Horror Horizon – September 25

Notable DVD releases for the coming Tuesday. Selections are subject to Blu-Ray release as well.

American Horror Story: The Complete First Season



“Brace yourself for an addictive thrill ride! American Horror Story is TV’s most original new drama, a deeply stylish psychosexual haunt devised to keep you on the edge of your seat. The Harmon’s (Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton) fresh start in a new home deviously twists to reveal discoveries of love, sex and murderous revenge. Featuring a Golden Glober -winning performance by Jessica Lange, Season One scares up a host of engrossing extras.”

Resident Evil: Damnation

“United States Special agent Leon S. Kennedy sneaks into a small Eastern European country to verify rumors that Bio Organic Weapons (B.O.W.s) are being used in war. Right after his infiltration, the US government orders him to leave immediately. Determined to uncover the truth, Leon ignores the order and enters the battlefield to end the chain of tragedies caused by the B.O.W.s.”

The Tall Man

“In an isolated, slowly dying mining town, children are vanishing without a trace – abducted, the townsfolk whisper, by a mysterious entity known locally as “The Tall Man.” Town nurse Julia Denning (Jessica Biel, Total Recall, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) seems skeptical…until her young David disappears in the middle of night. Frantic to rescue the boy, Julia lives every parent’s darkest nightmare in this twisting, shock-around-each-corner thriller from acclaimed director Pascal Laugier (Martyrs).” 

Strippers Vs. Werewolves

“The Silvadollaz strip club usually rocks at night, but tonight, a private dance gets hairy and ends in exotic dancer Justice defending herself with a silver fountain pen to the brute s eye. The blood feud that follows pits STRIPPERS VS WEREWOLVES. When the corpse turns up, pack leader Jack swears revenge and sets his bloodthirsty boys on the scent. Unfortunately, his second-in-command, Scott, is engaged to sweet Justice and a love bite during a sexy interlude may end up turning her into a werewolf, as well. Strippers toting shotguns. Werewolves with low self-esteem. Bright lights, skimpy outfits, buckets of blood, and Robert Englund as a patriarch hound with a taste for the ladies. STRIPPERS VS WEREWOLVES is a sexy, raunchy, bloody good time.”

The Night of the Devils

“Gianni Garko plays an insane man admitted to a psychiatric institution that no one can identify. While in ward, he starts having flashbacks of what brought him there. He starts to remember how his car broke down and when he went looking for help he came upon a strange man burying his dead son. Strange scenes of the macabre ensue leading up to the gruesome night with this backwoods family who secrets are slowly revealed. What strange curse is this family hiding?”

Zombie [Blu-Ray]

“Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Al Cliver and Richard Johnson star in this splatter sensation directed by Lucio Fulci that remains one of the most eye-skewering, skin-ripping, gore-gushingly graphic horror hits of all time!” 

Elvira’s Movie Macabre: Bloody Madness



“Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is back with a frightfully funny multi-feature presentation featuring four blood-drenched horror and B-movie classics, teaming with monsters, maniacs and madmen.”

Porkchop II: Rise of the Rind

“When young Simon Robertson moves with his family to a new town, he thinks the biggest peril will be the local bullies. Unfortunately, Simon’s new friend Meg informs him that the town has a much darker secret: a body count stretching into the hundreds – courtesy of Porkchop, a deranged madman with a pig mask. When the killer resurfaces, Simon and Meg will experience the most terrifying night of their lives. It’s STILL not safe to go back in the woods!”

After the Dawn

“A survivor of warfare born chemical attack, Cassie Becker faces a new world of terrible realization. The Human race has suffered terrible recourse in the wake of an attack that never should have been leaving the remaining inhabitants in a state far less than human. It has been six months to the day in this new world of indescribable destruction and isolated fear. In search of the only person she holds dear, Cassie must fight the onslaught of creatures once precious to her in an unstoppable journey. After the Dawn is a story of survival and isolation with a focus on the stability of the human psyche to endure the more dire situations. What happens when we are robbed of everything?”

Maniac [Blu-Ray]

“Frank Zito (a career performance by co-writer/co-executive producer Joe Spinell of ROCKY and THE GODFATHER fame) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. When these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City to stalk and slaughter innocent young women.”

