Well we keep on rocking with our masks on in this world and the movies keep us entertained in the late night or early morning maybe with some whiskey or that might just be me. Either way here we go…this week’s movies.
Back in Stock! The always popular 4 pack of 80s solid genre cinema.
Muscle bound twins Peter & David Paul star in this cult Italian Conan rip off about a pair of brothers who seek revenge on the warlord that killed their tribe. Richard Lynch, Ruggero Deodato, 1987.
During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier is sheltered by the headmistress and students of a girls’ academy in the South. As his health returns, his desire increases—but can he trust these enemy women not to turn him in? Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page
Nice, normal-looking Leslie Vernon (Nathan Baesel) has an obsession with movie-style slashers like Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger. Leslie decides to follow in the footsteps of his heroes, and, ever the self-promoter, invites a documentary filmmaker (Angela Goethals) and her crew to follow him around as he constructs his own grisly legacy.
Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously. Chuck Russell (1988)
Blast off with this groundbreaking theatrical feature of the action-packed sci-fi adventure that launched the hit TV series starring Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla and Tim O’Connor. 1979.
Back in Stock! 1995 sequel to the horror film Candyman. The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before. Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O’Leary, Bill Nunn, Bill Condon.
Documentary which reflects on the discomforting significance of cannibalistic desire in human existence through the prism of one man, Issei Sagawa, and his mysterious relationship with his brother, Jun. 2017.
A free man after years in prison, Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) intends to give up his criminal ways, but it’s not long before the ex-con is sucked back into the New York City underworld. Reconnecting with his dancer girlfriend, Gail (Penelope Ann Miller), Carlito gets entangled in the shady dealings of his friend Dave Kleinfeld (Sean Penn), who also serves as his lawyer. When Carlito and Kleinfeld run afoul of shifty gangster Benny Blanco (John Alberto Leguizamo), it sets them on a dangerous path.
Beloved Italian drama where a filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theatre and formed a deep friendship with the theatre’s projectionist. Giuseppe Tornatore (1988)
Three brothers (Nathan Forrest Winters, Brian McHugh, Sam Rockwell) are trapped in an old house with three escaped killers wearing clown suits.
Influential cult classics rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay about a young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for her father’s murder and her mother’s rape.
The misadventures of a group of unfortunate but street-wise cabbies working for a Washington, D.C. decrepit taxicab company. Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Gary Busey, Joel Schumacher, 1983.
Vacationing couple awake hungover and with no memory of the previous night. They find footage on a camera, and watch, horrified, as the husband appears to murder his wife. Maggie Q, Luke Hemsworth, Darren Lynn Bousman, 2020.
In the not-too-distant future against a backdrop of advanced undersea technology, a group of scientists and Navy personnel discover they are in an underwater Alien rip-off. Greg Evigan, Miguel Ferrer, Nia Peeples, Sean S. Cunningham, 1989.
A Peter Fonda 70’s fast car double feature! In Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, Fonda is on the run in a car so fast not even a helicopter can catch them! Race with the Devil, features a couple terrorized by Satanists and Satan himself!
Documentary which tells the story of Ted Ngoy a Cambodian refugee arriving in America in 1975 and building a multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut. 2020.
A mad scientist who is working with the Chinese government to use exploding female robots to disrupt a scheduled NATO war-game by blowing up the various generals involved in the exercise (one of whom looks exactly like Goldfoot, and whom Goldfoot later impersonates). Fabian is the hero who works to thwart the plot, that is, when he is not busy chasing women.
A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a raresleepwalking condition.
A retired professional assassin is forced out of retirement when a close friend is murdered, and hunts the deadly double agent that killed his comrade.Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, 1975
This double-feature special edition includes new 2K restorations of Fear No Evil (1969) and its sequel Ritual of Evil (1970) about a psychiatrist specializing in the occult. Louis Jourdan, Lynda Day George, Paul Wendkos, Robert Day, 1969/70
Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty “Sex Ray” towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Howard Ziehm (1974)
A squad of Russian soldiers must go to a remote East German village to locate missing comrades in the waning days of Word War II. Unearthing a plot to resurrect fallen soldiers, the squad becomes the target of cobbled-together monsters.
Once an architect, Frank Bannister (Michael J. Fox) now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his “special” gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more people dying in the small town where he lives. As he tries to piece together the supernatural mystery of these killings, he falls in love with the wife (Trini Alvarado) of one of the victims and deals with a crazy FBI agent (Jeffrey Combs).
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. Gabriel Byrne, Julianna Margulies, Karl Urban, 2002.
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, 2000.
A young hacker and his friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. Angelina Jolie
The movie is about a documentary team that follows the reunion of Hard Core Logo. Joe Dick gets the band back together ostensibly for an anti-gun benefit after hearing Canadian punk rock legend Bucky Haight, and personal mentor, is shot.
Water is the most precious commodity in the galaxy where Princess Karina is trying to find her father, who has disappeared after discovering treacherous information. She is sold two space pirates, who she enlists in helping her track down her father.
Dario Argento`s classic surreal shocker, uncut and with exclusive new extras!
A uniquely reflective late-career triumph that balances Scorsese’s virtuoso set pieces with a profoundly personal rumination on aging, mortality, and the decisions and regrets that shape a life. Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino.
Back In Stock! 3 pack of the Bruce The Shark sequels.
akashi Shimizu’s movie continues Asia’s increasingly fine tradition of modern horror films. The premise is that if a building has endured a singular horror, it absorbs it and returns it to those who visit. A series of seemingly unconnected vignettes, all with a suitably satisfying jolt (including a shower scene Hitchcock would have admired) are slowly pulled together by police investigating the strange events.
