The Puppet Master franchise and more streaming on Arrow in May

Video Arrow has just announced its May 2022 flagship lineup for its new subscription-based ARROW platform, available to subscribers in the US, Canada, UK and Ireland.

May 2022 lineup leads with ARROW release of Charles Band’s B-movie landmark puppet master franchise, available to subscribers in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland. The original classic will debut on ARROW on May 1, with select sequels joining the service throughout the month.

The juggernaut that is puppet master franchise success THE ARROW, ready to make sure all toy boxes are securely locked before you go to bed. The flagship series from B-movie mogul Charles Band’s horror, sci-fi and fantasy studio, Full Moon Pictures, the first Puppet Master became a video rental store legend in 1989 and the franchise continues to unleash new terrors to this day.

Settle in for our huge feast of killer puppet movies featuring a brilliant cast of killer puppets who deliver their victims in fun and imaginative ways. With new toys, expansions, and lore explanations, constantly keeping the series fresh and exciting, ARROW Puppeteer collection deployment will have you laughing and gasping for literally days.

May, the 1st starts the month with puppet masterthe 1989 classic that kickstarted a legendary B-movie franchise (UK/US/CA/Ireland).

May 2 kicks off this month’s seasons with Vinegar Syndrome’s fourth and craziest (so far) collection. Vinegar Syndrome Collection Volume IV includes the cult madness and sordid madness that ARROW subscribers deserve. Available in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland, fans will soon be able to enjoy Fugitive Girls – the gleefully evil prison exploitation written by Ed Wood himself; the delightfully debauched nightmare Sweet Trash; there’s also Sweet Sugar – the story of a nymphomaniac trapped and coerced into a sugar cane chain gang; The Hang Up – the story of a Los Angeles vice-cop having a forbidden affair with a prostitute; and Runaway Nightmare, which features worm farmers kidnapped by a gang of gun smugglers and used as sex slaves.

Titles include Runaway Nightmare, Sweet Sugar, Fugitive Girls and The Hang Up.

May 2 flourishes with several new releases: Puppet Master II (UK/US/CA/IRE), Shot (US/CA), Bloodsuckers from Outer Space (US/CA), Fugitive Girls (UK/US/CA/IRE), Sweet Sugar (UK/US/CA/IRE), The Hang Up (UK/US/CA/IRE), Sweet Trash (UK/US/CA/IRE), Runaway Nightmare (UK/US/CA/IRE), Viva (UK /US/CA/IRE), Her Private Hell (UK/US/CA/IRE).

The first week of May brings more deadly toys with Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge on May 3, Puppet Master 4 on May 4, and May 5, Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter.

May 6 shines with a season that organizes a triptych of post-apocalyptic sci-fi action films: The Bronx Warriors Trilogy (UK/US/CA/IRE). Filled with influences from John Carpenter, Walter Hill and Sergio Leone, and elements of Mad Max 2, Escape From New York and The Warriors, these three films (1990: The Bronx Warriors, The New Barbarians, Escape from the Bronx) will delight absolutely fans of genre and exploitation.

The Bronx Warriors trilogy includes: The New Barbarians, Escape from the Bronx, 1990: The Bronx Warriors.

When the weather warms up, ARROW does too. On May 6, close the blinds with Sangre y sexo: The Films of José Larraz (UK/US/CA/IRE). Blood and sex. Audiences love it, and the works of cult Spanish genre filmmaker José Ramón Larraz are dripping with it.

Bringing together some of Larraz’s finest films, Sangre y Sexo offers a perfect cross-section of Larraz’s work – top notch but still full of skin and murder.

Titles include Deadly Manor, Whirlpool, Edge of the Axe, and The Coming of Sun.

Other new ARROW titles for May 6 include Anatomia Extinction (UK/US/CA/IRE), Curse of the Puppet Master (UK/US/CA/IRE), Mega Time Squad (US/CA), A Town Called Panic ( US / CALIFORNIA).

Deployment of murderous puppets continues May 7 with the origin story Retro Puppet Master (UK/US/CA/IRE) and Puppet Master: The Legacy (UK/US/CA/IRE) on May 8. Go back to WWII for a three-night ARROW event to see how the indestructible puppets of Toulon held the key to the fate of the free world: Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (UK/US/CA/IRE) from May 10 , Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (UK/US/CA/IRE) starting on May 11 and ending with Puppet Master: Axis Termination (UK/US/CA/IRE) on May 12.

For those who can’t get enough of killer toys, May 9 will also see the release of Demonic Toys (UK/US/CA/IRE). North American subscribers will get a killer cleanser with Der Samurai (US/CA), a German take on repressed sexual desires, gory beheadings and small-town life.

