DVD & Blu-ray Releases: July 12, 2016
This week’s DVD & Blu-ray releases includes Green Room, Debbie Rochon’s Model Hunger, and Chiller’s Slasher Season 1.
You can view the complete list of this week’s horror releases below.
Green Room [Blu-ray + Digital HD]
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat
Synopsis: After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.
Just Desserts: The Making Of “Creepshow” [Blu-ray]
Starring: George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Ed Harris
Synopsis: In 1982, Author Stephen King, and Director George A. Romero collaborated on a feature-film tribute to the controversial EC comics of the 1950s. Told through five jolting tales of terror, CREEPSHOW has become a celebrated horror classic over the past three decades. With an all-star cast, and featuring groundbreaking special effects by genre legend Tom Savini, CREEPSHOW stands as a horrific and hilarious tribute to the stories that helped influence (and corrupt) a generation of writers and filmmakers. Now the tales behind the creation of this chilling masterpiece can finally be told!
Featuring rare behind-the-scenes footage and photographs, JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF “CREEPSHOW” also contains over a dozen interviews, including George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins and many others. These are the terrifying stories behind the film that promised you… The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have…BEING SCARED!
Audio Commentary with Director & Editor Michael Felsher
Audio Commentary featuring interviews with Actor John Amplas, Property Master Bruce Alan Miller, and Make-Up Effects Assistant Darryl Ferrucci
Creepshow Days An interview with Director of Photography, Director Michael Gornick
Extended Interview Segments with George A. Romero, Tom Savini, and Bernie Wrightson
Behind The Screams A compilation of on-set video footage from Tom Savini
Horror’s Hallowed Grounds with Sean Clark
Scream Greats Volume One: Tom Savini, Master of Horror Effects with Optional Audio Commentary with Tom Savini
Vintage 1982 Evening Magazine Segment shot on the set of the film, featuring rare cast & crew interviews
Behind-The-Scenes of CREEPSHOW Photo Gallery
Slasher: Season 1 [Blu-ray]
Starring: Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Steve Byers
Synopsis: For Sarah Bennett, home is where the horror is.
Katie McGrath (Jurassic World, TV’s Merlin) stars in the thrilling first season of Chiller’s first original series: Slasher. When Sarah Bennett (McGrath) returns to her small hometown, she finds herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders based on the grisly killings of her parents. As the murders escalate, long-buried secrets are revealed, making everyone around her a suspect… or a victim.
Brandon Jay McLaren, Wendy Crewson, Steve Byers, and Dean McDermott also star in this eight-episode nail-biter, the first slice of a truly terrifying horror anthology series from creator Aaron Martin (Degrassi: The Next Generation).
Hunters (Blu-ray + DVD Combo)
Starring: J.D Brown, Linnea Quigley, Haley Madison, Ellie Church
Synopsis: Spanning over 30 years, HUNTERS is the unrelenting tale of two cinephile brothers who abduct their victims in the rural woods of Pennsylvania. These brothers objectify and humiliate their victims leaving them stripped of any trace of humanity. These heinous acts are all in the pursuit to create a genuine horror film. Not recommended for sensitive viewers, Massacre Video presents the controversial HUNTERS by cult director Adam Ahlbrandt completely uncut and uncensored.
Audio Commentary with Director Adam Ahlbrandt and Producer C.G Noir*
Audio Commentary with Star J.D Brown*
Did We Go too Far? – A HUNTERS Retrospective*
Dig Your Own Grave Deleted Scene
A Trip Down Memory Lane with J.D Brown
Trailers for Other Massacre Video Titles
Blood and Black Lace (2-Disc Limited Special Edition Steelbook) [Blu-ray + DVD]
Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Diana DiPaolo, Luciano Piggozi
Synopsis: A shadowy killer in black brutally murders fashion models.
Carnival of Souls (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]
Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger, Art Ellison, Stan Levitt
Synopsis: After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival.
