Horror Horizon – Horror Releases for January 3, 2016

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Horror releases for January 3 on Blu-Ray and DVD. Click the film title to go to the Amazon listing; purchase to support this site!

Sleepy Hollow: The Complete Third Season

The complete third season on disc.

Blair Witch [Blu-Ray]

“It’s been 20 years since a local girl vanished into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland while researching the legend of the Blair Witch, leaving a trail of theories and suspicions in their wake.”

Review here

Stryker [Kino Lorber Blu-Ray]

“In the future, after the last breakdown of technology there s debris everywhere, but the most devastating consequence of the state of the post apocalyptic world is the shortage of water. Several groups of marauders, men who have banded together for survival on the parched planet, battle each other in raids for water. In the midst of these savages is a group of brave and beautiful women who have made the most important discovery in the world they have located a water source, but soon their source is exposed and the band of savages are determined to take over the water supply at any cost – the women turn to lone road warrior, Stryker (Steve Sandor, Fire and Ice) for help. Stryker was first of seven Cirio H. Santiago (TNT Jackson, Firecracker) post apocalyptic action films, followed by Wheels of Fire (1985), Future Hunters (1986), Equalizer 2000 (1987), The Sisterhood (1988), Dune Warriors (1991) and Riders of the Sun (1992). All produced by Roger Corman (Tales of Terror, Premature Burial) film studios, New World Pictures, Concorde Pictures and New Horizons Pictures.

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Filmmaker Jim Wynorski | Trailers”

2 Lava 2 Lantula

“Steve Guttenberg is back as arrogant action star Colton West, slayer of lava-spewing spiders and savior of Los Angeles. But when Colton’s stepdaughter is trapped in Miami by a bigger, meaner wave of lavalantulas, Colton heads to Spring Break with an unlikely team of executioners (including Michael Winslow of POLICE ACADEMY) and a cache of larger, nastier weaponry. In a world of bikini babes, fiery arachnids, Florida crazies and a war-mongering military, can one man save the state from the mother of all 8-legged monstrosities, the Gargantulantula? Martin Kove (THE KARATE KID) co-stars in this Syfy smash sequel that MoreHorror.com calls ‘funny, scary and filled with adventure all at once. You’re in for one hell of a good time!'”

Who? [Kino Lorber Blu-Ray]

“Screen icon, Elliott Gould (The Long Goodbye, Busting) is an FBI agent investigating an American scientist s disappearance after a fiery car crash in the Soviet Union. The scientist reappears at the Russian border as a Robot with only his right arm and megaton brain intact… who is the creation? A scientist or a newly created killing machine… ROBO MAN? Death and destruction follow as a Russian Agent (Trevor Howard, The Offence) and Gould square off in a deadly game of cloak and dagger. Jack Gold (The Medusa Touch) directed this clever thriller that will keep you guessing until its exciting and suspenseful conclusion. Beautifully shot by Petrus R. Schlömp (Dollars, Tattoo) and featuring a wonderful supporting cast that includes James Noble (TV s Benson) and Edward Grover (TV s Baretta).

Special Features: Audio Commentary by Director Jack Gold, moderated by Film Historian Anthony Sloman | Trailers”

American Beast

“After his mother’s death, James Erikson discovers her old storage locker filled with journals and newspapers of his family’s history. As he researches it, he finds out about the evil creature that his family has tried to contain for several generations, beginning in 1939 on a mysterious piece of property in an American small town.”

The Internecine Project [Kino Lorber Blu-Ray]

“Hollywood legend James Coburn (Harry in Your Pocket) stars as Robert Elliot, a former secret agent given the job opportunity of a lifetime: adviser to the President of the United States. However, he has some skeletons in his closet that need eliminating, namely the four people aware of his shady past. Elliot hatches a diabolical plot to get rid of his targets in one night, with no ties leading back to him… The Internecine Project is a nerve-shattering thriller that will grip you in suspense until the unpredictable surprise ending. The stellar cast includes Lee Grant (Damien: The Omen II), Harry Andrews (Too Late the Hero), Ian Hendry (Get Carter), Julian Glover (For Your Eyes Only) and Keenan Wynn (The Mechanic). Written by Jonathan Lynn (Clue) and Barry Levinson (Who?) and directed by Ken Hughes (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Featuring a rousing score by the great Roy Budd (Get Carter, The Stone Killer, The Destructors) and stunningly shot by two-time Oscar winning Cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth (Cabaret, 2001: A Space Odyssey).

Special Features: Interview with Screenwriter Jonathan Lynn | Trailers”

Chasing Bigfoot: The Quest for Truth

Five-part documentary series collected on DVD.

Dune Warriors [Scorpion Releasing]

“After the end of the world, Earth is a thirsty planet ruled by vicious warlords. One woman is brave enough to fight back; she bands together five warriors to save her town and their precious water.”

Wheels of Fire [Scorpion Releasing]

“The Future is now. There are no rules and no place to hide from the deadly Highway Warriors who ravage the roads in machines of destruction.”

Equalizer 2000 [Scorpion Releasing]

“In a bleak, postnuclear future world, warring factions struggle to claim the Equalizer 2000, the one weapon powerful enough to guarantee survival.”

The Sisterhood [Scorpion Releasing]

“The year is 2021 AD. Women have been enslaved by a brutal army of men who survived the nuclear holocaust. Their only hope for freedom is in the hands of a nomadic band of fierce she-warriors: The Sisterhood.”

The Shelter

“Vagrant Thomas Jacob (Michael Paré of “Eddie and the Cruisers” fame) finds shelter for the night when he falls upon a seemingly abandoned two-story home with its lights on and an inviting front door. Once inside, his past comes to haunt him and he soon realizes that he is not alone. There’s a supernatural force on hand and it won’t let him leave. Destiny has brought Thomas to this place but will he survive the ordeal?”

Fire Twister

“When ex-firefighter Scott Nylander and a group of ecologists approach a silo filled with oil to hang a banner with an eco-message, they suddenly realize they came to the wrong place at the wrong time. There’s a bomb attached which is going to explode in a few seconds! As our heroes are hiding, a mass explosion causes a huge flaming tornado, which starts to destroy everything in its way. It turns out that the silo contained an experimental fuel called MT-11 crafted by the Synco Company. Scott and his friends are accused of being terrorists that caused the explosion. Chased by Synco mercenaries, they have to stop the fire twister, before it destroys LA.”

Ouija 3: The Charlie Charlie Challenge

“An eccentric haunted house owner invites a group of hapless teens to play the terrifying game known as Charlie Charlie, overnight in the many attractions his house has to offer. While the game is meant to be a mere spectacle of spooky fun, it soon turns into a true nightmare leaving the teenagers, and the owner, battling for their lives.”

The Girl

“A kidnapped girl is rescued by a young boy, and in return is compelled to save him from the horrors that lie in his home.”

Zombie Massacre 2: Reich of the Dead

“Set during the height of World War Two, Allied soldiers fight against a bloodthirsty army of the undead created by the Nazis using genetic experimentation on prisoners of war and people with mental disorders. Alongside the carnage of the trenches and terror of combat, the oncoming Allied soldiers are now faced with battling an ever-expanding and near indestructible hoard of zombies. They have just one night to save their own lives and escape the soulless grip of their lifeless enemy, or face becoming part of the zombie army themselves.”

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