DVD & Blu-ray Releases: January 6, 2015

By: Sean Brickley

Well fellow fiends, we have a bit better of a week to report to you this week.  Of the 12 releases this week there are some definite eye-catchers.  First off, we’ve got Special Edition DVD releases of the original A Nightmare On Elm Street and The Lost BoysCandyman: Farewell To The Flesh is getting its Blu-ray release this week.  Daniel Radcliffe’s newest entry Horns is also being released on Blu-ray and DVD this week as well.  There also some decent collections this week, including a Johnny Depp double feature.  As always, pleasant viewing and may 2015 bring you all the gore, frights and suspense your tender little hearts can handle.



MOVIES

Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh (1995)

Starring:

Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, Bill Nunn

Synopsis:

The daughter of a New Orleans aristocrat ties his murder to the legend of an artist fitted with a hook.

Purchase:

Blu-ray


Finders Keepers (2014)

Starring:

Steve Austin, Mark Decarlo, Tobin Bell, Joseph Gatt

Synopsis:

After her divorce, Allyson Simon and her daughter Claire move into an old house outside the city. When Claire finds an old doll left in the house by the previous occupants, Allyson begins to see sinister changes in her daughter. When Allyson discovers the doll’s dark secret, she and her estranged husband must race against time to stop the entity trying to take over their daughter.

Purchase:

DVD


Horns (2014)

Starring:

Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, James Remar, Joe Anderson

Synopsis:

A supernatural thriller driven by fantasy, mystery, and romance, Horns follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), the number one suspect for the murder of his girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns growing from his head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulsesan effective tool in his quest to discover what happened to his girlfriend and exact revenge on her killer. Based on the best-selling novel by Joe Hill.

Purchase:

DVD

Blu-ray


 

The Houses October Built (2014)

Starring:

Bobby Roe

Synopsis:

Underneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of a truly terrifying alternative. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down this underground Haunt. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening, and it becomes clear that the Haunt has come to them….

Purchase:

DVD


The Lost Boys: Special Edition (1987)

Starring:

Jason Patric, Keifer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest

Synopsis:

A woman and her sons move to a coastal California town full of teen-age vampire punks.

Purchase:

DVD


A Nightmare on Elm Street: Special Edition (1984)

Starring:

John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri

Synopsis:

Neighborhood teens are haunted and stalked by Fred Krueger, an ugly bogyman with a razor claw.

Purchase:

DVD


Ninja Zombies (2011)

Starring:

Michael Lee, Ashley Park, Lloyd Kaufman

Synopsis:

On his 25th birthday, slacker geek Dameon receives a package from his parents, who have been dead for years. Inside is a key that unlocks a chest in the basement where he discovers a secret from his familys past… Dameon has been having nightmares about a Samurai with a magic sword that raises the dead. When undead Ninjas suddenly appear, he realizes that the Zombie Samurai is his ancestor and the magic Samurai sword is real. Dameon must face his destiny and return the Sword to its place of rest, or else the world will be destroyed in a Ninja Zombie apocalypse!

Purchase:

DVD


Realm Of Souls (2013)

Starring:

Lance Paul, Ella Bardine, Chase Smith, Jon Bailey, Zoe Myers

Synopsis:

Last year, a group of filmmakers set out to investigate 13 of the most haunted locations in Georgia to gather evidence of the supernatural for their next horror film… they never finished. This is the movie they never got to make.

Purchase:

DVD


Sick: Survive the Night (2013)

Starring:

Christina Aceto, Robert Nolan, Richard Roy Sutton, Debbie Rochon

Synopsis:

Two years into the outbreak, SICK roam the land and the remaining survivors struggle day-to-day trying to rebuild civilization. With the SICK more active at night time, three people need to seek shelter in an empty home.

Purchase:

DVD



COLLECTIONS

4-in-1 Horror Collection

Starring:

Jay Hernandez, Petr Janis, Kevin Bacon, Elisabeth Shue, Jennifer Love Hewiit

Movies:

Hostel (Unrated Director’s Cut)

Presented by Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill, Vol. 1 & 2) and directed by Eli Roth (Cabin Fever), Hostel is a shocking and relentless film in the tradition of Saw about two American backpackers (Jay Hernandez, Friday Night Lights and Derek Richardson, Dumb and Dumberer) in Europe who find themselves lured in as victims of a murder-for-profit business.

 

 

 

Hollow Man (Director’s Cut)

 

What would you do if you were invisible? How far would you go? After years of experimentation, Dr. Sebastian Caine, a brilliant but arrogant and egotistical scientist working for the Defense Department, has successfully transformed mammals to an invisible state and brought them back to their original physical form. Determined to achieve the ultimate breakthrough, Caine instructs his team to move on to Phase III: human experimentation. Using himself as the first subject, the invisible Caine finds himself free to do the unthinkable.

I Know What You Did Last Summer

 

After an accident on a winding road, four teens make the fatal mistake of dumping their victim’s body into the sea. Exactly one year later, the dead man returns from his watery grave and he wants more than an apology.

 

 

 

When A Stranger Calls

 

Have you checked the children?

 

To Jill Johnson, it was the perfect babysitting job. The parents were away. The fridge was stocked. The children were tucked into bed. But then the phone rings and an ominous voice asks, Have you checked the children? Locked in with the lights out and the curtains drawn, a panicky Jill phones the police, who trace the calls – only to inform her they’re coming from inside the house.

Purchase:

DVD


 

15 Nightmare Movies

Starring:

Casper Van Dien, Kate Jackson, Kelly Rowan, Joanna Cassidy, Tom Skerritt

Synopsis:

Gather your friends, grab some popcorn and prepare for an all-out scarefest! These 15 flicks feature all kinds of fear-inducing characters from stalkers to zombies. Stars of the screen will make you scream in this value-packed horror collection.

Purchase:

DVD


 

Dark Shadows / Sleepy Hollow

Starring:

Johnny Depp

Movies:

Dark Shadows, Sleepy Hollow

Purchase:

DVD

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