Hair Raising Movies Hitting The Shop This Week…

Hey guys, another week of new cinema is upon us so let’s get right to the point and see what movies will trickling in later in the week. I’m excited. Are you?

Nice little four pack of cinema right here. From a couple of 70s bangers in Logan’s Run and The Omega Man to the underrated 90s beauty Dark City and finally Big Willy in I Am Legend.

Better late than never I suppose. In 1980s Chicago, a 10-year-old embarks on a quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.

BACK IN STOCK! In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo’s supernatural powers suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment’s secrets.

BACK IN STOCK! Teens disappear when they play Arcade, a virtual-reality game with seven deadly levels.

On a remote island off the coast of Ireland, Pádraic is devastated when his buddy Colm suddenly puts an end to their lifelong friendship. With help from his sister and a troubled young islander, Pádraic sets out to repair the damaged relationship by any means necessary. However, as Colm’s resolve only strengthens, he soon delivers an ultimatum that leads to shocking consequences.

LIMITED EDITION SLIPCASE. A deranged painter, convinced that blood holds the secrets of creativity, finding his dead wife no longer providing him creative inspiration kidnaps a woman and imprisons her in his castle. John Phillip Law, Gordon Mitchell, Brigitte Christensen, Sergio B  

The original 80s mini series based on the first Bourne book.

BACK IN STOCK! A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex, and they stumble into an underground society of cannibals. Don Johnson, Jason Robards, L.Q. Jones, Written by Harlan Ellison, 1975.  

Megan (Natasha Lyonne) considers herself a typical American girl. She excels in school and cheerleading, and she has a handsome football-playing boyfriend, even though she isn’t that crazy about him. So she’s stunned when her parents decide she’s gay and send her to True Directions, a boot camp meant to alter her sexual orientation. While there, Megan meets a rebellious and unashamed teen lesbian, Graham (Clea DuVall). Though Megan still feels confused, she starts to have feelings for Graham.

As the country explodes after the assassination of Martin Luther King, writer Romain Gary, humanist and animal lover, and his wife, star Jean Seberg, civil rights activist, welcome an abandoned and racist dog into their home. Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, 2022  

Tromaville’s honour students are transformed into rampaging freaks when toxic waste leaks into the water supply. This boxset also includes the two follow up sequels.

BACK IN STOCK! After suffering a massive heart attack, Randal enlists friends and fellow clerks Dante, Elias, Jay and Silent Bob to help him make a movie about life at the Quick Stop.

BACK IN STOCK! Six blackmail victims are invited to an isolated mansion by a man who knows a dark secret from each of their pasts. On arrival, each is given a pseudonym drawn from Cluedo before being introduced to the blackmailer. Each is handed a weapon, at which point the lights are switched off and the blackmailer is killed. Can the guests uncover the murderer before they all become victims?

Innovative Argentinian horror about a young man who tracks his missing girlfriend to an old mansion, where he finds her being held captive by a couple of crazy old men who subject her to horrific experiments. Adrian Garcia Bogliano, 2010.  

Double feature of hardcore films from legendary cult filmmaker Doris Wishman: Come With Me My Love / Satan Was a Lady  

Easily one of the most brainbreaking sensory overloads in exploitation history! Includes the never before released original Spanish language horror version, LA VENGANZA DEL SEXO!  

Indonesian horror about a psychologist & his sister who go back to their village for the funeral of their estranged mother who committed suicide by hanging. There they are confronted with the superstitions of the locals behind their mother’s death. 2021.  

LIMITED EDITION SLIPCOVER! The legendary UK holiday slasher! A masked maniac is taking down men dressed as Santa Claus and the cops are baffled! Edmund Purdom, 1984.  

BACK IN STOCK! Dvd double feature editions of Evil Dead 1 and 2.

BACK IN STOCK! The infamous “documentary” on death.

In this horror comedy, a broken man finds himself in the home of a deranged cannibal who offers to take his life in the most horrible way imaginable. Adam Leader, Richard Oakes, 2022.  7

After cutting and sewing up RABBIT, the woman in the mask continues her bloody revenge by attacking the thighs of FROG, a sadomasochistic and slightly philosophical video artist.

A group of teenagers in a small town discover a strange object that tests the strength of their friendship. Peyton List, Miriam Smith, Brendan Meyer, Scooter Corkle, 2022. 

BACK IN STOCK! The crew of a rescue ship must face the horrors of their darkest imaginations when they respond to a deep space distress call. Second unit directing by James Cameron. Robert Englund, Erin Moran. 1981. 

U.S. agents send a gymnastic martial artist (Kurt Thomas) to secure a missile-base site by the Caspian Sea.

Japanese horror about a set of hair extensions that kill the women who wear them. Chiaki Kuriyama, Megumi Satô, Sion Sono, 2007.  

Four years after her last encounter with masked killer Michael Myers, Laurie Strode is living with her granddaughter and trying to finish her memoir. Myers hasn’t been seen since, and Laurie finally decides to liberate herself from rage and fear and embrace life. However, when a young man stands accused of murdering a boy that he was babysitting, it ignites a cascade of violence and terror that forces Laurie to confront the evil she can’t control.

BACK IN STOCK! Ralph Bakshi’s violent and vulgar look at 1950s Brooklyn and an imminent rumble between two street gangs.

Collects a trio of highly diverse slashers produced at the tail end of the decade: MOONSTALKER (1989) / DEAD GIRLS (1990) / HANGING HEART (1983)  

BACK IN STOCK! Gruesome, amphibious, sexually depraved creatures rise from the ocean depths to impregnate human women and destroy terrified men. Produced by Roger Corman. 1980. 

