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Shopping: Emanuelle in America...

1977 Italy adult drama by Joe D'Amato set for US Blu-ray release on 12th November 2019


Link Here 20th August 2019
Emanuelle in America is a 1977 Italy adult mystery drama by Joe D'Amato.
Starring Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti and Roger Browne. BBFC link IMDb

Exists as a softcore version and a hardcore version. All BBFC releases have been cut and X or 18 rated. The hardcore version is available uncut in the US and is MPAA Unrated.

The film is famous for faked snuff assault/footage that was accused of being real. This claim was tested in court and was proven false.

See further details at Melon Farmers Video Hits: Emanuelle in America

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2019 Mondo Macabro (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 12th November 2019

Promotional Material

Mondo Macabro's November 2019 Release of EMANUELLE IN AMERICA - The totally uncut European version, first time ever on Blu-ray.

Emanuelle (Laura Gemser) is a fearless photo journalist and fashion photographer who travels the world in search of the exotic, the erotic and the downright deadly. Never averse to shedding her clothes in pursuit of a good story, Emanuelle arrives in America with a mission to expose the sizzling inner secrets of the jet set at play.

Armed with her striking feature, unique sensual talents - and a hidden camera - she's off... examining life as a love slave at a ranch run by a sadistic brothel master, investigating a bizarre spa for super rich sexually frustrated women, exploring the kinky side of a straight laced Republican politician, and finally uncovering shocking evidence of an international snuff film conspiracy.

Now for the first time ever on Blu-ray, this notorious and truly shocking film can be seen in all its high definition glory, totally uncut. Infamous director Joe d'Amato pulls out all the stops in this epic of sleaze and depravity. It's Emanuelle... but as you've never seen her before!

WARNING! This is Emanuelle's Most Infamous Adventure. For Adults Only!

SPECIAL FEATURES:

4k transfer from film negative.
English/Italian audio choice.
Newly created English subtitles.
Interview with writer David Flint.
Full length documentary on Joe d'Amato.
Audio commentary by Bruce Holecheck and Nathaniel Thompson.
Mondo Macabro previews.

 

 

Shopping: Midsommar...

2019 USA horror mystery thriller by Ari Aster set for UK Blu-ray and DVD release on 28th October 2019


Link Here 19th August 2019
Midsommar is a 2019 USA horror mystery thriller by Ari Aster.
Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor and William Jackson Harper. BBFC link IMDb  

There was a little hype about cuts in the US for an MPAA R rating and there is a suggestion that there is a longer Director's Cut on the horizon.
UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong gory images:
  • 2019 Entertainment in Video (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 28th October 2019
  • 2019 Entertainment in Video R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 28th October 2019

Promotional Material

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing. From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

 

 

Shopping: Nightbreed...

1990 USA horror fantasy by Clive Barker with the Director's set for first UK release on Blu-ray on 28th October 2019


Link Here 17th August 2019
Nightbreed is a 1990 USA horror fantasy by Clive Barker.
With Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby and David Cronenberg. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the producers for theatrical release and home video. The Cabal cut was put together following a fan based campaign restoring all available footage. Clive Barker then created the Director's Cut from the material available for the Cabal Cut. The Director's Cut was passed 15 uncut by the BBFC for 2019 Blu-ray.
UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, injury detail, language:
  • 2019 Arrow Limited Edition [Director's Cut + Theatrical Version] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 28th October 2019

Promotional Material

From the mind of writer/director Clive Barker the macabre visionary responsible for Hellraiser and Candyman comes Nightbreed, a nightmare-induced fantasy set in a world like nothing you ve ever experienced before... one which will leave you questioning who the real monsters are.

By night, Aaron Boone (Craig Sheffer, Teen Wolf) dreams of Midian, a hidden subterranean world where monsters have created a haven from humanity. Under pressure from his girlfriend Lori (Anne Bobby, Born on the Fourth of July), he attends psychotherapy sessions, unaware that his shrink, Dr Decker (Videodrome director David Cronenberg), is setting him up to take the fall for a series of violent murders. Convinced he no longer belongs in the human world, Boone goes in search of Midian not realising that the real killer has plans for both him and the colourful cast of outsiders who call it home...

The victim of studio interference and an unrepresentative marketing campaign, Nightbreed was poorly received by critics on its initial release and failed to ignite the box office, but has since undergone a radical reappraisal. Arrow Video is proud to present two versions of this depraved cult classic: the studio-approved theatrical cut and the reconstructed, reinvigorated director s cut, for the ultimate nightmarish viewing experience.

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • High Definition Blu-rayTM (1080p) presentations of the 120-minute director s cut, transferred from the original camera negative, and the 102-minute theatrical cut, transferred from the original interpositive
  • Lossless 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and uncompressed 2.0 PCM audio on the director s cut
  • Uncompressed 2.0 PCM audio on the theatrical cut
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • New audio commentary on the theatrical cut by critics Adrian J Smith and David Flint
  • Audio commentary on the director s cut by writer/director Clive Barker and restoration producer Mark Alan Miller
  • Introduction to the director s cut by Clive Barker and Mark Alan Miller
  • Walking the Line Between Heaven and Hell, a new video interview with critic Kat Ellinger
  • Speaking up for the Monsters, a new video interview with critic Kim Newman
  • Tribes of the Moon: Making Nightbreed, an extensive documentary on the making of the film, featuring actors Craig Sheffer, Doug Bradley, Anne Bobby and many more
  • Making Monsters, a documentary on the film s creature designs, featuring special makeup designer Bob Keen
  • Fire! Fights! Stunts!, a video interview with second unit director Andy Armstrong
  • Deleted and alternate scenes
  • Monster Prosthetics Masterclass
  • Cutting Compromise, a video interview with editor Mark Goldblatt
  • The Painted Landscape, an exploration of the work of concept artist Ralph McQuarrie
  • Matte painting tests
  • Makeup tests
  • Lost stop motion footage
  • Extended torture scene
  • Rehearsal test
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Rare TV spots
  • Multiple image galleries, including early sketches, set photos, poster and pre-production art, stills from the UK launch party at Tower Records, and more
  • Original screenplay (BD-ROM content)
  • Reversible sleeve feature original and newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • Double-sided fold-out poster
  • Limited edition 40-page booklet, featuring new writing on the film by author and critic Amy Simmons and an in-depth history of the film s development, release and rehabilitation by Mark Salisbury, co-author of Clive Barker s Nightbreed: The Making of the Film
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    Shopping: Skinner...

