NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 17, 2015

Lots of releases this week and there looks like a few gems. Which are you looking forward to?

!!! 7 IN THE TORTURE CHAMBER7 IN THE TORTURE CHAMBER (2015)

Thinking she’s escaped a much harsher punishment, the gorgeous, young Madison begins her mandated stay at a camp for troubled young women. Unfortunately, at Crystal Lake Retreat, she and seven other “guests” are about to become the target of a loathsome serial killer; they’ll soon wish sadistic guards and shower fights were the worst of their problems! Lina Esco, Brendan Connor star. AKA: “Camp Slaughter.” 81 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!ALIEN BATTLEFIELDALIEN BATTLEFIELD (2015)

She needs to get across the country to pay a ransom for her kidnapped brother. He needs help, too…but his agenda is an enigmatic one. Seeing the chance to help each other, the woman and the man team up to undertake their dangerous journey together as professional assassins hunt them down and a shocking truth emerges about an extraterrestrial threat to all mankind. Michael Madsen stars in this sci-fi adventure. 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!AS ABOVE SO BELOWAS ABOVE, SO BELOW (2014; my review)

Creepy and claustrophobic, this found-footage horror tale is set in the maze of tunnels that twists and turns for miles underneath Paris. As an archeology professor leads an expedition through the catacombs–which are lined with the skeletal remains of millions of corpses–she and her companions experience a series of bizarre and terrifying occurrences that slowly bring the realization that they are in the presence of an ancient evil. Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge star. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 7.1 Master Audio, French DTS 5.1, Spanish DTS 5.1, German DTS 5.1, Italian DTS 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish; featurette. Two-disc set.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray combo pack on 5/19/2015

!!!ASTONISHING X-MENASTONISHING X-MEN: DANGEROUS (2012)

Over the years the X-Men have fought enemies from other nations, other worlds, and even across time. But now the mutants face their deadliest foe yet…one within the walls of their own school. See if Beast, Cyclops, Emma Frost, Wolverine, and their teammates live long enough to learn their foe’s shocking origin in this motion-animated adaptation of the Joss Whedon/John Cassaday Marvel Comics saga. 80 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!AWAKEN THE DEVILAWAKEN THE DEAD (2014)

Two homeless brothers seek shelter inside an abandoned building, unaware that where they have chosen to spend the night holds unimaginable terrors in store for them. As demonic forces exert themselves upon the men, it soon becomes apparent that they have become pawns in an effort to bring the Antichrist to life. Unusual mix of live action and animation fuels this indie shocker starring Ryan Lieske, Jason Roth, and Leah Vukovich. 85 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!BEYONDBEYOND (2014)

Cole (Richard J. Danum) and Maya (Gillian MacGregor) find their relationship stretched to the limits in a world where an alien invasion has wiped out much of humanity and separated them from their infant child. As they embark on a desperate search for their missing daughter, the parallel story of their initial courtship–during a time when Earth’s destruction by a passing meteor was thought to be imminent–is also told. Challenging British sci-fi drama co-stars Paul Brannigan, Kristian Hart. 89 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!CAMPFIRE TALESCAMPFIRE TALES (1998)

Four teenagers get into a car wreck on a deserted road and, while they wait for help to arrive, build a fire to stay warm and pass the time by swapping scary stories. But what they don’t realize is that the biggest horror of all is yet to come: a killer with a hook is stalking them! Amy Smart, Christopher Masterson, James Marsden, Jacinda Barrett, Christine Taylor, and Ron Livingston star. 93 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 5/22/2015

!!!CREATURECREATURE (remastered edition) (1998)

Based on the novel by “Jaws” author Peter Benchley, this terrifying miniseries concerns an amphibious shark-like monster that takes up residence near an abandoned military base. As the aquatic baddie–whose existence may be the result of a government experiment gone wrong–begins killing locals, a marine biologist and his researcher ex-wife attempt to overcome their problems and stop the creature. Craig T. Nelson, Kim Cattrall, Colm Feore star. AKA: “Peter Benchley’s Creature.” 176 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!FEASTFEAST (2005; my review)

