Halloween is over (though my hangover isn’t) and so is a month of excellent horror releases. November limps out of the gate with few films of interest, with the one major highlight being Neil Marshall’s historical-ish violent blood bath, Centurion. Hope you all had good Halloweens.
Horror In Your House
November 2nd, 2010
CENTURION (Blu-ray/DVD) – Magnolia Home Entertainment
Centurion is set during the war between Roman soldiers and Pict tribesmen during the 2nd century Roman conquest of Britain. Fassbender stars as Quintus Dias, Roman centurion and son of a legendary gladiator who leads a group of soldiers on a raid of a Pict camp to rescue a captured general. The son of the Pict leader is murdered during the raid, and the Romans find themselves hunted by a seemingly unstoppable group of the Pict’s most vicious and skilled warriors, led by a beautiful and deadly tracker, who are hell bent on revenge.
DEADFALL TRAIL – Midnight Releasing
John, Julian and Paul enter the Kaibab National Forest for a three-week survival trip and peyote vision quest. The only items they take with them are a knife, a bottle of water and a garbage bag each. A week into their journey a disastrous turn of events changes everything and the men are forced to ultimately confront the darkest corners of their morality and mortality. Battling the elements and each other, the quest becomes make it out of the forest alive.
DEMON KISS – Brain Damage
An attempt to summon a demon using the sacrifice of a prostitute misfires – the evil entity instead possesses the body of the intended victim! With the ability to leap between hosts, how can it be stopped before it tracks down its target?
MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16: PART 2 – MTV
Skye Rotter (Lauren McKnight) is on the run, having fled the Rollerdome massacre from MY SUPER PSYCHO SWEET 16. With nowhere left to turn, Skye heads to the quiet town of Mill Basin and the mother who abandoned her years ago. There, she meets her younger half-sister, Alex (Kirsten Prout), and Alex’s manipulative best friend, Zoe (Stella Maeve). Skye hopes she’s finally found safety in her new family, but she’s about to learn she can’t outrun her past. While Brigg (Chris Zylka) desperately tries to locate her, Charlie Rotter (Alex Van) comes to town with one bloody mission: to turn Skye’s upcoming birthday into a Sweet 16 she’ll never forget. You’re invited to the year’s most killer party…as a weekend rager becomes the savage setting for a Rotter family reunion!
NOT OF THIS EARTH – Shout! Factory
When a mysterious stranger (Arthur Roberts, Up In Smoke) arrives in town, he hires Nadine (Traci Lords, Blade, Cry-Baby) as his private nurse. Although the pay is great, she becomes more and more suspicious of the stranger when his request for blood transfusions become more frequent. After some junior detective work, Nadine finds out that her new boss is not who he appears to be . . . and he is not even from our planet!
THE VISITOR – Code Red
Katy Collins (Paige Conner) is no ordinary 8 year-old girl. Indeed, she is unique, carrying within her the power of Sateen, an inter-spacial force of immense magnitude. Katy’s primary mission on earth is to carry these genes forward, a task accomplished by convincing her mother, Barbara (Joanne Nail) to bear a similarly endowed male child with whom Katy would eventually mate. Opposing this scheme is The Visitor (John Huston), a sage of galactic stature who has come to this world not to kill Katy, but to end her “confusion”. Find out what happens in this unforgettable, supernatural, suspense thriller.