Street Date: 10/12/21
Label: KL Studio Classics 4K UHD SRP: 39.954K UHD Item #: K255824K UHD UPC: 738329255824 Genre: Horror Year: 1990 Rating: R Runtime: 107 Director: Rob Reiner Actors: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Lauren Bacall, Frances Sternhagen, Graham Jarvis
From the mind of Stephen King, the master of horror behind Carrie, The Shining, The Stand and It, comes the terrifying psychological thriller that won the Academy Award for its iconic, bone-shattering performance by Kathy Bates (Dolores Claiborne). After his car crashes in the mountains during a blinding snowstorm, famous novelist Paul Sheldon (James Caan, Thief) is “rescued” from a car crash by Annie Wilkes (Bates), a fan obsessed with the main character in his series of novels. But when Wilkes reads his latest book—and learns he has killed her favorite character—she teaches Sheldon the real meaning of Misery. Injured and isolated far from help, Sheldon engages in a desperate battle of wits with Wilkes as she becomes ever more deranged and violent. Director Rob Reiner (The Princess Bride, A Few Good Men) and screenwriter William Goldman (Marathon Man, All the President’s Men) deliver a white-knuckle suspense tale that features Frances Sternhagen (The Mist), Richard Farnsworth (The Grey Fox) and the great Lauren Bacall (The Big Sleep).
4KUHD DISC 1: HDR Dolby Vision | Audio Commentary by Director Rob Reiner | Audio Commentary by Screenwriter William Goldman | 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Optional English Subtitles | UHD 100 Triple Layer Disc / BLU-RAY DISC 2: Audio Commentary by Director Rob Reiner | Audio Commentary by Screenwriter William Goldman | Misery Loves Company: Featurette (29:52) | Marc Shaiman’s Musical Misery Tour: Featurette (14:28) | Diagnosing Annie Wilkes: Featurette (8:47) | Advice for the Stalked: Featurette (4:58) | Profile of a Stalker: Featurette (6:17) | Celebrity Stalkers: Featurette (5:08) | Anti-Stalking Laws: Featurette (2:23) | Season’s Greetings Trailer (2:25) | Theatrical Trailer (2:20) | 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
The Silence of the Lambs
Street Date: 10/19/21
Label: KL Studio Classics 4K UHD SRP: 39.95 BD Item #: K25583BD UPC: 738329255831 Genre: HorrorYear: 1991Rating: R Runtime: 118 Director: Jonathan Demme
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Kasi Lemmons, Brooke Smith, Frankie Faison, Diane Baker, Roger Corman
Screen legends Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins deliver sensational, Oscar-winning performances in this spellbinding thriller based on the bestselling novel by Thomas Harris (Red Dragon, Hannibal). A psychopath nicknamed Buffalo Bill (Ted Levine, Heat) is murdering women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends trainee Clarice Starling (Foster, The Accused) to interview a demented prisoner who may provide clues to the killer’s actions. That prisoner is psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Hopkins, Nixon), a brilliant, diabolical cannibal who agrees to help Starling only if she’ll feed his morbid curiosity with details of her own complicated life. As their relationship develops, Starling is forced to confront not only her own hidden demons, but also an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage—or strength—to stop it! This terrifying masterpiece co-starred Scott Glenn (The Challenge) and garnered five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Jonathan Demme (Philadelphia) and Best Adapted Screenplay for Ted Tally (Before and After), only the third film in history to sweep these five categories.
