Sunday, July 9, 2017

Umbrella Entertainment's August 2, 2017 genre releases!


UMBRELLA ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS CANNON CLASSICS AND FORGOTTEN HORRORS TO DVD & BLU-RAY ON AUGUST 2ND!

I've recently become acquainted with the folks at Umbrella Entertainment and I'm super happyto begin sharing all of the great titles this Australian label is cranking out! Coming in the first week of August, Umbrella has one heck of a lineup that you Region Free collectors will not want to miss out on! Scroll on down to see what they are releasing to DVD & Blu-ray!


CHILDREN OF DUNE 
Synopsis: The future of humanity is left in doubt as the twins of Paul Atreides become embroiled in the turbulent political landscape of Arrakis. Born with special abilities and superhuman prescience that not only empowers them but places them in considerable jeopardy amongst their kind, Leto (James McAvoy, ATONEMENT) and Ghanima (Jessica Brooks, SUPERNOVA) continue the fight against the malevolent forces of Baron Harkonnen.

With the looming threat of civil war amongst the Fremen and Princess Wensicia’s (Oscar winner Susan Sarandon, DEAD MAN WALKING) own devious plot to assassinate the Atreides heirs, their survival is paramount to ensure the future of the universe for generations to come.

Disc Specs:
Blu-ray | Rated M | Color | 251 minutes | Region 0
Video - 1080p Widescreen (16:9)
Audio - 5.1 DTS-HD

Extras:
  • Making-of featurette.
  • Storyboard with Audio Commentary.
  • Visual f/x featurette.


 
DEATH WISH II & DEATH WISH 3 (A CANNON CLASSICS DOUBLE FEATURE)

DEATH WISH II Synopsis: In an attempt to put his grisly past behind him, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) has moved to Los Angeles to begin life anew. After a violent altercation with a bunch of street thugs, Kersey is once again a marked man. A legacy of violence is unleashed as Kersey sets out to track down the five thugs who have turned his life upside down and provided him with an insatiable drive for vengeance.

DEATH WISH 3 Synopsis: Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) arrives in New York to visit an old friend, but is horrified to find him the victim of a brutal attack. Kersey snaps back into his old ways - gearing up as the silent avenger once more - ready to strike back against injustice and wage bloody war against the city's growing population of thugs and reprobates.

Directed by Michael Winner (DEATH WISH), also starring Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia , Laurence Fishburne, Martin Balsam and Ed Lauter and featuring a dynamic soundtrack by Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, DEATH WISH II and 3 continue the legacy of no-holds-barred one-man justice, where vengeance is the name of the game!

Disc Specs:
Blu-ray & DVD | Rated R | 271 minutes | Region 0
Video - 1080p Widescreen (16:9)
Audio - Mono DTS-HD

DISC 1 Extras:
  • DEATH WISH II: UNRATED DIRECTOR'S CUT & DEATH WISH 3!
  • DEATH WISH II Trailer
  • DEATH WISH II TV Spot version 1
  • DEATH WISH II TV Spot Version 2
  • DEATH WISH 3 Trailer
  • DEATH WISH 3 TV spot
  • Interviews with cast members Alex Winter, Robin Sherwood, screenwriter David Engelbach,  and Todd Roberts, the son of producer Bobby Roberts. (Extended interviews from Mark Hartley's ELECTRIC BOOGALOO!)
  • ACTION II: 52 minute making-of featurette with Behind the Scenes footage of DEATH WISH 3, RUNAWAY TRAIN, and HOUSE!

DISC 2 Extras:
  • DEATH WISH II: THE ORIGINAL THEATRICAL CUT!
  • DEATH WISH II: THE TV CUT!
  • DEATH WISH II: GREEK VHS CUT!






KADAICHA & INNOCENT PREY (DOUBLE FEATURE)

KADAICHA Synopsis: An Aboriginal elder with the power of life or death over those who disobey the laws of the Aboriginal people. When the unsuspecting residents of a suburban housing development encounter strange occurrences in their neighborhood it is only a matter of time before someone upsets "The Kadaicha Man."

Discovering that their homes were built atop a sacred Aboriginal burial site, a group of teenagers are subject to nightmarish dreams about an eerie cave with sinister rock paintings and the brooding evil that dwells within. When they awake, a souvenir of their nightmare rests on their pillow – a stone destined to haunt them to their very core and place them in mortal jeopardy.

INNOCENT PREY Synopsis: Cathy (P.J. Soles) is suspicious of Joe's (Kit Taylor) need to work late every night. Discovering Joe's car parked outside of a motel, Cathy watches in horror as Joe slashes a prostitute to death with a razor. Joe is sent to the state hospital for the criminally insane and Cathy attempts to rebuild her life in Australia. Soon after her arrival, Cathy becomes the object of obsession for her landlord who observes her every movement, ready to cause all manner of mayhem to her newfound freedom.

Disc Specs:
DVD | Rated M | Color | 91 & 101 minutes | Region 0
Video - 480p Fullscreen (4:3)
Audio - 2.0 Dolby Digital

Extras:
  • KADAICHA Trailer.
  • INNOCENT PREY Trailer.
  • Looking Back on Innocent Prey: A Conversation with P.J. Soles.




PROJECT EDEN: VOL. 1

Synopsis: PROJECT EDEN is the first volume in a planned two-part duology. It is the brainchild of Australian Writers/Directors Ashlee Jensen & Terrance M. Young.

​Shot across three countries, including the U.S, New Zealand and Australia, the film stars Stargate SG-1 and SyFy Channel alumnus Mike Dopud, Cliff Simon and Erick Avari as well as Aussie Talents Anna Mcgahan (UNDERBELLY, HOUSE HUSBANDS), Paul O'Brien (HOME AND AWAY) and Mansoor Noor (CLEVERMAN).

​Aided by an ex-military officer, a young woman becomes an unwitting fugitive after discovering that her son's catatonic state may be at the heart of a global conspiracy.

Disc Specs:
Blu-ray | Rated M | Color | 95 minutes | Region 0
Video - 1080p Widescreen (16:9)
Audio - 5.1 & 2.0 DTS-HD

Extras:
  • Multiple making of featurettes: The Concept, Journey to Eden, Building a Set, Sounds of Eden.
  • Waipu - A Day on Set.
  • Official Trailer #2.
  • Final Release Trailer.

All of these titles will be available on Tuesday, August 2nd, and you can order them directly from UMBRELLA ENTERTAINMENT'S website now!


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