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"Double Face" Blu-Ray Review (Arrow Video)
In the post-war years, the proliferation of transnational European co-productions gave rise to a cross-pollination of genres, with the same films sold in different markets as belonging to different movements. Among these, Riccardo Freda (I vampiri, The Horrible Dr. Hichock)'s Double Face was marketed in West Germany as an Edgar Wallace 'krimi', while in Italy it was sold as a giallo in the tradition of Mario Bava's Blood and Black Lace, combining elements from both genres for a unique and unforgettable viewing experience. When wealthy businessman John Alexander (the legendary Klaus Kinski, giving an atypically restrained performance)'s unfaithful wife Helen (Margaret Lee, Circus of Fear) dies in a car crash, it initially looks like a freak accident. However, the plot thickens when evidence arises suggesting that the car was tampered with prior to the crash. And John's entire perception of reality is thrown into doubt when he discovers a recently-shot pornographic movie which appears to feature Helen - suggesting that she is in fact alive and playing an elaborate mind game on him... Psychological, psychedelic, and at times just plain psychotic, Double Face stands as one of the most engaging and enjoyable films in Freda's lengthy and diverse career - a densely-plotted, visually-stunning giallo that evokes much of the same ambience of paranoia and decadence as such classics of the genre as One on Top of the Other and A Lizard in a Woman's Skin.
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
• Brand new 2K restoration of the full-length Italian version of the film from the original 35mm camera negative
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
• Uncompressed mono 1.0 LPCM audio
• Original English and Italian soundtracks, titles and credits
• Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack
• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
• New audio commentary by author and critic Tim Lucas
• New video interview with composer Nora Orlandi
• The Many Faces of Nora Orlandi, a new appreciation of the varied career of the film’s composer by musician and soundtrack collector Lovely Jon
• The Terrifying Dr. Freda, a new video essay on Riccardo Freda’s gialli by author and critic Amy Simmons
• Extensive image gallery from the collection of Christian Ostermeier, including the original German pressbook and lobby cards, and the complete Italian cineromanzo adaptation
• Original Italian and English theatrical trailers
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys
Arrow Video – https://www.arrowvideo.com/
“Double Face” Blu-Ray – https://mvdshop.com/products/double-face-blu-ray
"Hi-Death" DVD Review (Wild Eye Releasing)
Terror Comes Into Focus.
From the makers of "Hi-8", five all-new tales for the digital age. When two young women take the "Terror Tour" through the underbelly of Hollywood, they are led into a bizarre world of unspeakable horror, unraveling twisted and terrifying tales from the minds of both up and coming and seasoned independent horror directors.
Wild Eye Releasing – http://www.wildeyereleasing.com/
“Hi-Death” DVD – https://mvdshop.com/products/hi-death-dvd
"High School High" and "Mo' Money" Blu-Ray Review (Mill Creek Entertainment)
Nineties Comedy Double Feature
You can never be too rich…or too funny!
Comedian Damon Wayans (TV's In Living Color, The Last Boy Scout) brings his rogue's gallery of outrageous characters to this action-filled comedy about a con artist who tries to go straight, but keeps getting pulled in the wrong direction.
“Damon Wayans and his younger brother Marlon make a terrific comedy team!” – Variety
HIGH SCHOOL HIGH
There's a new teacha’ in the hood!
Jon Lovitz and Tia Carrere are dedicated educators facing some dangerously strange minds in this outrageous comedy from the creators of The Naked Gun. With wicked aim, High School High skewers feel-good movies like Dangerous Minds and Stand and Deliver to create a wild new brand of urban comedy that's laced with hilarious gags and slapstick!
“... a rapid-fire gag machine.” – Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle
Mo' Money -
Damon Wayans (TV's My Wife and Kids)
Stacey Dash (Clueless)
Joe Santos (The Last Boy Scout)
High School High -
John Lovitz ( A League of Their Own)
Tia Carrere (Wayne's World)
Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
Mill Creek Entertainment – https://www.millcreekent.com/
“Mo’ Money” and “High School High” Blu-Ray – https://www.amazon.com/Mo-Money-High-School-Feature/dp/B07NR8KR7R/
"Nightbeast" Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Review (Vinegar Syndrome)
This special limited edition embossed slipcover (designed by Earl Kessler Jr.) is limited to 3,000 units and is only available here at VinegarSyndrome.com! Limit 1 per customer.
Amidst a dazzling meteor shower, the Nightbeast lands near a small East Coast town, armed with his vaporizing ray gun and a goal of killing everyone who crosses his path. As area residents are blasted to smithereens, the local sheriff and an ever dwindling group of survivors become determined to figure out a way to defeat this fearsome alien before their entire community is wiped out.
