TRAILER TRAUMA 3: ‘80s HORROR-THON is ALL You Need for Christmas!
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TRAILER TRAUMA 3: ‘80s HORROR-THON is ALL You Need for Christmas!

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to attend Exhumed Films’ 24 Hour Horror-thon, one thing you have no doubt noticed is the curated trailer reels spliced…

Garagehouse Pictures Resurrects THE SATANIST on Blu-ray!
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Garagehouse Pictures Resurrects THE SATANIST on Blu-ray!

Last month saw the release of the lost Zoltan G. Spencer sexploitation teaser The Satanist, thanks to Garagehouse Pictures. I was lucky enough to have…

Arrow Heads Vol. 26: MICROWAVE MASSACRE – Return of a Big-Box Classic
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Arrow Heads Vol. 26: MICROWAVE MASSACRE – Return of a Big-Box Classic

  No doubt if you grew up in the 80s, even if you didn’t see the film, you probably remember Microwave Massacre. While I was…

In Defense of Scarlett Johansson in GHOST IN THE SHELL
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In Defense of Scarlett Johansson in GHOST IN THE SHELL

When it was announced Scarlett Johansson was going to star in the live action adaption of Ghost in the Shell the media went in hard…

Arrow Heads Vol. 23: Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol. 1 – A Great Lesson in Japanese Genre
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Arrow Heads Vol. 23: Nikkatsu Diamond Guys Vol. 1 – A Great Lesson in Japanese Genre

  Arrow is really on a roll here with another excellent box-set highlighting Nikkatsu studios, this time focusing on some of the leading men with…

SPINEMA – Issue 4: CRASH – Mondo Unleashes the Score to One of Cronenberg’s Best
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SPINEMA – Issue 4: CRASH – Mondo Unleashes the Score to One of Cronenberg’s Best

  The late ’90s were a great time for independent cinema thanks in part to Sex, Lies, and Videotape, which, coupled with home video and…

Arrow Heads Omake: An Interview with Producer Marc Walkow of Female Convict Scorpion Set
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Arrow Heads Omake: An Interview with Producer Marc Walkow of Female Convict Scorpion Set

[*omake (おまけ): Japanese for “bonus”] As much as we discuss home media releases here on Cinapse, I’ve always wanted to speak to someone behind the…

ARROW HEADS VOL. 19: FEMALE CONVICT SCORPION Brings Meiko Kaji’s Vengeance Saga to Blu-ray!
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ARROW HEADS VOL. 19: FEMALE CONVICT SCORPION Brings Meiko Kaji’s Vengeance Saga to Blu-ray!

  In the 1970s the Japanese film industry was taking a beating thanks to the proliferation of television in Japanese homes. For studios that didn’t…

Arrow Heads! Vol. 11: THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS – A Miike Classic
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Arrow Heads! Vol. 11: THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS – A Miike Classic

  The Happiness of the Katakuris, which Arrow released on Blu-ray in a packed special edition, definitely hails from one of the best periods from…

Arrow Heads! Vol. 9: BLIND WOMAN’S CURSE – The Original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
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Arrow Heads! Vol. 9: BLIND WOMAN’S CURSE – The Original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

  Blind Woman’s Curse (1970) is another Nikkatsu classic available from Arrow that stars a fresh-faced Meiko Kaji in her second big screen role as…