With so many horror movies hitting DVD, Blu-ray and/or On Demand outlets every single week, it can be very hard to keep track of it all. In this new weekly feature here on iHorror, we highlight all of the releases hitting store shelves and landing On Demand, and we can promise you that all the information will be available to you every single Tuesday.
This week, we go Under the Dome to enjoy a Killer Holiday, experience some Paranormal Whacktivity and feel Brian De Palma’s Passion. Read on for the scoop on all the horror that today brought along with it!
For millennia, calendars have added an extra day every four years. In doing so, they have violated the ancient Mayan calendar. Now, we are in the 13th month of the 13th year of the new millennium; and the few who survive will battle a world of demons.
In the wake of losing her baby, lonely Kate Faulkner has become dangerously obsessed with the occult, much to the horror of her only sister, Bec. One night, Bec and her boyfriend, Thom, visit Kate in order to try and make her see the danger of her obsession. Through the use of a Ouija board, they make contact with a mysterious spirit who offers to help Kate in her mission to find her dead son. But events soon take a menacing turn when the seance participants discover the true motives of the mysterious stranger at their door and the dark, eerie place of child sacrifice known as Wyke Wreake.
Based on true events, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family’s cell phones and video cameras. What was thought at first to be a murder suicide, is now believed to be the return of a centuries old demon responsible for America’s most famous paranormal event.
EXIT TO HELL – ON DEMAND
Horror Legend Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th, Hatchet) is Sheriff Slade Sickle, whose particular brand of justice cuts quickly and deeply when a bloodthirsty gang on the run arrives in his town. Before day’s end, this dusty town will run blood red.
A startling motive is revealed when psychotic killer Melvin `Spider’ Holiday stalks eight unsuspecting teenage victims along old Route 66. As they get further and further from civilization, anxiety starts to build as each stop along the way proves stranger than the last until the group is lured to an abandoned amusement park with a horrifying past. Soon they discover that the park comes complete with broken down carnival rides, the smell of death and a killer ready to give them one ticket to hell.
Local handy man Rob Walker is hired to brick up and block all entrances and windows of a secluded and abandoned mansion along the Irish coast. However, as Rob makes his inspections, he begins to the feel he’s not alone. Is it local kids playing a practical joke? Or a sinister force that does not wish to be disturbed? The Last Light: An Irish Ghost Story is the violently haunting tale of a (real) Ulster mansion, donated as a war hospital in the early 1900’s before turning into a retirement home for the old and wealthy. Even as a listed building, the house was left to waste, and soon became a playground for kids who destroyed the original features of the facility, upsetting not just the local people and historians, but something deep within the walls…
When newlyweds Michael and Kasey move into a new house, their attempts to consummate their relationship are interrupted by a demonic presence… who just may have a thing for Kasey. Determined to get back in the sack, the couple will do anything to fix their haunted sex life. Paranormal Whacktivity is guaranteed to have you laugh your pants off and leave you scared stiff!
Brian De Palma returns to the sleek, sly, seductive territory of Dressed To Kill with an erotic thriller fueled by sex, ambition and the murderous side of Passion. Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace star as two female executives whose fierce competition to rise up the ranks is about to turn literally cut-throat.
Three years have passed since the zombie war had been won but for the veterans who fought in that terrible conflict, their memories and pain won’t let them forget. Now the only three surviving veterans of the most brutal battle of the entire war (Gory Ridge) return to recount their horrific experiences to an author who intends to write a book so that the world may better understand the sacrifice of the American infantryman during the great zombie war. It is a story of horror, honor, sacrifice, and brotherhood. This is war, scars and all.
UNDER THE DOME – DVD & BLU-RAY
The small town of Chester’s Mill is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive transparent barrier. The epic story of a town in peril unfolds as the residents struggle to maintain control and ultimately figure out the truth about the dome.
This edition features special dome-shaped packaging and over 30 minutes of exclusive bonus content.