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Acclaimed post-apocalyptic movie out next month +


The Survivalist, a highly regarded film from the UK will receive a DVD release through Eagle Entertainment. A thriller from talented first time director Stephen Fingleton, it will be available November 22. Starvation is rife. Strangers are always dangerous. Nature has reclaimed the world. The titular character (Martin McCann) ... more

Practical Jokers Meet Their Match in Don't Hang Up +


Reality catches up with a couple of pranksters in Don't Hang Up. The new horror film is out on DVD October 18 through Mandala Films. Directed by Damien Macè and Alexis Wajsbrot, Don't Hang Up is largely confined to one location in its spare accumulation of tense details. A couple ... more

New Acclaimed Doco Invites You to Take a Shower with Hitchcock +


Monster Pictures will release the DVD of 78/52 on October 18. Directed by Alexandre O. Philiippe, the documentary is a tribute to the now infamous shower scene sequence from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. The title refers to the number of set-ups and cuts in the two minute shower scene in the ... more

Acclaimed New Border Noir Explores Dark Night of the Soul +


Three West, an acclaimed new desert noir, will be out through Eagle Entertainment. Directed by newcomer Greg Kwedar, it is available on DVD October 18. A trio of border agents are nearly through with their long, monotonous shift at a highway checkpoint out in the desert. On what seems like ... more

New Doco Offers Disturbing Portrait of Mental Disintegration  +


Directed by Australian Jai Love, Dead Hands Dig Deep, a new documentary focusing on the extreme former metal vocalist Edwin Borsheim, is getting a release on DVD. After its Slamdance premiere and a short theatrical run locally, Monster Pictures will make it available to buy on September 20. Kettle Cadaver, a ... more

Thrilling sci-fi adventure Revolt recasts Lee Pace as worthy action hero +


Sci-fi action thriller Revolt released through Eagle Entertainment lands on Blu-ray and DVD September 27. Directed by Joe Miale, from a script he co-wrote with Rowan Athale, the Dutch production, shot in South Africa and set in Kenya is an ambitious medium budget feature in the mould of District 9, ... more

Ryan Phillippe stars and directs bloody swamp thriller +


Catch Hell a new thriller from Eagle Entertainment will be out on DVD September 27. It marks the directorial debut for star Ryan Phillippe, who plays a version of himself in this taut, independent set against a swamp in Louisiana. Phillippe is Reagan Pearce – take note of the ... more

Amusing psychological thriller bound for cult status +


Eagle Entertainment is pleased to release the acclaimed Riley Stearns feature film Faults. The psychological thriller will arrive on DVD September 20. The New York Times calls it “twisting, winningly unsettling.” A deprogrammer by the name of Ansel Roth (Leland Oser from The Guest), one of the world's foremost experts ... more

Get ready for Rot, a movie you can't prepare for +


Rot from director Dorian Weinzimmer is a new revenge thriller not for the feint of heart. Dread Central calls it “purely polluted fun.” You might need to take a bath after viewing it. Les (co-writer Brant McCrea) after years spent wrongfully incarcerated in prison gets released and embarks on a ... more

Most eagerly awaited horror movie of the year comes to Blu-ray +


Monster Pictures will release one of the most eagerly anticipated horror films of 2017. Rolling Stone calls it a “modern horror masterpiece.” From director Julia Ducournau, winner of Best Director at Austin Fantastic Fest and Director's Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, Raw will receive a long awaited Blu-ray and ... more

B-movie classics make it onto high definition +


The Class of Nuke 'Em High and its sequel The Class of Nuke 'Em High 2 are set for release on Blu-ray. That's right. Troma is on high definition. Batten down the hatches for as both will be widely available at retail on August 23. “Tromaville bills itself as 'The ... more

An Australian thriller ready to be rediscovered in high definition +


Glass Doll Films will release The Survivor on Blu-ray. The supernatural thriller, once the most expensive film ever made in Australia, will be available August 23. Directed by lauded British actor David Hemmings, perhaps best known for his lead role in Michaelangelo Antonioni's Blow Up, The Survivor combines the supernatural ... more

