Time traveling twists and a robot on a rampage will hit Blu-ray in February via Scream Factory's double feature Blu-ray of Millennium and R.O.T.O.R., and we have a look at the release details. Also in this round-up: teaser trailers for Sable and Chateau Sauvignon: terroir.
Millennium / R.O.T.O.R. Blu-ray: Press Release: "The future is yours with time travel and a killer robot! Scream Factory presents a sci-fi double feature to shout about when Millennium & R.O.T.O.R. come to Blu-ray on February 23, 2016. These two cult classics from the 80s are now finally available for the first time on Blu-ray, in a release including an alternate ending for Millennium.
Leap into thrilling, time-travelling mayhem with Millennium.When safety investigator Bill Smith (Kris Kristofferson, Blade) looks into a disastrous airplane crash, he soon makes a shocking discovery – one that will impact the future of humanity itself. The beautiful but mysterious Louise (Cheryl Ladd, Charlie’s Angels) may prove to be the key to it all – but can Smith figure out the truth in time? Daniel J. Travanti (Hill Street Blues) also stars in this centuries-spanning tale from the director of Logan’s Run.
Gear up for a cult classic you’ve got to see to believe: R.O.T.O.R! When corrupt Police Commander Earl Buglar (Michael Hunter) orders the development and construction of the ultimate weapon in the war on crime, robotics expert Barrett Coldyron (Richard Gesswein) warns against the dangers of such a project – and loses his job in the process. But when the prototype R.O.T.O.R (Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research) is accidentally activated, the city is suddenly faced with a rampaging mechanical maniac acting as judge, jury, and executioner – and only Coldyron can stop him!
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Sable Teaser Trailer: "Sable, the upcoming thriller by Michael Matteo Rossi, tells the story of a young woman's dreams of moving to Wyoming being shattered when her boyfriend, Landon, accidentally commits murder. They must reach out to the Landon's estranged son, a young drug-dealer, to clean up the mess.
The film stars Ayla Kell (Make It or Break It), Chris Petrovski (Madam Secretary), Jon Briddell (11/11/11/), Rodney Eastman (Nightmare on Elm Street 3 & 4, I Spit on Your Grave) and Bojesse Christopher (Point Break).
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Chateau Sauvignon: terroir: "Chateau Sauvignon: terroir" follows Nicolas, the isolated adolescent son of a ruined vintner family, who finds himself torn between obeying his boorish father and saving his ailing mother. When a doting woman and her indifferent son arrive for a wine tasting, Nicolas sees an opportunity to help his mother and prove his worth to his father. However, his wayward plan quickly takes a turn for the worse, putting his family’s secretive murderous ways in peril of being unearthed.
Written & Directed by David E. Munz-Maire
Michael Lorz as Nicolas
Sean Weil as Patrick
Anthony del Negro as Anthony
Nancy Nagrant as Katherine
Pooya Mohensi as Eartha
Co-Writer: Allyssa S. Rivera-Cabrero
“Chateau Sauvignon: terroir” went into production near and around Hudson Valley, New York, in the spring of 2014. It was shot on the RED Scarlet in 5 days, primarily at Benmarl Winery, with a pick up day at Clinton Vineyards.
“Chateau Sauvignon: terroir” is Michael Lorz’s (Nicholas) film screen debut.
Anthony del Negro (Anthony) initially auditioned for the role of Nicholas. Adrienne Stern, known for “Broken English” (2007), “The Believer” (2001), and “Hellraiser” (2005), was the casting director for the film. Additionally, the film’s Special FX were helmed by head of the makeup department for NBC’s “The Blacklist” (2013-present), Anthony Pepe, also known for his work on “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (2013) and “Sharknado 2: The Second One” (2014).
Both Adrienne and Anthony worked together on Jeff Lieberman’s 2004 debut feature “Satan’s Little Helper”! “Chateau Sauvignon: terroir” was awarded a post-production grant from McDonalds.
“Chateau Sauvignon: terroir” is the third short film written, directed and produced by David E. Munz-Mai