This week’s horror 4K, Blu-ray and DVD releases!
Behemoth (2021) (Import) Available September 10
Joshua Riverton (Josh Eisenberg) spent 10 years working for a global chemical behemoth, notorious for their environmental negligence. When his daughter develops a mysterious illness, he steps forward as a whistle-blower, throwing his life into chaos and risks everything, even his soul, to save his terminally ill daughter.
STARRING: Josh Eisenberg, Paul Statman, Jennifer Churchich
Benny Loves You (2019) Available September 7
After the accidental death of his parents, Jack’s comfortable lifestyle comes to an end and he must sell his family home. Desperate to improve his life, Jack throws out his childhood belongings including his beloved plush, Benny. It’s a move that has disastrous consequences when Benny springs to life with deadly intentions!
STARRING: Karl Holt, Claire Cartwright, George Collie
Femalien: Cosmic Crush (2020) Available September 7
Those star-hopping Alterians are back in a cosmic caper of conjugal consequence! When an ancient hunger is awakened in the far reaches of space, the Alterian High Council sends ordained Collector Maxy Prime to investigate with her nimble know-it-all sidekick, Gabby Jinx. There they discover an ambitious professor and her students in the grips of the Thangarian Pleasure Pod, a mega-parasite who’s giving everyone good vibrations while slowly sapping them of their life essence. It’s up to the Alterians – hedonistic heroes of here and beyond – to put a stop to the tentacled terror. But when the Professor and hers students become mentally dominated by the Pod Queen and are turned into her willing slaves, the situation gets…very sticky. Will the Femaliens put an end to this tentacle terror, or will they succumb to the beast’s cosmic crush?
STARRING: Lilly Fairfield, Jillian Janson, Kira Noir, Rachel Grubb, Paris White
The Forever Room (2021) Available September 7
Claire wakes one day to find herself chained in a basement. Her horror is amplified when she discovers that her captor is her own mother. Finding herself between reality and insanity, and ultimately forced to face a dark truth.
STARRING: Samantha Valletta, Nicole Skelly, Vickie Hicks, Luca Iacovetti, Kevin Hicks
Great White (2021) Available September 7
A blissful tourist trip turns into a nightmare for five passengers when their seaplane goes down near a shipwreck. Stranded miles from shore in an inflatable life raft, they find themselves in a desperate fight for survival as they try to make it to land before they either run out of supplies or are taken by a menacing pack of sharks lurking just beneath the surface.
STARRING: Katrina Bowden, Aaron Jakubenko, Kimie Tsukakoshi, Te Kohe Tuhaka
Hellbox (2021) Available September 7
In centuries long ago, The Knights of the Holy Brotherhood discovered an ancient box which legend claimed contained a piece of hell inside. They vowed to keep its contents hidden from those who would try and exploit it, but the curse within can not be contained! Today, a shadowy conspiracy unfolds that entwines a group of college girls, a suicidal psychiatrist, and a haunted couple with their own dark secrets. All their lives are horribly altered when they come into possession of the box. Will their sanity prevail in the struggle to save their souls?
STARRING: Erez Bowers, Russell Cate, Danielle Chau
Hellweek (2010) (10 Year Anniversary) Available September 7
Rush week turns unexpectedly hellish when a band of sadistic, masked, homicidal maniacs holed up in an abandoned warehouse wreak havoc on a bunch of not\-so\-innocent college kids. Wanting to ensure the new pledges prove they\x27re worthy, fraternity president J.J. sends them to a deserted warehouse rumored to be inhabited by demonic squatters. But the hazing takes on a sadistic tone when the tales turn out to be true. Now the pledges find themselves in a fight for their lives.
STARRING: Rob Jaeger, Karen Fox, Michael Reddy
Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe’s War (1996) Available September 7
GOD MADE HIM SIMPLE. SCIENCE MADE HIM A GOD. NOW HE WANTS REVENGE!
Enter the deadly world of virtual reality, where information is the key to world domination. In this intelligent sci-fi thriller that picks up where the original Lawnmower Man ended, Jobe (Matt Frewer – MAX HEADROOM) has become a hostage in futuristic hell. But when he discovers a computer chip that will give him the key to the ultimate revenge, the battle for world control begins. With visually stunning special effects, Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe’s War takes you into a world where only the hardwired dare to journey.
