May 22, 2018

Death Smiles On A Murderer (1973) (Directed by Joe D’Amato)

 

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Of Unknown Origin (1983) (Directed by George Pan Cosmatos)

 

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Peter Weller, Jennifer Dale, Shannon Tweed, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh, Louis Del Grande, Keith Knight, Maury Chaykin, Leif Anderson, Jimmy Tapp, Gayle Garfinkle, Earl Pennington, Bronwen Mantel, Monik Nantel, Jacklin Webb
  • PRODUCER: Claude Heroux
  • WRITER: Chauncey G. Parker III (novel) and Brian Taggert
  • SYNOPSIS: A New York banker fends for himself against a giant rat loose in his renovated brownstone.
  • RUN TIME: 88 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • https://www.shoutfactory.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD/

 

  • TAGLINES:
    • The terrifying last word in home invasion from the director of “Tombstone” and “Cobra.”
    • If it can’t scare them to death, it will find another way.
    • Two forces have claimed the house. Only one will survive.
    • Peter Weller (Robocop) Turns his home into a battleground against an enemy…
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086036/

 

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The Vampire and the Ballerina (1960) (Directed by Renato Polselli)

  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Helene Remy, Tina Gloriani, Maria Luisa Rolando
  • SYNOPSIS: A troupe of beautiful young dancers find themselves stranded in a sinister, spooky old castle, not knowing that it is home to a group of vampires.
  • RUN TIME: 86 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • BLOOD-LUSTING FIEND WHO PREYS ON GIRLS! VAMPIRE-QUEEN WHO FEEDS ON LIFEBLOOD OF MEN!
    • A company of beautiful young dancers stranded in a lonely mountain village…as the horror legend two thousand years old comes alive!
  • STUDIO:
  • https://www.shoutfactory.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052555/

 

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) (Directed by Victor Fleming)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith, Sara Allgood, Peter Godfrey, Frederick Worlock, William Tannen, Frances Robinson, Denis Green, Billy Bevan, Forrester Harvey, Lumsden Hare, Lawrence Grant, John Barclay, Doris Lloyd, Gwen Gaze
  • SYNOPSIS: A Victorian London doctor drinks a potion and frees his bad side. From a Robert Louis Stevenson novel.
  • RUN TIME: 113 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • A Good Woman! A Bad Woman – who needed the love of both!
    • Are You a Jekyll or a Hyde?
    • Do you have secret longings that you dare not reveal? If you do, it’s the Mr. Hyde in you – and you can find out all about him from M-G-M’s fascinating, revealing film!
    • It CHILLS you! Half-MAN! Half-MONSTER!

 

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Suite 313 (2017) (Directed by Aaron Pedaris)

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Roland Stone, Jade Matthew
  • SYNOPSIS: Special agent Alexander Connor is thrust into a bizarre world of fear and pain when he investigates numerous 911 calls traced back to a mysterious house that were placed by a woman named Sandra. Complications arise for Agent Connor when he finds out that he must rescue a police officer who had responded to a call from the house one day earlier. But Connor soon uncovers an even more horrifying secret: Sandra is one of Lumen Corporation’s donors and has converted her house into a research lab for Lumen… a research lab that performs atrocious experiments on human beings. This blood-soaked movie is inspired by the bizarre universe from the acclaimed film HOTEL INFERNO. This limited Special Edition contains a bonus CD soundtrack from Suite 313 as well as a DVD of the original HOTEL INFERNO, The World’s First POV action horror movie (Hotel Inferno: hitman Frank Zimosa is hired for a lucrative mission by a rich client. The objective: kill two people in a hotel. But this simple job soon becomes a nightmare as an army of insane henchmen and monsters are waiting for him, all under the control of an ancient and unstoppable demon – now Frank must fight his way out with any weapon he can get his hands on).
  • RUN TIME: 143 Minutes
  • TAGLINE:
    • Try to survive
  • STUDIO:
  • http://www.necrostorm.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/NECROSTORMcompany/
  • http://necrostorm.com/movies/suite313/suite313.html

 

 

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Doll Syndrome (2014) (Directed by Domiziano Cristopharo)

 

 

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Soft Matter (2018) (Directed by Jim Hickcox)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Ruby Lee Dove II, Hal Schneider, Devyn Placide, Mary Anzalone
  • SYNOPSIS: Two graffiti artists break into an abandoned, reportedly haunted research facility in hopes of creating an art installation, but stumble upon a secret team of demented researchers who are in the process of resurrecting an ancient sea creature – who they now must fight in order to escape alive.
  • RUN TIME: 72 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • http://wildeyereleasing.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/wild.eye.releasing/

