Broke Horror Fan presents two brand-new VHS tapes loaded with Halloween horror: the indie horror anthology Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) and a double feature of two horror shorts, Dark Roast and Root of All Evil. Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) stars Hannah Fierman (V/H/S, Siren) and Erin Brown (Masters of Horror: Sick Girl). Don’t touch that vile little dial for six segments from directors Torey Haas, Tony Reames, Eric Davis, Jay Holloway, and Anissa Matlock.
Dead by Midnight’s VHS release is limited to 40 copies, autographed by star Hannah Fierman. It includes exclusive special features: Director Introductions, Women of Horror Featurette, and Message to Aspiring Actors Featurette.
Dark Roast and Root of All Evil are a pair of award-winning short films. The two terrifying tales of Halloween horror are directed by Topher Hansson and Alex DiVincenzo, respectively.
This Dark Roast / Root of All Evil limited edition VHS comes with two inserts, allowing viewers to choose which film’s artwork to display. Hosted by “Super Dracula,” the tape features exclusive filmmaker interviews, plus a showcase of indie horror trailers. A digital screening link is included.
Dead by Midnight (11pm Central) and Dark Roast / Root of All Evil are available now on VHS from WitterEntertainment.com. Limited quantities of Adam Green’s Victor Crowley are also available.
Synopsis: It’s Halloween at WKIZ when the malicious Mistress of Midnight (Erin Brown, Masters of Horror: Sick Girl) arrives to host her annual horror movie marathon, “Dead by Midnight.” When the WKIZ staff begins disappearing only to turn up in the increasingly darker films, it’s up to line producer Candice Spelling (Hannah Fierman, V/H/S) to stop the Mistress of Midnight before her final and most diabolical film goes to air.
Synopsis: On Halloween night Vanessa and Nathan, of the punk band Piss Bucket, have their biggest show yet. All they have to do is kill time until the end of their shift serving coffee. But when bodies start to drop and threatening phone calls from a psycho killer pour in they soon realize time isn’t the only thing being killed.
Synopsis: A Halloween party turns deadly for a group of friends who disrespect an ancient tradition.