Hey Guys! It’s another glorious week of videostore goodness and among the titles assaulting the shop on Thursday the notorious 1993 flick THE UNTOLD STORY returns for the first time in years after being out of print for a decade in a beautiful new BLU RAY edition from UNEARTHED FILMS. This film is something special indeed and is a sight to behold as far as strange and intense cinema goes. Highly recommended for those that think they have seen it all. Now let’s see what else is coming in to excite our senses shall we?

Spike Jonze’s stunningly original comedy that seamlessly blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people in one crazy jumble of insanity. Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, Nicolas Cage.

Back In Stock! A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.

Back in Stock! A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

4K Versions of Marty and Doc Brown hit the shop!

Back In Stock! It’s WHITE FANG meets THE WOLF MAN! After being bit by a werebeast a man moves in with his sister and must contend with a preternaturally intelligent dog who knows his secret. Michael Pare, Mariel Hemingway.  

Back in Stock! A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. Frank Henenlotter (1982)  

Back in Stock! Before you grab the thrid movie make sure you have this sweet set of the original two flicks.

Back In Stock! In 18th-century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent to the Gevaudan province at the king’s behest to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

Back In Stock! 1995 sequel to the horror film Candyman. The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before. Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, William O’Leary, Bill Nunn, Bill Condon. 

Back In Stock! Three friends set out to disprove cannibalism on a trip to the Amazonian jungle, where they meet two men trying to escape a vicious cannibal tribe.

Nice triple feature of the Kevin Smith universe.

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. 

Some days you just have a need for more John Candy in the videostore and that is never a bad thing.

Back In Stock! The 3 pack of the less than stellar sequels to THE CROW>

Bruno Mattei’s ridiculous late era Jaws rip-off, features a great white shark bred by the Navy as the ultimate killing machine and used by the Mafia to clear a town for a sleazy real estate deal. David Luther, George Barnes Jr., Scott Silveria, 1995.  

Back in Stock because it was NOT included in the new box set. Corey Feldman narrates this documentary which features interviews with over 150 cast & crew members from all Friday the 13th films and the syndicated television series, many of whom have never before appeared in on-camera interviews.

Back in Stock! Six complete strangers with widely varying personalities are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.

Back in Stock! The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

back in Stock! A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

Back in Stock! Comedy Horror where metalheads Brodie and Zakk’s resentment of the suburban wasteland leads them to a mysterious piece of music said to grant Ultimate Power, but the music also summons an ancient evil who possess their classmates and family. Jason Lei Howden 

Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the cooperation of a number of police forces to work efficiently on this case. Soon, but not soon enough, the police eliminate endless possibilities and close in on him. Bundy is tried in the media and his good-boy attitude brings him sympathy but also the hatred of many.

In this satirical comedy a young homeless man, a sleazy paparazzo and pop music singer all struggle for fame in all its elusive and destructive forms. Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon, Elvis Costello, Tom DiCillo, 2006.  

Back in Stock! Godfather of Gore Lucio Fulci’s unholy saga of demonic nuns and supernatural carnage filled with startling imagery and bloody excesses! Brett Halsey, Lino Salemme, Christina Engelhardt, 1990.  

Back in Stock! A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie mesmerize as a married couple on an extended trip to Venice following a family tragedy get caught up in a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural.  

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)  

You can’t keep a good Dude Bro Party down my friends. More copies coming this week.

Back in Stock! A double bill of Mark Hartley documentaries on B-movie legends! ELECTRIC BOOGALOO (Mark Hartley 2014), MACHETE MAIDENS UNLEASHED (Mark Hartley 2010)  

Back in Stock! David Lynch’s poignant second feature, the notorious true story of freak-show performer John Merrick and his relationship with a London surgeon in Victorian England. John Hurt, Anthony Hopkins, 1980. 

Back in Stock! Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake. James Signorelli (1988) 

Back In Stock! Witness Franco Nero playing the most convincing ninja ever!

Freak electrical storm transports a modern aircraft carrier to the South Pacific on December 6 1941 – hours before the attack on Pearl Harbor! Martin Sheen, Kirk Douglas.1980 

Back In Stock! Medical students bring themselves near death to experience the afterlife however their experiment begins to go awry. Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, 1990.  

Back In Stock! Fun for the whole family!

Back In STock! Canadian horror about a trio of kids who accidentally open a gateway to Hell and must close it somehow before it is too late. Stephen Dorff, Tibor Tak�cs, 1987.  

Back In Stock! Fun double feature from Scream Factory.

Back in Stock! A young hacker and his friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. Angelina Jolie  

A mother goes to Hollywood to find her runaway daughter. The Vice Squad discovers that a dangerous gangster has turned the girl into one of his junkie teen prostitutes. The Squad also investigates illegal betting and a BDSM pornographer.

Back in Stock! A writer is kidnapped along with her daughter, it’s a tense game of hunt – or be hunted – against a lethal gang of degenerates overseen by a violently unhinged matriarch. Meir Zarchi (2019)  

Italian thriller. Two hippies find themselves on the run from the law and soon end up going undercover in a villa owned by a mysterious woman. Umberto Lenzi (1971)  

Back In Stock! As the world gets crazier this movie is needed more and more.

Back In Stock! Award-winning horror film director, writer, producer and actor Eli Roth brings together the masters of horror – the storytellers and stars who define the genre – to explore its biggest themes and reveal the inspirations and struggles.  

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! A mother of two who inherits a house is confronted with murderous intruders on the first night in their new home and fights for her daughters’ lives. Sixteen years later when the daughters reunite at the house, things get really strange.

Back in Stock! Starring Brad Pitt, David Duchovny, a journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself. Dominic Sena (1993) 

Nice set for Karate Kid nerds but they sure dod not like NEXT KARATE KID by including the remake instead of it.

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Back in Stock! A popular high school teacher concocts an extreme plan to deal with the rise of bullying and bad behavior among the student body.

Back in Stock! A sexy space vampire comes to earth and begins to transform the population of London into zombies. From director Tobe Hooper and writer Dan O’Bannon. Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, 1985. 

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!  4K restoration of a cult classic! A psychotic man loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. William Lustig (1980) 

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

Back in Stock! Starring Nicolas Cage, A mysterious virus turns family relationships deadly. The virus, which is transmitted through electronics, forces parents to become murderous psychopaths if they get too close to their children. Brian Taylor (2018) 

Gonna be honest here guys. I know nothing about this movie except there is a mummy, there is TV’s Incedible Hulk, and it has Tara Reid not fighting Sharknados for once.

STEELCASE ALERT! All-ages animated masterpiece featuring the voices of Tim Daly, Lea Salonga, and real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, in one of their earliest roles.  

Back In Stock! A serial killer with rubber-like Freddy Krueger mask terrifies the city of Virginia Beach. Claudio Fragasso (1990)  

Back in Stock! From the writer and director of The Babadook. A young Irish convict chases a British officer through the wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence committed against her family. Jennifer Kent (2018)  

A group of friends think they find an easy score at an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the owners, an elderly couple, come home early, the tables are suddenly turned. Maisie Williams, Sylvester McCoy, Rita Tushingham, 2020. 

In this lovingly crafted slice of Eurotrash, a squad of female mercenaries take on an organization called Space Clean, which is dedicated to stopping space exploration. Sybil Danning, Jack Taylor, Pierre Chevalier, 1984. 

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

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  

Michael Haneke’s riveting study of female sexuality and the dynamics of control in this film about a young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, 2001.  

STEELCASE ALERT! An epic masterpiece that has dazzled audiences worldwide with its breathtaking imagination, exhilarating battles, and deep humanity. From Hayao Miyazaki.  

Second and Final season of the spinoff TV series based off the films.

A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.

Back In Stock! An officially “dead” cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.

Back In Stock! A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

A chemical company manager and his secretary are both involved in corruption, sabotage and blackmail, which leads to toxic waste turning corpses into killer zombies. Pierre B. Reinhard, 1987.  

Back in Stock! An experimental submarine, the “Siren II”, is sent to find out what happened to the “Siren I”, which has mysteriously disappeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that shouldn’t be there.

Back In Stock! Robert The Tire makes people’s heads explode.

Back in Stock! David Cronenberg’s famous sci-fi/horror about individuals with head-exploding psychic powers. Michael Ironside, 1981. 

Horror Comedy anthology fully embracing the fuzzy & overlit aesthetic of the bygone era of VHS terrors. Jeremy King, Noah Segan, Toni Trucks, 2019. 

Starring Peter Weller, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only — to hunt down and destroy all enemy life forms. Christian Duguay (1995) 

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

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. 

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

Back In Stock! In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO.

Thirsty for a following, Kurt Kunkle is a rideshare driver / Youtuber who has figured out a deadly plan to go viral. Joe Keery, Sasheer Zamata, David Arquette, Eugene Kotlyarenko, 2020.

Back in Stock! Subversive cult classic horror-comedy about a toxic booze that melts anyone who drinks it! J. Michael Muro, 1987. 

Back In Stock! An insidiously addictive, low-calorie dessert sensation takes over the minds of all who eat it in this fun cult film from B-movie master, Larry Cohen. Michael Moriarty, Paul Sorvino, 1985. 

Seeking inspiration for a new writing project, a man spends Halloween night in a notoriously haunted house. He soon realizes he is living in his own horror story.

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. 

Back In Stock! Cult remake of the William Castle original populated with effects enhanced 13 ghosts. Tony Shalhoub, Embeth Davidtz, Matthew Lillard, 2001. 

Graboids are illegally taken to a new island resort by a rich playboy as a dangerous form of trophy hunting, and Burt Gummer steps up to save the day

Legendary category 3 serial killer crime thriller from Hong Kong based loosely on a notorious murder which place in Macau in the 80s involving cannibalism. Danny Lee, Anthony Wong, 1993.

Back In Stock! Includes: Fall of the House of Usher (1960) / The Haunted Palace (1963) / The Masque of the Red Death (1964) / Witchfinder General (1968) / The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) / The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971).

Swedish classic, An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family’s pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way. Ingmar Bergman (1960)

Low budget Lovecraftian horror about a police officer who experiences strange & violent occurrences linked to a group of mysterious hooded cultists after he delivers their intended sacrifice to a local hospital. Art Hindle, Jeremy Gillespie (2016)  

Back in Stock! Starring Fred Savage. A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship. Todd Holland (1989)

Breathtaking animated dystopian fairy tale that is equal measure uncompromising examination of fascism and shape-shifting, trippy nightmare. Cristobal Leon, Joaquin Cocina, 2020. 

Back In Stock! A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.

And there we go kids…this week’s releases. Hope they treat us all well! Till next time remember the videostore loves you. Cheers!