Sunday, January 26, 2014

Rawhead Rex(1986)

"He's Pure Evil. Pure Power. Pure Terror." 

 Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it. 

Starring David Dukes, Kelly Piper, Niall Tobin, Ronan Wilmot, Hugh O'Connor, Cora Venus Lunny, Heinrich Von Schellendorf, and Donal McCann.

Directed by George Pavlou.


Raiders Of Atlantis(1983)

"Adventure Beyond the Edge of Time."

A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and bring in an expert to make some sense of it. But while attempting to raise the sub, radioactive leakage from its missiles triggers the re-emergence of Atlantis, and the resulting tidal wave destroys the platform and leaves only a small group of survivors. Rescued by two Vietnam vets-turned-heavies who are out relaxing after their latest job, their boat eventually runs aground on a Caribbean island nearby where, upon going ashore, it is discovered that everything has been destroyed and everybody killed. The culprits, a vicious group of well-armed raiders, and their leader, Crystal Skull, are descendants of Atlantis' original race who set about reclaiming the world and adding the survivors to the list of victims as they struggle to stay alive and defeat the raiders and send Atlantis back to the ocean floor. 

Starring Christopher Connelly, Gioa Scola, Tony King, Stefano Mingardo, Ivan Rassimov, Giancarlo Prati, Bruce Baron, and George Hilton.

Directed by Ruggero Deodato. 


Outlaw Of Gor(1988)

"The adventure of a thousand light years continues."

In this sword and sorcery sequel to Gor, a bland professor again finds himself upon Gor, that planetary bastion of barbarous men and savage women. This time he must take on a vicious queen after he is accused of murder by her wicked priest.

Starring Urbano Barberini, Rebecca Ferratti, Jack Palance, Donna Denton, Russell Savadier, Nigel Chipps, and Alex Heyns.

Directed by John "Bud" Carlos. 

Gor(1987) Widescreen Satellite Rip

"From John Norman's Classic Science Fiction Action Adventure Series."
   
American professor Tarl Cabot is transported via a magical ring to planet Gor, where he must help an oppressed country overthrow its evil king and his barbarian henchmen.

Starring Urbano Barberini, Oliver Reed, Rebecca Ferratti, Larry Taylor, Jack Palance, and 
Graham Clarke.

Directed by Fritz Kiersch.

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Down Twisted(1987)

"The deal's going down but it's going down twisted."
  
Down Twisted is about a famous, priceless artifact that is stolen and replaced with a replica. The problem is, as it's being shipped back to LA, it's lost, and the parties involved are trying to get it back and figure out who the double-crosser was. Enter Carey Lowell, who is looking forward to her upcoming job interview so she can quit her dead-end waitress job and move-on-up in the world. Her dead-beat roommate just happens to be one of the people who knows where the artifact is, and she gets Carey all mixed-up in it. Now she's been shanghaied and shipped across the Atlantic to some Banana Republic with some weenie lawyer, played by Charles Rocket, that seems to know more than he's letting on. The only thing we know is this: when the deal goes down, it's going down twisted.

Starring Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket, Trudy Dotcherman, Thom Matthews, Robert Weisser, Linda Kerridge, Nicholas Guest, Galyn Gorg, and Courtney Cox.

Directed by Albert Pyun.





Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Radioactive Dreams(1985)

"A world of guilty pleasures."

After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in an bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks and cannibals. They become famous detectives in the struggle for the two keys that could fire the last nuclear weapon. 

Starring John Stockwell, Michael Dudikoff, Michelle Little, Lisa Blount, Don Murray, George Kennedy, Norbert Weisser, and Christian Andrews. 

Directed by Albert Pyun.

Nightmares(1983)

"Four of your worst NIGHTMARES come true."

Four horror tales based on urban legends. The first story 'Terror in Topanga', has a smoking addict going out to buy some cigarettes despite there being a killer in the neighborhood. The second story 'Bishop of Battle', has a teenager who becomes so good at a video game, that the game comes to life to collect him. The third story, 'The Benediction' (based on Steven Spielberg's 'Duel') has a priest whom has lost his faith, leaving his monastery and stalked on the road by a black pick-up truck from hell, literally. The fourth story 'Night of the Rat', (loosely based on 'Poltergeist') has a couple, along with their young daughter, battling a giant rat living in their suburban home. 

Starring Cristina Raines, Anthony James, Emilio Estevez, Moon Unit Zappa, William Sanderson, Veronica Cartwright, Lance Henriksen, Robin Gammell, Richard Masur, Bridgette Andersen.

Directed by  Joseph Sargent.