June 29, 2020

THE POOP SCOOP: Classics and Craziness Edition

Alejandro Jodorowsky's PSYCHOMAGIC, A HEALING ART to Premiere Exclusively 8/7 on Alamo on Demand, Along with 5-Film Retrospective (Blu-ray Boxed Set Coming 8/21)
ABKCO Films will premiere internationally acclaimed Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s latest film  Psychomagic, A Healing Art in the US and Canada on August 7 through an exclusive arrangement with Alamo Drafthouse's new VOD platform,  Alamo On Demand. Preceding the premiere, there will be a retrospective beginning  August 1, also exclusively at Alamo On Demand, featuring 4K restorations of the surrealist filmmaker’s cult classics  Fando y Lis, El Topo  and  The Holy Mountain, as well as the more recent  The Dance Of Reality  and  Endless Poetry.  A virtual master class in Psychomagic with Jodorowsky is planned for August 8. The home edition of  Psychomagic, A Healing Art  will be available as part of ABKCO Films'  Alejandro Jodorowsky: 4K Restoration Collection due out August 21. This  deluxe box set also includes The Maestro's films  Fando y Lis,  El Topo  and  The Holy Mountain  restored in 4K on Blu-ray, along with new bonus features and CD soundtracks of the latter two titles.

AIRPLANE! and GHOST Limited Editions on Blu-ray 7/21
Paramount Home Media Distribution will release new Limited Editions of Airplane! (1980) and Ghost (1990). The two releases, which will be part of the studio's recently launched Paramount Presents line, will arrive on the market 7/21. Both films feature new 4K restorations. AIRPLANE! BONUS FEATURES: Filmmakers Focus: Writers/directors Jim Abrahms, David Zucker, and Jerry
Zucker on Airplane!; Q&A with the directors of Airplane!: Filmed at the Egyptian Theater, Hollywood. January 10, 2020; Isolated Score; Vintage audio commentary by Jim Abrahms, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, and producer Jon Davison GHOST BONUS FEATURES: Director Jerry Zucker on Ghost ; Audio commentary by director Jerry Zucker and writer Bruce Joel Rubin; Alchemy of a Love Scene Featurette; Ghost Stories - The Making of a Classic; Original theatrical trailer.

THE TERROR: INFAMY: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray and DVD 8/18
In the second installment of producer (and Primetime Emmy winner) Ridley’s Scott’s horror-tinged anthology – World War II-era Japanese-Americans on Southern California’s Terminal Island are menaced by a “bakemono,” or, folkloric specter. Suffering forced evictions and imprisonment after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Terminal Islanders are hounded by prejudice and injustice, as well as bad omens and bizarre deaths. One of them, Chester Nakayama, decides to take on the malevolent entity, journeying to realms of evil in both the present…and the distant past.

MONEY PLANE on Digital 7/10
A professional thief with $40 million in debt and his family’s life on the line must commit one final heist - rob a futuristic airborne casino filled with the world’s most dangerous criminals. Starring Adam Copeland, Denise Richards, Kelsey Grammer, Thomas Jane, Katrina Norman, Patrick Lamont Jr.

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