    1993 USA horror by Ivan Nagy, notably never released in the UK until now, set for Blu-ray/DVD Combo release on 23rd September 2019


    Link Here 17th August 2019
    Skinner is a 1993 USA horror by Ivan Nagy.
    Starring Ted Raimi, Ricki Lake and David Warshofsky. IMDb
    Cut for an MPAA R rating but the uncut version was later released MPAA Unrated. Notally never released in the UK until 2019.
    UK: BBFC details not yet published:
    • 2019 101 Films (RB) Blu-ray/R2 DVD Combo at UK Amazon released on 23rd September 2019

    Promotional Material

    101 Films presents Skinner (1993), a dark and brutal horror from director Ivan Nagy and writer Paul Hart-Wilden and title 010 on 101 Films' Black Label. Starring Ted Raimi (Spider-Man), Traci Lords (Blade), David Warshofsky (There Will Be Blood), Richard Schiff (Se7en) and Rikki Lake (Hairspray), Skinner is released for the first time in the UK on any format.

    At one time thought a lost film, Skinner has been resurrected from obscurity in a mind-blowing 4K restoration, so cult cinema fans can now witness this 90s horror gem in all its sinful, sleazy and violent glory.

    Dennis Skinner (Raimi) seems like a normal enough guy, but he has a very abnormal hobby. At night, he creeps through the back streets looking for potential victims, and when he finds one, carefully removes their skin with an elaborate collection of knives. Heidi (Lords), one of Dennis' victims, is on his trail, waiting for a chance to get her revenge, but in the meantime, Dennis has developed a crush on Kerry (Lake), and wants to find a way to show her he really cares.

    Brand new extras

    • Limited edition booklet includes 'Finding Skinner' - Screenwriter Paul Hart- Wilden on the long and multi-faceted search for the 'lost' Skinner master

    Additional extras

    • A Touch of Scandal - Interview with Director Ivan Nagy
    • Under His Skin - Interview with Star Ted Raimi
    • Bargain Bin VHS For A Buck - Interview with Screenwriter Paul Hart-Wilden
    • Cutting Skinner - Interview with Editor Jeremy Kasten
    • Flaying sequence out-takes and extended takes
    • Trailer

     

     

    Shopping: A Northern Soul...

    2018 UK documentary by Sean McAllister set for UK DVD release on 9th September 2019 with a BBFC 15 rating contrasting with local 12A ratings awarded by several councils


    Link Here 14th August 2019
    A Northern Soul is a 2018 UK documentary by Sean McAllister.
    Starring Steve Arnott and Sean McAllister. BBFC link IMDb
    The film was originally 12A rated by local councils for local festival screenings in Hull and Sheffield. However when it was submitted to the BBFC it was rated 15 for strong language.

    The film maker Sean McAllister was unsurprisingly not impressed by the BBFC rating and he set out to convince councils that the non aggressive working class use of the word 'fuck' should not need a 15 rating.

    Hull, Lambeth, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Southampton, Hackney, Bradford, Calderdale, Scarborough and Nottingham agreed with McAllister, and awarded the film a local 12A rating.

    It was revealed that the film contains about 20 uses of the word 'fuck'.

    BBFC uncut
    73:25s
    15 UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong language:
    • 2019 Verve Pictures R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 9th September 2019

    Summary Notes

    A documentary following a resident of Hull as he attempts to make a positive impact on his community by travelling with a hip-hop tour bus.

     

     

    Shopping: Brightburn...

    Updated: 2019 USA Sci-Fi horror thriller by David Yarovesky set for UK Blu-ray and DVD release on 21st October 2019 but will it be cut or uncut?


    Link Here 9th August 2019
    Brightburn is a 2019 USA Sci-Fi horror thriller by David Yarovesky.
    Starring Elizabeth Banks, David Denman and Matt Jones. BBFC link IMDb
    BBFC advised category cuts were required for a 15 rated cinema release in 2019. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
    UK: BBFC details not yet published for:

    Thanks to Ben:

    BBFC details have not yet been published for a joint UK and Ireland video release. However the Irish IFCO ratings reveal that both the cut UK version and the uncut have been submitted for Irish video release.

    • The cut UK cinema version was passed 15 for strong gory violence and supernatural threat.
    • The uncut version was passed 18 for very strong gory violence with injury detail, strong language.

    Furthermore the 18 rated submission was in NTSC (for Blu-ray) and the 15 rated submission was in PAL (for DVD). This rather suggests that the Blu-ray will be uncut and the DVD will be the cut version. Disk extras have been rated 15 so will be suitable for all releases.

    Update: Commentary track for the uncut version

    Thanks to Mike

    The BBFC have just passed a commentary track to accompany the uncut version at 18.

    It is timed for NTSC Blu-ray whilst the equivalent commentary track for the cut version is timed for PAL DVD.

    Promotional Material

    What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? With Brightburn, James Gunn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.

     

     

    Shopping: Fear No Evil...

    1981 USA horror by Frank LaLoggia, cut by the BBFC, set for US Blu-ray release on 24th September 2019


    Link Here 8th August 2019
    Fear No Evil is a 1981 USA horror by Frank LaLoggia.
    Starring Stefan Arngrim, Elizabeth Hoffman and Kathleen Rowe McAllen. BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1987. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2019 Cinedigm RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 24th September 2019

    Promotional Material

    Andrew Williams is a shy high school student with a straight 'A' average and a horrifying secret: He was born the Antichrist. While senior year can be Hell for some teenagers, Andrew unleashes the real thing bringing demonic carnage and the horrors of Satan to gym class and beyond. Now that the legions of the undead has risen, some very unexpected archangels are gathered and on the eve of the Second Coming, the final horrific battle for the unholy soul of mankind is about to begin.

     

     

    Shopping: Macabre Visions: The Films of Mario Bava...

