Opening with a brutal double axe murder by an unknown murderer, no one can say Darkroom doesn’t start as it means to go on – a tough, gory thriller that’s equal parts nail-biting mystery and gruesome slasher. And this Blind Date is an altogether tougher proposition.
Having survived the violence and turmoil of his previous existence, Luc Deveraux has started a family and is working as a technical consultant on the Universal Soldier programme. The new generation of cyborg soldiers are overseen by the S.E.T.H. supercomputer and are even more deadly than before. Danger arises when S.E.T.H. becomes sentient and tries to negate Deveraux by kidnapping his daughter. With his family at stake, Deveraux has no choice but to return to action.
“The future has a bad attitude.”
The time Jackie Chan is on a mission of revenge. As a young boy, he witnesses the slaying of his father at the hands of a deadly masked kung fu assassin. Once Jackie is old enough, he trains as a mute at a Shaolin temple to learn the techniques that will enable him to one day avenge the death of his father. What he doesn’t realize though is that he is actually training in the lair of the man he seeks to kill! Jackie has to gradate and defeat a gauntlet of mysterious robotic wooden men who throw every kung fu style at him…
“Let me teach you what it takes to fight in the Wooden Men Lane.”
Made during Jackie Chan’s early apprenticeship to director Lo Wei – the man who made Bruce Lee a star – Spiritual Kung Fu sees Chan as a novice at the Shaolin Temple, who learns martial arts from a very unusual set of masters: the ghosts who haunt the temple. Under their spectral tutelage, he gains the skills he needs to defend Shaolin during its darkest hour… The Shaolin Masters of 88 Films are proud to present this classic slice of vintage chop-socky on beautiful Blu-ray (remastered on 2K) and DVD.
“The Five Style Fists has been lost for centuries.”
The Asian Hawk is back! Undeterred by nearly dying while making the first Armour of God, Jackie Chan returned to battle for a sequel that’s bigger, better and even more daring. Witchcraft is a carnage fuelled splatter fest, and what lurks Beyond Darkness?
“On his most dangerous mission ever, the world’s toughest secret agent isn’t going in alone.”
As a boy, Harry Stadling worshipped Santa Claus – until he caught his mommy rockin’ around the Christmas tree with him. Now all grown-up and his memories of the holiday’s forever twisted, Harry decides to hit the streets, spreading some blood-soaked Christmas cheer of his own…
“Forget White Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life and all the other hackneyed trash,” declared auteur of outrage, John Waters, “Go for the best seasonal film of all-time: Christmas Evil!”
“Better watch out… Better not cry… Or you may DIE!”
Take a train journey into terror with Jamie Lee Curtis in this classic slasher film from director Roger Spottiswoode (Tomorrow Never Dies).
It’s New Year’s Eve and a bunch of college co-eds have planned a masquerade bash aboard a chartered train. What they didn’t plan for was that a knife-wielding psycho would crash the party and begin slaughtering the guests one-by-one! Who is this mysterious costumed killer?
“Experience the most terrifying ride of your life on the Terror Train.”
Troubled Hong Kong CID inspector Eddie Chan (Jackie Chan) is assigned to oversee the safety of controversial businessman Wong Yat-Fei (Law Kar-Ying), who is then kidnapped. A major investigation is launched and leads to Taipei and back to Hong Kong but, unbeknownst to Chan – his new partner, Inspector Hung (Kent Cheng) is an accomplice to the crime, throwing the authorities off the trail.
“The world’s toughest city needs more than an army to stop the mob… They need one man!”
From the minds of Luigi Cozzi and Daria Nicolodi comes Paganini Horror; a slash-tastic piece of cheesy Euro-horror that could only have been made in the 80s! 88 Films are proud to present this bonkers slice of Italian cult cinema, a camp classic in the making, ripe for re-discovery and destined to be your new favourite worst movie, now even more outrageous thanks to this rocking 2k restoration.
“Today in this house, a contract has been stipulated between Niccolò Paganini and the Devil, wherein the musician is granted eternal fame in exchange for his soul.”
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh is one of the highest achievements in nineties horror sequel-dom. We dare you to say his name five times… 🐝
Paying respectful homage to the abjection and atmospherics of its ground-breaking femme-on-fire predecessor, The Rage: Carrie 2 arrived to remind a whole new generation that it’s best not to bully the school outcast – you never know the terrifying power she might possess. 🔥
“What if you had the power to move objects with your mind? What if everyone around you gave you a reason to use that power?”
Following the success of The Hills Have Eyes, Swamp Thing shows Wes Craven adapting his style from the rough ‘n’ ready thrills and spills of his earlier exploitation films, to a sci-fi adventure featuring a mutant-monster with good intentions! Swamp Thing features a supporting cast of fan-favourites including Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise and David Hess in one of his best-remembered villainous turns.
“Science transformed him into a monster. Love changed him even more!”
For fans of cheese and sleaze, it doesn’t get any better than Jess Franco’s deranged cannibal classic Devil Hunter – finally on UK Blu-ray from 88 Films for the first time to be devoured by Euro cult enthusiasts and video nasty lovers alike.