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Shopping: Orozco the Embalmer...

2001 Japan / Colombia horror documentary by Kiyotaka Tsurisaki set for US Blu-ray release on 12th March 2024


Link Here20th January 2024

Orozco the Embalmer is a 2001 Japan / Colombia horror documentary by Kiyotaka Tsurisaki.
Starring Froilan Orozco. IMDb

There are no censorship issues with this release.
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Promotional Material

Massacre Video presents OROZCO THE EMBALMER - Fully uncut and uncensored, it's an uncompromising exploration not for the faint of heart.

In the heart of Bogota's Rue Morgue, renowned death photographer Tsurisaki Kiyotaka captures the life's work of embalmer Froilan Orozco. Orozco, with decades of handling the deceased, from murder victims to the elderly, offers a raw and unfiltered look into the world of cadaver preparation. This documentary is a stark, unblinking journey into a profession shrouded in mystery and mortality.

Massacre Video proudly unveils the definitive release of OROZCO THE EMBALMER in a stunning new high-definition master. This landmark release, presenting the documentary in its most visceral and unfiltered form, is a bold testament to the unvarnished realities of death. Fully uncut and uncensored, it's an uncompromising exploration not for the faint of heart.

Special Features:
Brand New 1080p HD Master.
Uncompressed Original Spanish PCM Audio.
Removable English Subtitles.
New Interview with Director .
Words with the Director (2011).
Extensive stills gallery with over 140 photos.
Trailers for other Massacre Video Releases.

 

 

Shopping: Blood Feast 2016...

2016 Germany / USA horror by Marcel Walz set for US 4K Blu-ray release on 16th January 2024


Link Here22nd December 2023

Blood Feast is a 2016 Germany / USA horror by Marcel Walz.
Starring Robert Rusler, Caroline Williams and Sophie Monk. Melon Farmers link IMDb

Cut for a US MPAA R rating on 2018 Blu-ray, but later in 2018 it was announced that the theatrical release would be MPAA Unrated. There is also a cut NC-17 version which is less cut than the R rated version.
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

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NOTHING SO APPALLING IN THE ANNALS OF HORROR... SINCE THE ORIGINAL!

A REMAKE OF H.G. LEWIS' NOTORIOUS SPLATTER CLASSIC! Fuad Ramses and his family have moved from the United States to France, where they run an American-themed diner. Since business is not going well, Fuad also works the graveyard shift in a museum of ancient Egyptian culture. During these long nights, he is repeatedly drawn to a statue representing the seductive goddess, Ishtar. As his fascination with Ishtar grows, she begins speaking to him in visions. One night, Fuad succumbs to her deadly charms and begins a new life of murder and cannibalism. He prepares a lavish feast for Ishtar dripping with the blood, organs and intestines of his victims. As the bodies pile up, Fuad slips further into madness until no one... not even his wife and daughter... is safe from the desires of the bloodthirsty goddess!

A fun and ultra-gory homage to H.G. Lewis' original 1963 BLOOD FEAST, this remake is presented uncut and in 4K Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible) for the first time ever on home video! Stars genre favorites Robert Rusler (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: FREDDY'S REVENGE), Caroline Williams (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART 2) and Sophie Monk (THE HILLS RUN RED).

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • 'Making of' featurette
  • Indiegogo promotional trailer
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Chilli Con Curtis 'Tonite' - Music Video
  • BLOOD FEAST - Red Carpet Premiere 2018
  • BLOOD FEAST - Scare Cam
  • English SDH Subtitles

 

 

Shopping: Apostles...

2022 Hong Kong gay drama by Scud set for UK release on 22nd Janary 2024


Link Here30th November 2023

Apostles is a 2022 Hong Kong gay drama by Scud
Starring Amanwithahat, Simon Athena and Gavin Philip Che BBFC link 2020 IMDb

The BBFC notes that the film contains strong real sex.

Summary Notes

A scholar claiming to be an apostle to Socrates and Plato, finds it hard to face his end. With the help of his wife and his ex-partner's family, he recruits 12 young men to come to his secluded manor to pursue the exploration of death. Philosophical discussions aside, the practices encompass climbing the volcanic summit of Mt. Fuji, bondage, sexual activities, and even living sacrifice.

Versions

BBFC uncut
uncut
run: 81:48s
pal: 78:32s
18UK: Uncut and BBFC 18 rated for strong real sex, nudity:
  • 2023 Bounty Films Blu-ray (rated 30/10/2023) at UK Amazon on 22nd Janary 2024

 

 

 

Shopping: Murder Obsession...

1981 Italy France horror by Riccardo Freda, previously cut by the BBFC, set for UK Blu-ray release on 18th December 2023


Link Here19th November 2023

Murder Obsession is a 1981 Italy France horror by Riccardo Freda.
With Stefano Patrizi, Martine Brochard and Henri Garcin. Melon Farmers linkYouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1987. Uncut and BBFC 18 rated for 2023 Blu-ray. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US.

Summary Notes

A scandal from Michael's past emerges when he visits his mother's house with the director and others from a recent film project.

UK: Uncut and BBFC 18 rated for sexual violence, nudity:

Promotional Material

One of the most acclaimed and influential Brazilian films ever made, Black God, White Devil (Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol) tells the story of Manoel, a young cowherd who murders a wealthy ranch owner and flees to the drought-ridden hinterlands of northern Brazil with his wife Rosa. Now outlawed, they join a religious cult headed by the mystic self-proclaimed saint Sabastião, who condones acts of violence. The couple are plunged into a moral dilemma between embracing religious fanaticism and a life of brutality amongst rural peasant bandits. Meanwhile, the authorities hire a gunman known as Antonio Das Mortes to track them down.

This audacious and fearless award-winning film, celebrated for its fusion of mysticism and folklore and its examination of aspects of religion, violence, and social injustice, was hugely influential in
shaping the Cinema Novo movement and has inspired many filmmakers. Mawu Films is proud to present this milestone of Brazilian filmmaking in a brand new 4K restoration of the original 35mm materials preserved by the Cinemateca Brasileira.

LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

New 4K restoration from original 35mm materials preserved by the Cinemateca Brasileira
Audio commentary by restoration supervisor Lino Meireles
Video essay by Manuela Lazic and Alessandro Luchetti
Glauber the Movie, Labyrinth of Brazil - a documentary on the filmmaker by Silvio Tendler featuring interviews with colleagues and collaborators (2003, 98 mins)
Cinema Novo - an award-winning documentary by filmmaker and son of Glauber Rocha, Eryk Rocha on the Brazilian filmmaking movement, featuring interviews with noted figures including Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Joaquim Pedro de Andrade and Rocha himself (2016, 90 mins)
Optional English subtitles
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Time Tomorrow
Limited edition booklet featuring new writing by filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho and critic Rafa Sales Ross
Limited edition of 3000 copies, presented in full-height Scanavo packaging with limited edition booklet and reversible sleeve

Extras subject to change




 


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