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Posted 28th November 2009 at 07:56 AM by Kyle

theres some great films released this week, the most important is the awesome looking bronx warriors tin, also a new film from tartan and more...

Jiang Hu

Starring Andy Lau (World Without Thieves, Battle of Wits, House of Flying Daggers, Infernal Affairs Trilogy) and Jacky Cheung (Ashes of Time Redux, Days of Being Wild, Bullet in the Head) reprise their triad boss-lieutenant relationship from Wong Kar Wal's debut As Tears Go By, adjusted here for age and experience.

Built around a twin plot structure starring Shawn Yue (Dragon Tiger Gate, Dragon Squad, Infernal Affairs Trilogy) and Edison Chen (The Dark Knight, The Grudge 2, Initial D, Infernal Affairs Trilogy) as younger Triad members on the make, it bears a similar relationship to HK Triad cinema as The Godfather 2, Once Upon A Time In America and Goodfellas do to US Mob cinema.

Director Ching-Po Wong

Studio: Palisades Tartan

Attack Of The Giant Leeches

After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing. While searching for illegal traps Steve Benton and Nan Greyson, his girl-friend find Lem dying with giant sucker wounds on his body. One couple Liz Walker and Cal Moulton, forced into the water by her enraged husband Dave Walker, gets taken by the leeches. When police refuse to believe Dave's story, he hangs himself. Soon after this, 2 more trappers disappear, the local Game Warden Steve Benton gets involved. He and Nan's father Dr Greyson realize that the people were taken by the leeches and the leeches live in caves under the swamp.

Director Bernard L. Kowalski

Studio: Brightspark


The tragic loss of their unborn child has devastated Kate (Vera Farmiga) and John (Peter Sarsgaard), taking a toll on both their marriage and Kate's fragile psyche as she is plagued by nightmares and haunted by demons from her past. Struggling to regain some semblance of normalcy in their lives, the couple decides to adopt another child. At the local orphanage, both John and Kate find themselves strangely drawn to a young girl named Esther (Isabelle Fuhrman).

Almost as soon as they welcome Esther into their home, however, an alarming series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there's something wrong with Esther - this seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be. Concerned for the safety of her family, Kate tries to get John and others to see past Esther's sweet facade. But her warnings go unheeded until it may be too late... for everyone.

Director Jaume Collet-Serra

Studio: Optimum Home Entertainment

bronx warriors trilogy

hmv exclusive 3DVD metal box set A triple-bill of post-apocalyptic carnage from the director of the original The Inglorious Bastards, together for the first time ever.

Italian director Enzo G.Castellari (director of the original "The Inglorious Bastards") and Shameless Screen Entertainment present, together for the first time ever, Castellari's complete post-apocalyptic vision on DVD in The Bronx Warriors Trilogy, an exclusive three-disc collection featuring the cult classics The Bronx Warriors, its sequel Escape From The Bronx and The New Barbarians.

The three-disc set comes packaged in a limited edition special collector's tin and includes reversible sleeves for each individual title. Additional special features include an introduction to the films by Castellari, plus an all-new 20-minute interview with the director.

As an extra bonus for fans, the version of Escape From The Bronx included in the set is a newly restored anamorphic widescreen presentation complete with a Shameless rebuild edit that represents what is believed to be the most complete version of the film available anywhere.

The Bronx Warriors
In the year 1990 the Bronx is officially declared a no man's land. The authorities have given up all attempts to restore law and order leaving the area to be ruled by a gang known as the Riders. Into this wasteland comes Anne, a 17-year-old heiress to an arms business who, unable to contain her guilt over having to inherit the business, has run away. She soon finds herself under the protection of the Riders' leader, Trash. But, determined to get Ann back, executives at the Manhattan Corporation have hired a ruthless, psychopathic mercenary to infiltrate the Bronx and turn the gang members against each other.

Escape From The Bronx
Several years after the events of The Bronx Warriors, Trash, the former leader of the Riders gang is now a cynical loner, remaining in the Bronx and trading in stolen ammunition. The General Construction Corporation wishes to tear down the Bronx to turn it into "the city of the future", but to do this they need to clear the current population from the area and have employed a private squad of "Disinfestors" to burn, shoot and gas those that will not leave willingly. While the bums, vagrants and elderly prove to be easy prey, the warrior gangs of the Bronx are not prepared to go quietly.

The New Barbarians
The year is 2019 and a nuclear war has reduced humanity to small groups of starving survivors. Among them is a ruthless gang calling themselves the Templars, who intend to purge the earth by exterminating what is left of the human race. The only hope for the survivors lies with a former Templar, known as Scorpion, and his band of allies who are prepared to fight the Templars in one final showdown.

Special Features

The Bronx Warriors

Remastered anamorphic widescreen presentation
Warriors, Barbarians and Basterds all-new 20-minute interview with Enzo G. Castellari and editor Gianfranco Amicucci
Enzo G. Castellari's introduction of his films
Shameless Fact Track by Paul Alaoui
Original film trailers and alternate credits
Collector's Gallery from archive materials

Escape From The Bronx

New, restored, anamorphic widescreen version
Shameless rebuild edit
Shameless Fact Track by Paul Alaoui
Alternative film trailers and credits
20 Shameless trailers

The New Barbarians

Anamorphic widescreen presentation
Director Enzo G. Castellari's introduction of his films
Shameless Fact Track by Paul Alaoui
International trailer The Argent Trailer Park Nuns, Cowboys and Heroes

director Enzo G.Castellari

studio: shameless;-1&sku=299981

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    bizarre_eye@Cult Labs's Avatar
    There's not a release this week, that I haven't got at least a bit of interest in getting... the problem is which one to get first!

    Great stuff again BS.
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    Posted 28th November 2009 at 10:06 AM by bizarre_eye@Cult Labs bizarre_eye@Cult Labs is offline
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    thanx BE

    the only one im not too intersted in is the leeches film.
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    Posted 28th November 2009 at 04:48 PM by Kyle Kyle is offline
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    bizarre_eye@Cult Labs's Avatar
    I watched Leeches when I was a kid and can remember loving it! It has been a while though, so my opinion may have changed...
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    Posted 28th November 2009 at 07:24 PM by bizarre_eye@Cult Labs bizarre_eye@Cult Labs is offline
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    Attack Of The Giant Leeches got remade last year. Apparently it's really dire though.
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    Posted 29th November 2009 at 09:47 AM by Paul Paul is offline
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