Zombies invade China and even Shakespeare in this final Tuesday of 2013, which also sees the birth of the spawn of Satan. Let’s take a look at all of this week’s new home video and On Demand releases, shall we?!
When American soldiers inadvertently steal Attila the Hun’s secret riches, the wrath of the barbarian is awakened; the mummified warrior will stop at nothing to kill the intruders.
Devastated by the death of her younger sister, Lily Morel seeks solace at the spiritualist community of Cassadaga. But instead of finding closure, she contacts something else – the vengeful ghost of a murdered young woman. With her life crumbling all-around her, Lily races to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding the woman’s death – a task that will bring her face-to-face with a sadistic serial killer known only as Geppetto.
An expectant couple moves into a haunted fixer-upper in New Orleans. Things spiral out of control and only the Vatican’s elite exorcism team can save them… or can they?
Umberto Lenzi’s zombie shocker Nightmare City stars actor Hugo Stiglitz as a reporter caught in a living, breathing zombie hell. When an airplane comes into contact with radiation from a nuclear disaster it causes the passengers to mutate into scabby-faced humanoids with a compulsion to kill and drink the blood of their victims. As the zombies move into the city and beyond, will anyone or anything be able to stop the wave of bloody death and disease that threatens to decimate mankind? Filled with nonstop violence, gory special effects and pulse-pounding music and featuring supporting performances by Laura Trotter, Francisco Rabal and Mel Ferrer, RARO is proud to present this oddball gem of Italian splatter completely remastered and uncut.
A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls Tom to help, but now they’ve found a VHS tape that depicts a satanic ritual in which a woman is murdered. Lovely desperately wants to leave and they do, but Tom forgot his engraved lighter in the room, and when they go back to find it, the dead body appears to be missing.
Sanitarium is an anthology that consists of three tales based on particular patients of a mental institution. Each tale begins with Dr. Stenson (Malcolm McDowell), the primary physician at the Sanitarium, commenting on the recent arrival of a new patient. As Dr. Stenson speaks, the individual’s story begins. Sanitarium explores the different narratives of the insane patients – tales which led to their crazed states of minds. Starring Malcolm McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips, John Glover, David Mazouz, Lacey Chabert, Chris Mulkey and Robert Englund.
Downtown Taipai, a sin-drenched red-light district, known as District 108, is a simmering cesspool of drugs and violence but the true horror is yet to come! A nuclear disaster spawns an insidious virus that spreads and quickly reaches epidemic proportions. The government orders an evacuation but the underworld gangs remain behind to confront the SWAT teams. When the virus mutates the gangland thugs into flesh-eating zombies that feast upon the panicked population, a single mom named Linda tries to escape with her daughter but faces an equally horrifying fate- she is abducted by a sex pervert! Will she survive the double threat onslaught of zombies and psychopath and break her chains to save her child?
First-time director Osric Taylor finally manages to get his dream film financed, Shakespeare’s HAMLET — set against the epic backdrop of the American Civil War. He heads to a small town in Louisiana to start filming when production funding suddenly dries up. Osric agrees to take up southern matron Hester Beauchamp’s offer to finance his movie as long as he throws some zombies in the film to attract a wider audience. When Hester suddenly dies mid-shoot, and with the local sheriff and ambitious news reporter Shine Reynolds hot on is trail, Osric is thrust into precarious and hilarious situations in a desperate effort to keep ZOMBIE HAMLET alive.