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Every September 2022 Kino Lorber Release!

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It's time for our latest monthly look at every single release from Kino Lorber and their partner labels! September is one of the biggest months so far with over three dozen releases covered in this episode. With new 4Ks, pre-codes, noir, westerns, and modern classics represented, there's something for everyone! Don't forget to shop the Shocktober sale, running until October 17, 2022! https://www.kinolorber.com/list/view/code/shocktober-sale-2022?fbclid=IwAR0gPfkbnfg4HzSM6zlV_bcVWcI4uLYKRXqkJmHoZkmXsDedm0OKBicBqV4 More Kino Lorber videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9m3xP_xBoKvqUSYQcUMsFdc CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos,

Batman Day Action Figure Unboxing! (Spin Master)

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In celebration of BATMAN DAY 2022, join as we unbox bat-tastic action figures from SPIN MASTER!  More Batman videos from Cereal At Midnight: Spin Masters Batman Wave 1 (Includes Chase Figures) https://youtu.be/n8zuTpfnAKs Huge Batman Figure Uboxing (Spin Master Wave 2, 3, and Beyond) https://youtu.be/8lkjq62d80Y What's in THE BATMAN Box? https://youtu.be/vEl51Ivt3NM Batman Day BAT-TECH Unboxing: https://youtu.be/7VG2GOokcUQ Batarang Replica Unboxing (NECA) https://youtu.be/7VG2GOokcUQ CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Patreon Q&A! (Patreon Exclusive)

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It's a Q&A, Patreon style! In this video, Heath answers questions about everything from comic book movies and favorite breakfast foods to collection challenges and the perfect movie marathon! https://www.patreon.com/posts/patreon-q-72586331?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=postshare_creator

Shawscope Volume 2 Unboxing and First Look Arrow Video

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With 14 movies, ten discs, and hours of special features, Arrow Video's SHAWSCOPE VOLUME 2 not only continues the quality established with the first volume, it raises the bar! Sit back, relax, and take a virtual tour of everything included in Arrow's second deep dive into the world of Shaw Brothers! Order From Amazon: https://amzn.to/3SATChf Order from DiabolikDVD: https://www.diabolikdvd.com/product/shawscope-volume-two-arrow-us-limited-edition-blu-ray-preorder/ Shawscope Vol. 1 Unboxing:  https://youtu.be/kBKUxbmEzso Shawscope Vol. 1 Movie Reviews: King Boxer aka Five Fingers of Death: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/01/review-king-boxer-aka-five-fingers-of.html The Boxer from Shangtung: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/02/review-boxer-from-shang-tung-1972.html Five Shaolin Masters: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/02/review-five-shaolin-masters-1974.html Shaolin Temple: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/02/review-shaolin-temple-1976.html Mighty Peking Man

Save The Abbott and Costello Show with 3-D Film Archive (Bob Furmanek, Jack Theakston, ClassicFlix)

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Bob Furmanek and Jack Theakston from the 3-D Film Archive stop by to discuss their new Kickstarter campaign to restore The Abbott & Costello Show: Season 2! We get the low-down on what film restoration actually means, plus a first look at the new 4K scans! Lock in your support to reserve your copy of The Abbott & Costello Show on disc HERE:  http://kck.st/3RYEY3h More links: http://www.3dfilmarchive.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/3DFilmArchiveLLC Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3d.film.archive/ Twitter: @BobFurmanek Jack Theakston on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thephotoplayer CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120

New Discs and Collector's Edition From Umbrella Entertainment!

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The latest disc arrivals from Umbrella Entertainment include a gruesomely impressive collector's edition, a genuine Ozploitation Classic, and a director's cut!  Save 15% on your order with code CEREAL15 or use this link: https://shop.umbrellaent.com.au/discount/CEREAL15 More Umbrella Entertainment coverage: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9mlEpgpwcKtc6dWf4-onDJ5 CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

HorrorPack Unboxing - September 2022 Edition!

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Gather round, kiddies, it's time once again to delve into the wicked box of treats that arrives each month from HorrorPack! Visit HorrorPack.com to learn more! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Tropic Thunder 4K Review - Everything You Need To Know!

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TROPIC THUNDER has arrived on 4K UHD with a transfer overseen by actor/director Ben Stiller himself! In this review, we'll discuss the controversial film, the new transfer, both the theatrical and extended director's cut, and the features that are (and are not) included! This episode was the winner of the Crying Monkey award at the 2022 Bejing Film Festival.  Order Here: https://amzn.to/3LGYY8v More 4K Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9nUq_4C0yrtYSFNh6a-UjbR More Kino Lorber Coverage: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9m3xP_xBoKvqUSYQcUMsFdc CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES,

Review: Rain (1932)

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There's more to Rain than meets the eye.  Joan Crawford takes center stage, buried under so much makeup that she's barely recognizable. She plays Sadie Thompson, a prostitute who has come to the South Pacific island of Pago Pago in an attempt to turn over a new leaf, find herself, and outrun her past. While there, she receives every reaction imaginable from the people that she's boarding with: the younger men want her, the women despise her, and the older men remember younger, wilder days with a drunken twinkle in their eye. But it's the local missionary, played by Walter Huston, who will impact her most. His cold piety is at odds with his human weakness. The setting is a kettle coming to a boil and it's just about to blow.  Despite its lush Polynesian setting,  Rain   is a claustrophobic movie. The title comes from the torrential downpour that starts right after the opening title screen and persists until the very end of the movie. This is alleviated somewhat by a

New Disc Releases: Halloween Is Coming!

