Written by John Squires

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AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (1981) – RESTORED BLU-RAY

Re-discover one of the most gripping horror films of all time with the cult classic An American Werewolf in London Restored Edition. Blending the macabre with a wicked sense of humor, director John Landis (National Lampoon’s Animal House) delivers a contemporary take on the classic werewolf tale in this story of two American tourists who, while traveling in London, find their lives changed forever when a vicious wolf attacks them during a full moon. Starring David Naughton, Griffin Dunne and Jenny Agutter, An American Werewolf in London is newly restored and features groundbreaking, Academy Award winning make-up by Rick Baker (The Wolfman; Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Music Video).

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The Namtut brothers run the most popular restaurant in town, but their meals contain the human byproducts of their attempts to resurrect the ancient goddess of blood and lust.

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When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

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CHOPPING MALL (1986) – BLU-RAY

High tech robots equipped with state-of-the-art security devices have been recruited as the new mechanical night watchmen for the Park Plaza Mall. When a jolting bolt of lightning short circuits the main computer control, the robots turn into killbots…on the loose after unsuspecting shoppers! Four couples are trying to make it after-house in a mattress store. They make it all right…in the morgue!

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COUNT DRACULA’S GREAT LOVE (1973) – BLU-RAY

After their carriage breaks down and their driver is killed in a freak accident, a group of young women are forced to spend the night in a strange and isolated former sanatorium, which has just been purchased by the secretive Dr. Marlow (Paul Naschy). Unbeknownst to the visitors, Dr. Marlow is actually Count Dracula, and stalking the sanatorium are his recently turned vampire slaves. Soon the guests begin to be attacked by the ravenous bloodsuckers, while Dracula sets his sights on the beautiful virgin Karen, deciding to offer her his hand in marriage…

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FRANCESCA – BLU-RAY

It’s been 15 years since the disappearance of little Francesca, daughter of the renowned poet and playwright, Vittorio Visconti. The community is stalked by a psychopath bent on cleaning the city of impure and damned souls. Moretti and Succo are the detectives in charge of finding the killer of these Dantesque crimes. Francesca has returned, but she is not be the same girl they once knew.

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GRIMM: SEASON 5 – DVD & BLU-RAY

At the heels of his mother’s beheading and Juliette’s “death,” Nick’s life has taken a turn he never expected. Having lost so much, Nick must now come to grips with fathering a child with his once sworn enemy, Adalind. With even more dangerous Wesen coming out of the shadows, the Black Claw uprising Team Grimm has been dreading is approaching in full force. Own all 22 episodes of Grimm: Season Five, the most chilling season of Grimm yet.

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HOLLYWOOD’S LEGENDS OF HORROR COLLECTION – DVD

Classic tales of mad passions and madder deeds! Includes: Doctor X, The Return of Doctor X, Mark of the Vampire, The Mask of Fu Manchu, Mad Love, and The Devil-Doll.

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HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM – DVD & BLU-RAY

After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft ignores his father’s ominous warning and uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange, frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and grave danger. Alone and scared, Howard befriends a hideous creature he names Spot who becomes his companion throughout their treacherous journey across the Frozen Kingdom.

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LADY IN WHITE (1988) – BLU-RAY

Frankie Scarlatti (Haas) lives in a small town with a deadly secret. For a decade, a serial child killer has eluded police, and the death toll continues to rise. Then, one night Frankie gets locked in his school and witnesses the ghost of the first victim being murdered. Now, aided by the girl’s restless spirit, Frankie takes it upon himself to bring her assailant to justice. But in a town with no strangers, the killer may be closer than he knows.

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THE MANGLER (1995) – DVD

Police and para-psychologists race against the clock to stop a demonic laundry presser that demands blood sacrifice. Starring Robert Englund (the “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise, “Urban Legend”) and Ted Levine (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “American Gangster”). Based on a Stephen King short story from his collection, “Night Shift” (where two of the stories in “Cat’s Eye” are also from), and written and directed by horror master Tobe Hooper (“Poltergeist,” “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre”).

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THE NEON DEMON – DVD & BLU-RAY

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has.

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THE SHALLOWS – DVD & BLU-RAY

In the taut thriller, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.

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SLUGS (1988) – BLU-RAY

The townsfolk of a rural community are dying in strange and gruesome circumstances. Following the trail of horrifically mutilated cadavers, resident health inspector Mike Brady is on the case to piece together the mystery. He soon comes to a terrifying conclusion giant slugs are breeding in the sewers beneath the town, and they re making a meal of the locals!

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TIME WALKER (1982) – SCREAM FACTORY EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY

From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences, where X-rays reveal five diamondlike crystals hidden within the coffin. Technician Peter Sharpe steals the crystals, but he doesn’t notice that the powerful X-ray has revived a green fungus. When the coffin is opened at a university press conference, the reporters uncover more than they bargained for. The mummy has disappeared . . . the Time Walker is alive again!

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UP FROM THE DEPTHS (1979) – SCREAM FACTORY EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY

In Up From The Depths, staff and vacationers at a first-class resort on the island of Maui are beginning to mysteriously disappear. A biologist believes that an underwater earthquake has caused a giant and very hungry dormant prehistoric fish to be released from his slumber. Voraciously the fish helps himself to a tourist buffet. Now it’s open season for the local fishermen to find the creature and kill it! Starring Sam Bottoms (Apocalypse Now, The Outlaw Josey Wales).

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THE VELVET VAMPIRE (1971) – SCREAM FACTORY EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY

In The Velvet Vampire, a couple accepts an invitation from the mysterious Diane LeFanu (Celeste Yarnall, The Mechanic) to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Unaware that Diane is actually a centuries-old vampire, the couple soon realize that they are both the objects of her seduction and cravings…

Also out this week: Isle of the Dead/Bedlam Double Feature, And Hell Awaits, Chasing the Devil, Dogman 2: The Wrath of the Litter, Exorcist: The Fallen, First Man on Mars, A House Is Not a Home, Killersaurus, The Sacrifice, and Spirit in the Woods.