FAH2

FRIGHT AT HOME: October 8th’s DVD & Blu-ray Releases!

FAH1

It’s Tuesday; new release day! We’re back with FRIGHT AT HOME to run down this weeks latest DVD & Blu-ray’s that you should be eyeing, and this one’s a doozy. October 8th is jam packed with horror classics, cult obscurities, euro-trash, and even some sexploitation! Truly a massive week for boutique labels and major studios alike. Check it all out below, and repeat after me: “being broke never felt so good, being broke never felt so good…”


FAH3

Scream Factory’s All Night Horror Marathon Vol.1

DVD / Scream Factory

Synopsis:

WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH HELEN?
Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters star in this stylish shocker set in 1930s Hollywood about two women who come to Tinseltown to start an idyllic new life and end up in a terrifying nightmare. Directed by Curtis Harrington (Queen Of Blood, Games), this relentlessly frightening film also stars Dennis Weaver (McCloud).

THE GODSEND
When a strange woman has her baby at the Marlowe’s house, then disappears, Kate Marlowe is forced to keep the baby, Bonnie. She loves the child, but when her own children are systematically killed, suspicion turns to Bonnie.

THE VAGRANT
Bill Paxton (Aliens) and Michael Ironside (Scanners) star in this humorous psychological thriller as an ambitious young executive whose life is turned upside-down when a vagrant (Marshall Bell, Starship Troopers) moves into his neighborhood.

THE OUTING (AKA The Lamp)
An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman’s house. They are killed and the lamp is sent to a museum to be studied. The curator’s daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests.

Purchase:


fah4

Bates Motel: Season One

Blu-ray + DVD / Universal

Synopsis:

A modern day re-imagining of the classic film “Psycho,” Bates Motel looks at Norman Bates’ teenage years and just how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is and how she helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all.

Purchase:


FAH5 Chucky: The Complete Collection

Blu-ray + DVD / Universal

Synopsis:

Set a play date with Chucky as all six movies come together for the first time in the chilling Chucky: The Complete Collection. The killer doll torments his original victim, young Andy Barclay, in Child’s Play, Child’s Play 2 and Child’s Play 3. Then the ruthless redhead teams up with his dream doll, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), in Bride of Chucky and Seed of Chucky. Chucky is back again in Curse of Chucky to terrorize a family with whom he shares a mysterious connection. Oozing with hours of bonus materials, Chucky: The Complete Collection is a thrilling, chilling, campy, must-own set. Wanna play?

Purchase:


FAH6Corruption

Blu-ray + DVD / Grindhouse Releasing

Synopsis:

Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present the FIRST-EVER U.S. home video release of the wildest, sickest and sleaziest swinging-sixties British horror thriller –CORRUPTION. The legendary Peter Cushing stars as a surgeon driven to murder and madness as he attempts to restore the beauty of his hideously disfigured fashion model wife. Co-starring Sue Lloyd and Hammer Horror beauty Kate O’Mara (THE VAMPIRE LOVERS). This special edition contains shocking scenes of GORE and NUDITY previously deemed too strong for American audiences.

Purchase:


FAH7

Curse of Chucky

Blu-ray + DVD / Universal

Synopsis:

He’s back! From the filmmakers that brought you Chucky comes the terrifying return of the pint-sized doll possessed by the spirit of a notorious serial killer. When a mysterious package arrives at the house of Nica (Fiona Dourif, True Blood), she doesn’t give it much thought. However, after her mother’s mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to the ensuing bloodshed and chaos. The return of America’s favorite toy, voiced again by Brad Dourif, is unrated and full of more blood-splattered thrills and chills.

Purchase:


FAH8

The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary 

Blu-ray / Warner Bros.

Synopsis:

An innocent girl is evilly possessed, and a doubting priest becomes her last hope.

Purchase:


FAH9

The House on Straw Hill

Blu-ray + DVD / Severin

Synopsis:

Banned in Britain for thirty years, The House on Straw Hill is a shockingly violent and erotic tale of seduction, brutality and revenge. Cult movie icon Udo Kier (Mark of the Devil, The Theatre Bizarre) stars as a successful novelist suffering from writer’s block, who rents a country cottage in the hope of finding inspiration. But the arrival of a sensual secretary, played by Linda Hayden (Blood on Satan’s Claw, Taste the Blood of Dracula) sets in motion of chain of events that culminate in an unrestrained explosion of sex and savagery. Also known as Expos‚ and condemned as a Video Nasty in the UK, this sleazy classic from Brian Smedley-Aston (Vampyres) and co-starring the notorious Fiona Richmond – `Britain’s No.1 sex symbol’ – is now fully restored from the only uncut elements and is available for the first time in the US with brand new extras!

