Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Head to Phoenixville this weekend for ITALIAN ALL-NIGHT SPLATTER FEST 5!

I'm knocking a bunch of stuff off my 35mm to-do list this year. Along with my typical escapades to Poughkeepsie's Hudson Horror Show, The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, and The Palace Theater in Syracuse, I've added The Anthony Wayne Theater, The Mahoning Drive-In, and now The Colonial Theatre to my list of haunts. This Saturday, starting at 6:00 PM, The Colonial (home of the original THE BLOB) will be host to an insane lineup of Italian Horror classics! Prepare yourselves for ITALIAN ALL-NIGHT SPLATTER FEST V!


7:00 PM - TROLL 2 (1990)
This sequel in name only is regarded by some as "the best, worst movie" and rightfully so. Director Claudio Fragasso's tale of Goblins seeking human prey is one of the most bizarre things ever committed to film. Populated by a cast of unknowns (one of the leads is a dentist!), featuring cheap costumes and makeup f/x, and boasting one of the most nonsensical plots ever, TROLL 2 is one of the most entertaining bad films you will ever see.

When the Hardy family comes to the town of Nilbog ("It's their kingdom!") to swap houses with a family of backwoods yokels. They soon find that the locals are oddly friendly and insistent on force-feeding them green Kool-Aid, icing, and butter. It turns out that the townsfolk are actually goblins in disguise, and are trying to turn the city folk into human-plant hybrids for dinner. With the help of a young boy's dead grandpa, the Hardy clan will fight for their lives against the tribe of vegetarian monsters.

8:37 - PIECES (1982)
Juan Piquer Simon's entry into the slasher sub-genre is a work of inane brilliance. A mysterious killer is chainsawing coeds at a on a college campus, and its up to "a former tennis star turned detective" to discover the identity of the culprit. This movie puts the red herrings into overdrive, and features some fun kills, and a total "what the f*ck?" ending that will leave you laughing and scratching your head, long after the film has ended.

I know it's a year away, but may I humbly suggest Simon's SLUGS for a future Italian Splatter Fest event?

10:08 PM - 20 Minute Break.

10:30 PM - CEMETERY MAN (1994)
I haven't seen this flick in a looooong time, but I remember enjoying it quite a bit. Rupert Everett stars as Francesco Dellamorte, the night watchman at an old cemetery, who finds himself having to lay the dead back to rest shortly after they've been buried. Dellamorte's sidekick is a fat bald guy named Gnaghi who can only say "GNAH!," and he is haunted by a beautiful woman (Anna Falchi!) who seems to keep reincarnating and walking back into his life over and over again. It's a very strange movie, but a lot of fun, and kind of artsy.

This is one film I've never seen in any format, so I'm very curious about it. From the official Italian All-Night Splatter Fest Page: "While spending an amorous afternoon with a married teacher, Elizabeth witnesses the murder of a classmate. Now, the killer seems to be stalking the student body and the numero uno suspect is her secret lover!" A classic 70s giallo flick? Yeah, I'm totally down for that!

2:04 AM - 20 Minute Break.

2:26 AM - ZOMBIE (1979)
Lucio Fulci's ZOMBIE was one of my first forays into the world of Italian horror, and I love this movie dearly. Though I've already seen this in 35mm, I'm more than eager to have it shove a splinter of awesome into both of my eyes all over again! A group of people become stranded upon the island of Matool after a shark damages their boat (and battles an aqua-zombie!). Soon they meet up with Dr. Maynard, who is trying to find a cure for the isle's undead epidemic. But as things progress, it would seem that there is no cure, and that the pestilence is spreading at an alarming rate across the globe!

Fulci's "sequel" to Romero's DAWN OF THE DEAD is a total blast, and features some of the most inventive (and brutal) f/x sequences you will ever witness! This is a great way to cap things off on this fun event!

So just to recap things: ITALIAN ALL-NIGHT SPLATTER FEST 5 takes place on Saturday, September 3rd! Doors open at 6:00 PM and movies begin at 7:00 PM, and there will be contests, prizes, and other fun surprises for all those that attend! CLICK HERE to get your tickets now, and hopefully I'll see you there!

