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Shopping: Night of the Demon...

1980 US video nasty by James C Wasson set for uncut UK Blu-ray release on 21st February 2022


Link Here16th December 2021

Night of the Demon is a 1980 US horror by James C Wasson.
With Michael Cutt, Joy Allen and Bob Collins. Melon Farmers linkYouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Banned as a video nasty in 1983. Later heavily cut for 1984 VHS and the cuts continued to the 2004 DVD. Finally passed 18 uncut for 2022 Blu-ray. Uncut and MPAA R rated in the US.
UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong gory violence, sexual violence:

Summary Review: Cheap

Another film that is something like an urban legend: being banned in countries like Germany or Norway and also very hard to find. The reputation of Night of the Demon is much more interesting than the movie itself!

The story is simple: a professor and some students travel to the dark forests to investigate some cruel murders which were caused by a Bigfoot-like monster that looks like Chewbacca from Star Wars . A feeble minded woman who lives in a lonely hut plays an important role in the solution of the mystery.

Well, the acting is bad, the F/X are pretty cheesy and only the many murders featured in this flick will keep you away from falling asleep! These deaths however are pretty are gory and violent, so fans of splatter movies won't be disappointed!

 

 

Delirium...

Two elusive video nasties are set to be released soon by US Severin


Link Here10th November 2021
I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses is a 1978 Canada mystery drama by Murray Markowitz
Starring Elke Sommer, Donald Pilon and Chuck Shamata IMDb

Briefly banned as a video nasty in 1984. A cut version was released on VHS in 1984 and 1986.

Thanks to Richard:

I saw this video from YouTube about the BeyondFest Festival. At the end (at 41m32s) they show a brief video clip of what US Severin are releasing in 2022, the pool scene in a red tint is from I Miss You. I got out my VHS rip to check and it's the same.

Delirium is a 1979 USA thriller by Peter Maris.
Starring Turk Cekovsky, Debi Chaney and Terry TenBroek. Melon Farmers link  BBFC link 2020   IMDb

Banned as a video nasty in 1983 until 1985. Passed 18 after BBFC cuts for 1987 18 rated VHS. Not released in the UK since.

This film is also set to be released by US Severin in the next few months.

 

 

Shopping: Dead and Buried...

1981 US video nasty by Gary A Sherman just released on US 4K Blu-ray


Link Here25th July 2021
Dead and Buried is a 1981 US horror by Gary A Sherman.
With James Farentino, Melody Anderson and Jack Albertson. Melon Farmers linkYouTube icon BBFC link 2020 IMDb
Uncut by the BBFC for the X rated 1981 cinema release. The same version was released on pre-cert video and banned as a video nasty. Cut by 10s for 1990 VHS. Uncut from 1999. Uncut and R rated in the US
US: Uncut and MPAA R rated for:
  • 2021 Blue Underground R0 4K Blu-ray/R0 Blu-ray Combo at US Amazon #ad released on 20th July 2021

Promotional Material

The Creators of ALIEN Bring A New Terror To Earth

Something very strange is happening in the quiet coastal village of Potters Bluff, where tourists and transients are warmly welcomed... then brutally murdered. But even more shocking is when these slain strangers suddenly reappear as normal, friendly citizens around town. Now the local sheriff ( James Farentino of THE FINAL COUNTDOWN) and an eccentric mortician (Academy AwardŽ winner Jack Albertson of WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY) must uncover the horrific secret of a community where some terrifying traditions are alive and well... and no one is ever really DEAD & BURIED.

Melody Anderson (FLASH GORDON), Lisa Blount (PRINCE OF DARKNESS), and Robert Englund (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET) co-star in this genuinely chilling horror hit written by Ronald Shusett and Dan O'Bannon (ALIEN), directed by Gary A. Sherman (POLTERGEIST III), and featuring ultra-grisly gore effects by OscarŽ winner Stan Winston (JURASSIC PARK). In honor of its 40th Anniversary, Blue Underground is proud to present DEAD & BURIED in an eye-popping new restoration approved by Director of Photography Steven Poster, ASC (DONNIE DARKO), scanned in 4K 16-bit from its 35mm IP , with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, and packed with exclusive new and archival Extras!

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • WORLD PREMIERE! New 4K Restoration from the 35mm IP approved by Director of Photography Steven Poster, ASC (DONNIE DARKO, SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME)
  • Exclusive Limited Collector's Edition includes 4K UHD Blu-ray, Remastered Blu-ray, Soundtrack CD, collectible booklet, reversible sleeve, and moving lenticular slipcover
  • Ultra HD Blu-ray (2160p) and HD Blu-ray (1080p) Widescreen 1.85:1 Feature Presentation
  • Audio: English: Dolby Atmos; English: 5.1 DTS-HD; English: 1.0 DTS-HD; French: 1.0 DTS-HD
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
  • Audio Commentary #1 with Director Gary Sherman
  • Audio Commentary #2 with Co-Writer/Co-Producer Ronald Shusett and Actress Linda Turley
  • Audio Commentary #3 with Director of Photography Steven Poster, ASC
  • NEW! Audio Commentary #4 with Film Historians Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson
  • NEW! Behind the Scenes of Dead & Buried
  • NEW! Dead & Buried Locations: Now & Then
  • NEW! Murders, Mystery, and Music - Interviews with Director Gary Sherman and Composer Joe Renzetti
  • NEW! The Pages of Potters Bluff - Interview with Novelization Author Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
  • Stan Winston's Dead & Buried EFX
  • Robert Englund: An Early Work of Horror
  • Dan O'Bannon: Crafting Fear
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • NEW! Poster & Still Galleries
  • Seven Poster's Location Stills
  • BONUS! DEAD & BURIED Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Joe Renzetti (CHILD'S PLAY) on CD for the first time ever!
  • BONUS! Collectible Booklet with new essay by Michael Gingold
  • BONUS! Moving Lenticular Slipcover (First Pressing Only)
  • REGION FREE

 

 

Shopping: The Gestapo's Last Orgy...

1977 video nasty by Cesare Canevari, banned by the BBFC this year, now set for US Blu-ray release on 5th October 2021


Link Here19th July 2021
The Gestapo's Last Orgy is a 1977 Italian prison film by Cesare Canevari.
With Adriano Micantoni, Daniela Poggi and Maristella Greco. Melon Farmers link BBFC link 2020 IMDb

Banned in the UK as a Video Nasty. Banned again by the BBFC for video release in 2021.

Now the UK distributor is releasing the film in the US, complete and uncut.

US: Uncut and MPAA Unrated for:

Promotional Material

Still banned in the UK as one of the infamous Video Nasties, in the tradition of The Night Porter, Salon Kitty and Salo only far more depraved comes perhaps the most notorious Nazisploitation epic of them all! Daniela Levy (aka Italian TV presenter and future UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Daniela Poggi) stars as a beautiful young death camp prisoner forced into a nightmare of brutality, torment and sexual degradation. But will a Commandant\x27s vilest urge trigger her ultimate vengeance? Marc Loud (aka Adriano Micantoni of Tomb Of Torture) co\-stars in this fetid slice of filth\-strudel also known as Last Orgy Of The Third Reich And Caligula Reincarnated As Hitler now presented on Blu\-ray for the very first time and restored in 2K From the original negatives.

Bonus features include: Audio Commentary by Italian Movie Specialists Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thomson, Complete and Uncut, Audio Commentary by Critic And Author Samm Deighan, Brand New 2K Restoration From the Original Camera Negatives, Restored English and Italian LPCM Soundtracks, Newly Translated English Subtitles




 


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