Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for April 21st!
The Turning stars Finn Wolfhard (TV’s Stranger Things) and Mackenzie Davis (TV’s Black Mirror) in a thrilling adaptation of Henry James’ landmark novel. At a mysterious estate in the Maine countryside, a newly appointed nanny is charged with the care of two disturbed orphans. She quickly discovers that both the children and the house are harboring dark secrets and things may not be as they appear.
His beast-blood demanded he KILL … KILL … KILL! Directed by legendary horror filmmaker Terence Fisher (Horror of Dracula, The Curse Of Frankenstein), this atmospheric tale of terror stars Oliver Reed (Venom, The Brood) as the orphan of a maniacal beggar and a mute girl. From his birth to young manhood, he discovers a horrible secret. Try as he may, the cursed man is unable to deny the dark force within him. When the moon is full, he becomes an uncontrollable, seemingly unstoppable killer incapable of distinguishing between friend and foe. Spectacular makeup effects and beautifully photographed 19th-century European locales heighten the suspense of this classic tale of horror.
Matvey (Aleksandr Kuznetsov) has just one objective: to gain entry to his girlfriend s parents apartment and kill her father Andrey (Vitaliy Khaev) with a hammer to restore her honor. But all is not as it initially seems, and Matvey s attempts to bludgeon the family patriarch to death don t quite go to plan as Andrey proves a more formidable not to mention ruthless opponent than he anticipated and Matvey, for his part, proves stubbornly unwilling to die.
Solitary marine biology student Siobhán endures a week on a ragged fishing trawler, where she’s miserably at odds with the close-knit crew. But out in the deep Atlantic, an unfathomable life form ensnares the boat. When members of the crew start succumbing to a strange infection, Siobhán must overcome her alienation and win the crew’s trust, before everyone is lost.
Exhaustively compiled for the first time ever, Adamson’s oeuvre spans a wild beyond-belief world of bloody brains, vicious cowboys, naughty nurses, decrepit actors, sexy stewardesses, mad scientists, brutal bikers, Blaxploitation mayhem, kung fu killers and “scenes so SICK the Movies could never show them before!” The life and career of B-movie maverick Adamson – known for such low budget classics as SATAN’S SADISTS, DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN and THE NAUGHTY STEWARDESSES (as well as his own grisly 1995 murder) – reveals perhaps the most bizarre career in Hollywood history.
A group of young scientific geniuses invent time travel for a mysterious organization but soon learn that their invention has been hijacked by extremists to go back and commit the ultimate jihad of killing Jesus and the Disciples before the resurrection. In order to prevent the apocalypse the scientists must retrieve the time machine, stop the assassins, and restore the resurrection while interacting with Jesus, Mary, Peter, and other Biblical characters. Assassin 33 A.D. is an intriguing science fiction/faith film that has been honored as winning more International Screenplay Award competitions than any other script in film history, and has been an Official Selection screened at over 50 film festivals in the United States and around the world. Starring Donny Boaz (TV’s ”The Young and the Restless”), Heidi Montag (TV’s ”Celebrity Big Brother”), Jason Castro (The Perfect Summer); written and directed by Jim Carroll (Evil Behind You).
“Horror Film Director Found Slain, Buried Under Floor”, screamed the 1995 headlines read around the world. But the truth behind the wild life of Al Adamson – including the production of such low budget classics as SATAN’S SADISTS, DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN and THE NAUGHTY STEWARDESSES – and his grisly death reveals perhaps the most bizarre career in Hollywood history. Told through over 40 first-person recollections from friends, family, colleagues and historians – plus rare clips and archival interviews with Adamson himself – BLOOD & FLESH is the award-winning chronicle of bikers, go-go dancers, porn stars, aging actors, freak-out girls, Charles Manson, Colonel Sanders, alien conspiracies and homicidal contractors that House Of Mortal Cinema calls “Brilliant stuff… a superb documentary and one of the top films of the year.”
School’s out, so Julia, her friends and thousands of fellow graduates are on their way to an island resort in Croatia, and it’s supposed to be the party of their lives! The harmless fun soon turns deadly serious when Julia’s friend is killed, and it probably wasn’t an accident. Slick, stylish and loud, PARTY HARD DIE YOUNG is in the tradition of the best post-Scream slashers
One day, while drawing water from the well, Pietro and Alice stir something at the bottom, at first an apparently insignificant event, which frees something from Earth’ womb. A strange and alien color flashes underwater, at the well’s bottom, then disappears. From that moment on, inexplicable events start happening all around the farm, and by night, the surrounding vegetation glitters with a sinister glow. The color soon takes a hold of the entire farm, and seeps inside Pietro and his family’s minds, drawing them into its sick world of pain, blood and death…
With the sorrow for her sister’s death still very recent, Elena, a young quadriplegic, has retired to a country house along with her father. There she has the help of Athos, a Belgian Shepherd dog specially trained to help her. But the creature who is supposed to be her best friend has contracted a strange disease… and has turned into her worst enemy.