A tavern smack dab in the middle of nowhere is the battleground where a group of strangers makes its last stand against a hungry horde of flying, toothy beasts hungry for human meat. The basis for the third season of “Project Greenlight,” this rambunctious creature feature sports a retro attitude complemented by a hip sense of camp and bucketfuls of blood ‘n’ guts. John Gulager (son of co-star Clu Gulager) directs; Balthazar Getty, Navi Rawat, Eileen Ryan, Anthony “Treach” Criss, Jason Mewes, and Henry Rollins star. 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!HANSEL VS GRETELHANSEL V GRETEL (2014)

The Grimms’ dark fairy tale comes to creepy life once more in this scare-packed retelling, as Hansel and Gretel are pitted against each other in a supernatural battle. The siblings are brought into conflict when Gretel’s alliance with a coven of witches results in a campaign of terror that targets the innocent villagers; can Hansel free his sibling from the witches’ twisted grasp? Brent Lydic, Aqueela Zoll, and Lili Baross star. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!I FRANKENSTEINI, FRANKENSTEIN (2014; my review)

Aaron Eckhart portrays Mary Shelley’s immortal, man-made being in this stylish follow-up to the classic horror tale. After 200 years of wandering the Earth apart from a humanity that fears him, “Adam” finds himself in the middle of a battle between rival demonic factions, one of which plans to use his creator’s notes to craft a race of superhuman warriors. Bill Nighy, Miranda Otto, and Yvonne Strahovski also star. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes. Also includes a Blu-ray 3D that requires a 3D television, a 3D Blu-ray player, and special glasses to reproduce the original theatrical experience. Two-disc set.

Being released on Blu-ray, DVD, Blu-ray 3D  combo pack on 5/19/2015

!!!IT THE TERROR FROM BEYONDIT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE (remastered edition) (1958)

An interplanetary ship rescues the sole survivor of a Martian scouting mission and heads for home, unaware that a bloodsucking creature has stowed away in the cargo hold and is slowly heading for the crew’s quarters. Well-made sci-fi thriller that was the unofficial inspiration for “Alien” stars Marshall Thompson, Ann Doran, and Ray “Crash” Corrigan as “It.” 70 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!LEPRACHAUN ORIGINSLEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS (2014; Deggsy’s review)

Lucky for “Leprechaun” fans, WWE Studios takes over the franchise with this brand-new chiller featuring wrestling star Dylan “Hornswaggle” Postl as the titular creature of legend. When two young couples vacationing in the Irish countryside decide to stay in a remote cabin (in the woods, yes) shown to them by the locals, they soon run afoul of the mythical monster. Andrew Dunbar, Stephanie Bennett, and Melissa Roxburgh co-star. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish; featurettes.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!MATTHEW 18MATTHEW 18 (2014)

Eager to separate herself from her devoutly religious parents, medical student Michelle accepts a scholarship to a Minnesota program that promises to nurture her belief in the scientific method. Once there, however, she begins to experience strange occurrences that defy rational explanation…with her investigations uncovering a terrifying evil she’ll need a miracle to survive. Faith-based frightener stars Faizon Love, Luenell, and Don Benjamin. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!POLTERGEISTPOLTERGEIST II (1986)/POLTERGEIST III (1988)

“They’re back!” The Freelings again find themselves under attack by vengeful spirits, in the creepy sequel “Poltergeist II.” When the family relocates in the months after the supernatural abduction of young daughter Carol Anne (Heather O’Rourke), the notorious Beast finds them and wages another battle for Carol Anne’s soul, forcing the family to cross over into the spirit world and face the monster head on. Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, and Zelda Rubinstein co-star. AKA: “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.” And, in “Poltergeist III,” young Carol Anne Freeling (O’Rourke) is sent to live with her aunt (Nancy Allen) and uncle (Tom Skerritt) in their upscale Chicago skyscraper. But an otherworldly evil has followed her to her new home, and now Carol Anne and her family must once again try and defeat the sinister spirit that wantso claim the little girl as its own. With Lara Flynn Boyle and Rubenstein. 189 min. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!POLTERGEIST2POLTERGEIST II (1986)

“They’re back!” The Freelings again find themselves under attack by vengeful spirits, in this creepy sequel. When the family relocates in the months after the supernatural abduction of young daughter Carol Anne (Heather O’Rourke), the notorious Beast finds them and wages another battle for Carol Anne’s soul, forcing the family to cross over into the spirit world and face the monster head on. Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, and Zelda Rubinstein co-star. AKA: “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.” 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, French DTS 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!POLTERGEIST3POLTERGEIST III (1988)

