Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for March 26th!
The terrifying tale by Stephen King is also a beloved adaptation of the best-selling author’s work. Newly remastered in 4K for its 30th Anniversary, Pet Sematary, follows the tragic story of the Creed family. After their cat is accidentally killed, a friendly neighbor advises its burial in a mysterious nearby cemetery. When the cat comes back, it’s only the beginning of an unthinkable evil leading to hell and back. Sometimes, so it seems, dead is better.
Midnight, Texas scares up more thrills and chills in the steamy second season of the supernatural drama based on the best-selling book series by Charlaine Harris (the author behind True Blood). Home to psychics, vampires, witches and other outcasts, the remote town of Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those seeking refuge from the outside world. As the town members’ bond is stronger than ever, the mysterious arrival of new hotel owners threatens the balance of Midnight.
Screen icon Boris Karloff plays the title role in the Val Lewton adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Body Snatcher, directed with subtle calculation by versatile Robert Wise (West Side Story, The Sound of Music). A doctor (Henry Daniell, The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake) needs cadavers for medical studies and Karloff is willing to provide them … one way or another. The film also features a wonderful supporting performance by fellow horror icon Bela Lugosi.
In Larraz s debut feature, the hitherto ultra-rare Whirlpool (1970), Vivian Neves stars as Tulia, a young model invited to a photographer s secluded country home for what purports to be a quiet weekend retreat – but soon transpires to be anything but. 1974 s Vampyres – perhaps the best known and most widely-released of all José Larraz s films – sees a duo of blood hungry female vampires prowling the British countryside, from where they lure unsuspecting male motorists back to their imposing, dilapidated mansion for draining… in more ways than one. Meanwhile, in 1978 s The Coming of Sin (La Visita del Vicio, in its native Spanish), a young gypsy girl experiences a violent sexual awakening as her dreams of a naked young man on horseback become reality.
Brand New 2017 HD Master! A Code Red Release! Television legend William Shatner (TV’s Star Trek, T.J. Hooker and Boston Legal) stars as vet “Rack” Hansen in this cult classic about an Arizona town infested with a horde of arachnids that turn on the humans. After livestock belonging to Rack’s friend Walter Colby (Woody Strode, The Italian connection. The Ravagers, The Professionals) Fall victim to a spider attack, entomologist Diane Ashley (Tiffany Bolling, Wild Party) arrives and tries to help Rack deal with the crisis. But with the big county fast approaching, Mayor Connors (Roy Engel, The Man from Planet X) refuses to let them quarantine the Colby’s ranch. Soon the remaining residents of the town must barricade themselves to stave off the eight-legged invaders in the ultimate man vs. arachnid showdown! Directed by cult filmmaker Roy ‘Bud’ Cardos (The Dark, Mutant, Outlaw of Gor).
Something is terrifyingly wrong with the children of Ravenback. After their school bus passes through a mysterious cloud of yellow smoke, the children are transformed into bloodthirsty zombies with black fingernails which burn anything they touch. As parents and unwitting townspeople are burned to a crisp, the local police force frantically searches for the missing kids, unaware of their new and deadly powers…
High profile fashion photographer Scott Bruin has been suffering from a series of increasingly disturbing and violent dreams in which he savagely attacks and murders a young woman. Fearing for his sanity, Scott begins to investigate these strange visions, but slowly starts to believe that these all-too-real seeming nightmares might not be dreams after all and that the woman in them is in imminent danger. As his investigation progresses, Scott unwittingly finds himself in the center of a sinister conspiracy much stranger than his wildest nightmares.
Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. The heist begins smoothly, but mayhem ensues when the defiant bank manager sends them to a basement-level vault — home to something truly evil. Starring Academy Award® nominee James Franco (SPIDER-MAN, 127 HOURS, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) and Taryn Manning (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, 8-MILE, SONS OF ANARCHY), THE VAULT is the latest film from genre writer-director Dan Bush (THE SIGNAL). Blu-ray includes 5.1 surround sound, stereo and English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired. Bonus features include: Trailer
Wealthy Dominique Ballard (Jean Simmons; Spartacus) lives with her husband David (Cliff Robertson; Obsession, Man on a Swing) in Dominique’s giant English estate. Emotionally fragile, Dominique is harassed, tormented, and eventually driven mad by David until one night she hangs herself, resulting in her entire fortune being left to her husband. But what at first seems like a clever inheritance scheme soon becomes a waking nightmare for David as Dominique’s spirit is not at rest and has instead risen from the grave to haunt him and avenge her death. But is the evil presence that appears to be seeking vengeance from the afterlife actually David’s dearly departed wife or is someone else attempting their own elaborate and deadly hoax?
After being tricked into having an abortion at Big Mama’s underground abortion clinic / brothel, a young woman’s extracted fetus is flushed into the sewer system wherein it’s exposed to toxic waste and begins to mutate into an ever growing and increasingly bloodthirsty monster. The girls, johns, and other assorted weirdos find themselves trapped inside the brothel where they are forced to face off against the agitated, prenatal creature, as well as each other, in a high stakes quest to stay alive, or at least in one piece.
A game ranger arresting poachers ends up saving their lives when zombie animals attack them in the jungle. Now surrounded, the game ranger and poachers forge uneasy alliance to stop the beasts before the super-zombie virus spreads to entire world.
After CIA agent Kelley Chandlers (Mark Polish) overseas intelligence mission goes awry, he returns home on life support with one foot placed preemptively in a body bag. As the CIA, spear-headed by foul-mouthed genius Hotchkiss (Andy Garcia), are destined to pull the plug on Kelley, it is up to his wife, Tess (Dianna Agron), to uncover the truth of what really happened. HEADLOCK is a high-suspense conspiracy spy-fi thriller, with Tess and Kelley forced to tackle both mental and physical extremes in the hope that together, they can unlock the answers.
Young David Masters drowns his mother’s cat Sheba in its milk, claiming she loves it more than he, one of many such Shebas he has killed. As a grown man, he returns home with his wife Janie and their newborn child. His mother swears vengeance on him, promising to toy with him as Sheba would have played with a mouse. Soon after, his mother’s latest Sheba suffocates the baby under a pillow. Janie has a nervous breakdown. And then his mother brings in a French nurse to seduce David away from Janie.
Nominated for two 2019 Skullie Awards by IndieHorrorOnline: Best Feature Film and Best Foreign Horror Feature. Joe McBetter is the elderly owner of a profitable fast food chain. Malcolm, his future son-in-law, is a humble university researcher with initially noble intentions. During a surprise visit by daughter Melanie and Malcolm to the McBetter villa, Malcolm suggests an idea that will renew the fast food business, but Joe has no confidence in the outlandish plan. Melanie, upset by the constant berating from her father, encourages Malcolm to carry on with his vision, even at the potential cost of eliminating Joe. The intrigue, mystery, and horror mount within the luxurious walls of the villa as everyone becomes ensnared in the evil plot that unfolds. Take Shakespeare’s Macbeth, combine with The Sopranos, add a dash of giallo-inspired horror, and you end up with a killer recipe known as ”McBetter.” Bonus features: trailer, behind the scenes photo gallery, music video, alternate title sequence, and two short films by Mattia De Pascali. ”McBetter deliciously blends horror with comedy and suspense in order to create an entertaining witch s brew.” – Indie Horror Online.