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Phantasm: Lord Of The Dead, Gold, Horrors of Malformed Men, The Pyjama Case Girl


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Phantasm: Lord Of The Dead

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Phantasm: Lord Of The Dead (aka Phantasm III) is a 1994 US horror by Don Coscarelli.
With Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin and Bill Thornbury. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

  • 2018 Well Go Usa RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018
US Censorship History
Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. This version was BBFC 18 rated for VHS and DVD. The cuts were later restored for the MPAA Unrated Director's Cut which was passed 15 for 2005 DVD in the UK.

The Amazon listing suggests that this releases is R rated (the cut theatrical version), but previous releases from Well Go USA have been the uncut MPAA Unrated version.

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After being tricked by the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) once more, Reggie (Reggie Bannister) and an unconscious Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) are left alone by their attacker who is content with the head of their now deceased friend Liz (Paula Irvine) for now. Mike doesn t awake from his coma until two years later after his brother Jody (Bill Thornbury), whom had died in a car accident, appears to him in a dream. Mike, Reggie, and Jody, who is now just a flying, burnt sphere, team back up to fight the Tall Man again, but before they can, he appears and pulls Mike into another dimension. Now it s up to Reggie and Jody to find Mike before that infamous mortician is able to transform him, only this time, he has way more spheres. Thousands of them.

Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH

BONUS FEATURES:
Phantasm III: Behind the Scenes
Deleted Scene
Audio Commentary with Stars A. Michael Baldwin and Angus Scrimm
Trailer

Phantasm IV: Oblivion

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Phantasm IV: Oblivion is a 1998 USA Sci-Fi horror fantasy by Don Coscarelli.
Starring A Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister and Bill Thornbury. IMDb

There are no censorship issues with this release.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2018 Well Go Usa RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018

Promotional Material

Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) has once again escaped from the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) who had begun to transform him. Leaving Reggie (Reggie Bannister) and his spherical brother, Jody (Bill Thornbury), as he travels through various dimensions and time in order to discover more about his nemesis and find out what really happened the night his brother died.

BONUS FEATURES:
Phantasm IV: Behind the Scenes
Audio Commentary with Director Don Coscarelli and Actors Reggie Bannister and Angus Scrimm
Trailer

Horrors of Malformed Men

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Horrors of Malformed Men is a 1969 Japan horror by Teruo Ishii.
Starring Teruo Yoshida, Yukie Kagawa and Teruko Yumi. IMDb

There are no censorship issues with this release.
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2018 Arrow Video RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018

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Cult director Teruo Ishii (Shogun s Joy of Torture, Blind Woman s Curse) presents a nightmarish, hallucinogenic tale drawn from the fevered imagination of Japan s celebrated pioneer ofero-guro ( erotic grotesque ) literature, Edogawa Rampo.

Medical student Hirosuke Hitomi slips out of the asylum in which he has been wrongfully confined and stealthily assumes the identity of a recently deceased nobleman with whom he bears an uncanny resemblance. Hirosuke eases his way into the nobleman s household and his dead double s marital bed. But as long-repressed memories begin to bubble to the surface, he soon finds himself drawn to a remote isle where he is confronted by a mad scientist and his malformed men, and discovers the key that will unlock some long-suppressed mysteries of his own.

A dark labyrinth of the monstrous and perverse that fuses mystery and horror while incorporating motifs from a myriad of Rampo's tales, Horrors of Malformed Men boasts astonishing carnivalesque art design and haunting performances. Withdrawn from cinemas by its own studio after its original scandalous release nearly fifty years ago, the film is among the very best screen interpretations of the author s macabre brand of horror-fantasy fiction, and a unique oddity of Japanese cult cinema.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original negative
  • High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation
  • Original uncompressed mono 1.0 PCM audio
  • Newly translated, optional English subtitles
  • Two audio commentaries by Japanese cinema experts Tom Mes and Mark Schilling
  • Malformed Movies: a new video interview with Toei exploitation movie screenwriter Masahiro Kakefuda
  • Malformed Memories: Filmmakers Shinya Tsukamoto (Tetsuo the Iron Man) and Minoru Kawasaki (The Calamari Wrestler) on the career of director Teruo Ishii
  • Image Gallery
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Dan Mumford
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector's booklet featuring new writing by Jasper Sharp, Tom Mes and Grady Hendrix
  • Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA Unrated ~99:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated
    The Hired Hand

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    The Hired Hand is a 1971 USA western drama by Peter Fonda.
    Starring Peter Fonda, Warren Oates and Verna Bloom. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Arrow Academy RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    Having been at the forefront of America s here-and-now with Easy Rider and the counterculture movies of Roger Corman, Peter Fonda retreated to the past and the American West for his directorial debut, The Hired Hand.

    Fonda plays Harry, a man who deserted his wife and child to explore the wide-open plains with his best friend Archie (Warren Oates). Tired of the life , he decides to finally return home in order to rekindle his marriage and reacquaint himself with his daughter.

    Scripted by Alan Sharp (Ulzana s Raid, Night Moves), shot by Vilmos Zsigmond (Blow Out, The Long Goodbye) and with a standout score by folk musician Bruce Langhorne, The Hired Hand is a beautiful, elegiac picture that ranks alongside The Outlaw Josey Wales and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid as one of the finest Westerns the seventies had to offer.

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the feature, transferred from original film elements by Universal
  • Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM Audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by actor-director Peter Fonda
  • The Return of The Hired Hand, a 2003 documentary containing interviews with Fonda, cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, composer Bruce Langhorne, actor Verna Bloom and others
  • Deleted scenes
  • The Odd Man, Charles Gormley and Bill Forsyth s 1978 documentary portrait of Scottish screenwriters, including Alan Sharp
  • Interview with Martin Scorsese
  • Warren Oates and Peter Fonda at the National Film Theatre, an audio recording of the actors appearance at the NFT London in 1971
  • Stills gallery
  • Trailers
  • TV spots
  • Radio spots
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Kim Morgan.  

  • The Pyjama Girl Case

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    The Pyjama Girl Case is a 1977 Italy / Spain mystery thriller by Flavio Mogherini.
    Starring Ray Milland, Dalila Di Lazzaro and Michele Placido. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    There is also a UK release.

    Promotional Material

    Throughout the late 1960s and into the 70s, the Italian giallo movement transported viewers to the far corners of the globe, from swinging San Francisco to the Soviet-occupied Prague. Only one, however, brought the genre s unique brand of bloody mayhem as far as Australia: director Flavio Mogherini (Delitto passionale) s tragic and poetic The Pyjama Girl Case.

    The body of a young woman is found on the beach, shot in the head, burned to hide her identity and dressed in distinctive yellow pyjamas. With the Sydney police stumped, former Inspector Timpson (Ray Milland, Dial M for Murder) comes out of retirement to crack the case. Treading where the real detectives can t, Timpson doggedly pieces together the sad story of Dutch immigrant Glenda Blythe (Dalila Di Lazzaro, Phenomena) and the unhappy chain of events which led to her grisly demise.

    Inspired by the real-life case which baffled the Australian police and continues to spark controversy and unanswered questions to this day, The Pyjama Girl Case is a uniquely haunting latter-day giallo from the tail end of the genre s boom period, co-starring Michele Placido (director of Romanzo Criminale) and Howard Ross (The New York Ripper), and featuring a memorably melancholic score by veteran composer Riz Ortolani (Don t Torture a Duckling).

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks
  • Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
  • New audio commentary by Troy Howarth, author of So Deadly, So Perverse: 50 Years of Italian Giallo Films
  • New video interview with author and critic Michael Mackenzie on the internationalism of the giallo
  • New video interview with actor Howard Ross
  • New video interview with editor Alberto Tagliavia
  • Archival interview with composer Riz Ortolani
  • Image gallery
  • Italian theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Chris Malbon
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector s booklet featuring new writing by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
  • Scream For Help

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    Scream for Help is a 1984 UK / USA / Italy crime horror mystery by Michael Winner.
    Starring Rachael Kelly, Marie Masters and David Allen Brooks. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018
    Promotional Material
    Terror invades an upper-class New York community as 17-year old Christie Cromwell cleverly uncovers her stepfather's horrifying plot to murder her wealthy mother. She's on to him, yet no one will believe her because she's just a kid: smart, imaginative, maybe she's just taken a crazy idea to the limit. Suspense builds when a series of shocking events confirms her worst fears. Alone, afraid and helpless, terrified Christie and her mother are held prisoner in their own home at the mercy of ruthless killers.

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • NEW 2K REMASTER OF THE FILM
    • NEW Stepfather Of The Year -- An Interview With Actor David Allen Brooks
    • NEW Cruel Intentions -- An Interview With Writer Tom Holland
    • NEW Audio Commentary featuring Justin Karswell (Hysteria Lives!, The Slasher Movie Book) and Amanda Reyes (Are You in the House Alone? A TV Movie Compendium).
    • Original Theatrical Trailer
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA R ~89:00s US: Uncut and MPAA R rated
     
    Skeleton of Mrs. Morales

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    El esqueleto de la se˝ora Morales is a 1960 Mexico crime comedy horror by Rogelio A Gonzßlez.
    Starring Arturo de Cˇrdova, Amparo Rivelles and Elda Peralta. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    This black comedy classic was adapted from horror master Arthur Machen's story The Islington Mystery by screenwriter Luis Alcoriza, a frequent collaborator of Luis Bu˝uel. It tells the tale of quiet taxidermist Pablo Morales (former matinee idol Arturo de Cˇrdova) who suffers the demands of his prudish and hypochondriac wife Gloria (Amparo Rivelles). Over the top performances and an ironic, final twist make this film by Rogelio A. Gonzßlez a timeless satire of weepy melodramas.
    Gold

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    Gold is a 1974 UK action adventure thriller by Peter R Hunt.
    Starring Roger Moore, Susannah York and Ray Milland. IMDb

    Heavily cut by the BBFC for an A rated cinema release. Uncut at 12 for home video. Uncut and MPAA PG rated in the US.
    US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Promotional Material

    Roger Moore (Live and Let Die, Street People) and Susannah York (The Killing of Sister George) star in this explosive 1974 international conspiracy thriller, set in the South African goldfields and directed by Peter Hunt (On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Death Hunt). A ruthless global cabal of financial investors plans to manipulate the price of gold on the world market -- by sabotaging one of South Africa's top gold mines and flooding it with millions of gallons of water. All they need is someone to take the blame. Manager Rod Slater (Moore) seems the perfect choice. He's brash, rough and impulsive -- just the sort of man to make a fatal mistake. As Slater embarks on an affair with Terry (York), the heiress granddaughter of mine owner Hurry Hirschfeld (Ray Milland, Panic in Year Zero!), the conspiracy tightens all around him and thousands of lives hang by a thread... Based on a best-selling novel by Wilbur Smith (Dark of the Sun, Shout at the Devil) and filmed entirely on location in South Africa, Gold is an unforgettable thriller with a breathtaking climax and a fantastic cast which also includes John Gielgud (The Whistle Blower) and Bradford Dillman (Compulsion).

