Lost Boys [4K Ultra HD]
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Haimster & Feldog/Multi-Angle Featurette" (SD, 23 minutes) - Sigh... must the two Coreys get there own supplement? Haim and Feldman first provide an introduction (4 minutes) where they recall what they consider their "greatest" cinematic effort. Then there is a 19-minute compendium of the pairs best scenes, where they are joined by Feldman's fellow Frog Brother Jamison Newlander for a video commentary that's presented in multi-angle. (You can choose to watch the footage with the trio in a small PIP box, or vice versa.) Their insights are pretty ridiculous, if priceless -- my favorite is Haim's remark on the film's visual style. "Like, nature is green and this is all red and, like, it all coincides with each other." Deep, man, deep. Recent divorcee Lucy drives her two teenaged boys, Michael ( Jason Patric) and Sam ( Corey Haim) into Santa Carla, the sign stating it to be ‘the murder capital of the world’, to begin afresh. Soon, after they arrive they start to discover why. Mom gets a job at Max’s ( Edward Hermann) video store, Sam befriends a couple of Stallone wannabes, the Frog brothers, from the comic shop ( Corey Feldman and Jamison Newlander) who believe in monsters and Michael follows a gorgeous young woman named Star ( Jami Gertz), only to discover she’s attached to a group of Biker’s led by the mysterious David ( Kiefer Sutherland). Michael, unable to resist the lure of Star, is pulled into the biker gang life and after drinking from some weird wine bottle David offers him, starts to change in personality and temperament. This native 2160 4K scan of the 35mm camera negative is, in a word: sumptuous. Lost Boys is one of those movies, set at night, full of rim lighting and deep bold colours that could show poor transfer like a set of dog’s balls. I’m happy to report that Warner’s have delivered this film as close to reference as they ever have. The copious night scenes are rich and inky, displaying detail probably never seen since the theatres, showing no signs of crush or light bleed. The elaborate costumes of the vampires truly leap of the screen and show a detail and appreciation for the wardrobe department that defies belief. The 80s came replete with a lot of neon and pastel, beautifully rendered here and aided spectacularly by the HDR10 enhancements. The finale holds a set filled with a lot of red—a monochromatic nightmare for subtlety—but all the different shades are replicated perfectly. Absolutely the best this film has ever looked on home media.
There are no options to watch The Lost Boys for free online today in Australia. You can select 'Free' and hit the notification bell to be notified when movie is available to watch for free on streaming services and TV. Records the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie. as I said rarely it does happen, thankfully eventually for Beetlejuice (and in very limited German release, The Princess Bride, if you count that it being so limited) but there are still: South Pacific, Titanic, The Sound Of Music, West Side Story, Carousel, Last Christmas, Edward Scissorhands, Blinded By The Light, Little Women 2019. Sadly there is a less any remote hint of talk of UHDs for any of those at this point (some were even new releases).
The Lost Boys (1987) with a brand new 4K Blu-ray edition of the film. The release is scheduled to arrive on the market on September 20th. Plot: What’s it about? Video: How’s it look? Audio: How’s it sound? Supplements: What are the extras? The Bottom Line Plot: What’s it about? Turns out David and his gang are a tad older than they look, by a couple of hundred years, and Star wasn’t lying when she warned Michael he was drinking blood from David’s freaky bottle. Michael is truly becoming one of the gang and the urge for him to kill is growing. Sam discovers his brother’s attitude is a little more than teen angst and enlists the aide of the Frog brothers to try and turn him away from his impending doom. They believe if they can destroy the head vampire, the likes of Michael and Star will return to normal. All the while, Mom is trying to date her boss and is pissed at the both of them. They hatch a plan to kill David, assuming he’s the one they want. They’re dangerously wrong.
For information or assistance, call Cineworld on 0330 333 4444 Mon-Sun 09:00 - 22:00. Calls to this number are charged at standard national rate and are included within your mobile network minutes.The majority of the extras are found on the accompanying 1080p disc, which also includes the film in its newly 4K remastered version and include: There’s another classic horror movie coming to 4K, Warner Bros are releasing The Lost Boys 4K UHD + Blu-ray this September in the United Kingdom.
Let’s face it, if you’re a fan of vampire movies then there are no shortage of films to choose from. They vary from entertaining to scary to outright funny. But it was with 1987’s The Lost Boys that really made vampires “cool” again. Originally to be directed by Richard Donner, he left to work on Lethal Weapon, but stayed on as a producer. Director Joel Schumacher was brought on, though Donner stayed on as a producer. The Lost Boys had a cast of (then) relative unknown actors. Granted, Dianne Wiest and Edward Herrmann had been in the business for some time, but the younger, fresh faces of Jason Patric, Jamie Gertz and Kiefer Sutherland were still new to the Hollywood scene. The movie might also be noted as the first pairing of “The Two Corey’s”, Haim and Feldman. They’d go on to star in a few other 80’s classics with License to Drive (my personal favorite of their team ups) and Dream a Little Dream. Oh, and lest we forget this movie also features an oiled up, buff, shirtless “sax guy.” Enjoy. This is a stellar upgrade from the previous blu ray and the film sparkles with its 4k presentation and I’ve seen this film countless times but this surpasses every release by miles and felt I was watching it for the first time. Stunning 💀 The movie was originally thought to be a companion piece to The Goonies but when Schumacher was brought on board, it was rewritten to cater to an older audience. It worked. The cult status of this film will likely never go away. And that’s fine. It served as a launching pad for several careers, gave us the “Two Corey’s” (not sure if that was a good thing or not) and it was odd to me that Jami Gertz is now one of the wealthiest women in America. After having seen countless vampire movies, this one does stand out. Yes, there are better, but this is really one of the few that makes them ‘cool.’ Oddly, the film’s success made it ripe for a big budget sequel, but that never happened and it’s really not known why. The film was only marred by two direct-to-video sequels that had very little to do with the original. If, for some reason, you’re reading this and haven’t ever experienced this film – there’s no time like the present…er, past? Video: How’s it look?
The Lost Boys was shot anamorphically on 35mm film with the Panavision Panaflex Gold camera and E-series Lenses. It’s been granted a new 4K restoration for this release, although details of what was involved in this are scant on the ground. The disc however offers up a native 3840 x 2160p resolution image with an aspect ratio of 2.40:1 (which matches the film’s theatrical aspect ratio) that uses 10-bit video depth, High Dynamic Range (HDR10 only) and is encoded using the HEVC (H.265) codec Vamping Out: The Undead Creations of Greg Cannom– We get a look at the make-up used in the movie as well as some history from Cannom and his career. Deleted Scenes (SD, 12 minutes) - There are 18 scenes in all, and most quite short. There are no major sequences excised, but of interest is a better set-up for the Edward Hermann character, a subplot involving a summer job for Jason Patric, and an extended sex scene that's even less erotic than the one in the film.