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    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 12/10/2014 14:19
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    The Incredible Melting Man

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    AKA The Ghoul from Outer Space
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 86 Mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Before he turned his hand to lycanthropes in An American Werewolf in London, shuffling zombies in the Thriller music video and hostile extra-terrestrials in Men in Black, special effects legend Rick Baker lent his talents to the creation of another memorable horror creature. Step forward, The Incredible Melting Man!

    When spacecraft Scorpio V returns to Earth following a mission to Saturn, two of the crew are dead and the third, astronaut Steve West, is in a critical condition. Critical, that is, until he rises from his hospital bed to bite chunks out of a nurse before escaping into the surrounding countryside. The authorities set about trying to track Steve down before he claims any other victims, but they don’t know the really bad news yet – Steve is also highly radioactive!

    The Incredible Melting Man offers up a wealth of show-stopping B-movie moments in its relatively modest running time – chief among them, the scene in which a disembodied head floats down a river only to smash messily on the rocks further downstream – but the real star of the show here is Baker’s ultra-icky special effects work which let you see the Melting Man’s transition in all its gooey, glistening glory.

    Special Features:
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of the feature, transferred from original film elements
    • Original Mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
    • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    • Audio Commentary with William Sachs
    • Super 8 digest version of the film
    • Interview with Writer/Director William Sachs and Make-up Effects Artist Rick Baker
    • Interview with Make-up Effects Artist Greg Cannom
    • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gary Pullin
    • Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film.

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    Audio Tracks:
    2.0 Mono

    Directed By:
    William Sachs

    Written By:

    Alex Rebar
    Myron Healey
    Burr DeBenning
    Michael Alldredge
    Ann Sweeny
    Cheryl Smith

    Casting By:
    Estelle Tepper

    Soundtrack By:
    Arlon Ober

    Director of Photography:
    Willy Curtis

    James Beshears

    Visual Effects:
    Rick Baker
    Harry Woolman

    Peter Cornberg
    Robert L. Fenton
    Samuel W. Gelfman

    Executive Producer:
    Max Rosenberg


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