Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!
This isn’t a huge week for MOD releases but it’s a good one for fans of 1970s cult cinema. And we’re all fans of 1970s cult cinema around these parts, right? I thought so. Let’s take a look and thank you in advance for assisting The Bits by doing your DVD shopping via the array of buttons you see right… about… here. [Actually just a little farther. Click here...]
The various MOD services haven’t exactly hit the ground running in 2014, with only a handful of new releases trickling out each week.
That might be starting to change this week.
Warner Archive has a number of interesting titles and the Sony Choice Collection has five new ones for your consideration. [Read on here...]
Some long out of print titles from both Warner Bros. and Paramount are the focus of this week’s new releases from Warner Archive. There are some first-rate choices this week, so let’s take a look at ‘em.
Targets (1968) – Boris Karloff gave his last great performance as Byron Orlock, a fading horror star who feels irrelevant in the modern world. He comes face to face with real terror in the form of a psychotic sniper, picking off victims at random. A remarkable early film from Peter Bogdanovich.
Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell (1974) – Hammer Films’ final Frankenstein entry finds Peter Cushing continuing his experiments in an insane asylum. David Prowse, still a few years away from becoming Darth Vader, plays the Creature. [...]