    9 film set by Mario Bava set for UK Blu-ray release on 23rd September 2019...And almost all of the film have a history of censors cuts or different versions, now uncut though


    Link Here 7th August 2019
    Macabre Visions: The Films of Mario Bava is a 9 film set by Mario Bava.
    Starring Barbara Steele, John Saxon and Boris Karloff.
    • Black Sunday/Mask of Satan
    • The Girl Who Knew Too Much/Evil Eye
    • Black Sabbath
    • Kill, Baby... Kill!
    • Five Dolls for an August Moon
    • A Bay of Blood (aka Twitch of the Death Nerve)
    • Baron Blood
    • Lisa and the Devil
    • Rabid Dogs (aka Kidnapped)
    UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2019 Arrow Macabre Visions Limited Edition (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 23rd September 2019
    Alternative cuts of Black Sunday, The Girl Who Knew Too Much, Black Sabbath, A Bay of Blood, Baron Blood, Lisa and the Devil and Rabid Dogs

    Black Sunday is a 1960 Italy horror by Mario Bava.
    With Barbara Steele, John Richardson and Andrea Checchi. BBFC link IMDb

    Banned by the BBFC in 1961. European Version (Mask of Satan) was uncut. US Version (Black Sunday) was cut. Both versions are included with this release.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Black Sunday

    The Girl Who Knew Too Much is a 1963 Italy comedy mystery thriller by Mario Bava.
    Starring Letícia Román, John Saxon and Valentina Cortese. BBFC link IMDb
    The Original Version is titled The Girl Who Knew Too Much and was passed 12 by the BBFC for 2007 DVD. The re-edited US Version titled Evil Eye was passed X uncut for 1964 cinema release and 12 uncut for 2014 Blu-ray. Both versions are included with this release.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: The Girl woh Knew too Much

    Black Sabbath is a 1963 Italy/UK/France horror by Mario Bava.
    With Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi and Boris Karloff. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Uncut by censors, but the order of the 3 tales was changed, along with plot changes, for the English Language/AIP Version. Both versions are included with this release.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Black Sabbath

    Kill, Baby... Kill! is a 1966 Italy horror mystery by Mario Bava.
    Starring Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Erika Blanc and Fabienne Dali. BBFC link IMDb
    Uncut for a 1967 X cinema rating and 15 rated DVD. The film is uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US but there is also an edited version going by the title Curse of the Living Dead.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Kill, Baby... Kill!

    Five Dolls for an August Moon is a 1970 Italy mystery thriller by Mario Bava.
    Starring William Berger, Ira von Fürstenberg and Edwige Fenech. BBFC link IMDb
    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    A Bay of Blood is a 1971 Italian horror by Mario Bava.
    With Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli and Claudio Camaso. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Banned by the BBFC for 1972 cinema release, then banned on VHS as a Video nasty in 1983. Unbanned but cut by the BBFC from 1994 until 2000. Uncut by the BBFC since 2010. The US R rated version is uncut.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: A Bay of Blood

    Baron Blood is a 1972 Italy / West Germany horror by Mario Bava.
    Starring Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer and Massimo Girotti. BBFC link IMDb
    Cur in the US for an MPAA PG rating but the uncut version is available also. Uncut and 15 rated in the UK.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Baron Blood

    Lisa and the Devil is a1974 Italy/West Germany/Spain horror by Mario Bava and Alfredo Leone.
    With Telly Savalas, Elke Sommer and Sylva Koscina. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    The Original Version is Lisa and the Devil. Later the film was significantly re-edited into The House of Exorcism which was cut by the BBFC for cinema release. Uncut on UK home video and uncut in the US. Both versions are included with this release.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Lisa and the Devil

    Rabid Dogs is a 1974 Italy crime thriller by Mario Bava and Lamberto Bava.
    With Lea Lander, George Eastman and Riccardo Cucciolla. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Not cut by censors. The original version is titled Rabid Dogs. An unsuccessful rework is titled Kidnapped

    Both versions are included with this release.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Rabid Dogs

    Promotional Material

    The legendary Mario Bava has inspired generations of filmmakers, including names as wide-ranging as Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton and Guillermo Del Toro. With their virtuoso photography and budget-belying visual effects, his films transcend their unassuming origins and played a vital role in shaping the horror movie as we think of it today. This exclusive collection from Arrow Video gathers together nine films from Bava s diverse catalogue including gothic horrors, giallo thrillers and even a real-time crime drama.

    Our journey through the maestro s output begins with Black Sunday , the ground-breaking gothic shocker that defined the Italian horror film, before launching the giallo phenomenon with the twisty The Girl Who Knew Too Much . Up next is a triple bill of terror with the gruesome anthology Black Sabbath , followed by a further slice of the macabre with the spine-tingling Kill, Baby... Kill! Next, Bava channels his inner Agatha Christie with the Ten Little Indians -inspired Five Dolls for an August Moon , followed by the proto- Friday the 13th slasher A Bay of Blood (aka Twitch of the Death Nerve ). Bava then returns to his horror stomping ground with the twisted and atmospheric Baron Blood and his surreal classic Lisa and the Devil widely considered to be his masterpiece. The collection concludes with Rabid Dogs (aka Kidnapped ), a gritty, frenetic crime thriller that grabs the viewer by the throat and refuses to let go.

    This stunning collection represents one of Italian cinema s unsung heroes at the height of his creativity, ably assisted by a diverse and talented cast of cult actors, including Barbara Steele ( The Pit and the Pendulum ), Telly Savalas ( Kojak ), John Saxon ( Tenebrae ), Edwige Fenech ( Strip Nude For Your Killer ), Erika Blanc ( The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave ) and Boris Karloff ( The Comedy of Terrors ). Whether you re a newcomer to these films or experiencing them for the umpteenth time, Macabre Visions: The Films of Mario Bava is a must-have addition to your library.

    LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all films
  • Original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks
  • English subtitles for the Italian soundtracks
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtracks
  • Alternative cuts of Black Sunday , The Girl Who Knew Too Much , Black Sabbath , A Bay of Blood , Baron Blood , Lisa and the Devil and Rabid Dogs
  • Audio commentaries on every film by Bava biographer and expert Tim Lucas
  • Numerous interviews with critics, cast and crew members
  • Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre , a documentary profile of the director, hosted by Mark Kermode and featuring interviews with Joe Dante, John Carpenter and Tim Burton
  • The Devil s Daughter , a video essay by critic Kat Ellinger
  • Multiple introductions by author and critic Alan Jones
  • Yellow , Semih Tareen s short film homage to Bava s cinema
  • Multiple theatrical trailers and TV spots
  • Limited edition packaging featuring original theatrical artwork
  • Collector s souvenir hardcover book featuring writing by Matt Bailey, Alan Jones, Kier-La Janisse, David Cairns, Tim Lucas, Travis Crawford, Glenn Kenny, Adrian Smith, Jay Slater, Oliver James, Stephen Thrower, Peter Blumenstock and Helen Mullane
  • And much, much more!
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    Shopping: Apocalypse Now - Final Cut...

