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Horror Remix returns with BLOOD BEAT & Nervous Curtains

When Vinegar Syndrome released the 1982 slasher oddity, Blood Beat, with a brand-new 2k restoration on DVD and Blu-ray in October, it marked the first time Fabrice A. Zaphiratos’ French/US production has been readily available in the United States in any official format. It’s a hallucinatory film, wherein a samurai warrior attacks and magically battles a family over the Christmas holidays in rural Wisconsin. Watching the film is like experiencing a fever dream: you’re never quite sure what’s going on, and in the rare moments when the plot hits a moment of lucidity, you can’t be sure if what’s occurring
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