STARRING: Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Ely Pouget, Camille Cooper
The Return Of Swamp Thing (1989) Available September 7
Everyone’s favorite muck-encrusted plant-man falls in love with Dr. Arcane’s sexy daughter and must rescue her from her father’s nefarious and murderous plans. Heather Locklear stars as the vegetarian plant-lover in this superhero comic book adaptation. Also starring Louis Jourdan, Dick Durock, and Sarah Douglas. With elaborate mutant creatures designed by the legendary Carl Fullerton.
STARRING: Louis Jourdan, Dick Durock, Heather Locklear
Scared to Death 3-Movie Horror Collection Available September 7
STARRING: Katie Stevens, Seann William Scott, Ben O’Toole, Will Brittain, Mariela Garriga
Scream 2 (1997) Available September 7
Two years after the first series of murders, as Sidney acclimates to college life, someone donning the Ghostface costume begins a new string of killings.
STARRING: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie Kennedy
Scream 3 (2000) Available September 7
While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, another Ghostface killer rises to terrorize them.
STARRING: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Foley
Skinwalker (2021) Available September 7
After looting a Native American burial site, a hunter unleashes the Skinwalker, a shape shifting demon. Once thought to be only a legend, this ancient evil returns from the grave to wreak a terrible vengeance on all who cross its path.
STARRING: Dan Higgins, Nathaniel Burns, Becky Jo Harris, Charlie E Motley, Amelia Haberman
Slaxx (2020) Available September 7
A possessed pair of jeans is brought to life to punish the unscrupulous practices of a trendy clothing company. Shipped to the company’s flagship store, the killer jeans proceed to wreak carnage on staff who are locked in overnight to set up the new collection.
STARRING: Romane Denis, Brett Donahue, Sehar Bhojani, Stephen Bogaert
Theater of Blood (1973) Available September 7
A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
STARRING: Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Harry Andrews, Coral Browne
The Thing (1982) Available September 7
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
STARRING: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) Available September 7
Star Vincent Price (Theater of Blood, The Last Man on Earth), director Roger Corman (The Premature Burial, The Raven) and screenwriter Robert Towne (The Last Detail, Chinatown) hook up for horror in Edgar Allan Poe’s most terrifying tale of passion, possession and purr-fect evil! When a dead wife sinks her claws into immortality—and comes back as a ferocious feline—she leads her husband’s (Price) new bride on a deadly game of cat and mouse. And when the fur starts flying, she soon learns that even in death… she can land on her feet! Elizabeth Shepherd (Damien: Omen II) and John Westbrook (Room at the Top) co-star in this chilling conclusion to Corman’s Poe cycle of films.
STARRING: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis, Oliver Johnston
Village Of The Vampire (2020) Available September 7
Rebecca is searching for her sister, a young journalist who went missing while investigating a series of unfortunate events. The trail leads her to Timere, a remote place far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, where amidst the tight-lipped silence of the town’s inhabitants there’s an ever-growing fear of dark forces at work and no-one dares to leave their home at night. Here Rebecca meets an extravagant writer, the church warden of the town and above all Caleb, a charming, rich and elegant man whose dark gaze hides a chilling secret. It’s in this town, where time appears to move between the shadows and danger lurks around every corner that Rebecca learns of the terrible truth and the battle between good and evil begins.
STARRING: Roberto D’Antona, Annamaria Lorusso, Francesco Emulo
War Of The God Monsters (1985) Available September 7
Dr. Kim believes that ancient dinosaurs are waking up due to global warming rapidly melting the glaciers where they have slept for thousands of years. The recently widowed scientist, now in isolation to study his theories outside the judgemental eye of the public, struggles to find balance with his obsession and raising his young daughter, Sohee. A reporter, named Kang Ok-hee, discovers his hideout and infiltrates his home in the guise of a housekeeper. When gigantic creatures start to appear on the mainland and cause massive destruction, the doctor and journalist must find a way to save themselves, and the world. Also know as The Flying Monster and Bicheongoesu, this kaiju classic has never been released in North America until now!
STARRING: Nam Hye-Gyeong, Da-hye Kim, Ki-Ju Kim
Witches Of Blackwood (2021) Available September 7
A young woman returns to her hometown, to discover it is corrupted by witchcraft. The locals whisper tales of a shadow that lures souls at night, and as she seeks answers, she comes face to face with a clan, which her mother is the leader.
STARRING: Cassandra Magrath, Kevin Hofbauer, Lee Mason, John Voce, Nicholas Denton