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OnVideo's Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases

Tuesday, October 23 -- Monday, October 29

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  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    photo for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Mamma Mia! five years on, based on the songs of Abba. Both a prequel and a sequel, the film tells two stories: present day as Sophie Sheridan (Amanda Seyfried) prepares for the grand reopening of her mother Donna’s (Meryl Streep) hotel and 1979 when young Donna (Lily James) first arrives on the island. Sophie learns about her mother’s exciting, fun-filled adventures with the young Dynamos, Tanya (Jessica Keenan-Wynn) and Rosie (Alexa Davies), and how young Donna first met her three possible dads Harry (Hugh Skinner), Bill (Josh Dylan) and Sam (Jeremy Irvine) all those years ago. Vitals: Director: Ol Parker. Stars: Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Cher, Meryl Streep. 2018, CC, MPAA rating: PG-13, 114 min., Musical Comedy, Box office gross: $119.926 million, Universal. Extras: Deleted songs and scenes with commentary by director-screenplay writer Ol Parker; enhanced sing-alongs; "The Story" featurette; "MAMMA MIA! Reunited"; "Playing Donna"; "Meeting Cher"; "Costumes and The Dynamos"; "Curtain Call"; NBC’s" TODAY Show" interview with Cher & Judy Craymer; Feature Commentary with director-screenplay writer Ol Parker; feature commentary with producer Judy Craymer. Blu-ray adds "Cast Meets Cast: Tanya Meets Tanya and Rosie Meets Rosie"; cast chats; "High Jinks"; "Sophie's Story"; "Choreographing Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again"; "Dancing Queen: Anatomy of a Scene"; "Performing for Legends"; "Class of '79." 3 stars


    This Week's Digital Releases

    October 23:

    BlacKkKlansman: Spike Lee's film of the incredible true story of Ron Stallwortth, an African-American police officer who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s (DVD, Blu-ray release: November 6)

    I Am Vengeance: Professional wrestler and former champion bare-knuckle boxer Stu Bennett stars as John Gold, an ex-soldier turned mercenary determined to avenge the death of his best friend. (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & date)

    Incredibles 2: Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack -- whose superpowers are about to be discovered. (DVD, Blu-ray release: November 6)

    Snake Outta Compton: A young rap group suddenly finds themselves up against a giant, mutated snake that threatens to destroy their search for stardom (DVD, Blu-ray release: Day & date)

    October 26:

    Air Strike: Action adventure about a U.S. Army colonel (Bruce Willis) who trains Chinese aviators to battle Japanese fighters, and a hotheaded pilot begs to fly a powerful bomber that could stop the attacks. (VOD only)

    Return of the Killer Shrews: In 1959, the original "Killer Shrews" exploded onto drive-in screens, as a charter boat Captain and a bevy of hapless scientists were besieged by a horde of mutant beasts on a remote, storm-swept island. Now, more than five decades later, the snarling, blood hungry monsters are back. (Streaming only)

    October 29:

    Insecure: The Complete Third Season: Follows creator, writer and star Issa Rae as Issa, and her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji), who are on their quest to “have it all.” (Digital only)

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    American Chaos (2018) In his latest documentary, James D. Stern chronicles the cultural divide of the 2016 presidential election as he travels through America’s red states to interview and spend time with Donald Trump supporters from different backgrounds in an attempt to find answers and insights to explain the appeal of the billionaire candidate. In the six months leading up to the 2016 presidential election, director James D. Stern (Every Little Step) traveled to America’s red states asking about then-candidate Donald Trump’s appeal, and why potential voters were untroubled by things he had said and done. What he learned was a lesson in the central differences that continue to alienate Americans from one another. The film chronicles Stern’s journey, bringing audiences directly into the heart of the cultural divide that is tearing apart our democracy today. Formats: DVD, Digital. Extras: “American Chaos: Further Pandemonium” deleted and extended scenes. commentary with Stern and cinematographer Kevin Ford. (Sony).

