Rest your wallets easy, folks, as other than a couple of monster movies which previously aired on Syfy, this week's genre offerings are really slim pickings.
We told you about the Japanese anime based upon the popular American series "Supernatural" quite a while ago. At first no one was sure whether or not we'd be seeing the animated adventures of Sam and Dean hit Stateside. Well, not only is it on its way, but we've got all the details and the cover art! From the Press Release
If you were part of the 90’s genre VHS and DVD collecting scene, you’ll likely recall a little UK label by the name of Redemption, which specialized in the more erotic and Gothic of continental horror offerings. A long time gone, the good news has now come through that the label is to be resurrected with an excellent line-up already waiting to rock your psyche. Dig it!
And what's not to celebrate? Two horror heavyweights together in a slasher movie? Sounds pretty close to horror movie nirvana to us! Ready for the 411? Yeah, we thought you would be. Lionsgate announced today that it will be dropping Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet onto DVD on June 15th. The flick, directed by Frank Sabatella, stars Danielle Harris and Bill Moseley.
“Guilty Pleasures” just about sums them up, but if you happen to be a fan of the output of director Brian Yuzna and producer Julio Fernandez’s now retired Fantastic Factory label, then count yourself in luck as Arrow Video will be releasing a four-film set in the UK on April 18th entitled – you guessed it – Fantastic Factory Presents! From the Press Release:
It doesn't matter if you're a black swan or a white swan; we're sure you're going to want to bring home the dementedness that is Natalie Portman's Oscar-winning performance in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.
Japanese submarine slammed two torpedoes into our side, Chief. We was comin' back from the island of Tinian to Leyte ... just delivered the bomb. The Hiroshima bomb. Eleven hundred men went into the water. Vessel went down in 12 minutes. Didn't see the first shark for about a half an hour. Dino. 100-footer. From the Press Release
Hitting DVD on March 29th is the first of the After Dark Originals (along with Prowl): the supernatural scarecrow flick Husk, and we've scared up an exclusive making-of clip for you! Special features for both discs will include a cast/crew audio commentary and a behind-the-scenes featurette.
Los Angeles has not seen this much action from aliens since Predator 2 and the beginning of the influx of "coyote" vehicles from Mexico.
If there's any justice in this universe, Drive Angry will find its audience when it comes home to Blu-ray and DVD in May. Read on for the details.
Teen horror movies may be a dime a dozen, but after watching the trailer for Forget Me Not, I have no problem saying I'd be willing to shell out a dozen dimes or so to watch it. Better start saving up your dimes because Forget Me Not will be arriving on DVD shelves in May.
Every now and then something quiet yet awesome slips through the cracks and waits patiently to be discovered. Such is the case with Warner Archive, who continue to release quality copies of classic forgotten fright flicks.
Meet a true original when 2009 Honorary Oscar® winner and legendary producer/director Roger Corman takes the stage with Julie Corman at Rocket Video in Hollywood, CA, on Wednesday evening, March 23rd, 2011, to sign Blu-rays and DVDs of his latest “creature feature” Sharktopus. The Cormans will also participate in a Q&A with questions from the audience before the signing. WHEN:
Oh, Synapse Films. How we love thee. We could cuddle you in our arms forever. Stroke your hair. Nuzzle you close. You are our sunshine. Our only sunshine. You make us happy ... especially when it comes to delivering some of the most psychotic films out there completely uncut and uncensored! From the Press Release
We're still kind of marveling at the fact that an exorcism flick starring Anthony Hopkins could fall on the mediocre side of the fence, but nevertheless, The Rite is on its way to home video and you can make up your own mind.