A dazzling display of lo-fi ambition from Baltimore based cult filmmaker and underrated auteur, Don Dohler (Alien Factor, Fiend), NIGHTBEAST immediately plunges the viewer into a frenzy of wildly colorful and stunning animation techniques, homemade gore effects, and awkward sexual encounters. Made for a scant $14,000 and featuring a soundtrack partially composed by a then teenage J.J. Abrams (Star Trek, Star Wars Episode VIII), Vinegar Syndrome proudly brings this regional sci-fi/horror classic to Blu-ray in a brand new 2k restoration of its 16mm camera original!
Directed by: Don Dohler
Starring: Tom Griffith, Jamie Zemarel, Karin Kardian, George Stover, Don Leifert
1982 / 81 min / 1.33:1
• Region Free Blu-ray/DVD combo
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 16mm camera original
• Audio commentary with writer/director Don Dohler & actor George Stover
• “An Electric Performance" - an interview with actor Jamie Zemarel
• “Crashing the Set" - an interview with visual fx artist John Ellis
• “Shooting the Nightbeast" - an interview with cinematographer Richard Geiwitz
• “Nightbeast Returns” - archival interviews with the cast and crew
• Outtakes & Bloopers
• Visual FX gallery
• Original theatrical trailer
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles
Vinegar Syndrome – https://vinegarsyndrome.com/
“Nightbeast” Blu-Ray/DVD Combo – https://vinegarsyndrome.com/collections/vinegar-syndrome/products/nightbeast
Patreon Pick "JFK" Streaming Review (VUDU)
THE STORY THAT WON’T GO AWAY.
New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
“JFK” Triple Feature Blu-Ray – https://www.amazon.com/Natural-Killers-Sunday-Feature-Blu-ray/dp/B007TBICMG/
Patreon Pick "Owning Mahowny" Review
TO SOME IT'S A GAME. TO OTHERS IT'S A HABIT. BUT TO DAN MAHOWNY -- BEATING THE ODDS IS EVERYTHING
Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and helpful. To his friends, he was a quiet, but humorous man who enjoyed watching sports on television. To his girlfriend, he was shy but engaging. None of them knew the other side of Dan Mahowny--the side that executed the largest single-handed bank fraud in Canadian history, grossing over $10 million in eighteen months to feed his gambling obsession.
“Owning Mahowny” DVD – https://www.amazon.com/Owning-Mahowny-Maury-Chaykin/dp/B0000BXMZ8
The Weekly Western "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" Blu-Ray Review
TWO GREAT STARS TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME!
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” Blu-Ray – https://www.amazon.com/Man-Shot-Liberty-Valance-Blu-ray/dp/B074GV3RTN/
Hammer Time 7 "The Curse of the Werewolf" Blu-Ray Review
HALF-MAN... HALF-WOLF... COMPELLED BY THE HIDEOUS CURSE OF HIS EVIL BIRTH TO DESTROY - EVEN THOSE WHO LOVED HIM!
Conceived by the rape of a mute servant girl by a demented beggar, an infant is raised by a wealthy but kindly bachelor-gentleman and his woman servant who learn, years later, that he is a werewolf, a demon-possessed being whose only chance for normalcy will be, as a young man, to find a woman who will love him for himself, which will effect his release from this curse.
“Hammer Horror Collection” Blu-Ray Set – https://www.amazon.com/Hammer-Horror-8-Film-Collection-Blu-ray/dp/B01I048O8W/
Ask a Question/Answer a Question
What is the last 5 out of 5 movie you have seen?
1. Castle in the Sky
2. The Color of Money
3. The Final Stab
4. The Mafu Cage
5. The Last Seduction
6. The Coast Guard
7. Mauvais Sang
8. Army of Crime
9. The Orchard End Murder
10. Schoolgirl Hitchhikers
11. Space Raiders
12. City On Fire
13. Knives of the Avenger
14. Dream Home
15. Peeping Tom
19. Shady Saint John The Triggers Compilation
Double Face – 1969 – Riccardo Freda
Hi-Death – 2018 – Anthony Catanese/Amanda Payton/Tim Ritter/Todd Sheets/Brad Sykes
High School High – 1996 – Hart Bochner
Mo’ Money – 1992 – Peter MacDonald
Nightbeast – 1982 – Don Dohler
JFK – 1991 – Oliver Stone
Owning Mahowny – 2003 – Richard Kwietniowski
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – 1962 – John Ford
The Curse of the Werewolf – 1961 – Terence Fisher