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Dario Argento’s OPERA Due for Blu-ray from Scorpion Releasing

Arguably the last great movie made by Italian horror film maestro director Dario Argento, Opera, made in 1987, is another glaring omission from the current list of horror films available on Blu-ray. This will all change soon as Scorpion Releasing has announced that they are currently working on a high definition master for the film. The possible specs for this …

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You Have Been Warned…THE OMEN 40th Anniversary Screening in LA

The Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills will hosting a 40th anniversary screening of Richard Donner’s 1976 thriller The Omen, which stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick and David Warner.  The 101-minute film will be screened at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  This is a rare screening and a wonderful opportunity to see it on the big screen. …

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Oh, Boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm Gets a Makeover and a Theatrical Screening

Don Coscarelli’s genre favorite, Phantasm (1979), has been restored and remastered to 4K glory by a team of phans headed up by film director Jeffrey Abrams.  It is due to be released on DVD and Blu-ray sometime in the phall, however prior to that it will be receiving a much-deserved theatrical release on September 24, 2016 at theaters participating in …

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Rare Sir Christopher Lee Film, JINNAH, to be Aired October 3rd on TCM

In keeping with the last wishes of his dear friend Sir Christopher Lee, actor, producer, 70mm camera operator, film authority extraordinaire, adventurer, stunt man and now distributor Douglas Dunning is announcing that Jinnah, the film that he licensed to Turner Classic Movies (TCM), which stars his late friend Sir Christopher Lee, will have its world television premiere on October 3, …

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Book Review: Cult Cinema – An Arrow Video Companion (Limited Edition) Hardback Book (2016)

Arrow Video, established in 2009, is one of the best video companies currently releasing our favorite films.  Their UK Region B Blu-ray’s of genre titles boast exclusive and in-depth extras not seen Stateside.  Cult Cinema – An Arrow Video Companion is comprised of 20 essays that have appeared in an Arrow Video release, and includes 10 new essays written exclusively …

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Filmrage Magazine Volume 2, Issue 12 Now Available

Skin Diamond is one of the most popular adult film performers in the world and she graces the cover of the penultimate issue of Filmrage (specifically Volume 2, Number 12).  Filmrage bills itself as “The World’s Most Exclusive Exploitation Film Journal”, but don’t let your preconceived notions of a “film journal” fool you.  This publication is not a magazine in …

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Synapse Films Releasing Documentary on CREEPSHOW

In 2007, Universal Home Video released a 2-disc DVD set in the UK in Region 2 PAL format with a wonderful documentary produced by Michael Felsher of Red Shirt Pictures entitled Just Desserts: The Making of Creepshow.  A highly entertaining and long overdue look behind-the-scenes of one of the most entertaining horror films of the 1980’s, Just Desserts has, to …

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LEGENDS OF THE LOCH Set to Go Before the Cameras

Actor, producer, stunt man, radio host, 70mm camera operator, distributor, film preservationist and film authority extraordinaire Douglas Dunning is set to appear in Legends of the Loch, a fantasy/adventure with former 007 star George Lazenby (he plays Captain Dunkirk), written produced and to be directed by Terry McGreal, wherein he plays a character known as “The Stranger”.  He is a …

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