When former child actor and Hollywood TV sidekick Bruce Lee returned to his native Hong Kong in 1971 to star in two films for fledgling company Golden Harvest, movie history was made thanks to one of the most iconic partnerships between star and studio that cinema has ever seen.
American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) are incredibly excited to announce Shaolin Invincibles + Seven to One – AGFA’s 50th Blu-ray release – is now available to pre-order. Preserved from AGFA’s 35mm theatrical prints (the only known elements in existence).
“Gorillas! Wizards! Bloodsplurts!”
Experience the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles like never before with Umbrella Entertainment’s one-of-a-kind sensory experience; their world first, ground-breaking Stink-O-Vision release!
“Hey dude, this is no cartoon.”
Waxwork Records is thrilled to release Bloodsport Original Motion Picture Score by Paul Hertzog! Expanded and re-mastered, this deluxe double LP is a holy grail for retro 80’s action fans, synth driven soundtrack lovers, and anyone preparing for an epic Kumite battle!
“The secret contest where the world’s greatest warriors fight in a battle to the death.”
Sonny Chiba stars as Takuma “Terry” Tsurugi, the animalistic antihero driven by sex, money and brawling in the infamous series that first introduced the name of the martial arts legend to a global audience.
“If you’ve got to fight…fight dirty!”
Filled with electricity! Third Window Films is ecstatic to present the world debut Blu-ray release of Sogo Ishii’s punk classic Electric Dragon 80000v, as well as the first physical release outside of Japan for his most recent film Punk Samurai!
The American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) collection from 101 Films returns with Scary Movie (1991), a joyous early ’90s horror triumph starring Academy Award nominee John Hawkes, and Wakaliwood Supa Action Volume 1, a pair of DIY action movies from Uganda that will blow you away!
“Fear is a state of mind.”
Fists flurry and blood flows as legendary cult director Teruo Ishii (Shogun’s Joy of Torture, Horrors of Malformed Men) joins forces with martial arts legend Shin’ichi ‘Sonny’ Chiba in this bone crunching double whammy of classic karate exploitation from Toei.
“Chiba… is back! More deadly than any weapon!”
Since his debut in 1982 with the light-hearted sword and sorcery fantasy, The Sword and the Sorcerer, Albert Pyun has directed over fifty feature-length genre films. So to say that Pyun, as a director, was prolific is an understatement… Just like his cybernetic creations, Albert Pyun was a machine!
“We’re trying to save humankind, and you, you protect the machines… Well, no wonder you protect them, you’re mostly machine, you’re not really human anymore are you?”
From producer Prachya Pinkaew, the filmmaker behind modern martial arts classics, Ong Bak, Warrior King and Chocolate, comes a new hero from a world of supernatural horror…
“From the darkness he will rise.”
Waxwork Records is honored to present The Sword of Doom Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Masaru Sato! Directed by Kihachi Okamoto, The Sword of Doom is a 1966 Japanese samurai movie that tells the bloody and brutal tale of revenge and redemption.
“The sword is the soul. Study the soul to know the sword. Evil mind…evil sword.”
The 101 Films x AGFA (American Genre Film Archive) collection is back with a vengeance with a mindbending slice of sci-fi sexploitation from Argentina, and a beloved piece of kung fu DIY moviemaking from Columbus, Ohio’s William Lee.