June 19, 2018

Unsane (2018) (Directed by Steven Soderbergh)

  • (DVD)/Blu-ray/ 4K-UHD
  • WRITER: Jonathan Bernstein, James Greer
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Claire Foy, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Colin Woodell, Erin Wilhelmi, Sarah Stiles, Ursula Triplett, Michael Mihm, Polly McKie, Laura Rothschild, Sol Marina Crespo
  • OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear–but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?
  • RUN TIME: 99 minutes
  • RELEASE DATE: June 19, 2018
  • BOX OFFICE: $7.8 Million
  • GENRE: Drama/Horror
  • RATING: Rated R
    disturbing behavior, violence, language, and sex references
    • Is she or isn’t she?
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7153766/

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The Toybox (2018) (Directed by Tom Nagel)

  • VOD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Denise Richards, Mischa Barton, Katie Keene
  • OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Charles has purchased a vintage RV with the hopes of taking his family on a road trip to reconcile with his two sons, a promise he made to his wife before she recently passed. His oldest son, Steve, his wife Jennifer (Denise Richards), their daughter and family dog, are excited for the excursion, however, his youngest son Jay is less than enthusiastic. Along the way, the family picks up Samantha (Mischa Barton) and her brother, broken down on the side of the highway. Before they get them to a service station in the next town, however, Charles insists on taking a detour into the desert to visit a landmark and they soon get lost. Now stranded in the desert, the unsuspecting group is blindsided by the terrible secrets they discover within the walls of the RV and find themselves in the fight of their lives.
  • See review here
  • RELEASE DATE: June 19, 2018 (VOD)
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6053472/


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The Hollow Child (2017) (Directed by Jeremy Lutter)

  • DVD
  • WRITER: Ben Rollo
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Jessica McLeod, Hannah Cheramy, John Emmet Tracy, Jana Mitsoula, Genevieve Buechner
  • SYNOPSIS: A troubled foster teen, Samantha, works to expose a dangerous supernatural imposter in her new family and rescue her foster sister.
  • GENRE: Horror
  • RATING: Rated Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 88 Minutes
  • STUDIO: Lionsgate
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6464360/

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Alien Predators (1985) (Directed by Deran Sarafian)

  • Aka: Alien Predator
  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Dennis Christopher, Martin Hewitt, Lynn Holly Johnson
  • STORYLINE: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what’s really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then the organisms fell to earth with SkyLab and they are now starting to infect people by brutally killing them off. And these 3 friends and NASA scientist must get an antidote from a NASA Lab nearby and save themselves and the rest of the world.
  • GENRE: Horror, Sci-fi, Drama
  • RUN TIME: 90 Minutes
    • Mankind’s deadliest threat…HAS ARRIVED FROM THE SKIES
    • A Confrontation with The terrifying, The Bizarre, and the unknown
    • When NASA’s Skylab fell to Earth, the threat was over…Five years later, the horror is just beginning
    • An Embryo of New Terror… There is No Place to Hide


  • RELEASE DATE: June 19, 2018



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June 22, 2018

Ghostland (2018) (Directed by Pascal Laugier)

  • AKA: Incident in a Ghost Land
  • VOD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST:  Crystal Reed, Mylène Farmer, Anastasia Phillips
  • OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Follows a mother of two who inherits a home from her Aunt. On the first night in the new home, she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters’ lives. When the girls suffer this terrible childhood trauma, their disparate personalities diverge even further. One becomes a famous horror author, with a perfect family and life in Los Angeles, while the other can’t cope, and loses her mind.
  • The movie takes place 16 years later when the daughters reunite at the house, and that’s when things get strange…
  • RUN TIME: 91 minutes
  • GENRE: Horror, Drama, Mystery
    • You really thought you’ve been scared?



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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) (Directed by J.A. Bayona)

  • Release Date: June 22, 2018 (Theaters)
  • PRINCIPAL CAST:  Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall
  • OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.
  • RATING: PG-13
  • GENRE: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
    • Life finds a way.
    • The park is gone


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