April 23

Scared Stiff (1987) (Directed by Richard Friedman)

 

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Scream And Scream Again (1970) (Directed by Gordon Hessler)

 

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The Strange Door (1951) (Directed by Joseph Pevney)

 

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1st Summoning (2018) (Directed by Raymond Wood)

 

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I Spit On Your Grave: Déjà vu (2019) (Directed by Meir Zarchi)

 

  • Blu-ray/DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Camille Keaton, Jamie Bernadette, Maria Olsen, Jim Tavare, Jonathan Peacy, Jeremy Ferdman, Hoggie Forrester, Roy Allen, Alexandra Kensworthy
  • SYNOPSIS: Forty years after 1978’s I Spit On Your Grave shocked the world with its story of a beautiful career woman assaulted and left for dead, and her notorious revenge on those responsible, cinema’s most lethal lady vengeance returns in the most anticipated sequel of all time. Reuniting star Camille Keaton and original director Meir Zarchi, I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu sends now successful writer Jennifer Hills hurtling back to where it all began – to face the wrath of the families of those she murdered. Kidnapped along with her daughter Christy (Jamie Bernadette), it’s a tense game of hunt – or be hunted – against a lethal gang of degenerates overseen by a violently unhinged matriarch Becky (Maria Olsen).`
  • GENRE: Horror, thriller
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 148 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • Vengeance- The Name is Woman
    • The Only Direct Sequel to the 1978 Movie That Forever Changed the Face of Cinema!
  • STUDIO: Déjà vu LLC
  • https://www.amazon.com/Spit-Your-Grave-deja-Blu-ray/dp/B07PJ7H5JS/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4058836/

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Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver (2013) (Directed by David Hunt)

 

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Book of the Dead (2014) (Directed by Giordany Orellana) Aka: The Grotto

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Strangers At The Door (2017) (Directed by Rogelio Salinas III) Aka: Waiting for the Storm

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The Green Inferno (2013) (Directed by Eli Roth)

 

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Hagazussa (2017) (Directed by Lukas Feigelfeld)

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The Witch (2015) (Directed by Robert Eggers)

 

  • 4K-UHD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Lucas Dawson, Ellie Grainger, Julian Richings, Bathsheba Garnett, Sarah Stephens, Wahab Chaudhry
  • SYNOPSIS: Set in New England circa 1630, The Witch follows a farmer who get cast out of his colonial plantation and is forced to move his family to a remote plot of land on the edge of an ominous forest rumored to be controlled by witches. Almost immediately, strange and unsettling things begin to happen-the animals turn violent, the crops fail, and one of the children disappears, only to return seemingly possessed by an evil spirit. As suspicion and paranoia mount, everyone begins to point the finger at teenage daughter Thomasin. They accuse her of witchcraft, which she adamantly denies…but as circumstances become more and more treacherous, each family member’s faith, loyalty, and love will be tested in shocking and unforgettable ways.
  • GENRE: Horror, mystery
  • RATING: Rated R (disturbing violent content and graphic nudity)
  • RUN TIME: 92 Minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • A New-England Folktale.
    • Evil Takes Many Forms.
  • STUDIO: A24 Films
  • https://a24films.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/a24/
  • https://twitter.com/A24
  • https://www.amazon.com/Witch-Blu-ray-Ralph-Ineson/dp/6317699771/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4263482/

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Escape Room (2019) (Directed by Adam Robitel)

 

  • BLU-RAY/DVD
  • SYNOPSIS: An intriguing invitation brings six strangers together. Initially, they think they have gathered for a highly immersive escape room, but they soon make the sickening discovery that they are pawns in a sadistic game of life and death. Together, they move from one terrifying scenario to the next as they find clues and solve puzzles. But the players soon learn that exposing their darkest secrets may hold the key to survive.
  • PRINICPAL CAST: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Woll, Tyler Labine, NIK Dodani
  • PRODUCER: Ori Marmur, Neal Moritz
  • GENRE: Drama, Adventure, Action
  • RATING: PG-13 (terror/perilous action, violence, some suggestive material and language)
  • RUN TIME: 100 minutes
  • SEE REVIEW here
  • TAGLINES:
    • Solve the Puzzle. Escape the Room. Find the clues or die.
    • You’re invited to play for your life.
  • STUDIO: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • https://www.sonypictures.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/SonyPictures
  • https://twitter.com/sonypictures
  • https://www.amazon.com/Escape-Room-Blu-ray-Taylor-Russell/dp/B07KZXJNCD/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5886046/

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Soviet Zombie Invasion (2016) (Directed by Andreas Marfori)

 

