We have some exciting news to kick off this Friday the 13th that requires the guidance of all of you Bloody Disgusting readers!
Bloody Disgusting is joining forces with worldwide independent distribution company Multicom Entertainment Group, Inc. and global event cinema leader Trafalgar Releasing to bring fans the on-demand theatrical horror series “Retro Nightmares”, which will take place Thursdays this fall.
Here’s where it gets fun. We’re asking you, dear Bloody Disgusting loyals, to help us curate what films will be shown in theaters. Below, you can vote to help choose the top three to be shown in a three-night series beginning in late September and continuing through to mid-October.
Newly remastered titles include Sandor Stern’s Amityville Horror sequel, Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1988), as well as Tony Randel’s Amityville: It’s About Time (1992). The list also includes Big Ass Spider and Gravedancers director Mike Mendez’s The Convent (2000), Mark Rosman’s slasher House on Sorority Row (1983), Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper (1995), Don’t Go in the House (1979), with nature-gone-wrong classics such as William Girdler’s Day of the Animals (1977) and William Girdler’s Grizzly (1976), in which an eighteen-foot-tall grizzly bear terrorizes a state park.
Below we’ve added details on all titles along with newly remastered trailers!
Vote now and watch for more info as we lock in dates. Voting ends Wednesday, July 18th. Winners will be announced in August alongside ticketing information.
Amityville: The Evil Escapes (1989)
A widow (Patty Duke) and her three children move in with her mother (Jane Wyatt), putting them at the mercy of an evil force.
Amityville: It’s About Time (1992)
Widower Jacob (Stephen Macht) brings an old mantle clock back from a business trip to Amityville, N.Y. However, he and his family are unaware of the clock’s dark history. It’s not long before Jake; his girlfriend, Andrea (Shawn Weatherly); and his children, Lisa (Megan Ward) and Rusty (Damon Martin), are faced with horrifying visions, animal attacks and the bending of time. The family must fight the clock’s evil power before they become possessed completely.
The Convent (2000)
A coed (Joanna Canton) and a former mental patient (Adrienne Barbeau) battle Satanists who slaughter and transform students into evil undead creatures.
House on Sorority Row (1983)
Seven sorority sisters throw a graduation party and play a prank that goes horribly wrong. Ending up with a dead body, they panic and try to hide it. But someone witnessed the crime and begins to murder them, one by one, in this cult classic.
Wes Craven Presents, Mind Ripper (1995)
A worker on a secret project falls to his death, but a scientist’s (Lance Henriksen) new virus brings him back with an appetite for human brains.
Don’t Go in the House (1979)
After the death of his abusive mother, a deranged man (Dan Grimaldi) starts to lure women back to his house to burn them alive.
Day of the Animals (1977)
Animals attack a guide (Christopher George), newswoman (Lynda Day George), adman (Leslie Nielsen) and other hikers because of aerosols in the ozone layer.
When a 15-foot grizzly bear develops a taste for humans, a park ranger attempts to halt the beast’s wild rampage. However, a drunken hunting party complicate matters.
Sweet 16 (1983)
Murder and mayhem seem to surround the new girl (Aleisa Shirley) in town as her 16th birthday approaches.
Two brothers discover that the residents of a small Southern town are being infected by a form of toxic waste, turning them into blood-ravenous zombies.