DVD & Blu-ray Releases For September 3rd, 2013

By: Sean Brickley


This week brings with it 24 new horror releases on DVD and Blu-ray, including:
11 Movies
2 TV Series
11 Collections


Movies:


Bay of Blood: Kino Classics Remastered Edition (1971)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli, Mario Bava
Synopsis: When a rich countess is murdered, it's a race to see who'll inherit her estate and you can bet that the body count is going to rise rapidly in the process as the plot twists spin wildly out of control. The pile of bloodied corpses is going to get higher and higher as each one of the mangled victims are hung, speared, stabbed and macheted. One by one, the horrific murders turn the screen crimson with blood… A Bay of Blood! English Dubbed Version.
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B00B49GSO8
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B00B49GSQQ

Cockneys Vs. Zombies (2012)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: Michelle Ryan, Harry Treadaway, Matthias Hoene
Synopsis: When some down-on-their-luck old-timers are at risk of losing their home to developers, a group of young, inept criminals decide to take matters into their own hands. The only thing standing in their way? A zombie outbreak in London! Now, it’s up to a bunch of east-enders to fight their way out of the zombie-infested city, led by an unlikely gang of amateur bank robbers and foul-mouthed, plucky pensioners.
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B00D7AM6QG
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B00D7AM6HA

Creepshow 2 (1986)

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Tom Savini, Domenick John, Michael Gornick
Synopsis: The rotting Creep himself is back with three new gruesome tales of horror that will make your skin crawl: a cigar store wooden Indian comes to life to avenge the store owner's brutal murder at the hands of three punks in “Ol’ Chief Woodenhead." Then four teenagers become the target of a terrifying, man-eating oil slick in "The Raft." The chills continue with "The Hitchhiker," the chilling tale of a woman who keeps running into, and over, the same mutilated man on a lonely road. Prepare for a terrifying roller coaster ride from the masters of horror!
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG54

The Feed (2010)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Lloyd Kaufman, Seth Drick, Steve Gibson
Synopsis: Having secured what appears to be the ultimate venue in the form of the historic Brenway Movie Theatre, the Ghost Chasers, a team of reality TV paranormal investigators, are confident that their annual live broadcast will be one of their best shows to date. However, when the sleepy Central Pennsylvania movie house turns out to be a bit more active than they had anticipated, the prospect of record-breaking ratings quickly takes a back seat to the basest of all human instincts: Survival.
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D2L8PTW

Five Dolls for an August Moon: Kino Classics Remastered Edition (1970)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: William Berger, Ira Furstenburg, Mario Bava
Synopsis: Industrialist George Stark (Teodoro Corra) invites a small group of wealthy friends to his private island for a weekend of relaxation and light business. He wants them to meet the brilliant chemist Gerry Farrell (William Berger) who has invented a new chemical process. Against his wishes, Farrell is engaged in business discussions revolving around millions of dollars worth of investment. As each of the potential investors goes behind each other's back, fear and mistrust grow, particularly once the guests begin turning up dead. English Dubbed Version.
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B00DI68DSO
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B00DI67N94

Hideaway (1995)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Silverstone, Brett Leonard
Synopsis: For two hours, Hatch Harrison was dead. And when doctors revived him, they brought more than Hatch's body back to life. Jeff Goldblum, Christine Lahti and Alicia Silverstone star in Hideaway, a terrifying thriller that journeys from the unconscious mind to the heart of all evil. When Hatch returns to the living, he discovers he is telepathically linked to a deranged killer. Horrified, Hatch witnesses the killer stalking a series of young women, including his own daughter. Through these visions, Hatch is able to follow the killer to a gruesome hideaway, where the terrifying secret of their linked lives is finally revealed.
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJFO6

Idle Hands (1999)

