The Driller Killer As he walks through the musky New York City streets his mind starts to wonder in the opposite direction. 'What should I do now?', says one part of his mind, 'Where am I going?', says another. Until suddenly, Bang, the man looks down into the palm of his hands and notices blood, puddles and puddles of blood, obviously not his own. Well, it only stands to reason, doesn't it? This blood must have come from one of the victims seen in the following DVD's released by Arrow Video. Arrrghhhhhh!!

Raising Cain
Raising Cain

John Lithgow plays three different roles in this 1992 Brian De Palma classic. Not only does he play a child psychologist named Carter, but on top of that, he also plays his evil twin brother, Cain, as well as their Norwegian father, Doctor Nix, who's a doctor that likes to experiment on the young. Obviously Carter’s wife is concerned that her husband isn’t quite paying their daughter the right kind of attention, doing so whilst having an affair which, upon discovery, threatens to send him into a psychotic rage.

A relentless blend of murder, multiple personalities, cross-dressing, crazed parents, bizarre dream sequences, and stunning cinematic assurance, Raising Cain harks back to those twin masterpieces Psycho and Peeping Tom, and is pure unadulterated De Palma at his best.

  • High Definition digital transfer of the theatrical version.
  • Hickory Dickory Doc - a brand-new interview with actor John Lithgow.
  • The Man in My Life - an interview with actor Steven Bauer.
  • Have You Talked to the Others? - an interview with editor Paul Hirsch.
  • Three Faces of Henry - an interview with actor Gregg Henry.
  • The Cat's in the Bag - an interview with actor Tom Bower.
  • A Little Too Late for That - an interview with actor Mel Harris.
  • Raising Pino - a brand-new interview with composer Pino Donaggio.
  • Father’s Day - a brand-new video essay about the multiple versions of Raising Cain by Chris Dumas, author of 'Un-American Psycho: Brian De Palma and the Political Invisible'.
  • Theatrical Trailer.
  • Plus, much-much more. 

Release Date: January 30th, 2017 / Genre: Thriller / Running Time: 91 minutes / Number of Discs: 3 / Audio: Stereo / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH

Donnie Darko
Donnie Darko

Donnie is a troubled high school student who's in therapy, prone to sleepwalking, whilst in possession of an imaginary friend -- a six-foot tall rabbit named Frank, who tells him that the world is going to end in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds. During that time Donnie, as played by Jake Gyllenhaal, will navigate teenage life, narrowly avoid death in the form of a falling jet engine, follow Frank’s maladjusted instructions, and try to maintain the space-time continuum.

Described by its director as, “The Catcher in the Rye as told by Philip K. Dick”, Donnie Darko combines an eye-catching, eclectic cast which includes a pre-stardom Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, heartthrob: Patrick Swayze, former child star: Drew Barrymore, Oscar nominees: Mary McDonnell and Katherine Ross, and television favorite, Noah Wyle.

  • Brand new 4K restorations of both the Theatrical Cut and the Director’s Cut from the original camera negatives produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release, supervised and approved by director Richard Kelly and cinematographer Steven Poster.
  • Audio commentary by writer-director Richard Kelly and actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • Audio commentary by Kelly, producer Sean McKittrick, and actors Drew Barrymore, Jena Malone, Beth Grant, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Katharine Ross and James Duval.
  • Audio commentary by Kelly and filmmaker Kevin Smith on the Director’s Cut.
  • Brand-new interviews with Richard Kelly and others.
  • The Goodbye Place - Kelly’s 1996 short film, which anticipates some of the themes and ideas of his feature films.
  • The Donnie Darko Production Diary - an archival documentary charting the film’s production with optional commentary by cinematographer Steven Poster.
  • Twenty deleted and alternate scenes with optional commentary by Kelly.
  • Archive interviews with Kelly, actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, James Duval, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Noah Wyle and Katharine Ross, producers Sean McKittrick, Nancy Juvonen, Hunt Lowry and Casey La Scala, and cinematographer Steven Poster.
  • Three archive featurettes - They Made Me Do It, They Made Me Do It Too, and #1 Fan: A Darkomentary.
  • Plus much, much more. 

Release Date: January 9th, 2017 / Genre: Thriller / Running Time: 133 minutes / Number of Discs: 1 / Audio: Mono / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH


Refusing to heed the warnings by the locals, a group of college friends set out on a cross-country road trip looking for fun and frolics along the way. But alas, they get much more than they bargained for when they wind up in the abandoned mining town of Hellgate and hemmed in by hordes of the undead, ready to make the living not so alive.

Providing gore and gags in equal measure, Hellgate recalls the good old days of video rental frights whilst challenging other gleefully twisted flicks, such as Re-animator and Return of the Living Dead. Check it out, for sheer grisly delirium!

