Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for October 8th!
A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target—the Warrens’ ten year- old daughter, Judy, and her friends.
Bolt the door, lower the lights and settle in for a stylish five-episode supernatural shocker possessed of a shivery all-star cast and drenched in evil. Welcome to Temptations Ltd., a decrepit antique shop whose unwary customers get more than they bargain for from the wily proprietor (Peter Cushing). Much more. Go to the head of the horror class if you can predict who ll join the ranks of the doomed from among this role call of distinguished British actors: Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors, Lesley-Anne Down, Margaret Leighton, Donald Pleasence, Nyree Dawn Porter, David Warner and more. A mirror. A medal. A snuff box. An ornate door. All unleash novelty surprises for the characters and you in these wickedly horrific tales From Beyond the Grave.
Immediately following the success of Black Sunday, Mario Bava was recruited to direct (and photograph) the second of Reg Park’s Hercules films for producer Achille Piazzi. Freely departing from Roman mythology, the film gave Bava the opportunity to reimagine the sword-and-sandal genre. On its surface a jovial comedy adventure, Hercules in the Haunted World features a striking use of color, which would become one of Bava’s directorial hallmarks. But this playful peplum is tinged with a sense of genuine foreboding, voiced by a masked oracle Medea (Gaia Germani) in one of the film’s most stunning sequences. When Hercules descends into the depths of hell and confronts Lico (Christopher Lee), who has the power to call forth corpses from their tombs, the film plunges into the eye-popping, bone-chilling horror for which Bava had recently become famous.
It’s Time to Feed the Baby! It is a voracious parasite from the dawn of creation, surviving centuries in search of the one thing it needs: to be born of a human. But when this cunning creature slithers inside a sexy circus performer (voluptuous French starlet Emmanuelle Escourrou, Lady Blood), it demands gallons of fresh blood to grow stronger. Now this reluctantly expectant mommy and her chatty mutant fetus are off on a cross-country killing spree, where pre-natal care means violent carnage and the ultimate mother’s milk is Baby Blood! Also known as The Evil Within, this French shocker is now presented totally uncut and uncensored with all its infamous womb-raiding, gore-spewing and flesh-baring beautifully restored in HD! Co-written and directed by Alain Robar (Adrenaline). Special Features: -Audio Commentary by Film Historian Lee Gambino and Film Critic Jarret Gahan -Includes both Original French and English Audio -Theatrical Trailer
In this stark and atmospheric tale, Gwen is a young girl struggling with her mother’s mysterious illness, her father’s absence and the suspicious local community that has turned on them. Somehow Gwen must find the strength to guide her family through the darkness and overcome the evil that is taking grip of her home.
Teenager Johnny Dingle (Andrew Lowery, Color of Night) will do anything to keep his date with the hottest girl in school—even come back from the grave! You see, Johnny had the perfect scheme to win the heart of Missy McCloud (Traci Lind, Class of 1999), the town beauty. Unfortunately, Johnny’s scam goes sour and he winds up dead. Even so, Johnny’s determined to keep his date—unaware of the hilarity waiting for him upon his return. The wonderful cast includes Edward Herrmann (The Lost Boys), Mary Beth Hurt (D. A. R. Y. L. ), Austin Pendleton (Hello Again), Matthew Fox (Bone Tomahawk), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Boogie Nights), Paul Dooley (Popeye), Jay O. Sanders (V. I. Warshawski), Bob Dashy (The Big Bus), Matthew McCaughey (A Time to Kill) and Cloris Lachman (Scavenger Hunt) as Maggie the Zombie Expert. Produced by Sean S. Cunningham (Friday the 13th), written by Dean Lore (Major Payne) and directed by Bob Balaam (Parents). Special Features: -Audio Commentary by Director Bob Balaam with Actors Mary Beth Hurt and Austin Pendleton -Interview with Star Andrew Lowery -Interview with Director Bob Balaam -Interview with Composer Harry Manfredini -Interview with Actor Austin Pendleton -Reversible Art -Theatrical Trailer
Leprechaun 8-film Collection
Welcome to Slasher Sleepout: The Ultimate Horror Movie Experience combining camping, haunted houses, and an escape room into one extreme 36-hour event. Six strangers are hooded, dropped in the middle of the woods, and must survive a simulated horror movie. Alexandra, the only participant who has never even seen a horror film, reluctantly tags along with her boyfriend. But when the other campers start to die before their eyes, Alex becomes the star of her worst nightmares.
After Sam is murdered, his consciousness travels through the bodies of his friends to protect them from his killer. This dark journey leads Sam on a path of self-discovery to save his friends and find out why he is doomed to never let go of his life.
Us The visionary behind Get Out returns with an original nightmare, pitting an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves. Get Out When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in the more sinister, real reason for the invitation.
Brand New 4K Master! From Umberto Lenz, notorious director of such Euro-sleaze classics as Paranoia, Seven Blood-Stained Orchids, Spasm, Eyeball and Cannibal Ferro comes Nightmare Beach, a shockingly gory tale of a madman in a motorcycle helmet who is taking out young co-eds all over the sparkling sands of South Florida during Spring Break. As the body count creeps up, Miami detective John Saxon (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Black Christmas, Evil Eye) tries to keep ahead of the curve in this carnage-packed slasher gem from the maestro of macabre. Featuring a rollicking score by Goblin’s Claudio Simonetta (Suspire, Dawn of the Dead, The Heroin Busters) and co-starring the great Michael Parks (Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & 2 and TV’s Then Came Bronson). Special Features: -Audio Commentary by Film Historian Sam Dhegihan -Nightmare Rock: Interview with Composer Claudio Simonetta -Includes both English and Italian Audio -Theatrical Trailer
When Henry Williamson wakes from surgery, he’s paralyzed, alone and in the dark. Within hours, the hospital has been overrun by the victims of a new virus. They are gripped by a bloodthirsty, zombie-like rage, desperate to feed on the uninfected. With the help of a handful of the surviving medical staff, Henry must get on his feet, escape from the hospital and get across a countryside ravaged by the flesh-hungry walking corpses to find a way…any way to safety.
Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean desperate for survival. With plenty of alcohol and very little food and water, emotions run high and their delusions become a reality. As the days stretch on and death seems inevitable, their terrifying truths float to the surface. Bonus Features: Harpoon Behind the Scenes – 30 min Deleted Scenes -Opening Extended – 2 min -Engine Won’t Start – 1 min 35 sec -Post Sex Talk – 1 min B-Roll with Commentary – 6min Commentary -Director’s Psychedelic Commentary -Crew Commentary Disc Material: Story Trailer – 100 sec Teaser – 60 Sec English 5.1 Surround Sound and English Stereo 2.0 English SDH Spanish Subtitles