Friday, March 9, 2012

Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn

Back when Anchor Bay held the rights to the Evil Dead films, it seemed like they released a new version every Halloween season. With so many releases out there, some of you may be wondering what versions you need to own all the special features and commentary tracks.  Well, you're in luck because here's that special feature comparison I promised from way back in one of those videos.

Evil Dead 2 Blood Red Laserdisc (1997 - Elite)

• Commentary with Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel, Greg Nicotero and Bruce Campbell
• Evil Dead 2: Behind the Screams (30 minutes of behind the scenes video shot on set)
• Original Theatrical Trailer



Evil Dead II DVD (2000 - Anchor Bay)

• Commentary with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel and Greg Nicotero (same as LD)
• The Gore the Merrier Featurette (32 min)
• Original Theatrical Trailer
• Evil Dead: Hail To The King Video Game Trailer
• Still Galleries
• Talent Bios



Evil Dead 2: The Book of Dead 2 (2005 - Anchor Bay)

• Commentary with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel and Greg Nicotero (same as LD)
• The Gore the Merrier Featurette (32 min)
• Evil Dead 2: Behind the Screams Featurette (17 min)
• Original Theatrical Trailer
• Still Gallery
• Talent Bios

Although this release includes a featurette entitled "Behind the Screams", it is not the same content from the laserdisc release.





Evil Dead II Blu-ray (2007 Anchor Bay)

• Commentary with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel and Greg Nicotero (same as LD)
• The Gore the Merrier Featurette (32 min)
• Evil Dead 2: Behind the Screams Featurette (17 min)
• Original Theatrical Trailer

Although this release includes a featurette entitled "Behind the Screams", it is not the same content from the laserdisc release.



Evil Dead 2: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray (2011 - Lions Gate)
• Commentary with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, Scott Spiegel and Greg Nicotero (same as LD)
• Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead 2 (1 hr 38 min)
• Cabin Fever: A "Fly on the Wall" Look Behind the Scenes (30 min)
• Road To Wadesboro: Revisiting the Shooting Location (8 min)
• The Gore the Merrier Featurette (32 min)
• Evil Dead 2: Behind the Screams Featurette (17 min)
• Original Theatrical Trailer
• Still Galleries

Although this release includes a featurette entitled "Behind the Screams", it is not the same content from the laserdisc release.

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