    An Elephant’s Journey (2018) Elizabeth Hurley, Sam Ashe Arnold, Tertius Meintjes. After losing his parents, Phoenix (Arnold) moves to Africa to live with his Aunt Sarah (Hurley). While on safari with his uncle one day, Phoenix wanders off and becomes lost in the African bush. After rescuing a huge elephant from a trap, Phoenix befriends the great creature, which he names Indlovu (“The Unstoppable”). Riding through the wilderness, the bold duo finds evidence of a local gang of poachers, and together they plot to stop the hunters’ cruel plans. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: Commentary with writer-director Richard Boddington, interview with Elizabeth Hurley, interview with elephant expert Dr. Richard Leakey, “Beyond the Journey: An In-Depth Look at Elephants” featurette. (Lionsgate).

    photo for Blood and Black Lace (1964 -- Italy) Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Mary Arden, Enzo Cerusico. Director Mario Bava's Giallo masterpiece. An unscrupulous business operating under the guise of a top fashion house with exotic models running sexual favors, cocaine dealings and blackmail, becomes a murder scene--after someone is pushed to the edge. The saga begins when a beautiful model is brutally murdered, and her boyfriend, a known addict supplying her drugs, is suspected of the crime...but is he guilty or is someone waiting in the shadows setting him up? New 2018 2K Restoration from original film materials in widescreen/1.85:1 aspect ratio. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: 2018 commentary by Kat Ellinger, editor-in-chief and author, "Diabolique Magazine"; 2018 commentary by film historian David Del Valle and director/writer, C Courtney Joyner; video interview with Mary Dawne Arden; archival video interview with star Cameron Mitchell, with David Del Valle; original American theatrical trailer, plus Italian, German and French trailers; bonus trailers of other Bava films; extensive photo gallery; alternate original Italian or original US theatrical main titles; bonus music tracks by composer Carlo Rustichelli; video comparison: American version cuts / Euro uncut; 2-sided coverwrap with alternate coverart. (VCI Entertainment).

    Creepshow Collector's Edition (1982) Masters of the macabre -- writer Stephen King and director George A. Romero -– conjure up five shocking yarns, each a virtuoso exercise in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic '50s horror comics. A murdered man emerges from the grave for Father's Day cake. A meteor's ooze makes everything ... grow. A professor selects his wife as a snack for a crated creature. A scheming husband plants two lovers up to their necks in terror. A malevolent millionaire with an insect phobia becomes the prey of a cockroach army. Stars Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson, E.G. Marshall and King himself and the ghoulish makeup wizardry of Tom Savini. New 4K scan of the original camera negative, with color correction supervised and approved by director of photography Michael Gornick. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary with director George A. Romero and special make-up effects creator Tom Savini; new audio commentary with director of photography Michael Gornick; new audio commentary with composer/first assistant director John Harrison and construction co-ordinator Ed Fountain; new "Terror and the Three Rivers," a round table discussion on the making of "Creepshow" with John Amplas, Tom Atkins, Tom Savini and Marty Schiff; new "The Comic Book Look," an interview with costume designer Barbara Anderson; new "Ripped From the Pages," an interview with animator Rick Catizone; new "The Colors of Creepshow," a look at the restoration of "Creepshow" with director of photography Michael Gornick; new "Into the Mix," an interview with sound re-recordist Chris Jenkins; new "Mondo Macabre," a look at "Mondo’s" various "Creepshow" posters with "Mondo" co-founder Rob Jones and "Mondo Gallery" events planner Josh Curry; new "Collecting Creepshow," a look at some of the original props and collectibles from the film with collector Dave Burian; audio interviews with director of photography Michael Gornick, actor John Amplas, property master Bruce Alan Miller, and make-up effects assistant Darryl Ferrucci; Tom Savini’s behind-the-scenes footage; "Horror’s Hallowed Grounds" look at the original film locations hosted by Sean Clark; deleted scenes; theatrical trailers; TV spot; radio spots; still galleries – posters, lobby cards and movie stills; still galleries – behind the scenes photos. (Scream Factory).

