Well hey kids! Happy Halloween Week indeed. It’s that magical time of the year when old creepy Irishmen want to sacrifice the children of the world because of some Stone Henge cult with an annoying TV commerical give away. Anyways, the videostore is prepared to help deliver the silly and shocking slices of cinematic gold for your players this weekend. So without further wait let us see what is coming to The Lobby…

Back In Stock! It’s a middle of the road version of House Of 1000 Corpses Meets The Running Man.

Back In Stock! You can’t keep these furballs away from the videostore for too long. Both in DVD and Special Edition Blu Ray!

4K Blu-ray restorations of four feature films and the short film, Le Cravate, plus The Holy Mountain & El Topo soundtracks on CD.  

A madcap send-up of late-night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches. Arsenio Hall, Phil Hartman, Sybil Danning, Henry Silva, Carrie Fisher, 1987. 

Sexy Arrow Video Three Pack of some true cult classic beauties right here.

Made for TV sequel where a cursed object from the original Amityville haunted house finds itself in sunny California with an unsuspecting family. Patty Duke, Brandy Gold, Sandor Stern, 1989.  

A possessed mirror that once resided in the Amityville house ends up in the hands of a photographer. From the director of Santa with Muscles. John Murlowski, 1993.  

Back In Stock! Molly accidentally takes a picture of a woman who turns out to be her mother, who abandoned her fourteen years ago. She tracks her down, only to find that she has another daughter, and both are connected to a dangerous crime element. Tom DeSimone (1988) 

Back In Stock and happy 30th anniversary by the way. Those spiders still give me the creeps. Thank god for John Goodman to rescue us all.

Back In Stock! Do I really need to say anything else? It’s The Chin at his finest.

Double Feature Fun times! First 1973’s A Bell From Hell in which a young man is released from an asylum and returns home for revenge on his aunt and her three daughters, who had him declared insane in order to steal his inheritance. And then 1987’s Delirium takes stage with a former hooker runs a successful men’s magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (occasionally increasing the magazine’s output) and supplies the mistress with pictures of their disfigured corpses taken in front of her semi-nude posters visible in the background. Is she going to be the psycho’s next victim?

From Italian schlock director Luigi Cozzi, comes the over-the-top meta-shocker about a production company filming a new sequel to one of the ‘70s Italian horror’s classics & the resurrected demon that may destroy them all. Caroline Munro, 1989.  

Back In Stock! 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! The sweet special edition of one of my all time favourites. Worth it alone for the documentary and the work print version of the film with many different takes and lines.

Sogo Ishii’s explosive dystopian cyrberpunk filled with Mad Max-style biker wars against yakuza gangsters and the police, and riotous performances from members of the real-life Japanese punk bands The Stalin, The Roosters, The Rockers and Inu. Sogo Ishii. 

A trio of classics return to the shop just in time for Halloween. No videostore is complete without them.

Back in Stock! Sleazy 80’s updating of one of the best known delinquency films, Blackboard Jungle. Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall, Michael J Fox. 1982.  

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! The legedary creature returns to the shop with his 2 sequels included.

From indie horror maestro Justin Russell, a pair of high school grads travel an island where they slowly discover is the home to a large group of masked killers who enjoy slicing up the tourists. Lisa Krenisky, Jenna Fournier, Ray Goodwin, 2009.  

From The Director of RUBBER! In this black comedy of middle-aged masculinity gone awry, a man’s obsession with his designer deerskin jacket causes him to blow his life savings and turn to crime. Quentin Dupieux, 2019.

A traumatised man finds solace in the strong arms of a dominatrix in this sensitive and sex-positive tale from Finland. J.-P. Valkeapää, 2019.  

Back In Stock! Almost forgot about this flick but I remembered Stephen Lang’s performance and it all came back to me.

Back In Stock! James Bryan’s cult classic about a group of obnoxious campers who venture into the wilderness for what they assume will be a fun filled weekend. Unknown to them, a bloodthirsty maniac is hiding in the woods… 

Gushing with over 6 hours of old school slice & dice, Giallo grooviness, Hammer Glamour, gut munching cannibal capers, swanky Euro-trash and creature feature monster madness (not to mention a tsunami of boobs & pubes) (2019)  

Back In Stock! Another week goes by the shop and the Dude Bros keep on partying..

