Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Christmas Movies 2015

'Tis the season... Be sure to read a synopsis or the back box cover on these movies before you rent them, some are decidedly not jolly!! Ask one of our fabulous staff members if you're looking for something special, have trouble finding one of these, or need help deciding.

New in 2015
Christmas Dragon (kids)
Christmas Eve Miracle (Drama)
Christmas Trade (family)
Get Santa (Family Comedy)
Marry Me For Christmas (drama)
My Dad is Scrooge (Family)
North Pole – Open for Christmas
Nutcracker Sweet (animated, kids)
Santa’s Little Helper (Comedy)

Adult picks

All is Bright
Batman Returns
A Cadaver Christmas
Christmas Candle
A Christmas Carol
Christmas in Compton
The Christmas Star
A Christmas Story (PG, 1983)
Christmas Time in South Park
Christmas with the Kranks
A Colbert Christmas
Coopers Christmas
Deadly Xmas
Deck the Halls
Die Hard
Elf (PG)
The Family Stone (PG-13)
Four Christmases (PG-13)
Fred Claus (PG)
Gremlins (PG)

The Hebrew Hammer
Joyeux Noel (PG-13)
Love Actually (R)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus
Peewee’s Playhouse Christmas Special
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
The Nativity Story
Nothing Like the Holidays
Nutcracker: A Christmas Story
O. Henry’s Full House 
Reindeer Games 
Sadder Santa 
The Santa Clause 
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) 
Santa Claus the Movie 
Santa’s Slay 
Silent Night (Horror) 
SNL presents Christmas
Surviving Christmas (PG-13) 
Trading Places (R)  
Tokyo Godfathers (PG-13)
A Very Harold Kumar Christmas
The Year Without A Santa Claus

PG / PG-13 picks

A Christmas Story (PG, 1983)
Elf (PG)
The Family Stone (PG-13)
Four Christmases (PG-13)
Fred Claus (PG)
Get Santa (PG, Family Comedy)
Gremlins (PG)
Joyeux Noel (PG-13)
The Nativity Story (PG)
Surviving Christmas (PG-13)
Tokyo Godfathers (PG-13)

Kids’ picks  (in “Children” section unless otherwise indicated)
12 Christmas Wishes for my Dog
12 Dogs of Christmas
Arthur Christmas
Barbie in A Christmas Carol
A Belle For Christmas
The Berenstain Bears Christmas Tree
Bratz Babyz Save Christmas
Cartoon Network Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas

Chipmunk Christmas
A Child’s Christmas in Wales
A Christmas Carol
Christmas Cottage
Christmas Dragon
A Christmas Story (PG, 1983)
Christmas in Connecticut
Christmas in July
Christmas Mail
A Christmas Memory
The Christmas Miracle
A Christmas Story
Disney’s A Christmas Carol
Christmas Town
Christmas with the Chipmunks
The Dog Who Saved Christmas
Dora’s Christmas
Dora Saves the Snow Princess
Eight Crazy Nights
The Flight Before Christmas
Frosty the Snowman
Golden Winter
He-Man A Christmas Special
Home Alone
The House Without a Christmas Tree
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown
Jack Frost
Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas
Jingle All the Way
Little Spirit Christmas in New York
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Merry Madagascar
Merry Scary Holiday
Mickey’s Magical Christmas
Miracle on 34th Street
The Miracle Worker
The New Christmas Classics
A Nightmare Before Christmas
Opus & Bill Wish for Wings that Work
Pippi’s Christmas
Prep & Landing
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Baby
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Scruff – A Christmas Tale
Shaun the Sheep: We Wish Ewe a Merry Christmas
Smurf’s Christmas
Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time
Tigger & Pooh Super Sleuth Christmas Movie
Thomas & Friends: Christmas Engines
Thomas & Friends: Ultimate Christmas
Toy Story That Time Forgot
Trapped in Paradise
We’re No Angels
What Would Jesus Buy?
When Santa Fell to Earth
Wiggles Santa Rockin’
White Christmas
The Year Without  A Santa Claus
Ziggy’s Gift

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Halloween Movies

We have lots of great movies for Halloween. The list below is just some of 'em, grouped for Adults, PG/PG-13 and then Kids.

