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If I rated the movie alone, I'd give it five stars. Unfortunately, I have to warn anyone who wants to buy this DVD format from Artisan. I own over 150 DVD's and I've never come across such a sad excuse for a DVD. The picture quality is HORRIBLE! If you look closely, you can see that it was taken from a tape source, and not the original. Plus, Artisan claims on the back of the box that it is formatted from its "original" aspect ratio, and that it was shot in full screen. That is a blatant lie. It was shot in letterbox widescreen, just as the first film was. You can even tell when you watch it that it has been cropped to death, and at certain moments the screen moves from right to left to catch what's missing. The audio is 2.0 Dolby surround, which is fine. However, when you turn the volume up to hear the more quiet parts of the film, you hear tape hiss. Beware of Artisan releases on DVD. Their transfers are usually like this. I have a few other older films released by them, and they're pretty poor in the quality department. It is a great film however, and is worth having no matter what. I guess this DVD is better than not having it...Almost.
Welcome to Fright Night Part II. Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), "The Great Vampire Killer," and Charlie Brewster (William Ragsdale) are back in the long-awaited sequel to the box office smash hit Fright Night. And so are the bloodthirsty creatures of the night. Charlie has just met Regine Dandridge (Julie Carmen), an exotic, heart-stopping beauty with a deadly taste for things warm and red. He can't stop thinking about her...dreaming about her. Not even Charlie's girlfriend, Alex (Traci Lin), nor Peter Vincent can keep him from being mesmerized by her fatally seductive powers. As the irresistible Regine drains the blood from his veins, Charlie is suddenly jolted by the spine-chilling reality that there's only one thing more terrifying than fighting vampires - becomng one. Director Tommy Lee Wallace (Halloween III) has surpassed the fright of the original film to create a tantalizing shocker in Fright Night Part II. This time the suckers want more than blood. They want revenge!
It brought back a lot of great memories and I loved it
Purchased as a gift for my sister. She received the package really quickly and has already watched it twice. Seller great, no issues.Published 9 months ago by Patricia A. Johnson
So happy I found this movie. I like many am a HUGE Horror Movie Buff and have been trying to find this movie for years. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Keith
One of if not my favorite vampire series ever, but 500 bucks!?!? This guy is high.Published 9 months ago by michael rekshan
great movie with a good story line did not need any high tech or special effects.Published 12 months ago by anthony arratia
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I think there are SO MANY movies and many that are simply... to be kind, "okay-but-not-good" movies being created that many DVD items simply go out of print, every month. There are hundreds of movies that people want and many more that are simply forgotten.
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