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Rodman Flender
Synopsis: The devil will find work for idle hands to do…but what happens when he chooses the laziest teen slacker in the world to do his dirty work? Anton Tobias (Devon Sawa, Wild America) is a channel-surfing, junk-food munching, couch potato burn-out who can't control the murderous impulses of his recently possessed hand. With the help of his zombiefied buddies, Mick (Seth Green, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me) and Pnub (Elden Henson, The Mighty), Anton's got to stop the rampaging devil appendage before it takes total control of his life and ruins any chance he has with class hottie Molly (Jessica Alba, Never Been Kissed). Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day) and Jack Noseworthy (The Brady Bunch Movie) co-star in this wickedly funny horror comedy.
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG4A

Lords Of Salem (2013)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Rob Zombie
Synopsis: From the singular mind of horror maestro Rob Zombie comes a chilling plunge into a nightmare world where evil runs in the blood. The Lords of Salem tells the tale of Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie), a radio station DJ living in Salem, Massachusetts, who receives a strange wooden box containing a record, a “gift from the Lords.” Heidi listens, and the bizarre sounds within the grooves immediately trigger flashbacks of the town’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the “Lords of Salem” returning for revenge on modern-day Salem?
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B00C7C00JU
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B00C7C00R2

Puppet Master Vs. Demonic Toys (2004)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Corey Feldman, Vanessa Angel, Ted Nicolaou
Synopsis: It’s the night before Christmas Eve, and oddball inventor Robert Toulon (Corey Feldman of The Goonies and Stand By Me) has discovered a formula for reanimating the master’s lethal puppets: Six-Shooter, Jester, Blade and Pinhead. Meanwhile, diabolical industrialist Erica Sharpe (Vanessa Angel of Kingpin and Weird Science) is finalizing her evil plan for unleashing the foul-mouthed, blood-guzzling toys on the world’s children. But even if Toulon can give the puppets a deadly cyber makeover and stop the blood sacrifice of his daughter can he still prevent the coming Christmas carnage? Playtime is over: Get ready for the final battle between the ultimate titans of toy terror!
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJFRS

Sharknado (2013)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: Tara Reid, Ian Ziering, John Heard
Synopsis: When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace, and nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air.
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B00DCLTA6Y
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B00DCLT8RA

The Theatre Bizarre (20110)

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Udo Kier, Guilford Adams, Tom Savini, Buddy Giovinazzo
Synopsis: Down a seedy city street, a young woman is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees the front door slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the vast, eerie auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an odd marionette-like man who will introduce her to six tales of the truly bizarre: A couple traveling in a remote part of the French Pyrenees crosses paths with a lustful witch; A paranoid lover faces the wrath of a partner who has been pushed to her limit; The Freudian dreams of an unfaithful husband blur the lines between fantasy and reality; The horrors of the real world are interpreted through the mind of a child; A woman addicted to other people's memories gets her fix through the fluid of her victims’ eyeballs; And a perverse obsession with sweets turns sour for a couple in too deep. But as the stories unfold, something strange is happening to the woman. Something irreversible and horrific. Something that awaits its next audience in The Theatre Bizarre. Directed by Douglas Buck (Sisters, Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America) , Buddy Giovinazzo (Combat Shock, Life is Hot in Cracktown), David Gregory (Plague Town), Karim Hussain (The Beautiful Beast, Subconscious Cruelty), Jeremy Kasten (The Wizard of Gore (2007)), Tom Savini (Tales from the Darkside, Night of the Living Dead), and Richard Stanley (Hardware, Dust Devil)
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG3G

 


Television:


The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season (1964)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Bill Mumy, George Takei, Joseph M. Newman, Richard Donner
Synopsis: TRAVEL TO ANOTHER DIMENSION OF SIGHT AND SOUND…with Rod Serling’s classic television series exploring the fantastic and the frightening. This collection includes all 36 episodes from the fifth and final season of this legendary series. Special guest stars include Jack Klugman, Jackie Cooper, James Coburn, Lee Marvin, Martin Landau, Mickey Rooney, Shelley Fabares, Telly Savalas, William Shatner, George Takei and more! Episodes: In Praise of Pip, Steel, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, A Kind of a Stopwatch, The Last Night of a Jockey, Living Doll, The Old Man in the Cave, Uncle Simon, Probe 7 Over and Out, The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms, Ninety Years Without Slumbering, Ring-A-Ding Girl, You Drive, The Long Morrow, The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross, Number Twelve Looks Just Like You, Black Leather Jackets, Night Call, From Agnes, with Love, Spur of the Moment, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Queen of the Nile, What's in the Box, The Masks, I Am the Night Color Me Black, Sounds and Silences, Caesar and Me, The Jeopardy Room, Stopover in a Quiet Town, The Encounter, Mr. Garrity and the Graves, The Brain Center at Whipple's, Come Wander with Me, The Fear, The Bewitchin' Pool
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG2M

