Horror Horizon – Horror Releases for June 13, 2017

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Horror releases for June 13 on Blu-Ray and DVD. Click the Amazon button to purchase and support this site!

Grimm: Season Six

“Now that the nefarious forces of Black Claw have been silenced, Nick (David Giuntoli) faces an all too familiar foe in Captain Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz). Having gained a seat of power as the mayor-elect of Portland, Renard is poised to bring rise to his own brand of law and order. Nick must take a stand to protect his city and those closest to him, especially his child with Adalind (Claire Coffee). It will take the full force of Nick and his allies to find a way to bring peace. Meanwhile, Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) grapple with bringing a child into a new and tumultuous world, and Eve (Bitsie Tulloch) faces unsettling identity issues as her former self lurks below the surface. Own all 13 spine-chilling episodes of the final season of Grimm.”

The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Eighth and Final Season

“THE VAMPIRE DIARIES sinks its teeth into its final season with more high-stakes romance, adventure and drama than ever before. Last season, our heroes rebuilt their world without Elena, and Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Caroline (Candice King) began their much-anticipated yet complicated relationship. Meanwhile, Damon pursued a vendetta against his mother Lily (guest star Annie Wersching), who abandoned her sons to care for vampire-witches. Lily’s misguided choices caused her own demise and Rayna forced Stefan to go on the run and leave Caroline to make a new start with Alaric. Damon enlisted the help of the Armory, but the Armory’s deeper agenda endangered Bonnie’s life. To remedy the crisis, Damon and Enzo entered the Armory’s occult vault. The triangle of Stefan, Caroline and Alaric will team up with Bonnie in season eight to search for the two most important men in her life – even though Damon and Enzo may be long past saving.”

Dark Matter: Season Two

“The Raza crew returns in Dark Matter Season 2! In the aftermath of betrayal, things have changed for the crew of the Raza. They find themselves split up—imprisoned or sent on the course of a new life. But with so many words unsaid and so much left to do, will fate bring them back together? With new allies and a dangerous new enemy, adventure waits for this crew, they just have to find their way.”

Inquisition [Mondo Macabro Blu-Ray]

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“In 16th century France, Inquisitor and magistrate Bernard de Fossey (Paul Naschy) travels to the plague-ridden region of Peyriac in search of witches and devil worshippers. Local beauty Catherine (Daniela Giordano) quickly catches his eye, tormenting him with impure thoughts, although her affections lie with her handsome fiancé Jean. Meanwhile, embittered one-eyed manservant Rénover (Antonio Iranzo) presents Bernard with his first group of torture victims when he accuses several sexy young things who spurned his advances of being witches responsible for the plague.
One by one beautiful women are tortured on the rack then burned at the stake. No-one seems able to halt the Inquisition’s reign of terror or the baseless accusations that cause so many innocent deaths. When Jean dies in mysterious circumstances, Catherine allies herself with Satan to get revenge on her enemies – foremost among them, De Fossey himself.

This was horror star Paul Naschy’s directorial debut and one of his very best films. He plays three roles – Inquisitor De Fossey, the Devil, and the Grim Reaper. The film is a brutal and unrelenting portrait of a past when superstition and terror ruled the minds of men.

Special Features:

  • Introduction by Paul Naschy
  • Interview with star Daniela Giordano
  • Audio commentary by Rod Barnett and Troy Guinn (the Naschycast)
  • Blood and Sand – documentary on Spanish horror films”

Review here

Madhouse [Arrow Video Blu-Ray]

“MANY PEOPLE VISIT … NO ONE EVER LEAVES.

Helmed by legendary producer/director Ovidio Assonitis, the man behind such cult favourites as The Visitor and Piranha II: The Spawning, Madhouse is a crimson-soaked tale of sibling rivalry taken to a terrifying and bloody extreme.

Julia has spent her entire adult life trying to forget the torment she suffered at the hands of her twisted twin Mary… but Mary hasn t forgotten. Escaping hospital, where she s recently been admitted with a horrific, disfiguring illness, Julia s sadistic sister vows to exact a particularly cruel revenge on her sibling this year promising a birthday surprise that she ll never forget.

An Italian production shot entirely in Savannah, Georgia, Madhouse (aka And When She Was Bad and There Was a Little Girl) fuses slasher elements with the over-the-top excess of 80s Italian terror resulting in a cinematic bloodbath so gut-wrenching that the British authorities saw fit to outlaw it as a video nasty .

 

  • Brand new 2K restoration from the original camera negative
  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition presentations
  • Original Stereo Audio (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Brand new audio commentary with The Hysteria Continues
  • Brand new interviews with cast and crew
  • Alternate Opening Titles
  • Theatrical Trailer, newly transferred in HD
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Marc Schoenbach
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Booklet featuring new writing on the film”

Review here

Aquarius: Season Two

The complete second season on DVD.