Back In Stock! The UNCUT version of 2013’s remake.

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. 

This double-feature special edition includes new 2K restorations of Fear No Evil (1969) and its sequel Ritual of Evil (1970) about a psychiatrist specializing in the occult. Louis Jourdan, Lynda Day George, Paul Wendkos, Robert Day, 1969/70  

Back In Stock! Monsters! Gore! Henry Rollins! Booze! Topless Female Bikers! Midget Tag Team Wrestlers. What more could you ask for?

Back In Stock! A Northern California fishing community, built over an old leper colony, is the target of revenge by a killer fog containing zombies rising from the sea to take revenge for their deaths. Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Carpenter. 

Back In Stock! A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead. Tom Holland (1985)  

Back in Stock! Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don’t recognize. Susanne Wuest, Lukas Schwarz, Elias Schwarz, 2014.  

Back In Stock! Get drunk or die horribly by monsters. You have to respect that kind of plot.

Back In Stock and Just In Time!

A college student unwittingly releases terrifying entities from her school’s past via a Halloween themed computer meme. Amy Groening, T. Thomason, Jay Dahl, 2019. 

Back In Stock! The low budget no Doug Bradley latest installment of the Hellraiser franchise. It has some moments.

Back In Stock! The family movie made for the whole family! Good times…watch out for that telephone poll!!!

Back In Stock! Both Seasons back in stock! A horror / sitcom about 2 aspiring horror filmmakers living in the small town of Holliston, Massacusetts. Sort of a “Big Bang Theory” meets “Evil Dead 2”. Adam Green (Hatchet), Dee Snider, Oderus Urungus.  

Back In Stock! Horror comedy classic where the new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. Ethan Wiley (1987)

In this German satire, a dinner party goes off the rails when a couple announce to their family that they intend to name their child Adolf. Christoph Maria Herbst, Florian David Fitz, Caroline Peters, Sönke Wortmann, 2018.

Back In Stock! When his pregnant fiancee becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, a secret agent blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge. From the director of The Good, the Bad, the Weird, Jee-woon Kim, 2010.

Michael has to take summer class in French, a class trip to France, to graduate high school. He is, however, mistaken for an agent and people try to kill him. There are 007 style cars, cuties, crooks etc. (1991)

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) 

Back In Stock! Juvenile delinquents sent to the country with their social workers find themselves up against a town of inbred freaks looking for more victims for their carnival. Jo Hartley, Seamus O’Neill, James Doherty, 2011.

Bcak 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. 

First time on BLU RAY! Based on a story by acclaimed writer Theodore Sturgeon, the ridiculous story of a construction crew who battle a bulldozer. Clint Walker, Robert Urich, Carl Betz, Neville Brand, 1974  

An eccentric ship captain and a crew of specialists plot revenge against the most mysterious creature of the deep — the Lake Michigan Monster. Erick West, Beulah Peters, Ryland Brickson Cole Tews, 2019  

The 1984 sci-fi classic newly restored from a 4K scan of the original negative! An arcade game whizz-kid has his wildest dreams comes true when he finds himself enlisted to fight in an interstellar war. Lance Guest, Robert Preston.  

Back In Stock! Starring Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson. Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Robert Eggers (2019)  

Back In Stock! Rob Zombie trying something different,

Back n Stock! Starring Emilio Estevez, a group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. Stephen King (1986)  

Heart warming family drama about a real estate developer who wants to destroy the habitat of a cannibalistic cave person who wears underwear who protests this by massacring people. Cameron Mitchell, John Kerry, Mark Mears, John Caso, Bill Smith, 1989. 

Beautifully restored and now complete version (from a print found in Buenos Aires in 2008) of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.

Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders commited by Jack the Ripper and discovers a conspiracy to protect the killer. Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Bob Clark, 1979.  

Critically acclaimed & an audience favourite, director Bong Joon Ho’s searing critique of Korean society fused to a rip-roaring con-family comedy. 2019. 

