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The Rover Hits Blu-ray & DVD On 9/26 From Lionsgate

Set in a world 10 years into the general collapse of society, The Rover follows hardened loner Eric (Pearce) as he travels the desolate towns and roads of the outback. When a gang of thieves steals his car, they leave behind a wounded Rey (Pattinson). Forcing Rey to help track the gang, Eric will go to any lengths to take back the one thing that still matters to him. Continue reading

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Kevin Smith’s Tusk Finally Gets A Trailer

From the singular mind of writer/director and podcaster Kevin Smith, and conceived from one of Smith’s own Smodcast’s, TUSK is a story unlike anything that has ever been committed to screen before. A tale that is equal parts hilarious and horrifying, TUSK will stay with you long after the credits roll. Continue reading

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AFTERMATH Available on Blu-ray and DVD on August 26 IMAGE Entertainment

The devastating horror of a nuclear apocalypse is now reality and nine desperate strangers find themselves clinging to life in a farmhouse cellar, while radioactive fallout descends on the darkened world above. Continue reading

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Scream Factory Update: Release Date Announcements And More

Scream Factory issued an update for some of their future lineup. This includes the release date for some titles, and further information about some of the more popular releases this fall, such as the availability of Nightbreed Limited Edition, as well as the current status of Dog Soldiers. Continue reading

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Sin City: A Dame To Kill For – Red Band Comic Con Trailer

CO-DIRECTORS ROBERT RODRIGUEZ AND FRANK MILLER REUNITE TO BRING MILLER’S VISUALLY STUNNING “SIN CITY” GRAPHIC NOVELS BACK TO THE SCREEN IN SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. WEAVING TOGETHER TWO OF MILLER’S CLASSIC STORIES WITH NEW TALES, THE TOWN’S MOST HARD BOILED CITIZENS CROSS PATHS WITH SOME OF ITS MORE NOTORIOUS INHABITANTS. Continue reading

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First Trailer – Mad Max: Fury Road

“Mad Max: Fury Road” is the fourth film of George Miller’s Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. Continue reading

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Raro Video and Kino Lorber Release Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair on Blu-ray & DVD August 5th

Raro Video and Kino Lorber are proud to announce the release of Giuseppe Ferrara’s BANKERS OF GOD: THE CALVI AFFAIR, an historical drama that tracks a recent chapter in Italy’s history as a web of political corruption runs rampant from the Mafia to the Vatican. The film features an all-star cast, including Oscar®-nominee Giancarlo Giannini (Seven Beauties, Casino Royale), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner, The Mill and the Cross), Omero Antonutti (The Night of the Shooting Stars, El Sur), and Pamela Villoresi (The Great Beauty). Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Blue Ruin (Radius-TWC/Anchor Bay)

BLUE RUIN is a classic American revenge story, following a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home, determined to carry out an act of vengeance. His inexperience as an assassin lands him in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family in this critically-acclaimed new thriller by director Jeremy Saulnier (MURDER PARTY). Starring Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves and Eve Plumb. Continue reading

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Blu-Ray Review – The Legend of Billie Jean/Anaconda/Flatliners/Last Action Hero

The Legend of Billie Jean makes its High-Def Debut, while Flatliners, Last Action Hero and Anaconda Receive Budget Reissues. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Scanners (Criterion)

With Scanners, David Cronenberg plunges us into one of his most terrifying and thrilling sci-fi worlds. After a man with extraordinary—and frighteningly destructive—telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other “scanners” have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them. A trademark Cronenberg combination of the visceral and the cerebral, this phenomenally gruesome and provocative film about the expanses and limits of the human mind was the Canadian director’s breakout hit in the United States. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Ginger Snaps (Scream Factory)

Fifteen-year-old Brigitte Fitzgerald (Emily Perkins, Insomnia, Juno) and her nearly-sixteen-year-old sister Ginger (Katharine Isabelle, Freddy vs. Jason, See No Evil 2) are both best friends and outcasts. Obsessed with dying and bound by a childhood pact to stay together forever, they loathe their mind-numbing existence in the suburbs of Bailey Downs. One night the two girls are heading through the woods when Ginger is savagely attacked by a wild creature. Continue reading

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Details For Scream Factory’s Release Of Jeremy Gardner’s The Battery Surface

Two former baseball players, Ben (Jeremy Gardner) and Mickey (Adam Cronheim), cut an aimless path across a desolate New England. They stick to the back roads and forests to steer clear of the shambling corpses that patrol the once bustling cities and towns. In order to survive, they must overcome the stark differences in each other’s personalities — Ben embraces an increasingly feral, lawless, and nomadic lifestyle, while Mickey is unable to accept the harsh realities of the new world. Mickey refuses to engage in Ben’s violent games and longs for the creature comforts he once took for granted — a bed, a girl and a safe place to live. Continue reading

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The Best Of Number Two – The Dark Knight

As we are all surely aware, it’s a rare occurrence when a sequel can not only hold its own with the original, but can additionally go well beyond it and actually surpass its predecessor in almost every way imaginable, delivering … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Southern Comfort (Shout! Factory)

From the director of The Warriors and 48 Hrs. comes this gut-wrenching tale of backwoods terror that “draws you into the eerily beautiful Louisiana bayou…then has you running for your life” (Pauline Kael, New Yorker)! Keith Carradine (The Duellists) and Powers Boothe (Sin City, The Avengers) lead a “first-rate ensemble” (Newsweek) in this “exciting, arresting and tautly told suspenser” (Variety). Continue reading

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The Best Of Number Two – House II: The Second Story

One of House II: The Second Story’s taglines was “It’s getting weirder!”, although if you caught Steve Miner’s original film expectations should have been high that House II would be as frenetic and chaotic. But Ethan Wiley’s sequel does nothing … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Lake Placid (Scream Factory)

Bill Pullman (Independence Day, The Grudge), Bridget Fonda (Jackie Brown), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Oliver Platt (X-Men: First Class) share an appetite for sheer adventure when a tranquil New England lakefront erupts into an action-packed den of destruction in this “monster of a hit” (Wireless Magazine)! Continue reading

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The Best Of Number Two – The Devil’s Rejects By Alex DiVincenzo

Hello, and welcome to The Best Of Number Two here at The Liberal Dead. We haven’t done any kind of theme for a long time, so I thought I would reach out to some some talented people from other sites, … Continue reading

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Synapse To Release Prom Night To Blu-ray & DVD September 9th!

It has been an extremely long time since I sat down to watch the classic “slasher” flick, Prom Night. So long, in fact, that I don’t think I even own a DVD version of the film. Synapse are about to … Continue reading

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New Scream Factory Title Announcement – Hemlock Grove The Complete First Season Oct 7th

In a small Pennsylvania town, something evil has come in search of prey. But who is the true monster in Hemlock Grove? The brutal slaying of a teenage girl sends the townspeople of Hemlock Grove into a desperate search to find her killer. But this sleepy community soon finds itself living a nightmare as secrets and rumors threaten to drive them all down a dark path as they struggle to uncover the truth. As they hunt for a monster among them, rumors mount and many of the eccentric residents become suspects, from the newly-arrived Gypsy family to the wealthy Godfrey clan. In the twisted world of Hemlock Grove, everyone hides a dark secret. Continue reading

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The Best Of Number Two – Blade II By Mitch Reaves

Hello, and welcome to The Best Of Number Two here at The Liberal Dead. We haven’t done any kind of theme for a long time, so I thought I would reach out to some some talented people from other sites, … Continue reading

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