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News and reviews of movies, television, and DTV titles available via Video On Demand.

Laserblast 4.2.2: The Sorcerer and the White Snake, Paranormal Activity 4 on demand, Dredd 3D TV

Laserblast 4.2.2: The Sorcerer and the White Snake, Paranormal Activity 4 on demand, Dredd 3D TV

Interested in what new horror, fantasy, and science fiction films are available on home video this week? You have two ways to find out: listen in to this week’s podcast, or read on. In fact, why not do both?
In the Cinefantastique Laserblast Podcast 4.2.2, Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski run down genre titles coming out [...]

The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia in theatres & on demand February 1

The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia in theatres & on demand February 1

Lionsgate releases this production from Gold Circle Films, a sequel to 2009’s THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT. Tom Elkins ( who edited the first film) takes to the director’s chair, working from a screenplay by David Coggeshall. The cast includes Katee Sackhoff (BATTLESTAR GALLACTICA), Chad Michael Murray (HOUSE OF WAX), Abigail Spencer, and Cicely Tyson.
According [...]

John Dies at the End: Limited Theatrical Engagments

John Dies at the End: Limited Theatrical Engagments

Magnet Releasing provides platform theatrical exposure to this bizarre fantasy film, currently available via Video on Demand. Don Coscarelli (PHANTASM) wrote and directed, based on the novel by David Wong. Chase Williamson leads a cast that includes Rob Mayes, Paul Giamatti (LADY IN THE WATER), Clancy Brown (COWBOYS AND ALIENS), Doug Jones (PAN’S LABYRINTH), Jonny [...]

Paranormal Activity 4 home video trailer

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 comes to home video in January, in two different versions: the original theatrical cut and an unrated extended cut. Both versions will be available for download on January 15, then on DVD and Blu-ray two weeks later on January 29.
See more clips and trailers from PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 on Cinefantastique’s YouTube Channel.

January 15 Home Video: Paranormal Activity 4, Possession and more

January 15 Home Video: Paranormal Activity 4, Possession and more

POSSESSION, which played in U.S. theatres last August, hits video store shelves on Tuesday, January 15. The supernatural thriller, starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick arrives in two versions: the first contains a DVD, a digital copy, and UltraViolet; the second contains Blu-ray, Digital Copy, and UltraViolet.
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 becomes available for download in [...]

Laserblast Podcast 3:46.2: Universal Soldier, Red vs. Blue, Jack & Diane, Bava

Laserblast Podcast 3:46.2: Universal Soldier, Red vs. Blue, Jack & Diane, Bava

The Cinefantastique Laserblast Podcast returns, bringing you news and reviews of the latest horror, fantasy, and science fiction films on home video – DVD, Blu-ray, VOD, and instant streaming. Dan Persons and Steve Biodrowski take a look at new releases for Tuesday, November 20, including the Japanese anime title GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES, now on [...]

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning in theatres November 30

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning in theatres November 30

Magnet Release, the genre division of Magnolia Pictures, gives a limited platform theatrical release to this fourth entry in the UNIVERSAL SOLDIER franchise, including an exclusive Los Angeles engagement at the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood. The story follows what happens when the Universal Soldiers (dead soldiers resurrected and genetically enhanced) regain their memories [...]

Jack & Diane review

Jack & Diane review

Teasing glimpses of horror pose as manifestations of alleged inner psychological turmoil.
Diane is overwhelmed by her powerful new feelings, and they begin to manifest themselves in terrifying ways, causing unexplainable violent changes to her body. Young love is a monster – can Jack and Diane survive? – from the JACK & DIANE press notes
This lesbian [...]

Vamps review

Vamps review

In Amy Herckerling’s film, being a vampire is ordinary rather than remarkable – which pretty much describes VAMPS.
Writer-directed Amy Herckling’s horror-comedy is a bit clueless about what makes vampirism interesting. VAMPS is  built around a premise as thin as the last anemic drops of blood dripping from the veins of a blood-sucker’s victim: For a [...]

Jack & Diane Theatrical Engagements

Jack & Diane Theatrical Engagements

Magnolia Pictures offers a limited platform release to this weird little love story, which is currently available on VOD. Written and directed by Bradley Rust Gray, with animation by Brothers Quay, JACK & DIANE stars Juno Temple and Riley Keough as two teenage girls – one sweet and innocent, one tough as nails – who [...]