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Import Corner: Children of the Corn Trilogy (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

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Studio: Arrow Video Release Date:  March 9th, 1984 (theatrical) (Children of the Corn)                                    January 29th, 1993 (theatrical) (Children of the Corn II)                                   September 12th, 1995 (video premiere) (Children of the Corn III)                                    September 28th, 2021 (4K blu-ray)  Run Time:  1 hour 32 minutes 11 seconds (Children of the Corn)                         1 hour 32 minutes 59 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (International Cut)                         1 hour 33 minutes 33 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (US Theatrical Cut)                         1 hour 35 minutes 29 seconds (Children of the Corn II) (Workprint Version)                         1 hour 30 minutes 57 seconds (Children of the Corn III) (US Cut)                         1 hour 32 minutes 54 seconds (Children of the Corn III) (International Cut) Region Code: REGION FREE (4K Blu-ray) (Children of the Corn)                                  REGION

Import Corner: Armour of God II: Operation Condor (88 Films) Blu-ray Review

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Fans have waited a long time for ARMOUR OF GOD II: OPERATION CONDOR to hit blu-ray in it's proper aspect ratio and in HD and 88 Films as come through. This blu-ray was a long time coming and is worth the price.

Screenshot Saturday: The Mad Fox (1962) (Arrow Academy)

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This week, on Screenshot Saturday, we are looking the brand new Arrow Academy blu-ray of the gorgeous Japanese fantasy tragedy, The Mad Fox. Studio: Arrow Academy Release Date: May 1962 (theatrical) / June 23rd, 2020 (blu-ray) Run Time: 109 mins Region Code: FREE Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio) Sound: Japanese LPCM Mono Subtitles: English Slipcover: No Digital Copy: No Starring: Hashizô Ôkawa, Michiko Saga, and Ryûnosuke Tsukigata Written by Yoshikata Yoda Directed by Tomu Uchida Rating: Not Rated (violence) THE FILM THE MENUS

Fist of Fear Touch of Death (The Film Detective) (Limited to 1500) Blu-ray Review

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One of the most notorious "Bruceploitation" films out there, Fist of Fear Touch of Death, finds its way to blu-ray via The Film Detective. Come join us as we take in this release and see if the film is worth your time.

Screenshot Saturday: Inferno of Torture (Arrow Video)

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Today, on Screenshot Saturday, we take a look at the 1969 Japanese sleaze classic Inferno of Torture, a film filled with graphic violence, copious amounts of nudity, and lots of tattooing.

The Video Store Days #10: Siskel & Ebert

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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert played a huge part in my life and my appreciation of film. Today, I am taking a look back at my time with the show and how they impacted my life.

Dream Demon (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

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Arrow Video has brought us another long lost film from The Video Store Days in the form of Dream Demon. So, come join us as we take a look at this horror cult classic.

Screenshot Saturday: America As Seen By A Frenchman (Arrow Academy)

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This Francois Rechenbach travelog of America is a nice look back at what America used to be like and how we have changed over the years. Today, on Screenshot Saturday, we take a look at the brand new Arrow Academy blu-ray for America As Seen By A Frenchman.

The Video Store Days #9: Strange Days (1995)

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Today, on The Video Store Days. we take a look at a film that everyone should at least know exists, and most people should watch, the 1995 sci-fi actioner, Strange Days.

Blood Tide (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

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Arrow Video gives another forgotten film a chance with Blood Tide, a film that not very many have heard of, but is given special treatment with this blu-ray release. Studio: Arrow Video Release Date: September 24th, 1982 (theatrical) / May 26th, 2020 (blu-ray) Run Time: 87 mins Region Code: A Picture: 1080p (1.85:1 aspect ratio) Sound: English LPCM 1.0 Subtitles: English SDH Slipcover: No Digital Copy: No Starring: James Earl Jones,  José Ferrer, Lila Kedrova, Mary Louise Weller, Martin Kove, and Lydia Cornell Written by Richard Jefferies and Nico Mastorakis Directed by Richard Jefferies Rating: R (some disturbing images, horror violence, and language) THE FILM An adventurer hunting for treasure in Greece accidentally frees a monster that forces local villagers to sacrifice virgins. What do you get when you put James Earl Jones in a film produced by Nico Mastorakis and Brain Trenchard-Smith? If you thought a kickass horror flick, then you were wro

Screenshot Saturday: Dynamo (VCI Entertainment)

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VCI Entertainment has recently been bringing lessor known old-school martial arts films to blu-ray and Dynamo is their second Bruceploitation release. Today we take a look at Dynamo starring Bruce Li. Studio: VCI Entertainment Release Date: April 19th, 1978 (theatrical) / May 12th, 2020 (blu-ray) Run Time: 96 mins (theatrical) / 80 min (alternate version) Region Code: A Picture: 1080p (2.40:1 aspect ratio) (both versions) Sound: English LPCM 2.0, Spanish LPCM 2.0 (theatrical) / English Dolby Digital 2.0 (alternate version) Subtitles: English (theatrical) Slipcover: No Digital Copy: No Starring: Bruce Li, Feng Ku, Ma Li Han, Tan Liu, and Li-Chuen Chou Written by Chan Wai Lin Directed by  Shan Hua Rating: R (martial arts violence) THE FILM THE MENUS THE PACKAGING THE FEATURES