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Description: From the writer of Training Day comes a gripping, action-packed cop drama starring Academy Awardr nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pe¤a. In their mission to abide by their oath to serve and protect, Officers Brian Taylor (Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Pe¤a) have formed a powerful brotherhood to ensure they both go home at the end of watch. But nothing can prepare them for the violent backlash that happens after they pull over the members of a notorious drug cartel for a routine traffic stop. Seen from the point of view of the officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, dash cams and citizens caught in the line of fire, a 360 perspective creates a gritty, compassionate and intense portrait of the city’s darkest streets, and the brave men and women patrolling them.
DEATH RACE 3: INFERNO
Description: Repentant convict Carl Lucas (Luke Goss)- aka Frankenstein- is a legendary driver in the brutal prison blood sport known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom, Lucas is plunged into his most vicious competition yet: the first-ever desert Death Race. Through South Africa’s infernal Kalahari Desert, Lucas is pitted against ruthless adversaries and powerful forces at work behind the scenes to ensure his defeat. Also starring Danny Trejo and Ving Rhames, Death Race 3: Inferno is an insane, action-packed thrill ride.
UNIVERSAL SOLIDER: DAY OF RECKONING
Description: Jean-Claude Van Damme Scott Adkins Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski and Dolph Lundgren star in UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: DAY OF RECKONING which ups the ante in the UNIVERSAL SOLDIER series giving you more hard-hitting bloody no-holds-barred fighting action. John (Adkins The Expendables 2) wakes up from a coma to discover his wife and daughter were slaughtered in a brutal home invasion. Haunted by images of the attack he vows to kill the man responsible Luc Deveraux (Van Damme). While John tries to piece his reality back together things get more complicated when he is pursued by a relentless UniSol (Arlovski). As John gets closer to Deveraux and the rouge army of genetically enhanced warriors led by back-from-the-dead leader Andrew Scott (Lundgren) John discovers more about himself and begins to call into question everything he believed to be true.
HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI
Description: Revenge, honor and disgrace collide when a samurai’s request to commit ritual suicide leads to a tense showdown with his feudal lord. From cult auteur Takashi Miike (13 Assassins). In Japanese with English subtitles
Description: When a former member of a religious cult dies in a mysterious accident, his wife Martha (Maren Jensen, Battlestar Galactica), who now lives alone and close to the cult’s church, begins to fear for her life and the lives of her visiting friends (Susan Buckner, Sharon Stone). Strange and deadly events begin to happen… Could she be the target of the evil cult and its fanatical leader Isaiah (Ernest Borgnine)?
Directed by Wes Craven (Scream, A Nightmare on Elm Street) and starring Jeff East (Pumpkinhead), Lisa Hartman (The 17th Bride) and Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes), this consistently terrifying film delivers unpredictable plot twists and visual shocks galore.
Description: A group of problem teens from Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life’s priorities; led by do-gooders Holly and Charles (Rosalind Allen and Peter Scolari). When they get to the campsite, they begin having problems adjusting to the wild life, particularly with the local marijuana growers using herbal steroids to accelerate plant growth, and the mutated ticks that the leaky steroid system has created – These oversized mutant ticks with an insatiable lust for human flesh starts terrorizing the campground, eating the campers and everything else in sight. The stellar cast includes, Ami Dolenz. Seth Green, Alfonso Ribeiro, Clint Howard and Rance Howard. Directed by Tony Randel (Hellbound: Hellraiser II).
WONDERLAND: VOLUME 1
WOLVERINE: NOT DEAD YET
Description: Wolverine’s past is full of nasty characters – but few as fiendish as the White Ghost, a murderous mercenary whom Wolverine thought he’d left for dead during his spy years! But this Ghost won’t be laid to rest until he’s run Wolverine through a gauntlet of Adamantium weapons, killing the mutant maverick with the very metal that’s saved his life so many times! Unwilling to risk his friends, Wolverine stands alone in a story of intrigue, romance and devastation, culminating in a clash between two killers!
TALES FROM WILLIAM NOLAN’S DARK UNIVERSE
Description: TALES FROM WILLIAM F. NOLAN”S DARK UNIVERSE, Outstanding adaptations of some of his best horror stories, by the author of the novel and major motion picture Logan’s Run. Join the scary hi-jinks as characters struggle to deal with unseen horrors, killers and more!
MARS ATTACK CLASSIC VOLUME 3
THE NINJAETTE TP
Description: Tearing out of the pages of Garth Ennis’ Jennifer Blood comes The Ninjettes — a searing four-color indictment of a society that turns blushing college girls into ninjas hungry to kill! Kelly, Skyler and Chelsea — once-wholesome Americans caught in a nightmare of sin, scandal and shurikens! What made them the way they are — twisted, violent, depraved? That’s the question that will explode across your mind with the shocking fury of a Cobalt Bomb as you breathlessly turn these pages! That’s the question that can only be answered by delving deep into the mysterious assassin’s network known as — The Circuit! Home to Varla, the ruthless executioner who rides like she kills — hard! Daisy, the good-time girl with a gun who massacres armed gangs single-handed in the name of kicks! And Christie, the ice-cold professional who’ll slaughter her best friend if the price is right – along with anyone in her way! This graphic novel will drag you bodily into their twilight world — a world of mercenaries! Drug kings! Drag kings! Spankings! Hard men, naked and exposed! Ninja schoolgirls, consumed by nihilism and branding in a world that never cared! And that’s just the tip of this iceberg of red-hot action! This volume collects the complete, 6-issue miniseries by Al Ewing and Eman Casallos as well as sketches and designs by Eman Casallo, a writer’s commentary on issue #1 by Al Ewing and all of the covers by Admira Wijaya, Johnny Desjardins and more.
CLASSIC JURASSIC PARK VOLUME 5: RETURN TO JURASSIC PARK TWO
CREEPY COMICS: AT DEATH DOOR
Description: Continuing the terrifying tradition of the odious original, Dark Horse’s Creepy brings a modern flavor to classic horror! In this second vicious volume, your dear Uncle Creepy presents over a dozen new spine-tingling stories from twisted talents including David Lapham, Jeff Parker, Doug Moench, Joe R. Lansdale, Jason Shawn Alexander, Timothy Truman, Rick Geary, Colleen Coover, Emily Carroll, Nathan Fox, and more! With so much fear to go around, this awful omnibus is sure to keep you drenched in a cold sweat all the way through!
DOCTOR WHO: THE IRON LEACY
Description: Join the Doctor, that immortal traveller in time and space, on five of his wildest and wittiest comic strip adventures: “The Iron Legion,” “City of the Damned,” “The Star Beast,” “The Dogs of Doom,” “The Time Witch.” Featuring work from the award-winning Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), Pat Mills, and John Wagner (Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog), and Steve Moore (Abslom Daak), this special collection celebrates forty years of the Doctor Who comic strip!
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Description: The one thing known is that her time spent in a world full of insanity left her a broken adult. However, her courageous will to survive is what ultimately saved humanity. Now the story of Alice’s visit into Wonderland is fully revealed and the truth of the terror will be told in full! From the minds behind Grimm Fairy Tales and Return To Wonderland, follow Zenescope back down the rabbit hole and re-discover a world of madness like you’ve never seen before!