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A primitive village is under the sway of a charlatan dwarf (Bob Tonelli), who promises to effect "miracle" cures for the locals' problems. Is he performing mere trickery, or do his "powers" have an uncanny explanation? Disconcerting Italian shocker, the directing debut for Pupi Avati, also stars Giulio Pizzirani, Greta Vayan, Gianni Cavina. 99 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English (dubbed). Dubbed in English.
In this grisly horror outing inspired by the "Three Little Pigs" tale, reprobate father Huff (Charlie O'Connell) goes on the hunt for daughters Shay (Elly Stefanko), Styx (Jenna Stone), and Brixi (Amber Marie Bollinger) (hay, sticks, and bricks...get it?) after their mother steals his money and helps the girls escape their boozing, drug-running pervert of a dad. Will they get away? Not by the hair of his...you know the rest. With Clint Howard, Natasha Alam. AKA: "Huff." 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; interviews; theatrical trailer.
The unwanted and abandoned offspring of a priest and a prostitute, Billy grew up to become a disturbed serial killer out for revenge on his biological parents...and anyone who reminds him of them. Can a pair of determined police detectives put an end to Billy's bloody murder spree in this gory, New Jersey-set shocker? Donovan Kern, Lou Martini, Jr., and Debbie Rochon star. 88 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Downtrodden WWII veteran Dane Clark, drowning his sorrows in a London pub, meets a sexy blonde and agrees to marry her in exchange for a large chunk of cash. But after waking up from a drunken stupor with blood on his hands, his new bride missing, and her father found murdered, Clark fears he's the victim of a fatal frame-up. Intriguing noir thriller from Hammer Films also stars Belinda Lee, Eleanor Summerfield; Terence Fisher directs. 87 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Forgetting the sun block? That stinks. Sand on your popsicle? Also bad. Getting sucked underground by some mysterious force burrowing beneath the beach? The absolute worst! Can the L.A. authorities stop whatever it is that's making a clambake out of victimized vacationers? Sun, surf, and screams with David Huffman, Marianna Hill, Burt Young, John Saxon, Stefan Gierasch. 92 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
Zombies! Zombies!! Zombies!!! In this micro-budget horror film, a nasty outbreak of the living dead leads a young woman first exposed to the plague when her friend turns ghoul to go on the run--and what quickly becomes clear is that the world has split into two camps: those who see the emerging nightmare and are doing everything they can to survive, and those who remain blissfully unaware of the apocalypse! Kerry Finlayson (who also wrote and produced), Don Donnelly, and Christy Lee Hughes star. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; audio commentary; featurette.
Part mockumentary, part "slice of life," this indie horror film follows a young woman into the darkest recesses of her soul when she infiltrates a mysterious cult in search of the truth about her missing sister. Once accepted into the population, she begins to uncover the cult leader's sinister plan for his followers...and horrifying secrets lurking inside her own mind. Bill Oberst, Jr., Hannah Levien star. 100 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
While visiting her gravely ill grandmother, a young woman is shocked when her relative informs her that her entire family is descended from vampires. Before you can say, "I vant to bite your neck," the girl moves into her clan's estate and begins sinking her teeth into her new life as a bloodsucker--having plenty of erotic fun along the way. Britt Nichols, Anne Libert, Jesus Franco (who also wrote and directed) star in this shocker shot in France. 89 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English (dubbed). Dubbed in English.
A British scientist's bacteriological experiment goes horribly wrong, transforming him into a gooey, gruesome, man-eating "Monster Of Blood." Can the police catch the murderous mutant before the military wipes out the city? David Warbeck, Janet Agren, and Roberto Ricci star. AKA: "Bakterion," "Panic." Next, an ex-Marine and psychic investigator (Cameron Mitchell) agrees to take on the case of a couple whose teenage daughter has been kidnapped by a mysterious, malevolent madman with claw-fingered gloves. Is he human...or something more terrifying? Zoli Marki and Jennifer Holmes also star in the made-in-South Africa shocker "The Demon." 185 min. total. Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.
In the summer of 1984, five college graduates get together to enjoy each other's company inside a cabin in the woods. A cabin in the woods, you say? In the 1980s? Sounds like the perfect setting for...HORROR! And so it is, as the young men and women are soon forced to face evil in the form of a mysterious, bear-like attacker out to hunt the most dangerous game. Indie shocker paying homage to the "mad slasher" genre stars Hayley Derryberry, Brandon Stacy, and Jessica Sonneborn. 93 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; behind-the-scenes footage; bloopers.
A young model and her hood boyfriend case a supposedly deserted mansion for robbery, only to find it to be the personal killing field for a madman. Though she flees the scene with her life, she accidentally leaves her portfolio behind...will the murderer be able to trace her tracks? Sinister thriller from Britain stars Andrea Allan, Karl Lanchbury, Judy Matheson, Maggie Walker. AKA: "The House That Vanished." 96 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
In an isolated clinic, seven willing test subjects have agreed to share living quarters while receiving an experimental new psychotropic drug. It all goes awry when two of the guinea pigs fly into homicidal rage, and force the compound into lockdown. How long can the rest avoid their now-psychotic peers...or succumbing themselves? Oliver Coleman, Aneurin Barnard, Nia Roberts, Alex Reid, Skye Lourie star. 82 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio.
In an isolated clinic, seven willing test subjects have agreed to share living quarters while receiving an experimental new psychotropic drug. It all goes awry when two of the guinea pigs fly into homicidal rage, and force the compound into lockdown. How long can the rest avoid their now-psychotic peers...or succumbing themselves? Oliver Coleman, Aneurin Barnard, Nia Roberts, Alex Reid, Skye Lourie star. 82 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.