DVD & Blu-ray Releases: July 26, 2016

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: July 12, 2016

This week’s releases includes Roger Corman’s and Francis Coppola’s Dementia 13 on blu-ray.
You can view the complete list of this week’s horror releases below.


Hellhole [Blu-ray]
Hellhole [Blu-ray]

Starring: Mary Woronov, Robert Z’Dar

Synopsis: Having witnessed her mother’s brutal death, Susan (Judy Landers, Dr. Alien) gets amnesia from a fall while being pursued by the killer, Silk (Ray Sharkey, The Idolmaker). Awakening in Ashland Sanitarium, she is once again terrorized by Silk, disguised as an orderly. To pry an incriminating secret from Susan’s brain, Silk forms an uneasy alliance with Dr. Fletcher (Mary Woronov, Rock ’n’ Roll High School), a psychotic scientist who has been testing a new lobotomy technique, using helpless inmates as her guinea pigs. These vicious experiments are carried out in the “Hellhole,” a torture den awaiting Susan as its next victim.

Featuring an all-star cast of cult film stars including Marjoe Gortner (Starcrash, The Food Of The Gods), Richard Cox (Cruising), Terry Moore (Mighty Joe Young), Edy Williams (Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls), Robert Z’Dar (Maniac Cop) and Dyanne Thorne (Ilsa: She Wolf Of The SS).

Special Features Include:

-New interview with actress Mary Woronov
-Original Theatrical Trailer

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The Boy Who Cried Werewolf [Blu-ray]

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf [Blu-ray]

Starring: Kerwin Matthews

Synopsis: Richie Bridgestone’s parents are getting a divorce, but that’s the least of his problems at the moment. Richie is hoping his parents will reconsider and on a visit to his father’s secluded cabin, he witnesses his dad being attacked by a werewolf. Much like the tale of the boy who cried wolf, no one in the town will believe Richie’s claims that his father will change into a werewolf at the next full moon.

This was the third and final pairing of actor Kerwin Matthews and cult filmmaker Nathan Juran (Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, The Brain from Planet Arous). The two had also worked together on the classic 7th Voyage of Sinbad and Jack the Giant Killer.

The film makes its home video debut with a beautiful new high definition transfer!

Special Features Include:

-Original Theatrical Trailer
-Still Gallery

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Dementia 13 (The Film Detective Restored Version) [Blu-ray]

Dementia 13 (The Film Detective Restored Version) [Blu-ray]

Starring: William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton

Synopsis: Written and directed by a 24-year-old Francis Coppola, Dementia 13 centers on the dysfunctional Haloran family, who have converged at Haloran Castle to enact a morbid ritual in remembrance of Lady Haloran’s (Ethne Dunn) deceased daughter, Kathleen (Barbara Dowling). Secrets shroud Kathleen’s demise, and soon there is a mysterious interloper prowling the grounds with a big axe to grind… Genuinely engaging and well-photographed, Dementia 13 is a bone-chilling horror classic sure to thrill horror enthusiasts and Coppolla fans alike.

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Vampires: Lucas Rising

Vampires Lucas Rising

Starring: Rhys Howells, Dan Briggs, Abigail Law-Briggs, Turan Duncan, Rebecca Eastwood

Synopsis: The on going Vampire saga that started with Vampires: Brighter in Darkness, Vampires: Lucas Rising tells the tale of the immortals Lucas Delmore and Toby Brighter and their fight to defend their Love and Mankind.

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Killer Thrillers Collection [Blu-ray]

Killer Thrillers Collection [Blu-ray]

Starring: Carroll Baker, Isabelle De Funes, Flavio Bucci, Macha Meril, Edwige Fenech

Synopsis: BABA YAGA:
Legendary sex symbol Carroll Baker stars as a mysterious sorceress with an undying hunger for sensual ecstasy and unspeakable torture. But when she casts a spell over a beautiful young fashion photographer (the gorgeous Isabelle De Funes), Milan’s most luscious models are sucked into a nightmare world of lesbian seduction and shocking sadism. Are these carnal crimes the result of one woman’s forbidden fantasies or is this the depraved curse of the devil witch known as BABA YAGA?

EXTRAS:
* ‘Farina & Valentina’ – Interview with Co-Writer/Director Corrado Farina
* ‘Freud in Color’ – Guido Crepax Documentary
* Deleted and Censored Scenes
* Theatrical Trailer
* Poster & Still Gallery
* Comic Book-to-Film Comparison

NIGHT TRAIN MURDERS:
It was released as SECOND HOUSE ON THE LEFT, NEW HOUSE ON THE LEFT, and TORTURE TRAIN. The ads screamed, ‘Most movies last less than two hours! This is one of everlasting torment!’ It remains one of the most graphically fiendish films in exploitation history, the story of two teenage girls traveling through Europe, forced into a nightmare of sexual assault and sadistic violence.

EXTRAS:
* ‘Riding the Night Train’ – Interview with Co-Writer/Director Aldo Lado
* U.S. Trailer
* International Trailer
* Radio Spots
* Poster & Still Gallery

STRIP NUDE FOR YOUR KILLER:
The stunning Edwige Fenech stars in this infamous shocker that packs more grisly violence and sexual depravity into each frame than most any other film in the entire giallo genre. There’s succulent flesh aplenty as a mysterious killer dressed in black leather and wearing a motorcycle helmet begins butchering beautiful young fashion models with no mercy and one deranged request: STRIP NUDE FOR YOUR KILLER!

