Today’s DVD Releases!

Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for February 27th!

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Duane Bradley is a pretty ordinary guy. His formerly conjoined twin Belial, on the other hand, is a deformed, fleshy lump whom he carries around in a wicker basket. Arriving in the Big Apple and taking up a room at the seedy Hotel Broslin, the pair set about hunting down and butchering the surgeons responsible for their separation. But tensions flare up when Duane starts spending time with a pretty blonde secretary, and Belial’s homicidal tendencies reach bloody new extremes.

Gate II picks up again with Terry, the teenage sorcerer who summons beings from the other side whose powers can be used to grant any wish. Unfortunately, before the Gate closes again, a minion (a tiny disciple of Satan himself) manages to slip through to our dimension. When the creature is kidnapped, all hell breaks loose.

There s fear around every corner with a diabolical sect on the loose! Kelly Lee Curtis (sister of Jamie Lee) stars as Miriam, an American schoolteacher relocated to Germany in an area plagued by a satanic cult that murders and tears out the hearts of anyone who betrays it. One afternoon Miriam accidentally hits an elderly pedestrian, Moebius (Herbert Lom, The Pink Panther, The Dead Zone), standing in the middle of the road; alarmed, she takes him back to her house to recuperate, only for him to secretly drug her and then secrete a hallucinogenic insect in her nostril. Clearly targeting Miriam for a sinister plan, Moebius triggers an uncanny string of events in Miriam s life involving nightmares, a diabolical cult leader, Damon (The Church’s Tomas Arana), her magic pet rabbit, and a dark well filled with mystical water. Directed by Michele Soavi (The Church, Stagefright) and produced by maestro Dario Argento (Suspiria, Opera), this hallucinatory shocker now merges from the darkness with a new HD transfer!

In Scalpel, Lansing plays Dr. Phillip Reynolds, a man whose daughter Heather (Judith Chapman, As the World Turns, General Hospital) has run away from home a year prior following the suspicious death of her boyfriend. When he happens across a young woman one night, her face beaten beyond recognition, the unhinged Reynolds sees his an opportunity to put his trusty scalpel to use – hatching a plan to ”reconstruct” her face in the image of his missing daughter, and so claim her sizeable inheritance.

An alien craft carrying a being with fox-like features has landed in the middle of rural England. After brutally murdering a young couple, the being animates himself into the body of the man he killed, adopting the name Anders. Upon being discovered by a reclusive lesbian couple, who mistake him for an injured drifter, they invite him to recover in their isolated home, unaware of his innate bloodlust…

Tom (Jeff Fahey, The Lawnmower Man, Body Parts, Psycho III) and Alex (Heather Medway, TV’s Viper, Models Inc., Fear) are a young couple who move into an apartment where a mysterious suicide has just taken place. Almost immediately their lives take a strange turn as Tom is seduced by a mysterious woman (Lisa Barbuscia, Highlander, Endgame, Almost Heroes) who turns out to be a seductive succubus! Patrick Bauchau (Phenomena, TV’s The Pretender), Jack Kehler (The Big Lebowski, Men in Black II), Taylor Nichols (Barcelona, Jurassic Park III) and soap legend Kathleen Noone (TV’s All My Children and Knots Landing) also stars in this spine-tingling thriller! Directed by veteran TV director Jeffrey Reiner (Trouble Bound).

Celebrating the virtuosity of the man of a thousand faces! Includes: THE ACE OF HEARTS, LAUGH, CLOWN, LAUGH, THE UNKNOWN, and a photo-reconstruction of LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT

In the wake of a messy divorce, 11-year-old Peter moves with his mother to a new town. A strange and unfamiliar place, the only upside is that he’s closer to his best friend, Bill. Coming to terms with this adjustment, Peter finds comfort playing at nearby Lost Creek. There, he meets Maggie; a mysterious girl who quickly becomes close to Peter. But, with this comes the slow realization that something in the town is wrong. Adults are disappearing, and Peter is plagued by nightmares that are becoming more and more real with each passing night. With Halloween approaching, Peter, Maggie and Bill must band together to face their fears and uncover the dark secrets of Lost Creek before it’s too late. Lost Creek is a ghost story about the magical and frightening adventure of childhood, and the bittersweet feeling of coming to the end of that journey.

In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears vengeance against the descendants of the Inquisitors. More then 300 years later, a comet that was passing overhead on the night of the Baron’s execution returns to earth, bringing with it the Baron in the form of a horrible, brain-eating hideous monster that terrorizes the Inquisitor’s descendants for all eternity.

The screeching strings, the plunging knife, the slow zoom out from a lifeless eyeball: in 1960, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho changed film history forever with its taboo-shattering shower scene. With 78 camera set-ups and 52 edits over the course of 3 minutes, Psycho redefined screen violence, set the stage for decades of slasher films to come, and introduced a new element of danger to the movie-going experience. Aided by a roster of filmmakers, critics, and fans (including Guillermo del Toro, Bret Easton Ellis, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eli Roth, Danny Elfman, and Peter Bogdanovich) director Alexandre O. Philippe pulls back the curtain on the making and influence of this cinematic game-changer, breaking it down frame by frame and unpacking Hitchcock’s dense web of allusions and double meanings. The result is an enthralling piece of cinematic detective work that’s pure nirvana for film buffs

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