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I feel the need to admit right away that I assumed Cravings would be pretty lame. Out of the many subgenres of horror, vampires are not at the top of my preferred list; I’ve seen far too many Lost Boys and Buffy knockoffs. So needless to say, I pressed Play with skepticism.
My negativity, however, faded only minutes into this Lionsgate DVD release. Instead of meeting our vampire in some back alley sucking someone’s neck, the first blood is spilled during a woman’s suicide. Her husband Stephen (played beautifully by Richard Harrington) is a psychiatrist who has to cope with not only this loss, but also the fact that his mother is on her deathbed in the very hospital that employs him. He pops as many pills as his patients to deal with the stress and pain—which, he will learn, is nothing compared to what a »
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• Fango got the scoop on the DVD dates for several horror films coming from IFC Films in the next several months. All of these titles either have played or can be seen now via video-on-demand, and they’ll be Blockbuster exclusives before being made available for general retail sales.
The animation omnibus Fear(S) Of The Dark and Christopher Denham’s disturbing family study Home Movie are already in Blockbuster stores, and will hit retail in October. A bunch more have Blockbuster berths only, with no retail slots determined yet: Bruce McDonald’s Pontypool, which just joined the on-demand lineup and opened theatrically in New York today (see review here), hits October 13; Antti-Jussi Annila’s Sauna is coming June 23; Daniel Myrick’s The Objective has been moved from its previous Blockbuster date of July 28 to July 14; Duane Graves and Justin Meeks’ The Wild Man Of The Navidad attacks in August »
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