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A Star-Studded Night Raises $1.7 Million For Zac Brown's Non-Profit Camp Southern Ground

On Friday, December 1st, multi-platinum Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, of Zac Brown Band, hosted a intimate benefit for his non-profit passion project, Camp Southern Ground, at a private home in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood.

Zac Brown at second annual Evening to Remember fundraiser

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The second annual Evening to Remember fundraiser raised $1.7 million for the camp located in Fayetteville, Ga.

“Shelly and I are thrilled to have raised such a substantial amount for Camp Southern Ground. We’re always humbled by the generosity of our friends, supporters and the Atlanta community,” said Brown.

Camp Southern Ground stretches across more than 400 acres and serves children ages 7-17, from all socioeconomic backgrounds, races and religions, with activities to challenge, educate and inspire campers. As an inclusive camp, Camp Southern Ground brings together typically developing children, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Asd), learning and attention issues, social or emotional challenges,
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March 28th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Wishmaster Collection, A Monster Calls

Well, March is definitely “going out like a lamb” (as the old saying goes) when it comes to horror and sci-fi home entertainment releases, as there are only several different titles coming home this Tuesday.

Universal Studios is releasing J.A. Bayona’s heartbreaking modern fable, A Monster Calls, to both Blu-ray and DVD this week, and if you're a cult film fan, then you have a few fun movies to look forward to adding to your home collections: Witchtrap, Venom, and the four-film collection for Wishmaster, a new addition to the Vestron Video Collector’s Series.

Other notable releases for March 28th include Mortuary Massacre, The Abduction of Jennifer Grayson, Park Chan-Wook's The Handmaiden (which finally gets the Blu-ray treatment), and for the little monster fans, Monster High: Electrified.

A Monster Calls (Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Blu/DVD/Digital HD & DVD)

Liam Neeson, Felicity Jones, and Sigourney Weaver
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Vestron Video’s ‘Wishmaster Collection’ Brings the Evil Djinn Into HD

The films are an example of diminishing returns, but the collection is more than the franchise’s fans could have wished for.

There are rumors that Lionsgate’s fantastic Vestron Video line of remastered, supplement-filled Blu-rays celebrating horror films from the ’80s and ’90s may be closing up shop. It’s unconfirmed, and LG themselves have been mum on the subject, but it would be an unfortunate turn of events for genre fans if true. They’re only nine releases in, but already they’ve done tremendous work with fantastic new editions of fun classics like Chopping Mall, Waxwork, and The Gate.

Their most recent release, and possibly their last if the rumor proves true, is the four-film Wishmaster Collection. As someone who had never seen the first film and was utterly unaware that three sequels even existed this set offered a first-time watch across the board. So of course I binge-watched all four across a single
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The Wishmaster Collection Available on Blu-ray March 28th – Vestron Horror Classics

“Listen to their screams, child, listen to the music of their agony!”

Your wish has come true with the Vestron Video Collector’s Series upcoming release of the Wishmaster Collection, a must-have for cult classic collectors, available for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray™ on March 28 from Lionsgate. In the Wishmaster series, an evil djinn grants three wishes to the person who releases him, fulfilling a prophecy that will unleash his fellow djinn upon the earth. With brand-new illustration from renowned artist Thomas Hodge, the three-disc Wishmaster Collection limited-edition Blu-ray™ includes all four films, restored and remastered, plus never-before-seen special features, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $49.99.

Wishmaster Collection Official Synopsis

Magically powerful and supernaturally evil, the ancient entity known as the Djinn can grant your wildest dreams — and unleash your darkest nightmares. Follow the Wishmaster’s bloodcurdling quest to devour souls and plunge the world
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Vestron’s Wishmaster Collection Coming in March

  • Comicmix
Your wish has come true with the Vestron Video Collector’s Series upcoming release of the Wishmaster Collection, a must-have for cult classic collectors, available for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray™ on March 28 from Lionsgate. In the Wishmaster series, an evil djinn grants three wishes to the person who releases him, fulfilling a prophecy that will unleash his fellow djinn upon the earth. With brand-new illustration from renowned artist Thomas Hodge, the three-disc Wishmaster Collection limited-edition Blu-ray™ includes all four films, restored and remastered, plus never-before-seen special features, and will be available for the suggested retail price of $49.99.

Wishmaster Collection Official Synopsis

Magically powerful and supernaturally evil, the ancient entity known as the Djinn can grant your wildest dreams — and unleash your darkest nightmares. Follow the Wishmaster’s bloodcurdling quest to devour souls and plunge the world into eternal damnation in this fright-filled collection of all four horror-fantasy favorites.
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Special Features Revealed for Wishmaster Vestron Video Collector’s Series Blu-ray Collection

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When you’re making wishes with a Djinn instead of a genie, you better be careful what you wish for… Spanning four films and packed with horror genre stars, the Wishmaster franchise is coming out on a Blu-ray collection as the ninth entry in Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series, and the special features for the anticipated release have now been revealed.

The Wishmaster Collection Blu-ray is scheduled to come out on March 28th, and you can view the long list of the release’s bonus features below.

The Wishmaster franchise kicked off in 1997 with makeup effects legend Robert Kurtzman at the helm and Wes Craven on board as a producer, and it has featured a plethora of horror genre giants across its four-film run. Will you be adding the Wishmaster Blu-ray collection to your home media shelf?

Wishmaster Collection Blu-ray special features (via Blu-ray.com): “Wishmaster (1997)

Synopsis: Magically powerful.
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DVD Review - The Package (2012)

The Package, 2012.

Directed by Jesse V. Johnson.

Starring Steve Austin, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Keenleyside, Darren Shahlavi, Jerry Trimble, William B. Davis, Mike Dopud, John Novak, Michael Daingerfield and Paul Wu.

Synopsis:

A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.

Over the years one has come to expect a certain checklist ticked off when one watches a straight to video action film starring Dolph Lundgren. In more recent years, Stone Cold Steve Austin has joined the ranks of the B-movie action stars, and works with the same sort of regularity. Austin has yet to achieve similar levels of consistency (if you are game to call it that) as Lundgren or other veterans like Jean-Claude Van Damme, but he’s proven himself tough enough to lead this sort of films. So what we have here is a film that pits Austin against Lundgren.
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