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More Blu-ray Films Great for Halloween

March 13th, 2023

A list of ten blu-ray horror movies you can enjoy to make your Halloween the scariest it can be. Watch old and new classic horror films in 1080p High Definition.

Halloween is the perfect time to catch up with some great scary movies. And the perfect way to view any film is on Blu-ray. More movies are being released on Blu-ray all the time. So you get to view all your old favorites and classics as if you were viewing them for the very first time. All of these films can be seen in High Definition 1080p and full of extra features. This list contains great horror films that are available or will be available on Blu-ray.

Some are classic horror movies such as The Exorcist and Psycho. Two movies many think to be the greatest horror films ever made. They are certainly two of the most scariest and should not be watched alone. Also being released is the Alien Anthology. All four of the Alien movies can be seen in glorious 1080p High Definition. On the lighter side,Guest Posting movies such as The Evil Dead, The Rocky Horror Picture show and Shaun of the Dead will provideyou just as many laugh as they will scares. All the films are different in their own unique way, but one thing is for sure, they will frighten and entertain you this Halloween.

The Exorcist (Director: William Friedkin, 1973) Blu-ray Release Date: October 5, 2010

The Exorcist has been frightening movie viewers close to 4 decades. Can you imagine what the head spinning and satanic vomit will look like in High Definition. Based on William Peter Blatty’s novel, it is a frightening and realistic story of an innocent girl (Linda Blair) who gets possessed by a terrifying demon. Her mother played by Ellen Brursten, try’s frantically to save her. She enlists the help of two priest, one who is doubt-ridden and the other is a tower of faith. They unit to battling the ultimate evil. Warner has released a stunning two disc Blu-ray of this classic horror film, many consider this to be the scariest movie ever made. It gets the full blu-ray treatment with new commentary, documentaries and both the original theatrical release and the 2000 directors cut versions of the movie in glorious high definition.

Video Quality:
Video codec: VC-1
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.66:1

Audio Quality:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 Surround Sound

Special Features:
Disc 1: Extended Director’s Cut
- New 3-part documentary on the movie’s production and legacy – for the first time, relive the actual on-set filming of classic scenes via never-before-seen set footage:Raising Hell: Filming The Exorcist (HD), The Exorcist Locations: Georgetown Then and Now (HD) and Faces of Evil: The Different Versions of The Exorcist (HD)
- Commentary by director William Friedkin

Disc 2: Original theatrical version
- 2 commentaries: 1) director William Friedkin, 2) producer/screenwriter William Peter Blatty, plus sound effects tests
- Introduction by William Friedkin
- Feature-length 1998 documentary The Fear of God: The Making of The Exorcist
- Interview gallery covering the topics: the original cut, the final reckoning and stairway to heaven
- Original ending and more

Grindhouse (Special Edition) (Directors: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, 2007) Blu-ray Release Date: October 5, 2010

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez combine their directing and writing skills for the first time ever in the Double Feature GRINDHOUSE. These exciting and exhilarating movies are now together in one packaging, and both are the original theatrical versions. Of course you can not forget the several faux trailers before and between the two films, Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Tarantino’s Death Proof. Planet Terror is a wonderfully sleazy, zombie exploitation film and Death Proof is a dialog heavy serial killer film. The two films are very different in style and tone but are equally worthy of repeat viewing.

Video Quality:
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

Audio Quality:
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Special Features:
Over 2 Hours of ALL NEW BONUS CONTENT including:
- Robert Rodriguez”s 10 Min Cooking School
- Greg Nicotero Makeup/Effects – Planet Teror
- Extended trailer “Werewolf Woman of the SS”
- Making of the trailers: Don’t, and Thanksgiving
- Don’t Trailer storyboards
- Death Proof Deleted Scene & Gag Reel
- Hot Rods of Death Proof
- From Texas to Tennessee, The Look of Death Proof

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Director: Philip Kaufman, 1978) Blu-ray Release Date: September 14, 2010

While a remake of the classic 1950′s film, this 1970′s version has itself become a classic. Based on a book called “The Body Snatchers” by Jack Finney and adapted for the screen by Academy Award® nominee W.D. Richter, the story takes place in San Francisco, where alien spores|spores] fall from outer space. These spores take root and transform into beautifully exotic flowers. However, the flowers have a plan. They slowly clone human bodies and then get rid of the originals. Hailed by critics as “A first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday), the Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a thrilling sci-fi adventure that will have your heart racing and blood turning cold.

Video Quality:
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality:
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 (Original)

Special Features:
- Audio Commentary (DVD only)
- Re-Visitors from Outer Space: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pod (SD, 16:14)
- The Special Effect Pod (SD, 4:38)
- The Man Behind the Scream: The Sound Effects Pod (SD, 12:47)
- The Invasion Will Be Televised: The Cinematography Pod (SD, 5:24)
- Theatrical Trailer (SD, 2:12)

The Return of the Living Dead (Directors: Dan O’Bannon, 1985) Blu-ray Release Date: September 14, 2010

Horror comedy is one of the most underrated film genres. To get a mixture of both horror and humor is a hard task to accomplish and get right. But when it does go right you get a film like The Return of the Living Dead. Freddy, on his first day of a new job and his supervisor Frank, accidentally lets loose a toxic nerve gas from a US military container. The gas directly finds it way to the nearest graveyard where it brings back the dead. Soon hundreds of corpses are rising, staving for human brains. Thankfully, there are a group of young teenagers nearby that are just waiting to be gorged upon. The Return of the Living Dead is filled with enough gore and laughs to keep you both scared and laughing til it hurts.

