Saturday, September 29, 2012

Coming soon from Scorpion Releasing!

Some great stuff on the way from Scorpion Releasing in the coming months! We have Blu-rays of GRIZZLY, DAY OF THE ANIMALS, and the horror anthology THE MONSTER CLUB - very exciting genre titles plus we're getting the Steve Buscemi cult classic ED AND HIS DEAD MOTHER among others. No artwork or release dates yet but stay tunesd...

ALLEY CAT (1984)
After a beautiful young martial arts expert's grandparents are killed by a vicious street gang, she sets out to seek the truth and get revenge.

Wearing form-fitting fatigues, seven females join together as highly trained avengers. Their mission: to wipe every drug dealer off the face of the earth. To accomplish this, they drive around in a custom-built van, decked out with the latest in high-tech weaponry. Stars Jack Palance, Peter Lawford, Jim Backus, Neville Brand, Pat Buttram, Alan Hale Jr., and Arthur Godfrey.

An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia

A group of hikers are victims of an ironic twist of fate when wildlife reigns terror over them in this fang-baring suspense film. The hikers have convened in the woods of Northern California for a two-week camping trip. Soon, they are attacked by wild animals that have gone insane due to the depletion of the ozone layer. Now see this cult classic from a brand new HD master in 2.35:1 16x9 widescreen, from the original IP, for the first time in its proper presentation anywhere in the world! This title will be available in both BD and SD.

Though it's been a year since her death, Ed (Steve Buscemi) is still pining over his deceased mother (Miriam Margolyes). Enter a firm called Happy People Ltd, which for a hefty fee will bring Ed's mom back to life. He ponies up the money, and miracle of miracles, mother returns. At first all is bliss. But eventually dead old mom begins acting very strangely. Her habit of eating bugs is only the tip of a bizarre iceberg. Can things get any weirder? The supporting cast includes the likes of Ned Beatty and John Glover.

GRIZZLY (1976)
Giant, killer grizzly terrorizes a state park! This horror classic will be available in both BD and SD.

Horror anthology loosely based on the works of horror novelist R. Chetwynd-Hayes. A horror author is invited by a suave vampire (Vincent Price) to accompany him to the title establishment, where he observes the secret social customs of various species of monsters -- which apparently include drinking, dancing, and watching undead strippers remove more than just their clothing. He is also made privy to the mating patterns of these creatures, and three bizarre tales are told over the evening. Also starring Donald Pleasence, Richard Johnson, Simon Ward, Britt Ekland, John Carradine, Anthony Steel and Stuart Whitman. This will be vailable both BD and SD.

THE POWER (1984) 
A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.

When a nude, crazed woman slaughters a sailor who visits the island. When she is taken back to civilization and an ancient relic is discovered, an expedition is mounted to solve the mystery of the island which leads to a series of psycho-sexual murders. This title will be available both in BD and SD.

ABOUT SCORPION RELEASING: Specializing in some of the most sought-after indie and studio movies out there, Scorpion Releasing will focus on state-of-the art definitive editions of films spanning every genre imaginable. From HBO family classics to award winning foreign films, from arthouse and drive-in escapist fun to the most infamous horror and sci-fi, Scorpion will present each of these eclectic and unique films in a restored and remastered transfer from the original elements, and also incorporate insightful bonus extras as well. Scorpion is here to add a much-needed sting to the DVD industry, and the buzz has only just begun...