4KUHD DISC 1: HDR Dolby Vision | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas | 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Optional English Subtitles | UHD 100 Triple Layer Disc / BLU-RAY DISC 2: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas | Inside the Labyrinth: Documentary (66:28) | Page to Screen: Documentary (41:17) | Understanding the Madness: Featurette (19:35) | Scoring the Silence: Featurette (16:00) | Original 1991 Making-of Featurette (8:07) | Jonathan Demme and Jodie Foster Interviews (52:30) | Deleted Scenes (38:00) | Outtakes (2:00) | Anthony Hopkins Phone Message (:30) | TV Spots | Theatrical Teaser | Theatrical Trailer | Hannibal Trailer | 5.1 Surround & 2.0 Lossless Stereo | Optional English Subtitles | Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
Scream, Pretty Peggy
Street Date: 10/5/21
Label: KL Studio Classics DVD SRP:14.95 DVD Item #: K25589 DVD UPC: 738329255893BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25590BD UPC: 738329255909 Genre: Horror Year: 1973 Rating: NR Runtime: 74 Director: Gordon Hessler Actors: Bette Davis, Sian Barbara Allen, Ted Bessell, Charles Drake, Allan Arbus, Tovah Feldshuh
Screen great Bette Davis (All About Eve, Burnt Offerings) stars in Scream, Pretty Peggy, a made-for-TV creepfest crafted in the grand tradition of Hitchcock’s Psycho. College student and aspiring artist Peggy (Sian Barbara Allen, Billy Two Hats) takes a housekeeping job at a mansion where sculptor Jeffrey (Ted Bessell, TV’s That Girl) lives with his elderly mother (the diabolical Ms. Davis). Things get strange when Peggy discovers a third resident: Jeffrey’s hopelessly insane sister. Horror maven Gordon Hessler (The Oblong Box, Scream and Scream Again) directed this atmospheric shocker, co-written by Jimmy Sangster (Horror of Dracula, Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?) and co-starring Charles Drake (Back Street) and Allan Arbus (TV’s M*A*S*H).
Brand New 2K Master | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Troy Howarth | TV Spot | Newly Commissioned Art by Vince Evans | Optional English Subtitles
The Screaming Woman
Street Date: 10/5/21
Label: KL Studio Classics DVD SRP:14.95 DVD Item #: K25591 DVD UPC: 738329255916 BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25592 BD UPC: 738329255923Genre: Horror Year: 1972 Rating: NR Runtime: 73 Director: Jack Smight Actors: Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotton, Walter Pidgeon, Ed Nelson, Laraine Stephens, Lonny Chapman
From the mind of Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451, TV’s The Martian Chronicles) comes this made-for-television chiller starring the great Olivia de Havilland (The Snake Pit, Not as a Stranger) as a wealthy former mental patient who goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman’s mind has snapped so they can take control of her money. Jack Smight (Harper) directed this screamingly good thriller from a script by Merwin Gerard (TV’s The Victim) based on a Bradbury short story. Ed Nelson (Airport 1975), Laraine Stephens (Hellfighters), Joseph Cotten (Portrait of Jennie) and Walter Pidgeon (Harry in Your Pocket) lead the stellar supporting cast, with costumes by Edith Head (The Sting) and theme music by John Williams (Jaws).
Brand New 2K Master | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian/Screenwriter Gary Gerani | Newly Commissioned Art by Vince Evans | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/5/21
Label: KL Studio Classics DVD SRP:14.95 DVD Item #: K25593 DVD UPC: 738329255930 BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25594 BD UPC: 738329255947 Genre: Horror Year: 1972 Rating: NR Runtime: 73 Director: Herschel Daughterty Actors: Elizabeth Montgomery, George Maharis, Eileen Heckart, Sue Anne Langdon, Jess Walton, Richard Derr
The Phone Is Not the Only Thing That’s Dead in Susan’s House! Elizabeth Montgomery (TV’s Bewitched, The Legend of Lizzie Borden) gives a brilliant dramatic performance in the nerve-jangling made-for-TV thriller The Victim. Well-to-do San Franciscan Kate (Montgomery) travels to her sister Susan’s remote home only to find Susan missing—and as a fierce storm rages outside, Kate’s night of terror begins. Eileen Heckart (The Bad Seed), Sue Ane Langdon (Frankie and Johnny) and George Maharis (The Satan Bug) co-star in this suspenseful tale of a dark and stormy night, expertly orchestrated by veteran television director Herschel Daugherty (Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Star Trek: The Original Series) and written by Merwin Gerard (TV’s The Screaming Woman) from a short story by McKnight Malmar.
