Tremors

Tremors

Kevin Bacon
Director: Ron Underwood Cast: Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon
, Fred Ward
Fred Ward
, Finn Carter
Finn Carter
Ron Underwood

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Overview

In the popular horror-comedy Tremors, it's not what's under the sun you've got to look out for -- it's what's under the ground. Universal has done a fair job on this 1.85:1 non-anamorphic widescreen transfer. While it's disappointing that this film wasn't given anamorphic treatment, this is a still a very nice transfer with sharp colors and well-defined black levels. The picture is crisp and detailed with a minimum of grain, dirt, and edge enhancement. The audio is presented in Dolby Surround and is only moderate. Tremors is a film that could have easily benefited from a 5.1 remix. Sadly, fans are stuck with this lackluster Dolby Surround mix that has some channel separation, though the bulk of the soundtrack is still filtered mainly through the center speaker. Also included on this disc are Spanish subtitles, English captions, and Dolby Surround soundtracks in French and Spanish. What Tremors lacks in the technical department, it makes up for in its supplements. This edition of Tremors starts off with an almost hour-long documentary on the making of the film. This is a great retrospective that features lots of behind-the-scenes footage, as well as interviews with much of the cast and crew from the film. A collection of deleted scenes and outtakes are featured in a rough full-frame version that should please fans. A short production featurette is basically one large promotional trailer for the film, though it does include a few insightful interviews with some of the cast and crew. Finally, there are some production notes, some interview profiles on select cast and crew members, a short gallery of production stills, two full frame theatrical trailers for Tremors, and a theatrical trailer for the sequel Tremors 2: Aftershocks.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/29/1998
UPC: 0025192021824
Original Release: 1990
Rating: PG-13
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround]
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 18,789

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kevin Bacon Valentine McKee
Fred Ward Earl Basset
Finn Carter Rhonda LeBeck
Michael Gross Burt Gummer
Reba McEntire Heather Gummer
Bobby Jacoby Melvin Plug
Victor Wong Walter Chang
Charlotte Stewart Nancy
Tony Genaro Miguel
Ariana Richards Mindy
Richard Marcus Nestor
Sunshine Parker Edgar
Michael Dan Wagner Old Fred
Conrad Bachmann Jim, The Doctor
Bibi Besch Megan, The Doctor's Wife
John Goodwin Howard, Roadworker
John Pappas Carmine, Roadworker
Ernest Troost Conductor

Technical Credits
Ron Underwood Director,Original Story
O. Nicholas Brown Editor
Ellen Collett Associate Producer
Debra Combs Set Decoration/Design
Ivo Cristante Production Designer
Pam Dixon Casting
Robert Folk Score Composer
Alexander Gruszynski Cinematographer
Gale Anne Hurd Executive Producer
Gary Jensen Stunts
Brent Maddock Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Donald Maskovich Art Director
Abigail Murray Costumes/Costume Designer
Martin Schaer Cinematographer
Flying Fabrizi Sisters Makeup
Ernest Troost Score Composer
Gene Warren Special Effects
S.S. Wilson Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapter List
1. Main Titles: Stampede, Earl! [4:09]
2. That's Supposed to be a Girl! [2:43]
3. Perfection [1:36]
4. Beneath Perfection [1:16]
5. Less Than Perfection [2:47]
6. High and Dry [2:17]
7. Bad Things from the Garden [2:27]
8. Road Kill [3:28]
9. Some Kind of Mutation [1:51]
10. The Dead of Night [3:58]
11. Who's Best on a Horse? [3:41]
12. Where's the Golden Oldie Coming From? [1:13]
13. They're Under the Ground! [1:40]
14. The Worm and the Wall [1:13]
15. We Really Caught Something Here! [2:33]
16. On the Rocks [4:18]
17. You Guys Know How to Pole Vault? [3:09]
18. Where Do They Come From? [1:24]
19. One Long Smorgasbord [1:56]
20. The Pesky Parasites Invade Perfection [1:40]
21. Get Off the Pogo! [:55]
22. Get Out of Your Pants! [2:49]
23. The Monsters Go to Market [2:37]
24. Uzi 4 U [5:25]
25. We Killed It! [1:28]
26. Bringing Down the House [1:38]
27. Nestor's Wild Ride [2:03]
28. A Hell of a Long Walk [2:05]
29. Going for the Cat [4:10]
30. Armored Transport [1:37]
31. Going Prepared [1:59]
32. Heading for the Mountains [2:17]
33. A Run for the Rocks [3:44]
34. Goin' Fishin'-Like [2:07]
35. The Worm Wises Up [1:17]
36. The Last Bomb [1:53]
37. The Worm Turns [1:56]
38. Working Up to It [2:08]
39. End Titles: ("Why Not Tonight?" -Reba McEntire) [3:58]
0. Chapter List
1. How It All Began... [4:05]
2. Building Perfection [4:32]
3. The Mechanical Effects [2:17]
4. The Cast [3:48]
5. Photography and Editing [1:42]
6. The Creatures [15:06]
7. The Miniatures [6:39]
8. The Cliff [2:15]
9. The Ending [2:44]
10. Creature Featurette [10:26]

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