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Grindhouse Trailer Classics 4 – out on DVD

18 April 2014 2:57 AM, PDT

We loved Gtc 3 so of course we had to cover news theres going to be a 4th! Just when you thought you'd seen everything...here comes another 55 insane trailers of sick, depraved and hysterically brilliant movie previews from the golden age of Grindhouse Cinema. Following the successful and critically-acclaimed release of Grindhouse Trailer Classic 1, 2 & 3, Nucleus Films will once again take you on trip back to the “gory days” of cult and exploitation cinema with their latest unseen compilation of audacious theatrical trailers from the sleazy cinematic sub-genre known as “grindhouse”. All of the trailers in this collection have been sourced from ultra-rare 35mm prints, many of which haven't been seen since they first unspooled into the grimy 42nd Street flea pits of yesteryear. The mind-warping action embraces Kung-Fu kicks, satanism, psychos, groovy chicks, cavorting college co-eds, super dudes, bikers from hell, disasters, euro thrillers, swinging couples, killer cats and a »

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Grindhouse Trailer Classics 4 – out on DVD

18 April 2014 2:57 AM, PDT

We loved Gtc 3 so of course we had to cover news theres going to be a 4th! Just when you thought you'd seen everything...here comes another 55 insane trailers of sick, depraved and hysterically brilliant movie previews from the golden age of Grindhouse Cinema. Following the successful and critically-acclaimed release of Grindhouse Trailer Classic 1, 2 & 3, Nucleus Films will once again take you on trip back to the “gory days” of cult and exploitation cinema with their latest unseen compilation of audacious theatrical trailers from the sleazy cinematic sub-genre known as “grindhouse”. All of the trailers in this collection have been sourced from ultra-rare 35mm prints, many of which haven't been seen since they first unspooled into the grimy 42nd Street flea pits of yesteryear. The mind-warping action embraces Kung-Fu kicks, satanism, psychos, groovy chicks, cavorting college co-eds, super dudes, bikers from hell, disasters, euro thrillers, swinging couples, killer cats and a »

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New Korean omnibus leaves us anything but Mad Sad Bad

17 April 2014 3:02 AM, PDT

Mad Sad Bad is a new Korean omnibus - filmed in 3D - heading our way on May 15, 2015. The three segments - Ghost, Saw You and Picnic - are directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan, responsible for two of our favourite Korean movies, The City of Violence and Crying Fist. Han Ji-Seung (Papa) and Kim Tae-Yong (Memento Mori). Check out the teaser trailer below. Ghost - Based on a true murder case. On April 30, 2013, a university student is killed by a group of teens. Saw You - A zombie epidemic transforms humans into zombies. Advancement in science and medicine allows humans and cured zombies to live together. Medicine taken by those cured rids them of memories when they were zombies. The cured zombies, however, live like slaves. Picnic - Soo-Min is an 8-year-old girl who lives with her mother and her 6-year-old autistic brother Dong-Min. One day, Soo-Min makes a big decision. »

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UK must prepare for the Birth Of The Living Dead

15 April 2014 11:23 AM, PDT

A new documentary is on the way to UK DVD and we reckon it’s a must see for all fans of the godfather of Zombie, George A. Romero.In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team - from Pittsburgh policeman, iron workers, housewives and a roller rink owner – to create a low budget horror film that would revolutionise the industry, and spawn a new flesh eating monster that endures to this day… that film was ‘’Night of The Living Dead". “Birth of the Living Dead”, is the story of how they managed to pull off the greatest guerrilla shoot of all time. This documentary includes exclusive new interviews with the godfather of zombie films George A. Romero himself, as well as brand new animations created by Gary Pullin. Put together with 60’s archival footage this film shows just how politically charged "Night’’ was, set »

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Johnnie To’s Election special screening

14 April 2014 11:38 AM, PDT

Johnnie To! The master of Hong Kong genre cinema, whose film career spans over 25 years, celebrates his birthday in April; so what better time to screen one of his finest films. Terracotta Film Club presents Election, a powerful modern Triad thriller set in a criminal underworld, steeped in tradition, code and ritual, starring two Hong Kong cinema stars Simon Yam and Tony Leung Ka Fai. Murky politics and brutal beatings in this intelligent look at Triad society; that’s a ‘must-see’ for fans To, and offers a realistic look at what it means to be a gangster in Hong Kong today. As with previous editions, the event will run for one night only on Wednesday 30 April at the Prince Charles Cinema in London. So get in quick! Synopsis: The secret world of Hong Kong’s Triad society. A crime family flirts with democracy, leading to a fierce gangland battle in »

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Out today on DVD & Blu-Ray: The Story Of Yonosuke

13 April 2014 11:27 PM, PDT

Third Window Films is pleased to announce the release of The Story of Yonosuke on April 14, 2014 in the UK. Shuichi Okita's latest oddity will be released on both DVD and Blu-Ray. Based on a novel by multi-award-winning author Shuichi Yoshida (Villain, Parade), this bittersweet film is the latest offering from the director of The Woodsman & the Rain and stars Kengo Kora (Norwegian Wood, Fish Story) & Yuriko Yoshitaka (Gantz, Robo-g). Synopsis: Yonosuke is a typical Japanese on-screen hero: socially awkward, childish and naive, but always cheerful and charming. We meet him when he moves from Nagasaki to Tokyo in the late eighties at the height of the city’s economic boom. Despite his odd character he manages to make new friends at university, joins a samba class and falls in love with an older woman. Sixteen years later his friends are all reminiscing over their college days, thinking back on how Yonosuke changed their lives. »

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