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Award-winning exorcism thriller “THE OLD WAYS” coming to digital and disc; new trailer & bonus-feature details

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | News


It’s an acclaimed take on a classic horror subject.

Dark Star Pictures has announced that it will bring THE OLD WAYS to digital platforms, Blu-ray and DVD October 12. Directed by Christopher Alender and written by Marcos Gabriel, it took the Best Director Audience Award at this year’s Panic Fest and stars Brigitte Kali Canales, Andrea Cortés and Julia Vera. The synopsis: “Cristina [Canales], a journalist of Mexican origin, travels to her ancestral home in Veracruz to investigate a story of sorcery and healing. There, she is kidnapped by a group of locals who claim she’s the devil incarnated.” The disc extras are:

  • Behind-the-scenes documentary THE OLD WAYS: A LOOK BEYOND (Blu-ray exclusive)
  • Director and writer commentary
  • Storyboard comparisons
  • Deleted scenes

See our review of THE OLD WAYS here.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).