Summer is half over in the bizarre year that is and not much in the world is consistant except the videostore and doing it’s best to keep the good cinema rolling in. This week is no different with some classics returning to the shop for you collectors to realize that you are missing a title or two from your amazing personal collections or maybe for you renters out there that remembered you were always meaning to check out that one movie you never got around to. So let’s have a look shall we…
Halloween is only 3 months away…This is an anthology film consisting of 5 horror tales from 5 different writers.
Back In Stock! Takashi Miike’s excellent, and exceedingly violent, remake of 1966 Japanese classic about a group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. Koji Yakusho, 2010.
Oh Rob Zombie…you are always so popular in the videostore. So ya, back in stock! After being imprisoned for 10 years, the “Devil’s Rejects” are back at it again. Rob Zombie (2019)
Back In Stock! The John Landis’ horror comedy masterpiece that never gets old. “You made me miss. I never miss”. Brilliant!
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! 15 hours of “The Chin” kicking ass and taking Deadite names in is lovable stupid way.
Back In Stock! 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.
A group of Australian commandos launch a secret mission against Japanese forces in World War II.
Back In Stock! This beautiful collection featuring both Excellent Adventure and Bogus Journey and a 3rd disc with a sweet 2 hour documentary covering the history of the films. This alone will get you set up for Part 3 next month!
For you steelcase nerds. Sexy edition of Bill And Ted’s Bogus Journey. That fucking Easter Rabbit and Bill’s Grandma in hell. Yikes…STATION!
Back In Stock! The 1999 ound Footage flick that changed the movie game for better or worse. Also more importantly Curse Of The Blair Witch is included which was something made to make the world believe it was all real at the time. Showmanship!
Back In Stock! The dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi’gMaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are strangely immune to the zombie plague. Jeff Barnaby, 2019.
Back In Stock! The canadian B-movie cult classic returns. With the help of an alien organism, a man brainwashes audiences through television; a troubled high school student is determined to stop them.!
Back In Stock and INSANLY UNDERRATED! This western-horror film is movie begging to be re-discovered. Kev’s videostore recommendation of the week! In the Wild West a rescue party sets out to find a family of settlers that has vanished from their home under mysterious circumstances.
Back In Stock! The 1991 remake of Cape Fear is always a beauty to revisit. A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him.
Back In Stock! Probably my favourite Chris Rock still to this day the 1993 cult classic is filled with hip hop cliches, a killer soundtrack, laugh out moments, and CHARLIE MURPHY as the villain GUSTO. Worth it for him alone!
Back In Stock! Sleazy 80’s updating of one of the best known delinquency films, Blackboard Jungle. Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall, Michael J Fox. 1982.
Back In Stock! The Canadian cult classic returns. Before there was SAW there was CUBE.
Blu Ray editions hit this week! After a woman receives a distressing call from her suicidal brother, she rushes over to his apartment and finds him alive and well – surrounded by copies of his own dead body
Back In Stock! The cult classic 1982 flick based on the “true” story of a ghost who sexually terrorizes Barabra Hersey.
Back In Stock! David Lynch’s breakthrough feature is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, David Lynch, 1977
Back In Stock! Part 1 & 2 of Sam Raimi’s classic horror series starring Bruce Campbell: EVIL DEAD (SAM RAIMI 1981), EVIL DEAD 2 (SAM RAIMI 1987)
Back In Stock! Billy Friedkin’s classic returns to the shop! As it should be…in the store!
Back in Stock! This French Sci-Fi classic is a bizarre and beautifully animated futuristic story on a faraway planet, where blue giants rule and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. René Laloux (1973)
Back In Stock! Based on a story by H. P. Lovecraft, a group of scientists create a resonator to stimulate the pineal gland, and open up a door to a parallel (and hostile) universe. Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Stuart Gordon, 1986.
A headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara – Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece!
In this gory Canadian horror film a bunch of bored millennials decide to play a horror board game with violent results. Laurence “Baz” Morais, Sebastien Landry, 2017.
Brand new high definition transfer and restoration of the allegorical blaxploitation vampire film. Duane Jones, Marlene Clark.
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
Leffert’s Corners has been plagued by unearthly beings for decades, with only a few people left when John Martense turns up to claim his illicit family fortune with bad guys in pursuit. C. Courtney Joyner (1994)
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. Clive Barker (1987)
Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again. Tony Randel (1988)
Back In Stock on SEXY BLU RAY! Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.
