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Dead Air Episode 59: Bargain Bin Madness – C.H.U.D. II: Bud The CHUD / Class of 1999

This week on the show, Jeff (@Jeff_FOTD), Jesse (@DestroySuperman), and James (@DrJimmyTerror) dig deeper into the infamous Lionsgate Horror 8-Pack and continue the unofficial “Bargain Bin Madness” series (because there’s nothing really worth watching in theaters).

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Blu-ray Review – Disaster L.A. (Warner)

THE CITY OF ANGELS HAS GONE TO HELL STAY INDOORS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO VACATE THE CITY. STAY AWAY FROM OTHER PEOPLE. When meteors strike Los Angeles, the massive destruction they cause is the least of the city’s worries as its inhabitants begin to fall deathly ill from the resulting smoke. But when the dead begin to reanimate and feed off the living, five friends make a run for the coast before they can be killed by the infected – or worse, by government forces who will fight to contain the situation at any cost – in this nightmarish no-holds-barred thriller. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – The Battery (Scream Factory)

In a world ravaged by the undead, two men must not only survive a zombie apocalyptic mayhem, but also learn to survive each other. Or will they? On September 16, 2014, SCREAM FACTORY™ will release writer-director Jeremy Gardner’s enthralling zombie-horror drama THE BATTERY on Blu-ray™ and DVD. Featuring a general dose of suspense, character tension and wit, this critically acclaimed movie follows two former baseball players as they traverse the rural back roads of a post-plague New England teeming with the undead, psychological strain and their stark personality differences.

THE BATTERY stars Jeremy Gardner, Adam Cronheim, Niels Boole, Alana O’Brien, Jamie Pantanella, Larry Fessenden and Kelly McQuade. Packed with insightful special bonus content, THE BATTERY is a must have for movie enthusiasts, loyal fans and collectors. The Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $19.97 and $14.97 for the DVD. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Godzilla (Warner)

In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world’s most recognized monsters. Directed by Gareth Edwards and featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Eraserhead (Criterion)

David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. With its mesmerizing black-and-white photography by Frederick Elmes and Herbert Cardwell, evocative sound design, and unforgettably enigmatic performance by Jack Nance, this visionary nocturnal odyssey continues to haunt American cinema like no other film. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Willow Creek (Dark Sky)

Looking to make a splash with his research videos into the existence of Bigfoot, Jim (Bryce Johnson, Pretty Little Liars) and his skeptical girlfriend Kelly (Alexie Gilmore,Labor Day, God Bless America) take a camping trip to the mountains surroundingWillow Creek, California, a small town where famous footage of the legendary Sasquatch was filmed decades earlier. Jim believes Bigfoot exists and is intent on finding the very spot where the huge, hairy, man-like creature supposedly strode.

But before long, Jim and Kelly are lost in the woods and discover that someone – or something – is stalking them. With each passing night bringing unknowable danger, the two must use all of their cunning to try to make it out of the forest alive. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – The Dead 2 (Starz/Anchor Bay)

A ship docks fresh from Somalia which contains one infected worker that passes unnoticed into the very heart of India’s overpopulated bustling streets, setting off an unstoppable chain of events. Meanwhile, American turbine engineer Nicholas Burton (Joseph Millson, Casino Royale) is working in the stark yet tranquil Indian countryside when he receives a call from his love Ishani (Meenu), a local girl who lives on the outskirts of the slums of Mumbai and who has hidden their relationship from her tradition-minded father. She reveals she is now pregnant and scared for her life as chaos and terror have taken ahold of the cities as the dead return to life and attack the living. Nicholas has to battle his way across their 300 mile landscape filled with flesh-eating – and infectious – undead. With the help of young street kid Javed (Anand Goyal), he has to rely on his wits and sheer brute force to try and save them all, as the clock ticks off the minutes before the last flight out of a living hell… Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Prom Night (Synapse)

Four Hamilton High seniors are hiding a terrible secret. What happened to Robin Hammond six years ago was a game that turned into a horrible tragedy, and someone saw what they did… someone waiting for gruesome revenge! Wearing a black hood and wielding an axe, a killer brutally slaughters the teenagers one by one at their high school prom. As the spotlight falls on the newly crowned prom king and queen, the psychopath will show everyone his new favorite game to play… Continue reading

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DEADtime TV: Week of 8/31/14

