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Shopping: Nemesis...

1992 Denmark / USA action Sci-Fi thriller by Albert Pyun just released on US Blu-ray/DVD Combo with 3 versions


Link Here 15th January 2019
Nemesis is a 1992 Denmark / USA action Sci-Fi thriller by Albert Pyun.
Starring Olivier Gruner, Tim Thomerson and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated and is missing violence found in several extended versions. The Director's Cut, the Japanese Version and UK Version all feature similar extended violence and a darker alternative ending, but it unclear as to which of these is the definitive version.
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2019 MVD Collectors Edition [Theatrical Version + Director's cut + Extended Japanese versions] (RA) Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 8th January 2019

Promotional Material

IN THE FUTURE... IT PAYS TO BE MORE THAN HUMAN.

Los Angeles, 2027. Troubled cyborg cop Alex (Olivier Gruner, Angel Town) is ordered by police commissioner Farnsworth (Tim Thomerson, Near Dark) to apprehend his former partner and lover Jared (Marjorie Monaghan, Regarding Henry), accused of smuggling data to information terrorists plotting to kill government officials. Systems cowboys, bio enhanced gangsters and cyborg outlaws all play a part in this battle of man vs. machine.

Directed by Albert Pyun (Cyborg, Crazy Six), NEMESIS is a ''provocative, sleek thriller'' (LA Times) that features an all-star supporting cast that includes Brion James (Blade Runner), Thomas Jane (Boogie Nights), Academy Award® Nominee* Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Planet of the Apes), Thom Mathews (The Return of the Living Dead), Yuji Okumoto (Inception) and Deborah Shelton (Body Double).

*2007: Best Supporting Actor, Little Children

DISC 1: BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the main feature in both 2.35:1 and 1.78:1 aspect ratios
  • Audio: English 5.1 Surround, English 2.0 Stereo, French 2.0 Stereo, German 2.0 Stereo
  • Subtitles: English SDH, German
  • NEW! 2018 Interview with Producer Eric Karson (HD)
  • NEW! 2018 Interview with Director Albert Pyun (HD)
  • ''Nemesis 2.0'' (aka ''Director s Cut'') with Director s Commentary audio (SD, 2.35:1, 92:29)
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (SD, 2:26)
     

    DISC 2: DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • ''Nemesis 2.0'' (aka ''Director s Cut'')(SD, 2.35:1, 87:49)
  • Japanese Extended Cut (SD, 1.33:1, 95:49) (w/ Japanese subtitles burnt-in)
  • Introduction by Albert Pyun (SD, 2:19)
  • Introduction by Olivier Gruner (SD, 3:13)
  • Afterword by Albert Pyun (SD, 0:48)
  • 'Behind The Scenes: The Making of Nemesis' (SD, 7:13)
  • Interview with Olivier Gruner (SD, 2:18)
  • 'Making Of - Stunts & Effects' (SD, 2:43)
  • 'Making Of - Visual Effects' (SD, 1:41)
  • 'Killcount' featurette (SD, 2:26)
  • Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery (SD, 3:00)
  • Key Art Photo Gallery (SD, 2:20)
  • TV Spots (SD, 4:43)
  • Collectible Mini-Poster

    *Special Features May Not Be Rated, Closed Captioned or In High Definition and are subject to change.

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    Shopping: Blind Date...

    1984 USA / Greece horror thriller by Nico Mastorakis just released on US Blu-ray with 2 versions


    Link Here 15th January 2019
    Blind Date is a 1984 USA / Greece horror thriller by Nico Mastorakis.
    Starring Joseph Bottoms, Kirstie Alley and James Daughton. BBFC link IMDb
    Exists as a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut
    US: The Director's Cut is MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2019 Scorpion [Theatrical Version + Director's Cut] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 8th January 2019

    Promotional Material

    Struck by sudden blindness, ad executive Jonathon Ratcliff (Joseph Bottoms, The Black Hole, Crime and Passion, The Dove) is frustrated when doctors can find nothing wrong with him. With the aid of his girlfriend (Kirstie Alley, Cheers, Look Who's Talking), he consults a top eye doctor (Keir Dullea, 2001: A Space Odyssey, David and Lisa) who fits him with an experimental device allowing him to see with the aid of a computer interface and brain electrodes. Meanwhile, a taxi driver is taking young women up to their apartments, sedating them, and performing a little fatal amateur surgery. Their paths inevitably converge as the serial killer starts cutting too close to home. From cult director Nico Mastorakis (Island of Death) comes a sexy, sleek thriller co-starring Lana Clarkson (Haunting of Morella, Barbarian Queen), James Daughton (Malibu Beach, Animal House), Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Wicked Lady) and Valeria Golino (Rain Man), plus a chilling score by Stanley Myers (The Deer Hunter, Conduct Unbecoming, Cold Heaven) with songs by John Kongos. Scorpion Releasing proudly presents this cult classic from a brand new 4k scan of the original director's cut, supervised by the director.

    Special Features:
    -Music Videos
    -Trailers
    -Still Gallery
    -The Films of Nico Mastorakis
    -Theatrical Cut SD
    -5.1 Surround and 2.0 Stereo

     

     

    Shopping: 8MM Eight Millimeter...

    1999 USA / Germany crime mystery thriller by Joel Schumacher, cut for an MPAA R rating, just released on US Blu-ray


    Link Here 13th January 2019
    8MM is a 1999 USA / Germany crime mystery thriller by Joel Schumacher.
    Starring Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix and James Gandolfini. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
    Heavily cut for an MPAA R rating and this version has been used for all US and UK releases since.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

    Promotional Material

    Academy Award-winner Nicolas Cage (1995, Best Actor, Leaving Las Vegas) stars in 8MM, an electrifying thriller about one man's obsessive search for the truth about a six-year-old crime and his ultimate discovery of the truth about himself.

    Directed by Joel Schumacher (Trespass, Batman Forever, A Time to Kill) and written by Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en, Sleepy Hollow, The Follow), the film stars Nicolas Cage (Looking Glass, Face/Off), Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line, Her), James Gandolfini (The Sopranos, The Drop), Peter Stormare (Longmire, The Blacklist) , Anthony Heald (The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon), and Chris Bauer (The Deuce, True Blood).

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • NEW 8MM in 35MM -- an interview with producer/director Joel Schumacher
    • Audio Commentary with producer/director Joel Schumacher
    • Vintage Behind the Scene featurette
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • TV Spots
    • Still Gallery
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

     

     

    Shopping: What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?...

    1969 USA crime mystery thriller by Lee H Katzin, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray and DVD


    Link Here 11th January 2019
    What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? is a 1969 USA crime mystery thriller by Lee H Katzin and Bernard Girard (uncredited).
    Starring Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon and Rosemary Forsyth. BBFC link IMDb
    BBFC category cuts were required for an 'AA' rated cinema release in 1970. Home video release are uncut and 15 rated. Uncut and MPAA PG rated in the US.
    US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:
    • 2019 KL Studio Classics RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 8th January 2019
    • 2019 KL Studio Classics R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 8th January 2019

    Promotional Material

    BRAND NEW HD MASTER FROM A 4K SCAN OF THE ORIGINAL CAMERA NEGATIVE! Oscar winners Geraldine Page (The Trip to Bountiful, Sweet Bird of Youth) and Ruth Gordon (Harold and Maude, Rosemary's Baby) sharpen their claws on each other in this chilling thriller about a lost fortune, a mad heiress and a housekeeper hell-bent on digging up the truth. Mrs. Marrable (Page) is a society matron who's had some shocking news: her late husband left her only a stamp collection. Determined to maintain her extravagant lifestyle, she takes advantage of an unlikely new source of income her housekeepers, by robbing them not only of their life savings, but also their lives. The turnover rate for help speeds faster than a revolving door... until Mrs. Marrable's latest hire, Mrs. Dimmock (Gordon), develops a drive to unearth the terrible secret buried in the front yard. Directed Lee H. Katzin (Le Mans) and co-starring Rosemary Forsyth (How Do I Love Thee?). Produced by Robert Aldrich (The Grissom Gang). Special Features: -NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith -Theatrical Trailer

     

     

    Shopping: Ecco and The Forbidden...

    1963 Italy shockumentary by Gianni Proia set for US Blu-ray and DVD release on 29th January 2019


    Link Here 26th December 2018
    This Shocking World is a 1963 Italy musical music documentary by Gianni Proia.
    Starring George Sanders, Alexander and Maria Ansaldi. BBFC link IMDb

    Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1964 cinema release. In the US the film was reworked in 1965 to produce a US version titled Ecco. This is set for an Unrated US release in 2019.

    The Forbidden is a 1966 Italy / France documentary by Benjamin Andrews and Lee Frost.
    Starring Baby Bubbles, Bob Cresse and Pat Hall. IMDb

    The original French film was reworked for US release.

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2019 Severin Films [Ecco + Forbidden World] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 29th January 2019
    • 2019 Severin Films [Ecco + Forbidden World] R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 29th January 2019

    Promotional Material

    Severin Films presents ECCO and THE FORBIDDEN - The most extreme mondo of them all, now scanned in 4k for the first time ever, plus mega-sleazy bonus mondo!

    In 1963, nudie/roughie filmmakers Bob Cresse and Lee Frost (HOUSE ON BARE MOUNTAIN, LOVE CAMP 7) saw the U.S. grosses of MONDO CANE and quickly imported and adapted one of the most provocative and successful shockumentaries of the decade. Narrated by Academy Award® winner George Sanders (ALL ABOUT EVE) and featuring a legendary soundtrack by Riz Ortolani (Oscar®-nominated for MONDO CANE's 'More'), ECCO explores a world of sadism, delinquency, roller derby, extreme piercing, appalling stereotypes and the infamous Lapland-women-castrating-reindeer-with-their-teeth sequence, now scanned in 4k from the original inter-negative. Bonus feature THE FORBIDDEN is Frost & Cresse's rarely seen and totally insane 1966 fake Mondo, packed with staged scenes of Swiss lesbians, L.A. rapists, Parisian tarts and Nazi strippers, newly-transferred from the only known 35mm print in existence.

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

    The Bandit - Producer David Goldstein remembers Bob Cresse.
    I Want More - Short Film.
    Ecco Trailer.

     

     

    Shopping: Dracula: Prince Of Darkness...

    1966 UK horror by Terence Fisher, once cut in the UK and US, just released on US Blu-ray with 2 versions


    Link Here 24th December 2018
    Dracula: Prince Of Darkness is a 1966 UK horror by Terence Fisher.
    Starring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Andrew Keir. BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1966. The same cut version was 15 rated when released on VHS and DVD but passed 15 uncut after restoration in 2012. There was also a cut US Version but this was replaced by the longer UK Version.
    US: The UK Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated:
    US:
    The US Version is cut or shortened and is MPAA Unrated:
    • 2018 Shout! Factory [UK + US Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th December 2018

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    Four English tourists find themselves stranded in the mysterious village of Karlsbad, a sinister and remote place with a deadly, dark legend. Their journey leads them to an abandoned castle where a nightmarish destiny awaits them: an evil in need of resurrection, a blood-craving beast known only as Count Dracula, Prince of Darkness (Christopher Lee, The Lord Of The Rings films, Wicker Man). Released in 1966, this film presents the legendary Lee's second outing as Dracula, with Hammer Films pushing the cinematic boundaries of graphic gore and terror. Bonus Features
    • Two Versions! The UK Version And The U.S. Version
    • NEW 4K Scan Of The Interpositive Of The US Version From The 20th Century Fox Vaults
    • NEW Audio Commentary With Author Troy Howarth
    • NEW Audio Commentary With Filmmaker Constantine Nasr And Writer/Producer Steve Haberman
    • Audio Commentary With Cast Members Christopher Lee, Suzan Farmer, Francis Matthews, And Barbara Shelley
    • World Of Hammer Episode "Dracula And The Undead"
    • Back To Black -- The Making Of Dracula: Prince Of Darkness
    • Super 8mm Behind-The-Scenes Footage
    • Theatrical Trailers
    • Still Gallery

     

     

    Shopping: Showdown...

    1993 USA action film by Robert Radler, cut by the BBFC, set for US Blu-ray release on 26th February 2019


    Link Here 21st December 2018
    Showdown is a 1993 USA action film by Robert Radler.
    Starring Billy Blanks, Kenn Scott and Christine Taylor. BBFC link IMDb

    Originally released uncut and MPAA R rated but this was cut in the UK for an 18 rating for 1994 VHS. There is also a cut PG-13 rated version in the US.

    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2019 MVD Rewind Collection (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 26th February 2019

    Promotional Material

    THERE IS NO OTHER WAY.

