If you’re going to do it right, you do it in ‘style’ and in March , Arrow will be the ‘stylish’ streaming channel .
The essential, alternative streaming service ‘style’ will come in the shape of the exclusive premiere of Jill Gevargizian’s acclaimed psychological thriller The Stylist. Enjoy short films you can admire short collections from from award-winning filmmakers Brian Lonano and Jim Cummings. There’s also a couple of Invisible Man rarities. Not forgetting new film seasons , a celebration of Meiko Kaji, and so much more….
MARCH RELEASE CALENDAR
New Titles – From March 1
The Stylist / Crow Hand!!! / Gwilliam /BFF Girls/ The Devil’s Asshole / Gwilliam’s Tips for Turning Tricks into Treats/ The Invisible Man Appears / The Invisible Man vs the Human Fly / Endless Poetry / Holy Motors /The Dance of Reality/ The Naked City/ Brute Force
New Titles – From March 15
A Trip to the Moon (B&W and Colour versions) / 13 Assassins/ Parent Teacher/ Cory Comes to Xma/ The Stop
Marty Hearts Katie/ The Robbery/ Native Stand Up / Us Funny
New Titles – From March 19
New Titles – From March 22
Camera Buff / Madame Bovary/ The Flower of Evil/ Gulliver’s Travels/ Mata Hari Agent
New Seasons – From March 1
Brian Lonano Collection Vol 1 – A collection of five weird, wonderful and downright insane award winning short films from director Brian Lonano. Films in the collection: Gwilliam, CROWHAND!!!, BFF Girls, Gwilliam’s Tips for Turning Tricks into Treats plus.. the exclusive premiere of The Devil’s Asshole
Traffic Was Murder – The hell with traffic calming, ‘Traffic Was Murder’ is a collection of ARROW automotive annihilation that’ll rev your engine and leave you wrecked. Films in the collection: Crash, Black Test Car, Whiskey Mountain, Burst City, Pit Stop, Creepshow 2, Hitchhike to Hell, Khrustalyov My Car, She-Devils on Wheels, The Hills Have Eyes Part 2
Unchained Melody: The Films of Meiko Kaji – ARROW presents a month-long celebration of the Queen of Japanese Action cinema. From leading the rebellious girl gangs of Stray Cat Rock to being a harbinger of pure unbridled vengeance in Female Prisoner Scorpion, Kaji has done it all. (And done it in style!)
New Season – From March 8
Caught On Tape – Viral outbreaks, death curses, illicit sex, pervy pictures and uncomfortable truths – the ‘Caught On Tape’ season is a selection of films where posing for a photo, filming something never meant to be seen or watching unearthed videos is all good fun, but could also get you in big trouble – or even killed. Films in the collection include: [REC], The El Duce Tapes, Ringu (series), Videoman, Double Face, The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion, Kolobos, Demonlover, The Black Report, Whirlpool, Scum of the Earth, Model Shop, Ivansxtc
New Seasons – From March 12
Make-up Effects Masterclass – We all know CGI blood sucks and that lovingly-crafted hand-made artery-gushing flesh-peeling stomach-churning practical effects are where it’s at, so our ‘Make-Up Effects Masterclass’ is a shelf full of examples of the best, from the best. Films in the collection: Bride of Re-Animator, Creepshow 2, Doom Asylum, Edge of the Axe, Hellraiser (series), Inferno of Torture, Island of Death, Re-Animator
Jim Cummings Shorts – A stunning collection of shorts from Jim Cummings, the Sundance Award-winning filmmaker of Thunder Road. Films in the collection: The complete mini-series Minutes, including Cory Comes to Xmas, Native Stand Up, The Robbery, Marty Hearts Katie and Parent Teacher; The Stop and Us Funny
MARCH TITLES / SEASONS – IN DEPTH
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE MARCH 1st: THE STYLIST
Jill Gevargizian’s debut feature THE STYLIST is a sleek psychological thriller about a hairdresser with an extremely dark secret. This is an astute study of loneliness and obsession with a deliciously macabre flavour. Accompanying the film are a fantastic selection of ARROW Stories – including the original short film, six featurettes, outtakes, a new visual essay and more.