    1979 US war film by Francis Ford Coppola set for UK Blu-ray and DVD release on 26th August 2019 with 3 versions


    Link Here 3rd August 2019
    Apocalypse Now is a 1979 US war film by Francis Ford Coppola.
    With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando and Robert Duvall. BBFC link IMDb
    Exists as a Theatrical Version, an extended Redux Version and a Final Cut
    UK: Passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, gore, sexualised nudity, very strong language:
    • 2019 Studiocanal [Final Cut + Redux + Theatrical Version] RB 4k Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019
    • 2019 Studiocanal [Final Cut + Redux + Theatrical Version] RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019
    • 2019 Studiocanal [Fina Cut only] R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019

    Promotional Material

    A never-before-seen and newly restored cut of Francis Ford Coppola's spectacular cinematic masterpiece in a way which the director believes "looks better than it has ever looked and sounds better than it has ever sounded".

    Apocalypse Now was nominated for 8 Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and won 2 Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Best Sound, 2 BAFTAs for Best Direction and Best Supporting Actor and the Palme d'Or in Cannes. Starring Academy Award winner Marlon Brando (1972, Best Actor, The Godfather), Academy Award winner Robert Duvall (1983, Best Actor, Tender Mercies), Golden Globe winner Martin Sheen (2001, Best Actor -- TV Series, "The West Wing"), Academy Award nominee Dennis Hopper (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Hoosiers), Academy Award nominee Laurence Fishburne (1993, Best Actor, What's Love Got to Do with It), and Academy Award nominee Harrison Ford (1985, Best Actor, Witness), the film follows Army Captain Willard (Martin Sheen), a troubled man sent on a dangerous and mesmerizing odyssey into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade American colonel named Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has succumbed to the horrors of war and barricaded himself in a remote outpost.

    The best visual and sound technologies have been used to present Coppola's true vision of the film: one that delivers deep, visceral visual and auditory impact. "The audience will be able to see, hear and feel this film how I always hoped it could be-from the first 'bang' to the final whimper" said the film-maker. All three versions of this film are available on the Blu-ray releases including Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut, Apocalypse Now: Theatrical Cut, and Apocalypse Now Redux Extended Cut.

    Restored from the original negative for the first time ever, Apocalypse Now Final Cut is Coppola's most complete version of his multi-awarded classic. This is the first time the original negative has ever been scanned and over 11 months and 2,700 hours were spent on cleaning and restoring the film's 300,173 frames. Brought to life through ultra-vivid picture quality with Dolby Vision, delivering spectacular colours never before seen on a screen, with highlights that are up to 40 times brighter and blacks that are 10 times darker. It has also been mixed in Dolby Atmos to offer a truly immersive sound experience and it has been enhanced Meyer Sound Laboratories' newly developed Sensual Sound, a technology engineered to output audio below the limits of human hearing.

    Blu-ray Extras :
    • Intro by Francis Ford Coppola
    • Audio Commentary by Director Francis Ford Coppola
    • An Interview with John Milius
    • A Conversation with Martin Sheen and Francis Ford Coppola
    • "Fred Roos: Casting Apocalypse" Featurette
    • The Mercury Theatre on the Air: Heart of Darkness -- November 6, 1938
    • "The Hollow Men" Featurette o Monkey Sampan "Lost Scene" o Additional Scenes
    • "Destruction of the Kurtz Compound" End Credits
    • "The Birth of 5.1 Sound" Featurette
    • "Ghost Helicopter Flyover" Sound Effects Demonstration
    • "The Synthesizer Soundtrack" Article by Bob Moog
    • "A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now" Featurette
    • "Heard Any Good Movies Lately? The Sound Design of Apocalypse Now" Featurette
    • "The Final Mix" Featurette
    • "2001 Cannes Film Festival: Francis Ford Coppola" Featurette
    • "PBR Streetgang" Featurette o "The Color Palette of Apocalypse Now" Featurette
    • Disc Credits
    • Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (with Optional Audio Commentary by Francis and Eleanor Coppola)
    • NEW: Tribeca Film Festival Q and A with Francis Ford Coppola and Steven Soderbergh
    • NEW: Never-Before-Seen B-Roll Footage o NEW: Apocalypse Now Dolby featurette (HD)
    • NEW: A history of Apocalypse Now on Home Video (HD) o John Milius Script Excerpt with Francis Coppola Notes (Still Gallery)
    • Storyboard Collection
    • Photo Archive Unit Photography, Mary Ellen Mark Photography
    • Marketing Archive, 1979 Teaser Trailer, 1979 Theatrical Trailer, 1979 Radio Spots, 1979 Theatrical Program, Lobby Card and Press Kit Photos, Poster Gallery, Apocalypse Now Redux Trailer

     

     

    Shopping: The Prey...

    1984 USA horror by Edwin Brown set for UK Blu-ray release on 16th September 2019 with 3 versions


    Link Here 2nd August 2019
    The Prey is a 1984 USA horror by Edwin Brown (as Edwin Scott Brown).
    Starring Debbie Thureson, Steve Bond and Lori Lethin. BBFC link IMDb

    The US Theatrical Versions is the director approved version and is uncut and MPAA R rated. The producers made their own longer version for international release. In the UK this was rated 18 uncut for 1986 VHS and again for 2019 Blu-Ray. The US Theatrical Version was rated 15 uncut for 2019 Blu-ray.

    UK: The International Version was passed 18 uncut for strong sex, nudity, violence:
    UK: The US Theatrical Version was passed 15 uncut for strong violence, nudity:
    • 2019 Arrow Limited Edition [US Theatrical + International + Composite Versions] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 16th September 2019

    Promotional Material

    It s not human, and it s got an axe! One of the most underrated efforts to hail from the slice-and-dice boom, The Prey at last emerges from the VHS wilderness in a brand new 2K restoration from the recently unearthed original camera negative.

    Three young couples set off into the mountains for a weekend of climbing, drinking and lovemaking. But little do they know that they are stumbling into the terrain of a fearsome predator - a wild man, horrifically burned as a child many years ago in a fire which engulfed his gypsy camp and left only him alive. Now he roams the woods in search of his next human prey.

