The Hallow Blu-ray Review

Grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and be ready to stay in for some scares with The Hallow starting April 5th!

Scream Factory and IFC Films have announced that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival entry The Hallow will have its long awaited released on blu-ray following a strong showing at the festival.  The film, co-written and directed by Corin Hardy, follows a husband, wife, and their infant son after they move to the Irish countryside while the husband, Adam, surveys and studies the nearby woods.  Little do they know the true horrors that follow them both in and outside the forest as they struggle to find the answers necessary to survive before it’s too late.

Agents of Geek also did a review of the blu-ray release of the film via a screener graciously sent to us via Shout! Factory which you can read HERE.

After receiving a minimal theatrical run, The Hallow looks to extend its life and potentially gain a cult following on blu-ray and home release.  Agents of Geek has you covered with the details on the special features and some more information on the supernatural horror flick and what to expect from the film.

In case you missed it in theaters, or want to add it to your collection, here are the details on the Blu-ray release.


When a London-based conservationist is sent to Ireland with his wife and infant child to survey an area of forest believed to be hallowed ground by superstitious locals, his actions unwittingly disturb a horde of demonic creatures who prey upon the lost. Alone and deep within the darkness of the remote wilderness, he must now fight back to protect his family against the ancient forces’ relentless attacks.

Blu-Ray Bonus Features

Audio Commentary with Director Corin Hardy – Watch along with the director and hear his takes on various scenes throughout the film.

Surviving the Fairytale: The Making of The Hallow – Learn the inspiration behind the making of the movie and how it was filmed.

Behind-the-Scenes: The Story – Watch and learn about director Corin Hardy’s inspiration in writing the story behind the film.

Behind-the-Scenes: Influence – Watch and learn about Hardy’s inspiration behind making the film and its true roots in Irish folklore.

Behind-the-Scenes: Practical F/X – A key element in the film is the practical nature of many of the effects.  This featurette shows how those effects were made and its impact on the film.

Director’s Storyboards Gallery – Watch as the film comes together one piece at a time.

Director’s Sketchbook Gallery – View the drawings of Hardy’s vision of what was to be the finished product in the film.

The Book of Invasions Original Illustrations Gallery – Look inside the book of Irish folklore and some of the original drawings which served as the inspiration for The Hallow.

Creature Concepts Gallery – See the concept drawings before they came to life.

Theatrical Trailer – The first piece of marketing material made open to the general public.

The Hallow Blu-Ray

Buy and/or Pre-order the Blu-Ray HERE starting April 5th!

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