EXTRAS:
* ‘Strip Nude For Your Giallo’ – Interviews with Actress Solvi Stubing and Co-Writer Massimo Felisatti
* International Trailer
* Italian Trailer
* Poster & Still Gallery

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Zombie King, The

Zombie King, The

Starring: Edward Furlong, Corey Feldman, George Mccluskey

Synopsis: Samuel Peters once an ordinary man, dabbles within the laws of voodoo to bring his wife back from the grave, he soon encounters the God of malevolence ‘Kalfu’, where he makes a pact with him to destroy the underworld and bring chaos to earth; in return he will become ‘The Zombie King’ and walk the earth for eternity with his departed wife. Seven days before the rise of the Dark Moon, Samuel Peters (The Zombie King) calls upon Kalfu to raise seven of the recently departed, where their souls must be held on earth for seven days. With the ever growing horde of zombies, they begin to completely wipe out a countryside town. Once the Government get wind of what is going on, they set a perimeter around the town area and employ a shoot on sight policy. Trapped within the town, the locals and unlikely bunch of misfits fight for their lives, and the remaining humans soon realise that they have to unite in order to survive. Seeking sanctuary in a local church, they discover a bizarre disturbed priest where he gives them the knowledge of ‘The Zombie King’. Can our hero’s unravel the clues in time and survive or will The Zombie King and his horde of zombies rise on the night of the dark moon? Bonus features include: Interactive menus/trailer

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Perfect Husband

Perfect Husband

Starring: Gabriella Wright, Bret Roberts, Carl Wharton, Tania Bambaci, Daniel Vivian

Synopsis: Viola (Gabriella Wright) and Nicola (Bret Roberts) are going through a difficult period. The couple and their marriage are strained by a termination of pregnancy that has overwhelmed them unexpectedly. To overcome this crisis, they decide to spend a weekend in an old cottage in the woods,. But what was supposed to be a romantic weekend suddenly turns into a deadly nightmare as seething suspicion, maddening paranoia and blind rage explodes around them.

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Big Driver/ Stephen King’s Riding The Bullet – Double Feature [DVD]

Big Driver Stephen King's Riding The Bullet Double Feature [DVD]

Starring:  Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett, Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette

Synopsis: BIG DRIVER: From best-selling author Stephen King comes BIG DRIVER, starring Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett, and Will Harris. Tess Thorne, a famous writer, faces a long drive home following a book signing. On a lonely New England road, her tire blows out, leaving her stranded. Relieved when another driver stops and offers assistance, Tess quickly discovers her savior is actually a serial killer who assaults her. Left for dead, Tess escapes, determined to find her attacker and seek revenge. RIDING THE BULLET: Alan embarks on a 100-mile hitchhike to see his mother in the hospital. Along the way he must confront his many demons- both living and dead- and in the end make the ultimate choice that will mean life or death for him and his mother!

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Consumption

Consumption

Starring: Sarah Greyson, Arielle Brachfeld, David Lautman, Chris Dorman, Myles Cranford

Synopsis: A group of friends travel to the snowy Utah mountains for a weekend retreat, but one of them carries with him a very dark secret, one that will destroy their lives forever as they prepare to face an ancient, unstoppable evil that has been growing in the woods outside their winter resort, one that will soon grow inside them all.

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Ozland
ozland

Starring: Zack Ratkovich, Glenn Payne

Synopsis: In a dry and dusty post-apocalyptic world, two wayfarers wander aimlessly until one of them finds a copy of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Using the world around him to interpret what he reads, Leif allows the book to challenge the beliefs, friendship, and even the very survival of these two divergent travelers. OzLand explores the themes of faith, friendship, and imagination as these two characters deal with life in a post-apocalyptic world where one man’s interpretation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz becomes more than just fiction and leads him to the profound question: What If?

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Night Seekers

Night Seekers
Starring: Menetie T. Ejeye, William Bryant, Kristin Lorenz, Shah Granville

Synopsis: It was that time again for the friends to reunite at their yearly reunion. When they arrived to Astro Island, the people in the small town forewarned the group not to go near the forbidden zone. As the day progresses, the curiosity level of some members of the group increases and they all decide to take the risk. They decide to camp out in the forbidden zone and what happens next to some of the members in the group after their arrival remains a mystery.

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Jacob’s Hammer

Jacob's Hammer

Starring: Helen Holman, Luis James Farouk, Diane Rimmer, George Mccluskey, Thomas Sean Hughes

Synopsis: No one sees Jacob. It’s not allowed. Sadie keeps him hidden. It’s best that way. She’s always done that. Ever since…..well….ever since. She loves him very much. Maybe she loves him too much, because Jacob’s not like other little boys. There is something wrong with Jacob. Something, sometimes, only a mother can see. Sadie would do anything for Jacob. She will always protect him no matter what. After all, he’s only a child her child. He should be protected. Sadie needs to protect him. Always. Until. The night sweats and dreams she could deal with. Even the nightmarish apparitions she could live with. But when friends and family are ripped from life, ripped from her life, Sadie must confront the truth. Jacob is out of control. The ultimate evil is in her son. Perhaps, the ultimate evil IS her son. Jacob’s Hammer, when a mother’s love is no defense. Bonus features include: Deleted Scenes, Behind the Scenes Makeup and SFX, Trailers

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Exorcist House Of Evil

Exorcist House Of Evil

Starring: Connor Trinneer, Amy Holland Pennell, Mark Holzum, Margaret Kimble

Synopsis: Based on a true story, shot in THE REAL EXORCIST HOUSE, a young woman returns to her old family home, the site of an infamous exorcism, and discovers the devil never left. This film was shot in THE REAL EXORCIST HOUSE and during filming captured both audible and visible paranormal activity which has been left in the film giving those who dare to watch a unique look into one of the most infamous homes in America and possibly exposing them to the devil still lurking within.

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Lynn Sorel
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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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