    photo for Deadbeat at Dawn Deadbeat at Dawn (1988) Jim VanBebber's notorious, blood-drenched cult classic rises again on the advent of its 30th anniversary, newly restored for the first time on Blu-ray. ""Deadbeat at Dawn"" follows the story of Goose -- a gang leader whose girlfriend is brutally slaughtered when he attempts to leave the thug life behind. Pulled back into the gang, who've now formed an uneasy alliance with the thugs that butchered his girl, Goose sees an opportunity to exact his brutal, deadly revenge. The very definition of DIY, independent filmmaking (VanBebber quit film school after his first year and used his student loan to fund the movie), "Deadbeat at Dawn" surpasses its low-budget origins to create a revenge movie that delivers more thrills and bloody spills than all of Chuck Norris' films combined. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: Brand new free-wheeling audio commentary with Jim VanBebber, actor Paul Harper and guest Cody Lee Hardin, moderated by filmmaker Victor Bonacore; "Jim VanBebber, Deadbeat Forever!" – a brand new retrospective documentary on VanBebber and the "Deadbeat" legacy by filmmaker Victor Bonacore, featuring first-time interviews, super-rare footage, VanBebber’s college films and much, much more; archival 1986 behind-the-scenes documentary – Nate Pennington’s VHS documentary on a failed "Deadbeat" shoot; outtakes; four newly-restored VanBebber short films – "Into the Black" (1983, 34 mins), "My Sweet Satan" (1993, 19 mins), "Roadkill: The Last Days of John Martin" (1994, 14 mins) and "Gator Green" (2013, 16 mins); Jim VanBebber music video collection, featuring never-before-seen director’s cuts; "Chunkblower" promotional trailer for an unfinished Gary Blair Smith-produced gore-soaked feature film; extensive image gallery; reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain. (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment).

    photo for Distant Voices, Still Lives Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) Winner of the International Critics' Prize at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, Terence Davies' feature debut heralded one of Britain's finest filmmaking talents. Loosely based on the director's own family and upbringing, "Distant Voices, Still Lives" presents an evocative account of working-class life in Liverpool, England during the 1940s and 50s. Births, marriages and deaths -- and an expressive use of music -- provide the underpinning for a film that is beautiful, heartbreaking, resonant ... but never sentimental. Now regarded as a masterpiece of British cinema, and boasting a startling performance from Pete Postlethwaite as the head of the family," Distant Voices, Still Lives" has been treated to a glorious 4K restoration by the British Film Institute. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: Commentary by writer-director Terence Davies; interview with Davies; interview with art director Miki van Zwanenberg; Theatrical trailer; reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jennifer Dionisio; FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by critic Christina Newland plus archive essays. (Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment).

    photo for Elena Ferrante on Film Elena Ferrante on Film Specially-packaged collection released just prior to HBO's anticipated series "My Brilliant Friend", features new digital HD restorations of the only two films based on the novels of Elena Ferrante -- both never before available iN North America. "The Days of Abandonment" (2005 -- Italy) takes place after Olga (Margerhita Buy) is abandoned by her husband. And, during these "days of abandonment", her life become a desperate, dangerous freefall into the darkest places of the soul, as she roams the empty streets of a city that she has never learned to love. "Troubling Love" (1995 -- Italy) focuses on the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters. Following her mother's untimely and mysterious death, Delia (Anna Bonaiuto) embarks on a voyage of discovery through the streets of her native Naples searching for the truth about her family. A series of mysterious telephone calls leads her to compelling and disturbing revelations about her mother's final days, and forces her to confront her childhood memories that shaped their family history. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: "Elena and the Books" featurette; cast & crew interviews; 32-page booklet containing Elena Ferrante's letters and script notes about the films (excerpted from "Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey," published by Europa Editions, 2016) plus an introduction by author and professor Giancarlo Lombardi. (Film Movement).

    photo for Get Shorty: Collector's Edition Get Shorty: Collector's Edition (1995) John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Rene Russo, Dennis Farina, Delroy Lindo, James Gandolfini, Jon Gries. Loan shark Chili Palmer (John Travolta) has done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to LA to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman), Chili jumps headfirst into the Hollywood scene: He schmoozes a film star (Danny DeVito), romances a B-movie actress (Rene Russo) and even gets reservations at the hottest restaurants in town. In fact, all would be cool for this smooth new producer if it weren't for the drug smugglers and an angry mobster who won't leave him alone. But hey, this is Hollywood and no one said it would be easy. Wonderful, quirky adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1990 best-seller; featuring a new 4K HD scan. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary with director Barry Sonnenfeld; featurettes: "Get Shorty - Look at Me," "Get Shorty - Wise Guys + Dolls," "Going Again"; "Get Shorty" party reel; "Page to Screen of Get Shorty"; vignettes; "The Graveyard Scene"; trailer. (Shout! Factory Select).

