DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Dec 15, 2015

 

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Dec 15, 2015


 

The Car [Blu-ray]

Starring:  James Brolin, Ronny Cox, Kathleen Lloyd

 

Synopsis: A sleek, possessed black car terrorizes everyone it comes in contact with in a small town in Utah.

 

 

Special Features Include:

-“Mystery of the Car:” An interview with producer/director Elliot Silverstein

-“The Navajo Connection:” An interview with actress Geraldine Keams

-“Just Like Riding a Bike:” An interview with actress Melody Thomas Scott

-Theatrical Trailer

-TV Spot

-Radio Spots

-Still Gallery

 

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What Have You Done to Solange? (2-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-Ray + DVD]

Starring:  Camille Keaton, Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbo, Karin Baal, Joachim Fuchsberger

 

Synopsis: From director Massimo Dallamano, cinematographer on both A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More, comes giallo classic What Have You Done to Solange?, the debut feature of actress Camille Keaton (I Spit on Your Grave).

 

A sexually sadistic killer is preying on the girls of St. Mary’s school. Student Elizabeth witnessed one of the murders, but her hazy recollections of a knife-wielding figure in black do nothing to further the police’s investigations. Why is the killer choosing these young women? And what does it have to do with a girl named Solange?

 

Also starring Cristina Galbo (Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue) and Fabio Testi (I Spit On Your Grave), What Have You Done with Solange? features all the hallmarks of classic gialli the amateur detective, the black-gloved killer as well as a lush score from Ennio Morricone.

 

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

 

Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations

Original Italian and English soundtracks in mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)

Newly translated subtitles for the Italian soundtrack

Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack

Brand new audio commentary with critics Alan Jones and Kim Newman

Newly filmed cast interviews

Original Theatrical Trailer

Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by MALLEUS wwwDOTmalleusdelicDOTcom (to be revealed)

Booklet featuring brand new writing on the film, illustrated with original stills

More to be announced!

 

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Blood Rage (3-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-ray + DVD]

Starring: Louise Lasser, Mark Soper, Marianne Kanter

 

Synopsis: IT S NOT CRANBERRY SAUCE!!!

 

What do you get if you combine Thanksgiving, American TV star Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), killer 80s synths and some truly gruesome special effects courtesy of Ed French (Terminator 2: Judgement Day). Why, it s Blood Rage of course!

 

Twins Todd and Terry seem like sweet boys that is, until one of them takes an axe to face of a fellow patron at the local drive-in. Todd is blamed for the bloody crime and institutionalised, whilst twin brother Terry goes free. Ten years later and, as the family gathers around the table for a Thanksgiving meal, the news comes in that Todd has escaped. But has the real killer in fact been in their midst all along? One thing s for sure, there will be blood and rage!

 

Shot in 1983 but not released until 1987, Blood Rage (re-cut and shown in theatres as Nightmare at Shadow Woods) is a gloriously gruesome slice of 80s slasher heaven now lovingly restored (in 3 versions no less!) from original vault elements for its first ever official home video release.

 

3-DISC DIRECTOR-APPROVED LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

 

Three versions of the film Blood Rage, the original home video version, Nightmare at Shadow Woods, the theatrical re-cut, and an alternate composite cut combining footage from both versions

Original Stereo 2.0 sound (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)

Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Marc Schoenbach

Fully-illustrated collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Joseph A. Ziemba, author of BLEEDING SKULL! A 1980s Trash-Horror Odyssey

BLU-RAY DISC 1 & DVD – BLOOD RAGE

 

Brand new 2K restoration of the hard home video version, transferred from the camera negative and featuring the original title card Slasher

Audio commentary with director John Grissmer

Both Sides of the Camera an interview with producer/actress Marianne Kanter

Double Jeopardy an interview with actor Mark Soper

Jeez, Louise! an interview with actress Louise Lasser

Man Behind the Mayhem an interview with special make-up effects creator Ed French

Three Minutes with Ted Raimi an interview with actor Ted Raimi

Return to Shadow Woods featurette revisiting the original locations in Jacksonville, Florida

Alternate opening titles

Motion still gallery featuring rare behind-the-scenes make-up photos

BLU-RAY DISC 2 – NIGHTMARE AT SHADOW WOODS [LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE]

 

Nightmare at Shadow Woods the re-edited 1987 theatrical cut featuring footage not seen in the Blood Rage home video version

Alternate composite cut of the feature combining footage from the home video and theatrical versions

Never-before-seen outtakes

 

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Eugenie [Blu-ray + DVD + CD Combo]

Starring: Christopher Lee, Maria Rohm, Jack Taylor, Marie Liljedahl, Paul Muller

 

Synopsis: …the story of her journey into perversion

Marie Liljedahl (the luscious star of INGA) is Eugenie, an innocent young woman taken to an island paradise where she is initiated into a world of pleasure and pain controlled by the sinister Dolmance (the legendary Christopher Lee). But when she surrenders to her own forbidden fantasies, Eugenie becomes trapped in a frenzy of drugs, sadomasochism and murder. Can a frightened girl in the grip of carnal perversion find sanctuary in the orgies of the depraved?

