August 24, 2018

Summer of ‘84 (2018) (Directed by Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell)

 

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Tiera Skovbye, Rich Sommer, Jason Gray-Stanford, Shauna Johannesen, Mark Brandon, J. Alex Brinson, Aren Buchholz, Susie Castillo, Harrison Houde, Patrick Lubczyk, William MacDonald
  • SYNOPSIS: Growing up on a quiet cul-de-sac in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Davey’s desperate to believe there’s more to life than what he sees from his bedroom window. For him, every tabloid cover is a peek into the world as it really is, as it really must be past the borders of the humdrum neighborhood where he and his best friends Eats, Farraday and Woody have grown up. Sure, they spend their summers playing nighttime flashlight tag (“Manhunt”), riding their BMX bikes all over town, and spying on the hot, sometimes topless chick next door, Nikki… but Davey thirsts for more. As their investigation heats up, Davey and his best buds soon discover Mr. Mackey is onto them and their suspicions quickly become all too real.
  • GENRE: Horror, Drama, Mystery
  • RUN TIME: 105 MINUTES
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • STUDIO: Gunpowder & Sky

 

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Cadaver (2018) (Directed by Diederik Van Rooijen)

 

 

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August 28, 2018

Misfit (2016) (Directed by Todd E. Braley)

 

 

 

 

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The Horror of Party Beach (1964) (Directed by Del Tenney)

 

  • DVD/ Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: John Scott, Alice Lyon, Allen Laurel
  • SYNOPSIS: Gilled monsters hit the beach and wreck a slumber party to sounds of bad rock ‘n’ roll.
  • GENRE: Horror, Musical
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 78 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • Weird! Horrifying! Fantastic!
    • FOR YOUR PROTECTION! We will not permit you to see these shockers unless you agree
    • Hear The Del-Aires Swing Out 6 Big Beat Songs!
    • FANTIASTIC! The big-beat sound of the Del-Aires swingin out with 6 rockin’ hits! (original poster)
    • HORRIFYING! Teen-age slumber party attacked by demons from the dead! (original poster)
    • WEIRD! Ghoulish atomic beasts who live off human blood! (original poster)
    • FOR YOUR PROTECTION! We Will not permit you to see these shockers unless you agree to release this theatre of all responsibility for death by fright! (original newspaper ad)
    • FRIGHT RELEASE-This certificate absolves the management of this theatre of all responsibility for death by fright during the showing of ‘THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH” and ‘THE CURSE OF THE LIVING CORPSE” (original newspaper ad)
    • Weird atomic beasts…who live off human blood!
    • Horrifying!!! Teenage slumber party attacked by demons from the dead!
    • The first horror monster musical!
  • STUDIO: Severin Films

 

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Upgrade (2018) (Directed by Leigh Whannell)

 

  • DVD/ Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Christopher Kirby, Clayton Jacobson, Benedict Hardie, Melanie Vallejo, Sachin Joab, Richard Cawthorne, Michael M. Foster, Rosco Campbell
  • WRITER: Leigh Whannell
  • SYNOPSIS: After his wife is killed during a brutal mugging that also leaves him paralyzed, Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, PROMETHEUS) is approached by a billionaire inventor with an experimental cure that will “upgrade” his body. The cure–an Artificial Intelligence implant called STEM–gives Grey physical abilities beyond anything experienced, and the ability to relentlessly claim vengeance against those who murdered his wife and left him for dead.
  • BOX OFFICE: $9.2 Million
  • GENRE: Horror/Science Fiction/Suspense
  • RATING: Rated R – strong violence, grisly images, and language
  • TAGLINE: Not Man. Not Machine. More.
  • STUDIO: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

 

 

 

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Goreface Killer (2018) (Directed by Jason Matherne)

 

