Five of Edgar Allan Poe s best-known stories are brought to vivid life in this heart-pounding animated anthology featuring Sir Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Roger Corman and Guillermo del Toro. Murderous madmen, sinister villains and cloaked ghouls stalk the darkened corridors of Poe s imagination, as his haunting tales are given a terrifying new twist by some of the most beloved figures in horror film history.
From the producer of Academy AwardÂ® nominees Ernest & Celestine and Song of the Sea.
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Murders in the Rue Morgue / The Dunwich Horror [Blu-ray]
Manufacturer: Shout! Factory
Brand: CINEDIGM - UNI DIST CORP
MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe. THE DUNWICH HORROR A young college girl falls in love with a boy who is the last descendant of a race of strange creatures who once inhabited the Earth. In an attempt to use her as a sacrifice in an unholy rite that will bring his people back to life, the boy comes face to face with a university professor whose knowledge of the occult is more than a match.Special Features include: Murders in the Rue Morgue -Audio commentary with author and film historian Steve Haberman -"Stage Tricks & Screen Frights" featurette -Theatrical Trailer The Dunwich Horror -Audio commentary with author and film historian Steve Haberman -Theatrical Trailer
Lynn Webster is a mysterious and beautiful young woman with a deadly secret. After arriving in a secluded California town, she takes a job as a waitress for Zambrini (Marc Lawrence), an elderly former circus performer who runs a small cafe, complete with a pen of 12 hungry pigs. Local legend has it that his pigs only eat human flesh and that in order to satisfy their growing appetites, Zambrini has begun to murder drifters. Soon the sheriff (Jesse Vint) begins to get suspicious of the strange goings on at Zambrini's farm and grows closer and closer to discovering the shocking truth of the pigs.Directed by character actor Marc Lawrence and starring his daughter Toni as Lynn. PIGS is a suspenseful and atmospheric psychological horror film featuring claustrophobic camerawork by Glenn Roland (Ilsa She Wolf of the S.S.) and a haunting score by Charles Bernstein (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Cujo).Vinegar Syndrome presents this classic of 70s independent cinema newly restored and in its original director's cut for the first time on home video.Bonus Features:1. New 2K restoration from the 35mm Interpositive2. Featurette with actress Toni Lawrence3. Featurette with composer Charles Bernstein4. Audio interview with cinematographer Glenn Roland5. Two alternate openings and alternate ending6. Gallery7. English SDH Subtitles8. Multiple trailers & more!
Manufacturer: Vinegar Syndrome
Brand: OCN DIGITAL LABS LLD DBA
Evil corporations have smuggled a deadly strain of South American killer bees into the United States and now the entire world may be on the brink of imminent destruction! As cities tumble, body counts rise, and mass hysteria ensues, scientist John Norman (John Saxon) thinks he might have discovered the secret strategy to stop THE BEES!Directed by Alfredo Zacarias (DEMONOID) and co-starring Angel Tompkins, John Carradine, and Claudio Brook, THE BEES is an epic disaster film and drive-in classic, chock full of outrageous action and jaw-dropping plot twists. Vinegar Syndrome brings THE BEES into your living room, newly restored in 2k in its previously unavailable Director's Cut, and guaranteed to give you stingingly good entertainment.Bonus Features:1. New 2K Restoration from the 35mm Negative!2. Video Interview with Director Alfredo Zacarias3. Original Theatrical Trailer4. Reversible Cover Artwork5. English SDH Subtitles
Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness) "gives his greatest and most entertaining performance to date", (Premiere) as an aging and cantankerous "Elvis", in this "zinger-filled crowd-pleaser", (The Hollywood Reporter) from writer-director Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, John Dies At The End)! When mysterious deaths plague a Texas retirement home, its up to its most sequined senior citizen to take on a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy with a penchant for cowboy boots, bathroom graffiti and sucking the souls from the barely living!
One night, when Luther was a boy, he discovered that there was something different about him - he enjoyed the taste of blood. Following in the footsteps of others like him, Luther became a geek: a deranged man who bites the heads off of live chickens in exchange for booze or money. Now, decades later, Luther is about to be paroled from prison and is ready to return to his home town, fitted with a set of razor sharp, metal teeth, and an unquenchable thirst for human blood... Directed by Carlton Albright (THE CHILDREN), LUTHER THE GEEK is a bloody and bleak rural slasher featuring gruesome gore courtesy of William Purcell (EXORCIST 3) and Mike Tristano (EVIL DEAD 2) in what Fangoria called "the most riveting splatter film since THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE."Bonus Features:1. New 2K scan from the 35mm negative!2. Audio Commentary with Director Carlton Albright3. Video Interview with actor Jerome Clarke4. Outtakes / Deleted Shots5. Reversible Cover Art6. Theatrical Trailer