Monday, December 27, 2010

Two Horror Releases for December 28th: And Soon the Darkness and Resident Evil: Afterlife

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Christmas comes to an end and a New Year of darkness beckons. In this horrifying upcoming season two notable films will be made available; they include Anchor Bay Entertainment's And Soon the Darkness and Resident Evil: Afterlife from Sony Pictures. The former film involves kidnapping, extortion and murder in a beautiful locale, while the second shows fans the coming reality of a zombie apocalypse. Dig into both films to find horrifying cinematic gems below (special features).

And Soon the Darkness

The synopsis for And Soon the Darkness:

"Ellie (Amber Heard) and Stephanie (Odette Yustman), early 20s, have left their cycling tour group to go it alone around Argentina, looking for breathtaking scenery, adventure, fun - in Ellie's case - and closure from love gone wrong in Stephanie's. In the small town of Alemana, dangers seems to close in on the girls but Ellie only has eyes for moody bad boy Chucho. Next day, after they miss the bus back to civilization, Ellie and Stephanie fight and go their separate ways; then Ellie disappears. Stephanie must find her before darkness falls and her worst fears are realized" (UHM).

Release Date: December 28, 2010 (DVD, Blu-Ray).

Director: Marcos Efron.

Writers: Jennifer Derwingson.

Cast: Karl Urban, Gia mantegna, and Adriana Ba.

Special features include:

-Deleted Scenes (7 mins').
-Director's Video Diary (11 mins').
-Audio commentary (full length).
-Trailers (And Soon the Darkness, Let Me In, The Disappearance of Alice Creed).

The film's trailer can be found here:

And Soon the Darkness Trailer on 28DLA

Resident Evil: Afterlife

The synopsis for Resident Evil: Afterlife here:

"In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Milla Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap" (Resident).

Release Date: December 28th, 2010 (DVD, Blu-Ray).

Director/writer: Paul W. S. Anderson.

Cast: Shawn Roberts, Boris Kodjoe, Kim Coates, Spencer Locke, and Kacey Barnfield.

Special features include:

-Audio commentary (Paul W. S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, and Robert Kulzer).
-Featurettes ("Back Under the Umbrella," "Band of Survivors," "Undead Dimension," "Fighting Back," "Vision of the Apocalypse," "New Blood," "Pawning the Undead").
-Undead vision (picture in picture).
-Deleted, extended scenes.
-Sneak peeks of Resident Evil Damnation.

This film's theatrical release has been reviewed here, by Ed Sum:

Resident Evil: Afterlife Reviewed on 28DLA

This film's international trailer is here:

Resident Evil: Afterlife Trailer on 28DLA

Both films are purchasable here:


Resident Evil: Afterlife at DVD Talk

Both Films at Upcoming Horror Movies

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