Horror releases for July 12 on Blu-Ray and DVD. Click the film’s title to go to the Amazon listing page; buy to support this site!

Green Room [Blu-Ray]

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“After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.”

Cat in the Brain [Grindhouse Releasing Blu-Ray]

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“The most VIOLENT movie ever made! Starring Godfather of Gore Lucio Fulci

Acclaimed Italian horror maestro Lucio Fulci, director of ZOMBIE and THE BEYOND, stars in this blood-soaked epic as a director being driven insane by his own movies. Fulci is thrust into an ultra-violent nightmare of death and depravity where murder and madness consume his sanity in a vortex of violence.
CAT IN THE BRAIN is a psychological masterpiece in the tradition of such cinematic classics as PSYCHO, STRAIT-JACKET, ERASERHEAD and Fellini’s 8 1/2.

Special Features:
Hi-definition digital restoration of the original UNCENSORED DIRECTOR’S CUT
Presented with English and original Italian language soundtracks
In-depth interviews with director Lucio Fulci and star Brett Halsey
New interviews with composer Fabio Frizzi, screenwriter Antonio Tentori, cinematographer Sandro Grossi and poster artist Enzo Sciotti
Lucio Fulci’s heroic appearance at the 1996 NYC Fangoria Weekend of Horrors
Original Italian theatrical trailer & gallery of stills and poster art
Liner notes by Antonella Fulci, David J. Schow, Eli Roth and Martin Beine
BONUS CD – the original soundtrack by Fabio Frizzi!
Chilling GLOW-IN-THE-DARK slip cover – limited to first 3000 copies
Mini portrait of Lucio Fulci – suitable for framing – limited to first 3000 copies
PLUS OTHER SURPRISES
Review
“Chainsaw eviscerations, decapitations, piano-wire throat slashings,
intestines being fed to ravenous pigs, eye-gougings, masses of T&A,
graphic knifings, tongue-rippings…all and much more are present and correct.
And I mean much more! FOUR STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
– CHAS. BALUN’S DEEP RED

“A shattering exposition of gore, mutilation and sordid sex,
certain to satisfy the sick set. A MASTERPIECE!”
– David F. Friedman, legendary producer of BLOOD FEAST and ILSA, SHE WOLF OF THE S.S.
“The fun never stops! Sadism, carnage, brutality, lust and utter psychosis delivered as only Lucio Fulci can.”
– CLIVE BARKER, director of HELLRAISER”

Just Desserts: The Making of Creepshow [Synapse Films Blu-Ray]

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“In 1982, Author Stephen King, and Director George A. Romero collaborated on a feature-film tribute to the controversial EC comics of the 1950s. Told through five jolting tales of terror, CREEPSHOW has become a celebrated horror classic over the past three decades. With an all-star cast, and featuring groundbreaking special effects by genre legend Tom Savini, CREEPSHOW stands as a horrific and hilarious tribute to the stories that helped influence (and corrupt) a generation of writers and filmmakers. Now the tales behind the creation of this chilling masterpiece can finally be told!

Featuring rare behind-the-scenes footage and photographs, JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF “CREEPSHOW” also contains over a dozen interviews, including George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins and many others. These are the terrifying stories behind the film that promised you… The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have…BEING SCARED!

Special Features:
Audio Commentary with Director & Editor Michael Felsher
Audio Commentary featuring interviews with Actor John Amplas, Property Master Bruce Alan Miller, and Make-Up Effects Assistant Darryl Ferrucci
Creepshow Days An interview with Director of Photography, Director Michael Gornick
Extended Interview Segments with George A. Romero, Tom Savini, and Bernie Wrightson
Behind The Screams A compilation of on-set video footage from Tom Savini
Horror’s Hallowed Grounds with Sean Clark
Scream Greats Volume One: Tom Savini, Master of Horror Effects with Optional Audio Commentary with Tom Savini
Vintage 1982 Evening Magazine Segment shot on the set of the film, featuring rare cast & crew interviews
Behind-The-Scenes of CREEPSHOW Photo Gallery”

Hunters [Massacre Video Blu-Ray]

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“Spanning over 30 years, HUNTERS is the unrelenting tale of two cinephile brothers who abduct their victims in the rural woods of Pennsylvania. These brothers objectify and humiliate their victims leaving them stripped of any trace of humanity. These heinous acts are all in the pursuit to create a genuine horror film. Not recommended for sensitive viewers, Massacre Video presents the controversial HUNTERS by cult director Adam Ahlbrandt completely uncut and uncensored.

Special Features:
Reversible Cover
Audio Commentary with Director Adam Ahlbrandt and Producer C.G Noir*
Audio Commentary with Star J.D Brown*
Did We Go too Far? – A HUNTERS Retrospective*
Raw Tapes
Dig Your Own Grave Deleted Scene
A Trip Down Memory Lane with J.D Brown
Stills Gallery*
Trailers for Other Massacre Video Titles”

Slasher: Season 1 [Blu-Ray]

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“For Sarah Bennett, home is where the horror is.

