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EVIL DEAD Screenings


Don’t miss our exclusive theatrical presentation of Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD, featuring the reimagined score by original composer Joseph LoDuca and all-new 5.1 surround-sound mix!

9/14 – MondoCon – Alamo S. Lamar, Austin, TX – World Premiere SOLD OUT w/ live performance by Joseph LoDuca
9/24 – Rio Theatre, Vancouver , B.C. – HELD OVER added shows 10/4 & 10/12
10/4 – Texas Theatre, Dallas, TX tickets
10/4 – Alamo Drafthouse La Centerra, Houston, TX tickets
10/4 – Landmark Theatres Ritz- Bourse, Philadelphia , PA tickets
10/4 & 10/5 – Belcourt Theatre, Nashville, TN tickets
10/5 – Beyond Fest – Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT w/live performance by Joseph LoDuca event link
10/5 – The Art Theater, Champaign, IL tickets
10/6 – Tropicana Theatre, Las Vegas, NV tickets
10/10 – Texas Theatre, Dallas, TX tickets
10/11 & 12 – Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL tickets
10/11 – 10/17 – Plaza Theatre, Atlanta, GA tickets
10/11 – Alamo La Vista, Omaha, NE tickets
10/11 – 10/17 – Tower Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT tickets
10/12 – Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival, Grand Rapids, MI (w/Evil Dead SFX artist Tom Sullivan!) tickets
10/15 – Alamo Drafthouse, Corpus Christi, TX tickets
10/15 – Alamo Drafthouse, Laredo, TX tickets
10/15 & 17 – Avalon Theatre, Milwaukee, WI tickets for 10/15 show tickets for 10/17 show
10/15 – Alamo Drafthouse, Raleigh , NC tickets
10/16 – FilmScene, Iowa City, IA tickets
10/17 – Alamo Drafthouse, Richardson TX tickets
10/17 – Roxy 14, Santa Rosa, CA (with THE BEYOND) tickets
10/18 – Palace Theatre, Syracuse, NY (*35mm original version) tickets
10/18 – FilmBar, Phoenix, AZ tickets
10/18 & 10/19 – IFC Center, NYC – HELD OVER added midnights 10/25 & 26 tickets
10/18 – Gables Cinema, Coral Gables, FL tickets
10/18 – 10/25 – Sidewalk Cinema, Birmingham, AL tickets
10/19 – Knoxville Horror Film Festival, Knoxville, TN tickets
10/19 – Alamo Drafthouse, Lubbock, TX
10/20 – Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR tickets
10/20 – Jean Cocteau Cinema, Santa Fe, NM tickets
10/21 & 22 – Frida Cinema, Santa Ana, CA tickets
10/23 – Fox Gold Coast, Ocean City, MD tickets
10/23 – 10/31 – Lyric Theatre, Ft. Collins, CO tickets
10/24 – Alamo Drafthouse, Littleton, CO tickets
10/25, 26 & 28 – The Art Theatre, Long Beach, CA tickets
10/25 – Kentucky Theatre, Lexington, KY tickets
10/25 – Cinematique, Daytona Beach, FL tickets
10/25 – Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon, SK tickets
10/25 – 10/31 – Cine, Athens, GA tickets
10/25 & 10/26 – IFC Center, NYC tickets
10/25 & 26 – Pageant Theatre, Chico, CA tickets
10/26 – IMAX – Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN tickets
10/26 – Globe Theater, Calgary, AB (Calgary Underground Film Festival) tickets
10/26 & 31 – AFI Silver, Silver Spring, MD tickets
10/26 – Broad Theater, New Orleans, LA tickets
10/26 & 29 – Apollo Cinema, Kitchener ON tickets event link
10/27 – Metro Cinema, Edmonton, AB tickets
10/29 – The Westdale, Hamilton, ON tickets
10/29 – 11/3 – Historic Howell Theater, Howell MI tickets
10/29 – Cinerama, Seattle, WA tickets
10/29 & 30 – Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa, ON – tickets
10/30 – Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA tickets
10/30 – Sun-Ray Cinema, Jacksonville, FL tickets
10/31 –Railroad Square Cinema, Waterville, ME tickets
10/31 – Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, NY tickets
10/31 – Loft Cinema, Tucson, AZ tickets
10/31 – Fox Theatre, Toronto, ON tickets
10/31 – Alamo Drafthouse, Westminster, CO tickets
10/31 – The Screening Room, Kingston, ON tickets
10/31 – 11/2 – Emmaus Theatre, Emmaus, PA tickets
11/1 & 2 – Roxy Tribeca, NYC
11/2 & 3 – Landmark Ken Theatre, San Diego, CA tickets
11/8 & 9 – Coolidge Corner Theatre, Boston, MA tickets
11/8 & 9 – Del Mar Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
11/10 – Alamo Drafthouse, Woodbridge, VA tickets
11/10 – Alamo Drafthouse, Ashburn, VA tickets
11/15 & 16 – Marcus Des Peres 14, St. Louis, MO tickets
11/15 – Avon Cinema, Providence, RI
11/15 – Naro Cinema, Norfolk, VA
11/22 – Capitol Theater, Olympia, WA tickets
11/22 & 23 – Landmark Clay Theatre, San Francisco, CA tickets
11/22 & 23 – Circle Cinema, Tulsa, OK
12/6 – Sie Film Center, Denver, CO tickets
12/13 & 14 – Landmark Uptown Theatre, Minneapolis, MN tickets
12/20 – 12/24 – Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH tickets

