Archive for June 14, 2016

Jeff Lieberman’s BLUE SUNSHINE 3-Disc Collector’s Blu-ray coming 4th July.DO NOT MISS THIS ONE!!

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Unexplained acts of violence and murder are occurring in Los Angeles, all with a couple of strange similarities: the killers have suddenly gone bald and are somehow connected to a drug known only as ‘Blue Sunshine.’

When Jerry Zipkin (Zalman King) is wrongfully accused of murdering 3 women whose real killer was his best friend, Frannie (Richard Crystal), another victim of Blue Sunshine, he sets out to clear his name and discover the secret behind the mysterious substance. With the cops hot on his trail, Zipkin carefully elludes capture, while he unravels the mystery, leading him into the secret world of political coverups and deadly scientific studies, where death and mayhem lurk around every corner.

FilmCentrix and legendary director, Jeff Lieberman (Squirm, Just Before Dawn), proudly present this 1977 horror classic in a brand new, director approved 4K restoration, made from the original 35mm camera negative. The ultimate trip!

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Starring: Zalman King, Deborah Winters, Marc Goddard, Richard Crystal, Robert Walden, Ann Cooper, Ray Young, Alice Ghostly

Blu Ray Special Features: Brand New 4k scan & restoration, with DTS-HD Master Audio Soundtrack /Audio Commentary with Legendary Director Jeff Lieberman, moderated by Elijah Drenner / Select Scene Commentary with Actor Marc Goddard / Theatrical Trailers scanned in High Definition (Original & Alternative Cut) / The Locations of Blue Sunshine Featurette – with director Jeff Leiberman / Q & A – At the Jumpcut Cafe, from Los Angeles / Vintage Classroom LSD Scare Films scanned in High Definition / Fantasy Film Festival with Mick Garris and Jeff Lieberman (archival) / Slideshow/Image Gallery / Exclusive Interviews with Director Jeff Lieberman – ‘Tuning In On Tuning Out’ / Exclusive Interview with Script Supervisor Sandy King – ‘Supervising Sunshine’ / Exclusive Interview with co-star Robert Walden – ‘Paging Dr. Blume’ / Exclusive Interview with actor Richard Crystal – ‘The Lunar Crooner’ / English Subtitles for Main Feature and Director Commentary / Gorgeous and professional 28 Page liner notes booklet, fully illustrated with essays by FilmCentrix producer Steven Morowitz, director Nicholas McCarthy and exploitation hound Mark Banville /4 page replica of the original Cinema Shares International press book for Blue Sunshine / Double Sided Insert Card (Stanford Diploma/Original Trailer Time Card) / Double Sided Custom Bookmark (Reversible) / Double Sided Blu Ray Cover Art (Reversible) / Blue Sunshine Custom Blotter Art / Stunning embossed outer slipcase.

DISC 2 • DVD-9 Dual Layer Includes: Main Feature, Trailers, Audio Commentary, Interviews, Slideshow, English Subtitles Blu Ray Technical Specifications:Special Features: may not be in high definition • DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio • run times varyWidescreen 1.85:1 • Dolby 2.0 Audio • English Subtitles • 95 min

  • DVD Technical Specifications:
  • Main Feature: 1080p • 16×9 • 1.85:1 • DTS-HD Master Audio English 5.1/2.0 • English Subtitles • 95 min • Region Code A
  • DISC 3 • CD Soundtrack with Music From the Motion Picture, written and composed by Charles Gross
  • DISC1 •  Blu Ray 50 GB Dual Layer

WIN !! Exclusive TRIPLE 9 merchandise / Available on DVD & Blu-ray 27th June.

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When a crew of dirty cops is blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist, they realize the only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for “officer down”. The chaos that ensues when a police officer is shot in the line of duty is just the diversion they’ll need to do the job, but whether they have the will to kill one of their own is an entirely different matter. Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action packed finale tangled with double-crosses, greed and revenge.

Directed by John Hillcoat / Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Anthony Mackie, Norman Reedus, Gal Gadot, Clifton Collins Jr.

To be in with a chance of winning 1 of 3 TRIPLE 9 Blu-ray’s and an exclusive TRIPLE 9 merchandise prize pack (pictured) please answer the following question: What was John Hillcoat’s directorial debut?

Please send your answer, name and address to mark@caveofcult.co.uk by Friday 17th June.

SHE’S SO GIALLO 7th – 28th June at the Barbican Centre.

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Cigarette Burns have been working on bringing a full season of these films over to a London audience for a long time.They wanted to cover the key elements as solidly as possible, the directors we love, the actresses we adore, and the composers that are so essential to each film.
Kicking off the series off with Dario Argento’s third feature, 1971’s Four Flies on Grey Velvet, perhaps lesser known than his other films, but it packs a massive punch and to many, it is his finest film. It features the mysterious Mimsy Farmer (Perfume of the Lady in Black) as the partner of a musician who’s being harassed by an unknown murderer, out to ruin his life. With a banging Morricone score!
The screening will be introduced by Argento friend and biographer, Frightfest’s own Alan Jones on 7th June at 20.30.
Grab your tickets here. This is already almost sold out!

On 14th June, we have Lucio Fulci’s first giallo, the ridiculously under seen One On Top of the Other aka Perversion Story from 1969. Featuring Marisa Mell (Danger: Diabloik) as both the unfortunate wife of an otherwise pre-occupied doctor, and the stunning strip-tease girl he becomes obsessed with after he’s framed for his wife’s murder. Meanwhile Riz Ortolani delivers a funky lounge fest with his signature uptempo grooviness. The film itself is unavailable in the UK on DVD or Blu-ray, but don’t let that fool you it’s great!
Introduced by Fulci biographer Stephen Thrower.
Grab your tickets here.