Category - News

9
Dec

Bruno Mattei’s Eleventh Hour Cannibals, Zombies and Women In Prison!

Exclusive Cannibal Offer At The Severin Store. It was a sad time for genre fans when the Italian exploitation industry petered out in the mid-80s. Most of our favorite directors moved into TV or semi-retirement. But not Bruno Mattei. The notorious director of such golden era jaw droppers as HELL OF THE LIVING DEAD, RATS – …

9
Nov

VAMPYROS LESBOS and SHE KILLED IN ECSTASY Coming To Blu-Ray From Severin

Two of the much missed Jess Franco’s most celebrated films are finally coming to US Blu-Ray in 2015. New hi-def transfers have been completed in Germany from original vault elements and we are finalizing details on a whole host of exclusive special features. We will announce the full roster of these extras in the coming …

1
Jun

NEW RELEASES!

On Tuesday, June 3rd we’re releasing the monumental 3 DVD set VIDEO NASTIES – THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE! 14 Hours of trailers and more for all 72 titles on Thatcher’s historic BANNED list. While our sordid sub-label Intervision Picture Corp will be releasing UNCUT VERSIONS of DEPORTED WOMEN OF THE SS SPECIAL SECTION and THE GESTAPO’S …

1
Jun

NEW RELEASES!

On Tuesday, June 3rd we’re releasing the monumental 3 DVD set VIDEO NASTIES – THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE! 14 Hours of trailers and more for all 72 titles on Thatcher’s historic BANNED list. While our sordid sub-label Intervision Picture Corp will be releasing UNCUT VERSIONS of DEPORTED WOMEN OF THE SS SPECIAL SECTION and THE GESTAPO’S …

11
Mar

EXCLUSIVE OZPLOITATION BUNDLES AVAILABLE

  FOUR FOR $75 or EIGHT FOR $110 IN THE SEVERIN STORE!!! FIRST THIRTY ORDERS GET DEAD KIDS SIGNED!!!        March is Ozploitation month at Severin. We have newly remastered in HD from the original negatives Blu-ray/DVD combos of : PATRICK – Richard (PSYCHO 2, ROAD GAMES) Franklin’s original masterpiece, complete with exclusive …

11
Mar

PATRICK DELAYED TWO WEEKS

New street date for Richard Franklin’s original PATRICK is March 25th. See Mark NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD Hartley’s remake in theaters and on VOD starting March 15th.

27
Nov

BLACK FRIDAY SALE AT SEVERIN STORE

40% OFF CATALOGUE PLUS FREE HARDWARE/INGLORIOUS/BIRDEMIC WITH EVERY TWO DISCS PURCHASED! Starting Midnight this Friday, November 29th EST the Severin store will be knocking 40% off the price of all Severin and Intervision catalogue DVD and Blu-ray titles in stock. PLUS with every two discs purchased you get to choose a free INGLORIOUS BASTARDS, HARDWARE …

12
Nov

James Bond/Indiana Jones Stunt Double Recalls HOUSE ON STRAW HILL

We didn’t think to approach legendary stunt man turned director Vic Armstrong for the extras on HOUSE ON STRAW HILL. After all, his impressive resume includes work on a litany of unfathomably massive Hollywood movies including the first three Indiana Jones films, a bunch of Bonds and all manner of Schwarzenegger/Stallone/Spider and Supermen type blockbusters, …

8
Oct

A Nightmare On STRAW HILL

HOUSE ON STRAW HILL has had a pretty sordid history which is fitting because it’s a delightfully sordid film -

23
Aug

‘VIDEO NASTY’ HOUSE ON STRAW HILL WILL CONTAIN BONUS US DVD DEBUT OF DOCUMENTARY ‘BAN THE SADIST VIDEOS!’

