Lots of fun and intersting cinema will hitting the old videostore this coming week and a title that looks dumb as shit but endearing to the by gone era of 80s Tough Guy Cop cinema is Lieutenant Jangles from Australia. Looks like it could be good for a laugh or two and that my dear friends is exactly what we need in these bizarre times. So let’s see waht else is coming shall we?
Starring Steve Coogan, In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester’s music to the world. Michael Winterbottom (2002)
Two Of The Best parodies together in one nice package. Oddly enough with to canadian beauites, Nelsen and Shatner stealing their respective movies with every second of screentime they have.
Yorgos Lanthimos’s follow-up to his cult sensation DOGTOOTH is another darkly comic, absurdist vision of (in) human relationships, focusing on a mysterious underground organization that helps mourners get over their losses by impersonating the deceased.
Back In Stock! A boy and his family attends a taping of The Banana Splits TV show for his birthday, but things take an unexpected turn — and the body count quickly rises. Danishka Esterhazy (2019)
Back In Stock! Re-animator meets pastry in this stupid and yet entertaining low budget flick.
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents. Buzz Kulik (1974)
Unpleasant teens encounter a sub-Texas Chainsaw family of sadistic butchers in the backwoods where they undergo the usual mean spirited evisceration and degradation. Adrian Langley, 2020.
Underground cult classic where a bizarre series of murders in New York City seems to point toward the existence of a race of mutant cannibals living under the streets. Douglas Cheek (1984)
A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich. Michael Fassbender, Joel Schumacher, 2009.
Thousands of real snakes everywhere, slithering down hotel hallways and attacking women in wheelchairs! When a construction crew kills a large group of snakes wwhile building a hotel, an ancient snake curse is cast on the building and all hell breaks loose. Keep an eye out for the insane kung-fu snake battle!
he film follows the events that unfold at Tromaville High Schoolin New Jersey, which is conveniently located next to a nuclear power plant. … They pick leaves from a radioactive marijuana plant located inthe yard of the nuclear plant and sell it to Eddie for $10.
A father must battle through the zombie apocalypse to save his daughter’s life when their camping trip takes a terrifying turn and she goes missing.
Ditsy damsels in distress, toilet paper famine, inept world leaders, mass-media gone wild, a virus from Hell and hordes of ghouls hungry for human flesh combine in Full Moon’s maniacal horror comedy hybrid CORONA ZOMBIES. Charles Band, 2020.
Fashion designer (Kathleen Turner) leads a double life as China Blue, a prostitute stalked by a sexually frustrated private detective and a psychopathic priest (Anthony Perkins) in possession of a murderous sex toy. Ken Russell (1984)
Bandits attack a wagonload of convicts, and only a sergeant, his daughter, and seven sadistic prisoners survive. The sergeant must get his prisoners to their destination while a web of lies, greed, and betrayal unfolds.
Special edition of John Carpenter’s classic sci-fi oddity. Includes original version & theatrical version as well as a new documentary featuring interviews with the crew.
One of the greatest doomsday movies ever made! When the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously set off nuclear explosions leading to the Earth being knocked off its axis & sent it hurtling towards the sun. Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Val Guest.
College student Jason Moss (Jesse Moss) develops a correspondence with imprisoned serial killer John Wayne Gacy (William Forsythe).
Late period Italian Jaws rip-off co-directed by Joe D’Amato about some young men in a small beach community who must stop an evil First Nations spirit inhabiting a killer shark. 1990.
From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes the horrific Heavy Metal splatter film classic, DEMONS and DEMONS 2! Presented in a stunning new high-definition transfer and re-mastered audio!
A straitlaced East Coast professor arrives in Reno to file for divorce but winds up catching the eye of a younger free spirit, touching off a slow seduction that unfolds against a breathtaking desert landscape. Donna Deitch (1985)
New York City reporter Lee Taylor (Lee Tracy) is doing a piece on a series of grisly, cannibalistic murders that have all been committed under a full moon. Police soon begin to suspect that the murderer works at the lab of Dr. Jerry Xavier (Lionel Atwill), a mysterious Long Island researcher who is doing an investigation of his own. Antsy for an inside story, Taylor breaks into the lab, where he meets and falls in love with Dr. Xavier’s daughter Joan (Fay Wray).
Early 90s cult favourite about a family terrorised by a doll possessed by a vengeful Native spirit. Rip Torn, Maria Lease, 1991.
Cult TV movie about a young couple who inherit an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own. William Demarest, 1973.
Beloved cult film about a troubled high school student with an imaginary friend, a six-foot rabbit , who tells him the world is going to end in 28 days 06 hours 42 minutes and 12 seconds. Jake Gyllenhaal, Richard Kelly, 2001.