More dates TBA at www.GrindhouseReleasing.com
Bookings: David Szulkin, [email protected]

Grindhouse Releasing Presents Umberto Lenzi’s THE TOUGH ONES

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Grindhouse Releasing is proud to announce its long-awaited special edition Blu-ray release of Umberto Lenzi’s THE TOUGH ONES (ROMA A MANO ARMATA). The deluxe 3-disc set arrives in stores on July 9, 2019.

Buy THE TOUGH ONES on Blu-Ray from Grindhouse Releasing

Lenzi, the legendary director of CANNIBAL FEROX, kicked off the Italian police film craze with this hyper-kinetic, ultra-violent, brain-blasting action thriller. Maurizio Meril stars as an Italian DIRTY HARRY, punching and shooting his way through the sleazy drug, sex and crime infested cesspool of mid-’70s Rome, on the trail of a sadistic, machine gun-toting hunchback, played by Tomas Milian (star of THE BIG GUNDOWN).

Hailed as “one of the most gonzo, over-the-top Euro crime films you’ll ever see” (American Cinematheque), THE TOUGH ONES has been one of Grindhouse Releasing’s most requested titles for many years. Company founder Sage Stallone originally acquired the film during a trip to Italy in 1996.

“THE TOUGH ONES was a very favorite of my late partner Sage Stallone,” says Grindhouse Releasing co-founder Bob Murawski, the Academy Award-winning film editor of THE HURT LOCKER, Sam Rami’s SPIDER-MAN 1, 2, & 3, and Orson Welles’ THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND. “Sage absolutely loved this movie and wanted everyone to see it. Our friend Umberto Lenzi was extremely proud of this film and was overjoyed when he heard that we had acquired it. As was Tomas Milian. I’m sorry they are not here to see this deluxe edition release.”

Boasting a state-of-the-art 4K transfer of Lenzi‘s uncensored director’s cut, the new Grindhouse Releasing edition of THE TOUGH ONES includes an incredible slate of special features:

– Original UNRATED, UNCENSORED director’s cut
– Mastered in eye-popping 4K resolution for maximum detail and impact
– Optional Italian language soundtrack with optional English subtitles
– Audio commentary by Mike Malloy, director of EUROCRIME!
– Brand new, in-depth interviews with director Umberto Lenzi, actors Tomas Milian, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Sandra Cardini, Maria Rosaria Riuzzi and Corrado Solari, screenwriter Dardano Sacchetti, and composer Franco Micalizzi
– Special tribute to Marizo Merli with appearances by Enzo Castellari and Ruggero Deodato
– Vintage VHS intro by cult movie superstar Sybil Danning!
– Original international theatrical trailer
– Liner notes by Italian crime film expert Roberto Curti
– Deluxe embossed slip cover
– BONUS CD – original soundtrack album by Franco Micalizzi – newly remastered in stunning 24 bit/192khz sound from the original master tapes
-AND OTHER SURPRISES!

