Well kids…lots of sweet cinema is coming in this week but no doubt in my mind the biggest excitement for pure cheesy 90s that has been out of print for years and finally returns to the videostore is the 1992 beauty DR. GIGGLES staring the late great Larry Drake! Dated? Yes. Cheesy? Yes. Fun as hell? Absolutely! Very much looking forward to this new SCREAM FACTORY Blu Ray edition. Anyways, let’s see what else is hitting us in our senses this week…
Hilariously deadpan gross-out horror comedy from Australia about what happens when a trio of young people meet up with some hillbilly organic fertilizer business owners whose success depends on a secret ingredient: dead car-crash victims. Damon Herriman.
A vicious street gang controls a high school with violence but only an an ex-gang-member-gone-good can challenge their brutal reign. Adam Baldwin, Jesse Aragon, Rene Auberjonois, 1986.
At Lincoln High, “The Cobras” rule the school and everyone in it. Everyone except Jeff Hanna. Once the most feared member of The Cobras, Hanna got sick of fighting and got out of the gang. Now The Cobras have brutalized his new girlfriend and threatened to kill him for his disloyalty. It’s time for one last fight!
A rebel girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school football team, but a supernatural turn of events thrusts the girls into a different battle. Caitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Brooke Butler, Lucky McKee
A beloved regional horror vortex that was conjured in Connecticut, ATTACK OF THE BEAST CREATURES is a triumph of low budget ingenuity. In an unknown galaxy, a group of travelers crash their boat on an island. At first, all is well. But when a man takes a dip in an acid lake and becomes a steaming pile of gloop, it’s clear that there’s trouble in paradise. That’s when the cult of demon dolls reveal themselves . . . and their appetite for eating faces. Fueled by outrageous gore, a sublime synthesizer score, and jaw-dropping puppet effects, this is what happens when a mid-century creature feature collides with DIY surrealism and everyone wins. AGFA is honored to present ATTACK OF THE BEAST CREATURES—originally known as HELL ISLAND—on disc for the first time, featuring a restoration from the original 16mm camera negative and an island full of bloodthirsty extras.
Two early features from celebrated sci-fi director and practical effects artist Brett Piper, BATTLE FOR THE LOST PLANET and MUTANT WAR are chock full of Ray Harryhausen inspired stop motion animation and epic no-budget battle sequences.
A team of curvy celebrities head out on a quest to search for the Bigfoot, unaware another group of buxom women from the future are also looking for the elusive creature. Competitive hijinks ensues between the two teams, clashing with local hillbillies who are also hunting for the legendary beast.
Visually stylish adventure film about a skilled explorer & his loyal Native sidekick attempting to puzzle out the true nature of the creature locals have dubbed The Beast! Christophe Gans, 2001.
When a mysterious beast ravages the countryside, two unlikely heroes are called in to fight the evil. And now, their battle against dark, unspeakable terror is even more gripping with a daring extended version of the film that showcases more of the breathtaking martial arts action and over four hours of in-depth bonus features. The incredible hit that took audiences and critics alike on “a wild ride” is back with more chilling adventure that’s sure to have pulses racing all over again!
When attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte) knowingly withholds evidence that would acquit violent sex offender Max Cady (Robert De Niro) of rape charges, Max spends 14 years in prison. But after Max’s release, knowing about Sam’s deceit, he devotes his life to stalking and destroying the Bowden family. When practical attempts to stop Max fail, Sam realizes that he must act outside the law to protect his wife and daughter in Martin Scorsese’s remake of the classic 1962 thriller.
A decommissioned army android retired from slaughtering the nation’s enemies, refurbished as a toy-store display Santa run amuck with an axe in this lean Christmas horror. Riley Dandy, Sam Delich, Jonah Ray, Joe Begos, 2022.
It’s Christmas Eve and Tori just wants to get drunk and party, but when a robotic Santa Clause at a nearby toy store goes haywire and begins a rampant killing spree through her small town, she’s forced into a battle for survival.
