lördag 28 mars 2009

SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST DVD artwork

This will be the cover artwork for Sony's upcoming DVD release of Hammer film SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST, directed by Terence Fisher in 1960 and starring Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Oliver Reed and Sarah Branch.

fredag 27 mars 2009

WAR GODS COLLECTION from Retromedia/Image

Epic battles, beefcake and beautiful babes await in this definitive sword and sandal film collection! See stars Gordon Scott, Richard Harrison and Howard Duff fight for justice in 1960s-style Ancient Rome; and delight in the fantastical sci-fi special effects of these amazing films, helmed by the likes of James Bond director Terence Young and Francis Ford Coppola (back when he was one of Roger Corman's humble assistants!). This collection includes following films: Son of Samson/Son of Cleopatra Hero of Rome/Invincible Gladiator War Gods of Babylon/War Goddess Magic Voyage of Sinbad/Day the Earth Froze. Release date is April 28, 2009.

torsdag 26 mars 2009

KALEIDOSCOPE coming to R2 DVD on April 20

Warren Beatty plays a cheeky young playboy with a taste for gambling who devises the ultimate scheme to cheat the casinos. After finding out that all of the casinos use the same playing card manufacturer, he breaks in and marks the kaleidoscopic pattern on printing plates for the cards. Soon the winnings mount up as he travels across Europe beating the odds. But Barney's troubles begin when he falls for the swinging fashion designer Angel (Susannah York), who discovers his deception. Her father is a Scotland Yard inspector who offers Barney a deal. He will keep quiet about the cards if Barney helps him catch international drug smuggler Harry Dominion through a high-stakes poker game... directed by Jack Smight in 1966 and starring Warren Beatty and Jane Birkin.

tisdag 24 mars 2009

NIGHT CALLER coming from Italian company Sinister Film

Italian company Sinister Film will release NIGHT CALLER (John Gilling, 1965) on April 7. The censored US cut with different opening credits/music has been released in USA by Image Entertainment with aspect ratio 1.33:1.

Apparently, this Italian release will be 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen with English and Italian audio options, but at the moment there is no info about which cut of the film it is. Stay tuned...

måndag 23 mars 2009

Tinto Brass update from Cult Epics

In a previous post, we announced the Cult Epics release TINTO BRASS COLLECTION VOLUME 3. However, now it seems they have dropped the box idea and will release the films individually instead. Also, the film CA IRA, THE RIVER OF REVOLT (CA IRA, IL FIUME DELLA RIVOLTA, 1964) has been replaced by ATTRACTION (Nerosubianco, 1969). More info when available.

fredag 20 mars 2009

Baba Yaga and Footprints from Shameless!

Baba Yaga directed by Corrado Farina will hit the streets on April 27 in a re-edited version by the director himself.

Le orme aka Footprints directed by Luigi Bazzoni has been confirmed as a forthcoming DVD, no release date yet though.

tisdag 17 mars 2009

More spaghetti westerns from Koch Media in June!

On June 26th, German company Koch Media will release the following Spaghetti westerns:

Anda muchacho, spara! (Aldo Florio, 1971)
Cjamango (Edoardo Mulargia, 1967)
Odia il prossimo tuo (Ferdinando Baldi, 1968)

At some point in the future they will also release GET MEAN (1976) and COMIN' at YA! (1981), both directed by Ferdinando Baldi. The previously announced IL MERCENARIO (Sergio Corbucci, 1968) has been delayed until after summer.

måndag 16 mars 2009

Available now from VZ in Germany

Available from the German company VZ-Handelsgesellschaft - L' Infermiera di campagna aka Emanuelle in the Country, directed by Mario Bianchi and starring Laura Gemser.

Audio: German, English
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Run time: 76 min.

June 30 R1 DVD artwork







torsdag 5 mars 2009

SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST DVD delayed

As previously mentioned, Sony UK will release the Hammer film SWORD OF SHERWOOD FOREST (Terence Fisher, 1960). It has been delayed until May 11. Also, it will probably be sold exclusively by Movie Mail UK.

tisdag 3 mars 2009

More great R1 DVD titles in June

To be released on June 30

Mya Communication:
Horrible (Rosso Sangue, Joe D'Amato 1981)
Monika (La ragazzina, Mario Imperoli 1974)
Island of the Fishmen (L'isola degli uomini pesce, Sergio Martino 1979)

Severin Films:
Door Into Silence (Le porte del silenzio, Lucio Fulci 1991)

Mondo Macabro:
Marquis de Sade's Prosperities of Vice (Akutoku no sakae, Akio Jissoji 1988)

Redemption:
Prey (Norman J. Warren, 1978)
Black Torment (Robert Hartford-Davis, 1964)

Midnight Choir:
So Sweet... So Perverse (Così dolce... così perversa, Umberto Lenzi 1969 )


More info and artwork when available.

Wild East announce forthcoming spaghetti western double-bill

Coming soon from Wild East Productions is KILLER CALIBRO 32 (Alfonso Brescia, 1967) and IL VENDITORE DI MORTE aka PRICE OF DEATH (Lorenzo Gicca Palli, 1971). Theatrical versions in its original aspect ratios. English language

måndag 2 mars 2009

More goodies from Dorado Films

Dorado Films have announced the release of Quel caldo maledetto giorno di fuoco aka GATLING GUN (Paolo Bianchini, 1968). No tech specs or release date yet, stay tuned!