DVD Releases: September 28, 2010: Frozen King Kong is a Madman at FrightFest

Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Pig Hunt on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Pig Hunt
Directed by Jim Isaac

When John takes his friends to his deceased uncle's remote ranch to hunt wild pigs, it seems like a typical guys weekend. But as John and his crew trek deeper into the forest, they begin tracking the awful truth about his uncle's demise and the legend of The Ripper - a murderous three-thousand-pound black boar! Pig Hunt (review) stars Travis Aaron Wade, Tina Huang, Howard Johnson, Jr., Rajiv Shah and Les Claypool.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Dark House on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Dark House
Directed by Darin Scott

In Dark House (review), a troubled young woman, Claire (Meghan Ory) returns to the house where she witnessed a horrible massacre fourteen years ago with a small group of friends. The house has since been turned into a haunted house attraction led by impresario Walston Ray (Jeff Combs). As the day rolls on, the group slowly begins to realize there may be other forces at work in the house, as the attractions begin to come to life with seemingly murderous intent.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Hunger on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Hunger
Directed by Steven Hentges

Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped in an underground dungeon. They soon realize they are the subjects of one man's sadistic experiment to test the depths of a human being's will to survive. As the days go by with no means of escape, their hunger increases as their humanity fades away. Hunger stars Linden Ashby, Lori Heuring and Lea Kohl.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Fragile on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Fragile
Directed by Jaume Balaguero

As the new night nurse at a soon to be abandoned children's hospital readies the last group of orphans to leave, it becomes increasingly clear that these are not normal children. Something living in the hospital, something the children call the mechanical girl; has a terrifying hold over them and will stop at nothing to keep them in the hospital with her forever. Fragile stars Calista Flockhart, Elena Anaya, Richard Roxburgh and Gemma Jones.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - The Haunting on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - The Haunting
Directed by Elio Quiroga

Francesca is a young pediatrician who has been traumatized by the loss of a child through crib death. When the family moves to a new home in the country, supposedly to help her recover from the experience, she begins seeing completely inexplicable things. The house in which they now live seems to hide terrible secrets. Both the cellar and the attic are locked and barred to the family - and it is from both of these places that Francesca receives nocturnal visits that are slowly driving her mad. The Haunting stars Ana Torrent and Francisdo Boira.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Grimm Love on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Grimm Love
Directed by Martin Weisz

Graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him. Based on a true story. Grimm Love (review) is directed by Martin Weisz and stars Keri Russell and Thomas Kretschmann.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - Road Kill on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - Road Kill
Directed by Dean Francis

Four young friends on a camping adventure are run off the road by an erratically driven road train - a massive three-trailer truck. With their own vehicle wrecked and the road train stopped, the friends march off to vent their anger at the driver. But the truck is empty. Suddenly, the silence is broken by the sound of gunshots. To escape, the friends commandeer the road train. What they discover inside the vehicle s trailers proves more terrifying than anything out there on that lonely road. The next town is only three hours away, but will they reach it? Road Kill (review) stars Sophie Lowe, Bob Morely and Xavier Samuel.

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Fangoria FrightFest Presents - The Tomb on DVDFangoria FrightFest Presents - The Tomb
Directed by Michael Staininger

Successful writer and scholar, Jonathan Merrick, falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful, Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to defeat death, her one true enemy. She steals other people's souls and on her quest to immortality she tricks Jonathan into supporting her work, breaking him apart from his fiancé and pulling him into her dark, mysterious world. They settle down in an old manor by the Black Sea where Ligeia's everlasting presence slowly drives Jonathan to madness. The Tomb (review) stars Michael Madsen, Wes Bentley, Eric Roberts and Kaitlin Doubleday.

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- kwlow

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