VOD Releases for the Week of September 23rd, 2013

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This week’s pre-theatrical and day and date video on demand releases include the directorial debut from Keanu Reeves, Man of Tai Chi, the music documentary Muscle Shoals, and the horror thriller Dark Touch.

Hit the jump to view the trailer, synopsis, and release date for each, and be sure to check out our upcoming interview with Dark Touch director Marina de Van.

Man of Tai Chi – September 27th, 2013

dir. Keanu Reeves
Set in modern Beijing, MAN OF TAI CHI marks Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut. The film, also starring Reeves, follows the spiritual journey of a young martial artist (played by Tiger Chen) whose unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. As the fights intensify, so does his will to survive.

Muscle Shoals – September 27th, 2013

dir. Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier
Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the ‘Singing River’ as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals changed the world and sold millions upon millions of copies.

Dark Touch – September 27th, 2013

dir. Marina de Van
An isolated country house takes on a monstrous life of its own. Objects and furniture attack the inhabitants, leaving 11-year-old Niamh the only survivor of a bloody massacre that destroys her parents and her little brother, Ciaran. The police ignore her when she tries to tell them about the murderous rage of the house. She is taken in by family friends who try to give her some semblance of a normal life. But Niamh cannot find peace. All around her, signs of danger continue to manifest a lurking violence that soon unleashes itself again…