Umbrella Entertainment announces July new releases

Australia’s own Umbrella Entertainment have announced their new Blu-ray releases for July. Below is the lineup.

Hobo with a Shotgun (Beyond Genres #19)

Moving from town to town, a ragged vagabond ends up in the criminal haven known as Hope Town. Run by the sadistic crime lord, Drake, and his equally brutal sons, Ivan and Slick, the God-forsaken city is rife with the scum of the Earth, who run rampant, of course, with the blessing of the corrupt local police. Under those circumstances, the disgusted nameless drifter decides to take matters into his own hands, and clean up the streets of the Drake infection. Now, his high-power, 20-gauge shotgun becomes the messenger of destruction and change. Who can stand in the way of the hobo’s rightful, pump-action retribution?

  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 100!
    World first release of Hobo With A Shotgun on VHS!
  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 100!
    Air freshener with custom artwork
  • Audio commentary with director Jason Eisener and Rutger Hauer
  • Audio commentary with director Jason Eisener, writer John Davies, producer Rob Cotterill, and David Brunt
  • “More Blood, More Heart: The making of Hobo with a Shotgun” documentary
  • Production Blogs
  • Camera Test Footage
  • Deleted scenes
    A Stroll Through Hope Town
    The Landlord
    Montage
  • “Alternate Ending” Deleted Scene
  • A Look at Hobo with a Shotgun
  • Blade Runner’s Rutger Hauer talks Hobo with a Shotgun
  • Making of Interview with Rutger Hauer and directer Jason Eisener
  • Sundance 2011 Q&A with a Hobo
  • Grindhouse Trailer Contest Winner
  • Director’s Red Band Trailer
  • Canadian TV Spots

Releases July 6, pre-order here.

The Love Witch (Beyond Genres #20)

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder. With a visual style that pays tribute to Technicolor thrillers of the 60’s, THE LOVE WITCH explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological narcissism.

Extras:

  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 100!
    Full Rider–Waite ‘The Love Witch’ tarot card deck with art cards featuring artwork from The Love Witch!
  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 100!
    A3 reversible poster


The Love Witch Disc 1

  • Audio commentary with director Anna Biller, cinematographer M. David Mullen, star Samantha Robinson, and actor/producer Jared Sanford
  • A special message from ‘The Love Witch’ (theatrical version)
  • Behind-the-Scenes with director Anna Biller
  • Interview with Cinematographer M. David Mullen
  • Deleted Scenes
    Elaine and Jerry
    Elaine Cooking
    Gemini Twins
    Magic Bottles
    Police Investigation Cabin
    Renaissance Scene with Tears
    Ritual Sequence 1
    Ritual Sequence 2
    Ritual Sequence 3
    Samantha’s Dance Audition
    Tea Room Outatkes
    Trish Dressing
    Trish on the Phone
  • Fantastic Film Festival Australia Interview with Anna Biller
  • The Love Witch Trailer
  • The Love Witch “Uncut” Trailer

Viva Disc 2

  • Viva
    Feature film by Anna Biller
  • Anna Biller Short Film Collection
    A Visit from the Incubus (26:18)
    Fairy Ballet (11:45)
    The Hypnotist (44:02)
    Three Examples of Myself as Queen (26:26)
  • Behind-the-Scenes of Viva
  • Viva Trailer
  • Viva “Uncut” Trailer
  • MOTION MENU

Releases July 6, pre-order here.

Dead Kids (Ozploitation Classics #16)

Galesberg, Illinois is a quiet, peaceful college town where nothing ever happens… until a brutal serial killer begins a terrifying campaign targeting local teens.As fear mounts, Police Chief John Brady (Michael Murphy) begins to suspect a link between the gruesome crimes and a series of secret experiments being carried out in the College’s psychology department.Written by Oscar winner Bill Condon (“Gods and Monsters”), directed by Michael Laughlin (“Strange Invaders”) and featuring an original score by Tangerine Dream, “Dead Kids” is an 80s cult fave with all the right horror ingredients: small town teens, brutal murders, mysterious experiments and an infamous syringe-in-the-eyeball scene.

Extras:

  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 100! Full size day bill poster!
  • EXCLUSIVE LIMITED TO 1000! Tangerine Dream CD Soundtrack
  • EXCLUSIVE! “Not Quite Hollywood” extended interview with producer Antony I. Ginnane
  • EXCLUSIVE! 2004 Introduction by producer Antony I. Ginnane
  • EXCLUSIVE! Deleted scenes
  • EXCLUSIVE! Stills and poster gallery
  • EXCLUSIVE! Antony I. Ginnane trailer reel
  • 2014 Audio commentary with director/co-writer Michael Laughlin moderated by filmmaker David Gregory
  • 2008 Audio commentary with co-writer Bill Condon and cast members Dan Shor and Dey Young
  • The Effects of Strange Behaviour – an interview with Craig Reardon
  • A Conversation with actor Dan Shor
  • Isolated music score
  • US trailer
  • Theatrical trailer

Releases July 6, pre-order here.

Lieutenant Jangles

It’s the mid 1980’s in the most crime ridden city of Australia. Only one man keeps the scales of justice even. Cowboy Detective, Lieutenant Jangles. After his partner is killed in a blazing shootout, Jangles goes on an explosive and blood soaked mission to avenge his death. His quest for vengeance unintentionally makes him the enemy of a mysterious new crime boss, who has been quietly taking over Brisbane City. When their paths finally cross, one thing is made clear, this town isn’t big enough for the both of them.