 

 

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Devil’s Weekend (2012) (Directed by Cedric Dupuis)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST
  • Celine Berti, Olivier Bureau, Mickael Collart, Jerome Thevenet
  • SYNOPSIS: A young filmmaker sets out to make the most terrifying horror film of all time. But shooting without money and a cast of only his non-actor friends, the director soon realizes the only way to make the most realistic horror movie is to actually murder his entire cast on camera. This is the footage from that movie.
  • RUN TIME: 78 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • http://wildeyereleasing.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/wild.eye.releasing/

 

 

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Dark Vale (2017) (Directed by Jason M.J. Brown)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Cara Middleton, Chloe Clarke, Martin Farmilo, Sadie Kime, Ciara A. Lyons
  • SYNOPSIS: While exploring the ancient ruins of a church outside London, a young couple is stalked and haunted by the vengeful spirit of Lady Lucy, who was murdered at the vale over a century ago on her wedding day.
  • RUN TIME: 90 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • http://wildeyereleasing.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/wild.eye.releasing/

 

 

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Fake Blood (2017) (Directed by Rob Grant)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Rob Grant, Mike Kovac, Chelsey Reist, Camden Filtness
  • SYNOPSIS: Rob Grant and Mike Kovac receive a disturbing fan video inspired by their previous horror movie Mon Ami, motivating them to investigate the responsibility of filmmakers in portraying violence in movies. In their pursuit of the truth they are unwittingly introduced to the real world of violent criminals and their victims.
  • RUN TIME: 81 Minutes
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6284156/

 

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Camp Blood 5 (Directed by Dustin Ferguson)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Schuylar Craig, Breana Mitchell, Eric Moyer, Shawn C. Phillips
  • SYNOPSIS: Months after the massacre at ‘Camp Blood’, the only survivor, beautiful young Raven Skye, attempts to rebuild her life. She is plagued, however, by haunting premonitions that a madman still stalks the woods. Has the ‘Camp Blood Killer’ returned? To hold on to her sanity, Raven returns to “Camp Blood” in an effort to stop the Killer once and for all…by any means necessary!
  • STUDIO:
  • Cinema Epoch (2018) (USA) (TV) (streaming)
  • https://www.facebook.com/cinemaepoch/

 

 

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Classic Zombies from the Golden Age of Horror

  • SYNOPSIS: Before ‘The Walking Dead’ and even George Romero, zombies stalked the screen in these classic films from cinema’s past: ‘White Zombie’ (1932), ‘Revolt of the Zombies’ (1936), and ‘King of the Zombies’ (1941).

 

 

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May 25, 2018

Feral (2017) (Directed by Mark Young)

  • Release Date: May 25, 2018 (VOD)
  • Official Synopsis: A wild animal attacks six medical students on a weekend hike in the woods. One by one, they become infected with a “feral disease”, turning them into rabid, bloodthirsty creatures, and the vacation becomes a nightmare as they fight to survive each other.
  • RUN TIME: 90 minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • http://www.ifcfilms.com/category/midnight
  • https://www.facebook.com/IFCMidnight/

 

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Future World (2018) (Directed by James Franco and Bruce Thierry Cheung)

  • Release Date: May 25, 2018 (Limited Theatrical/VOD)
  • Official Synopsis: A queen lays dying as her son, Prince, travels across a barren wasteland to find a near-mythical medicine to save her life. After evading violent raiders on motorbikes led by the Warlord and his enforcer, Prince meets Ash, a robotic assassin in search of its own soul. When the drug lord captures Prince, he soon finds himself in an epic battle to save the last remnants of humanity.
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5737536/

 

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Lake Placid: Legacy (2018) (Directed by Darrell Roodt)

  • Release Date: May 28, 2018 (SyFy)
  • Official Synopsis: Taking place several years after the events of the original film, Legacy finds the team of young explorers out to reveal the secrets of an area removed from modern-day maps and hidden behind electric fences. However, once they reach the center of the lake, they discover an island that harbors an abandoned facility with a horrific legacy: the island is home to a deadly predator eager to feast on those dumb enough to ignore the warnings. But before they can turn back, our hapless heroes get dragged into a battle for their lives — and will need to work together if they hope to survive.