New DVDs & Blu-rays for 08/30/2016!

Greetings fellow collectors of physical media! August is just about over, and its ending on a very low note. There's truly not a whole lot to be excited for (unless you're an anime fan), so you may want to consider saving your money for September, which is chock full of stuff to drain your bank accounts!

Since there really aren't any titles of major interest, scroll down to see what's out now on DVD and Blu-ray!

Arrow: Season 4
Dreadtime Stories
Eureeka Seven: The Complete Series
The Jungle Book (2016)
Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Second Season

Atroz (Limited Edition)
Barbarosa (1982)
Destiny (1921)
Disco Godfather
Evils of the Night
Getter Robo - Armageddon: The Complete Series

Blood Redd
Demon Lord Dante: The Complete Series
Doamygar-D: The Complete Series
Locked In
Monkey King: The Hero is Back
Pay the Ghost & Rage (Nicholas Cage Double Feature)
Peekarama: Body Girls & Let's Get Physical
Peter Pan (Original 1955 telecast)
Serial Killers Collection (Triple Feature)
Sex in the Comics
Vampire Babes: The Vampire Bitches & After the Blood Rush (Double Feature)
Walking Dead in the West

Thursday, August 25, 2016

New DVDs & Blu-rays for 08/23/2016!

August is nearly over Vault Dwellers, but it seems to be going out in style because there's quite a few genre releases worth picking up this week! For those of you who collect TV series, the first season for DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, ASH VS. EVIL DEAD, and LUCIFER, are all now available!

Scream Factory polishes off the PSYCHO franchise with their Blu-ray release of the fourth installment (THE BEGINNING), Shout Select adds MIDNIGHT RUN to its catalog, and Arrow Video has put out a nice 2-disc Special Edition of THE BLOODSTAINED BUTTERFLY!

There's plenty of other cool titles now available. To see them all, scroll down!

Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 1
City on Fire
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 1
Der Bunker
The Huntsman: Winter's War (Extended Edition)
Lake Eerie
Lucifer: The Complete First Season
The Nice Guys
The Strain: Season 2
The Walking Dead: Season 6 (Regular & Limited Editions)

The Bloodstained Butterfly (2-Disc Special Edition)
Chandu the Magician
DCU: Batman - Gotham Knight & Batman - Year One
DCU: Justice League - Doom & Justice League - War
DCU: Justice League - Flashpoint & Justice League - Crisis on Two Earths
Fritz Lang's The Spiders (Kino Classics)
Midnight Run (Collector's Edition)
Modesty Blaise
Psycho IV: The Beginning

The Amityville Terror
The Conduit
Creature Feature
Hollywood Nightmare
The Love Machine
Serial Rabbit 3: Splitting Hares
Vincent Price: Master of Menace (Ultimate 8-Disc Collector's Edition)

Friday, August 19, 2016

Reel Cult presents Donald Farmer's CANNIBAL COP on the big screen Friday night in Wayne, PA!


Reel Cinemas' "Reel Cult" series continues with an all new future cult classic from director Donald Farmer (creator of such fine films as SHARK EXORCIST, CHAINSAW CHEERLEADERS and VAMPIRE COP). Prepare yourselves for... CANNIBAL COP!

This film tells the story of Detective Warbeck (Jason Crowe), a loose gun in the New Orleans Police Department. But when a voodoo curse turns him into a flesh-eating cannibal, all bets are off! Now Warbeck is cleaning up the streets his way... one bite at a time! Stay out of his way or you'll be on the menu next!

This event takes place at 11:30 PM at The Anthony Wayne Theatre. The film will be introduced by Ian Friedman from SnyderLAW, who will discuss the legal challenges faced by indie filmmakers. Tickets are only $7.00, and you can pre-order your them now by clicking HERE, or get them at the door! This is a one night only event, so don't miss out!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Rifftrax Live battles Toho's MOTHRA tomorrow night!

