Stuff (1985/MVD/Arrow Video Blu-ray)
B+ Sound: B+ Extras: B Film: C+
Cohen's The Stuff is a fun 1985 B-movie in a similar vein as
The Blob and is now finding its way onto Blu-ray thanks to a
superb release from Arrow. Packed with a great extras and a superb
looking transfer, the film looks better than ever and is a must for
fans. The film stars Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, and
new substance is discovered called The Stuff, which gets marketed
well, so people start to eat it and really enjoy it… except for one
young boy named Jason who saw it crawling around in his fridge and
has decided that he doesn't want to go anywhere near it. As The
Stuff starts to turn on its consumers, its up to Jason and his friend
Mo to overcome this ''stuff'' before it consumes them too!
film has a great cult following and special effects that still look
great to this day, especially here on Blu-ray disc. Brought to us in
a new 2K scan of the original camera negative, this 1080p high
definition transfer of the film in 1.85:1 widescreen and it’s
original uncompressed PCM 2.0 Mono track brings it out like never
before. There is also a standard definition DVD included in the same
package that looks good with an anamorphic widescreen transfer and a
lossy mono track, but not as good obviously as the Blu-ray.
Can't Get Enough of The Stuff: Making Larry Cohen's Classic
Creature Feature - Documentary featuring Larry Cohen, producer
Paul Kurta, actress Andrea Marcovicci, Steve Neill (mechanical makeup
effects) and Kim Newman.
Introduction and trailer commentary by director and The Stuff
fan Darren Bousman (Saw II and Saw III).
Original Theatrical Trailer
Reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork by
Collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Joel Harley,
illustrated with original stills and promotional materials.
you're revisiting the film or seeing it for the first time, this
exceptional release from Arrow from the director of the It's Alive
trilogy will definitely fill your appetite.