    Filmed in 1979-1980 - making it a contemporary, rather than an imitator, of the likes of Friday the 13th - but not released until 1984 when it was picked up by New World Pictures, The Prey is a unique woodsy slasher gem ripe for reappraisal in this extras-packed, 40th anniversary edition!

    LIMITED EDITION 2-DISC BLU-RAY CONTENTS

  • Limited to 3,000 units
  • Exclusive slipcover featuring original UK home video artwork
  • Three versions of the feature: Original US Theatrical Cut, International Cut and Composite cut!
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed mono audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by Justin Osbourn
  • Limited edition booklet featuring new writing on the film by Ewan Cant

    DISC ONE - US THEATRICAL CUT
     

  • Brand new 2K restoration of the filmmaker-approved US Theatrical Cut from the original camera negative
  • Brand new audio commentary with producer Summer Brown
  • Brand new audio commentary with Amanda Reyes and Ewan Cant
  • Audio Interview with director Edwin Scott Brown
  • Brand new on-camera interview with actress Debbie Thureson
  • Brand new on-camera interview with actress Lori Lethin
  • Brand new on-camera interview with actor Carel Struycken
  • Brand new on-camera interview with actor Jackson Bostwick
  • In Search of The Prey - Ewan Cant and actress Debbie Thureson revisit the original shooting locations in Idyllwild, California
  • Q&A from Texas Frightmare Weekend 2019 with Lori Lethin, Carel Struycken and Jackson Bostwick
  • Texas Frightmare Weekend 2019 Audience Reaction Track
  • VHS Trailer and TV Spot
  • Original Script (BD-ROM Content)

    DISC TWO - INTERNATIONAL & COMPOSITE CUTS
     

  • Brand new 2K restoration of the International Cut featuring the infamous gyspy flashback footage, added at a later date by the producers without the approval of the original filmmakers
  • Composite Cut combining footage from both the US Theatrical and International Cuts, for the ultimate Prey fan experience!
  • Extended Outtakes reel - 45 mins of never-before-seen outtakes
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    Shopping: My Samurai...

    1992 USA action film by Fred H Dresch, cut by the BBFC, set for US Blu-ray release on 15th October 2019


    Link Here 1st August 2019
    My Samurai is a 1992 USA action film by Fred H Dresch.
    Starring Julian Lee, Tupper Cullum and C Edward McNeil. BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for 15 rated VHS in 1993. Uncut and MPAA Unrated.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2019 Mvd Rewind (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 15th October 2019

    Promotional Material

    When young Peter McCrea (John Kallo) witnesses a gang murder, he is thrust into a dangerous world where strength and power are the keys to survival. His only hope is Young Park (Julian Lee, Assassin's Code), a powerful martial arts master with a gift for destroying any opposition. On the run from the gang and the police, Young Park must teach Peter the secrets of self defense - and inner strength. From one action-packed sequence to the next, Peter learns about courage, force, and himself - so that he may confront the ultimate challenge of his life. MY SAMUARI is the solo directorial debut of Fred H. Dresch after making his mark as an assistant director on cult classics such as Final Exam and Syngenor and boasts a supporting cast that includes Mako (Conan The Barbarian), Terry O'Quinn (Lost) and Bubba Smith (Police Academy series).

    Bonus features include: Original Theatrical Trailer (SD, 01:30), Julian Lee Personal Photo Gallery, Photo Gallery, NEW! Interview with actor Christophe, NEW! Watching My Scenes with actor Jim Turner , English Subtitles, NEW! Interview with stars Julian Lee & Mark Steven Grove , English 2.0 Stereo Sound (LPCM) Audio, High Definition Blu-ray (1080p, 1.78:1) presentation of the main feature, Collectible Mini-Poster

     

     

    Shopping: Flesh Gordon...

    1974 USA comedy Sci-Fi film by Howard Ziehm, cut by the BBFC, set for uncut US Blu-ray release on 27th August 2019


    Link Here 23rd July 2019
    Flesh Gordon is a 1974 USA comedy Sci-Fi film by Michael Benveniste and Howard Ziehm.
    Starring Jason Williams, Suzanne Fields and Joseph Hudgins. BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release and 18 rated VHS. Heavily cut in the US for an MPAA R rating although the Unrated Version is uncut. The 2001 UK DVD release is reported to be uncut without a BBFC certificate. There was also an X rated release in the US.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Flesh Gordon

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    Summary Notes

    Emperor Wang (the Perverted) is leader of the planet Porno and sends his mighty "Sex Ray" towards Earth, turning everyone into sex-mad fiends. Only one man can save the Earth, football player Flesh Gordon. Along with his girlfriend Dale Ardent and Professor Flexi-Jerkoff, they set off towards the source of the Sex Ray, unaware of the perils that face them!

     

     

    Shopping: Scars of Dracula...

    1970 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker set for US Blu-ray release on 10th September 2019


    Link Here 18th July 2019
    Scars of Dracula is a 1970 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker.
    Starring Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman and Jenny Hanley. IMDb  
    Originally cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated 1970 cinema release. The cuts have persisted ever since but the the BBFC rating was reduced to 15 for DVD. The same cut version is MPAA R rated in the US.

    See further cuts details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Scars of Dracula

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    Promotional Material

    The legendary Christopher Lee is back as Dracula, bringing unspeakable horrors upon a local village that defies his evil reign. But when a young man and his luscious girlfriend unwittingly visit the Count's castle, they find themselves trapped in a face-to-face frenzy of bloodthirsty vixens, religious blasphemy and sadistic. The Prince of Darkness has returned like never before, but will his horrific mark remain forever?

     

     

    Shopping: Apocalypse Now - Final Cut...

    1979 US war film by Francis Ford Coppola set for UK Blu-ray and DVD release on 26th August 2019 in a new version


    Link Here 10th July 2019
    Apocalypse Now is a 1979 US war film by Francis Ford Coppola.
    With Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando and Robert Duvall. BBFC link IMDb  

    Exists as a Theatrical Version, an extended Redux Version and a Final Cut
    UK: The cinema version of the Final Cut was passed 15 uncut for strong bloody violence, gore, sexualised nudity, very strong language:
    • 2019 Studiocanal RB 4k Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019
    • 2019 Studiocanal RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019
    • 2019 Studiocanal R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 26th August 2019

    Promotional Material

    Synopsis A never-before-seen and newly restored cut of Francis Ford Coppola's spectacular cinematic masterpiece in a way which the director believes "looks better than it has ever looked and sounds better than it has ever sounded". Apocalypse Now was nominated for 8 Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and won 2 Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Best Sound, 2 BAFTAs for Best Direction and Best Supporting Actor and the Palme d'Or in Cannes.

