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RAW FORCE Invades Blu-ray from 101 Films (UK / 8 February)

RAW FORCE Invades Blu-ray from 101 Films (UK / 8 February)

On 8th February, Edward Murphy’s Raw Force (1982) arrives in the UK on Blu-ray for the first time, from 101 Films. A crazy, over-the-top mix of martial arts and horror, this sleazy gem stars exploitation greats Cameron Mitchell and Vic Diaz, and features everything from zombies to cannibal monks. When the Burbank Kung Fu Club travels to this mysterious island, they quickly find themselves facing the bloodthirsty vengeance of flesh-ripping, kung fu fighting zombies…

“One blow! The deathblow!”

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Signature Entertainment Presents Brandon Cronenberg’s POSSESSOR on Digital HD (UK / 1 February) & Blu-ray/DVD (UK / 8 February)

Signature Entertainment Presents Brandon Cronenberg's POSSESSOR on Digital HD (UK / 1 February) & Blu-ray/DVD (UK / 8 February)

From the visionary mind of writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, Possessor is a game-changing sci-fi thriller about elite, corporate assassin Tasya Vos; available on Digital HD 1st February, and Blu-ray/DVD 8th February from Signature Entertainment.

Using brain-implant technology, Vos takes control of other people’s bodies to execute high profile targets. As she sinks deeper into her latest assignment Vos becomes trapped inside a mind that threatens to obliterate her.

“No body is safe.”

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Dystopian Sci-Fi LX 2048 Arriving on Blu-ray/DVD & Digital from Dazzler Media (UK / 25th January)

Dystopian Sci-Fi LX 2048 Arriving on Blu-ray/DVD & Digital from Dazzler Media (UK / 25th January)

In the near future, the sun has become so toxic that people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future wellbeing of his family, while coping with what it means to be human in this new reality.

From writer-director Guy Moshe, LX 2048 is a powerful, thought-provoking sci-fi starring James D’Arcy, Anna Brewster, Gina McKee and Delroy Lindo.

“In 2048 humanity will face extinction.”

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THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WORLD OF UJICHA (VIOLENCE VOYAGER & THE BURNING BUDDHA MAN) on Blu-ray from Third Window Films (UK / 25 January)

THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WORLD OF UJICHA (VIOLENCE VOYAGER & BURNING BUDDHA MAN) on Blu-ray from Third Window Films (UK / 25 January)

Third Window Films is pleased to announce a special edition Blu-ray set of two gruesome fantastical pieces of ‘geki-mation’ (imaginative hand-drawn cutout animation) from the weird and wonderful world of Japanese director UJICHA; available 25th January. Bobby and his friend Akkun set out for the mountains to build a secret hideout. On their way, they stumble upon a mysterious amusement park called Violence Voyager.

“This is the land of dreams and ideals. This is where you must fight for your future.”

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Nico Mastorakis’ BLIND DATE & DARKROOM (Slasher Classics Collection) Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 25 January)

Nico Mastorakis' BLIND DATE & DARKROOM (Slasher Classics Collection) Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 25 January)

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.

“He kills at the blink of an eye.”

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Merry Tox-mas! Treat Yourself to the Perfect Gift for the Holiday Season with TROMA NOW & TROMA DIRECT!

Merry Tox-mas! Treat Yourself to the Perfect Gift for the Holiday Season with TROMA NOW & TROMA DIRECT!

It’s time to come in from the cold and warm up your chestnuts! Troma Entertainment wishes all of Tromaville a Merry Tox-mas and Merry Giftmas! Put a toxic smile on the face of any independent film lover or collector this holiday season!

“The ideal, festive choices from Uncle Lloydies sack of toxic treats!”

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CultFilms Presents Liliana Cavani’s THE NIGHT PORTER 4K Restoration on Blu-ray and Digital (30 November)

CultFilms is proud to present the 4K restoration of Liliana Cavani’s provocative classic The Night Porter (1974), with brand new extras that explore the film’s controversial history and make it ripe for re-assessment. The Night Porter has been controversial since its initial release in 1974. Now, Liliana Cavani’s story of obsessive passion and tragic destiny is presented in this definitive 4K restoration, overseen by Cavani herself and finally doing justice to her challenging and extraordinary vision.

“The most controversial picture of our time!”

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Limited Edition GIANT FROM THE UNKNOWN Blu-ray & DVD Box Sets Available from The Film Detective (USA / 20 November)

Limited Edition GIANT FROM THE UNKNOWN Blu-ray & DVD Box Sets Available from The Film Detective (USA / 20 November)

The Film Detective (TFD), a classic media streaming network and film archive that restores and distributes classic films for today’s cord-cutters, announces the release of Richard E. Cunha’s science-fiction classic, Giant from the Unknown (1958), on limited edition Blu-ray and DVD.

“The creeping terror had rose from the depths of the unknown!”

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UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: THE RETURN Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 9 November)

UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: THE RETURN Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 9 November)

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.”

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SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 9 November)

SHAOLIN WOODEN MEN Available on Blu-ray from 88 Films (UK / 9 November)

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.”

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SPIRITUAL KUNG FU Available on Blu-ray & DVD from 88 Films (UK / 26 October)

SPIRITUAL KUNG FU Available on Blu-ray & DVD from 88 Films (UK / 26 October)

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.”

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Halloween Classic JEEPERS CREEPERS Creeps onto Blu-ray from 101 Films (UK / 26 October)

Halloween Classic JEEPERS CREEPERS Creeps onto Blu-ray from 101 Films (UK / 26 October)

This Halloween, Jeepers Creepers – a 21st-century horror classic – is finally coming to Blu-ray in the UK from 101 Films! Released on 26th October, this Blu-ray includes recent interviews with producer Barry Opper and actress Patricia Belcher for the first time on a UK release, commentaries with director and stars, and extensive archive extras, including feature-length making-of documentary ‘Behind the Peepers’ on a bonus DVD.

“They were alone in the middle of nowhere. It’s watching. It’s waiting. It’s hungry.”

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