Matinee Blu-Ray

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John Goodman is at his uproarious best as the William Castle-inspired movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey, who brings his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida.

It's 1962, and fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis (Simone Fenton) can't wait for the arrival of Woolsey, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk, Mant! But the absurd vision of Woolsey's tale takes on a sudden urgency as the Cuban Missile Crises places the real threat of atomic horror just 90 miles off the coast. With the help of Woolsey's leading lady, Ruth (Cathy Moriarty), the master showman gives Key West a premiere they'll never forget. Anything can happen in the movies, and everything does in this hilarious tribute to a more innocent (and outrageous) time in American cinema.


FEATURES:

NEW Master of the Matinee – interview with director Joe Dante
NEW The Leading Lady – an interview with Cathy Moriarty
NEW MANTastic! The Making of a Mant
NEW Out of the Bunker – an interview with actress Lisa Jakub
NEW Making a Monster Theatre – an interview with production designer Steven Legler
NEW The Monster Mix - an interview with editor Marshall Harvey
NEW Lights! Camera! Reunion! – an interview with director of photography John Hora
Paranoia in Ant Vision – Joe Dante discusses the making of the film
MANT! – the full length version of the film with introduction by Joe Dante
Vintage Making of Featurette
Behind the Scenes footage courtesy of Joe Dante
Deleted and extended scenes sourced from Joe Dante’s Workprint
Still Galleries
Theatrical Trailer