It’s a Blu-ray bonanza as Anchor Bay Entertainment is unloaded a whole bunch of their films in high- definition. The titles include: Alphabet Killer, Waled In, Behind the Mask, Red Mist, Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer, among others. Beyond the break you’ll find the full edition of this week’s Horror In Your House featuring all of the DVD/Blu-rays arriving at a retailer near you Tuesday, December 8, 20009.
Horror in Your House
December 8, 2009
ALPHABET KILLER (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
A ten year old girl is found brutally murdered outside the small blue-collar city of Rochester, New York, and obsessed police detective Megan Paige suffers a mental breakdown while trying to solve the crime. But when the child-killings resume two years later, Megan’s return to the investigation also brings back her own horrific hallucinations. Even if she can prove a `double initial’ connection to the slayings, will she hang onto her sanity long enough to catch a psychopath?
BEHIND THE MASK (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
Leslie Vernon, good-natured killing machine and the next great psycho slasher, has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo. When the actual carnage begins, where do you draw the line between voyeuristic thrills, mythic evil and good old-fashioned slasher movie mayhem?
THE CHAMELEON KILLER: Dark Night FIlms
In the small mid-western town of Acid Falls, which has the lowest murder ratio in the country, the most vicious serial killer the world has ever seen is about to strike. Now, this unprepared little town must deal with relentless attacks by a faceless killer who leaves a different mask based on a different horror slasher at each murder scene. Sheriff Garris and his deputies are baffled, to help out the mayor assigns police profiler Mitch Phillips to the case. The killer seems to attack at random, but is there a method to the madness? And the biggest question of all, who is… The Chameleon Killer??
CYCLOPS (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
When a terrifying Cyclops is terrorizing the Roman countryside the corrupt emperor, Tiberius, sends in his strongest general, Marcus. Soon the Cyclops is captured and brought to the great city to fight as a gladiator, but the tables quickly turn on Marcus who must fight as well. Bitter enemies become great allies to over throw the tyrannical power of Emperor Tiberius and his nephew.
GOZU: Cinema Epoch
What starts out as a gangster film spirals rapidly out of control when a young yakuza is ordered to assassinate his own superior, who also happens to be his closest friend. When his target disappears before he can do the job, he sets out for a search that leads him into a mysterious town filled with lowlifes, oddballs, and a cow-headed demon.
INALIENABLE: Anchor Bay
Still guilt-ridden over the accident that took his family’s lives, Eric Norris discovers that his body is host to a parasite from another world. Except, it is more than a parasite: it carries his DNA. Is this his new son or – as the government believes – a threat to mankind?
JACK BROOKS MONSTER SLAYER (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
After witnessing the brutal murder of his family when he was just a young boy, Jack Brooks is left with an unquenchable fury. Now working as a plumber, Jack attempts to fix his professor’s plumbing, only to unknowingly awaken an ancient evil. Prof. Crowley becomes possessed and starts a slow, gruesome transformation into the depths of evil. Only then does Jack realize that he can’t run from his past, and quickly discovers the true purpose of his inner rage.
THE LIGHTS: Osiris Entertainment
Four friends set out on a road trip to catch a better view of a once-in-a-lifetime meteor shower. But what begins as a high-spirited lark soon turns deadly serious when the teens ignore the ominous warning of the local sheriff and find themselves stranded in backwater Texas… locked in an evil game of cat and mouse.
LOST TREASURE OF THE GRAND CANYON (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
In the early days of the 20th Century, an expedition led by Dr. Samuel Jordon traveled deep into the Grand Canyon in search of a long-rumored hidden city. The entire team disappeared. But when Jordon’s archaeologist daughter Susan leads a rescue party into the uncharted valley, she will discover an ancient civilization ruled by savage warriors, human sacrifice and a mythological monster that feeds on carnage. Even if the explorers can survive the deadly trials of the Aztecs, will they find a way to escape the ultimate ritual of evil?
RED MIST (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
The medical students at Forthaven General Hospital study hard and party harder, until a cruel prank accidentally puts the facility’s creepy janitor into a deep coma. But when one responsible student tries to revive the degenerate loner with an experimental injection, she instead sends his brainwaves berserk. Will a sudden spree of sick kicks now claim the guilty one-by-one, or has the ultimate out-of-body experience ushered in a bloodbath of brutal revenge?
RUN BITCH RUN: Breaking Glass
In the tradition of I Spit on Your Grave and Ms. 45 comes Run! Bitch Run!, an action-packed thriller that pits an innocent and beautiful young woman against a horde of violent, sex-depraved degenerates. And God help you if you re on the wrong side for revenge really is a bitch! Catherine and Rebecca are Catholic school girls selling Bibles door-to-door. They pick the wrong address, however, when they witness a murder committed by a slimy pimp/drug dealer. Taken hostage and beaten and raped, Catherine eventually escapes and dressed as a nurse and ready to mend all ills returns to wreak vengeance on the dastardly lowlifes who took her innocence away. You can run, but you can t hide from this Angel of Death! In his film debut, director Joseph Guzman brings a retro feel to this soon-to-be cult classic, reminiscent of those great exploitation and nudie flicks of the 1970s. So hang on for dear life for the road ahead is a rough one and only the strong survive!
SANDS OF OBLIVION (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
A true unsolved Hollywood mystery: After the completion of the original TEN COMMANDMENTS — a film that was never released – famed producer Cecille B. DeMille had the ancient Egyptian set buried in the sands of the central California desert – no one knows why…… …until now….. In SANDS OF OBLIVION, a modern day excavation crew discovers that DeMille was secretly trying to imprison an avenging Egyptian god –trapped in a smuggled artifact amongst the movie props. Now, this team, intent on preserving the Hollywood legacy, unknowingly releases the terror once more.
SCREAMS IN THE NIGHT: Celebrity
Following the untimely death of his father, Gerardo, returns home to join one of his brothers for the funeral. By chance, he meets Noemi, a local newspaper reporter, originally in route to Cantun to cover an assignment, now stranded in the tiny, rural town of Piguen. They take an instant liking to each other and she accompanies him to the funeral where she winds up investigating Dr. Sosa’s passing. Her unexpected detour takes a turn for the worst when she realizes that she may know too much.
WALLED IN (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
Recent engineering graduate Sam Walczak travels to the middle of nowhere to supervise demolition of the mysterious Malestrazza Building. She soon comes face to face with the horrifying secrets of the building and its past inhabitants, many of whom were entombed alive within the walls of the pristine building by its obsessed architect. As Sam begins to unravel the clandestine details of the architect’s life and his astonishing building, she is drawn into the dark and frightening reality which forces her to accept her own dark past and turn the tables before she becomes the last victim.
WHILE SHE WAS OUT (Blu-ray): Anchor Bay
A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs. What starts off as a quick trip to the mall ends in the woods with a fight for her life. All she has is a toolbox and her will to survive.