See on Digital NOW or On DVD January 19, 2021
BURBANK, CA (October 20, 2020) – Season’s Screamings and Happy Horror-days! Just in time for the most spooktackular time of the year, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will have you on the edge of seats with an all-new original feature-length horror film, Toys of Terror, on Digital NOW and DVD January 19, 2021. The movie is priced to own at $14.99 SRP for Digital, and $19.98 SRP ($24.98 in Canada) for the DVD. The DVD has an order due date of December 15, 2020.
David and Hannah Cashman have promised their family a fun Christmas getaway, but when they arrive at a grand, old house in the snowy woods of Washington and are greeted by familiar construction foreman, the kids realize their parent’s plan to make it a working vacation; renovating the place in the hopes of flipping it. Alicia, the eldest, is annoyed but the younger kids are soon distracted when, wandering through the creepy mansion, they find a stash of old toys in an abandoned playroom and take to them instantly. Before long, they seem to be inseparable from their new playthings, much to the consternation of their nanny Rose who, along with Alicia, senses that something in the house is not quite right. As stranger and stranger things start to happen, Rose and Alicia have a hunch that there may be more to the history of the old house than the Cashman’s are letting on. Can the family escape with their lives – or will they stay forever in the crumbling house, never to celebrate another Christmas again?
“Toys of Terror will grip you from beginning to end with its creepily life-like toys and chilling plot twists,” said Mary Ellen Thomas SVP Originals, Animation & Family at WBHE. “Get into the holiday spirit and be prepared to be horrified the same time with this all-new horror classic.”
Bringing the nostalgia of stop motion holiday specials - Toys of Terror stars Kyana Teresa (“Shadowhunters,” “Star Trek: Discovery”) as Hannah Cashman, Georgia Waters (“Siren”) as Rose Mathis, Verity Marks (“The Christmas Club”) as Alicia Cashman, Dayo Ade (“Workin Moms,” “October Faction”) as David Cashman, Saul Elias as Franklin Cashman and Zoe Fish as Zoe Cashman. The film is written and executive produced by Dana Gould (“Stan Against Evil,” “The Simpsons”) and directed by Nicholas Verso (Boys in the Trees, “Nowhere Boys”). The movie is produced by Blue Ribbon Content in association with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and SYFY. Toys of Terror will make its broadcast debut on SYFY this December
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
· Toys of Terror Come to Life
· A Terrifying Weekend: Making of Toys of Terror
I base all movie reviews I watch with my husband on whether or not he takes his eyes off his laptop and while watching Toys Of Terror he totally watched this movie never getting to his homework and that says a lot. Usually the TV is on as background noise while he does his homework and he has to get it done! He works all day and goes to college at night. He does not have time to watch TV but I received a copy and was dying to watch Toys of Terror.
OK...let's jump in. Toys of Terror wasn't award winning, there was a ton of loop holes for me. A blended family are going away for Christmas to a home they bought so they can flip it. It is literally a mansion and so much better then the house they are currently living in so flip the other house and move into this one. We also never see them working on flipping anything and only know this because when they arrive at the house. all the family including the nanny, are standing in a row staring at the house while the camera takes a long shot of their profiles as they discuss the house and we learn more.
The house is huge and their is a caretaker staying their as well. The mom knows this home was once a children's hospital and her step daughter and nanny research the home to find out the history.
The smaller children find a chest of old toys which eventually come to life and have an agenda of their own. A fuzzy bee, a flying dragon with a rider, a car, a monkey, a mask and more. The toys seem to be changing the children or are they? t
There was so much to find hocky about the movie.
The flying bee who suffocates the caretaker
The scene where the kids wake for Christmas and the toys teach them that crappy presents like clothing should be thrown in the fireplace.
The dance sequence!
The caregiver who thinks the kids have gone up to the 3rd floor and are hiding under the tinniest piece of paper and so many other instances
The scene where the toys try to toss the nanny of the railing.
The little sock the nanny find and the bassinette. This scene made no sense to me. Apparently the nanny lost a baby. Is the sock to remind her? Is her baby there? Is someone trying to drive her mad? I have no idea. There were so many moments I was scratching my head but in the end people die and one is left there to take care of the kids forever with them reading to the children of the hospital in the lit living room while the camera pulls out past the outside of the home, the living room light goes out.
All in all I love this movie and would totally watch it again and plan on it!
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
Toys of Terror is available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. Toys of Terror is also available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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Digital Release: October 27, 2020
DVD Release: January 19, 2021
DVD Order Due Date: December 15, 2020
DVD Presented in 16x9 widescreen format
Running Time: Feature: Approx. 89 min
Enhanced Content: Approx. 14 min
Price: $19.98 SRP ($24.98 in Canada)
Audio – English (5.1)
UPC# 883929707287 (US & Canada)
Catalog# 1000757408 (US & Canada)
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About Blue Ribbon Content
Formed in 2014, Warner Bros. Television Group’s Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) develops and produces live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and also experiments with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. Live-action BRC programs include digital feature Daphne and Velma for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, comedies Beerfest and JoJoHead for CW Seed, SpringHill Entertainment’s basketball documentary series Best Shot for YouTube Red and the following upcoming projects: the second season of the UNINTERRUPTED comedy Now We’re Talking, Golden Revenge, and the feature-length comedy Good Girls Get High. Animated BRC programs include Constantine: City of Demons and Freedom Fighters: The Ray for CW Seed, as well as Ginger Snaps for ABC Digital.