Tag: Shout Factory

New Releases for May 18 to 24, 2021

MAY 18 100 Candles [2020] AKA: The 100 Candles Game DVD PRINCIPAL CAST: Amy Smart, Sibyl Gregory, Doug Jones, Dee Bradley Baker, George Blagden, Magui Bravi, Luz Champane, Amparo Espinola DIRECTORS: Guillermo Lockhart, Oliver Lee Garland, Brian Deane, Victor Catala, Tony Morales, Nicolas Onetti, Nicholas Peterson, Daniel Rubesam, Christopher West SYNOPSIS: A sinister game traps a…


Jack’s Back (1988) – By Baron Craze

In 1988, a horror film called Jack’s Back established the directorial debut of Rowdy Herrington, however it was more of a thriller, aside from that it starred James Spader in dual roles, and it marked the 100th anniversary of the Jack the Ripper killings. Herrington used Ripper’s atrocious crimes and the anniversary as a clever mystery…


The Return of the Living Dead (1985) – By Baron Craze

  BRAINS ON THE TAKE-OUT MENU!!!   Simply, here in 2020, this 35-year-old classic, with its own army of the dead, screaming for BRAINS, given a rebirth at night from a properly title Resurrection Cemetery, they’re all reborn after a chemically induced rainstorm unleashing the pain and agony rotting in their graves, needing to feed….


Sssssss (1973) – By Baron Craze

The 1970s were a crowded field of horror movies, but it namely had environmental horrors swooping in and slithering in the grass, of course the biggest monster came from a great white in the form of Jaws (1975), although to be very fair Alfred Hitchcock did release likely the first animal attacking movie in 1963…


Lifeforce (1985) – By Baron Craze

Before one can begin to discuss Lifeforce, there’s clear understanding this is a horror and sci-fi b-movie, that starts fine and quickly builds in a strange direction and likely has one asking themselves and anyone in the room what on earth is going on quite quickly. Well ignore all the questions save them for a…


Final Exam (1981) – By Baron Craze

Very quickly the horror genre switched the gears into producing massacres on screen at the rate of an assembly line all thanks to incredible success of  John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978), tons of copycats (a few rip-offs) flooded the market, and later with explosion of VHS and furthermore DVD more slasher formulaic became a worn-out standardization…


My Bloody Valentine (1981) – By Baron Craze

At a time when the slasher genre began its carnage of blood spraying fun in the early eighties, one film garnished the ranks as the most over-looked and underrated, with it taking a holiday largely avoided, and prime territory for director George Mihalka (The Psychic [1991]) to stake his first directorial horror claim. The most…


Shout Factory Screams for You! – By Baron Craze

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990) Michael McDowell, George Romero, Stephen King and Arthur Conan Doyle present a terrifying anthology of fear with 1990’s TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE—which is coming to Blu-ray this Summer! Details are as follows: National street date for North America (Region A) is 6/30/2020 This is being presented…


Shocker (1989) – By Baron Craze

Many horror fans sadly recall the date of August 30, 2015, it was the date Wes craven passed away, a man known for countless projects as writer, director, and producer, from his 1970s classics of The last House on the Left (1972) and The Hills Have Eyes (1977), with his first true claim of fame…


New Year’s Evil (1980) – By Baron Craze

As is common with the horror genre the holidays get horror films related to them, Halloween obviously Halloween (1978), Christmas (Black Christmas [1974]), and Valentine’s Day (My Bloody Valentine [1981]), just to name a few, and therefore New Year’s Eve, finally got into the mix in 1981, with this flick that is very dated and…