Arrow streaming service

Heads up, Shudder: there’s a new competitor in the world of niche genre streaming.

Arrow Video, the distribution company that focuses on cult, classic, and horror cinema, is getting into the streaming service space by launching their own streaming service on October 1, 2020. Shudder, the streaming service which had sort of cornered the market on horror, may have some significant and direct competition in that arena, and Arrow’s cheap monthly price (it’s cheaper than Disney+) should be awfully enticing.

To help mark the new service’s launch, filmmaker Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, the upcoming Last Night in Soho) weighed in and passed along some recommendations of what new subscribers should watch. Get more details about the service and check out Wright’s suggestions below.
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waterworld blu-ray

Kevin Costner‘s infamous flop Waterworld is now on Blu-ray courtesy of Arrow Video. And this is no barebones release: Arrow has packed the release to the gills with content, including the fan-created “Ulysses Cut,” which adds nearly 40 minutes of new material to the movie. But is it worth watching? And does it make the film better?

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crimson peak blu-ray

Crimson Peak suffered at the box office, primarily because of poor marketing. The gloriously gothic romance was sold as a straight-up horror film, and that’s not exactly what Guillermo del Toro was delivering. A vocal cult following for the film has sprung up since the theatrical release, and now Arrow Video is set to distribute a Crimson Peak Blu-ray that gives the movie the attention it deserves.

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New Blu-ray Releases a quiet place

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

This week’s physical media round-up brings you two of the best films of 2018 – A Quiet Place and You Were Never Really Here. There’s also the Criterion release of Bowling for Columbine, Arrow Video’s The Addiction, and Shout! Factory’s release of John Carpenter‘s Memoirs of an Invisible Man.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week and beyond.

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