October 13th 2015
Bluray Tuesday is back! There are some retailer exclusives out this week I am looking forward to picking up today. First up is Long awaited bluray release of Disney's Aladdin, this release has a digibook packaging at Target and a cool Genie lenticular cover at Best Buy which is the one I will add to my collection. The second bluray to receive a exclusive is Dwayne Johnson's San Andreas, Target will have an awesome steelbook and Best Buy is sticking to their lenticular slip packaging. Horror films released today are not as massive as last week but we finally can own The Gallows if you enoyed it. The residents of the Overlook saw Gallows opening night and our review can be found Here if you missed it. Manos (1966) and Mosquito (1995) are released from Synapse for the first time on bluray today as well, these seem interesting and i actually haven't seen these. Last but certainly not least is a cool Criterion release of The Brood another title I want to check out soon. What will you be buying, renting or just skipping this week? Let us know in the comments and don't forget to follow our Instagram page Here. We love to talk about horror and what new films you may have watched or want to check out that you recommend we review so let us know. We also have some giveaways going on as well so check us out.
The Gallows: Amazon - $22.99
Twenty years after an accident caused the death of the lead actor during a high school play, students at the same small town school resurrect the failed stage production in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy-but ultimately find out that some things are better left alone.
San Andreas 3D: Amazon - $27.99
2D Standard Edition: Amazon - $19.99
A seemingly ideal day turns disastrous when California's notorious San Andreas fault triggers a devastating, magnitude 9 earthquake, the largest in recorded history. As the Earth cracks open and buildings start to crumble, Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson), an LAFD search-and-rescue helicopter pilot, must navigate the destruction from Los Angeles to San Francisco to bring his estranged wife (Carla Gugino) and their only daughter (Alexandra Daddario) to safety.
Target Steelbook: $24.99
Best Buy Lenticular Slip: $19.99
The Brood: Amazon - $27.99
A mad doctor (Oliver Reed) tries psychoplasmic therapy on a raging woman (Samantha Eggar) soon to be a mother.A man's wife is under the care of an eccentric and unconventional psychologist who uses innovative and theatrical techniques to breach the psychological blocks in his patients. When their daughter comes back from a visit with her mother and is covered with bruises and welts, the father attempts to bar his wife from seeing the daughter but faces resistance from the secretive psychologist. Meanwhile, the wife's mother and father are attacked by strangely deformed children, and the man begins to suspect a connection with the psychologist's methods.
Edward Scissorhands 25th Anniversary: Best Buy - $17.99
A scientist (Vincent Price) builds an animated human being -- the gentle Edward (Johnny Depp). The scientist dies before he can finish assembling Edward, though, leaving the young man with a freakish appearance accentuated by the scissor blades he has instead of hands. Loving suburban saleswoman Peg (Dianne Wiest) discovers Edward and takes him home, where he falls for Peg's teen daughter (Winona Ryder). However, despite his kindness and artistic talent, Edward's hands make him an outcast.
Manos (1966) : Amazon - $14.99
While on a desert excursion, a family encounters cultists who use human hands as sacrificial offerings to their god. An innocent family becomes lost and find themselves at a remote farmhouse. The only apparent resident of the property is a strangely deformed man named Torgo, who insists he is watching the place for “The Master”. What our travelers don’t know is “The Master” and his demon-worshipping wives have awakened from their slumber to prey upon them for their sacrifices.
Mosquito (1995) : Amazon - $14.99
An alien starship dumps a space-trash in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitoes begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very aggressive, killing every human being they find. Will the few survivors fight successfully against this nightmare...?
Disney's Aladdin: Amazon - $19.73
In the heart of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey Abu battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine from the schemes of the evil sorcerer Jafar. Aladdin's whole life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie appears and grants him three wishes, setting him on an incredible journey of discovery.
Target Digibook: $24.99
Best Buy Lenticular Slip: $19.99
Tomorrowland: Amazon - $19.99
Whenever Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) touches a lapel pin with the letter T on it, she finds herself transported to Tomorrowland, a city filled with huge robots and sleek buildings. The gifted young woman recruits the help of scientist Frank Walker (George Clooney), a previous visitor to Tomorrowland, who years ago made a startling discovery about the future. Together, the two adventurers travel to the metropolis to uncover its mysterious secrets.
Dope: Amazon - $19.99
High-school senior Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Jib (Tony Revolori) and Diggy (Kiersey Clemons) bond over '90s hip-hop culture, their studies and playing music in their own punk band. A chance encounter with a drug dealer named Dom lands Malcolm and company at the dealer's nightclub birthday party; when the scene turns violent, they flee -- with the Ecstasy that Dom secretly hid in Malcolm's backpack. A wild adventure ensues as the youths try to evade armed thugs who want the stash.
Bates Motel Season 3: Amazon - $29.99
A teenage Norman Bates and his mother Norma move to an old house overlooking the adjoining motel which they are renovating. The house and motel both come with secrets of their own as does the new town which the Bates family now calls home. A modern re-imagining and prequel to the movie Psycho (1960).
The Following Season 3: Amazon - $33.69
Former FBI agent Ryan Hardy attempts to recapture serial killer Joe Carroll following the latter's escape from prison. Hardy soon discovers that the charismatic Carroll has surrounded himself with a group of like-minded individuals (which he met while teaching and while in prison), and turned them into a cult of fanatical killers.