Tag: shoutfactory

SHIROBAKO THE MOVIE Sets U.S. Theatrical Release

Anime fans in the United States now have reason to anticipate August 10. That's when Shirobako The Movie will be unleashed upon discerning theaters nationwide. I freely admit that I know nothing about the manga or anime series, but the...

Review: HOW TO DETER A ROBBER, Wicked Smart

Vanessa Marano, Leah Lewis and Chris Mulkey star in a crime comedy, written and directed by Maria Bissell, releasing July 16 on VOD, digital and in select cinemas.

Review: A CRIME ON THE BAYOU, True and Disturbing

Directed by Nancy Buirski, the true-crime documentary calmly explains how outrageously justice can be perverted.

Blu-ray Review: The Flawed, Fascinating JUST A GIGOLO

Out on June 29th here in North America, Shout Factory releases --- to my knowledge --- a rarely-seen David Bowie film on Blu-ray, Just a Gigolo. Bowie stars as Paul Ambrosius von Przygodski, a Prussian solider whose been injured in...

Blu-ray Review: ESCAPE FROM L.A.

I'm not quite sure of the history of how Escape From L.A. was made, but I do know that director John Carpenter (The Fog, Halloween, Escape From New York) does not like sequels, so the fact that this film perplexes...

Blu-ray Review: JOHN CARPENTER'S VAMPIRES

Shout Factory's horror imprint Scream Factory add another of John Carpenter's back catalog of films to its roster for release next week --- 1998's horror western Vampires. As with a lot of Scream Factory's John Carpenter Blu-rays, this release has an...

Blu-ray Review: FEAR NO EVIL Doesn't Offer Much Fear

Coming up next week here in North America, Shout Factory's horror imprint Scream Factory is releasing a Blu-ray edition of the weirdo 1981 film, Fear No Evil. This no-budget shocker was directed by filmmaker and actor Frank LaLoggia (Lady in White,...

Blu-ray Review: VICE SQUAD Dials up the Crazy

Out on August 13 in North America from Scream Factory comes Gary Sherman's (Death Line, Dead & Buried) 1982 film Vice Squad. Filmed on the streets of Los Angeles, Sherman directs Season Hubley (Escape From New York, John Carpenter's TV movie Elvis) as...

Blu-ray Review: MIA AND THE WHITE LION, Born in Captivity

A young woman becomes friends with a lion in an animal-powered drama.

Blu-ray Review: SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME

Someone To Watch Over Me may be one of Ridley Scott's (Alien, Gladiator, Thelma & Louise, Black Hawk Down) lesser known films, and it's getting a new Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory on March 12. This 1987 thriller stars Tom Berenger...

Blu-ray Review: KALIFORNIA is Kinda Kool

Directed by Dominic Sena (Swordfish, Gone in 60 Seconds) and written by Tim Metcalfe (Bones, Fright Night Part 2, The Haunting in Connecticut) with Stephen Levy, Kalifornia is essentially a snapshot of the early 1990s. The film centers on a...

Blu-ray Review: CYBORG Kicks its Way Home

Shout Factory's new release of Cannon Films' Cyborg is likely the best the film has ever looked since it's initial theatrical release. As a fan of most of Cannon's canon, I'm sad to say that 1989's Cyborg didn't do it for me, story...

68 KILL Blu-ray Review: Neo-Grindhouse Still Polarizes, Thrills

Back in August, I interviewed director Trent Haaga and actor (sometimes director) Matthew Gray Gubler at Fantasia for their new movie, 68 Kill. You can read that interview here and Josh Hurtado's review here. If you read both articles, you'll...

Shout! Factory Joins Untitled Kevin Shulman Horror Project

Shout! Factory has acquired the worldwide rights for Kevin Shulman's untitled horror project (working title Sara's Cell), according to Deadline. The project was being developed, produced and co-financed by Jeremy M. Rosen and Shulman for Roxwell Films. Shout! Factory now co-financing...

Blu-ray Review: CARRIE Still Scares

Directed by Brian De Palma, Carrie is one of the all-time greats in the canon of horror. Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie collectively scared the living hell out of America as the awkward, oppressed daughter and zealot mother duo --- and they...

Blu-ray Review: RAISING CAIN Re-Cut Rocks

Raising Cain is a film that had me screaming at the drive-in along with a friend in 1992 (yes drive-ins still existed then, and still do). John Lithgow's portrayal of Dr. Carter Nix and all his varied personalities and roles (Cain,...

ARMY OF DARKNESS: Shout Factory's Release Will Top All Before It

If you, like me, are an avid Evil Dead franchise fan (The Sam Raimi Years) then the number of versions and formats of Army of Darkness you must have in your collection have raised some eyebrows from friends in the past....

BLACK & WHITE: THE DAWN OF ASSAULT: Out On Shout! Factory Blu And DVD On August 4th

Shout! Factory will be releasing Yueh-Hsun Tsai's action flick Black & White: The Dawn of Assault on Blu-ray and DVD on August 4th. We have a clip of one of the outrageous action scenes to share with you, hopefully whet your appetite...

All The Details You Need About Scream Factory's Releases Of HOWLING II And ROBOT JOX

Start saving your pennies because Shout! Factory has two very cool releases coming up in July through their Scream Factory label. We have the final blu-ray details to share with you so you know all the goodness contained inside each...

The Stack: Canfield Talks Vintage William Castle And Much More

The Stack is back with a last look at what's truly "out there" for Halloween. First up is some vintage Blu-ray goodness from Kino, The Death Kiss starring Bela Lugosi and a late career entry from Boris Karloff, Cauldron of Blood...