 

Jack Taylor (SUCCUBUS) and Maria Rohm (MARQUIS DE SADE’S JUSTINE) co-star in this legendary erotic classic from Jess Franco, the infamous director of VAMPYROS LESBOS and VENUS IN FURS. Based on the notorious novel ‘Philosophy in the Boudoir’ by the Marquis de Sade, this rarely seen shocker is presented completely uncut in a beautiful new 4K transfer, and remains one of the most controversial explorations of extreme sexuality in European cinema history!

 

EXTRAS:

* ‘Perversion Stories’ – Interviews with Director Jess Franco, Producer Harry Alan Towers, and Stars Marie Liljedahl & Christopher Lee

* ‘Stephen Thrower on EUGENIE’ – Interview with the author of ‘Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesus Franco’

* Theatrical Trailer

* Poster & Still Gallery

* BONUS Collectable Booklet includes writing by author Stephen Thrower

* BONUS CD – EUGENIE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Bruno Nicolai

 

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The Dungeonmaster / Eliminators [Double Feature] [Blu-ray]

Starring: Richard Moll, Denise Crosby

 

Synopsis: A Double Dose Of Science-Fiction Fun! 

 

 

THE DUNGEONMASTER (aka RAGEWAR) 

 

 

Paul, a young computer ace, is forced to pit his physical and mental skills against unimaginable odds when a hulking wizard looking for formidable opponents picks Paul as his next challenger. Paul faces a series of seven spectacular and death-defying challenges and must survive not only to save his life but that of his girlfriend’s too! Jeffrey Byron (Metalstorm: The Destruction Of Jared-Syn) and Richard Moll (Night Court) star in this eye-popping thriller featuring an appearance by W.A.S.P.! 

 

 

This version of THE DUNGEONMASTER is Unrated and different from the PG-13 version shown theatrically. It includes an additional scene with some nudity. Parental discretion is advised. 

 

 

ELIMINATORS 

 

 

A mandroid (part man and part machine) seeks revenge on the evil scientist who created him. Enlisting the help of a beautiful woman and a mysterious ninja, he pursues the scientist in hopes of stopping him before he can further harm humanity. Andrew Prine (The Town That Dreaded Sundown) and Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation) star

 

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Axe/Kidnapped Coed (Blu-ray + CD)

Starring: Leslie Lee, Jack Canon, Ray Green, Leslie Rivers, Gladys Lavitan

 

Synopsis: Axe – Three criminals on a murder spree arrives at a farmhouse, where a girl is living with her paralyzed grandfather.

Kidnapped Coed – A woman living in a boarding house is kidnapped by a small-time criminal. Soon others in the gang try to take her away from him so they can get the ransom.

 

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Zombie High (Bluray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]

Starring: Virginia Madsen, Sherilyn Fenn, Paul Feig

 

Synopsis: The incredible story of a hard-working student and the warped way of life that made her go wacky! 

 

 

Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways) and Richard Cox (Cruising) star in this humorous thriller about the bizarre happenings that occur in a prestigious boarding school. It seems to Andrea Miller (Madsen) that the upperclassmen act like robots. They’re the perfect students: dedicated, involved and loyal. Their clothes are perfectly pressed and their hair is perfectly styled. It seems that the teachers have something to do with this ingratiating behavior. And when Andrea, the new kid at school, sees her friends turning into clones, she starts to suspect the worst. 

 

 

The film features a great supporting cast including Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks, Ray Donovan), Scott Coffey (Mulholland Drive, Lost Highway) and Paul Feig, who would go on to create the TV series Freaks And Geeks and direct such films as Spy, Bridsmaids and the 2016 remake of Ghostbusters.

 

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The Last Horror Film [Blu-ray]

Starring: Caroline Munro, Joe Spinell, Judd Hamilton

 

Synopsis: Joe Spinnell (THE GODFATHER, MANIAC) plays Vinny, a cabbie with Hollywood aspirations. Determined to have Jenna Bates (Bond-girl Caroline Munro) star in his first film, Vinny follows Jenna to the Cannes Film Festival, where her entourage slowly and mysteriously begins to disappear. It’s time for this Hollywood scream queen to learn what true fear and paranoia feels like. 

