NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2015

A much better selection than last week!! There’s a few here that I’ve been looking forward to seeing. Let’s get to it:

!!!ARMY OF FRANKENSTEINSARMY OF FRANKENSTEINS (2013; Deggsy’s review)

Maybe you’ve heard the U.S. Civil War was fought over slavery…or states’ rights…but you’ve never heard that it was fought with…an ARMY OF FRANKENSTEINS! In this unconventional chiller, a teenage boy assaulted by bullies is experimented on by a mad doctor whose operation goes haywire, opening rifts in time and space that return hundreds of reanimated bodies to the 19th century and the War Between the States! Jordan Farris, John Ferguson, and Eric Gesecus star. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!BACKCOUNTRYBACKCOUNTRY (2014)

A camping getaway becomes a grueling survival test for a couple after a detour in the wilderness brings them into contact with a stranger whose alternately flirtatious and confrontational attitude proves to be quickly disturbing. Eager to evade his company and secure some alone time, they become lost in an area where a ferocious black bear prowls. Jeff Roop, Missy Peregrym, and Eric Balfour star in this unnerving Canadian thriller. 91 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!EXETEREXETER (2015)

The half-dozen teens thought that the long-abandoned, notorious insane asylum would be the ideal spot for an evening-long drug binge. They followed up that great idea with the staging of a mock exorcism…and wound up summoning some very irate neighbors from “downstairs” who’d had it with their noise. Occult shocker stars Brett Dier, Gage Golightly, Kelly Blatz, Brittany Curran, and Stephen Lang. 91 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!EXTINCTIONEXTINCTION (2015)

Bound together by a globe-ravaging infection that turns most of the world’s population into grotesque, living-dead monsters, two men (Matthew Fox, Jeffrey Donovan) and a very young girl (Quinn McColgan) take refuge in a wintry, desolate town. Though a terrible event from their past has caused a deep rift between the child’s guardians, they are forced to work together to survive a new, life-threatening attack. With Valeria Vereau, Lili Bordan. 113 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!HANGER 10HANGER 10 (2014)

The area surrounding a Suffolk forest becomes engulfed in legend in the three decades following a reported UFO sighting near a military base. Three amateur treasure hunters take their metal detectors into the region hunting for gold, only to have their equipment strangely malfunction as night falls and an alien presence seems to manifest itself once more. Indie sci-fi shocker from Great Britain stars Robert Curtis, Abbie Salt, and Danny Shayler. 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!LOST AFTER DARKLOST AFTER DARK (2015)

A group of teenagers bails on a dance and “borrows” a school bus for a road trip. When the vehicle leaves them stranded near an abandoned farmhouse that was once home to the infamous Joad family of cannibal serial killers, the stage is set for mayhem, bloodshed, and a rapidly rising body count. Scare-filled and stylish nod to the ’80s “slasher film” heyday stars Justin Kelly, Kendra Timmins, Mark Wiebe, and Robert Patrick as the principal. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English, Spanish.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!MAD MAX FURY ROADMAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015)

Filmmaker George Miller revs up the engines of the “Mad Max” series for a fourth time, explosively returning laconic road warrior Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy) to the screen 30 years after his previous appearance. Here, Max makes common cause with “war rig” driver Furiosa (Charlize Theron) and would-be martyr Nux (Nicholas Hoult), all seeking redemption as they are chased across the stark wastelands of a gas-hungry world gone insane. With Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English. Also includes a Blu-ray 3D that requires a 3D television, 3D Blu-ray player, and special glasses to reproduce the original theatrical experience.

Being released on DVD/Blu-ray 3D combo pack, DVD, & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!PARANORMAL ISLANDPARANORMAL ISLAND (2015)

The three college buddies thought they’d hit the summer job lottery when they were hired to bartend at a legendary dive situated in the middle of a lake! The unpaid internships started looking pretty good, however, the night the last boat to the mainland took off without them…and the rumors of how the joint was haunted turned out to be true! Lance Henriksen, Briana Evigan, Brian Christensen, Ben Elliott star. 82 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!PLAGUEPLAGUE (2014)

A devastating plague sweeps through Australia, turning its citizens into ravenous zombies. When one woman (Tegan Crowley) is encouraged by other survivors to leave her husband (Scott Marcus) behind, she rebels and is abandoned to her fate. Will her meeting with a stranger (Steven Jianai) prove to be a divine stroke of good luck…or the final nail in her coffin? Bleak postapocalyptic thriller co-stars Cris Cochrane, Don Bridges. 84 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!RUN HIDE DIERUN HIDE DIE (2012)

A young woman (Alison Monda) marking the one-year anniversary of her husband’s tragic murder brings her four best friends along for a summer getaway at the cabin owned by her in-laws. Instead of peace and healing, she finds pure terror as she and her friends are taken captive by a stranger with a grim secret. Tweaking the rules of the genre, this indie horror outing co-stars Alicia Mendez, Tabitha Bastien, and Nathan Christopher Haase. AKA: “The Anniversary.” 75 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!STAR WARS REBELSSTAR WARS REBELS: COMPLETE SEASON ONE (2014)

All 13 episodes from the debut season are featured in a two-disc set. 5 1/2 hrs. total. Soundtracks: English, Spanish, French. **13 episodes on 2 discs. 5 1/2 hrs.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!THE BEAST OF X MOORTHE BEAST OF X MOOR (2014)

In search of a mythic creature reportedly stalking the English countryside, a cryptozoologist and her boyfriend accompany a big-game hunter into the foreboding moors of North Devon. Little do they realize that the terrors they will soon endure will have little to do with the monsters of make-believe. Grim British thriller stars Melia Kreiling, Nick Blood, and Mark Bonnar. AKA: “X Moor.” 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

!!!THE BLOOD LANDSTHE BLOOD LANDS (2014)

Seeking a quieter lifestyle, an English couple moves into a remote farmhouse in the Scottish countryside. Their first night proves anything but peaceful when animal-masked locals stalk and torment them for mysterious reasons. In their struggle to survive, the couple discovers some shocking secrets about their community’s past. Intense British thriller stars Lee Williams, Pollyanna McIntosh, and Joanne Mitchell. AKA: “White Settlers.” 82 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; “making of” featurette.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!THE CURSE OF DOWNERS GROVETHE CURSE OF DOWNERS GROVE (2014)

Chrissie Swanson (Bella Heathcote) never put much stock in the urban legends that built up around her suburban Chicago high school, which has seen one bizarre death amongst its last eight graduating classes. As life during her senior year starts a beyond-the-norm spiral out of control, she starts having second thoughts…and they might be her last. Penelope Mitchell, Lucas Till, Kevin Zegers, Helen Slater, and Tom Arnold co-star. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English, Spanish.

Being released on DVD & Blu-ray on 9/01/2015

!!!THE HARVESTTHE HARVEST (2013)

A young girl (Natasha Calis) is dispatched to live with her grandparents in Upstate New York after the death of her father. She befriends a bedridden boy (Charlie Tahan) living next door, who welcomes her companionship–but it becomes terrifyingly clear why his parents (Michael Shannon, Samantha Morton) regard her visits as unwelcome. Director John McNaughton’s intense, understated chiller co-stars Peter Fonda, Leslie Lyles. 104 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.

Being released on DVD on 9/01/2015

Stay Bloody!!!

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One Response to “NEW HORROR DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2015”
  1. Xenolicker says:

    Mad Max: Fury Road 3D! (it’s 3D, so i will… uh… suck it…?)

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