Well another week is upon us and as the weather starts to get all spring like the videostore continues to do it’s best to give the new, old, and simply strange of cinema from around the world. Let us take a look shall we…
Ray Harryhausen creature double feature: 20 Million Miles to Earth / It Came From Beneath.
Back In Stock! All 5 Final Destination flicks in one set.
An arrogant broker gets lost in the Jersey Pine Barrens and is captured and terrorized by a cannibalistic homeless woman. And she’s hungry for sex, blood and revenge! Dawn Murphy, 1999.
Some Russ Meyer goodness back in stock! Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna and Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not Lamar’s obsession with rear entry.
Canadian horror about a self-destructive young woman who, during a winter getaway at an isolated cabin, becomes convinced that her best friend is stealing her blood. Amelia Moses, 2020.
Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter and Don Johnson star in S Craig Zahler’s thriller about an ex-boxer in prison.
Psychological slasher & queer cult classic about an orphaned teen who becomes caught up in the twisted mind of his increasingly unhinged aunt and becomes suspect number one in a gay love triangle that ended in murder! Susan Tyrrell, Jimmy McNichol, 1981.
Wonderfully goofy cult horror that gave the world the acronym C.H.U.D. (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers). John Heard, Daniel Stern, 1984.
Season 1 of Chucky hits the shop. A continuation of the original set of films.
Beloved horror anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s. George A. Romero (1982)
Back In Stock! A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s murder.
Beautifully-produced splendidly acted screen version of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile featuring Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot. Bette Davis, David Niven, Angela Lansbury, Olivia Hussey, Jane Birkin, John Guillerman, 1978
horror comedy where metalheads Brodie and Zakk’s resentment of the suburban wasteland leads them to a mysterious piece of music said to grant Ultimate Power, but the music also summons an ancient evil who possess their classmates and family. Jason Lei Howden
Stallone triple feature that keeps on giving the goods!
An extremely successful dentist goes off the deep end after he catches his wife cheating on him.
Sleazy & unpleasantly violence 70s exploitation film which follows the lurid life of a dirty small-town beat cop who devotes much of its energy to getting laid. Morgan Paull, Art Metrano, Pat Anderson, 1974.
Back In Stock! Neil Marshall’s badass werewolf flick!
Includes: THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES (1971) / DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN (1972)
A school holds a 24 hour famine, but it isn’t long before students and staff start turning up dead at the hands of a killer masquerading as the school’s mascot. Ryan Nicholson (2011)
Four teenage friends spent the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a fright mask. Kevin Conway, Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Tobe Hooper.
A Cajun beauty (Claudia Jennings) lures male intruders into a swamp where women have a field day with them.
Beer-drinking intruders crash a Cajun wedding for revenge on a bayou bride (Jan MacKenzie) and groom (Tray Loren).
Blissfully bonkers jukebox musical tells the story of a mobster’s bombshell girlfriend and the washed-up talent agent who seeks to revive his career by turning her into a musical sensation. Jayne Mansfield, Frank Tashlin, 1956.
Mark Hamill (Star Wars) and the team behind horror classic Re-animator join forces for this electrifying live-action adaptation of Yoshiki Takaya’s celebrated manga series! 1991
In this offbeat road comedy from Finland, an amateur metal band from Finland travels to Norway to be in a huge heavy metal festival in order to seek fame and fortune. Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren, 2018.
3 DISC SPECIAL EDITION! Ruggero Deodato’s cult sleazy home invasion horror. David Hess, Annie Belle, Christian Borromeo, 1980.
Gruesome, amphibious, sexually depraved creatures rise from the ocean depths to impregnate human women and destroy terrified men. Produced by Roger Corman. 1980.
British thriller about a 14-year-old girl coming to terms with her sexuality, discovers that her adored older foster brother may be guilty of a series of bizarre sex crimes. Jenny Agutter, David Greene, 1970.