Ready or Not

“A reality TV show recruits contestants to spend the night in a haunted house for a $$ Million Dollars. Little do the guests know they are about to be a filmed kill by a creep with the peep. Ready or not , Here I come…..”

Terror of Dracula

“TERROR OF DRACULA is an exciting new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “”Dracula””, that is faithful in spirit to the original text. Produced with a keen eye towards recreating the golden renaissance of classic European horror (Hammer / Amicus / Franco / Naschy), this film is both a loving homage to films of an era gone-by, as well as a carefully-crafted presentation of the ultimate screen monster as Stoker envisioned him… Dracula is cunning, fierce, and terrifying.” 

Zombie Babies

“When a local entrepreneur advertises a new, painless late-term abortion method, a group of couples flock to his hotel to take advantage. During their weekend retreat, a freak accident re-animates the fetuses, filling them with a desire for vengeance and a taste for human flesh.” 

Asylum Blackout

“What should have been just another night on the job turns into a desperate fight for survival for three friends when the inmates of a high security asylum break free from their cells. Rock musicians George, Max and Ricky work in the kitchen at the local asylum to make ends meet – the pay is good and they’re at minimal risk, having no direct contact with the inmates. One night, just before dinner time, a storm shuts down the security system and the doors to all the cells open, letting the lunatics loose. Outnumbered and almost defenseless in the dark, the trio must find a way to survive until help arrives. A nerve-shattering thriller, ASYLUM BLACKOUT is a terrifying plunge into darkness where the things that go bump in the night become a very real threat.”

Exit 101: Halloween Party Massacre

“Caleb and his six college friends are getting ready for the Halloween Party of their lives when they accidentally unleash a secret biological serum into the small rural town of Lakeshear. The serum transforms its victims into rabid mindless killers. Caleb unknowingly infected himself and must reach out to his friends to find a cure for this deadly infection before it’s too late. Who created the serum? And what lengths will these seven friends have to go to in order to stop the deadly spread?”

388 Arletta Avenue

“On the surface, James Deakin (Nick Stahl SIN CITY, TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES) lives a quiet, routine, comfortable life with his wife Amy (Mia Kirshner The Vampire Diaries) in their suburban home. Under the subtle manipulation of a faceless voyeur, however, cracks in their relationship begin to emerge. When Amy suddenly disappears, James is left to wonder if she’s been abducted or simply abandoned him, but their tormentor doesn’t stop there. As the manipulations become more twisted and violent, James desperately tries to identify just who’s doing this to him and why, but his adversary always seems to be one step ahead.”

Post-Mortem

“A suicidal teenage boy is befriended by a sadistic serial killer, who vows to set him free of his drug-addicted family. From award-winning filmmaker Anthony Spadaccini comes the third and most horrifying chapter in the “”Head Case”” series, an experimental horror film that depicts a journey into an adolescent’s surrealistic nightmare.”

The Bucks County Massacre

“A group of friends get together for a 25th birthday party at a remote house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After someone goes missing and the police search the premises to no avail, the remaining party-goers are left to wait until morning. With virtually no cell phone reception and no land line, the situation escalates when one frantic friend takes matters into his own hands and ventures off in the woods to find his girlfriend. What they don’t know is that someone or some thing is hunting them one by one.”

Purification

“Bret Fitzpatrick, a wealthy real estate investor located in New York, is caught between reality and the supernatural. On a mission to evict a nonpaying tenant he encounters forces of evil he is unprepared for. In a desolate house he crosses paths with souls that are trapped in their bodies in purgatory, a place that will not let go of them for the terrible things they perpetrated during their lifetime on earth. Under their spell, Bret begins to wake up and realize the dark forces that have governed his devastating past. Bret learns he has only 24 hours to escape the fate of the unclean souls, he must confronts his demons of the underworld, and within, and undergo a purification to redeem himself.”

Terror is a Man

“A terrifying and beautifully-produced tale of horror based on H.G. Wells “Island of Dr. Moreau.” Bonus trailer included.”

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