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

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This week, Dark Skies hits theaters, while home video releases are led by Sinister, Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, The Factory, Hollow and several '80s re-releases.

Dark Skies

'Dark Skies' movie poster.
© Dimension
A suburban couple defends their son from an alien disguised as a human who's targeted the boy for abduction.

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Attack of the Herbals

Attack of the Herbals
© MTI
In this Scottish horror-comedy, a mysterious crate of exotic tea washes ashore in a tiny fishing village, and the locals find that the contents make an addictive herbal tea that turns the villagers into zombies.

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Axed

Axed
© First Look
A global financial crisis. The City in turmoil. Careers in meltdown. Kurt Wendell has just lost a top job in banking. Unable to tell his family the dreadful truth, he punishes everyone around him. Until he finally realizes that he has made his home life a living hell. Enough is enough. He grants his children a day off school and his wife a day off work. They are going for a surprise trip to the countryside. But little do they know what Kurt has in store for them...

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Bath Salt Zombies

Bath Salt Zombies
© Aggronautix
The bath salts epidemic facing the southern and mid-western US has been stifled by an unprecedented government crackdown. This has led to a tremendous amount of surplus stock hidden by black market dealers, and a migration of those dealers to the northeast. In New York City, potent strands have surfaced and have attracted the most devoted bath salt junkies. A young aspiring chemist has developed an even stronger batch...but something has gone horribly wrong. The new ultra potent bath salt batch has revealed a major side effect: It turns users into zombies!

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Cool as Hell

Cool as Hell
© Libra Verde
Rich and Benny have always had trouble with the ladies, until they befriend a demon named Az. It's a non-stop party until a killer, soul-eating beast leaps through an open portal from the underworld and starts terrorizing their city. Now it's up to Az and the boys to send the creature back to the depths of Hades where it came from.

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Dead Genesis

Dead Genesis
© R Squared
Amidst a zombie apocalypse, media has redefined itself to try and capitalize on the new world order. Jillian Hurst, a former news writer and amateur documentarian, has set out to make a pro-war propaganda film to support the War on Dead. She joins up with a pack of renegade undead hunters known as the DeadHeads. The moral dynamics and hardships of fighting in a war against the flesh eating undead are told from several different perspectives.

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Deep Rising / The Puppet Masters / The Minion Triple Feature

Deep Rising / The Puppet Masters / The Minion Triple Feature
© Mill Creek
This three-pack of '90s films includes Deep Rising, The Puppet Masters and The Minion.

Demon Exorcism: The Devil Inside Maxwell Bastas

Demon Exorcism: The Devil Inside Maxwell Bastas
© World Wide Multimedia
The greatest demon of all, the Lord of the Flies, plagues Max to commit suicide to end his chaos. Chased by his guilt and inner demons, Max runs into new found friends, Emma and Lester. After Max finds comfort under Emma's roof, a string of wicked events brings down an avalanche of evil upon him and everyone attempting to help him. Priests, Rabbi's and his new found friends all come to Max's aid, culminating in an epic battle against Satan himself.

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The Factory

The Factory DVD
© Warner Bros.
A killer roams the streets, abducting women on cold, quiet nights. All prostitutes, missing persons with no one to miss them. He leaves behind no traces, no clues; nothing. Detective Mike Fletcher (John Cusack) is the one cop on the force bent on bringing him to justice. Mike sees the tragedy in all of this: that these poor women are alone in life, and in death. They have no one to stand up for them –- no one except him.

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Grindhouse Triple Feature: Satan's Sex Party 1970s Collection

Grindhouse Triple Feature: Satan's Sex Party 1970s Collection
© Independent
This collection of 1970 sexploitation horror features Madame Satan, Sex and the Single Vampire and Devil's Handmaidens.
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