Fans of classic Japanese monster flicks and movie riffing rejoice, for Rifftrax Live battles MOTHRA tomorrow night in theaters across the United States! (With a rebroadcast on August 23rd!) Michael J. Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy will team up to take jabs at this classic kaiju flick, which features Toho's other famous mon-star!

For the uninitiated, MOTHRA is a 1961 Japanese epic, where explorers investigate the nuked remains of Infant Island. They are startled to find that the island is actually still inhabited, and filled with numerous mutations caused by radiation poisoning. Also, the islanders, led by two tiny priestesses, worship a giant insect god named Mothra!

But when the tiny "Shobijin" are kidnapped and taken back to Japan to be exploited, Mothra hatches from an egg and makes a beeline for the Land of the Rising Sun. The larvae eventually morphs into her final insect form, and destroys everything in her path as she seeks out the "twin fairies." Will the Japanese Self-Defense Forces be able to stop MOTHRA?!

This Rifftrax Live show begins at 8:00 PM EST and will be streaming live to various movie theaters. To find out if it's playing near you, and to snag yourself tickets, CLICK HERE!

Sadly I'm missing out on this show (it sucks that they're always broadcast on Thursdays!), so if any of you Vault Dwellers attend, please let me know how it was. And most definitely share your favorite moments from the film (and your favorite jokes) in the comments below!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New DVDs & Blu-rays for 08/16/2016!

Hey gang! August is halfway over, I'm now 33, and this week is filled with awesome genre titles on DVD & Blu-ray! Prepare to put a serious dent in your bank account, or jack up your credit card debt! First up, Olive Films has released all four AMERICAN NINJA flicks to Blu-ray, as well as WILD IN THE STREETS! Arrow Video delivers a stellar 2-disc special edition Blu-ray of MICROWAVE MASSACRE, Scream Factory adds SESSION 9 to their ever-growing catalog, and Shout! Factory's new SHOUT SELECT line kicks off with ELVIS and THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION!

There's a lot of other great titles out now (e.g. THE 'BURBS!), so scroll on down to see them all!

Bunker of the Dead
Gotham: Season 2
Once Upon a Time: The Complete 5th Season
Trinity Seven
The Vampire Diaries: The Complete 7th Season

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension: Collector's Edition (Shout Select)
American Ninja
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Assassination Classroom: Season 1, Part 2
The 'Burbs
The Dream Team
Elvis (Shout Select)
The Great Outdoors
Lake Nowhere
The Microwave Massacre (2-Disc Special Edition)
The Money Pit
Punchline: The Complete Collection
Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
Session 9
Who Slew Auntie Roo?
Wild in the Streets

The Adventures of Paula Peril
The Dark (1979)
Dead Like Me: The Complete Series
Dead Ringer
The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio
A Fatal Obsession
Grindhouse Collection: Student Sex Films of the 1970s
Hotel Hell
The House on Cuckoo Lane
Killer 3-Pack: Night Fangs, To Kill a Killer, and Lockout
The Ladies of the House
Lights, Camera, Blood!
Love Camp
Power Rangers Mega Force: The Complete Season
Power Rangers Super Mega Force: The Complete Season
Psychopaths: Backwoods Babes on the Run
Robot World
The Sleeping Room
Urban Cannibal Massacre
Zombie Beast of the Confederacy

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

New DVDs & Blu-rays for 08/09/2016!

Though it's a bit of slow week, there's still a lot of cool stuff now available on DVD & Blu-ray! Scream Factory's sole release this week is BASKIN, while Synapse fires off Blu-rays of BASKET CASE 2 and BASKET CASE 3: THE PROGENY! Arrow Video comes up strong with separate releases for THE YAKUZA PAPERS (including BATTLES WITHOUT HONOR OR HUMANITY, POLICE TACTICS, and FINAL EPISODES) plus the complete collection of FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION!

There's some other cool titles available today as well; scroll down to see the full list!

