It’s Week Of Exciting Goodies For The Videostore…

The dream keeps on rolling at your local videostore as the titles keep on showing up to expand your mind, assault your sensibilities, and make you question your judgement in movie taste. So let’s take a look shall we…

A virgin named Fred must win a bet by sleeping with 30 Girls in 30 Days for one million dollars to save his parents business. Michael Mahal, 2014.  

Double Feature! 48 Hours: Renegade cop Jack Cates (Nick Nolte) pulls bank robber Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy) from a federal prison on a 48-hour leave to help him capture Hammond’s old partner, Albert Ganz (James Remar). Having escaped from a prison work crew, Ganz is on a killing spree around San Francisco, on the trail of half a million dollars that went missing after one of his robberies. The cocky Reggie knows where the money is, but spars with the hotheaded Jack as he enjoys his temporary freedom. Another 48 Hours: While trying to capture drug lord “The Iceman,” policeman Jack Cates (Nick Nolte) confronts two criminals and kills one of them in self-defense. The head of internal affairs (Kevin Tighe) wants to prosecute Jack since there was no weapon found on the victim. In order to prove his innocence, Jack rescues ex-convict Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy) from a hit ordered by The Iceman. Reggie, who knows the real identity of the criminal, may be Jack’s last hope.

Includes: Universal Soldier: The Return / The Hard Corps / Second in Command / Maximum Risk / Knock Off / Double Team / Street Fighter / The Quest  

The sexual fantasies of everyday people, starring the very people whose fantasies are chosen.

All four ALIEN films in one nice package. Nuff said.

A graduation beach party ends in tragedy when Angel dies. Ten years later, the survivors of the party are being killed off one by one. A graduation beach party ends in tragedy when Angel dies. Ten years later, the survivors of the party are being killed off one by one.

Takashi Miike’s audacious horror about a widower who stages a mock audition in order to meet a new partner only to become infatuated with a woman who is not what she seems to be. Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, 1999.  

Four men from Harlem in their early 30’s, friends from childhood, take a late summer break, heading out of town in a Mercury Monarch on a 30-plus-hour drive to a vacation spot. Trouble ensues when they stop at a roadside diner and get into fight.

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Her name is BADMOUTH, and she’s about to unleash HELL! The new killer thriller from director Guy Moore is a roller coaster ride of characters, from transvestite prostitutes, lesbian zombies, stoned rappers, feral bushwackers and the best hit girl this side of Hong Kong.

A violent battle between good and evil ensues when a satanic cult tries to force a family off its ancestral land.

Four people become stuck on a haunted bed where they are plagued by terrifying hallucinations. They must solve the bed’s secrets or face a certain and terrible death at the hands of supernatural forces.

A power struggle occurs at a hospital where a murder has been committed.

Toxic waste dumping in a small Idaho town turns a boy into horrible mutant monster! Can the town’s police chief and a government scientist team up to stop the monster before it kills the whole town? Maybe! Martin Landau, Ruth Buzzi, Kinky Friedman, 1983  

Jack is desperately trying for a new start in life, but when he throws away his childhood bear Benny, it’s a move that can only end in death. Karl Holt, 2019.  

Italian horror classic an American writer living in Rome witnesses a murder and grows increasingly obsessed with the incident. He launches his own investigation, heedless of the danger to both himself and his girlfriend. Dario Argento (1970)  

Bride and Beyond Re-Animator double feature on Blu Ray! Popular seller.

Attacks by a brood of mutant children coincides with a husband’s investigation into the therapy techniques used on his institutionalized wife. Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, David Cronenberg, 1979.  

Exterminators (Ronald K. Armstrong, Jeff Lee) unwittingly create monsters by spraying crickets with a genetic mutating agent.

Another woman (Joan Chen) joins a future gladiator’s (Rutger Hauer) band of “juggers” against fighters of the ruling elite.

Deluxe blu-ray edition of Ruggero Deodato’s infamous 1980 exploitation film. Newly restored high definition print and new bonus features.  

Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s breakthrough comedy musical retells the story of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer in this new two-DVD set with never-before-seen bonus features. 1996. 

