This week, Bad Kids Go to Hell enjoys a limited theatrical release, while home video releases are led by V/H/S and Silent Night.
Six private school high school kids find themselves stuck in detention on a frightfully dark and stormy Saturday afternoon. During their 8-hour incarceration, each of the six kids falls victim to a horrible "accident" until only one of them remains. And as each of these spoiled rich kids bites the dust, the story takes on a series of humorous and frantic twists and turns. Is one of the kids secretly evening the school's social playing field? Or have the ghosts of prestigious Crestview Academy finally come to punish the school's worst (and seemingly untouchable) brats?
In this little-seen 1982 film, a young man brings his new girlfriend home to his parents house in rural Wisconsin for the holidays. There's time board games, deer hunting, watching TV, relaxing, flying inanimate objects, sex with Samurai induced climaxes and of course some holiday slashings. Apparently the girlfriend has brought back the spirit of an ancient Samurai when she visited Wisconsin and the Samurai still has some killing left to do.
Dr. Shiragami has been genetically engineering a form of indestructible plant life using a rare supply of Godzilla cells. This experiment has brought a strange new form of plant life into existence: Biollante, massive, yet peaceful in every way…until Godzilla returns to wreak havoc upon Japan. It is only then that something within Biollante stirs and the plant must fight to save her creator and the land she loves. It's the super-beast Battle of the Century when Godzilla and Biollante come face to face in an explosive fight to the finish.
Struggling filmmakers Kennedy, Cory and James finally catch the break they were looking for when they are hired to shoot a 'behind-the-scenes' documentary for a major studio production. But their dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when they explore the legendary, haunted location and find something far worse than anything Hollywood could create. Terror becomes reality for the filmmakers as they uncover the malevolent secrets of the hospital, and the sinister doctor who once ran it. Trapped inside the hospital with no apparent way out, our crew is tormented by the evil, unspeakable fear.
Ritual: Tales From the Crypt
Jobless after having her medical license revoked, Dr. Alice Dodgson (Jennifer Grey) accepts an offer to travel to Jamaica and treat American Paul Claybourne's (Craig Sheffer) mysteriously ailing brother. But immediately upon her arrival, Alice finds herself immersed in the exotic rhythm and harmony of this foreign civilization…and besieged by the locals with terrifying tales of zombies and demonic possession. As her long-held faith in science clashes with her new experiences in the supernatural, Alice must ultimately submit to the strange native culture to save her patient, while fighting to escape with her own life.
It's a snowy Christmas Eve in Cryer, Wisconsin. The normally quiet town is bustling with activity as the residents are getting ready for the big day. The events take place around the town's annual Santa Parade, which has brought a record number of Santas to town. Deputy Sheriff Aubrey Bradimore is stuck reluctantly working the night shift, dealing with all of the drunken Santas, road closures and stressed-out locals -- but things are about to take a deadly turn. A vicious serial killer, dressed as Santa Claus, has made his own "naughty list," and anyone on it is in big trouble. As the body count rises, Aubrey races to discover the killer's true identity -- but in a town full of Santas, shady characters, and dark secrets, finding the real murderer will take more then a Christmas miracle. A remake of Silent Night, Deadly Night.
Get the controversial 1984 slasher Silent Night, Deadly Night -- in which a toy store Santa, scarred by the murder of his parents as a child, goes on a killing spree -- and its 1987 sequel -- featuring the killer's equally psycho younger brother -- in one set.
A Vampire's Tale
Hellraiser's Doug Bradley stars in this vampire western about a dysfunctional family that moves into a remote farm and finds themselves in the middle of a centuries-old feud. As night falls, terror emerges from the darkness in the form of a deadly seductress and a vampire cowboy hell bent on revenge. As the evil continues to plague this family they'll discover that sometimes darkness is your only friend.
When a group of petty criminals is hired by a mysterious party to retrieve a rare piece of found footage from a rundown house in the middle of nowhere, they soon realize that the job isn’t going to be as easy as they thought. In the living room, a lifeless body holds court before a hub of old television sets, surrounded by stacks upon stacks of VHS tapes. As they search for the right one, they are treated to a seemingly endless number of horrifying videos, each stranger than the last.
Hideaki is kidnapped and when he awakens the next day, he finds himself in a recreation of his old schoolroom along with his recently reunited classmates. Trapped and held captive by mysterious hooded figures, each of them must now play a brutally violent, version of the punishment game...or face death.