Katie McGrath (Jurassic World, TV’s Merlin) stars in the thrilling first season of Chiller’s first original series: Slasher. When Sarah Bennett (McGrath) returns to her small hometown, she finds herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders based on the grisly killings of her parents. As the murders escalate, long-buried secrets are revealed, making everyone around her a suspect… or a victim.

Brandon Jay McLaren, Wendy Crewson, Steve Byers, and Dean McDermott also star in this eight-episode nail-biter, the first slice of a truly terrifying horror anthology series from creator Aaron Martin (Degrassi: The Next Generation).”

Carnival of Souls [Criterion Collection Blu-Ray]

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“A young woman in a small Kansas town survives a drag race accident, then agrees to take a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City. En route, she is haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her toward an abandoned lakeside pavilion. Made by industrial filmmakers on a small budget, the eerily effective B-movie classic Carnival of Souls was intended to have “the look of a Bergman and the feel of a Cocteau”—and, with its strikingly used locations and spooky organ score, it succeeds. Herk Harvey’s macabre masterpiece gained a cult following on late-night television and continues to inspire filmmakers today.

  • New, restored 4K digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Selected-scene audio commentary featuring director Herk Harvey and screenwriter John Clifford
  • New interview with comedian and writer Dana Gould
  • New video essay by film critic David Cairns
  • The Movie That Wouldn’t Die!, a documentary on the 1989 reunion of the film’s cast and crew
  • The Carnival Tour, a 2000 update on the film’s locations
  • Excerpts from movies made by the Centron Corporation, an industrial film company based in Lawrence, Kansas, that once employed Harvey and Clifford
  • Deleted scenes
  • Outtakes, accompanied by Gene Moore’s organ score
  • History of the Saltair Resort in Salt Lake City, where key scenes in the film were shot
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by writer and programmer Kier-La Janisse”

Blood and Black Lace [Arrow Video Steelbook]

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“The Cristian Haute Couture fashion house is a home to models… and backstabbing… and blackmail… and drug deals… and MURDER.
Having established a template for the giallo with The Girl Who Knew Too Much, Mario Bava set about cementing its rules with Blood and Black Lace. In doing so he created one of the most influential films ever made – an Italian classic that would spearhead the giallo genre, provide a prototype for the slasher movie, and have a huge effect on filmmakers as diverse as Dario Argento and Martin Scorsese.
Newly restored from the original camera negative and presented here in its original, uncut Italian form, this dual-format release allows fans to see Blood and Black Lace afresh and offers newcomers the ideal introduction to a major piece of cult filmmaking.
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:
Limited Edition SteelBook featuring original artworks
Brand new 2K restoration of the film from the original camera negative
High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
Optional Italian and English soundtracks presented in original uncompressed mono PCM audio
Newly translated subtitles for the Italian audio
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
Brand new audio commentary by Mario Bava’s biographer Tim Lucas
Psycho Analysis – a new documentary on Blood and Black Lace and the origins of the giallo genre featuring interviews with directors Dario Argento (Suspiria) and Lamberto Bava (Demons), screenwriter Ernesto Gastaldi (All the Colors of the Dark) critics Roberto Curti and Steve Della Casa, and crime novelists Sandrone Dazieri and Carlo Lucarelli
An appreciation by Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani, the creative duo behind Amer and The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears
Yellow – the much-acclaimed neo-giallo by Ryan Haysom & Jon Britt [Blu-ray exclusive]
Gender and Giallo – a visual essay by Michael Mackenzie exploring the giallo’s relationship with the social upheavals of the 1960s and 70s
Panel discussion on Mario Bava featuring Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava and Steve Della Casa, recorded at the 2014 Courmayeur Film Festival
The Sinister Image: Cameron Mitchell – an episode of David Del Valle’s television series, devoted to the star of Blood and Black Lace and presented in full
The alternative US opening titles, sourced from Joe Dante’s private print and scanned in 2K especially for this release
Original theatrical trailer
Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Howard Hughes, author of Cinema Italiano and Mario Bava: Destination Terror, an interview with Joe Dante, David Del Valle on Cameron Mitchell and more, all illustrated with archive stills and posters”

Road Games [Shout! Factory Blu-Ray]

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“After a disastrous summer trip, Jack (Andrew Simpson, Rebellion) finds himself hitchhiking through the sun-drenched rural French countryside with nothing but his British passport. Unaware of dangers that are plaguing the roads, he tries without much success to get home. Along the way, he partners up with another hitchhiker, a beautiful French girl, Veronique (Josephine de La Baume, Kiss of the Damned). But when they accept a ride from a local oddball (Frederic Pierrot, The Returned), the pair find themselves thrown in a deadly game of cat and mouse in which nothing is what it seems. Bursting with nonstop twists and turns and an undercurrent of Hitchcockian malice, this riveting psychological thriller is a hell of a ride. Legendary cult actress Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, You’re Next) co-stars.”

MILFs Vs. Zombies

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“A group of moms enjoying a lady’s night out are forced to fight for their lives when their quiet town is overrun by a ravenous horde of flesh eating corpses. Will they be able to meet up with their husbands, save their children (who are away at summer camp) and make it home in time for dinner’ Watch MILFs vs. Zombies and find out!”

13 Cameras [Kino Lorber]

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“In the pulse-pounding thriller 13 Cameras, newly-weds Ryan (PJ McCabe) and Claire (Brianne Moncrief) move into a new house across the country, only to find out that their marital issues are the least of their problems. Unbeknownst to them, their grim and lascivious landlord (Neville Archambault) has been spying on them from day one, and he has evil intentions.

Bonus Features: Closed Captions, 5.1 Surround Sound, Finding the Monster: the Search for the Perfect Slumlord, Highlight-Lowlight with the Cast and Crew of 13 Cameras, Horror on a Shoestring: Making a Low Budget Horror Film, Trailer”

Tarzan in the Valley of Lust Double-Feature

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“A double dose of grindy 70s skin flicks that played the storefront low-budget shoe-box theaters on 8th Avenue in NYC. Tarzan in the Valley of Lust (50 mins.) Tarzan as Edgar Rice Burroughs wished he could have written him swingin from tree to tree while swingin with blond jungle beauty Jane and a buxom native girl who just can t pass up a bulging loin cloth. But that pesky gorilla keeps trying to mooch in on Tarzan s action, and this time Jane might have no recourse but succumb to the hairy, horny primate. Dirt Bike Bangers (54 mins.) It s full throttle action when motocross racers Bob Jacobson and Big Ed Smith wind up at the home of three fast idlin mamas who know a good ride when they see one. Not satisfied with plundering every inch of these tireless girls bodies, Bob plans to burgle them too. Will Big Ed be out of Betty Sue long enough to thwart the shameful heist and teach Bob a five knuckle lesson about post-coitus good manners?”

Necrophagia Through Eyes of the Dead [Massacre Video]

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“Welcome to Hell. Witness some of the most barbaric acts ever captured on film. Hear some of the most shocking music to ever be released. See violence and depravity that only come from the sick minds of Necrophagia and cult film Maker Jim VanBebber.

Massacre Video is proud to present the extremely controversial THROUGH EYES OF THE DEAD, completely uncut and uncensored. To avoid cardiac arrest just keep repeating…It’s only a movie.

Special Features:
Reversible Cover Art
Interview with Killjoy
Vintage Interview with Phil Anselmo and Killjoy on Their Label
Killjoy Puts the Bust on McCharlieChan: Behind the Scenes
Rehearsal Footage
Manson Meditation Tapes
Two Music Videos (Cannibal Holocaust and They Dwell in the Dark)
Trailers for Other Massacre Video Releases”

Psycho [Pop Art Blu-Ray]

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“One of the most shocking films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho changed the thriller genre forever. Join the Master of Suspense on a chilling journey as an unsuspecting victim (Janet Leigh) visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema’s most notorious psychopaths – Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins). Named #1 on the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list, this notorious film has become a cultural phenomenon. Featuring one of the most iconic scenes in film history – the infamous “shower scene” – plus bonus features and a digitally remastered picture, Psycho is “still terrifying after all these years” (Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide.)”

The Birds [Pop Art Blu-Ray]

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“Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds is an unforgettable masterpiece that is considered one of the most terrifying films from the Master of Suspense. When beautiful, blonde Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) travels to Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor), she is inexplicably attacked by a seagull. Suddenly, thousands of birds begin to flock into town, preying on schoolchildren and residents in a terrifying series of attacks. Mitch and Melanie must fight for their lives against a deadly force that cannot be explained or stopped in this film that makes you want to “hold onto something and watch!” (Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide).”

Sodomaniac [Wild Eye Raw]

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“A group of degenerate serial date rapists have the tables turned on them when a masked killer begins to hunt them down one by one, and killing them in the most painful, degrading way possible.”

Model Hunger [Wild Eye Releasing]

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“Former model and actress Ginny (Lynn Lowry) had been cast aside by the modeling industry when she was a young woman due to her body type – and she didn’t take the rejection well. When new neighbors Debbie and Sal move in, they begin to notice strange things happening, as the list of missing young women begins to grow. What has Ginny been doing in her basement all these years, and can she be stopped?”

Alien Incursion

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“A park ranger must protect hikers from an invasion of meteor-spawned aliens and hunters that want to eliminate the creatures – and any witnesses to their arrival on earth.”

Grindhouse Horror Show Vol. 2

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“Grindhouse fans who revel in grit and gore, will love Volume 2 of Grindhouse Horror Show. From hot, sexy babes to the craziest monsters and creatures to hit the screen, this collection is a must have for any fan of Grindhouse horror! Features the films: Howl of the Piranha and Muckman. Almost three hours of prime grind!”

Guardians

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“Twilight Cove, a small forgotten town, is besieged by hideous creatures summoned into our dimension. It’s only a matter of time before the army of creatures attacks the rest of civilization and wreaks havoc upon the world. At dusk, a beat-up truck containing a rag-tag team of hardened mercenaries rolls into town, and this is not the first time they’ve been called in to exterminate; they are part of a secret society that has been operating outside of the government and the public eye for thousands of years. Their mission is to keep our world safe from evil-of our own creation and from beyond.”

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