Adult picks (in Horror unless otherwise indicated)

American Werewolf in London
Behind the Mask
Best Worst Movie (making of Troll 2)
Black Sheep (2006, in Horror)
Cabin Fever
Cabin in the Woods (in Horror & also Blu-Ray)
Cannibal! the Musical (in Cult)
Death Becomes Her (in Comedy)
Drag Me to Hell
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (in Comedy)
Elvira’s Horror Classics: Little Shop of Horrors/Brain that Wouldn’t Die
Father’s Day
Flu (in Foreign, Korean)
Frankenstein’s Army (also in Blu-Ray)
Freddy vs Jason
Grave Encounters
The Great Horror Family
The Haunting (based on Shirley Jackson story, in Classic Horror)
Here Comes the Devil
High Tension
The Hitcher
Home Movie
House on Haunted Hill (1959 Vincent Price in Classic Horror)
The Host
Joy Ride 3
Juan of the Dead
Kill Zombie
Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Machine Girl
A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Orphanage
The People Under the Stairs
Poltergeist (1982 in Sci-Fiction, 2015 in Horror)
PoultryGeist: Night of the Chicken Dead
Prayer Beads
Psycho (1960 in Hitchcock, 1998 in Drama)
Robo Geisha
Rosemary’s Baby
Satan’s Little Helper
Scary Movie V (in Comedy)
The Shining (Stephen King / Kubrick)
Sweeney Todd
Tales from the Crypt
Tell Me Something
They Live
The Thing
Tokyo Gore Police
Trilogy of Terror
Pet Sematary (in Stephen King)
Witching and Bitching
Wolf Creek
Young Frankenstein (in Mel Brooks)

PG / PG-13 picks

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (PG)
Casper (PG)
Frankenstein (Legacy Collection, in Classic Horror)
Ghostbusters (PG live version in Comedy)
Igor (PG, in Family)
Invisible Man (Legacy Collection, in Classic Horror)
The Mummy (unrated, 1959 with Christopher Lee, in Classic Horror)
The Mummy (PG-13, 1999 with Brendan Fraser)
The Nightmare before Christmas (PG, in Tim Burton section)
ParaNorman (PG, in Animation, or Blu-Ray)
R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps Attack of the Mutant (PG-13)
R. L. Stine’s Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (PG)
R. L. Stine’s Mostly Ghostly (PG, in Family)
Sharknado (TV-14, in Sci-Fiction)
Sharknado 2 (TV-14, in Blu-Ray and Sci-Fiction)
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No (TV-14, in Blu-Ray, New Releases, Sci-Fiction)
The Tell-Tale Heart (Poe, in Classic Horror)
Troll / Troll 2 (PG-13)
Troll Hunter (PG-13, Foreign – Norwegian)

Kids picks (in “Children” section unless otherwise indicated)

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Freaky Favorites
Dragon’s Lair: the complete series
Ghostbusters (cartoon series in Children, PG live version in Comedy)
Mad Monster Party
Monsters, Inc
Monsters University (in Family)
Scary Godmother – the Revenge of Jimmy
Scooby Doo: Franken Creepy
Scooby Doo Halloween
Scruff’s Halloween
Tales from the Cryptkeeper
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (in Cult)
Witches in Stitches

Sunday, October 11, 2015

New Horror Movies - Oct 2015

In the last three weeks we’ve brought in a ton of new Horror flicks. The IMDb Synopsis of each is listed below by date of release. If you see something you’re interested in, go to our Search Inventory page and enter the title to find more info and links to IMDb for trailers.


INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.

DARK PLACES (M/S) Libby Day was only eight years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Almost thirty years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.

DEAD RISING: WATCHTOWER A group of people fight to survive in a zombie infested town.

GRAVY It's All Hallow's Eve. A trio of costumed misfits with very special dietary requirements seizes a Mexican cantina and force the staff to engage in a late night of gaming, food and libations. The only caveat is what's on the menu.

HIDDEN (M/S) A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.

STRANGER A mysterious man arrives in a small American town seeking his wife, though his presence plunges the community into a bloodbath.

WINDSOR DR. (INDIE) River Miller, a mentally unstable actor haunted by the past, moves to Hollywood to start his life over, only to find his inner demons are inescapable.

FINAL GIRL A man teaches a young woman how to become a complete weapon. Later she is approached by a group of sadistic teens who kill blonde women for unknown reasons. The hunting season begins.

NAVY SEALS VS ZOMBIES A team of highly skilled Navy SEALS find themselves embarking on the battle of their lives when they come face-to-face with the undead. After a deadly outbreak occurs in New Orleans, the SEALS must fight for their lives, and the city, against an army of zombies.

OLD 37 (INDIE) Two brothers intercept 911 calls in a beat up old ambulance to torture and kill helpless victims.

NOCTURNA  Two New Orleans detectives become embroiled in a centuries-long feud between two secretive factions of vampires while investigating a runaway child's case. Torn between their everyday lives and the dangerous lure of immortality, the detectives must race to destroy the evil Moldero clan.

HOW TO KILL A ZOMBIE (INDIE Mack Stone is trying to raise his son Jesse to be a survivalist and a real man. Jesse just wants to do his own thing in his own way. Can they somehow learn to see eye to eye during a zombie holocaust, find some suitable mates, and save humanity?

