This week is light on theatrical releases but heavy on home video, including Bigfoot County, Osombie and Gangsters, Guns and Zombies.
© Kino Lorber
In Mario Bava's 1972 gothic horror tale, an American professor travels to the estate of his ancestor, the sadistic Baron Otto von Kleist, seeking the truth beneath his notorious reputation. When he and his assistant Eva read aloud an ancient incantation, the Baron's spirit is resurrected, leading to a series of violent deaths within the haunted castle.
A documentary filmmaker and his crew venture up to Siskiyou County, known for their Bigfoot sightings. While there to investigate, they meet a local who leads them into the woods showing them evidence of Bigfoot's existence. As they document everything on film, a series of unfortunate events occurs leaving many unanswered questions and only this footage to draw conclusions.
The television series Chiller
was a five-episode horror anthology
that aired in the UK in 1995. Presented here for the first time in the U.S., these supernatural shockers feature malevolent spirits, a brutal serial killer and a haunted house set in contemporary England.
Life without a car is murder...and nobody knows that better than Campbell Jackson, a 20-something, out-of-work, out-of-options misfit. Forced to take a dead-end job at a Detroit car wash, Campbell spies a dilapidated '70s van for sale and attempts to buy it. Little does he know, it's the Creep Van, whose mysterious owner has been terrorizing locals -- killing and torturing victims with a host of elaborate booby traps inside its rusted shell. For those unwilling to climb aboard, the creep and his van have no qualms about running folks down or smashing through walls. Forced to team up with a sleazy conman to hunt down and stop the mayhem -- before he and his girlfriend become the next victims -- Campbell finds himself in for one hell of a bloody ride!
© Brain Damage
Roy Logan is an average guy who works as a bouncer in a local bar and grill, but every night when he goes to sleep he has the same disturbing dream -- the moment of his death. A mystic informs him that he has what's called the Darken, and he's thrown into an epic battle between good and evil.
America has become a nation of "Maniacs 'R Us", playing the childhood game of "truth or dare" in cyberspace with murderous results. Among those caught up in this craze is Tuner Downing, who gets obsessed with serial killer Mike Strauber, the Coppermasked Madman, tries hard to follow in his bloody footsteps, even breaking his "hero" out of incarceration.
© Scream Factory
In this 1982 thriller, a divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac. Starring Catherine Hicks (Child's Play
), Paul Le Mat (Puppet Master
), Stephen McHattie (Pontypool
, The Tall Man
) and Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story
In this 1972 Spanish film, a thick fog covers the countryside as a couple drives through the zero visibility conditions and ends up lost in a creepy old cemetery. They decide to take refuge in a nearby abandoned mansion, only to find they're not the only inhabitants. Soon the murders begin. Dripping with creepy atmosphere, great suspense, beautiful women and graphic homicides.
Felicia and Calvin are vampires living in post-Gatsby Long Island. Their method of obtaining their drug of choice is compromised when the local blood bank beefs up security, and they must resort to murder to get their fix. The advice of a friendly neighbor reinforces their desperate choice, but it’s only a matter of time before their lifestyle turns poisonous and our addicts come face to face with the monsters they have become.