Scooby Doo and the WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon
Supergirl: Season 1

Basket Case 2
Basket Case 3: The Progeny
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Series
Garo the Animation: Season One, Part Two
Lucy (4K UHD)
Oblivion (4K UHD)
The Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor or Humanity (2-Disc Special Edition)
The Yakuza Papers: Final Episode (2-Disc Special Edition)
The Yakuza Papers: Police Tactics (2-Disc Special Edition)

Alone in the Ghost House
Bruce' Fist of Vengeance
Creature Feature
Dark Waves
Don't Look in the Basement 2
Dragon Ball Z: The Best of Goku
The Laughing Mask
The Sighting

This September, travel to the Frozen Kingdom with a young H.P. Lovecraft!


I first reported on the production of this animated film last October, and I can't believe it's about to come out on DVD & Blu-ray! Where does the time go?! I'm a sucker for anything H.P. Lovecraft, so I'll definitely be checking this one out!

Film Synopsis: Before he becomes the famed horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, young Howard Lovecraft is a curious and imaginative boy living with his mother. But after she unwittingly gives Howard the legendary Necronomicon, he is transported to a dangerous and frozen world populated by horrifying creatures. After saving and befriending one such creature – Spot – Howard and his new friend set off on a perilous quest to save the kingdom and get Howard home. But Howard soon finds out that not everything is as it seems and not everyone is to be trusted.

H.P. Lovecraft, famed horror and fantasy writer, was once just Howard Lovecraft, a strange and lonely child. Howard was a boy of infinite imagination and boundless curiosity. His family however was not without peculiarities of their own... This fall, loyal fans and enthusiasts of Lovecraft’s literature are invited to venture into the imaginative Lovecraft universe through the new animated feature HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM.

Written, directed and produced by Arcana Studio’s Sean Patrick O’Reilly, HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM is the highly-anticipated movie adaption of Arcana’s popular graphic novel of the same name and features an all-star voice cast of Emmy-winner Jane Curtin (3rd Rock from the Sun), Golden Globe-winner Ron Perlman (HELLBOY, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM), Academy Awards-winner Christopher Plummer (BEGINNERS, UP), Doug Bradley (Pinhead from the HELLRAISER series), Kiefer O’Reilly (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Alison Wandzura (CW’s Van Helsing).

A veritable love letter to Lovecraft himself, HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM is a fantastical movie adventure that entwines new storytelling, actual events of H.P. Lovecraft’s life, iconic elements of his writings and literary characters Cthulhu, Shoggoth, and more!

Disc Specs:
Not Rated | Color | 80 minutes | Region A
Video - 1080p Widescreen (1.78:1)
Audio - ?

  • TBA (At least one audio commentary and making-of featurette have been confirmed.)

    HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM hits DVD and Blu-ray on September 27th, and seems like a great way to introduce your children to the creatures and characters from the works of H.P. Lovecraft. You can order it now on AMAZON.COM or directly from SHOUT! FACTORY's website.

    Sunday, August 7, 2016

    "The Taint" soundtrack needs your help for a vinyl release!

    Drew Bolduc's THE TAINT is a completely insane film that pushes misogyny to violent and satirical extremes as an experimental male enhancement drug is released into various water supplies across the globe. The resulting mutation caused by said drug is a legion of woman-murdering man-sters with huge, rock-hard, goo-spewing erections! Love it or hate it, you can't deny that the soundtrack to the film is exceptional. (Especially Track #4: Super Adventure Men, and Track #5: We'll Meet Within The Shadöws öf Löve. Those are my two absolute faves!)

    And now this cult oddity's soundtrack (purchase the digital release HERE or listen to it for free on YouTube HERE) is coming to vinyl! Due to an overwhelming demand, TAINT director and composer Drew Bolduc plans on bringing the groovy sounds of his first feature film to fans of retro audio formats.

    The soundtrack is just about ready to go into production but funds are needed to get the records pressed, marketed, and shipped! Therefore on August 17th, an online crowdfunding campaign will kick-off in order to accomplish this goal! Naturally there will be rewards for donating your hard-earned cash such as the TAINT soundtrack (digital & vinyl), DVDs of Drew Bolduc's second feature film SCIENCE TEAM, THE TAINT on VHS, limited copies of the unproduced TAINT 2 screenplay, and much more!

