NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 16, 2015

Some classics coming out this week!! There’s more than a few I’ll be adding to my collection, Let’s get to it:

!!!BATMAN UNLIMITEDBATMAN UNLIMITED: MONSTER MAYHEM (2015)

It’s Halloween night in Gotham, and the Joker’s going for his greatest trick of all when he looses a quartet of the spookiest supervillains–Scarecrow, Clayface, Solomon Grundy, and Silver Banshee–on the populace! Can Batman and his allies–Cyborg, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin–stop the Clown Prince of Crime from shutting the city’s tech down with a computer virus? 72 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; bonus cartoons.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!BURN WITCH BURNBURN, WITCH, BURN! (1962)

Norman Taylor (Peter Wyngarde) is living a charmed life, with a caring wife and a promising career as a college professor. Things take a bizarre turn when he finds out that wife Tansy (Janet Blair) is a witch whose voodoo practices are responsible for his success. When he forbids her from using any more witchcraft, his job–and their lives–become jeopardized in this chiller based on Fritz Leiber’s “Conjure Wife.” With Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls. AKA: “Night Of The Eagle.” 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

Being released on Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!DEVIL HUNTERDEVIL HUNTER (1980)/CANNIBAL TERROR (1981)

Includes “Devil Hunter” and “Cannibal Terror.” Dubbed in English.

Being released on Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!EJECTAEJECTA (2014)

A reclusive UFO believer (Julian Richings) attracts the attention of a documentary filmmaker (Adam Seybold) through postings on the Internet. On the night the two men meet up, a ship of unknown origin crashes nearby, and they set out to investigate–which leads to their capture by a government doctor (Lisa Houle) willing to use torture to get the answers she desires. Indie sci-fi thriller co-stars Mark Gibson, Cat Hostick. 87 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!HAMMER FILMS COLLECTIONHAMMER FILMS COLLECTION, VOL. ONE

Two-disc set includes “Stop Me Before I Kill!,” “The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll,” “Scream of Fear,” “The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb,” and “The Gorgon.”

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

!!!KANTEMIRKANTEMIR (2014)

Iconic horror actor John (Robert Englund) accepts a gig in a remote Pennsylvania town, playing the villain in a previously unproduced gothic play. As the cast goes through their reading in a secluded mansion, it dawns on him that they’re living out the grisly scenario in real life…and that he may not make it to the final curtain. Diane Cary, Stuart Stone, Daniel Gadi, Justine Griffiths also star. 85 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

!!!NIGHTMARE CASTLENIGHTMARE CASTLE (1965)

Barbara Steele plays a dual role in this atmospheric European horror outing about a doctor (Paul Muller) who tortures and kills his unfaithful wife (Steele) and her lover (Rik Battaglia) as part of his experiments in regenerating human blood. Looking to further profit from his act of bloody vengeance, the doctor then marries her half-sister (Steele again, now with blonde hair) who is due to inherit her considerable wealth. AKA: “The Faceless Monster,” “Lovers Beyond The Tomb,” “Orgasmo.” 104 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Italian Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Steele, others; featurettes. Also includes the bonus features “Castle Of Blood” and “Terror Creatures From The Grave.”

Being released on Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!NOMADSNOMADS (1986)

Pierce Brosnan stars in this eerie thriller about a French teacher visiting L.A. who finds himself attacked and driven mad by a mysterious street gang that seems to be more than human. As it turns out, his tormentors have their origins in Eskimo legend, and might succeed in manifesting their evil unless he can find some way to communicate their secrets to someone who will understand his ravings. Bizarre outing also stars Lesley-Anne Down, Adam Ant. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on Blu-ray on 8/18/2015

!!!SOMETIME AUNT MARTHASOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS (1971)

While on the run from the law, partners-in-crime Paul (Abe Zwick) and Stanley (Wayne Crawford) decide to set up housekeeping in a little Florida town…and as part of the cover, Paul dresses up in middle-aged drag as Stanley’s “Aunt Martha.” Unfortunately, Stanley likes hanging out with the local lovelies a little too much…and his increasingly paranoid “auntie” is quick to stab those who ask too many questions. Grindhouse classic co-stars Don Craig, Yanka Mann. 95 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary.

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

!!!TEEN TITANS GOTEEN TITANS GO!: SEASON TWO, PART TWO (2013)

The final 26 episodes of season two are featured in a two-disc set. 4 3/4 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish. **26 episodes on 2 discs. 4 3/4 hrs.**

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

!!!THE WIFE KILLERTHE WIFE KILLER (1976)

Giallo goes Greek in this shocking thriller about a playboy planning to murder his rich wife in order to inherit her money and run away with his lover. Little does he realize that the professional killer he has hired to do the job is maneuvering to play the assassination to his own advantage. Larry Daniels, Dorothy Moore, and Vagelis Seilnos star. AKA: “Death Kiss.” 87 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Greek Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; bonus footage; featurette; interviews; theatrical trailers. In Greek with English subtitles/Dubbed in English.

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

!!!WILLIAM CASTLE COLLECTIONWILLIAM CASTLE HORROR COLLECTION

An occult researcher dies and leaves his nephew’s family a creepy mansion complete with a spooky housekeeper, a hidden treasure, and “13 Ghosts” (1960) that can only be seen with the special lenses he invented. Director William Castle’s campy horror treat stars Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp, Charles Herbert, and Margaret Hamilton. Next, a 19th-century baron whose face is frozen in a hideous grin coerces his wife’s former beau–a top neurosurgeon–into working on a cure in the Gothic chiller “Mr. Sardonicus” (1961), with Guy Rolfe, Audrey Dalton, Ronald Lewis, and Oscar Homolka. Two-disc set also includes “Homicidal,” “13 Frightened Girls,” and “The Old Dark House” (1963). Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 8/18/2015

Stay Bloody!!!

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