    Ken Marks (Kenn Scott, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze) finds a dangerous enemy on his first day at his new school; an enemy who makes his living as the champion of an illegal fighting operation. School janitor and ex-cop Billy Grant (Billy Blanks, The Last Boy Scout) trains Ken to defend himself. What Billy doesn't know is that the man behind it all is the one man from his past who wants him dead. 

    This classic martial arts blockbuster from the director of Best of the Best features an all-star supporting cast that includes Christine Taylor (The Wedding Singer), Patrick Kilpatrick (Death Warrant), James Lew (Best of the Best) and Brion James (Blade Runner) in the movie the proves there's not a problem in the world that a good roundhouse kick to the face can't solve.

    SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the main feature in 1.78:1 aspect ratio
  • Audio: English 5.1 Surround, 2.0 Stereo
  • Subtitles: English
  • NEW! ''The Making of Showdown'' (new feature length documentary with director Robert Radler, writer Stuart Gibbs and stars Billy Blanks, Kenn Scott, John Asher, Patrick Kilpatrick and Michael Genovese) (HD, 98 mins)
  • NEW! Robert Radler: Portrait of a Director featurette (HD, 12 mins)
  • NEW! Billy Blanks: Martial Arts Legend featurette (HD, 15 mins)
  • NEW! The Fights of ''Showdown'' featurette (HD, 47 mins)
  • NEW! ''Showdown'': Anatomy of a Scene featurette (HD, 7 mins)
  • Photo Gallery
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (SD)
  • Collectible Mini- Poster

    Special Features May Not Be Rated, Closed Captioned Or In High Definition.

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    Shopping: Predator 1-4...

    Film set just released on US Blu-ray


    Link Here 21st December 2018
    Predator 1-4 is a film set

    US: MPAA R rated for:

    • 2018 20th Century Fox [Predator 1-4] RA 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th December 2018
    • 2018 20th Century Fox [Predator 1-4] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 18th December 2018
    Predator is a 1987 US action film by John McTiernan.
    With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Kevin Peter Hall. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Originally passed 18 uncut by the BBFC but a heavily cut German version was distributed 2001-2003 with an 18 rating. Downgraded to an uncut 15 in 2013. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
    Predator 2 is a 1990 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Stephen Hopkins.
    Starring Danny Glover, Gary Busey and Kevin Peter Hall. BBFC link IMDb
    The film was originally cut in the US for an MPAA R rating. The cuts have persisted to all releases since and is the best available. The film suffered category cuts in Australia for an M rating, but was passed uncut at R18+ and later MA15+.

    Predators is a 2010 USA action Sci-Fi adventure by Nimród Antal.
    Starring Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne and Topher Grace. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

    The Predator is a 2018 Canada / USA action Sci-Fi horror by Shane Black.
    Starring Yvonne Strahovski, Olivia Munn and Jacob Tremblay. IMDb

    There are no censorship issues with this release.

     

     

    Shopping: The Mangler...

    1995 South Africa / UK horror mystery by Tobe Hooper, once cut by the MPAA, just released on US Blu-ray


    Link Here 19th December 2018
    The Mangler is a 1995 South Africa / UK horror mystery by Tobe Hooper.
    Starring Robert Englund, Ted Levine and Daniel Matmor. BBFC link IMDb
    Cut in the US for an MPAA R rating but uncut and 18 rated in the UK. The uncut version was later released in the US and is MPAA Unrated.
    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018

    Reviews

    • See review from insidepulse.com : " Robert Englund goes beyond being Freddie Kruger. He nails the character of heartless laundry plant owner who doesn't care "
    • See review from thatshelf.com : " It does have this compelling quality that draws you into the balance of camp, gore and thrills "
    Promotional Material
    Based on King's short story, this white-knuckle chiller follows a cop (Ted Levine) as he investigates a series of grisly accidents ... and uncovers a deadly town secret that has been hidden for years -- a terrifying entity that threatens to destroy everything in its path. With time running out and a young girl's life in the balance, he races to destroy the beast before it's too late!

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • BRAND NEW 4K REMASTER STRUCK FROM THE CAMERA NEGATIVE FOR THE UNCUT VERSION
    • NEW Audio Commentary with co-writer Stephen David Brooks
    • NEW Hell's Bells -- an interview with actor Robert Englund
    • Rare behind-the-scenes footage
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • TV Spot
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

     

     

    Shopping: Beware My Brethren...

