Released in the wake of The Exorcist and The Omen, Audrey Rose is an intelligent, heartfelt drama that approaches its subject with an open mind and seriousness of intent that caught many off guard, but typifies Robert Wise’s previous genre forays.
A follow-up of sorts to director Fernando Di Leo’s earlier film, the seminal Caliber 9, Blood and Diamonds blasts its way into familiar poliziotteschi territory, leaving scars, bullets and tire tracks in its bloody wake.
“The last great Italian detective story.”
Shudder has announced its November 2022 lineup, including new Shudder original and exclusive films like Joko Anwar’s Satan’s Slaves: Communion, Lynne Davison’s Mandrake, Nyla Innuksuk’s Slash/Back, Noah Segan’s Blood Relatives, and reality television series, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans.
“These aliens messed with wrong girls.”
Director Bob Kelljan delivers a one-two punch of classic cult cinema mixing chills, thrills, style, and suspense with a knowing wit that revels in the genre trappings.
“MISTRESSES of the DEATHMASTER, sharing his hunger for human flesh, his thirst for human blood, his evil lusts that even Hell cannot fulfill!”
In celebration of the movie’s 45th Anniversary, Waxwork Records is thrilled to release House Original Motion Picture Soundtrack! Also known as Hausu, House is a 1977 experimental Japanese horror film written and directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi.
“The girls were… eaten.”
The present becomes strangely entangled with the past when Lucy’s aunt dies and she must leave the peaceful countryside to live with trendy relatives in London. In the attic of her cousins’ old Victorian house she is confronted by Alice, a girl from the past, and discovers that time has rolled back a hundred years.
“The ghost in the mirror wants young Lucy to stay with her in the past…forever!”
Coming to UK Blu-ray from 101 Films for the first time in October: sword-wielding gladiators on motorcycles and a telepathic terrier, in a pair of crazed sci-fi features from the 1970s.
“In the year 3000 there’ll be no more Olympic Games, World Series, or Superbowl. There’ll be only… Deathsport!”
Directed by George A. Romero, the master of horror, The Amusement Park was intended to be an educational film about elder abuse and ageism, but became a psychological horror nightmare.
“See you in the park, someday.”
Available now in the 101 Films x AGFA (American Genre Film Archive) collection: a wild shot-on-video horror anthology from Baltimore, a double bill of ’70s adult movies with the stories brought to the fore, an ultra-violent slasher from Toronto that tackles the toxicity of early 90s society, and a violent and histrionic psychodrama that represents an overlooked early entry in the canon of queer cinema.
“A public access version of Creepshow from the wilds of Baltimore.”
Celebrate Halloween with big screams on the biggest screen! Forbidden Worlds Film Festival returns with a three-day horror-themed film festival at the former Bristol IMAX, screening a selection of celebrated cult classics (28-30 October) whose VHS covers intrigued and terrified those browsing the aisles of their local video rental shop.
“We’ve programmed some absolute classics that aren’t often seen on the big screen.”
When we tend to talk about women in horror, it’s very easy to conjure up the age-old trope and imagery of the female slasher victim, because of their promiscuity and body positivity. Female antagonists however have been more than just the gory, tantalising titillation aimed at bringing hordes of men to the cinema.
“It has nothing to do with Satan, Mama. It’s me.”
Coming soon to the 101 Films x American Genre Film Archive collection, a rampaging toxic sheep monster terrifies the residents of a remote town in Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973), and the most out-there educational drug-scare films are collected for The Scare Film Archives Vol. 1: Drug Stories!