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Halloween is coming! In this new release spotlight, we're looking at a tall stack of new disc releases. It's a horror-heavy haul, but there are also some classic-era obscurities that have been newly restored! Land of Doom review: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/09/review-land-of-doom-1986.html CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Should Biopics Tell The Truth?

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Biopics are popular with both critics and audiences alike, but how faithful should they be to the truth? Heath is joined by filmmaker and documentarian Lisa Downs to look at the issue from two sides.   LifeAfterMovies.com Youtube.com/LifeAfterMoviesWebShow Facebook.com/LifeAfterMovies Twitter: LifeAfterMovie3 Instagram: LifeAfterMovies TikTok: tiktok.com/@lifeaftermovies More videos with Lisa Downs: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9lKBfpDnAbBhChad0KCO_oH CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

The Lost Boys 4K Review

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A horror classic gets the ultimate upgrade: THE LOST BOYS is now on 4K and Cereal At Midnight has your FULL REVIEW!  Order here: https://amzn.to/3dnZwU7 CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Jack Starr's Burning Starr is Back! New Album, Anthology, and Catalog Reissues!

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Jack Starr's Burning Starr is back! With a brand new album, a new career-spanning anthology, and a reissue program to get the band's catalog back in print from Global Rock Records, this heavy metal band is taking no prisoners! Order the music here: Rock The American Way (1985) https://amzn.to/3qE4ejz No Turning Back (1986) https://amzn.to/3xofSTC Blaze Of Glory (1987) https://amzn.to/3S7hcBY Burning Starr 1989 (1989) https://amzn.to/3RXiWhu Burning Starr VI - Under A Savage Sky (2003) https://amzn.to/3LdjjSA Land Of The Dead (2011) https://amzn.to/3xpg2dm Souls of the Innocent https://amzn.to/3xnBTBK Eternal Starr: The Burning Star Anthology https://amzn.to/3xlb6pO Global Rock Records Signs Burning Starr: https://www.globalrockrecords.com/press/jackstar_070222.html Burning Starr on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jackstarrsburningstarr/ CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMid

Review: Land of Doom (1986)

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Contrary to Tina Turner's proclamation that "We Don't Need Another Hero," the success of the  Mad Max  franchise in the 1980s spurred an entire exploitation cycle of post-apocalyptic movies that saw any enterprising filmmaker with a few bucks and a willing cast and crew trekking into the wasteland to cash in on the trend while the gettin' was good.  In many ways, it was a more innocent time when audiences demanded less from their entertainment. They would suspend their disbelief for 90 minutes to watch a hero or two struggle against some gasoline despot or rajah of the ruins who terrorizes a tattered band of survivors with an iron fist, or mask...or something made of iron (scrap metal is very important in post-apocalyptic movies, after all). There are almost always motorcycles that look like they've been kit-bashed from the remnants of an automobile graveyard because motorcycles look really cool zipping around sand dunes. One of the many movies to come out of

The Legacy and Influence of Massacre At Central High

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Massacre At Central High is a highly-influential and important cult film! In this episode, we discuss its legacy on future generations of dark high school tales including Heathers , and we also review the new Blu-ray from Synapse Films. You're at the crossroads of your life! Order Here: https://amzn.to/3qD2I12 CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Review: MEAD (2022)

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2022's MEAD doesn't look like anything else because there's nothing else quite like it. Any similarities to Pixar films or the modern Marvel zeitgeist owe more to the visual influence and style of Richard Corben and the words of Jan Strnad, the two men who first created these characters and designs back in 1972 for the underground "adults only" comic book Fever Dreams . Those comic origins shine through in the feature film, which retains the underground, independent spirit of the source material while striking a more all-ages tone that jettisons things like nudity from the original tale in favor of something more approachable.  MEAD is not just the name of the film, it's also the moniker of the mechanical wonder (voiced by Patton Oswalt) at the center of the story. The Mobile Extrasensory Autonomous Deceptor is a ship with a soul that can project illusions that are indistinguishable from reality. The ship itself was created with military applications in mind,

Drive 4K Review - A Hidden Gem Nineties Martial Arts/Action Movie!

