DVD Releases: Hatchet Vs. Halloween!
Here’s one we’ve been hearing about courtesy of The Foywonder for a while now. You know his fascination with The Asylum and their entire line of mockbusters, cheap rip-offs of big budget horror films, and here is the latest. The story is as simple as it can get: A galactic chase leads two aliens to Earth, where humans are caught in the middle of it. Expect a review of Alien Vs. Hunter very soon! Buy it here!
Despite its title sounding way too similar to a porno I’m familiar with, this UK import is actually a RomZomCom; yes, a Romantic Zombie Comedy. You can read our Boy Eats Girl DVD review for more, but let me just tell you that there’s a good bit of zombie carnage at the end that involves a ton of the undead and a large farming vehicle. Other than that the humor is “eh”, the effects are okay, and the cover is sadly a rip-off of Shaun of the Dead. Course it’s better than most of the tripe out there these days, so there’s a recommendation. Buy it here!
Instead of telling you guys how stupid it is that Anchor Bay has released yet another edition of Evil Dead on DVD, I just want to point out that this is, aside from the Book of the Dead release, the best cover for Raimi's first flick on DVD to date. So there’s reason enough to buy it, right? Three discs of Evil Dead-y goodness await you if you do, and from what I’ve read, it seems like it’s worth a purchase. Check out our Evil Dead: Ultimate Edition DVD review for more! Buy it here!
Wow, I can’t believe someone out there is still making these badly Photoshopped covers that give you the impression that yes, this might be a horror movie but it also might be softcore porn with some blood. Only one way to find out! Which is by reading this: They are horror movies with boobs. The story in Evilmaker is the standard girls-go-to-beach-to-have-fun-but-instead-are-stalked-by-killer scenario; Abomination: Evilmaker II finds a family member of the first killer looking to finish what they started. Buy it here!
All right, here we go. Those of you who didn’t get out to see this when it was in theaters, and judging by the box office numbers that wasn’t many of you, finally get the chance to figure out what the fuss was all about. The fuss being that this movie, from top to bottom, sucks. Not everyone feels the same (see those box office numbers again), so go ahead and check it out and form your own opinion. For an idea of what you’re in for, be sure to read our Halloween DVD review for more! Buy it here!
Wow, that’s funny; I never even made the connection that both Hatchet and Halloween were out on the same day; I wonder how this will affect those who get them both and watch ‘em back to back for the first time. That’d be fun to do, actually. I will tell you this: Hatchet is a helluva lot funnier than Halloween with much better acting and kills that should make Michael Myers curl up and suck his thumb. Check out our Hatchet DVD review for more, and if you do watch both of them for the first time back–to-back, post here and let us know what you think! Buy it here!
A collection of, you guessed it, horror movies from Mexico! The cover’s not really all that great, but what can you expect for bargain-priced DVD collections these days? Not a lot, that’s what. Inside you’ll find both Vacation of Terror and Vacation of Terror 2 (wow!) as well as Hell’s Trap, Cemetery of Terror, Grave Robbers, The Demon Rat (!) and Don’t Panic, which I’m sure has little or nothing to do with Douglas Adams, sadly. Buy it here!
A meteor carrying an unknown infection crashes near the small town of Lawton, CA. A farmer is the first one infected by its disease, attacking the local police force and infecting them as well. As the disease spreads, one girl is left to fight her way out of a forest and try to put an end the deadly infection before it’s too late. Buy it here!
Since the time when legends could be passed down, the area around Mt. Fuji has been said to be a hot spot of dinosaur activity, despite reports that they were extinct. A geologist and his female photographer decide to explore the area to see what they can find and document, just as bizarre weather changes awaken a Plesiosaur in a nearby lake and a Pterosaur’s egg hatches. Now the explorers are getting way more than they bargained for and discover a new level of danger. Buy it here!
Attempting to find a few good parties, an online journalist (!) manages to catch the attention of a vicious serial killer by the name of Azrael. Pretty soon it's discovered that said vicious serial killer has a thing against MySpace and wants anyone and everyone who uses it to be dead. Must have not gotten any friend requests in a while. Apparently there’s a journey of self-discovery and a tale of first love in here as well, but something tells me it’s not handled too well. Buy it here!
From the director of Children of the Corn comes a tale that has nothing to do with corn! Wow! Armand Assante stars in Surveillance as a mall security guard who boasts of his perfect work record. His bosses and fellow employers think he’s great, but it’s all a mask built up to hide the horrible, evil things he does when no one’s looking, including blackmail, deception and murder. Buy it here!
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