Well hello friends…Many good things are coming back to the videostore this week but honestly the one we are most excited about is THINGS TO DO IN DENVER WHEN YOU’RE DEAD that has been stuck in limbo hell thanks to MIRAMAX FILMS and finally along with other titles comes crashing back into print. Let’s take a look shall we…
Starring Peter Cushing. A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti. Val Guest (1957)
Remastered 4K version of iconic cult anime film.
Remastered for your pleasure, director John Carpenter’s violent homage to Rio Bravo with a little of Night of the Living Dead thrown in for good measure. 1976.
BACK IN PRINT! The submarine U.S.S. Manta had a perfect record until the mysterious death of its captain. The next-in-command, Lt. Richard Brice (Bruce Greenwood) is determined to steer his disheartened crew back to safety. But after three battle survivors board the sub, bizarre and frightening things begin to happen. As the tale unfolds, and crew members begin to disappear, Ensign Douglas O’Dell (Matthew Davis) must piece together the puzzles of the submarine’s past before it is too late to resurface alive.
Beloved Sword & Sorcery schlock from the director of Phantasm about a young man’s search for revenge through the use of the sword & his ability to command his animal allies. Believe it or not, based on a book. Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Don Coscarelli.
In the land of Prydain, Taran, a teenage boy and “assistant pig-keeper” on the small farm of Caer Dallben, home of Dallben the Enchanter, dreams of becoming a famous warrior. Dallben learns the evil Horned King is searching for a mystical relic known as the Black Cauldron, which can create an invincible army of undead warriors: the “Cauldron-Born”. Dallben fears the Horned King might use his pig, Hen Wen, who has oracular powers, to locate the cauldron. Dallben directs Taran to take Hen Wen to safety; unfortunately, Taran’s foolish daydreaming causes Hen Wen to be captured by Gwythaints, the Horned King’s dragon-like creatures.
Bob Clark’s cult Canadian slasher classic about series of Christmas-time murders in a sorority house. Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin.
Surprisingly sincere cop dramedy following several days in the life of a Los Angeles police sergeant struggling with the suicide of his previous partner and being saddled with a new one. Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Harold Becker.
Swedish drama, a customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveller while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence. Ali Abbasi (2018)
An atmospheric 70s shocker about an isolated desert town plagued sinister devil-worshipping cult! L.Q. Jones, Strother Martin, 1971.
Dario Argento’s second entry in the so-called “Animal Trilogy about a blind puzzle-maker attempts to crack the case of the murderous goings on at a secretive genetics institute. Catherine Spaak, Rada Rassimov, Karl Malden, 1971.
The original Ancient Aliens documentary which help bring the Erich Von Daniken’s Alien hypothesis to a wider audience.
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.
BACK IN PRINT! In the poverty-stricken favelas of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s, two young men choose different paths. Rocket (Phellipe Haagensen) is a budding photographer who documents the increasing drug-related violence of his neighborhood. José “Zé” Pequeno (Douglas Silva) is an ambitious drug dealer who uses Rocket and his photos as a way to increase his fame as a turf war erupts with his rival, “Knockout Ned” (Leandro Firmino da Hora). The film was shot on location in Rio’s poorest neighborhoods.
Dylan McDermott stars in this chilling portrait of all-American evil. A picture-perfect family is shattered when the work of a serial killer hits too close to home. Duncan Skiles (2018)
Beloved horror anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s. George A. Romero (1982)
A film about the duties (or lack thereof) of Sheriff Fred Heflin of a small New Jersey town occupied exclusively by police officers from New York City-the place Freddie wishes he was employed. His job is to look after the menial police tasks while the residents make and break the law as they see fit.
A hulking extra-terrestrial creature with abnormal strength is murdering random victims every night on the streets of LA only an avenging horror novelist and a TV journalist can track down the killer! William Devane, Cathy Lee Crosby, Bud Cardos, 1979.
A Houston vice cop who’s forgotten the rule book hunts down an evil alien criminal who is addicted to human endorphins. Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, 1990.
Zombie comedy from the UK, about a fresh police recruit assigned to a sleepy village on the day of an outbreak of zombies! Steven M. Smith, 2021.
A mysterious hooded figure slashes his way through the night staff at a roller-skating rink.
A teenage outcast (Shanley Caswell), her friend (Josh Hutcherson), a nerd (Aaron David Johnson), and other students face terror from a serial killer who targets high-school students.
A young man (Alec Owen) infiltrates a fraternity after the serial killer Motherface murders his twin brother.
Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative David Lynch’s flawed masterpiece with loads of extras. Length is 137 minutes.
