Here are some of the horror DVD/Blu-Ray releases for October 11th!
For the first time in one complete set, all 7 terrifying PARANORMAL ACTIVITY movies come together, including—exclusive to this box set—the latest thriller PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: NEXT OF KIN and the definitive documentary UNKNOWN DIMENSION: THE STORY OF PARANORMAL ACTIVITY. Packed with chills and unexpected surprises, this must-have, limited-edition collection starts with the breakthrough original horror phenomenon that enticed audiences around the globe and continued with six uniquely spooky sequels.
In a remote village in Central Europe, a nobleman’s body is found drained of it’s blood and with two small punctures on the neck-the Mark of the Vampire. An ancient terror, a horror that won’t die, haunts the village: the long undead Count Mora (Bela Lugosi) and his daughter, Luna (Carroll Borland), rule the night. But the vampires have not fed on the people of the village for a very long time. Now, with the help of an expert in the occult, Professor Zelen (Lionel Barrymore), and local Baron Otto (Jean Hersholt), police inspector Neumann (Lionel Atwill) unearths a mystery far stranger and more terrifying than anyone could have imagined!
Spirit Halloween is a chain of stores that typically open for business in August, offering holiday costumes and decoration for rabid fans of the season and families trying to solve any outfit issues in one fell swoop. Spirit Halloween is big news these days, with the fetishization of Halloween growing more intense every year, and the company seems perfectly comfortable with jabs at it’s business model, taking over buildings previously inhabited by retail failures. “Spirit Halloween” is the first film based on the brand, emerging as seasonal entertainment for younger viewers and a commercial for the stores, pitting excitable kids against possessed inventory. Director David Poag and screenwriter Billie Bates seem to understand the creative mission, creating broad emotion and conflicts to help inspire a mildly enjoyable adventure in the “Goosebumps” tradition, keeping things relatively easygoing and mercifully short.
Achieve, be excellent…and be afraid. For when the esteemed Blue Ribbon club of Cradle Bay High take their slogans too far, things in the small coastal town begin to go wrong. Dead wrong. And when a “dark sinister force” begins turning the school’s curricularly challenged into the soulless, academic elite, three “outsiders” join in a desperate race to avoid becoming insiders and losing their individuality forever!
The definitive documentary on one of the most iconic and sought after special effects artists in horror film history, whose genre-defining creations earned him the title “The King of Splatter.” We follow Savini from his childhood in Pittsburgh and his tour of duty during the Vietnam War, leading into his legendary collaboration with George Romero (Dawn of the Dead, Creepshow) and beyond. Here. Savini is celebrated by his peers, friends and collaborators like Robert Rodriquez, Tom Atkins, Tony Todd, Greg Nicotero and more.
The first on screen depiction of Dracula occurs in F. W. Murnau’s horror classic Nosferatu! Real estate agent Jonathan Harker (Wangenheim), travels to Transylvania to visit a new client, Count Dracula (Schreck). Although the locals warn Harker away from Dracula’s castle, the agent pursues the sale. Staying overnight, Harker feels an odd darkness in this castle, where the Count is oddly asleep during the daytime. After reading a book about vampires, Harker begins to suspect that the Count is really Nosferatu. Meanwhile, Dracula hides in a shipment of coffins and arrives in Wisbourg, Germany, to take ownership of his new home, across the way from Harker’s home. As locals mysteriously die, town doctors diagnose a plague…but Harker suspects a more nefarious cause. He races home to save his town and most importantly save his wife, Nina (Schröder). New score composed and performed by pianist Keith Taylor.
When a family moves their troubled daughter to a small town and their neighbors start dying mysteriously, they fear something evil has followed them.
Every parent’s worst nightmare is just the beginning for Rachel’s ordeal as in the aftermath of a tragic accident, she and her husband Anthony decide to move to the other side of the world to focus on their surviving twin son Elliot. What begins as a time of healing and isolation in the Scandinavian countryside turns into a desperate battle for the very soul of their son as an entity claiming to be his dead twin brother takes over Elliot — setting Rachel on a diabolical journey to unravel the horrible truth about her twin son. A SHUDDER ORIGINAL
A young woman, Abby (Devanny Pinn, Ride Along 2) and her estranged father Grant (Vernon Wells, Commando) fight to survive after being stranded on a remote mountainside during a winter storm in this gripping thriller from writer James Cullen Bressack (Hot Seat, Fortress) and director Brandon Slagle (Crossbreed).
A mysterious stranger tells the twisted tale of seemingly unconnected strangers caught in a series of otherworldly events whose lives will change in incredible ways forever.
With Christmas time approaching and the Illuminati forces on the retreat, the Allies are in high spirits. Space rough neck Van Helsing considers taking his relationship with Allied Forces leader Princess Kali to the next level. Unfortunately Satan is set to ruin the moment. From the depths of Hell, the wicked Lord Of Darkness summons the demon spirit of Christmas, Krampus to wreak havoc on the living. Upon hearing the news, the clone of magician Aleister Crawley joins forces with the reptilian form of General Stalin and the Illuminati to mount a Christmas Eve attack on the Allies forcing Van Helsing and Kali to take drastic action. With help from the rowdy space rouge Bigfoot, the Allied Forces bait a syndicate of monsters to help take down the fiendish Krampus and restore peace to the galaxy.