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Howdy, folks! It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for the horror haul, our weekly round-up and one-stop-shop for all things horror. This week in horror, The Grudge reboot recruits The Eyes of My Mother director Nicholas Pesce, the long-shelved (we're talking a decade here) found footage serial killer shocker The Poughkeepsie Tapes is finally getting a proper release, John Carpenter is developing a Tales for a Halloween Night series for Syfy, and Jigsaw gets an official poster and a San Diego Comic-Con presence. Plus, new trailers for the slasher Jackals, Another Wolfcop … »
- Haleigh Foutch
Produced in 2007 and directed by John Erick Dowdle (Quarantine, Devil, As Above, So Below, No Escape), the film tells the story of a serial killer through a series of interviews, and footage from snuff tapes he created of his victims. It was originally slated for a theatrical release in 2008 before being pulled by MGM, and received a brief VOD release in the States in 2014.
In 2001, police in Poughkeepsie, New York, made a shocking discovery — 10 bodies buried in the backyard of a residential house. Astonishingly, that was only the beginning. Inside the home, police uncovered over 800 neatly organized videotapes detailing the exploits of one man’s decade-long crime spree. The most disturbing part of the find was that the killer had filmed »
- Gary Collinson
You may remember seeing a trailer for The Poughkeepsie Tapes back in 2007, when it was still set to hit theaters in early 2008. And then…nothing. The film was yanked off the schedule and vanished without a trace. And like any horror movie that proves difficult or impossible to see, the film became something of a […]
The post Infamous Horror Movie ‘The Poughkeepsie Tapes’ is Finally Getting a Home Video Release appeared first on /Film. »
- Jacob Hall
If you've been waiting to own The Poughkeepsie Tapes since its initial premiere back in 2007, then Scream Factory has the ultimate Halloween season treat for you, because they have announced an October 10th Blu-ray / DVD release for the John Erick Dowdle film.
From Scream Factory: "The infamous, grisly and sought after serial killer-themed film The Poughkeepsie Tapes finally sees an official home entertainment release on DVD & Blu-ray! From Director John Erick Dowdle (Quarantine, Devil and As Above So Below)
Street date is 10/10 but if you order directly from us it will ship two weeks early. Pre-order now @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/the-poughkeepsie-tapes… Extras will be announced at a later date.
Synopsis: "From the filmmakers that brought you Quarantine and As Above, So Below comes a descent into the twisted crimes of a serial killer!
Throughout the 1990s, a serial killer terrorized upstate New York. After a decade-long crime »
- Derek Anderson
It’s a mystery to me why the Dowdle brothers’ The Poughkeepsie Tapes has taken so long to get the distro it deserves. Thankfully Scream Factory is here to run with the ball for horror fans! Via the Scream Factory Facebook… Continue Reading →
The post The Poughkeepsie Tapes Finally Playing on Blu-ray appeared first on Dread Central. »
- Steve Barton
In one of the longest delays of all time, Scream Factory has announced today they will be bringing the long-shelved found-footage classic The Poughkeepsie Tapes to Blu-ray on October 10, 2017! Extras are yet to be revealed but I sure as hell hope we get some goodies after a decade-long wait. While the film had found […] »
- Brad Miska
6 items from 2017
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