Hey guys, it’s another glorious week at the videostore and sometimes the new stuff that comes in isn’t really new but much needed cinema that has been missed from the shop and is being welcomed back. So take a look and see if any of these classics have missed you over the years or need to be revisited. Let’s take a look shall we…

A defining masterpiece of the French New Wave, this crime drama follows the life of a young boy’s difficult childhood and into a life of crime. François Truffaut (1959)  

Back In Stock! Czech animator Jan Svankmajer’s magical and unsettling stop motion transforms the oft told story of Alice in Wonderland into a journey to the darkest recesses of your imagination. 1988.  

Back In Stock! The Ken Russell classic! A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.

Back In Stock! Nine college students staying at a friend’s remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool’s Day weekend. Fred Walton (1986)  

Back In Stock! On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man. Brian Geragthy, Alice Eve, Josh Peck, David Brooks, 2012.  

Back In Stock! Camp classic about people and pets being eaten by the traditionally docile fruit. A special government task force is set up to investigate the violent veggies and put a stop to their murderous spree. John De Bello (1978)  

Back In Stock! Duane and his basket-bound mutant brother are taken in by a secret home for wayward freaks with journalists hot on their tail. Frank Henenlotter (1990)  

The forgotten 80s slasher flick is back in stock! Six young adults in the woods run afoul of a berserker’s rage, a viking warrior who dons the skins and snout of a bear. Jefferson Richard (1987)  

Back In Stock! The collection returns to the shop exciteent builds for the third film!

Scream Factory Edition is Back In Stock! Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously. Chuck Russell (1988)  

Back In Stock! One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return. Frank Henenlotter (1988)  

Back In Stock! Scream Factory’s fabulous edition of the Joe Dante classic which includes the alternate work print version of the film!

Back In Stock! A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an Upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. Written by Harvey Weinstein. Jason Alexander, Holly Hunter, Tony Maylam.  

Back In Stock! The peaceful tranquility of a small Western town is disturbed when a murderous car wreaks havoc by viciously mowing down innocent victims. Sheriff James Brolin may be the only one who can stop this menace.  

Attention collectors of Scream Factory! This edition of CARRIE is going out of print soon so if you don’t have it yet I have ordered more copies. Horror masterpiece about a tormented young woman (Sissy Spacek) who lashes out with her telekinetic powers in one of cinema’s greatest blood baths. Based on the novel by Steven King. Brian De Palma (1976)  

From the Ozisploitation era of filmmaking! A holidaying couple is pursued by the thugs of a nearby nuclear storage facility’s boss, who is intent on covering up an accidental leak.

Cult classic screwball comedy about a high school senior looking to lose his virginity and not get shipped off to Vietnam. Phil Silvers, Ed Lauter, Steve Guttenberg, 1977. 

Tom Laughlin directs and stars as the iconic justice fighter Billy Jack in this collection of all 4 titles! BORN LOSERS (1967), BILLY JACK (1971), THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK (1974), BILLY JACK GOES TO WASHINGTON (1977)  

Back In Stock! The complete collection of my favourite Universal monster!

Back In stock! Jake Busey looks like Vince Neil. Tom Arnold is being Tom Arnold. And then there are the giant mutant Ants trying to stop this band making the music festival. Yup, worth your time.

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.  

A mysterious ghostly freighter rams and sinks a modern day cruise ship whose survivors climb aboard the freighter and discover that it is a World War II Nazi torture vessel. Alvin Rakoff (1980) 

Jorg Buttgereit’s (Nekromantik) powerful & gory masterpiece featuring 7 stories of death & suicide.  

Adam Rifkin’s crowdfunded cult crime comedy about a crowdfunded film where its bonkers number one donator decides he needs to reedit the movie to his liking. Missi Pyle, Penn Jillette, Harry Hamlin, Lin Shaye, Gilbert Gottfried, 2016.  

Back In Stock! James Bryan’s cult classic about a group of obnoxious campers who venture into the wilderness for what they assume will be a fun filled weekend. Unknown to them, a bloodthirsty maniac is hiding in the woods…  

Back In Stock! The ultimate mausoleum of movie madness unleashing a stupefying serving of delightfully depraved and garishly gory trailer trash from the defining decade of Decadence! Erupting with almost 4 hours of a non-stop body and breast count. 

One of Tarantino’s favourites. Aussie action, a young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback fights off a group of poachers who mistakenly think she is easy prey. Mario Andreacchio (1986)  

A woman’s sanity comes into question, after she claims to have witnessed a murder from her apartment window.

KINO BLU RAY keeps the FILM NOIR coming. Nick and his partner Al stage a payroll holdup. Al is shot and Nick kills a policeman. Nick hides out at a public pool, where he meets Peg Dobbs. They go back to her apartment and he forces her family to hide him from the police manhunt.

