… even if the gruesome characters in the wonderfully absurd science fiction horror comedy bear little resemblance to the legendary “IT” villain have Pennywise in common. Because in the circus – no matter how diabolical it may be – the fun factor is traditionally the top priority. Even if the circus tent is actually a gigantic spaceship that houses sinister horror figures and dark secrets. Nevertheless, it cannot be denied that “Killer Klowns From Outer Space” not only has an extra dose of humor but also has the potential to be disturbing.
The scary fun, also known in this country as “Space Invaders”, has appeared in many a limited edition for home cinema over the years. But as is the case with such collector’s items, they were sold out at some point. So that everyone with a penchant for the offbeat cinema, who has so far been left empty-handed, is also served, Koch Media will soon provide fresh supplies: “Killer Klowns From Outer Space” will finally be released again for home cinema on November 10, 2022 – once again in a very special, strictly limited collector’s edition.
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The new edition in the media book not only contains a bonus DVD with extensive extras and an informative booklet, but above all the film in the remastered version on Blu-ray – completely unabridged of course. In addition, the good piece, which also comes with a brand new cover artwork, Available exclusively from Amazon be.
Based on the American science fiction cinema of the 1950s, the residents of a small US town see themselves in “Killer Klowns From Outer Space” by special effects master Stephen Chiodo (“critters”, “Team America”) faced with an alien invasion. Contrary to expectations, however, they are not attacked by green Martians, but by diabolical clowns who accompany them Abstruse things like cotton candy emitters and acid cakes cause lots of chaos.
The intergalactic horror fair delivers a boozy slaughter like it’s probably never been seen before (or since). For trash fans with a preference for B movies from the 80s, there is no way past this potpourri of nasty, crazy ideas. With its mix of overacting, hand-crafted special effects, and an “amazing array of candy-colored, surreal killing methods,” the film certainly made it onto our Halloween horror picks list for a reason.
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With a release in the second week of November, the Mediabook edition comes a little too late for the horror festival. But of course there are other ways to get a ticket for what is perhaps the craziest circus performance in film history on October 31: You can also simply stream the uncut version, for example on Amazon Prime Video.
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