Brand New 2K Master | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian/Author Amanda Reyes | Newly Commissioned Art by Vince Evans | Optional English Subtitles
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (The Complete Series) 20 episodes 4 discs
Street Date: 10/12/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 99.95. 4 discs BD Item #: K25581 BD UPC: 738329255817 Genre: Action Year: 1974 – 1975 Rating: NR Runtime: 1020 Director: Gordon Hessler, Don Weis Actors: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Ruth McDevitt, Tom Skerritt, Carolyn Jones, Scatman Crothers
Kolchak: The Night Stalker, the uniquely eerie mystery series that paved the way for The X-Files, finally comes to Blu-ray with all 20 episodes digitally restored to capture every shiver, every scream and every bump in the night. Emmy nominee Darren McGavin reprises his role from the popular television movies The Night Stalker (1972) and The Night Strangler (1973) as Carl Kolchak, a headstrong investigative reporter on the trail of the paranormal: zombies, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, succubi and even aliens. No matter how unnatural or unbelievable, Kolchak is there to uncover the truth… one supernatural threat at a time. Join the hunt in the dark alleys and creepy hidden lairs of Chicago with such sensational guest stars as Scatman Crothers, Antonio Fargas, Tom Skerritt, Dick Van Patten, Jamie Farr, Phil Silvers, Jim Backus, William Smith, Julie Adams, Cathy Lee Crosby, Carolyn Jones, Tom Bosley and many more. Kolchak: The Night Stalker co-starred Simon Oakland (Bullitt) and Ruth McDevitt (The Birds).
Brand New 2K Masters for All 20 Episodes | NEW Interview with David Chase, the Creator of The Sopranos and Co-Writer of Eight Kolchak: The Night Stalker Episodes | NEW Interview with Dana Gould, the Creator of Stan Against Evil | NEW Booklet Essay by Mark Dawidziak, the Author of The Night Stalker Companion and Kolchak Novel, Grave Secrets | 21 NEW Audio Commentaries for All 20 Episodes by Mark Dawidziak, Author/Historian David J. Schow, Novelist/Critic Kim Newman, Writer/Journalist Barry Forshaw, Film Historian Tim Lucas, Filmmaker/Film Historian Constantine Nasr, Screenwriter/Producer Rodney Barnes, Film Historian/Screenwriter Gary Gerani, Film Historian/Screenwriter Steve Haberman, Film Historian/Author Amanda Reyes, Filmmaker/Historian Steve Mitchell, Screenwriter/Producer Cyrus Voris, Filmmaker/Historian Michael Schlesinger, and Mike White and Chris Stachiw of The Kolchak Tapes Podcast | 14 Original TV Spots (Newly Remastered in 2K) | Newly Commissioned Art by Mark Maddox | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/12/21
Label: KL Studio ClassicsBD SRP: 29.95BD Item #: K25584BD UPC: 738329255848Genre: WesternYear: 1953Rating: NRRuntime: 94Director: Robert AldrichActors: Burt Lancaster, Gary Cooper, Charles Bronson, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, Denise Darcel
Legendary screen icons Gary Cooper (High Noon, Beau Geste) and Burt Lancaster (The Train, Elmer Gantry) team up for a magnificent, action-packed western from director Robert Aldrich (The Dirty Dozen, The Last Sunset). With sweeping vistas and larger-than-life heroics, it’s a tale as bold and rugged as the characters it so brilliantly depicts. Cooper and Lancaster portray Benjamin Trane and Joe Erin, two daredevil mercenaries who journey to Mexico in search of adventure—and cold hard cash—during the 1866 revolution. But they get more than they bargained for when the wealthy and beautiful Countess Duvarre (Denise Darcel, Westward the Women) hires them to escort her (and a fortune in gold!) to Emperor Maximilian’s fighting forces in Vera Cruz. The trail is fraught with danger, betrayal and murder… and when Ben is swept up in the revolutionaries’ fervor, he and Joe find themselves at odds with the Mexican Army—and each other! Adapted by Roland Kibbee (Valdez Is Coming) and James R. Webb (The Big Country) from a story by Borden Chase (Red River), Vera Cruz features supporting turns from Cesar Romero (TV’s Batman), George Macready (Gilda), Jack Elam (Rawhide), Ernest Borgnine (Marty) and Charles Bronson (Breakheart Pass).
