May 1st 2018
The first Bluray Tuesday of May has arrived and it's a heavy list with LOTS to talk about. First up is Winchester, which is based on on true events of the Winchester House. If you missed our review of this one check it out here. I'm looking forward to the bonus features on this one. The 6th installment in the Tremors franchise hits shelves today, titled Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell. Scream Factory releases indie thriller Desolation, which I look forward to seeing. Vinegar Syndrome brings us Blue Vengeance and Blood Hook, both of which are being released for the first time on Bluray and have a new scan and special features. Anime feature film Mary and the Witch's Flower hits a collectors edition Bluray today and has a cool story. I may check this one out in the near future. Today closes out with indie horror film The Unwilling, war drama 12 Strong and family Easter film Peter Rabbit. Peter Rabbit will have a special packaging and bonus disc only at Target. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
Winchester: Amazon - $19.99
The most haunted house in the world sits on an isolated stretch of land that's 50 miles outside of San Francisco. Built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To an outsider, it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman's madness. But Sarah's actually building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts -- and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters.
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell: Amazon - $14.99
Burt Gummer and his son Travis Welker find themselves up to their ears in Graboids and Ass-Blasters when they head to Canada to investigate a series of deadly giant-worm attacks. Arriving at a remote research facility in the arctic tundra, Burt begins to suspect that Graboids are secretly being weaponized, but before he can prove his theory, he is sidelined by Graboid venom. With just 48 hours to live, the only hope is to create an antidote from fresh venom — but to do that, someone will have to figure out how to milk a Graboid!
Desolation: Amazon - $15.99
A young mother goes into a remote wilderness area with her son and her best friend to scatter her late husband's ashes. On their trek home, they begin to realize that a lone hiker has been following them. After a series of disturbing encounters, they are forced to confront their deepest fears when the stranger's true motives are revealed.
The Unwilling: Amazon - $19.99
After the death of a much despised patriarch, a mysterious box shows up during the reading of the will, forcing the family to reckon with each of their own deadly sins.
12 Strong: Amazon - $22.99
A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Blood Hook: Amazon - $25.99
During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed.
Blue Vengeance: Amazon - $32.99
Considered too dangerous to be on the force, ex-cop Mickey McCardle is tormented by the brutal murder of his partner. When a serial killer begins to stalk the streets of New York, McCardle senses that the same man responsible for his partner's death is to blame. Obsessed by his suspicions, McCardle must rise from the shambles of his life and take up a trail of revenge.
Mary & The Witch's Flower: Amazon - $19.99
Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and the strange Fly-by-Night flower, a rare plant that blossoms once every seven years. Together, the flower and the broomstick whisk Mary above the clouds, and far away to Endor College -- a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there are terrible things happening at the school, and when Mary tells a lie, she must risk her life to try and set things right.
In The Fade: Amazon - $14.99
Katja's life collapses after the death of husband and son in a bomb attack. After the time of mourning and injustice, here comes the time of revenge.
Please Stand By: Amazon - $17.99
An autistic young woman leaves her supervised group home and embarks on a perilous journey to Paramount Studios, where she is determined to submit her manuscript for a Star Trek writing competition.
Nostalgia: Amazon - $21.99
A mosaic of stories about love and loss, exploring our relationship to the objects, artifacts, and memories that shape our lives.
Peter Rabbit: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $27.99
Peter Rabbit's feud with the McGregor family reaches new heights as he and Thomas McGregor compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door.
Bonus Disc: Target - $19.99