LIMITED BONUS

Custom 30-Caliber Metal Bullet Pen – Strictly Limited to 2500 Units!

“One of the most gonzo, over-the-top Euro crime films you’ll ever see.”
– American Cinematheque

“Containing little idealism and much violence for the sake of violence…director Umberto Lenzi keeps his action, cast and cameras moving along at a fast clip.”
– Variety

“The quintessential ‘Polizieschi’ movie. It has all the ingredients necessary – Alfa Romeo cars, stereotypical bad guys, angry ‘beat the system’ cops and lashings of over the top violence.”
– Jonny Redman, LoveLockandLoad

“OUTSTANDING…Maurizio Merli is Inspector Tanzi, a mega-mustached cop who’s forced to square off with Tomas Milian, a psychotic cripple appropriately nicknamed The Hunchback. Along the way, there’s plenty of innocents getting mowed down with machine guns, low-level criminals having their faces beaten in, incredibly energetic car chases, and so much more – all set to a wonderful score by Franco Micalizzi. A giant hit in its native Italy, it’s a wild slice of Eurotrash, showcasing Lenzi at his best, and a perfect starting place for the genre if you’re unfamiliar. You simply can’t go wrong!”
– Bruce Holecheck, Cinema Arcana

For press and theatrical bookings, contact [email protected]

‘I DRINK YOUR BLOOD’ Update!

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Grindhouse Releasing’s 2-disc deluxe edition of I DRINK YOUR BLOOD is now the #1 best selling Blu-ray at DiabolikDVD.com! David E. Durston’s ’70s hippie horror classic is screening Nov. 27 at the Alamo Mission in SF and Dec. 3 at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago.

Grindhouse Releasing has sent along a limited supply of official I DRINK YOUR BLOOD “HORROR HYPO” syringes to theaters for the upcoming engagements. To get your HORROR HYPO, be one of the first 3,000 customers to buy the Blu-ray – available now from Grindhouse Releasing and in stores everywhere Tuesday, Nov. 22!

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Advance praise for Grindhouse Releasing’s I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Blu-ray:

“One of the best examples of everything a drive-in horror film should be…Grindhouse Releasing has produced one of the best two-disc sets of 2016!” – DVD Drive-In

“INCREDIBLE…an essential purchase for all lovers of LSD and Satan!” – Brain-Hammer.com

“The old Grindhouse Releasing special edition DVD release of I DRINK YOUR BLOOD was fantastic but this Blu-ray reissue is leaps and bounds above…Not only does the movie look and sound better than ever but it’s got some impressive new supplements and it comes packed with two additional feature films also debuting in HD. The movie itself holds up incredibly well, a no-holds barred epic of nasty, exploitative horror that is as ridiculously entertaining now as it has ever been.” – Rock! Shock! Pop!

“Inspired, ambitious and full of surprises in that way that distinguishes the best exploitation films…I DRINK YOUR BLOOD delivers the goods in a way guaranteed to satisfy grindhouse devotees” -Schlockmania

“Absolutely essential…Grindhouse Releasing puts out the hands-down, bar-none best Blu-ray releases of genre cinema” – DVD Talk, Collector’s Series choice

“This riotous drive-in classic arrives on deluxe edition Blu-ray from the good folks over at Grindhouse Releasing who continue to astound and amaze with their HD releases….it looks absolutely gorgeous. Of course Grindhouse wouldn’t think of upgrading an older release without adding some new stuff for fans and they again go beyond expectations for I DRINK YOUR BLOOD” – McBastard’s Mausoleum

“It’s highly unlikely that I DRINK YOUR BLOOD could look better than this; it’s quite an impressive piece of transfer work. Absolutely not to be overlooked is THE BLUE SEXTET…what’s on display here is definitely way beyond what a ’71 R rating would allow including a lingering and graphic disembowelment, satanic rituals, copious female and male nudity, and a third act orgy scene that goes about as far as softcore would allow at the time.” – Mondo Digital

Check out our I DRINK YOUR BLOOD shirts, blu-ray and merchandise at the Grindhouse Releasing web store!

Grindhouse Releasing Announces I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Blu-ray!

