While it’s always a treat to post the new movie list this week it feels bittersweet because of the great Ennio Morricone passing away at 91. It really does not need to be said what a legacy this man has left with us film nerds with his beautful scores. Anyways, included in this week’s releases is the amazing MORRICONE DUEL: A tribute concert to the man. Highly recommended. So with much love we as fans will continue to forever love the amazing music you have left us good sir. Okay, let’s see what else is coming to the shop…
A newcomer to LA with shaky job prospects and no friends discovers after being accepted into an apartment complex, she finds out too late just how close-knit the community there actually are. Naomi Grossman, Alan Blumenfeld, David Marmor, 2019.
Back In Stock! Eight college students travelling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia, where they are set upon by the residents.
Sometimes it’s better to remember action heros in their prime before they went crazy. So on that note this triple feature is a beauty of great Steven Seagal.
A man realizes something sinister lives inside his new home.
It’s WHITE FANG meets THE WOLF MAN! After being bit by a werebeast a man moves in with his sister and must contend with a preternaturally intelligent dog who knows his secret. Michael Pare, Mariel Hemingway.
A lonely man, Stuart, enters a world of junkies, porn stars, and serial killers. Every scumbag in LA is out for his head. Will he survive?
Back In Stock! In 1965, in Northern Spain, a dam will be built to bring progress to the location of Desbaria and the town of Marienbad is near to be completely flooded. Two boys, Teo and Luis, cross the security boundary to play in the evacuated town and Teo listen to voices in the abandoned church. They find a group of strange people chained in the watered basement, Teo releases their leader Mordecai Salas and is killed by him. Forty years later, in the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of Debaria Dam, the teenager Antonio vanishes in the lake while swimming with his girlfriend Susana and their friend Clara Borgia. The police divers, with the support of the outsider cameraman journalist Dan Quarry that is filming the submerged Marienbad to write a matter about the town, try unsuccessfully to find the body. When eerie things happen in the spot, Dan and the local journalist and daughter of the builder of the dam Teresa Borgia disclose dark secrets about Marienbad, Salas and his evil cult of the power of the flame.
40 Year Anniversary! A hardened sergeant and the four core members of his infantry unit try to survive World War II as they move from battle to battle throughout Europe.
Back In Stock! A young actor’s obsession with spying on a beautiful woman neighbour leads him into a tangle of murder where he must prove his own innocence while battling crippling claustrophobia. Brian De Palma (1984)
Double Feature Delight! First up, from the director of Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer , comes THE BORROWER…Aliens punish one of their own by sending him to earth. The alien is very violent, and when the body he occupies is damaged, he is forced to find another. And then from 1987 comes CODA…A maniac is stalking and killing female students at a university.
A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex, and they stumble into an underground society of cannibals. Don Johnson, Jason Robards, L.Q. Jones, Written by Harlan Ellison, 1975.
Legendary Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis star as elderly Elvis and geriatric JFK, who end up in the same old age home, but the two must join forces to battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy and save the souls of their fellow residents. Don Coscarelli (2002)
80’s horror about 8 teenagers trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall pursued by murderous, out of control security robots. Jim Wynorski, 1986.
More copies! Insane adaptation of the H.P Lovecraft story from the producers of Mandy, directed by reclusive cult director Richard Stanley and featuring “the Klaus Kinski of Southern California” Nicholas Cage. 2019.
A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft, and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who anger them.
A plane carrying a secret biological weapon crash-lands in a small rural town. Infected with a virus that sends them into a homicidal frenzy, the locals turn on each other in an orgy of bloody violence. George A. Romero (1973)
Pair of very rare cult films: late 80s horror film Curse of the Blue Lights and the very rare Filipino western featuring the diminutive little person Weng Weng.
H.P. Lovecraft story of murderous fish people where a boating accident runs a young couple ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring. Stuart Gordon (2001)
A troubled college freshman suffers a violent family trauma. He resurrects his charismatic childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope, not realizing how dangerous Daniel is. Adam Egypt Mortimer (2019)
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.
A health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. William Bumiller, Brenda Bakke, Merritt Butrick, 1989.
A homicidal dune-buggy trio terrorizes a busload of Las Vegas bound tourists with the intent to kidnap one of them.
