On this first day of July 2014, we witness a Cannibal Holocaust, head to a Dark Island and meet a Lucky Bastard. Read on for a complete listing of this week’s new DVD, Blu-ray and VOD releases, including a new one from Scream Factory and the return of an iconic movie monster!
This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted.
Banned and heavily censored the world over, here is a film that surpasses its reputation as a shot-gun blast to the senses. CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST presents the “found footage” of a group of four documentary filmmakers who experience brutal death at the hands of a savage South American tribe of flesh-eaters.
Arianna is a young woman who moves to the city to escape a traumatic family life in the suburbs. She works as a cosmetologist and is showing early signs of formaldehyde poisoning. New to the city and lonely, she reaches out to a female sex line operator. They agree to meet and soon begin a volatile relationship. An altercation at work results in Arianna losing her job. Then, people in her life begin to turn up dead. With Arianna’s health, career, and new relationship all disintegrating before her eyes, how much longer can she, and those around her, survive?
After losing contact with its researchers on a remote island, a military corporation hires a group of scientists and soldiers to find out what went wrong. When they arrive, the team quickly discovers that the weapons-testing performed on the island has unleashed a powerful and deadly entity that will stop at nothing to destroy them all.
A group of young campers out for what they hope will be a fun-filled weekend find their plans spoiled by a disguised, merciless killer who stalks the forest in search of new victims. Soon they are caught in a terrifying web of bloodshed and murder. It is up to the remaining few to defend themselves and put an end to the terror-filled weekend.
Four freshly-graduated friends are ready to celebrate with a little trip out of the city. As they off-road their way into a no trespassing area of the woods, fun—not logic—dictates their excessive speed and free-spirited ways. But when they hit and kill a grizzly bear cub, they’ll soon regret their recklessness. Their vehicle is dead and so are they…if they can’t escape the furious mama bear hot on their trail.
Feature film director Jack Thomas Smith’s current project he calls “Infliction” is the actual assembled footage taken from the cameras belonging to two brothers, who documented a murder spree in North Carolina in 2011. The footage reveals in disturbing detail their actions and motives. It details the effects of people’s actions or inactions and its long-term effects on other’s lives. “Infliction” presents in cold detail a hard look at the blurred line between society’s criminals and victims.
While watching B grade movies a brain-injured man is tormented by visions of his friends being murdered by a faceless killer. He becomes increasingly disturbed when he realizes it’s only a matter of time before the killer comes for him.
Ever wanted to sleep with a real Porn Star? A lucky young guy named Dave wins a contest to have sex with a famous porn star who goes by Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). But when the shy and awkward Dave arrives on the Lucky Bastard set, things do not go as planned and a day of fantasy turns into a nightmare. Reality TV-style cameras spread throughout the house capture the action to reveal the terrifying truth.
A group of archaeologists uncover a long lost pyramid in the middle of the Egyptian desert. Believing the pyramid to be full of ancient treasures, the group decides to explore. Little do they know that their actions are about to awaken an ancient evil.
Seven friends on a road trip to Las Vegas break down near a rest-stop motel, where they encounter a seemingly helpful group of people. Convinced to stay overnight, the friends wake up in their rooms to a gruesome and bloody terror.
‘Bonnie and Clyde’ are reinvented in SCAVENGER KILLERS, where a charming judge and a hot criminal defense attorney go on a maniacal, random killing rampage. With bizarre, yet somehow believable, FBI agents on the hunt, the deranged duo amp up their rampage, never murdering with the same method but always with same untamed ferocity.
Prepare to travel to another dimension of sight and sound once again with these essential episodes: Walking Distance, Time Enough At Last, The Hitch-Hiker, The Monsters are Due on Maple Street, A Stop at Willoughby, The After Hours, The Howling Man, The Eye of the Beholder, Nick of Time, The Invaders, The Obsolete Man, It’s A Good Life, The Midnight Sun, To Serve Man, Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, Living Doll, The Masks.
The King of the Vampires has been born again…and this time he’s a bitter, flamboyant college student with abandonment issues and a foul mouth. When Carmen learns that he is in fact the most important blood-sucker of them all, he uses his power to destroy all of his bullies. But his violent and aloof attitude has his friends Tracy (Dreama Walker) and Peter seriously worried. The other vampires are concerned, too—Carmen’s public killings are drawing negative attention to their race, which is already on the brink of extinction. Can Carmen sink his teeth into this new role without disrupting the world around him?