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Screenshot Saturday: Dragon Lord (88 Films)

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Dragon Lord was the second film that Jackie Chan directed for Golden Harvest and 88 Films has given the film its proper due with this wonderful release. We take a look at it on this week's Screenshot Saturday.
Studio:88 Films
Release Date: January 21st, 1982 (theatrical) / August 10th, 2020 (blu-ray)
Run Time: 1 hour 36 minutes 4 seconds (original version) / 1 hour 43 minutes 8 seconds (extended version)
Region Code: B (locked)
Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio) (both versions)
Sound: Chinese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (both versions) / Chinese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (alternate track), English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (classic dub), English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (2003 mix)
Subtitles: English, English with simplified subs for the shuttlecock scene
Slipcover: Yes (limited)
Digital Copy: No
Starring: Jackie Chan, Ing-Sik Whang, Cam Clarke, Mars, Michael Wai-Man Chan, and Cheng Kang-YehWritten by Jackie Chan, Edward Tang, and Barry Wong
Directed by Jackie Chan
Rating: BBFC: 18 (martia…

Little Monsters (1989) (Vestron Series Collector's Series) Blu-ray Review

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Little Monsters is a film that I loved when I was a kid, but watching it today, I have to wonder what I was smoking as a kid. The film is a mixed bag with much of the comedy falling flat while the film is surprisingly scary for a PG rated film.

Screenshot Saturday: IvansXTC (Arrow Video)

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Arrow Video brings this early 2000s look at excess and Hollywood with a brilliant performance from Danny Huston to blu-ray and we take it a look at it on Screenshot Saturday.

Pitch Black (Arrow Video) 4K Blu-ray Review

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Arrow Video release their second (yes, their second. Flash Gordon was their first) 4K blu-ray and it is glorious. This release will make fans very happy all around with some fantastic special features.

Screaming in High Heels: The Rise and Fall of the Scream Queen Era

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This 2011 documentary covers the three greatest Scream Queens of all time (and the only REAL ones in my opinion) as we see how they came to be so popular and their eventual fall in popularity. This doc features all three women talking about their ups and their downs and the careers they made out of being Scream Queens.

Screenshot Saturday: Jesus Shows You The Way To The Highway (Arrow Video Blu-ray)

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Arrow Video brings one of the most unique films ever made to blu-ray, JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY. When it is over, you will be able to say that you have never seen anything like this film before.

Caged Heat! / Jackson County Jail - Limited to 1,000 Copies (Blu-ray)- Scream Factory

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Shout! Factory brings us another double dose of Roger Corman in the form of Caged Heat! and Jackson County Jail, two Corman classics making their blu-ray debut. Check out our review to see if they are worth the purchase.

Screenshot Saturday: Robowar (Severin Films)

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Have you ever wondered what an Italian rip-off of the 1987 classic Predator would look like? Well, wonder no more as take a look at the Bruno Matei film, Robowar, on this week's Screenshot Saturday.

The Fearless Hyena (88 Films) Blu-ray Review

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88 Films continues their trek to remaster every Jackie Chan film they can get their hands on with The Fearless Hyena, the first film that Jackie Chan ever directed. Click on through to check out our review.
Studio: 88 FilmsRelease Date: February 17th, 1979 (theatrical) / August 10th, 2020 (blu-ray)Runtime: 1 hour 37 minutes 47 secondsRegion Code: B (locked)Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio)Sound: Cantonese DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (original), Cantonese DTS 1.0 (alternative), English DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 (original English dub), English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (updated English dub)Subtitles: EnglishSlipcover: Yes (limited to first 1,000 copies)Digital Copy: NoStarring: Jackie Chan, James Tien, Dean Shek, Kun Li, and Tien-chi ChengWritten by Jackie Chan and Lo WeiDirected by Jackie ChanRating: BBFC: 15 (contains frequent moderate martial arts violence)

THE FILM

Shing Lung (Jackie Chan) is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps gett…