DVD Release List: Mega Transfusion

Check out the horrific DVDs being offered up this Tuesday, March 4th, 2008…

Click to see it bigger!Army of the Dead (2007)
Directed by Joseph Contegiacomo

Back in 1590, a group of one thousand men were sent out to find the legendary “lost” city of El Dorado, but they never returned. Now an archaeology professor and his students are searching the Baja peninsula for an expedition and accidentally unleash the titular army, skeletal warriors who have no fear and only exist to stop people from finding the lost city’s treasures. Check out our “>Army of the Dead DVD review for more! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Directed by Steven C. Miller

You’ve likely been hearing about this little zombie movie forever, be it from the sites out there who like to heap praise upon it for being so darn indie, or the sites “>like ours who call it out for what it is: a low budget zombie flick, and apparently not a very good one. But Dimension Extreme was happy enough with it, so that’s good for those indie filmmakers! Oh, the film is about teens in a small town overrun by zombies who decide, instead of hiding, they’re going to fight back. Mayhem ensues. The cover’s not actually that cool anymore; the “Unrated” label is over the severed torso, just FYI. Check out our “>Automaton Transfusion DVD review for more! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Carver (2007)
Directed by Franklin Guerrero, Jr.

Wow, look kids, it’s Carver! And it’s unrated and grisly! Wow! Seriously, why would you care if it’s rated or not if you’ve never even seen the movie? The story, as it were, is about five friends (how original) who go camping and stumble on a stockyard owned by the titular family. They soon find out that the family is crazy and homicidal and blah blah blah. Check out our “>Carver DVD review for more! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Dead Moon Rising (2007)
Directed by Mark E. Poole

An ambitious film, from the sounds of thing, so I wonder why we’ve never heard of it before? Dead Moon Rising is about a mysterious disease that transforms those infected with it into cannibals, craving human flesh and all the complications that come with it. One man has to try and stop them all with the help of some biker gangs, over 1200 extras were gathered for some scenes, and a thousand-round a minute mini-gun. Sounds like it could be a good time, no? Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!The Deepening (2007)
Directed by Ted Alderman

When Gunnar Hansen is top-billed in your movie, I would be a bit concerned about what your real goal is as a horror filmmaker. When your movie is called The Deepening, one of the most ridiculous “serious” titles I’ve heard in a while, you might want to re-consider your career altogether. Oddly enough, the film is about a traumatized fire fighter who becomes a serial killer, though I think it’d be more interesting it if were the other way around… Who knows, though, maybe this is just an indie gem waiting to be discovered! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!The Forever Dead (2007)
Directed by Christine Parker

All right, here’s at least an interesting way to spread a zombie infection: a crazed rabbit that goes zombie in a small community, turning anyone it bites into the walking dead. Six people are, of course, fighting for their lives against the zombies while struggling with their own inner demons at the same time. Yawn. Ah, well, at least the zombie rabbit is interesting. Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!The Fun Park (2007)
Directed by Rick Walker

30 years ago, Bobo the Insult Clown (not making it up) was bludgeoned to death outside the Family Fun Park one night. Now he’s a murderous ghost clown bent on revenge. So of course, a group of high school kids show up to the closed-off amusement park, cause God forbid they tear it down, only there the disprove the legend of Bob the Insult Ghost Clown. Instead they find out how real it is… Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Horror From South of the Border, Volume 2
Directed by Various

All right, another collection of Mexican horror films that otherwise you would have likely never even known existed! Night of the Bloody Apes follows a dying man who transforms into a rampaging ape; Curse of the Doll People finds voodoo dolls come to life; Spiritism is a re-working of The Monkey’s Paw; Wresting Women Vs. The Aztec Mummy is pretty much what it sounds like; and Doctor of Doom finds a mad scientist who puts a new brain into a female wrestler to transform her into a superhuman female wrestler. Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Left for Dead (2007)
Directed by Albert Pyun

This one sounds really familiar, and I’m not sure why unless it’s just been on the list before or something. Anyway, Pyun apparently finds another gem in his cannon with this horror western about a tough-as-nails cowgirl out for revenge on a man who raped her, along with a group of drug-addled, crazed women who all have their own reasons for finding him; one of which is that he’s the father of her child. They track him to a town run by a preacher who sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his own vengeance on those who killed him. Then things get really complicated. Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Mega Snake (2007)
Directed by Tibor Takacs

From the man who brought you Mansquito and The Gate comes Mega Snake, the film that makes your snake look small! The story follows a man who is terrified of snakes after his father was killed by a poisonous one. His brother is fine with them, apparently, but accidentally unleashes a rare mystical snake into their small town, which starts growing really big really fast. Terrifying, no? Read our “>Mega Snake review to learn more! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Satan’s Whip (2006)
Directed by Jason Maran

Did you know that there exists a secret society that is bound and determined to fight the forces of evil? Yep, there is. A guy named Claude really wants to become a member of this society, but he has to find a missing priest to prove his worth. He sets out on a path of horrifying adventure filled with witches, cannibalism and insanity. Sounds like a fun club; I hope I can join someday, too! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Savage Planet (2006)
Directed by Paul Lynch & Andrew Wild

After Earth has been over-polluted by our idiotic species, a new planet that we can inhabit and eventually destroy is sought out. They find something, for sure, but first they have to battle the planet’s indigenous creatures: a race of mutants that turn their search for a brave new world into a suicide mission. Now they’re facing something even more deadly than the dead plane they left behind. Who will survive and will anyone really care? Check out our “>Savage Planet review to learn more! Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Suburban Sasquatch (2004)
Directed by Dave Wascavage

The legendary beast finally makes his way out of the forest to wreak his revenge on those who have torn down his habitat to make way for their comfortable homes. A local reporter follows the trail of Bigfoot from one victim to another, each more horrifically mauled than the last. And what is it that the police seem to know that he doesn’t? Who can stop the brutal beast before he wipes out all of suburbia? Hopefully no one; suburbia has it coming. Buy it here!

Click to see it bigger!Torment (2007)
Directed by Steve Sessions

From the director of Dead Clowns comes yet another movie about a killer clown. I sense a pattern. The story follows a woman recently released from a psychiatric hospital whose husband takes her to an isolated cabin to help her recover. Isn’t that what the psych hospital was for? Once at the cabin though, she’s stalked by a psychopathic clown who makes her life a living hell. Buy it here!

Johnny Butane

Got news? Click here to submit it!
Discuss this week’s DVD releases in the Dread Central forums!

Get this site 100% Ad Free Support Us on Patreon!

Johnny Butane

Get Your Box of Dread Now
*US Residents Only .
  • Rorschach

    DEAD MOON RISING sounds like it could be cool as hell….will have to seek it out.

  • Terminal

    “Automaton Transfusion” was fun as hell. I’m curious what many will think about the ending.