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Old 09-17-20, 03:29 PM
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Little Monsters (1989) & Shivers (1975) are being carried by Walmart B&M stores. I'd check Online Store Inventory first before venturing out.

Two stores in my area showed them In-Stock but only one store had both on the shelves.

I'd recommend Shivers as a blind-buy but I would watch the trailer for Little Monsters first to see if it interests you.

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Old 09-17-20, 05:04 PM
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as Blu said Cronenberg and pretty nice extras. Little Monsters is really a silly, stupid kids movie with Fred Savage and Howie Mandel as the leads. that should tell you all you need to know.
I kind of feel like Little Monsters might be one of those films that since I didnít grow up with it I may not see the appeal in as the nostalgia factor isnít there for me. Iím also not the hugest fan of Fred Savage or Howie Mandel. I donít mind either of them but meh.

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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Little Monsters is Beetlejuice for 2nd graders.
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Little Monsters is Beetlejuice for 2nd graders.
though not nearly as good or even close to Beetlejuice.
Old 09-24-20, 02:43 PM
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I just posted my review of Shivers, if anyone's interested. I'm pretty burnt-out on writing right now, so it'll probably be the last review of mine you'll see for a while!
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Old 09-24-20, 03:21 PM
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I just posted my review of Shivers, if anyone's interested. I'm pretty burnt-out on writing right now, so it'll probably be the last review of mine you'll see for a while!
Just read it. I watched the entire package last weekend, and you've covered it well, and hopefully, will encourage a few buys. I had the Arrow "All Region" re-do from 2018, and that was a nice set also. There's a 42-minute "Making Of" that uses excerpts from the interviews used in their entirety on the Vestron disc. I hadn't seen the film since it appeared on DVD in 2006 or so, and I had forgotten how dark the film goes. There are images and suggestions that certainly wouldn't be allowed today.
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Old 09-24-20, 10:46 PM
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Originally Posted by Adam Tyner View Post
I just posted my review of Shivers, if anyone's interested. I'm pretty burnt-out on writing right now, so it'll probably be the last review of mine you'll see for a while!
Weird. I can't seem to get the link to work. I've been debating a double dip since it's so cheap. I already have the Arrow release, but if it's a solid step up in video, I'd go for it.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Itís sourced from the same master (Lionsgate actually supplied it to Arrow), so donít expect any seismic differences.

The review link works for me, but the siteís redesign that went up a few days ago isnít mobile-friendly, in case youíre on your phone.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Coming to Blu-ray 7/16 from Vestron Video Collectors Series:

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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I always really enjoyed The Wraith. Definitely have to grab this one!
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I haven't seen it in years and years. Did it even get a DVD release?
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I haven't seen it in years and years. Did it even get a DVD release?
If only there was a website we could checkÖ
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I thought they already released The Wraith a couple of years ago. Maybe it was announced then, and got pushed back because of the pandemic? I don't think the Vestron Collector's Series has seen many releases in recent memory, so it's good to see they're keeping it going.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I think the only vestron release I have is Chopping Mall. I always wanted to pick up Maximum Overdrive but I’ve never seen it cheap.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

fuck yeah on The Wraith. that is an underrated classic!! and what a price.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Back in the day seemed like most videos I rented were Vestron.
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Did you really know at the time though? Sure, now we know, but back then I didn’t know a production company from the ashy, sometimes itchy elbows I have.
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Excited about this release, especially if Vestron follows suit on how they priced their previous pair of releases (Shivers & Little Monsters).
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
I haven't seen it in years and years. Did it even get a DVD release?
Yes, I own the DVD release of The Wraith.
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Me too. And digital.
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

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Did you really know at the time though? Sure, now we know, but back then I didn’t know a production company from the ashy, sometimes itchy elbows I have.
I knew, because the little thing came up before the movie. Vestron, New Line, Orion, those seemed to be frequent labels in my renting repertoire. Not that I focused on it, but it was definitely an integral part of the experience.

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I knew, because the little thing came up before the movie. Vestron, New Line, Orion, those seemed to be frequent labels in my renting repertoire. Not that I focused on it, but it was definitely an integral part of the experience.
Exactly. All those logos are engrained in my brain.
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Old 08-05-21, 02:41 PM
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Re: Vestron Video Collector's Series (Lionsgate)

I still need to pre-order Sundown.

Also I don't think I own Dementia 13 in any format, so I'll probably pick this one up. I've appreciated how cheap the Vestron titles have been as of late.

I read that Coppola went into his private collection for this film and assisted with the restoration process, which I believe will be a 4K transfer/restoration which is great.

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