Academy Award-winner William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The French Connection) directs Al Pacino as an undercover cop pitched into New York’s seedy underbelly in Cruising.
New York is caught in the grip of a sadistic serial killer who is preying on the patrons of the city’s underground bars. Captain Edelson (Paul Sorvino) tasks young rookie Steve Burns (Pacino) with infiltrating the S&M subculture to try and lure the killer out of the shadows – but as he immerses himself deeper and deeper into the underworld, Steve risks losing his own identity in the process.
Taking the premise and title from reporter Gerald Walker’s novel, Cruising was the subject of great controversy at the time of its release and remains a challenging and remarkable movie to this day, with Pacino’s haunted lead performance as its magnetic centrepiece.
From Dario Argento, maestro of the macabre and the man behind some of the greatest excursions in Italian horror (Suspiria, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage), comes Deep Red – the ultimate giallo movie.
One night, musician Marcus Daly (David Hemmings, Blow-Up), looking up from the street below, witnesses the brutal axe murder of a woman in her apartment. Racing to the scene, Marcus just manages to miss the perpetrator… or does he? As he takes on the role of amateur sleuth, Marcus finds himself ensnared in a bizarre web of murder and mystery where nothing is what it seems…
Aided by a throbbing score from regular Argento-collaborators Goblin, Deep Red (aka Profondo Rosso and The Hatchet Murders) is a hallucinatory fever dream of a giallo punctuated by some of the most astonishing set-pieces the sub-genre has to offer.
A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale. Sean Byrne (2015)
A band of soldiers is dispatched to war games deep in the woods. When they stumble across a rival team slaughtered in camp, they realize they’re not alone. Something deadly waits in the darkness; something not animal and not human. Holed up in an abandoned farmhouse, the soldiers start a bloody battle against the beasts.
Horror comedy about an escaped mental patient who decides to get revenge on the town that lynched his father. Larry Drake, Holly Marie Combs, Cliff De Young, Manny Coto, 1992.
This Doctor’s Got A Deadside Manner. No need for an appointment. Forget about your co-pay. Healthcare won’t save you…from Dr. Giggles. Larry Drake (Darkman) plays the night-prowling surgical psychopath who wreaks havoc on the residents of a once-peaceful town. From an old haunted house to a midway funhouse, from unwanted house calls to the operating table, the doctor is in…sane!
Indie film favourite starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Donnie is a troubled high school student with an imaginary friend, a six-foot rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world is going to end in 28 days 06 hours 42 minutes and 12 seconds. Richard Kelly (2001)
It’s 1957 and Ed Gein has just been arrested after committing his second murder. Through a series of flashbacks and imagined memories we see Ed’s story through his own eyes while hearing his story through parodies of classic songs. After his mother dies, Ed finally goes completely off the deep end, digging up recently deceased females to be his girlfriends and using their remains for whatever he sees fit, singing his way through the corpses and eventual murders. Once Ed’s deeds are finally found out, the sheriff and his deputies must sort through the wreckage of this unreliable narrator. As a treatise on crazy and a twisted romp through Ed’s imagination, Ed Gein: the Musical manages to be both a wild fantasy and a fairly historically accurate film about Ed’s crimes and capture. Bonus features include: Trailer, Commentary track, SRS Trailers
The film follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to a large chain,
Mexico’s most popular luchador and beloved folk hero debuts in this pair of historically significant but primitive first excursions into the world of cinema: SANTO VS. EVIL BRAIN (1961) / SANTO VS. INFERNAL MEN (1961)
Lulu Danger’s unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worst when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only.” A love triangle with too many sides.
The infamous, shadowy British graffiti street artist Banksy has literally left his mark on cities throughout the world. He comes in contact with Thierry Guetta, a Los Angeles-based Frenchman who videotapes various underground art escapades, and later is transformed into an art phenomenon dubbed “Mr. Brainwash.” Rhys Ifans narrates an overlapping documentary where the line between what is real and what might be fake blurs, as modern art and celebrity are put under the microscope
When the San Francisco Giants pay centerfielder Bobby Rayburn (Wesley Snipes) $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan Gil Renard (Robert DeNiro). So, when Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the obsessed Renard decides to stop at nothing to help his idol regain his former glory . . . not even murder.