Bonus Features:Brand New 2K Master | NEW Audio Commentary by Filmmaker Alex Cox | TRAILERS FROM HELL with John Landis | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
The Last Sunset
Street Date: 10/12/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25306BD UPC: 738329253066 Genre: Western Year: 1961 Rating: NR Runtime: 112 Director: Robert Aldrich Actors: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone, Joseph Cotton, Carol Lynley, Jack Elam
From Robert Aldrich, the acclaimed director of Vera Cruz, The Dirty Dozen, The Grissom Gang and Ulzana’s Raid, comes this epic western melodrama starring Rock Hudson (Horizons West), Kirk Douglas (Man Without a Star), Dorothy Malone (The Tarnished Angels), Joseph Cotten (Duel in the Sun), Carol Lynley (The Night Stalker), Neville Brand (Killdozer) and Jack Elam (Rawhide). Western justice takes a dark turn in The Last Sunset, as American lawman Dana Stribling (Hudson) enters Mexico with one mission: to hunt down the infamous Brendan O’Malley (Douglas), who killed his brother-in-law. He finds his culprit working for a wealthy cattleman (Cotten) and arranging a herd to cross the border. Unable to serve his warrant, Stribling signs on as a trail boss, warning O’Malley of his intentions once they reach Texas. The two slowly develop respect for one another along the journey, but a shocking revelation will change their plans forever.
Brand New 2K Master | NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerton | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/19/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25595 BD UPC: 738329255954 Genre: Comedy Year: 1961 Rating: NR Runtime: 112 Director: Robert Mulligan Actors: Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin, Walter Slezak, Joel Grey
Rock Hudson (The Tarnished Angels, Pillow Talk) stars with the ravishing Gina Lollobrigida (Trapeze, Woman of Straw) in this racy, romantic romp set on the breathtaking Italian Riviera. Every September, successful New York businessman Robert L. Talbot (Hudson) visits his Italian villa to relax and to romance his Roman girlfriend Lisa Helena Fellini (Lollobrigida). But after arriving unannounced one July day, he’s in for a huge surprise! During his absence, the luxurious home has become a hotel. What’s more, the current guest list accommodates a gaggle of American girls with persistent boys pining after them. In a desperate attempt to regain control, Talbot manages to lose his privacy, his girlfriend and his mind—until he comes up with a plan of his own. This is the film in which Bobby Darin (Captain Newman, M.D.) not only made his feature debut, but also ended up marrying his lovely co-star, Sandra Dee (Portrait in Black), just ten days after filming wrapped. Directed by Robert Mulligan (To Kill a Mockingbird, Love with the Proper Stranger, Summer of ’42), Come September features beautiful camerawork by Greta Garbo’s favorite cinematographer, William H. Daniels (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), with designer Morton Haack (Planet of the Apes) creating Ms. Lollobrigida’s exquisite gowns.
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian David Del Valle and Filmmaker David DeCoteau | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Change of Habit
Street Date: 10/19/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25596 BD UPC: 738329255961 Genre: Musical Year: 1969 Rating: G Runtime: 93 Director: William A. Graham Actors: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair, Ed Asner, Richard Carlson, Jane Elliott
After starring in a string of classic films like Jailhouse Rock, King Creole, Viva Las Vegas and Clambake, the iconic Elvis Presley changed his acting habit and made this unconventional late-’60s romance his Hollywood swan song. The King takes on a rare dramatic role as the young and handsome Dr. John Carpenter, who is assigned three female medical social workers to assist him at his inner-city clinic—but he doesn’t know that they are really nuns! Mary Tyler Moore (Thoroughly Modern Millie, What’s So Bad About Feeling Good?) is Sister Michelle, one of the nuns who takes off her habit—and takes off with Elvis’ heart! When love blossoms between the sweet, singing and swinging doctor and the demure, devoted nun, Michelle must decide whether to follow her heart or stay true to her vows. In this touching story that addresses social issues still relevant today, Elvis woos his love as only he can with unforgettable musical numbers like “Rubberneckin’,” “Let Us Pray” and “Change of Habit.” The wonderful supporting cast includes Barbara McNair (Stiletto), Ed Asner (The Satan Bug), Ruth McDevitt (TV’s Kolchak: The Night Stalker) and Richard Carlson (The Maze).