    God Knows Where I Am (2016) The story of Linda Bishop, a well-educated New Hampshire mother who suffered from severe bipolar disorder with psychosis, who was intermittently incarcerated and homeless, inevitably being committed for three years to a state psychiatric facility. Upon her release, she wandered 10 miles down the road from the hospital, broke into an abandoned farmhouse and lived off rainwater and apples picked from a nearby orchard for the next four months, through one of the coldest winters on record. Unable to leave the house, she became its prisoner, and remained there, a prisoner of her own mind, eventually starving to death. Her body was discovered several months later and with it a diary that Linda kept documenting her journey. Formats: DVD. (Juno Films).

    A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017) Common, Bradley Whitford, Anders Holm, Allison Janney. An LA public school becomes a hotbed of sex, lies, and hilarity in this star-powered comedy directed by Judy Greer. It’s Career Day, and two school administrators have just made a shocking discovery: the dead body of the groundskeeper. They decide to hide the body, sparking a series of wildly comic misadventures for teachers and students on a Career Day that no one will ever forget -- no matter how hard they try. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: “A Sneak Peek at A Happening of Monumental Proportions” featurette (Lionsgate).

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!: The Ultimate Edition Includes three animated Dr. Seuss specials: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, "The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat" and "Halloween is Grinch Night.: Formats: DVD, Blu-ray/DVD Combo, Digital. (Warner).

    I Am Vengeance (2018) Stu Bennett, Anna Shaffer, Mark Griffin, Bryan Larkin, Kevin Leslie. Professional wrestler and former champion bare-knuckle boxer Stu Bennett stars as John Gold, an ex-soldier turned mercenary who learns of the murder of his best friend, Dan -- and Dan’s parents -- and heads to their hometown, seeking justice. Gold soon discovers Dan and his father were murdered while investigating a Special Forces unit led by an enigmatic, highly decorated soldier named Hatcher who went rogue in Afghanistan. Gold’s vengeance is unleashed, as he sets out to take down the killers. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Digital. (Lionsgate).

    I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle (1990) Neil Morrissey, Anthony Daniels, Burt Kwouk, Michael Elphick, Amanda Noar, George Rossi. When a Satanist biker is killed by a gang of Hells Angels, an evil spirit he was summoning possesses his old Norton Commando motorcycle. So, when unsuspecting local courier Nick “Noddy” Oddie (Morrissey) becomes the bike’s new owner, little does he know that it runs on blood and has a habit for killing Hells Angels and anyone else who gets in its way. Veteran British TV director Dirk Campbell made his feature film directorial debut with this cult classic which co-stars Michael Elphick ("The Element of Crime"), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO of the "Star Wars" franchise) and Burt Kwouk (Cato Fong of "The Pink Panther" films). Brand New 4K Restoration. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary with director Dirk Campbell, writers John Wolskel & Mycal Miller and actor Alan Frank; "Vampire’s Lair" featurette; "We Made a Vampire Motorcycle" documentary; "Where Are They Now" featurette; reversible art; theatrical trailer. (Kino Lorber Studio Classics).

    I Think We're Alone Now (2018) Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Paul Giamatti. The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky recluse -- until a second survivor arrives with the threat of companionship. After a mysterious event wipes out most of humanity, a small-town librarian (Dinklage) finds that he prefers his newfound solitude. But his tranquility is suddenly disturbed when a fellow survivor (Fanning) arrives in town and inserts herself into his life. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. (Sony).

    A Kid (2017 -- French) Pierre Deladonchamps, Gabriel Arcand, Catherine de Léan. When thirtysomething Parisian Matthieu learns that the father he never knew he had has died, he decides to travel to the funeral in Quebec and meet the two Canadian brothers he just found out he had. But once in Montreal, Matthieu realizes that his new family does not share his desire to connect: He is alone, in hostile territory. Formats: DVD. (Icarus Films).

    photo for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Cher, Meryl Streep. Five years after the events of "Mamma Mia!," Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo, VOD, Digital. Extras: Deleted songs and scenes with commentary by director-screenplay writer Ol Parker; enhanced sing-alongs; "The Story" featurette; "MAMMA MIA! Reunited"; "Playing Donna"; "Meeting Cher"; "Costumes and The Dynamos"; "Curtain Call"; NBC’s" TODAY Show" interview with Cher & Judy Craymer; Feature Commentary with director-screenplay writer Ol Parker; feature commentary with producer Judy Craymer. Blu-ray adds "Cast Meets Cast: Tanya Meets Tanya and Rosie Meets Rosie"; cast chats; "High Jinks"; "Sophie's Story"; "Choreographing Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again"; "Dancing Queen: Anatomy of a Scene"; "Performing for Legends"; "Class of '79." (Universal).

