January 31st 2017
The Final Bluray Tuesday of January arrives. Many releases to end the month. Scream Factory starts it off with collector's editions of Poltergeist 2 and 3 loaded with new bonus material and new 2k scan. New collector's series from Vesteron Video releases Parents and The Lair of The White Worm, both look interesting and I'll blind by these for sure. Tyler Perry Fans get a double dose of Madea this week with Boo! A Madea Halloween and his new stage play Madea on The Run. I missed Boo! in theaters and did wanna check that out. 80's cult slasher film Don't Answer The Phone hits shelves for the first time on Bluray from Vinegar Syndrome. This one is a highlight of this week as well. For the rest of the week 1940's Disney's Pinocchio is released from the Disney Vault as a part of their signature collection line. Best Buy will carry an exclusive lenticular slip cover for this release and Target will have an exclusive story book packaging. Jack Reacher's new sequel is the biggest budget film released today titled Jack Reacher: Don't Look Back. Best Buy is carrying an exclusive steelbook packaging for its edition as well. So what will you be buying, renting or just skipping this week? Let us know in the comments. Happy Blusday, until next week!
Poltergeist 2: Amazon - $22.19
The Freeling family settles into a new home following the annihilation of their former residence by terrifying visitors from the netherworld. But the spirits of the dead are still hell-bent on luring the family's clairvoyant daughter Carol Anne to "the other side"!
Poltergeist 3: Amazon - $22.19
They're back...again! And they're still looking for Carol Anne, who has been sent by her parents to live in a Chicago high rise with her aunt, uncle and cousin. Now Carol Anne must face demons more frightening than ever before, as they move from invading homes to taking over an entire skyscraper.
The Lair of The White Worm (1988): Amazon - $24.99
On a farm owned by Eve Trent (Catherine Oxenberg) and her sister Mary (Sammi Davis), young archaeologist Angus Flint (Peter Capaldi) discovers a large and inexplicable skull, which he soon deduces belonged to the D'Ampton Worm, a mythical beast supposedly slain generations ago by the ancestor of the current Lord D'Ampton (Hugh Grant). The predatory Lady Sylvia Marsh (Amanda Donohoe) soon takes an interest in both Flint and the virginal Eve, hinting that the vicious D'Ampton Worm may still live.
Parents (1989): Amazon - $24.99
Ten-year-old Michael Laemle (Bryan Madorsky) senses that something is not quite right with his family. Sure, his mother, Lily (Mary Beth Hurt), is the perfect 1950s housewife, and they have a comfortable life in the suburbs, where his dad, Nick (Randy Quaid), works at a mortuary. But what's with the enormous cuts of meat that his father brings home every night? What, or whom, do they come from? Michael takes his concerns to a school counselor (Sandy Dennis) who decides to come over for dinner.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $29.99
Investigator Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) springs into action after the arrest of Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders), an Army major accused of treason. Suspecting foul play, Jack embarks on a mission to prove that the head of his old unit is innocent. After crossing paths with the law, Reacher must now go on the lam to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy that involves the death of U.S. soldiers.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $29.99
Pinocchio: Amazon - $22.99
A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.
Lenticular Slipcover: Best Buy - $22.99
Digibook: Target - $24.99
Don't Answer The Phone (1980): Amazon - $17.99
Vietnam War veteran and sometime photographer Kirk Smith (Nicholas Worth) is stalking women in their Hollywood, Calif., homes and strangling them to death. While Lt. Chris McCabe (James Westmoreland) begins a rather unsuccessful investigation, psychologist Lindsay Gale (Flo Gerrish) starts getting disturbing phone calls from Smith. Eventually, the psychotic Smith starts going after Gale's patients, killing them one by one. The stakes get even higher when Gale herself is kidnapped.
Masterminds: Amazon - $19.99
The film tells the hilarious true story of David Ghantt, a half-brained driver at an armoured car company who is led astray by his flirtatious work crush Kelly. Kelly and her buddy Steve convince David to do an inside job, and to everyone's surprise he manages to pull off one of the biggest bank heists in US History! With Steve conspicuously flashing the cash and the FBI closing in on them the plan starts to go south, then further south. Meanwhile Ghantt is hiding out in Mexico awaiting the money and Kelly, but an unexpected guest arrives in her place. With everyone out for themselves, things quickly start to fall, stumble and slip apart...
Queen Of Katwe: Amazon - $22.99
Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.
Boo! A Madea Halloween: Amazon - $19.99
Trying to win the approval of her friends, 17-year-old Tiffany sneaks out of the house to go to a Halloween bash at a fraternity. The fun soon ends when police and the cranky, fast-talking Madea (Tyler Perry) arrive to crash the party. Unhappy with this sudden turn of events, the vengeful collegians decide to scare Madea and her cronies with a series of pranks. She soon finds herself under attack and on the run from an assortment of ghosts, ghouls and zombies on the scariest night of the year.
Madea On The Run: Amazon - $14.99
On the run from the law, Madea hides out at Bam's house, thinking she will lie low.
Blood Mania / Point of Terror: Amazon - $22.99
Blood Mania: A doctor's daughter (Maria De Aragon) plots to kill him to speed her inheritance, unaware he's left it all to her sister.
Point of Terror: An aspiring rocker dumps his lover and starts a tawdry affair with a music publisher's wife.