This movie has had my interest since I first peeped the trailer that I have included below. I’ve heard some mixed reaction to the film, as it was recently released to VOD platforms, but after a trailer that awesome, I still have hopes for enjoying it myself. IFC have announced that they will be releasing the film to DVD & Blu-ray on June 17th. It’s good to see a horror movie get a Blu-ray release from IFC. They seem to have started focusing more on the DVD platform for films like this lately. Check out the press release and the trailer below, and pick up a copy for yourself on the 17th of June.
ONE YOUNG COUPLE MUST SAVE THE WORLD FROM A VORACIOUS ALIEN – WHO ALSO HAPPENS TO BE THEIR BEST FRIEND
The Shockingly Effective Homage to Old-School Slasher Thrillers Thrashes Its Way Onto Blu-ray and DVD on June 17, 2014
“A down ‘n’ dirty, back-to-the-basics splatter flick that should make any horror fan grin from ear to ear.” – Ryan Turek, Shock Till You Drop
Aliens, sex, alien sex and other gruesome goings-on are the can’t-miss ingredients for chilling fun in the truly out-there shocker ALMOST HUMAN. The IFC Films theatrical release arrives on fully packed Blu-ray and DVD from IFC Midnight and MPI Media Group on June 17, 2014, with SRPs, respectively, of $29.98 and $24.98.
Two years ago, Mark Fisher (Josh Ethier, Contracted, Scavengers) disappeared from his home in rural Maine in a brilliant flash of otherworldly blue light. His friend Seth Hampton (Graham Skipper, upcoming in Dementia) was the last to see him alive. Now, Seth is having disturbing premonitions that Mark has returned as something other than human. When grisly, violent murders start taking place in the community, Seth and his girlfriend Jen Craven (Vanessa Leigh, The Last Halloween) discover that Mark is indeed back, and that there is something terribly evil inside of him.
Debuting director Joe Begos’ unbearably tense ALMOST HUMAN is a chilling, frenetic and brutal story of survival in the face of unknown terror. Scott Weinberg of FEARnet proclaimed that the film “feels like a ‘throwback’ that’s not a ripoff, and a mild satire that clearly loves the stuff it’s poking fun at.” The New York Times’ Jeannette Catsoulis said the 1980s-set film “projects a blue-collar earthiness that meshes well with its roughened visuals. … [Mark’s] preferred mating method is a loathsome hoot.” “A hybrid alien abduction/slasher film that embodies everything awesome about horror in the 1980s – gooey practical effects and all,” raved Matt Donato of We Got This Covered.
ALMOST HUMAN, an Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival, comes packed with special features on Blu-ray and DVD, including commentaries, a full-length making-of feature, a look behind the scenes and theatrical trailer.