Ving Rhames and Mischa Barton make this new thriller a must +


Feature Films is releasing the action-thriller Operator. With a stellar cast that includes Luke Goss, Mischa Barton, Michael Pare and Ving Rhames the DVD will be available August 23. When the daughter of veteran 911 call centre operator Pamela (Mischa Barton) and her estranged husband Jeremy (Luke Goss), a Senior ... more

New Female Horror Anthology the Blu-ray you need this winter  +


Monster Pictures will release XX, an acclaimed horror omnibus. Made by some of the most talented contemporary female filmmakers working today it will be available on Blu-ray and DVD July 19. Diabolique magazine raves: “XX showcases voices in horror that don't get heard nearly enough.” Here are four dark, twisted tales ... more

Creator of Final Destination unleashes new sleeper horror +


Jocelin Donahue (The House of the Devil) stars as Kate Bowman, a social worker who is drawn into a creepy predicament after he estranged sister dies suddenly in bed. She learns of and commences an investigation of a series of bizarre deaths, each of the victims sharing a common trait ... more

Tough as nails Midwest thriller with Sons of Anarchy alumni out in July +


Monster Pictures is releasing the new thriller Let Me Make you a Martyr July 19. The film starring a powerful cast in Marilyn Manson, Mark Boone Junior, Niko Nicotera and Sam Quartin will be available on Blu-ray and DVD. Written and directed by Corey Asraf and John Swab Let Me ... more

The Eyes of My Mother is here to haunt your nightmares +


The atmospheric chiller The Eyes of My Mother is set for release from Monster Pictures. Written and directed by Nicolas Pesce the 5 star “exquisite creepshow” per Time Out will land on Blu-ray and DVD June 21. Shot in cobalt black and white at an airy remove The Eyes of ... more

Fear Inc. brings together a greatest hits of horror moments +


A midnight premiere at the Tribecca Film Festival helped announce Vincent Masciale's Fear Inc. to the world. Eagle Entertainment will release the horror film on dual formats June 21. Lucas Neff is Joe Foster, a new Los Angeles transplant. In between jobs he lays about the house and even plays ... more

Kidnapping goes wrong in horror House on Willow Street +


Eagle Entertainment is releasing The House on Willow Street on Blu-ray and DVD. The South African supernatural thriller is out in Australia May 17. Directed by Alistair Orr, the film commences with a quartet of kidnappers abducting the daughter (Carlyn Burchell) of a wealthy diamond distributor. After the kidnapping is ... more

Personal awakening becomes a desert journey in Sky +


Personal redemption taken in reaction to existential relationship crises spurs the Southwest desert drama Sky, from the acclaimed French director Fabienne Berthaud. Sky is out on DVD May 24 thanks to Bounty Films. Stale married French tourists Romy (Diane Kruger) and Richard (Gilles Lellouche) are holidaying in California desert retreat ... more

A sexually transmitted disease causes havoc in new gory thriller +


Monster Pictures is bringing to Blu-ray the new thriller Night of Something Strange. Directed by Jonathan Straiton it will be available May 24. UK Horror Scene calls it “a shocking movie that is full-on, in your face, and legitimately disgusting at times and that is why it is so good.” Rogue ... more

The highly acclaimed Aquarius arrives on DVD +


Hailed by critics and nominated for the prestigious Palme d'or at the Cannes Film Festival Aquarius from Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonça Filho will receive a DVD release from Rialto Pictures. Having enjoyed a national theatrical release in select cinemas the drama about a 65 year old retired music critic is ... more

New comedy promises fun for fans of massacres and puppies +


A dual winner at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival, the Sheborg Massacre from writer-director Daniel Armstrong will release April 20. Monster Pictures debuts the action comedy on DVD. An alien fugitive crash lands into a local puppy farm. Locals are soon transformed into mutated robot-like killing machines with a taste for ... more

Docu-drama Notes on Blindness provides a powerful experience +


Rialto Films have acquired Notes on Blindness for release in Australia and New Zealand. It will receive a DVD release April 19. Boasting a healthy metascore of 75, the docu-drama from director-producer team of Pete Middleton and James Spinney tells the incredible true story of theologian John Hull. Just days before ... more

Bojack Horseman coming to Blu-ray +


Siren Visual will release the popular adult animated comedy Bojack Horseman on April 19. Season 1 will receive a dual format release on Blu-ray and DVD. A washed up former celebrity sitcom horse and star of the TV show “Horsin' Around” is a forgotten Hollywood resident and curmudgeon with a fondness ... more

