Canuxploitation on DVD: Summer 2014 Preview

It’s been a slow year but finally another fine slate of offbeat Canadian films is hitting DVDs this season. Remember that clicking through these links helps support our efforts is rediscovering classic Canadian cult film, and that the Amazon links on the sidebar are always updated with the latest new release announcements for your viewing pleasure.


Scanners DVD/Blu-Ray Combo (Criterion)
Release Date: July 15, 2014
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Louis Del Grande’s exploding head in HD? Please.


GINGER SNAPS DVD/Blu-Ray Combo (Shout Factory)
Release Date: July 22, 2014
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The classic werewolf film that revitalized Canadian horror for the 21st century has never gotten a fair shake on home video–until now!


Deadly Eyes DVD/Blu-Ray Combo (Shout Factory)
Release Date: July 15, 2014
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Rats (well, costumed dogs) ravage the streets of Toronto in this totally entertaining B-monster classic from Enter the Dragon director Richard Clouse! A co-production with Golden Harvest that won’t disappoint.


Curtains Blu-ray and DVD (Synapse)
Release Date: July 8, 2014
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Another one MIA on DVD, the creepy Canadian tax-shelter slasher CURTAINS finally hits the shelves in a release that promises to delve into its troubled production history.


PORKY’S R2 Blu-Ray (Arrow)
Release Date: May 26, 2014

This is already out in R1 from Fox, but this Steelbook edition from the UK-based film fans at Arrow is a thing of beauty.