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All right, today’s Oktoberfest Giveaway happens over on The Digital Bits Facebook page starting at Noon (Pacific), and features a copy of Scream Factory’s X-Ray/Schizoid on Blu-ray! The drawing will happen at 3 PM (Pacific) so be sure to head on over there if you’re interested. And if you’ve not already “liked” The Bits Facebook and Jahnke’s Electric Theater Facebook pages, you might want to do so soon, as we’re going to be giving away another amazing Universal Classic Monsters prop replica from Factory Entertainment next week – it’s the amazing Frankenstein VFX Bust! And in the next couple weeks we’re going to be giving away their Dracula Medallion and Dracula Ring as well! So be sure to head on over to Facebook and give the pages a “like” so you can be eligible to participate.
Speaking of the Hell Plaza Oktoberfest, Dr. Jahnke’s review today is a great one: The Vincent Price Collection on Blu-ray from Scream Factory, featuring The Pit and the Pendulum, The Masque of the Red Death, The Haunted Palace, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Abominable Dr. Phibes and Witchfinder General! [Read on here…]
All right, today’s Oktoberfest Giveaway kicks off at Noon (Pacific) over on the Jahnke’s Electric Theater Facebook page, and features Scream Factory’s Terror Train on Blu-ray. So head on over there for your chance to win.
Here at the site today, Adam’s Hell Plaza Oktoberfest review for the day is Universal’s The Purge, which just arrived in stores on Blu-ray on last week. Also, Tim has checked in this morning with a review of René Clair’s I Married a Witch, now available on Blu-ray from Criterion.
Speaking of which, be sure to check out last night’s announcement news on Criterion’s January Blu-ray and DVD release slate, which includes a number of great titles. [Read on here...]
We’re going to be starting today’s Oktoberfest Giveaway over on The Digital Bits Facebook page at Noon (Pacific), featuring a copy of Anchor Bay’s recent Halloween: 35th Anniversary Edition! The Giveaway will be easy to enter and we’ll accept entries until 3 PM (Pacific), so be sure to head on over there and participate for your chance to win!
Also today, Tim has reviewed Danny Boyle’s Shallow Grave on Blu-ray from Criterion. Enjoy! [Read on here...]
We’ve got some cool stuff for you today, Bits readers!
First up, we have a trio of Blu-ray reviews for you. Dr. Jahnke has upgraded his reviews of a pair of cheesy horror/sci-fi films on Blu-ray, including Midnight Legacy’s Alien 2: On Earth and FUNimation’s Alien vs. Ninja. Told you they were cheesy.
Also, Tim Salmons has checked in with an in-depth review of 1428 Films’ fantastic new Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th documentary on Blu-ray/DVD Combo. It’s SEVEN HOURS of Friday the 13th behind-the-scenes goodness, and how can any self-respecting slasher film fan pass that up? Enjoy! [Read on here...]
You have to give it to European filmmakers. They might not have always made effective horror films, but they usually always tried to inject some style or subtlety into them. I’m not saying that they weren’t capable filmmakers. They were, but they just didn’t always quite hit the mark when it came to something that would scare or disgust an audience. Some managed to pull it off, but others fell by the wayside. Filmmakers like Jean Rollin and Jess Franco were two of those hit or miss type filmmakers. Both men were more interested in pushing sexuality in their films while the framework wasn’t given as much attention. It all goes hand in hand with where you come from and what your passion is as a filmmaker.