  • Blu-ray
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Tatiana Novik, Anna Komkina, Vladimir Alenikov, Viktor Bulankin, Margarita Kuklina, Erika Kamese
  • SYNOPSIS: “Soviet Zombie Invasion” sees a group of young adults who head outside of Moscow’s city centre to explore the dilapidated remains of the city’s industrial complex, only to discover the dead, rotting secrets hidden within the walls… and they soon find themselves the victims of their own terrifying discoveries! Meanwhile, in the self-explanatory second half of director Andreas Marfori’s film, “The Unfortunate Life of Georgina Spelvin Chained to a Radiator”, the titular woman in question heads into the city for a clandestine rendezvous with an online mate – only to become one of the city’s unwilling subjects of torture and depravity. This double-shot of Italian auteur Andreas Marfori exemplifies the filmmaker’s take of society’s fears and anxieties within the post-authoritarian cultures of Eastern Europe.
  • GENRE: Horror, thriller
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 62 Minutes
  • STUDIO: Darkside Releasing
  • https://darksidereleasing.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/DarksideReleasing/
  • https://twitter.com/DarksideDistro
  • https://www.amazon.com/Soviet-Zombie-Invasion-Blu-ray-Tatiana/dp/B07L5V8C7R/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6092826/

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Doll Murder Spree (2017) (Directed by Reyna Young)

 

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April 26, 2019

Rottentail (2018) (Directed by Brian Skiba)

 

  • Blu-ray/DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Dominique Swain, Corin Nemec, William McNamara
  • SYNOPSIS:
    • A fertility scientist turns into a monster after being bitten by a mutant rabbit.
    • Young Peter Cotton grew up in the town of Easter Falls and loves rabbits. Peter’s science project on rabbit breeding is ruined when the school bullies beat up, and actually kill, his rabbit.
    • Years later, the kind but still shy Doctor Cotton works steadily and gently with his rabbits to cure human infertility. Unbeknownst to Peter, the military is meddling with his work, developing fierce soldiers with strength far exceeding a human of their size, and with Peter’s fertility serum, the ability to breed in the field.
    • Peter discovers the true nature of the experiment and attempts to stop it. But in an accident of poetic justice, a bite from an experimental mutant rabbit combines with Peter’s own serum to transform him into the evil Rottentail. This creature heads to Easter Falls to exact revenge on the wrongdoings of his youth and to finally lay claim to the love of his life…
  • GENRE: Horror, Comedy
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • STUDIO: Ammo Content
  • http://www.ammocontent.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/AmmoContent/
  • https://twitter.com/ammocontent
  • https://www.amazon.com/Rottentail-Blu-ray/dp/B07NRTDSTF/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6236780/

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April 30

The Hole in the Ground (2019) (Directed by Lee Cronin)

 

  • DVD
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Seana Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Simone Kirby, Steve Wall, Eoin Macken, Sarah Hanly, James Cosmo, Kati Outinen, Bennett Andrew, David Crowley, John Quinn
  • WRITER: Lee Cronin, Stephen Shields
  • SYNOPSIS:
    • Sarah and her young son Chris move to a new home in the Irish countryside, next to a forest that hides an enormous sinkhole.
    • One night, Chris vanishes, and when he reappears he seems unharmed and unchanged. But, as his behavior grows increasingly disturbing, Sarah begins to fear that the boy who has returned may not be her son at all. The feature debut from writer-director Lee Cronin, The Hole in the Ground weaves suspense, terror, and supernatural folklore into a richly evocative story about the primal fears of motherhood.
  • GENRE: Horror
  • RATING: Rated R (some disturbing images)
  • RUN TIME: 90 Minutes
  • STUDIO: Lionsgate
  • https://www.lionsgate.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/lionsgate/
  • https://twitter.com/Lionsgate
  • https://www.amazon.com/Hole-In-The-Ground/dp/B07PJ7H5NS/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6198946/

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The Brain (1988) (Directed by Edward Hunt)

 

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Darkroom (1989) (Directed by Terrence O’Hara)

 

  • Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: : Aarin Teich, Jill Pierce, Jeff Arbaugh, Sara Lee Wade
  • SYNOPSIS:
    • Janet has just returned home from college to visit her conservative family at their remote farmhouse, nestled deep in the countryside. What should be a happy reunion is quickly disrupted by the arrival of an unexpected guest: a mystery killer who photographs their unsuspecting victims before murdering them in a variety of brutal ways. As her family and friends are picked off one by one, Janet is forced to fend off the mysterious maniac, all the while uncovering unsettling secrets surrounding her family’s violent and perverse past…
    • An indulgently sleazy and creative American take on the giallo, as filtered through an 80’s slasher film structure, Terrence O’Hara’s DARKROOM is a suspenseful and red herring filled murder mystery. Featuring stylish photography from David Makin and increasingly nasty kills, Vinegar Syndrome brings DARKROOM to Blu-ray for the first time, sporting a fresh 4k restoration of its original camera negative and new interviews with its stars.
  • Bonus Features:
    Region Free Blu-ray/DVD combo
    Newly scanned & restored in 4k from its 35mm original camera negative
    “Developing Fear” – an interview with actor Aarin Teich
    “Exposing the Truth” – an interview with actor Jeff Arbaugh
    Still gallery
    Original trailer
    Reversible cover artwork
    English SDH subtitles
  • GENRE: Horror, Drama, Thriller
  • RATING: Not Rated
  • RUN TIME: 85 minutes
  • TAGLINES:
    • He kills at the blink of an eye.
    • Where old passions develop.
  • STUDIO: Vinegar Syndrome
  • https://vinegarsyndrome.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/vinsyn
  • https://twitter.com/vinegarsyndrome
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099366/

