If you’re one of those people who like to buy those DVD two-packs thats come with about 100 freakin’ movies on ’em, then you’re in luck this week. Coming to a retailer near you are three different two-disc sets that include a handful of terrible movies for one low price! In addition, you can check out Maverick’s DVD release of Mexican Werewolf in Texas, which just lends itself to about 1,000 different jokes. Read on for the complete list of DVD releases hitting shelves this Tuesday, January 9th.
Horror in your House – 01/09/2007
By: Tex Massacre
Beastly Butchers (2-Disc Set): – Kill Syndrome, Seasons in Hell, Goblin, The Lunar Pack, The Tenement and Deadly Culture: Pendulum/Brain Damage
The latest collection from the gang at Brain Damage films features Jason Liquori’s (ALL WRAPPED UP) anthology series THE LUNAR PACK. Keep an eye out for cameos from Fangoria’s Michael Gingold and fan fave Syn DeVil (as Herself) in director Glen Baisley’s THE TENEMENT.
Doom Asylum: Code Red/Media Blasters
A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.
Check out SEX AND THE CITY’S Kristen Davis in this 1987 film that I’ll bet she wishes she never made.
The Giant Majin Collection: Retromedia/Image
Bigger than Godzilla! Badder than Gamera! Majin, Monster of Terror and Return of Giant Majin arrive on DVD in the special set. The Majin films effectively combine traditional samurai swordplay with incredible special effects, making them a must-see for anybody interested in Japanese cinema.
More Asian monsters? I get a shiver of nostalgia just thinking about all the cheesy glory.
Mexican Werewolf in Texas: CreepFX/Maverick
Director Scott Maginnis brings an Unrated director’s cut of his El Chupacabra film to video after a highly successful festival run that saw 4 awards at the Las Vegas Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Supernatural in 2006 and selection in Los Angeles’ famed Shriekfest in 2005.
Red Room #1: Unearthed Films
4 contestants in an enclosed room. 1 box of household items and a lot of imagination paints the wall red with in this ultra splatter film from Japan.
The first is a series of ultraviolent psuedo-snuff style films from director Daisuke Yamanouchi arrives in a legitimate release…so you can finally toss out those bad bootlegs with no subtitles.
Serum: Hannover House/Allumination
While searching for a “cure all” serum, Dr. Edward Kanopolus, “Dr. K”, is being pressured for results by the pharmaceutical company funding the project. With time running out, tragedy and desperation drive him to make decisions that will jeopardize the lives of everyone around him and ultimately unleash a terrifying monster on a killing spree.
And this week’s award for Big Bad Corporate Killer Movie goes too…
The Shunned: Anchor Bay
When a family is found slaughtered in their home, the town Marshall and Sheriff must quickly find the mysterious ax murderer before more bodies turn up dead. After a bloody investigation, the Marshall discovers that the killer was shunned by the townspeople because of his disfiguring disease. Now he’s back for revenge – ready to kill everyone in town.
The tagline calls this FRIDAY THE 13TH meets THE UNFORGIVEN…I got one question…Huh???
Sinister Souls (2-Disc Set) – I Dream of Dracula, Unborn Sins, Sick Bastard, The Crucifier and Dominion: Pendulum/Brain Damage
If nothing else cult schlock lord Bill (JESUS CHRIST SERIAL RAPIST) Zebub’s THE CRUCIFIER should be worth the ten bucks Brain Damage wants you to shill out for their latest splat pack.
Vicious Vixens (2-Disc Set) – From Venus, Sandy Hook Lingerie Party Massacre, Nightmare Museum, Rape is a Circle, So Mort It Be and Sorority Babes in the Dance-a-thon of Death: Pendulum/Brain Damage
Tim “Mr. Creepo” Beckley’s SANDY HOOK LINGERIE PARTY MASSACRE starting the incomparable Debbie Rochon is the highlight of this multi-pack witch also features micro-budget huckster Bill Zebub’s RAPE IS A CIRCLE.