The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don’t age… until Miriam has had enough of them. David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Catherine Deneuve, Tony Scott, 1983 

THE LAST BROADCAST: Predating Blair Witch by a year, this found footage horror follows a film crew ventures into the forest in search of the mythical ‘Jersey Devil’. Stefan Avalos, Lance Weiler, 1998  

FBI agent Jake Harris (Val Kilmer) escorts a group of cadets to a remote island for simulation training. The cadets, under the leadership of J.D. (Christian Slater), will try to catch an imaginary serial killer within the island’s elaborate facility. The FBI, however, is suspicious of Harris’ methods and dispatch Gabe Jensen (LL Cool J) to act as an outside observer. What he finds is a simulation exercise that becomes dangerously real and training that becomes a fight for survival.

Shinzô Katayama, protégé of Korean director Bong Joon-ho, directs this crime thriller about a dishevelled alcoholic widower who decides to track down an serial killer for the reward. Jirô Satô, Aoi Itô, Hiroya Shimizu, 2021.  

In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.

BACK IN STOCK! Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy’s mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who raids Slavic villages. He soon meets a seeress who reminds him of his vow — save his mother, kill his uncle, avenge his father.

BACK IN STOCK! A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager while Seligman tells about his hobbies, such as fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers or listening to organ music.

The crazy true story on the making of THE GODFATHER and how it all came to be!

Dae-Su is an obnoxious drunk bailed from the police station yet again by a friend. However, he’s abducted from the street and wakes up in a cell, where he remains for the next 15 years, drugged unconscious when human contact is unavoidable, otherwise with only the television as company. And then, suddenly released, he is invited to track down his jailor with a denouement that is simply stunning.

BACK IN STOCK! In this delirious, disgusting and delightfully fun “GWAR meets kid film”, a couple of kids meet an alien overlord who’s too serious to take seriously. Matthew Ninaber, Kristen MacCulloch, Rick Amsbury, Steven Kostanski, 2020.  

Russell Crowe stars & directs this crime film about a tech billionaire who hosts a high-stakes poker game between friends which goes wrong. Liam Hemsworth, RZA, Elsa Pataky, 2022  

In Arizona, an introverted and insightful teenager, Mark Hunter (Christian Slater), finds an outlet for his viewpoints through a shortwave radio. Broadcasting as “Hard Harry,” Hunter uses his pirate radio show to rant against the injustices and hypocrisies taking place in the area, and in society in general. Hunter conceals his off-air identity, but a determined student (Samantha Mathis) discovers the truth, while Principal Creswood (Annie Ross) seeks to shut down Hunter once and for all.

A big Australian pig attacks an old man (Bill Kerr), grabs a baby and kills a newswoman; her husband (Gregory Harrison) investigates.

BACK IN STOCK! French thriller, never take your mistress on an annual guys’ getaway, especially one devoted to hunting – a violent lesson for three wealthy married men. Coralie Fargeat (2017)  

Shakespeare’s classic play is transplanted into a fictional 1930s Fascist England. Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Ian Mckellen, Richard Loncraine, 1995. 

Amy (Jena Malone), Stacy (Laura Ramsey), Jeff (Jonathan Tucker) and Eric (Shawn Ashmore) look for fun during a sunny holiday in Mexico, but they get much more than that after visiting an archaeological dig in the jungle. Carnivorous vines try to ensnare the friends in their tendrils, forcing the group to fight for survival.

After the murder of his beloved wife, a man (Val Kilmer) in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy “The Finn” (Peter Sarsgaard), becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette (Deborah Kara Unger) from her own demons, and gets entangled in a web of deceit full of unexpected twists and turns.

Famed Mexican wrestler and secret agent, Santo, is sent to Madrid not only for a big wrestling event, but also to investigate an international case involving counterfeit art. 1973.  

A small town is terrorized by “The Banana Killer”, which turns out to be the missing link between man and ape. John Landis (1973)  

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.  

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.  

After attackers kill her sister and nephew, a female psychologist becomes a defense witness by day and an avenger by night. Cynthia Rothrock, Tony Lo Bianco, Brad Dourif, Mako, Walter Koenig, Paul Maslak, 1996.  

After a comet disrupts the rain cycle of Earth, the planet has become a desolate, barren desert by the year 2033. With resources scarce, Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell) — head of the powerful and evil Water & Power Corporation, the de facto government — has taken control of the water supply. Unwilling to cower under Kesslee’s tyrannical rule, a pair of outlaws known as Tank Girl (Lori Petty) and Jet Girl (Naomi Watts) rise up, joining the mysterious rebel Rippers to destroy the corrupt system.

After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to Miles County where he targets a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween night. David Howard Thornton, Damien Leone, 2022.  

LIMITED SLIPCOVER EDITION! Tobe Hooper’s sequel to his beloved cult classic is wild, outrageous, and unbelievably gory mix of southern fried terror and surreal humour. Dennis Hopper, Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Bill Johnson, 1986.  

Special edition of the gory splatter horror from Japan!  

Starring Jamie Lee Curtis. Three years after a prank that went terribly awry, the six college students responsible are targeted by a masked killer at a New Year’s Eve party aboard a moving train. Roger Spottiswoode (1980)  

Several college students find clues that lead them to an ancient tomb deep in the jungle. The relics help them get closer to their goal of finding the truth about a missing family member.

And there we go guys. Some fun stuff hitting the shop later in the week. Hope to see you down at the old videostore. Cheers!

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