2 items from 2017
Peter Cushing! Christopher Lee! Each is at the top of his game, playing competing collectors of occult incunabula — the kind that comes with a satanic curse, when the purloined item in question is the Skull Of The infamous, despicable and sharp-toothed Marquis De Sade! Freddie Francis directs up a storm in this amicable Amicus chiller: the mysterious skull-duggery is beautifully shot and edited, giving the horror scenes real Bite.
Kl Studio Classics
1965 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 83 min. / Street Date March 14, 2017 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95
Cinematography: John Wilcox
Art Direction: Bill Constable
Film Editor: Oswald Hafenrichter
Original Music: Elisabeth Lutyens
Directed by Freddie Francis
Nine years ago Legend Films brought us a DVD of this 1965 horror item, »
- Glenn Erickson
Well, I hope you guys have been saving your pennies, because there are a lot of great horror and sci-fi titles coming home on March 14th. Scream Factory is giving Firestarter the Collector’s Edition treatment this week, and both Drive-In Massacre and The Skull are being resurrected in HD as well.
If you missed them during their theatrical runs late last year, both The Love Witch and Paul Verhoeven’s award-winning thriller Elle are getting Blu-ray / DVD releases this Tuesday, and Demon Seed is making its way to Blu-ray as well (which I highly recommend watching if you haven't).
It was one of the few true slasher movies to pre-date Halloween and Friday The 13th, »
- Heather Wixson
2 items from 2017
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