BBC drama from the creators of Sherlock based on the legendary vampire. Claes Bang, John Heffernan, Morfydd Clark, Lydia West, 2020.
In this cult classic, a shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike. Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford, Vernon Zimmerman, 1980.
Award winning awesomely ultraviolent and sleazy Moby Dick homage about a ruthless vigilante who stops at nothing to track down a depraved serial killer. In the same vein as Hobo With a Shotgun. Directed by Winnipeg film collective Astron-6. 2011.
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 Takï¿½cs, 1987.
Import version of the beloved cult film about a skateboarder who uncovers a government conspiracy while investigating his adoptive brother’s mysterious death. Christian Slater, 1989.
Filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez pay tribute to exploitation films of the 1970s with two features in one. Tarantino directs “Death Proof,” a slasher film, and Rodriguez directs “Planet Terror,” a zombie movie. Fictitious ads and movie trailers run during each feature’s intermission.
A string of mysterious deaths leads a teenager to become suspicious of a soldier (Dan Stevens) who showed up on her family’s doorstep and claimed to be a friend of her dead brother.
In this Korean horror, a young salesman meets a mysterious girl on an dark stretch of road and is invited to a beautiful house with bizarre secrets and no way to escape. Pil-sung Yim, 2007.
Ralph Bakshi’s violent and vulgar look at 1950s Brooklyn and an imminent rumble between two street gangs.
A witty, disgusting, eye-popping, and incomprehensible scabrous satire of organized religion that follows a Christ figure, his disciples, and their bloody quest for the home of the gods, whom they plan to depose. Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973.
Blamed for the murder of his girlfriend, a man (Daniel Radcliffe) awakes one morning to find he has grown a pair of horns. Armed, now, with supernatural powers, he sets out to find the killer.
A mysterious illness strikes hospital employees involved in the cover-up of a patient’s death
Convoluted CGI action-adventure film made in Russia and a sequel to 2014’s The Forbidden Kingdom. Briefly staring Jackie Chan, Jason Flemyng, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Oleg Stepchenko, 2019.
The videostore was freaking out realizing it was out of stock of the Jaws franchise. If you know the videostore this is a legit crisis. Problem solved.
VIDEOSTORE RECOMMENDED. A kebab shop owner’s son, Salah, turns vigilante after his father’s death in an effort to clean up the relentless onslaught of boozed up thrill seekers waging war on his doorstep. Dan Pringle (2016)
A once-celebrated kid detective, now 31, continues to solve the same trivial mysteries between hangovers and bouts of self-pity. Until a naive client brings him his first `adult’ case, to find out who brutally murdered her boyfriend.
A young woman’s (Monica Keena) soul lies between salvation and damnation, while a guardian angel and her late grandfather try to lead her to one side or the other.
Erotic 70’s cult Blaxploitation film about a smooth talking producer who is setting up an erotic musical who hooks up with an aspiring singer who will do anything to get her singing career going. Featuring legendary drummer Bernard Purdie & his band. 1974
Bloodthirsty & scatological Australian ultra violent cop comedy about a cop on the edge out to set the mean streets right. Nicolas Champeaux, Daniel Cordery, 2018.
Back In Stock! Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over the radio with his high school girlfriend, Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.
A disgraced hard-boiled police detective is assigned to protect a beautiful young woman who is accused of murdering her wealthy husband and uncover the real murderer. Sylva Koscina, Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, David Lowell Rich, 1968
Starring Gary Oldman. A family looking to start a charter-boat business buys a ship that holds terrifying secrets once out on isolated waters. Michael Goi (2019)
A mermaid is pulled from the water, has her fin cut off, and is sent to a psychiatric institution when no one believes she is really a mermaid.
This exclusive live concert production presents a unique selection of movie classics – from Sergio Leone’s iconic Spaghetti Westerns to modern mafia masterpieces by Francis Ford Coppola and the cult movies of Tarantino. Ennio Morricone (2018)
A teen gang in rural Oklahoma, the Greasers are perpetually at odds with the Socials, a rival group. When Greasers Ponyboy (C. Thomas Howell) and Johnny (Ralph Macchio) get into a brawl that ends in the death of a Social member, the boys are forced to go into hiding. Soon Ponyboy and Johnny, along with the intense Dallas (Matt Dillon) and their other Greaser buddies, must contend with the consequences of their violent lives. While some Greasers try to achieve redemption, others meet tragic ends.
An unemployed Maori living in the Auckland slums, Jake Heke (Temuera Morrison) has a terrible temper that he takes out on family and strangers alike. His wife, Beth (Rena Owen), takes regular beatings after he’s been at the pub, and his kids do what they can to sidestep trouble. Nig (Julian Arahanga), the eldest, is joining a street gang; Boogie (Taungaroa Emile) has been placed in a foster home; and Grace increasingly retreats to the pages of her journal.
