New DVD & Blu-Ray Releases
Three-disc set includes "Friday The 13th" (2009), "A Nightmare On Elm Street" (2010), and "Freddy vs. Jason."
Three-disc set includes "House Of Wax," "Return To House On Haunted Hill," and "Ghost Ship."
A little Hitchcock, a little Kubrick, a little "mad slasher," and lots of creepy atmosphere figure in this Swedish-made shocker about a young woman (Johanna Leamo) whose search for her missing sister (Alida Morberg) leads her to a hotel run by a mysterious owner (Lars Bethke). Can he help find her sibling? Does he know anything about the gas-masked killer roaming the hotel corridors? Can you get to the end of this film without going...INSANE? With David Lenneman, Maria Litorell. 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; behind-the-scenes footage; photo gallery; theatrical trailers.
Three-disc set includes "Perversion Story," "The Eroticist," and "The Psychic" (1977). In Italian with English subtitles.
After winning a social-media competition, four friends board a private airplane bound for New York City. An unusual request to give up their cell phones in order to participate in an in-flight game soon leads to a terrifying ordeal in the skies. Will they possess the savvy it will take to survive? Scarlett Alice Johnson, Jack Gordon, and Elen Rhys star in this nail-biting thriller. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
Three-disc set includes the unrated versions of "Rest Stop," "Rest Stop: Don't Look Back," and "Otis."
In this low-budget homage to 1980s "mad slasher" flicks, the workers at a Pennsylvania amusement park prepare to face unemployment as failing business threatens to shutter the attraction forever. But wait: A plan is put into action to make the place a "killer" destination once again--by hiring real killers to butcher visitors and cause a media ruckus...testing that old adage, "no publicity is bad publicity"! Stars Nicole Beattie, Kailey Marie Harris, and Doug Bradley ("Hellraiser"). 96 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; audio commentary; bloopers; interviews; theatrical trailers.
Three-disc set includes "The Goonies," "Gremlins," and "Gremlins 2: The New Batch."
An actress (Janie Michele Simms) moonlighting as an amusement park fortune teller--having no belief in the supernatural and faking her "abilities"--begins to suspect there may be a spirit realm after all, when a troubled client (Sallie Glaner) brings her a story that seems to trigger a haunting in her own home. Is the paranormal activity just a ghostly echo of the performer's past...or a dark omen about her future? Low-budget thriller co-stars Stephen DeWoody, Tracy Wiu. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; featurette; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.
In this stark and surreal horror tale, a man recently dumped by his girlfriend sulks at his lot in life during a quiet night at home, when a visitor's unexpected request to use his telephone leads to a bizarre overstaying of the stranger's welcome...and an enigmatic conversation that could be taking some sinister turns. Steeped in mystery and a stylized approach, this low-budget thriller promises to both shock and surprise. Patrick O'Donnell, Michael Parle, and Emma Eliza Regan star. 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
The discovery of what appears to be a genuine Yeti (Mimmo Craig) frozen in a block of ice leads a greedy industrialist (Eddie Faye) to send an expedition to Newfoundland so he can bring the Kong-sized creature back to civilization and make it his corporate mascot. But when the massive man-beast is thawed out and taken to Toronto, he escapes from his captivity and runs amok in the Great White North. Italian-made monster movie co-stars Jim Sullivan, Antonella Interlenghi. 105 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.