    Special Features:
    -Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson
    -Theatrical Trailer
    Impulse

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    Impulse is a 1984 USA Sci-Fi horror mystery by Graham Baker.
    Starring Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly and Hume Cronyn. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    Brand New HD Master from a 4K Scan of the Original Camera Negative! From raw desire... to rampant destruction! Tim Matheson (Up the Creek), Meg Tilly (Psycho II), Bill Paxton (Aliens) and Hume Cronyn (Cocoon) come face to face with mankind's deepest -- and darkest -- primal urges in this disturbing and suspenseful psychological thriller. Directed with flair by Graham Baker (Alien Nation) and packed with pulse-quickening twists that spring from its terrific premise, Impulse generates enough electricity to make your hair stand on end. When Jennifer (Tilly) and her boyfriend Stuart (Matheson) return to her idyllic hometown, they discover that all boundaries of civility seem to have eroded. Mystified by the actions of normally kind townspeople who are suddenly driven to extremes of irrational--and violent--behavior, Jennifer and Stuart attempt to get to the bottom of the increasingly life-threatening chaos... before it destroys them.

    Special Features:
    -Audio Commentary by director Graham Baker
    -Theatrical Trailer
    Retroactive

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    Retroactive is a 1997 USA action crime thriller by Louis Morneau.
    Starring Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis and Shannon Whirry. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 18th September 2018

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    If you could leap back in time and change the past, would you? If you did, could you face the consequences? A young woman comes face to face with these tantalizing questions in this action-packed sci-fi thriller starring James Belushi (Red Heat), Kylie Travis (Sanctuary), M. Emmet Walsh (Blood Simple) and Frank Whaley (Career Opportunities). Exploding with breathtaking special effects and startling twists and turns, this full-throttle adventure pushes the envelope for cutting-edge excitement. Karen (Travis) is a beautiful hostage negotiator trying to escape a tragic past. But her desperate flight leads to an even greater horror when she finds herself stranded on a deserted highway and at the mercy of a violent psychopath who commits a brutal murder right before her eyes. But this time, Karen gets a second chance... stumbling upon an isolated research center, she meets a brilliant young scientist and discovers a top-secret device that gives her the opportunity to stop the savage rampage before it begins. Stylishly directed by Louis Morneau (Soldier Boyz).

    Special Features:
    -Theatrical Trailer
     

     

     

    Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases...

    Robin Hood, Brain Dead, The Tree of Life, Christine


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    Inner Demon

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    Inner Demon is a 2014 Australia horror thriller by Ursula Dabrowsky.
    Starring Sarah Jeavons, Kerry Ann Reid and Andreas Sobik. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Terror Films R0 DVD at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    A teenage girl manages to escape with her young sister from a deranged serial killer couple. Unfortunately, a cabin in the woods that she hoped would be a safe house turns out to be even more harrowing and dangerous than her initial entrapment by her captors. INNER DEMON played at A Night of Horror International Film Festival winning Best Australian Feature, Best Australian Director for Ursula Dabrowsky and Best Female Performance for Sarah Jeavons.
    Christine

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    Christine is a 1983 USA action horror mystery by John Carpenter.
    Starring Keith Gordon, John Stockwell and Alexandra Paul. Youtube link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R0 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018
    • 2018 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Promotional Material

    John Carpenter brings Stephen King's best-selling novel to life in this chilling thriller. She was born in Detroit ... on an automobile assembly line. But she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is CHRISTINE -- a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance that will destroy anyone in her way. She seduces 17-year-old Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon), who becomes consumed with passion for her sleek, rounded, chrome-laden body. She demands his complete and unquestioned devotion and when outsiders seek to interfere, they become the victims of Christine's horrifying wrath.
    American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice

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    American Guinea Pig: Sacrifice is a 2017 Italy horror by Poison Rouge.
    Starring Flora Giannattasio and Roberto Scorza. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Unearthed Films RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018
    • 2018 Unearthed Films R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    Haunted by the death of his father and other psychological traumas, Daniel (Roberto Scorza) returns to the home where he was raised. Faced with intense emotional scars, as well as physical -- which are realized by the years of self-harm depicted by the cuttings adorning his body -- he enters the bathroom to begin a journey of self-exploration, self-mutilation and quite possibly, self-enlightenment. Prepared only with three white candles and some crude instruments, Daniel attempts to beckon the embrace of the Goddess Ishtar (Flora Giannattasio) to assist him on his self-illumination. Bonus features include: Deleted Scene and behind the scenes, Photo Gallery Video, Location Scouting Video, Interview Video with Cast & Crew, Sacrifice's Reference Video to Classical Paintings
    Brain Dead

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    Brain Dead is a 1990 USA Sci-Fi horror mystery by Adam Simon.
    Starring Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton and Bud Cort. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated:

    Summary Notes

    A psychological thriller from the writer of the original "Twilight Zone!" In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation!

    The Tree of Life

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    The Tree of Life is a 2011 USA fantasy drama by Terrence Malick.
    Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. BBFC link IMDb

    The Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US and BBFC 12 rated in the UK. There also exists and Extended Version.

    The additional footage will reveal more from the backstory of Pitt's family and will add further background to Sean Penn's charcter too. Malick considers the Theatrical Version still his 'Director's Cut' but he says this new Extended Cut will shed some light on a few things.

    US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated:
    US:
    The Theatrical Version was rated PG-13 for some thematic material:
    • 2018 Sony/Criterion [Theatrical + Extended Versions] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018
    • 2018 Sony/Criterion [Theatrical + Extended Versions] R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    Four decades into an already legendary career, Terrence Malick realized his most rapturous vision to date, tracing a story of childhood, wonder, and grief to the outer limits of time and space. Reaching back to the dawn of creation, Malick sets a story of boyhood memories on a universal scale, charting the coming of age of an awestruck child (newcomer Hunter McCracken) in Texas in the 1950s, as he learns to navigate the extremes of nature and grace represented by his bitter, often tyrannical father (Brad Pitt) and his ethereal, nurturing mother (Jessica Chastain, in her breakout role). Shot with nimble attention to life's most fleeting moments by Emmanuel Lubezki, the Palme d'Or--winning The Tree of Life marks the intimately personal, cosmically ambitious culmination of Malick's singular approach to filmmaking.

    DIRECTOR-APPROVED THREE-DVD SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
    - New 4K digital restoration, supervised and approved by director Terrence Malick and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki
    - New extended version of the film featuring an additional fifty minutes of footage
    - Exploring "The Tree of Life," a 2011 documentary featuring collaborators and admirers of Malick's, including filmmakers David Fincher and Christopher Nolan
    - New interviews with actor Jessica Chastain and visual-effects supervisor Dan Glass
    - Interview from 2011 with composer Alexandre Desplat about the film, and a new interview with music critic Alex Ross about Malick's approach to music
    - Video essay from 2011 by critic Matt Zoller Seitz
    - Trailer
    - More!
    - PLUS: An essay by critic Kent Jones and a 2011 piece on the film by critic Roger Ebert
    The Seventh Sign

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    The Seventh Sign is a 1988 USA horror fantasy thriller by Carl Schultz.
    Starring Demi Moore, Michael Biehn and JŘrgen Prochnow. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    Reviews

    Summary Notes

    In Haiti, the sea and its lifeforms die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens are a hoax or technologically explained. In California, housewife Abby Quinn is pregnant and the delivery is scheduled on February 29, a leap year. Her husband, lawyer Russell Quinn, is defending a weird case of teenager Jimmy Szaragosa, who killed his parents, saying that it was because he was following the Word of God. Meanwhile, Abby rents a garage apartment to the mysterious David Bannon. The hopeless Abby has strange nightmares and soon finds that around the world there are signs of the Apocalypse in accordance with the Book of Revelation. She learns also that David Bannon is Jesus and has returned; Father Lucci is the Pilate's porter Cartaphilus who was doomed to wander the Earth for eternity; and she is a woman who tried to help Jesus. Further, she is the Seventh Sign and the Apocalypse will ...

    Robin Hood

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    Robin Hood is a 2010 USA / UK action historical romance by Ridley Scott.
    Starring Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and Matthew Macfadyen. IMDb

    The film was cut in the US for a PG-13 rated theatrical release. Blood spurts were restored for the MPAA Unrated Director's Cut, but some were missed. These have been restored for the Director's Cut release in Germany. All versions are rated 12 by the BBFC.

    This release features the cut Theatrical Version and the uncut Unrated Version/Director's Cut.

    US: Cut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Universal [Theatrical + Unrated Versions] RA 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    Academy Award winner Russell Crowe and visionary director Ridley Scott (Gladiator) reunite for the untold story of the man behind the legend. In an age of oppression and shameless tyranny, an outlaw becomes the unlikely hero that saves a nation and inspires generations to fight for freedom. In this thrilling action adventure, "Russell Crowe and Ridley Scott are at their most entertaining since Gladiator" (Dan Jolin, Empire UK ). Also starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett.
     

     

     

    Weekly US DVD and Blu-ray Releases...

    Deep Red, Hereditary, Trench 11, Ghost Stories


    Link Here 4th September 2018
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    Deep Red

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    Deep Red is a 1975 Italy horror romance by Dario Argento.
    Starring David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi and Gabriele Lavia. Youtube link IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    • 2018 Arrow Special Edition RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018

    Reviews

    Versions and UK Censorship
    The pre-cert video was seized by police during the Video Nasties panic. BBFC VHS and DVD release up to 2011 were cut for animal cruelty. Uncut since 2011. The film exist as the uncut Directors Cut in Italian and a shortened Export Version in English.