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25597 BD UPC: 738329255978 Genre: Drama Year: 1931 Rating: NR Runtime: 74 Director: George Abbott Actors: Tallulah Bankhead, Irving Pichel, Harvey Stephens, Ann Andrews, William Ingersoll, Robert Strange Black & White
Temptation meets its match in The Cheat, a scandalous Pre-Code classic starring Tallulah Bankhead (Lifeboat). Elsa Carlyle (Bankhead) is an impulsive and charismatic gambler who has fallen on hard times and owes a large sum of money. A wealthy playboy (Irving Pichel, The Story of Temple Drake) promises to help her but his price may be more than Elsa is prepared to give. When her devoted husband (Harvey Stephens, Beau Geste) takes the fall for her passions, Elsa’s loyalties are put to the test. Directed by legendary Broadway and Hollywood ace George Abbott (Damn Yankees) during the most decadent era in motion picture history, this daring story explores a woman whose addictions lead her on a path of danger and discovery.
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic and Author Simon Abrams | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Devil and the Deep
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25598 BD UPC: 738329255985 Genre: Drama Year: 1932 Rating: NR Runtime: 78 Director: Marion Gering Actors: Tallulah Bankhead, Gary Cooper, Cary Grant, Charles Laughton, Juliette Compton, Paul Porcasi Black & White
Screen legends Tallulah Bankhead (Lifeboat), Gary Cooper (Beau Geste), Charles Laughton (The Sign of the Cross) and Cary Grant (Hot Saturday) ignite the screen in Devil and the Deep. Grant, in his first major supporting role for Paramount studios, plays a lieutenant whose commanding officer (Laughton) suspects him of seducing his wife (Bankhead) when the real threat is another officer (Cooper). This sultry Pre-Code melodrama serves up a deadly love triangle with a thrilling climax set aboard a submarine that is trapped at the bottom of the sea. Directed by Marion Gering (Madame Butterfly) and featuring the stunning cinematography of Charles Lang (A Farewell to Arms), this offers a rare opportunity to see four screen legends together at the beginnings of their film careers.
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian David Del Valle | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25599 BD UPC: 738329255992 Genre: Drama Year: 1932 Rating: NR Runtime: 73 Director: William A. Seiter Actors: Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Nancy Carroll, Edward Woods, Jane Darwell, Lilian Bond Black & White
Cary Grant (The Eagle and the Hawk), Nancy Carroll (The Kiss Before the Mirror) and Randolph Scott (Supernatural) star in the Pre-Code scorcher Hot Saturday about small-town gossip that leads to enormous damage. When a wealthy city man, Romer Sheffield (Grant), hosts a party at his summer lake house, a rumor soon starts that Ruth (Carroll), a lovely small-town girl, spent the night with him. As Ruth seeks someone who will believe her innocence, the scandal rocks her community, forcing the girl to make a desperate decision that will change her life forever. They call her “bad”—and she tries to live up to it—in this classic from director William A. Seiter (A Lady Takes a Chance).
NEW Audio Commentary by Author/Film Historian Lee Gambin | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25600BD UPC: 738329256005 Genre: Drama Year: 1933 Rating: NR Runtime: 71 Director: Alexander Hall Actors: Claudette Colbert, Ricardo Cortez, David Manners, Lyda Roberti, Baby LeRoy, Charley Grapewin Black & White
One of the most popular and versatile actresses of all time, Claudette Colbert (Four Frightened People, It Happened One Night, Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife) dazzles audiences in the Pre-Code musical drama Torch Singer. When Sally Trent (Colbert) can no longer support her illegitimate child, she puts her daughter up for adoption and pursues a career as a torch singer. Under the name Mimi Benton, she soon climbs to fame as a sexy nightclub singer and attempts to find her daughter through a children’s radio show. Featuring rare performances of Colbert singing, this emotionally charged classic from directors Alexander Hall (Goin’ to Town) and George Somnes (Midnight Club) showcases the truly great talent of its star. Co-starring Ricardo Cortez (The Maltese Falcon) and David Manners (Dracula).
