If you are looking for a subgenre of horror that emphasized graphic violence and shock value above all else, look no further than the Italian cannibal movies of the 1970s and 1980s.
Antrum returns to VHS! This exclusive film-only edition (without the documentary framing story) is the rarest version of the once lost and supposedly cursed film. Watch at your own risk, tape fiends!
“The deadliest film ever made has been found.”
A culturally significant part of the 70s and 80s was the rise of the independent VHS store. The story of the owners, clients, movie stars and producers that shaped the VHS era is captured perfectly by director and writer Mark Williams.
“We actually cover a lot of ground in just over 90 minutes which is quite a feat to achieve!”
Back by popular demand! Troma Entertainment returns to the world famous Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Leighton, PA on 11-12th June for the 21st annual TromaDance!
“Let’s watch some art!”
Not only is influential horror host Joe Bob Briggs back with a new season of The Last Drive-In on Shudder, but he has also returned in action figure form from Fright-Rags. The horror apparel company also has other new merchandise from The Last Drive-In and Shaun of the Dead.
“My tribute to the greatest horror movies in history… Not really, I mean, some of ’em suck!”
Easter 1985. Anthony Smith, more commonly known as The Easter Ripper, is executed after being convicted for the murder spree of several young children he had abducted from a shopping mall – under the guise of The Easter Bunny – and tortured at his “murder house”, leaving lives shattered and families ripped apart.
“Tonight, we’ll go inside his vacant home, where 11 innocent children spent their final moments in agonizing pain and terror.”
Troma Entertainment are proud to now be distributing James Glickenhaus’ North American Pictures catalog, including some of the most unique, iconic and entertaining, independent films of all time!
“I’m proud of the films I’ve made and distributed over the years.”
Mark L. Lester’s Truck Stop Women is an exploitation feature that treats sex, violence, and sensationalism with love and affection. And Steel Arena is an interesting look at small-town America, where people will risk their lives for entertainment.
“Double-clutchin’… gear-jammin’ mamas who like a lot of hi-jackin’ by day… a lot of heavy truckin’ by night!”
Noyo’s a sleepy little place, where nothing much happens. So why are people being attacked and killed by things that come out of the water? The answer involves pollution and mutated sea life that’s developed a taste for death. As the ‘orrible humanoids lay siege to Noyo, it’s up to the great Doug McClure, to put a stop to their murderous rampages. Humanoids from the Deep is cheesy, sleazy classic, lovingly presented by your pals at 88 Films.
“From the caverns of the deep… It strikes! Between life and death, there is… Humanoids from the Deep!”
To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the debut album of rock’s most mysterious band Ghost, Super7 is honored to welcome Papa Emeritus I to their ULTIMATES! figures collection.
“Tonight we’re summoned for a divine cause…”
Unless one is of a certain age it might be difficult to relate to VIPCO’s feature-length release of the documentary VHS Forever? Psychotronic People. It harkens back to the dawn of serious movie watching, especially those of a subversive and transgressive nature. The documentary manages to capture the thrill of so many cinephiles to be able to access obscure, forbidden and strange films, but at the same time, shows the paranoia and very real legal concerns operators of video stores faced during the era.
“We think censorship is idiotic!”
The name VIPCO was resurrected last year by HorrorScreams VideoVault CEO Peter Hopkins and writer/filmmaker Lorna J. Child as a new label with the same underlying focus: horror film distribution.