 

Newly restored and featuring the music of Depeche Mode, The Last Horror Film pushes the boundaries of violence, suspense, and eroticism to new extremes. Who else will stand between Vinny and his star? 

 

Special Features:

The return of one of Troma’s most beloved characters, Dolphin-Man

New intro by Lloyd Kaufman (President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger

Audio commentary

Highlights from the 2015 Tromadance Film Festival.

Mr. Robbie (A shortfilm by Buddy Giovinazzo (Combat Shock) starring Joe Spinell)

A full episode of Troma’s latest web-series Kabukiman’s Cocktail Corner starring Paul Booth

Trailer

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Adam Chaplin – Extended Edition

Starring: Emanuele De Santi, Valeria Sannino, Chiara Marfella

 

Synopsis: Get ready for the bloodiest fight of your life – the cult movie ADAM CHAPLIN is here in an EXTENDED EDITION featuring all-new, never-before-seen footage!

 

In the fictional country of Heaven Valley, a mysterious man known as Adam investigates the murder of his wife and begins to suspect Denny Richards, the local mob boss who controls everyone and everything. Frustrated by his attempts to involve the police – who are also under the thumb of Denny – Adam becomes consumed by hate and anger until he summons a demon who promises to give him superhuman strength and dark powers. The demon follows along with Adam during his investigation, promising to lead him to the murderer if Adam obeys his commands. What follows is an insanely violent and bloody war waged between the demon-controlled Adam and the entire mob, the police, and all the other dark allies pitted against him. Epic carnage awaits you! 

 

ADAM CHAPLIN – THE EXTENDED EDITION is an unbelievably gory action-horror hybrid loaded with ghoulish special effects and outlandish action sequences.

 

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Acid Bath

 

Starring: Linda Amistad, Mike Bilodeau, Eric Campos, Chris De Leon

 

Synopsis: A twisted and disturbing gore fest, like Street Trash meets Death Wish.

 

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Teenage Slumber Party Nightmare

Starring: Kaitlyn Yurkiw, Lauren Richardson, Hillary Kaplan

 

Synopsis: Four teens on Spring Break plan the ultimate slumber party… Beer! Porn! Dancing! Girl Talk! There’s a first time for everything… including the deranged stalker who’s followed them home. He leaves them love notes, but the girls laugh it off. He spies through the windows, but they don’t know it. Soon he sneaks in… masked and carrying his rusty power drill. A young man’s obsession becomes a massacre in Teenage Slumber Party Nightmare… the driller killer slasher!

 

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Bread And Circus

Starring: Oliver Boullet, Miriam Johansson, Martin Loke, Magne Jahrestein

 

Synopsis: First time ever available in America, the insane Norwegian gore classic that has been compared to Peter Jackson’s debut BAD TASTE. A young couple finds a secret message from the past, detailing the oppressive nature of the universe, and they set out to destroy the system – but first will have to encounter terrorists, aliens, cults and more in this wall to wall bloody surreal horror.

 

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Blood Factory

 

Starring: Jeremy Isbell, Travis Azbill, Christy Blackwell, Lewis Leslie

 

Synopsis: The Blood Factory brings you a collection of blood soaked horror films. Some of the most horrific movies ever seen. Too scary for DVD.

 

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Life Of Death, The

Starring: Caroline Munro, Debbie Rochon, Jack Ketchum, Tom Sullivan, Bob Fingerman

 

Synopsis: This documentary explores how death is perceived by group horror professionals and its influence on their work. Includes interviews and insights from Troma head honcho Lloyd Kaufman, Artist Bob Fingerman, Jack Ketchum, special effects artist Tom Sullivan (EVIL DEAD), and Scream Queens Debbie Rochon and Caroline Munro (DR. PHIBES, MANIAC), along with a host of many other others.

 

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Madness Of Many

Starring: Ellen Abrahamson, Alexandra Alegren, Lars Johansson, Johanna Kohler, Rose Milling

 

Synopsis: The film depicts the psychological journey of a young woman named Victoria. Since her childhood she has been sexually abused by her family. One day she decides to escape but the world is against her and she soon finds herself cast into an inferno of torture and punishment. This causes her unimaginable suffering but she also comes to understand the true meaning of her existence…

 

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Lynn Sorel
Staff Writer at Horror News Network

Lynn Sorel has been writing for Horror News Network since September 2014. You can catch up with her on Twitter at @gothicmermaid13. Read her full bio on our About Us page.


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