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P.o. Box 4369
Medford, Or 97501-0168
Phone: (541) 773-6860
Fax: (541) 779-8650
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Hours: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday-Friday (Pacific Standard Time)
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45 NEW MOVIES ON DVDNow Available! (see below)

THE SUPER 6 SALE Is Back Once Again! (Good through 3/15/20; see below, right)

THE SINISTER CINEMA FAREWELL TOUR—A MESSAGE TO SINISTER CINEMA & ARMCHAIR FICTION CUSTOMERS:

Here’s the deal…our Final Sinister Cinema Catalog came out this past April.  Let me explain what’s going on.  As many of you know, I flirted with the idea of ending the annual Sinister Cinema catalog a couple of years ago.  Sales had been way down in 2016 and Social Security yawned before me.  But you guys responded to our opening message in the 2017-2018 catalog in grand fashion!  It was a great show of support and we thank you again very, very much.  However, this past year (2018) was a rough one and for the first time ever Sinister Cinema came close to actually losing money during the calendar year. 

And let’s face it, we’re nearly the last of the original mom-and-pop video companies that are still around.  We started way back in 1984!  35 years…wow.  I’m the first to admit that we are technologically behind the times (way behind!) and the prospect of taking on the expense of new avenues of video release (blu-ray, streaming, etc.) isn’t something we are willing to bear the financial burden of doing.  So I’m retiring from the full time operation of Sinister Cinema and Armchair Fiction early next year.

WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN NEXT?

We are going to go through this year and the very beginning of next year just as we normally would.  It will be kind of a farewell tour and give us time to say thank you to all of you who have supported us over the years.  I’ll try to make myself available for phone calls, and your emails and letters are always welcome. Yes…we’ll have one last go-round of Drive-in Double Features in June.  Then we’ll have our normal batch of annual new releases in October.  Our usual flyers will be mailed out on both occasions.  Depending on the overall response, I might even sneak in a flyer at the beginning of February or March, 2020. 

WHAT WILL HAPPEN THEN?

Sometime in February or March of 2020 I will make a final decision.  Do I pack it in and shut down both the Sinister and Armchair websites, or do I keep them open and fill the orders that trickle in from time to time?  Possibly still have an occasional flyer?  Honestly, it will all depend on the response.  I know some of you are likely “horrified” at the thought of not being able to buy Sinister product anymore, but rest assured, keeping Sinister open on a part time basis is what I lean towards doing. Obviously, though, we will have to have enough support to justify staffing the office with a part time employee(s).  If you have questions, please give us a call or drop us an email.  So there you have it.  Our fate after February/March 2020 is more or less in your hands.  But regardless, it’s been a great run.  Running Sinister Cinema and Armchair Fiction has been a very labor intensive job, but I feel very lucky having had a career doing something that’s essentially a hobby.  For that I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart.  Sincerely, Greg Luce. (and my loyal slaves, Kat & Mo)

Questions? Email us at scinema@qwestoffice.net or call 541-773-6860. Thanks!

HEY! WE'VE GOT 45 NEW DVD RELEASES FOR FALL/WINTER 2019-2020

(Also 24 Recent Drive-in Double Features and Armchair Fiction Releasessee below)

Questions or orders?  Call us: 1-541-773-6860

We've got 45 Brand New DVD Movie Releases to pick from. There are some great new titles, including terrific films like THE PHANTOM WAGON (1939, Pierre Fresnay), THE WANDERING JEW (1933, Conrad Veidt), FLYING SAUCERS OVER ISTANBUL (1955—a bad movie must), THE GOLEM (1967), JONATHAN (1969, Cool Euro-Vampire Chiller), THE SILENT HOUSE (1929), THE OGRE OF ATHENS (1956), SHIP OF THE DEAD (1959, Horst Buckholz), THE BACCHANTES (1961, Rare Widescreen Sword & Sandal), SATAN'S TRIANGLE (1975, Kim Novak), SPECIAL OFFER (1976), plus many, many others.  Thanks for all your continued support as we continue through Sinister Cinema's final fulltime year of operation (now through February/March, 2020). 

Thanks again!

Click HERE to see all New & Recent DVD and Book Releases

 

DRIVE-IN DOUBLE FEATURES!

TWELVE RECENT DRIVE-IN DOUBLE COMBOS ON DVD!  

Check out this year's crop, there are some great matchups, including FULL WIDESCREEN titles like MINOTAUR, WILD BEAST OF CRETE, THE MURDER CLINIC, THE MAGIC SERPENT, and more...

$12.95 per Double Feature

Click HERE to see our New Drive-in Double Features along with our older DI combos, too

VHS is Done!  Sort of... We are out of blank tape stock.  However, we do have limited quantities of a number of leftover VHS pre-records we used to carry from other companies like HBO/Orion, VCI, and others.  The titles are DIE MONSTER, DIE; CRY OF THE BANSHEE; UNTAMED MISTRESS (call us on this one before ordering:  541-773-6860); THE LOST CONTINENT (1951); THE BOOGEY MAN; GORGO; and TORTURE CHAMBER OF BARON BLOOD.  These are factory-sealed VHS pre-records that have never been opened and THEY ARE ON SALE FOR ONLY $6.95 EACH.  These are actually fairly rare, collectible items so grab them while you can.  We've stuck them in their respective website categories and also in the New Releases section for the time being.  If you have questions, please call us (541-773-6860) or drop us a line.


THE SUPER 6 SALE IS BACK!  

Buy Any 5 DVD or book titles at regular prices and receive  the sixth title FREE!

 

This is a great sale, with great savings through March 15th!

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12 Recent ARMCHAIR FICTION Releases!
This includes two Horror Gems Collections, featuring the best from the first year of Weird Tales (1923), as well as five Mammoth Mystery Doubles, featuring classic works by Edgar Wallace, Mary Roberts Rinehart, and others.  PLUS! 
Armchair Fiction presents a new line of “Scandalous Classics,” featuring the works of Florence Stonebraker—five unforgettable tales of unmitigated greed, wanton lust, brutal action, and downright sin!  These five well-written tales are filled with salacious, sexually charged moments about gorgeous, wayward girls and big, brawny mis-guided men.  You see, Florence Stonebraker (1896-1977) was the true queen of the “Naughty Novels” of the 1950s and 1960s.  Without crossing society’s borders of moral acceptability, she was able to spin webs of scandalous, risqué behavior in novel after novel.  And the covers are to DIE for!  Check 'em out.  PLUS! 16 NEW ARMCHAIR RELEASES COMING AT THE BEGINNING OF 2020!

Click Here to See These and Other Recent Armchair Releases