CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Preview- Spookies (Limited Edition Bluray)

101 Films presents cult 80s horror Spookies (1986), released on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK, and title 019 on the 101 Films Black Label. Produced by Michael Lee, founder of legendary video distributor VIPCO, the film’s tumultuous production history saw original co-writers/directors Brendan Faulkner and Thomas Doran and co-writer/producer Frank M. Farel fired, and Eugenie Joseph brought on board to shoot new scenes and re-edit the existing footage. The chaotic and deranged result has gone on to amass an army of devotees in the intervening years, attaining genuine cult status among horror fans. Among the additional content is a new version of feature-length documentary VIPCO: The Untold Story.

After their car breaks down, a group of travelers find themselves stranded in a remote part of New England. After taking shelter in a spooky old mansion, complete with a graveyard, they discover a ouija board and decide to spend the night attempting to summon some spirits. But the group soon learns that playing with the forces of black magic isn’t fun and games, and it’s not long before they’re head-to-head with all sorts of demonic creatures, shape shifters, and other forms of evil, all of whom are more than happy to pick them off in the most gruesome of ways.

You can pre-order HERE.

Special Features

  • Audio commentary with FrightFest’s Paul McEvoy and filmmaker Sean Hogan
  • Limited edition booklet: Includes A Twisted History: Vipco, VHS and Spookies by Scott Harrison and Your Future Belongs to Us: Reaganite Terrors in Spookies by Liam Hathaway
  • Twisted Tale – The Unmaking of Spookies – a feature-length making-of documentary, including a commentary track with documentary co-directors Michael Gingold & Glen Baisley and extensive deleted scenes
  • VIPCO: The Untold Story, a brand new, extended version of the feature length documentary on much-loved UK film distributor VIPCO
  • 2015 Alamo Drafthouse screening introductions with Spookies director Thomas Doran and co-writer/producer Frank M. Farel
  • Archival locations featurette with actor Peter Iasillo
  • Outtakes and bloopers
  • Behind the scenes still gallery
  • Theatrical trailer
Related Posts
Spookies (1986)

Spookies (1986) was produced by Michael Lee, founder of legendary video distributor VIPCO, and saw original co-writers/directors Brendan Faulkner and Thomas Doran and co-writer/producer Frank M. Farel fired, and Eugenie Read more

Preview: The Wheel of Time Box Set 1: Books 1-3 (The Eye of the World, The Great Hunt, The Dragon Reborn)

Prepare to turn the Wheel of Time - discover the first three novels in one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published, now in a stunning box Read more

Preview: The Flash Season 8 Ep. 4: Armageddon (Part Four)

In The Flash Season 8 Ep. 4: Armageddon (Part Four), Barry (Grant Gustin) is shocked when Eobard Thawne (guest star Tom Cavanagh) returns in the most unexpected way, and with Read more

Preview: The Flash Season 8 Ep. 3: Armageddon (Part Three)

In The Flash Season 8 Ep. 3: Armageddon (Part Three), Barry (Grant Gustin) meets Black Lightning (guest star Cress Williams) at the Hall of Justice after things take a dire Read more

Preview: Shaolin Mantis (Bluray)

Direct from the golden age of Hong Kong martial arts cinema comes Shaolin Mantis another fast paced fight fest, from the mighty Shaw Brothers studio. When scholar Wei Fung (David Read more

Preview: Hatchet For the Honeymoon (Deluxe Collector’s Edition Bluray)

From director Mario Bava, the Godfather of Italian horror, comes Hatchet for the Honeymoon, a superlative early 70s slasher which places us and the erstwhile filmmaker back in the realm Read more

Preview- Weird Love Tales #1

Ahhhh! Can you smell that? Love is in the air again, and we're here to warm your heart and brighten your soul with eight timeless tales of…weird love? Sorry, hold Read more

Preview- Ultraman Trigger Special Episode: The Blooming Flowers of Evil!

In the Ultraman Trigger Special Episode: The Blooming Flowers of Evil!, Deban, the little Mascot Kaiju returns once again! On his well-known show, Deban Channel, Deban is going to introduce Read more

Preview- The New Champion of SHAZAM! #1

Mary Bromfield has always struggled to determine who she is outside her family…kinda hard to do when you're all superheroes! Now, after Billy Batson's heroic sacrifice, the power of Shazam Read more

Preview- The Equalizer Season 2 Ep. 7: When Worlds Collide

In The Equalizer Season 2 Ep. 7: When Worlds Collide, Bishop comes to McCall, Harry and Mel for help when a terrorist from his past uncovers the identity of his Read more

Preview- Suicide Squad: Blaze #1 (of 3)

The attacks begin without warning. Brutal, sudden…cannibalistic. A metahuman with all the power of Superman but none of his humanity. An unstoppable being ruled only by hunger and instinct, striking Read more

Preview- Spookies (Bluray)

After their car breaks down, a group of travellers find themselves stranded in a remote part of New England. After taking shelter in a spooky old mansion, complete with a Read more

Preview- Skinny Tiger and Fatty Dragon (Bluray)

Sammo Hung invokes the spirit of Bruce Lee in this high-energy action-tribute, playing a cop obsessed with the physical legacy of “The Little Dragon”. Teaming up with the infamous “Skinny Tiger” Read more

Preview- Riverdale Season 6 Ep. 4: The Witching Hour(s)

The preview has arrived for Riverdale Season 6 Ep. 4: The Witching Hour(s), As Bailey’s Comet passes over Rivervale, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) and Nana Rose (guest star Barbara Wallace) revisit Read more

Preview- Riverdale Season 6 Ep. 3: Mr. Cypher

The preview has arrived for Riverdale Season 6 Ep. 3: Mr. Cypher, where after being visited by a mysterious figure who arrives in Rivervale, the gang find themselves faced with Read more

Preview- Monkey Prince #1

Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King, even better than the Justice League—and definitely the Teen Titans—(actually, Read more

Preview- Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger Ep. 38: It’s The Great Ancestors! Behold The Spirit World!

In Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger Ep. 38: It's The Great Ancestors! Behold The Spirit World!, come December, everyone is starting to prepare for the Christmas season! Kaito's birthday is coming up, Read more

Preview- Kamen Rider Revice Ep. 13: Fenix’s Close Call

In Kamen Rider Revice Ep. 13: Fenix's Close Call, the Skybase, Fenix's giant aerial fortress has to land on the ground to refuel and restock some supplies! As the members Read more

Preview- I Am Batman #6

Jace Fox's baptism by fire as Batman during "Fear State" was the first step toward his next great challenge—a relocation to the Big Apple! Joining his mother and sisters in Read more

Preview- Doctor Who: The Abominable Snowmen (Steelbook Bluray)

In the 17th century, an old Tibetan friend of the Doctor's reached out and touched the mind of an alien disembodied energy, giving it a conduit to Earth. 300 years Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

%d bloggers like this: