Jack Hill’s incomparable blaxploitation masterpiece starring the luscious Pam Grier, Foxy Brown is coming to Region B Blu-ray June 24th from Arrow Films. This super deluxe release comes in standard Blu-ray and a limited edition, collectible steelbook edition. Both are newly remastered in high-definition, loaded with extra features and approved by the man himself, Jack Hill! It will presented in the original 1.85:1 widescreen aspect ratio and feature an uncompressed 2.0 mono soundtrack.
“When Foxy Brown’s undercover-agent boyfriend is gunned down on the orders of evil drug kingpins, she stops at nothing to exact a thrillingly brutal revenge. This is one of the all-time great Blaxploitation films, pulling out all the stops at a time long before anyone had thought of political correctness. Continue reading
V/H/S/2 will be on iTunes/On Demand June 6, 2013 and in theaters July 12, 2013.
Directed by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans and Jason Eisener
Synopsis: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static—white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil. Continue reading
Nikkatsu Erotic Films Collection Vol. 13 and 14 are Female Teacher: Hunting and She Cat. The former is of the loosely-knitted-by-name-only “Female Teacher” series and the latter is a surprisingly complex (if not a little convoluted) film starring the busty and super sexy Ai Saotome.
Female Teacher: Hunting (Vol. 13) begins with a playful teen couple skinny dipping in a pool when, unknown to them, someone is setting it up to look like the boy had raped the girl. He is expelled from school by his sensei (teacher) and moves to the beach where he shacks up with his boss and his horny wife. His teacher also takes a little trip to the beach town to wait out his married lover’s wife. That sets the table for the two to run into each other and the drama of finding the truth. But when he is finally exonerated, the truth doesn’t exactly set him free. Nor does it mean his girlfriend or teacher are safe.
aka Fritt vilt II
Director: Mats Stenberg
Cast: Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik, Kim Wifladt, Johanna Morck, Fridtjov Saheim, Per Schaanning, Andreas Cappelen, Mats Eldoen Vetle Qvenild Werring, Mads Sjogard Pettersen
Shout! Factory / Not Rated / Region 1 / Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1) / Danish Dolby Digital Stereo / English Subtitles / 94 minutes
Disc Extras: Trailer / Deleted Scenes
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I remember checking out Cold Prey a few years ago simply because it was a Norwegian slasher movie. A lot of people seemed to really get a kick out of it, judging by the reviews. Me, I thought it was on the upside of average. It had moments of real suspense, solid cinematography, and high-end production values, but the first half was cheapened by the tired friends hanging out fluff. The good thing about Cold Prey II, the tired friends hanging out cliché is nixed. The rest of the movie, well… Continue reading