Arrow Video, the acclaimed British indie film distributor, has unveiled the March 2021 lineup for its subscription-based ARROW platform full of cult classics, hidden gems and iconic horror films including the exclusive debut of Jill Gevargizian’s debut feature The Stylist and collection of short films from Brian Lonano and Jim Cummings!
The March lineup blooms with the release of Jill Gevargizian’s debut feature The Stylist, based on her award-winning short of the same name that reunites Gevargizian with the short’s lead actor Najarra Townsend (Contracted, Wolf Mother). Townsend stars as Claire, a lonely hairstylist who becomes obsessed with her clients…to their peril. Brea Grant (After Midnight, director of 12 Hour Shift) joins the feature as Olivia, an unsuspecting bride who makes the deadly mistake of hiring Claire for her big day.
ARROW Stories will be home to a host of exclusive extras for The Stylist, including the original award-winning short, an introduction to the film by Gevargizian, behind the scenes featurettes and more, giving fans an insight into how the acclaimed thriller came together.
March will also see the ARROW bow of collected shorts from filmmakers Jim Cummings and Brian Lonano. The Brian Lonano Collection, Volume 1 drops March 1, featuring five shorts showcasing Lonano’s bizarre aesthetic and DIY effects: Crow Hand!!!, Gwilliam, BFF Girls, Gwilliam’s Tips for Turning Tricks into Treats and the exclusive premiere of The Devil’s Asshole. Cummings, fresh off the release of The Wolf of Snow Hollow, delights audiences with his early shorts starting March 15: The Minutes series, including Parent Teacher, Cory Comes to Xmas, The Stop, Marty Hearts Katie, Sundance-nominated The Robbery, Native Stand Up and Us Funny.
ARROW’s curated Seasons begin March 1 with Traffic Was Murder, a collection of automotive annihilation to kick the month into high gear with Whiskey Mountain, Burst City, Pit Stop, Hitchhike to Hell and more joined by Unchained Melody: The Films of Meiko Kaji, a month-long celebration of one of exploitation cinema’s greatest female stars featuring the Stray Cat Rock and Female Prisoner Scorpion films and more.
March 1 will also see the release of Japan’s homages to H.G. Wells’ classic character: The Invisible Man Appears (1949) and The Invisible Man Vs. the Human Fly (1957). March 8 kicks off with Caught on Tape, films where a photograph or a security camera lead to nightmares: The El Duce Tapes, the Ringu series, Videoman and Ivansxtc.
The Makeup Effects Masterclass begins March 12, a collection that highlights the goriest and most gruesome practical effects including Bride of Re-Animator, Doom Asylum and Inferno of Torture. The month closes out with the March 19 release of Marina Sargenti’s Mirror, Mirror, starring Karen Black and Yvonne De Carlo, and on March 22, The Flower of Evil, Mata Hari H21, the animated Gulliver’s Travels from 1939 and Madame Bovary, the Golden Globe nominated adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s seminal novel starring Isabelle Huppert as the doomed doctor’s wife.
ARROW is available in the US, Canada and UK on all Android devices, all Amazon Fire devices, all Roku devices and on all web browsers, with the platform offering fans a free 30-day trial and subscriptions as low as $4.99 monthly or $49.99 annually.