The 80s video boom has become a time of sweet nostalgia for movie fans of a certain age but in the UK it was also a time of moral panic perpetuated by ill-informed politicians and a sensationalist media. ‘The Video Nasties’ witchhunts which led to Britain becoming the most highly censored nation in the western …

22
Aug

HOUSE OF SEVEN CORPSES Replacement DVD

While the Blu-ray in the HOUSE OF SEVEN CORPSES combo pack is fine, it’s come to our attention that the DVD has only a DTS 1.0 option for the feature audio which means that the audio on the feature will play if you have a built-in DTS decoder or your player is hooked up to …

26
Jun

Jess Franco’s THE HOT NIGHTS OF LINDA

2500 Strictly Limited Edition 3 Disc Set Pre-Order Details 1975 was a prolific year for Jess Franco in arguably his greatest filmmaking era. But giving one of his more outstanding works from that time its global disc debut has not been an easy road. Those familiar with the complicated history of THE HOT NIGHTS OF …

10
Jun

10 Years On THE MANSON FAMILY Returns!

GATOR GREEN, Phil Anselmo Interview & Out-takes among new extras! 10 years on from the world premiere of the long in the works underground epic THE MANSON FAMILY, Jim VanBebber’s shocking masterpiece hits Blu-ray today. In addition to the hi-def transfer with 5.1 audio, the package comes with a host of new extras. Most highly …

3
Apr

‘UNCLE JESS’ FRANCO 1930-2013

Severin’s David Gregory will be writing a piece for an upcoming tribute issue of Fangoria so for now we’d like to share an obituary written by our colleague David Flint on his site strangethingsarehappening.com about today’s sad news of the loss of the great eurocult master.

29
Mar

Two ‘70s Horror Classics Restored and Uncut In HD- HOUSE ON STRAW HILL & THE HOUSE OF SEVEN CORPSES

6/11 Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Releases Packed with Exclusive Special Features from Severin Films! LOS ANGELES, CA, March 29th, 2013 – Severin Films have announced the long awaited June 11th Blu-ray + DVD combo US debut release of the controversial shocker HOUSE ON STRAW HILL and the creepy classic THE HOUSE OF SEVEN CORPSES. HOUSE ON STRAW …

29
Mar

Full list of theatrical dates for THE MANSON FAMILY & Trailer

THE MANSON FAMILY 2013 Theatrical Screenings: 3/22/2013 Landmark’s Clay Theatre – San Francisco, CA 3/22/2013 Landmark’s Esquire Theatre – Denver, CO 3/23/2013 Landmark’s Clay Theatre – San Francisco, CA 3/23/2013 Landmark’s Esquire Theatre – Denver, CO 3/27/2013 Boston Underground Film Festival – Brattle Theatre – Cambridge MA 3/29/2013 Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema – New York, NY …

28
Feb

Borowczyk Box Set Back In Stock At Our Webstore!

Hot on the heels of the release of the Euro-Sleaze Collection, we are now happy to announce that we have the Walerian Borowczyk Collection back in stock. The 3 disc set contains the erotic classics IMMORAL WOMEN, THE ART OF LOVE and PRIVATE COLLECTIONS (co-directed by Just Jaeckin and Shuji Terrayama) and is on sale …

26
Feb

3/12 Blu Ray/DVD Combo Release Of All-Star Epic ZULU DAWN From Severin Films

3/12 Blu Ray/DVD Combo Release Of All-Star Epic ZULU DAWN From Severin Films One Of The Most Intense Battle Classics Of Our Time, Now Re-mastered In HD! LOS ANGELES, CA, February 25th, 2013 – Severin Films have announced the March 12th Blu-ray + DVD combo release of the ZULU DAWN, the epic 70s prequel to …

22
Feb

Severin Films Releases THE MANSON FAMILY! Jim VanBebber’s Controversial Masterpiece Gets Blu-Ray Treatment, Theatrical Dates & New Poster.

Special Edition Of Underground Epic Will Include HD Transfer, VanBebber’s New GATOR GREEN Short & Other Exclusive Extras! LOS ANGELES, CA, February 21st, 2013 – Severin Films today announced the May 7th Blu-ray debut of Jim VanBebber’s legendary, award-winning indie THE MANSON FAMILY on the 10th anniversary of its original release. US theatrical dates in …

8
Feb

Euro-Sleaze Collection Box Set with Sinful Dwarf, Sister of Ursula and Hanna D. Available Now For A Limited Time Only!

