Hello, dear readers! This week’s home entertainment offerings include plenty of recent horror titles for you to enjoy, plus a few cult classics as well. RLJE Films is releasing a handful of genre films from this year, including Boys from County Hell, Violation, and The Power, and if you’re looking for something to enjoy during the Halloween season, you’ll definitely want to pick up the Haunt Blu-ray as well. Francis Ford Coppola’s first film, Dementia 13, is joining the Vestron Video Collector’s Series this week, and Severin Films has put together The Dungeon of Andy Milligan Collection for fans to enjoy as well.
Other releases for September 21st include The Vigil, Night Drive, Gaia, House Monster, and Tooth Fairy: The Last Extraction.
Boys from County Hell (RLJE Films, Blu-ray & DVD)
A crew of hardy road workers, led by a bickering Father and Son, must survive the night when they accidentally awaken an ancient Irish vampire.
Dementia 13: Director’s Cut (Vestron Video Collector’s Series) (Lionsgate, Blu-ray)
Coming to the Vestron Video Collector's Series and presented in 4K for the first time in almost 60 years, Francis Ford Coppola's remastered "Dementia 13: Director's Cut" is quintessential gothic horror, wrapped in the twisted mysteries of a family's deepest, darkest secrets. A widow deceives her late husband's mother and brothers into thinking he's still alive when she attends the yearly memorial to his drowned sister, hoping to secure his inheritance. But her cunning is no match for the demented, axe-wielding thing roaming the grounds of the family's Irish estate in this cult favorite featuring Patrick Magee, Luana Anders, William Campbell, and Bart Patton.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
The Dungeon of Andy Milligan Collection (Severin Films, Blu-ray)
Severin Films proudly presents the cranium-cleaving collection devoted to writer/actor/director Andy Milligan on 8 Blu-rays featuring 14 surviving films from his NYC and London years, 10+ hours of trailers, outtakes, interviews & audio commentaries, a bonus CD and an all-new 128-page book by Stephen Thrower that explores the profane madness behind it all.
SPECIAL FEATURES / CONTENTS:
DISC 1: The Ghastly Ones: Runtime: 72 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/Audio Commentary with Actor Hal Borske and Filmmaker Frank Henenlotter; Audio Commentary with CineFear.com’s Keith Crocker; Partial Audio Commentary with Filmmaker Fred Olen Ray; Trailer; BLOOD RITES Alternate Title Sequence AND MORE! DISC 2: The Body Beneath: Runtime: 82 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region + Nightbirds: Runtime: 77 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/B&W/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / Audio Commentary with Film Scholars Vic Pratt and Will Fowler; Trailer; Audio Commentary with Actor Berwick Kaler & Film Scholar Stephen Thrower; Trailer DISC 3: Torture Dungeon (Never Before Released Director’s Cut): Runtime: 80 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region + Bloodthirsty Butchers (Never Before Released Director’s Cut): Runtime: 79 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / Audio Commentary with Milligan Historian Alex DiSanto; Trailers DISC 4: The Curse of the Full Moon (Never Before Released Director’s Cut: Runtime 73 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region + The Rats are Coming! The Werewolves are Here! (Theatrical Cut): Runtime: 92 minutes/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / The World of Andy Milligan – Locations Featurette Narrated by Temple of Schlock's Chris Poggiali; Trailer DISC 5: Man With Two Heads (Never Before Released Director's Cut): Runtime: 89 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region + Guru, the Mad Monk (Presented in 1.85.1 and 1.33.1 Versions): Runtime: 56 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.85.1 and 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / Party Sequence – Alternate Version; Trailers; Audio Commentary with CineFear.com's Keith Crocker; Remembering Andy Milligan – Interview with Set Photographer Tom Vozza DISC 6: Legacy of Blood (Never Before Released Theatrical Cut) / Legacy of Horror (TV Cut) + Legacy of Blood Specs: Runtime: 77 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.85.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region Legacy of Horror Specs: Runtime: 83 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / Blood or Horror – Interview with Executive Producer Ken Lane; Legacy of Chris – Interview with Actor Chris Broderick; TV Spot DISC 7: Fleshpot on 42nd Street / Seeds: Fleshpot on 42nd Street Specs: Runtime: 87 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region Seeds Specs: Runtime: 84 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / VAPORS [short](1965, 32 min); Trailer DISC 8: Carnage / Blood: Carnage Specs: Runtime: 92 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.85.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region Blood Specs: Runtime: 69 minutes/Aspect Ratio: 1.85.1/Color/English Mono w/Closed Caps/All Region / TOGA PARTY (1979, 84 min); MONSTROSITY Trailer DISC 9: The Bearded Lady's Wake CD – Electronic Music by Frequent Milligan Collaborator Hal Borske ''Andy Milligan’s Venom'' (All New 128 page Book by Stephen Thrower)
Haunt (Ronin Flix, Blu-ray)
Harper (Katie Stevens) and her roommate Bailey (Lauryn Alisa McClain) go out to celebrate Halloween with two other friends Mallory (Schuyler Helford) and Angela (Shazi Raja). While Harper is struggling with trauma from her youth and is dealing with an alcoholic and abusive boyfriend, they meet up with two guys Nathan (Will Brittain) and Evan (Andrew Caldwell) and decide to go do something fun. They end up at an extreme haunted house attraction which seems a perfect way to have a fun Halloween. But once inside, they find out what extreme means and things are starting to get a little too real.
Night Drive (Dark Sky Films, DVD)
Russell (AJ Bowen) is a driver in Los Angeles who’s reeling from a series of bad decisions. While his life seems to be caught in a downward spiral, a business proposition from an alluring but enigmatic passenger named Charlotte (Sophie Dalah) proves too good to turn down. A simple ride turns deadly, catapulting Russell into an even darker place, but Charlotte may be the key to a second chance he thought he’d never have...if he can make it through the night.
The Vigil (Scream Factory, Blu-ray & DVD)
A man providing overnight watch to a deceased member of his former Orthodox Jewish community finds himself opposite a malevolent entity.
Violation (RLJE Films, Blu-ray)
A troubled woman on the edge of divorce returns home to her younger sister after years apart. But when her sister and brother-in-law betray her trust, she embarks on a vicious crusade of revenge.
ALSO AVAILABLE THIS WEEK:
Gaia (Neon, DVD)
House Monster (Wild Eye Releasing, DVD)
The Power (RLJE Films, DVD)
Tooth Fairy: The Last Extraction (ITN Distribution, DVD)