February 5th 2019
The first Bluray Tuesday of February has arrived and the month is off to a pretty good start! First up is the third in the Cloverfield series, The Cloverfield Paradox. This was released on Netflix after the Superbowl last year, and now it's getting a physical release for us collectors who want it on the shelf with the first two. Next up is a Syfy film that was also released last year called You Might Be The Killer. This film caught me by surprise. I really enjoyed it, especially getting to see Alyson Hannigan who played Willow on Buffy The Vampire Slayer in a horror film. Scream Factory releases Mermaid: Lake of The Dead. This ghost story / mermaid film is also one that surprised me as to how much I enjoyed it. I will definitely add this to my collection some time soon. From the studio that brought you The Minions and Despicable Me rebooted The Grinch story and that hits selves today. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook packaging for this. With Target's exclusive includes a storybook. Rounding out the week is Poetic Justice for the first time on Bluray, Widows and The Girl in The Spider's Web. What will you buy, rent or just skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
The Cloverfield Paradox: Amazon - $14.99
After a scientific experiment aboard the space station involving a particle accelerator has unexpected results, the astronauts find themselves isolated. Following their horrible discovery, the space station crew must fight for survival.
You Might Be The Killer: Amazon - $21.99
A camp counselor suffering from blackouts finds himself surrounded by murder victims. He turns to his horror movie enthusiast friend for advice, and to contend with the idea he may be the killer.
Dr Suess' The Grinch: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $24.99
The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realizes there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos' holiday cheer once and for all.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $24.99
Digibook: Target - $22.99
Mermaid: Lake of The Dead: Amazon - $16.99
An evil Mermaid falls in love with Marina's fiancé Roman and aims to keep him away from Marina in her Kingdom of Death under water. The Mermaid is a young woman who drowned a few centuries ago. Marina only has one week to overcome her fear of the dark water, to remain human in the deathly fight with the monsters and not to become one herself.
The Girl in the Spider's Web: Amazon - $19.99
Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Widows: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $24.99
A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows -- Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle -- have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses' criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, Veronica joins forces with the other three women to pull off a heist that her husband was planning.
The Sisters Brothers: Amazon - $19.99
Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, The Sisters Brothers revolves around the colourfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm, who's being pursued across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco by the notorious assassins Eli and Charlie Sisters. Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.
The Possessed (1965): Amazon - $26.99
A visitor arrives in a small Italian village looking for a woman. Residents tell him that she committed suicide but there's more to the mystery than they're letting on. Meanwhile, a strange woman walks by the lake.
The Guilty: Amazon - $17.99
A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.
Poetic Justice: Amazon - $14.99
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Higher Learning: Amazon - $24.99
People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.
The Deuce (Season 2): Amazon - $49.99
A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.
A Private War: Amazon - $19.99
American war correspondent, Marie Colvin, reports from conflicts including Kosovo, Chechnya, East Timor and the Middle East.
Black '47: Amazon - $16.99
Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.