Last shipment of movies coming into the shop until Christmas so take advantage for those last minute gifts. Let use dive into the list shall we…

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 Stock! L.A. Weekly called it “disturbing and compelling,” and it was awarded The Grand Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Despite a limited release in America, it would shock and delight audiences to become one of the most daring and controversial films of the year.

Back In Stock! Bob Clark’s cult Canadian slasher classic about series of Christmas-time murders in a sorority house. Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin. 

 Back In Stock! Seminal Slasher classic where Todd is institutionalised for a murder his twin committed. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighbourhood. John Grissmer (1987)

   Starring Charlie Sheen. Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. Penelope Spheeris (1985) 

 Back In Stock! John Carpenter’s adaptation of Stephen King’s Best seller is still one of the best!

More holiday cheer with this sweet double feature!

Beautiful Blu Ray edition of the cult classic! A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.

Back In Stock! David Cronenberg takes on Stephen King with Christopher Walken killing it in the lead.

Back In Stock! After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.

George Barry’s uniquely weird journey through a world of wind demons, carnivorous furnishings and the spirit of Aubrey Beardsley! Demene Hall, Julie Ritter, 1977.

   Italian erotic drama. An American journalist travels throughout the world in search of a good story by joining a modern-day harem and traveling to Venice to see what really goes on at diplomatic parties. Joe D’Amato (1977)

Spanish horror. A persecuted young woman must fend off the zombie knights templar rising from the dead.

  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. 

Back In Stock! Unrated gem. A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.

Back In Print! The 80s classic that matches up perfectly with the Goonies and Monster Squad. A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship.

The perfect set for any fan! Always a good one to have in the collection.

A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father’s protective and paranoid control. Zach Lipovsky (2018)

   We might have passed the actual date but Friday The 13th on any day is a good day!

Back In Stock! The Chowder Society loves to share old ghost stories, but the stories to come to life when fatal hauntings begin to kill them off one by one. John Irvin, 1981

  Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it. TV Series (2018)

  A struggling married couple try to reconnect at an idyllic lake house, but their relationship is tested when their young daughter begins to fixate on an imaginary friend that may or may not be real.

When he finds a shark that can travel on land residing in his home, an ex-cop enlists the help of a grizzled former real estate agent, and an eccentric “house shark” expert to kill the beast.

Animated classic tale of an unlikely friendship between an alien robot from outer space and a rebellious boy. Jennifer Aniston, Jr. Harry Connick, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman, Brad Bird, 1999. 

  Indescribable psychedelic Japanse ghost tale that’s equal parts absurd and nightmarish, Scooby Doo and Mario Bava. Nobuhiko Obayashi, 1977.

  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)

 Back In Stock! He’s a maniac cop! William Lustig, Bruce Campbell, Richard Roundtree, Written by Larry Cohen, 1988.

  Four-DVD set features four trashy films from Ray Dennis Steckler. ‘Lemon Grove Kids’ (1965), ‘The Incredibly Strange Creatures…’ (1964), ‘Rat Pfink a Boo Boo’ (1966) & ‘The Thrill Killers’ (1964). 

Why just bring in one collection of 4 classic trashy films when you can bring two volumes!

  Back In Stock!   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)

  More copies of QT’s 9th Film and personally one of his best!

 Back In Stock! A suburban housewife’s world falls apart when she finds that her pornographer husband is serially unfaithful to her, her daughter is pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who’s been breaking local women’s feet. John Waters (1981) 

  Back In Stock! The spirit of a long-dead convict returns for revenge tormenting the prison’s new governor. Lane Smith, Viggo Mortensen and Chelsea Field, Renny Harlin, 1988. 

Final Rambo flick hits the shop just in time for Christmas.

A quintessential piece of early 80’s trash newly restored from the original camera negative and on blu-ray for the first time! Just look at the cover! Cameron Mitchell and Vic Diaz star!

  More copies of this great flick that sees Hugo Weaving’s daughter Samara kicking ass and taking names against one twisted family on her wedding night!

Christmas! Goldberg! Shot Locally. Enough said.

Director Bill Zebub is at again with more “interesting” filmmaking.

Based on the Stephen King novel, a paralysed boy, his sister and their uncle take on a werewolf who is terrorising their small town. Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows, Daniel Attias, 1985.

  A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves. Guy Nattiv (2018)

   The friendships & loyalties of 3 motocross riders are tested by the eruption into their lives of a woman with an Olivia Newton-John fixation who peddles dogfood croquettes from her chip. Paul Verhoeven, 1980.

Two young twins are sent to spend time at their aunt’s farm. What nobody knows is that the aunt’s handyman is a psycho serial killer who dismembers his victims and stores their body parts in the barn.

Starring Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen. Released from prison, Stick first deal out goes bad. Stick gets away and is ready to forget all and see his daughter, but they won’t forget. Burt Reynolds (1985)

Italian horror. An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders. Dario Argento (1977)

Back In Stock! Jamie Lee Curtis did a lot of good for the horror genre in the early 80s including this canadian classic!

An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth. Peter Sykes (1976)

  A no-nonsense detective tries to track down a mass murderer named Trick, who is terrorizing a small town. Patrick Lussier (2019)

     Triple John Candy Feature Set! Nuff Said!

A Toronto cop is haunted by the death of his girlfriend at the hands of a psychotic slasher named Harold. Barry J. Gillis (1991)

An act of vengeance sends Ryoko behind bars, where she shares a cell with a group of sexually frustrated women who will stop at nothing to release their violent emotions. Nobuaki Shirai (1978)

Back In Stock! Trio of sleazy Women in Prison films: Chained Heat (1983 – Linda Blair & Sybil Danning) / Red Heat (1985 – Linda Blair & Sylvia Kristel) / Jungle Warriors (1984 – Sybil Danning & Marjoe Gortner).

 First Time On Blu Ray! A private investigator returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend’s kidnapped daughter – and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia. Robert Mitchum, Takakura Ken, Brian Keith, Sydney Pollack, 1974.

So come on down to the old Video Store and grab some Christmas goodness this week and don’t forget the shop has GIFT CERTIFICATES if no movie jumps out as the perfect gift. Cheers!