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Comfort Film Presents: Released and Abandoned Halloween month: Shock! Shock! Shock! (1987)/The Orbitrons (1990)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

Comfort Film Presents: 

Released and Abandoned:Forgotten Oddities of the Home Video Era Halloween month edition hosted by Paul Freitag-Fey: 

Shock! Shock! Shock! (1987) and
The Orbitrons (1990) 

Shock! Shock! Shock! (1987)

Plot: A patient escapes from a lunatic asylum and runs into a woman being chased by an apparently indestructible maniacal cackling goon who works for a mysterious mobster. He decides to help her, but nothing is what it seems. Not even the past.--IMDB

Directors: Arn McConnell, Todd Rutt
Writers: Arn McConnell, Todd Rutt

Starring: Brad Isaac, Cyndy McCrossen, Allen Lewis Rickman

Runtime: 60mins
Media: Digital Projection

The Orbitrons (1990)

Plot: An unsuspecting Earthling encounters visitors from a distant planet whose sexually charged society features dominant females and subservient males. -IMDB

Director: Christopher C. Frieri
Writer: Christopher C. Frieri
Starring: Diva Haase, Dave Lancet, Lawrence Talbot

Runtime: 60mins
Media: Digital Projection


Released and Abandoned:Forgotten Oddities of the Home Video Era is a monthly series curated by Paul Freitag-Fey from the Daily Grindhouse featuring odd and lost/forgotten movies from the home video era.