The Lonely Lady [Blu-Ray]

“Jerilee Randall (Zadora) is a beautiful, idealistic, and talented writer with ambitions of making it big as a screenwriter. But as she makes her way up the Hollywood food chain, she discovers that underneath the movie business’ glittering façade is a whirlwind of drugs, depravity, and broken dreams. Struggling to keep her grasp on all she holds dear, she soon descends into a desperate battle to maintain her own sanity. ”

The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Series

All 8 seasons on DVD.

 

Alienator [Scream Factory Blu-Ray]

“In deep space, the deadliest animal is still woman!

It’s a futuristic fight to the finish when the Commander of a space station prison (Jan Michael-Vincent, The Mechanic, White Line Fever) takes on galactic archvillain Kol (Ross Hagen, Avenging Angel). When Kol escapes, on the verge of his execution, the Commander has no choice but to unleash the Alienator: a ruthless android hunter with one unstoppable purpose: terminate Kol at any cost!

Kol’s shuttle crash-lands on Earth and the Alienator is hot on his trail. She is determined to capture her prey: even if it means blowing away everything and everyone in her path.

This sci-fi action film co-stars John Phillip Law (Barbarella), P.J. Soles (Carrie, Halloween, Rock n Roll High School) and featuring female bodybuilder Teagan as the Alienator.”

Badass Monster Killer

“There’s a criminal turf war going down in Camaroville, and the new gang in town are using black magic, intent on resurrecting hideous demon-gods to enslave mankind! Jimmy Chevelle, agent of The Department of Supernatural Security, is the only one who can stop them. Prepare for a freaky, funky thrill ride with demonic pimps, kung fu foxes and extraterrestrial horrors from beyond space and time!”

The Hound of the Baskervilles [Kino Lorber DVD]

“Mastered in HD! Peter Cushing (The Skull) is a splendid Sherlock Holmes and Andre Morell (TV s Quatermass and the Pit) is the perfect Dr. Watson in this terror-filled mystery classic co-starring horror legend Christopher Lee (House of the Long Shadows). With its compelling acting and spooky cinematography, this top-notch murder-mystery will keep you guessing and gasping until the final frame. A fiendish evil lurks beneath the mist-shrouded cliffs of England’s fabled moors. In the form of a hellish hound, it feeds upon the trembling flesh of the heirs of Baskerville Hall. But before this savage beast can sink its teeth into the newest lord of the manor, it must pit its vicious fangs against the searing intellect of the most powerful foe it has ever encountered – the incomparable Sherlock Holmes. Hammer legend Terence Fisher (The Man Who Could Cheat Death) directed this masterpiece in suspense and horror, which was called The Best Sherlock Holmes Film Ever Made! by Time Out Film Guide.”

Stephen King Triple Feature

The Stand, The Langoliers, and Golden Years.

Navy Seals v Demons

No plot available, but I think you can guess.

Amityville: No Escape

“A group of college students go into the deep woods of the most haunted town in America to better understand fear – and they found it.”

The Killer Sci-Fi 3-Pack

“Three Full Length Sci fi Films Including SLIPSTREAM In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. The police officers in turn try to hunt the two men down. Starring Bill Paxton and Mark Hamill. CREATURE A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans bodies, obviously slaughtered by one of the archaic creatures, awoken to new life. Now the alien is after them. Starring Klaus Kinski. INCIDENT AT RAVEN’S GATE Ex con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother s isolated farm. It s not long before bizarre things start happening, dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking their owners, strange apparitions beginning to appear, and people who had been normal suddenly going insane. Starring Steven Vidler”

Anomaly [Blu-Ray]

“The terrifying story of a family that experienced the biggest demonic possession after moving into a house plagued by malicious spirits.”

Death Cam Vol. 1

“The very mention of a “Snuff Film” sends shivers of horror down the spine of most normal, law abiding citizens. But not all of us are “normal” – some crave a more primordial and warped form of entertainment for reasons beyond them, and for that reason progressive countries allow artistic expression and deem it an aspect of social service, in an effort to quell those dark and unfathomable desires that may rage within. And so for those with that penchant for that darkness within, there is DEATH CAM Vol. 1.Psycho with a Camera: Enter a world of grime and sleaze and be ready to squirm at every action of The Photographer, a sick adventure into the very real world of porn, perversion and depravity. One close-up and you’re DEAD. Video Girl: Julie dreamt of being an actress, and when an audition comes around for a new horror feature film, she can’t believe her luck, but ends up becoming prey to a twisted psychopathic director. Dead On Camera: All is not what it seems as an unsuspecting cast and crew enter the very real world of a perverse director as he shows them what a real snuff film should look like. Be prepared to be shocked and disgusted.”