Ultra violent juvenile delinquent gang dramas from the Post-Franco era from Basque writer/director Eloy de la Iglesia. Includes: Navajeros / El Pico / El Pico 2
Documentary on the Eurocrime films of the 70’s. Featuring interviews with many of the stars: John Saxon, Franco Nero, Henry Silva, Antonio Sabato, Fred Williamson, Luc Merenda, Joe D’Allesandro.
Cult Japanese splatter horror that leaves no slasher convention and stylish flourish unturned as it provides a ruthless catalog of slasher mayhem. Toshiharu Ikeda, 1988.
A cop with PTSD from a violent gunfight with a vicious Macao gang must return to face an anarchist gang that threatens the city’s safety. But this time he takes a crack team of female special forces. Jade Leung, Jeana Ho, Hidy Yu, Jacky Lee, 2019.
Paul Naschy writes, directs and stars in this highly personal period-piece thriller based on a true story of a remorseless innkeeper who uses his inn as a illegal gambling den and brothel. María José Cantudo, Ágata Lys, 1978.
Fresh (Sean Nelson) is a 12-year-old drug dealer who finds himself trapped in a web of poverty, corruption and racial tension in Brooklyn, New York. When his drug-addict sister Nichole (N’Bushe Wright) starts sleeping with local drug lord Esteban (Giancarlo Esposito), Fresh calls upon the skills he learned playing chess with his alcoholic father and speed-chess champion Sam (Samuel L. Jackson) and devises a complex strategy that will free both himself and his sister.
A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead. Tom Holland (1985)
Prepare yourself for five twisted tales of terror hosted by everyone’s favorite sinister succubus, Dr. Boobenstein. Featuring vicious vixens, flesh-eating mist, Vengeful Aztec gods, talking corpses, sinister Santas, and more. So sit back, turn out the lights, and get ready for your worst nightmares to unfold.
Adapted from Daniel Clowes’ cult-classic comic, Ghost World offers an idiosyncratic portrait of adolescent alienation that’s at once bleakly comic and wholly endearing. Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Terry Zwigoff, 2001.
Henry (Michael Rooker) is released from prison following his mother’s murder. He supplements his job as an exterminator with a series of indiscriminate and violent murders. Fellow jailbird and drug dealer Otis (Tom Towles) becomes a willing accomplice in Henry’s bloody killings. But as the depravity escalates and Henry forms a bond with Otis’ sister, Becky (Tracy Arnold), things start to get out of hand. The film is based on the true-life story of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas
A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs. John Cameron Mitchell (2001)
A group of seven Finnish friends head to the cottage in the middle of the forest, accompanied by a group of three foreign men they have just met, who are strangely conspicuous about something. The direction of the weekend changes constantly.
On their way to elope in Las Vegas, teenager Charlie Sykes (Chad Lowe) and his bride-to-be, Rachel Clark (Kristy Swanson), make a wrong turn that brings them face to face with Sgt. Bedlam (C.J. Graham), an undead demon who abducts Rachel and disappears. Then Charlie meets Beezle (Patrick Bergin), a demonic technician who informs him that to free his fiancée he must defeat a hellish highway patrolman in a no-rules road race in which losing means death — followed by eternal damnation.
Unsettling French adaptation of the Richard Matheson novel a strange married couple living in a strange house looked after by an even stranger caretaker and the frustrated writer who stumbles upon them. Alain Delon, Mireille Darc, Claude Brasseur.
Follow the story of Jesus in this slapstick satire. With a name like “Jesus, the Total Douchebag” the movie should only be seen by people who enjoy blasphemous comedy, and as such, the comedy is focused on targets that are usually exempt. Director Bill Zebub explains, “Indie movies should revel in their freedom
On Christmas Eve, passengers aboard a nighttime train to Washington face off against an angry gang of domestic terrorists and highly-intelligent, government-trained raccoons.
Hammer Horror & Shaw Brothers style Kung Fu meet in this strange hybrid of both forms. Peter Cushing, David Chiang, Julie Ege, Roy Ward Baker, Cheh Chang.
Peter Lorre stars as serial killer Hans Beckert in Fritz Lang’s harrowing masterwork M, a suspenseful panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller.
In this Thai horror, a teenager Joy, work as a domestic maid and being haunted by the previous maid spirit, to discover the secret behind her death. Lee Thongkham 2020.
MORBID: A masked killer uses a small Tennessee town as a playground. When local police are more interested in a big football game, an out-of-town detective arrives to solve the case and save teens from being slaughtered.
SCREWDRIVER: Another random slasher flick that could be trash or gold depending how many drinks you are having…
A hideous horde of mutated mosquitoes viciously attack a park full of innocent campers without warning! Gary Jones 1995
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, David Lynch.