All three seasons of the original series in one nice package! Solid show!

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.  

Joe Dante’s original gem of flick gets a sexy Steelcase!

Back In Stock! Jackie Chan Hong Kong Action Double Bill! POLICE STORY (Jackie Chan 1985) POLICE STORY 2 (Jackie Chan 1988)  

Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Like a David Lynch thriller through a queer lens, Ryder Houston’s RAPTURE IN BLUE follows a young man’s quest through flickering neon and hazy noir shadows to find his true self. Ryder Houston, 2020.  

Once Halloween is over I have to the shop right back on the Christmas gravy train!

Back in Stock! Before Blood Quantum it was this flick that put the filmmaker on the map!

Back In Stock! A high school slacker commits a shocking act and proceeds to let his friends in on the secret. However, the friends’ reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.

A rare shot-on-video horror anthology from Baltimore which plays out like a public access version of CREEPSHOW. Ilene Zelechowski, Al Darago, Doug Ulrich, 1993  

An ingeniously engineered slash of thoroughly modern horror, arguably the most important film of the Canadian Tax Shelter era, which charts a social breakdown by tearing through our most intrinsic taboos. David Cronenberg, 1975.  

Johnny 5 comes to Blu Ray on this REGION FREE Import!

Double feature of rare skateboarding films from the glory days of the California scene: Skateboard Kings (1978) / Santa Cruz Streets on Fire (1987)

In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch’s horrifying attempts to kill her. Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Gil Bellows, 1997. 

In this nasty giallo, the unfaithful wives of prominent men are being targeted by a black gloved serial killer. Farley Granger, Sylva Koscina, Roberto Bianchi Montero, 1972  

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.  

Back In Stock! Danny Boyle’s brilliant sci-fi thriller returns to the shop!

Back in Stock! A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business. Rusty Cundieff, 1995.  

For you Blu Ray nerds I figured I would bring in a Blu Ray edition of the latest Tales From The Hood.

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. 

Action crime drama where a professional safecracker (James Caan), becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him. Michael Mann (1981) 

Back in Stock! Cult favourite about goopy, creepy alien slowly killing the inhabitants of a remote Antarctic base. Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, John Carpenter, 1982.  

A group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand when terrorists seize control of their boarding school.

Burt Gummer is back for the 7th installment of the Graboids franchise.

The beloved Horror comedy returns to the shop!

Back In Stock! Underwater monsters are just fabulous!

Back In Stock! Still the best bang for your buck. All three Urban Legend flicks on Blu Ray!

Twenty-five years after members of a religious cult committed mass suicide, the lone survivor returns to the scene of the tragedy with a documentary crew in tow. Jessica Alba, Thomas Jane, Phil Joanou, 2016 

Back In Stock! Shout Factory’s beautiful edition of the Nic Cage 80s cult classic!

Happy 40th anniversary to this classic! When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past.

In this Canadian horror, a random bear attack during a family camping trip leaves a father and daughter trapped by demon worshiping cult! Taylor Dianne Robinson, Matthew MacCaull, Matt Bellefleur, David Fowler, 2020. 

Another insane double feature! Starting with 1988’s WIZARD OF TIME AND SPEED which has a Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won’t come up with anything with a use. Luckily, our film creator gets the help of his friends. Then from 1982 we have THE TOXIC SLIME CREATURE where Trapped at work by a nearby train crash that has released toxic fumes, warehouse workers also have to survive a toxic slime creature.

Local television personality leads the paranormal investigators of a Catholic exorcist, and a prolific husband-and-wife team to explore the darkest corners of the haunted Webber House to prove the existence of demonic entities. Chris LaMartina (2013)

Heartfelt documentary explores the power of cult film told through the lens of the 1987 classic The Monster Squad and the impact it has on fans, cast and crew, and the industry.

40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant. Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, 2014.  

A group of students goes into the woods to study birds, and soon the dead begin to rise to devour the living. Robert Vaughn, James Villemaire, Joe D’Amato, 1987. 

Well guys…hope some of these titles hit the spot for you. As always new stuff should be in the shop late Thursday afternoon. Till then remember the videostore loves you. Cheers!

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