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The Asphyx

The Asphyx

Director: Peter Newbrook
Year: 1973

Blending elements of Gothic horror with the more contemporary ingredients of steampunk, THE ASPHYX has emerged from obscurity to become a cult favorite of the sci-fi/fantasy genre. Utilizing an experimental photographic device, a scientist (Robert Stephens) captures what appears to be the image of the Asphyx—the ancient Greek spirit of the dead.

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Pig

Pig

Director: Henry Barrial
Year: 2014

A man wakes up in the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back, and realizes he has no idea who he is or how he got there.

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Munchhausen

Munchhausen

Director: Josef von Baky
Year: 1943

A Nazi extravaganza made in response to fantasies like The Wizard of Oz. This lavish, adult fairy tale (including topless harem girls) was designed to divert the German public from the reality of the war.

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Really Weird Tales

Really Weird Tales

Director: John Blanchard
Year: 1987

Top comedic talent hits new heights of zaniness in this three-episode parody of classic Sci-Fi shows like The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits. Joe Flaherty (SCTV, Used Cars) hosts this wonderfully clever, bizarre and delightfully funny Really Weird Tales.

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Metropolis (2002 Restoration)

Metropolis (2002 Restoration)

Director: Fritz Lang
Year: 1927

METROPOLIS can now be appreciated in its full glory! It is, as A. O. Scott of THE NEW YORK TIMES declared, "A fever dream of the future. At last we have the movie every would-be cinematic visionary has been trying to make since 1927."

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The Nude Vampire

The Nude Vampire

Director: Jean Rollin
Year: 1970

A surreal blend of horror, espionage, and erotica, THE NUDE VAMPIRE follows the son of a wealthy businessman as he is lured into a secret cult that is conducting experiments on a mute vampire woman being held in captivity.

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Woman in the Moon

Woman in the Moon

Director: Fritz Lang
Year: 1929

Two years after revolutionizing the science fiction film with his epic Metropolis, director Fritz Lang revisited the genre with an ambitious spectacle that dramatizes the first lunar expedition. Rather than a flight of pure fantasy, Lang, screenwriter Thea von Harbou and a group of technical consultants conceived a modernized "Trip to the Moon" grounded in state-of-the-art astrophysics.

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Stalker

Stalker

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Year: 1979

One of Andrei Tarkovsky's (Solaris, The Sacrifice) most acclaimed films, Stalker is an unforgettable film experience that evokes the spiritual lucidity of Carl Dreyer and the unbridled imagination of Phillip K. Dick. Since its release in 1979, Stalker has inspired filmmakers as diverse as David Lynch and Steven Spielberg and ensnared audiences in a labyrinth of striking imagery revealing the familiar in the strange, the poetic in the disturbing and the mythic in the mordant.

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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Year: 1986

Tarkovsky's haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation. Made as he was dying of cancer, THE SACRIFICE is Tarkovsky's personal statement, a profoundly moving, redemptive tragedy steeped in unforgettable imagery and heart-wrenching emotion.

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Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Faust (single DVD boxset version)

Director: F. W. Murnau
Year: 1926

Gösta Ekman stars as the titular alchemist who, struggling with his faith amidst a devastating plague, is offered the power to cure and the gift of youth...in exchange for his soul.  As the diabolical Mephisto, Emil Jannings (The Last Laugh) delivers a performance of operatic scale and intensity, by turns charming, comical, and horrific.

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