Hey DEADheads, it’s Ryne from The Moon is a Dead World here with all of your favorite horror shows. Actually, I’m here with only a couple of shows – my stuff’s taking a break this week, so we’ve only got The … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Pumpkinhead (Scream Factory)

When a group of teenagers inadvertently kill his only son, Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen, Aliens) seeks the powers of a backwoods witch to bring the child back to life. But instead, she invokes “the pumpkinhead” – a monstrously clawed demon which, once reborn, answers only to Ed’s bloodlust. But as the creature wreaks its slow, unspeakable tortures on the teens, Ed confronts a horrifying secret about his connection to the beast – and realizes that he must find a way to stop its deadly mission before he becomes one with the creature forever. Also starring Jeff East (Deadly Blessing), Joel Hoffman (Slumber Party Massacre II) and Kerry Remsen (A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge), this “atmospheric, moralistic tale” (TV Guide) delivers demonic horror at its blood-drenched best. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Aftermath (IMAGE)

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. These would-be survivors face the nightmare of dwindling supplies, poisonous air and the greatest threat of all – the hordes of zombie-like refugees who want in. With each dying day, their choice becomes clearer – stay and let the makeshift shelter become their tomb or face the unknown terrors of the world outside. Aftermath takes a hard look at how far humans will go to survive. And it isn’t pretty. Continue reading

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Holy Shit! A DVD Review Of Found. (XLRATOR)

Marty (Gavin Brown) is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn’t start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty’s life. The kids at school won’t stop picking on him, his parents just don’t seem to understand him, and now Marty must grapple with a terrible secret that threatens to destroy life as he knows it — his big brother (Ethan Philbeck) is a serial killer! Brotherly love is put to the ultimate test in this emotional coming-of-age story that descends into full-blown horror. Continue reading

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DEADtime TV: Week of 8/24/14

Hey DEADheads, it’s Ryne from The Moon is a Dead World. We’re covering all your favorite horror TV shows (and some not-so-favorites). Shawn’s got The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story(Yeah, you read that right), Kevin‘s got Teen Wolf, Under the Dome, … Continue reading

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DEADtime TV: Week of 8/17/14

Hey DEADheads, I’m Ryne from The Moon is a Dead World with another week of horror television. It’s late this week (again) because I got married the past weekend, so I’ve been pretty busy getting things ready and going on a mini-honeymoon. … Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Blood Soaked Double Feature: Hell of the Living Dead / Rats: Night of Terror (Blue Underground)

Two jaw-dropping shockers now available as a “Blood-Soaked Double Feature” Blu-ray! Continue reading

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Dead Air: Episode 58 – Guardians of the Galaxy

This week on the show, Jeff (@Jeff_FOTD) and Jesse (@DestroySuperman) take a break from our unofficial “Bargain Bin Madness” series to review the summer’s biggest Sci-Fi/Action blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy! Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – The Sacrament (Magnet)

Two reporters for VICE Media journey to a remote Central American compound hoping to reunite with the photographer’s sister, who feels out of touch after struggling with a drug addiction. They find an isolated community of true believers devoted to a shadowy but charismatic figure called “Father.” Skeptical at first, the journalists begin to come around to the group’s utopian claims, until things rapidly take a very dark turn. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (IMAGE)

A group of friends planned the perfect vacation in the Caribbean, but when they head ashore to explore a remote island, their ultimate bachelor weekend devolves into their worst nightmare. After an ill-fated swim in contaminated water, they stumble upon a seemingly abandoned research facility where a deadly, flesh-eating virus has been unleashed. Continue reading

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Blu-ray Review – The Legend Of Hell House (Scream Factory)

It sits here, shrouded in mist and mystery, a nesting place for living evil and terror from the dead. It’s Hell House. Roddy McDowall heads the cast of this exciting chiller about four psychic investigators and the dark, brooding mansion they call “the Mt. Everest of haunted houses.” It’s already destroyed one team of researchers. Now this brave quartet ventures in for another try at unraveling its secrets. But before they succeed, they must suffer through madness, murder and everything else that the spirits who dwell here have in store for them. Yet learning the truth just might drive them all insane. An ingeniously devised ghost story, The Legend Of Hell House will thrill and delight veteran horror fans from the first creaking door to the very last slithering shadow. Continue reading

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DEADtime TV: Week of August 10

Hey DEADheads, Ryne from The Moon is a Dead World here with another week of DEADtime TV. Your horror favorites are all back, except for Dominion, but screw that show anyway. Shawn’s got True Blood, and is currently marathoning the current season of … Continue reading

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