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THE RETURN OF THE ORIGINAL STAR WARS PARODY! YOU’LL LAUGH! YOU’LL CRY! YOU’LL KISS 20 BUCKS GOODBYE!
Fluke Starbucker (Scott Mathews) must learn to master the power of “The Farce” with help from Artie Deco, 4-Q-2 (Frank Robertson), Princess Anne-Droid (Cindy Furgatch), Ham Salad (Bob Knickerbocker), and the rest of the Red Eye Knights.
In 1978 writer / director Ernie Fosselius (former member of “The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo”) created the very first “Star Wars” parody, HARDWARE WARS. Complete with cardboard sets and visible wires (holding up ships which were various household appliances), the film was shot over four days with a budget of around $8,000. Now, nearly 50 years later, the original version of this classic short that George Lucas called his “favorite Star Wars parody” (in a 1999 interview on the UK's The Big Breakfast TV show) has been restored in High Definition for a whole new generation of cult movie fans to discover!
SPECIAL FEATURES :
• Brand new 2K HD transfer from the original camera negative of the original 1978 short supervised by director Ernie Fosselius presented in its original 1.33:1 aspect ratio
• LPCM 2.0 Stereo Audio
• Optional English Subtitles
• Audio Commentary with Writer / Director Ernie Fosselius
• Video Commentary with Writer / Director Ernie Fosselius (13 mins)
• "Hardware Wars" Directors Cut (10:15, SD)
• "Hardware Wars" Prequel featurette (05:23, SD)
• "Hardware Wars" Foreign Version (11:19, SD)
• 1978 Creature Features Interview with Writer / Director Ernie Fosselius (12:12, SD)
• "Hardware Wars Saves Christmas" featurette (06:09, SD)
• “Hardware Wars” Trailer (SD)
• Awards Reel (01:08, SD)
• “Porklips Now” (21:38, SD) 1980 parody of “Apocalypse Now” from director Ernie Fosselius
• “Plan 9.1 From Outer Space” (20:46, SD) 2009 parody remake of “Plan 9 From Outer Space” with puppets from director Ernie Fosselius
• Reversible Artwork
• Collectible Mini-Poster
• Limited Edition Slipcover (First Pressing Only)
TITLE: Hardware Wars (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]