It’s Another Big Week for Indie Releases
You won’t find too many marquee titles in this week’s batch of DVD and Blu-ray releases, but if you’re a big fan of independent horror flicks, you’re going to want to dip into that wallet. Get a look at the gems hitting the market today!
The Blackout Experiments
The most extreme immersive horror experience in America is called Blackout. Not for the faint of heart, it is a terrifying, psycho-sexual thrill-ride designed to play on our deepest psychological fears. Rich Fox’s innovative horror documentary follows a group of friends whose experience with Blackout becomes deeply personal, developing into an obsession that hijacks their lives and blurs the line between reality and paranoid fantasy. Revealing an underbelly of private rituals and personal nightmares with footage that is 100% real, The Blackout Experiments is the story of our obsession with the darkness inside us.
The Bye Bye Man
From the producer of Oculus and The Strangers comes The Bye Bye Man. When three college friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, they discover that there is only one way to avoid his curse: don’t think it, don’t say it. But once the Bye Bye Man gets inside your head, he takes control, making you see and do the most unspeakable acts committed by man. Is there a way to survive his possession? Starring Douglas Smith (Ouija) and Carrie Anne-Moss (The Matrix), see the chilling thriller that critics are calling “a paranormal thrill ride that will echo in your nightmares” (Elizabeth Rayne, Den Of Geek).
Four friends hike into the Pinewood Forest to find evidence of the Chupacabra, an ancient creature believed to be responsible for the disappearance of four experienced hikers a year earlier. As they venture deeper into the wilderness their search for truth turns into a fight for survival. Their only hope is to get out before it is too late.
After the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, Sarah Doyle moves back to her childhood home with her estranged brother, Richard. It’s not long before Sarah begins to experience supernatural phenomena of a violent and hostile nature. Bewildered and desperate, Richard enlists the aid of a paranormal investigator who confirms that Sarah has become possessed by a powerful demon. Together, the three men will go to battle to save Sarah’s soul.
After investigating inside a neighbor’s attic, two high school friends, known for making prank videos, are increasingly plagued by a series of disturbing, supernatural events involving a creepy, vintage doll named Heidi – but no one will take their claims seriously, until it is too late.
A young widow moves into an old house on Lake Erie to recover from the sudden loss of her husband. However, she soon discovers a dark secret — and that she is not alone.
A pregnant couple travels for the weekend to check on the house they rented on a whim for the remainder of the pregnancy. On their first night at the secluded home they encounter the dangerous woman, who claims to be its rightful owner. The film stars Derya Alabora (Innocence, When We Leave, A Most Wanted Man) as the titular character and Esin Harvey and Gorkem Mertsoz in their first starring feature film roles as the unsuspecting couple, who find themselves at the mercy of a deranged, damaged and desperate woman with a sinister past and a deadly obsession.
A young gangster forced into trafficking girls goes into hiding when a deal goes wrong but when the girl unleashes her supernatural curse he must decide between his love for her or running for his life.