Author: Peter 'Witchfinder' Hopkins

Founder and Editor in Chief of Horror Screams Video Vault

TURNABOUT * U.S.A. 2016 Dir: E.B. Hughes. 90 mins We open with a troubled man, Billy Cain (George Katt,) who attempts to suicide one night with sleeping pills and throwing himself off a bridge into an icy river. It doesn’t work and, in a desperation, climbs out and reaches a payphone to call an old high school buddy Perry Hayes (Waylon Payne). It’s after midnight, but Perry reluctantly leaves his wife and child to help out his old friend. Needless to say, the night is young and Billy doesn’t simply want to go home. They head to a diner, where…

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WRITER’S CRAMP (a.k.a. Breakdowns) * USA 2015 Dir: Darva Campbell. 105 mins With regular, pace-killing slow fade transitions where you would normally find commercials and lines of dialogue delivered with an apparent pause for canned laughter, this drawing room murder-mystery farce plays out like a particularly duff local theatre company staged a bad sitcom for your Friday night (lack of) enjoyment. For fans of strained “comic” misunderstandings, rubbish English accents, “quirky” characters, silly moustaches and face pulling, it might be a good night in. Amy (Christy Crowley) and Scooter (Raphael Barker) are rubbish would-be screenwriters, relying on parental loans to…

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LOST GULLY ROAD ** Australia 2017 Dir: Donna McRae. 80 mins A lone woman travels to a cabin in the countryside and calls her sister to find out when she will be joining her. Lucy (Adele Perovic) is instructed by her sister Cassie to stay put, don’t use Facebook, keep the bag safe whilst she tries to throw a mysterious “him” off the scent and join her soon. With little to do having no TV or phone Lucy explores the woods and visits the creepy guy in the local store by day and at night passes the time by drinking…

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MVD Entertainment Group is proud to announce the addition of five classic films to the MVD Rewind Collection. Video stores may be a thing of the past but MVD Entertainment group is keeping the memories alive with the addition of five new releases on Blu-ray and DVD to its “MVD Rewind Collection” including Action U.S.A. (1989), Drive (1997), Mortuary (1983), The House On Sorority Row (1982), and making its North American debut, The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story Of Cannon Films (2014) label in special collectors editions loaded with extras. Two of these films are out now: Action U.S.A. (1989)…

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From the director of the shockumentary Mondo Siam (2020). René Wiesner, known for his work on the Marian Dora double feature Das Verlangen der Maria D. and Pesthauch der Menschlichkeit, comes an all new feature length documentary about a collector of serial killer art and human skulls. Michael who is also a long time pen pal of many prominent serial killers and other prison inmates, gives an in-depth look into his collection and into his motivation. To find out more about René Wiesner and his work go to: https://linktr.ee/renewiesner

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