If you're looking to bolster your horror movie library this October, then cool cats over at Anchor Bay Entertainment
have you covered in a HUGE way!
This Halloween, Anchor Bay continues its reign of terror as the leading distributor in horror by unloading a vast number of thrilling, twisted, and terrifyingly fun horror titles to Blu-ray™ and DVD just in time for All Hallow's Eve.
Check out the list below, and we hope that you'll conder including all of these great horror flicks to your shopping cart!247°F Blu-ray™ & DVD, October 23rd
Anchor Bay Films presents a claustrophobic horror film that gives you no choice but to sweat with 247°F. Jenna (Scout Taylor-Compton, Rob Zombie’s Halloween & Halloween II) and her three friends travel to a lakede cabin for a carefree weekend. The fun quickly becomes a nightmare when they end up locked in a compact, hot sauna.
Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in heat that is quickly approaching 247°F – the temperature when the human body expires.
Anchor Bay Films invites viewers to revit those campfire ghost stories that launched thousands of nightmares at summer camp with The Barrens, the twisted new chiller from writer/director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, Saw III, Saw IV, Mother’s Day) and starring Stephen Moyer (“True Blood,” Priest).
It’s known as the Jersey Devil, the winged beast spawned 400 years ago by Satan himself. Some say this creature still inhabits the dense pine forests of southern New Jersey, where Richard Vineyard (Moyer) takes his family for a rustic weekend camping trip. As the Vineyard family ventures further into the woods in search of the perfect campte, Richard teeters on the edge of sanity. Welcome to a new kind of horror that lives – and kills – in a place called The Barrens.
Bait 3D is a fun and action-packed thrill ride featuring a stellar ensemble cast including Xavier Samuel (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse), Sharni Vinson (Step Up 3D), Alex Russell (Chronicle), and Julian McMahon (Fantastic Four). This intense 3D thriller tells the story of a group of survivors in a sleepy beach town who suddenly find themselves trapped inde a submerged supermarket, following a freak tsunami.
As they try to escape to safety, they soon discover that there is a predator among them more deadly than the threat of drowning—vicious great white sharks lurking in the water, hungry for fresh meat.
From the vionary mind of director Jennifer Lynch (Boxing Helena, Surveillance, Hisss) comes the dark fable Chained. Coming home from a trip to the movies, eight-year-old Tim (Bird) and his mother, Sarah (Julia Ormond, My Week With Marilyn, “Mad Men”) are picked up by a psychopathic cab driver named Bob (Vincent D’Onofrio, Full Metal Jacket, Men In Black). Kidnapping them, Bob murders the young boy’s mother and keeps Tim as his unwilling protégée, making him clean up the mess following each murder he commits. As the years pass, Bob starts instructing Rabbit, teaching him anatomy and human behavior. Now a teenager, Rabbit (Eamon Farren, X: Night of Vengeance) is slowly being pressed by Bob to start his own homicidal spree...
Anchor Bay Films presents the most unnerving psychological horror film of the year with Richard Bates, Jr.’s Excion. Excion turned critics’ stomachs as well as heads, garnering much attention at festivals around the world this past year after premiering at Sundance in January, with the most recent being Fantaa Film Festival in Montreal. Excion follows a disturbed and deluonal high school student, Pauline (AnnaLynne McCord).
Pauline, with aspirations of a career in medicine, goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother (Traci Lords).
While dealing with both being an outcast teenager and having an obseson over curing her ster’s cystic fibros, Pauline becomes increangly deranged as her fascination with surgery and flesh and blood grows into something compulve and demonic.
Michael Myers is back, and he’s never looked better! Anchor Bay Entertainment revamps two of the most iconic horror films to ever grace the big screen with the Halloween 4 and Halloween 5 Blu-ray™ releases, boasting all new HD transfers and featuring both archival and newly created extras.
The 1980 Troma cult clasc Mother’s Day is available for the first time on Blu-ray™. Featuring an all-new HD transfer, and never-before-seen bonus features, including commentary, behind-the-scenes footage, and a newly created featurette with genre favorite Eli Roth (Producer of The Last Exorcism, Grindhouse and Hostel 1 & 2), fans can finally add this long-awaited cult clasc to their library, and new fans can experience the terror of Mother and her bloodthirsty boys for the first time.
From Executive Producer John Landis comes one of the best reviewed horror films of 2012: the gory, hilarious and surpringly heart-warming thriller Some Guy Who Kills People. Ken Boyd (Kevin Corrigan) may seem like an average comic enthuast, living with his mother and working to make ends meet as an underpaid soda jerk. After being released from an institution for severe mental trauma suffered when he was beaten and tortured by a gang of high school thugs, Ken’s repressed anger suddenly reaches a boiling point.
He begins to hunt down his tormentors, one by one, and exacts his bloody revenge - all the while trying to reconnect with his estranged 11-year old daughter (Ariel Gade).
Anchor Bay Films unleashes the provocative and gritty grindhouse thriller The Victim, the feature directorial debut of genre icon and fan favorite Michael Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens, Tombstone). Good time girls Annie (Jennifer Blanc) and Mary (Danielle Harris) find themselves in a life and death tuation. Annie’s life is put in jeopardy when she is witness to a violent act at the hands of two Sheriff’s Deputies (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood). With her pursuers clong in, she stumbles across Kyle (Biehn), a recluse living in the middle of the woods. Two worlds collide in this nerve-fraying thriller that will keep audiences guesng until the very last frame.
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