Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for August 20th!
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.
Last season brought the culmination of “All Out War,” which pitted Rick Grimes and his group of survivors against the Saviors and their cunning leader, Negan. With Negan’s life in his hands, Rick had a character-defining choice in front of him. By making the unilateral decision to spare Negan, Rick upheld the values his late son, Carl, championed in order to build for the future, but created conflict within his group. Now, we see our survivors a year and a half after the end of the war, rebuilding civilization under Rick’s steadfast leadership. It is a time of relative peace among the communities as they work together, looking to the past to forge the future, but the world they knew is rabidly chanaina as man-made structures continue to degrade, and nature takes over, changing the landscape and creating new challenges for our survivors. As time passes, the communities confront unexpected obstacles, danger, and of course, walkers, but nothing quite prepares them for the formidable force they are about to encounter, which threatens the very idea of civilization that our survivors have worked so hard to build.
Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative! Alive with thrills that started a million years ago! From legendary producer Jack H. Harris and director Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., the team behind sci-fi classics The Blob and 4D Man, comes this cult fantasy-adventure starring Ward Ramsey, Paul Lukather and Kristina Hanson. Building a new harbor off the coast of a Caribbean island, an American engineer (Ramsey) sets off a blast on the ocean floor that uncovers the frozen bodies of a Brontosaurus, a Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Neanderthal Man. The dinosaurs are hauled ashore by the construction crew, who are unaware that the giants are still alive. Struck by lightning during a fierce tropical storm, the monsters awaken and prowl the island jungles! Also restored to life is the caveman (Gregg Martell), an amiable brute who joins the island boy Julio (Alan Roberts) in a series of wacky misadventures. A merry grab-bag of sci-fi, action and comedy, Dinosaurus! features stop-motion dinosaur animation by the legendary Projects Unlimited effects team (The Time Machine, The Outer Limits). Beautifully shot in Scope by the great Stanley Cortez (Since You Went Away, The Night of the Hunter).
Scientist Victor Frankenstein builds a man from spare body parts; the monster comes alive and wreaks havoc.
Brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative! He walks through walls of solid steel and stone… into the 4th dimension! From legendary producer Jack H. Harris and director Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., the team behind cult favorites The Blob and Dinosaurus!, comes this sci-fi horror classic starring Robert Lansing (The Grissom Gang), Lee Meriwether (Catwoman/Miss Kitka of Batman: The Movie), Robert Strauss (Stalag 17), James Congdon (The Left Handed Gun) and Patty Duke (The Miracle Worker). Science whiz Dr. Tony Nelson (Congdon) has made an amazing discovery: he has developed a method of stimulating the molecular structure of solid objects so that they can be joined or passed through one another. Stumbling upon this incredible secret is Tony’s older brother, Scott (Lansing), a fellow scientist who decides to take the experiment one step further—and soon finds himself able to pass through doors and walls. But his newfound freedom of movement has unforeseen side effects, for each time the power is used, Scott ages a bit, and only by touching other living beings and draining their energy (and thus, their lives) can he maintain his age. In addition, this incredible force is driving Scott quite mad… and he’s just noticed his beautiful would-be fiancée (Meriwether) expressing an interest in his brother Tony. Filled with eye-popping special effects, 4D Man takes sci-fi to a whole new dimension!
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula is an outrageous low-budget horror-western directed by cult filmmaker William Beaudine (The Ape Man, Voodoo Man). Traveling by stagecoach, Dracula (the great John Carradine) plots to convert Billy the Kid’s (famed stuntman Chuck Courtney) fiancée, Betty Bentley (Melinda Casey), into his vampire bride. When the sinister bloodsucker kidnaps Betty and takes her to an abandoned silver mine, Billy must confront the Count, but soon realizes his six-shooters’ bullets are no match for the undead—and an all-out battle of good vs. evil ensues. Filmmaker Carl K. Hittleman (36 Hours) wrote the screenplay for this wild cult classic, beautifully shot by Lothrop B. Worth (Gog) and featuring Marjorie Bennett (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?) and Harry Carey Jr. (Cherry 2000).
A man descends into paranoia after trapping what he believes to be the devil in his basement, but things take a dark turn when his family unexpectedly arrive for Christmas.
Back in 1985, Camp Pocumtuck was a notroiously strict religious summer camp until it was forced to shut its doors when a young girl was struck by lightning and drowned. Before that, several women were burned at the stake for being witches nearby and before that, it was the site of a Native American massacre. Nowadays, it’s avialble on Airbnb. Mia’s booked it and expects her wedding party to transform this now dilapidated summer camp into the wedding venue of her dreams. As her friends utterly fail to execute her master plan, they also begin disappearing. But nothing will stop Mia from having a perfect wedding, even when someone starts texting her to hide the bodies.
