People ask how long will I keep the shop going and I always say I might stop and go back to washing dishes in a restaurant when the day comes that the thrill of new movie day stops getting me excited. Well fear not good friends because this week I’m as excited as ever for the new releases hitting the shop. Some Old. So New. All Good…
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! A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets. André Øvredal (2016)
Back In Stock! L.A. Weekly called it “disturbing and compelling,” and it was awarded The Grand Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Despite a limited release in America, it would shock and delight audiences to become one of the most daring and controversial films of the year. Worth a watch for sure!
Back In Stock! Bob Clark’s cult Canadian slasher classic about series of Christmas-time murders in a sorority house. Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin.
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)
After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer. Eric Red (1991)
Back In Stock! Deluxe blu-ray edition of Ruggero Deodato’s infamous 1980 exploitation film. Newly restored high definition print and new bonus features.
Back In Stock! Ralph Bakshi’s (Fritz the Cat) infamous indictment of blaxploitation films, negative black stereotypes and the plight of blacks in America circa 1975. Barry White, Scatman Crothers.
Back In Stock! A high-adrenalin guilty pleasure about a couple cops taking on crooks who turn up undead. Darren McGavin, Treat Williams, Joe Piscopo, Vincent Price, 1988.
Back In Stock! Wes Craven’s bizarre film involving robot Kristy Swanson and one hell of a basketball scene.
Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
Back In Stock and a personal favourite. Stylish Hong Kong slasher film about a woman pushed to kill by family, work, her love life and finally by not getting her dream apartment. Pang Ho-cheung. 2010.
A mild-mannered film editor is assigned to cut a series of infamous slasher films and is driven murderously insane by the miles of extremely violent footage he edits. Anders Jacobsson (1995)
Theta Pi Gamma fraternity’s newest pledge–a gawky, innocent, and utterly uncool bookworm–and two of his self-confident fraternity brothers embark on a week-long vacation in Palm Springs. Can they transform him into a real Casanova? James Frawley (1985)
Back In Stock! German horror. A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s. Fatih Akin (2019)
Nice combo pack double feature Blu Ray for those that need everything Halloween.
Documentary which explores the enduring career of Al Leong, an Asian character actor with over 70 screen credits (including Die Hard and Big Trouble in Little China) in his resume who specialises in playing flamboyant henchmen. Vito Trabucco. 2018.
Import Blu Ray set of the Hostel Trilogy for fans of Eli Roth’s style.
Italian horror. A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement. Lucio Fulci (1981)
Back In Stock! 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)
The 13th Season of the always entertaining TV series has finally hit DVD.
A murderer who assumes the identity of a new deputy is unbeknownst to the sheriff planning to pin a separate murder on him. Kiefer Sutherland, Beau Bridges, Joe Don Baker, Wayne Rogers, Michael Madsen, Camelia Kath, Janet Carroll, Rick King, 1987
Such a fun movie! A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies. Abe Forsythe (2019)
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)
Back In Stock! Anthology of four horror tales with a supernatural twist based on urban legends. Cristina Raines, Joe Lambie, Anthony James, Joseph Sargent, 1983.
An ex-GI’s daughter is abducted by a gang of white supremacists. He calls on one of his former Army buddies, and together they set out to track down the gang and rescue his daughter. Joseph Manduke (1986)
Critically acclaimed & an audience favourite, director Bong Joon Ho’s searing critique of Korean society fused to a rip-roaring con-family comedy. 2019.
Back In Stock! Early David Cronenberg horror stars adult film star Marilyn Chambers as a woman who develops a predatory phallus with a taste for blood. Canada, 1977.
Back In Stock! One of the most wildly popular horror movies of all-time, Stuart Gordon’s enduring splatter-comedy classic returns to Blu-ray in a stunning restoration packed with special features! Stuart Gordon (1985)
Back In Stock! The creepy Brad Anderson flick returns.
Back In Stock! The Collector’s edition of the 80s slasher classic.
STEELCASE EDITION! A high school student’s slumber party turns terrifying as an escaped mental patient with a drill decides to crash the evening. Amy Holden Jones (1982)
Back In Stock! The out of control body horror 80s cult classic returns.
Back In Stock! The horror anthology from the makers of the VHS series.
Back In Stock! Mad Max meets Star Wars in this Canadian made sci-fi epic produced by Ivan Reitman about a Space Rogue with a heart of Gold who helps save some missing girls from cyborg Michael Ironside and his bomb throwing midgets. Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald, 1983.
Finally back in print and on BLU RAY for the first time! An electrifying take on the “Son of Sam” murders in NYC during the summer of 1977, centering on the residents of an Italian-American Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another. John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Bebe Neuwirth
Back In Stock! In the long awaited sequel to his classic horror film, Tobe Hooper gives his cannibal family a comedic spin. Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow, 1986.
FIRST TIME ON BLU RAY! Tabloid reporters are sent to Transylvania with two choices: find the Frankenstein monster — or find new jobs! Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Geena Davis, Michael Richards, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane, Jeffrey Jones, John Byner, Rudy De Luca, 1985
Back In Stock! Everyone wants a piece of the action – and the treasure – as Bill Paxton (Titanic, Twister) and William Sadler take on a ruthless gang in this high-caliber thriller. Ice-T, Ice Cube, Walter Hill, 1992.
Finally getting a special edition Blu Ray this underrated dark as hell comedy needs to be rediscovered! Starring Christian Slater and Cameron Diaz A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches. Peter Berg (1998)
Back In Stock! This 13 hour set is beauty for any genre fan. Every Video Nasty critiqued and explored, followed by the original trailers.
Chinese animation. A love story between a snake spirit and a snake hunter. Amp Wong (2019)
Back In Stock! In Italy, it was considered the ‘unofficial sequel’ to DAWN OF THE DEAD. In England, it was known as ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS and banned as obscene. In America, it was called ZOMBIE and advertised with the depraved tag line “WE ARE GOING TO EAT YOU!” Tisa Farr
And there it is. The goodies will be in by week’s end so it gives you time to ponder…”What movies interest me?” Tell next time we’ll see you at the videostore. Cheers!