A bargain priced collection of Severin classics featuring three of the most depraved European films ever is now available at our webstore at the special bargain price of $29.95! At Severin we’ve always been proud of our ability to scour the darkest corners of film archives to bring the most lurid entertainment to DVD and …

14
Dec

Severin Produced WHAT’S IN THE BASKET? Documentary Debuts On Second Sight BASKET CASE TRILOGY Blu & More Special Features In Production

October saw the UK release of Second Sight’s awesome steelbook of Frank Henenlotter’s BASKET CASE Trilogy. The set comes with an all-new exclusive feature length documentary produced by Severin entitled WHAT’S IN THE BASKET? Shot in New York, Boston, LA, and Las Vegas over the summer the comprehensive piece dates back to Frank’s early films …

12
Dec

Exclusive Clips From New Interviews On ASHANTI and THE WILD GEESE combos. Both out now!

Two clips today highlighting two of our exclusive new interviews on the Severin special editions of THE WILD GEESE and ASHANTI.

12
Dec

Exclusive New Sir Roger Moore Interviews For THE WILD GEESE and rave reviews for GEESE and ASHANTI!

Legendary movie icon Sir Roger Moore took the time to chat with both Entertainment Weekly and Aint It Cool News about one of his favorite roles in THE WILD GEESE to coincide with Severin’s newly released special edition DVD/Blu-ray combo this week. And the reviews of both THE WILD GEESE and ASHANTI (also out now) …

7
Dec

ASHANTI Clip Featuring William Holden and Michael Caine Messing Up A Rescue

Today’s clip is from ASHANTI and features one of the many mega-star cameos– William Holden. ASHANTI along with THE WILD GEESE will be released in a Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack next Tuesday, December 11th and is available from Amazon and our webstore.

6
Dec

THE WILD GEESE and ASHANTI Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Special Editions Released Next Tuesday 12/11

Both are available for pre-order on Amazon.com and in our webstore. Over the next week we will be previewing clips from both movies and interviews excerpts from the wealth of special features.

15
Nov

SEVERIN RETURNS WITH RESTORED DVD/BLU-RAYS OF ‘WILD GEESE’ & ‘ASHANTI’, NEW DISTRIBUTION DEAL

SEVERIN RETURNS WITH RESTORED DVD/BLU-RAYS OF ‘WILD GEESE’ & ‘ASHANTI’, NEW DISTRIBUTION DEAL 12/11 Releases Of Burton/Moore/Harris ‘70s Action Classic And Infamous All-Star Michael Caine Slavery Adventure Lead New Slate Through CAV LOS ANGELES, CA, November 14, 2012 – Severin Films today announced the December 11th Blu-ray + DVD combo releases of the all-star ‘70s …

11
Apr

Friday the 13th BURNING MOON screening in Miami

Not only have they created a mind-blowing one-off poster for the Ittenbach masterwork but local band ‘sleepwalking’ is also releasing a single! Visit their website HERE: Details on how to get the poster HERE: The BURNING MOON event starts at 11.30pm on Friday, April 13th at the O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St, Miami, FL …

16
Mar

The most lethally fucked-up dose of depravity you will ever experience: THE BURNING MOON Reviews & Clip

The reviews are in for Olaf Ittenbach’s THE BURNING MOON, out now from Severin sub-label Intervision, and they contain some of the greatest pull-quotes of all time.

25
Feb

Lina Romay 1954-2012

As everyone with even a passing interest in the eurocult world knows by now, the incomparable Lina Romay, partner of Jess Franco, lost her battle with cancer on February 15th.

23
Feb

Get ready for Ittenbach…THE BURNING MOON is in stock!

The official street date for Intervision Picture Corp’s THE BURNING MOON is March 13th but you can get advanced copies here at the Severin store. If you have never seen THE BURNING MOON you have not seen the most appalling, blood-drenched, nihilistic, shot-on-video masterpiece of depravity of our times or as Zack Carlson, author of …