Happy Monday guys! I know for most this a the tough day of the week trying to get back into the swing of things. For me, since I work everyday, all it means is the day I can let you are know what’s hitting the shop later in the week. So let’s all take a look and hopefully start our week on a good note.
Well, the first batch is almost sold out from last week so round 2 of Rob Zombie’s latest flick return to the shop.
Speaking of surprising best sellers. I’m so happy there is a new love happening for this flick. Vengeance drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who’s systematically eliminating his competition. Craig R. Baxley (1988)
A cult classic and popular title over the years at the shop. Happy to see it come back. After the death of her parents, a young girl arrives at a convent and brings a sinister presence with her. Is it her enigmatic imaginary friend, Alucarda, who is to blame? Or is there a satanic force at work?
For God’s Sake Get Out! And just in time for Halloween this sexy boxset returns and looks as pretty as ever. Includes: The Amityville Horror (1979) / Amityville II: Possession (1982) / Amityville 3D (1983).
Starring Jesse Eisenberg. After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo, led by a charismatic and mysterious sensei, in an effort to learn how to defend himself from future threats. Riley Stearns (2019)
Collection of outrageous, low-budget, 80’s-centric, genre-bending, independent short movies from a Canadian filmmaker collective.
Back In Stock! A Popular seller returns. 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)
Another classic returns to the shop! Tim Burton and Michael Keaton at their best!
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! Such a fun throwback movie and perfect for Halloween. Danielle Harris and Bill Moseley show up in this retro fun gory romp. Worth a watch for sure!
Back In Stock! Seminal Slasher classic where Todd is institutionalised for a murder his twin committed. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighbourhood. John Grissmer (1987)
After finding themselves stranded on a remote island, a group of young friends discover that the only structure is an old hotel which seems inexplicably stuck in 1959. Norman J. Warren
Tobe Hooper & John Carpenter join forces in this TV horror anthology featuring 3 short stories: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.
Director Abel Ferrara’s chilling retelling of the classic horror sci-fi story where alien pod people are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama. Abel Ferrara
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.
Popular double feature seller and why not? Oldman. De Niro. Dracula. Frankenstein.
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 military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleashed upon a surburban neighbourhood. David Irving(1989)
Young girl enters the modelling industry wanting to becoming “the face of the ’80s.” Jean-Claude Lord (1984)
Lovingly re-mastered slasher classic starring John Vernon and Samantha Eggar. Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer. 1983.
Horror double bill! DEATH BY DIALOGUE (Thomas Dewier 1988) JULIE DARLING (Paul Nicholas 1983)
French horror, Six of seven tourists in an East European castle overnight are victims of a helper of the devil. Is Satan willing to spare their souls? Jean Brismée (1971)
First Time On Blu Ray! A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own. John Newland (1973)
In a rural mountain town, an unstable drug addict must unravel a surreal murder mystery as he’s terrorized by malevolent ghosts, a deranged sheriff, and the frightening hallucinations from his withdrawal.
Back In Stock! Critically-acclaimed documentary series on the rise and fall of Orenthal James (O.J.) Simpson, and parallels his incredible story with that of race in America.
Back In Stock! A nerd uses his computer smarts to unleash unholy revenge upon his tormentors! Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joe Cortese, 1981.
Back In Stock! For morbid curiousity the WTF sequel to the masterpiece returns to the shop.
Back In Stock! A time capsle of late 90s teen coolness, aliens, and sweetly dated music.
Starring Peter Cushing. An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner. Kevin Connor (1974)
Back In Stock! Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.
A young woman befriends a lonely widow who’s harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.
Back In Stock! Ralph Bakshi’s outrageous, affectionate look at coming of age in the Eisenhower era in Brooklyn.
Countess Elizabeth Bathory, history’s infamous lesbian vampire fights against the 3000 year-old Mummy of Hor-Shep-Sut, an evil Egyptian sorceress. Donald F. Glut (2008)
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)
Back In Stock! Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.
Back In Stock! A series of short, highly irreverent, and quite often tasteless skits? It’s the legendary first film from the creators of Airplane! John Landis directs. 1977.
Italian horror. A group of environmentalists arrives at a faraway tropical delta where toxic waste is being dumped. However the water also hides a giant crocodile. The corrupt local officials don’t help much either. Fabrizio De Angelis (1989)
Back In Stock! Never too early to think about the dark side of Christmas!
Hong Kong Action! Set in the final years of the Ming Dynasty. a peaceful but misunderstood monster elopes with an outcast girl, but the palace puts a hefty bounty on the creature and now martial arts masters are hunting. Andrew Lau Wai-Keung (2018)
Hugh Grant stars in Ken Russell’s delirious horror comedy where a Scottish archaeologist uncovers an ancient worm cult, but has he just released the monster himself? Ken Russell (1988)
Hong Kong action. A Northern Chinese kung fu expert, kills a man using his lethal bootwork in self defense. He is then hired to train a bratty princess and her servant in kung fu. Tso Nam Lee (1980)
China/Japan fantasy horror. Taking place in the Tang Dynasty, a demon cat appears and breaks the peace of Chang’an City, causing a series of strange events. Poet Bai Letian and Monk Kukai join hands to investigate. Kaige Chen (2017)
The collection which has one sweet 80s movie and two shitty sequels.