JUNE A coming-of-rage story about discovering your true self and overcoming your inner demons to find love in a chaotic world.

LAST SHIFT A rookie cop's 1st shift in the last night of a closing police station alone turns into a living nightmare. The plot echoes John Carpenter's 'Assault on Precinct 13' but with supernatural twist.

HONEYSPIDER Halloween day, 1989 and college student Jackie Blue falls under a strange spell during a theater's Halloween night Horrorthon, all while a mysterious stranger watches over her every move. As the night unfolds, Jackie slowly unravels and everyone around her is turning up dead.

POWERPLEGIC (INDIE) Jeremy Moore, a computer genius, was brutally mangled by a vicious gang. The outcome of this savage act causes Jeremy to become a quadriplegic. However, unbeknownst to the young genius, he has developed telekinesis. Through his new-found powers he lets out a fury of revenge. This spawned 'POWERPLEGIC'.

EATERS (INDIE) After their friend goes missing, five road-tripping friends must confront a violent biker gang, but after they narrowly escape, their nightmare goes from bad to spine-chilling.

WE ARE STILL HERE In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years - and demands a sacrifice.
RETURN TO SENDER A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.


FATAL PROPOSAL (M/S) When hotel event planner Rachel breaks up with her boyfriend John for cheating on her, she decides to go looking online for a new boyfriend. In the expanse of cyberspace, she meets a charming, wealthy man named Craig, who at first seems perfect. He's attractive, fun, romantic, and he's been successfully running his mother's global real estate company while his mother, Doris travels the world. But Craig is far from perfect. He's obsessive and controlling, and once he sets his sights on Rachel, he has no plans of ever letting go. 

POLTERGEIST A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.


BLOOD MOON A stagecoach of travelers, a gunslinger and two outlaws arrive in a deserted mining town lit by the glow of a reddish full moon. As their worlds collide, they are hunted by a beast that only appears on the night of a blood moon.

BLOOD LANDS (M/S) It's Ed and Sarah's first night at their new home - an isolated farmhouse on the Scottish borders. This should be a new beginning away from their stressful London lives. And at first it is; come sunset they fall in love all over again on a wander in the woods. But as darkness falls, Sarah suspects they're not alone, Ed goes to investigate and quickly, the evening becomes a nightmare. It suddenly dawns on them; they do not belong here. And they certainly aren't welcome either....

BLOOD PUNCH (INDIE) A young man is lured into a dangerous love triangle that begins to take a series of shocking and grisly supernatural turns.

DARK WAS THE NIGHT An evil is unleashed in a small town when a logging company sets up shop in the neighboring woods.

EXTINCTION And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.

EVANGELINE A naive college student, Evangeline, is brutalized by a gang of thrill seeking killers. Left to die in the forest, her corpse is revived by an ancient demon spirit that empowers her with a blood-lust for vengeance.

HARVEST A couple who keeps their sick son in a secluded environment find their controlled lives challenged by a young girl who moves in next door.

EXETER A group of teenagers accidentally release an evil spirit that starts to possess them one by one.

PARANORMAL ISLAND When 3 college kids take a summer job its a chance of a lifetime to bartend at a bar in the middle of a lake! The bar has been around for over a hundred years and is presumed by many locals to be haunted, after the owner killed himself many years before. Unfortunately they miss the last boat off the island and are stuck trying to find a way off. As darkness falls, they quickly realize things are very different after hours as they are hunted by the paranormal caretaker.

LOST AFTER DARK In this clever homage to 80's slasher films, a group of teenagers looking to party get stranded when their ride breaks down, and end up being stalked by a cannibalistic killer.

RUN,HIDE,DIE Five girls, one secret. Revenge stalks them in the night.

WASTELAND (INDIE) Wasteland is set in a world ravaged by a deadly virus and within that world is Scott Miller, a man who, against the odds, is trying to carve out some sort of life. The deadly infection that has ravaged the globe has almost totally wiped out the human race and Scott must spend his days finding water, food etc. Whilst trying to find uninfected people by radio, he must also avoid the many dangers that lurk in the outside world, while he waits for the return of the love of his life, Beth.

OCTOBER GALE A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.

PLAGUE A small group of survivors in post-apocalyptic Australia seek shelter from an infection that has spread like a plague among the human populace. Evie (Tegan Crowley) and her fellow survivors become separated from her husband John (Scott Marcus). Evie refuses to leave John behind against the wishes of the group. The survivors revolt and abandon Evie to an uncertain fate. With the unexpected arrival of Charlie (Steven Kennedy) what appears to be an opportunity at a new beginning quickly turns to horror as menacing as the infected that pursue them.

FELT A woman creates an alter ego in hopes of overcoming the trauma inflicted by men in her life.