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What’s New on DVD and Blu-ray This Week (December 9, 2014)

From a blockbuster that features loads of insane monsters, though it has nothing to actually do with the horror genre, to a couple really inspired indie flicks, to a slice of television entertainment worthy of adding to the collection, December 9th is a big day for movie freaks. Prepare to crack the wallet.

The Cabining ((Indican) Read our review here): Todd and Bruce, a hapless screenwriting team, get one last shot at success thanks to Todd’s wealthy uncle, Sarge. If they pen a worthy horror script, Sarge will fund the entire project. But there is one condition – the script must be complete in two weeks. With the deadline looming and no fresh ideas, Todd and Bruce head to Shangri-La, a serene artist’s retreat, with the hope that the peace and company of fellow artists will inspire greatness… or, failing greatness, at least enough for straight-to-DVD. Shangri-La proves to be anything but serene, as the artists die off one by one, seemingly by accident. Bruce convinces Todd to soak in this morbid atmosphere to help with the writing, but soon those two are fighting for their lives as well.

Day of the Mummy (Image): In hope of getting his hands on the famed diamond known as the Codix Stone, Jack Wells joins a group of archaeologists out to explore a newly discovered tomb in Egypt, that of the cursed king Neferu. When the Mummy of the king returns from the dead seeking human victims, Jack is in for the most horrifying experience of his life.

Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead (Well Go USA): If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you’d have to assume that things couldn’t get much worse. In Martin’s case, that was only the beginning.

Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney): A group of space criminals must work together to stop the fanatical villain Ronan the Accuser from destroying the galaxy.

Under the Dome: Season 2 (Paramount): An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small fictional town in the United States, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townsfolk must discover the secrets and purpose of the “dome” and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.

You Can’t Kill Stephen King (Big Screen Entertainment Group): A group of friends visit a lake where horror author Stephen King lives, and start getting killed off one at a time.

About The Overseer (2283 Articles)
Author of Say No to Drugs, writer for Blumhouse, Dread Central, Horror Novel Reviews and Addicted to Horror Movies.

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