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25601 BD UPC: 738329256012 Genre: Adventure Year: 1981 Rating: PG Runtime: 100 Director: Roger Spttiswoode Actors: Rober Duvall, Treat Williams, Kathryn Harrold, Paul Gleason, R.G. Armstrong, Ed Flanders
From Roger Spottiswoode, the outstanding director of Terror Train, Under Fire, Shoot to Kill, Turner & Hooch and Tomorrow Never Dies, comes this rousing, tongue-in-cheek action-adventure film that speculates the fate of the infamous, elusive skyjacker. On Thanksgiving Eve, 1971, a modern-day outlaw named J.R. Meade (Treat Williams, Deep Rising), alias D.B. Cooper, parachuted out of an airliner somewhere over the Pacific Northwest timberland. He took with him $200,000 in stolen cash and the secret of his destination. Thousands of police, the FBI and the military couldn’t locate him. Only one man had the ability to track him down—Bill Gruen (Robert Duvall, Tender Mercies), Meade’s former Green Beret instructor. Through the expansive mountain wilderness, down treacherous whitewater rapids, a fascinating clash of wits unfolds. Two men pitted against each other, equal in skill and daring, passionately in pursuit of different goals—each knowing only one can win. Also starring Kathryn Harrold (Raw Deal), Ed Flanders (True Confessions), Paul Gleason (Die Hard) and R.G. Armstrong (White Lightning), with a score by James Horner (Titanic).
NEW Audio Commentary by Screenwriter Jeffrey Alan Fiskin and Film Historian/Filmmaker Daniel Kremer | 3 TV Spots | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles
For Love or Money
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: KL Studio Classics BD SRP: 24.95 BD Item #: K25602 BD UPC: 738329256029 Genre: ComedyYear: 1993 Rating: PG Runtime: 96 Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Actors: Michael J. Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins, Bob Balaban, Udu Kier, Michael Tucker
From Barry Sonnenfeld, the acclaimed director of The Addams Family, Get Shorty, Men in Black and Big Trouble, comes this sparkling romantic comedy starring Michael J. Fox (Secret of My Success) and Gabrielle Anwar (Scent of a Woman). Douglas Ireland (Fox) is in one heck of a bind. While he caters to the whims of the super-rich, he dreams of building his own luxury hotel and hopes that a wealthy but unscrupulous investor (Anthony Higgins, Young Sherlock Holmes) will help. There’s one condition: Ireland must “baby-sit” the investor’s beautiful young mistress (Anwar). But soon, he must decide whether the love of his life is worth more than the dream of his life. In the grand tradition of classic comedies, this sophisticated and witty film puts a delightful spin on love, laughter and romance. The wonderful supporting cast includes Bob Balaban (A Mighty Wind), Michael Tucker (TV’s L.A. Law), Udo Kier (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective), Dan Hedaya (A Night at the Roxbury), Simon Jones (TV’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), Fyvush Finkel (TV’s Picket Fences) and fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi!
NEW Audio Commentary by Entertainment Journalist and Author Bryan Reesman | Theatrical Trailer | Optional English Subtitles | 5.1 Surround & Lossless 2.0 Stereo
Fritz the Cat
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: Scorpion BD SRP: 29.95 BD Item #: K25626BD UPC: 738329256265 Genre: Animation Year: 1972 Rating: UR Runtime: 78 Director: Ralph Bakshi Actors: Skip Hinnant, Rosetta LeNoire, John McGurry, Judy Engles, Phil Seuling, Mary Dean
Maverick writer/director Ralph Bakshi (Heavy Traffic, Wizards) made his feature-length film debut with this audacious foray into adult-content animation, creating one of the most successful animated features of its time! Based on a legendary character created by underground comic book artist/writer R. Crumb, Fritz the Cat is a brilliant commentary on ’60s life and a “snarling satire that stubbornly refuses to curl up in anyone’s lap” (Playboy). It’s the age of awakening and Fritz, one way-cool cat and NYU student, loves to embrace every experimental experience that crosses his path. Embarking on a fantastic journey of self-discovery, he indulges in everything from multiple bedroom follies to a wild joy ride through a dangerous Harlem. But when Fritz joins a group of radically aggressive hippies, he finds himself holding the dynamite that will detonate the ultimate ’60s statement—one that could cost him his life!