Three malfunctioning security droids terrorise a group of teenagers locked inside a shopping mall.

A young woman’s sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard. A young woman’s sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.

Tromaville’s honour students are transformed into rampaging freaks when toxic waste leaks into the water supply.

Vietnam vet finding his life is a festering sewer of poverty, hopelessness and violence decides to get revenge! Troma-style! Commentary with German filmmaker Jorg Buttgereit.  

A devout community suffering from a plague is torn apart by a beautiful young woman and the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession. Thomas Robert Lee, 2020. 

A Houston vice cop who’s forgotten the rule book hunts down an evil alien criminal who is addicted to human endorphins. Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Betsy Brantley, 1990. 

Stranded beauties call on a doctor (David Muir) the night he needs parts to bring his wife (Sylvia Lee Baker) back to life

From a land where honor and tradition reign, comes the legend of a martial-arts hero unlike any other — the “Drunken Master” — who can turn just one drink into devastation and humiliation for his enemies. His technique is fast, furious… and powerfully funny.

Tobe Hooper’s campy TCM follow-up starring Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Robert Englund & Roberta Collins. 1977. 

High energy horror comedy about a cynical TV crew who travel to a remote Welsh island to investigate a bona fide alien abduction in the community. Jake West, Emily Booth, Sam Butler, 2005. 

In this British black comedy, a posh London restaurant is taken over by revolutionaries where the restaurant’s former patrons are the main course. Al Pillay, Dave Beard, Lemmy, Peter Richardson, 1987. 

Dead dogs, foetus burgers and Nazi clown-chefs; something smells fishy in London; and for once it’s not Glover’s pants. Detective Danny Glover, Scarborough Police’s premier dog-napping-ring buster and general fat bastard, arrives in London to help the clinically psychotic Detective Sonny Boy with a little problem: Who is butchering London’s dogs? 

This erotic musical funfest of folk tale characters gives a naughty take on the classic stories. Stars Scream Queen Linnea Quigley in her first feature role! Harry Hurwitz, 1978.

When one of his demons refuses the job, Satan is forced to go to Chicago himself to lead a doomed group of tourists on a bus ride through the city. Jesus and Satan then compete for the souls of the tourists onboard the bus.

Get ready for the first three seasons of Garfield and Friends, the beloved animated Saturday morning TV series! This hilarious DVD set includes more than 50 episodes starring everyone’s favorite feline. 

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 reporter must go to the underworld to retrieve his soul.

Mathieu Kassovitz’s (‘Amelie’) first feature about the low-income banlieue districts on Paris’s outskirts. Vincent Cassel, France, 1995.  

Ralph Bakshi’s violent and vulgar look at 1950s Brooklyn and an imminent rumble between two street gangs

William Girdler’s charmingly daffy Jaws rip off about a 18 foot tall grizzly bear who terrorises a state park. Christopher George, Richard Jaeckel, Andrew Prine, 1976.

While transporting a car from Chicago to San Diego, Jim Halsey (C. Thomas Howell) picks up a hitchhiker named John Ryder (Rutger Hauer), who claims to be a serial killer. After a daring escape, Jim hopes to never see Ryder again. But when he witnesses the hitchhiker murdering an entire family, Jim pursues Ryder with the help of truck-stop waitress Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh), pitting the rivals against each other in a deadly series of car chases and brutal murders

The House On Cuckoo Lane…Some believe it is a genuine snuff film. Some believe its existence is purely rumour. This is the video nasty every horror collectors wants. But you don’t find this movie…this movie finds you.

Heartfelt and rarely seen horror from legendary Spanish horror actor Paul Naschy who writes, directs and stars in this strange story of a kinky forgotten actor, his newphew who’s lost in a dream world, the sexy housekeeper and the drunk priest who suspect 

Years after committing atrocities as a torturer of interned children during the Holocaust, Nazi doctor and certified pedophile Klaus (Günter Meisner) continues to murder little boys. After a gruesomely botched suicide attempt leaves Klaus imprisoned in an iron lung, he gives up his sickening pastime. But when a mysterious teenager named Angelo (David Sust) arrives at his home claiming to be a nurse, Klaus happily hires the boy as his new attendant — a decision he soon regrets.

