A TEENAGE CRIME SPREE AND A SEXY ADVENTURE IN THE LAND OF YIK YAK AWAIT YOU IN SEVERIN FILMS' TWO NEWEST BLU-RAY RELEASES!
Few labels have kept me on my toes as much as Severin Films has! While Scream Factory, Arrow Video, and Kino have been cranking out a lot of quality stuff, Severin has been comfortably occupying their own niche with a steady stream of exploitation titles from around the world! Speaking of which, Severin Films just dropped two new titles onto Blu-ray disc today: Penelope Spheeris' THE BOYS NEXT DOOR, which features Maxwell Caulfield and Charlie Sheen as rampaging teens, and GWENDOLINE, an adventure film filled to the brim with topless women, including Tawny Kitaen and Zabou Breitman! Both films have been remastered in 4K, and include lots of extras - to get all the details continue onward!
THE BOYS NEXT DOOR (1985)
Synopsis: This is the moment '80s teen movies turned "harrowing" (Unobtanium13.com), "frightening" (FilmFracture.com) and "all too real" (CoolAssCinema.com). Now this "dark, forbidding vision" (Los Angeles Times) from Penelope Spheeris – director of THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION Trilogy as well as WAYNE'S WORLD – and screenwriters Glen Morgan & James Wong – creators of FINAL DESTINATION and writers/producers of THE X-FILES – comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever: Maxwell Caulfield and Charlie Sheen star as high-school outcasts who head to Los Angeles for a spree of petty crime, senseless violence and savage murder "that will stick in your head for a long time" (The-Unknown-Movies.com). Patti D'Arbanville (BILITIS) and Christopher McDonald (REQUIEM FOR A DREAM) co-star in this "descent into Hell" (BirthMoviesDeath.com) featuring music by Iggy Pop, Tex & The Horseheads and The Cramps!
Rated R | Color | 91 minutes | Region Free
Video - 1080p Widescreen (1.85:1)
Audio - English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono
- NEW! 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM FROM THE ORIGINAL CAMERA NEGATIVE!
- Audio Commentary with Director Penelope Spheeris and Actor Maxwell Caulfield!
- Blind Rage: Interview with Stephen Thrower, Author of Nightmare USA!
- Both Sides of the Law: Interview with Actors Maxwell Caulfield and Christopher McDonald!
- Give Us Your Money: Interviews with Street Band Performers Texacala Jones and Tequila Mockingbird!
- Caveman Day: Cinemaniacs Interview with Director Penelope Spheeris and Actor Maxwell Caulfield!
- Tales from the End Zone: Interview with Actor Kenneth Cortland!
- The Psychotronic Tourist – The Boys Next Door
- Alternate Opening Title Sequence & Extended Scenes (Silent)
Synopsis: In the '70s, he created a daring new world of X-rated cinema with EMMANUELLE and THE STORY OF O. And in 1984, Just Jaeckin wrote and directed the most ambitious, audacious, fun – and final – classic of his legendary erotic career: Video vixen Tawny Kitaen (BACHELOR PARTY, WITCHBOARD) and action hero Brent Huff (NINE DEATHS OF THE NINJA, STRIKE COMMANDO 2) star in this "★★★★ kink-o-rama" (Mr. Skin) based on the infamous S&M comic strip and bursting with perilous adventure, bountiful nudity, spectacular production design, and eye-popping lesbian bondage! César Award winning actress/director Zabou co-stars in the "decadent delight and true cult favorite" (WhatCulture.com) that launched Severin Films!
Rated R | Color | 105 & 89 minutes | Region Free
Video - 1080p Widescreen (2.35:1)
Audio - International Version: English and French DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 & 2.0 Stereo
U.S. Cut: English & French Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
- NEW! 4K RESTORATION OF THE FULLY UNCUT VERSION OF THE FILM!
- Alternate US Release Version: THE PERILS OF GWENDOLINE IN THE LAND OF THE YIK YAK!
- Audio Commentary with Director Just Jaeckin!
- Audio Commentary with Stars Tawny Kitaen and Brent Huff!
- The Butterfly Effect: 2019 Interview with Director Just Jaeckin!
- Bondage Paradise: Interviews with Costume & Concept Designers & Comic Book Artists François Schuiten and Claude Renard!
- The Perils Of Production: Interview with Executive Producer Jean-Claude Fleury!
- Gwendoline's Travels: Interview with Production Designer Françoise Deleu!
- Blu-Ray Promos with Tawny Kitaen & Brent Huff!
- The Last Temptation Of Just: 2006 Interview with Director Just Jaeckin!
- Dr. Kinsey Interview with John Willie, Creator of SWEET GWENDOLINE!
- Revealing Tawny Kitaen Photospread for French LUI Magazine!
- Reversible Cover
- Limited Edition slipcover with new artwork!
- Six Lobby Cards (while supplies last)
The Standard Edition will cost between $20 - $24, and can be obtained from AMAZON, BULL MOOSE, DIABOLIK DVD, or directly from SEVERIN FILMS! The Limited Edition costs a bit more and should be priced between $25 - $30. It is also available from AMAZON, BULL MOOSE, DIABOLIK DVD, and SEVERIN FILMS.
For fans (or collectors who enjoy having bragging rights) Severin also has various bundles available in their online store including copies of the Limited Edition that come with enamel pins, t-shirts, and/or autographs from Tawny Kitaen and Brent Huff! CLICK HERE to take a peek at the GWENDOLINE goodness on Severin's site!
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