Purchase:


FAH10

The Hot Nights of Linda

Blu-ray + DVD / Severin

Synopsis:

When writer/director Jess Franco died in April 2013, cinema lost its legendary master of Euro-Cult. Now in memory of his extraordinary 50+ year career, Severin is proud to present one of his most notorious slabs of uber-sleaze: Alice Arno (of JUSTINE DE SADE fame) stars as a secretary sent to the seaside estate of a depraved millionaire, his nymphomaniac daughter (Franco’s beloved muse Lina Romay), her invalid cousin (Catherine Lafferiere of EXORCISM) and their grunting houseboy. But when her day’s work ends, a nightmare of depraved new duties will begin! Paul Muller (BARBED WIRE DOLLS) co-stars in this Uncle Jess jaw-dropper packed with incest, lesbianism, sadism and murder, restored from a 35mm print discovered in a Barcelona bordello, loaded with Bonus Features and presented in high definition for the first time ever in America!

Purchase:


FAH11

How To Seduce A Virgin

DVD / Mondo Macabro

Synopsis:

The beautiful Countess Martine de Bressac is released from the expensive asylum where she was incarcerated after castrating her former lover. She returns to her luxurious villa on the coast and goes at once down into her private underground dungeon. It’s here that she indulges herself in the perverse sexual practices that give her life meaning, surrounded by the bizarre human statues of her previous victims. Her husband, Charles, feeds his wife’s sick fantasies, aware that she is his meal ticket to a life of luxury. He announces that he has a new game for her – they will befriend and seduce the young and virginal daughter of a rich neighbor. But things do not go exactly as planned… Games of decadence and debauchery lead to mayhem and murder. From cult director Jess Franco. His most outrageous film. First ever US release.

Purchase:


FAH12

I Married A Witch

Blu-ray + DVD / Criterion Collection

Synopsis:

Veronica Lake (Sullivan’s Travels) casts a seductive spell as a charmingly vengeful sorceress in this supernatural screwball classic. Many centuries after cursing the male descendants of the Salem puritan who sent her to the stake, this blonde bombshell with a broomstick finds herself drawn to one of them—a prospective governor (Design for Living’s Fredric March) about to marry a spoiled socialite (I Want to Live’s Susan Hayward). This most delightful of the films the innovative French director René Clair (Le million) made in Hollywood is a comic confection bursting with playful special effects and sparkling witticisms.

Purchase:


FAH13

Night Train To Terror

Blu-ray + DVD / Vinegar Syndrome

Synopsis:

Aboard a fast moving train bound for Hell, God and Satan decide the fates of three unfortunate mortals. In HARRY, a fiendish killer keeps the horribly mutilated body parts of his countless victims in a diabolical torture chamber. In GRETTA, a young woman, obsessed with death, takes part in an unspeakable ritual of Russian roulette. Finally in CLAIRE, a young woman and a Holocaust survivor are terrorized by the son of Satan! NIGHT TRAIN TO TERROR comes to you on home video for the very first time in its original aspect ratio and restored in 2k from 35mm film elements.

Purchase:


FAH14

The Oral Generation

DVD / Vinegar Syndrome

Synopsis:

We invite you to enjoy a genuine Times Square cinema program, c. 1970! First a sultry preview of coming attractions, then four sex soaked shorts unfold in skin realism color: CLINICAL SEX, ANY WAY YOU LIKE IT, NAKED SEXES and THE DIFFERENT SEX. Finally, the main attraction, THE ORAL GENERATION, a penetrating scientific study in oral love! You’ll learn about love between men and women, women and women, and every variety in between. All your questions will be answered in explicit, close-up detail! This collection marks the home video debuts of all of the included titles, which have been restored in 2K from their original 35mm camera negatives!

Purchase:


FAH15

Fantastic Voyage

Blu-ray / 20th Century Fox

Synopsis:

Prepare to journey into the deepest reaches of space…inner space!

Purchase: