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Shopping: Do or Die...

1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris, cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 20th September 2019
Do or Die is a 1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris.
Starring Pat Morita, Erik Estrada and Dona Speir. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1991 and 1996. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Promotional Material

This May Be The Last Game They'll Ever Play.

A pair of female agents is targeted for elimination by an Asian criminal kingpin out for revenge. The evil mastermind sends out an army of assassins with the same mission, to kill agents Donna and Nicole!

" Do or Die lampoons the size-conscious, clichéd action hero and presents women than are stronger, smarter, and more effective than their male counterparts both in the film and in action cinema as a whole. " - David Carter - Not Coming To A Theater Near You

Starring:
Pat Morita ( The Karate Kid ), Erik Estrada (TV's CHiPs ), Dona Speir ( Hard Ticket to Hawaii ), Roberta Vasquez ( Picasso Trigger )

 

 

Shopping: Straight on Till Morning...

1972 UK Hammer horror by Peter Collinson, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 19th September 2019
Straight On Till Morning is a 1972 UK horror by Peter Collinson.
With Rita Tushingham, Shane Briant and James Bolam. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for X rated cinema release in 1972. It is unknown if these cuts persist to 18 rated home video. MPAA R rated in the US.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2019 Shout! Factory RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 17th September 2019

Promotional Material

An ugly duckling yearns to leave her drab life and move to swinging London to find her "Prince Charming." But the big city holds some nasty surprises for the naïve young woman when she becomes obsessed with a handsome young gigolo who may be a depraved serial killer. Will this bizarre relationship have the storybook ending she's always dreamed of, or can even the most beautiful of fairytales lead to cruelty, madness and brutal murder?

 

 

Shopping: Batman 4 Film Collection...

Film set by various just released on US 4k Blu-ray with 2 films once suffering BBFC category cuts


Link Here 18th September 2019
Batman 4 Film Collection is a film set by various
Starring Various. US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2019 WarnerBrothers (RA) 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 17th September 2019

Batman Returns is a 1992 USA / UK action crime fantasy by Tim Burton.
Starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Michelle Pfeiffer. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for a 12 rated cinema release in 1992 and the follow up VHS. Less cut for 12 rated DVD in 2006. Then uncut for 15 rated Blu-ray in 2008 and finally rated 12A uncut for 2019 cinema release. Always uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.

Batman Forever is a 1995 USA / UK action fantasy adventure by Joel Schumacher.
Starring Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey. Youtube link IMDb

Extensive BBFC category cuts were made for PG rated cinema release and VHS. Uncut and 12 rated on DVD and Blu-ray. Uncut and MPAA PG-13 rated in the US.

 

 

Shopping: Rambo...

2008 USA/Germany action war thriller by Sylvester Stallone just released on US 4K Blu-ray with 2 versions


Link Here 17th September 2019
Rambo is a 2008 USA/Germany action war thriller by Sylvester Stallone.
With Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz and Matthew Marsden. BBFC link IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical version and an Extended Version. Neither suffered censor cuts. Banned in Burma.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2019 Lions Gate [Extended Cut + Theatrical Version] (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 3rd September 2019

Summary Notes

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

 

 

Shopping: Blood From the Mummy's Tomb...

1971 UK horror by Seth Holt and Michael Carreras, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 16th September 2019
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb is a 1971 UK horror by Seth Holt and Michael Carreras.
With Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon and James Villiers. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated 1971 cinema release. The same cuts have persisted to all home video releases but the BBFC rating was reduced to 15 for 1993 VHS. The cut UK version is PG rated in the US.
US: Uncut and MPAA PG rated for:

Promotional Material

A British expedition team in Egypt discovers the ancient sealed tomb of the evil Queen Tera. But when one of the archaeologists steals a mysterious ring from the corpse's severed hand, he unleashes a relentless curse upon his beautiful daughter. Is the voluptuous young woman now a reincarnation of the diabolical sorceress or has the curse of the mummy returned to reveal its horrific revenge?

 

 

Shopping: Circus of Horrors...

1960 UK horror drama by Sidney Hayers, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 14th September 2019
Circus of Horrors is a 1960 UK horror drama by Sidney Hayers.
Starring Anton Diffring, Erika Remberg and Yvonne Monlaur. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an X rated cinema release in 1960. The same cut version has been distributed ever since and was 15 rated for UK home video.
US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Promotional Material

A deranged plastic surgeon takes over a traveling circus then transforms horribly disfigured young women into ravishing beauties and them to perform in his three-ring extravaganza. But when the re-sculpted lovelies try to escape the clutches of the obsessed doctor, they begin to meet with sudden and horrific 'accidents.' Now the trapeze is swinging, the knives are flying, the wild animals are loose - and 'The Grisliest Show On Earth' is about to begin!

 

 

Shopping: Scars of Dracula...

1970 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker, once cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 13th September 2019
Scars of Dracula is a 1970 UK horror by Roy Ward Baker.
Starring Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman and Jenny Hanley. IMDb
Originally cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated 1970 cinema release. The cuts have persisted ever since but the the BBFC rating was reduced to 15 for DVD. The same cut version is MPAA R rated in the US.

See further cuts details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Scars of Dracula

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Reviews

Promotional Material

The legendary Christopher Lee is back as Dracula, bringing unspeakable horrors upon a local village that defies his evil reign. But when a young man and his luscious girlfriend unwittingly visit the Count's castle, they find themselves trapped in a face-to-face frenzy of bloodthirsty vixens, religious blasphemy and sadistic. The Prince of Darkness has returned like never before, but will his horrific mark remain forever?

 

 

Shopping: Do or Die...

1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris, cut by the BBFC, set for US Blu-ray release on 17th September 2019


Link Here 30th August 2019
Do or Die is a 1991 USA action adventure by Andy Sidaris.
Starring Pat Morita, Erik Estrada and Dona Speir. BBFC link IMDb

Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1991 and 1996. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Promotional Material

This May Be The Last Game They'll Ever Play.

A pair of female agents is targeted for elimination by an Asian criminal kingpin out for revenge. The evil mastermind sends out an army of assassins with the same mission, to kill agents Donna and Nicole!

" Do or Die lampoons the size-conscious, clichéd action hero and presents women than are stronger, smarter, and more effective than their male counterparts both in the film and in action cinema as a whole. " - David Carter - Not Coming To A Theater Near You

Starring:
Pat Morita ( The Karate Kid ), Erik Estrada (TV's CHiPs ), Dona Speir ( Hard Ticket to Hawaii ), Roberta Vasquez ( Picasso Trigger )

 

 

Shopping: Brightburn...

2019 USA Sci-Fi horror thriller by David Yarovesky, cut for UK cinema release, just released uncut on US Blu-ray and DVD


Link Here 23rd August 2019
Brightburn is a 2019 USA Sci-Fi horror thriller by David Yarovesky.
Starring Elizabeth Banks, David Denman and Matt Jones. BBFC link IMDb
BBFC advised category cuts were required for a 15 rated cinema release in 2019. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US. UK video ratings have yet to be published
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2019 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R0 4k Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 20th August 2019
  • 2019 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R0 Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 20th August 2019
  • 2019 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment R1 DVD at US Amazon released on 20th August 2019

Summary Notes

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

 

 

Shopping: Emanuelle in America...

1977 Italy adult drama by Joe D'Amato set for US Blu-ray release on 12th November 2019


Link Here 20th August 2019
Emanuelle in America is a 1977 Italy adult mystery drama by Joe D'Amato.
Starring Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti and Roger Browne. BBFC link IMDb

Exists as a softcore version and a hardcore version. All BBFC releases have been cut and X or 18 rated. The hardcore version is available uncut in the US and is MPAA Unrated.

The film is famous for faked snuff assault/footage that was accused of being real. This claim was tested in court and was proven false.

See further details at Melon Farmers Video Hits: Emanuelle in America

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2019 Mondo Macabro (RA) Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 12th November 2019

Promotional Material

Mondo Macabro's November 2019 Release of EMANUELLE IN AMERICA - The totally uncut European version, first time ever on Blu-ray.

Emanuelle (Laura Gemser) is a fearless photo journalist and fashion photographer who travels the world in search of the exotic, the erotic and the downright deadly. Never averse to shedding her clothes in pursuit of a good story, Emanuelle arrives in America with a mission to expose the sizzling inner secrets of the jet set at play.

