After a few lax weeks of DVD/Blu-ray release, this Tuesday’s Horror In Your House is loaded with some very interesting options. Most notably you might want to check out Chad Ferrin’s creepy Someone’s Knocking at the Door that features a giant penis monster. Then there’s the long delayed, but very fun Babysitter Wanted and Vivendi’s Edgar Allan Poe adaptation Tell-Tale. Read on to see the full list.
Horror in your House
May 25, 2010
BABYSITTER WANTED: Big Screen Entertainment Group
Angie applies for a babysitting job and finds herself on a remote farm before the Stanton family and their little boy, Sam. But Angie’s first night of work might just be her last when she must fight for her life to protect herself and the child. But is everything as it seems? Babysitter Wanted turns the classic “babysitter in peril” horror story absolutely on its head.
CITY OF THE LIVING DEAD: Blue Underground
The Seven Gates of Hell have been torn open, and in three days the dead shall rise and walk the earth. As a reporter and a psychic race to close the portals of the damned, they encounter a seething nightmare of unspeakable evil. The city is alive – with the horrors of the living dead!
THE LANDLORD: Massive Ego
Tyler never has trouble finding tenants for his cozy little 3-unit apartment building… he just has trouble keeping them alive to pay rent! You see, Tyler’s building is haunted by a pair of 5,000-year-old demons with an insatiable appetite for flesh. And no matter how nicely Tyler asks, he cannot keep them from devouring the tenants. The demons never listen to Tyler, and why should they? After all, they have an all-you-can-eat human buffet and Tyler as their pet monkey. But things could change when Tyler take a liking to the newest tenant, a desperate young woman running from demons of her own
THE ROAD: Sony
From Cormac McCarthy, author of No Country For Old Men, comes the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of the beloved, best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Road. An all-star cast are featured in this epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father and his young son as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. A masterpiece adventure, The Road boldly imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of – a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.
THE SHADOW WITHIN: MTI
Propelled by grief over the death of Maurice s twin brother, Jacques, at birth, his mother, Marie, falls under the influence of Madame Armand, who convinces Marie to force her son to act as a medium to the next world. As Jacques asserts himself through Maurice, he comes to the realization that they both desire the same thing, their parents love. Only Jacques does not want to return to the living, he wants them all to join him in the afterlife!
SOMEONE’S KNOCKING AT THE DOOR: Vicious Circle Films
A gruesome and graphic horror tale about a group of unsuspecting friends being terrorized by a pair of psycho killers. In a nod to those classic ’70’s indie splatter films, the story follows six college classmates on a drug – and sex filled week-end. When one of them is brutally murdered, it soon becomes clear that one by one they are being stalked by the unknown killers.
TELL TALE: Vivendi
A chilling re-imagining of Edgar Allen Poe s timeless story The Tell Tale Heart. Hardworking single dad Terry has a new lease on life; he has recovered from a recent heart transplant and met a beautiful woman. But things go awry as he becomes haunted by his own heartbeat and realizes that he must delve into the shocking death of the donor who saved his life.
TRUE BLOOD: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON: HBO (TEX’S PICK OF THE WEEK)
Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality and dark secrets. For Sookie Stackhouse, life is more dangerous than ever after she and Bill become more deeply involved. Meanwhile, Tara finds herself under a lover’s spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; Eric becomes interested in Sookie after he recruits her to investigate the disappearance of his 2,000-year-old maker; and Maryann is revealed to possess a power that can control almost everyone in town. Then, after making a shocking discovery, Sookie, Bill and Sam must form the last line of defense against a diabolical plan that raises this award-winning series to bloody new heights.