    Starring Academy Award winner Marlon Brando (1972, Best Actor, The Godfather), Academy Award winner Robert Duvall (1983, Best Actor, Tender Mercies), Golden Globe winner Martin Sheen (2001, Best Actor - TV Series, "The West Wing"), Academy Award nominee Dennis Hopper (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Hoosiers), Academy Award nominee Laurence Fishburne (1993, Best Actor, What's Love Got to Do with It), and Academy Award nominee Harrison Ford (1985, Best Actor, Witness), the film follows Army Captain Willard (Martin Sheen), a troubled man sent on a dangerous and mesmerizing odyssey into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade American colonel named Kurtz (Marlon Brando), who has succumbed to the horrors of war and barricaded himself in a remote outpost.

    The best visual and sound technologies have been used to present Coppola's true vision of the film: one that delivers deep, visceral visual and auditory impact. "The audience will be able to see, hear and feel this film how I always hoped it could be-from the first 'bang' to the final whimper" said the film-maker.

     

     

    Shopping: Three Films With Sammo Hung...

    film set by Sammo HUNG and Yuen WOO-PING set for UK Blu-ray release on 23rd September 2019 with two films being uncut in the UK for the first time


    Link Here 5th July 2019
    Three Films With Sammo Hung is a film set by Sammo HUNG and Yuen WOO-PING.
    Starring Sammo HUNG.  
    There are no censorship issues with this release.
    UK: Passed with an aggregate 18 uncut for:
    • 2019 Eureka [Three Films With Sammo Hung] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 23rd September 2019
    The Iron-fisted Monk is a 1977 Hong Kong action comedy drama by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung.
    Starring Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen and James Tien. BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated DVD in 2001. Uncut and 18 rated since 2019 Blu-ray. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

    Cuts were required to remove eroticising shots of the forced exposure and groping of breasts, and of volume of nudity of victim during a rape scene.

    The Magnificent Butcher (Lin Shi Rong) is a 1979 Hong Kong action comedy drama by Woo-Ping Yuen.
    Starring Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Tak-Hing Kwan and Biao Yuen. BBFC link IMDb

    Previously passed 18 uncut for VHS and DVD.

    Eastern Condor is a 1987 Hong Kong action war drama by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung.
    Starring Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen and Haing S Ngor. BBFC link IMDb

    Passed 18 after cuts for animal cruelty for cinema, VHS and DVD. The BBFC cuts were waived for 18 rated Blu-ray in 2019

    The previous BBFC cuts were for animal cruelty, pulling the head off a snake.

    Promotional Material

    Presented here are three highlights from Sammo Hung s incredible career, showcasing his incredible skill and artistry both in front of, and behind the camera.

    The Iron-Fisted Monk [1977] Sammo Hung s directorial debut, The Iron-Fisted Monk introduced many of the choreographic and editing techniques that would become commonplace in modern action cinema. A significantly darker and more violent film than audiences were used to, the film was originally cut when released on UK home video, but is presented here fully uncut for its worldwide Blu-ray debut from a brand new 2K restoration .

    The Magnificent Butcher [1979] Directed by the legendary Yuen Woo-ping as a spiritual successor to his earlier smash hit, Drunken Master, The Magnificent Butcher stars Sammo as Butcher Lam Sai-wing, a pupil of Wong Fei-hung (the role Jackie Chan portrayed in Drunken Master , but here played by Kwan Tak-hing who played the legendary folk hero in over 70 films). When Lam is framed for murder by a rival clan, he must track down the real murderer and fight to clear his name. To be strong enough to have a chance of winning, he must train under the original Drunken Master, Beggar So! Presented from a brand new 2K restoration .

    Eastern Condors [1987] Quite possibly Sammo s best film, this high-kicking tribute to The Dirty Dozen sees ten convicts offered amnesty if they undertake a deadly mission behind enemy lines in Vietnam to destroy a top-secret munitions dump. Presented here fully uncut for the first time ever in the UK, and from a brand new 2K restoration , this film is an absolute must-see!

    BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:
    • Stunning 1080p presentation of all three films on Blu-ray, from brand new 2K restorations and in their original widescreen aspect ratios.
    • Original Cantonese mono tracks for all three films
    • English audio options, all three films include the option of classic English dubs from the films original international releases, and the newer English dubs produced for later home video releases
    • The Iron-Fisted Monk - Fully Restored Cantonese mono track, with original sound effects reinserted after being absent from previous releases
    • The Magnificent Butcher Alternate Cantonese mono track featuring a unique mix and different music cues
    • Eastern Condors: The Export Version [94 mins] Presented in 2K, a shorter edit of the film released to international markets
    • Newly translated English subtitles (optional) for all three films
    • Brand new audio commentaries on Eastern Condors and The Magnificent Butcher by martial-arts cinema authority Mike Leeder and filmmaker Arne Venema
    • Brand new audio commentary on The Iron-Fisted Monk and Eastern Condors by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
    • Multiple interviews with Sammo Hung, talking about his work on each film
    • Interview with actor and stuntman Yuen Wah, talking about his work on Eastern Condors
    • Interview with Yuen Woo-ping, talking about his work on The Magnificent Butcher
    • Eastern Condors Live! a live performance from the 1987 Miss Hong Kong Pageant
    • Trailers for all three films
    • O-Card Slipcase
    • Limited Edition Collector s booklet [First Print Run of 2000 units ONLY] featuring new writing on all three films by James Oliver

     

     

    Shopping: The Mary Millington Movie Collection...

    2019 film set by Willy Roe, George Harrison Marks, inevitably cut by the BBFC at the time, set for UK Blu-ray release on 7th October 2019


    Link Here 12th June 2019
    The Mary Millington Movie Collection is a 2019 film set by Willy Roe, George Harrison Marks...
    Starring Mary Millington, Diana Dors and Alan Lake. UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2019 Screenbound [Mary Millington Movie Collection] (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 7th October 2019
    Come Play with Me is a 1977 UK sex comedy by George Harrison Marks.
    Starring Irene Handl, Alfie Bass and George Harrison Marks. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for 1977 cinema release. The cuts have persisted to all releases since. There is also an unreleased hardcore version of the film.