    Maximum Overdrive BLU-RAY DEBUT (1986) Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, Holter Graham. For three horrifying days, the Earth passes through the tail of a mysterious comet. The skies glow an eerie green as humanity waits to see what the fallout will be. But what they imagine is nothing like the nightmare the find -- the comet's magnetic fields cause all the machines on Earth to suddenly come to life and terrorize their human creators in a horrific killing spree. Now, it's up to a small group of people trapped in a desolate truck stop to defeat the killer machines. From the mind of Steven King. Formats: Blu-ray. Extras: New commentary with writer Tony Magistrale, author of "Hollywood's Steven King"; new commentary by actor and comedian Jonah Ray and Blumhouse Film executive Ryan Turek; new "Truck Stop Tales" featurette interview with producer Martha De Laurentiis; new "Rage Against the Machines" featurette interview with actress Laura Harrington; new "Honeymoon Horrors" featurette interviews with actors John Short and Yeardley Smith; new "Maximum Carnage" featurette interview with make-up effects creator Dean Gates; new "The Wilmington Factor" featurette look back at the filming of "Maximum Overdrive" with members of the production crew in North Carolina; new "Who Made Who?" featurette interview with Murray Engleheart, co-author of "AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll"; new "Goblin Resurrectus" featurette – the restoration of the Happy Toyz Golbin; "A Kid in King's Court"featurette interview with actor Holter Graham; behind-the-scenes footage; still gallery; theatrical trailer; TV spots. (Lionsgate).

    The Padre (2018) Tim Roth, Luis Guzmán, Nick Nolte, Valeria Henriquez. Hell-bent on justice, retired U.S. Judge Randall Nemes (Nolte) and his hired gun, Gaspar (Guzmán), track down a small-time con man (Roth) posing as a priest in a small Colombian town only to be thrown off-course by a scrappy 16-year-old local girl intent on reuniting with her little sister in the U.S. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. (Sony).

    Patient Zero (2018) Matt Smith, Stanley Tucci, Natalie Dormer. In this pandemic thriller, humanity is battling intelligent, adrenaline-fueled creatures born from a viral super-strain. After being bitten, human survivor Morgan (Matt Smith) realizes he is asymptomatic and can communicate with the infected, leading the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Digital. (Sony).

    photo for Sisters Sisters (1973) Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters' insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, Brian De Palma's first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray Disc with new 4K digital restoration, approved by director Brian De Palma, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray. Extras: New interview with actor Jennifer Salt; interviews from 2004 with De Palma, actors William Finley and Charles Durning, and producer Edward R. Pressman; audio from a 1973 discussion with De Palma at the AFI; appearance from 1970 by actor Margot Kidder on "The Dick Cavett Show"; an essay by critic Carrie Rickey, excerpts from a 1973 interview with De Palma on the making of the film, and a 1973 article by De Palma on working with composer Bernard Hermann. (The Criterion Collection).

    Snake Outta Compton (2018) Ricky Flowers Jr., Motown Maurice, Joston Theney. Cam and his hip-hop crew are all set to sign a record deal that could change their lives, but their jealous friend Vurkel wrecks their plans when he creates a giant, mutant snake that quickly lays waste to the city of Compton, eating everyone in its path. Aided by two corrupt cops, a crazed gangster, and a mad scientist, the band has one thing to do before getting the record deal they need -- get that mother--in’ Snake Outta Compton by blowing it away it by pumping up the jams. Formats: DVD, VOD, Digital. Extras: Commentary with director Hank Braxtan and actors Ricky Flowers, Motown Maurice, and Joston Theney. (Lionsgate).

