NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 21, 2015

Not a bad offering for the end of June!! Let’s get it to.

!!!#1 SERIAL KILLER#1 SERIAL KILLER (2013)

As he grew up earning good grades and a good job, a lifetime’s steeping in prejudice has made young Asian-American Eddy Tsai (Jason Tobin) a cauldron of self-loathing. Hitting the tipping point, he begins to act upon his hero-fixation with Ted Bundy, and determines to rack up an even bigger body count…with his co-workers as his first targets. Explosive shocker co-stars Eugenia Yuan, Tzi Ma, Shoshana Bush. AKA: “Chink.” 97 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!3 THRILLERS3 THRILLERS

Three-disc set includes “Don’t Look Now,” “The Cry of the Owl,” and “Paranormal Activity.”

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!333 AM THE WITCHING HOUR3:33 AM: THE WITCHING HOUR (2014)

An ex-con (Matthew J. Dennis) moves into a halfway house after being released from prison, only to find his new living quarters a far worse nightmare. With bizarre events taking place on a regular basis at a certain time every early morning, strange lights and noises emerging from the house next door, and a murder spree that seems to implicate him, the anguished man tries not only to clear his name…but also survive! With Scott Baisden, Sheri Beth Dusek. 130 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!ABOVE IS LIES EVILABOVE US LIVES EVIL (2009)

A family moves into a new country home as part of their effort to recover from the death of one of the children. As the strange behaviors of their new neighbors rouse suspicions, one of the dead boy’s siblings begins to believe that their home may be haunted by menacing creatures living in the attic. Leon Bourikos, Nicola Elbro, and Julian LeBlanc star. AKA: “They Came From The Attic.” 75 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!CONTAMINATONCONTAMINATION (ALIEN CONTAMINATION) (1980)

An “Alien”-like space shocker from Italy’s Luigi Cozzi (“Star Crash”), this gory thriller tells of a ship that lands in a New York harbor carrying a mysterious cargo. An investigation leads to the grisly discovery of alien eggs from Mars with gruesome and explosive tendencies. Ian McCulloch and Louise Marleau star; music by Goblin. AKA: “Toxic Spawn.” 95 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); interview; “making-of” documentary; theatrical trailer. Two-disc set.

Being released on DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack on 6/23/2015

!!!DOG SOLDIERSDOG SOLDIERS (2002)

A routine training mission turns into a grisly bloodbath for a platoon of soldiers when they find themselves trapped in the Scottish Highlands. A full moon looms overhead–but the squadron pays no heed to the local legends they hear about lycanthropes…until it’s too late, and they run afoul of a pack of voracious werewolves! Inventive, gore-filled tale that earned a cult following stars Sean Pertwee, Kevin McKidd, Emma Cleasby, and Liam Cunningham. 105 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English. Two-disc set.

Being released on DVD & on DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack on 6/23/2015

!!!HORSEHEADHORSEHEAD (2014)

Plagued by nightmares since her childhood, Jessica (Lilly-Fleur Pointeaux) has trained in the study of the psychophysiology of dreams in order to cope. After making an uncomfortable return home upon the death of her grandmother, her night terrors worsen…and her attempt to understand their meaning may come at a price. Eerie, expressionistic effort from France co-stars Catriona MacColl, Murray Head, Shane Woodward. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH); bonus shorts; featurette; theatrical trailer. Filmed in English.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 6/23/2015

!!!JURASSIC PREYJURASSIC PREY (2015)

Fleeing her mobster husband with a pile of money, a woman goes on the run with her new lover, and by pure chance encounters a former child star whose failed bank robbery has sent him and his gang running from the law. The crooks end up taking refuge in the same remote lakeside cabin…which proves to be anything but a “safe” house when a prehistoric monster is accidentally revived nearby. Danielle Donahue, Jeff Kirkendall, and Houston Baker star. AKA: “Meateaters.” 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; featurette; theatrical trailers.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!NEEDFUL THINGSNEEDFUL THINGS (1993)

Stephen King’s best-selling novel is turned into a diabolical thriller starring Max Von Sydow as Leland Gaunt, the devilish proprietor of a supernatural antiques shop in Castle Rock, Maine. His shop caters to the greedy, but his customers must pay a fatal price to get what they want. Ed Harris plays a sheriff on to Gaunt’s frightening scheme; with Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer. 120 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.