    Now if this doesn't rock your world, and you're not up to pledging funds, at the very least head over to this project's THUNDERCLAP PAGE, and share it on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook! That way you can help spread the word, and have a social media reminder automatically sent out on August 17th to let people know that the crowdfunding campaign has begun!

    Still not sold on helping? Really? Then sample some of the music from the film below and see if it that changes your mind.

    You don't need depth perception to enjoy Grey Matter Art's new Escape from New York print!

    It has been far too long since I've reported on anything new from Grey Matter Art! Their latest officially licensed print is for John Carpenter's classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK! Created by Matt Ferguson, it's a great poster that perfectly captures the cult appeal of this film, and it can be yours right now! Well... to clarify that statement: The REGULAR edition can be yours right now, as the mega cool glow in the dark variant (which was limited to 125 prints) is now SOLD OUT!

    Limited to 250 prints, the regular edition of this beautiful ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK poster is a mere $50.00, and would look amazing when put on display in your man-cave / memorabilia room. CLICK HERE to get yours now before they are gone forever! Also, if you're lucky, a cool USPF (United States Police Force) pin may be hiding inside the container with the poster when you receive it!

    Scroll down to check out Matt Ferguson's handiwork, and the design of the pin! Man, I really wish I had snagged a glow in the dark version.... Guess I'll just have to add it to my growing list of regrets.

    Regular Edition

    Glow in the Dark Variant. (Lights on.)

    Glow in the Dark Variant. (Lights out.)

    Collectible pin that MAY arrive with your poster when you order!

    If you like what you see here, be sure to visit Grey Matter Art and scope out their impressive catalog of film and comic posters. Their latest releases (aside from ESCAPE) include prints featuring Rocky Balboa (regular & variant), and Spider-Man's rogues gallery! Pay them a visit and give them some business - you won't be sorry!

    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Reel Gore Releasing unleashes 3-discs of Violent Shit on August 9th!


    Well this is something you don't see every day... Andreas Schnaas' VIOLENT SHIT series (comprised of four films ranging from 1989 to 2010) has been reborn thanks to Luigi Pastore, who has co-written and directed this all new Karl the Butcher reboot!

    Film Synopsis: Rome is shattered by a series of gruesome murders that paint the eternal city deep red. Italian police inspector Aristide D'Amato and his German counterpart, Hans Ebert, initiate their criminal investigations.

    They stumble upon the eccentric Professor Vassago, a master of myths and mysteries, who is linked to Senator Vinci, a corrupt politician. Both are mutually driven by power and perversions. The suspicion grows that these atrocious crimes are connected with the return of one of the most heinous serial killers of our time - Karl the Butcher!

    Fangoria says:
    “The relentless Karl the Butcher, beloved and best known to gorehounds and German Underground aficionados has been revamped and re-envisioned; his trademark brutality in the likes of the distinctly German independent VIOLENT SHIT now remade into an equally ghastly giallo featuring a Claudio Simonetti soundtrack. VIOLENT SHIT — THE MOVIE is an homage to both the original’s 25th anniversary and the producer’s love of Italian horror and blends German gore movies with the ”mastery of Italian horror.”

    The film stars Italian genre mainstay Giovanni Lombardo Radice as “the devil incarnate, who masterminds Karl the Butcher’s evil murder spree.” Italian directors Enzo G. Castellari (INGLORIOUS BASTARDS) and Luigi Cozzi (CONTAMINATION) have cameos in the movie, as well as Lucio Fulci’s screenwriter Antonio Tentori and SUSPIRIA’s Barbara

    Disc Specs:
    Not Rated | Color | 82 minutes | All Regions
    Video - 1080p Widescreen (1.78:1)
    Audio - DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 + Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0!

