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The Astrologer (1975) 4K Blu-ray: Obscure and trashy horror

Severin Films has announced the upcoming release of Director James Glickenhaus’ debut, The Astrologer (1975) on a 4K Blu-ray edition. Stars Bob Byrd.

Before he became NYC’s favorite ’80s action auteur with hits like THE EXTERMINATOR, THE PROTECTOR and SHAKEDOWN, as well as executive producer of grindhouse classics that included MANIAC COP, FRANKENHOOKER and BASKET CASE 2 & 3, writer/director James Glickenhaus made his feature debut with this bizarre tale of government skullduggery, satanic killings, zodiacal mayhem and messianic horror.

Playboy centerfold Monica Tidwell (NOCTURNA) stars in the “ultra obscure and undeniably fascinating” (Fright.com) thriller – also known as SUICIDE CULT and a one-time U.K. Section 3 ‘Video Nasty’ – based on the acclaimed novel by John Cameron, now featuring a 4K scan from the director’s personal answer print and loaded with all-new Special Features.

Release date: February 25, 2020
Genre: Horror

Disc and film details

  • Director: James Glickenhaus 
  • Cast: Bob Byrd, Mark Buntzman, James Glickenhaus
  • Country: USA
  • Production Year: 1975
  • Discs: 1 Blu-ray Disc
  • Region: Free
  • Run Time: 82 minutes
  • Formats: Color / 4K
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitle: TBA
  • AKA: Suicide Cult
  • Studio: Severin Films

Special features

  • Sign of the Times – James Glickenhaus on The Astrologer
  • Monica Tidwell Remembers The Astrologer – Interview With Actress Monica Tidwell
  • Tales From the Set – Interviews with Filmmakers Brendan Faulkner and Frank M. Farel
  • Suicide Cult Reversible Cover

The Astrologer (1975) trailer

Notice: The picture quality of these videos do not reflect the picture quality of the Blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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