    1972 UK horror by Robert Hartford-Davis, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray/DVD Combo


    Link Here 18th December 2018
    Beware My Brethren (akak The Fiend) is a 1972 UK horror by Robert Hartford-Davis.
    Starring Ann Todd, Patrick Magee and Tony Beckley. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Cut by the BBFC for an X rated UK cinema release in 1972. Released uncut internationally and was MPAA R rated in the US. Passed 15 uncut by the BBFC for 2010 DVD.
    US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Vinegar Syndrome RA Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018

    Promotional Material

    Kenny has been raised within the The Brethren, an Evangelical sect who preach purity, morality, and unwavering allegiance to the word of God. A security officer by day, he spends his nights stalking and strangling 'immoral' women thus, he believes, cleansing them of their ungodly transgressions. But when a new nurse is assigned to help care for his ailing mother, she soon becomes suspicious of the activities of the church, unwittingly bringing her closer to unleashing Kenny's unholy wrath against her.

    Blending social commentary on the corrupting forces of Evangelical Christianity with a proto-slasher structure, Robert Hartford-Davis' ( CORRUPTION ) BEWARE MY BRETHREN (aka THE FIEND ) is a sobering and suspenseful British thriller, which co-stars Patrick Magee ( A CLOCKWORK ORANGE ) and Ann Todd ( THE PARADINE CASE ). Featuring an electrifying original gospel/folk soundtrack alongside mean-spirited kills, Vinegar Syndrome is proud to bring BEWARE MY BRETHREN to Blu-ray, in its fully uncut international version.

    Bonus Features:
    1. Newly scanned & restored in 2k from 35mm negative elements
    2. Audio commentary by film historian and author Samm Deighan
    3. Scene comparison between the UK theatrical version and the uncut International version
    4. Theatrical trailer
    5. Reversible cover artwork
    6. English SDH subtitles

     

     

    Shopping: Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2...

    1987 USA horror thriller by Lee Harry, cut by the MPAA and BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


    Link Here 18th December 2018
    Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 is a 1987 USA horror thriller by Lee Harry.
    Starring Eric Freeman, James Newman and Elizabeth Kaitan. IMDb
    Cut for an MPAA R rating. This was banned by the BBFC for 1987 cinema release. The film hasn't been released since in the UK.
    US: Cut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018

    Reviews

    Promotional Material

    It's Garbage Day! Ricky is being released from a mental hospital. He takes with him the terrifying memory of his brother Billy's death and the memory of Mother Superior who brought about his brother's demise. For Ricky, starting a new life means avenging his brother's death, which sets him on a blind journey of relentless revenge, leading ultimately to Mother Superior. And when he gets to her, not even her faith will be enough to stop Ricky as he follows in the family tradition of Christmas carnage.

    Special Features and Technical Specs:

    • BRAND NEW 2K REMASTER OF THE FILM FROM AN ARCHIVAL THEATRICAL PRINT
    • NEW Audio Commentary with director Lee Harry, actors Eric Freeman and James Newman
    • NEW Slay Bells Ring Again: The Story of Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 -- featuring interviews with co-writer/director Lee Harry, actors Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Darrel Guilbeau, Kenny McCabe and makeup effects artist Christopher Biggs
    • NEW Garbage Days Are Here Again -- a look at the film's locations
    • NEW Ricky Today -- a short film featuring a 2018 interview with Ricky Chapman/Caldwell
    • NEW I Don't Sleep -- an extended interview with makeup effects artist Christopher Biggs
    • Audio Commentary by co-writer/director Lee Harry, co-writer Joseph H Earle and actor James Newman
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

     

     

    Shopping: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation...

    1994 USA comedy horror thriller by Kim Henkel just released on US Blu-ray with 2 versions


    Link Here 14th December 2018
    Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is a 1994 USA comedy horror thriller by Kim Henkel.
    Starring Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey and Robert Jacks. IMDb
    Not cut by film censors but exists in 2 versions. A shortened Standard Version and an Extended Version
    US: The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    US:
    The Standard Version is uncut and MPAA R rated for:
    • 2018 Shout! Factory Collector's Edition [Standard + Extended Versions] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018
    • 2018 Shout! Factory Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Reviews

    • See review from geeksofdoom.com : " It's a meta-concept straight out of Cabin in the Woods , albeit poorly executed and barely explored, but intriguing nonetheless "

    Summary Notes

    This is the twisted tale of Vilmer and his crazy family which includes the lovely Leatherface. They have pastime of killing and stuffing people. Unfortunately, Jenny and her friends run into Vilmer and his clan in the middle of the night in the middle of the woods.

    Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA Unrated ~93:00s
    =~89:00s

     

    The Extended Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

    Although it has not been cut by the BBFC, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4 is the short standard version which removed the pointless alien subplot and the subplot of Jenny's abusive mother; all these cuts apply to dialogue scenes, there were no cuts to the violence. This version is about 5:31s shorted than the Extended Version. See pictorial version details from movie-censorship.com

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA R ~181:00s The Standard Version is uncut and MPAA R rated for:

     

     

    Shopping: Evil Dead 2...

    1987 US horror by Sam Raimi, cut in the US and UK, just released on US 4k Blu-ray


    Link Here 13th December 2018
    Evil Dead II is a 1987 US horror by Sam Raimi
    With Bruce Campbell and Sarah Berry. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    Cut for an MPAA R rating. Further cut by the BBFC for 18 rated cinema and VHS releases. UK DVD and Blu-ray is the same as the cut US release although the rating was downgraded to 15 in 2003. An extended version was released in Germany in September 2013.

    This release is the Theatrical Version.

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Lions Gate Home Entertainment (RA) 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018
    • 2018 Lions Gate Home Entertainment Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

    Reviews

     

     

    Shopping: Maniac...

    1980 US serial killer horror by William Lustig, once banned by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray/DVD Combo


    Link Here 12th December 2018
    Maniac is a 1980 US serial killer horror by William Lustig.
    With Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro and Abigail Clayton. YouTube icon BBFC link IMDb
    The Uncut Unrated Theatrical Version is preferred over the shortened Director's Cut. Once Banned by the BBFC, then cut. The film was also cut in the US for an R Rating.

    See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Maniac

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2018 Blue Underground Limited Edition R0 Blu-ray/R0 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 11th December 2018

    Reviews

    • See review from horrornewsnetwork.net : " The film received the type of negative publicity that was rare for the time period, with protesters picketing theaters which screened the film for its portrayal of graphic violence, especially towards women "

    Promotional Material

    THE NOTORIOUS HORROR CLASSIC RETURNS IN A NEW 4K REMASTERED LIMITED EDITION!

    Frank Zito (a career performance by co-writer/co-executive producer Joe Spinell of ROCKY and THE GODFATHER fame) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. And when these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City to stalk and slaughter innocent young women. Now Frank has begun a relationship with a beautiful photographer (Caroline Munro of THE SPY WHO LOVED ME), yet his vile compulsions remain. These are the atrocities of a human monster. This is the story of a MANIAC.

    Directed by William Lustig (MANIAC COP 2, VIGILANTE) and featuring landmark gore effects by Tom Savini (DAWN OF THE DEAD, FRIDAY THE 13th), this relentlessly shocking and disturbing film was originally censored all over the world due to its graphic violence. Now Blue Underground is thrilled to present MANIAC in a brand-new 4K Restoration from its recently discovered 16mm original camera negative, overflowing with hours of new and archival extras!

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • NEW 3-Disc Set includes Blu-ray with NEW 4K restoration of the flim + DVD + CD
  • NEW! Collectable Booklet with new essay by author Michael Gingold
  • NEW! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD with MANIAC score by Jay Chattaway
  • NEW! Maniac Outtakes Featurette
  • NEW! Returning to the Scene of the Crime with William Lustig
  • The Joe Spinell Story (49:12 )
  • Audio Commentary #1 with Co-Producer/Director William Lustig and Co-Producer Andrew W. Garroni
  • Audio Commentary #2 with Co-Producer/Director William Lustig, Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini, Editor Lorenzo Marinelli, and Joe Spinell assistant Luke Walter
  • MANIAC PUBLICITY: 'Paul Wunder' Radio Interview with William Lustig, Joe Spinell, and Carline Munro (19:11), William Lustig on 'Movie Madness' (47:18), Joe Spinell at Cannes (0:44), Joe Spinell on 'The Joe Franklin Show' (13:13) and Carline Munro TV Interview (2:54)
  • MANIAC CONTROVERSY: A selection of archival broadcast TV news clips, interviews and reactions to the film. (41:15)
  • Mr. Robbie: 'Maniac 2' Promo Reel (7:28)
  • Maniac Men Interview with Songwriters Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky (10:38)
  • Dark Notes Interview with Composer Jay Chattaway (12:13)
  • The Death Dealer Interview with Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini (12:11)
  • Anna and the Killer Interview with Star Caroline Munro (13:08)
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • and more! Special Features May Not Be Rated, Closed Captioned Or In High Definition.

