Arriving on DVD March 31st from Lionsgate Home Entertainment are all of After Dark Films’ “8 Films to Die For”. The full box set and individual release include the limited releases movies: The Broken, Slaughter, Perkins 14, The Butterfly Effect: Revelation, From Within, Dying Breed, Autopsy and Voices. Extras include featurettes, Webisodes and commentaries. If you head on beyond the break you can check out an exclusive clip from my favorite of the eight films, Autopsy, which follows a young woman tries to find her injured boyfriend in a bizarre and dangerous hospital.
Director: Jody Dwyer
Writer: Michael Boughen, Rod Morris, Jody Dwyer
Starring: Leigh Whannell, Nathan Phillips, Melanie Valejo, Mirrah Foulkes, Peter Docker, Billie Brown
Inspired by the legends of a 19th-century cannibal and an extinct tiger, this brutal horror-thriller centers on four friends who find out that something–or someone–murderous lurks in the rain-slogged Australian bush.
Director: Adam Gierasch
Writer: Adam Gierasch, Evan Katz, Jace Anderson
Starring: Robert Patrick, Jenette Goldstein, Michael Bowen, Robert LaSardo, Ross McCall
A young woman tries to find her injured boyfriend in a bizarre and dangerous hospital.
Director: Sean Ellis
Writer: Lene Bausager
Starring: Lena Headey, Richard Jenkins, Melvil Poupaud, Ulrich Thomsen, Michelle Duncan, Asier Newman
“The Broken” is a psychological horror project, starring Lena Headey as a woman whose life descends into nightmare after she sees an apparent double of herself driving by in her own car.
Director: Stewart Hopewell
Writer: Stewart Hopewell, Tim Long
Starring: Antonia Bernath, Craig Robert Young, Lucy Holt, Maxim Knight, Amy Shiels, C.J. Singer, Cristi Hogas
A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to her family’s farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse.
Director: Craig Singer
Writer: Craig Singer, Jeremy Donaldson, Lane Shadgett
Starring: Patrick O’Kane, Shayla Beesley, Mihaela Mihut, Michale Graves, Gregory O’Connor and Katherine Pawlak
Robert Perkins builds an army of 14 people brainwashed through cult-like methods to protect him from his parents’ killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unwittingly unleash his followers on a small town and they’ve only got one thing on their mind: “Kill for Mr. Perkins.
Director: Seth Grossman
Writer: Holly Brix
Starring: Chris Carmack, Sonya A. Avakian, Rachel Miner, Melissa Jones
A young man discovers he has inherited the powers of “The Butterfly Effect” and attempts to solve the mystery of his high school girlfriend’s death using his newfound ability, only to unwittingly unleash a vicious serial killer.
Director: Phedon Papamichael
Writer: Brad Keene
Starring: Thomas Dekker, Elizabeth Rice, Adam Goldberg, Jake Weber, Laura Allen
Set in a small, God-fearing town, story focuses on a young girl caught between her Christian upbringing and a desire to experience the outside world. Her desire to break free is amplified when residents begin to die suspiciously.
Director: Ki-hwan Oh
Writer: Ki-hwan Oh
Starring: Jin-seo Yun, Ki-woo Lee, Gi-woong Park
After witnessing a family member thrown of a balcony by her fiancée on her wedding day and the violent stabbing of her aunt, a young woman comes to realize she may be next in line. She desperately tries to find out why those around her turn on her and why she seems marked for death. Who can she trust – where can she turn for help when it seems everyone is out to get her. If only she can survive the murderous rage of friends and even her own family long enough to uncover the secret.