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Unveiling Arrow's May Blu-ray Releases

May is shaping up to be an exciting month for cinephiles, with a lineup of captivating Blu-ray releases that span crime thrillers, sumptuous horror classics, and dark fantasy adventures. Here’s a preview of what you can expect:

Night Falls On Manhattan (May 7th)

Sidney Lumet’s crime thriller Night Falls On Manhattan hits shelves on May 7th in a Limited Edition Blu-ray release by Arrow Video. Lumet, known for his gritty realism, brings us a gripping tale adapted from Robert Daley’s novel. The story follows Assistant DA Sean Casey (played by Andy Garcia), whose pursuit of justice entangles him in a dangerous web of crime and family ties. This release boasts an all-star cast including Richard Dreyfuss, Ian Holm, Lena Olin, and James Gandolfini, promising a compelling viewing experience. Special features include two audio commentaries, a documentary on the director, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage.

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Crimson Peak (May 21st)

Guillermo del Toro’s sumptuous horror classic Crimson Peak arrives in a Limited Edition 4K release on May 21st. This gothic romance stars Mia Wasikowska and Tom Hiddleston in a haunting tale of love and mystery set in a dilapidated mansion. Del Toro’s meticulous craftsmanship is on full display, promising a visually stunning and eerie journey. Dive into the behind-the-scenes with a feature-length making-of, interviews with cast and crew, and explorations of the film’s sets, costumes, and FX work.

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Narc (May 21st)

Director Joe Carnahan’s neo-noir crime drama Narc makes its Blu-ray and 4K UHD Limited Edition debut on May 21st. Starring Jason Patric and Ray Liotta, this film dives deep into the gritty world of undercover policing, with a storyline that echoes classic crime films. Explore the film’s creation through a new director’s introduction, interviews, making-of featurettes, and vintage content including an interview with legendary director William Friedkin.

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Pandemonium (May 28th)

Wrapping up the month is Pandemonium, a dark fantasy film from French writer/director Quarxx, arriving on Limited Edition Blu-ray on May 28th. This unique tale follows Nathan and Daniel as they navigate a haunting afterlife, confronting their past in a surreal hellscape. Dive deeper into the film with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and a making-of featurette.

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Each of these releases promises a captivating cinematic experience, offering fans a chance to delve into the worlds created by visionary directors and talented casts. Whether you’re drawn to gritty crime dramas, gothic horror, or dark fantasy, May’s Blu-ray lineup has something to satisfy every taste. Mark your calendars and get ready to explore these cinematic gems in stunning high definition.

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