    This release is the Director's Cut

    Promotional Material

    YOU WILL NEVER FORGET IT!!!

    From Dario Argento, maestro of the macabre and the man behind some of the greatest excursions in Italian horror (Suspiria, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage), comes Deep Red the ultimate giallo movie.

    One night, musician Marcus Daly (David Hemmings, Blow-Up), looking up from the street below, witnesses the brutal axe murder of a woman in her apartment. Racing to the scene, Marcus just manages to miss the perpetrator... or does he? As he takes on the role of amateur sleuth, Marcus finds himself ensnared in a bizarre web of murder and mystery where nothing is what it seems...

    Aided by a throbbing score from regular Argento-collaborators Goblin, Deep Red (aka Profondo Rosso and The Hatchet Murders) is a hallucinatory fever dream of a giallo punctuated by some of the most astonishing set-pieces the sub-genre has to offer.

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • Brand new restoration from a 4K scan of the original negative
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original Italian soundtrack in DTS-HD MA mono 1.0 and lossless DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio, and original English soundtrack in DTS-HD MA mono 1.0*
  • English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
  • Audio commentary by filmmaker and Argento expert Thomas Rostock
  • Introduction to the film by Claudio Simonetti of Goblin
  • Profondo Giallo, a new visual essay by Michael Mackenzie featuring an in-depth appreciation of Deep Red, its themes and its legacy
  • Rosso Recollections: Dario Argento s Deep Genius the Deep Red director on the creation of a giallo masterpiece
  • The Lady in Red: Daria Nicolodi Remembers Profondo Rosso
  • Music to Murder For! Claudio Simonetti on Deep Red
  • Profondo Rosso: From Celluloid to Shop a tour of the Profondo Rosso shop in Rome with long time Argento collaborator Luigi Cozzi
  • Italian theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • * The English audio track has some portions of English audio missing. English audio for these sections was either never recorded or has been lost. As such, these sequences are presented with Italian audio, subtitled in English.
  • Hereditary

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    Hereditary is a 2018 USA horror mystery thriller by Ari Aster.
    Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne and Alex Wolff. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Lions Gate RA 4k Blu-ray/ RA Blu-ray Combo at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018
    • 2018 Lions Gate RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018
    • 2018 Lions Gate R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018
    • 2018 Lions Gate Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Reviews

    • See review from filmpulse.net : " One of the best this year, and is one that benefits from subsequent rewatches -- that is, if you can stomach it. "
    • See review from nerdreactor.com : " Hereditary kind of snuck up on audiences during the summer. No one knew anything about it until it became one of the best horror films of the decade "

    Summary Notes

    When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited as it slowly destroys everything they know. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA R   US: Uncut and MPAA R rated
    Ghost Stories

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    Ghost Stories is a 2017 UK horror drama by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman.
    Starring Alex Lawther, Martin Freeman and Andy Nyman. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    Reviews

    • See review from geeksofdoom.com : " An atmospheric, impeccably crafted British horror anthology that subverts genre conventions while delivering legitimate chills "

    Summary Notes

    Arch skeptic Professor Phillip Goodman embarks upon a terror-filled quest when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable 'hauntings'.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA Unrated ~98:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated
    Lake Placid: Legacy

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    Lake Placid: Legacy is a 2018 South Africa horror by Darrell Roodt.
    Starring Katherine Barrell, Tim Rozon and Sai Bennett. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    When a group of young explorers ventures to a mysterious lake, they discover an island harboring an abandoned lab facility with a horrifi c legacy: the island is home to a deadly predator. Before they can turn back, the crew gets dragged into a battle for their lives -- former enemies will quickly need to put their egos aside and work together if there is any hope for survival  

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    Ouija House

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    Ouija House is a 2018 USA horror by Ben Demaree.
    Starring Avery Austin, Mischa Barton and Erin K Clark. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    To help her down-on-her-luck mother, a graduate student brings her friends to a mysterious house where they plan to do research for a book project. But they inadvertently summon an evil entity with plans of its own.

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    Trench 11

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    Trench 11 is a 2017 Canada war horror thriller by Leo Scherman.
    Starring Rob Archer, Rossif Sutherland and Karine Vanasse. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 4th September 2018

    Promotional Material

    A highly contagious biological weapon, created by German forces in WWI, is discovered by Allied troops as they explore an abandoned underground bunker. Realizing they need to contain and destroy the threat, their mission becomes a fight for survival when one of their own is infected by the deadly parasite and begins to violently attack them. The soldiers now need to not only save themselves, but must stop the outbreak before it spreads to the rest of the world.

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    Found Footage

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    Found Footage 3D is a 2016 USA horror by Steven DeGennaro.
    Starring Carter Roy, Alena von Stroheim and Chris O'Brien. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    Promotional Material

    When he's hired to document the behind-the-scenes action of the ultralow-budget horror movie Spectre of Death ("the first 3D found-footage horror film"), an aspiring filmmaker packs up his camera and travels with the film's crew to a creepy cabin in the woods. But when the fictional evil presence from their film begins appearing in his behind-the-scenes footage, he has to figure out how to stop it, or it just may find its way into the real world.

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    Goreface Killer

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    Attack of the Cockface Killer is a 2002 USA horror by Jason Matherne.
    Starring Dana Kieferle, Bill Heintz and Kyle Green. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    There is also a UK release.

    Promotional Material

    In the deep south of Louisiana, there exists a world of never-ending sex, drugs, and violence. Where the darkness of the swamps is only equaled by the darkness of a killer's mind. But this world of perpetual intoxication comes to a gut-knotting climax when the Goreface Killer surfaces from his slumber.
    Bram Stoker's Shadowbuilder

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    Shadow Builder is a 1998 USA / Canada action horror thriller by Jamie Dixon.
    Starring Michael Rooker, Leslie Hope and Shawn Thompson. IMDb  

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 MVD Rewind Collection RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Reviews

    • See review from dreadcentral.com : " The uneven tone is actually part of the film's charm. It's my favorite kind of crazy: unpredictable, weird,and in a universe unto itself "

    Promotional Material

    WHEN GOD CREATED LIGHT, THE FIRST SHADOW WAS BORN!

    A supernatural ''shadow builder'' blazes a terrifying trail of destruction, possession and mayhem in pursuit of the unsuspecting and innocent youth of Grand River. Be afraid of the dark.

    From the mind of the master, Bram Stoker, the creator of ''Dracula'' comes the epic struggle between good and evil in SHADOWBUILDER, featuring an all-star cast that includes Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Leslie Hope (Crimson Peak), Kevin Zegers (Dawn of the Dead) and Tony Todd (Candyman).

    MVD REWIND COLLECTION SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the main feature
  • Original 2.0 Stereo Audio (Uncompressed PCM)
  • Audio Commentary from Director Jamie Dixon
  • NEW! ''Making of Shadowbuilder'' featurette (HD, 33:22) (featuring director Jamie Dixon, writer Michael Stokes and stars Andrew Jackson (The Shadowbuilder) and Tony Todd (Covey)
  • NEW! ''Shadowbuilder: Visual Effects'' featurette (HD, 13:26)
  • NEW! ''Shadowbuilder: Kevin Zegers'' featurette (HD, 5:00)
  • Reversible Artwork
  • Spanish Subtitles
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (SD)
  • Collectible Poster
  • Psycho II

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    Psycho II is a 1983 USA crime horror mystery by Richard Franklin.
    Starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles and Meg Tilly. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    US Censorship History
    The theatrical version was cut for gore. Uncut on DVD, but versions have been spotted with missing nudity

    Promotional Material

    Psycho II is the terrifying sequel to one of the most suspenseful films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Anthony Perkins makes a horrific homecoming in his role as the infamous Norman Bates, who after years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, still can't quite elude the demands of "Mother." Vera Miles also returns as the inquisitive woman who is haunted by her sister's brutal murder and the ominous motel where it all occurred. Meg Tilly and Dennis Franz co-star in this fiendish chiller.
    Psycho III

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    Psycho III is a 1986 USA horror mystery thriller by Anthony Perkins.
    Starring Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid and Jeff Fahey. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Anthony Perkins stars in and directs the most shocking Psycho film of all: Psycho III. After years in prison, Norman Bates returns home to the Bates Motel. When a pretty young woman (Diana Scarwid) runs to the motel - and Norman's open arms Ô€" to escape a scandalous secret, he finally gets a chance at a new life. But he has one murderous skeleton in his closet that will do anything not to share him. It's a new day at the Bates Motel, but the nightmares are just beginning...
    Psycho IV: The Beginning

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    Psycho IV: The Beginning is a 1990 USA horror mystery thriller by Mick Garris.
    Starring Anthony Perkins, CCH Pounder and Henry Thomas. IMDb
    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas and Olivia Hussey star in this chilling prequel to the classic Hitchcock thriller. A seemingly rehabilitated Norman Bates (Perkins) is drawn to a late night radio show where the host (CCH Pounder) encourages him to share his views on the topic of matricide Ô€" the murder of a mother by her own child. Reliving his childhood, Norman recounts his trials as a young boy (Thomas) living with his widowed schizophrenic mother (Hussey). These haunting memories are more than just disturbing visions of the past; they threaten to rekindle his killing urge in this spine-tingling thriller.

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    Child's Play 2

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    Child's Play 2 is a 1990 USA horror mystery thriller by John Lafia.
    Starring Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter and Gerrit Graham. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    The notorious killer doll with the satanic smile comes back to life in this new chapter depicting the terrifying struggle between young Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) and the demonic doll attempting to possess his soul. Despite being roasted to a crisp in his last escapade, Chucky rises from the ashes after being reconstructed by a toy factory to dispel the negative publicity surrounding the doll. Back in one piece, Chucky tracks his prey to a foster home where the chase begins again in this fiendishly clever sequel to the enormously popular original.
    Child's Play 3

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    Child's Play 3 is a 1991 UK/USA horror mystery thriller by Jack Bender.
    Starring Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves and Jeremy Sylvers. IMDb
    There are no censorship issues with this release and never cut in the US or UK. However it became an important part of UK censorship history when it got caught up in the James Bulger murder case. From article from en.wikipedia.org :

    The film also has become controversial because it has been indirectly linked to the brutal murder of James Bulger. The killers, who were 10 years old at the time, were said to have imitated a scene in which one of Chucky's victims is splashed with blue paint. Although these allegations against the film have never been proven, the case has led to some new legislation for video films. Psychologist Guy Cumberbatch has stated, The link with a video was that the father of one of the boys -- Jon Venables -- had rented Child's Play 3 some months earlier. However, the police officer who directed the investigation, Albert Kirby, found that the son, Jon, was not living with his father at the time and was unlikely to have seen the film. Moreover, the boy disliked horror films---a point later confirmed by psychiatric reports. Thus the police investigation, which had specifically looked for a video link, concluded there was none

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    One of filmdom's most notorious killers is back to wreak more mayhem as Chucky continues his quest to possess the body of a human child. Eight years after seemingly destroying the killer doll, Andy Barclay (Justin Whalin) turns 16 and is placed in a military school. Meanwhile, the greedy president of Play Pals Toy Company decides to resurrect the popular Good Guys doll line, confident that all the bad publicity is forgotten. As the assembly line recreates the first doll from a mass of melted plastic, the spirit of Chucky returns to renew his quest and seek revenge on Andy. Once again it's up to Andy to stop the unrelenting killer in this fast-paced thriller.

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    Bride of Chucky

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    Bride of Chucky is a 1998 USA / Canada comedy horror by Ronny Yu.
    Starring Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif and Katherine Heigl. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    For ten years, the tortured soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray has been imprisoned inside a child's doll. "Chucky" is reborn when his old flame, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), rescues his battered doll parts from a police impound. But Chucky wants his new playmate cut down to size, so he transforms his blushing bride into a stunning little terror. Chucky and Tiffany can't wait to start their own homicidal honeymoon. When this demonic duo hits the road and hooks up with a pair of unsuspecting newlyweds, they leave a trail of murder and mayhem behind them. Chucky's back!
    Brainscan

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    Brainscan is a 1994 Canada / USA / UK comedy Sci-Fi horror by John Flynn.
    Starring Edward Furlong, Frank Langella and T Ryder Smith. BBFC link IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Reviews

    UK Censorship History
    Uncut and 18 rated for  1994 cinema release. The follow up VHS was cut for a 15 rating. These cuts were waived for 15 rated DVD in 2005.

    Summary Notes

    A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the brutal murder depicted in the game actually happened -- and he's the killer.

    The Horror of Party Beach

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    The Horror of Party Beach is a 1964 USA musical horror by Del Tenney.
    Starring John Scott, Alice Lyon and Allan Laurel. BBFC link IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    • 2018 Severin Films RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 Severin Films R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    UK Censorship History
    Initially banned by the BBFC for 1964 cinema release but later passed 'X' after cuts. Passed 12 uncut for 2004 DVD. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US.

    Promotional Material

    Severin Films Presents THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH - The Original Horror-Monster Musical

    Uncut on Blu-ray For the First Time Ever!

    In 1964, 20th Century Fox released an independent shocker - shot in two weeks for $50,000 outside Stamford, Connecticut by local producer/director Del Tenney - advertised as "The First Horror-Monster Musical." More than 50 years later, this "Absolute classic of exploitation cinema" (Legends Magazine), returns like you've never seen or heard it before.

    When nuclear waste dumped into the ocean mutates a shipwreck full of corpses, it will unleash an onslaught of bikini teens, surprising gore, dubious science, an intrepid maid, The Del-Aires, and arguably the greatest, worst monsters in horror movie history. Severin is proud to present this cult favorite from "Connecticut's own Ed Wood" (Stamford Advocate), now featuring a new 2k scan from the original negative and loaded with all-new Special Features like nothing that ever stalked this earth!

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

    • Return to Party Beach: A Retrospective Documentary on The Horror of Party Beach.
    • It's the Living End: An Encounter with The Del::Aires - Interview with band members Bobby Osborne and Ronnie Linares.
    • Shock & Roll: Filmmaker Tim Sullivan on Rock & Roll Horror Movies.
    • Archival interview with Director Del Tenney.
    • Trailer.
    Upgrade

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    Upgrade is a 2018 Australia action Sci-Fi horror by Leigh Whannell.
    Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios and Rosco Campbell. IMDb

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 Universal Studios Home Entertainment R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Upgrade is a thrilling and hyper violent vision of the future from the producers of Get Out and The Purge, and the creator of Saw and Insidious. After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Prometheus) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will "upgrade" his body. The cureÔ€"an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEMÔ€"gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced, and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.
    Vinegar Syndrome's 5 Films 5 Years: Volume 4 Set

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    Vinegar Syndrome's 5 Films 5 Years: Volume 4 Set is a 2018 film by Various.
    Starring John Carradine;Vic Diaz;Uschi Digard;Sondra Currie.

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 Vinegar Syndrome RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    Over the past five years, all of us at Vinegar Syndrome have worked to find, restore, and re-issue some of the most eclectic, unique, and unjustly forgotten genre films from the greatest era for independent cinema, the 1960s through 80s. While our focus is always on preservation (and ALL of our restorations are archived in either 2k or 4k, depending on how the film was scanned), on some titles we couldn't justify the expense of Blu-ray and as such, only DVD editions were issued.

    However, to celebrate our fifth anniversary, we've assembled this collection of five Blu-ray upgrades of previously DVD-only Exploitation and Horror titles, spanning the wide reaches of our archive.

    CRY WILDERNESS: A young boy befriends Bigfoot, who instructs the boy to venture into the wilderness in order to save his father from impending danger.

    VAMPIRE HOOKERS: After their commanding officer goes missing, two American sailors discover a group of female vampires who pose as prostitutes to lure men into their secret lair.

    EVIL COME, EVIL GO: Traveling Evangelist preacher, Sister Sarah Jane ( Cleo O'Hara ), is hellbent on ridding the world of evil, sex-obsessed men. Taking to the streets of Los Angeles, she quickly befriends a gullible young woman and the two embark on a mad, sex-filled killing spree.

    THE CUT-THROATS: At the close of WWII, an elite squad of American soldiers infiltrates a remote Nazi outpost with the intention of stealing battle plans and ending the war early. THE CUT-THROATS is an early hybrid of Nazisploitation and Sexploitation!

    TEENAGE SEDUCTRESS: Sondra Currie stars as Terry, a young woman determined to find her estranged father, who abandoned her as a child. After arriving in the small New Mexico town where he lives, Terry sets about planning her revenge: seducing her loving father.

    Bonus Features:
    1. Region free Blu-ray Set
    2. Scanned and restored in 2k from various film elements
    3. Limited Edition of 2,500
    4. English SDH subtitles

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    Boss

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    Boss is a 1975 USA comedy western by Jack Arnold.
    Starring Fred Williamson, D'Urville Martin and William Smith. BBFC link IMDb

    Originally titled Boss Nigger in the US and was PG rated by the MPAA. This was cut in the UK for an 'AA' rated cinema release in 1976. Changing times meant that the title had to be censored to Boss for 2008 DVD release.
    US: Nominally MPAA PG rated for:
    • 2018 Kit Parker Films R0 Blu-ray/R0 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    Boss has ''decided to hunt white folks for a change'' by becoming a bounty hunter to click the hammer on fugitive outlaws. He and his comic sidekick Amos (D'Urville Martin) ride into the town of San Miguel, find it has no sheriff, and takes the job himself, much to the displeasure of the racial epithet-hurling townsfolk who must pay $20 each time they use the n-word.

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • 'A Conversation with Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson' with Joel Blumberg
  • 'A Boss Memory' with Producer Myrl Schrelbman
  • Jack Arnold Tribute by producer Myrl Schrelbman
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    Blast

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    Blast is a 1997 USA action film by Albert Pyun.
    Starring Linden Ashby, Andrew Divoff and Kimberly Warren. Youtube link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 MVD Marquee Collection RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 MVD Marquee Collection R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    AN AMERICAN OLYMPIC TEAM IS TAKEN... AND TIME IS RUNNING OUT

    The world's finest athletes have once again gathered for the summer games. Security is airtight as world leaders set aside global conflicts in order to celebrate the purity of sports.

    Just before the competition begins, a deadly team of terrorists mounts a precision attack on the swimming complex, holds the womens' swimming team hostage and unknowingly traps a janitor (Linden Ashby, Resident Evil: Extinction), within the sprawling compound. The terrorists wire each competition venue with deadly fission explosives and the uplink to a global satellite to announce their plans to a stunned international audience.

    Totally unprepared for an assault of this magnitude, a desperate President and the F.B.I. enlists the brilliant Interpol counter-terrorism expert ''Leo'' (Rutger Hauer), who coordinates his efforts with the trapped janitor to contain this volatile situation.

    From Executive Producer Tom Karnowski (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and legendary cult movie writer / director Albert Pyun (Cyborg), BLAST features an all-star cast that also includes Andrew Divoff (Wishmaster), Tim Thomerson (Near Dark) and an early on-screen appearance by the beautiful Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie) in the 90's action thriller that proves terror has no limits!

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    Crazy Six

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    Crazy Six is a 1997 USA / Slovakia action crime film by Albert Pyun.
    Starring Rob Lowe, Burt Reynolds and Mario Van Peebles. Youtube link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 MVD Marquee Collection RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 MVD Marquee Collection R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 MVD Marquee Collection Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Promotional Material

    EUROPE'S MOST WANTED MEN

    The Eastern Bloc has fallen and Communism is dead. In its place has come new opportunity but not without a deadly price. Powerful Mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative underground weapons and technology trade. ''Crazy Six'' (Rob Lowe, The West Wing) and Dirty Mao (Mario Van Peebles, New Jack City) are the leaders of two rivaling mob families, who agree to form an uneasy alliance in order to overthrow Raul (Ice-T, ''Law and Order: SVU''), the head of one of the largest crime cartels in Europe. But when the mission goes awry, the place turns into a deadly battleground with three world class gangsters fighting each other to death.

    From Executive Producer Tom Karnowski (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and legendary cult movie director Albert Pyun (Cyborg), CRAZY SIX also stars Academy Award Nominee Burt Reynolds (Boogie Nights, Smokey and the Bandit), Ivana Milicevic (Just Like Heaven, What's Your Number) and Thom Matthews (Return of the Living Dead, Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI) in the movie that proves the sixth one in the family is just a little bit crazy!