Road Games (Bluray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]
Starring: Andrew Simpson, Josephine de La Baume, Barbara Crampton
Synopsis: After a disastrous summer trip, Jack (Andrew Simpson, Rebellion) finds himself hitchhiking through the sun-drenched rural French countryside with nothing but his British passport. Unaware of dangers that are plaguing the roads, he tries without much success to get home. Along the way, he partners up with another hitchhiker, a beautiful French girl, Veronique (Josephine de La Baume, Kiss of the Damned). But when they accept a ride from a local oddball (Frederic Pierrot, The Returned), the pair find themselves thrown in a deadly game of cat and mouse in which nothing is what it seems. Bursting with nonstop twists and turns and an undercurrent of Hitchcockian malice, this riveting psychological thriller is a hell of a ride. Legendary cult actress Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, You’re Next) co-stars.
4 MILFs vs. Zombies
Starring: Lloyd Kaufman, Shawn C. Phillips, Jenny Jannetty, Jeremy Ambler
Synopsis: A group of moms enjoying a lady’s night out are forced to fight for their lives when their quiet town is overrun by a ravenous horde of flesh eating corpses. Will they be able to meet up with their husbands, save their children (who are away at summer camp) and make it home in time for dinner’ Watch MILFs vs. Zombies and find out!
Starring: PJ McCabe, Brianne Moncrief, Sarah Baldwin, Jim Cummings, Heidi Niedermeyer
Synopsis: In the pulse-pounding thriller 13 Cameras, newly-weds Ryan (PJ McCabe) and Claire (Brianne Moncrief) move into a new house across the country, only to find out that their marital issues are the least of their problems. Unbeknownst to them, their grim and lascivious landlord (Neville Archambault) has been spying on them from day one, and he has evil intentions.
Bonus Features: Closed Captions, 5.1 Surround Sound, Finding the Monster: the Search for the Perfect Slumlord, Highlight-Lowlight with the Cast and Crew of 13 Cameras, Horror on a Shoestring: Making a Low Budget Horror Film, Trailer
Starring: Lynn Lowry, Tiffany Shepis, Suzi Lorraine, Brian Fortune, Aurelio Voltaire
Synopsis: Former model and actress Ginny (Lynn Lowry) had been cast aside by the modeling industry when she was a young woman due to her body type – and she didn’t take the rejection well. When new neighbors Debbie and Sal move in, they begin to notice strange things happening, as the list of missing young women begins to grow. What has Ginny been doing in her basement all these years, and can she be stopped?
Tarzan in the Valley of Lust Double Feature
Synopsis: A double dose of grindy 70s skin flicks that played the storefront low-budget shoe-box theaters on 8th Avenue in NYC. Tarzan in the Valley of Lust (50 mins.) Tarzan as Edgar Rice Burroughs wished he could have written him swingin from tree to tree while swingin with blond jungle beauty Jane and a buxom native girl who just can t pass up a bulging loin cloth. But that pesky gorilla keeps trying to mooch in on Tarzan s action, and this time Jane might have no recourse but succumb to the hairy, horny primate. Dirt Bike Bangers (54 mins.) It s full throttle action when motocross racers Bob Jacobson and Big Ed Smith wind up at the home of three fast idlin mamas who know a good ride when they see one. Not satisfied with plundering every inch of these tireless girls bodies, Bob plans to burgle them too. Will Big Ed be out of Betty Sue long enough to thwart the shameful heist and teach Bob a five knuckle lesson about post-coitus good manners?
Starring: Craig Kelly, Allan Sconza, Nick Twist, Mr. Piff
Synopsis: A group of degenerate serial date rapists have the tables turned on them when a masked killer begins to hunt them down one by one, and killing them in the most painful, degrading way possible.
Frankenstein: Day of the Beast [Blu-ray]
Starring: Michelle Shields, Tim Krueger, Adam Stephenson
Synopsis: In a foggy winter morning, a raft brings a priest to an isolated island. He is getting paid to perform a wedding ritual under very mysterious conditions. The groom is Victor Frankenstein, and the young and beautiful bride is his cousin Elizabeth. Seven armed and dangerous mercenary soldiers have been hired to protect her against something huge that hides in the woods, awaiting for that wedding night to be consummated. Victor is the only one who knows the truth about their enemy. His secret will be paid with the life of his private army, whose men will die one by one, as the creature gets closer to his target: the bride.
