Well the month of June keeps on trucking at the shop and titles I troed to get in during the last couple of months are finally if not slowly slipping their way to the last video store. So let’s look at movies from all types of genres and decades that hit later in the week…
Loaded with gory special effects and martial arts fights, ACID BATH pushes the experimental envelope of the post grind house video nasty. Cinéma Vérité meets Grand Guignol! Lou Garcia, 2006
New Flick Written, Directed, and Staring our good friend Jeremy Gardner! When his girlfriend suddenly disappears, leaving a cryptic note as her only explanation, Hank’s comfortable life and his sanity begin to crack. Then, from the woods surrounding his house, something terrible starts trying to break in.
A great HItchcock set including one of my all time favourites STRANGERS ON A TRAIN.
Back In Stock! Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle. Edward James Olmos (1992)
Underrated Flick! Oliver Stone’s behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.
Back In STock! In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act.
Back in Stock! The Guilty pleasures always make their way to the videostore.
One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, this film is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and explicit Gustav Klimt-influenced eroticism.
A videostore without the Dude in it is a sad thing indeed.
A comedy that was overlookled in the 90s comes back to the shop. A must watch for anyone who is a fan of the Marx Brothers.
Based on Clive Barker’s horror legend The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a sceptical grad student researching the monster’s myth. Bernard Rose (1992)
What a world we live when one of the most blatant rip offs of Last House On The Left gets a sexy Blu Ray release but here we are.
Enjoy watching Stallone fight an axe weilding cult while probably standing on phone books during his scenes with Brigette Neilson because of the height difference. An 80s classic!
Back In Stock! After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Two friends Johnny and Jack go out in the woods looking for a body of a missing person who is thought to have been murdered by a serial killer in a small town. While searching the woods Johnny encounters the killer and ends up being murdered Jack and his friend Campbell.team up and end the killer or killers end of violence. This movie is a fun slasher, with a ton of gore.
Classic TV horror about a wrongfully killed man exacts revenge from beyond the grave on those who murdered him. Charles Durning, Frank De Felitta, 1981.
When a painter rents a secluded cabin to jump start her creativity, she has sex with a ghost (don’t you hate when that happens) and finds herself part of his plan to bring itself back to life. Dakota Aesquivel, 2018.
An uptight, leather-clad female alien, armed with a ray gun and accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth’s men as breeding stock.
Back In Stock! In this intense thriller, 5 young adventurers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of a legendary paranormal mystery. Richard Reid, Gemma Atkinson, Renny Harlin, 2013.
A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.
Previously an exclusively regional phenomena, this amazing shot-on-VHS lost classic is a no-budget unauthorized remake of the original 1971 cult classic.Tyler Ralston, Marc Slanger, 2002.
A young woman about to be married begins having terrifying dreams about demons. When she wakes, however, the demons are real and begin to commit gruesome murders.
Fun Irish horror-comedy about a former TV paranormal investigator / exorcist turned driving instructor helps a the father of a virgin with a former popstar into the occult who needs a sacrifice. Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte, 2019.
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese’s style.
A group of high school outcasts get revenge on the students that torment them. Basically Revenege Of The Nerds if it was a horror movie.
A psycho killer shows up on a college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks. Jimmy Huston, 1981.
Back In Print! Back In Stock! An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.
The “Citizen Kane” of underground movies! The bizarre and musical tale of a girl who travels to another dimension through the gateway found in her family’s basement. Hervé Villechaize, Susan Tyrrell, Gisele Lindley, Danny Elfman, 1980.
Double feature including Umberto Lenzi’s Gates of Hell and the rare 70’s grindhouse classic Psycho From Texas (aka Wheeler).
Back In Stock! Brazilian horror. Four YouTubers with expertise in supernatural events are seeking recognition from the audience whilst solving the urban legend of the Bathroom Blonde Case. The spirit that haunts the schools’ bathroom in Brazil. Fabrício Bittar (2018)
Back In Stock! A salvage crew discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea, and soon notices that its long-dead inhabitants may still be on board.
New Remasterd edition! A Bill Rebane classic! A black hole opens a gateway from another dimension allowing giant spiders to invade Wisconsin. Alan Hale Jr., Barbara Hale, 1975.
This stranger-than-fiction documentary explores the DIY filmmaker/musician Giuseppe Andrews universe, showing how the self-taught film-maker captures an unexpected level of humanism and creates a family unit for a group of people who need one.
