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Lost alien “FOES” arriving on Blu-ray; art, info and trailer

Monday, June 10, 2019 | Blu-ray/DVD, News


Close encounters of the unkind are coming to Blu-ray as the long-unseen 1977 sci-fi thriller FOES is flying to Blu-ray courtesy of Garagehouse Pictures. Read on for the details, cover art and trailer.

The FOES Blu-ray will arrive on Earth June 24. Written and directed by John Coats, it stars Macdonald Carey, Jerry Hardin (who would later be part of more extraterrestrial shenanigans as THE X FILES’ Deep Throat), Jane Wiley, Alan Blanchard, Gregory Clemens and Coats. The synopsis: “A military team traces a UFO to a small island off the coast of California. Cut off by a wall of magnetic energy, the team is forced to helplessly stand by as a lighthouse keeper and his wife become the first human beings to engage a deadly, inhospitable alien form of life. Trapped on the island as night falls, two divers on a weekend vacation search for an answer to the inexplicable events, only to ultimately come face-to-face with terrifying, unfathomable creatures of swirling light that are mankind’s implacable ‘Foes.’ ”

Never before available on U.S. video, FOES will be presented on Garagehouse’s all-region Blu-ray in HD for the first time anywhere in the world, accompanied by the following special features:

  • Audio commentary by director John Coats
  • Coats’ original director’s cut
  • TALES OF L.A. short film
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Photo gallery
  • Garagehouse Pictures trailers
  • Cover art by Stephen Romano

Retail price is $24.99; you can pre-order FOES here.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.