Entries for the ‘Horror’ Category

It Blu-ray Disc January 9th, 2018

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Warner on January 16th, 2018 by Dave

It Blu-ray

Warner Home Video kicked off the year with the Blu-ray and Ultra HD release for It on January 9th, 2018.

Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film, based on the novel from Stephen King.

The film tells the story of seven young ‘outsiders’ who in live in Derry, Maine.

The children are terrorized by a shape-shifting being that forces them to face their own personal demons.


Annabelle Creation Blu-ray Disc October 24th, 2017

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 31st, 2017 by Dave

Annabelle Creation Blu-ray

Annabelle: Creation was unleashed by Warner Home Video on Blu-ray Disc on October 24th, 2017.

Gary Dauberman wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film.

It is a prequel to Annabelle, and the fourth installment in The Conjuring series.

The movie is effectively the origin story for the possessed Annabelle doll.

The film has grossed over $304 million worldwide against a $15M budget.


Lights Out Blu-ray Disc October 25th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, New Line, Thriller, Warner on October 26th, 2016 by Dave

Lights Out Blu-ray

Lights Out is the latest horror Blu-ray unleashed by Warner Home Video, scheduled just in time for Halloween on October 25th, 2016.

Eric Heisserer wrote the screenplay for this supernatural horror film based on an original short film by David F. Sandberg.

The story follows a family that is terrorized by a specter that hides in the shadows.

The film has been a big financial success, grossing over $147 million against a budget under $5M.


The Neon Demon Blu-ray Disc September 27th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Broad Green Pictures, Commentary, Horror, Thriller on September 28th, 2016 by Dave

The Neon Demon Blu-ray

Today I am taking a closer look at the Broad Green Pictures release The Neon Demon – on Blu-ray Disc September 27th, 2016.

Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, and Polly Stenham wrote this psychological horror film.

The story follows an aspiring model in Los Angeles whose beauty and youth cause fascination and jealousy in the industry.

The movie was the third by Refn to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes.


The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray Disc September 13th, 2016

Posted in Atmos, Blu-ray, Commentary, Horror, Mystery, New Line, Thriller, Warner on September 16th, 2016 by Dave

The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray

The Conjuring 2 is the latest Blu-ray title from Warner Home Video, released on September 13th, 2016.

Carey and Chad Hayes, James Wan and David Leslie Johnson penned the screenplay for this horror thriller.

It is a direct sequel to The Conjuring from 2013, though is the third movie in the franchise if you count the spinoff Annabelle.

The story again follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.


Green Room Blu-ray Coming July 12th, 2016

Posted in Blu-ray, Crime, Horror, Lionsgate, Pre-orders, Thriller on May 18th, 2016 by Dave

Green Room Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Lionsgate Home Entertainment Blu-ray release Green Room – on Blu-ray Disc July 12th, 2016.

This psychological horror thriller was written by Jeremy Saulnier.

The story features a punk band who find themselves under threat from neo-Nazi skinheads after witnessing a murder.

The cast includes Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole, Callum Turner and Mark Webber.


Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Blu-ray and Ultra HD Coming May 31st

Posted in 4K, Action, Atmos, Blu-ray, HDR, Horror, Pre-orders, Romance, Sony, Ultra HD on April 18th, 2016 by Dave

Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Blu-ray

Pride + Prejudice + Zombies has been announced by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for release on Blu-ray and Ultra HD May 31st, 2016.

This comedy horror is based on the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith, that in turn parodies the 1813 Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice.

The cast includes Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Charles Dance and Lena Headey.


Jaws 2 Blu-ray Disc Coming June 14th, 2016

Posted in 3D, Blu-ray, Horror, Pre-orders, Thriller, Universal on April 7th, 2016 by Dave

Jaws 2 Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Universal Studios Home Entertainment Blu-ray release for the Jaws sequels Jaws 2, Jaws 3 and Jaws: The Revenge – on Blu-ray Disc June 14th, 2016.

Roy Scheider returns in Jaws 2 as Police Chief Martin Brody, who must deal with another great white shark terrorizing the waters of Amity Island.

The film’s tagline ‘Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water’ has become one of the most familiar in film history.


Victor Frankenstein Blu-ray Coming March 8th

Posted in Blu-ray, Drama, Fox, Horror, Pre-orders, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction on February 12th, 2016 by Dave

Victor Frankenstein Blu-ray

The Victor Frankenstein Blu-ray has been announced by Fox Home Entertainment, for release on Blu-ray Disc March 8th, 2016.

This science fiction horror is based on contemporary adaptations of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein.

The screenplay was written by Max Landis, retelling the story from Igor’s perspective.

It follows the assistant’s dark origins, and his redemption in friendship with the young medical student Victor Frankenstein.


Fear the Walking Dead Season One Blu-ray Coming December 1st

Posted in Anchor Bay, Blu-ray, Drama, Horror, Pre-orders, Television on November 7th, 2015 by Dave

Fear the Walking Dead Season One Blu-ray

Be sure to watch for the upcoming Anchor Bay Entertainment Blu-ray release Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete First Season – on Blu-ray Disc December 1st, 2015.

This horror drama television series was created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson that started airing on AMC in August 2015.

The show is a companion series and prequel to The Walking Dead, which is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard.