Welcome to Bloody Bits, the weekly recap of recent horror movies released on blu-ray and dvd for that specific week. This is brought to you by My Bloody Podcast and Horrorphilia.com. Every week I’ll have an audio recap to listen to, containing mini reviews and recommendations. Click red links to purchase the film and check out the trailers and synopsis for each film.
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Annabelle from Warner Home Video
A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.
Coherence from Oscilloscope Laboratories
On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Part cerebral sci-fi and part relationship drama, COHERENCE is a tightly focused, intimately shot film that quickly ratchets up with tension and mystery.
A Date With Ghosts from Wild Eye Releasing
A group of friends descend upon an abandoned monastery looking for a good time – only to find that once they are inside, they have been trapped by unknown, paranormal forces and soon become hunted by a army of undead monks who have a taste for fresh human souls. Now, the group must harness the mysterious forces of the monastery to escape the clutches of the centuries-old spirits.
The Axe is Back! A group of sorority girls are having a slumber party at their house. One of the new sorority girls is Leslie Borden, a descendant of the infamous Lizzie Borden family. They believe that they are holding a harmless séance to conjure the ghost of Lizzie. But, they get locked in the house with an evil, vengeful spirit as Lizzie Borden returns to wreak havoc with her axe. One by one, the girls are murdered as they try to figure out how to put an end to the return of Lizzie Borden. Starring Jenny Allford, Mindy Robinson.
Possession: The Ingloda Within from Hannover House
Kelly is the everyday young woman just trying to get by in life with her two best friends. She carries scars from her past and now, at age 24, she must deal with these realities. After discovering the truth about her father s mysterious death, she begins to tip over the edge…visions, spiritual encounters and out of body experiences begin to possess Kelly and transform her into something else. Kelly s friends, Kacy and Nikki try their hardest to help her, but are they strong enough to prevail over the possession within?
Hansel Vs Gretel from Asylum
Trapped under a dark spell, Gretel assembles a coven of witches that starts to terrorize the town until Hansel gains the courage to fight his sister and the sinister forces that control her.
Alien Rising from Breaking Glass Pictures
Cayden Richards has it all: captain of the high school football team, straight-A student, gorgeous girlfriend. But when he wakes one night to find his parents brutally murdered, he is horrified to realize that he is turning into an animal: a savage wolf. Panicked, Cayden runs, determined to find out what is happening to him. His quest leads him to the isolated town of Lupine Ridge, where two clans of wolves are on the brink of war. The opposing clans are lead by Connor, the powerful, pure-blood alpha of a savage pack and John Tollerman, an old farmer, committed to protecting the human citizens of Lupine Ridge. Cayden falls for Angelina, the beautiful, young mate promised to Connor, a battle to the death is inevitable. And as the past begins to reveal itself, Cayden s place in the world becomes clearer as does his power to put an end to the savage violence building up around and within him…
Gnome Alone from Lionsgate
When Zoe inherits the magical protection of a bewitched Gnome, she quickly realizes that he isn’t your garden variety gnome, when he begins eliminating her enemies in extravagant displays of revenge.
In The House of Flies from Parade Deck Films
June 1988…Summer Was Never The Same. In the House of Flies tells the story of young lovers whose lives are inadvertently changed forever. An innocent couple, Heather (Lindsay Smith) and Steve (Ryan Kotack) suddenly find themselves abducted. By whom? For what purpose? Alone, isolated and locked in an undisclosed, suburban basement, Heather and Steve find themselves pawns in a psychological, mind-game with their diabolical hosts. Surrounded by several mysterious and locked suitcases – each containing valuable clues to their very own survival – Heather and Steve must exploit what remains of their bruised intellect and depleting sanity, to escape the authority of their unidentified and brutal abductors (Henry Rollins, Ryan Barrett). From this day forward, summer was never the same.
The Atticus Institute from Anchor Bay
In the fall of 1976, a small psychology lab in Pennsylvania became the unwitting home to the only government-confirmed case of possession. The U.S. military assumed control of the lab under orders of national security and, soon after, implemented measures aimed at weaponizing the entity. The details of the inexplicable events that occurred are being made public after remaining classified for nearly forty years.
Pick of the Week!
Attack of the Morningside Monster from Apprehensive Films
When a body is found in the woods outside the quiet town of Morningside, NJ, Sheriff Tom Haulk and Deputy Klara Austin embark on a desperate race against time to catch the killer, pitting them against friends, enemies and even each other.