New to DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada comes the ultimate throwback to the cheesy science fiction of the 1980’s, from the likes of director Charles Band, and the newest from the film making collective that is fast becoming the genre standard for Canadian film, Astron 6, Manborg. Manborg’s retro style and lovingly cheesy effects laden production is refreshing in an age where film effects are striving to become more photorealistic. Director Kostanski revels in throwing his basement made concoctions at the audience and fills his tale with lots of heart and hilarity to boot.
Starring: Matthew Kennedy, Connor Sweeney, Adam Brooks, Jeremy Gillespie, Meredith Sweeney, Ludwig Lee and Mike Kostanski
Written by Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie
Directed by Steven Kostanski
The armies of Hell have taken over the Earth, and all that stands in the way of the villainous Count Draculon and humanity’s total extinction is a motley crew of misfits led by the mighty Manborg: a warrior that’s half-man, half machine, but all hero. Manborg (Kennedy) (more…)
Wrong Turn 5 Blu-Ray
Starring Doug Bradley, Camilla Arfwedson and Simon Ginty
Written and Directed by Declan O’Brien
New on Blu-Ray from our friends at Fox Home Entertainment is the newest entry in the mostly direct-to-video series Wrong Turn, Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines. The original Wrong Turn was a passable genre romp that has somehow managed to spawn four sequels, the last three being directed by O’Brien. But should the series have ended before it started?
In Wrong Turn 5 we begin in a small West Virginia town that is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween. The concert is where throngs of costumed party (more…)