When a giant monster attacks Japan, the country’s only hope is a research assistant who’s become monstrously big himself. But there might be a price
Meek flower shop assistant Seymour (Rick Moranis) pines for co-worker Audrey (Ellen Greene). During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood. The growing plant attracts a great deal of business for the previously struggling store. After Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend, Orin (Steve Martin), to the plant after Orin’s accidental death, he must come up with more bodies for the increasingly bloodthirsty plant.
Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife in this quirky take on Chandler’s classic private dectective. Elliot Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Henry Gibson, Mark Rydell, Robert Altman, 1973.
Remastered edition of the Australian post-apocalyptic masterpiece. Mel Gibson, George Miller, 1979
A ridiculously inept horror about a buxom woman posessed by a demon who murders anybody who gets in her way. Bobbie Bresee, Marjoe Gortner, Norman Burton, Maurice Sherbanee, LaWanda Page, Chu Chu Malave, Michael Dugan, 1982
Unjustly fired from his job, a man discovers the building is infected with a virus whose victims act out their wildest impulses as he savagely fights to get to the executives on the top floor and settle the score. Joe Lynch (2017)
A mother and daughter must confront a terrifying monster when they break down on a deserted road. Bryan Bertino (2016)
Korean period horror about a village in 14th century Korea terrorised by a beast mutated from eating the corpses of plague victims. Jong-ho Huh, 2018.
A high school student stumbles upon a time-warp machine that unleashes forms from the past and future upon his local high school. John Stockwell, Dennis Hopper, 1985.
Starring James Spader. A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find a local street gang terrorizes the town. Sean S. Cunningham (1985)
A man is plagued by recurring nightmares, and when he wakes up he finds that the nightmares he just dreamed of keep coming true. Paul Howard, Michael Weaver, 1989.
Japanese horror trilogy. People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, foretelling their deaths. Takashi Miike (2003, 2005, 2006)
A scientist’s experiment with a deadly bacteria goes awry and leaves him a monster running amok on his town. David Warbeck, Janet Agren, Roberto Ricci, Tonino Ricci, 1982.
As a silly frat boy prank, Young Sid is boiled in a tub of acid. Years later he returns to wreak havoc on the new generation of brothers in his old fraternity. Paul Ziller (1990)
When disc jockey Grant Mazzy (Stephen McHattie) reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it’s just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the radio booth and tries to figure out a way to warn his listeners about the virus and its unlikely mode of transmission: the English language.
After college student Taguchi (Kenji Mizuhashi) commits suicide, a number of young adults living in Tokyo witness terrifying visions transferred across the Internet. As more people disappear throughout the city, the Internet becomes a breeding ground for malevolent spirits. Three seemingly disconnected stories follow Michi (Kumiko Aso), Ryosuke (Haruhiko Katô) and Harue (Koyuki) as they attempt to solve the mystery behind the ghostly visions that are seeping beyond their computer monitors.
A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a monstrous, evil Santa, much unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend. When Pietari’s father (Jorma Tommila) captures a feral old man (Peeter Jakobi) in his wolf trap, the man may hold the key to why reindeer are being slaughtered and children are disappearing.
A daughter, mother and grandmother are haunted by a manifestation of dementia that consumes their family’s home. Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Bella Heathcote, Natalie Erika James, 2020.
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.
After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous. François Simard (2018)
Released from prison, a thief (Noah Hathaway) joins his partners (Tony Todd, James Duval) in crime for a tension-filled dinner that involves a naked woman.
John Carpenter’s fun satire of consumerism finds an unemployed Roddy Piper uncovering that the world’s ruling elite are aliens in disguise who’s aim is to keep humans in a state of mindless consumerism. Keith David, Meg Foster, 1988.
Harrowing documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization. Mick Jackson, 1984.
A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume. Jennifer Runyon, Forrest Swanson, Linda Gentile, David Hess, 1980.
Sequel to the cult Korean zombie film Train to Busan, dispenses with the character driven narrative of the first film and provides the viewer with a ridiculously cartoonish zombie holocaust. Sang-ho Yeon, 2020.
Back in Stock! Tremors 1-6 in one set.
In a totalitarian near future, defiant citizens are labeled deviants and sentenced to brutal behavior modification camps. Brian Trenchard-Smith, 1982
Back In Stock! All 3 seasons of TWIN PEAKS in one nice set.
In New Orleans, a series of horrific murders of priests are occurring around the city’s Catholic churches. The diocese calls in Father Michael to fight the powerful demon, known as Daesidarius, or The Unholy. Camilo Vila (1988)
A ticket vendor at a porn cinema finds herself slowly drawn towards both the ambience depicted on the screen and to one of the older clients, a suave shark with apparent Mafia connections. Written by Kathy Acker. Sandy McLeod, Bette Gordon, 1983.
Poor mutating Glenn Manning, “The Amazing Colossal Man,” is back and this time in rural Mexico insane, disfigured and desperately hungry! Bert I. Gordon, 1958.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, and Willem Dafoe, Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula’s mom has hired to kill Sailor. David Lynch (1990)
An all-cynical, all-evil absurdist variety show that parodies the classic educational PBS shows of the 1970s, made up of old cartoons and educational films, children, and puppets from one’s worst nightmares.
And there we go for this week of what’s coming to the videostore. Movie should be arriving on Thursday so maybe there is a title or two that caught your eye. Till next time..Cheers!