January 29th 2019
The last Bluray Tuesday of January has arrived and it's a big one! There is something for everyone in the lineup this week. First up is 2018's Suspiria a film that's creepy, dark and confusing... I definitely need to see this one again. This one's a number one pick up for me. Vinegar Syndrome is releasing many titles this week, all with new scans and for the first time on bluray: Splatter University, Uninvited, Cutting Class, Pets and There's Nothing Out There. All of these I look forward to seeing especially the slashers. Disney releases their latest live action film, The Nutcracker and The Four Realms. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook case for this as well. DC's new original animated feature hits shelves this week titled Reign of The Supermen. This is a sequel to The Death of Superman animated film. Target will have an exclusive steelbook for both the Bluray and 4K editions. Rounding out the week is 90's film Screamers from Scream Factory as well as action drama film Hunter Killer. What are you looking forward to buying, renting or skipping this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
Suspiria (2018): Amazon - $18.99
A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Berlin in 1977, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Splatter University: Amazon - $20.00
A patient escapes from a mental hospital, killing one of his keepers and then a University professor after he makes his way to the local college. Next semester, the late prof's replacement and a new group of students have to deal with a new batch of killings.
Uninvited: Amazon - $20.00
A sinister corporation loses control of a house cat infected with a genetically engineered virus. The death toll rises during the mutant feline's rampage and, eventually, it finds its way on board the yacht of a criminal kingpin.
Screamers: Amazon - $23.99
(SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and destroy all enemy life forms.
There's Nothing Out There: Amazon - $20.00
When a horror film buff tries to warn his friends of impending danger during March Break, they scoff at him, that is, until sinister things begin to happen.
Willow: Amazon - $19.99
When young Willow Ufgood finds an abandoned baby, he is suddenly thrust into an adventure filled with magic and danger. According to an ancient prophecy, the sacred child is destined to end the reign of the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda. Now, with only a single swordsman at his side, Willow must overcome the forces of darkness that threaten to destroy anyone who stands in the Queen's way!
All The Colors of The Dark: Amazon - $26.99
Jane is a housewife plagued by nightmarish visions of her own bloody murder. To cure her hellish fantasies her bewitching neighbor, Mary, initiates Jane into a Satanic coven, but there the price for this brand of diabolical cure is murder — committed as a ritual sacrifice during an orgiastic black mass! Jane's chilling, repulsive nightmares have become true. Who is the blue-eyed, knife-wielding phantom stalking her and has she already witnessed her own death?
All The Colors of Giallo: Amazon - $25.99
3-Disc collection featuring over 5 1/2 hours of classic trailers plus bonus CD of legendary Giallo themes!
Reign of the Supermen: Amazon - $14.99
4K: Amazon - $24.99
As the world mourns the death of the Man of Steel, new heroes emerge, each claiming to be the true Superman reborn. But when a deadly threat uses Superman's absence to target Earth, their powers are put to the ultimate test.
Steelbook: Target - $19.99
4K: Target - $29.99
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Best Buy - $22.99
4K: Best Buy - $29.99
Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99
Hunter Killer: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $24.99
An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $32.99
Boy Erased: Amazon - $19.99
The son of a baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program.
Cutting Class: Amazon - $20.00
A murderer is loose in a high school in this 'whodunit' movie.
Suburbia: Amazon - $26.99
When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society. The runaways hold on to each other like a family until a tragedy tears them apart.
The Night is Short, Walk On Girl: Amazon - $19.99
Gracefully yet violently, The Girl with Black Hair swirls through the abstract Kyoto night a joyful tempest. Blowing through pub crawls, festivals and book fairs, her youthful glee infects parties of increasingly eccentric characters, but amongst the debtors, existentialists and the God of the Old Book Market, can she be convinced "coincidental" encounters are fate and will she notice the Senpai in pursuit of her love?
Sarah T, Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic: Amazon - $22.99
Sarah Travis (Linda Blair) is an average teenager who is introduced to drinking alcohol at local parties. As a means to cope with problems in her life, most notably her parents' divorce, Sarah starts to drink regularly and tries to keep her addiction a secret, even from her boyfriend (Mark Hamill). Eventually, Sarah's increasingly severe drinking almost leads to tragedy, and she enters Alcoholics Anonymous, beginning an ongoing struggle to get sober and stay that way.
The Wife: Amazon - $22.99
Joan Castleman is a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty – the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humor. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises and Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career.
Pets: Amazon - $20.00
A despicable, whip-wielding villain lords over a harem of imprisoned young beauties in this sleazy exploitation drama. At least the cruel master gets what's coming to him when his "Pets" band together and develop a plan to fight for their freedom.
Dead Silence (1989): Amazon - $29.99
Justice is served when mass murderer Sam Mason is put to death in the electric chair... or is it? Would be victim Terri is still haunted by Mason and soon finds death is no deterrent for Mason's spirit as he is hellbent on nailing the final nail in Terri's coffin. On a desperate run for her life Mason's spirit latches onto any unsuspecting soul in order to fulfill his quest to kill Terri. She may have put him in the chair, but he will put her through hell!