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The Secret of the Sword

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"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

Shout Factory Announces Five Exclusive Limited Edition Blu-rays for August and September


Shout Factory has announced that they will be releasing five blu-rays that will be exclusive to their website. These five blu-rays will be limited to 1,000 copies and once they are gone, they are gone. All of the blus are going to be $26.99.


DEATHSTALKER (1983) 
Deathstalker (Richard Hill) is a mighty warrior chosen to battle the evil forces of a medieval kingdom who sets off on a journey to the most challenging tournament in the land. To the winner will go the throne of the evil wizard, the ultimate mystical power and the love of the beautiful Princess Codille (Barbi Benton). But first Deathstalker must prove himself worthy of his legacy . . . and treachery lurks at every turn.
Special Features:
-Audio Commentary By Producer/Director John Sbardellati, Special Makeup Effects Artist John Carl Buechler And Actor Richard Brooker

  • -Theatrical Trailer
  • -Photo Gallery
DEATHSTALKER II (1987) 
Deathstalker II (John Terlesky) has a mission: to save the kingdom from the wicked grip of the immoral wizard Jerak and his queen Sultana, who have ruled the land by creating an evil twin of the lovely Princess Evie (Monique Gabrielle). Capturing the real Princess Evie, Deathstalker must now return her to her rightful place of power – but the swordsman's battle has just begun.
Special Features:
  • -Audio Commentary By Director Jim Wynorski, Actors John Terlesky And Toni Naples
  • -Theatrical Trailer

Up From the Depths (1979)

In Up From The Depths, staff and vacationers at a first-class resort on the island of Maui are beginning to mysteriously disappear. A biologist believes that an underwater earthquake has caused a giant and very hungry dormant prehistoric fish to be released from his slumber. Voraciously the fish helps himself to a tourist buffet. Now it's open season for the local fishermen to find the creature and kill it! Starring Sam Bottoms (Apocalypse Now, The Outlaw Josey Wales).
Special Features:
-TV and Radio Spots
-Theatrical Trailer
Message From Space (1978)
From A Captive Planet Two Million Light Years Away, Came A Desperate Message From Space… Help Us!
On the verge of annihilation, Kido, the leader of the persecuted Jillucians, sends his beautiful granddaughter, Emeralida, to find the eight legendary brave warriors who alone can stop the steel-skinned hordes of the Gavanas Empire! This disparate, rag-tag group (a drunken general, a deposed prince, space hot rodders, a hoodlum, a royal retainer, and a broken-down robot) must band together before it's too late — before the Gavanas can reach their next target: Earth!
Born from the fallout of Star Wars, along with Starcrash and Battle Beyond The Stars, this wildly colorful, anachronistic Space Opera bristling with dazzling visual effects is available on Blu-ray for the first time! Directed by Kinji Fukasaku (Battle Royale), told in an ancient fairy-tale style and featuring a stellar international cast, including Vic Morrow (Combat!), Sonny Chiba (Kill Bill!), Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine), Etsuko Shihomi (Sister Street Fighter), Tetsuro Tamba (You Only Live Twice) and Philip Casnoff (Sinatra), Message From Space is a spectacular sci-fi adventure, where fantasies are real… and reality is fantastic!
Special Features:
-Theatrical Trailer
-Still Gallery
Time Walker (1982)
From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences, where X-rays reveal five diamond like crystals hidden within the coffin. Technician Peter Sharpe steals the crystals, but he doesn't notice that the powerful X-ray has revived a green fungus. When the coffin is opened at a university press conference, the reporters uncover more than they bargained for. The mummy has disappeared . . . the Time Walker is alive again!
Special Features
-Interview With Kevin Brophy And Producer Dimitri Villard
  • -Trailer
The Velvet Vampire (1971)
In The Velvet Vampire, a couple accepts an invitation from the mysterious Diane LeFanu (Celeste Yarnall, The Mechanic) to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Unaware that Diane is actually a centuries-old vampire, the couple soon realize that they are both the objects of her seduction and cravings...
Special Features:

    • -Audio Commentary With Star Celeste Yarnall
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    • -Trailer
Deathstalker1/2 and Up From the Depths release on August 30th
Message From Space, Time Walker, and The Velvet Vampire release on September 27th

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