Gushing with over 6 hours of old school slice & dice, Giallo grooviness, Hammer Glamour, gut munching cannibal capers, swanky Euro-trash and creature feature monster madness (not to mention a tsunami of boobs & pubes) (2019)
Tobe Hooper’s campy TCM follow-up starring Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Robert Englund & Roberta Collins. 1977.
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.
A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life. Nicolas Pesce (2016)
Back In Stock! Triple pack of goodness!
German horror. A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s. Fatih Akin (2019)
Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don’t recognize. Susanne Wuest, Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, 2014.
Back In Stock! Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut’s 1966 book “Cinema According to Hitchcock” influenced their work. Kent Jones (2015)
A group of Haunted House employees get trapped inside the “House of Horrors”… Western New York’s largest and most terrifying haunted attraction.
Unrated & Uncut! All three of Tom Six’s over-the-top horror films collected for your viewing displeasure!
Back In Stock! The movie that predicted the world now 15 years ago.
David Lynch’s flick returns to the shop! Region free import Blu Ray!
Back In Stock! Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness. Ben Wheatley (of the cult series Ideal).
One of my personal favs…A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé’s two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.
A small time crook flees to Mexico to evade the authorities, loan sharks, and his murderous ex-partner with only his fiancé and a trusted Colt .45.
This exclusive live concert production presents a unique selection of movie classics – from Sergio Leone’s iconic Spaghetti Westerns to modern mafia masterpieces by Francis Ford Coppola and the cult movies of Tarantino. Ennio Morricone (2018)
Recently released from an insane asylum, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, resumes her killing of her guests with her trusty sickle. 1983.
Sometimes you bring in a classic just because you have not seen it in awhile.
In an audacious feat of cinematic bricolage, Jess Franco utilized footage from three decades of filming to craft a unique story that pays homage to the morbid poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, while indulging the director’s personal obsessions.
Lonely women on New Year’s Eve become easy prey for a misogynistic maniac whose resolution is to kill.
The Tom Savini/ Tony Todd remake of Romero’s classic returns to the shop on Blu Ray
The cult classic hits the shop. “The Man” is baffled by a chill hero’s invincible weapon: gibberish.
The collected short films of the legendary animators! Blu-ray edition includes Christopher Nolan’s Quay and 3 films not previously released on DVD.
Back In Stock! A young woman, studying to be a vet, develops a craving for human flesh.
Fuck yeah Jackie Chan! And fuck yeah mountains in the Bronx! A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.
A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him. Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, 1982.
Back In Stock! The fun 2019 flick which is the perfect gateway movie for young people trying to get into the genre.
Back In Stock! Just like Cannibal Holocaust still one of the best sellers at the shop. Not sure what that says about us?
Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle, Brad Anderson, 2001.
Back In Stock! Tis the season for virus flicks.
Little Billy witness his parents getting killed by Santa after being warned by his senile grandpa that Santa punishes those who are naughty. Now Billy is 18, and out of the orphanage, and he has just become Santa, himself.
Since Disney Plus decided to “censor” the streaming version I figured I would bring in a physical copy. Also because John Candy!A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saved him from drowning as a boy. He falls in love with her, not knowing who or what she is.
Back In Stock! A fancy garden party turns into upper class prey when a colony of killer wasps mutates into seven foot tall predators. Benni Diez, 2015
Another week and more seasons of from The Crypt Keeper come pouring because, you know, it rules.
Back in print! Spanish director Alejandro Amenábar’s (The Others, Open Your Eyes) stunning breakthrough thriller starring Ana Torrent. 1996.
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.
Low budget cult film about a series of unexplained murders which occured in Texarkana. Ben Johnson, Dawn Wells (Mary Ann of Gilligan’s Island), Charles B. Pierce (The Legend of Boggy Creek), 1976.
Back In Stock! Chilean horror where four friends visit a rural locality of Chile, are brutally attacked by a man and his son who have in their blood the direct legacy of the darkest period of Chilean history. Lucio A. Rojas (2017)
Back In Stock! Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students
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,
For a group of young friends, a weekend in the wilderness turns into a battle of life and death when one of them turns up dead. Hunted by a bloodthirsty maniacs, the self-styled Zero Boys must now play their war games for real. Nico Mastorakis (1986)
A fun weekend turns into madness and horror for a bunch of groupies looking for fun in a beaver infested swamp.
And those are this week’s films my friends. And if none of them interest you then my fellow movie nerds may I recommend grabbing a flick where the music of Morricone shines throught out. Till next time remember…the videostore loves you!