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    Bound

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    Bound is a 1996 US thriller by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski.
    With Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon and Joe Pantoliano. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Pre-cut for UK 1996 cinema release. Uncut on home video. The US R rated version is cut but the Unrated version is uncut.

    See cuts details on Gavin Salkeld's Cutting Edge Episode 41:  Bound

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

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    Exploitation: Women's Descent Into Hell

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    Exploitation: Women's Descent Into Hell is a 2018 USA comedy by Bill Zebub.
    Starring Jessica Albano, Kayla Browne and Holly Gurbisz. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    Promotional Material

    Melissa is a fetish model who begins to see the dark side of the industry. She warns others of the dangers and wonders if she should heed her own warning before it is too late. This movie was written before the popular social movements about harassment were formed, but it is not a preachy movie, nor is it a tale of condemnation. It is a tragedy, with a few laughs. It is better to find laughter than to search for demons.

    Bill Zebub is the Larry David of Horror --Chris Gore, filmthreat.com

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    A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die

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    A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die is a 1968 Italy action crime western by Franco Giraldi.
    Starring Alex Cord, Arthur Kennedy and Robert Ryan. IMDb

    Exists in 2 versions with alternative endings. The long Italian version has a downbeat ending whilst the shorter International Version has a happy ending. The BBFC cut the International Version for an X rated cinema release in 1968.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Kino Lorber Studio Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 Kino Lorber Studio Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    The promotional material states that the alternative ending will be included in the disk extras.

    Promotional Material

    Time is running out for the fastest gun in the west! Old habits die fast in this brutal, violent and intensely realistic western about a desperate gunslinger who's hunted by the law... and haunted by his past! Starring Alex Cord (Chosen Survivors), Arthur Kennedy (Elmer Gantry), Robert Ryan (Day of the Outlaw), Mario Brega (A Fistful of Dollars) and Nicoletta Machiavelli (Navajo Joe), A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die is heavily armed with great atmosphere and top-notch action -- from breathtaking beginning... to the explosive climax. When Clay McCord (Cord), the fastest draw in the West, gets the shakes in his shooting arm, he decides to hang up his guns for good. But riding the straight and narrow may be more dangerous than he ever imagined -- especially when his only hope for survival lies in the hands of a shady sheriff whose offer of amnesty hides something far deadlier. Stylishly directed by Franco Giraldi (Sugar Colt).

    Special Features:
    -Audio Commentary by Filmmaker Alex Cox
    -Alternate Ending (SD)
    -KLSC Trailers

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    MPAA R ~99:00s US: Uncut and MPAA R rated
    Straight To Hell

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    Straight To Hell is a 1987 UK action comedy western by Alex Cox.
    Starring Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer and Dick Rude. BBFC link IMDb

    Uncut and 15 rated by the BBFC for all releases. A Director's Cut turned up in 2018 which is MPAA Unrated.
    US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018
    • 2018 Kl Studio Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 28th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    A 2K Restoration! From Alex Cox, the director of Repo Man, Highway Patrolman and Sid and Nancy. In this director's cut of the 1987 cult classic, four hapless bank robbers bury their loot and attempt to hide out in a deserted desert town, but very soon find out that the town is not really deserted. Norwood (Sy Richardson), Simms (Joe Strummer) and Willy (Dick Rude) are three black-suited killers-for-hire. After missing their intended target and trying to escape the wrath of their employer (Jim Jarmusch), they head for the desert and rob a bank en-route. As their car dies in a ravine, the trio bury their money and head for a lonely town to hide out till the heat blows over. The insane cast includes Courtney Love, The Pogues, Grace Jones, Dennis Hopper, Elvis Costello, Kathy Burke and Xander Berkeley.

    Special Features:
    -Audio Commentary by Director Alex Cox and Star Dick Rude
    -"Back to Hell" - Making-of Doc
    -"Black Hills" A short tour of the STRAIGHT TO HELL locations, shot by Alex Cox back in 1977
    -KLSC Trailers

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    Director's Cut
    MPAA Unrated ~91:00s US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated
    BBFC uncut
    Standard Version
      86:42s  
    Zatoichi: Darkness Is His Ally

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    Zat˘ichi is a 1989 Japan action drama by Shintar˘ Katsu.
    Starring Shintar˘ Katsu, Kanako Higuchi and Takanori Jinnai. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    Reviews

    • See review: " Zatoichi (1989) is the most violent entry in theseries, featuring more obvious gore and blood splatter, some nudity, and a 70s-esque closing credits song "

    Promotional Material

    ZATOICHI is the twenty-sixth and final chapter in the iconic samurai film franchise that starred Shintaro Katsu and spanned nearly three decades. Known in Japan as Zatoichi 26 or Zatoichi '89, this lavish production was the last to star Katsu, who originated the title role of "the Blind Swordsman" in 1962 and the only entry where he served as writer and director. Older, wiser but still a wandering loner, the blind, peace-loving masseur Ichi seeks a peaceful life in a rural village. When he's caught in the middle of a power struggle between two rival Yakuza clans, his reputation as a deadly defender of the innocent is put to the ultimate test in a series of sword-slashing showdowns. Tokyo Shock presents ZATOICHI for the first time on blu-ray Japanese language with English subtitles. Widescreen. 116 mins. Not Rated.
     

     

     

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    The Night Eats the World

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    The Night Eats the World is a 2018 France horror by Dominique Rocher.
    Starring Anders Danielsen Lie, Golshifteh Farahani and Denis Lavant. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language for:

    • 2018 Signature Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    28 Days Later meets A Quiet Place, The Night Eats The World is a powerful and nerve-wracking zombie apocalypse thriller that will stay with you long after the credits roll. The Nights Eats the World is an edge of your seat film that fuses the horrors of the carnivorous undead and the terror of loneliness and despair, starring Anders Danielson Lie (Personal Shopper), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson) And Denis Lavant (Holy Motors, Beau Travail). Sam, a young thirty-something Parisian, goes to look for business at his ex-girlfriend. He finds himself in a very eventful party where he decides to stay. The next morning, he wakes up alone in a deserted apartment. Sam then realizes that the city s inhabitants have turned into blood-thirsty creatures. Organizing himself as he can to ensure his survival and escape the zombies, Sam discovers that he is not the only survivor. Will he uncover the mystery behind the epidemic and will he survive?
    Wildling

    Link Here

    Wildling is a 2018 USA horror mystery fantasy by Fritz B÷hm.
    Starring Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif and Bel Powley. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody images, threat, language for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    A teenage girl's coming of age comes with a terrifying twist in this spellbinding take on the werewolf legend. Since birth, Anna (Bel Powley) has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as Daddy (Chucky star Brad Dourif) who has done everything possible to conceal the truth about the girl's origins from her. But when the teenage Anna is suddenly thrust into the real world under the protection of no-nonsense police officer Ellen (Liv Tyler), it soon becomes clear that the young woman is far from ordinary. Unable to adjust to a normal life, Anna finds herself drawn instead to the wild freedom of the forest while struggling to resist the growing bloodlust that has awakened inside her. This moodily atmospheric thriller combines supernatural scares with a myth-like tale of self discovery.
    Eyeball

    Link Here

    Eyeball (Gatti Rossi in Un Labirinto Di Vetro) is a 1975 Italy / Spain mystery thriller by Umberto Lenzi.
    Starring Martine Brochard, John Richardson and Ines Pellegrini. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, injury detail, nudity for:

    • 2018 88 Films Limited Edition RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    Released in 1975, EYEBALL might just be the late, great Umberto Lenzi's greatest giallo! Gruesome and gruelling, this torrid tale of a black gloved killer with a fetish for plucking out the peepers of his unlucky victims is a personal favourite of PULP FICTION genius Quentin Tarantino and it is easy to see why. Boasting plenty of bloodshed and some beautiful Catalonian locations, EYEBALL is a murder-mystery that stands up to the best of Mario Bava and Dario Argento and, with its messy arterial mayhem, even anticipates the later excess of such American slasher staples as FRIDAY THE 13TH! Dare you open your eyes to EYEBALL? This essential Italian terror totem is finally available in horrifying HD thanks to the body-count Kings at 88 Films!
     
    Deadtime Stories

    Link Here

    Deadtime Stories is a 1986 USA comedy horror by Jeffrey Delman.
    Starring Scott Valentine, Nicole Picard and Matt Mitler. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Probably the cut UK version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

    • 2018 88 Films (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    The BBFC did not provide a short Insight statement. This typically means that the BBFC did not reassess the rating and reissued an old rating. To do this the latest submission must be the same as the old version submitted previously.

    Reviews

    Censorship History
    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1986. Presumably the same version is 18 rated for 2018 Blu-ray. Also cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. The film has yet to be released uncut.

    Promotional Material

    In the creepy compendium style of CREEPSHOW (1982) comes DEADTIME STORIES (1986) a collection of stories with teeth and torment that are sure to send chills down the spines of viewers even today! A sleazy and shocking pack of splatter fairy tales - this contemporary spin on the likes of "Little Red Riding Hood" has gore aplenty, a sick sense of humour and enough splattered limbs to make for essential late night viewing. Directed by genre veteran Jeffrey Delman and packed full of plastic fantastic charms, 88 Films is enthusiastic about keeping you up at night with this perfectly resto

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • REMASTER OF THE FILM from the original camera negative
    • Audio Commentary With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
    • I Like The Grotesque -- An Interview With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
    • Interviews With Actors Cathryn de Prume, Melissa Leo And Scott Valentine
    • The Black Forest -- An Alternate Cut Of The First Story
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Theatrical Trailers
    • Still Gallery
    • Booklet by 88 Vault curator Dr Calum Waddell
    Surf Nazis Must Die

    Link Here

    Surf Nazis Must Die is a 1987 US action comedy by Peter George.
    With Gail Neely, Robert Harden and Barry Brenner.
    YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1996. Uncut since 2012 18 rated DVD
    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    Promotional Material

    Troma Entertainment, the company behind such classics as THE TOXIC AVENGER, really outdid themselves with the 1987 cult classic SURF NAZIS MUST DIE. Set in a futuristic California hell-hole, in which an apocalypic natural disaster has left the iconic Baywatch-perfect beaches of Malibu and Venice as gang-lands, various parties battle one another in an attempt to control the sand and sea of this former West Coast paradise. This is sex, surf and splatter in a sordid sci-fi setting and thirty years after it first gained the attention of video shop loyalists and marginal movie followers, SURF NAZIS MUST DIE is back to brutalise a new generation of fright-fans!