Back in Stock! Starring Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman. The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman. Lars von Trier (2018)
Japanese action horror, a man witnesses a traffic accident killing the victim instantly, but the victim’s body stands up and walks away. Is another one of his hallucinations, because strange events begin happening around him. Shinsuke Sato (2015)
Back in Stock! Anjelica Huston and Ron Perlman feature in this far future where water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared. Stewart Raffill (1984)
Back in Stock! This flick just gets funnier and funnier and funnier and sadly more real.
A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one. Norman J. Warren (1981)
Back In Stock! This is an incredible set of greatness! Vicious Lips for the win! Includes these rare b-movies: Unholy Rollers (1972) / Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973) / Devil’s Eight (1969) / Vicious Lips (1986).
Back In Stock! The latest version of the invisible man. Sure, why not?
Science Fiction Mastermind James Cameron hosts this exploration of science fiction through the big ideas it expresses. Features interviews with many filmmakers, scientists, authors and astronauts.
Back in Stock! Hell ya it’s Jason in space. And for those that give this movie shit what were you expecting? It’s Jason In Space?!
Back In Stock! John Carpenter’s neo-western action horror about a team of vampire hunters hunting a powerful vampire from gaining a sacred religious relic. James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Maximilian Schell, 1998.
Back In Stock! Brilliant documentary on the late great Larry Cohen. All fans of film and wanna be filmmakers should watch this beauty.
Back In Stock! A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Brett Leonard, 1992.
Back In Stock! Tommy Cruise! Timmy Curry! 80s! Fantasy. Ridley Scott! Sold!
Back In Stock! I love this movie and happy to see it come back. Lemmy will forever be one of the greatest faces to represent true rock and roll and will never be forgotten.
German horror, a young cabdriver, drags herself into the brightly lit entrance of a run-down police station. A demonic entity follows her, determined to finally be close to the woman it loves. Director: Tilman Singer (2018)
Back in Stock! Starring Nicolas Cage and set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where Red Miller, a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life. Panos Cosmatos (2018)
Greta moves into her recently deceased aunt’s mansion and starts throwing wild parties with her friends; however, what looks to be the best summer of their lives turns into a fight for their lives after Beker, her aunt’s prized cat, drowns in the home’s pool.
Back in Stock! Cult film about a farmer who murders passers-by and then creates delicious smoked meat from their flesh! Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Kevin Connor, 1980
Back in Stock! Horror comedy double bill where a space archaeologist, discovers the “Munchies” in a cave in Peru! MUNCHIES (Tina Hirsch 1987), MUNCHIE (Jim Wynorski 1992)
Back in Stock! Mentally crazy movie. Proper release of the 1981 cult hit about a woman whose head severs itself from its body, roaming the countryside with an unquenchable thirst for human babies. Indonesia, H. Tjut Djalil.
Back in Stock! David Cronenberg’s hallucinatory take on William S. Burroughs’ unfilmable novel. Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, 1991.
Back In Stock! Stephen King baby! A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane.
Back in Stock! Fun cult film about a pair of Valley Girls who survive the apocalypse and must defend themselves against zombies while they go shopping. Mary Woronov, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran, Kelli Maroney, 1984.
Back in Stock! The 1922 classic returns to the shop. Joy!
Back In Stock! A marvelously inventive Japanese horror-comedy that’s equally a well executed zombie film, a satire of low-budget genre filmmaking and weirdly a charming family comedy. Shinichiro Ueda, 2018.
Back In Stock! Japanese horror trilogy. People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, foretelling their deaths. Takashi Miike (2003, 2005, 2006)
Back in Stock! Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen mutant children and can’t escape. Then things get worse. Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, 1991.
Herbert Lom stars as The Phantom in Hammer Films’ celebrated production of Gaston Leroux’s horror classic. Terence Fisher, 1962.
Back in Stock! From the mind of Chris Rock.. “The Man” is baffled by a chill hero’s invincible weapon: gibberish.
Back In Stock! In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer’s work. John Erick Dowdle (2007)
Back In Stock! A log company’s waste mutates the environment, creating a giant killer bear-monster. John Frankenheimer (1979)
Back In Stock! Do I really need to say much. It’s the grand daddy of changing the course of horror cinema and turns 60 years olf in September. Crazy!
Back In Stock! Those evil little bastard puppets are back in their goriest and most political inncorect film yet!
THe television series adaption of the successsful movie franchise hits the shop.
Back In Stock! Larry Cohen’s fun cult film about a giant flying lizard named after an Aztec god which is committing bizarre killings in New York City. Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, David Carradine, 1982.
The collected short films of the legendary animators! Blu-ray edition includes Christopher Nolan’s Quay and 3 films not previously released on DVD.
