May 15th 2018
Our favorite day of the week returns and it's a big week for releases and collection worthy films! Scream Factory releases several titles today starting with the It's Alive Trilogy box set. This box set is must for me, I don't remember the sequels and I'm looking forward to a marathon real soon. Scream Factory also releases Doctor's Blood Coffin, and collectible steelbook editions of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across The 8th Dimension. Rick and Morty fans can finally own the complete third season of the show on Bluray today. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook as well, to give you guys some options. Arrow Video releases a cool vampire boxset titled The Bloodthirsty Trilogy. I haven't seen these but will definitely check them out in the near future. As a kid I loved the Problem Child movies and Problem Child 2 is finally being released for the first time on Bluray! I can't wait to re-watch this sequel in HD. The biggest release of the week is Marvel's Black Panther and it's my main pick up this week is for sure! I loved this movie, not only because it's a good Marvel film but a great standalone feature in general. Target will carry an exclusive Digibook packaging and Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook. What will you guys buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
It's Alive Trilogy: Amazon - $31.99
It's Alive: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster that kills the team in the delivery room and escapes through a skylight. Lieutenant Perkins comes to the hospital to investigate the murder and the press divulges the identity of the parents. Frank discovers a dark secret about Lenore and the baby.
It's Alive 2: Parents (Frederic Forrest, Kathleen Lloyd) take their fanged-monster baby to a secret institute studying more of the same.
It's Alive 3: The father (Michael Moriarty) of a monster baby goes where it and others like it have been banished by the state.
Marvel's Black Panther: Best Buy - $22.99
4K: Best Buy - $27.99
After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99
Digibook: Target - $24.99
Rick & Morty (Season 3): Amazon - $22.99
Welcome to the world of Rick and Morty, a genius inventor grandfather and his less than genius grandson. Missing for nearly 20 years, Rick arrives at his daughter’s doorstep looking to move in, but her husband isn’t too thrilled. Rick converts the garage into his lab and involves Morty in his insane adventures.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $27.99
The Wizard: Amazon - $19.99
A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.
The Bloodthirsty Trilogy: Amazon - $31.99
A young man goes missing after visiting his girlfriend’s isolated country home. His sister and her boyfriend trace him to the creepy mansion, but their search becomes perilous when they uncover a gruesome family history.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (Steelbook): Amazon - $19.99
Bill and Ted are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus, a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning with important figures to help them complete their final history presentation.
The Return of The Swamp Thing: Amazon - $24.99
Swamp Thing is a hero of sorts, rescuing attractive horticulturist Abby from her stepfather, Dr. Arcane, whom she suspects is behind her mother's death.
Problem Child 2: Amazon - $21.99
Ben Healy and his son Junior Healy move from Cold River, Illinois to Mortville, Oregon, a quiet, peaceful community, apparently as a way to start their lives all over again.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai (Steelbook): Amazon - $18.99
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Doctor Blood's Coffin: Amazon - $19.99
People are mysteriously disappearing near a remote Cornish village, where a scientist is experimenting with reviving the dead.
Two Thousand Maniacs: Amazon - $34.99
The citizens of a small Southern town celebrate the anniversary of the Civil War by forcing a handful of Northeners to participate in a variety of blood-crazed fun and games!
Bent: Amazon - $14.99
On his latest private investigation, a shamed former cop connects a murder case to a government conspiracy involving rogue agents from a top spy agency.
Apartment 212: Amazon - $19.99
Jennifer Conrad is a small-town girl starting over in the big city. Fleeing an abusive relationship, all she wants is a chance to begin again. But it is hard to start over when something is eating you while you sleep...one painful bite at a time.
Platoon of The Dead: Amazon - 24.99
Three soldiers must fight to survive the night in a seemingly abandoned house, when a zombie platoon attacks.
- The Impostor