The Birds (Pop Art) [Blu-ray]
Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright
Synopsis: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds is an unforgettable masterpiece that is considered one of the most terrifying films from the Master of Suspense. When beautiful, blonde Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) travels to Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly, thousands of birds begin to flock into town, preying on schoolchildren and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Mitch and Melanie must fight for their lives against a deadly force that cannot be explained or stopped in this film that makes you want to “hold onto something and watch!” (Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide).
The Original Ending
The Birds: Hitchcock’s Monster Movie
All About The Birds
Tippi Hedren’s Screen Test
Hitchcock / Truffaut Interview Excerpts
The Birds Is Coming (Universal International Newsreel)
Suspense Story: National Press Club Hears Hitchcock (Universal International Newsreel)
100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
100 Years of Universal: The Lot
pocket BLU App
Necrophagia Through Eyes Of The Dead
Starring: Phil Anselmo, Killjoy, Dustin Haven, Wayne Fabra
Synopsis: Welcome to Hell. Witness some of the most barbaric acts ever captured on film. Hear some of the most shocking music to ever be released. See violence and depravity that only come from the sick minds of Necrophagia and cult film Maker Jim VanBebber.
Massacre Video is proud to present the extremely controversial THROUGH EYES OF THE DEAD, completely uncut and uncensored. To avoid cardiac arrest just keep repeating…It’s only a movie.
Reversible Cover Art
Interview with Killjoy
Vintage Interview with Phil Anselmo and Killjoy on Their Label
Killjoy Puts the Bust on McCharlieChan: Behind the Scenes
Manson Meditation Tapes
Two Music Videos (Cannibal Holocaust and They Dwell in the Dark)
Trailers for Other Massacre Video Releases
Starring: Mike Coleman, David Lewis, Kristina Copeland
Synopsis: A park ranger must protect hikers from an invasion of meteor-spawned aliens and hunters that want to eliminate the creatures – and any witnesses to their arrival on earth.
Psycho (1960) (Pop Art) [Blu-ray]
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam
Synopsis: One of the most shocking films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho changed the thriller genre forever. Join the Master of Suspense on a chilling journey as an unsuspecting victim (Janet Leigh) visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema’s most notorious psychopaths – Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins). Named #1 on the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list, this notorious film has become a cultural phenomenon. Featuring one of the most iconic scenes in film history – the infamous “shower scene” – plus bonus features and a digitally remastered picture, Psycho is “still terrifying after all these years” (Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide.)
The Making of Psycho
In The Master’s Shadow: Hitchcock’s Legacy
Hitchcock / Truffaut Interview Excerpts
Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho
The Shower Scene: With and Without Music
The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass
The Psycho Archives
Posters and Psycho Ads
Feature Commentary with Stephen Rebello (author of “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho”)
Grindhouse Horror Show Vol. 2
Synopsis: Grindhouse fans who revel in grit and gore, will love Volume 2 of Grindhouse Horror Show. From hot, sexy babes to the craziest monsters and creatures to hit the screen, this collection is a must have for any fan of Grindhouse horror! Features the films: Howl of the Piranha and Muckman. Almost three hours of prime grind!
Starring: Chris Bell, Benjamin Budd, Tylan Canady
Synopsis: Twilight Cove, a small forgotten town, is besieged by hideous creatures summoned into our dimension. It’s only a matter of time before the army of creatures attacks the rest of civilization and wreaks havoc upon the world. At dusk, a beat-up truck containing a rag-tag team of hardened mercenaries rolls into town, and this is not the first time they’ve been called in to exterminate; they are part of a secret society that has been operating outside of the government and the public eye for thousands of years. Their mission is to keep our world safe from evil-of our own creation and from beyond.