Paul Bartel Movies on DVD
"Death Race 2000" director Paul Bartel helmed this fast-moving, action-packed road flick about the illegal L.A.-to-New York Trans-America Grand Prix. David Carradine, Veronica Hamel, Bill McKinney, and Robert Carradine star, with a pre-"Rocky" Sylvester Stallone and filmmakers Roger Corman, Joe Dante, Jonathan Kaplan, and Martin Scorsese popping up in cameos. 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo, mono; interviews; photo gallery; poster gallery; theatrical trailer; TV spots.
Action-packed sci-fi satire from the Corman Studios. In the 21st Century, the only sport left is the Trans-Continental Death Race, where points are accumulated by how many bystanders and spectators are hit. David Carradine is current champion Frankenstein, with Sylvester Stallone and Mary Woronov among his challengers. directed by Paul Bartel. 78 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; interviews; featurettes; TV spots; radio spots; theatrical trailers.
Delicious black comedy from director/co-scripter Paul Bartel features him and Mary Woronov as Paul and Mary Bland, a straitlaced California couple who hit upon a scheme to raise the cash they need to open their own restaurant: lure swingers to their apartment with kinky tabloid ads, kill them, and take their money! Outrageous romp also stars Robert Beltran, Buck Henry, Susan Saiger. 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; outtakes; "making of" documentary; interview; bonus shorts "The Secret Cinema" (1968), "Naughty Nurse" (1969); theatrical trailer; booklet.