‘Lords of Chaos’ Comes to Blu-ray

‘Lords of Chaos’ Comes to Blu-ray

Earlier this year, the long-awaited film adaptation of the 1998 book Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Underground, finally landed in theaters. The title shortened, Lords of Chaos had a brief run on screens before moving to on demand, and today it comes to home video.

Back in February, when it first came out, I reviewed the film for Vanyaland, and figured now was a good time to revisit. Long interested in the saga of murder, burned down churches and music that made Norway a hotbed of youthful discontent in the early 90s, I was curious as to how it would translate to the screen. Lords of Chaos is able to pull it off, due in no small part to director Jonas Ã…kerlund, who was a veteran of the Norwegian black metal scene. Even to those who have little to zero interest in the musical genre, the movie is well worth digging into.

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‘The Lords of Flatbush’ Turns 45

‘The Lords of Flatbush’ Turns 45

The Lords of Flatbush. It’s the movie that gave Sylvester Stallone and Henry Winkler their first starring roles on the big screen. The little indie film was set in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, and had the two portraying greaser toughs, akin to the characters they would become best known, Rocky and Fonzie respectively.

Over at Ultimate Classic Rock – which has started dipping into film and pop culture – I detailed how the movie came together, why Richard Gere got tossed from the cast and how the Lords influenced the actors as they moved forward in their soon-to-be very successful careers.

Go read it!