 

 

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Annihilation (2018) (Directed by Alex Garland)

  • Release Date: May 29, 2018 (DVD)
  • Official Synopsis: Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide; the third expedition in a hail of gunfire as its members turned on one another. The members of the eleventh expedition returned as shadows of their former selves, and within weeks, all had died of cancer. In Annihilation, we join the twelfth expedition.
  • The group is made up of four women: an anthropologist; a surveyor; a psychologist, the de facto leader; and our narrator, a biologist. Their mission is to map the terrain, record all observations of their surroundings and of one another, and, above all, avoid being contaminated by Area X itself. They arrive expecting the unexpected, and Area X delivers―they discover a massive topographic anomaly and life forms that surpass understanding ― but it’s the surprises that came across the border with them and the secrets the expedition members are keeping from one another that changes everything.
  • RUN TIME: 115 minutes
  • TAGLINE: Fear What’s Inside
  • https://www.facebook.com/AnnihilationMovie/

 

 

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It Came from the Desert (2017) (Directed by Marko Makilaakso)

  • Release Date: May 29, 2018 (VOD)
  • Official Synopsis: A pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware’s cult 1980s video game “It Came from the Desert”. A nostalgic tribute to creature features from the 1950’s, It Came From The Desert features rival motocross heroes and heroines, kegger parties in the desert, secret underground military bases, romantic insecurities…and of course giant ants.
  • Stars:  Vanessa Grasse, Mark Arnold, Harry Lister Smith
  • RUN TIME: 90 minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • http://www.theorchard.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/theorchard/
  • https://www.facebook.com/itcame

 

 

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May 29, 2018

The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) (Directed by J. Lee Thompson)

  • Blu-ray/ DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Michael Sarrazin, Jennifer O’Neill, Margot Kidder
  • SYNOPSIS: A haunted professor meets the widow and daughter of the man whose soul he thinks he has. Adapted from Max Ehrlich (novel)
  • RUN TIME: 104 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • NOW AN ELECTRIFYING MOTION PICTURE
    • Suppose you knew who you had been in your previous life. Where you had lived…whom you had loved and how you had died. What then?
    • You Only Have One Life to Live…Or Do You?
  • STUDIO:
  • https://www.kinolorber.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/kinolorberinc/

 

 

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Zombie 3 (1988) (Directed by Lucio Fulci, Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei)

  • DVD/ Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Deran Sarafian, Beatrice Ring, Ottaviano Dell’Acqua, Massimo Vanni
  • SYNOPSIS: Shortly before completing the sequel to his classic ZOMBIE, the legendary Lucio Fulci became ill and left the Philippines-based production. But when director Bruno Mattei (SHOCKING DARK) and writers Claudio Fragasso & Rossella Drudi (TROLL 2) stepped in to finish, the result became the most “insanely enjoyable” (The Lucid Nightmare) zombie romp in EuroCult history.
  • After a deadly virus is stolen from a government facility, it will unleash a “wildly entertaining” (Realm Of Horror) combination of Fulci’s signature extreme violence, Mattei/Fragassoƽstyle surreal logic, and big bloody buckets of goo-spewing mayhem that must be seen to be believed. Deran Sarafian, Beatrice Ring (INTERZONE) and Massimo Vanni (RATS: NIGHT OF TERROR) star in this “total blast” (Bloody Disgusting), now featuring a 2k scan and uncut for the first time ever in America.
  • RUN TIME: 95 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • https://severin-films.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/severinfilms

 

 

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Zombie 4: After Death (Directed by Claudio Fragasso)

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly, Massimo Vanni
  • SYNOPSIS: In between the celebrated insanities of ZOMBIE 3 and TROLL 2, director Claudio Fragasso (here under the name ‘Clyde Anderson’) and writer/collaborator Rossella Drudi put the penultimate nail in the coffin of the legendary ZOMBIE series. When a white scientist’s cure for cancer enrages an island voodoo priest, it will unleash the ultimate plague of ninja zombies, exploding heads, appalling performances, eye-gouging, face-ripping, power ballads and big bloody mouthfuls of flesh-chomping havoc… and that’s just the first 20 minutes.
  • RUN TIME: 84 Minutes
  • STUDIO:
  • https://severin-films.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/severinfilms
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094620/

 

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5-Film Horror Collection

  • DVD
  • SYNOPSIS: Meet the monsters and the men and women who created them in this frightening five-movie collection. Monsters are made in the name of twisted science and monsters take their enraged revenge.
  • Contains:
    • King of the Zombies
    • The Monster Maker
    • Lady Frankenstein
    • Sisters of Death
    • Monstrosity
  • STUDIO: Echo Bridge

 

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Platoon of the Dead (2009) (Directed by John Bowker)

  • Blu-ray
  • Stars:  Ariauna Albright, Tom Stedham, Chris Keown
  • PLOT: Three soldiers must fight to survive the night in a seemingly abandoned house, when a zombie platoon attacks.
  • RUN TIME: 82 Minutes
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1199558/