The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Fourth Season (2012)

Format(s): DVD, Blu-ray
Notable Names: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley
Synopsis: Senior year is finally here, and Elena should be having the time of her life. Instead, she faces her worst nightmare, struggling with the painful transformation from human to vampire. As Damon mentors Elena into a supernatural life, their repressed passions explode, causing Stefan to undertake a desperate quest to restore humanity to the girl he adores. But as Elena ruthlessly quenches her newfound thirst for blood, and her friends race to find a vampire cure based on clues inked onto Jeremy's flesh, the world around them falls prey to a host of sinister forces. Mystic Falls takes on vampire hunters, a hybrid rebellion and more in all 23 pulse-pounding Season Four episodes.
DVD Link: http://amzn.com/B009LDCWWG
Blu-ray Link: http://amzn.com/B009LDCX1Q

 


Collections:


4 Frightful Films Collection

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Brian Krause, Chaney Kley, Wes Craven, Mick Garris
Movies: Re-animator, Hills Have Eyes, Darkness Falls, Sleepwalkers
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJFW8

10-Film Master of Terror

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Donald Pleasence, Paul Rudd, Ten Features
Movies:

HALLOWEEN: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS
Six years after he was presumed dead in a fire, Michael Myers has returned to kill again—and this time there's no escape.

HELLRAISER: HELLSEEKER
The devastating demon Pinhead and his legion return to unleash Hell on Earth but standing in the way is Kirsty—the only person who has defeated Pinhead in the past.

VENOM
Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana, a group of teenagers try to uncover the truth behind a friend's mysterious death.

CURSED
A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who learn that the only way to break the curse put upon them is to kill the one who started it all.

DARKNESS
Not long after Regina begins living in her family's remote country estate, she learns that there's something horribly disturbing about the old place.

PHANTOMS
Five lone survivors in a devastated town must face the unthinkable: a ferocious force of evil with the power to destroy every human being.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN III: URBAN HARVEST
After a couple adopts a pair of orphaned brothers, it becomes alarmingly clear the boys are much more than they seem. Hypnotizing schoolmates and destroying any adult opposition, the frightening campaign of terror that began in Children of the Corn continues.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN IV: THE GATHERING
A bright young medical student must solve the frightening mystery that plagues the children of a small Midwestern town…before a sinister stranger can claim their souls for his own.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN 666: ISAAC'S RETURN
On a trip to Gatlin, Nebraska, to find her birth mother, Hannah Martin picks up a dark stranger who kicks off a mysterious chain of events. Little does Hannah know, her journey may help fulfill a sinister prophecy.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN V: FIELDS OF TERROR
Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town…only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces.
Link: http://amzn.com/B00E0EJJRW


Bela Lugosi's Classic Horror Extravaganza

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Victor Halperin, Wallace Fox
Synopsis: Build an instant classic horror library with this 12-film set celebrating the genre's greatest icon! With his penetrating stare, inscrutable smile and inimitably insinuating accent, Bela Lugosi set the standard for fiendish filmmaking during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Covering a decade worth of macabre movies, this collection showcases the sinister star's versatile villainy, presenting him as everything from a mad scientist to a wild-eyed zombie master. BELA LUGOSI'S CLASSIC HORROR EXTRAVAGANZA is guaranteed to provide a whole host of "good eee-ven-ings" – and a few sleepless nights in the bargain! Films Included: White Zombie, The Death Kiss, The Whispering Shadow, Chandu on Magic Island, The Devil Bat, Invisible Ghost, Black Dragons, The Corpse Vanishes, Bowery at Midnight, The Ape Man, Ghosts on the Loose, and One Body Too Many
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG8Q