Back In Stock! A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s. Fatih Akin (2019)
Back In Stock! Starring Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin, a young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who’s the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of violent behaviour. Joseph Ruben (1993)
Starring Daniel Radcliffe. A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers. Jason Lei Howden (2019)
The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of ‘Bigfoot’ a secret.
Two radio voice actors are getting married. Larry has fits of fear. A shrink needs 36 hours to scare him to death and cure him – a family reunion at a scary family castle.
Back In Stock! A washed-up luchador and a super-spy investigate Nazi zombies, a nefarious scientist, and a stripper with a Satanic birthmark.
Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller.
Scream Factory Release. A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he’s thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art. Dave Parker, 2009.
Solid Triple Feature Blu Ray Set!
Gruesome, amphibious, sexually depraved creatures rise from the ocean depths to impregnate human women and destroy terrified men. Produced by Roger Corman. 1980.
Blu Ray version of the 1968 schoolboys-gone-bad British film from Lindsay Anderson starring pre-Clockwork Malcolm McDowell.
Documentary gives the most comprehensive retrospective of the ’80s action film genre ever made. Oliver Harper (2019)
A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.
In order to join a sorority, three friends go to a hazing party in an old house where a sadistic bloodthirsty demonic spirit is lying in wait.
One classic flick and two disappointing sequels wrapped up in one set!
A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, in a tribute to 1960s pulp novels and Technicolor melodramas. Anna Biller (2016)
The action masterpiece is back in stock in both colour and Chrome edition.
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Back In Stock! Tim Burton’s invasion flick that was a box office bomb in ’96 but here we are 24 years later and it’s a classic. Sometimes it just takes a few years. Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.
The crew of a West of Ireland trawler, marooned at sea, struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.
Albert Pyun’s long running cyborg killer movie series! Includes Nemesis 2 / Nemesis 3 / Nemesis 4
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
Grim, expressionistic classic about a sinister preacher who’s nefarious motives are uncovered by a pair of children. Robert Mitchum, Charles Laughton, 1955.
The underrated remake of George Romero’s 1968 classic directed by Tom Savini.
A young man set up as the fall guy in a string of brutal slasher murders decides he’ll hide by sneaking into the forbidden subterranean realm of Midian where shape-shifting beings – The Nightbreed – dwell. Craig Sheffer, David Cronenberg, Clive Barker.
Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge. Jennifer Kent (2018)
Lone survivor, doctor Robert Neville, struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race while fighting The Family, a savage luddite death cult formed by the zombie-like infected to erase the past.
Follows the lives of heroin addicts who frequent “Needle Park” in New York City.
The Classic back in stock! A family’s home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.
Another trashy epic from Bill Zebub!
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.
Following the events of the previous film, a lesbian couple are determined to eliminate the most corrupt, evil forces of Tromaville and the world. Lloyd Kaufman (2017)
A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.
Teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider. Director: Bert I. Gordon (1958)
Adapting a science-fiction novel by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphysical journey through an enigmatic post apocalyptic landscape. 1979.
A maverick cop goes undercover into a dangerous criminal underworld and, under the spell of the bad guys charismatic leader, maybe gets in a little too deep. Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, 1991.
From the creator of the Puppetmaster series, 3 young students studying the folklore of Transylvania undercover and ancient clan of vampires ruled by the sadistic, monstrous Radu. Ted Nicolaou.
On Halloween night, Tara Heyes finds herself as the obsession of a sadistic murderer known as Art the Clown.
Ambitious big budget prescient science fiction epic based on the work of H.G. Wells. Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, William Cameron Menzies, 1936.
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war. Issa López, 2017.
A young writer gets a job assisting her favourite horror writer, but she finds herself participating in an out-of-control psychological experiment. Sara Garcia, John Cassini, Julian Black Antelope, Braden Croft, 2019.
The classic 80s sex comedy returns to the shop with Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life.
A group of war veterans must defend their local VFW post and an innocent teen against a deranged drug dealer and his relentless army of punk mutants. Joe Begos (2019)
Horror-comedy about 3 best friends who embark on a road trip to a heavy-metal show, where they bond with three aspiring musicians and head off to one of the girls’ country home for an after-party. Alexandra Daddario, Johnny Knoxville, Maddie Hasson
Back In Stock! Starring Matt Berry. A look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires, who’ve lived together for over 100 years, on Staten Island. TV Series (2019)
A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war. Jimmy T. Murakami (1986)