Well guys…THIS IS IT. I always knew the day would come when all those movies I ordered during April/May would come crashing in the shop all at once and this week is looking to be the moment. So please look closely at the list and think about what might look good in your collection. So crack a beer, relax, and let’s take a jounrey through this massive list of cinema…
Adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie novel about 10 people invited to go on an African safari, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Donald Pleasence, Herbert Lom, 1989.
Terrence Malick’s impressionistic debut is an idiosyncratic take on the notorious Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate killing spree of the late 1950s. Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, 1973.
A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country – can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
A young bride-to-be is bitten by a mysterious insect, conflicting with her wedding anxiety as she begins to physically transform into something other than human. Chad Archibald (2015)
A young female medium on tour sees a hitman killing a whistleblower in her vision. The killer finds out about this and plans to kill her as well. The skeptical police, her manager father and a curious journalist try to protect her. Rosanna Arquette, 1989.
Heavy metal horror about a demon-raising band that invades a sleepy little American town. Vincent Pastore, John Fasano, 1988.
Tiny Tim and Bill Rebane unite to give us this beloved unrelentingly grim and perverse psycho-sexual thriller. Available for the first time completely UNCUT! 1986.
During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed. Jim Mallon (1986)
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.
A solo sailor is locked inside the head of a sailboat which is under steam on autopilot.
Long unavailable cult monster movie about mysterious turtle creatures who emerge from an abandoned mine. John Crawford, Rebecca Balding, James L. Conway, 1981.
Sexy as Hell film-noir available once again! Wachowski Brothers, Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, 1996.
Collection of Bruce Lee’s best known works: THE BIG BOSS / FIST OF FURY / THE WAY OF THE DRAGON / ENTER THE DRAGON / GAME OF DEATH
Legendary Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis star as elderly Elvis and geriatric JFK, who end up in the same old age home, but the two must join forces to battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy and save the souls of their fellow residents. Don Coscarelli (2002)
BACK IN STOCK! A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an Upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. Written by Harvey Weinstein. Jason Alexander, Holly Hunter, Tony Maylam.
Cult Epics presents THE CLAIRE SINCLAIR SHOW hosted by former Playboy Playmate of the Year, Bettie Page spokesmodel, and star of the Las Vegas show PIN UP. The two episodes feature CLAIRE ON CLAIRE & BUNNY YEAGER’S “LAST SITTING”
BACK IN STOCK! Influential cult classics rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay about a young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for her father’s murder and her mother’s rape.
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murdered.
BACK IN STOCK! A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
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! From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes the horrific Heavy Metal splatter film classic, DEMONS! Presented in a stunning new high-definition transfer and re-mastered audio!
From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes DEMONS 2, the sequel to the surprise horror hit, DEMONS! Presented in a stunning new high-definition transfer and re-mastered audio!
Years following the events of The Shining (1980), 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! Five siblings are left alone all summer when their mom leaves town and the evil babysitter bites the dust.
BACK IN STOCK! A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum. Richard Friedman (1987)
Locked and loaded with over 6 hours of handgun-happy vigilantes & badass babes of Blaxploitation, ultra-hip heists, spaghetti shoot ’em ups and bitumen burning post-apocalyptic carquakes (not to mention alien close encounters of the horny kind). (2019)
A cop is assigned to a case of escorting a criminal to Japan while dealing with relationship problems, and his enormous change in appearance as a result of being dumped. Donnie Yen, Niki Chow, Teresa Mo, 2020.
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.
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)
This early 70’s adult film oddity is shrouded in mystery. Unconfirmed rumors state this is directed by the one and only Gerard Damiano but little else is known.
BACK IN STOCK! When a 12 year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.
BACK IN STOCK! George C. Scott stars in this return to the terrifying saga of demonic possession as s police lieutenant in spiritual crisis tracks a rash of murders seeming to copycat a long dead serial killer. William Peter Blatty (1990)
BACK IN STOCK! An exploitation classic! The death of a close friend transforms a peaceful man into a violent vigilante turning New York into a war zone. Christopher George, Samantha Eggar, 1980.
