Thursday, February 15, 2018

VCI Entertainment - Early 2018 Release Schedule


THE AFTERMATH (1982) 

Label: VCI Entertainment
Release Date: February 13th 2018
Audio: Stereo
Director: Steve Barkett
Cast: Steve Barkett, Lynne Margulies, Sid Haig, Christopher Barkett, Alfie Martin, Forrest J Ackerman, Jim Danforth

Synopsis: A spaceship returns from deep space to find the Earth in "The Aftermath" of a nuclear and biological war. The streets are filled with mutated survivors feeding off the weak and a Manson-like figure called Cutter, Sid Haig, "The Devil's Rejects" (2005), "House of 1000 Corpses" (2003), "Jackie Brown" (1997) is reigning terror down on all others. Cutter and his gang of mercenary thugs are systematically murdering all the male survivors and enslaving women and children. Most of his targets are easy, but all that changes when Cutter confronts astronaut Newman (Steve Barkett, "Empire of the Dark," "Dinosaur Island," "Dark Universe"), and the woman Sarah (Lynn Margulies) he finds and falls in love with, and the young child Chris (Christopher Barkett, "Empire of the Dark"). What follows is a cat and mouse game of violent and spectacular proportions with no less than Earth's survival in the balance.


THE TWILIGHT PEOPLE (1972) 
Label: VCI Entertainment 
Release Date: March 13th 2018
Audio: Stereo
Director: Eddie Romero
Cast: John Ashley, Pat Woodell, Jan Merlin, Charles Macaulay and Pam Grier as The Panther Woman

ANIMAL DESIRES...HUMAN LUST!

Matt Farrell (John Ashley) is plucked from the sea while skin-diving and taken to the foreboding fortress of Dr. Gordon. He is to become part of the doctor's diabolical experiment to create a race of super people. This twisted and maniacal doctor's experiments have so far only created terrifying and hideous creatures. His human guinea pigs, freed by the doctor's own daughter, turn the island hideaway into a bloodbath of revenge and terror! Cult Film Queen Pam Grier is featured as "Panther Woman".
Media

Bonus Materials
- Full commentary by film historian, Toby Roan
- Video Interview with the director, Eddie Romero
- Original Theatrical Trailer


CITY OF THE DEAD (1960)
REMASTERED LIMITED EDITION 

Label: VCI Entertainment 
Release Date: March 13th 2018
Duration: 78 Minutes
Audio: Stereo
Director: John Moxley
Cast: Christopher Lee, Dennis Lotis, Betta St John, Patricia Jessel, Venetia Stevenson

Synopsis: A college student Nan is researching the history of witchcraft. Taunted by her brother and fiancé, who have voiced their concerns, Nan arms herself with resolve and drives to the small New England village of Whitewood. She is glad she was able to count on the support of her professor. A bit anxious but consumed with curiosity, she will soon embark herself on the journey of her life! Introducing.
Media

Bonus Materials
- 45-minute interview with Christopher Lee
- Theatrical Trailer
- Feature length Commentary with actor Christopher Lee



BRUCE'S DEADLY FINGERS (1976) 

Label: VCI Entertainment 
Release Date: March 27th 2018 
Duration: 91 Minutes
Audio: Stereo
Director: Joseph Kong
Cast: Bruce Le, Chen Wai-man, Lo Lieh, Nora Miao

Synopsis: Now for the first time ever released in Widescreen High Definition and produced from a new 2K scan from the 35mm original negative. If you are a fan of the master, Bruce Lee, and other "Bruceploitation films," then this deluxe Blu-ray + DVD combo is a must for your film collection! After malicious gangsters capture Bruce Lee's ex-girlfriend, a young martial artist attempts to rescue her - and the late master's book containing lethal techniques for killing with one's fingers. Plenty of Kung-fu action and mayhem including a particularly gruesome scene involving the torture of a girl with a deadly snake!

Bonus Materials
- Commentary track by Michael Worth - author, director, actor, and expert on Bruce Lee, and 'Bruceploitation films' !
- Video interviews with some of the players.
- High-def transfers of several other 'Bruceploitation films' ]
- Theatrical Trailers
- Original Theatrical Trailer in HD!
- Photo and poster gallery of Bruce's Deadly Fingers, and other 'Bruceploitation films'.



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