Well-received (especially by me) at our New York Trash Night zombie club over two years ago, Street Trash is one of those once-seen never-forgotten cult horror-comedy favourites that oozed out onto DVD at the end of the 80s, and it really is something special.
So it's great to hear that the film is now gearing up for a Special Meltdown Edition from Synapse films www.synapse-films.com).
Over four years in the making, this 2-DVD set contains the amazing two-hour documentary, THE MELTDOWN MEMOIRS, directed by STREET TRASH writer/producer Roy Frumkes and also includes:-
- Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1) Transfer From the Original Camera Negatives
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and Original 2.0 Mono Soundtrack
- Two Audio Commentaries Featuring Producer Roy Frumkes and Director James Muro
- THE MELTDOWN MEMOIRS – All-New 2-Hour Documentary The History and Making of STREET TRASH!
- STREET TRASH – The Original 16mm Short Film that Inspired the Movie
- The Long-Lost, Never-Before-Seen STREET TRASH Promotional Teaser
- Behind-the-Scenes Still Gallery
- Original Theatrical Trailer
Writer Roy Frumkes made the great Romero doc Document of the Dead, whilst Street Trash director Jim Muro moved on to become James Cameron's number one steadicam operator and has worked on such films as Heat, Casino and X-Men 3.
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