News & Updates

article Posted on March 27th, 2015

The early 1980s was a time of slim pickings for horror fans. At a time when theaters were overflowing with low budget slasher and sci-fi quickies looking to cash in on the success of Halloween, Friday the 13th, Alien and Star Wars while not offending the delicate sensibilities of the MPAA, finding movies demented enough to satiate the sicko lurking deep within our psyches was no easy task. Outside of waiting for your local drive-in or independent theater to show some cult classic as a midnight movie, there were few options.

article Posted on December 31st, 2014

The Conjuring meets The Others in this edge-of-your-seat suspenseful tale of supernatural evil.  Winner of six international awards including Best Actor and Best New Film
SPYFALL – 04/21/2015 DVD + Digital
Winner of Best Comedy Feature at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, Brett Kelly’s (Jurassic Shark, My Fair Zombie) newest feature is a Bond spoof that’s as much Airplane as Casino Royale and all pee-your-pants hilarious. 

article Posted on December 31st, 2014

Monster Mania March 13-15, 2015
Cherry Hill, NJ
Sign up for AC’s raffle to win a full size poster for Camp’s April 21 amazing new redneck cannibal release, KILL, GRANNY, KILL!
Horror Hound Weekend March 20-22 2015
Cincinnatti, Ohio 45246
Meet directors Henrique Couto (Babysitter Massacre, upcoming Scarewaves), Alex Lukens and Jason Zink (Night Terrors)

article Posted on December 8th, 2014

Deck the halls with parts of bodies, fa-la-la-la-la, fa-la-la-la-la!

Christmas brings with it charity, family gatherings, eggnog, ugly sweaters, the occasional screaming match and peace and good will toward our fellow people.

article Posted on December 1st, 2014

Just in time for the Holidays, Alternative Cinema has launched THREE new promotions!  Located in the “featured” and “sale” sections on, discounted pricing through January 1st, 2015 includes*:
CHRISTMAS KILLERS – Santa Claws, Santa’s Slay, Saint Nick, Black Christmas, Christmas Evil and MORE.  DVD and Blu-Ray discounted prices start at $4.99

article Posted on November 6th, 2014

"...splatter-your-brains-against-the-wall effects..." - Slaughterhouse Magazine
"...a gory, low-budget fun-fest." - Film Threat
"The ultimate celebration of goop! SLIME CITY is an unrivaled gutter-trash symphony, stealthily filmed in the toilet bowls of New York City and chock-full of D.I.Y. fury" - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema / Ritz

press Posted on November 6th, 2014

Slime City, the 1988 cult film written and directed by Gregory Lamberson (Dry Bones, Killer Rack) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special screening at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz in Austin, Texas, and the release of its soundtrack on vinyl by Strange Disc Records & Filmworks. The cult classic recently became available for streaming and download on Amazon Instant Video, and remains available on DVD from Alternative Cinema/POP Cinema Studios.

article Posted on October 22nd, 2014

Meet film-makers Greg Lamberson and Brett Kelly at Toronto's HORROR-RAMA fan show!  Swing by the AC table where we'll have their newest films DRY BONES and MY FAIR ZOMBIE amongst AC exclusives like WNUF Halloween Special and Video Violence Redux Deluxe VHS and DVD Collection!  Catch classic and cult horror screenings, meet Patti Mullen (Frankenhooker), Tom Savini and more!  Horror-Rama is located at 99 Sudbury Street, for additional information visit