Being released on Blu-ray on 6/23/2015

!!!PREHISTORIC WOMENPREHISTORIC WOMEN (1966)

Hoochy-koochy adventure from Hammer Studios starring the ravishing Martine Beswick as the mean leader of a tribe of sultry, rhino-worshipping females. A big-game hunter is transported back in time and becomes Beswick’s prisoner. When he escapes, he heads a rebellion against Beswick and her beauties. With Michael Latimer, Edina Romay, Carol White and Stephanie Randal. AKA: “Slave Girls.” 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.

Being released on DVD on 6/22/2015

!!!THE AMITYVILLE TERRORTHE AMITYVILLE THEATER (2015)

Recently orphaned high schooler Fawn Harriman (Monele LeStrat) learned that she received an unexpected legacy…a boarded-up playhouse in the remote town of Amityville. Taking a road trip to her friends to check it out, she learns too late of Amityville’s chilling reputation…and that a malignant presence in the theater is ready to drop the final curtain. Linden Baker, Eva Kwok, John R. Walker also star. 99 min. Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!THE COLOR OUT OF SPACETHE COLOR OUT OF SPACE (2010)

H.P. Lovecraft’s 1927 story comes to life in this German-made indie thriller that sets the action in the 1970s. A man searching for his missing father arrives in Germany and learns the dark legend of a farm where a meteor strike in the past unleashed assorted horrors with the mysterious emergence of an evil color. Ingo Heise, Jurgen Heimuller, and Marah Schneider star. 86 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: German Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English. In German with English subtitles.

Being released onBlu-ray on 6/23/2015

!!!THE CRAVINGTHE CRAVING (2011)

If you’ve got a taste for low-budget horror, feel free to sample this shocker about a San Francisco tapas chef (Anna Curtis) who moonlights as a murderer! As the reputation of her restaurant soars, a series of unsolved murders leads law enforcement to wonder whether or not there might be Soylent Green on the menu. Tasty thriller co-stars Val Killmore, Michael Soldier, and Sunshine Jones. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!THE FISHER KINGTHE FISHER KING (criterion collection) (1991)

In Terry Gilliam’s enchanting contemporary fable, Jeff Bridges plays a popular radio host who hits the skids after provoking a tragic shooting with his obnoxious on-air banter. In hopes of changing his life, he joins forces with a whimsical but unstable homeless man (Robin Williams) in search of the Holy Grail in downtown Manhattan. Oscar-winner Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer co-star. 138 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary by Gilliam; deleted scenes; interviews; theatrical trailers; more.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 6/23/2015

!!!THE LUCIFER COMPLEXTHE LUCIFER COMPLEX (1978)

A secret island prison is the headquarters for a modern-day Nazi scheme to rebuild the Third Reich by replacing the world’s leaders with identical clones. Robert Vaughn is the espionage agent dispatched by the United Nations to foil the plot and save the planet. Shocks, suspense, and action abound in this thrilling sci-fi tale also starring Keenan Wynn, Aldo Ray, Merrie Lynn Ross. 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.

Being released on DVD on 6/26/2015

!!!THROWBACKTHROWBACK (2014)

Yowie! That’s the hulking, hairy hominid who’s the Bigfoot of Australian legend. That’s also the response of a pair of antipodean adventurers (Shawn Brack, Anthony Ring) who went out questing for a 19th-century cache of bandit gold, only to come face to face with the baleful brute…who doesn’t want company! Shudders from Down Under with Vernon Wells, Melanie Serafin, and Warren Clements as the Yowie. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on DVD on 6/23/2015

!!!TROPHY HEADSTROPHY HEADS (2014)

Writer/director Charles Band riffs on his own prodigious B-movie output with this horror film about a mad movie fan (Adam Noble Roberts) out to collect mementos of his obsession: the heads of his favorite scream queens! Constructing a prison in his basement, the maniac abducts such notable cinema shriekers as Michelle Bauer, Linnea Quigley, and Brinke Stevens (all playing themselves) for sick re-enactments before mounting their noggins on his wall. With Jacqueline Lovell, Carel Struycken. 87 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary by Band, others; behind-the-scenes footage; featurette; photo gallery; theatrical trailers.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 6/23/2015

Stay Bloody!!!

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