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Highway to Hell


Street Date: February 2, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Special Features: Audio Commentary by Director Ate De Jong | Interview with SFX Make-up Artist, Steve Johnson | Animated Montage of Stills | Original Theatrical Trailer
Quote: Chad Lowe and Kristy Swanson star in this horror-comedy-action-adventure as young lovers, Charlie and Rachel eloping to Las Vegas for a secret wedding. Standing in their way is Satan, who taken a liking to the lovely Rachel and has sent his Hell Cop (C.J. Graham) to bring her down to Hell where she can satisfy his devilish lust. When Charlie follows, he's thrust into an expected world of living satanic bikers, cannibalistic blondes and a coffee shop where the only thing living is the food. Directed by cult director Ate de Jong ( Drop Dead Fred) with a screenplay by Brian Helgeland ( L.A. Confidential).

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Delirious


Street Date: February 2, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: Comedy legend, John Candy is hilarious in this laugh-a-minute daytime soap opera spoof which co- stars Mariel Hemingway, Emma Sands, Raymond Burr, Dylan Baker, Charles Rocket, Jerry Orbach, and David Rasche. When Jack clumsily bumps his head, he wakes up in the small town of Ashford Falls, the setting of his popular show. But what begins as a nightmarish scenario turns into the opportunity of a lifetime as Jack finds he can control the events around him by writing them. With typewriter at hand, Jack attempts to win the love of the show's beautiful 'bad girl' (Samms), but while scripting his destiny with her, he keeps running into an accident prone 'good girl' (Hemingway). Will he be able to win the coveted woman of his dreams? Will he win a Daytime Emmy? Only one thing's for certain: His attempts to write his own ticket will leave you laughing Deliriously! Directed by veteran screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz - Delirious (1991) was his follow-up to his hit directorial debut, Dragnet - the only two feature films Mankiewicz ever directed.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka


Street Date: February 2, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: A hilarious, ultra slick soul cinema comedy that blows the 70s Blaxploitation movies right out of the hood! Writer/director/star Keenen Ivory Wayans (TV's In Living Color) co-stars with Bernie Casey, Isaac Hayes, Jim Brown, Antonio Fargas, and Steve James. Jack Spade (Wayans), a decorated war hero returns to the ghetto finding his hometown in shambles and his brother dead... Spade swears revenge against the local kingpin, Mr. Big (John Vernon, Dean Wormer from Animal House), and sets off to enlist an army of original gangstas: John Slade (Casey), Hammer (Hayes), Slammer (Brown), Flyguy (Fargas) and Kung Fu Joe (Smith). Featuring a hilarious cast that includes Ja'net DuBois, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Damon Wayans, Clu Gulager, Kim Wayans, John Witherspoon, David Alan Grier and Clarence Williams III - I'm Gonna Git You Sucka is a perfect mixture of nostalgia, silliness and unpredictable humor.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Gorp


Street Date: February 2, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: Summer Camp the way you always wished it was! Get set for a visit to the wildest summer camp you've ever seen in this utterly outrageous comedy starring Dennis Quaid, Fran Drescher, Michael Lembeck, Philip Casnoff, David Huddleston, and Rosanna Arquette. Camp Oskemo, summer haven for children of the very rich, will never be the same thanks to a group of camp counselors who'll stop at nothing to have a good time. Their madcap antics include night raids on the girl's bunkhouse, showing porno movies on parents' day and wild gambling parties on the camp kitchen. All in all, it's a merciless onslaught of gags, goofs and guffaws that can only be summed up in one word - GORP! Hollywood veteran Joseph Ruben ( The Stepfather, Dreamscape) directed this hilarious comedy in the tradition of Meatballs.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Up the Creek


Street Date: February 2, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Special Features:
  • New Featurette - Includes interviews with stars Stephen Furst & Sandy Helberg and casting director Harriet Hellberg
  • Cheap Trick "Up the Creek" Music Video

Quote: Tim Matheson and Stephen Furst, the infamous "Otter" and "Flounder" of National Lampoon's Animal House fame, co-star in another rip-roaring college campus comedy as Bob and Gonzer, two less-than-collegiate students at Lepetomane University, better known as one of the world's worst institutions of higher learning. The University Dean (John Hillerman) has made these two cutups an offer they can't refuse - degrees in the subject of their choices, if they can bring some long-awaited glory to their school by winning an intercollegiate white water raft race. That seems simple enough until they find themselves up against some heavy competition - in a race that leaves them Up the Creek! Wonderful direction by Robert Butler ( Night of the Juggler) and featuring an hilarious cast that includes Dan Monahan, Sandy Helberg, Jeff East, and James B. Sikking.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

The Passage

 (Blu-ray ONLY)
Newly re-mastered in HD!
Street Date: February 9, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95
Special Features:
  • Interview with Star Malcolm McDowell
  • Interview with actor Paul Clemens
  • Alternate Ending

Quote: During World War II, a brave Basque mountaineer (Anthony Quinn) tries to smuggle a French scientist, Prof John Bergson (James Mason) and his family over the dangerous Pyrenees Mountains to neutral Spain while being pursued by a group of Nazis, led by a relentless and brutal German SS officer (Malcolm McDowell). Directed by J. Lee Thompson, the director of the World War II masterpiece, The Guns of Navarone; made this tense thrilling wartime adventure of a family's desperate and perilous escape to freedom.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Curse of the Faceless Man

(Blu-ray ONLY)
Street Date: February 16, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95
Special Features:
  • Audio Commentary by Horror Cinema Historian Chris Alexander

Quote: Entombed for eons and turned to stone... the Volcano Man of 2,000 years ago stalks the earth to claim his woman! A team of archeologists, led by Dr. Paul Mallon (Richard Anderson) excavates a perfectly preserved faceless man of stone encased in lava from a site at ancient Pompeii. Mallon begins to piece together the history and identity of the stone figure, he uncovers the story of Quintillus Aurelius, an Etruscan gladiator-slave who was tortured and sentenced to death for daring to love a noblewoman, but the eruption of the Vesuvius Volcano destroyed the city and buried the jailed Quintilus Aurelius. But when dead bodies with smashed skulls begin to pile up, not only do the scientists believe that the faceless man is still alive, but bent to carrying out his final wish, rescuing his beloved - reincarnated as Tina Enright (Elaine Edwards), Mallon's fiancée. Directed by cult-great Edward L. Cahn ( Invisible Invaders).