Philippe Garrel gets a long overdue release in Australia +


Potential Films presents In the Shadow of Women. The drama by acclaimed French director Philippe Garrel will be out on DVD March 22. A married couple who make low-budget documentaries, and split directing and editing duties, are working on a project about the French Resistance. Their names are Pierre (Stanislas Merhar) ... more

The Greasy Strangler contender for weirdest movie ever +


There's not a lot that can prepare audiences for this strange whatzit indie comedy. Do know it has a pedigree not to be sneezed at. The Greasy Strangler took Sundance by storm where it premiered to rave reviews last year. It has gone on to wow audiences at film festivals ... more

Operation Avalanche is a triumph of cold war lunar lunacy +


Rialto Films is releasing Operation Avalanche, the new comedy from director Matt Johnson. The film will be out on DVD March 22. “A cold war comedy thriller,” raves the New York Times, “pulsing with paranoia.” It's 1967 and four Ivy League movie buffs are recruited by the CIA to pose ... more

New splatter fest vampire comedy a must for fans of the genre +


Mitchell Altieri, one half of the Butcher Brothers, the low budget filmmaking team that brought visceral realism to horror festivals with such films as The Hamiltons, has struck out on his own with The Night Watchmen. The horror comedy about three inept security guards who are confronted by a horde ... more

With great power comes drunkeness in American Hero +


Eagle Entertainment will release American Hero starring Stephen Dorff on DVD and Blu-ray. The comedy will be available to buy and rent from February 15. Melvin (Dorff) is a drunk, deadbeat dad blessed with telekinetic powers he has been supressing for years with booze, drugs and loose women. Although he has ... more

Sundance smoky Trash Fire puts the comedy into black +


“Smartly acted and cut like a razor, Trash Fire keeps overturning expectations left and right,” hails Jeremy Kibler in leading international genre journal Diabolique Magazine. Bounty Films will release the Trash Fire on DVD. The black comedy starring Adrian Grenier (Entourage) is out February 15. Directed by Richard Bates Jr, Trash ... more

Bold new musical announces stunning filmmaker +


Vendetta Films will release Bang Bang Baby on February 15. The film which has been described as a sci-fi musical will be made available on DVD. Jane Levy (from Don't Breathe) is cast as Stepphy. She lives in a sleepy 1960s town with her alcoholic father. Stepphy dreams of escaping ... more

Explosive Tex-Mex crime thriller on the way early 2017 +


A film that grapples with real topical issues along the U.S.-Mexican border, The Hollow Point engages with modern geo-politics, immigration and the war-on-drugs while providing an explosive new entry into the crime genre. Eagle Entertainment will release Gonzalo Lopez-Gallega's feature film on Blu-ray and DVD January 4, 2017. A botched ... more

Touched with Fire offers a moving take on a love affair +


Executive produced by Spike Lee, Touched with Fire, is a unique love story concerning two poets with bipolar disorder who meet in a treatment facility, their chemistry together instant. Vendetta Films is releasing the drama on DVD December 7. Starring Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby, this dramatic feature from first time ... more

Cutting edge drama highlights the ills of teen social media +


Accent Film will release Amateur Teens, a hit at the Zurich Film Festival, where it was in competition and took home the audience award. Niklaus Hilber's drama will be made available on DVD December 7. An ensemble piece, Amateur Teens explores the social and romantic tensions of a diverse group of ... more

The charming Dough gets high on its own supply  +


Rialto Entertainment is releasing Dough, a British comedy-drama. Available on DVD the feel good film tells the story of an old Jewish baker struggling to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice drops cannabis into the dough and sends sales sky high. Dough is out December 7. Directed by ... more

Tense small town thriller Heatwave on the way +


French drama Heatwave will receive a release from Potential Films. Directed by Raphael Jacqulot the acclaimed and highly atmospheric thriller is out on DVD December 23. Inspired by real events, Heatwave takes place in a quiet French hamlet whose surface tranquillity is disrupted by Josef Bousou, the son of a family ... more

A new comedy strips back our humanity on October 19 +


Aaaaaaaa!, the original new film from Steve Oram is part comedy and other parts avant garde. It gets a DVD release courtesy of Monster Pictures on October 19 after a short run at Lido Cinemas in Melbourne. Ever imagined what life would be like if humans were apes in modern ... more

