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Blu-ray Review: Maximum Overdrive (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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Maximum Overdrive review

Maximum Overdrive
Vestron Video Collector’s Series
Blu-ray
Written and directed by Stephen King
Starring Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith, John Short
Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Release Date: October 23, 2018

Maximum Overdrive marked the directorial debut of the most successful horror author of all time, Stephen King. The film and King’s direction were widely panned to the tune of 24% on Metacritic and a measly 17% on Rotten Tomatoes. Time has been kind however, as the film built a cult following over the years and now there’s a brand new collector’s edition Blu-ray out by Vestron Video.

Based on King’s short story “Trucks,” Maximum Overdrive is about a rag tag group of survivors battling sentient machines sprung to life due to a mysterious comet. While no one will confuse this with an Oscar-winning classic, or even a top King adaptation, there is a certain charm about this weird movie.

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Stephen King’s Cult Classic ‘Maximum Overdrive’ Coming To Blu-ray From Vestron
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Maximum Overdrive

Get behind the wheel of one wild ride when the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive on limited edition Blu-ray on October 23 from Lionsgate.

You can read more about the movie and check out a list of all of the Blu-ray’s special features, as well as the release’s bad-ass cover art and an original theatrical trailer, below!

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Blu-ray Review: Slaughter High (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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Blu-ray Review: Slaughter High (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)

Slaughter High (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Blu-ray
Directors: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Litten
Writers: George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, Peter Litten
Cast: Simon Scudamore, Caroline Munro, Carmine Iannaconne, Donna Yeager, Gary Martin
Distributor: Lionsgate
Unrated | 91 Minutes
Release Date: October 31, 2017

“Where the student body is going to pieces.”

On Halloween, the Vestron Video Collector’s Series unleashes the cult slasher flick Slaughter High for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray. Written and directed by George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, and Peter Litten, the 1986 film follows a group of popular high school students who play a cruel April Fool’s Day prank on a classmate, resulting in a terrible accident.

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Blu-Ray Review: Warlock Collection (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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The Warlock Collection (Vestron Video Collector's Series) Blu-Ray Review

Warlock Collection
Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Directors: Steve Miner, Anthony Hickox, Eric Freiser
Writers: David Twohy, Kevin Rock, Bruce Eisen, Eric Freiser
Cast: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov, Chris Young, Paula Marshall, Joanna Pacula, Bruce Payne, Ashley Laurence, Boti Bliss, Angel Boris, Rick Hearst
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated R | 295 Minutes
Release Date: July 25, 2017

In the Warlock series, a 17th-century warlock (a man who practices witchcraft) is transported to the 20th century, where he looks to end all of creation, because of Satan and stuff. For the first time, the horror-fantasy series is available on Blu-ray from Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series label. The two-disc set includes all three films, restored and remastered, plus never-before-seen special features.

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Blu-ray Review: The Unholy (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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Blu-ray Review: The Unholy (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)

The Unholy
Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Director: Camilo Vila
Screenwriter: Philip Yordan, Fernando Fonseca
Cast: Ben Cross, Nicole Fortier, Ned Beatty, William Russ, Jill Carroll, Hal Holbrook, Trevor Howard, Peter Frechette
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated R | 102 Minutes
Release Date: June 27, 2017

“You haven’t got a prayer…”

Directed by Cuban-American filmmaker Camilo Vila (Resurrection Blvd.), 1988’s The Unholy is a cheesy ’80s ripoff of ’70s “prestige horror” films like The Exorcist, The Omen, and The Sentinel. Now available on Blu-ray thanks to Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series, this demonic possession flick is concerned with Catholic priests, young and old alike, doing spiritual battle with a sexy-but-demonic force.

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Check Out This Exclusive Clip From ‘The Unholy’ Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)!
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Check Out This Exclusive Clip From The Unholy Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)!

On June 27, 2017, the Vestron Video Collector’s Series unleashes unspeakable horrors when 1988’s The Unholy, starring Ben Cross (Chariots of Fire), arrives on limited-edition Blu-ray for the first time!

Check out an exclusive clip from the upcoming release here below!

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Blu-ray Review: The Wishmaster Collection (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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Vestron's Wishmaster Collection Coming To Blu-ray

The Wishmaster Collection
Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Directors: Robert Kurtzman, Jack Sholder, Chris Angel
Writers: Peter Atkins, Jack Sholder, Alex Wright, John Martin
Cast: Tammy Lauren, Andrew Divoff, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd, Robert Englund, Reggie Bannister, Ted Raimi, Holly Fields, Paul Johannson, Jason Connery, A.J. Cook, Jason Thompson, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Michael Trucco, Kimberly Huie, John Novak
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated R | 370 minutes
Release Date: March 2018, 2017

“Once, in a time before time, God breathed life into the universe. And the light gave birth to Angels. And the earth gave birth to Man. And the fire gave birth to the Djinn, creatures condemned to dwell in the void between the worlds. One who wakes a Djinn will be given three wishes. Upon the granting of the third, the unholy legions of the Djinn will be freed to rule the earth. Fear one thing in all there is… fear the Djinn.”

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 and plunge the world into eternal damnation. For the first time, the horror-fantasy series will be available on Blu-ray on March 28, 2017, from Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series label. The three-disc set includes all four films, restored and remastered, plus never-before-seen special features.

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Check Out This Exclusive Clip From ‘The Wishmaster Collection’ Blu-ray (Vestron Video)
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Adam Frazier   |  @   |  
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Check Out This Exclusive Clip From The Wishmaster Collection Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)!

On March 28, 2017, the Vestron Video Collector’s Series unleashes unspeakable horrors when The Wishmaster Collection arrives on limited-edition Blu-ray for the first time!

Check out an exclusive clip from the upcoming release here below!

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Blu-Ray Review: The Gate (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
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Blu-Ray Review: The Gate (Vestron Video Collector's Series)

The Gate
Blu-Ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Director: Tibor Takács
Screenwriter: Michael Nankin
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Louis Tripp, Kelly Rowan, Jennifer Irwin
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated PG-13 | 85 Minutes
Release Date: February 28, 2017

Like Gremlins, Ghoulies, and Critters, 1987’s The Gate is a horror movie about pint-sized demons hell-bent on taking over the planet. Directed by Tibor Takács (I, Madman), the film stars Stephen Dorff and Louis Tripp as Glen and Terry, two suburban kids who unearth a gateway to a nightmarish realm brimming with evil.

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Check Out This Exclusive Clip From ‘The Gate’ Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)!
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Adam Frazier   |  @   |  
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Check Out this Exclusive Clip from Vestron Video's Upcoming The Gate Blu-ray!

On February 28, 2017, the Vestron Video Collector’s Series unleashes unspeakable horrors when 1987’s The Gate arrives on limited-edition Blu-ray for the first time! Check out an exclusive clip from the upcoming release here below!

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