Hello fellow movie nerds. It’s a Monday afternoon and after working the bar last night I’m quite hungover and tired. If there are plenty of typos apologies in advance. Now that that’s out of the way let’s get down to business. The new movie kind of business. The best kind of business…

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.  

Documentary. A parade of legendary comedians tell their own versions of the dirtiest joke ever created known as “The Aristocrats,” one that’s been passed down through generations of comics. Penn Jillette (2005)  

Creepy Amicus horror anthology about a strange lunatic asylum. Peter Cushing, Charlotte Rampling, Patrick Magee, Roy Ward Baker, 1972.  

Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father’s video store and find a VCR board game dubbed ‘Beyond The Gates’ that holds a connection to their father’s disappearance and deadly consequences for anyone who plays it. Jackson Stewart (2016)  

Special edition blu-ray release with soundtrack of the insane gorefest masterpiece by Italian gore auteur Lucio Fulci. 1981.  

Troma classic from the makers of Girls School Screamers a goofy, gory, and highly original send up of Jaws. Thomas R. Rondinella.  

A former boxer loses his job as an auto mechanic, and his troubled marriage is about to expire. At this crossroads in his life, he feels that he has no better option than to work as a drug courier. He soon finds himself in a gunfight between police officers and his own ruthless allies. When the smoke clears, Bradley is badly hurt and thrown in prison, where his enemies force him to commit acts of violence that turn the place into a savage battleground.

Authoritative edition of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 4K restoration scanned from the (mostly) preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive.  

Deranged emperor Caligula falls for an insatiable gladiatrix their reign will launch a mind-bending bacchanal of torture, sodomy, incest, castration, borrowed footage and aroused livestock! Vladimir Brajovic, Betty Roland, Bruno Mattei, 1981. 

One of the sleaziest & trashiest Canadian films of the 70’s! A dopey couple find themselves in an isolated small town inhabited by the “blood-hungry honeys” of the title. Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Ivan Reitman, 1973. 

Military men Rock Reilly (Tom Berenger) and Eddie Devane (William McNamara) are tasked with taking a prisoner, blonde bombshell Toni Johnson (Erika Eleniak), on what becomes an unforgettable road trip. Toni, an enlistee who’s in trouble for deserting her unit, soon proves that she’s craftier than most inmates. She tries to escape via a restroom, a theme-park ride and a convertible. But, when Rock and Eddie find they’re impressed by Toni’s pluck, the nature of their task changes.

Ruggero Deodato’s sleazy classic in a 2-Disc Deluxe Edition 

Two crews from competing corporations are sent to Saturn’s largest moon, but something may ensure that they don’t come back to Earth.

Fun, late 70’s post-apocalyptic about a group of survivors travel and find other settlements using the legendary 12-wheeled amphibious Landmaster supervan. Jan-Michael Vincent, Dominique Sanda, George Peppard, 1977. 

Special edition of John Carpenter’s classic sci-fi oddity. Includes original version & theatrical version as well as a new documentary featuring interviews with the crew. 

Rae Ingram (Nicole Kidman) and her husband, John (Sam Neill), struggle to overcome the sudden death of their young son. In an attempt to move past their loss, the couple take their yacht out for an extended vacation trip. While far out at sea, they come across a sinking schooner and rescue the ship’s sole survivor, Hughie Warriner (Billy Zane). Hughie claims the crew of the ship died from food poisoning. Though Rae is empathetic towards Hughie, John is suspicious of his story.

A low budget Swiss horror about 3 psychopath Satanists who are doing their best to raise a 13 year old in the mountains. Jean-Clément Gunter, 1999.  

Chinese action adventure film that is equal parts Jumanji and Jurassic Park. Ryan Bellgardt, 2020.  

Jim Jarmusch’s cult film about trio of misfits in a Louisiana prison. Roberto Benigni, Tom Waits, John Lurie. 1986.  

Gentle Dr. Jekyll (Spencer Tracy) experiments with human nature, believing that each person has both good and evil sides that can be brought forth chemically. Jekyll tests a serum on himself, releasing his vicious alter ego, Mr. Hyde, on 19th-century London. Prowling the town, Hyde ventures to a music hall and encounters Ivy (Ingrid Bergman), whom he takes forcibly as his mistress. When the serum’s effects wear off, Jekyll vows never to take it again. But Hyde is not gone for good.

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s legendary surreal, biblical spaghetti “eastern” midnight movie follows a gunfighter as he reaches the top and becomes a holy man. 1970. 

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. 

Five college buddies from Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise. Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, 1985. 

