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Another Troma Classic Is Hitting Blu-Ray, Mother's Day (1980) Streets This September!

After three decades of anticipation, one of my most guiltiest of pleasures is finally getting released for the first time on Blu-ray...EVER!! Read on for all the glorious details.

Anchor Bay Entertainment, the leader in horror for home entertainment, has just announced that the cult clasc Mother’s Day is finally getting released, remastered for DVD, and will also be available for the first time on Blu-ray, September 4th.

Originally released by Troma Entertainment in 1980, the film shocked critics but garnered a huge cult following among fans of the genre, including Hostel director Eli Roth, and director of Saw II-IV, Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed the 2012 remake starring Rebecca De Mornay.

Directed by Charles Kaufman and written by Kaufman and Warren Leight, the original Mother’s Day follows three young women abducted by homicidal momma’s boys Ike and Addley while camping. Ike and Addley are goaded by their “Mother” into violent and graphic acts of torture against the three women. While doing everything to stay alive, the three women muster the courage to escape and serve their maniacal abductors some old-fashioned justice!

Featuring an all-new HD transfer and never-before-seen bonus features, including commentary, behind-the-scenes footage, and a newly created featurette with genre favorite Eli Roth (Producer of The Last Exorcism, Grindhouse and Hostel 1 & 2), fans can finally add this long-awaited cult clasc to their library, and new fans can experience the terror of Mother and her bloodthirsty boys for the first time. SRP is $19.98 for DVD and $24.99 for Blu-ray™.

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Anonymous Tuesday 6/12/2012 at 08:39 PM | 93621
It's a pity they couldn't have had this out for release on Mother's Day.
dew Tuesday 6/12/2012 at 08:49 PM | 93622