From Dusk Til Dawn Collection

Format(s): Blu-ray/DVD Combo
Notable Names: George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez
Movies:

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
After kidnapping a family, the Gecko brothers head south to a seedy Mexican bar to hide out in safety. But when they face the bar's notorious clientele, they're forced to team up with their hostages in order to make it out alive.

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 2: TEXAS BLOOD MONEY
A bank-robbing gang of misfits heads to Mexico with the blueprints for the perfect million-dollar heist. But when one of the crooks wanders into the wrong bar and crosses the wrong vampire, the thieving cohorts develop a thirst for blood to match their hunger for money.

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 3: THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER
Johnny Madrid is on the run from the hangman…with the hangman's daughter Esmeralda by his side. Along with Madrid's gang, Johnny and Esmeralda embark on an adventure that leads them straight into the fight of their lives.

FULL-TILT BOOGIE
Go behind the scenes of the Robert Rodriguez cult classic, From Dusk Till Dawn, with this brilliant documentary. See just what it's like to be on set with stars Quentin Tarantino, George Clooney, Harvey Keitel and Juliette Lewis as they bring their characters to life on the big screen. Through exclusive interviews, delve into every aspect of the film-making process—from the role crew members play to the unpredictable setbacks they encounter—and witness the magic that is From Dusk Till Dawn.
Link: http://amzn.com/B00E0DUJZY

Horror Classics Double Feature: Cult Horror

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Bruce Abbott, Dee Wallace, Stuart Gordon, Wes Craven
Movies: Re-Animator, The Hills Have Eyes
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJFZU

Horror Classics Double Feature: Hellraiser

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence, Clive Barker, Tony Randel
Movies: Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJFYQ

Horror Classics Double Feature: Stephen King

Format(s): Blu-ray
Notable Names: Alice Krige, Brian Krause, Fritz Kiersch, Mick Garris
Movies: Children Of The Corn, Sleepwalkers
Link: http://amzn.com/B00D9EJG9K

Maneater Triple Feature (Ferocious Planet / Roadkill / Black Swarm)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Various
Movies: Ferocious Planet, Roadkill, Black Swarm
Link: http://amzn.com/B00EPFEVTM

Maneater Triple Feature (Hell Hounds / Carny / Rise Of The Gargoyles)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Various
Movies: Hell Hounds, Carny, Rise Of The Gargoyles
Link: http://amzn.com/B00EPFEZ02

Maneater Triple Feature (Sand Serpents / Behemoth / Sea Beast)

Format(s): DVD
Notable Names: Various
Movies: Sand Serpents, Behemoth, Sea Beast
Link: http://amzn.com/B00EPFEZ66

The Prophecy Collection

Format(s): Blu-ray/DVD Combo
Notable Names: Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen, Gregory Widen, Greg Spence
Movies:

THE PROPHECY
A detective and an elementary school teacher (Virginia Madsen) try to stop the angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) and his forces of evil.

THE PROPHECY II
With the help of a mysterious stranger, an innocent woman (Jennifer Beals) races to protect her child from the powers of evil and save all humanity.

THE PROPHECY 3: THE ASCENT
The only one with the ability to stop the bloodshed between armies of rebel angels is Danyael, who was born of an angel and a woman.

THE PROPHECY: UPRISING
When an ancient religious manuscript lands in the hands of an unsuspecting young woman, she is suddenly thrust into the center of an epic battle between ruthless fallen angels.

THE PROPHECY: FORSAKEN
Fighting for control of the Lexicon an ancient religious text that reveals the arrival of the Antichrist—a group of fallen angels will stop at nothing to capture it and its possessor (Kari Wuhrer).
Link: http://amzn.com/B00E0DUJVS
 

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