Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for December 15th!
On a secluded farm, a man is bedridden and fighting through his final breaths while his wife slowly succumbs to overwhelming grief. Siblings Louise and Michael return home to help, but it doesn’t take long for them to see that something’s wrong with mom—something more than her heavy sorrow. Gradually, they begin to suffer a darkness similar to their mother’s, marked by waking nightmares and a growing sense that an evil entity is taking over their family.
Good-ol -boy handymen Val (Kevin Bacon) and Earl (Fred Ward) are sick of their dead-end jobs in one-horse desert town Perfection, Nevada (population: 14). Just as they re about to escape Perfection forever, however, things start to get really weird: half-eaten corpses litter the road out of town; the phone lines stop working; and a plucky young scientist shows evidence of unusually strong seismic activity in the area. Something is coming for the citizens of Perfection and it s under the goddamn ground!
Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered the secret to generating new life and unleashed a murderous ripple effect, born from his cursed creation: a monster with a horrid face and a tendency to kill.
Hoping to reignite their relationship, college students Emily and Randall arrive at their weekend getaway only to discover a peculiar older couple already staying there. They all agree to share the home but, after an indulgent night of partying, they’re awoken to a living nightmare of apocalyptic proportions. A mysterious airborne microbe has infected the water and it’s making its way to the house….
A small-town cop (Jim Cummings), struggling with a failed marriage, a rebellious daughter, and a lackluster team of officers, is tasked with solving a series of brutal murders that are occurring on the full moon. As he’s consumed by the hunt for the killer, he struggles to remind himself that there’s no such thing as werewolves…
From the creator of Final Destination, Lin Shaye and Tobin Bell star in this terrifying tale of death from the fall of 1987. A group of small town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple after a tragic accident.
After a stripper tricks him into filming a sex tape, Scott Edwards (Olympic Gold Medalist Mitch Gaylord), a Miami rickshaw runner, becomes embroiled in the murder of an evangelist’s son when he inadvertently takes the wrong video tape. With the help of the stripper and an Asian witch, Edwards sets out to clear his name while avoiding the assassin dead set on retrieving the video tape. Directed by Italian genre legend Sergio Martino (All the Colors of the Dark) and Written by Sauro Scavolini (A Man Called Blade) with a story by Roberto Leoni (Santa Sangre) this late 80s Miami-lensed Action/Horror hybrid has only ever been available on VHS in the US in a muddy full screen presentation.
Serge Chekov inherits his uncle’s estate, only to discover that Professor Droila, a mad scientist, has taken residence in the basement. As Chekov investigates further, he learns that Droila is reanimating the dead with the help of a necrophiliac grave robber by the name of Igor.
Thirty years after his father is tragically killed during a magic trick gone wrong, Lorenzo’s own magic act is suddenly derailed by a series of gruesome magic themed murders. Struggling to prove his innocence, he begins to unravel the mystery that leads him through an intricate, bloody trail all the way back to his father’s demise.
Deanna, a young, pretty and upwardly mobile nurse is about to face the most difficult challenge of her life…Deciding whether five men should live or die. In a moment which would change her life forever, Deanna is brutally raped, but the pain she suffered is nothing compared to that which her five suspects are about to endure. One by one, Deanna avenges her rape. Do the men deserve the punishment she inflicts upon them, or the death they will soon desire? Only Deanna will decide who will survive and who gets, Torched. Bonus features include: Commentary with Ryan Nicholson, Alternate 4:3 original version of the film, Torched Extended Version, Out takes, Unearthed Trailers, Behind the Scenes, Fifteen-minute making-of featurette titled Behind the Burn: The Making of Torched.
Caitlin Kramer, a woman of faith overcoming a tragic past, is one of several people who witness Douglas Helton, a well-liked public figure being assaulted in a park and don’t intervene. When Douglas dies and the witnesses are “outed” to the public, they begin to die mysteriously. The public is largely unsympathetic, and think they’re being stalked by a person out for revenge. And there are several possible suspects; from the victim’s family and friends…to the dogged detective who’s taken a strong interest in the case. But Caitlin, determined to seek redemption by solving Douglas’ murder, see signs, and experiences eerie events that lead her to believe that something far more insidious is after them…maybe the victim’s restless spirit, or even karma itself. But whether the threat is human or supernatural, it’s very real. And Caitlin’s faith, strength and resolve will be tested as she fights to unravel this mystery before she becomes the final victim.
First time on blu-ray! Best friends Akira and Ryo (played by real life twins Hisato and Yusuke Izaki) are your average high school students, that is, until they learn that Ryo s scientist father stationed in Antarctica has accidentally unleashed a horde of demons upon the earth! The demons spread like a virus throughout the world, possessing ordinary people and turning them violently against each other. (It sounds all too familiar in 2020!) When Akira becomes possessed, he becomes the one and only Devilman, an all-powerful demonic entity who somehow retains his humanity. It s up to Devilman to wage cosmic war against the destructive demons, now led by Ryo who possesses equally opposing evil super powers! Prepare for an apocalyptic showdown that will shake the very heavens above! Based on the ever popular manga by Go Nagai (Cutie Honey & Kekko Kamen).
After the death of her Aunt, Jane Dormant travels to the family’s remote, ancestral home hoping to receive a large inheritance. When Jane’s estranged, half-sister Jennifer arrives at Hobbes House to claim her part of the estate, the sisters’ simmering hate ignites. But then a violent, unexpected storm cuts the estate off from outside help and a wave of bloodthirsty zombies lay siege. Now the sisters have to learn how to fight back together.
Old school friends go on a paintball trip, miles away from civilization. Things go horribly wrong when they discover a cold-blooded masked killer is among them. Soon the paint is mixed with blood as they fight to survive their school reunion. BONUS FEATURES: Behind The Action, Making Of, Interviews
A grieving British girl unravels her murdered mother’s secrets connected to a South African witch doctor’s curse. She wants to put an end to this haunting hex by traveling to South Africa, but instead it casts her deeper into sinister depths.
Based on paranormal events that have plagued Monroe Michigan for decades. Werewolf Island (a/k/a Dog Lady island) has been the scene of many unexplained attacks and murders over decades. After a close family member is attacked, a detective finds himself obsessed with the island and its secrets, unraveling a legacy of mystery and murder dating back to colonial times.
Frank Zito (a career performance by writer/executive producer Joe Spinell of ROCKY and THE GODFATHER fame) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. And when these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City to stalk and slaughter innocent young women. Now Frank has begun a relationship with a beautiful photographer (Caroline Munro of THE SPY WHO LOVED ME), yet his vile compulsions remain. These are the atrocities of a human monster. This is the story of a MANIAC.
Ancient Aliens endow Calvin Cashill and his local cosplay pals with their characters’ superpowers to save the multiverse from total annihilation.
After the tragic death of his wife, architect Sang-won moves into a new home with his daughter, Ina, hopeful to restore their relationship. Despite his efforts, Ina feels increasingly neglected by her busy father. She starts keeping to herself more and more and turns to strange noises from within her closet for comfort. Meanwhile, Sang-won is plagued by eerie nightmares and soon after, Ina disappears without a trace. While searching for her, Sang-won meets the enigmatic Kyung-hoon who claims to know Ina‘s whereabouts. Desperate to find his daughter, Sang- won reaches out to open the mysterious closet.
Three girls, fresh from their high school graduation, find themselves captured and tortured by a cannibalistic chef.
(The House of the Living Dead) Evil lives and feeds in the attic of Brattling Manor. The aristocratic, turn-of-the-century family has a deadly secret… And you think you have problems with your neighbors. The setting is a remote corner of the South African Veldt at the turn of the century. Lady Marianne arrives from London to join her beloved fiancé, Sir Michael Brechenridge at his stately ancestral home, Brattling Manor. From the outset of her visit, things go strangely wrong for Marianne. Michael’s autocratic mother is not at all receptive to the visitor. At night Marianne is disturbed by strange organ music and ghostly footsteps in the corridor. As time passes, further events increase the tension in the air, brutal murders with no apparent motive. (Night of the Bloody Transplant) Heart transplants are routine these days. But when Dr. James Arnold tried to get approval to perform a heart transplant for his elderly benefactor, the medical society turns him down. However, when this ne’re do well brother accidentally kills a young woman, the doctor takes matters into his own hands. Threatened by a cutoff of funds, his benefactor gets a new heart. Dr. Arnold has achieved his dream, but because of the young girl’s death, can’t tell anyone about his triumph. Meanwhile, his brother goes on a killing rampage and, in the bizarre turn of events that follow, Dr. Arnold also is killed, and his heart is transplanted to save a policeman the brother has shot. This intense film contains actual footage of open-heart surgery.