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Blu-ray Release Details and Cover Art for Stuart Gordon’s Robot Jox

In a future devastated by a nuclear war, major conflicts are settled with big robot brawls. Scream Factory's Blu-ray of Stuart Gordon's Robot Jox hits home media on Blu-ray beginning July 7th, complete with audio commentaries and interviews aplenty.

Press Release -- "In the distant future, mankind has forsaken global wars for battles of single combat. The world has been divided into two opposing super powers, with each side represented by trained champions. Their weapons are huge robotic machines, capable of battle on land, sea and in the air. From celebrated director Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator, From Beyond) and executive producer Charles Band comes Robot Jox, a riveting sci-fi action adventure. Directed by Stuart Gordon, the film stars Gary Graham (TV’s Alien Nation), Anne-Marie Johnson (TV’s In The Heat of the Night, Jag), Paul Koslo (Voyage of the Damned), Robert Sampson (Re-Animator, The Dark Side of the Moon), Danny Kamekona (Hawaii Five-o,
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Blu-ray Review – The Incredible Melting Man (1977)

The Incredible Melting Man, 1977.

Directed by William Sachs.

Starring Alex Rebar, Burr DeBenning, Myron Healey, Ann Sweeny, and Michael Alldredge.

Synopsis:

An astronaut returns to Earth after flying through the rings of Saturn and mutates into a gooey mess whilst going on a murderous rampage.

With one of the best movie titles ever, The Incredible Melting Man is a 1977 horror film with its roots in 1950s sci-fi and the horror comics of the day, where gloopy, radioactive monsters would roam the country and infect innocent people whilst the world was under the threat of nuclear war. The full details of the plot are basically what is in the summary above – astronaut Steve West (Alex Rebar) and his crew are flying their spacecraft through the rings of Saturn when Steve suffers some sort of seizure and blacks out. He wakes up in a hospital back on Earth covered in bandages and,
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‘The Incredible Melting Man’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

Stars: Alex Rebar, Burr DeBenning, Myron Healey, Michael Alldredge, Ann Sweeny, Lisle Wilson, Rainbeaux Smith, Julie Drazen, Edwin Max, Dorothy Love, Jonathan Demme, Janus Blythe | Written and Directed by William Sachs

If any movie deserved to be seen as one of the best worst movies of all time it would probably be The Incredible Melting Man, and no that is not an insult. The acting leaves much to be desired, most of the film is about a guy in make-up walking around the countryside and the story never really finds a right direction, but you know what? I like it, and more importantly this is a movie that shows that sometimes the makeup department (and more importantly, Rick Baker) can cement the movie into the memories of those who have seen it as something a little special.

“You’ve never seen anything till you’ve seen the Sun through the
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The Incredible Melting Man Trailer and Clips

With its Blu-ray release less than a week away, Scream Factory has released The Incredible Melting Man trailer and a number of clips. For any readers that may not be familiar with The Incredible Melting Man, the 1977 cult classic was directed and written by William Sachs, and stars Alex Rebar as an astronaut who returns from a mission to Saturn and begins to slowly melt away:

“He was once the hero… now he’s the hunted! Colonel Steve West has just returned from an incredible history-making flight to Saturn when he is hospitalized with an ailment that baffles the entire medical community. His flesh is melting and to stay alive he must consume human flesh and blood. The infected Colonel West escapes from the doctors’ supervision and hides in the surrounding community where he begins to hunt for human flesh. Who can stop the Incredible Melting Man?

Featuring “excellent makeup
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The Incredible Melting Man Drips onto Blu-ray

Oh, what a lovely world we live in when the 1977 shlock classic The Incredible Melting Man can see the light of day on Blu-ray. That's right, kids; throw those awful DVDs away because Shout! Factory is getting set to deliver the goods.

While no dates or specs have been announced yet, we do have the artwork for you right here. Dig it below.

Look for more on The Incredible Melting Man - directed by William Sachs, starring Alex Rebar, Michael Alldredge, Burr Debenning, and Myron Healey, and featuring some truly ghastly make-up effects work from Rick Baker - soon!

Synopsis

An astronaut contracts a disease that causes his flesh to melt. In order to stop the rapid deterioration of his flesh, he must feed on the flesh of other human beings.

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Finally! The Incredible Melting Man is coming to DVD

Dread Central has learned that MGM Entertainment’s “manufacturing on demand” (“Mod”) will release The Incredible Melting Man via online retailers on August 23rd, 2011. Look for some squishy FX from a young Rick Baker!

An astronaut contracts a disease that causes his flesh to melt. In order to stop the rapid deterioration of his flesh, he must feed on the flesh of other human beings. Stars Alex Rebar, Michael Alldredge, Burr Debenning, Myron Healey. Directed by William Sachs.
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The Incredible Melting Man Oozes His Way to DVD

Seriously? I think I just peed a little. For years now fans of this classic flick had to endure either subpar DVD bootlegs taken from worn-out VHS tapes or hope it was available on Netflix for some instant streaming. Now MGM is officially bringing this bad boy home!

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s “manufacturing on demand” (“Mod”) program continues to expand with the addition of the horror classic The Incredible Melting Man (1977) available through online retailers on August 23rd, 2011.

An astronaut contracts a disease that causes his flesh to melt. In order to stop the rapid deterioration of his flesh, he must feed on the flesh of other human beings. Stars Alex Rebar, Michael Alldredge, Burr Debenning, Myron Healey. Directed by William Sachs.

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Will Gluck Producing About Last Night Remake

Will Gluck Producing About Last Night Remake
Screen Gems has set Easy A director Will Gluck to produce its remake of 1986 Brat Pack comedy About Last Night. According to Variety, Will Gluck will seek out a writer and director.

The original film was directed by Edward Zwick and starred Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, James Belushi and Elizabeth Perkins (and wouldn't it be cool if they all starred in the remake?), and was based on David Mamet's 1974 play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," about a couple who start a romantic affair despite their friends' disapproval.

No production date has been set.

About Last Night was released July 2nd, 1986 and stars Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, James Belushi, Elizabeth Perkins, George Dicenzo, Michael Alldredge, Robin Thomas, Donna Gibbons. The film is directed by Edward Zwick.
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Will Gluck Directing About Last Night Remake

Will Gluck Directing About Last Night Remake
Screen Gems has set Easy A director Will Gluck to produce its remake of 1986 Brat Pack comedy About Last Night. According to Variety, Will Gluck will seek out a writer and director.

The original film was directed by Edward Zwick and starred Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, James Belushi and Elizabeth Perkins (and wouldn't it be cool if they all starred in the remake?), and was based on David Mamet's 1974 play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," about a couple who start a romantic affair despite their friends' disapproval.

No production date has been set.

About Last Night was released July 2nd, 1986 and stars Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, James Belushi, Elizabeth Perkins, George Dicenzo, Michael Alldredge, Robin Thomas, Donna Gibbons. The film is directed by Edward Zwick.
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