    See cuts details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Come Play With Me

    The Playbirds is a 1978 UK sex comedy by Willy Roe.
    Starring Mary Millington, Glynn Edwards and Gavin Campbell. BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for an X rated cinema release in 1978. The same version was released on 18 rated home video.
    Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair is a 1979 UK sex comedy by Willy Roe.
    Starring Alan Lake, Glynn Edwards and Anthony Booth. BBFC link IMDb

    Passed X after BBFC cuts for 1979 cinema release. It is not clear if these cuts have persisted onto 18 rated home video.

    The other films have always been uncut

    Promotional Material

    Released to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Mary Millington s death, this special edition Blu-ray box set (individually numbered and limited to 3,000 units) features Mary s most glamorous film roles, with new, stunning 2K restorations, including: Come Play with Me (1977), The Playbirds (1978), Confessions from the David Galaxy Affair (1979), Queen of the Blues (1979), Mary Millington s True Blue Confessions (1980) plus Respectable: The Mary Millington Story (2015), an in-depth documentary chronicling her extraordinary life. This collector s edition is a must for any Millington fan! Filled with scintillating new extras, packaged in a collectable case (displaying brand new artwork throughout) and including a huge 80-page book, with an introduction from David Sullivan and notes by biographer Simon Sheridan (author of Keeping the British End Up: Four Decades of Saucy Cinema). A tantalising orgy of extras that no self-respecting lover of Mary Millington or 1970 s British sex comedies can but fail to be aroused by!

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • BRAND NEW 2K RESTORATIONS
    • NEW 'The Playbirds' audio commentary by biographer Simon Sheridan and director Willy Roe.
    • NEW 'Queen of the Blues' audio commentary by biographer Simon Sheridan and actor Allan Warren.
    • NEW Mary Millington's True Blue Confessions - audio commentary by biographer Simon Sheridan and executive producer David Sullivan.
    • NEW ' Ten Million Dirty Words - a brand new featurette about Harry Knights, the Nottingham-based porn writer who helped create Mary's image).
    • Confessions of a Pixie - an interview with Josie Harrison Marks, the daughter of Come Play With Me's director George Harrison Marks.
    • Mary on Location - Then and Now' travelogue revisiting the main locations in Mary's life and films.
    • Respectable: The Mary Millington Story - audio commentary by director Simon Sheridan and the BFI's Sam Dunn.
    • 8mmillington - compilation of the 'tamer' sequences from Mary's hardcore 8mm films.
    • Short Films
      • Response - 8mm softcore short film (1974)
      • Wild Lovers - 8mm softcore short film (1974)
      • Party Pieces - 8mm softcore short film (1974)
      • Sex Is My Business - 8mm softcore short film (1975)
      • Mary Millington's World Striptease Extravaganza (1981).
    • Come Play with Me original 1977 trailer

     

     

    Shopping: Schramm...

    1993 Germany horror by Jörg Buttgereit, not avaialable in the UK for many years, now set for for UK release on Blu-ray on 29th July 2019


    Link Here 2nd June 2019
    Schramm is a 1993 Germany horror by Jörg Buttgereit.
    Starring Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Monika M and Micha Brendel. Youtube link IMDb  

    Self censored in the UK for many years out of fear of the film censor. It did make an occasional appearances at cinema clubs though. Now set for a 2019 Blu-Ray release. Uncut and MPAA Unrated in the US.

    UK: BBFC details not yet published for:
    • 2019 Arrow Video Limited Edition (RB) Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 29th July 2019

    Promotional Material

    Controversial German filmmaker Jörg Buttgereit ( Nekromantik , Nekromantik 2 ) takes you into the twisted mind of a deranged sex killer in the last of his feature films to date, 1993 s deeply disturbing Schramm .

    Lothar Schramm, the so-called Lipstick Killer , lies dying in a pool of blood and paint. As he expires, fragments of his life flash before his eyes his uneasy friendship with the prostitute that lives next door ( Nekromantik 2 s Monika M); the brutal slaughter of a pair of doorstep evangelists whose bodies he poses in obscene fashion; his unhealthy pastime of hammering nails into his own manhood.

    Told in an entirely non-linear fashion, Jörg Buttgereit s Schramm with its nightmarish hallucinatory sequences involving severed limbs and gaping, sharp-toothed female genitalia comes about as close as a film can get to transporting you directly into the world of a sick, disordered mind.

    2-DISC DIRECTOR-APPROVED LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

  • HD transfer overseen by the filmmakers
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed Stereo 2.0 audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Limited edition digipak packaging featuring new artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • Limited edition certificate
  • Set of 5 exclusive Schramm "polaroid" postcards
  • Soundtrack CD
  • Limited edition 60-page book

    DISC 1 [BLU-RAY] - 'SCHRAMM

  • Archival audio commentary with director/co-writer Jörg Buttgereit and co-writer Franz Rodenkirchen
  • Archival audio commentary with actors Florian Von Gustorf and Monika M
  • Tomorrow I Will Be Dirt: Scenes from the Afterlife of Lothar Schramm (2019) brand new animated short film sequel to Schramm made by award-winning filmmaker and stop-motion artist Robert Morgan, produced exclusively for this release
  • Take My Body: The Journey of a Blow-up Doll writer Kier-La Janisse on how she came to be the owner of a particularly interesting piece of Schramm memorabilia
  • Jörg Buttgereit in conversation with Arrow Video s Ewan Cant at the 2019 Offscreen Film Festival
  • The Making of Schramm archival behind-the-scenes documentary
  • Mein Papi Jörg Buttgereit short film available in HD for the first time ever and with optional director audio commentary
  • Jesus Der Film (1995) short film segment directed by Jörg Buttgereit
  • Two short films by Schramm producer Manfred Jelinski: Orpheus in der Oberwelt (1970) and Ein Ku'ze' Film übe' Hambu'g (1990)
  • Extensive image gallery
  • Jörg Buttgereit Trailer Gallery

    DISC 2 [CD] - 'SCHRAMM' SOUNDTRACK - LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE

  • CD featuring the complete Schramm score

    60-PAGE BOOK - LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE

    Exclusive perfect-bound book featuring new writing from Virginie Selavy and Graham Rae, all illustrated with new artwork and original archival stills

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    Shopping: Satan's Slave...