    Sorry to Bother You (2018) Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews. Expect the unexpected in hip-hop artist Boots Riley’s directorial and screenwriting debut, a surreal look at capitalism, corporate greed, and fractured workplace dynamics. In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, struggling telemarketer Cassius Green (Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, Digital. Extras: "Beautiful Clutter With Director Boots Riley," commentary with Riley, gallery, "The Cast of Sorry to Bother You," "The Art of the White Voice." (Fox).

    Trauma (2017 -- Chile) Catalina Martin, Daniel Antivilo, Macarena Carrere, Ximena del Solar. A shocking, brutal tale that blends the dark history of Chile’s recent past (the violent, repressive military dictatorship of Pinochet) with the seemingly modern and progressive Chile of today. The two worlds clash when a group of women venture to the idyllic countryside for a weekend of fun. But their outing soon turns nightmarish a man, himself a victim of torture in the hands of the government, unleashes his pent-up rage on them. The women must fight for their very lives in this film of shocking violence and sexual assault. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. (Artsploitation Films).

    The Unnamable (1988) Charles Klausmeyer, Mark Kinsey Stephenson, Alexandra Durrell, Laura Albert, Eben Ham, Blane Wheatley. College students from Miskatonic University who retreat to an early 18th-century mansion for a weekend of lust are stalked by a fatalistic female in this horror film taken from a story by H.P. Lovecraft. The demon delights in tearing the limbs off her human victims to carry out a centuries-old family curse. Bloody graphic violence and nudity is combined with some campy comedy. Restored as a beautiful 4k scan and color corrected from the original negative Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Video interview with actors Charles Klausmeyer and Mark Kinsey Stephenson; video interview with actor Eben Ham; video interview with actor Laura Albert; video interview with actor Mark Parra; video interviews with R. Christopher Biggs, special makeup effects artist and makeup artist, Camille Calvet; audio commentary with Charles Klausmeyer, Mark Stephenson, Laura Albert, Eben Ham, Camille Calvet and R. Christopher Biggs. (Unearthed Films).

    Wobble Palace (2018) Dasha Nekrasova, Jack Kilmer, Paige Elkington, Vishwam Velandy, Caroline Hebert. This millennial romance gone awry takes place on the eve of America's most traumatic election, where a couple on the verge of a nervous break-up decide to split their house up over the weekend. Desperate to make new connections, Jane and Eugene find themselves in a series of unpredictable misadventures, sexual escapades and emotional traumas. From this simple premise we delve into a manic and hilarious world of lust and mistrust, revealing the identity crises and narcissistic self-loathing at the core of the millennial experience. Formats: DVD, VOD. (Breaking Glass Pictures).

    photo for Yes - Yessongs Yes - Yessongs (1972) Yes has always been regarded as a unique rock group and progressive rock legends. Never afraid to innovate or draw their inspiration from music that traversed the spectrum from symphonic to rock, YES has been at the forefront of progressive rock and became a major force in popular music selling over 30 million albums and reaching platinum status multiple times worldwide. Filmed in 1972 at London's Rainbow theatre, this feature film was released theatrically in the UK the following year with a quadrophonic sound track. The film features their new line-up of the time Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman and Alan White. Formats: Blu-ray. (Screenbound International). Due October 26.

    You Never Know Women (1926) Dir.: William Wellman; Florence Vidor, Clive Brook, Lowell Sherman, El Brendel, Roy Stewart, Sidney Bracey. "You Never Know Women" is a thrilling romance that constructs a combustible love triangle between a Russian dancer, a handsome escape artist, and a wealthy broker. Vera Janova (Florence Vidor) is on her way to star in a Russian vaudeville revue when a falling girder nearly kills her. A construction worker saves her life, but before she wakes up the conniving Eugene Foster (Lowell Sherman) takes Vera into his arms, pretending to be the one who rescued her. Susceptible to Eugene’s oily charms, Vera begins ignoring Ivan Norodin (Clive Brook), a Houdini-like master of illusion who had loved her his whole life. Racked with jealousy, Norodin plans the ultimate illusion, one that could change their lives forever. Brand new HD master from a 4K of the 35mm Nitrate Tinted Print and 35mm Safety Dupe Negative by Paramount Pictures Archives. Formats: DVD, Blu-ray. Extras: Audio commentary by William Wellman, Jr.; booklet essay by filmmaker, critic and archivist Gina Telaroli; music composed and performed by Donald Sosin. (Kino Classics).

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