Director: Richard Schenkman
Cast: Noell Coet, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Charlie O’Connell, Erica Leerhsen, Stephanie Erb, Richard Riehle, Adam C. Edwards, Ian Bamberg, Ally Walker
Image Entertainment / Not Rated / Region 1 / 2.35:1 Widescreen / 86 minutes
Disc Extras: Behind-the-Scenes
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No matter how tired the slasher genre might be, I’m always interested in the next one coming out. Against the numerous rip-offs and uninspired attempts, there’s always that one slasher movie that makes trudging through the crap worth it. Mischief Night would be a close runner-up to being that special film. Despite a few minor flaws, Mischief Night deserves to be played on slasher fans’ movie screens because it brings some excitement back to the chopping block. I’m doling out props to Mischief Night‘s characterization of the female lead. Continue reading
Director: Jonathan Levine
Cast: Amber Heard, Anson Mount, Whitney Able, Michael Welch, Edwin Hodge, Aaron Himelstein, Luke Grimes, Melissa Price, Adam Powell, Peyton Hayslip, Brooke Bloom, Robert Earl Keen
Anchor Bay / Region A / Rated R / 2.40:1 Widescreen / English 5.1 DTSHD-MA / Spanish subtitles / 90 minutes
Extras: Commentary with director Jonathan Levine
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Every case of fame is built on a foundation of controversy or drama, no matter what the context may be or to what degree. The same rules apply to movies, often paving the pathway for a cult fan base to follow on. All the Boys Love Mandy Lane is no exception, although whether it deserves the reputation that it has garnered is really a matter of personal taste, as is evident in the extreme differences of opinion expressed in the plethora of reviews that are floating around out there on the inter-web. Continue reading
Finally, Umberto Lenzi’s trashy zombie classic Nightmare City is getting the proper treatment! December 31st, Raro Video is re-issuing the film on Blu-ray and DVD remastered from the original 35mm negative. Check out the details below!
Umberto Lenzi’s zombie shocker Nightmare City stars actor Hugo Stiglitz as a reporter caught in a living, breathing zombie hell. When an airplane comes into contact with radiation from a nuclear disaster it causes the passengers to mutate into scabby-faced humanoids with a compulsion to kill and drink the blood of their victims. As the zombies move into the city and beyond, will anyone or anything be able to stop the wave of bloody death and disease that threatens to decimate mankind?
Filled with nonstop violence, gory special effects and pulse-pounding music and featuring supporting performances by Laura Trotter, Francisco Rabal and Mel Ferrer, Raro is proud to present this oddball gem of Italian splatter completely remastered and uncut. Continue reading