When a cosmic threat crash-lands on Earth, it’s up to the FEMALIENS to stop it! In her quest for galactic domination, Commander Tharis will stop at nothing to bring home the ultimate prize: the planet Earth. The only thing that stands in her way is Alterian Collector Maxy Prime, who has taken up residence on the primitive planet on a fact-finding mission. Settling into a new life on Earth, Maxy isn’t going to give her up home that easily, and when these two beauties from beyond the stars clash, they’ll leave a scorching supernova in their cosmic dust. Bonus features include: Full Moon Features trailers
From The Director Of The Original Animated THE LORD OF THE RINGS And The Illustrator Of CONAN THE BARBARIAN. It began as a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between two of the greatest icons of the fantasy genre: Controversial animator Ralph Bakshi (director of FRITZ THE CAT, WIZARDS and the original THE LORD OF THE RINGS) and legendary illustrator Frank Frazetta (creator of the iconic CONAN THE BARBARIAN, VAMPIRELLA and Edgar Rice Burroughs book covers). It became – and remains – one of the most startling animation epics of all time. Now experience a world unlike any ever seen, where savage warriors, horrific monsters and luscious maidens battle for the soul of a civilization in a time of good and evil, pleasure and pain, and FIRE AND ICE. This long-unavailable cult favorite has been fully restored and remastered in breathtaking High Definition from original vault materials, remixed in earth-shaking 7.1 DTS-HD and 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, and loaded with exciting Extras.
In 1975, a group of five men are driving home after working in a forest when they see a mysterious light. Intrigued, Travis Walton (D.B. Sweeney) leaves the truck — only to be sucked up by a flying saucer. The other four men report the strange event, but they are skeptically interrogated by Lt. Frank Watters (James Garner), who suspects that murder is behind Walton’s disappearance. When Walton reappears five days later, his story of alien abduction is met with disbelief.
From writer/director Jeff Leroy (RAT SCRATCH FEVER, PREDATOR WORLD) comes the ultimate exercise in large lady exploitation: GIANTESS ATTACK VS. MECHA-FEMBOT! When the wicked space queen Metaluna unleashes a giant female cyborg to decimate an animal shelter, 50-foot-tall giantess mutant mamas Frida and Diedre join forces to kick some electro-chick ***! Full Moon goes into hyperdrive with this larger-than-life fantasy comedy epic featuring Kaiju-sized cuties and monstrous female battle-bots! Big boobs, big butts, big thrills and BIG laughs combine in this truly insane action exploitation epic! Bonus features include: Full Moon Features Trailers, Original Trailer
Inventive metaphysical horror about a desperate man who encounters a personable but destructive demi-god in a grimy rest stop bathroom. Ryan Kwanten, J.K. Simmons, Rebekah McKendry, 2022.
A widower battles a band of disaster-groupies from the future. Ben Wilson (Jeff Daniels) and his daughter (Ariana Richards) buy an old mansion and begin renovations with plans to open up an inn. Their first guests are a strange and mysterious group of tourists. In a race against time, Ben must battle the time bandits in an attempt to save his daughter and the town from total destruction.
This box set comprises three terrifying films from one of the longest running horror series in cinema history. Michael Myers takes on Tommy Doyle and Dr. Loomis with help from a mysterious cult, comes face to face with Laurie Strode again and slashes his way through the cast of a reality TV show! This set includes all of the previously released extras plus some brand-new surprises.
Lead singer Joe Dick (Hugh Dillon) decides to reunite his cult punk band, Hard Core Logo, for a Canadian tour. But guitarist Billy Tallent (Callum Keith Rennie) is waiting to hear back from Jenifur, a popular Los Angeles–based group considering bringing him on — which causes tension with Joe, for whom Hard Core Logo is everything. Along with erratic bassist John Oxenberger (John Pyper-Ferguson) and hard-partying drummer Pipefitter (Bernie Coulson), the contentious duo take to the road.