One day, a widowed blue-collar worker has a revelation: he must destroy those revealed to him as demons. He then begins the serial killings of `God’s Hand Killer’ across Texas, but he also has two young sons, the younger of whom idolises him and believes in the cause, while his older brother is revolted but cannot bring himself to stop his father. Twenty years later, the elder son walks into a police station and confesses.

Frank Henenlotter’s beloved cult horror comedy. James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, 1990. 

Maverick writer/director Ralph Bakshi made his feature-length film debut with this audacious foray into adult-content animation, creating one of the most successful animated features of its time! 1972.  

Blissfully bonkers jukebox musical tells the story of a mobster’s bombshell girlfriend and the washed-up talent agent who seeks to revive his career by turning her into a musical sensation. Jayne Mansfield, Frank Tashlin, 1956. 

Double feature of Rock N Roll Horror! Hard Rock Zombies / Slaughterhouse Rock  

A stylish giallo about a bridal design shop owner kills various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma that’s causing him to commit murder. Mario Bava, 1970. 

An investigative team travels deep into the remote Colorado wilderness after some young campers are viciously murdered by what may be Bigfoot.

A forest ranger tries to prevent a vengeful college professor and a legendary hunter from capturing Bigfoot.

An English U.N. negotiator (David Thewlis) becomes stranded in the tropics with a mad scientist (Marlon Brando) who makes half-human beasts.

Bizarro Japanese female ninja film with colorful costumes, scantily clad ninja girls, aerial battles and sexually oriented fight moves. Yûko Moriyama, Kazuki Takeda, Momoka Saeki, Hitoshi Ozawa, 1998. 

Ultra-rare splatterrific weirdo horror-comedy about a bunch of tourists who happen upon a forgotten-to-time Mexican village where a diabolical ritual has unleashed Hell on Earth. Somtow Sucharitkul, 1990.  

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science. Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Brett Leonard, 1992.  

An alien trying to seduce a shy Earth physicist to gain control of his research accidentally falls in love with him. Dan Akroyd, Kim Basinger, Seth Green, Alyson Hannigan, 1988.  

Gene Watson (Johnny Depp) arrives at an L.A. train station with his young daughter, Lynn (Courtney Chase), and is confronted by mysterious Mr. Smith (Christopher Walken) and Ms. Jones (Roma Maffia). They hand him a gun, order him to kill the state governor within 75 minutes and threaten to murder his child if he doesn’t comply. Smith accompanies Watson to a hotel where the governor is to speak, while Jones holds the girl. As Watson considers his options, the hour to act draws ever nearer.

Hammer adventure horror film based on the Zorro like Dr. Syn a vicar with a dark past and a secret identity. Peter Cushing, Oliver Reed, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Peter Graham Scott, 1962.  

That infamous cat and his twisted life are back & plunged headlong into the harsh realities of Vietnam, racial riots and Watergate of the ’70s. Robert Taylor, 1974.  

Creepy and hypnotic ghost story from the Philippines. Dwein Baltazar, 2018. 

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. 

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls’ school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. Peter Weir (1975)  

A ruthless crook, Walker (Lee Marvin), is betrayed by his partner, Mal Reese (John Vernon), who leaves him for dead on Alcatraz Island. Having survived, Walker returns years later to get revenge. He gets his first lead when a mysterious man (Keenan Wynn) tells him that Reese is now part of a vast criminal organization and dating Walker’s wife’s sister, Chris (Angie Dickinson). But after contacting Chris, Walker discovers that in truth she loathes Reese and is willing to help him get justice.

After Anna (Isabelle Adjani) reveals to her husband, Mark (Sam Neill), that she is having an affair, she leaves him and their son. Mark is devastated, and seeks out Heinrich (Heinz Bennent), the man who cuckolded him, only to receive a beating. After a series of violent confrontations between Mark and Anna, Mark hires a private investigator to follow her. Anna descends into madness, and it’s soon clear that she is hiding a much bigger secret — one that is both inexplicable and shocking.

There’s no better way to show off your Pioneer Elite monitor than with this amped up Blu-Ray edition of the recent Troma spectacular.  

Evil angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) has come to earth to strengthen his powers by claiming the wicked spirit of a psychotic veteran. The benevolent angel, Simon (Eric Stoltz), want to stop that from happening, so hides the man’s spirit where Gabriel would least expect to find it: in a little girl (Moriah Shining Dove Snyder). Caught in a cosmic battle in which even Lucifer (Viggo Mortensen) plays a part, a liturgically minded cop (Elias Koteas) moves heaven and earth to protect the child.