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Buy the I DRINK YOUR BLOOD blu-ray and merchandise from Grindhouse Releasing here.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Grindhouse Releasing, the award-winning “Criterion of cult movie labels”, has set a Nov. 22 street date for the new deluxe Blu-ray edition of David E. Durston’s gruesome and graphically violent 1971 horror favorite I DRINK YOUR BLOOD. It’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD meets the Manson Family in this gore-drenched tale of LSD-crazed hippies who go on a murderous rampage through a small town after consuming rabies-injected meat pies!

Grindhouse Releasing’s deluxe 2-disc Blu-ray set not only presents the ultra-violent, uncensored director’s cut of I DRINK YOUR BLOOD in a new hi-def transfer but also includes two more vintage exploitation films in their HD debut: Del Tenney’s I EAT YOUR SKIN (1964) and Durston’s long-unseen, X-rated psychedelic shocker BLUE SEXTET (1969). Packed with new bonus features not seen on Grindhouse Releasing’s 2002 DVD release, the I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Blu-ray is the ultimate edition of a notorious “Blood Horror” classic.

The first film to be rated X for violence, I DRINK YOUR BLOOD was a huge-grossing hit at drive-ins and “grindhouse” theaters but was severely censored during its original release.

Grindhouse Releasing’s uncut, restored version of I DRINK YOUR BLOOD recently debuted in New York and Los Angeles and is now playing theaters across the U.S. and Canada.

“I DRINK YOUR BLOOD is one of the most infamous movies in the history of exploitation films,” says Grindhouse Releasing co-founder Bob Murawski. “Rescuing this lost gem was one of our most important achievements. And being able to finally unite I DRINK YOUR BLOOD with its legendary co-feature I EAT YOUR SKIN, both fully remastered in stunning HD for the very first time, takes that accomplishment one step further. We’ve spent almost a decade working on this release, and I feel it’s our finest yet. I’m also thrilled that so many theaters are playing I DRINK YOUR BLOOD. We’ve been trying to make this happen for years and have finally succeeded. Seeing this movie on the big screen with an audience is a mind-blowing experience. No self-respecting horror fan should miss this rare opportunity.”

I DRINK YOUR BLOOD stars Bhaskar, John Damon, and cult superstar Lynn Lowry (George A. Romero’s THE CRAZIES, David Cronenberg’s THEY CAME FROM WITHIN, and Paul Schrader’s THE CAT PEOPLE).

A limited run of 3,000 copies of the Blu-ray will include the official “I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Horror Hypo” – an actual syringe that fans can use to infect their friends with rabies! Supplies of the Horror Hypo are not expected to last long, so fans should pre-order from DiabolikDVD.com to get the best shot at receiving one!

The I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order exclusively at DiabolikDVD.com – click this link to reserve your copy!

Upcoming I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Screening Dates:

9/23 & 10/1 – Grand Illusion Cinema, Seattle, WA
9/24 – Midway Drive-In, Dixon, IL
9/30 – Filmbar, Phoenix, AZ
10/1 – Alamo Drafthouse, Omaha, NE
10/4 – Alamo Drafthouse, Yonkers, NY
10/5 – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park, Houston, TX
10/7 – Frida Cinema, Santa Ana, CA – with I EAT YOUR SKIN
10/7 – 13 – Plaza Theatre, Atlanta, GA
10/14 & 15 – Landmark Main Art, Detroit, MI
10/14 & 15– Landmark Inwood, Dallas, TX
10/14 – 16 – Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH
10/19 – Alamo Drafthouse, Lubbock, TX
10/20 – Alamo Drafthouse, Littleton, CO
10/22 – Landmark Uptown, Minneapolis, MN
10/22 & 23 – Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa, ON
10/23 – PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA
10/27 – Royal Cinema, Toronto, ON
10/27 – Sun Ray Cinema, Jacksonville, FL
10/28 – Film Scene, Iowa City, IA
10/28 – Alamo Drafthouse Mission, San Francisco, CA
10/28 & 29 – Cedar Lee Theatre, Cleveland, OH
10/28. 29 & 30 – Screenland Tapcade, Kansas City, MO
10/31 – Tampa Theatre, Tampa, FL
11/12 – Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, WA
11/16 – Abertoir Film Festival, Wales
12/3 – Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL

