Friday the 13th: Part VII: The New Blood and Friday the 13th: Part VIII: Jason Takes a Cruise .... I mean Jason Takes Manhattan are both coming out in spiffy new DVD editions next week, and we have your chance to win a copy of each!
Aside from the better than it should have been "Harper's Island" (review), the pick of this week's DVD crop seems to be a couple of Blu-ray re-releases: Creepshow and Freddy vs. Jason.
One of the more well received horror films this year, Warner Bros' Orphan, will be hitting home video on October 27th, and we've got the rundown on what you can expect from this evil and secretive little package. Special Features: Additional scenes Alternate ending Mama's Little Devils: Bad Seeds, Evil Kids and Orphan featurette (Blu-ray only) Digital copy (Blu-ray only) Synopsis
Earlier this year I reported on Code Red DVD planning to release the never-before-seen 1995 slasher spoof Night of the Dribbler about a psycho in a basketball mask killing off a high school basketball team. At the time a release date was not set in stone. Now I find out that release date is next week, September 8th to be exact.
The December DVD release of End Game sees the continuation of the grand tradition of casting pro wrestlers and reality television contestants in starring film roles. Olympic gold medal winning amateur wrestler turned professional wrestler Kurt Angle stars as a psycho-sexual serial killer stalking a stripper played by "Survivor: Amazon" winner Jenna Morasca. I can assure you it is every bit as good as it sounds.
Since we announced The Reaper Awards 2009, which is the first awards show to celebrate excellence in horror on DVD and Blu-ray, a lot of people have been wondering just what the actual award would be. A certificate? A plaque? A well placed head shot? The answer is none of the above. We've got something a lot cooler in mind! Ladies and gentlemen ... Get ready to feast your eyes on nearly a foot tall of badass hand-crafted horror loving sexiness ... The Grimmy!
Hey kids! Just a friendly reminder that voting has begun for the first ever Reaper Awards, which celebrates excellence in horror on Blu-ray and DVD. So whatcha waiting for? Let your voice be heard!
Several indie flicks can be found on this week's release list along with some reissues like a Blacula/Scream Blacula Scream twin-pack, a couple of TCM four-packs, and a bizarre Blu-ray "Thrillers" collection that teams The Invisible with Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense, Signs, and Unbreakable. But without a doubt the pick of the week is "Supernatural" Season Four (review coming soon).
The nominees for Reaper Awards 2009, the first awards campaign dedicated entirely to horror on home video, have been chosen by an esteemed panel of judges from within the horror community.
Ellen Page was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in 2008 for her title role in Juno. Back in 2003 Ellen Page starred in a Canadian made-for-TV movie called Ghost Cat that aired in the US on Animal Planet. That film would have long since been forgotten about if Page hadn't gone on to be somebody. Now her past is coming back to haunt her with a DVD release of her family-friendly supernatural feline flick.
Anchor Bay has finally dished the 411 on what to expect when their latest horror comedy, Stan Helsing, hits home video on October 27th; and we've got every little guffaw-laden detail for ya!
Even though it's been awfully quiet lately, there's finally some movement on Corbin Bernsen's zombie opus Dead Air to talk about. Looks like the flick will be coming home on October 27th, and soon you'll be able to pre-order your copy along with some other goodies including a limited edition, hand-numbered mini-poster autographed by director Bernsen by hitting up the official Dead Air site here.
As announced previously, Halo-8 Entertainment will be releasing its Godkiller: Walk Among Us "illustrated film" series in the form of bi-monthly, episodic DVDs. Additionally, we've learned that each of the three DVDs will come packaged with a serialized audiobook of the prequel novel Godkiller: Silent War, written by the film's award-winning writer/director Matt Pizzolo.
Where has this year gone? It seems like just yesterday we were first telling you about Declan O'Brien's entry into the Wrong Turn franchise, Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead and now its October 20th release is nipping at our heels!