Extras:

  • “The Day One Boys”
    Commentary track with
    Nic Champeaux (writer/director) Daniel Cordery (editor/vfx artist/dop) Matt Dickie (lieutenant jangles) Greg Kelly (anti-pig) Andrew Dickens (sound department/dickens) Scott Marrinan (original casting choice for wheels)
  • “International Boys”
    Fan commentary with co-creators Nic Champeaux & Daniel Cordery with special guests Nathan Ludwig (founder of GenreBlast film festival, where Jangles had its world premiere in 2018) Chad Farmer (lead festival programmer GenreBlast film festival) John Hale (filmmaker and Jangles fan)
  • “Lieutenant Jangles
    The Whole Bloody Story” Making-of documentary
  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
    Anti-Pig and Hans Screwing Around (00:29)
    Anti-Pig Muppet Babies (00:19)
    Car Conversation En Route to Shootout (00:45)
    Chief Fisted (00:41)
    Kill Bill Style Alternate Opening Scene (00:40)
    Mark Talking to His Dad During the Final Warehouse Fight (01:33)
    Police BBQ Mugby Tackling Game (00:43)
    Poop Roll (00:33)
  • Blooper reel
  • Behind-the-scenes b-roll montage
  • Hidden Gems – Random goodness from the production of ‘Lieutenant Jangles’
    Australian X-Men (00:33) – Matt Singing (02:16)
    Mexican Bar Supercut (01:14)
     Anti-Pig Video Game (xx:xx)
    VFX Breakdown (08:30)
    Photo Gallery (xx:xx)
  • Documentary Stories – Some more yarns from behind-the-scenes
    Concaine Cowboys (01:13)
    CORN (02:09)
    Creek Thing Origins (02:11)
    Deano Spaghetti Origins (02:31)
    Jangles Character Backstory (01:57)
    Number 1 Favourites (04:49)
    Sequel Ideas (02:54)
    Smoking On Set (00:45)
    Story Time (05:53)
    The Misadventures of Morgan (04:59)
  • Trailers
    2012 concept trailer (04:26)
    2018 official trailer (02:22)
    2012 “Creek Thing” trailer (02:37)

Releases July 6, pre-order here.

Ghoules + Ghoulies 2

GHOULIES

As a child, Jonathan (Peter Liapis) was almost killed by his father, Malcolm (Michael Des Barres), during a satanic ritual. After being saved and raised by Wolfgang (Jack Nance), who has kept him unaware of his background, Jonathan inherits Malcolm’s house and moves in with girlfriend Rebecca (Lisa Pelikan). Through his explorations of the house, he begins unlocking the secrets and latent powers contained within his new found home. But there are other dark powers at work in the house powers more terrifying, more hideous than anything you’ve ever seen. It is foretold that Evil will triumph and Ghoulies will walk the earth…

GHOULIES II

The Ghoulies are back and more devilish than ever, as they turn an unsuspecting carnival into a house of pandemonium in this wildly outrageous sequel to the original smash hit “Ghoulies”! “Satan’s Den” has received its final warning either the not-so-creepy House of Horrors spooks-up its act and scares some customers fast or its gateway to hell will be closed for eternity. Just when Larry Prentice (Damon Martin) and his uncle Ned (Royal Dano) think there’s not a ghost of a chance that the’ll save their show, they get some uninvited visitors to spice things up. The Ghoulies make “Satan’s Den” their home and profits soar as the demonic little creatures wreak havoc on the helpless fairground. So take a ride on the Ghoulie-Go-Round and play some Bumper Ghoulies – enjoy yourself because the Ghoulies will always get you in the end!

Extras:
GHOULIES

  • Introduction by writer/director Luca Bercovici
  • Feature length audio commentary with writer/director Luca Bercovici moderated by film historian Jason Andreasson
  • Editing An Empire: An interview with Ted Nicolou
  • The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste: An Interview with Actor Scott Thomson
  • Just ‘cos of the Chick, Man!: An interview with Luca Bercovici
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • NEW! Two Extended TV cuts with extra footage taken from archival VHS recordings
    TV Cut 1 (1:57:24)
    TV Cut 2 (2:00:21)
  • NEW! Ghoulies Unflushed: Audio Only Interview with Producer Jefery Levy

GHOULIES 2

  • Introduction by Screenwriter Dennis Paoli
  • Under A Magic Moon: An Interview with screenwriter Dennis Paoli
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • NEW! Shop Talk: Archival BTS Creature FX footage
  • NEW! Ghoulies Unflushed: Audio Only Interview with Actor Phil Fondacaro
  • NEW! Ghoulies Unflushed: Audio Only Interview with Creature FX artist Kenneth J. Hall

Releases July 6, pre-order here.

Retro/Sci-Fi Double Feature Vol. 4: Battlestar Galactica + Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Battlestar Galactica

“There are those who believe that life here began out there.”In the deepest reaches of space, it is a fight to save all human life from extinction in this thrilling sci-fi adventure! After the Cylons launch a devastating surprise attack on the Twelve Colonies, a lone flagship battlestar, the Galactica, remains to aid the surviving colonists on their epic journey for a new home on a far-off legendary planet – Earth. They must survive the pursuing Cylons in a series of epic battles that will deterime the fate of the human race in this non-stop action-packed classic.

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

“The original space man! The ultimate trip!!”Blast off to the 25th century with Buck Rogers, one of the most popular sci-fi heroes of all time! When 20th century astronaut William “Buck” Rogers (Gil Gerard) is awakened – 500 years after a deep space disaster – to an Earth in recovery from nuclear war, he must join Colonel Wilma Deering (Erin Gray) to lead the crew of the starship Searcher against a galaxy of evil from the past, present and faraway future.

Extras:

  • Feature select and subs only

Releasing July 6, pre-order here.

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