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Date archives June 2018

Horror / Sci-Fi

Wasp Woman, The (1959 / USA)

“Horror Of The Winged Menace!” Roger Corman, king of the cult classics produced and directed this cult classic, and even makes an uncredited appearance as a doctor in the film. Susan Cabot (Sorority Girl) plays Janice Starlin, whose cosmetic company has started to lose sales because its marketing relies on her own once-impressive but now… Continue reading

Horror / Sci-Fi

Lifeforce (1985 / USA / Steelbook)

“In the blink of an eye, the terror begins.” A mission to investigate Halley’s Comet discovers an even stranger phenomenon: an alien spacecraft! Following a deadly confrontation, the aliens arrive on Earth, where their seductive leader begins a terrifying campaign to drain the lifeforce of everyone she encounters. Her victims, in turn, continue the cycle,… Continue reading

Horror

Howling, The (1981 / USA)

“When the howling starts… the horror begins!” From the director of Gremlins and Piranha comes the ultimate masterpiece of primal terror. Filled with edge-of-your-seat suspense, “genuine thrills [and] amazing special effects” (Us), this riveting werewolf tale sinks its teeth into your deepest fears and never lets go. Severely shaken after a near-fatal encounter with a… Continue reading

Horror / Sci-Fi

Village of the Damned (1960 / UK)

“Beware the stare that will paralyze the will of the world.” From its seemingly placid opening, Village of the Damned keeps piling one eerie and disquieting detail upon another, creating the rarest of achievements – an utterly believable masterpiece of horror! Starring the ever-imperturbable George Sanders (who does not remain that way for long), this… Continue reading

Comedy

Heathers (1988 / USA)

“A killer comedy.” At Westerburg High School, an elite clique of snobby girls known as “Heathers” reign supreme. Smart and popular, Veronica (Winona Ryder, Stranger Things) is a reluctant member of the gang and disapproves of the other girls’ cruel behaviour. When Veronica and her mysterious new boyfriend, J.D. (Christian Slater, True Romance), play a… Continue reading

Horror

Snowbeast (1977 / USA)

“An unknown terror stalks a ski resort!” Finally, descending from it’s mountain top hideaway, comes SNOWBEAST (1977). Another monster-runs-wild entry in the dizzying world of low-budget TV movies. Penned by Joseph Stefano (THE OUTER LIMITS) and filmed in the dead of winter, SNOWBEAST has become a guilty pleasure for legions of fans. Sporting an impressive… Continue reading

Horror

Grave Robbers (1988 / USA)

“What they do to your body after you’re dead is the ultimate nightmare.” Nora Mae Edwards had always dreamed that a handsome and wealthy man would offer to marry her, but she never expected to find love while working the night shift at a sleazy diner. However, when John Henry Cox proposes to her within… Continue reading

Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Sci-Fi

Prehysteria (1993 / USA)

Anticipating the success of JURASSIC PARK, this VHS-era favorite follows the misadventures of Jerry Taylor (Austin O’Brien, THE LAST ACTION HERO), a 12 year old Elvis-loving kid and his sister Monica (Samantha Mills), whose raisin farmer dad Frank (Brett Cullen, GHOST RIDER) accidentally brings home a bundle of rare eggs unearthed in the rainforest by… Continue reading

Drama

Piano, The (1993 / New Zealand, Australia)

25th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition (UK) She is to marry frontiersman Alistair Stewart (Sam Neill), having been sold him by her father, but takes an immediate dislike to him after he refuses to carry her beloved piano home with them, instead selling it to his overseer George Baines (Harvey Keitel). Attracted to Ada, Baines agrees to… Continue reading

Horror / Thriller

Bad Dreams (1988 / USA)

“When Cynthia wakes up, she’ll wish she were dead…” In the mid-’70s, a cult group called Unity Field commits mass suicide, but a young girl survives. After being in a coma for thirteen years she wakes up in a psyche ward, not remembering the incident. The psychiatrist tries to help her remember, but she begins… Continue reading

Sci-Fi

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968 / UK, USA)

“50 years ago, one movie changed all movies forever.” Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling, Academy Award-winning achievement is a compelling drama of man vs. machine, a stunning meld of music and motion. Kubrick (who co-wrote the screenplay with Arthur C. Clarke) first visits our prehistoric ape-ancestry past, then leaps millennia (via one of the most mind-blowing jump… Continue reading

Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Predator (1987 / USA)

“Soon the hunt will begin.” A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. Shipping starts on August 7, 2018 SPECS Director: John McTiernan Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall Country: USA Production Year: 1987 Discs: 2 Blu-ray Discs Region: A Run Time:… Continue reading