Now on Blu-ray: Sergio Martino's TORSO Looks Great From Shameless Films

Shameless Films in the UK continues their commitment to sharing the best in classic sleaze with their new UK Blu-ray premiere of Sergio Martino's Torso. The company has recently released two of Martino's other classic giallo films on Blu-ray -...

Now on Blu-ray: Martino's THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH Shines Anew From Shameless Films

The UK's Shameless Films seem to have a particular fondness for the torture and torment of Italian film siren Edwige Fenech at the hands of giallo legend Sergio Martino; but then again, I can't really blame them. Fenech became one...

Now on Blu-ray: Look To Vinegar Syndrome For Sleazy, Scary Fun On These Six Discs

It's summertime, and the living is sleazy when it comes to Vinegar Syndrome's latest releases on Blu-ray. Today we're looking at their May and June output - sorry, we got a bit behind - and there's a little something here...

FrightFest 2017: TEDDY BEARS PICNIC Marks Artist Tom Hodge's First Foray Into Filmmaking

The UK's premiere genre film festival is, without a doubt, Horror Channel FrightFest. A year round series of events that spread the love and passion for horror, FrightFest is the place to be for film fans across the United Kingdom....

Now on Blu-ray: ALL THE COLOURS OF THE DARK Shines In HD From Shameless Films

Jane is a tragedy magnet. Plagued by the murder of her mother in her childhood and the recent loss of her unborn child in a car accident, Jane is beset by trippy nightmares that seem to foretell her own impending...

Now on Blu-ray: Vinegar Syndrome Roundup - Altered Assassins, Slashers, & Sleaze

Check out our look at four of the latest releases from kickass home video distributor, Vinegar Syndrome. On today's list is '90s horror comedy Jack Frost, '70s gonzo action blasterpiece Death Machines, grimy slasher Don't Answer the Phone, and early...

Pre-Order LOST GIRLS: THE PHANTASMAGORICAL CINEMA OF JEAN ROLLIN Right Now From Spectacular Optical

Jean Rollin is one of long unsung heroes of European art cinema. His career, which spanned five decades from the late '60s through the early '00s, saw him tackling horror, sexuality, and violence from a unique point of view that...

Crowdfund This: Indie Heroes Cult Epics Prepping Hardcover Guide To Cult Cinema

Cult Epics has long been one of our favorite home video distributors for their unwavering dedication to the darkest corners of upsetting and challenging cinema. From their releases of Radley Metzger's late '60s softcore masterpieces Score, The Lickerish Quartet, and...

Now on Blu-ray: SUDDENLY IN THE DARK and NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND DESIRES From Mondo Macabro

Mondo Macabro has done it again with another killer pair of Blu-ray releases for films you didn't even know you couldn't live without. This time around the company tackles a duo of sexy horror films from opposite ends of the...

Now on Blu-ray: Vinegar Syndrome Brings The Best Trashy Movies Home This Winter

Vinegar Syndrome has taken 2016 by the balls in their quest to bring the weirdest, best, trashiest cinema of decades gone by to home video in new, gorgeous Blu-ray editions. Over the last couple of months they've done a stellar...

Crowdfund This! Frank Henenlotter's THE TRIAL OF MIKE DIANA Needs Your Help

In 1994, underground cartoonist and illustrator Mike Diana was tried and convicted of obscenity. The story behind his prosecution and conviction is one of the most amazing miscarriages of justice in the history of the American legal system. To this...

Now on Blu-ray: EVILS OF THE NIGHT and TABOO, A Sleazy Double Header

Vinegar Syndrome recently released a pair of super sleazy films that might be of interest. An alien invasion/abduction horror from the '80s called Evils of the Night delivers lots of skin and a few bloody deaths, while adult classic Taboo...

Blu-ray Review: DISCO GODFATHER, A Gaudy, Goofy, Glorious Film From Rudy Ray Moore

Vinegar Syndrome closes out their series of Rudy Ray Moore films with his fourth, and sadly final, major motion picture, Disco Godfather. Moore's movie star shone bright in the mid to late '70s, but by the end of the decade...

Blu-ray Review: PRIVATE VICES, PUBLIC VIRTUES LE Re-examines Miklós Jancsó's Legacy

First off, let me be frank: All I know about the work of Hungarian filmmaker Miklós Jancsó I learned from this release. The name certainly rang a bell when I first heard about Private Vices, Public Virtues making its way...

Now on Blu-ray: THE CANDY TANGERINE MAN & LADY COCOA, a Blaxploitation Double from Matt Cimber

One of the unsung heroes of '70s exploitation cinema is director Matt Cimber. The one-time husband of bombshell blonde Jayne Mansfield, Cimber made a career out of exploring the edges of popular cinema in a way that few others could...

Now on Blu-ray: Rudy Ray Moore's PETEY WHEATSTRAW, The Devil's Son-in-Law

Anyone who has ever been married knows that In-laws, even the kindest ones, are no joke. Now, just imagine if the father of your betrothed is the Devil himself. This is the predicament in which Rudy Ray Moore's Petey Wheatstraw...

Now on Blu-ray: Dolemite Returns in THE HUMAN TORNADO From Vinegar Syndrome

In the immediate aftermath of Rudy Ray Moore's Dolemite and its surprise success, it was decided that the team needed to keep the momentum going and a sequel was green lit almost immediately. Jerry Jones, who wrote the screenplay for...

Now on Blu-ray: PSYCHIC KILLER, Astral Projection Drive-In Horror

Back in the early 1970s, when Psychic Killer (also known as The Kirlian Effect) was made, astral projection was a big thing with leftover hippies. The idea was that through focused meditation and careful, thorough training, a person could project...

Now on Blu-ray: Erotic Fantasy BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is Resplendent in HD

A few months ago we reported on the singular animated erotic experience that is Yamamoto Eiichi's Belladonna of Sadness. The film, produced in 1973 as part of the experimental adult animation trilogy Animerama, was one of the most unique cinematic...

Now On Blu-ray: CHRISTINA, DOLEMITE, DANGEROUS MEN

I've recently had the opportunity to check out three US Blu-ray releases of varying degrees of weirdness. Intervision Picture Corp.'s Blu-ray release of Christina, Vinegar Syndrome's Blu-ray of Rudy Ray Moore's Dolemite, and Drafthouse Films' recent release of John S....