“Island of Dr. Moreau” inspired Italian exploitation film from director Sergio Martino. Barbara Bach, Joseph Cotten, Cameron Mitchell. 1979.
From the director of Squirm, an extremely eerie and beautifully shot camping slasher. George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Chris Lemmon, Jeff Lieberman,1981.
A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it’s successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
A comedy about a witches’ coven leader who must confront his past including his looming high school reunion and his estranged mother. Matthew Gray Gubler, Angela Sarafyan, Andy Milonakis, Barbara Crampton, Richard Bates Jr., 2021.
Harry Dean Stanton stars as Lucky, a 90 years old who is spiritually lost. Seeking meaning beyond his desert hometown in his final days, he sets out on a journey of self-discovery that proves both sobering and satisfying. John Carroll Lynch (2017)
Kenneth Branagh leads an all-star cast including Robert De Niro, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hulce, Ian Holm, John Cleese and Aidan Quinn in his definitive cinematic version of Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gothic terror.
Iconic horror based on Steven King’s novel, after a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. Rob Reiner (1990)
A street sweeper who cleans up after grisly accidents brings home a full corpse for him and his wife to enjoy sexually, but is dismayed to see that his wife prefers the corpse over him.
Horror double feature! NIGHTWING (Arthur Hiller 1979), SHADOW OF THE HAWK (George McCowan 1976)
Beautifully animated film from Studio Ghibli about a twenty-seven-year-old office worker travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tokyo. Isao Takahata, 1991.
A world-weary group of mercenary soldiers are sent to investigate a long-since used WWII bunker where something dark and dangerous lurks.
A teenage boy, obsessed with photographing everything he sees around him, is seized upon by an aggressive gallery owner from New York who views the youngster as fresh young talent worth entertaining, but as his success and fame grows, the boy finds himself less welcome in his home town and decides to turn the tables on the elitist art snobs of the city.
Phantom of the Opera meets Fast Times at Ridgemont High in this ridiculous horror involving a haunted mall, a ghastly jilted man and his former sweetheart. Derek Rydall, Jonathan Goldsmith, Rob Estes, Pauly Shore, Morgan Fairchild, Richard Friedman, 1989.
Legendary 80’s slasher gorefest available for the first time uncut! Paul L. Smith, Christopher George. Written by Joe D’Amato. Juan Piquer Simón, 1982.
A horror movie marathon in an abandoned theatre decides to screen a bizarre short whose creator killed his family and set the theater on fire after its first showing. That’s when the murder begins. Mark Herrier (1991)
The brain munchers with attitude are back as a young man uses a secret government chemical program to reanimate his dead girlfriend, helping her as she consumes the only thing that will nourish her, human brains. Brian Yuzna (1993)
Long unavailable cult Horror anthology about a group of college students are spending a weekend away at a remote cabin and pass the time telling spooky stories. James L. Wilson, 1979.
All his life, an ordinary young man (Stephen Chow) has been treated like dirt. Still, he’s never given up believing that all the world’s problems could be solved with a little kung fu. So he’s teaming up with a band of misfits – six friends who were kung fu masters in their youth – to form a soccer team that only he believes has a chance to win a $1 million grand prize. Together, they’re going to apply their hidden talents to a whole new game — and soccer will never be the same.
Allegorical horror about a woman terrorised by a creature but no one believes her. Emma Fitzpatrick, Angela Gulner, Jennifer Lafleur, Gia Elliot, 2021.
Cult favourite about goopy, creepy alien slowly killing the inhabitants of a remote Antarctic base. Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, John Carpenter, 1982.
A police S.W.A.T. team investigates about a mysterious VHS tape and discovers a sinister cult that has pre-recorded material which uncovers a nightmarish conspiracy. Simon Barrett, Steven Kostanski, Chloe Okuno, 2021.
And there we go guys! This week’s titles. Personally the videostore is excited for the new IMPORT Blu Rays of OUTPOST! A very underrated action horror movie that has been out of print for far too long! Either way we’ll see down the road at the old shop soon enough. Cheers!