Wild teenage girls (Mimi Kinkade, Linnea Quigley) hold a Halloween seance in an old funeral parlor to scare their friends.
A macabre Spanish giallo which follows a high-class sex worker who develops a strange relationship with a murderer after she witnesses him disposing of his wife’s body. Eloy de la Iglesia, 1973.
Undead psychic threatens the safety of teens who dare to enter his tomb! Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Leo Gorcey Jr., Robin Evans, Tom McLoughlin, 1982.
A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they’re husband and wife. Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Garry Marshall, 1987.
Both seasons of the UNDERRATED Purge TV show in one set.
Both QUIET PLACE movies in one solid BLU RAY set.
The Trilogy Of Dr. Herbert West all in one beautiful set!
A dedicated Soviet cop arrives in Chicago, where he reluctantly teams up with a foul-mouthed American detective to comb the streets of the Windy City for the Russian drug dealer who killed both their partners.
The Rift, also known as Endless Descent, is a 1990 film directed by Juan Piquer Simón and starring R. Lee Ermey. The story involves a submarine rescue that goes awry. It is one of many underwater-themed movies released around 1990, including The Abyss, Leviathan, DeepStar Six, The Evil Below and Lords of the Deep.
Highly praised horror melodrama that is both a satirical nightmare about the physical and about erotic intimacy of nursing featuring an operatically freaky zealous Catholic nurse. Morfydd Clark, Rose Glass, 2019.
BACK IN PRINT! 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.
A gay bar is hit by a group of sociopaths, and all the patrons are killed except for one man who escapes and takes refuge in an apartment occupied by a group of friends, who will do anything they can to protect him and survive the siege.
Eerie Southern Gothic mystery from the director of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 & 2. Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bill Condon, 1987.
Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton (John Ritter) spirals out of control after his wife (Alyson Reed) and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer’s block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking becomes more and more severe. With the help of a bartender (Vincent Gardenia) and his therapist (Michael Kidd), Zach confronts his demons — women and alcohol — and rediscovers his writing voice.
Writer Paul Benjamin (William Hurt) is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren’s (Harvey Keitel) smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole (Harold Perrineau Jr.) saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn’t mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over his wife’s murder, Paul is moved by both Rashid’s quest to reconnect with his father (Forest Whitaker) and Auggie’s discovery that a woman who might be his daughter is about to give birth.
Young Jason is the only one who doesn’t love The Stuff, and everyone who eats it has started acting really weird… Now Jason must put a stop to The Stuff or face a gooey, gloopy demise. Larry Cohen (1985)
Straight (Richard Farnsworth) is a 73-year-old man from in Laurens, Iowa, who learns that his brother is dying and wants to see him one last time. His eyes are too bad to allow him to drive. He lives with his daughter Rose (Sissy Spacek), who is somewhat mentally challenged and no good behind the wheel
A disgruntled nerd, who was bullied in high school, creates Buzz Cola, a soft drink that turns surfers into mindless zombies. Eddie Deezen, Eric Stoltz, Lyle Waggoner, 1983.
Ex-crook Jimmy “The Saint” Tosnia (Andy Garcia) is trying his best to go legitimate until he’s dragged back into the world of crime for one last, seemingly simple mission. All Jimmy and his eccentric cronies have to do is intimidate their target. But they make a disastrous series of mistakes that result in the death of a woman connected to a powerful gangster. Before long, Mr. Shhh (Steve Buscemi), a notorious assassin who never slips up, is sent to take down Jimmy and his partners.
The masters of modern horror – George Romero and Dario Argento – bring you an unprecedented pair of shockers inspired by the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. 1990.
Part road movie, part buddy comedy, part punk musical, and all nuts! A punk band on their first tour hires a roadie who turns out to be a flesh eating demon! Matthew John Lawrence, 2020.
Sprawling epic Swedish doomsday which is filled to the brim with exploding helicopters, acid rain, evil Russians, car crashes and love! Victor Danell, 2018.
Starring Bette Davis, Joan Crawford. A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Robert Aldrich 91962)
British gangster film about an ex-con newly released and reunited to his teenage sons who are making the same mistakes their father made. Andy Serkis, Charlie Creed Miles, Jason Flemyng, 2011.
Cult teen 80s horror / sci-fi film about a mysterious fast-driving spirit who descends from the sky to take revenge against a road-racing gang of motor-heads. Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid, Mike Marvin, 1986.
A young soldier, monks and a priest seek celestial swords that will help protect an immortal from threatening evil.
And there we go kids. This week’s beauties crashing at the shop. Hope it makes you smile. We’ll see ya soon and never forget the videostore loves ya. Cheers!