Vinegar Syndrome Announces September Blu-ray Releases


Vinegar Syndrome September Features

The movie freaks over at Vinegar Syndrome have released a list of their upcoming blu-ray titles for September. And it is glorious with Body Melt and The House on Tombstone Hill headlining the upcoming releases.

The film restoration and distribution company are now taking pre-orders for their September 2018 Package that will release on September 25, 2018 and retail for $154.90. The company is currently offering a 40% discount on the package (bringing the total down to $92.94) that contains five films, which we detail below. The discount ends once the items are in stock which is typically two weeks prior to release date. So make your plans now.

Of course, for the faint of heart, the titles will be available individually as well.

First up is:

Body MeltBody Melt (1993)
Release Date: September 25, 2018
Synopsis: Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

This Ozploitation classic that promises buckets of blood and gore will be the first time the film has been released on blu-ray in North America with an all new 2k restoration sourced from the original 16 mm negative. This release is produced in a limited Slipcover Edition of 2,000 units with a 2-disc set (BD/DVD combo.

Features Include:

• Region free Blu-ray/DVD combo
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 16mm original camera negative (exclusive to this release)
• Commentary track with writer/director/composer Philip Brophy, writer/producer Rod Bishop and producer Daniel Scharf
• Commentary track with Philip Brophy, focused on the sound design and film score
• “Melting Away: The Deconstruction of Body Melt” – 2018 featurette with Philip Brophy and Rod Bishop
• “Body Building: The Making of Body Melt” – 2018 interview with Daniel Scharf
• “Adrenal Glands” – 2018 interview with actor Neil Foley
• “Making Bodies Melt: The Making of Body Melt”
• “Behind-the-Scenes Featurette”
• Extensive behind-the-scenes stills and prop gallery
• Complete storyboard gallery
• Original theatrical trailer
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles


Next up is:

The House on Tombstone HillThe House on Tombstone Hill (1989) A.K.A The Dead Come Home
Release Date: September 25, 2018
Synopsis: A group of friends have decided to repair and renovate an old house located in the middle of nowhere in the hope of turning it into their ‘cool’ crash pad. But shortly after arriving, a strange and seemingly senile old woman is found to be lurking around the premises. Uncertain of her intentions, the group of trendy homesteaders go about their business but soon find themselves up against a very unexpected geriatric evil, hell-bent on keeping them as permanent residents in ‘her’ house, dispatching them in a series of creatively gruesome ways. But to make matters even worse, shortly after meeting their demise, their mutilated corpses return from the dead, determined to help their elderly assassin and her fiendish daughter finish off the others…

S/Fx wizards Ed French and Bruce Spaulding lend their tremendous talents to this slasher/zombie classic that began life as The Dead Come Home. The title is newly restored by Vinegar Syndrome from its original camera negative and will be the best the film has ever looked. The release will be presented in a BD/DVD combo release in a limited slipcover edition run of just 1500 copies.

Features Include:

• Region free Blu-ray/DVD combo
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from its 16mm original camera negative
• “Three Dead Dudes” – featurette with actors: Mark Zobian, Victor Verhaeghe and Douglas Gibson
• Audio interview with director James Riffel, moderated by Chris Poggiali
• Extensive behind-the-scenes still gallery
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles

Next is:

Memories Within Miss AggieMemories Within Miss Aggie (1974)
Release Date: September 25, 2018
Synopsis: The only thing missing from Aggie’s life…was Aggie. In the middle of nowhere lives middle aged Aggie, with her wheelchair bound companion Richard. As snow falls outside, Aggie tries desperately to remember the circumstances under which they met. As she plays through in her mind a series of possible scenarios, only to dismiss each as a false past, she inadvertently begins to reveal an increasingly dark portrait of her true self, leading to the unexpected and shocking reality of her relationship with Richard.

Memories Within Miss Aggie is director Gerard Damiano's magnum opus which ranks among one of the most unsettling psychological thrillers in the history of erotic cinema. Many will recognize Damiano as the the writer of such cult classic films as Deep Throat (yes, that Deep Throat), in addition to The Devil Miss Jones. This will mark the first time this important piece of classic erotica has even been resented on blu-ray. It will hit the street on September 25th in a Limited Edition Slipcover Edition of just 1,000 copies.

Features Include:

• Region free Blu-ray/DVD combo
• Newly scanned & restored in 2k from 16mm archival negative elements
• Promotional still and article gallery
• Theatrical trailer
• Reversible cover artwork
• English SDH subtitles

In addition, as a part of its Peekarama Big 2 Unit Show, Vinegar Syndrome will release two double-bills on DVD in September. First up is:

School Girl's Reunion (1977)/Sensuous Fly Girls (1976)School Girl's Reunion (1977)/Sensuous Fly Girls (1976) 






Followed by:

School Girl's Reunion (1977)/Sensuous Fly Girls (1976)The Sexorcist (1974)/ Deviates in Love (1979)

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