and special bonus features, including a direct pre-order link RIGHT HERE! This 4 disc limited Collector’s Edition of John Carpenter’s classic Escape from New York has been stunningly restored in 4K. This release is beautifully packaged with a stylish, newly commissioned illustration on the cover. It contains a UHD of the feature as well as a Blu-ray feature disc, extra features disc and the original soundtrack on CD. It also contains 5 artcards, a newly illustrated theatrical poster and booklet containing behind the scenes stills, articles and an essay from celebrated film journalist Kim Newman. Synopsis: “The year is 1997 and in a police state future the island of Manhattan has been turned into a maximum security prison. The rules are simple: once you’re in, you don’t come out. But when the President of the United States (Donald Pleasance) crash lands an escape pod into the centre of the city after fleeing a hijacked plane, a ruthless prison warden (Lee Van Cleef) bribes ex-soldier and criminal Snake Plisskin into entering the hazardous Manhattan and rescuing the distraught president from the twisted world of New York and from the demented clutches of its new ruler The Duke (Isaac Hayes) in John Carpenter’s cyber-punk, action, suspense spectacular.” SPECIAL FEATURE CONTENTS: Purgatory: Entering John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK: A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Writer Nick Castle, cinematographer Dean Cundey, composer Alan Howarth, production designer Joe Alves, special visual effects artist/model maker Gene Rizzardi, production assistant David De Coteau, photographer Kim Gottleib-Walker, Carpenter biographer John Muir, visual effects historian Justin Humphreys, and music historian Daniel Schweiger. Snake Plissen: Man of Honor – featurette from 2005 featuring interviews with John Carpenter and Debra Hill Intro by John Carpenter – an interview with director John Carpenter originally recorded for a French DVD release in 2003 Deleted Opening Sequence “Snake’s Crime” with Optional Audio Commentary Photo gallery incl. Behind the Scenes Original Trailers Audio Commentary with actor Kurt Russell & director John Carpenter Audio Commentary with Producer Debra Hill and production designer Joe Alves Big Challenges in Little Manhatten: Visual effects featurette – from 2015, features interviews with both Dennis Skotak, Director of Photography of Special VFX, and Robert Skotak, Unit Supervisor and Matte Artist I am Taylor – Interview with actor Joe Unger – from 2015 Audio Commentary with actress Adrienne Barbeau & DOP Dean Cundey You can pre-order John Carpenter’s Escape from New York on Blu-Ray from Amazon.co.uk. 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