Starring Jennifer Connelly and Donald Pleasence, A young girl who can communicate with insects is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders. Dario Argento (1985)
Documentary looks at the life and times of Nicolas Nicolaou, the proprietor of movie theatre during the sleazy 70s to the present era. Abel Ferrara, 2019.
Ultra low budget Canadian take on Australia’s Danger 5. An elite psychic squad fight a terrorist team who are hell-bent on total galactic domination. 2019.
With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter (Geena Davis), and best friend, Loomis (Randy Quaid), Grimm (Bill Murray) enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out of the city and to the airport. It sounds simple enough, but it seems that fate deserts them immediately after the bank heist. One mishap after another conspires to keep these robbers from reaching freedom.
A particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer, and an American historian on a working vacation with his family must stop the vicious monster. George Pavlou (1986)
A celebration of director George A. Romero’s seminal horror classic Night of the Living Dead (1968), with film clips from the original, interviews with many cast and crew members, and comments by such famous “fans” as director Wes Craven.
Gonzo arthouse exploitation film from about an aging porn star who is roped into making an “art” film which proceeds to have him commit increasingly demented and depraved acts. Srdjan Spasojevic, 2010.
A group of hostile aliens crash land at the bottom of the ocean, and via mind control use sharks to terrorize a small town full of secrets in the hopes of completing their invasion mission. It’s up to a disparate group of townspeople to sort it out, but in the end it’s sharks versus aliens in a surprising climax.
An ex-policeman/school janitor shows a new student how to defend himself from a martial-arts bully. Robert Radler (1993)
Mel Brooks’ late period Star Wars spoof beloved by all 13 year old boys everywhere. John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Mel Brooks, 1987
In this silly action comedy, a tough police sergeant’s overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career. Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, 1992.
When Mason (Ice-T), homeless and living on the streets of Seattle, hears about a job as a hunting guide for a group of wealthy clients, he gladly signs on and is taken to a cabin in the middle of a Pacific Northwest forest. There he meets psychiatrist Doc Hawkins (Gary Busey), oil baron John Griffin (John C. McGinley) and Wall Street investor Derek Wolfe (F. Murray Abraham). The next morning, however, Mason is awakened to learn that he’s the prey the men will be hunting.
The explosion of an African trade ship results in an infestation of deadly insects on an island off Maine’s coast
Terry Gilliam’s fantastic voyage of a boy named Kevin who escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs for a series of misadventures. Sean Connery, David Warner, Michael Palin.
Scientists step through a time portal and travel 107 years into the post- nuclear war world where a handful of “normal humans” are being attacked by mutants. Preston Foster, Philip Carey, Ib Melchior, 1964
Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell) and his brothers, Morgan (Bill Paxton) and Virgil (Sam Elliott), have left their gunslinger ways behind them to settle down and start a business in the town of Tombstone, Ariz. While they aren’t looking to find trouble, trouble soon finds them when they become targets of the ruthless Cowboy gang. Now, together with Wyatt’s best friend, Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), the brothers pick up their guns once more to restore order to a lawless land.
Long Island loser Tommy (Steve Buscemi) is a hopeless alcoholic who loses his job for stealing from his boss, Rob (Anthony LaPaglia), who’s now dating his ex, Theresa (Elizabeth Bracco). Tommy copes with his failures by hanging out at local dive Trees Lounge with friends he can barely stand. He takes a gig as the ice cream man, but he’s awful with kids. The best thing in his life is a lukewarm romance with cool local girl Debbie (Chloë Sevigny), who, unfortunately, is Theresa’s underage niece.
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist,” says con man Kint (Kevin Spacey), drawing a comparison to the most enigmatic criminal of all time, Keyser Soze. Kint attempts to convince the feds that the mythic crime lord not only exists, but is also responsible for drawing Kint and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro Harbor – leaving few survivors.
An outlaw biker gang encounter a cloistered sect of Satanic Monks who unleash a curse on the bikers transforming them into – WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS! Steve Oliver, Donna Anders, Michel Levesque, 1971
Nicholas Cage continues his balls to the wall exploitation comeback in this over-the-top rip off of the horror film Banana Splits Movie, about animatronic creatures running amuck. Kevin Lewis, 2021.
A group of war veterans must defend their local VFW post and an innocent teen against a deranged drug dealer and his relentless army of punk mutants. Joe Begos (2019)
Well guys, there it is. This week’s mixed bags of goodies coming to a videostore near you. Hope something caught your eye to a flick you wanna grab and have a nice drink to. Cinema will always be waiting dear friends. From the old classics waiting for new eyes to witness it to the new upcoming flicks begging to be noticed. The videostore will keep bring the movie magic in. Cheers fellow movie nerds! See ya this week.