Sometimes our past mistakes come back to haunt us. The Gift, starring Jason Bateman and Joel Edgerton, comes to Blu-ray / DVD on October 27th. Also in this round-up: a Zombie Ninjas vs. Black Ops trailer and the second teaser for Jeremiah Kipp's Black Wake.

The Gift: Press Release: "UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.Sept. 9, 2015 -- Revenge comes in an artfully wrapped package in The Gift, a chilling psychological thriller available on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and on Demand October 27, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From STX Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions (WhiplashThe PurgeThe Gift is a suspenseful and thrilling morality tale that earned a "Certified Fresh" seal on Rotten Tomatoes with a remarkable score of 93%. The Blu-ray™ and DVD are packed with chilling bonus features including a riveting alternate ending, deleted scenes, feature commentary with writer and directorJoel Edgerton, and more.

The Gift asks the question, "Can you really go through life having never wronged anyone?" Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) are a young married couple whose life is going as planned until a chance run-in with Simon's high-school acquaintance sends their world into a narrowing tailspin. At first Simon doesn't recognize Gordo (Joel Edgerton), but after a series of uninvited encounters and mysterious gifts prove troubling, a horrifying secret from the past is uncovered after more than 20 years. As Robyn learns the unsettling truth about what happened between Simon and Gordo, she is forced to contemplate: how well do we really know those closest to us, and are bygones ever really bygones?


  • Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Karma for Bullies
  • The Darker Side of Jason Bateman
  • Feature Commentary with Writer/Director Joel Edgerton"



Zombie Ninjas vs. Black Ops: "Zombie Ninjas vs Black Ops continues the web series comic and takes place in the clandestine research tower of a ruthless Japanese security and arms company, Saisei Security. When a scientist awakens employed mercenaries killed in combat, their death gives rise to a new, vicious breed of zombie—zombie ninjas."

Zombie Ninjas vs Black Ops will arrive on VOD in the U.S. and Canada beginning October 15th.




Black Wake: "Specialists gather in a top-secret facility to investigate a series of strange deaths on beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. One of the team's scientists (Nana Gouvea) examines video evidence to uncover a possible parasitic explanation for the fatalities. But when a determined detective (Tom Sizemore) sends her the crazed writings of a mysterious homeless man (Jonny Beauchamp), the scientist slowly learns that the actual threat may be more dangerous -- and far older -- than anyone ever imagined. Can she convince her colleagues (led by Eric Roberts) of the true danger before an ancient force rises from the sea to bring madness and death to all of humanity?"


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About the Author - Tamika Jones

Tamika hails from North Beach, Maryland, a tiny town inches from the Chesapeake Bay.She knew she wanted to be an actor after reciting a soliloquy by Sojourner Truth in front of her entire fifth grade class. Since then, she's appeared in over 20 film and television projects. In addition to acting, Tamika is the Indie Spotlight manager for Daily Dead, where she brings readers news on independent horror projects every weekend.

The first horror film Tamika watched was Child's Play. Being eight years old at the time, she remembers being so scared when Chucky came to life that she projectile vomited. It's tough for her to choose only one movie as her favorite horror film, so she picked two: Nosferatu and The Stepford Wives (1975).

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