After being wounded by a bullet, bank robber Charlie Blake seeks shelter with his gang at his brother’s mountain retreat. There he rekindles his romance with his brother’s wife and reconnects with the boy he believes is his son.

After being wounded by a bullet, bank robber Charlie Blake seeks shelter with his gang at his brother’s mountain retreat. There he rekindles his romance with his brother’s wife and reconnects with the boy he believes is his son.

Jerry Barker finds a lost boy whose rich father is extorted into paying a ransom for his return but the boy accidentally dies and Jerry goes to prison.

A psycho killer shows up on a college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks. Jimmy Huston, 1981.  

Ahh…the original FLASH GORDON in glorious Black and White! Three action packed adventures!

The amazingly entertaining original to the awkward and bizarre sequels plus the very cool documentary FULL TILT BOOGIE all in one set!

The more Fridays the merrier…

Back In Stock! Canadian horror about a trio of kids who accidentally open a gateway to Hell and must close it somehow before it is too late. Stephen Dorff, Tibor Tak�cs, 1987.  

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  

Back In Stock! Starring Ice Cube, Pam Grier. In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house. John Carpenter (2001)  

A brutally sadistic rape leads to a series of bizarre gory murders during a midnight disco bowl-a-rama at a popular bowling alley. Ryan Nicholson (2008)  

Mathieu Kassovitz’s (‘Amelie’) first feature about the low-income banlieue districts on Paris’s outskirts. Vincent Cassel, France, 1995.  

Back In Stock! Ralph Bakshi’s grim and darkly comic animated film about a troubled artist and his bartender turned prostitute friend as they travel through a surreal city. 1973. 

Back In Stock!! The pride of Nova Scotia along with My Bloody Valentine ofcourse this canadian cult classic keeps on ticking in the videostore one shell at a time!

Back in Stock! Let’s just be honest. It’s a trippy masterpeice. Indescribable psychedelic Japanse ghost tale that’s equal parts absurd and nightmarish, Scooby Doo and Mario Bava. Nobuhiko Obayashi, 1977.

Back In Stock! Including the colourized version of Part 2. Unrated & Uncut! All three of Tom Six’s over-the-top horror films collected for your viewing displeasure!

Back In Stock! An unsuspecting local courier becomes the owner of a murderous motorbike that is possessed by Satan and runs on human blood. Dirk Campbell (1990)  

Back In Stock! The Lost Highway of evil dress movies! A haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.. Peter Strickland (2018)

A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives. Lily Collins, Simon Pegg, Connie Nielsen, 2020. 

Back In Stock! The vehicle containing notorious serial killer Jack Frost collides with a hazardous chemical truck, turning Jack into a snow covered mutant and unleashing him on the unsuspecting town of Snomonton, The Snowman Capitol of the Midwest. Michael Cooney (1997)  

Back In Stock! THe latest edition of the adventures of Jay and Silent Bob with a shitload of cameos.

Back In Stock The original along with it’s sequel. A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.

Back in stock and ONE OF MY PERSONAL FAVOURITES! A four-time World Martial Arts Champion. Chase is hired to save Nobel Prize winning chemist, Dr. Horatio Kane, from the hands of a demented billionaire named Marduk and his martial arts army. Ivan Hall (1981)

Back In Stock! Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences. Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, 2013.  

Speaking of MUST WATCH material…back in stock! Indonesian action/horror insanity! A sexually rapacious Asian undersea goddess possesses the body of a young female skin diver and then goes on murderous & sexual rampage! Jalil Jackson, 1989.

Back In Stock! All 8 of the indefatigable Leprechaun series! He’s been to outer space and back to the hood, but will he ever find his gold? 

Back In Stock! The 80s cult classic has been getting rediscovered through the videostore and I’m very happy about it!

Back In Stock! `3 mini movies by 13 masters of horror including Carpenter, Argento, Miike, Gordon, etc..

Back In Stock! Rare shot on video found footage horror film inspired by the then popular alien abduction stories. Tommy Giavocchini, Patrick Kelley, Shirly McCalla, Dean Alioto, 1989. 

THE VIDEOSTORE insists you watch this! Star Wars meets disco in this wonderfully goofy Star Wars rip off from Japan. Sonny Chiba, Vic Morrow, Kinji Fukasaku, 1978.  

Back In Stock! Stars legendary stand-up comedian and actor Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife’s predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism. Wayne Berwick (1983)  

Back In Stock! Cult homage to the Universal monster matinees of the 1940s. Duncan Regehr, Tom Noonan, Fred Dekker, 1987. 