    Original English language along with Spanish, French, Italian and German dubbed options .

    Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Swedish, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Thai

  • Versions

    BBFC uncut
    uncut
    MPAA Unrated ~88:00s US: The Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA Unrated

     

     

    Shopping: Nemesis...

    1992 Denmark / USA action Sci-Fi thriller by Albert Pyun set for US Blu-ray/DVD Combo release on 8th January 2019 with 3 versions


    Link Here 9th December 2018
    Nemesis is a 1992 Denmark / USA action Sci-Fi thriller by Albert Pyun.
    Starring Olivier Gruner, Tim Thomerson and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb

    The Theatrical Version is MPAA R rated and is missing violence found in several extended versions. The Director's Cut, the Japanese Version and UK Version all feature similar extended violence and a darker alternative ending, but it unclear as to which of these is the definitive version.

    US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
    • 2019 MVD Collectors Edition [Theatrical Version + Director's cut + Extended Japanese versions] (RA) Blu-ray/R1 DVD Combo at US Amazon released on 8th January 2019

    Promotional Material

    IN THE FUTURE... IT PAYS TO BE MORE THAN HUMAN.

    Los Angeles, 2027. Troubled cyborg cop Alex (Olivier Gruner, Angel Town) is ordered by police commissioner Farnsworth (Tim Thomerson, Near Dark) to apprehend his former partner and lover Jared (Marjorie Monaghan, Regarding Henry), accused of smuggling data to information terrorists plotting to kill government officials. Systems cowboys, bio enhanced gangsters and cyborg outlaws all play a part in this battle of man vs. machine.

    Directed by Albert Pyun (Cyborg, Crazy Six), NEMESIS is a ''provocative, sleek thriller'' (LA Times) that features an all-star supporting cast that includes Brion James (Blade Runner), Thomas Jane (Boogie Nights), Academy Award® Nominee* Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Planet of the Apes), Thom Mathews (The Return of the Living Dead), Yuji Okumoto (Inception) and Deborah Shelton (Body Double).

    *2007: Best Supporting Actor, Little Children

    DISC 1: BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the main feature in both 2.35:1 and 1.78:1 aspect ratios
  • Audio: English 5.1 Surround, English 2.0 Stereo, French 2.0 Stereo, German 2.0 Stereo
  • Subtitles: English SDH, German
  • NEW! 2018 Interview with Producer Eric Karson (HD)
  • NEW! 2018 Interview with Director Albert Pyun (HD)
  • ''Nemesis 2.0'' (aka ''Director s Cut'') with Director s Commentary audio (SD, 2.35:1, 92:29)
  • Original Theatrical Trailer (SD, 2:26)

    DISC 2: DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • ''Nemesis 2.0'' (aka ''Director s Cut'')(SD, 2.35:1, 87:49)
  • Japanese Extended Cut (SD, 1.33:1, 95:49) (w/ Japanese subtitles burnt-in)
  • Introduction by Albert Pyun (SD, 2:19)
  • Introduction by Olivier Gruner (SD, 3:13)
  • Afterword by Albert Pyun (SD, 0:48)
  • 'Behind The Scenes: The Making of Nemesis' (SD, 7:13)
  • Interview with Olivier Gruner (SD, 2:18)
  • 'Making Of - Stunts & Effects' (SD, 2:43)
  • 'Making Of - Visual Effects' (SD, 1:41)
  • 'Killcount' featurette (SD, 2:26)
  • Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery (SD, 3:00)
  • Key Art Photo Gallery (SD, 2:20)
  • TV Spots (SD, 4:43)
  • Collectible Mini-Poster

    *Special Features May Not Be Rated, Closed Captioned or In High Definition and are subject to change.

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