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18 ~82:00s UK: The Directors Cut was passed 18 uncut in 2012 for strong violence and racist language with all previous cuts waived
    Akio Jiss˘ji: The Buddhist Trilogy

    Link Here

    Akio Jiss˘ji: The Buddhist Trilogy by Akio Jiss˘ji BBFC link
    consists of:

    • This Transient Life
    • Mandara
    • Poem

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for sexual violence and threat, strong sex, incest theme for:

    • 2018 Arrow Academy RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Akio Jiss˘ji created a rich and diverse body of work during his five decades in Japan s film and television industries. For some, he is best-known for his science-fiction: the 1960s TV series Ultraman and 1998 s box-office success Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis. For others, it is his 1990s adaptations of horror and mystery novelist Edogawa Rampo, such as Watcher in the Attic and Murder on D Street. And then there are his New Wave films for the Art Theatre Guild, three of which This Transient Life, Mandara and Poem, forming The Buddhist Trilogy are collected here.

    Winner of the Golden Leopard award at the 1970 Locarno Film Festival, This Transient Life is among the Art Theatre Guild s most successful and most controversial productions. The film concerns a brother and sister from a rich family who defy the expectations placed on them: he has little interest in further education or his father s business, instead obsessing over Buddhist statues; she continually refuses a string of suitors and the prospect of marriage. Their closeness, and isolation, gives way to an incestuous relationship which, in turn, breeds disaster.

    Mandara, Jiss˘ji s first colour feature, maintained the controversial subject matter, focussing on a cult who recruit through rape and hope to achieve true ecstasy through sexual release. Shot, as with all of Jiss˘ji s Art Theatre Guild works, in a radically stylised manner, the film sits somewhere between the pinku genre and the fiercely experimental approach of his Japanese New Wave contemporaries.

    The final entry in the trilogy, Poem, returns to black and white and is centred on the austere existence of a young houseboy who becomes helplessly embroiled in the schemes of two brothers. Written by Toshir˘ Ishid˘ (screenwriter of Nagisa ďshima s The Sun s Burial and Sh˘hei Imamura s Black Rain), who also penned This Transient Life and Mandala, Poem continues the trilogy s exploration of faith in a post-industrial world.

    LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of This Transient Life, Mandara and Poem
  • Original uncompressed LPCM mono 1.0 audio on all three films
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Introductions to all three films by David Desser, author of Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave
  • Scene-select commentaries on all three films by Desser
  • Theatrical trailer for Mandara
  • Theatrical trailer for Poem
  • Limited edition packaging, fully illustrated by maarko phntm
  • Illustrated 80-page perfect-bound collector s book featuring new writings on the film by Anton Bitel and Tom Mes
  • Dead Shack

    Link Here

    Dead Shack is a 2017 Canada horror by Peter Ricq.
    Starring Cameron Andres, Lizzie Boys and Hannah Rochelle Burr. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language, violence, gore for:

    • 2018 Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    There is also a US release.

    Promotional Material

    On a weekend getaway at a rundown cottage in the woods, three teens are forced to grow up, work together, and save their hard-partying parents from a predatory neighbour who's intent on feeding them all to her undead family.
    American Horror Story S7: Cult

    Link Here

    American Horror Story is a USA horror fantasy thriller
    Starring Evan Peters, Jessica Lange and Frances Conroy. Youtube link IMDb

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment VoD [UK only] at UK Amazon
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Set just after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, American Horror Story: Cult follows a community torn apart by a dangerous cult leader who uses fear as a weapon. American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning franchise is produced by twentieth century Fox television.
    Death Line

    Link Here

    Death Line is a 1972 UK horror by Gary Sherman.
    Starring Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington and David Ladd. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    Reviews

    • See review from cine-vue.com : " works as both a gruesome exploitation horror set in the London Underground, and a surprisingly effective satire of the British class system "
    Censorship History
    Cut by the BBFC for X rated 1972 cinema release and 18 rated VHS in 1989 and 1996. Uncut since 2006 18 rated DVD. Death Line is uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US but was previously cut for an R rated release under the title Raw Meat.

    Promotional Material

    Donald Pleasence gives a memorable performance as an idiosyncratic police inspector hot on the trail of a nest of inbred subterranean cannibals in this notoriously violent arthouse slasher movie from the early 1970s. A long-time cult favourite, Death Line features stylishly grim imagery from Oscar-nominated cinematographer Alex Thomson and a rumbustuously sleazy soundtrack from Wil Mallone and Jeremy Rose. Remastered from original film elements it is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

    When a philandering politician goes missing on the Underground, the subsequent police investigation uncovers a terrifying secret kept hidden since the 1800s. Who or what is turning the Underground tunnels into a Death Line..?

    Special Features and Technical Specs:
    • NEW REMASTER of the film
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
    Assault

    Link Here

    Assault is a 1971 UK crime horror mystery by Sidney Hayers.
    Starring Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay and Freddie Jones. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Previously passed 15 uncut for strong violence for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release beyond noting that the 1970 cinema release was X rated.

    Reviews

    • See review from cine-vue.com : " Cast very much in the mode of contemporary Italian giallo --lurid crime, exploitative sexuality and plenty of voyeuristic pleasure. "

    Promotional Material

    A hard-hitting psychological thriller, Assault stars Frank Finlay as a career policeman willing to employ unorthodox methods to catch a sleazy murderer and Suzy Kendall as a plucky teacher willing to put her life in jeopardy to help him do so. Tautly directed by Sidney Hayers, this controversial drama is remastered from original film elements and presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

    When a schoolgirl rapist escalates to murder, Det. Chief Supt. Velyan faces an agonising choice when the girl's teacher - who saw the maniac in pursuit of his second victim - offers to put herself in harm's way in an effort to catch the killer!

    Special Features and Technical Specs:
    • NEW REMASTER of the film
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Image Gallery
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
    Nocturne

    Link Here

    Nocturne is a 2016 USA horror by Stephen Shimek.
    Starring Clare Niederpruem, Hailey Nebeker and Melanie Stone. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for very strong language, strong threat, gore, sex, nudity, drug references for:

    • 2018 High Fliers Films R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Nocturne is a stunningly creepy film that delivers the unexpected. A girl running from her past joins her friends for a night of fun, when they decide to perform an impromptu s├ęance. As the night progresses and dirty secrets are slowly revealed, an uninvited guest joins the party and they are not about to let anyone leave alive.
    Gangster Land

    Link Here

    Gangster Land is a 2017 USA action crime drama by Timothy Woodward Jr.
    Starring Sean Faris, Milo Gibson and Jason Patric. BBFC link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language, sex for:

    Promotional Material

    During the height of Prohibition, amateur boxer Jack McGurn ascends through the ranks of the Italian mob to become the right hand man of Al Capone. As the South Side Italian gang grows its power, so does the North Side Irish gang, facilitating the most brutal gang war the country has ever seen.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~113:00s Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language, sex
    The Lost Boys

    Link Here

    The Lost Boys is a 1987 USA comedy horror by Joel Schumacher.
    Starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim and Dianne Wiest. BBFC link IMDb

    Summary Notes

    A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends' obsession.

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror for:

    Promotional Material

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Sam and his older brother Michael are average, everyday teens. But after they move with their mother to peaceful Santa Clara, Calafornia, things mysteriously begin to change. Michael's not himself lately. And Mom's not going to like what he's turning into. The Lost Boys reshapes vampire tradition, deftly mixing heart-pounding terror, rib-tickling laughs and a body-gyrating tock soundtrack. Under Joel Schumacher's direction, a marvellous cast - Jason Patric, Jami gertz, Keifer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Barnard Hughes, Edward Herrman and Dianne Weist - stakes you gleefully goulish entertainment.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~93:00s UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror

     

    The Shining

    Link Here

    The Shining is a 1980 UK/US horror film by Stanley Kubrick.
    With Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Exists in a longer US version and a tighter International Version.
    UK: The shorter International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, language for:

    Promotional Material

    Think of the greatest terror imaginable. Is it a monstrous alien? A lethal epidemic? Or, as in this harrowing masterpiece from Stanley Kubrick, is it fear of murder by someone who should love and protect you - a member of your own family? From a script he co-adapted from the Steven King novel, Kubrick melds vivid performances, menacing settings, dream like tracking shots and shock after shock into the milestone of the macabre. In a signature role, Jack Nicholson ("Heeeere's Johnny!") plays, Jack Torrance, who's come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as off-season caretaker with his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny lloyd). Torrance has never been there before - or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~115:00s UK: The shorter International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, language
    Nightmare on Elm Street

    Link Here

    A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 US horror film by Wes Craven.
    With Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp and Robert Englund. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Uncut on VHS but the cut US Theatrical version is the only one available on UK/US DVD
    UK: The cut US Theatrical Version was passed 18 uncut for:

    Promotional Material

    From modern horror master Wes Craven (Scream 1, 2 and 3) comes a timeless shocker that remains the standard bearer for terror. Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) is having grisly nightmares. Meanwhile, her high-school friends, who are having the very same dreams, are being slaughtered in their sleep by the hideous fiend of their shared nightmares. When the police ignore her explanation, she herself must confront the killer in his shadowy realm. Featuring Johnny Depp in his first starring role and mind-bending special effects, this horror classic gave birth to one of the most infamous undead villains in cinematic history... Freddy Krueger.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18 ~87:00s UK: Passed 18 uncut
    Ghost Stories

    Link Here

    Ghost Stories is a 2017 UK horror drama by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman.
    Starring Alex Lawther, Martin Freeman and Andy Nyman. IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong horror, language for:

    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment VoD [UK only] at UK Amazon
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    Based on Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's original Olivier nominated stage production, the same team have co-written and directed this adaptation for the big screen.

    Starring Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Andy Nyman, Paul Whitehouse, and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

    Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman), professor of psychology, arch-skeptic, the one-man Ô€˜belief buster' Ô€" has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave. His mentor Charles Cameron, the Ô€˜original' TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet. Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three stories that have shaken Cameron to his core. As Goodman investigates, he meets three haunted people, each with a tale more frightening, uncanny and inexplicable than the last.

