It’s a relatively stale week, and we won’t see that stagnation lifted by the new Blu-ray and DVD releases hitting stands today. There are a few enjoyable indies and a star cult flick headed our way, but beyond that things look a little depressing. That said, if micro-flicks and rare releases are your thing, you just might find some slick material to add to your collection this week!
Across The River
The story revolves around an ethologist working in the remote woods, trapping animals and mounting cameras on them so that he can monitor their behavior remotely. The resulting recordings lead him to a remote village, the site of an ancient curse, where he is trapped due to heavy rain fall raising the level of the river and flooding out the only access…
American Guinea Pig: Bloodshock
A man finds himself trapped and used for medical experiments in an abandoned mental facility. He doesn’t understand why or how he got there, but the surgical tortures allow him to experience a new level of pain, sadness and reality he has never felt before. As the levels of maniacal mutilation enfolds, he finds himself down the rabbit hole. Grasping onto anything, the tormented finds a way out. Clutching onto what every human being is desperate for…little does he understand, his ending is all of our endings.
It seemed perfect – a new marriage, a new house, and a child on the way. But when Sarah and Matt invite their friends to celebrate, an innocent ghost hunt turns deadly as they explore the remains of a burned-out prison. The ill-fated group encounters horrors of this world and beyond. No one is safe – not even the unborn.
Bubba Ho-Tep (Collector’s Edition)
Based on the Bram Stoker Award nominee short story by cult author Joe R. Lansdale, Bubba Ho-tep tells the “true” story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis (Bruce Campbell) as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his “death”, then missed his chance to switch back. Elvis teams up with Jack (Ossie Davis), a fellow nursing home resident who thinks that he is actually President John F. Kennedy, and the two valiant old codgers sally forth to battle an evil Egyptian entity who has chosen their long-term care facility as his happy hunting grounds.
Stoner Trent, son of the Candy Corn Killer, and his best bud move to a small town to escape an evil legacy. But soon after they roll up, everything goes to pot as the bodies pile high and they must weed out suspects to smoke out the killer.
The Hospital 2
Five years after the brutal events that befell Skye and Beth inside Old Saint Leopold’s Hospital, the two survivors continue to pick up the shattered pieces of their lives.
The Void is a multi volume anthology series featuring some of the best award winning short films from the Horror, Suspense, Thriller, Sci-Fi and Fantasy genres, Including: Dystopia St., Dextrocardia, A Dark Night at the Wrong House, Carrier Crow, Status Change, 300,000 Kilometers Per Second, A Birds Nest and Fairy Knowledge.