DVD & Blu-ray Releases: June 7, 2016
My horror blu-ray pick of this week is The Funhouse Massacre, which features horror veterans Clint Howard (Evilspeak, The Lords of Salem), Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn, The ‘Burbs) and A Nightmare on Elm Street‘s Robert Englund in supporting cast roles.
This week we also have The Other Side of the Door, starring Sarah Wayne Callies and Jeremy Sisto, along with several muli-horror film collections.
You can view the complete list of this week’s horror releases below.
Other Side Of The Door, The
Starring: Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto
Synopsis: In this edge-of-your-seat thriller a family s idyllic life abroad turns to tragic then terrifying. After her young son dies in an accident, a grieving mother (Sarah Wayne Callies) learns of a ritual that will bring him back for a final goodbye. When she travels to an ancient temple to undertake the ritual, she discovers a door that serves as a portal to the afterworld. But when she ignores a warning not to open the door, the balance between life and death is upset. Now, an unspeakable horror is unleashed that threatens the lives of everyone she loves. It s a thrill-ride from start to finish…for those who can handle it.
**Behind the Door
The Funhouse Massacre [Blu-ray]
Starring: Robert Englund, Jere Burns, Scottie Thompson
Synopsis: On Halloween night, a group of the United States’ most notorious serial killers escape from Statesville Asylum and descend upon a giant funhouse whose theme is based on their different reigns of terror. The unsuspecting carnival patrons think that the carnage created at the park is just part of the show… until they become part of the main attraction. The only people left to stop the killers are a rag-tag group of college kids, a clueless deputy (Ben Begley, The Hungover Games) and the local sheriff (Scottie Thompson, Skyline, Before I Wake), who seems to have a strange attachment to the leader of the maniacs, the silver-tongued devil “Mental Manny”, (Jere Burns, Justified, Angie Tribeca).
This chilling thriller features supporting turns by horror icons Clint Howard (Evilspeak, The Lords of Salem), Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn, The ’Burbs) and A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Robert Englund as the warden.
Special Features Include:
-Audio Commentary with director Andy Palmer, producer Warner Davis, and actors Clint Howard and Courtney Gains
-Popcorn Talk’s Video Commentary with director Andy Palmer and co-writers/co-stars Ben Begley, and Renee Dorian
-A Day on the Set
Starring: Nick Carter, Joey Fatone, Jeff Timmons, Howie Dorough, Carrie Keagan
Synopsis: Starring an ensemble cast of music s biggest Pop Stars, a ragtag band of assassins team up to rid a small town of a zombie plague in the post-apocalyptic West.
The Abandoned [Blu-ray]
Starring: Jason Patric, Louisa Krause
Synopsis: Take a terrifying plunge into the warped mind of a disturbed young woman. Desperate to get her life back on track, the unstable Streak (Louisa Kraus, Martha Marcy May Marlene) takes a job as a security guard, working the graveyard shift at a once upscale, now abandoned apartment complex. But on her first night on duty, she discovers a horrifying presence lurking deep within the bowels of the decaying building. With her nerves already on edge, Streak must confront demons both real and imagined as she struggles to keep a grip on her sanity. Jason Patric (The Losers, Narc) co-stars in this harrowing thrill ride.
Special Features Include:
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Michael Gross, Jamie Kennedy, Shawn Christian
Synopsis: The battle between man and the underground carnivorous creatures continues in the Tremors Anthology. The complete set includes all five Tremors movies: Tremors, Tremors 2: Aftershocks, Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins, and Tremors 5: Bloodlines. Relive the adventure and watch stars Kevin Bacon, Michael Gross, Fred Ward, Reba McEntire, and Jamie Kennedy battle the scary monsters beneath the ground anytime!
Disc 1 – Tremors:
Kevin Bacon Profile
Michael Gross Profile
Reba McEntire Profile
Tremors 2: Aftershocks Trailer
Disc 2 – Tremors 3: Back to Perfection:
Spotlight on Location
Disc 3 – Tremors 5: Bloodlines:
Deleted and Extended Scenes
Tremors 5: Behind the Bloodlines
Starring: Josh LaCasse, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Synopsis: Amidst a bloody backdrop of chaos and carnage, one panicked, lowly survivor of the Monster Apocalypse takes shelter in a movie theater to buy himself a few extra moments of precious life. Little does he know, he’s taken a flying leap out of the frying pan and smack dab into the fires of hell by attending the last movie marathon he’ll ever see. Welcome to Monsterland! A terrifying place where savage beasts, carnivorous creatures and grotesque abominations are the new normal, and the human race is now at the bottom of the food chain.
Starring: Elizabeth Rice, Matthew Settle
Synopsis: When successful reporter Jamie (Elizabeth Rice) finds out that her sister has died mysteriously, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths linked to her sister and must join forces with her sister’s husband (Matthew Settle) in order to defeat a demonic entity that is using new technology to complete an ancient mission.
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland
Synopsis: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Midnight Movie Madness – 50 Movie MegaPack – DVD+Digital
Possessed by Evil – 5 Movie Collection: Wind Chill, Devour, Insanitarium, The Plague, Vinyan
Buckets of Blood – 25 Movie Collection
Nightmare Fuel – 20 Movie Collection
5-Movie Horror & Action Collection
Starring: Lon Chaney, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton, Mark Hamill, Burt Culver
Synopsis: This five-movie collection of surviving in post-apocalyptic worlds and evading evil plots provides a front seat to mystery and terror. Coming face to face with the horrifying unknown, ordinary people are forced to deal with these dangers in order to make it out alive.
Devil Incarnate / Poltergeist of Borley Forest, The/ Phobia Triple Feature
Starring: Christopher Ingle, Emily Rogers, Emma Dubery, Graci Carli, Jason Beck
Synopsis: THE DEVIL INCARNATE (2014, NR, 76 Mins)-The future looks bright for newlyweds Trevor and Holly, but their dreams are about to devolve into a nightmare of unspeakable terror. On a random visit to a tarot reader, they encounter a mysterious old woman who tells them that Holly is pregnant. But soon, their joy is overshadowed by a mounting sense of dread that something sinister lurks within Holly’s womb. Desperate to save his wife and unborn child, Trevor searches for answers and discovers Holly may have fallen prey to an ancient curse spawned by an evil demon with an insatiable lust for blood.
PHOBIA (2014, NR, 84 Mins)- Jonathan MacKinlay is a man trapped inside his home by his own mind. Suffering from agoraphobia, caused by a car accident that took his wife’s life; his existence has been reduced to a monotonous repetition of identical days. As his dread and self-loathing escalate, an onslaught of gruesome visions and twisted, waking nightmares begins to gnaw away at his last shred of sanity. Are these ghastly visions imaginary, private demons…or is he being victimized by a very real entity of infinite terror and unspeakable evil?
POLTERGEIST OF BORLEY FOREST (2015, NR, 103)- On a night of carefree teenage partying in the woods, Paige Pritchard unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events that will plunge her into a waking nightmare. Tormented by terrifying and increasingly violent supernatural visitations, Paige starts digging into the past and uncovers a sinister secret, buried for decades. Behind the deadly force that now haunts her is a malevolent entity of unspeakable evil. As its power grows and her friends fall prey to its savagery, can she – or anyone – stop The Poltergeist of Borley Forest?