SEVERIN FILMS RELEASING ‘HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND’

Produced in 1960 as BODY IN THE WEB, it became a notorious Adults Only feature throughout Europe (though banned in the UK). Three years later and sheared of its nudity, it was repackaged for American audiences as a brain-melting monster movie filled with stripper catfights, skimpy lingerie and radioactive arachnids. Alexander D’Arcy – whose Hollywood … Continue reading “SEVERIN FILMS RELEASING ‘HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND’”

INDICATOR RELEASES MORE WILLIAM CASTLE HORRORS ON BLU-RAY

Renowned for his imaginative and eccentric marketing ploys, William Castle became synonymous with delivering lurid horror films backed-up by his trademark publicity gimmicks (‘Illusion-O’; ‘Percepto’; the ‘Punishment Poll’; ‘Fright Breaks’, etc.). Following their first box set of William Castle’s movies (NEWS HERE), Indicator have released WILLIAM CASTLE AT COLUMBIA VOLUME TWO featuring four more weird … Continue reading “INDICATOR RELEASES MORE WILLIAM CASTLE HORRORS ON BLU-RAY”

JOAN CRAWFORD IS ‘BERSERK’ IN LATEST RELEASE FROM INDICATOR

After the huge success of Robert Aldrich’s What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), Hollywood legend Joan Crawford found herself taking the lead in a series of lurid and sensational horror pictures in her later years – and BERSERK was one of the best and most successful. Crawford stars as a ruthless circus owner who exploits … Continue reading “JOAN CRAWFORD IS ‘BERSERK’ IN LATEST RELEASE FROM INDICATOR”

INDICATOR WILL RELEASE WILLIAM CASTLE HORRORS ON BLU-RAY

Renowned for his imaginative and eccentric marketing ploys, William Castle became synonymous with delivering lurid horror films backed-up by his trademark publicity gimmicks (‘Illusion-O’, ‘Percepto’, the ‘Punishment Poll’, ‘Fright Breaks’, etc.). WILLIAM CASTLE AT COLUMBIA, VOLUME ONE features four classic fright films from the outrageous showman’s illustrious career with Columbia Pictures and presented on Blu-ray … Continue reading “INDICATOR WILL RELEASE WILLIAM CASTLE HORRORS ON BLU-RAY”

HAMMER FILMS GET A LIMITED BLU-RAY BOX SET

Powerhouse Films are set to release four classics from Hammer, each presented on Blu-ray for the very first time in the U.K. this October. Whether it’s a mad man brandishing a welding torch, a mythical monster who’s looks can kill, an ancient royal with diabolical powers, or a mad woman wielding a pair of scissors, … Continue reading “HAMMER FILMS GET A LIMITED BLU-RAY BOX SET”