When will I learn that a great premise doesn’t necessarily mean a film will be great or even good. Just like the enjoyable Werewolves Within, the similarly titled Beast Within is a werewolf whodunit that references the party game. However, that is where the similarities end. The acting in Beast Within is woeful. There is no emotion, no chemistry, and no believability in most of the characters. When the werewolf is finally revealed, that particular character becomes a bit more three-dimensional and believable. I don’t know how much of the film’s issues lie with the bad writing or directing.
From the golden age of Kung Fu movies, the legendary Shaw Brothers bring you an action-packed tale of revenge, mayhem and flying fists. When his martial arts school is viciously attacked by a rival gang of Japanese thugs, Lei Ming swears to bring them down with violent justice. Written, starring and directed by Jimmy Wang Yu, The Chinese Boxer (1970) is a fabulously fast-paced feature full of exquisite set-pieces and mind-blowing fight choreography.
“The art of self defense turns into an act of violence and evil…”
Toho has partnered with Jade City Foods to bring you an earth-shaking new brand, Godzilla Foods!
Check out 5 levels of heat with Godzilla Signature Hot Sauce and 3 unique blends of Godzilla Signature Coffee inspired by kaiju and the King of the Monsters!
“Monster ravages Earth!
Super7 has accomplished what the Japanese Self-Defense Forces and countless monster adversaries could not: Bring the mighty Godzilla down to size!
“Diabolical demon of destruction… Mightiest monster of them all!”
Toho International, Inc. is proud to announce a series of one-of-a-kind experiences fit for the King of Monsters to celebrate its 67th birthday. Godzilla’s long history continues to shape worldwide pop culture, and festivities this year, aimed to engage fans new and old, roll out 3rd November, the date the first film premiered in 1954.
“Godzilla continues its reign as King of the Monsters, transcending mere entertainment icons and embodying emotions and social issues reflective of the times.”
Arrow Video is excited to announce the November lineup of their subscription-based Arrow platform. Fans of the magnificent, maverick French director Jean Rollin are in for a treat, as Arrow presents a two-part season of films by the master of the sumptuous, dreamlike erotic horror film.
“Their innocence violated beyond description in an endless nightmare of terror!”
Indiecan Entertainment has announced the VOD release of Marc Price’s Nightshooters. Nightshooters is the story of a group of filmmakers illegally shooting a low budget film in an abandoned office building slated for demolition. When they inadvertently witness and film a gangland execution in the opposite building, they have to use all their skills and wits to survive the night whilst being relentlessly pursued by the gang who are hellbent on not leaving any witness alive.
“One film, two crews, pure mayhem!”
Based on the film of the same name, Turbo Kid is the upcoming gory homage to classic Metroidvanias of the ‘90s (with a few unexpected spins!) by developer Outerminds.
“Zeus is dead. Friendships were made. But now The Kid has a new mission.”
Waxwork Records is proud to release Prisoners of the Ghostland Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by critically-acclaimed composer Joseph Trapanese. The album features score music written by Trapanese for the Nicolas Cage starring Western directed by Sion Sono.
“This is the Ghostland. A land of no escape.” PRESS PLAY ►
Waxwork Records and WaterTower Music are proud to present Malignant Original Motion Picture Score by Joseph Bishara. Malignant is the latest creation from The Conjuring universe architect James Wan.
“A new vision of terror.”
Mondo is excited to announce the book release of Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive, a definitive guide to exploitation cinema, from author Lars Nilsen, and editor Kier-La Janisse, along with several genre enthusiast contributors.
“Texas became ground zero for a revolution in film exhibition.”
Mixing fantasy and historical elements into a story of redemption featuring strong female lead characters, Xena: Warrior Princess vaulted from a mere syndicated TV drama to a global cultural phenomenon. Super7 celebrates the groundbreaking mythic tale with ReAction figures of Xena and Gabrielle!