PSYCHOS IN LOVE (1987) comes to Blu!

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  1. bruce h

    bruce h Editor - CINEMA ARCANA

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    From my Cinema Arcana FB Page:

    "I ****ing hate grapes!" Some great news from Vinegar Syndrome regarding their 2017 slate -- they'll be issuing the Blu debut of Gorman Bechard's slasher comedy PSYCHOS IN LOVE (1987)! The film follows a mass murdering bartender whose chance encounter with a serial killing manicurist allows them to bond over their common disgust for the aforementioned fruit. Continuing their death spree as their romance blossoms, things seem perfect, until a cannibalistic plumber shows up with an agenda all his own. Buoyed by its likable leads, this frequently gory and genuinely funny VHS favorite has found itself growing in popularity over the years, and this new edition should help further the cause. The company is promising a brand new restoration, and while it's a bit early to discuss extras, I would expect a lot of the previous material (assembled by the director) to be carried over. Look for more details next year.

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    Myron Breck Boom Shanka

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    I've had this on DVD for at least a decade and never watched it.
     
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    MisterTwister The Schlock King

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    Fucking great flick. Watched it projected outside one night and had a blast.
     
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    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Don't get excited. It's pretty terrible, until the last maybe 38 minutes.

    Think Microwave Massacre but even cheaper, with sloppier writing, and: shot on video? (Yes, no?)
     
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    zbinks Beset by Creatures of the Deep

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    I think the film was shot on 16mm short ends.
     
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    Still haven't watched my Shriek Show DVD. Blind bought it and set it aside after learning it was a horror-comedy. Back in those days I never bothered reading synopsis - if it was horror from a certain era I always blind bought it. I guess I should try to watch it to determine if it's worth upgrading. Can't really get excited over Vinegar Syndrome's latest announcements tbh. They're also releasing Slaughterhouse. Unless they uncovered a better print and rescanned in 4K I don't see a reason to double dip if you have the 88 Films edition.
     
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    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    I saw this for the first time at Cinema Wasteland a year or so ago. An amusing direct to video cheapie, but I'd never watch it again.
     
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    I've always had a soft spot for the film, it's quirky 80's goodness. A Blu-ray would be most welcome, and coming from VS it should look excellent.

    Bechard's Galactic Gigolo would be nice to see in HD some day also...the Full Moon DVD is poopy.
     
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    I've watched my DVD three times. Awesome news that this is getting a blu release and best of all it's Vinegar Syndrome. They always impress with their transfers. One of the best horror film theme songs of all time.
     
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    Full Moon and poopy go together like peanut butter and jelly!

    I believe the director of Psychos in Love talks about how much he loathes Charles Band on the commentary. Gotta listen to it soon!
     
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    Score another one for Vinegar Syndrome. I've never seen or heard of this film, but the description you posted is so damn bizarre, I will blind buy it.
     
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    Much like myself you're a bit of nut so it's definitely up your alley my friend!
     
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    I have to admit that I don't know how well this one would hold up for me. But, I have to say that 30 years ago (god that long?) I loved the hell out of this film. It's poorly made and the humor is really widely hit or miss. But, this is a film that coaxes by on tons of weird charm. This for fans of odd low-budget cinema from the 70s and 80s. It probably fits quite comfortably between "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" and "Eating Raoul"
     
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