NEW Audio Commentary with Artist/Historian Stephen Bissette and Author G. Michael Dobbs | Theatrical Trailer
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat
Street Date: 10/26/21
Label: Scorpion BD SRP: 29.95 BD Item #: K25627 BD UPC: 738329256272 Genre: Animation Year: 1977 Rating: R Runtime: 78 Director: Robert Taylor Actors: Skip Hinnant, Reva Rose, Bob Holt, Stanley Adams, Fred Smoot, Roberth Ridgely
That infamous cat and his twisted life are back! Staying within the tradition set by the audacious and racy Fritz the Cat, director/co-writer Robert Taylor takes R. Crumb’s way-cool feline character from the boundary-pushing ’60s to the harsh realities of Vietnam, racial riots and Watergate of the ’70s in a sequel ripe with “pure silliness [and a] hip story-telling style” (Variety)! Fritz has got the post-college blues—he’s married to a mouthy wife who berates him constantly, and he’s out of work and on unemployment! To escape his sad, nagging reality, Fritz launches himself into a psychedelic haze with a mind-blowing catnip that takes him to his eight other lives. There, he lives out fantasies as an out-of-this-world astronaut, an aide to President Kissinger and worse—an orderly to Hitler! But as his star-crossed hallucinations put him on a collision course with reality, Fritz becomes a casualty just waiting to happen!
Trick or Treats (Special Edition)
Street Date: 10/5/21
Label: Code Red BD SRP: 29.95 BD Item #: K25606 BD UPC: 738329256067 Genre: Horror Year: 1982 Rating: R Runtime: 90 Director: Gary Graver Actors: David Carradine, Steve Railsback, Carrie Snodgrass, Jacqueline Giroux, Peter Jason, Chris Graver
Five years after his wife, Joan (Carrie Snodgress, THE FURY), had him wrongfully and deliberately committed to a mental institution so she could live with her boyfriend (David Carradine, KILL BILL, TV’s KUNG FU), Malcolm (Peter Jason, 48 HRS) escapes on Halloween night and arrives back at his old house to murder her. Except Joan is not home – she’s out with her boyfriend while babysitter Linda (Jacqueline Giroux, THIS IS A HIJACK) is looking after Malcolm’s 10-year-old son Christopher (Chris Graver), an equally psychotic and demented practical joker until, under cover of darkness, Malcolm shows up and begins a real terror game of attrition with Linda. Steve Railsback (THE STUNT MAN, LIFEFORCE), Paul Bartel (EATING RAOUL), Jillian Kesner (RAW FORCE), John Blyth Barrymore, Football greats Dan Pastorini and Tim Rossovich co-star. Written, produced and directed by cult filmmaker Gary Graver. The great Orson Welles (CITIZEN KANE) was the magical advisor for this cult classic.
Audio Commentary with Stars Jackie Giroux, Peter Jason, Chris Graver and Cameraman R. Michael Stringer, Moderated by Sean Graver | Audio Interview with Actor Steve Railsback | Watch in “Katarina’s Bucketlist” Mode | Trailers
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Street Date: 10/12/2021
Label: Code Red BD SRP: 29.95 BD UPC: 738329256241 Genre: Comedy Year: 1978 Rating: NR Runtime: 85 Director: Paul Morrissey Actors: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Terry-Thomas, Joan Greenwood, Hugh Griffith, Roy Kinnear, Dana Gillespie
Comedy legends Peter Cook (Bedazzled, The Bed Sitting Room) and Dudley Moore (Arthur, Blame It on the Bellboy) star in this wonderfully irreverent slant on Sherlock Holmes that keeps the wickedly witty gags coming, from satirical start to fantastic finish! Exhausted by a recent case, Sherlock (Cook) dispatches Watson (Moore) to Baskerville Hall to face a legendary demonic dog. But while Watson scours the scary moors, Holmes is busy visiting his mum (who calls him “Sherl”), interviewing the sole applicant for a “runner of errands” (a one-legged man), and dropping in at a Victorian massage parlor. Will the case be solved? Will the masseuse use salve? Only one thing’s certain: This rabidly funny comedy is a howling good time! Cult filmmaker Paul Morrissey (Flesh for Frankenstein, Blood for Dracula) co-wrote (with Cook and Moore) and directed this outrageous spoof. The hilarious cast includes Denholm Elliott (Percy), Joan Greenwood (The Man in the White Suit), Hugh Griffith (Kind Hearts and Coronets), Irene Handl (The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes), Terry-Thomas (The Green Man), Max Wall (Jabberwocky), Kenneth Williams (the Carry On films), Roy Kinnear (How I Won the War) and Spike Milligan (The Last Remake of Beau Geste).
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