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Mastorakis Once More....

Posted by phil blankenship, March 27, 2007 01:55am | Post a Comment
WTF ??

Glitch! (1988) directed by Nico Mastorakis

From the IMDB user comments:
"get this movie if you are frowning and need a wonderful smile on your face!"


Mastorakis Mania !

Posted by phil blankenship, March 26, 2007 02:26am | Post a Comment
Following my recent Nico Mastorakis fascination, I've done a great service & compiled a list of Mastorakis titles available on dvd in the US. There are multiple editions/pressings of most. In general, the '2003' editions on Omega Entertainment are the preferable releases.

Mastorakis Collection on DVD:

Blind Date
Bloodstone (writer/producer)
.Com For Murder
Glitch!
Grandma's House (producer)
In The Cold Of The Night
Hired To Kill
Island Of Death
The Naked Truth
Nightmare At Noon
Ninja Academy
Skyhigh - A Summer On Fire
The Time Traveller
The Wind
The Zero Boys

I also stumbled across a short Mastorakis interview about The Zero Boys!

BONUS Mastorakis film trailer for Nightmare At Noon, another one starring Wings (Vice Squad, Deadly Force) Hauser!

The Zero Boys - A Nico Mastorakis Film

Posted by phil blankenship, March 25, 2007 12:38am | Post a Comment
It's starting to feel like a Mastorakis weekend:

    

 

Following yesterday's report on The Wind, I'm back with another Mastorakis hit (and one of my personal favorites), THE ZERO BOYS !

What starts off as a simple military reject / paintball caper, the mood quickly downgrades to a slick & sadistic Deliverance flavored slasher... complete with a SNUFF FILM TORTURE BARN.

Most importantly, however, is that it stars Kelli Maroney (Chopping Mall, Night of the Comet)!!

Lightning Video LA9950

The Wind - There's Something Deadly In the Air

Posted by phil blankenship, March 24, 2007 12:12am | Post a Comment
    

Since it is a bit hard to see clearly on the scans, I've blown up the two most important parts of the box (you're welcome!).

 

Film Tagline:

Closing line on the back:

The fact that the D in Wind is made from the killer's hand scythe certainly makes this one stand out, too.

About the quality of the film, I don't yet have much to say. I've been too obsessed with staring at the box to actually watch the flick. I do know, however, that it HAS to be a killer:

1. Wings (VICE SQUAD!) Hauser plays the mysterious caretaker Phil!
2. This was shot immediately before Meg Foster played Evil-Lyn in the Masters of the Universe live-action motion picture.
3. It was directed by Nico Mastorakis, ALWAYS a sign of '80s quality (be sure to check out Zero Boys if you haven't already).
4. It was released on Lightning Video !

Lightning Video #9964

NP: Various - Broken Flag: A Retrospective 1982 - 1985 5LP Box