Highlighting all the new content on Arrow Channel this festive season.
First-time feature director Patrick Picard brings a fresh take to one of the best-known stories from the master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher, in his new slow-burner horror-thriller The Bloodhound, a hauntingly atmospheric tale described by The Hollywood News as “an impressively stylish and intellectual debut”.
Francis (Liam Aiken, A Series of Unfortunate Events), a dispossessed young man, is summoned to the secluded home of his wealthy childhood friend, JP Luret (Joe Adler, The Maze Runner), who is suffering from a mysterious affliction. Upon his arrival, Francis realizes that JP and his ethereal twin sister Vivian (Annalise Basso, Ouija: Origin of Evil) are the sole surviving members of the privileged Luret family, whose legacy has been one of depression and self-destruction, and the only occupants of their family estate. As the old friends attempt to reconnect, a number of inexplicable incidents begin to occur within the house, and Francis finds himself drawn into a world of malaise and despair, where an act of betrayal might provide his only way out… From Leal Naim and Thomas R. Burke, producers of The Endless and Synchronic; and featuring some remarkable performances from its trio of lead actors, The Bloodhound leads you on a journey exploring themes that are as relevant to today as ever before, such as the yearning for emotional connection, the perils of social isolation and the fragility of mental health.
Created for Arrow Video and edited, designed and mixed in-house at GV Film.
Theatrical trailer for the Arrow Video release of the brand new 4K restoration of Crash, taken from the original 35mm camera negative and supervised by writer/director David Cronenberg and director of photography Peter Suschitzky. Also on Digital Download on 30 November and UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on 14 December.
The trailer premiered on Little White Lies.
This was followed by a 30 second trailer campaign across social media. Different trailer versions highlighted the stepped release dates from Digital to Blu-Ray.
The first Japanese science fiction film to be made in colour, Koji Shima’s Warning From Space features eye-popping special effects from the same team at Daiei Studios that would bring Gamera to life a decade later. As Japan is rocked by mysterious sightings of UFOs over Tokyo and large one-eyed aliens attempting contact, scientists collaborate to investigate the unexpected rise in extraterrestrial activity. Unbeknownst to them, one of the aliens has already assumed human form and is about to deliver a very important message… that could be humanity’s last hope for survival. With a witty script by Hideo Oguni (screenwriter of several Akira Kurosawa classics including Seven Samurai) and iconic starfish-like aliens designed by avant-garde artist Taro Okamoto, the original Japanese version of Warning From Space finally makes its official English-language video debut.
Original Trailer for Arrow Video and Arrow Channel.
Streaming on the Arrow Video Channel in the UK this October: http://apple.co/arrowvideo The ultimate adult nightmare returns!
After the bloody secrets in the the town of Gatlin are uncovered, the locals of neighbouring Hemingford decide to adopt the surviving children and give them a fresh start in life. However, “He Who Walks Behind The Rows” has other plans… After becoming possessed by a demonic force, local teen, Micah begins to rally the youth of the town regaling them with the teachings of “He Who Walks Behind The Rows” and encouraging them to rise up and eradicate the grownups by any means possible… As harrowing as the original and serving up a fresh crop of inventive kills and carnage, Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice is a noteworthy early 90s slasher classic and a welcome addition to the Children of the Corn franchise.
New original trailer for Arrow Video
Tokyo, the turn of the millennium. Less a direct remake of Fukasku’s film than a radical reimagining of the same overarching premise, Miike’s film captures both the hedonism and nihilism of the modern Japanese crime scene in deliriously stylish fashion, resulting in a fascinating companion piece to the original that nonetheless stands as its own entity.
Streaming now on the Arrow Video Channel in the UK & US.
THE VEGETABLES OF DOOM! The killer tomatoes are back! But this time around, they’re going to have to contend with late ’80s George Clooney and his wicked mullet… Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? Nope, it’s Return of the Killer Tomatoes!
Ten years on from the Great Tomato War, mankind lives in fear of another uprising by the waxy red menace. Meanwhile, Professor Gangreen – played with gusto by the great John Astin from TV’s The Addams Family – sets out to pursue his own evil ends by creating a burgeoning army of tomato militia men (who, somewhat conveniently, look just like regular men).
Another restored ‘classic’ for Arrow Video and their companion channel.
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Original trailer for the Arrow Video Channel and Digital relase of the jet setting giallo classic. The second giallo by genre master Sergio Martino (Torso, The Suspicious Death of a Minor), The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail combines stunning views of Athens and the Greek coastline with brutal bursts of violence, a typically tangled script by Ernesto Gastaldi (Death Walks on High Heels), and a cast overflowing with Euro cult talent, including Alberto de Mendoza (A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin), Janine Reynaud (Jess Franco’s Succubus) and Luigi Pistilli (A Bay of Blood).
Official trailer for the Arrow Video Channel release of the classic ‘Children Of The Corn’.
Featuring stellar performances from Linda Hamilton (Terminator) and Peter Horton (thirtysomething) and based on a short story by Stephen King, The Children of the Corn is a horror classic that has spawned multiple sequels and imitators, but none as harrowing as this masterpiece of horror.
We were proud to be asked by our friends at Arrow Video to craft a new trailer for the classic film. Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence for its restored release on the Arrow Academy label. We worked hard to give the trailer a fresh take, but with a classic feel, and were lucky to be given permission by Ryuichi Sakamoto to use his score in our new 5.1 mix and have the edit signed off by the film’s producer Jeremy Thomas.
David Bowie stars in Nagisa Oshima’s 1983 Palme d’Or-nominated portrait of resilience, pride, friendship and obsession among four very different men confined in the stifling jungle heat of a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in Java during World War II.
Produced by Jeremy Thomas (The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky), it was the first English-language film by Oshima (Death by Hanging, In the Realm of the Senses, Gohatto), a leading light of Japanese New Wave cinema, and provided breakthrough big-screen roles for comedian Takeshi Kitano and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who also composed the film’s hauntingly memorable BAFTA-winning score. This powerful wartime drama was adapted from Laurens van der Post’s autobiographical novel ‘The Seed and the Sower’ (1963) by screenwriter Paul Mayersberg (The Man Who Fell to Earth).
The trailer was premiered on The Hollywood News site.