Just because it’s Thanksgiving week here in the states, home media releases don’t get any time off, and we’ve got a brand new batch of titles coming our way tomorrow. Scream Factory is giving us a double dose of horror from 1979 with their new Blu-rays for Dracula (1979) and Prophecy (1979), and for those of you RoboCop fans out there, you’ll definitely want to pick up Arrow Video’s brand new Steelbook release as well.
Other Blu-ray and DVD releases for November 26th include Mary, Don’t Let Go, Shock, First Person Shooter, Eegah, and The Zombie Apocalypse in Apartment 14F.
Don’t Let Go (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Blu-ray & DVD)
Detective Jack Radcliff (David Oyelowo) gets a shocking phone call from his recently murdered niece Ashley (Storm Reid). Working together across time, they race to solve her murder before it can happen. Don't Let Go is a classic thriller with a supernatural twist from Blumhouse, the producers of Get Out.
Dracula (1979) (Scream Factory, Blu-ray)
Throughout history, Dracula has filled the hearts of men with fear and the hearts of women with desire. In this stylish production of Bram Stoker's classic Gothic horror tale, Frank Langella, reprises his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the bloodthirsty Count Dracula as he goes in search of his ultimate bride. Meanwhile, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter, Professor Van Helsing (Sir Laurence Olivier), seeks to end the dark prince's reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania. Featuring an all-star cast, fine direction and a superbly atmospheric score by the great John Williams, Dracula is an unforgettable adaptation of one of the most enduring horror legends of all time.
Mary (RLJE Films, Blu-ray & DVD)
David (Academy Award Winner Gary Oldman) is a struggling blue-collar captain looking to make a better life for his family. Strangely drawn to an abandoned ship that is up for auction, David impulsively buys the boat, believing it will be his family’s ticket to happiness and prosperity. But soon after they embark on their maiden journey, strange and frightening events begin to terrorize David and his family, causing them to turn on one another and doubt their own sanity. With tensions high, the ship drifts off course, and it becomes horrifyingly clear that they are being lured to an even greater evil out at sea.
Prophecy (1979) (Scream Factory, Blu-ray)
Robert Foxworth (Damien: Omen II) and Talia Shire (Rocky, The Godfather) star as a doctor and his wife who travel to Maine to research the impact of the lumber industry on the local environment. They begin to investigate a succession of mysterious and terrifying events: ecological freaks of nature and a series of bizarre and grisly human deaths. Something unimaginably horrible waits in the woods ... something unwittingly created by man, that will become an uncontrollable, merciless machine of destruction.
RoboCop: Limited Edition Steelbook (Arrow Video, Blu-ray)
PART MAN, PART MACHINE, ALL COP. RoboCop, from Orion Pictures, marked director Paul Verhoeven's (Flesh + Blood) Hollywood debut and now the future of law enforcement is back in a definitive Blu-ray presentation packed with hours of brand new bonus features & exclusive collectible Steebook packaging.
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ALSO AVAILABLE THIS WEEK:
Eegah (Film Detective, Blu-ray)
First Person Shooter (Wild Eye Releasing, DVD)
Shock (Dark Side Releasing, Blu-ray)
The Zombie Apocalypse in Apartment 14F (Wild Eye Releasing, DVD)