Based on his own novella The Hellbound Heart, Barker’s Hellraiser sees Larry (Andrew Robinson) and his wife Julia (Clare Higgins) move into their new home, unaware that something evil lurks beneath the floorboards of the dilapidated house – something that wants human blood…
Introducing the world to the iconic Pinhead and his sadistic band of Cenobites, Hellraiser became an instant genre classic upon release and remains one of the most frighteningly original visions in horror.
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.
An American hot-dogger enters a winter skiing competition and goes pole-to-pole with an arrogant Austrian pro who will do anything to win! David Naughton, Patrick Houser, Tracy Smith, John Patrick Reger, Shannon Tweed, Peter Markle, 1984
With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose…literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life.
Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane’s mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb’s End. The fact that this town exists as a figment of Cane’s twisted imagination is only the beginning of Trent’s problems.
THE INCREDIBLE HULK RETURNS: The Incredible Hulk and The Mighty Thor. Two superheroes join forces for the first time to crush the forces of evil! Mere mortals don’t stand a chance against their combined fury. Not the corrupt military man, Le Beau, who will resort to theft, murder, and kidnapping to obtain a top-secret Gamma Ray transponder. Not the longtime Hulk-hunter Jack McGee (Jack Colvin), whose obsession with stopping the Hulk verges on madness. Not even the good intentions of David Banner (Bill Bixby), who only wants to rid himself of his furious alter ego. For when the two awesome superheroes stop feuding long enough to breathe, they are a team unmatched by any in fact or fiction. And when THE INCREDIBLE HULK RETURNS – he does with a vengeance!
THE TRIAL OF THE INCREDIBLE HULK: Superheroes The Incredible Hulk and Daredevil in an explosive adventure! On the run again and trying to find a way to cope with his destructive alter ego, Dr. David Banner (Bill Bixby) is jailed for assault after interrupting a mugging. Blind attorney Matt Murdock (Rex Smith) enlists Banner’s help in locating the muggers because he believes they work for his longtime foe, Fisk, the head of an international crime network. But David, afraid of public exposure, breaks out of jail as the Hulk (Lou Ferrigno). Tracking David down, Murdock reveals his own secret: His blindness came from a radioactive spill, and after developing his other senses so incredibly, he has become the amazingly athletic crime fighter called Daredevil. Fisk must now face off against Daredevil and the fury of the invincible, Incredible Hulk!
“Strange, what love does.” The role of a lifetime, a Hollywood mystery, a woman in trouble . . . David Lynch’s first digitally shot feature makes visionary use of the medium to weave a vast meditation on the enigmas of time, identity, and cinema itself. Featuring a tour de force performance from Laura Dern as an actor on the edge, this labyrinthine Dream Factory nightmare tumbles down an endless series of unfathomably interconnected rabbit holes as it takes viewers on a hallucinatory odyssey into the deepest realms of the unconscious mind.
The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it’s scared. And it’s easily scared. Larry Cohen (1974, 1978, 1987)
IT’S ALIVE (1974)
STARS: John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan
IT’S ALIVE AGAIN (1978)
An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.
STARS: Frederic Forrest, Kathleen Lloyd, John P. Ryan
IT’S ALIVE III: ISLAND OF THE ALIVE
The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island.
STARS: Michael Moriarty, Karen Black, Laurene Landon
This limited edition Jet Li double feature includes two ‘breathtaking martial arts action’ films directed by Corey Yuen (The Transporter): The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk 1 and, for the first time on Blu-ray in the US, The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk 2 (New York Times).
Billy’s never been able to fit in where he lives; suddenly that’s not a problem anymore. A desert exploration leads to an explosive discovery for Billy: his own personal laser gun. It takes a little while to master the controls but Billy gets the hang of it, just as it gets the hang of him. Each time Billy fires the laser it converts him, little by little, into an alien. Billy becomes possessed by the ruthless power in his hands, and becomes a powerful foe. Cars, planes, and people all fall before the awesome alien power that Billy wields. Now he must gain control before the aliens return to claim what’s theirs.
An aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer. However, the glamour is not all it appears to be, and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.
The nightmare begins when Captain Lansen (Eric Porter) attempts to transport illegal explosives and their rusty tramp steamer becomes stranded in the vast floating swamp of the mysterious Sargasso Sea.
Under the cover of night, the terrified travelers encounter unspeakable monsters, man-eating seaweed, vicious mutant pirates and stupendously endowed women.
Gruesome stop-motion fever dream produced, written, directed, designed and largely animated by legendary visual effects maestro Phil Tippett off and on for roughly 30 years. Alex Cox, Niketa Roman, Satish Ratakonda, Phil Tippett, 2021.
This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.
Blonde Betty Elms (Naomi Watts) has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia (Laura Harring). Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman’s identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher (Justin Theroux) runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project. David Lynch’s seductive and scary vision of Los Angeles’s dream factory is one of the true masterpieces of the new millennium, a tale of love, jealousy, and revenge like no other.
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell. Kevin Tenney (1988)
“Nightclubbing” is the first ever documentary about the renowned New York City nightclub Max’s Kansas City (1965-1981) which had an indelible impact on the world of music, fashion, art, culture and the creation of the New York City Punk Rock scene”
The epic tales of the Tall Man, his deadly Sentinel Spheres and the group of small-town friends who must band together to stop his evil dimension-hopping schemes.
All five full-length feature films from Don Coscarelli’s iconic horror franchise together on Blu-ray. Phantasm: Remastered, Phantasm II: The Ball Is Back, Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead, Phantasm IV: Oblivion, Phantasm V: Ravager
From Italian master of the macabre Dario Argento (Suspiria, Tenebrae), comes Phenomena – one of his most beautifully designed horror films – now remastered in 4K Ultra HD and Dolby Vision in a two-disc set! The young Jennifer Corvino, played by Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly (Labyrinth, Top Gun: Maverick), is sent to a private Swiss academy for girls where a vicious killer is on the loose. Jennifer has the unique ability to telepathically communicate with insects and an entomologist, Dr. John McGregor (Donald Pleasence, Halloween, Escape from New York), enlists her help in locating the murderer. As the mystery unfolds, they find themselves in a bizarre murder plot with maggots, telepathic insects and a razor-wielding chimpanzee! Can Jennifer uncover the killer’s identity before becoming a victim herself? Phenomena features a fantastic soundtrack from progressive-rock gods Goblin, British heavy metal masters Motörhead, Iron Maiden, Andi Sex Gang, Bill Wyman and Simon Boswell. Dalila Di Lazarro (Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein), Daria Nicolodi (Tenebrae), Patrick Bauchau (Clear and Present Danger) and Fiore Argento (Demons) also star in this truly unique, gory and unsettling thriller.
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.
Starring John Hurt, a disturbing account of the hardships of two dogs who escape from an animal testing lab. The perceived haven of the real world soon turns out to be anything like Rowf and Snitter had hoped. Martin Rosen (1982)
In this gory and disturbing thriller assassins use a mind-control device which shunts the consciousness of the victim in a dark recess when taken over. Brandon Cronenberg, 2020.
Ultra violent Korean action-horror that is described as “Con Air meets Under Siege meets Resident Evil meets Universal Soldiers.” Hongsun Kim, 2022.
During transport from the Philippines to South Korea, a group of dangerous criminals unites to stage a coordinated escape attempt. As the jailbreak escalates into a bloody, all-out riot, the fugitives and their allies from the outside exact a brutal terror campaign against the special agents onboard the ship.
The most malevolent marionette in the PUPPET MASTER universe comes crawling out of his trunk in this shocking sidebar to Full Moon’s most beloved franchise! The scalpel-wielding Doktor Death is unleashed in a ramshackle nursing home and once the terror begins it refuses to stop until the pint-sized psycho surgeon has spilled blood.