In the third film of the spooky series, young Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke) is sent to live with her aunt (Nancy Allen) and uncle (Tom Skerritt) in their upscale Chicago skyscraper. But an otherworldly evil has followed her to her new home, and now Carol Anne and her family must once again try and defeat the sinister spirit that wants to claim the little girl as its own. With Lara Flynn Boyle and Zelda Rubenstein. 97 min.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!RAIDERS OF THE LOST SHARKRAIDERS OF THE LOST SHARK (2014)

From the title, you might expect to find Indiana Jones battling man-eating fish instead of snakes. No, this unashamedly campy creature feature instead is about a vacationing foursome that runs afoul of a genetically engineered killer from the deep.Literally programmed (by the government, no less) to hunt and kill humans, the piscatorial predator goes on a terrifying rampage. You’re gonna need a bigger video shelf! Stars Candice Lidstone, John Migliore. 71 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!RISE OF THE DINOSAURSRISE OF THE DINOSAURS (2013)

Stomping out of the Syfy channel is this effects-packed dino-thriller in which an elite team of soldiers is dispatched to rescue a beautiful biochemist kidnapped by a dictator intent on unleashing a terrifying biological weapon on the civilized world. First though, the squad will have to survive multiple attacks by Jurassic-era creatures of awesome size and monstrous appetite. Gary Stretch, Corin Nemec, and Natascha Berg star. AKA: “Jurassic Attack.” 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!RISE OF THE ZOMBIESRISE OF THE ZOMBIES (2012; Deggsy’s review)

Afraid that zombies might be emerging from Berkeley? This grisly Syfy thriller set in San Francisco takes that premise and makes it flesh…or is that “makes it flesh EATING”? After a horrific virus spawns legions of the living dead on the Left Coast, a ragtag team of survivors heads for the safety of Alcatraz, where the scramble to find a cure begins. Mariel Hemingway, LeVar Burton, Danny Trejo, and French Stewart star. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; featurette.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!SEE NO EVIL2SEE NO EVIL 2 (2014; my review)

More vicious than Voorhees! More fearsome than Freddy! More burly than Bates! Taller than Chucky! Yes, it’s the terrifying return of Jacob Goodnight (Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE star Kane) in this sequel to the 2006 slasher film–which finds him rising from the dead inside a hospital where the beautiful Amy (Danielle Harris) is celebrating her birthday with attractive friends ready-made for the movie meat grinder! Katharine Isabelle, Kaj-Erik Eriksen co-star. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; featurettes.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!SOCIETYSOCIETY (1990)

A handsome Beverly Hills teenager finds his life radically changed when he runs into a beauty with disintegrating parts and a party where the entertainment includes ritual sacrifice. Now he’s invited to meet a mysterious group called Society, and things get stranger…and deadlier! Outrageously gory effects highlight this terror-filled tale. Billy Warlock, Evan Richards, Devin DeVasquez, Ben Meyerson star. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; featurettes; music video. Two-disc set.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray combo pack on 5/19/2015

!!!STIGMATASTIGMATA (1999)

When a mysterious religious relic given to Pittsburgh hairdresser Frankie Paige (Patricia Arquette) leads to her manifesting the wounds of the crucified Jesus on her body, “de-bunker” Father Andrew Kiernan (Gabriel Byrne) is sent by the Vatican to investigate. As Frankie’s “possession” escalates and threatens her life, the priest uncovers a secret that could rock the foundation of Christianity. Unusual supernatural thriller also stars Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long. 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!THE CABIN IN THE WOODSTHE CABIN IN THE WOODS (2012; my review)

Produced in 2009 but not released until three years later, this offbeat horror flick from producer/co-writer Joss Whedon follows five college students to a remote cabin where they plan on having a few days of fun. Soon enough, they’re fighting for their lives against one monstrous threat after another as a team of mysterious technicians manipulate every aspect of their environment. But who–or what–is really in control? Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, and Sigourney Weaver star. 95 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; interview; bonus UltraViolet digital copy.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!THE COLLECTORTHE COLLECTOR (2009; my review)