Armed with her striking feature, unique sensual talents - and a hidden camera - she's off... examining life as a love slave at a ranch run by a sadistic brothel master, investigating a bizarre spa for super rich sexually frustrated women, exploring the kinky side of a straight laced Republican politician, and finally uncovering shocking evidence of an international snuff film conspiracy.

Now for the first time ever on Blu-ray, this notorious and truly shocking film can be seen in all its high definition glory, totally uncut. Infamous director Joe d'Amato pulls out all the stops in this epic of sleaze and depravity. It's Emanuelle... but as you've never seen her before!

WARNING! This is Emanuelle's Most Infamous Adventure. For Adults Only!

SPECIAL FEATURES:

4k transfer from film negative.
English/Italian audio choice.
Newly created English subtitles.
Interview with writer David Flint.
Full length documentary on Joe d'Amato.
Audio commentary by Bruce Holecheck and Nathaniel Thompson.
Mondo Macabro previews.

 

 

Shopping: Galaxy of Terror...

1981 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Bruce D Clark (as BD Clark) just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 18th August 2019
Galaxy of Terror is a 1981 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Bruce D Clark (as BD Clark).
Starring Edward Albert, Erin Moran and Ray Walston. BBFC link IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for 18 rated VHS in 1986. The BBFC cuts were waived in 2002 but the 18 rating stands. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Promotional Material

Science fiction suspense thriller, in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

 

 

Shopping: Forbidden World...

1982 USA Sci-Fi horror by Allan Holzman just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 17th August 2019
Forbidden World is a 1982 USA Sci-Fi horror by Allan Holzman.
Starring Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap and June Chadwick. IMDb
Exists as a Theatrical Version and a Director's Cut.

The Director's Cut contains an extra 4:54s of additional plot that does not add much to the movie. The Theatrical Version is better quality and is the preferred versions

US: The Theatrical Version is uncut and MPAA R rated for:
US: The Director's Cut and is MPAA Unrated for:
  • 2019 Cinedigm Limited Edition [Director's Cut + Theatrical Version] RA Blu-ray at US Amazon released on 13th August 2019
  • 2019 Cinedigm Amazon Prime VoD [US only] at US Amazon

Promotional Material

In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

 

 

Shopping: The New Kids...

1985 USA crime horror thriller by Sean S Cunningham, cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 16th August 2019
The New Kids is a 1985 USA crime horror thriller by Sean S Cunningham.
Starring Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin and James Spader. IMDb
Cut by the BBFC for an 18 rated VHS release in 1988. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.

See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: The New Kids

US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Promotional Material

Abby McWilliams' (Lori Loughlin, TV's Full House) nightmare begins when she attracts the unwanted attention of teenage psychopath Eddie Dutra (James Spader, TV's The Blacklist). Turned down for a date, Eddie destroys Abby's home, vandalizes her uncle's car and nearly stomps her brother to death. But it's only when he kidnaps Abby from the school dance, that Eddie shows his true feelings. Fueled by cocaine and armed with a shotgun, Eddie's lust turns to uncontrollable rage, as he takes Abby on a date from hell, in this terror-packed thrill-ride from the director of Friday the 13th

Starring : James Spader, Lori Loughlin, Shannon Presby, Eric Stolz

 

 

Shopping: Vice Squad...

1982 UK / USA action crime thriller by Gary Sherman, cut by the BBFC, just released on US Blu-ray


Link Here 15th August 2019
Vice Squad is a 1982 UK / USA action crime thriller by Gary Sherman (as Gary A Sherman).
Starring Season Hubley, Gary Swanson and Wings Hauser. BBFC link IMDb
Heavily cut by the BBFC for an X rated cinema release in 1981. A heavily cut US TV version was released on 18 rated VHS in 1987. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:

Promotional Material

Season Hubley (Hardcore) stars as Princess, a single mom by day, a Hollywood prostitute by night. A volatile cop, Tom Walsh (Gary Swanson, The Guardian) uses her to trap a sadistic pimp named Ramrod (Wings Hauser, Mutant), who murdered one of her friends. But when Ramrod escapes police custody, Princess is in grave danger. No matter which way she turns, Ramrod is coming for her. Walsh and the entire police force are out looking to catch him. Tonight, the neon slime will be on full display and the city of Los Angeles will explode with furious vengeance and violence!

 


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