Brainscan burns on Blu-ray in August

Video games can warp a mind and Edward Furlong is going over the edge in Brainscan. He’s a jaded kid who finally gets his hands on the ultimate in violent videogames. What he doesn’t know until it’s too late is that he’s not just playing a CD-ROM game. The film got a great cult following in the VHS era. Now Brainscan is coming to Blu-ray to lure more into its deadly plot on August 28. Here’s the press release from Scream Factory that includes the bonus features:


Starring Edward Furlong and Frank Langella
A John Flynn Film


This August, SCREAM FACTORY™ invite loyal fans and horror enthusiasts to embark on an interactive trip to hell when 90’s science fiction horror cult classic, BRAINSCAN debuts on Blu-ray August 28, 2018. Produced by Michel Roy (EDtv, Senior Trip) and directed by John Flynn (Lock Up, Rolling Thunder), BRAINSCAN stars Edward Furlong (Terminator 2: Judgment Day), Frank Langella (The Americans), Amy Hargreaves (Homeland), and T. Ryder Smith as “The Trickster.” Available for the first time on Blu-ray, BRAINSCAN is a must have for movie collectors and contains special features including new interviews with cast and crew, audio commentary, and more! Pre-order is available now at

When Michael, a lonely teenager (Edward Furlong), orders the latest interactive video game, the new high-tech wizardry penetrates his subconscious, where his darkest impulses lead him through a deadly maze of murder, deception and desire. Pursued by homicide detective (Frank Langella) and prodded by “The Trickster” (T. Ryder Smith) who materializes into his room, Michael is torn between the worlds of good and evil, of reality and fantasy and, ultimately, life and death.

BRAINSCAN Blu-ray Special Feature:
· NEW Audio Commentary with assistant to the director Tara Georges Flynn
· NEW A Virtual Debut – an interview with screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker
· NEW Talking With Trickster – an interview with actor T. Ryder Smith
· NEW Merging Realities featuring interviews with special make-up effects supervisor Steve Johnson and special make-up effects artists Andy Schoneberg and Mike Smithson
· NEW Musical Virtuosity – an interview with composer George S. Clinton
· Trickin’ With Trickster: Vintage Behind-the-Scenes Fun on BRAINSCAN
· Deleted Scene
· Behind-The-Scenes Footage
· Teaser Trailer
· Theatrical Trailer
· TV Spot
· Still Galleries

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo/1994/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 96 Minutes/English Subtitles.

Rated R [for strong violence and language and some sexuality].

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