After a completely dry last week, we are treated to the release of “The Walking Dead” Season One Blu-ray/DVD set this week, and boy, does it kick a copious amount of ass. While it is no secret that we were ardent fans of the AMC series during its television run, having this epic Frank Darabont, Robert Kirkman classic at our fingertips whenever we want it excites us to no end.
Much credit for the success of “The Walking Dead” should also go to the cast members: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Emma Bell, IronE Singleton, Michael Rooker, and Noah Emmerich.
There are a few other choice releases on March 8th also; check ’em all out below.
“The Walking Dead” Season One (Blu-ray REVIEW)
Created by Frank Darabont
Starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Emma Bell, IronE Singleton, Michael Rooker
After waking from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes finds the world he knew gone – ravaged by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions. Nearby, on the outskirts of Atlanta, a small encampment struggles to survive as ‘the dead’ stalk them at every turn. Can Rick and the others hold onto their humanity as they fight to live in this terrifying new world? And, amidst dire conditions and personal rivalries, will they ultimately survive one another? Watch the Blu-ray/DVD video clips. Don’t forget to check out our complete The Walking Dead CENTRAL.
|Crew & Cast Q&A Blowouts!
Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes); Michael Rooker (Merle);
Noah Emmerich (Dr. Edwin Jenner); IronE Singleton (T-Dog);
Robert Kirkman and Jon Bernthal (Shane);
Andrew Rothenberg (Jim); Jeffrey DeMunn (Dale);
Emma Bell (Amy); Laurie Holden (Laurie); Steven Yeun (Glenn)
|Make sure to check out our exclusive set visit:
Part 1 = Bringing Kirkman’s Walking Dead to Life;
Part 2 = Zombies Invade the ATL;
Part 3 = Casting and Prepping Production;
Part 4 = Prosthetics and Buckets of Blood.
Shortly after their meeting, Ridley kidnaps Valora and takes her on the date of a lifetime. She can stay and talk or she can run; her choice. He likes when they run. It becomes sport. Valora chooses not to run and the courtship begins. Over the next few days Valora is tortured, physically and mentally, but Ridley, oddly remains always the gentlemen. In his own perverse way, he’s trying to woo her. With nothing left to lose, Valora puts her plan in motion to turn the tables. The hunted becomes the hunter. The victim becomes the victor, but only after putting Ridley through everything that he put her through first.
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Part zombie, part voodoo! Desperate to end her husband’s domestic abuse, a young woman seeks asylum from a local voodoo priestess. When warned that her husband (Khotan) may “change” if given a special potion, the abused wife is relieved. But waking up in bed next to a zombie isn’t exactly the transformation she was hoping for. Her once violent husband becomes the leader of a zombie uprising, terrorizing, and then converting the townsfolk into un-dead assassins. Clearly, some things are far worse than death. Watch the Trailer.
Buy the DVD.
Ben has always been troubled by violent nightmares about himself killing other people. Now they’re getting worse, and he doesn’t know why until he meets Nina, a beautiful woman with a secret — in the dark of night she can transform into a demonic killing machine known as a Shriven. Ben, she reveals, is also a Shriven, and he is destined to become her mate. However, Ben is horrified to learn that Shriven must feed on humans in order to live.
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Halloween never ends for paranoid John Willem. His uncontrollable nightmare is just beginning. He’s battling the voices of good versus evil in his head. John can’t distinguish between reality, memories or dreams. His mental voices like to manifest themselves as characters in his waking life. He’s sick, broke and can’t pay his rent. Due in part to early family conditioning, he never stood a chance in society. It’s now become a good alibi for him to play the tortured artist card. Step inside the mind of a psycho! This is the place where no one is safe. This is the zone where we are all fair game.
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Sudden, gory death hides behind every bush. When beautiful Jennifer and her friends embark on a backpacking excursion deep into the woods, they come chest to chest with an evil as old as the trees. Listen…above the crackling of the campfire…is that the sound of a twig snapping or your best girlfriend’s neck? The interlopers discover that when the locals warn you not to trespass, it’s a warning you should heed.
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– KW Low
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