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Dana Kieferle, Bill Heintz, Kyle Green, Andre Le Blanc
  • SYNOPSIS: In the deep south of Louisiana, there exists a world of never-ending sex, drugs, and violence. Where the darkness of the swamps is only equaled by the darkness of a killer’s mind. But this world of perpetual intoxication comes to a gut-knotting climax when the Goreface Killer surfaces from his slumber.
  • GENRE: Horror
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 83 minutes
  • STUDIO: (Wild Eye Raw) Wild Eye Releasing

 

 

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Psycho II (1983) (Directed by Richard Franklin)

 

  • Blu-Ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia, Dennis Franz, Hugh Gillin, Claudia Bryar, Robert Alan Browne, Ben Hartigan, Lee Garlington, Tim Maier, Jim Carroll, Chris Hendrie, Tom Holland
  • SYNOPSIS: Psycho II is the terrifying sequel to one of the most suspenseful films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Anthony Perkins makes a horrific homecoming in his role as the infamous Norman Bates, who after years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, still can’t quite elude the demands of “Mother.” Vera Miles also returns as the inquisitive woman who is haunted by her sister’s brutal murder and the ominous motel where it all occurred. Meg Tilly and Dennis Franz co-star in this fiendish chiller.
  • GENRE: Horror, Crime, Mystery
  • RUN TIME: 113 minutes
  • RATING: Rated R
  • TAGLINES:
    • Norman Bates is back. Coming home was a bad mistake!
    • Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the shower!
    • It’s 22 years later, and Norman Bates is coming home.
    • The Bates Hotel Is Back In Business!

 

  • Note: Nothing really new just new packaging

 

 

 

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Psycho III (1986) (Directed by Anthony Perkins)

 

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell, Hugh Gillin, Lee Garlington, Robert Alan Browne, Gary Bayer, Patience Cleveland, Juliette Cummins, Steve Guevara
  • SYNOPSIS: Anthony Perkins stars in and directs the most shocking Psycho film of all: Psycho III. After years in prison, Norman Bates returns home to the Bates Motel. When a pretty young woman (Diana Scarwid) runs to the motel – and Norman’s open arms – to escape a scandalous secret, he finally gets a chance at a new life. But he has one murderous skeleton in his closet that will do anything not to share him. It’s a new day at the Bates Motel, but the nightmares are just beginning…
  • GENRE: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • RUN TIME: 93 minutes
  • RATING: Rated R
  • TAGLINES:
    • Unlock the Terror. Unlock the Fear. And enter into the All New Nightmare of…
    • Norman Bates is back to normal. But Mother’s off her rocker again!
    • Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the shower!
    • Norman Bates back home with Mother again
    • The most shocking of them all.
  • BLU-RAY
  • Note: Nothing really new just new packaging
  • STUDIO: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

 

 

 

 

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Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990) (Directed by Mick Garris)

 

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas, Olivia Hussey
  • SYNOPSIS: Anthony Perkins, Henry Thomas and Olivia Hussey star in this chilling prequel to the classic Hitchcock thriller. A seemingly rehabilitated Norman Bates (Perkins) is drawn to a late night radio show where the host (CCH Pounder) encourages him to share his views on the topic of matricide – the murder of a mother by her own child. Reliving his childhood, Norman recounts his trials as a young boy (Thomas) living with his widowed schizophrenic mother (Hussey). These haunting memories are more than just disturbing visions of the past; they threaten to rekindle his killing urge in this spine-tingling thriller.
  • GENRE: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • RUN TIME: 96 minutes
  • RATING: Rated R
  • TAGLINE: You’ve met Norman… now meet mother.
  • BLU-RAY

 

 

 

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Bram Stoker’s Shadowbuilder (1998) (Directed by Jamie Dixon)

 

