Tag: Roger Corman

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Shout! Factory TV & Twitch to Host 24-Hour ‘Piranhathon’ Livestream Event for Film’s 40th Anniversary!

Just when you thought it was safe to take a dip in the water again… This summer at Lost River Resort, the fish are most certainly biting! Shout! Factory TV will partner with social video platform Twitch to host a 24-hour marathon of Joe Dante’s cult classic Piranha on August 3 in celebration of the […]

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The Warrior and The Sorceress and Barbarian Queen Double Feature Headed To DVD In October

This October 19, 2010, get ready to embark on two Roger Corman epic action-adventures filled with sword-and-sorcery fantasy, explosive battles and exotic beauties as The Warrior And The Sorceress, starring the late David Carradine, and Barbarian Queen, starring the late B-movie goddess Lana Clarkson, debut as a special double-feature DVD from Shout! Factory, in association with New Horizons Picture Corporation.  […]

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Danny Trejo and Erin Cummings Team Up For ‘Tarantula’

“Machete” star Danny Trejo and Erin Cummings are in negotiations to star in the indie biker thriller “Tarantula,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. Oley Sassone, who directed the Roger Corman-produced version of “The Fantastic Four” and whose credits also include “She Spies,” “Xena: Warrior Princess” and “Hercules: The Legendary Journey,” will direct the film. The story […]

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Retro Review: Joe Dante’s 1978 Cult Classic ‘Piranha’

Fresh off the success of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 blockbuster ‘Jaws,’ many producers rushed low budget rip-offs to theaters in order to capitalize off the now famous ocean horror story.  It was this atmosphere that created some of film’s less than finer moments.  Audiences were pounded over the head with such fine cinema as ‘Mako: The […]

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Collector’s Editions of ‘Deathsport’ and ‘BattleTruck’ To Be Unleashed on August 3rd by Shout! Factory

Brace yourself for twice the fun, twice the adrenaline rush, and twice the traction, as Shout! Factory, in association with New Horizons Picture Corporation, set to release a dynamic duo of Roger Corman classics on one double-feature collector’s edition DVD. August 3, 2010 will see the release of Deathsport/BattleTruck Collector’s Edition, which marks the first time Deathsportbeing presented in […]

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Roger Corman’s Cult Classics: ‘Piranha’ and ‘Humanoids from the Deep’ Invade August 3rd!

Just when you thought it was safe to take a dip in the water again…they’re baaaack! This summer, rediscover two enduring Roger Corman underwater thrillers filled with unstoppable action and edge-of-your-seat suspense as Joe Dante’s Piranha and Humanoids from the Deep, directed by Barbara Peters, debut August 3, 2010 for the first time on Special Edition Blu-ray and DVD from […]