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DVD Releases - October 12th: Hex a Doll and Whisper to the Lost Boys

This week's roundup of DVD releases include fan favorites from TV, a scarred comic book antihero, the next installment of The Lost Boys, the requisite creature features, a Roger Corman set, and SyFy's apocalyptic view of the world. Also, don't forget to check out the soundtrack from the hottest vampire TV show right now (well, there's only one playing currently) at the very end of this list.

While waiting for your orders to arrive by mail, you can always catch up on Camera Obscura for free with our Episode 1-7 episodes & recap or watch the newest episodes on Dailymotion. You can also learn all about creature making from our Q&A With Camera Obscura's FX Maestro Jeff Farley.

On with the list....

Jonah Hex

Directed by Jimmy Hayward

Out of the pages of the legendary comics and graphic novels steps Jonah Hex (review), a scarred drifter and bounty hunter
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Demeking, The Sea Monster to Come Ashore in October

October is really shaping up DVD-wise. Now we can add a new giant monster movie from Japan that until now I had somehow not heard about. The 2009 daikaiju movie Demekingu is slated for a Us DVD release in October under the Americanized title Demeking, The Sea Monster. Hey, as long as it's better than Kraa! The Sea Monster, I'll be happy.

Not a whole lot of information on this one out there, at least information not in Japanese, which is probably a big reason why the existence of the film somehow eluded a kaijuphile like myself. A plot synopsis on the website Nippon Cinema, where you will also find a rather quizzical trailer that only teases the monster mayhem, describes the plot synopsis as follows:

Set in a dreary port town in 1970, the story revolves around a group of boys led by the older Kameoka (Kohei Kiyasu) who form their own exploration group.
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