DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Nov 10, 2015

by Lynn Sorel

DVD & Blu-ray Releases: Nov 10, 2015



Pay the Ghost

Starring: Nicolas Cage


Synopsis: Oscar winner Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) stars in this intense and chilling thriller about one man’s desperate search for his missing child. One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Lawford (Cage) is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife (Sarah Wayne Callies, The Walking Dead), he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.







Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (Blu-ray)

Starring:  Rick Gianasi, Susan Byun, Bill Weeden, Thomas Crnkovich, Noble Lee Lester


Synopsis: Fatal sushi, lethal chopsticks, and as American as violence! Directed by Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz, the Troma Guys who brought you The Toxic Avenger and Tromeo & Juliet, Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. introduces Sgt. Harry Griswold (Rick Gianasi), a streetwise New York cop who transforms into the world’s most unusual super-human hero. 


Special Features:


Audio commentary by Lloyd Kaufman

Animated Kabukiman

Kabuki rap

Sgt. Kabukiman accused of sexual harrassment

Tromaville Café with Rick Gianasi

Troma Trailers






Strangler, The

Starring:  Victor Buono, David McLean, Diane Sayer


Synopsis: An overweight lab technician with low self esteem, brought on by his dominant mother, becomes a serial killer of female nurses.







Queen of Blood [Blu-ray]

Starring: Carrie Gemmell, David Goodfellow, Shauna Henry


Synopsis: From writer/director/composer Chris Alexander the editor-in-chief of Fangoria – comes the spiritual sequel to his acclaimed debut feature. 


Shauna Henry returns as the vampire Irina, now reborn to silently roam a lush countryside quenching her thirst for human blood. But rather than follow standard horror narratives, Alexander instead subverts the genre to explore a crimson-soaked fever dream influenced by the 70s EuroHorror of Jess Franco and Jean Rollin. Nivek Ogre of Skinny Puppy and REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA co-stars in this haunting and visionary (Cinema Axis) shocker featuring costumes by Alex Kavanagh (the SAW franchise, LAND OF THE DEAD) and FX work from Paul Jones (SILENT HILL, the RESIDENT EVIL films) for an opus of the undead unlike any you’ve ever seen. 


Special Features:


Nivek Ogre Introduction

Alternate Ending #1

Alternate Ending #2


Gore Gaffes

Directing Ogre

Blood for Irina

Commentary with Director

Q&A from the Toronto Premiere






Bound to Vengeance (Bluray/DVD Combo) [Blu-ray]

Starring: Tina Ivlev, Richard Tyson


Synopsis: Eve (Tina Ivlev) breaks free after being chained in a basement and abused for 9 months by a manipulative psychopath. Instead of fleeing, she discovers there are other girls just like her scattered around town. Now fueled with rage, she must force her captor to become the captive and lead her to the other girls… before it’s too late. 



This gritty, high-octane thriller also stars Richard Tyson (Black Hawk Down) and Bianca Malinowski (Halt And Catch Fire).







Symphony In Blood Red

Starring:  Sharon Alessandri, Nikol Brown, Federica Carpico, Tony Cimarosa, Michela Foresta


Synopsis: During a session, a psychologist unleashes her mysterious patient’s latent madness… Now he’s carrying on the therapy by himself! Symphony in Blood Red new twist on the ‘giallo’ formula in the tradition of Argento’s Tenebre. 


Special Features:


Intro by Lloyd Kaufman (President of Troma Entertainment and Creator of The Toxic Avenger Starring Ophelia Rain)

Documentary with the best voices of Italian horror including Dario Argento

Behind the scenes

Original trailer

A minute with Dario Argento (A Make Your Own Damn Movie 1 lesson)

Highlights from the 16th Tromadance Film Festival

Kabukiman’s Cocktail Corner trailer, Discover Troma’s latest web series!

Music video, Directed by Lloyd Kaufman






Deep Dark

Starring:  Sean McGrath, Anne Sorce, Denise Poirier


Synopsis: Hermann, a failed sculptor, is about to kill himself when he finds a strange, talking hole in the wall. The creature in the hole (Denise Poirier, the voice of ÆON FLUX) has the power to fulfill his wildest dreams, but things go horribly wrong and when the killing starts, Hermann is thrust into the worst nightmare of his life. Deep Dark is a twisted tale warning you to be careful what you wish for, because it just might get you.






Rock N’ Roll Frankenstein

Starring: Jayson Spence, Barry Feterman, Graig Guggenheim


Synopsis: Music agent Bernie Stein, his scientist nephew Frankie, and a drugged out roadie named Iggy team to create a superstar by putting together the remains of dead rockers. All goes according to plan until a mishap leads Iggy to steal Liberace’s private parts instead of those of Jim Morrison. The monster is brought to life and is on the road to rock ‘n’ roll success when the Liberace side of the monster begins to assert itself, with tragic results.





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