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Showing posts from February, 2022

Corinth Films Opens the Vaults to Launch Drive-In Retro Classics

THIS MARCH, CORINTH FILMS OPENS THE VAULTS  TO LAUNCH DRIVE-IN RETRO CLASSICS, A NEW LINE  OF SPECIALLY-PACKAGED GENRE CLASSICS   THE INAUGURAL DVD RELEASE WILL BE  "SCIENCE FICTION TRIPLE FEATURE", FEATURING A TRIO  OF 50’S GEMS, INCLUDING ROCKETSHIP X-M (1950), THE BRAIN FROM PLANET AROUS (1957) AND THE HIDEOUS SUN DEMON (1958)   Street Date: March 15, 2022 DVD/Digital: $29.95   Featuring the Original Theatrical Versions for Optimal Viewing,  These Classics Have Never Looked Better! This March, Corinth Films opens the vaults wide for DRIVE-IN RETRO CLASSICS, a new home entertainment line featuring genre gems of yesteryear! Spaced invaders and giant alien brains are on tap with the inaugural March 15 release: DRIVE-IN RETRO CLASSICS: SCIENCE FICTION TRIPLE FEATURE. With a trio of unforgettable b-movies from their original theatrical elements, thematically hand-picked and packaged in a specially priced collection featuring eye-popping box art, DRIVE-IN RETRO CLASSICS invites

Movie Review: “Ghost Riders” (1987)

Microbudget Texas Film Attempts to Blend Western and Horror Genres by Joseph Perry Low-budget regional filmmaking has provided us with drive-in fare and direct-to-video titles, with the quality ranging from classic ( The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Evil Dead ) to mesmerizing ( Messiah of Evil ) to downright dreadful (no need for me to bag on specific titles here). Ghost Riders , a 1987 film previously released on VHS but receiving a new DVD and Blu-ray release from Verdugo Entertainment, is one such example of regional films, shot in central Texas with local cast members that attempts to mash up a western film with supernatural horror to varying degrees of success.

The Dead Rise Like Never Before!

SYNAPSE FILMS BRINGS THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE TO BLU-RAY JUNE 7TH! “This is one of my favorite zombie films of them all; a genuinely chilling UK set horror...”  – Edgar Wright. Director of Last Night in Soho , Baby Driver and Shaun of the Dead "[A] still-startling nightmare creation that was years ahead of its time."  - Mitch Davis, Fantasia Film Festival "The transfer itself is quite the eye opener compared to the earlier Blu-rays and other transfers, with a gargantuan increase in detail throughout... As far as upgrades go, this is one of the most extreme in recent memory."  - W ith its revolutionary mix of shocking-for-its-time violence and sociopolitical themes, George A. Romero's 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead quickly proved to be enormously influential with filmmakers around the world, and few were able to match its power like Jorge Grau's The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue .  Mixing a strong environmental statem