While Halloween season is officially over, the world of horror (and sci-fi) marches on with this week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases. November 5th is probably one of our quieter days of home media releases in some time, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some killer stuff to get excited for. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark arrives on Tuesday on multiple formats, and for those of you who love Galaxy Quest as much as I do, the sci-fi comedy is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a brand new Steelbook as well.

All three entries in Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy are headed to 4K this week—Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End—and for those of you who were unable to keep up with it on Amazon, the Good Omens series hits both Blu and DVD this Tuesday.

Other notable releases for November 5th include Prey (2019), Gothic Harvest, Blood Myth, and Frankenthug.

Galaxy Quest: 20th Anniversary Steelbook (Paramount Home Entertainment, Blu-ray)

Years after cancellation, the stars of the Galaxy Quest television series cling to their careers appearing at sci-fi conventions and electronic store openings. When a distressed interstellar race mistakes the show for “historical documents,” Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen) and his crew of has-beens are unwittingly recruited to save them from a genocidal warlord. Galaxy Quest features an all-star ensemble, including Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Daryl Mitchell, Justin Long and Rainn Wilson in this hilarious adventure that boldly goes where no comedy has gone before.

Gothic Harvest (Cinedigm, DVD)

When a young woman disappears after meeting a charming stranger at Mardi Gras, her friends race to find her before she falls victim to a sadistic Southern family plagued by a centuries-old voodoo curse.

Prey (2019) (Cinedigm, DVD)

This horror-thriller from Blumhouse and Director Franck Khalfoun (Amityville: The Awakening) turns an island retreat into a sinister bloodbath.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Lionsgate, 4K Ultra HD/Blu, Blu/Digital & DVD)

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley, where for generations the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time. For a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home, the stories become all too real in this spine-tingling film.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
- “The Bellows Construct” Featurette
- “Creature from the Shadows” Featurette
- “Mood Reels” Featurette
- “Behind-the-Scenes Trailers: Set Visits” Featurette
- “Dark Tales” Featurette
- “Retro Horror” Featurette

Shaun of the Dead 4K (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 4K Ultra HD)

There comes a day in every man's life when he has to get off the couch...and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies are on the hunt for a bite to eat, it's up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed (Nick Frost) to save their friends and family from becoming the next entrée. Novelist Stephen King gushes Shaun of the Dead is "a 10 on the fun meter and destined to be a cult classic" and Newsweek calls it "a bloody hoot!" It's a screamingly hilarious zomedy that will have you dying with laughter. 

Special Features:

 Includes 4K UHD, Blu-ray and a digital copy of Shaun of the Dead (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details

 Features HDR10+ for Brighter, Deeper, More Lifelike Color

 Feature Commentary with Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright

 Feature Commentary with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Kate Ashfield, and Lucy Davis

 Feature Commentary with Bill Nighy and Penelope Wilton

 Feature Commentary with The Zombies

 U-Control: Storyboards

 U-Control: Zomb-o-Meter

 Extended Bits with Optional Commentary

 Outtakes

 The Man Who Would be Shaun

 Funky Pete

 Plot Holes

 Simon Pegg's Video Diary

 Lucy Davis' Video Diary

 Joe Cornish's Video Diary

 Casting Tapes

 Edgar & Simon's Flip Chart

 SFX Comparison

 Make-Up Tests

 EPK Featurette

 TV Bits

 Photo Gallery

 2000 Ad Strip

 Poster Designs

 US Trailer

 UK Teaser Trailer

 UK Trailer

 UK TV Spot #1

 UK TV Spot #2

 Fright Fest Trailer

 Storyboard Gallery

 Feature Commentary with Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright

 Feature Commentary with Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, Kate Ashfield and Lucy Davis

 Feature Commentary with Bill Nighy and Penelope Wilton

 Feature Commentary with the Zombies

ALSO AVAILABLE THIS WEEK:

Blood Myth (High Octane Pictures, DVD)

Frankenthug (Bayview Films, DVD) 

Good Omens (BBC, Blu-ray & DVD)

Hot Fuzz 4K (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 4K Ultra HD/Blu Combo)

Kill Every Last One (Bayview Films, DVD) 

Marla (High Octane Pictures, DVD) 

Pickaxe (Wild Eye Releasing, DVD) 

Vampiyaz (Bayview Films, DVD)

The World’s End 4K (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 4K Ultra HD/Blu Combo)

Heather Wixson
About the Author - Heather Wixson

After falling in love with the horror genre at a very early age, Heather Wixson has spent the last decade carving out a name for herself in the genre world as a both a journalist and as a proponent of independent horror cinema. Wixson is currently the Managing Editor for DailyDead.com, and was previously a featured writer at DreadCentral.com and TerrorTube.com where her online career began; she’s also been a contributor at FEARnet as well as a panelist for several of their online programs.

Wixson recently finished her first book, Monster Squad: Celebrating the Artists Behind Cinema's Most Memorable Creatures, and is currently working on her second upcoming book project on special effects artists as well.