First look at “RITUAL” DVD art; “STALKER” comingMovies/TV,News Michael Gingold
An Indonesian horror film originally titled MODUS ANOMALI is coming to U.S. DVD this summer, and we’ve got a first peek at the cover art, along with word of a British horror remake on the way from the same company.
Screen Media Films passed on the art for the movie now known as RITUAL, which it releases August 27 on its Darkside label. Written and directed by Joko Anwar, it’s about a man who wakes up in the woods with amnesia, discovers a woman’s bloodied corpse and slowly begins to realize that he and his family are pawns in a sadistic game being played by a mysterious maniac. The movie will be presented in anamorphic 1.78:1 widescreen with 5.1 Surround sound, and no extras announced at this time; retail price is $24.98. Also on Screen Media’s schedule is STALKER, the remake of the Udo Kier-starrer THE HOUSE ON STRAW HILL, directed by Martin Kemp and starring Jennifer Matter, Jane March and Colin Salmon and Jennifer Matter, about a writer terrorized by the sexy young woman she’s hired as her assistant. It streets October 15.