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    Montreal's legendary Fantasia International Film Festival is North America's largest fantasy-horror film event and one of the most influential fantastic film festivals in the world. It is where Hideo Nakata's RINGU was introduced to the West, where Jaume (DARKNESS) Balaguero first screened THE NAMELESS to an English speaking audience, where Nacho (AFTERMATH) Cerda attained worldwide fandom infamy and was the first festival in North America to show a film by Takashi (AUDITION, ICHI THE KILLER) Miike. Since its inception in 1996, Fantasia has been hugely supportive of short films, with their most recent installment showcasing over 100 selections. Hand-picked by Fantasia's Mitch Davis, SMALL GAUGE TRAUMA is an extraordinary collection of thirteen award-winning shorts from eight countries. It represents some of the strongest and most eccentric highlights from the festival's trailblazing history with the form and is a veritable must-have for lovers of the unusual, aficionados of the fantastic and anyone with an interest in world cinema. Featuring the amazing short films: ABUELITOS (Grandfathers) Dir: Paco Plaza (Spain / 15 min) CHAMBRE JAUNE Dir: Helene Cattet & Bruno Forzani (Belgium / 8 min) FLAT N FLUFFY (Canada / 7 min) Dir: Benoit Boucher GORGONAS (Argentina / 15 min) Dir: Salvador Sanz I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS (Portugal / 20 min) Dir: Miguel Vivas INFINI (Canada / 9 minutes) Dir: Guillaume Fortin L'ILYA (Japan / 39 min) Dir: Tomoya Sato LOVE FROM MOTHER ONLY (Brazil / 21 min) Dir: Dennison Ramalho MISS GREENY (Japan / .30 sec) Dir: Tenkwaku Naniwa RUTA DESTROY! (Spain / 15 min) Dir: Diego Abad THE SEPARATION (UK / 10 min) Dir: Robert Morgan SISTER LULU (UK / 4 min) Dir: Philip John TEA BREAK (UK / 7 min) Dir: Sam Walker
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    Reel Zombies DVD

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    Independent underground filmmakers Mike Masters and David J. Francis (playing themselves) are eager to complete the third film in their ZOMBIE NIGHT film trilogy, a series of rather unsuccessful low-budget, shot-on-video gorefests. The problem, however, is a recent zombie apocalypse has taken over the world since their series began. The dead are rising from their graves and eating the living... for real this time! Masters and Francis embark on the production of their newest masterpiece anyway, only to discover shooting in a post-apocalyptic world offers many unforeseen challenges. Instead of giving up, they decide to capitalize on the cannibalistic catastrophe. No need for latex and fake blood when there's an entire world of flesh eating undead to add realism to their film, and help save money on special effects costs!Touching upon the real-life headaches of low-budget filmmaking, with numerous nods to the zombie film genre, REEL ZOMBIES is a satirical mockumentary feature that dives head-first into self-parody and "an improbable but inspiring lesson in filmcraft proving that passion and dedication can overcome all obstacles--even the ones that want to chomp your brain out!" (Simon Laperrière, Fantasia Film Festival)
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    Bruce Campbell (The "Evil Dead" Series, TV's "Burn Notice") stars as Carl, a man who launches a full-scale heist to steal mob money from the prison that just released him. With the help of an old friend (Jeremy Roberts, "The People Under the Stairs"), a driver and a safe-cracker, Carl's attempt to carry out the heist is fraught with incompetence and bad luck. As the clock ticks and the circumstances turn tragic, Carl is forced to make the most important decision of his life. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's "Rope" and filmed over twenty years before Sam Mendes' "1917", writer/director Josh Becker designed "Running Time" to play out using the "one continuous shot" technique with no computer-assisted trickery. Expertly photographed and edited on film to take place over 70 minutes of real-time, this gritty crime drama was shot entirely on location in the streets of Los Angeles.
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    A strange twist of fate brings two young travelers, George (Ray Lovelock, 'The Cassandra Crossing') and Edna (Christine Galbo, 'The House That Screamed'), to a small town where an experimental agricultural machine may be bringing the dead back to life! As zombies infest the area and attack the living, a bullheaded detective (Academy Award® nominee Arthur Kennedy, 'Peyton Place') thinks the couple are Satanists responsible for the local killings. George and Edna have to fight for their lives, and prove their innocence, as they try and stop the impending zombie apocalypse! 'The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue' (aka 'Let Sleeping Corpses Lie' and 'Don't Open the Window') is a gory horror tale from Spanish director Jorge Grau and widely considered to be one of the best zombie films ever made. Beautifully restored in 4K from the original camera negative, Synapse Films presents the film for the FIRST TIME EVER on Blu-ray with the true original English theatrical mono mix and the real opening and closing credit sequences intact. This limited edition Steelbook contains a 1080p Blu-ray of the feature/extras, a DVD of the feature/extras and a special CD of the unique and haunting original music score. This Steelbook release of 'The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue' is ONE PRESSING ONLY and is available in a extremely limited quantity.
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    Fantasm DVD

    $19.99
    Incest, group sex, religion, role reversal, lesbianism... FANTASM is a sexy, sin-sational comedy spoof of classroom sex educational films. Join Professor Jurgen Notafreud as he takes you on an erotic visual tour of the top ten most erotic female fantasies. Directed by Richard Franklin (PSYCHO II, CLOAK AND DAGGER, FX) under the pseudonym "Richard Bruce", FANTASM was one of the first softcore films to showcase a cast of hardcore porn actors and actresses. With a classic cast of adult film stars like William Margold, John C. Holmes, Candy Samples and Rene Bond, FANTASM will help you explore "the innermost mechanisms of the female mind"... Oh, who are we kidding? Just watch it for the nudity and sex! FANTASM... one of the sexiest, bawdiest, hottest and downright funniest sex comedies of all-time. Look for the sexy sequel, FANTASM COMES AGAIN, also available from Synapse Films.
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    Libbie, a young up-and-coming journalist, is taking over as a writer for a "Dear Collette" sexual advice column in a local newspaper. Harry, the fellow who's been impersonating "Collette" for years, shows her the pros and cons of the job while they spend the evening responding to the many letters for the next day's news. As they create their responses, we see the sexual hang-ups, erotic fantasies and secret desires of the letter writers come to life on screen. Directed by Colin Eggelston (LONG WEEKEND, OUTBACK VAMPIRES), FANTASM COMES AGAIN has a classic cast of adult film stars like Uschi Digart, John C. Holmes, Serena, Rick Cassidy and even has a cameo by late cult-film starlet Cheryl "Rainbow" Smith. Look for the bawdy first film, FANTASM, also available from Synapse Films.

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