Welcome to Warrior’s Island, burial ground of disgraced martial arts masters! When the Burbank Kung Fu Club travels to this mysterious island, they quickly find themselves facing the bloodthirsty vengeance of flesh ripping kung fu fighting zombies, gun-toting white slave traders and a band of strange monks, who may be the only key to explaining the madness. Edward Murphy’s RAW FORCE is a virtual smorgasbord of over the top sleaze — mixing zombies, cannibals, outrageous action, gore, nudity and starring exploitation greats, Cameron Mitchell and Vic Diaz.
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.
A cult favorite, SHIVERS is acclaimed filmmaker David Cronenberg’s (THE FLY, NAKED LUNCH) controversial feature-length debut. When the residents of a luxury apartment complex outside Montreal are infiltrated by parasites and transformed into violent, sex-crazed maniacs, it’s up to Dr. Roger St. Luc to contain the outbreak from spreading to the city at large in a film that “scares and shocks us because it’s so cleverly made” (Roger Ebert).
When one of an experimental range of military robots is hit by lightning, it is given consciousness. It escapes from the military and befriends a young woman, Stephanie Speck. Its creator, Newton Crosby, is desperate to find it, or his entire project may be scrapped.
Essential Italian horror classic, a newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amidst a series of grisly murders. Dario Argento (1977)
Albert Pyun’s cult classic sword & sorcery film about a mercenary with a three-bladed projectile sword who battles a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer. Lee Horsley, Simon MacCorkindale, George Maharis, Richard Lynch, Richard Moll, 1982.
Three men arrive at a local funeral parlor to retrieve a lost drug stash held by the mortician Mr. Simms (Clarence Williams III). But Mr. Simms has other plans for the boys. He leads them on a tour of his establishment, introducing them to his corpses. Even the dead has tales to tell, and Mr. Simms is willing to tell them all. And you’d better listen – because when you’re in his ‘hood, even everyday life can lead to extraordinary terror!
A nest of gigantic irradiated ants is discovered in the New Mexico desert; they quickly become a national threat
After an earthquake leaves Danny trapped and alone, his claustrophobic nightmare only gets worse when something truly horrifying emerges from the fissures in the ground, forcing him to engage in a brutal fight for his life-and his sanity.
An annoying group of New Yorkers take a road trip to Texas, intent on seeing the locations of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Their northern attitudes anger the wrong Texans, and a series of gruesome events follow. Bill Zebub, 2022.
Detective Joe Kozenczak (Michael Riley) tracks down John Wayne Gacy (Brian Dennehy), convicted in 1980 of 33 Chicago serial killings.
BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION! Legendary producer/director Dan Curtis (The Night Stalker Night Strangler) teams up with renowned sci-fi/horror writers Richard Matheson (I Am Legend) and William F. Nolan (Logan’s Run) to present three tales of horrific suspense in this highly rated and critically acclaimed made-for-television anthology that also showcases the tremendous acting talent of Karen Black (Burnt Offerings Day of the Locust), who plays four distinct roles. In Julie, an aggressive college student seduces and ultimately blackmails his seemingly shy English professor; in Millicent and Therese, two polar-opposite sisters become increasingly hell-bent on the undoing of one another; and in Amelia, a woman falls prey to a murderous Zuni fetish doll. The strong supporting cast includes George Gaynes (Tootsie), John Karlen (Daughters of Darkness) and Gregory Harrison (TV’s Trapper John, M.D.).
Contemporary adaptation of ‘Romeo & Juliet’ is heavy on body-piercing, cybersex, gore, a monstrous penis, & buckets of vomit – and is surprisingly touching. James Gunn, Lloyd Kaufmen, 1996.
In a town in Idaho, Charlie, a reclusive and unhealthy English teacher, hides out in his flat and eats his way to death. He is desperate to reconnect with his teenage daughter for a last chance at redemption.
And there we go guys. Some fun stuff coming this week. See ya down the road at the old videostore. Cheers!