BACK IN STOCK! A group of forest rangers go camping in the woods, and trespass into an area where a backwoods mama likes to kill people who come onto her turf. John Friedrich, Adrian Zmed, Ernest Harden Jr., Andrew Davis, 1983.
BACK IN STOCK! Frank Henenlotter’s beloved cult horror comedy. James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, 1990.
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.
Starring Ice Cube, Pam Grier. In 2176, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house. John Carpenter (2001)
BACK IN STOCK! Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf. Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, 2000.
A combo pack of comedic brilliance!
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
Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and kill evil. He is lead to an archelogical site where scientists discover an ancient space craft. Now he must fight Kronos again before they discover the secrets of the Guyver’s origin.
BACK IN STOCK! The One. The Only. Heavy Metal.
BACK IN STOCK! Starring Roddy Piper. The survivors of nuclear war are divided between horribly mutated beings who live on desolate reservations and fertile women who are searching for scarce virile men to start a new human society. R.J. Kizer (1988)
BACK IN STOCK! Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller.
BACK IN STOCK! A 90s cult classic. An eloping bride is taken into Hell, and her fiancé must pursue.
Still mourning the loss of his beloved wife and daughter in a horrendous car accident, a reclusive sexagenarian decides to visit a rather peculiar and secretive brothel of sleeping virgins. Maximilian Schell, Vadim Glowna, 2006.
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)
Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don’t know they’ve been chosen – for a very specific purpose – The Hunt.
BACK IN STOCK! After being released from the Wishing Well Sanatorium, all he wants to do is make the children happy. So Gregory reopens the old ice cream factory, and all the unappreciative brats are reprocessed into the flavor of the day. Paul Norman (1995)
BACK IN STOCK! Documentary gives the most comprehensive retrospective of the ’80s action film genre ever made. Oliver Harper (2019)
BACK IN STOCK! Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam war veteran attempts to discover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusion, and perception of death. Tim Robbins, 1990.
BACK IN STOCK! The 9th Chapter of Crystal Lake.
A survivor of the Jonestown massacre returns to the site 10 years later and discovers the cult’s former home has become a breeding ground for the supernatural.
BACK IN STOCK!Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences. Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, 2013.
A couple trapped in a cinema are manipulated into becoming unwilling actors in a film being captured by CCTV cameras.
BACK IN STOCK!A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.
Alfred Hitchcock directs this suspenseful World War II thriller After their ship is sunk in the Atlantic by Germans, eight people are stranded in a lifeboat and the Captain of thee U-boat that sank them. Alfred Hitchcock (1944)
BACK IN STOCK! A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
BACK IN STOCK! An industrial worker who hasn’t slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity.
Due to a seance gone wrong, a teenage temptress plunges her entire family (including a nun) into the depths of sexual depravity in this EuroSleaze classic. Andrea Bianchi, 1979.
BACK IN STOCK! A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand.
BACK IN STOCK! Stars Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, and Sam Neill, after a freak accident, a yuppie turns invisible and runs from a treacherous CIA official, while trying to cope with his new life. John Carpenter (1992)
The best part of this set is you get the very much forgotten spin off movie BATES MOTEL from 1987 with young LORI PETTY
An exploitation classic! Two cops decide to go up against the biggest drug dealer in Florida and his ruthless enforcer, who has no legs but is a master of kung fu and has two mean double barrel shotguns built into his wheelchair. Richard Jaeckel, 1978.
French made Naziploitation / Women in Prison hybrid! A Russian doctor must escape her Nazi bordello prison and the fiendish SS officer who terrorises her. Alain Payet, 1978.
BACK IN STOCK! Raucous spoof/tribute to ’50s-era matinees features alien brain parasites who enter humans through the mouth and turn their host into flesh-eating zombies!. Fred Dekker (1986)
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.
