June 6th 2017
First Bluray Tuesday of the month has arrived and it brings a nice lineup of releases to add to our collections. Scream Factory releases The Axe Murders of Villisca which is inspired by true events. I will definitely be picking this up. I enjoyed it for what it is and I'm glad it's getting a bluray release and not just a DVD. Child of Satan is next to be hitting shelves and this release looks like another Rosemay's Baby knock off. I feel like we get one or two of these every year but it's super cheap if you choose to blind buy it. A Cure for Wellness is a bigger budget horror thriller of this week. I missed this in theaters and I've been wanting to check it out. Game of Thrones fans can check out Emilia Clarke in mystery thriller Voice From a Stone, which I've never heard of but sounds interesting. Disney nerds like me are in for a few treats this week. Bambi is released from the Disney vault for its anniversary edition and next the the Signature Collection line. Best Buy will carry an exclusive slip cover for this and Target will carry an exclusive storybook edition. 2017's live action remake of Beauty and The Beast starring Emma Watson also hits shelves. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook packaging and Target will have a storybook edition for this as well. So what will you be buying, renting or skipping this week? Let us know in the comments below. Until next week!
The Axe Murders of Villisca: Amazon - $13.99
'Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.
A Cure for Wellness: Amazon - $17.99
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.
Child of Satan: Amazon - $8.99
After a freak accident during her baby shower, Allison, a dedicated nurse, is rushed to the hospital. After the premature birth of her son Neron, strange events emerge: illusions, vivid dreams, and unexplained killings.
Voice From The Stone: Amazon - $18.99
Verena (Emilia Clarke) is a determined young nurse hired to help a mute young heir (Edward Dring) within an isolated castle in Tuscany. The more she observes the boy, the more Verena becomes convinced he has fallen under the spell of a powerful and otherworldly persona trapped in the villa's stone walls, one that seems to be rapidly entwining with her own.
Van Helsing Season One: Amazon - $27.99
Vanessa Helsing, distant relative of famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, is resurrected only to find that vampires have taken over the world.
The Ticket: Amazon - $12.99
A blind man who regains his vision finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial.
Juice: Amazon - $10.99
Four Harlem friends -- Bishop (Tupac Shakur), Q (Omar Epps), Steel (Jermaine Hopkins) and Raheem (Khalil Kain) -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ and happens to have a gig the night of the robbery. Unfortunately for him, Bishop isn't willing to take no for answer in a game where everything's for keeps.
Beauty & The Beast (2017): Best Buy - $19.99
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $22.99
Storybook: Target - $24.99
Bambi Anniversary Edition: Amazon - $19.99
In a classic Disney animation, a fawn named Bambi joins his new friends, a young rabbit named Thumper and a skunk kit named Flower in happily exploring the woods. Bambi is captivated with a young doe named Faline, and he learns from his doting mother and his father -- the Great Prince of the Forest -- that besides the delights of the forest, there is danger in open meadows where hunters can see them. Though fear and tragedy touch Bambi's life, another spring brings renewal.
Storybook: Target - $24.99
Lenticular Slipcover: Best Buy - $22.99
The Assignment: Amazon - $18.99
An ace assassin is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor, who turns him into a woman. The former hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie, who also has secrets.
Aftermath: Amazon - $19.99
Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after an error by an air traffic controller (Scoot McNairy) causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
Aaron's Blood: Amazon - $19.99
Single father Aaron struggles to connect with his only child, Tate, a timid hemophiliac. When Tate is roughed up at school by a bully, he lands in the hospital fighting for his life but makes a miraculous recovery after a necessary blood transfusion. Soon, Aaron begins to notice progressively strange behavior in his son.