The greatest month of the year has finally descended upon us for another 31 days of pumpkin spice flavored assortments and massive consumption of all things horror! Any honest-to-god horror fan gorges on the genre all year long, but the arrival of October is even more of an excuse to go all out. And what better way to kick off the days leading up to Halloween than with this weeks notable DVD & Blu-ray releases! It’s FRIGHT AT HOME!
The Amityville Horror Trilogy
Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray / Scream Factory
Blood drips from the walls. A terrifying chill permeates through the rooms. Menacing eyes glow from the upstairs window and inside this charming Long Island home, an unspeakable evil lurks the halls, waiting to torment all who dare enter. Experience the ultimate in haunted house films…and delve deeper into the history of the films with vintage special features and all-new special features created for this deluxe collector’s set.
Movies 4 You – Timeless Horror
DVD / Shout! Factory-Timeless Media
The Face of Marble: Engrossed in his mission to bring the dead back to life, Dr. Randolph fails to notice his wife Elaine’s interest in his young lab associate, Dr. Cochran. However, their old housekeeper Maria does take note and will do anything, including using her voodoo powers, to see to it that Elaine is happy. I Bury the Living:
Through a series of chilling coincidences, the newly-elected director of a cemetery begins to believe that he can cause the deaths of living owners of burial plots by merely changing the push-pin color from white (living) to black (dead) on a large wall map of the cemetery. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake: While attending his brother’s funeral Jonathan Drake is shocked to find the head of his sibling is missing. When his brother’s skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Indians is still in effect and that he is probably the next victim. The Snake Woman: A doctor in 1890 England, in order to cure his wife’s “sick mind”, injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter whom the villagers call “The Devil’s Baby” and in a fit of fear they end up burning the family’s house down. Years later a Scotland Yard detective is sent to the village to investigate a rash of deaths that are caused by snakebite.
House Of Wax
Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray / Warner Bros.
In the wicked performance that crowned him the movie’s master of the macabre, Vincent Price plays a renowned wax sculptor plunged into madness when an arsonist destroys his life’s work. Unable to use his flame-scarred hands, he devises a new – and murderous – way of restocking his House of Wax.
The Monster Club
Blu-ray / Scorpion Releasing
When elder vampire Erasmus literally gets a midnight snack from horror writer R. Chetwynd-Hayes, he invites him back to a local hot spot where all the guys are ghastly and the girls are ghoulish! There three spine-tingling tales unwind to the beat of rockin’ tunes from an array of pop performers.
Fright Night 2: New Blood
Blu-ray + DVD / 20th Century Fox
By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in her chilling web of lust and terror. Charlie and “Evil” Ed must stop Gerri from drinking and bathing in the blood of a “new moon virgin,” which just so happens to be Charlie’s ex-girlfriend, Amy. They enlist help from Peter Vincent, the vampire hunting host of a reality show called “Fright Night,” to drive a stake through Gerri’s plan and save Amy from a fate far worse than death.