Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for May 12th!
In Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island, the enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael Peña) makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives. Also starring Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang and Ryan Hansen. The film is written by Jeff Wadlow & Chris Roach & Jillian Jacobs and is directed by Jeff Wadlow.
“Hilarious. It’s even funnier than it is scary!” – Jeff Craig, Sixty Second Prewiew The Devil will find work for idle hands to do … so what happens when he chooses the laziest teen slacker in the world to do his dirty work? Anton Tobias (Devon Sawa, Final Destination) is a channel-surfing, junk-food-munching, couch-potato burn-out who can’t control the murderous impulses of his recently possessed hand. With the help of his zombiefied buddies, Mick (Seth Green, Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery) and Pnub (Elden Henson, Daredevil), Anton’s got to stop the rampaging devil appendage before it takes total control of his life and ruins any chance he has with class hottie Molly (Jessica Alba, Dark Angel). Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill) and Jack Noseworthy (Event Horizon) co-star in this wickedly funny horror comedy.
Sister Maria (Pezet) is known in the convent for her good works and charitable deeds. But, in the secret depths of her sexual fantasies, she is tormented by visions of another world – a world where her forbidden passions are allowed to run free. In this world, Satan is her master. As her acts of violence and blasphemy increase, Maria realizes that she has been chosen by the Devil himself to destroy the convent and lead her sister nuns into hell!
The town of Epecuén was flooded on November 10th 1985 and was deep underwater for over 30 years. When the waters receded, the town was still intact and stayed deserted, at least so they thought. A group of young filmmakers takes a trip to the ruins to film a documentary. Ignoring the warnings, they get stranded. One by one they soon find that you don’t have to go to Texas for a massacre. Bonus features include: Making of, Unearthed Films Trailers, Trailer
Bodies are mysteriously disappearing all over town, and a new wax museum has just opened. Is there a connection? But of course! In this horror classic, Fay Wray (King Kong) stars as the intended next victim of a mad wax sculptor obsessed with her resemblance to one of his prior creations. Glenda Farrell plays a quintessential wisecracking newspaper reporter, and noted actor Lionel Atwill is the deranged artist who loses his studio to a fire set by his partner. Filmed in the early Two-Color Technicolor® process, The Mystery of the Wax Museum was considered a lost film for decades, until a well-worn print was discovered nearly 50 years ago. Thanks to the meticulous new restoration presented on this disc, the film can now be experienced as intended.
Angry and upset after a sudden breakup with her fiancé, Grace Crawford seeks sanctuary at the remote home of her sister, Catherine. It becomes clear that Catherine is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, much like their late mother, who had taken her own life. While coming to terms with this heavy realization, Grace also uncovers another terrible little secret that has her struggling to maintain her own sanity and ultimately scurrying to save herself and her family from further harm.
Asia, a young student finds an app on her phone. It looks like an augmented reality game, but soon she realizes it’s much more than that. It’s an app that connects to the world of the dead, which allows her to see the dead through the camera of the phone. The timer starts counting down from 24 hours and Asia’s insanely horrific experience begins. People around her struggle to believe her as she ends up facing this evil curse and fighting for her survival, all by herself.
In a dystopian future, a retired government soldier is forced back into action when he learns that his former team members are being hunted down and killed by an assassin from another planet. But as he closes in on his alien target, he uncovers a dark government secret that causes him to question if he’s fighting for the right side. Starring Jason Douglas (The Walking Dead, Preacher), David Matranga (Starship Troopers: Invasion), and James Hong (Blade Runner, Big Trouble in Little China).
A young boy finds a mystical toymaker with stories to tell. The first is of a leprechaun seeking revenge on a defenseless family. The second is of a doll who works evil on her fragile owner. The toymaker gives the boy a clown named Giggles. Clowns are supposed to be the guardians of happiness, right? These Evil Little Things will cause you many sleepless nights. DVD BONUS: Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
On a weekend trip, a group of friends are forced to seek shelter inside an abandoned prison where a nun named Sister Monday had once been assigned. During her time at the prison, Sister Monday was suspected of killing prisoners who were serving out their sentences but before she could be questioned, she disappeared. Once inside the prison they will learn the terrifying truth. DVD BONUS FEATURES: Behind-the-Scenes Video; Blooper Reel.
The Collector’s Midnight Halloween Special airs once a year, with four tales of terror, each more horrifying than the last. Follow the story of a group of teens in search of a missing body, a babysitter’s horrifying night, a vampire adult star, and two girls as they uncover what may be the end of the world as we know it. This is – WEIRD FICTION.
A small town is plagued with satanic murders, violent and bizarre. Local Investigator Messiah Ward and his partner Barney must unravel the clues and stop the bloodshed. The trail leads them to a dark coven of devil worshipers called The Brotherhood of Satan, and an encounter with a demon from the pits of hell. This never before seen shot-on-video movie was made before HALLUCINATIONS and SPLATTER FARM, making it Polonia Bros. first foray in the video realm, while they were teenagers in High School in 1985. Bonus features include: Director’s commentary
When separated from his mother on a family camping trip, a young boy meets a fantastical creature that helps him find his way back home. Starring Ben Naugler, Allie Dunbar, Thompson Duff.
Jane and David Morrison flee to a secluded farmhouse ahead of a mounting scandal that threatens to ruin them. Jane, unsure of her husband’s guilt or innocence, takes a fateful walk in the woods, and discovers an ancient graveyard. In the wake of her discovery, Jane is plagued by visions, but is her mind falling apart or is the haunting apparition from the woods reaching out to her, scratching on the walls of her reality?
Four mercenaries are the only thing that stands between life and the Nazi zombie apocalypse.
An earthquake in Germany opened up many secrets of the Third Reich, one of those being a mummy in charge of a V2 rocket base, armed with a deadly zombie virus.
Enter the dimension beyond where strange is the new normal. Chronicling horrifying events across the globe, Strange events 3 celebrates a line up of talented horror filmmakers. From monsters to spirits celebrate the bizarre in this terrifying new anthology film.
Adam is so afraid of being attacked that he has not left his flat in over six months. In that time his mental and physical health has deteriorated. His gums bleed, the posters of his favourite movie star follow his every move and his computer system is his only contact with the outside world. For six months he has been growing ill. His only release comes from the therapeutic blog updates of Mystic57; another soul living in fear but one who, despite hiding her face, confronts her phobia by giving it a name and reporting it to the world. But for Adam, the division between reality and nightmare becomes an ever more gray area and real life becomes stranger than imagination when he is forced into deeper and darker methods of distraction from that which he fears the most. From Will’ Terran, the director of The Murderers and Homesitters.
FULL MOON’S BUNKER OF BLOOD opens its rusty doors once more for this fifth and freakiest installment in the series. And when we say freakiest…we mean it! PSYCHO SIDESHOW: DEMON FREAKS takes you deep into a three-ring circus of shock, blasting out a caustic cauldron of clips from such classic Full Moon favorites as LURKING FEAR, DARK ANGEL, SEED PEOPLE, SHRIEKER, THE DEAD HATE THE LIVING and – of course – CASTLE FREAK and frames them with an all new animated narrative. This time, “The Gore Collector” winds his way into a terrifying amusement park from Hell known as the “Karnage Kingdom”. And while the crazed carnival coats our characters in bloody horror, our tour guide “Molly” seems to have a method to the madness. What lies beyond this nightmarish wonderland? Tune in to find out! FULL MOON’S BUNKER OF BLOOD is an 8-part feature film “greatest hits” of horror, containing the grisliest, goriest moments from Full Moon’s famous lurid library. Jump back into the bunker if you dare! The Gore Collector awaits!