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New Trailer and Theater Listings for Phantasm: Remastered

This Saturday, the remastered version of Don Coscarelli’s 1979 classic Phantasm is scheduled to hit theaters and, in anticipation, a new trailer has been released to get folks in the mood for some Tall Man.

To view a list of theaters that the film will be playing in this weekend, check out their Facebook page by clicking here.

Synopsis: Since its release in 1979, director Don Coscarelli‘s epic tale of the Tall Man, his deadly silver Sentinel Spheres, and the group of small-town friends who must band together to stop his dimension-hopping schemes has captivated and terrified horror and sci-fi fans around the world. An immediate success, bringing in 40 times its production budget, the film has influenced generations of filmmakers. Thirty-seven years later, PHANTASM has been finally restored to its original glory by J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot and Coscarelli, with a stunning new 4K remaster and 5.1 surround sound mix from the original elements that ensures Phantasm will be around to scare the hell out of generations to come. read more

Post Event Stills – J.J. Abrams and Don Coscarelli, “PHANTASM: Remastered” SXSW Premiere

 

“PHANTASM: Remastered” celebrated the SXSW premiere screening on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at the Stateside Theatre in Austin, TX.  

PHANTASM, first released in 1979, underwent a meticulous 4K restoration from the original 35 mm camera negative by Bad Robot Productions.  

**J.J. Abrams and director/writer Don Coscarelli introduced the film to the festival audience eagerly awaiting to see the film restored to the best technological condition as possible.**

 

In attendance from the film:  Director/writer Don Coscarelli (PHANTASM series, BUBBA HO-TEP, JOHN DIES AT THE END), A. Michael Baldwin (PHANTASM series), Kathy Lester (PHANTASM series), Paul Pepperman (Co-producer, PHANTASM, Co-writer THE BEASTMASTER) read more