May 11 pays homage to ARROW’s native shores with Britsploitation: The Norman J. Warren Collection (UK/US/CA/IRE). English sexploitation filmmaker Norman J. Warren took the 1970s by storm, shaking up the hitherto traditional idea of ​​what British horror was and could be with a surge in sassy sexual gore quotients and grimacing faces, as well as using modern sets and younger actors than the UK’s traditional horror merchants: Hammer and Amicus.

Available in all territories, Her Private Hell, Satan’s Slave, and Bloody New Year. Her Private Hell is an example of the softcore sex films that Warren began his career in the 60s. thought the Brits were capable of doing something really sexy because of our inherent Britishness! – and didn’t want to be pigeonholed either, so for his benefit, and certainly for moviegoers as well, he tipped into horror.

Titles include Her Private Hell, Satan’s Slave and Bloody New Year.

May 13 features a trio of dark and deranged titles: Blade: The Iron Cross (UK/US/CA/IRE): Dr. Hauser, the Third Reich’s maddest scientist, rises to life with murder and mayhem on his mind; The Devil Bat (UK/US/CA/IRE): Bela Lugosi stars as a scientist who commands a mutated bat to exact revenge on its enemies using a specially formulated aftershave as a targeting device; Them (USA): A young couple leads a happy and quiet life in the countryside. But they don’t know they are surrounded. At nightfall, the couple will find themselves face to face with Them.

May 16th is Girls Nite Out (UK/US/CA/IRE) time. A host of familiar genre faces, including Hal Holbrook (Creepshow), Rutanya Alda (Amityville II: The Possession), Julia Montgomery (The Kindred) and Lauren-Marie Taylor (Friday the 13th Part 2) complete the cast of this gloriously villainous – fiery slice of the golden age of slasher. Girls Nite Out is a decidedly singular slasher flick that feels like a frenzied cross between Animal House and Friday the 13th – moving from breezy brotherhood antics to unsettling, unsettling scenes of the killer screaming obscenities as he slices through his victims. On this evening, no one comes home!
Also on May 16: LFO (UK/US/CA/IRE), a darkly comedic sci-fi thriller that follows an amateur scientist who hypnotizes his neighbours, subjecting them to increasingly wacky scenarios to fuel his megalomania.

May 20 brings us to our final season, a tribute to Italian spaghetti western maestro Enzo Castellari: Inglorious Enzo: The Castellari Collection (UK/US/CA/IRE), a man who used his talents across many beloved genres at ARROW. Castellari directed the Giallo thriller Cold Eyes of Fear – which sees a playboy bring a pretty girl home to find a pair of angry, revenge-seeking convicts waiting for him; the western Keoma with the blue-eyed king of cool: Franco Nero; the poliziotteschi action-packed Italian crime thriller The Big Racket and The Heroin Busters; and The Bronx Warriors Trilogy: a trio of futuristic action images set in a post-apocalyptic future.
Titles include The Big Racket, The Heroin Busters and Escape From the Bronx.

Also on May 20, bask in Death Spa (UK/US/CA/IRE) and enjoy German Angst (US/CA), an anthology comprising three stories, all of which focus on the dark, violent and disturbing nature of love and sex. .

May 23 end the month not with flowers, but with death, betrayal and destruction. Psychic Killer (UK/US/CA/IRE): Jim Hutton stars as Arnold Masters, a harmless recluse committed to a psychiatric hospital for a murder he did not commit. When his elderly mother dies of criminal neglect while incarcerated, Arnold develops psychic abilities to become an out-of-body killer demanding revenge.

Harmonium (UK/US/CA/IRE): Toshio (Kanji Furutachi) sees his ordinary life take a disturbing turn when Yasaka (Tadanobu Asano), a friend from his past, arrives unannounced. Fresh out of prison and in need of a helping hand, Toshio offers him a job and generously welcomes him to his wife and daughter. Yasaka gradually disrupts the family before eventually causing irreparable damage. Koji Fukada’s acclaimed play to accompany his black comedy Hospitality sinks into darker waters as it unravels a searing tragedy that has captivated critics and audiences alike since winning the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at the Cannes film festival.
From the legendary star of One-Armed Swordsman and The Chinese Boxer comes… One-Armed Boxer (US/CA)! Yu Tian Long (Wang) is the best fighter to come out of his local martial arts school, but when he crosses paths with the ruthless leader of a local crime syndicate, the big boss’ brutal band of deadly killers turn meat. chopped out of school and everyone. inside. Now the sole survivor of the massacre, and a small appendage, Yu is gifted with a powerful elixir that promises to give him the strength to exact swift revenge against the army of assassins, each representing the deadliest forms of combat in all. the eastern hemisphere. One-Armed Boxer proves once and for all that you only need five fingers of death to get the job done.

Head over to ARROW to start watching now. Subscriptions are available for $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.

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