    Pet Sematary

    Link Here

    Pet Sematary is a 1989 USA horror thriller by Mary Lambert.
    Starring Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby and Fred Gwynne. BBFC link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2018 Paramount Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    Return to the disco days of the 1980s in this exclusive collection, featuring ALL NEW ARTWORK that celebrates Generation X's neon dream decade, and the movies that defined it.

    After moving to an idyllic home in the countryside, life seems perfect for the Creed family...but not for long. Louis and Rachel Creed and their two young children settle in to a house that sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbour, Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne), hides the cemetery's darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected. From Stephen King, the Master of the Macabre, comes a journey that leads to hell and back. Though not everyone survives the trip. For the Creeds, home is where the horror is.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18   UK: Passed 18 uncut
    10x10

    Link Here

    10x10 is a 2018 UK thriller by Suzi Ewing.
    Starring Kelly Reilly, Luke Evans and Noel Clarke. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, threat, language for:

    • 2018 Universal Pictures UK R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    After meticulous planning and prepartion, Lewis (Luke Evans) snatches Cathy (Kelly Reilly) off the busy streets and takes her to a remote luxury house, locking her away in a soundproofed room measuring 10 feet by 10 feet. His motive; to have Cathy confess to a dark secret that she is determined to keep hidden. But, Cathy has no intention of giving up so easily, and proves more than a match for her kidnapper.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 87:11s   UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, threat, language
    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Link Here

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 UK / USA Sci-Fi adventure by Stanley Kubrick.
    Starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and William Sylvester. BBFC link IMDb

    The film was premiered in a longer version than that Kubrik settled on for theatrical release. All releases are rated 'U' by the BBFC and the equivalent 'G' by the MPAA.
    UK: BBFC details not yet published for:

    Promotional Material

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a countdown to tomorrow, a road map to human destiny, a quest for the infinite. It is a dazzling, Academy Award-winning visual achievement, a compelling drama of man vs. machine, a stunning meld of music and motion. It may be the master-work of director Stanley Kubrick (who co-wrote the screenplay with Arthur C. Clarke)... and it will likely excite, inspire and enthrall for generations. To begin his voyage into the future, Kubrick visits our prehistoric ape-ancestry past, then leaps millenia (via one of the most mind-blowing jump cuts ever conceived) into colonised space, and ultimately whisks astronaut Bowman (Keir Dullea) into uncharted realms of space, perhaps even into immorality. "Open the pod bay doors, HAL." Let the awe and mystery of a journey unlike any other begin.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
      ~143:00s UK: BBFC details not yet published
     

     

     

    Weekly UK DVD and Blu-ray Releases...

    Death Line, Deadtime Stories, 2001: A Space Odyssey, American Horror Story Season 7


    Link Here 27th August 2018
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    The Night Eats the World

    Link Here

    The Night Eats the World is a 2018 France horror by Dominique Rocher.
    Starring Anders Danielsen Lie, Golshifteh Farahani and Denis Lavant. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language for:

    • 2018 Signature Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    28 Days Later meets A Quiet Place, The Night Eats The World is a powerful and nerve-wracking zombie apocalypse thriller that will stay with you long after the credits roll. The Nights Eats the World is an edge of your seat film that fuses the horrors of the carnivorous undead and the terror of loneliness and despair, starring Anders Danielson Lie (Personal Shopper), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson) And Denis Lavant (Holy Motors, Beau Travail). Sam, a young thirty-something Parisian, goes to look for business at his ex-girlfriend. He finds himself in a very eventful party where he decides to stay. The next morning, he wakes up alone in a deserted apartment. Sam then realizes that the city s inhabitants have turned into blood-thirsty creatures. Organizing himself as he can to ensure his survival and escape the zombies, Sam discovers that he is not the only survivor. Will he uncover the mystery behind the epidemic and will he survive?
    Wildling

    Link Here

    Wildling is a 2018 USA horror mystery fantasy by Fritz B÷hm.
    Starring Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif and Bel Powley. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody images, threat, language for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    A teenage girl's coming of age comes with a terrifying twist in this spellbinding take on the werewolf legend. Since birth, Anna (Bel Powley) has been raised in isolation by a man she knows only as Daddy (Chucky star Brad Dourif) who has done everything possible to conceal the truth about the girl's origins from her. But when the teenage Anna is suddenly thrust into the real world under the protection of no-nonsense police officer Ellen (Liv Tyler), it soon becomes clear that the young woman is far from ordinary. Unable to adjust to a normal life, Anna finds herself drawn instead to the wild freedom of the forest while struggling to resist the growing bloodlust that has awakened inside her. This moodily atmospheric thriller combines supernatural scares with a myth-like tale of self discovery.
    Eyeball

    Link Here

    Eyeball (Gatti Rossi in Un Labirinto Di Vetro) is a 1975 Italy / Spain mystery thriller by Umberto Lenzi.
    Starring Martine Brochard, John Richardson and Ines Pellegrini. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, injury detail, nudity for:

    • 2018 88 Films RB Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 88 Films R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Released in 1975, EYEBALL might just be the late, great Umberto Lenzi's greatest giallo! Gruesome and gruelling, this torrid tale of a black gloved killer with a fetish for plucking out the peepers of his unlucky victims is a personal favourite of PULP FICTION genius Quentin Tarantino and it is easy to see why. Boasting plenty of bloodshed and some beautiful Catalonian locations, EYEBALL is a murder-mystery that stands up to the best of Mario Bava and Dario Argento and, with its messy arterial mayhem, even anticipates the later excess of such American slasher staples as FRIDAY THE 13TH! Dare you open your eyes to EYEBALL? This essential Italian terror totem is finally available in horrifying HD thanks to the body-count Kings at 88 Films!
     
    Deadtime Stories

    Link Here

    Deadtime Stories is a 1986 USA comedy horror by Jeffrey Delman.
    Starring Scott Valentine, Nicole Picard and Matt Mitler. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Probably the cut UK version was passed 18 without BBFC cuts for:

    • 2018 88 Films (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    The BBFC did not provide a short Insight statement. This typically means that the BBFC did not reassess the rating and reissued an old rating. To do this the latest submission must be the same as the old version submitted previously.

    Reviews

    Censorship History
    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1986. Presumably the same version is 18 rated for 2018 Blu-ray. Also cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. The film has yet to be released uncut.

    Promotional Material

    In the creepy compendium style of CREEPSHOW (1982) comes DEADTIME STORIES (1986) a collection of stories with teeth and torment that are sure to send chills down the spines of viewers even today! A sleazy and shocking pack of splatter fairy tales - this contemporary spin on the likes of "Little Red Riding Hood" has gore aplenty, a sick sense of humour and enough splattered limbs to make for essential late night viewing. Directed by genre veteran Jeffrey Delman and packed full of plastic fantastic charms, 88 Films is enthusiastic about keeping you up at night with this perfectly resto

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • REMASTER OF THE FILM from the original camera negative
    • Audio Commentary With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
    • I Like The Grotesque -- An Interview With Co-writer/Director Jeffrey Delman
    • Interviews With Actors Cathryn de Prume, Melissa Leo And Scott Valentine
    • The Black Forest -- An Alternate Cut Of The First Story
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Theatrical Trailers
    • Still Gallery
    • Booklet by 88 Vault curator Dr Calum Waddell

    Surf Nazis Must Die

    Surf Nazis Must Die is a 1987 US action comedy by Peter George.
    With Gail Neely, Robert Harden and Barry Brenner.
    YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1996. Uncut since 2012 18 rated DVD

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    Promotional Material

    Troma Entertainment, the company behind such classics as THE TOXIC AVENGER, really outdid themselves with the 1987 cult classic SURF NAZIS MUST DIE. Set in a futuristic California hell-hole, in which an apocalypic natural disaster has left the iconic Baywatch-perfect beaches of Malibu and Venice as gang-lands, various parties battle one another in an attempt to control the sand and sea of this former West Coast paradise. This is sex, surf and splatter in a sordid sci-fi setting and thirty years after it first gained the attention of video shop loyalists and marginal movie followers, SURF NAZIS MUST DIE is back to brutalise a new generation of fright-fans!

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18 ~82:00s UK: The Directors Cut was passed 18 uncut in 2012 for strong violence and racist language with all previous cuts waived
    Akio Jiss˘ji: The Buddhist Trilogy

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    Akio Jiss˘ji: The Buddhist Trilogy by Akio Jiss˘ji BBFC link
    consists of:

    • This Transient Life
    • Mandara
    • Poem

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for sexual violence and threat, strong sex, incest theme for:

    • 2018 Arrow Academy RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

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    Akio Jiss˘ji created a rich and diverse body of work during his five decades in Japan s film and television industries. For some, he is best-known for his science-fiction: the 1960s TV series Ultraman and 1998 s box-office success Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis. For others, it is his 1990s adaptations of horror and mystery novelist Edogawa Rampo, such as Watcher in the Attic and Murder on D Street. And then there are his New Wave films for the Art Theatre Guild, three of which This Transient Life, Mandara and Poem, forming The Buddhist Trilogy are collected here.

    Winner of the Golden Leopard award at the 1970 Locarno Film Festival, This Transient Life is among the Art Theatre Guild s most successful and most controversial productions. The film concerns a brother and sister from a rich family who defy the expectations placed on them: he has little interest in further education or his father s business, instead obsessing over Buddhist statues; she continually refuses a string of suitors and the prospect of marriage. Their closeness, and isolation, gives way to an incestuous relationship which, in turn, breeds disaster.

    Mandara, Jiss˘ji s first colour feature, maintained the controversial subject matter, focussing on a cult who recruit through rape and hope to achieve true ecstasy through sexual release. Shot, as with all of Jiss˘ji s Art Theatre Guild works, in a radically stylised manner, the film sits somewhere between the pinku genre and the fiercely experimental approach of his Japanese New Wave contemporaries.

    The final entry in the trilogy, Poem, returns to black and white and is centred on the austere existence of a young houseboy who becomes helplessly embroiled in the schemes of two brothers. Written by Toshir˘ Ishid˘ (screenwriter of Nagisa ďshima s The Sun s Burial and Sh˘hei Imamura s Black Rain), who also penned This Transient Life and Mandala, Poem continues the trilogy s exploration of faith in a post-industrial world.

    LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of This Transient Life, Mandara and Poem
  • Original uncompressed LPCM mono 1.0 audio on all three films
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Introductions to all three films by David Desser, author of Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave
  • Scene-select commentaries on all three films by Desser
  • Theatrical trailer for Mandara
  • Theatrical trailer for Poem
  • Limited edition packaging, fully illustrated by maarko phntm
  • Illustrated 80-page perfect-bound collector s book featuring new writings on the film by Anton Bitel and Tom Mes
  • Dead Shack

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    Dead Shack is a 2017 Canada horror by Peter Ricq.
    Starring Cameron Andres, Lizzie Boys and Hannah Rochelle Burr. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language, violence, gore for:

    • 2018 Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    There is also a US release.

    Promotional Material

    On a weekend getaway at a rundown cottage in the woods, three teens are forced to grow up, work together, and save their hard-partying parents from a predatory neighbour who's intent on feeding them all to her undead family.
    American Horror Story S7: Cult

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    American Horror Story is a USA horror fantasy thriller
    Starring Evan Peters, Jessica Lange and Frances Conroy. Youtube link IMDb

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment VoD [UK only] at UK Amazon
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Set just after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, American Horror Story: Cult follows a community torn apart by a dangerous cult leader who uses fear as a weapon. American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning franchise is produced by twentieth century Fox television.
    Death Line

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    Death Line is a 1972 UK horror by Gary Sherman.
    Starring Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington and David Ladd. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    Censorship History
    Cut by the BBFC for X rated 1972 cinema release and 18 rated VHS in 1989 and 1996. Uncut since 2006 18 rated DVD. Death Line is uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US but was previously cut for an R rated release under the title Raw Meat.

    Promotional Material

    Donald Pleasence gives a memorable performance as an idiosyncratic police inspector hot on the trail of a nest of inbred subterranean cannibals in this notoriously violent arthouse slasher movie from the early 1970s. A long-time cult favourite, Death Line features stylishly grim imagery from Oscar-nominated cinematographer Alex Thomson and a rumbustuously sleazy soundtrack from Wil Mallone and Jeremy Rose. Remastered from original film elements it is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

    When a philandering politician goes missing on the Underground, the subsequent police investigation uncovers a terrifying secret kept hidden since the 1800s. Who or what is turning the Underground tunnels into a Death Line..?

    Special Features and Technical Specs:
    • NEW REMASTER of the film
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
    Assault

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    Assault is a 1971 UK crime horror mystery by Sidney Hayers.
    Starring Suzy Kendall, Frank Finlay and Freddie Jones. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Previously passed 15 uncut for strong violence for:

    There are no censorship issues with this release beyond noting that the 1970 cinema release was X rated.

    Promotional Material

    A hard-hitting psychological thriller, Assault stars Frank Finlay as a career policeman willing to employ unorthodox methods to catch a sleazy murderer and Suzy Kendall as a plucky teacher willing to put her life in jeopardy to help him do so. Tautly directed by Sidney Hayers, this controversial drama is remastered from original film elements and presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

    When a schoolgirl rapist escalates to murder, Det. Chief Supt. Velyan faces an agonising choice when the girl's teacher - who saw the maniac in pursuit of his second victim - offers to put herself in harm's way in an effort to catch the killer!

    Special Features and Technical Specs:
    • NEW REMASTER of the film
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Image Gallery
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
    Nocturne

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    Nocturne is a 2016 USA horror by Stephen Shimek.
    Starring Clare Niederpruem, Hailey Nebeker and Melanie Stone. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for very strong language, strong threat, gore, sex, nudity, drug references for:

    • 2018 High Fliers Films R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Promotional Material

    Nocturne is a stunningly creepy film that delivers the unexpected. A girl running from her past joins her friends for a night of fun, when they decide to perform an impromptu s├ęance. As the night progresses and dirty secrets are slowly revealed, an uninvited guest joins the party and they are not about to let anyone leave alive.

    Gangster Land

    Gangster Land is a 2017 USA action crime drama by Timothy Woodward Jr.
    Starring Sean Faris, Milo Gibson and Jason Patric. BBFC link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language, sex for:

    Promotional Material

    During the height of Prohibition, amateur boxer Jack McGurn ascends through the ranks of the Italian mob to become the right hand man of Al Capone. As the South Side Italian gang grows its power, so does the North Side Irish gang, facilitating the most brutal gang war the country has ever seen.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~113:00s Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language, sex

    The Lost Boys

    The Lost Boys is a 1987 USA comedy horror by Joel Schumacher.
    Starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim and Dianne Wiest. BBFC link IMDb

    Summary Notes

    A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends' obsession.

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror for:

    Promotional Material

    Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It's fun to be a vampire. Sam and his older brother Michael are average, everyday teens. But after they move with their mother to peaceful Santa Clara, Calafornia, things mysteriously begin to change. Michael's not himself lately. And Mom's not going to like what he's turning into. The Lost Boys reshapes vampire tradition, deftly mixing heart-pounding terror, rib-tickling laughs and a body-gyrating tock soundtrack. Under Joel Schumacher's direction, a marvellous cast - Jason Patric, Jami gertz, Keifer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Barnard Hughes, Edward Herrman and Dianne Weist - stakes you gleefully goulish entertainment.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~93:00s UK: Passed 15 uncut for moderate violence and horror

     

    The Shining

    The Shining is a 1980 UK/US horror film by Stanley Kubrick.
    With Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Exists in a longer US version and a tighter International Version.
    UK: The shorter International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, language for:

    Promotional Material

    Think of the greatest terror imaginable. Is it a monstrous alien? A lethal epidemic? Or, as in this harrowing masterpiece from Stanley Kubrick, is it fear of murder by someone who should love and protect you - a member of your own family? From a script he co-adapted from the Steven King novel, Kubrick melds vivid performances, menacing settings, dream like tracking shots and shock after shock into the milestone of the macabre. In a signature role, Jack Nicholson ("Heeeere's Johnny!") plays, Jack Torrance, who's come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as off-season caretaker with his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny lloyd). Torrance has never been there before - or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 ~115:00s UK: The shorter International Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, language

    Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 US horror film by Wes Craven.
    With Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp and Robert Englund. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb

    Uncut on VHS but the cut US Theatrical version is the only one available on UK/US DVD
    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:

    Promotional Material

    From modern horror master Wes Craven (Scream 1, 2 and 3) comes a timeless shocker that remains the standard bearer for terror. Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) is having grisly nightmares. Meanwhile, her high-school friends, who are having the very same dreams, are being slaughtered in their sleep by the hideous fiend of their shared nightmares. When the police ignore her explanation, she herself must confront the killer in his shadowy realm. Featuring Johnny Depp in his first starring role and mind-bending special effects, this horror classic gave birth to one of the most infamous undead villains in cinematic history... Freddy Krueger.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18 ~87:00s UK: Passed 18 uncut
    Ghost Stories

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    Ghost Stories is a 2017 UK horror drama by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman.
    Starring Alex Lawther, Martin Freeman and Andy Nyman. IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong horror, language for:

    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018
    • 2018 Lionsgate Home Entertainment VoD [UK only] at UK Amazon
    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    Based on Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's original Olivier nominated stage production, the same team have co-written and directed this adaptation for the big screen.

    Starring Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Andy Nyman, Paul Whitehouse, and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

    Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman), professor of psychology, arch-skeptic, the one-man Ô€˜belief buster' Ô€" has his rationality tested to the hilt when he receives a letter apparently from beyond the grave. His mentor Charles Cameron, the Ô€˜original' TV parapsychologist went missing fifteen years before, presumed dead and yet now he writes to Goodman saying that the pair must meet. Cameron, it seems, is still very much alive. And he needs Goodman to find a rational explanation for three stories that have shaken Cameron to his core. As Goodman investigates, he meets three haunted people, each with a tale more frightening, uncanny and inexplicable than the last.

    Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary is a 1989 USA horror thriller by Mary Lambert.
    Starring Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby and Fred Gwynne. BBFC link IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2018 Paramount Home Entertainment R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    Return to the disco days of the 1980s in this exclusive collection, featuring ALL NEW ARTWORK that celebrates Generation X's neon dream decade, and the movies that defined it.

    After moving to an idyllic home in the countryside, life seems perfect for the Creed family...but not for long. Louis and Rachel Creed and their two young children settle in to a house that sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbour, Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne), hides the cemetery's darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected. From Stephen King, the Master of the Macabre, comes a journey that leads to hell and back. Though not everyone survives the trip. For the Creeds, home is where the horror is.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    18   UK: Passed 18 uncut

    10x10

    10x10 is a 2018 UK thriller by Suzi Ewing.
    Starring Kelly Reilly, Luke Evans and Noel Clarke. BBFC link IMDb

    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, threat, language for:

    • 2018 Universal Pictures UK R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 27th August 2018

    Promotional Material

    After meticulous planning and prepartion, Lewis (Luke Evans) snatches Cathy (Kelly Reilly) off the busy streets and takes her to a remote luxury house, locking her away in a soundproofed room measuring 10 feet by 10 feet. His motive; to have Cathy confess to a dark secret that she is determined to keep hidden. But, Cathy has no intention of giving up so easily, and proves more than a match for her kidnapper.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    15 87:11s   UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong violence, threat, language

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 UK / USA Sci-Fi adventure by Stanley Kubrick.
    Starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood and William Sylvester. BBFC link IMDb

    The film was premiered in a longer version than that Kubrik settled on for theatrical release. All releases are rated 'U' by the BBFC and the equivalent 'G' by the MPAA.
    UK: BBFC details not yet published for:

    Promotional Material

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a countdown to tomorrow, a road map to human destiny, a quest for the infinite. It is a dazzling, Academy Award-winning visual achievement, a compelling drama of man vs. machine, a stunning meld of music and motion. It may be the master-work of director Stanley Kubrick (who co-wrote the screenplay with Arthur C. Clarke)... and it will likely excite, inspire and enthrall for generations. To begin his voyage into the future, Kubrick visits our prehistoric ape-ancestry past, then leaps millenia (via one of the most mind-blowing jump cuts ever conceived) into colonised space, and ultimately whisks astronaut Bowman (Keir Dullea) into uncharted realms of space, perhaps even into immorality. "Open the pod bay doors, HAL." Let the awe and mystery of a journey unlike any other begin.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
      ~143:00s UK: BBFC details not yet published
     

     


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