From cult filmmaker Paul Bartel, comes this hilarious comedy about a tabloid reporter who stumbles upon evidence of a sex scandal, blackmail and political conspiracy that may involve her lover the saintly Mayor of New York! Nancy Allen, 1984.  

Back In Stock! A pop singer gives up her career to become an actress, but she slowly goes insane when she starts being stalked by an obsessed fan and what seems to be a ghost of her past.

Back In Stock! 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.  

The behind the scenes of a national drag queen contest in New York City, including the rehearsals leading up to the contest, the conversations in the dressing room and the jealousies that emerge before and after the competition.  

Back In Stock! The ultimate 1-2 punch to the guts when it comes to modern action cinema.

The perfect gift for any Lovecraft fans! The Re-Anmator Trilogy in set UNCUT. Still a popular seller all these years later.

Back in stock! The twisted musical with blood and guts.

Fresh out of prison, Pat Tate steps right back into his Essex nightclub business. Since he can’t stop brooding about the man who had him put away, it’s not long before he’s off to Marbella to find Frank Harris and seek his revenge.

Back In Stock! Starring Peter Weller. In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. Paul Verhoeven (1987)  

Back In Stock! Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2. Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, 1990.  

Back In Stock! TRUCKSPLOITATION! A truck driver builds a special, eight-ton truck to help get revenge against the rednecks who killed his family and raped his girlfriend. Steven Hilliard Stern (1987)  

Back In STock! A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life – and her tips – when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice. Chelsea Stardust (2019)  


Back In Stock! This movie took me by surprise. Super entertaining creature feature with a dash of The Thing on a boat. The crew of a West of Ireland trawler, marooned at sea, struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

Oliver Stone’s nuts cult debut film about a struggling writer tormented by the same weird dream in which a dwarf, a big mute executioner and a Vampira/Elvira clone kill his family and house guests. Jonathan Frid, Mary Woronov, Herve Villechaize, 1974. 

Back In Stock! A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

An erotic supernatural thriller about a playwright who is staying with the mother of her fiancé on a remote island, and is then haunted by her fiance’s spirit who is believed to have committed suicide. Dee Wallace-Stone, Cloris Leachman, Susan Shadburne.  

Back In Stock! In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed. Boots Riley (2018)  

Back In Stock! Legendary cult film cobbled together from the work by two separate groups of filmmakers working on the same set with two totally different casts. Utterly unique and incompetent! 1986. 

A unique, intimate portrayal of a girl grieving for the loss of her best friend, which just so happens to take place on the day the world ends. A.T. White (2018)  

A trio of naive, but eager young Midwestern women go to California to teach summer school classes at Regency High School: Perky and willful Conklin T. starts up and coaches an all-female football team, stuffy chemistry teacher Sally Hanson manages to loosen up after she falls hard for a surly juvenile delinquent student, and pert and liberated photography instructor Denise Carter becomes involved with both a two-faced male chauvinist jerk and a more decent and understanding guy.

In his finest performance, Burt Lancaster stars as Ned Merrill, a man who confronts his destiny by swimming home, pool by pool, through the suburban nightmare of upper-class East Coast society. Based on the acclaimed short story by John Cheever.  

Back in Stock! Double feature of British Horror anthology films: Tales from the Crypt / Vault of Horror. Joan Collins, Terry Thomas, Freddie Francis, Roy Ward Baker, 1973  

Back in Stock! A local public station gets a new owner. The station becomes a hit, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor. ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, 1989.  

Horror TV series set during WWII centring on a series of bizarre deaths that haunt a Japanese-American community, and a young man’s journey to understand and combat the malevolent entity. Kiki Sukezane, Naoko Mori, George Takei.  

Back In Stock! The IMPORT BLU RAY of ALL THREE URBAN LEGEND films in one fine set!

FIRST TIME ON BLU RAY! A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.

Back In Stock! After losing his parents, a priest travels to China, where he inherits a mysterious ability that allows him to turn into a dinosaur. At first horrified by this new power, a hooker convinces him to use it to fight crime. And ninjas.

Back In Stock! The always selling, sexy as hell, edition of Croneneberg’s mindbending cult classic starring James Woods and Blondie!

Back In Stock! One of Favourites of the year! Russian comedy. A detective and the world’s most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: Each one of them has a reason to want revenge. Kirill Sokolov (2018) 

In this surreal 5 part mini-series based in a neo-noir Los Angeles, a multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology. Kathryn Bigelow,

An 80s cult classic with Jack Nicholson having a blast in his role acting against three amazing actresses in their own right. Fun time at the movies.

A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parents’ imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door. John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, 2019. 

And there we have it kids. This week is a mixed bag of cinema gold, silver, and bronze. Which is which is up to you to decide and based on your personal taste in film. Either way new stuff should be here on Thursday and until then remember…the videostore loves you! Cheers!