    1976 UK horror by Norman J Warren set for UK Blu-ray release on 22nd July 2019 with previous BBFC cuts just waived


    Link Here 30th May 2019
    A film set by Norman J Warren.
    Starring Michael Gough, Martin Potter and Barry Stokes. UK: Passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2019 Powerhouse Bloody Terror set R0 Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 22nd July 2019

    Satan's Slave is a 1976 UK horror by Norman J Warren.
    With Michael Gough, Martin Potter and Candace Glendenning. BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1976 and 18 rated VHS in 1997. The 2004 18 rated DVD is based on the extended International Version but is missing a scene of  sexual violence, a decision backed by the director. The sexual violence cuts were waived by the BBFC for 2019 Blu-ray featuring the uncut International Version and the Director's Cut

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Satan's Slave

    Promotional Material

    One of British genre cinema's most important and distinctive independent filmmakers, Norman J Warren made a series of horror films which were at the forefront of a new wave in British horror during the 1970s. Reflecting a period of permissiveness and fearlessness, Warren's distinctive stylings are far removed from the Gothic conventions of Hammer Films, deliberately upped the ante in terms of sex, violence and gore to create a new breed of horror that was designed to shock for shock's sake.

    Five of Norman J Warren's horrifying chillers are presented here in new restorations and on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK. Containing a wealth of new and archival extras -- including new appreciations by contemporary British filmmakers, new cast and crew interviews, audio commentaries on all five films, rare short films, outtakes and alternative scenes, and making-of documentaries -- this stunning Limited Edition box set from Indicator is strictly limited to 6,000 units.

    Extras INDICATOR LIMITED BLU-RAY EDITION BOX SET SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • New 2K restorations of all five films, approved by director Norman J Warren
  • Original mono audio
  • The BEHP Interview with Norman J Warren (2018): an archival video recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring the prolific filmmaker in conversation with Martin Sheffield
  • Satan's Slave audio commentary with director Norman J Warren and screenwriter David McGillivray, and a second commentary with Warren and composer John Scott
  • Prey audio commentary with Norman J Warren and author Jonathan Rigby
  • Terror audio commentary with Norman J Warren and screenwriter David McGillivray
  • Inseminoid audio commentary with Norman J Warren and assistant director Gary White
  • Bloody New Year audio commentary with Norman J Warren and film critic Josephine Botting
  • All You Need Is Blood (1976): a vintage 'making of' documentary for Satan's Slave, presented in High Definition for the first time
  • Creating Satan (2004): an archival documentary on the making of Satan's Slave featuring interviews with Warren, David McGillivray, actor Martin Potter, and others
  • Devilish Music (2004): an archival interview with composer John Scott
  • Satan's Slave alternative scenes
  • Keep on Running (2004): an archival documentary on the making of Prey featuring interviews with Warren, actor Sally Faulkner, producer Terry Marcel, and others
  • Prey: On Set with Norman J Warren (1977): location footage with new Norman J Warren commentary
  • Bloody Good Fun (2004): an archival documentary on the making of Terror featuring interviews with Warren, actors Carolyn Courage, Mary Maude, James Aubrey and Elaine Ives-Cameron, writer David McGillivray, and others
  • Interview with John Nolan (2019): the Terror actor recalls making the film
  • Terror deleted scene
  • Subterranean Universe (2004): an archival documentary on the making of Inseminoid featuring interviews with Warren, actors Stephanie Beacham, David Baxt and Barry Houghton, and others
  • Interview with Trevor Thomas (2019): a new interview with the Inseminoid actor
  • Inseminoid Girl (2004): an archival interview with actor Judy Geeson
  • Electronic Approach (2004): an archival interview with Inseminoid composer John Scott
  • Interview with Catherine Roman (2019): the Bloody New Year actor recalls making the film
  • Interview with Steve Emerson (2019): the actor and stunt coordinator discusses working on Terror and Bloody New Year
  • Norman J Warren: A Sort of Autobiography (2004): an archival career-encompassing interview
  • The Bridge (1955-57): surviving footage of an early short film directed by Warren, about a pilot on a mission to locate a bridge in Germany during World War II
  • The Making of 'The Bridge': rare and unseen behind-the-scenes footage with commentary by Warren
  • Carol (1962): pilot tests for Warren's unrealised feature film about teenage pregnancy and backstreet abortion, with Georgina Hale and Michael Craze
  • Drinkin' Time (1963): a comic silent short directed by Warren
  • Turn Off Your Bloody Phone: Norman J Warren and the Ghost (2013): horror short produced for FrightFest, starring Warren, David McGillivray, and Yixi Sun
  • Interview with Yixi Sun (2019): an interview with the filmmaker and Warren collaborator
  • Trailers and TV Spots
  • Image galleries: promotional and publicity material
  • New English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 120-page book with a new essay by Adrian Smith, archival interviews, articles and on-set reports, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits and more
  • World and UK premieres on Blu-ray
  • Limited Edition of 6,000 copies
  • All extras subject to change
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    Shopping: Lust For A Vampire...

    1971 UK drama horror by Jimmy Sangster, once cut by the BBFC, set for UK Blu-ray release on 12th August 2019


    Link Here 25th May 2019
    Lust for a Vampire is a 1971 UK drama horror by Jimmy Sangster.
    With Ralph Bates, Barbara Jefford and Suzanna Leigh. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    The UK cinema release had a sex scene cut by the BBFC. Home video releases are uncut.
    UK: Previously passed 18 uncut for:
    • 2019 Studiocanal RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 12th August 2019

    Promotional Material

    Through the unholy rites of black magic, the notorious female vampire Carmilla Karnstein is reincarnated as a luscious young debutante (stunning Swedish starlet Yutte Stensgaard). But when the depraved seductress is enrolled at an exclusive girls' school, she begins to inflame the desires of her fellow students as well as her weak-willed teacher (Ralph Bates). Can these perverse hungers be quenched by the mere taste of blood or will an entire village be unwittingly consumed by their LUST FOR A VAMPIRE? Directed by Jimmy Sangster (THE HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN, DRACULA: PRINCE OF DARKNESS).

     


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