Want to win a couple of newly released Blu Rays? That’s good, because we want to give them to you. The only thing that makes a horror double feature better, is viewing said double feature in crystal clear 1080p, on the most amazing home video platform to date.
It’s easy to win. You simply have to be a “fan” of our facebook page, a follower on our twitter, and leave a comment below, telling us how you’re staying cool in the great heatwave of 2011. Easy enough for two free Blu-Rays right? Thought so. Contest is limited to residents of the US only, and please, only one entry per contestant. The winner will be chosen at random via random.org. Contest will end at midnight, the 23rd of August, which is the release date of Super Hybrid. Good luck, and have fun. All that we ask in return is that you tell our friends about us. The bigger the response we get for these contests, the more of them we’ll have, and the better the prizes will become.
Now, on to the good stuff. What exactly will you be receiving if your name is the one that’s randomly chosen by random.org? The two Blu-Rays given away will both be fairly new releases, and both will be related to the horror genre.
The first Blu-Ray in our giveaway will be IMAGE Entertainments newly released Australian shark-horror, The Reef. Released on the 19th of July, The Reef has been met with mostly positive praise. TLD’s own Justin LaLiberty found it to be above average, and you can read that review right here. Below you will find disc details, and a trailer.
The waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are unmatched in beauty and danger. Clear and blue, teeming with life – they tempt adventurers from the world over. On July 19 Image Entertainment presents The Reef. Based on a true event, it’s the gripping story of a group of friends on a yachting trip who find themselves facing the terrifying choice of “sink or swim.” A thriller that pits man’s will to live against nature’s relentless urge to feed, Andrea Traucki’s (Black Water) The Reef will be available on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 and on Blu-ray™ for $29.97. This title will also be available on digital download. st.
Ship delivery man Luke (Damian Walsh-Howling) is accompanied by four friends (Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor, Mark Simpson) as he charts a yacht to its new owner. Along the way, their ship is ripped open by the coral reefs hiding just below the ocean’s surface. They are forced to choose: stay on board with slim hope of rescue, or swim twelve miles to the nearest island…through shark-infested waters. Those that abandon ship are faced with the race of their lives, for as soon as they enter the water a Great White shark catches their scent and the white-knuckled chase is on!
The Reef was shot in Australia using real sharks and including incredible underwater footage for a pulse-pounding, visually stunning experience. Featuring a young, talented cast, gorgeous scenery and a monster that doesn’t have to rely on science fiction, this is a thriller that never lets go until the final, heart-stopping scream!
The second Blu-Ray in our giveaway, is a new release from Anchor Bay Entertainment, by the title of “Super Hybrid”. We haven’t screened this one yet here at TLD, but look for a review very shortly. From what I gather, it’s a film about cars that run on blood, so they hunt and kill humans in order to fuel their engines. Sounds interesting eh? Below you will find the cover art, trailer, synopsis, and disc details, all the information you need.
In tradition of such “car from Hell” films as Christine, The Car, and Maximum Overdrive, Super Hybrid has been dubbed “a fun monster movie” (Blueprint Review.) From the producer of Punisher: War Zones and the director of One Missed Call comes the next generation in killer car movies with Super Hybrid, a high-speed thriller pitting man against the ultimate driving massacre machine! Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the parking brake with the August 23rd Blu-ray™ and DVD release. SRP is a sleek $22.98 for the DVD, and a high-octane $29.99 for the Blu-ray™.
Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With hundreds of horsepower and two tons of reinforced steel at its command, it’s a seemingly unstoppable killing machine capable of outrunning – and outwitting – humans.
Directed by Eric Valette (One Missed Call), the film stars Oded Fehr (The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, Resident Evil Franchise), Shannon Becker (You Are Here, American Pie Presents Beta House), and Ryan Kennedy (The Invisible, “Hellcats”).