A young woman stumbles upon a mysterious diary that reveals the secrets of “The Three Mothers” and unleashes a nightmare world of demonic evil. As the unstoppable horror spreads from Rome to New York City,

The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac. Scott Spiegel (1989)  

The vehicle containing notorious serial killer Jack Frost collides with a hazardous chemical truck, turning Jack into a snow covered mutant and unleashing him on the unsuspecting town of Snomonton, The Snowman Capitol of the Midwest. Michael Cooney (1997)  

Jess Franco directs this especially lurid Naziploitation film filled to the brim with lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy! Lina Romay, 1976. 

A teenage girl watches as a delivery man attacks her mother and fails to stop him from killing her. When her father remarries, she arranges a similar death for her new stepmother and brother so that she will have her father’s attention to herself.

Plagued by mysterious hallucinations, a pregnant woman suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has intentions for her unborn child. Chloe Pirrie, Fiona Shaw, Edward Holcroft, Joe Marcantonio, 2020. 

A tyrannical professor (Mike Smith) coerces three slacker students into joining his LARP league in exchange for a passing grade.

A 90-year-old atheist has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive enlightenment.

Polish genre-defying horror-musical mash-up follows a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Agnieszka Smoczynska (2015) 

Fame-seeking members of the animal kingdom experience the sleazier side of show business in this puppet-filled parody.

When Eddie Moscone (Joe Pantoliano) hires tight-lipped bounty hunter Jack Walsh (Robert De Niro) to locate a mob accountant named “The Duke” (Charles Grodin) and bring him to L.A., Eddie tells Jack that the job will be simple, or a “midnight run.” But when Jack finds The Duke, the FBI and the mob are anxious to get their hands on him. In a cross-country chase, Jack must evade the authorities, hide from the mob and prevent The Duke’s erratic personality from driving him mad.

Stars legendary stand-up comedian and actor Jackie Vernon as Donald, a disgruntled construction worker whose wife’s predilection for haute cuisine drives him to cannibalism. Wayne Berwick (1983)

German splatter horror follows the soul of woman through a harrowing journey into the pits of Hell. Olaf Ittenbach, 2010.  

A rare glimpse into the legendary career of Canadian wrestling icon, Vampiro, as he grapples with his demons and life after fame. Michael Paszt, 2019. 

Three subversive and controversial Dutch films dealing with strong female characters and their sexual identity in society: THE DEBUT / A WOMAN LIKE EVE / THE COOL LAKES OF DEATH  

Cult TV movie about a housewife is stalked by a psycho after she sees him murder a highway patrol officer. Valerie Harper, Richard Romanus, Nicholas Pryor, 1977. 

In this gory and disturbing thriller assassins use a mind-control device which shunts the consciousness of the victim in a dark recess when taken over. Brandon Cronenberg, 2020. 

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.  

Documentary that follows evolution of punk music from its early underground roots to today. Bad Religion, Rancid, Green Day, Ramones, Sum 41.  

Includes: I Know What you Did Last Summer / When a Stranger Calls / Vacancy. 

Sweet triple feature right here. Nuff said.

Pinky violence trilogy featuring Amazon half-breed cabaret singer / bad girl Rica! 

Gonzo arthouse exploitation film from about an aging porn star who is roped into making an “art” film which proceeds to have him commit increasingly demented and depraved acts. Srdjan Spasojevic, 2010. 

Gore master Todd Sheets has been piling on the blood and guts for nearly 3 decades, with such shot on video cult classics as “Zombie Bloodbath”, “Goblin”, “Violent New Breed” and many more, and more recently with hits like “House of Forbidden Secrets” and “Dreaming Purple Neon”. Now see where the gore began with Todd’s earliest shorts in the compilation video! Warning: Not for the squeamish or faint of heart!”

This is a compilation of 93 mins of select shorts from the 2 vol Bluray and VHS releases. It is on professional run DVD-R from Discmakers.

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. 

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters. James Gunn (2006)  


New 4K director approved restoration! Legendary Hungarian animator Marcell Jankovics mesmerising psychedelic adaptation of Hungarian fairy tales. 1981.

