Most of the cast either overact like it was just about to be made illegal W. Arrow Video has announced that it will release three new titles on Blu-ray: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark 1988 , Kevin Reynolds' Waterworld 1995 , and Ed Hunt's Bloody Birthday 1981. We will decline such requests. However, shortly after its release, when word got out about the imminent bankruptcy of production company New World Pictures, cinemas started dropping it from their schedules and, as a result, it flopped. Herself and John Paragon had also intended the role of Vincent Talbot to be played by the legendary Vincent Price. The most expensive film ever made at the time of its release, Waterworld has thrilled audiences through the years with its awe-inspiring action scenes, gargantuan maritime sets and ground-breaking special effects. It has plenty of interviews with the cast and crew who discuss its development, shooting and subsequent cult popularity.
With the grown-ups around them blissfully unaware of their little darlings' homicidal tendencies, the evil brats begin to bump off the adults one-by-one. Her dedication is certainly made evident; during the scene where she drives her car away from the exploding gas station, the heat of it was such that it felt like melting plastic was pouring down the back of her head. However, rumours that the company went into administration are entirely made up. I adore B-movies and exploitation films in many of their guises and also have a soft spot for creature features. Peterson appears as herself who looks far younger than her 67 years of age and still looks fantastic and is enjoyably self deprecating. Last year, German distributor Cinespectral Films revealed their plans to honor the Queen of Halloween with a limited edition, all-region Blu-ray of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark 1988 , but now the company has announced that the anticipated release has been put on hold. Extras The film includes a brief, optional introduction by director James Signorelli.
It was only when she joined an improv group, The Groundlings, and came up with the Elvira character that her career really started to take off. On their , Arrow Video revealed two teaser images for upcoming Blu-ray releases, including a partial image of Peterson's iconic character from the poster artwork for Elvira, Mistress of the Dark see below. The Bad Seed meets Halloween in this deliciously twisted early '80s slasher offering directed by Ed Hunt The Brain and starring the always loveable Lori Lethin Return to Horror High, The Prey. Bartender: No hard liquor served past eight o'clock. Last year, the Queen of Halloween was going to get a royal treatment in a special all-region Blu-ray release of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark from German distributor Cinespectral Films.
But… this is no ordinary recipe book: it contains a series of incredibly potent spells. The new year brings along with it some good news, with Arrow Video teasing that they're taking over production on the Blu-ray, which will be released before the end of the year. Moreover, she has enough in the way of personality to just about carry this otherwise very slender movie on her shoulders. Arriving in the small town of Fallwell, Massachusetts to claim her inheritance, Elvira receives a less than enthusiastic reception from the conservative locals - amongst them, her sinister uncle Vinny, who unbeknownst to Elvira, is an evil warlock who secretly schemes to lay his hands on the old family spellbook for his own nefarious ends… Campy, quirky and stuffed to the brim with more double entendres than your average Carry On movie, 1988's Elvira: Mistress of the Dark helped solidify the horror hostess played by Cassandra Peterson as a major pop culture icon, here owning every inch of the screen with her quick wit, sass, and of course, cleaving-enhancing gown! He played a creepy real estate agent in the film and brought a little of his own experience of the profession to it the real estate agent part, not the creepy part! The previous host had been Larry Vincent but frankly, after his death and Elvira appeared, he was soon forgotten. Hopefully Arrow can obtain the previously announced special features for their disc, which included a 100-minute documentary, multiple feature-length commentaries, behind-the-scenes footage and new interviews. The first is with actors Cassandra Peterson and Edie McClurg, and co-writer John Paragon who also pops up on a cameo as a gas station attendant who suffers an unfortunate demise. Sadly, while it tries to be funny by having him repeatedly flubbing his lines , it fails miserably in the process.
This will be the best site in the world. A definitive post-apocalypse blockbuster, Waterworld stars Kevin Costner The Untouchables as The Mariner - a mutant trader, adrift in a dystopian future where Earth is submerged under water and humankind struggles to survive on boats and in ramshackle floating cities. Instead, she got his regular assistant James Campbell to perform musical duties here. Sometime later, he found out from Cassandra that he was one Brad Pitt! They reveal plenty of other interesting bits of trivia in relation to the production. Thompson and I enjoy various genre of videogames with Kingdom Hearts and Harvest Moon two of my all time favs. They sure don't and can't! Since real-life real estate agents always walk around the edges of rooms in the house so as to avoid making them feel small, he copied that during his scenes.
Kris Kamm, who played one of the teenage characters, noticed a particularly handsome young actor who turned up at the audition for his role. We apologise, but this might take some time. Elvira, Horrorland's hostess with the mostest, finally busts out on Blu-ray with this long-awaited, positively-bursting-at-the-seams special edition of her big screen debut, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark! The second is with director James Signorelli and Fangoria editor Tony Timpone. But as an aspiring actress she had first and foremost always wanted to make a film and even turned down an Elvira sitcom to make a feature film as the character. Make sure to stay tuned to our page as a few more upcoming releases will be randomly teased over the coming months! But anyway we hope you enjoy our, often irreverent, reviews, fact filled features, and competitions plus a load more that we hope to add over time. .
Unsurprisingly she was a huge hit almost instantly. Audio commentary with Cassandra Peterson, Edie McClurg and John Paragon. For those unfamiliar with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, we have the official synopsis and trailer for the 1988 horror comedy below. Every transaction has to be handled manually to be refunded. Mixing the killer-kid subgenre with elements of the then-booming slice-and-dice movie, 1981's Bloody Birthday shocks and appalls with its scenes of young children shooting, strangling and bludgeoning their way through the local population.
The Blu-ray distributor's post was vague, merely confirming they would release not only Elvira's film but also 12 Monkeys, without specifying when the discs would be available or what special features could be found in either set. If you laughed at that, then this movie is probably for you. Frankly it should be the Editor doing this intro but he got distracted by the fine ales served at the pub round the corner. Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake. Actor Kurt Fuller notes that he thought that his audition was so bad that he was about to give up acting, only to get confirmation that he had landed the role. Audio Commentaries There are three available here.
It was only when the film was edited that the studio realized they needed the Vegas scene. Debbie, Curtis and Steven may seem cute as buttons. Arrow Video will reveal their April Blu-ray releases this Friday, and while Elvira, Mistress of the Dark isn't confirmed to be coming out on Blu-ray that month, it will be released sometime this year. Eric Gardner leads a tour through the studio set of the movie. We were forced to face another delay which would have put the release into mid September. We even get to see some examples of a makeup design for Christopher Lee. For the customers who asked if the contents of our set might resurface on another release, there is a good chance right now that another German company will release the set in the way it was planned.