Tongue in cheek horror, pretty girls, blood, guts and love scenes aplenty in this story of an abandoned amusement park, besieged by the vengeful spirit of a slain serial killer. A ton of Gore accompanied by a hard rock soundtrack and sprinkled with nudity throughout. Filmed in the actual Frightworld recognized by Buzzfeed, Travel Channel and Frighttour as one of the top haunted houses in the country.
Creepy Tales of Pizza and Gore is an incredible, blood-soaked tribute to the days of straight-to-VHS horror movies, and is certain to chill you while testing your limits for gore. A specially delivered extravaganza of ghastly sights, these five tales of terror will keep you up at night for weeks to come: ”Screaming Ghost,” ”Devil of the Night,” ”Alone of the House,” ”Wood,” and ”Killer Tape.” You’ll scream, avert your eyes, and have a hell of a lot of fun! In Italian with English subtitles.
Lucas and Chloe, two passionate gamers, decide to participate to Paranoia, a very exclusive escape game. After solving a first riddle, they make it to the location of the finale in an abandoned mental hospital, lost in a frightening forest. There, four other participants are waiting on them. They soon realize that only one of them will get out of there alive. Based on the best selling novel Puzzle by Franck Thilliez.
In the tradition of such perverse Eurotrash classics as Jose Ramon Larraz’s Vampyres, Jesus Franco’s Vampiros Lesbos and Harry Kumel’s Daughters of Darkness comes a new tale of the erotic grotesque. With an abandoned train station as their haunt and an endless supply of hitchhikers to provide sustenance, a lovely lesbian vampire duo seduces then savages their victims in this erotic gore fest from director David R. Williams. Things get complicated for the ladies, though, when one of them falls in love with an intended victim and a pair of scholars of urban decay decide to explore the bloodsuckers lair. with Satu Rautaharju, Valeria Dombrovschi and Jess Weber. Includes the never before seen bonus feature “Disintegration” – (2015)An experimental horror film starring Hustler Taboo centerfold Angelina Leigh.A woman stumbles through the woods, naked, covered in blood, with no recollection what might have happened to her or who she is. She reaches a cabin that seems vaguely familiar, and once inside some memories come back, memories of violence and rape. She seems to remember she has been pregnant recently, but there’s no trace of this now – only something in a jar that might be her aborted fetus. She finds a dismembered corpse in the cabin, whom she believes to be her lover…and that is when her descent into madness really begins.
A gang of four career criminals the Chechen, Jesus, Rug, and the Pimp begin production of snuff films for their boss, ”Sergio il Papa.” Soon after, the Chechen receives a visit from a mysterious man who raises the level of blood and violence already a daily occurrence among the four to new and awful heights. In Italian with English subtitles. Starring Mino Bonini (42-66, Infidus, Hotel Inferno) and Stefania Bonini (Infidus).
Adrien, a young journalist, receives an assignment to cover the opening of a new guest house run by a mysterious couple named Mr. Pierre and Miss Agathe. Despite the pleasant surroundings, Adrien feels a subconscious force is at work in the house and with the help of Helene, an employee of the couple, he sets out to uncover the evil secret at its heart. In French with English subtitles. BONUS FEATURES: Behind the scenes, outtakes, trailer.
Parents David and Andrea lose their third child that they have been awaiting in a miscarriage, leaving David a shell of his former self, replaced now by a self loathing and rage stricken misanthrope. At the behest of their marriage counselor, the two of them along with their two children join their extended family for a remote hunting trip in an attempt to repair their broken lives. But on this trip, they soon find themselves at the mercy of someone much colder and unforgiving than the indifference of the world they attempted to flee, and David’s family must decide if it is this new threat they must fear, or what it is David may have become in the face of it.
Five ghost hunters, led by professor Rayna Bloom (Susan Adriensen), investigates undead activity in the long abandoned Buffalo Central Train Terminal in Buffalo s rough East Side neighborhood. But our heroes find more than they bargain for in this claustrophobic horror thriller. Along for the gory ride are Rayna s cameraman (Jim Vaughn), a psychic (Demona Bast), a trust-fund goth princess (Melantha Blackthorne) and Rayna s pal Nessie (Noel Francomano). It stars Melantha Blackthorne, Susan Adriensen, Noel Francomano and Demona Bast.