Look out, Elvira! Ex-WWE diva Maria Kanellis is moving in on your turf. The Playboy centerfold is teaming up with Code Red DVD to play movie host for “Maria’s B Movie Mayhem”, an impressive line-up of cult classics and video nasties titles, many getting their first-ever DVD release.
The various movies and double feature titles being offered by Code Red via the “Maria’s B Movie Mayhem” banner will feature the lovely Miss Kanellis introducing the film and appearing again at the conclusion. The actual movies will be uninterrupted and uncut, just the way God intended. Some of the DVDs will feature extras yet to be announced.
Here are the release dates and more plot details:
September 13th: (double feature) LOVE ME DEADLY (1973) – A coven of devil-worshipping necrophiliacs moves to Los Angeles and sets up their base of operations out of a funeral home. / THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE CAMPUS CORPSE (1977) – A college freshman rushes a fraternity and witnesses another pledge’s death during a hazing ritual. He and the other fraternity brothers try to cover up the accident and hide the body. AKA The Hazing.
September 20th: HAUNTED (1977) – In Arizona during the Civil War, a woman is accused of witchcraft, tied to a horse and left to die in the desert. One hundred years later, the descendants of the woman’s accusers start being killed off, and the townspeople suspect the woman has come back as an evil spirit. Aldo Ray stars.
Septmber 27th: (double feature) SCREAM (1981) – A group of friends on a rafting excursion happen upon a deserted town and decide to setup camp for the night. When their raft disappears, the killing starts. / BARN OF THE NAKED DEAD (1974) – Three showgirls on their way to Las Vegas have car trouble and are stuck all night out in the desert. The next morning cheerful Andre offers them help in fixing their car. However, Andre is really a maniac with a lot of family problems; his mother ran out on him when he was a child so now he keeps kidnapped women chained up in his barn and trains them to perform circus tricks. Andre’s father is still around of course, but because the old homestead is next to a nuclear test site he has been transformed into a raving homicidal mutant that Andre keeps locked up in a shed. AKA Nightmare Circus.
September 27th: MARDI GRAS MASSACRE (1978) – Notorious video nasties entry about police trying to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
October 18th: VAMPIRE AT MIDNIGHT (1988) – A hard-boiled Los Angeles detective turns vampire hunter in pursuit of a serial killer draining victims of blood. He must save a sexy concert pianist before the “Vampire Killer” claims her as his bride.
October 11th: NIGHT OF THE DEMON (1980) – Professor Nugent and his students embark on a journey to locate Bigfoot believed to be responsible for countless deaths. They disturb a black magic ritual and eventually uncover the truth about Bigfoot, and his offspring, but who will believe them?
October 25th: (double feature) VOODOO DOLLS (1990) – Students at a girls’ college are terrorized by spirits that haunt the institution. / MADONNA: A CASE OF BLOOD AMBITION (1990) – A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury members, often seducing them herself first.
November 15th: (double feature) TEENAGE HITCHIKERS (1975) – Two girls hitchhike their way across the good ole U.S.A. with no apparent destination in mind. Despite being penniless, they find that their nubile nude bodies are currency enough to get them where they’re going. Along the way, they encounter horny males of all stripes (and a female or two) eager to help them. All manner of 70s silliness ensues, including an encounter with a hapless escaped rapist and an all-out orgy in a hippie commune. / TEENAGE TRAMP (1973) – Kim ran away from home when she was young and got in with a bad crowd. Now she has run away from the bad crowd to see her sister Hilary, not out of any sisterly love but to get her share of the money that Mom left when she died. Within hours chaos reigns as Kim jumps into bed with her sister’s boyfriend and the bad crowd turn up uninvited at Hilary’s house after tracking Kim down.
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