BACK IN STOCK! Brian De Palma’s (Scarface, The Untouchables) classic musical cult comedy remastered! William Finley, Jessica Harper, Paul Williams, Brian De Palma, 1974
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)
BACK IN STOCK! Jackie Chan Hong Kong Action Double Bill! POLICE STORY (Jackie Chan 1985) POLICE STORY 2 (Jackie Chan 1988)
BACK IN STOCK! A family’s home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.
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!Grim period horror comedy about a cowardly soldier sent out to an isolated Californian military outpost, with only a ragbag of misfits to keep him company who encounter a rescued man with a disturbing tale of cannibalism. Guy Pearce, Jeffrey Jones, 1999.
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)
The Best is BACK IN STOCK! After ninjas killed his family, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When his friend betrays him, Cho must prepare for the ultimate battle.
Red Crow Mi’kmaq reservation, 1976: By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 16 must attend residential school. In the kingdom of the Crow, that means imprisonment at St. Dymphna’s. That means being at the mercy of “Popper”, the sadistic Indian agent who runs the school.
BACK IN STOCK! A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.
A news team trails a man as he travels into the world of Eden Parish to find his missing sister, where it becomes apparent that this paradise may not be as it seems.
Japanese action. In 1855, a daimyo sends his men on a grueling marathon to discover if they’re tough enough to face the newly arrived Americans. Misunderstanding his intent, the Shogun dispatches assassins. Bernard Rose (2019)
BACK IN STOCK! David Cronenberg’s famous sci-fi/horror about individuals with head-exploding psychic powers. Michael Ironside, 1981.
Classic 80s thriller…An F.B.I. Agent teams up with a tracker to pursue a murderer after he vanishes into the mountains and infiltrates a hiking group.
BACK IN STOCK !Nikos Nikolaidis, Notorious Extreme Horror from Greece, 1990
BACK IN STOCK!Rival groups in a skiing school do battle on and off the piste. One gang are rich and serious, the other group are party animals. Dean Cameron, Tom Bresnahan, Patrick Labyorteaux, 1990.
BACK IN STOCK! A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures move to a small town to seek out a young virgin to feed on. Mick Garris (1992)
BACK IN PRINT! In a flooded future London, a detective hunts a non-human serial killer who murdered his partner, and has haunted him ever since. Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Ian Dury, Pete Postlethwaite, 1992.
BACK IN STOCK! Legendary cult film cobbled together from the work by two separate groups of filmmakers working on the same set with two totally different casts. Utterly unique and incompetent! 1986.
Trashy guilty pleasure back in print and now on Blu Ray. A group of friends break into an abandoned factory in order to throw a impromptu party; unaware that it is not as empty as they originally believed.
Back In Print and now on Blu Ray! An elderly woman battling Alzheimer’s disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.
Another week…more seasons of Tales From The Crypt hitting the shop because they fucking rule.
A group of college students are trapped in hell after a teleportation experiment goes awry, and the inhabitants are determined to devour their souls. Nick Lyon (2015)
A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
BACK IN STOCK! Mexican fantasy horror. A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war. Issa López (2017)
BACK IN STOCK! A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a masked assailant who uses his telekenetic powers to control the attraction’s mannequins.
TRAILER TRAUMA V is an unparalleled assortment of trailers for some of our favourite films from the 70s that you do not want to miss!
BACK IN STOCK. A crew of oceanic researchers working for a deep sea drilling company try to get to safety after a mysterious earthquake devastates their deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
From 1980…Another week…more seasons of Tales From The Crypt hitting the shop because they fucking rule.
BACK IN STOCK! Set to a new wave ’80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.
BACK IN STOCK and one of my favs of the year so far. Russian comedy. A detective and the world’s most horrible father, brings together a terrible group of people in his apartment: Each one of them has a reason to want revenge. Kirill Sokolov (2018)
Back In Stock! Starring Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, and Willem Dafoe, Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula’s mom has hired to kill Sailor. David Lynch (1990)
Well guys that’s that. It goes without saying that the shop shelves will be overflowing this week in film so feel free to buy some of these gems before the walls collapse on the weight of cinematic gold. Either way there is no lack of choices as the summer keeps on rolling. Till next time never forget…the videostore loves you. Cheers!