Back In Stock! I freaking love this set! Import Region Free of all 3 Re-Animators UNCUT on DVD for a solid price. And that cover artwork? Beautiful!
Back In Stock! Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time’s an undead charm. Ken Wiederhorn (1988)
Japanese animation anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them. (1987)
Hell yes! Sweet double feature with Douglas, Turner, and Devito! Childhood memories for this kid.
Back In Stock! 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.
Back In Stock! I make no bones. The Shadow is fun 90s flick and ALec Baldwin was great as the lead. Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men indeed!
You can never have too much SHAFT in this world. Roundtree and Jackson were and still are badass muthas!
Back In Stock! It’s still summer so have to keep all the shark movies flowing through the shop.
Back In Stock! After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police. Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Berg, Wes Craven, 1989.
Back In Stock! If Halloween is 3 months away then Christmas is only 4 months away so never too early to stock up.
Back In Stock! Starring Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, a woman advertising for a new roommate finds that something very strange is going on with the tenant who decides to move in. Barbet Schroeder (1992)
Back In Stock! Wonderfully loopy Roger Corman produced 80’s slasher film remastered. Amy Holden Jones, 1982.
When I was younger this movie always stuck with me. A hidden heist movie from the early 90s with a cast that kills it. This would be River Phoenix’s last role as well. Highly recommended viewing. Just a fun time at the movies.
In this South African horror film, a father’s desperation to begin a new life opens him to a demon, dooming him to gather souls; carrying the remnants of his departed daughter in a sack, he is compelled to collect one final payment. Harold Holscher, 2019.
A deeply unsettling feminist thriller about a modern housewife who develops a strange habit of ingesting dangerous objects. Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Denis O’Hare, Carlo Mirabella-Davis, 2019.
Back In Stock! A smart ass detective battles a supermodel vampire and a murderous televangelist in the bloody depths of a vampire bordello. Gilbert Adler, 1996.
Back In Stock! Many would argue that THEM is the mother of all the giant radioactive bug flicks coming from the 1950s. Over the last 7 decades there is no question it has influenced genre film makers to this very day. Fantastic movie from the past that deserves to be rediscovered,
Back In Stock! Rest In Peace Wilford Brimley. The masterpiece created by John Carpenter all those years ago is still to this day one of the greatest sci-fi horror movies EVER made.
Cult remake of the William Castle original populated with effects enhanced 13 ghosts. Tony Shalhoub, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard, 2001.
Back in Stock! The 80s classic that is the Karate Kid with skateboards! Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival. Josh Brolin, Robert Rusler, Pamela Gidley, 1986.
Back In Stock! In a totalitarian near future, defiant citizens are labeled deviants and sentenced to brutal behavior modification camps. Brian Trenchard-Smith, 1982
Back In Stock! In this prequel to his groundbreaking 90s television series, David Lynch resurrects the teenager found wrapped in plastic at the beginning of the show, following her through the nightmarish last week of her life. Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Grace Zabriskie.
Back In Stock! The ultimate clash between Ivan Drago and Frank Dux! Pure badass early 90s action as super soldiers fuck each other up on an epic level! A beauty to revisit.
Back In Stock! Cronenberg’s mind bending 80s flick with crazy James Woods and the always lovely Blondie in a story of maybe sometimes we should not watch the taboo late night TV shows. Body horror at it’s best by the master of it.
Back In Stock! The ultimate black comedy that makes us question marriage. Make no mistake. Danny Devito was a masterful filmmaker in making this movie years before the younger generation would know him as Frank Reynolds. Must viewing!
Back In Stock! Starring Kathleen Quinlan, Yaphet Kotto, a woman working as a security guard in an agricultural research facility finds herself and her co-worker Schmidt fighting to survive against their former friends. Hal Barwood (1985)
Back In Stock! The beautiful Blu Ray collection from Vestron Video. Sure we only buy this set for part 1 and 2 because if we are honest 3 and 4 are pretty bad but two fun movies in this set is reason enough!
The often overlooked and forgotten Harrison Ford thriller from the mid 80s is pretty god damn good and if you have not it I highly recommend it.
Back In Stock! The #1 selling animated film in the videostore’s history…by a long shot. Ralph Bakshi’s trippy and cool as fuck 1977 fantasy film is a timeless classic.
Back In Stock! Looking for something a little different in a werewolf flick? This might be worth a watch. A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks. Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, 1981.
And there you guys…your weekly dosage of cinema all laid out infront of your eyes. Now think of what medicates your viewing needs the most and write out that prescription. Doctor’s orders. Till next time remember…the videostore loves you. Cheers!