Salesman Roy Knable (John Ritter) spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen (Pam Dawber). One day, TV salesman Spike (Jeffrey Jones) convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy’s home entertainment system sucks him and Helen into Hellvision, a realm run by Spike, who is an emissary of Satan. For 24 hours, the couple must survive devilish parodies of TV programs if they want to return to reality alive.

Single disc version of this amazing cult Australia biker film available for the first time on DVD in North America. Features Reg Evans of MAD MAX fame, 1974  

A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) learns one day that his distant brother Lyle (Harry Dean Stanton) has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver’s license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

A lonely hair stylist becomes obsessed with the lives of her clients and descends into murderous madness. Jill Gevargizian, 2020.  

STEELCASE IMPORT EDITION! A maniacal clown terrorises three young women and anyone else in his way on Hallow’een night.

An interracial couple whose relationship is put to the test after a Black woman is sexually assaulted and her white boyfriend drives her from hospital to hospital in search of a rape kit. Shatara Michelle Ford, 2019.  

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. 

A crazed clown holds the genetic code to reverse the sociopathy gene in the year 4044.

Low Budget film about a brother who must protect his sister who possesses supernatural abilities from an unstoppable secret agent hunting them for an experiment in a classified government program. Matthew Ninaber, Tony Nash, Jeremy Ninaber, 2020

Part road movie, part buddy comedy, part punk musical, and all nuts! A punk band on their first tour hires a roadie who turns out to be a flesh eating demon! Matthew John Lawrence, 2020. 

An undercover cop teams up with some unlikely allies in order to takedown a major drug dealer and his major drug smuggling ring in this balls to the wall Hong Kong martial arts film. Koon-Nam Lui, Frankie Tam, 2019. 

A botched faith healing bestows supernatural Shaman powers on a bullied teenager. He uses his new powers to get REVENGE! Natasha Henstridge, Lance Henriksen, Adam Beach, 2020.

As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn (James Woods) is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon “Videodrome,” a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend (Deborah Harry) auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.

A dark comedy about a likeable guy pursuing his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets – but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date. Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick, 2014. 

A corporate lawyer is convinced to try an exotic hallucinogen whose effects last several days and make him randomly skip forward in time. Tommy Flanagan, Justin Long, Donald Faison, Gille Klabin, 2019.  

A man who was abducted by aliens returns to his family three years later, but his presence affects them negatively. Harry Bromley Davenport (1982)  

Atmospheric Irish psychological thriller about a mother & son who move to an old farmhouse in rural Ireland to escape a dark trauma only to discover another among their neighbours. Charlie Murphy, Michael McElhatton, Emma Mackey, Anson Boon, Phil Sheerin,

Road comedy from director Alfonso Cuarón featuring Gael García Bernal & Diego Luna as a pair of horny Mexico City teenagers from different classes who are bewitched by the same gorgeous older Spanish woman they meet at a wedding. 2001. 

EUROCRIME GOODNESS!!!! Includes: Vittorio Salerno’s Savage Three (1975) / Mario Imperoli’s Like Rabid Dogs (1976) / Massimo Dallamano’s Colt 38 Special Squad (1976) / Stelvio Massi’s Highway Racer (1977) / Vittorio Salerno’s No, the Case is Happily Resolved (1973) 

A group of youngsters head on a fun-filled Ibiza trip of a lifetime. Unfortunately, the trip is ruined by an untimely zombie outbreak.

Japan’s genre oddities are continually seeing considerable competition from Asian neighbors for a piece of the manga-infused midnight movie mania market.  China’s “Zombiology: Enjoy Yourself Tonight” may not rival the heartfelt sentimentality of “Assassination Classroom or the outrageous insanity of “Meatball Machine Kodoku”.  But its middle ground of bittersweet family melodrama mixed with zany zombie action makes for a film whose fun comes from unusually entertaining eccentricity.

A young soldier, monks and a priest seek celestial swords that will help protect an immortal from threatening evil.

And there it is guys. This week’s selection of new cinema hitting the shop. Hope something excites you. Expected arrival will be the usual Thursday/ Friday. Cheers!

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