    • The first 3,000 copies will include the original soundtrack CD, composed by Claudio Simonetti's GOBLIN, a collectible slipcase and sleeve, and a 24-page booklet! 
    • The Making of Violent Shit - The Movie by Director Luigi Pastore.
    • The History of Violent Shit - An interview with Producer Steve Aquilina. 
    • Tribute to Lilli Carati - The Last Interview.
    • Interviews with cast members: Vincenzo Pezzopane, Michela Foresta, Daniela Ciccone,  Erika Kamese, Antonia Zequila, and Giovanni Lombardo Radice.
    • Interviews with Producer Steve Aquilina and Director Luigi Pastore.
    • Trailers & Slideshow

    VIOLENT SHIT - THE MOVIE's limited (to 3,000) edition will be available on August 9th courtesy of Reel Gore Releasing! If anything, this looks like its worth owning for the Goblin score alone! Scope out the trailer for VIOLENT SHIT below, then order yourself a copy at AMAZON.COM or today!

    Friday, August 5, 2016

    The B-Movie Film Vault Presents... Lady Terminator at the Anthony Wayne Theater on August 12th!

    Roll out the red carpet!
    For some time now, Reel Cinemas Anthony Wayne Theater has been running a REEL CULT midnight movie series (courtesy of general manager Newt Wallen)! Past screenings have boasted a variety of great titles, such as THE UNDERTAKER AND HIS PALS, BRIDE OF THE MONSTER, SCALPS, and Al Adamson's DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN!

    On Friday, August 12th, REEL CULT and yours truly will team up to screen one of the greatest cult oddities ever committed to film: LADY TERMINATOR (aka NASTY HUNTER). This Indonesian rip-off of James Cameron's classic 1984 sci-fi thriller stars Barbara Anne Constable as an anthropologist (:: snicker :: ) studying the legend of the South Seas Queen.

    One silent tsunami and animated eel later, the ditzy scientist has suddenly become a weapon of penile mass destruction. Using her ahm... "feminine wiles," and an assault rifle with unlimited ammo, the "Lady Terminator" goes after a rising pop-star that holds the key to her destruction. What results is an all-out assault on the senses, full of scrotal violence, female nudity, explosions, hundreds of squibs, scenes lifted directly from THE TERMINATOR, and a batshit insane ending to cap it all off!

    Tickets to this screening are a mere $7.00! Things will kick off at 11:30 PM with some trivia contests and giveaways (I'll be bringing some DVDs, Blu-rays, and posters to offload onto some of the lucky attendees!), a LADY TERMINATOR review video from Cynical Celluloid, and some crazy trailers to get everyone pumped for the main event!

    So round up some friends next Friday night Vault Dwellers, and prepare for a night of hilarity, vulgarity, depravity, and complete insanity when LADY TERMINATOR storms the silver screen! If you plan on attending, let us know on Facebook, and hopefully I'll see a bunch of you there!

    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Lionsgate Resurrects Vestron Video with new Blu-ray Collector's Series in September!

    Lionsgate is one of the few major studios that is still keeping the Horror genre alive in theaters these days. And while I can't say I'm happy with everything they put out (I'm not), I will say that they've done us Horror fans a solid with some stellar DVD and Blu-ray releases for numerous cult titles. Because of Lionsgate, we have legit releases of long-lost faves like THE GATE, ALLIGATOR, and THE WRAITH. They've also done a stellar job on giving some major TLC to other genre classics like  EVIL DEAD 2, THE MONSTER SQUAD, and MY BLOODY VALENTINE.

    And now it seems they are ready to up their game and step into the same arena as Scream/Shout! Factory, Synapse, Arrow Video, and other genre distribution labels with their announcement of the VESTRON VIDEO COLLECTOR'S SERIES! This new line of collectible limited edition Blu-rays is kicking off with CHOPPING MALL and BLOOD DINER with more titles promised (including RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3, C.H.U.D. II: BUD THE CHUD, WAXWORK, and WAXWORK II: LOST IN TIME)!

    Read on for more details on these highly anticipated Blu-ray discs which debut on September 27th!


    Film Synopsis: Welcome to the Park Plaza Mall, where shopping can cost you an arm and a leg! Eight "teenagers" hide out after-ours in a mall in order to explore the stores and each other. But their plans are
    ruined when the mall's three security robots go berserk and start murdering everyone!

    Written and directed by Jim Wynorski , this cult classic features Barbara Crampton (RE-ANIMATOR, FROM BEYOND), Kelli Maroney (NIGHT OF THE COMET, NOT OF THIS EARTH), Gerrit Graham (CHUD II: BUD THE CHUD, PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE), and a cameo by Dick Miller (GREMLINS, THE HOWLING, et al.)

    Disc Specs:
    Rated R | Color | 89 minutes | Region A
    Video - 1080p Widescreen (Ratio TBA)
    Audio - TBA

    • Audio Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Jim Wynorski, Actress Kelli Maroney, and Co-Writer/2nd Unit Director Steve Mitchell.
    • Audio Commentary with Historians/Authors Nathaniel Thompson (Mondo Video) and Ryan Turek (Shock Till You Drop).
    • Audio Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Jim Wynorski and Co-Writer/2nd Unit Director Steve Mitchell.
    • Featurettes: Back to the Mall, Chopping Chopping Mall, The Killbots, Scoring Chopping Mall, The Robot Speaks, The Lost Scene, Army of One, Chopping Mall: Creating the Killbots.
    • Isolated Score Track by Chuck Cirino!
    • Original Theatrical Trailer


    Film Synopsis: First they greet you, then they eat you! Two cannibalistic brothers murder young women to create new meals at their rundown restaurant. They also plan to awaken an ancient Egyptian goddess with their bloody sacrifices in this somewhat sequel to H.G. Lewis' BLOOD FEAST!

    The main course on this Blu-ray is the newly created HD master of BLOOD DINER that was supervised by Director Jackie Kong (THE BEING, NIGHT PATROL), and the film's Director of Photography! And to top it all off, there's a slew of new extras on this disc that should satiate the appetite of BLOOD DINER'S most ravenous fans!

    Disc Specs:
    Unrated | Color | 89 minutes | Region A
    Video - 1080p Widescreen (Ratio TBA)
    Audio - TBA

    • Audio Commentary with Director Jackie Kong!
    • Featurettes: Queen Kong, The Cook, The Uncle, and The Detective, Open for Business, Scoring for Sheetar!, and You Are What They Eat
    • Archival Interview with Project Consultant Eric Caidin. 
    • Original Theatrical Trailer 
    • TV Spots 
    • Still Gallery

    These flagship Blu-rays are due out on SEPTEMBER 27TH and will be available for a limited time. How limited? I have NO idea, but I'd say that you should probably snap these Vestron titles up as soon as they come out, just to be on the safe side! Order CHOPPING MALL and BLOOD DINER right now from, or get them both at (coming soon to their online catalog)!

    Stay tuned for more news and updates on other upcoming titles in Lionsgate's new distribution label!

    Tuesday, August 2, 2016

    New DVDs & Blu-rays for 08/02/2016!

    Welcome to August 2016 Vault Dwellers! This month is starting off strong with several awesome releases from your favorite genre distributors! Shout! Factory has released the animated RED SONJA: QUEEN OF PLAGUES, while its sister company SCREAM FACTORY boasts BITE, THE BINDING, and a new collector's edition of INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS! Also, I'd be remiss if I failed to mention that DC's highly anticipated animated film, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE is also available today on DVD and Blu-ray!

    There's some other nifty titles worth picking up. To see the complete list of this week's releases, scroll down!

    April and the Extraordinary World
    Batman: The Killing Joke
    The Binding
    Female Werewolf
    In the Deep
    Lazer Team
    Monster Hunt (English Language Version)
    Red Sonja: The Queen of Plagues

    Alice in Murderland
    Gundam Build Fighters: The Complete Collection
    Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Collector's Edition)
    The Mark of Zorro (1940)
    The Night Visitor
    Samurai 7: The Complete Series

    Assassin X
    Beta Test
    Dead Ringer
    Key and Peele: The Complete Series
    Most Likely to Die
    The Suffering
    Summer Camp