MARCH 1st: BRIAN LONANO COLLECTION VOL.1
ARROW showcase a collection of five weird, wonderful and downright insane award-winning short films from director Brian Lonano, including the utterly outrageous Gwilliam – winner of the ‘Most Effectively Offensive’ award at the Boston Underground Film Festival – gruesome comedy horror Crow Hand!!!, a superhero story like no other in BFF Girls, the Halloween themed nuttiness of Gwilliam’s Tips for Turning Tricks into Treats; and the exclusive premiere of The Devil’s Asshole, where a chili cook accidentally summons a demon.
MARCH 1st: TRAFFIC WAS MURDER
This specially curated season is a collection of ARROW automotive annihilation that’ll rev your engine! Watch David Cronenberg’s cult shocker Crash, Japanese thrillers Black Test Car and Burst City, grindhouse classic Hitchhike to Hell, and many, many more.
MARCH 1st: UNCHAINED MELODY: THE FILMS OF MEIKO KAJI
It’s time to bow down to the Queen of Japanese Action cinema… Meiko Kaji! This cult cinema powerhouse broke onto the Japanese cinema scene in the 60s and has reigned supreme ever since. From leading the rebellious girl gangs of Stray Cat Rock to being a harbinger of pure unbridled vengeance in Female Prisoner Scorpion, Kaji has done it all. (And done it in style!). Join us on ARROW for a month-long celebration of one of exploitation cinema’s greatest female stars: Meiko Kaji.
MARCH 1st: THE INVISIBLE MAN APPEARS & THE INVISIBLE MAN VS THE HUMAN FLY
On March 1st, ARROW reveal The Invisible Man Appears / The Invisible Man vs. The Human Fly – these unique and previously unseen (outside of Japan) riffs on H.G. Wells‘ classic character are two of the earliest examples of tokusatsu (special effects) cinema from Daiei Studios, later the home of creature feature legend Gamera.
MARCH 8th: CAUGHT ON TAPE
Viral outbreaks, death curses, illicit sex, pervy pictures and uncomfortable truths – the Caught On Tape season is a selection of films where posing for a photo, filming something never meant to be seen or watching unearthed videos is all good fun, but could also get you in big trouble – or even killed. Films included in the collection are camcorder creep-out [REC], the insane VHS revelations of The El Duce Tapes, the J-horror classic series of Ring films, and Dutch treat Videoman.
MARCH 12th: MAKE-UP EFFECTS MASTERCLASS
We all know CGI blood sucks and that lovingly-crafted hand-made artery-gushing flesh-peeling stomach-churning practical effects are where it’s at. Make-Up Effects Masterclass is full of examples of the best, from the best. Films in the collection include icky gross-outs of Re-Animator and Bride of Re-Animator, the eye-popping and flesh-ripping effects of the classic Hellraiser series, and bucket loads more, as well as fantastic ARROW stories, packed with behind-the-scenes looks at these classics.
MARCH 15th: THE JIM CUMMINGS COLLECTION
ARROW presents a selection of short films from Jim Cummings, Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Jury prize winner for 2016’s Thunder Road (which he turned into the SXSW winning 2018 feature). You can watch all five episodes from Cummings’ startlingly original single-take mini-series Minutes, including Parent Teacher, Cory Comes to Xmas, The Stop, Marty Hearts Katie, Sundance-nominated The Robbery, Native Stand Up, as well as the short film Us Funny.
ALSO SHOWING IN MARCH
Leo Carax’s brilliant, visually striking Holy Motors and cinema pioneer Georges Méliès’ classic A Trip to the Moon. Plus! Death Laid an Egg, Mirror Mirror, The Naked City, Brute Force, 13 Assassins, Endless Poetry, The Dance of Reality, Madame Bovary, The Flower of Evil and many more…