Forest of the Vampire

“A group of young friends on a road trip decide to take a hiking trip into a remote forest and stumble upon the lair of a powerful vampire.”

The Birds/Psycho Double Feature

“The Birds: Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor star in this horrific tale of nature gone berserk, when thousands of birds flock into a seaside town and terrorize the residents in a series of deadly attacks. Psycho (1960): Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh star in this shocking classic about an unsuspecting visitor to the Bates Motel who falls prey to one of cinema’s most notorious psychopaths, Norman Bates.”

Dry Bones

“As a boy, Drew was terrorized by a monster under his bed. Decades later, psychiatrists have convinced Drew that his childhood trauma was a figment of his imagination until he returns home to confront his darkest fears. As the people in his life begin to disappear, Drew suspects the creature is hell-bent on his destruction. Debbie Rochon (The Theatre Bizarre) and Michael O’Hear (Snow Shark) star in this gruesome, goofy, and highly entertaining nod to classic ’80s horror.”

The Butcher Possessions

“When Chris Shaw takes his friends out to an isolated house to make a web video, they summon an evil spirit and must fight for survival once it begins to hunt them down.”

42nd Street Pete’s Peeping Tom Grindhouse Triple Feature

Doesn’t list the three films.

The Casebook of Eddie Brewer

“A matter of belief becomes a question of survival as a TV documentary film crew follows old-school paranormal investigator Eddie Brewer (Ian Brooker) as he researches two disturbing and baffling cases: a suburban home where a neurotic mother is convinced something malevolent has attached itself to her ten year old daughter; and The Rookery House, a dilapidated Eighteenth Century building with strange noises and unexplained phenomenon coming from the cellar. Facing the greatest challenges of his life, Eddie confronts the source of these paranormal manifestations during an all-night vigil at the old house. What began as a mocking expose of his work becomes a terrifying battle between reason and the paranormal.”

Angels and Demons are Real

“It seems that in recent years Angel sightings and experiences are everywhere. Perhaps this is because the world is more and more complicated and people are feeling exhausted from keeping up when time is moving too fast and they are endlessly distracted by technology which leaves them spiritually empty. Many people believe that Angels and Demons exist and are active in our world today. With demonic possessions on the rise and a world in chaos, it makes sense to those who have experienced and witnessed encounters with the divine that Angels exist and can help us cope with our everyday lives.”

Medusa

“A throwback to the campy exploitation horror films of the 1970’s. This tale of terror by renegade filmmaker Jorge Ameer (Sabor Tropical, D’Agostino) takes mythology professor Dr. Jack Peruci (Jeff Allen) on a journey into the woods to find an antique artifact called “the mirror”. This relic is said to possess the spirit of the gorgon Medusa. Upon his return with his latest finding, he must convince a group of skeptical board members spearheaded by Dr. Gleason (William McNamara) as to the validity of his research while fighting supernatural forces surrounding him in an effort to prevent his soul to be used as a vessel of resurrection for the temptress Medusa.”

Documenting the Grey Man

“”Extremely effective” with moments of ”sheer horror” (AintItCool.com), Documenting the Grey Man is a hair-raising paranormal found-footage investigation by a group of avaricious actors determined to exploit a family claiming to be haunted by a ghost. What they encounter will terrify you.”

Through the Looking Glass

“The Artist lives alone in a foreboding old house in the country. Once prolific he is now a desperate man at odds with his work and unable to paint. When he discovers a mysterious package left on his doorstep The Artist finds a strange mirror within and soon becomes wracked by horrific visions. Beguiled by the mirror his work becomes fuelled by the visions as he paints like never before. However disturbing things soon begin to happen to him and those who enter the house. Escalating with each vision, with each brush stroke the mirror’s grip on The Artist tightens. Can The Artists untangle himself from the mirror’s creeping influence before it is too late? A terrifying horror, an atmospheric shocker – Festival Director SBFF 2007, winner of Best Horror.”

Clown Panic!

“A worldwide Clown Panic occurred in 2016 with Killer Clowns terrorizing innocent members of the public. Clown costumes were soon banned leaving many individuals who live their lives 24/7 as Clowns known as Clownarchists depressed and distraught. This shocking documentary forces us to look at the psyche of the human race grappling with a world on the brink. Coulrophobia aka The Fear of Clowns is a very real disease but what compels a person to be addicted to clown attire, some causing grief or harm to others, some wanting nothing more than to share their interests and be accepted? The Clown Panic phenomenon reveals a chink in the armor of the highly advanced and civilized ideal that sometimes fails to accept certain realities that occur in our everyday lives.”

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