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

The Challenge


Street Date: February 16, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: He has trained every thought... every muscle... every nerve... for this moment of truth! The Challenge was co-written by John Sayles ( Lone Star) and stars Scott Glenn as an American boxer thrust into a Japanese family feud involving the ownership of an ancient sword. Screen legend Toshiro Mifune, plays a master samurai who trains the American in the ways of Japanese martial arts and culture so that he can assist him in foiling his rich industrialist brother (Atsuo Nakamura). Boasting a muscular Jerry Goldsmith ( The Satan Bug) action score and handsome visuals, The Challenge entertains and should please fans of pictures like The Yakuza, Big Trouble in Little China and Remo Williams as well as The Seven Samurai, a fairly obvious cinematic forebear. Directed by the great John Frankenheimer ( The Manchurian Candidate) and beautifully shot by veteran Japanese cinematographer Kôzô Okazaki ( Goyokin, The Yakuza).

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Ambush Bay


Street Date: February 16, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: General MacArthur doesn't know it, but he's headed for an ambush. Hugh O'Brian, Mickey Rooney, and James Mitchum star in this top-notch WWII nail-biter that'll keep you on the edge of your seat with consistent excitement right until the explosive end. A marine patrol secretly lands on the Japanese-occupied island of Siarago. Their mission: to locate a Japanese-American girl with vital information concerning General MacArthur's pending Philippine invasion. What they uncover instead is a Japanese plot to detonate underwater mines as the US fleet enters the bay. Cut off from outside communication, these brave marines must find a way to prevent what could be the worst naval tragedy from ever happening.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Beachhead


Street Date: February 16, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $19.95
Quote: Screen icon Tony Curtis blends hard-hitting toughness with humor as a Marine who must battle Japanese soldiers, private demons and fellow Marines in this gripping World War II saga. Bristling with suspense and rugged action, Beachhead is a classic war drama that delivers plenty of emotion-stirring heroics. Four Marines embark on a hazardous island mission to verify reports about a secret Japanese minefield. The intelligence comes from a French planter - who may or may not be an Allied spy - and his beautiful daughter. If their story is true, can the Marines outgun their enemies, make it through the treacherous jungle, and rendezvous with American forces in time to prevent disaster? Hollywood veteran Stuart Heisler ( The Glass Key) direct this gripping war adventure.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Pauline at the Beach

(Kino Classics, Blu-ray & DVD)
Street Date: February 23, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/ DVD SRP: $19.95
Special Features:
  • Booklet essay by Michelle Orange
  • Trailer
  • Interview with Eric Rohmer

Quote: Come take a leisurely, relaxing trip to the sun-soaked, sandy beaches of Brittany in this "bewitchingly funny yet profoundly wise comedy" (Vogue) from the brilliant French writer/director Eric Rohmer ( My Night at Maud's). Winner for Best Direction at the Berlin Film Festival in 1983, Pauline at the Beach is "delightful...a film of summer sunlight, bare skin and escalating amorous misunderstandings" (Newsweek).

Young and beautiful Pauline (Amanda Langlet) is spending the end of the summer with her older and sexually alluring cousin Marion (Arielle Dombasle) on the stunning Atlantic coast of France. And it isn't long before three eligible men attempt to entice them both into romance. But head games, deceit and lies soon interfere with the amorous mood, threatening to spoil this idyllic playground...and Pauline's innocent views of love.


Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Spies

(Kino Classics, Blu-ray & DVD)
Street Date: February 23, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $24.95
Special Features:
  • 2K Digital Restoration by the F.W. Murnau Stiftung
  • Piano score by Neil Brand (2.0 Stereo)
  • Spies: A Small Film With Lots of Action (68 Min.)
  • Original theatrical trailer (5 min.)

Quote: Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf Kleine-Rogge stars as Haghi, the head of an elaborate criminal empire, and Willy Fritsch is the undercover agent assigned to topple the diabolical king from his throne. Filled with the sexual intrigue and high-tech gadgetry that continue to define the genre, Spies remains remarkably contemporary, more than 85 years after its original release.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

Woman in the Moon

(Kino Classics, Blu-ray & DVD)  
Street Date: February 23, 2016
BD SRP: $29.95/DVD SRP: $24.95
Special Features:
  • 2K Digital Restoration by the F.W. Murnau Stiftung
  • Piano score by Javier Pérez de Azpeitia (2.0 Stereo)
  • Woman in the Moon: The First Scientific Science Fiction Film (14 Min.)

Quote: Two years after revolutionizing the science fiction film with his epic Metropolis, director Fritz Lang revisited the genre with an ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, Lang, screenwriter Thea von Harbou and a group of technical consultants conceived a modernized Trip to the Moon grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics. Spiced with romance and espionage (including a network of diabolical super-spies straight out of Lang's Mabuse films), Woman in the Moon was one of the most influential science fiction films of its era.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics February

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