Archive for March 29, 2017

Mario Bava’s KILL, BABY KILL! coming to DVD & Blu-ray from Kino Lorber 13th June.

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Brand New HD Master!
KILL, BABY…KILL! (1966) Starring Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Erika Blanc and Fabienne Dali. Directed by Mario Bava.
• Audio commentary by Tim Lucas, author of Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark.
• English-language soundtrack.
• Italian-language soundtrack.
• Optional English subtitles.
• “Kill, Bava…Kill!” (a 2007 documentary by David Gregory, in which Lamberto Bava revisits the location where the film was shot, 25:02).
• Theatrical trailer (2:32)
• Three TV Spots (:60 :30 :10)
• German title sequence (3:30)

Explosive Eurocrime Vol:1 SPECIAL COP IN ACTION & WEAPONS OF DEATH arrive on Blu-ray!

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Mastered in 4k, see both Special Cop in Action (1976) and Weapons of Death (1977) in glorious full HD. This Numbered Limited combo pack also includes the DVD (NTSC, all regions) of Special Cop in Action (1976).

SPECIAL COP IN ACTION (1976)
Director: Marino Girolami
Actors: Maurizio Merli, Raymond Pellegrin, John Saxon, Mirella D’Angelo, Toni Ucci, Daniele Dubino, Sergio Florentini, Franco Borelli.

This is the third, and final installment, in the story of Commisario Betti [Maurizio Merli]. As he tries to get the best of the crime lord Albertelli [John Saxon], he puts his life and health at stake. He has to solve a series of bank robberies and the kidnapping of several school children.

WEAPONS OF DEATH (1977)

Director: Mario Calano
Actors: Leonard Mann, Evelyn Stewart, Henry Silva, Jeff Blynn, Massimo Deda, Adolfo Lastretti.

In Naples, Italy the diliggent inspector Belli faces off against the mafia boss Santoro. Robberies, a train plundered, banks and offices assulted, and innocent people killed… inspector Belli has his work cut out for him. Can he collect proof that Santoro is responsible?

Bruce Lee’s WAY OF THE DRAGON 4k Blu-ray coming 16th May from Shout Select.

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NEW 4K SCAN AND RESTORATION!

Tang Lung (Lee) flies to Rome to help a friend of the family, Chen Ching-hua (Nora Miao). She is being threatened by local gangsters to sell her restaurant and they will stop at nothing to get the property. When Tang proves to be a threat to the syndicate’s plans they hire the best martial artists to take out Tang Lung. In one of the film’s most famous sequences, Bruce Lee takes on American martial arts expert Colt (Chuck Norris) in the ancient city’s majestic Colliseum. This martial arts classic, also known as WAY OF THE DRAGON, is written and directed by Bruce Lee.

Special Features: NEW 4K Transfer From The interpositive / NEW Japanese Opening And Closing Credits / NEW Alternate Final Fight Music Cue / NEW Trailer Gallery / Audio Commentary With Asian Film Expert Mike Leeder / Alternate Title Sequence / Interviews With Sammo Hung, Simon Yam And Wong Jing / Kung Fu? Jon Benn Remembers Return Of The Dragon / TV Spots & Stills Gallery.

Long lost ’80s horror classic HUMONGOUS arrives on Blu-ray from Scorpion Releasing.

 

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A group of teens on a boat trip get caught in a dense fog and run aground on the rocks of the mysterious ‘Dog Island’. They take refuge on the island only to find one of the group is missing and another is critically injured. Unfortunately they are not alone on the island. Something is loose… it’s angry… and very hungry! Starring Janet Julian (TV’s NANCY DREW, CHOKE CANYON), David Wallace (MORTUARY), Janit Baldwin (PRIME CUT, RUBY) and directed by Paul Lynch (PROM NIGHT, CROSS COUNTRY), now watch this slasher classic in high definition!

The first 2,000 copies of HUMONGOUS will include a slipsleeve featuring custom artwork by artist Kung Fu Bob.

Special Features:
Two Versions of the film – the R-Rated Cut (in HD) and the Unrated Cut (in HD with standard definition inserts).
New interview with actor David Wallace.
Audio Commentary with director Paul Lynch and writer William Gray, moderated by Nathaniel Thompson.
Theatrical Trailer.
Watching in Nightmare Theatre mode.
Reversible cover featuring the original movie poster.

Stephen King’s IT poster revealed. In cinemas 8th September.

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Ahead of tomorrow’s trailer launch Warner Bros. release the official one sheet for IT, based on the novel by Stephen King, coming to cinemas 8th September.

New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andrés Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades.
When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.
“IT” stars Bill Skarsgård (“Allegiant,” TV’s “Hemlock Grove”) as the story’s central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher (“Midnight Special”), Jeremy Ray Taylor (“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”), Sophia Lillis (“37”), Finn Wolfhard (TV’s “Stranger Things”), Wyatt Oleff (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming “Cops and Robbers”), Jack Dylan Grazer (“Tales of Halloween”) and Nicholas Hamilton (“Captain Fantastic”).