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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)

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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)

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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 wrong. What you get is a film that is not worth the tim…

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)

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