Oh, Warner Archive. How much do we love thee? You specialize in doling out obscure classics that haven’t seen the light of day in ages, and as a result you make us want to shrink ourselves to infant size so that we may roll around playfully on your naked bosom. Happy sigh!
Next up from their vaults? Two Eighties slashers that we’ve been dying to see again – Ken Hughes’ 1981 bloodbath Night School and William Fruet’s 1986 flick Killer Party.
Here are some quick synopses for those who don’t remember or have never heard of these goodies via IMDB –
A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds committed by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer, which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant.
Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority’s back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the girls jump out, the boys use a video camera to take lots of shots of them. Their house mother gets talked into letting the girls have a hazing party in a forbidden frat house, and when she goes there to make sure the place is safe, she first stops at a handy grave in the front yard to explain to ‘Allan’ why she’s letting the girls use the house and tells him that it was all an accident and it’s time for him to just let it go. Allan doesn’t answer her, since he’s dead. Or is he? As she is nailing down a loose banister on the stairway, a mysterious figure appears before her, brandishing what looks like a tire iron. She turns, asks “What are you doing here?” and this person answers by striking her dead…
Keep in mind Warner Archive releases come Made on Demand, and that means you’ll get them with full box art in the DVD-R format. That shouldn’t matter, though, unless you’re rocking a DVD player from the stone age.
More soon including official release dates.
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