Blu-ray News

Andy Serkis to Rise With the Apes Again; Oscar Bid in the Works

Hardly anyone expected Fox's Rise of the Planet of the Apes to do any sort of well at the box office, but it did and in the process recaptured the imagination of fans everywhere. Of course a sequel is on its way, and thankfully the man who really brought everything together is back on board!

Make a Date with Shark Night on DVD and Blu-ray

When I wrote my review of Shark Night 3D, I described it as a movie that would probably play much better on DVD than in theaters because it really didn’t offer up enough to justify paying premium 3D theatrical prices. We’ll all get to find out if I’m right when it surfaces onto DVD and Blu-ray just after the New Year.

Artwork and More Details for In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds Blu-ray and DVD

Good news for Uwe Boll and Dolph Lundgren fans: It turns out we don't have to wait until 2012 to see In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds after all! The adrenaline-fueled next chapter in the epic action/adventure franchise battles onto Blu-ray and DVD on December 27th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Sneak Peek at Horror Express on Blu-ray

The love we have here at Dread Central for the classic film Horror Express goes beyond words, and to say that we're excited about the film's Blu-ray debut is nothing short of a complete and total understatement. So it's with great pleasure that we give you a look at what's to come!

Fright Night 2011 Blu-ray Clip Looks at The Comedy in Horror

The mixture of comedy and horror can be a really tough formula to get right, and lord knows it could either be a tremendous success or an awful mess. In this latest clip from the upcoming Blu-ray of Fright Night 2011 this process is examined. Dig it!

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Comes Home Early Next Year

Though it left a lot to be desired, Troy Nixey's take on the 1973 telefilm Don't Be Afraid of the Dark will be hitting home just after the holidays. Will it play better on the small screen? We can only hope so.

2011 Reaper Award Winners Announced!

And here they are, kids! The results for the 2011 Reaper Awards, which we host in collaboration with the good folks at Home Media Magazine. Who won? Who lost? You voted, and the results are in! Read on for all of the details right here!

40-Year-Old Cult Catfish-Man Movie Zaat Spawning Blu-ray and a Sequel

And here I thought that story I wrote a few weeks back about a Giant Spider Invasion musical was the most unlikely Seventies b-movie reboot news of the year. Now comes word that the 1971 catfish-man flick Zaat is getting the DVD/Blu-ray treatment (not surprising), and a sequel is in the works (very surprising).

Update on the DVD/Blu-ray Release of Zack Parker's Scalene

In early September we told you about indie filmmaker Zack Parker's somewhat unorthodox rollout schedule for his new film Scalene, and now we have an update from him with regard to the special features we can expect on the DVD and Blu-ray along with a trailer for one very special "extra".

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Readers: Celebrate Mother's Day with the Chance to Win a Blu-ray and Poster!

Yeah, yeah, we know – 2011’s official Mother’s Day has long since passed, but the occasion we’re talking about here is director Darren Lynn Bousman’s own twisted take on familial festivities! Get in while you can for a chance at some free goodies...

CONTEST CLOSED! Win a Copy of Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Combo Pack

Man, every time we turn around, we find something new and cool to send you cats! Next up on the freebie pile: the cult holiday sensation Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale! Ho ho horror, baby!

Two Clips From Faces in the Crowd May Cause Blindness!

Next week Milla Jovovich's new thriller Faces in the Crowd hits Blu-ray and DVD, and to help you decide whether or not this is something you would like to focus on, we have two clips for you right here! Dig 'em!

Several New Clips from The Howling: Reborn!

More eye candy from The Howling: Reborn has come across our desks in the form of some new clips so we figured we'd get it out to you as quickly as possible. If only so we don't have to look at them anymore.

Witness The Rise of the Planet of the Apes on Blu-ray and DVD

One of the most surprisingly good films of the year, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, is on its way to continue the revolution on home video, and we've got all the details and the artwork waiting right here for you!