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  1. Blu-Ray Review: Bride Of Re-Animator

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    While not exactly the knockout hit that the original Re-Animator was, the next film down the line sure as hell got the Blu-Ray red carpet rolled out for its release from Arrow Films. Bride Of Re-Animator leaps out of your TV and into your lap like a freshly severed (and reanimated head), with a full complement of special features at it's disposal - quite simply, this is a MUST OWN for fans of the series.

    Dr. West (Jeffrey Combs) and Dan ...
  2. Real American Horror: "Malatesta's Carnival of Blood" (1973)

    The Norris family get jobs working at a seedy old carnival as a cover for searching for their missing son who disappeared after visiting said carnival. Eccentric manager Mr. Blood turns out to be a vampire while the evil owner Malatesta rules over a gaggle of ghastly ghouls who watch silent movies when they aren't feasting on human flesh.

    Director Christopher Speeth grew up in the world of theater, and at college was trained in the tradition of the documentary. He made one film called ...
  3. A Defining Gangster Film: "Dillinger" (1973)

    John Dillinger (Warren Oates) and his gang go on a bank robbing spree across the Midwest, but one G-Man (Ben Johnson) is determined to bring him down.

    Following "Bonnie and Clyde" and "The Wild Bunch", American International Pictures wanted their own violent gangster film. Producer Sam Arkoff hired the then-unknown writer John Milius to construct the script. An earlier, very rough version of the script had come in to producer Lawrence Gordon, and Gordon thought ...
  4. Arrow Video Can't Get Enough of "The Stuff" (1985)

    A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation. But the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world.

    Writer and director Larry Cohen does what he does best... we are brought a story of real-life American values, twisted into horror to tell us what we may already know but simply do not realize. Consumers will buy anything that ...
  5. What The!? -- "Garbage Pail Kids Movie" (1987)

    Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.

    Although apparently later owned by Orion and then MGM, this film was originally produced and distributed by Atlantic Entertainment Group. At this point, they had some minor hits with "Valley Girl", "Teen Wolf" and "Night of the Comet", but were never a major player. Not surprisingly, within two years of this film coming out, they ...
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