Video Quality:
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality:
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono

Special Features:
- Commentary Tracks
- Return of the Living Dead – The Dead Have Risen (SD, 20:34)
- The Decade of Darkness (SD, 23:24)
- Designing the Dead Featurette (SD, 13:39)
- Zombie Subtitles
- Theatrical Trailer: Bloody Version (1080p, 1:08)
- Theatrical Trailer: Even Bloodier Version (1080p, 2:44)

Psycho (Director: Alfred Hitchcock , 1960) Blu-ray Release Date: October 19, 2010

Easily one of the most shocking movies ever made, Psycho is Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark masterpiece and maybe his most famous film. Arguable the world’s greatest director of all time, Hitchcock made a career out of creating chilling suspense and driving his audiences to fits of terror. Psycho is a movie about a young woman( Janet Leigh) who unfortunately decides to spend the night at the Bates Motel. The motel is run by Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), one of films most infamous psychopaths. In addition to many extra features that accompany the discs you get to view in High Definition 1080p, one of the most iconic film scenes ever, the “Shower Scene”. Add to this the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Surround Sound, you will get the ultimate experience viewing this magnificent masterpiece. It is as frightening today as it was 5 decades ago and should be a part of anyone film collection.

Video Quality:
Video codec: VC-1
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Audio Quality:
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: DTS 2.0
French: DTS 2.0

Special Features:
- The Making of Psycho
- Psycho Sound
- In The Master’s Shadow: Hitchcock’s Legacy
- Hitchcock / Truffaut Interview Excerpts
- Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho
- The Shower Scene: With and Without Music
- The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass
- The Psycho Archives
- Lobby Cards
- Behind-the-Scenes Photographs
- Production Photographs
- Theatrical Trailer
- Re-release Trailers
- My Scenes
- Feature Commentary with Stephen Rebello (author of “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho”)
- BD Live

Adding Audio To Your Webpages In Seconds!

March 13th, 2023

Having the right audio on your website can increase your sales, turn your stale newsletter into an exciting update, and help you communicate better with your market. Now, you can add audio to your website within seconds without having to pay monthly service fees or a fortune in software. Find out how in this article.

Having the right audio on your website can increase your sales,Guest Posting turn your stale newsletter into an exciting update, and help you communicate better with your market.

You can use audio in many ways: audio updates, sales letter messages, welcome to my webpage, special promotions, affiliate updates, audio testimonials, audio newsletters or tips, audio ebook excerpts or dozens of other uses.

Using audio on your website doesn’t have to be difficult or costly, but…

Its still a mystery to many…

How do you record your audio?How do you get the audio into a file to present to the user?How do you upload the audio to your server?What audio player can you use to present the audio to your visitors?How can you do all of this without being an expert or spending a fortune?Truth be told, anyone can create their own audio updates, newsletters, messages for sales pages, even audio excerpts of products or interviews for less than $60 using these steps.

No $30/month audio service, no $200 fancy audio package, just 6 simple steps and less than $60 investment and you are free to do as much with audio as you want in the weeks and months to come.

6 STEPS TO AUDIO ON YOUR WEBSITE FOR $60 OR UNDERStep 1. Purchase a decent quality headset or lavalier microphone. I use both for my audio – at times I use a headset that plugs directly into the USB port of my computer, a Panasonic KX-TCA92 to be more specific. You can pick them up for $20 from Amazon, perhaps even less expensive elsewhere. Or, you can purchase a basic lavalier (clip-on) mic from your local audio electronics store for under $20.

Step 2. Audio Recorder/Editor. In order to record your audio and perform some basic editing functions you have a couple of no-cost options. You can use the built-in audio recorder that comes with Windows or you can download a no-charge copy of Audacity from either one will work.

You will find the windows application by going to your Start menu and selecting All Programs –>Accessories-Entertainment where you should see something called “Sound Recorder”. With older versions of Windows it may be called something else, so consult your Windows help to find out what it is called.

With your microphone headset or lavalier mic plugged into your computer, Windows should recognize it as a new Microphone input device. Now, you can open your Windows “Sound Recorder” and configure it to recognize the new input device – your microphone. Within the sound recorder you want to select “Edit -@@END_COMMENTAudio Properties” where you will find a drop down list called “Sound Recording” – you want to select your Panasonic Microphone.

Step 3. Record your audio. Using the Windows Recorder, or other audio editing software, record your audio and save it as a .wav file. If you are using audio editing software that allows you to save it as an .mp3 format, do so.

Step 4. Convert your audio to mp3. If you already have your audio saved as an .mp3 file, skip this step. If your audio is in .wav format, you will need to convert it to an mp3. You can use this no-charge one here: 5. Upload audio to your website. Once you have your .mp3 file, you will need to upload this using your FTP program or Web Hosting File Upload Utility that comes with the control panel of most web hosting accounts to get your file to a directory on your web server.

Step 6. Audio Player. To make your audio look great on your web page you need an au