Summary: Tobe Hooper's "Lifeforce" (1985) arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Arrow Video. The supplemental features on this release include original trailers; new video interviews with French actress Mathilda May, director Tobe Hooper, and actor Steve Railsback; exclusive new documentary; audio commentary with director Tobe Hooper; audio commentary make-up effects designer Nick Maley; and audio commentary with visual effects supervisor Douglas Smith.
Excerpt: Tobe Hooper has had a mixed and oftentimes disappointing career as a filmmaker; the highs of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, widely regarded as one of the best horror films ever made, and the lows of, well, just about everything else he’s ever done. Poltergeist proved to be a massive success, and although a large part of that may be due to the involvement of Spielberg it certainly must’ve paved the way for Lifeforce, a bizarre and self indulgent homage to the Hammer horror...
Excerpt: Are you in the mood for a sci-fi movie? How about a sci-fi movie that's kind of a horror movie? How about a sci-fi horror movie that has as much nudity as a late night Cinemax flick? Well you, my friends, have come to the right place, as we present Shout! Factory's special edition Blu-ray release of Lifeforce . Leading a deep space expedition, Col.
Summary: At least the astronauts in Alien weren't aware they were bringing anything, let alone something nasty, back with them after setting out on their interstellar explorations. No such slack can be given to the spacemen in another screenplay co-written by Alien 's Dan O'Bannon, the troubled 1985 Tobe Hooper film Lifeforce .
Excerpt: Een onderzoeksteam gaat een onbekende komeet observeren. Wanneer ze in de buurt van de komeet komen vinden ze een verlaten buitenaards ruimteschip. Ze vinden er een aantal geconserveerde menselijke lichamen en besluiten deze mee te nemen.