AMC, April 8, 2009

AMC Unveils Bikinis, Monsters and Motorcycles at New Online Movie Theater ”BMC”

AMC’s New Online Destination Streams Classic B-Movies in Full Screen

Extensive Slate of Films Available Exclusively at AMCTV.COM/B-MOVIES

New York, NY – April 8, 2009 – AMC brings film fans a new online destination for B-Movie classics with the launch of BMC (for "B Movie Classics"), a go-to website for films from the "Golden Age of Hollywood." BMC’s online movie collection – part of the network’s extensive library of iconic films – is unprecedented in size and scope for the website and features a diverse selection of genres from action/adventure and comedy, to sci-fi/fantasy and horror. Now live at www.amctv.com/b-movies, fans can stream all 27 B-Movies in full-screen, with more titles to be added in the coming months.

Whether it’s hotrod culture (Dragstrip Girls) or beefcake epics (Hercules Unchained), BMC covers all the B-Movie bases. Viewers can watch international icons before they made it big with Raquel Welch’s film debut in A Swingin’ Summer or Kung-Fu king Sonny Chiba in Terror Beneath the Sea. Featuring both black and white and color flicks, BMC showcases John Carpenter’s student film, Dark Star; Assassination in Rome, starring Elaine Stritch; and unsung classics like Asylum by Psycho screenwriter Robert Bloch and Corridors of Blood with the inimitable Christopher Lee and horror cinema icon, Boris Karloff.

"B-Movies may have been low-budget and less publicized motion pictures, but they had a huge fan base that transcended generations and still exists today," Mac McKean, VP digital media for AMC. "BMC is a new platform that caters to an on demand audience giving film lovers direct access to B Movies from the 1950s and 60s."

The complete BMC film line-up includes the following 27 titles:

ASSASSINATION IN ROME (1965)
ASYLUM (1972)
CARNIVAL OF SOULS (1962)
COLLEGE GIRL MURDERS (1968)
CORRIDORS OF BLOOD (1959)
CREATION OF THE HUMANOIDS (1962)
DARK STAR (1974)
DRAGSTRIP GIRL (1957)
DYNAMITE JOE (1968)
THE HELLFIRE CLUB (1960)
HERCULES UNCHAINED (1959)
THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH (1965)
HOW TO MAKE A MONSTER (1958)
INVASION OF THE NEPTUNE MEN (1961)
MOTORCYCLE GANG (1957)
PLANET ON THE PROWL (1966)
REFORM SCHOOL GIRL (1957)
ROCK ALL NIGHT (1957)
THE RUTHLESS FOUR (1968)
SAGA OF THE VIKING WOMEN (1957)
SHAKE RATTLE & ROCK (1956)
A SWINGIN’ SUMMER (1965)
TEENAGE CAVEMAN (1958)
TERROR BENEATH THE SEA (1966)
WAR OF THE COLOSSAL BEAST (1958)
WHAT A CARVE UP (1962)
SUICIDE BATTALION (1958)

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Lisa Rogen
AMC
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