Well guys, pretty exciting week of cinema coming to the shop this week. It is a big order covering ninjas, crazy Hong Kong insanity, and folk horror, so much folk horror. From some classic best sellers to remakes of 80s slashers the videostore is pumped for this shipment. It is a big one and will likely be the last one of it’s size for quite awhile so please take a look and see what goodness you guys need to cover your shelves. Cheers!
A young Brooke Shields meets an untimely end in this religious-themed proto slasher par excellence from director Alfred Sole. Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard, Alfred Sole, 1976
The most comprehensive collection of its kind! Includes Kier-La Janisse’s comprehensive documentary WOODLANDS DARK & DAYS BEWITCHED and 19 films!
Forgotten Spanish underground horror film that is equal parts strange and inscrutable – a B-movie director & goblin like drug addict who attempts to film his addled consciousness get lost in their shared addiction to cinema. Iván Zulueta, 1979.
4K special edition of the cult Paul Morrissey film! Udo Kier, Joe Dallesandro, Vittorio De Sica.
Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s breakthrough comedy musical retells the story of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer in this new two-DVD set with never-before-seen bonus features. 1996.
A British film censor sets out to solve the mystery of her sister’s disappearance & source of her grief, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality. Niamh Algar, Michael Smiley, Nicholas Burns, Prano Bailey-Bond, 2021.
A NASA Mars mission won’t work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret… Hal Holbrook, O.J. Simpson, James Brolin, Sam Waterston, Elliott Gould, Peter Hyams, 1977.
Classic adult film about a newly appointed VP of a cosmetics firm who wants to alter the balance of career versus her personal life and so goes out with the intention of picking up several men. Leslie Bovee, John Leslie, Kay Parker, Bonnie Holiday, 1979.
Great documentary on the life of director Kevin Smith.
From direstor RALPH BAKSHI! Stylised tale of two young women in 1950s Los Angeles who have a double wedding – but problems arise shortly afterwards when one of them has an affair with a local Romeo. When her husband discovers the truth, disaster is on the horizon. Produced for American cable television as part of a series paying homage to 1950s B-movies.
First Time On Blu Ray! Klaus Kinski stars in this uneven Alien rip off about a space geological team discover on one of Saturn’s moons a giant, prehistoric alien which intends to eat, and absorb the essences of all humans… Willian Malone, 1985.
Horror titans George A. Romero and Stephen King deliver yet another fiendish selection of blood-curdling tales in Creepshow 2 – now newly remastered in 2K! Michael Gornick (1987)
Seven years ago, a mysterious monster was found deep in a rural coal mine. Since then, rumors of a plague spread through the small town, and people experience an unexplainable mental illness.
In 1930s Los Angeles, Hollywood shines like a beacon to all the helpless people scattered across the city. In one crumbling apartment block, a blond bombshell (Karen Black) aspires to be an actress, an artist (William Atherton) looks for legitimacy, and a child actor performs a gross homage to Mae West. Cockfights and poverty prevail out of the glow of show business. Introverted accountant Homer Simpson (Donald Sutherland) watches as society collapses under greed and ambition.
Classic thriller where a professional assassin codenamed “Jackal” plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. Fred Zinnemann (1973)
Bizarro obscurity, largely notable for being labelled a Video Nasty in the UK, about a PTSD suffering & psychopathic Vietnam vet who is recruited by a cabal to act out their vengeance. Turk Cekovsky, Debi Chaney, Terry TenBroek, Peter Maris, 1979.
Regarded by some highly suspect horror fans as two of the greatest Italian horror films ever made by Lamberto Bava presented here in 4k!
Chinese action-comedy about a goofball who, after being rejected from the police college, travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case. Sicheng Chen, 2015.
A historical thriller/horror hybrid based on a videogame about schoolkids secretly flouting the ban on left-wing literature in ’60s Taiwan. John Hsu, 2019.
One of director EDGAR WRIGHT’s favourtie films. A filmmaker sets out to discover the mystery of a 38-year-old Londoner whose body was discovered decomposing in her apartment more than two years after her death. Carol Morley, 2011.
ABSOLUTELY INSANE FILM! Over-the-top gore flick follows a man as he spreads ebola all across Africa and Hong Kong via rape, murder and cannibalism. Anthony Wong, Herman Yau, 1996.
The Bob Hope of bosomy camp horror comedy! Set in Victorian times, Elvira & her maid end-up spending the night at an old creepy castle when they hitch a ride with a local. Written by John Paragon. Richard O’Brien, Mary Scheer, 2001.
Long unavailable! One of great works of Folk Horror! An adulterous preacher and his followers flee to ‘the promised land’ only to enter a valley of lust, madness, pagan vengeance and hallucinatory terror. Avery Crounse, 1983.
In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group. Roger Corman produces. 1982.
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).
When a single mother and her two children move to a new town, they soon discover they have a connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.
An intimate portrait of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev living alone in an empty house outside Moscow, still carrying the burdens of his past. Vitaly Mansky, 2021.
Ronnie (Michael St. Michaels) runs a disco walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden (Sky Elobar). When a sexy, alluring woman named Janet (Elizabeth De Razzo) comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also brings about the appearance of an oily, slimy, inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent-soon dubbed the Greasy Strangler.
Starring Sam Neill and Jürgen Prochnow, an insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer’s books have on his fans is more than inspirational. John Carpenter (1994)
When a vintage Jack-in-the-box is donated to a museum, Casey’s colleagues die one by one. He soon has reason to believe that the creepy doll in the box might have a life of its own and may be connected to the mysterious deaths around him.
Three sorority pledges are tasked with ensuring that the gals of Sigma Alpha Pi throw a killer party at an abandoned fraternity house. Unfortunately a vengeful spirit decides to take the killer epithet literally.
Three emotionally abused individuals from the fringes of society get locked in a convoluted love triangle. Takahiro Nishijima, Sion Sono (Suicide Club), 2008.
Kevin Smith’s follow up to his cult hit Clerks. Simultaneously dumped by their girlfriends, a comic book obsessive and best friend plan to ease the pain of their losses by taking take a trip to the local mall. 1995.
Originally shot in 1984 and not finished until 2021, a sound technician for a news station becomes a vigilante ninja in New York City after his pregnant wife is murdered. Don Wilson, Michael Berryman, Linnea Quigley, 2021.
Ozploitation slasher about murders in a old age home. Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt, Alex Scott, Tony Williams, 1982
A serial killer with rubber-like Freddy Krueger mask terrifies the city of Virginia Beach. Claudio Fragasso (1990)
Raucous spoof/tribute to ’50s-era matinees features alien brain parasites who enter humans through the mouth and turn their host into flesh-eating zombies!. Fred Dekker (1986)
Veterans wake up after a night out partying together, and discover that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the entire United States.
Terrifying and darkly comic Hollywood debut of Roman Polanski is a wildly entertaining nightmare about a young pregnant woman who believes there is a satanic plot against her. Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon. 1968.
They don’t come prescient or cheesier then this violent Arnie sci-fi thriller about a reality TV show where criminals fight for their lives. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown, Yaphet Kotto, Maria Conchita Alonso, Richard Dawson, Jesse Ventura, 1987.
Three coming-of-age tales jam packed with bust and teen lust! Includes WAITRESS! / STUCK ON YOU! / THE FIRST TURN-ON!
In one night, a red flash fills the planet’s sky, instantly paralyzing mankind into a bloody feast for the alien invaders. But there is hope, as Ral Foster wakes up to find himself unaffected. After discovering his neighbor is also immune to the red shock, they team up and set course for an underground military base.
In the dark days of World War II, the Nazi High Command ordered its scientists to create a top secret race of indestructible zombie storm troopers – un-living, unfeeling, unstoppable monstrosities that killed with their bare hands.
Reimagining of the cult 80s horror about girls who go to the woods to party only to be slaughtered with various sharp implements. Danishka Esterhazy, 2021.
In the small South American town of Porvenir, four men on the run from the law are offered $10,000 and legal citizenship if they will transport a shipment of dangerously unstable nitroglycerin to an oil well 200 miles away. Led by Jackie Scanlon (Roy Scheider), the men set off on a hazardous journey, during which they must contend with dangerously rocky roads, unstable bridges, and attacks from local guerillas. The four fight for their lives as they struggle to complete their dangerous quest
In this gory 90s horror film, a rape victim returns from the dead to seek vengeance on her rapists. Clare Wren, Bruce Davison, Ernest Farino, 1991.
Back in Stock! The UMBRELLA BLU RAY EDITION of the cult film that includes the EXTENDED film workprint.
A man falsely accused of killing his wife encounters one busty babe after another until he meets a super siren.
Tales Of The Dim follows the tales of random characters who go under unfortunate events which causes them to die in horrible ways. Tales Of The Dim is an American animated internet horror series created by Frank Sudol (known for City Of Rott, Dead Fury, and Shock Invasion).
A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a masked assailant who uses his telekinetic powers to control the attraction’s mannequins. Score by Pino Donaggio. Chuck Connors, Tanya Roberts, Linnea Quigley, 1979.
First American feature from Italian cult director Dario Argento. Christopher Rydell, Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, 1993.
A year after the death of his wife, a man enlists her sister to help him bring her back from the dead. Jacob A. Ware, Christine Nyland, Terence Krey, 2020.
Sweet Vincent Price Blu Ray Double Feature!
Documentary on the history of folk horror, exploring the phenomenon from its beginnings through its proliferation on British TV in the 70s & its culturally specific manifestations in international horror, to the genre’s revival over the last decade. 2021.
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.
And there we go guys. Personally I’m pretty excited for some of these titles coming. Hope you feel the same way. New movies should be here on Thursday and remember till Wednesday the shop is having a 2 FOR 1 SALE. Cheers!