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They don't make martial arts action movies like DRIVE anymore! In this episode, we talk about the new 4K edition of this nineties hidden gem and run down all the extras and special features! Order here: https://amzn.to/3d6DMMo More 4K Reviews:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9nUq_4C0yrtYSFNh6a-UjbR CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Elvis (2022) 4K Movie Review

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Hail to The King! Baz Luhrmann's 2022 spectacle ELVIS starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks has arrived on physical media! In this episode, we discuss the 4K presentation, special features, and most importantly, review the movie itself! Order here: https://amzn.to/3BtvEin More Elvis videos from Cereal At Midnight: Elvis At The Movies (Feat. film historian C. Courtney Joyner) https://youtu.be/QzTcB4b8SKE Birthplace of Elvis - Tupelo, MS https://youtu.be/lRmvsWuWu9E Elvis Presley Album Collection Box Set Review: https://youtu.be/t31PmBmBdr0 Elvis Back in Nashville Box Set Review: https://youtu.be/R-jfFMR3aso CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 12

CHAMELEON FILMS - New Blu-ray Label!

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In this episode we spotlight on CHAMELEON FILMS! Find out why you definitely don't want to miss what's happening with this brand new Blu-ray collector's label and where you can get their very first releases! https://shop.chameleonfilms.com.au CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

Comic Talk! (Patreon Exclusive)

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In this COMIC TALK episode, Heath talks about what comics he's been reading, rants about DC Universe Infinite, and discusses what video games he played over the summer! "In brightest day, in darkest night, no comic shall escape my sight!" This one's exclusively for Patreon, so don't miss out! For just a few bucks, you can gain access to hours of collection tours, behind the scenes episodes, the entire Collecting At Midnight Series, a private Facebook group featuring the brand new Cereal At Midnight movie club, plus an archive of well over 100 videos just for supporters! Visit Patreon.com/cerealatmidnight to find out how you can can unlock it all!

Review: Checkered Ninja (2018)

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 I'm not quite sure what to make of Checkered Ninja . Hailing from Denmark, this film looks like a heartwarming kiddie movie about a stuffed ninja doll but is actually something far edgier. It's also the second Northern European film to befuddle me in as many months (the other was The Old Man: The Movie ) by combining a family-friendly tone with an adult humor that seems out of place.  The film is based on a novel by Anders Mattheson, who also co-directs the movie. Our tale begins in a Thailand sweat shop (as all the best kid's stories do) where children work their fingers to the bone making stuffed ninja plushies. When a young boy accidentally uses the checkered scarf of a visiting businessman instead of the regulation black cloth on one of the dolls, he's beaten to death. At that moment, a freak lightning bolt strikes the checkered ninja doll, giving him life and a mission of vengeance. Ladies and gentlemen, we have departed Pixar Land, driven miles outside of Dreamwo

Star Trek : The Original Motion Picture 6-Movie Collection 4K | Blu-ray Box Set Review

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Star Trek continues to live long and prosper in a 15-disc box set that collects all six original crew movie adventures on both 4K and Blu-ray with both new and legacy special features! Is the new collection worth an upgrade? Find out in this full review! Order here:  https://amzn.to/3AWpW71 More Trek from Cereal At Midnight:  Heath on Star Trek: The Motion Picture: http://www.fthismovie.net/2016/11/a-movie-im-thankful-for-star-trek.html Q&A With Star Trek Writer Scott Tipton: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2019/02/q-and-with-star-trek-comics-writer.html Body By Starfleet: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2020/02/interview-with-body-by-starfleet-author.html The Continuing Voyages: The Trial of James T. Kirk https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2017/05/the-continuing-missions-trial-of-james.html The Continuing Voyages: Crucible - Provenance of Shadows https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2017/09/the-continuing-voyages-crucible.html The Star Trek Book of Friendship https://www.cerealatmidni

Blue Underground's William Lustig on Maniac, 4K, and the Future of Physical Media

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Filmmaker, producer, and Blue Underground founder WILLIAM LUSTIG stops by Cereal At Midnight to discuss the controversy around his film Maniac, Anchor Bay and the birth of the boutique movie market, the rise of 4K, and the future of physical media! Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

One Crazy Summer: Back to the Beach with Cereal At Midnight!

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Cereal At Midnight is going BACK TO THE BEACH! In this episode, we spotlight the 1987 movie that reunited Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello and we also look back at the original BEACH PARTY movies from the 1960s! Grab your sunscreen and wax your board, this is going to be one tubular bash! Back to the Beach: https://amzn.to/3Ks3O9g Frankie and Annette Movie Collection: https://amzn.to/3PSZ3GN Frankie Avalon CD Collection: https://amzn.to/3ThC7Ut Annette Funicello CD Collection: https://amzn.to/3dZan6Z Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight !

New Disc Releases!

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Kick off the month with a tall stack of new releases from MVD, ClassicFlix, The Film Detective, Visual Vengeance, Mill Creek Entertainment, and more! Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus hours of collection tours, secret commentaries and videos, and over 120 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight!