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Eli Roth’s ‘History of Horror’ Season 1 (Blu-ray Review)

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release the documentary/horror series ELI ROTH’S HISTORY OF HORROR SEASON 1 on October 6, 2020 on DVD and Blu-ray. Award-winning horror film director, writer, producer and actor Eli Roth brings together the masters of horror – the storytellers and stars who define the genre – to explore […]

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Stephen King 5-Film Collection: Pet Sematary (1989) (Blu-ray Review)

Pet Sematary is a Stephen King gem.  The book itself is as creepy as can be and this 1989 adaptation really does a lot to catch the atmosphere of the macabre.  The version included in the Stephen King 5-Film Collection is the same disc bundled with the excellent 4K Blu-ray 30th Anniversary Edition of Pet […]

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Stephen King 5-Film Collection: Silver Bullet (Blu-ray Review)

Continuing my deep dive into the Stephen King 5-Film Collection, I took a look at Silver Bullet. The Gary Busey/Corey Haim led adaptation has its share of fans and also detractors.  I hadn’t seen the film before, so it was the obvious next step for me. What I ended up with was one of the […]

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Stephen King 5-Film Collection: The Dead Zone (Blu-ray Review)

Starting my coverage of the Stephen King 5-Film Collection, I knew immediately I wanted to begin with The Dead Zone. There were a few reasons for my choices – 1983, because it’s a great era for thrillers; Christopher Walken in a starring role, because I’ve rarely seen it; David Cronenberg, because people always talk about […]

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‘Eli Roth’s History of Horror’ Season 1 on Blu-ray October 6!

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release the documentary/horror series ELI ROTH’S HISTORY OF HORROR SEASON 1 on October 6, 2020 on DVD and Blu-ray.  The series originally aired on AMC Networks in 2018 as part of the AMC Visionaries series. The documentary is directed by Award-winning horror film director Eli Roth […]

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Tales From The Darkside: The Movie – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory continues its digging through the Paramount catalog vault this month and uncovers 1990s film version of the television anthology horror series Tales From The Darkside. Slapped with a Collector’s Edition label, its coming to Blu-ray for the very first item and is accompanied by a brand new impressive six-part retrospective documentary.  The film […]

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Pet Sematary Two – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

While the original Pet Sematary (Adapted from the novel by Stephen King) has had a vast wealth of Blu-ray releases, even a 4K Ultra-HD release, as well as a remake even gracing both formats, the sequel to the original has be stuck as DVD only for years and years. But alas, not anymore as the […]

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Doctor Sleep (4K Blu-ray Review)

As we all know, Doctor Sleep is the continued story of Danny Torrance, the tortured son of Jack in The Shining.  We are following him on his own journey into the madness. What overtook his father once has lived in him for the last 40 years. There was a time when Danny couldn’t fight those […]

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Doctor Sleep Makes Nightmares Come True on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD February 4th, 2020!

Dare to go back when director Mike Flanagan continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in “The Shining” with “Doctor Sleep,” a screenplay based on the novel by Stephen King. Witness “A masterwork of suspense and fear.” (Kylie Mar, Made in Hollywood) on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray […]

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Silver Bullet – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Stephen King properties are hot again to adapt to films, but nothing will probably ever compete with 1980s output for both theaters and television. There were many upon many of his works being adapted. Some good, some bad, but all in all an exciting time to be a horror fan or fan of the author’s […]

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It: Chapter Two (4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review)

Two years ago, the 2017 adaptation of the legendary Stephen King novel It became a complete phenomenon. Setting the film world on fire from the launch of its trailer, It (2017) opened to an absurd amount of money for an R-rated horror film and surged its way, with strong legs to become a complete box […]

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Hello Doctor Sleep… (Movie Review)

Hey there folks! So I went to see Doctor Sleep (2019) earlier last week. I have been passively following this film since it had been green lit and to be honest I thought they were making a TV series out King’s book, at first. It was not until I recently caught a trailer for Doctor […]

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Doctor Sleep Is Intriguing, Horrific and Kinda Disappointing (Movie Review)

The great Stephen King revival continues with a follow-up to one of his most acclaimed works, The Shining. While Stanley Kubrick’s cinematic adaptation is famously hated by King, nearly forty years later, Doctor Sleep arrives based on King’s sequel book of the same name, with influence from Kubrick’s film as well. This time, the director […]

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IT CHAPTER TWO Floats On 4K Blu, December 10th!

Come back and play when “IT Chapter Two” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club in a return to where it all began with “IT Chapter Two,” the conclusion to the highest-grossing horror film of all time. The […]

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SILVER BULLET, The Stephen King Werewolf Cult Classic, Makes Its US Blu-ray Debut December 17th!

Stephen King’s masterful werewolf novelette comes alive! On December 17, 2019, SCREAM FACTORY is thrilled to present Stephen King’s SILVER BULLET Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. Directed by Daniel Battias (Homeland, The Wire), SILVER BULLET is Stephen King’s thrilling adaptation of his novelette, CYCLE OF THE WEREWOLF. Featuring music by Jay Chattaway, the film stars Gary Busey (Lethal Weapon), Everett McGill (Twin Peaks), […]

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The Shining (4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review)

Following last year’s well-received and highly lauded debut of the first Stanley Kubrick film on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray with 2001: A Space Odyssey, Warner Bros is returning to the well (Or hotel) for more. Coming this year will be probably the next likely choice in his adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining. Largely looked upon […]

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It Chapter Two: Big Horror Cheap Thrills (Movie Review)

What do we make of It Chapter Two? Films rarely fit neatly into one genre anymore, and the notion of what is or is not horror is often debated among film fans as well as casual moviegoers. Are horror films always about something supernatural like The Conjuring? What about the slasher sub-genre? It’s easier just to […]

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Pet Sematary – 2019 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Pet Sematary kind of freaked me out as a kid, but truth be told I never read the 1983 novel of the same name by Stephen King.  Revisiting the film nowadays feels a bit silly thanks to the shoddy special effects and all back then, but the core of the terror is still there.  It’s […]

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