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation.
  • Original uncompressed 2.0 PCM audio.
  • Road to Perdition, B-Movie Style - an extensive interview with Hellgate director William A. Levey.
  • Alien Invasion, Blaxploitation and Ghost-Busting Mayhem - Scholar, Filmmaker, and fan Howard S. Berger reflects on the intriguing film career of William A. Levey.
  • Video Nasty - Kenneth Hall, writer of the Puppet Master series, speaks about the direct-to-video horror boom that allowed Hellgate to become a classic of the cassette rental era.
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys.

Release Date: December 19th, 2016 / Genre: Horror / Running Time: 91 minutes / Number of Discs: 1 / Audio: Stereo / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH

The Driller Killer
The Driller Killer

Reno, as played by the infamous Abel Ferrara, is a man pushed to the edge of sanity by the economic realities of living in New York City, during the late seventies. Over time his loose grip on reality begins to slip and he takes to stalking the streets with a power tool in search of prey, tracking them down, one by one, ready to expunge his anger into their minds, into their hearts, and into their lives, one turn of the screw at a time.

A notable New York film critic once said that this was one of the most notorious 'video nasties' of it's era, in part thanks to its drill-in-head sleeve, stating that The Driller Killer has lost none of its power to unnerve and is presented here fully uncut.

  • Limited Edition SteelBook featuring original artwork (2500 copies).
  • Brand new restoration from original film elements.
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations.
  • Audio commentary by director and star Abel Ferrara, moderated by Brad Stevens (author of 'Abel Ferrara: The Moral Vision') and recorded exclusively for this release.
  • Brand new interview with Ferrara.
  • Willing and Abel: Ferraraology 101 - a new visual essay guide to the films and career of Ferrara by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, author of 'Cultographies: Ms. 45'.
  • Mulberry St. (2010) - Ferrara's feature-length documentary portrait of the New York location that has played a key role in his life and work, available on home video in the UK for the first time ever.
  • Trailer.
  • Collector's booklet featuring new writing by Michael Pattison and Brad Stevens.

Release Date: November 29th, 2016 / Genre: Horror / Running Time: 96 minutes / Number of Discs: 2 / Audio: Mono / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH


In downtown Manhattan, a police captain's hunt for his missing wife leads to the discovery of a series of mysterious disappearances in the area. Extending his search into the tunnels and sewers below the city streets, it soon becomes clear that something monstrous is lurking in that subterranean world... and it won't stay there much longer!

Starring John Heard (Home Alone) and Christopher Curry (Starship Troopers) alongside an early appearance from John Goodman (Rosanne), C.H.U.D. has justifiably built up a huge cult following in the years since its release in 1984, with one of the most iconic creature designs of the period.

  • Brand new restoration from the original film elements.
  • Original Uncompressed PCM Mono Audio / Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Audio commentary by director Douglas Cheek, writer Shepard Abbott, and actors John Heard, Daniel Stern, and Christopher Curry.
  • A Dirty Look - an interview with production designer William Bilowit.
  • Dweller Designs - an interview with special make-up effects and creature creator John Caglione, Jr. 
  • Notes from Above Ground: The NYC Locations of C.H.U.D. - featurette hosted by journalist Michael Gingold and filmmaker Ted Geoghegan.
  • Brand new audio track featuring isolated score selections and an interview with composers Martin Cooper and David A. Hughes.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Gallery.
  • Extended Shower Scene.
  • Original Theatrical Trailer.
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Dan Mumford.
  • Fully illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Michael Gingold.

Release Date: November 22nd, 2016 / Genre: Horror / Running Time: 88 minutes / Number of Discs: 2 / Audio: Mono / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH

The Initiation
The Initiation

Kelly, as played by TV's Daphne Zuniga, has a special initiation ritual in store for her new sorority, a ritual that involves her breaking into her own fathers department store after-hours. But as you'd expect, what begins as a night of harmless college fun turns quickly sour. Once inside the enormous mall, Kelly and her fellow pledges find themselves locked in for the night... with a deadly intruder stalking the corridors.

Arriving in 1984, The Initiation might have been late to the slasher party, but, alongside the likes of The House on Sorority Row and The Mutilator, it remains one of the stronger entries to emerge in the latter days of the slice-and-dice boom.

  • Brand new 2K restoration from the original camera negative.
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation.
  • Uncompressed PCM Mono Audio.
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Brand new audio commentary by The Hysteria Continues.
  • Sorority Saga - a brand new interview with writer Charles Pratt, Jr. 
  • Pledge Night - a brand new interview with actor Christopher Bradley.  
  • Dream Job - a brand new interview with actress Joy Jones.
  • Extended Scene.
  • Original Theatrical Trailer.
  • Original Screenplay & Production Schedule (BD -ROM Content).
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Justin Osbourn.

Release Date: November 8th, 2016 / Genre: Horror / Running Time: 97 minutes / Number of Discs: 2 / Audio: Mono / Language: English / Subtitles: English SDH

ARROW VIDEO WANTS YOU TO SCREAM!!!! ARROW VIDEO WANTS YOU TO SCREAM!!!! Reviewed by David Andrews on December 01, 2016 Rating: 5

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