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The Angel Collection: Region-free Blu-ray Set with extras

Vinegar Syndrome is releasing the Angel Collection on a 4K/2K region-free Blu-ray set.

Release date: November 28, 2019
Genre: Action / Thriller

Angel (1984)

Molly Stewart (Donna Wilkes, Jaws 2) is at the top of her class at the prestigious private high school she attends. But what her classmates and teachers don’t know is that Molly survives by working nights as a prostitute on Hollywood Blvd, in the company of her friends: a worldly transvestite, a retired cowboy movie star, and her cantankerous but kind-hearted landlady. However, her world begins to fall apart when a depraved, necrophiliac serial killer begins targeting LA’s streetwalkers. As more and more women fall victim to this vicious killer, Molly realizes that it’ll be up to her and her friends to take on the maniac before they too find themselves in his murderous sight.

Mixing brutal, slasher styled killing scenes with the sweetness of an afterschool special, Robert Vincent O’Neil’s (Blood Mania, Wonder Women) ANGEL is one of the seminal exploitation films of the early 80s. Co-starring Dick Shawn (The Producers), Rory Calhoun (Motel Hell), Susan Tyrrell (Cry Baby), Cliff Gorman (All That Jazz), and featuring beautiful cinematography by Andrew Davis (The Fugitive) along with a memorable score by Craig Safan (Cheers), Vinegar Syndrome proudly brings ANGEL to Blu-ray, newly restored in 4K.

directed by: Robert Vincent O’Neil
starring: Donna Wilkes, Rory Calhoun, Susan Tyrrell, Cliff Gorman, Dick Shawn
1983 / 93 min / 1.85:1

Special features

• Region Free Blu-ray
• Newly scanned & restored in 4k from its 35mm interpositive
• “Discovering an Angel” – an interview with co-writer/director Robert Vincent O’Neil
• “Playing Both Sides” – an interview with actress Donna Wilkes
• “A Chance Meeting” – an interview with co-writer Joseph Cala
• “Angel’s Theme” – an interview with composer Craig Safan
• Theatrical trailers for Angel, Avenging Angel and Angel III
• Deleted scenes and outtakes (no sound)
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles


Avenging Angel (1985)

Years have gone by since Molly Stewart (Betsy Russell, Saw 3-7) worked as a teenage prostitute. Now a law student at UCLA, Molly is determined to leave her past behind. But after learning that Lieutenant Andrews, the detective who helped save her life, has been murdered as a result of witnessing a mob-related hit, Molly decides its time to return to her old neighborhood to avenge his death. With the help of her surviving friends, Molly quickly finds herself pitted against underworld and mob figures who might be a lot harder to defeat than she’s bargained for…

The second film in the Angel series, Robert Vincent O’Neil’s AVENGING ANGEL is a fast-paced, Cannon-esque action-thriller. Featuring Susan Tyrrell and Rory Calhoun reprising their roles, alongside Ossie Davis (Do the Right Thing) and Robert F. Lyons (Death Wish 2), and photographed by Peter Lyons Collister (The Amityville Horror), Vinegar Syndrome presents AVENGING ANGEL on Blu-ray, from a brand new 2K restoration.

directed by: Robert Vincent O’Neil
starring: Betsy Russell, Rory Calhoun, Susan Tyrrell, Ossie Davis, Robert F. Lyons, Ross Hagen
1984 / 93 min / 1.85:1

Special features:
• Region Free Blu-ray
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 35mm interpositive
• An interview with co-writer/director Robert Vincent O’Neil and co-writer Joseph Cala
• An interview with actress Betsy Russell
• Theatrical trailers for Angel, Avenging Angel and Angel III
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles


Angel III: The Final Chapter (1988)

Molly Stewart (Mitzi Kapture) is now a successful freelance photographer and is living in New York. After seeing a familiar woman at an art gallery, Molly begins to suspect that she might be, in fact, her long-missing mother. Following her trail to Los Angeles, Molly confronts the woman who confesses to being her mother, also telling her that she has a younger sister who’s in danger of being sold into sex slavery. Despite her mother’s request she goes home, Molly is determined to help rescue her sister, but not long after her mother is murdered and Molly finds herself in the center of a major crime syndicate who will stop at nothing to execute their diabolical plans.

Directed by notorious exploitation auteur Tom DeSimone (Hell Night, Chatterbox) ANGEL III: THE FINAL CHAPTER was the last official entry in the franchise. Sleazier and more outrageous than its predecessors, ANGEL III co-stars Richard Roundtree and features cinematography by Andy Sedaris’ regular DP, Howard Wexler. Vinegar Syndrome is proud to present the world Blu-ray debut of this 80s trash classic in a brand new restoration from its original negative.

directed by: Tom DeSimone
starring: Mitzi Kapture, Maud Adams, Mark Blankfield, Kin Shriner, Richard Roundtree
1988 / 99 min / 1.85:1

Special features

• Region Free Blu-ray
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 35mm original camera negative
• Audio commentary with writer/director Tom DeSimone, moderated by David Decoteau of RapidHeart.tv
• Stills gallery
• Theatrical trailers for Angel, Avenging Angel and Angel III
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles

The Angel Collection Blu-ray (Vinegar Syndrome)

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