Weekly Bloodlines for April 30th

Weekly Bloodlines for April 30th

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THE INVASION BEGINS ON MAY 28, 2013!

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT and DIMENSION FILMS PRESENT A STORY OF EXTRAORDINARY FORCES DESCENDING FROM 

DARK SKIES

ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK AND DVD

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – This May, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films will unleash the supernatural thriller DARK SKIES on Blu-ray™ and DVD. From the producer of Paranormal Activity, Insidious and Sinister, DARK SKIES is a chilling film about the existence of evil and the strength it takes to fight its insidious attack. Hitting retail on May 28th, DARK SKIES will include a feature commentary and will be available for an SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and $29.98 for the DVD.

DARK SKIES stars Keri Russell (August Rush, “The Americans”) and Josh Hamilton (The Bourne Identity, J. Edgar) as a young couple with children living in the suburbs. As husband and wife, Daniel (Hamilton) and Lacy Barrett (Russell) witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barrett family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lucy take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family. DARK SKIES co-stars Dakota Goyo (Rise of the Guardians), Kadan Rockett (The Fortune Theory) and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man franchise, Juno) as paranormal expert Edwin Pollard. DARK SKIES was written and directed by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion).

DARK SKIES explores the dynamics of family, psychology and humanity as a household unites against an enigmatic menace. Is there still time to overwhelm this ominous force, or has “the invasion already happened?” DreadCentral.com’s Heather Wixson called DARK SKIES “a terrifying, mind-bending thriller.” Avi Offer at NYC Movie Guru said “Sci-fi at its chilling best. A terrifying, suspenseful and jolting experience.”

DARK SKIES Blu-ray™ and DVD special features will include the feature commentary with Writer/Director Scott Stewart, Producer Jason Blum, Executive Producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Editor Peter Gvozdas as well as alternate and deleted scenes from the film.

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Fright Flix Productions and controversial cult filmmaker Nick Palumbo have begun pre-production on “MUSE,” a psychological horror film starring Samantha Mion in her film debut. Co-starring Patrick Scott Lewis (“Zodiac”), as an irascible thespian. MUSE is written, and directed by Palumbo and produced by Nick and David Palumbo along with cult filmmaker James Cullen Bressack (“Hate Crime”). Director of Photography is David Newbert (“Marfa Girl”). Principal photography begins on April 15 in Los Angeles, California. The announcement was made today by Fright Fix Productions’ President Nick Palumbo.

“I’m very excited to return to set with my follow up to ‘MURDER-SET-PIECES,’” said Palumbo. ‘MUSE’ is something very different from me. The subject is extremely relevant. The film is a character study of a sociopathic young woman, and how loneliness and isolation pushes her further into the abyss. I believe it’s a feeling many actors have experienced and will surely relate to. With our incredibly talented production team, we are confident we’ll give thriller/horror fans something to talk about as we offer an unflinching look at the dark side of the entertainment industry.”

“Nick is one of the very few American filmmakers that isn’t afraid to lay it all on the line and make a confrontational film,” said Bressack. “His dark and visceral style is unparalleled within the genre.”

MUSE is a brutally honest and chilling story of a young actress (Mion), descending into homicidal madness. Both shocking and controversial, the film is told from her point of view, as we follow her dark odyssey through modern day Los Angeles.

MUSE is written and directed by Nick Palumbo, produced by Nick and David Palumbo and James Cullen Bressack through their Fright Flix banner.

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IMPULSE PICTURES PRESENTS
TWO NEW THRILLERS IN THE NIKKATSU EROTIC FILMS COLLECTION!
SHE CAT
and FEMALE TEACHER HUNTING
JAPANESE EROTIC DELIGHTS — WITH AN EDGE!

she cat

SHE CAT scratches and prowls!

Dr. “Cat” Kagami was hoping to leave her torrid past behind, but a failed assassination attempt has now put her square in the crosshairs of a team of brutal killers. Now no one is safe, including her lesbian co-worker and a mysterious woman with a terrible secret that could bring down an entire Japanese company. Cat must take the law into her own hands and enact her own special kind of revenge!

She Cat, directed by Shingo Yamashiro, is not only one of the more intricately plotted features in the Nikkatsu Erotic Films Collection, but it’s also one of the longest and sexiest entries. Expert direction, the amazingly “ample” assets of lead actress Ai Saotome, steamy lesbian shower-sex scenes and an action-packed gun fight finale make this film a must see for all Japanese erotic film fans!  On DVD May 7th!

female teacher hunter
In FEMALE TEACHER HUNTING, a moonlight skinny-dipping session between two carefree high schoolers leads to a young boy being accused of a violent assault on his female classmate. After throwing a teacher to the ground, he stomps out of the school gates and spends his summer break roaming a beachside town. Falling down a rabbit hole into a dark, oppressive world of sex and violence, he is taken in by a bar-owner and his libidinous mistress. Meanwhile, the teacher he assaulted hunkers down in a rented villa in the same coastal resort, awaiting a secret tryst with her married lover. What happens when student and teacher meet again?

A moody and dramatic from, with shocking scenes of sex and violence, FEMALE TEACHER HUNTING is deftly directed by one of the strongest of the final wave of Nikkatsu erotic film helmers, Junichi Suzuki.  On DVD May 7th!

Christian Filippella’s Silver Case
Coming to DVD and VOD this Spring

Philadelphia PA – Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce the nationwide release of Silver Case, starring Oscar nominee Eric Roberts, Claire Falconer, Brian Keith Gamble, Chris Facey, Seymour Cassel, Shalim Ortiz, Vincent DePaul and Brad Light.  The film premiered on broadcast VOD on April 15th, and will soon enjoy a May 21st DVD release.  Silver Case is the debut feature of award-winning Italian director Christian Filippella.

The world of Hollywood scheming reaches a nasty low when a powerful producer (Roberts) hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady archrival. His plot begins with the delivery of a silver briefcase, which soon goes missing, setting off a chain of events. The Senator engages his best team to locate the package but doesn’t count on the tenacity of two thugs who have the mysterious prize in their possession.

That’ll wrap up another edition of Weekly Bloodlines!  Till next time….


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Matt has been a fan of horror films since his first trip to the video store when he was transfixed by classic vhs cover art. Now he primarily enjoys films from the grindhouse era of the 70's and 80's, but holds a soft spot in in his heart for low budget flicks.

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