May 10th 2016
Our favorite day of the week returns. There are a few cool releases this week to add to our growing collections. Mostly out this week are some interesting foreign horror films, which are out for the first time on bluray. My favorite release this week is this years surprise underrated film The Boy. I am definitely looking forward to owning this film. If you missed it be sure to check out our review on The Boy here. The biggest release this week is Marvel's Deadpool. A few retailer exclusives are released for this title as well. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook packaging, and Target's exclusive comes with postcards and a red bluray case. Ethan Hawke's new thriller with Emma Watson, Regression hits shelves today. Regression has some pretty good acting and twisted story, it's worth a watch. Scream Tv Series Season 1 is finally released, just in time to catch up for its sophomore season only on MTV on May 30th at 10pm. Scream Tv Series was surprisingly really good kept us Overlook creatures guessing the outcome every week. So what will you be buying, renting, or just skipping this week? Let us know in the comments and don't forget to check out our Instagram page here. We love the conversation and talking all things horror. Until next week.
The Boy (2016): Amazon - $19.99
A young American named Greta (Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old boy in a remote English village. To her surprise, Greta learns that the child of her new employers is a life-size doll. They care for the doll as if it was human, which helps the couple to cope with the death of their own son 20 years earlier. When Greta violates a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring her worst fears to life, leading her to believe that the doll is alive.
You'll Like My Mother (1972): Amazon - $21.99
When her husband is killed in Vietnam, Francesca Kinsolving (Patty Duke) finds herself pregnant and alone. She resolves to visit her in-laws in Minnesota, believing, based on her late husband's assurances, that she'll be welcomed there. Instead, she finds Mrs. Kinsolving (Rosemary Murphy) a dreadful curmudgeon who won't even admit that her son married. Shaken but not scared off, Francesca sticks around and discovers she may be entitled to the family fortune.
Regression: Amazon - $14.99
A detective (Ethan Hawke) and a psychoanalyst (David Thewlis) uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating the rape of a traumatized teen (Emma Watson).
The Perfume of The Lady In Black (1974): Amazon - $19.99
Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.
Symptoms (1974): Amazon - $17.99
José Ramón Larraz's dark and stylish film tells of a young woman who is invited by her friend to stay at her remote English country mansion. Events take a disturbing turn when a menacing ground-keeper interrupts their time together, and a woman's body is found in the mansion's lake.
Synchronicity: Amazon - $14.99
A daring physicist folds time to travel into the past, trying to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his invention. But once there, he uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the woman, and his own fractured reality.
The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Line (1976): Amazon - $19.99
Rynn Jacobs lives down the lane in her big old house alone...or does she? Soon, the landlord and her child molester son start insinuating themselves into Rynn's life asking questions. This may soon prove fatal for them both!
Deadpool: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $25.99
Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms him into Deadpool. The rogue experiment leaves Deadpool with accelerated healing powers and a twisted sense of humor. With help from mutant allies Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand), Deadpool uses his new skills to hunt down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Target Exclusive Case: Target - $19.99
Best Buy Exclusive Steelbook: Best Buy - $24.99
Scream Tv Series: Amazon - $19.99
MTV teams with super-producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein on a TV series adaptation of the hit horror film franchise. Instigated by a cyberbullying incident that goes viral, a brutal murder in Lakewood stirs memories of a crime spree from the town's past that has haunted some, intrigued others and maybe just spawned a new executioner. At the center of the story is a group of teenagers -- with two old friends struggling to reconnect at its heart -- who, says the network, "become lovers, enemies, suspects, targets and victims of a killer who's out for blood."