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New Horror/Suspense Releases in Theaters and on DVD: Week of February 17, 2013

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Prison

Prison
© Shout! Factory
Before they were stars, Renny Harlin directed Viggo Mortensen in this story of a prison that becomes a supernatural battleground when the specter of a man executed for murder, returns seeking vengeance from the brutal guard who was aware of his innocence.

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Riddle

Riddle
© Xlrator
College student Holly Teller is drawn to the mysterious small town of Riddle, Pennsylvania in search of her missing brother. Against the will of the local Sheriff (Val Kilmer) and town elder (William Sadler), she begins to unravel a mystery connected to an abandoned psychiatric hospital on the edge of town, uncovering a terrifying past the town in determined to keep hidden.

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Seeds of Destruction

Seeds of Destruction
© Anchor Bay
When a fringe scientist releases a prehistoric seed, it unleashes a horrific root system that rips through Nevada like an earthquake and devastates everything in its path. Now a hard-nosed government agent (Adrian Pasdar), a desperate plant expert and a pair of young environmentalists must find a way to stop its destructive growth.

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Sinister

'Sinister' movie poster.
© Summit
A true crime novelist struggling to find his next big story moves his family into a house where the horrific murder of an entire family took place. But after finding a box of home videos in which other families are also brutally murdered, his investigation leads him to a supernatural entity that may be placing his own family in harm’s way.

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Snow Shark

Snow Shark
© Independent Entertainment
In the latest candidate for "so bad it's good" honors, a shark frozen for thousands of years is freed by an earthquake and proceeds to swim through the snow devouring residents of a small town.

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TerrorVision / The Video Dead Combo Pack Double Feature

TerrorVision/The Video Dead Combo Pack Double Feature
© Shout! Factory
This double feature of '80s cult films mines TV sets for horror, with TerrorVision featuring an alien creature emerging from a family's set and The Video Dead revolving around zombies from a fright flick climbing out of a television.

That Cold Day in the Park

That Cold Day in the Park
© Olive Films
A wealthy and mentally disturbed spinster goes to extraordinary lengths to assuage her loneliness in Robert Altman's 1969 psychological gothic thriller. On a very cold and rainy Vancouver day, she notices a shivering blond youth sitting alone on a park bench. She offers him food and shelter and the apparently mute teenager accepts. Every night she locks his bedroom door, but the boy goes in and out of his room through the fire escape window, returning early next morning without her knowledge. She eventually attempts to seduce him and the boy soon learns who's in control of their relationship and how far she'll go to keep it that way.
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The Virgin Murders

The Virgin Murders
© World Wide Multimedia
A man is plummeted into the darkness of his own soul and is stalked, threatened and hunted by vampires, serial killers and deranged members of a body modification cult.
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Witchouse Trilogy Box Set

Witchouse Trilogy Box Set
© Full Moon
Three films about a resurrected witch seeking vengeance for her death centuries earlier.
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Zombie and Horror Collection

Zombie and Horror Collection
© IMV Blueline
Four gruesome tales of zombies on the loose, obeying only their craven desire for human flesh and for revenge: Horror Hotel, Night of the Living Dead, Crypt of Horror and The Hills Have Eyes.
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