I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Blu-ray Specs:

– Spectacular new HD restoration of the original UNCENSORED DIRECTOR’S CUT
– 4 controversial deleted scenes including the original blood-drenched ending deemed too disturbing for ’70s audiences!
– Provocative audio commentary by director David Durston and star Bhaskar
– Newly recorded audio commentary by stars Jack Damon and Tyde Kierney
– Revealing on-camera interviews with stars Lynn Lowry, Tyde Kierney and Jack Damon
– New in-depth interview with director David Durston
– The original theatrical trailer and radio spots
– Extensive gallery of stills and poster art
– Rare and shocking film of Bhaskar performing THE EVIL KING COBRA DANCE
– TWO BONUS CO-FEATURES –
I EAT YOUR SKIN (1964) – presented for the very first time in HD
+ exclusive interview with 2nd unit director William Grefe
BLUE SEXTET (1969) – David Durston’s long-lost X-rated psychedelic shocker – presented for the very first time on home video!
– Liner notes by David Szulkin (WES CRAVEN’S LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT: THE MAKING OF A CULT CLASSIC)
– Beautiful embossed slipcover
– BONUS – I DRINK YOUR BLOOD HORROR HYPO – Inject your friends with rabies! – limited to the first 3000 copies!
– PLUS OTHER SURPRISES!

For theatrical bookings and publicity contact [email protected]

I DRINK YOUR BLOOD Returns To Theaters!

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Buy the I DRINK YOUR BLOOD blu-ray and merchandise from Grindhouse Releasing here.

Grindhouse Releasing is bringing David E. Durston’s I DRINK YOUR BLOOD back to theaters, in an uncut and uncensored 45th anniversary release!

It’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD meets Charlie Manson in this gore-drenched 1971 drive-in classic. After consuming rabies-infected meat pies, an LSD-addicted hippie cult goes on a vicious murdering rampage! Heavily censored since its original release, this infamous landmark of cinematic brutality is being presented in all its blood-splattered glory.

‘I DRINK YOUR BLOOD’ 45TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING DATES

9/2 –4  – Landmark Sunshine, New York, NY
9/9 – Landmark Nuart, Los Angeles, CA
9/9 & 10 – Belcourt Theatre, Nashville, TN
9/16 & 17 – Coolidge Corner, Boston, MA
9/16 & 17 – Moolah Theatre, St Louis, MO
9/17 – Skyline Drive-In, Shelbyville, IN
9/23 & 10/1 – Grand Illusion Cinema, Seattle, WA
9/24 – Midway Drive-In, Dixon, IL
9/30 – Filmbar, Phoenix, AZ
10/1 – Alamo Drafthouse, Omaha, NE
10/4 – Alamo Drafthouse, Yonkers, NY
10/5 – Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park, Houston, TX
10/7 – Frida Cinema, Santa Ana, CA
10/7 – 13 – Plaza Theatre, Atlanta, GA
10/14 & 15 – Landmark Main Art, Detroit, MI
10/14 & 15– Landmark Inwood, Dallas, TX
10/14 – 16 – Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH
10/19 – Alamo Drafthouse, Lubbock, TX
10/20 – Alamo Drafthouse, Littleton, CO
10/22 – Landmark Uptown, Minneapolis, MN
10/22 & 23 – Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa, ON
10/23 – PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA
10/27 – Royal Cinema, Toronto, ON
10/27 – Sun Ray Cinema, Jacksonville, FL
10/28 – Film Scene, Iowa City, IA
10/28 & 29 – Cedar Lee Theatre, Cleveland, OH
10/28, 29 & 30 – Screenland Tapcade, Kansas City, MO
10/29 – Alamo Drafthouse Mission, San Francisco, CA
10/31 –  Tampa Theatre, Tampa, FL
11/12 – Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, WA
11/16 – Abertoir Film Festival, Wales
12/3 – Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL

Check out the Grindhouse Releasing screening calendar for more upcoming theatrical screenings of Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD, Lucio Fulci’s THE BEYOND and CAT IN THE BRAIN, Ruggero Deodato’s CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST, and more!

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Stay tuned to GrindhouseReleasing.com for more I DRINK YOUR BLOOD screening dates and Blu-ray news coming soon!