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Afternoon, folks! Today’s Oktoberfest Giveaway is a real dandy – Factory Entertainment’s awesome Frankenstein VFX Bust: Limited Edition – a $450 value and one of just 400 worldwide! For your chance to win that bad boy, head on over to our Jahnke’s Electric Theater Facebook page and participate in the Giveaway which starts at Noon (Pacific). Good luck and special thanks to our friends at Factory Entertainment for providing the sweet Giveaway!
Don’t forget: Bits readers have an exclusive 25% discount on any in stock item over $25 all month over at the Factory Entertainment website – just use the discount code D1G1TALB1TS10 at checkout!
Meanwhile, here at The Bits today, Dr. Jahnke’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest review of the day is none other than Warner Archive’s Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell on MOD DVD, starring Peter Cushing and David Prowse – yes, that Cushing and Prowse. It’s an appropriate choice we’d say!
Meanwhile, Tim has turned in a look at John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13: Collector’s Edition now available on Blu-ray from our friends at Shout! and Scream Factory. Enjoy! [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. [...]