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Detention of the Dead, Fatal Call

New DVD/VOD Tuesday, July 23

By Bill Frost
Photo by Anchor Bay // Detention of the Dead
Posted // July 22,2013 -

Detention of the Dead
A mismatched group of high-schoolers in detention must fight their way out when all of their classmates mysteriously become zombies. If you liked The Breakfast Club and Shaun of the Dead … maybe watch those, instead. (Anchor Bay)

Fatal Call
Mitch (Jason London) meets Amy (Danielle Harris) in a bar, makes with the sexytime, then becomes embroiled in a murder plot that involves Amy’s dead husband, cops, random thugs and an assassin who looks like Hercules (Kevin Sorbo). (MTI)

House Party: Tonight’s the Night
In the fourth(!) sequel to the 1990 classic, two high school rapper bros throw a, you got it, house party—but one of the bros is grounded! Can the other bro break him out in time for the party of the year? No. The end. Sad trombone. (Warner Bros.)

Hunky Dory
In the summer of 1976, a feisty music teacher (Minnie Driver) inspires her students to put on a glam-rock-opera version of The Tempest, using the tunes of David Bowie, ELO and the Beach Boys. Basically, Glee with nonhorrible music. (Variance)

Redline
It’s like Speed on a subway! Or Speed 2 without water! A terrorist sends a crowded subway train speeding out of control—and there’s also a bomb on the train! And suspicion! And racial unrest! So many stoopid layers! (Screen Media)

More New DVD Releases (July 23)
Cost of a Soul, The Gangster, Ginger & Rosa, Kiss of the Damned, Loose Cannons, Mystery Science Theater 3000 XXVII, New World, Party of Five: Season 5, The Silence, Sin Reaper, Starbuck, Superjail: Season 3, Templar Nation, Trance, Vehicle 19, Welcome to the Punch, Will

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