All Through the House set to scare this Christmas +


Writer-director Todd Nunes shows off his chops on the new horror-thriller All Through the House. It will be released through Monster Pictures on Blu-ray and DVD November 23 – just in time for Christmas. The premise sees a deranged killer, costumed as Santa, leaving behind a bloody trail in a ... more

Alison Brie stars as guy magnet in new fantasy comedy +


No Stranger Than Love, a new film released through Eagle Entertainment will get a DVD release October 10. Starring Alison Brie, Justin Chatwin and Colin Hanks, the quirky fantasy-comedy directed Nick Wernham comes from a screenplay by Steve Adams. Art teacher Lucy Sherrington (Brie from the popular TV show Community) ... more

Drifter brings Mad Max intensity to small town horror siege +


Accent Film will release the cannibal holocaust horror Drifter. Chris Von Hoffman's film will be made available on DVD October 19. Two outlaw brothers on the run hole up in an outpost on the edge of a wasteland. There's something amiss with the desolate community. Soon they realise it is ... more

Dramatic biopic explores the life of Pope Francis +


Francisco: The Man Behind the Pope is a true life drama of the rise to ascendancy of Pope Francis. Vendetta Films is releasing the film on DVD September 21. As a teenager growing up in Buenos Aires Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Dario Grandinetti) is unaware that his religious calling would one day ... more

Cannes hit Psycho Raman looks at a killer in the slums +


Inspired by an infamous serial killer who admitted to murdering 41 people in Mumbai during the 1960s, Psycho Raman provides a modern day cat-and-mouse angle to its dramatization of the events that surround the deranged Raman Raghav. Monster Pictures is releasing the film on DVD September 21. Raman is a destitute ... more

Terrence Malick produced The Vessel on the way +


Master filmmaker Terrence Malick, the director behind The Thin Red Line and Tree of Life has recently turned to producing films such as The Better Angels in which his long time editor A.J. Edwards was at the helm of the production. The Vessel, also produced by Malick is directed by ... more

Alienated lives collide in searing Anesthesia +


An official selection at the Tribeca International Film Festival, Anesthesia tells the intersecting stories of a group of individuals after a violent mugging at Columbia University. Vendetta Films will release the film Real Movie News describes as “made with sincerity and heart” on DVD October 17. A snowy New York City ... more

Creepy anthology film Holidays challenges folklore +


Holidays, an anthology film of shorts from leading genre and horror filmmakers, is out on Blu-ray and DVD August 17. Rialto Entertainment will release the title ahead of Father's Day and Halloween. Speaking of which... Taking its cues from the iconic holidays many of us now organise our social lives around ... more

Sci-fi thriller Kill Command delivers intense futuristic shoot em up +


Eagle Entertainment is releasing the sci-fi action thriller Kill Command. The film will be out on DVD September 7. “The performances are cool,” writes Peter Bradshaw in the Guardian, “and the plot's a blast.” In the dystopian future where Artificial Intelligence rules a society now almost solely reliant on technology man ... more

Lost in the Sun brings crime to an emotional road trip  +


Lost in the Sun, a road movie about a hardened criminal and an orphaned teenage boy, will receive a DVD release through Eagle Entertainment. Look for it August 24. Drawing comparisons to Clint Eastwood's A Perfect World and the more recent Aaron Paul vehicle Hellion, Lost in the Sun explores the ... more

Guns for Hire is a brooding crime caper with a twist +


Eagle Entertainment will be releasing Guns For Hire on DVD. The crime-comedy starring Ben Mendelsohn, Orlando Jones, Michelle Hicks and Jeffrey Dean Morgan is out August 24. Beatle (Hicks) is a moody loner who refuses to obey the social rules and laws. Her business cards read “Towing/Assassination”. She's even made a ... more

Cat Sick Blues a bleak horror comedy for our times +


Cat Sick Blues will be made available on DVD September 21. Monster Pictures is releasing the horror-comedy from director Dave Jackson. The cast includes Matthew C. Vaughan, Shian Denovan, Rachel Rai and Hwee Hall. The plot concerns Ted (Vaughn) who suffers a breakdown after the recent death of his cat. ... more