In order to raise the money he needs to repay his ex-wife, former convict Arkin decides to rob his new employer’s home. Unfortunately, a masked madman has also targeted the property, rigged it with deadly traps, and tied up the occupants. Now, Arkin must figure out how he can save himself–and the family–from the murderous maniac and somehow reach safety. Josh Stewart, Madeline Zima, Andrea Roth star. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary; alternate ending; deleted scenes; music video.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!THE OUIJA RESURRECTIONTHE OUIJA RESURRECTION (2014)

Friends meet up for a night of conjuring up the spirits of the dead, with the help of the infamous board game. In spite of the host’s protests, one of the guests decides to videotape the entire proceedings…leading to this shock-filled record of what transpires when they neglect the rules of the game and unleash a terrifying ghost with a gruesome past. Creepy indie thriller stars Justin Armstrong, Dave Clark, and Swisyzinna. AKA: “The Ouija Experiment 2.” 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!THE ROAD FURY COLLECTIONTHE ROAD FURY COLLECTION

There’s no hope in the post-apocalyptic desert city of New Hope when a group of ruffians takes over the town, forcing men to join their gang and turning women into slaves. “Steel Frontier” (1995) stars Joe Lara, Stacie Foster. In the year 2005, tycoon Robert Davi runs a virtual-reality prison where prisoners participate in lethal games…as one man tries to stop them. “Cyber Vengeance” (1995) co-stars Matthias Hues, Amy Lynn Baxter. “Delirium” (2007) takes hold of six college kids as a masked maniac stalks them in the desert. Low-budget slasher outing stars Mike Burnell, Tallia Cuellar. An indie film crew disappears after completing a movie about the end of the world; does their story of scavengers fighting to survive after an alien invasion portend humanity’s real-life doom? “Defcon 2012” (2010) stars Shy Pilgreen, Dan Gruenberg. In the dystopian world of “Population: 2” (2012), a woman (Suzanne Tufan) drifts around a deserted city while memories of her mysterious past haunt her. With Jon Ashley Hall, Shelly Lipkin. 7 1/2 hrs. total. Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!THE WOLVERINE COLLECTIONTHE WOLVERINE COLLECTION

Five-disc set includes “Wolverine: Origin,” “Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk,” “Wolverine: Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today,” “Wolverine vs. Sabretooth,” and “Wolverine vs. Sabretooth Reborn.”

Being released on DVD on 5/19/2015

!!!TRANCERS 2TRANCERS II: THE RETURN OF JACK DETH (1991)

Jack Deth (Tim Thomerson), the wise-cracking cop from the future, returns in this sequel set six years after the events of the original “Trancers.” This time, Deth must save the world from annihilation as the homeless are being tranced–lucky for him, his wife (Megan Ward) has returned from the dead to lend a hand! Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, and Helen Hunt co-star in this sci-fi shocker laced with comedy. 85 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary; bloopers; featurette; photo gallery.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS HULKULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS. HULK (2013)

The world might have believed the Hulk dead, but when sightings occurred across Europe and Asia, Nick Fury tasked Wolverine to head to Tibet for a quick and quiet “resolution” to the problem. A worried Betty Ross takes desperate measures to break up the battle in this motion-animated adaptation of the Damon Lindelof/Leinil Francis Yu Marvel Comics “Ultimate” miniseries. 70 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on Blu-ray on 5/19/2015

!!!YOU'RE NEXTYOU’RE NEXT (2013; my review)

Young Australian Erin (Sharni Vinson) hoped to make a good first impression when her boyfriend Crispian (A.J. Bowen) brought her to meet his snooty parents and siblings for an anniversary celebration at the folks’ remote country estate. When the party gets crashed by a murderous pack of Halloween-masked, crossbow-wielding marauders, she really might not get to make another. Adam Wingard’s smart and surprising mumblegore shocker co-stars Barbara Crampton, Rob Moran, Joe Swanberg, Ti West. 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary; “making of” featurette; theatrical trailer. Two-disc set.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray combo pack on 5/19/2015

Stay Bloody!!!

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2 Responses to “NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 17, 2015”
  1. Xenolicker says:

    I would like to have the Feast Blu-ray, thank you very much. Just to complete the trilogy… Send it to: Xenolicker, Cave 13, Alien pass, Dutch Mountains, LV666

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