On March 27 the 2006 After Dark Horror Fest line-up comes to DVD! What follows is a breakdown of all of movies that the festival is releasing in conjunction with Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

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Dark Ride

Synopsis:

Nearly a decade after two young girls are brutally murdered, the monstrous killer, Jonah, escapes from a mental institution and returns to his familiar killing ground, the theme park attraction Dark Ride. His unfortunate victims this time are a group of college kids on a road trip that inevitably leads them to the Dark Ride where their night of youthful fun becomes a nightmare.  The killer, who is mimicking the sets within the attraction, makes sure this is a "ride" audiences will never forget.

Cast: Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Patrick Renna

Director: Craig Singer

Writers: Robert Dean Klein and Craig Singer

DVD Features:

- Audio Commentary with Director Craig Singer and Producer Chris M. Williams

- "Ticket to Ride" Making-of Featurette

- "Behind the Mask" Featurette

- Deleted Scenes

- Storyboard Montage

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 94 minutes

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: strong grisly horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language and some drug content.

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The Hamiltons}

Synopsis:

The Hamiltons seem to be the picture-perfect American family. They are hardworking community members; giving to their local charities, attending town hall meetings and always respectful of their neighbors... except for the fact that they usually end up killing them.

Cast: Cory Knauf, Samuel Child, Joseph McKelheer, Mackenzie Firgens

Director: The Butcher Brothers

Writers: The Butcher Brothers and Adam Weis

DVD Features:

- Commentary with Directors The Butcher Brothers and Actor Cory Knauf

- Deleted Scenes

- Bloopers

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 86 minutes

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: strong violence, language and some sexual content.

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The Gravedancers}

Synopsis:

"Old-school terror the way it should be." Winner of rave reviews at the Tribeca Film Festival. A group of friends' lives are invaded by a trio of hostile ghosts after they engage in a drunken bout of gravedancing during a wake for an old chum.

Cast: Clare Kramer, Dominic Purcell, Josie Moran

Director: Mike Mendez

Writer: Brad Keene and Chris Skinner

DVD Features:

- Commentary with Director Mike Mendez and Composer Joseph Bishara

- "A Grave Undertaking" Making-of Featurette with Optional Commentary

- "Making the Ghosts" Making-of Featurette

- Original Trailer with Optional Commentary

- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary

- Storyboard Galleries

- Trailers

Technical Specs

- Runtime: 98 minutes

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: strong horror violence/terror and some language

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC Yes

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Reincarnation}

Synopsis:

From the  director of The Grudge and The Grudge 2 comes an eerie tale of a hotel with a terrifying history. Thirty-five years after the slaughter, a film director returns to the scene of a mass murder to recreate the gruesome killings on film. As he and his crew step foot into the now abandoned hotel, the cast members begin to see creepy visions and nightmares. When shooting commences the cast members begin to suffer very familiar fates - the exact fate they are to act out in the film!

Director: Takashi Shimizu

Writer: Takashi Shimizu and Masaki Adachi

Producer: Takashi Ichise

DVD Features:

- The Making of Reincarnation

- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary

- Memories of Reincarnation: Interview with Director Takashi Shimizu

- Introduction by Director Takashi Shimizu

- Trailers

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: Japanese 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 96 minutes

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: violent and disturbing content

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Unrest}

Synopsis:

Alison Blanchard begins her journey to become a physician in her Gross Anatomy class, where she must confront rows of cadavers and her own fear of mortality. When the sheets are drawn back revealing her cadaver, Alison senses a presence in the lab. Her jaded professor chalks it up to first year "jitters" but her worries increase when a friend is found dead in the basement. Alison must find out the truth behind her cadaver before its angered spirit can wreak further vengeance on those who dared to disturb the body.

Cast: Corri English, Scott Davis, Joshua Alba

Director: Jason Todd Ipson

Writer: Chris Billett and Jason Todd Ipson

DVD Features:

- Commentary with Director Jason Todd Ipson and Editor Mike Saenz

- Unrest: Behind the Scenes

- Trailers

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Letterbox Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 88 minutes

- Rating Reason: violence/gore, nudity and some language

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Penny Dreadful}

Synopsis:

Penny, a young woman traumatized by a childhood auto accident that killed her parents, accompanies her therapist, on a road trip back to the scene of the accident as part of her therapy to overcome her fear of cars. But, when the two women accidentally cross paths with a dark and mysterious hitchhiker on a lonely stretch of mountain highway an attempt at healing suddenly takes a terrifying detour into a horrific life and death struggle with a ruthless, deranged killer bent on preying upon Penny's worst fears.

Cast: Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers, Michael Berryman, Mickey Jones

Director: Richard Brandes

Writer: Richard Brandes, Diane Doniol-Valcroze and Arthus Flam

DVD Features:

- "Behind the Screams" Featurette

- Teaser Trailer

- Sanity "Stay Away" Music Video

- Trailers

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 92 minutes

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: violence/terror, some sexuality and language.

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Wicked Little Things}

Synopsis:

Recently widowed Karen Tunny and her two daughters, Sarah and Emma, move to a remote mountain home which Karen has inherited from the family of her late husband. However, she is unaware that the home is situated near an old mine, the site of an early 20th century tragedy in which many children were buried alive...

Cast: Lori Heuring, Scout Taylor Compton, Geoffrey Lewis, Velizar Binev

Director: J.S. Cardone (the Forsaken)

Writer: Jace Anderson and Adam Gierasch and Ben Nedivi

DVD Features:

- Audio Commentary with Director J.S. Cardone and Actress Lori Heuring

- Trailers

Technical Specs:

- Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen Version

- Audio: 5.1 and 2.0 Dolby Digital

- Subtitles: English and Spanish

- CC: Yes

- Runtime: 94 minutes

- Rating: Unrated

Dont't forget to also check out: Gravedancers

Evan Jacobs