SCREAM 3 4K UHD [Blu-ray] [Region A & B & C]
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of its darkly humorous glory. The picture may not achieve the level of 2160p perfection as the best of the best on the market, but the feel for a solid, If you want horror movies, October is the month for you. Tons of horror releases (and 4K horror re-releases) are heading our way in October, including a bunch of Screams, The Mist, Friday the 13th, Rosemary's Baby, and the Shrek 6-film collection. Kidding about that last one!
well defined, and refined 4K image is obvious; fans who have been living on the decade-old Blu-ray will find this to be a very welcome addition toBeing the last of the 'Scream' series, part three looks expectedly better on Blu-ray than the first two, but it's still far from what it could be.
with gray "A Wes Craven film" above in smaller print). Another "3" is present as well, this one filling the full vertical length of the front panel and That horrible trilogy blu-set can now well and truly be banished as Paramount rounds out this first trilogy with a picture that is every bit as good as those on the previous films 4K releases. It really does show how far we’ve come in terms of understanding what constitutes a ‘good image’ and with the technology and format to finally realise it, we’re continuing to get some truly outstanding refreshes of these older releases that really do warrant a double or even triple dip. I’m very pleased to say that yet again, this disc gives us Scream 3 as it always should have looked. Glorious. And so, with the benefits of time and a healthy sense of getting over ones-self, do Sid, Gail and Dewey get the send-off they deserve? Not quite…but it’s clear to see that underneath that misguided comedy tone, there is a clever and intelligent commentary trying to get out and now, with nearly a quarter of a century to get over that initial disappointment felt so keenly on release, it’s an awful lot easier to see the positives in what really should have been the trilogy capper for this still-fantastic cast of characters.
Audio Commentary– Director Wes Craven, producer Marianne Maddelena and the film’s editor talk about the movie. It’s informative, but nothing earth shattering. Still, considering that Craven is no longer with us – it’s nice to have. Deleted Scenes (SD, 14 min) — With an optional commentary by Craven, Maddelena and Lussier, the collection is mildly interesting but adds little value to the movie.