N.S.F.W. – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v25rGqNs4_s

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Level 16 (2018) (Directed by Danishka Esterhazy)

 

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The Corruption of Chris Miller (Juan Antonio Bardem)

 

  • Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Jean Seberg, Marisol, Barry Stokes, Perla Cristal, Gérard Tichy
  • SYNOPSIS:
    • Chris Miller (former Spanish child star, Marisol) lives with her stepmother Ruth (Jean Seberg; Breathless) in a large secluded mansion in the countryside. Both women have been traumatized by the mysterious disappearance of Chris’ father but their isolation is soon interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious young drifter, Barney (Barry Stokes; Prey), who they take on as a handyman. All the while, an unknown scythe wielding killer has been stalking the area, leaving an ever growing body count, and it’s not long before the women grow increasingly suspicious of Barney…
    • A bloody and twist filled giallo from acclaimed filmmaker Juan Antonio Bardem (Death of a Cyclist), THE CORRUPTION OF CHRIS MILLER has remained one of the hardest to see of all Spanish produced gialli. Lushly photographed by Juan Gelpí (Crypt of the Living Dead) and scored by Waldo de los Ríos (House That Screamed), Vinegar Syndrome is proud to present this under-seen masterpiece of early 70s Euro horror in a brand new 4k restoration and in its original scope framing, for the first time on home video.
  • BONUS FEATURES:
    Newly scanned & restored in 4k from its 35mm original negative
    Archival career retrospective interview with director Juan Antonio Bardem
    “Jean Seberg: Movie Star” – a short film exploring the tragic life of Jean Seberg
    English and Spanish sound mixes
    Alternate Spanish ending
    Alternate Spanish insert shot and partial title sequence
    Original theatrical trailer
    Reversible cover artwork
    English SDH subtitles
  • GENRE: Horror, Drama, Mystery
  • RATING: Rated R
  • RUN TIME: 113 minutes
  • TAGLINE: When it rains it pours…BLOOD!
  • STUDIO: Vinegar Syndrome
  • https://vinegarsyndrome.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/vinsyn
  • https://twitter.com/vinegarsyndrome
  • https://www.amazon.com/Corruption-Chris-Miller-Blu-ray-Combo/dp/B07PRR38M1/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069922/

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Grandmother’s House (1988) (Directed by Peter Rader)

 

  • Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
  • PRINCIPAL CAST: Eric Foster, Kim Valentine, Brinke Stevens, Ida Lee, Len Lesser, David Donham
  • PRODUCER: Nico Mastorakis
  • SYNOPSIS:
    • David and Lynn have just lost their father. Now orphaned, the youngsters are sent to live with their grandparents in a beautiful victorian mansion. But no sooner than boarding the coach bus scheduled to take them to their new home do strange things start to occur, initially in the form of a mysterious woman who seems to appear and disappear in the blink of an eye. It’s not long, however, before murdered bodies are found in the area and, to make matters worse, David becomes increasingly fearful that his doting grandparents might be involved in the killings.
    • Mixing the visual flair of a gothic horror film with a murder thriller, Peter Rader’s (Waterworld) directorial debut, GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE stars Eric Foster(Cry Wilderness), Kim Valentine (Dot Com for Murder), Ida Lee (Vegas in Space), Len Lesser (Seinfeld) and Brinke Stevens (Nightmare Sisters). Written and photographed by acclaimed steadicam operator Peter Jensen and produced by Nico Mastorakis (Island of Death), GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE is a late period exploitation-horror classic that comes to Blu-ray for the first time, newly restored in 4k from its original camera negative.
  • BONUS FEATURES:
    Region Free Blu-ray/DVD combo
    Newly scanned & restored in 4k from its 35mm original camera negative
    “The Mysterious Woman” – an interview with actress Brinke Stevens
    “Back to Grandmother’s House” – an interview with director Peter Rader
    “Slow n’ Steady” – an interview writer/cinematographer Peter Jensen
    Archival ‘making-of’ featurette – which includes the original short concept film
    Still gallery
    Original trailer
    Reversible cover artwork
    English SDH subtitles
  • GENRE: Horror, Thriller
  • RATING: Rated R
  • RUN TIME: 90 minutes
  • TAGLINE: She’ll Spoil You To Death!
  • STUDIO: Vinegar Syndrome
  • https://vinegarsyndrome.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/vinsyn
  • https://twitter.com/vinegarsyndrome
  • https://www.amazon.com/Grandmothers-House-DVD-Combo-Blu-ray/dp/B07PFRTBJV/
  • https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097455/

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Tarantula (1955) (Directed by Jack Arnold)

 

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