Japanese Horror invades the U.S. in August!

In a story from Fangoria, they report that Synapse Entertainment, Japan's Toei Studios and Panik House Entertainment will release Teruo Ishii's Horrors of Malformed Men and Nobuo Nakagawa's Snake Women's Curse on August 28.

Horrors of Malformed Men

DVD Features:

- Audio commentary by film critic and 2003 Ishii retrospective programmer Mark Schilling

- New documentary featurette including interviews with cult directors and Ishii fans Shinya Tsukamoto and Minoru Kawasaki

- Ishii's video introduction from the 2003 Far East Film Festival

- Original Japanese theatrical trailer

- Ishii and author Edogawa Rampo biographies

- Poster galleries and trailers from other Ishii and Rampo films

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Transfer

- Language: Japanese (with removable subtitles)

Snake Women's Curse

Synopsis:

This film follows a landlord who kills a man and then wreaks havoc on his wife and daughter. However, he eventually gets his comeuppance from "beyond the grave."

DVD Features:

- Audio commentary by Japanese film scholar Jonathan Hall

- Original Japanese theatrical trailer

- Nakagawa biography

- Poster gallery and trailers for other Nakagawa films

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Transfer

- Language: Japanese (with removable subtitles)

The Horrors of Malformed Men and Snake Women's Curse DVDs will sell for $24.95.

Evan Jacobs