Horror On DVD for May 27th, 2008

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This week there is so much quality up for grabs that it is going to be hard to decide which to wait on. Of course the Dario Argento Collection is one you are definitely going to want to consider. But I highly suggest Visions of Hell: The Films of Jim VanBebber (review coming soon) and Storm. Both are really fantastic discs and are most likely going to be overlooked. Give them both a glance at the very least.


Tenebre
On DVD May 27, 2008
  • Currently 7.52/10
Rating: 7.5 / 10 (122 votes cast)
Dario Argento leaves a distinct and bloody impression with this Italian horror film that took the slasher genre to graphic new limits at the time of its release. Novelist Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) jets into Rome to promote his new book. Simultaneously, a killer obsessed with... ( 1 Review's )

Phenomena
On DVD May 27, 2008
  • Currently 6.79/10
Rating: 6.8 / 10 (62 votes cast)
Declared "my most personal film" by Italy's premier horror director Dario Argento, this production marked the director's return to the eerie thematic territory he pioneered in 1977 with the horror classic "Suspiria". Much like that film, "Phenomena" conforms to the logic of night... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Dario Argento Box Set
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 5.0 / 10 (18 votes cast)
The Card Player is going to test Dario Argento’s fan base like no other thriller in his giallo back catalogue: The Italian maestro has directed his most atypical serial killer study ever. It clearly isn’t enough for him to merely use his signature device of always tak... (My Review

Visions of Hell: The Films of Jim VanBebber
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
If you think you know the story of the Manson Family, you are dead wrong. Director Jim VanBebber (Deadbeat at Dawn) delivers an uncompromising snapshot of this cult of personality, hell- bent on executing the brutal vision of its leader, Charles Manson. On a ranch outside of LA... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Norikos Dinner Table
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 3.3 / 10 (3 votes cast)
Noriko Shimabara is an ordinary 17 year old girl. Her family consists of her younger sister Yuka, father Tetsuzou, and mother Taeko. Noriko couldn't help but feel unsatisfied with her ordinary suburban town life. One day, she discovers an interesting website on the internet where... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Grizzly Park
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 4.3 / 10 (12 votes cast)
As part of a new rehabilitation program, eight troubled young adults are sent to serve a week of community service in a remote California state forest range called Grizzly Park. Under the supervision of the stalwart Ranger Bob (Glenn Morshower of 24), the troubled group is given ... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Storm (2005)
On DVD May 27, 2008
  • Currently 7.00/10
Rating: 7.0 / 10 (12 votes cast)
Gut-punching action, gory murders and Matrix-style special effects await you in the ultimate thrill ride that will leave you on the edge-of-your seat! Donny is a “slacker” whose life takes a terrifying turn when a fiery haired woman enters his life possessing a box wh... ( 1 Review's )

The Chair (2007)
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes cast)
Danielle, a young psychology student, is trying to rebuild her life when she sublets a century-old Victorian house. Unknowingly, she awakens an evil specter lurking in the dark recesses of her new home. To prove to her sister, Anna, that she isn't delusional again, Danielle sets ... No Review, Feel free to Write One

The Queen of Black Magic (1979)
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
The story is set in the exotic countryside of far-off Indonesia. A wedding ceremony goes dreadfully wrong and the groom suspects black magic. He seeks out the woman he believes is responsible and she is hurled to her death over a high cliff. She is rescued from the dark jungle b... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Chronicles Of An Exorcism
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes cast)
Based on what appears to be a true exorcism, and shot in documentary style, Chronicles of an Exorcism is the story of amateur filmmakers (Rob Kahn and David Michael Ross) who, at the request of the Church, document an exorcism over a three-day period. Father Michael (Matthew Ashf... No Review, Feel free to Write One

Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (2008)
On DVD May 27, 2008
Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes cast)
For more than a century, the tale of Jekyll and Hyde has captivated the world’s imagination. In this diabolically clever reinvention, evil lives again. Dr. Henry Jekyll is a well-regarded physician, but his obsessive experiments turn deadly when toxic chemicals turn him int... No Review, Feel free to Write One

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