  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Kevin Zegers, Michael Rooker, Tony Todd, Lawrence Bayne, Catherine Bruhier, David Calderisi, Tara Crooks, James B. Douglas, Leslie Hope, Andrew Jackson, Brian Kowalchuk, Trevor Lawson, Hardee T. Lineham, Richard McMillan, Eric Murphy, Toby Proctor, Billie Mae Richards, Andrew Sardella, Paul Soles, Nicole Stoffman
  • Special Edition
    • WHEN GOD CREATED LIGHT, THE FIRST SHADOW WAS BORN!
    • A supernatural ”shadow builder” blazes a terrifying trail of destruction, possession and mayhem in pursuit of the unsuspecting and innocent youth of Grand River. Be afraid of the dark.
    • From the mind of the master, Bram Stoker, the creator of ”Dracula” comes the epic struggle between good and evil in SHADOWBUILDER, featuring an all-star cast that includes Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Leslie Hope (Crimson Peak), Kevin Zegers (Dawn of the Dead) and Tony Todd (Candyman).
    • MVD REWIND COLLECTION SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the main feature
    • Original 2.0 Stereo Audio (Uncompressed PCM)
    • Audio Commentary from Director Jamie Dixon
    • NEW! ”Making of Shadowbuilder” featurette (HD, 33:22) (featuring director Jamie Dixon, writer Michael Stokes and stars Andrew Jackson (The Shadowbuilder) and Tony Todd (Covey)
    • NEW! ”Shadowbuilder: Visual Effects” featurette (HD, 13:26)
    • NEW! ”Shadowbuilder: Kevin Zegers” featurette (HD, 5:00)
    • Reversible Artwork
    • Spanish Subtitles
    • Original Theatrical Trailer (SD)
    • Collectible Poster

 

 

 

 

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Brainscan (1994) (Directed by John Flynn)

 

 

 

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Dear, Dead Delilah (1972) (Directed by John Farris)

 

 

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Child’s Play 2 (1990) (Directed by John Lafia)

 

  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Grace Zabriskie, Peter Haskell, Beth Grant, Greg Germann, Raymond Singer, Charles C. Meshack, Stuart Mabray
  • PRODUCER: David Kirschner
  • SYNOPSIS: Chucky the knee-high killer doll returns to get the boy who destroyed him before.
  • GENRE: Horror, Thriller
  • RATING: Rated R
  • RUN TIME: 85 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • Sajnálom Jack… Chucky visszatért! (Hungary)
    • It’s Playtime… Again!
    • This Fall, Chucky Rules.
    • In 1988, He startled us with a frightening vision. Then, he was destroyed and left for dead. Now…
    • In 1988, He startled us with a frightening vision. Then, he was destroyed and left for dead. Now, he’s about to be reborn.
    • Keep an eye out for it.
    • Look out Jack! Chucky’s back!
    • Sorry Jack… Chucky’s back!
    • O Chucky Está De Volta! (Portuguese)
  • STUDIO: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099253/
  • https://www.amazon.com/Childs-Play-Blu-ray-Alex-Vincent/dp/B07DKRRZWF/

 

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Child’s Play 3 (1991) (Directed by Jack Bender)

 

 

 

 

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Seed of Chucky (2004) (Directed by Don Mancini)

 

  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Billy Boyd, Hannah Spearritt, Redman, John Waters, Nadia Dina
  • DIRECTOR
  • WRITER: Don Mancini
  • SYNOPSIS: Chucky — the possessed, killer doll — returns with thoughts of reproducing so that his offspring can continue in his murderous footsteps.
  • BOX OFFICE: $17.0 Million
  • GENRE: Horror/Comedy
  • RATING: Rated R – strong horror violence/gore, sexual content and language
  • RUN TIME: 87 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • Time to Raise Some Hell
    • Deliver us some evil.
    • Fear the second coming.
    • This November get a load of Chucky.
    • Get a load of Chucky.
  • STUDIO: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

 

 

 

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Bride of Chucky (1998) (Directed by Ronny Yu)

 

  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, Katherine Heigl, John Ritter, Alexis Arquette
  • PRODUCER: David Kirschner, David Gilroy
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Don Mancini, Corey Sienega
  • SYNOPSIS: After Chucky’s old flame (Tilly) rescues his battered body from a police impound, he turns her into his newest playmate and partner in crime. Together the demonic duo embark on a homicidal honeymoon in search for two perfect souls to steal.
  • GENRE: Horror, Comedy
  • RATING: Rated R – strong horror violence and gore, language, some sexual content and brief drug use
  • RUN TIME: 89 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • Here comes the bride… there goes everyone else.
    • This Halloween, Chucky gets lucky.
    • Chucky Gets Lucky.
    • The Honeymoon’s Gonna Be Killer
    • This time, Chucky has a playmate of his own.
    • This time, there’s more to fear.
    • Chucky found a lover of his own
  • STUDIO: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

 

 

 

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  • Blu-ray
  • SYNOPSIS: Contains: complete legacy collections on Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Phantom of the Opera 7 snap cases w/outer box and 48-page book
  • From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection showcases all of the original films featuring the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and Creature from the Black Lagoon. Starring some of the most legendary actors including Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester in the roles that they made famous, these films set the standard for a new horror genre with revolutionary makeup, mood-altering cinematography and groundbreaking special effects. Featuring hours of revealing bonus features, these landmark movies defined the horror genre and are still regarded as some of the most unforgettable characters ever to be filmed.
  • GENRE: Horror
  • RATING: Not Rated

 

  • Special features
    • A collection of all 30 Universal Classic Monster films from 1931 – 1956 with a 48-Page collectible Book and hours of bonus features including Behind the Scenes Documentaries, the 1931 Spanish Version of Dracula, Featurettes of Boris Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce, 13 Expert Feature Commentaries, Archival Footage, Production Photographs, Theatrical Trailers and much more!
    • Dracula (1931)
    • Frankenstein (1931)
    • The Mummy (1932)
    • The Invisible Man (1933)
    • The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    • Werewolf of London (1935)
    • Dracula’s Daughter (1936)
    • Son of Frankenstein (1939)
    • The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
    • The Invisible Woman (1940)
    • The Mummy’s Hand (1940)
    • The Wolf Man (1941)
    • The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
    • The Mummy’s Ghost (1942)
    • The Mummy’s Tomb (1942)
    • Invisible Agent (1942)
    • Phantom of the Opera (1943)
    • Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
    • Son of Dracula (1943)
    • House of Frankenstein (1944)
    • The Mummy’s Curse (1944)
    • The Invisible Man’s Revenge (1944)
    • House of Dracula (1945)
    • She-Wolf of London (1946)
    • Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
    • Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
    • Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
    • Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
    • Revenge of the Creature (1955)
    • The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

 

 

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August 31, 2018

The Little Stranger (2018) (Directed by Lenny Abrahamson)

  • (Theaters)
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Charlotte Rampling, Will Poulter, Josh Dylan, Anna Madeley, Kate Phillips, Camilla Arfwedson, Amy Marston, Dixie Egerickx, Darren Kent, Lorne MacFadyen, Tim Plester
  • WRITER: Lucinda Coxon, Sarah Waters
  • SYNOPSIS: THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son, and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.
  • GENRE: Horror, Drama, Mystery
  • RATING: Rated R – some disturbing bloody images
  • RUN TIME: 111 minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • These Delusions Are Contagious
    • From small acorns, dark mysteries grow.
  • STUDIO: Focus Features
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6859762/

 

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Boarding School (2018) (Directed by Boaz Yakin)

  • (VOD)
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Samantha Mathis, Will Patton, Lucy Walters, Tammy Blanchard, Robert John Burke, Nadia Alexander, Sterling Jerins, Christopher Dylan White, David Aaron Baker, Luke Prael, Charlotte Ubben, Stephen Bogardus, Matthew Miniero, Allison Winn, Barbara Kingsley
  • SYNOPSIS: When troubled 12-year-old Jacob Felsen is sent away to boarding school, he enters every kid’s worst nightmare: A creepy old mansion deserted except for six other teenage misfits and two menacing and mysterious teachers. As events become increasingly horrific, Jacob must conquer his fears to find the strength to survive.
  • GENRE: Horror
  • RATING: Rated R – disturbing violent content, bloody images, some sexual material, and language
  • STUDIO: Momentum Pictures
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6224502/
  • See Review: HERE