Underrated (though not terribly original) horror from the early 80’s about a psychopath who slaughters the inhabitants of a youth camp. Joe Giannone, 1982.
Back In Stock! Both rhe 1980 original and the surprisingly great 2012 remake!
A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer to get the revenge on those who killed him in prison. Written by Larry Cohen. Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner, Willian Lustig, 1990.
Back In Stock! Lucky McKee’s cult classic returns to the shop! Still to this day one of the best sellers at the shop!
Fist Time On Blu Ray! Hong Kong Action starring Jackie Chan! A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry, and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape. Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (1997)
Back In Stock! A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father. Matt Mitler, Ruth Martinez, Bill Hitchcock, 1985.
Back In Stock! A teenage boy comes back from the dead because he is determined to win the most beautiful girl in school. Bob Balaban (1993)
A boy witnesses a gangland murder. He turns to his martial arts teacher, Young Park, to help defend him from the gangsters. Fred H. Dresch (1992)
Back In Stock! After a criminal motorcycle rider is put to death, he comes back from the dead to seek murderous revenge against the residents of a Florida town. James Justice (1989)
Back In Stock! The cult classic revenge flick returns to the shop.
Back In Stock! The underrated white trash version of Pulp Fiction!
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.
Back To Stock! A horror movie marathon in an abandoned theatre decides to screen a bizarre short whose creator killed his family and set the theater on fire after its first showing. That’s when the murder begins. Mark Herrier (1991)
Back In Stock! Non-limited edition 2 disc set of the long awaited fried chicken zombie movie! Lloyd Kaufman, 2008.
Following the events of the previous film, a lesbian couple are determined to eliminate the most corrupt, evil forces of Tromaville and the world. Lloyd Kaufman (2017)
Canadian cult classic about friends camping and shit goes wrong!
Tobe Hooper’s classic returns to the shop in time for Halloween.
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)
A paranoid young man gradually comes to believe that an escaped lunatic may be hiding in the neighbourhood Halloween house of horrors. Daniel Erickson (1991)
When a detective acquires mysterious superheroic powers from a Kabuki performer, he must learn to channel his strange new abilities, with help from a sexy sensai. Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, 1991.
At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of one thousand dollars in cash. Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, William A. Levey (1979)
Starring Ted Raimi, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords, at night he roams the streets with knives looking for victims to skin, constantly followed by junkie Heidi who was mutilated by him and is now looking for revenge. Ivan Nagy (1993)
Another week and more Stephen King keeps on coming in. You can never have too much.
The thin line between comedy and horror is hilariously explored in Student Bodies, a spoof of contemporary slasher films such as Halloween, When A Stranger Calls, Friday the 13th. Kristen Riter, Matthew Goldsby, Jerry Belson, 1981.
In a post apocalyptic future where tainted water has made all men homicidal misogynists, it is up to one dude and his hot girlfriend to make things right. Colleen Walsh, Drew Bolduc, Dan Nelson, 2010.
Back In Stock! John Carpenter’s fun satire of consumerism finds an unemployed Roddy Piper uncovering that the world’s ruling elite are aliens in disguise who’s aim is to keep humans in a state of mindless consumerism. Keith David, Meg Foster, 1988.
An 80’s Canuxploitation rarity! “One of Canadian film’s most extreme exercises in tastelessness, a stunningly obnoxious 8mm film…” Barry J. Gillis, Amber Lynn, Bruce Roach, 1989.
Lloyd Kaufman’s seminal movie returns to the video store for all you Troma collectors.
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.
Starring Harvey Keitel. Two horror tales from Edgar Allan Poe directed by George A. Romero and Dario Argento. A greedy wife kills her husband, but not completely. A sleazy reporter adopts a strange black cat. (1990)
Japanese horror. A deadly virus outbreak is turning the people of Japan into flesh-eating zombies. The government intervenes, trying to separate the survivors from the infected. Naoyoshi Kawamatsu (2012)
Supernatural horror trilogy follows an evil warlock from the 17th to the 20th century who works to unleash Satan. WARLOCK (Steve Miner 1989) WARLOCK: THE ARMAGEDDON (Anthony Hickox 1993) WARLOCK III: THE END OF INNOCENCE (Eric Freiser 1999)
The always popular vampire comedy returns to the shop. Thankfully in time for Halloween.
Back In Stock! Starring Anjelica Huston. A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse. Nicolas Roeg (1990)
And finally back in stock both Wolfcop flicks together on Blu Ray. A best seller double feature.
So with Halloween fast approaching don’t miss out on this latest batch of cinema goodies. Till next time kids!