Friday, May 25, 2012
Christian Slater Double Feature
From Magnolia Home Entertainment Under The Magnet Label “’Playback’ provides its share of violent shocks and plot twists” – MLive.com On May 8, get ready to venture to your voyeuristic side when Magnolia Home Entertainment releases Playback under the Magnet Label on Blu-ray and DVD. Based on the prequel novella, “Playback: Light and Shadow,” the “original and entertaining piece” (Gashe.com) features Christian Slater (Bobby, Very Bad Things), Johnny Pacar (Wild Child, Discovery Kids’ “Flight 29 Down), Toby Hemingway (Black Swan, Feast of Love), and Amber Childers (“All My Children”). The unnerving film follows a group of high school students who begin to dig into their towns infamous past and unwittingly unlock a dark secret that has been kept hidden for years. Now an evil spirit has awakened and will stop at nothing to get what it wants. Delve into the secret that should have been left buried with an advance copy of PLAYBACK.
Hatfields & McCoys: Bad Blood
Take a trip back to the Civil War era as Lionsgate debuts Hatfields & McCoys: Bad Blood on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand this June. This action-packed western stars Jeff Fahey (Grindhouse), Perry King (The Day After Tomorrow), Priscilla Barnes (TV's "Three's Company") and Christian Slater (True Romance). This historical family feud is brought to life on DVD, which includes a director's commentary and a stills gallery. The Hatfields and McCoys fight for justice and vengeance in a feud that spans decades and costs many lives. As the Civil War rages on, Asa McCoy, a Union soldier, heads home to West Virginia after a horrific battle. On the way, he runs into his neighbors, the Hatfields, who are Confederate sympathizers. Furious with the idea that one of their neighbors is fighting for the Union, the Hatfields gun down Asa and begin a decades-long feud between the families. As the familial battle rages on and more people are killed, things become complicated as two young adults from each side fall in love - and one family is brought to justice.