NEW DVD RELEASES : JULY 22ND – 28TH
Hello Fiends, It’s that time of the week where we scan our local dvd store to find you the week’s best genre releases. This week we have gory indie gems to big budget Hollywood bliss and everything in between.
Check out our ‘Pick of the Week’ and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
PICK OF THE WEEK!
Evil Dead (2013): Director: Fede Alvarez. Starring: Jane Levy. (DVD/BLU-RAY/ULTRAVIOLET)
After only receiving a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ theatrical run, it’s finally here. The Evil Dead it’s a worthy remake of Sam Raimi 1981 classick film of the same name. This one delivers all the thrills and chills of the original but with a stronger plot. It’s a must have for any movie fan, horror or otherwise.
‘Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival.’Release Date: 25th July 2013
Dead Mine (2012): Director: Steven Sheil. Starring: Miki Mizuno, Sam Hazeldine, Ario Bayu. (DVD)
The legend of Yamashita’s Gold lures a treasure hunter and his group deep in the Indonesian jungle. Once they are trapped in an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker, they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is to go further in.
Release Date: 22th July 2013
Dead Shadows (2012): Director: David Cholewa. Starring: Gilles Barret. (DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray)
After a comet appears, Chris notices everyone around him has started acting strangely. He must escape his building and fight for survival.
Release Date: 22th July 2013
Macabre (2009): Director: Kimo Stamboei. Starring: Ario Bayu, Shareefa Daanish. (DVD or Blu-ray)
Two newlyweds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. Their trip is however abruptly interrupted when they run into Maya, a strange girl out of nowhere, who wanders aimlessly into their path.
Release Date: 22 July 2013
The Fallow Field (2009): Director: Leigh Dovey. Starring: Michael Dacre, Steven Garry. (DVD)
Amnesiac Matt Sadler awakes alone in the middle of the countryside. Gradually his memory and experiences rebuild and he finds his destiny inextricably linked with a farm and the Farmer Calham.
Release Date: 18th July 2013
ACCENT FILM ENTERTAINMENT
Sawney: Flesh of Man (2012): Director: Rick Wood. Starring: Elizabeth Brown. (DVD or Blu-ray)
Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his murderous, inbred family are responsible for over a thousand murders over the centuries.
Release Date: 22 Jul 2013’
CHINA LION FILM DISTRIBUTION
Back to 1942 (2012): Director: Xiaogang Feng. Starring: Adrien Brody, Tim Robbins, Daoming Chen. (DVD)
A deadly drought in 1942 takes its toll on central China’s Henan province during the war against Japan.
Released Date: 24 July 2013
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX
Die Hard 5: A Good Day To Die Hard (2013): Director: John Moore. Starring: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sabastian Koch. (DVD, Blu-ray or ULTRAVIOLET)
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Release Date: 24 Jul 2013
Be sure to check for these titles or pre-order them at good places like JB Hi-Fi!