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It's that time of year again... Here's a butt-load of newly announced DVD/Blu-ray release dates for the upcoming Halloween season (and beyond):
- Chained: Vincent D'Onofrio, Julia Ormand, Gina Phillips and Jake Weber star in director Jennifer Lynch's tale of a young boy who is kidnapped and groomed by a serial killer.
- Dark Shadows: The 248th Johnny Depp-Tim Burton collaboration updates the cult vampire soap opera with a comedic twist.
- Killjoy Goes to Hell: The fourth entry in the killer clown franchise finds Killjoy on trial in Hell for failing to kill his intended victim.
- Red Lights: Cillian Murphy and Sigourney Weaver are professional debunkers who have their work cut out for them when a legendary psychic (Robert De Niro) comes out of retirement.
- The Cottage: David Arquette stars in the tale of a suburban couple who regret renting out their guest house to a mysterious stranger.
- Truth or Die: The latest entry in the Bloody Disgusting Selects series tells the story of five teenage friends who are taken hostage by a vengeful psychopath and forced to play a party game with life-or-death consequences.
- Werewolf: The Beast Among Us: Originally conceived as another "reboot" of the Wolf Man franchise, Universal instead creates a whole new story about a creature terrorizing a 19th century European village by moonlight. Steven Bauer, Nia Peeples, Stephen Rea and Ed Quinn star.
- Prometheus: Ridley Scott's sort-of-prequel to Alien is set to confuse even more people this fall.
- Airborne: Mark Hamill headlines the tale of an airplane whose passengers mysteriously turn into murderous psychopaths -- more so than your average airline passenger.
- Chernobyl Diaries: American tourists sneak into the quarantined Chernobyl meltdown area and discover they're not alone.
- Rites of Passage: Wes Bentley, Stephen Dorff and Christian Slater star in the story of an anthropology class that travels to a sacred burial ground to perform an ancient ceremony. What could go wrong?
- The Tortured: Erika Christensen and Jesse Metcalfe are grieving parents who seek violent revenge against the man who killed their young son.
- 247°F: Scout Taylor-Compton and her friends are trapped inside a sauna. That is all.
- Coma: The A&E miniseries -- a remake of the 1978 thriller -- airing on Labor Day gets its home video release less than two months later.
- The Pact: A young woman encounters a supernatural force when she comes to stay in her recently deceased mother's house.
- Vamps: From the director of Clueless comes this horror-comedy about two vampires (Alicia Silverstone and Krysten Ritter) looking for love in all the wrong places. Sigourney Weaver, RIchard Lewis, Marilu Henner and Kristin Johnson also appear in the star-studded cast.
- Rites of Spring: A band of kidnappers unwittingly wanders into the hunting ground of a supernatural being conjured for an annual sacrifice.
Mark your calendars!