An intimate exploration of the visionary director, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s theory & practice of trauma therapy through the application of shamanic and performative art therapy. 2020.  

After college student Taguchi (Kenji Mizuhashi) commits suicide, a number of young adults living in Tokyo witness terrifying visions transferred across the Internet. As more people disappear throughout the city, the Internet becomes a breeding ground for malevolent spirits. Three seemingly disconnected stories follow Michi (Kumiko Aso), Ryosuke (Haruhiko Katô) and Harue (Koyuki) as they attempt to solve the mystery behind the ghostly visions that are seeping beyond their computer monitors.

A heart-wrenching slacker revenge feature set in Austin, Texas. A hit at Fantasia. Simon Rumley, 2010. 

The One. The Only. Riki-Oh! Back In Stock!

When a Soviet submarine gets stuck on a sandbar off the coast of a New England island, its commander (Theodore Bikel) orders his second-in-command, Lieutenant Rozanov (Alan Arkin), to get them moving again before there is an international incident. Rozanov seeks assistance from the island locals, including the police chief (Brian Keith) and a vacationing television writer (Carl Reiner), while trying to allay their fears of a Communist invasion by claiming he and his crew are Norwegian sailors.

The first true sequel to David Cronenberg’s 1980 horror classic, is a tense and bloody mix of gruesome body horror and action packed police thriller. Daniel Quinn, Richard Lynch, 1994  

The Scanner Cop is forced back into action when a fiendish Scanner serial killer is targeting Scanners. Daniel Quinn, Steve Barnett, 1995.  

Iconic head exploding sci-fi horror where a race of humans with telekinetic abilities must track down a rogue Scanner of unparalleled power waging a bloody war against the normals. David Cronenberg (1981)  

In his final night as a radio host, shock jock Amos Satan spins four spine-tingling tales of terror in this anthology of urban legends inspired by Creepshow and Tales from the Crypt. Tonjia Atomic, Iabou Windimere, Erin R. Ryan, 2014. 

In his final night as a radio host, shock jock Amos Satan spins four spine-tingling tales of terror in this anthology of urban legends inspired by Creepshow and Tales from the Crypt. Tonjia Atomic, Iabou Windimere, Erin R. Ryan, 2014. 

New 4K EDITION! One of the most significant and thought provoking feature films ever produced! Annette Haven, Leslie Bovee, Kay Parker, John Leslie, Joey Silvera.  

In this horror-comedy, a female cop goes undercover as a dancer at an old theatre to catch a serial killer who has been murdering women auditioning for a musical.James Shyman, 1989.  

In a densely overpopulated, starving New York City of the future, NYPD detective Robert Thorn (Charlton Heston) investigates the murder of an executive at rations manufacturer Soylent Corporation. With the help of elderly academic Solomon “Sol” Roth (Edward G. Robinson), Thorn begins to make real progress — until the governor mysteriously pulls the plug. Obsessed with the mystery, Thorn steps out from behind the badge and launches his own investigation into the murder.

Hayao Miyazaki’s critically-acclaimed wondrous & dazzling fantasy animated masterpiece.  

Stanley Long’s hugely successful series of raucous British sex comedies: Adventures of a Taxi Driver (1976) / Adventures of a Private Eye (1977) / Adventures of a Plumber’s Mate (1978).  

Superargo (Ken Wood), wearing a mask and tights, stops a mad scientist’s (Guy Madison) army of robotized athletes.

Being stranded on a deserted island leaves young Hank (Paul Dano) bored, lonely and without hope. As a rope hangs around his neck, Hank prepares to end it all, until he suddenly spots a man (Daniel Radcliffe) laying by the shore. Unfortunately, he is dead and quite flatulent. Using the gassy body to his advantage, Hank miraculously makes it back to the mainland. However, he now finds himself lost in the wilderness, and dragging the talking corpse named Manny along for the adventure.

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.  

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

A TV reporter sets out to understand why a serial killer terrorizes the city. Despite warnings from her detective boyfriend, she reaches out to the killer and gets thrown into the middle of his sadistic games.


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.

Aussie thriller featuring Donald Pleasence where a down and out schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent. Ted Kotcheff (1971)  

Idiosyncratic horror-comedy about a misfit cop investigating a rash of murders of young women in the sleepy town of Snow Hollow. Robert Forster, Jim Cummings, 2020. 

And there we go guys…some beauties hitting the shop this week. Hope to see you swing by later and check out some of the sweet cinema. Cheers!