Sunday, April 11, 2021

Bluray Tuesday Featuring: Willy's Wonderland, Leap of Faith & Shrunken Heads

 

April 16th 2021


 New week and new Bluray's are released to add to our growing collections. The biggest release this week is Nicolas Cage vs Five Nights at Freddy's type of characters in Willy's Wonderland. This was a really fun watch and one I am looking forward to adding to the collection. Slow month on releases this month but rounding out the week are a few re releases and a documentary titled Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist. So what are you looking forward to rent, buy or just skip this week? Let us know in the comments or social media. Until next week!

 

Willy's Wonderland (Blu-ray) 

Willy's Wonderland: Amazon - $19.99

A quiet drifter is tricked into a janitorial job at the now condemned Willy's Wonderland. The mundane tasks suddenly become an all-out fight for survival against wave after wave of demonic animatronics. Fists fly, kicks land, titans clash -- and only one side will make it out alive.

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist (Blu-ray) 

Leap Of Faith: Amazon - $16.99

A lyrical and spiritual cinematic essay on The Exorcist, exploring the depths of William Friedkin's mind's eye, the nuances of his filmmaking process, and the mysteries of faith and fate that have shaped his life and filmography.
 

Shrunken Heads (Blu-ray) 

Shrunken Heads: Amazon - $21.99

When three N.Y. kids are murdered, the local Haitian voodoo priest re-animates their shrunken heads to exact revenge. Complications arise between one of the heads and his former girlfriend.
 

Ironmaster (Blu-ray) 

Ironmaster: Amazon - $19.99

A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the creation of iron also causes the tribe to battle for possession of the new weapons.
 

The Children (Blu-ray) 

The Children (1980): Amazon - $14.99

A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails.
 

Killer Pinata (Blu-ray) 

Killer Pinata: Amazon - $39.99

A possessed piƱata, seeking to avenge the savagery that humanity has inflicted on his kind, picks off a group of friends, one by one, in an unending night of terror.
 

Spaceballs 4K (Blu-ray) 

Spaceballs (4K): Amazon - $27.99

Space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his half-dog/half-man sidekick, Barf must rescue a spoiled Druish princess from the evil Lord Dark Helmet in time to pay off Pizza the Hut. Meanwhile, the planet Druidia is being harassed by the Spaceballs, a sinister group attempting to pilfer Druidia's air resources.
 

Fukushima 50 (Blu-ray) 

Fukushima 50: Amazon - $22.99

A tsunami is triggered when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hits the Pacific Ocean near Japan. A plant manager risks everything and stays put to handle the pending disaster once a reactor begins to leak. He is in contact with the parent utility TEPCO. The Japanese army moves in. The Americans also show up to command the situation. The plant employees fight on.

 


 - The Impostor

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Overlook Hour Podcast Show Notes #240


Zeke Farrow (no relation) joins us to talk art gatekeepers, mean emails, and audience participation

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Creepy Clark didn't give Colin credit this week...

He will be punished

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He loves Tombstone

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Turns out I'm about 7 years late

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Tim and Eric Andre

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Deleted scenes from Bad Trip

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Enjoy episode 240!

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- Lord Battle

Monday, April 5, 2021

Bluray Tuesday Featuring Shadow in The Cloud, The Reckoning & Doors

 

April 6th 2021


 The first Bluray Tuesday of the new month has arrived. First up is Chloe Grace Mortez led action horror, Shadow in The Cloud. This film isn't what I expected but is entertaining. Next up this week is The Reckoning that looks like it could be decent or really bad. Rounding out this week is sci-fi thriller Doors from Dread Presents, comedy Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar, and Thundarr The Barbarian complete series. So what will you buys, rent or just skip this week? Let us know in The comments. Until next week!

 

Shadow in the Cloud (Blu-ray) 

Shadow In The Cloud: Amazon - $14.99

A female WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

The Reckoning (Blu-ray) 

The Reckoning: Amazon - $14.99

After losing her husband during the Great Plague, Grace Haverstock is unjustly accused of being a witch and placed in the custody of England's most ruthless witch-hunter. Forced to endure physical and emotional torture while steadfastly maintaining her innocence, Grace faces her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.

Doors (Blu-ray) 

Doors: Amazon - $14.99

Without warning, millions of mysterious alien "doors" suddenly appear around the globe. In a rush to determine the reason for their arrival, mankind must work together to understand the purpose of these cosmic anomalies. Bizarre incidences occurring around the sentient doors leads humanity to question their own existence and an altered reality as they attempt to enter them.

Earwig and the Witch (Blu-ray)
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Earwig and The Witch: Amazon - $19.99

It follows an orphan girl, Earwig, who is adopted by a witch and comes home to a spooky house filled with mystery and magic.
 

Sleepless (Blu-ray) 

Sleepless: Amazon - $19.99

An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer who has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
 

Thundarr the Barbarian: The Complete Series (Blu-ray) 

Thundarr The Barbarian: Amazon - $24.99

A barbarian and his companions wander a devastated future Earth and fight evil where ever they find it.
 

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (Blu-ray) 

Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar: Amazon - $14.99

Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time - ever.
 

Hansel & Gretel (Blu-ray) 

Hansel & Gretel: Amazon - $19.99

What if Hansel and Gretel decide to stay in the gingerbread house and look for new parents who would love them forever? When Eun-soo gets lost in a country road, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale-like house in the middle of the forest. Trapped with the girl and her ageless siblings, he soon learns that all adult visitors met mysterious yet terrible ends there. More shockingly, their cruel deaths are drawn in detail in the pages of a fairy-tale books. With no way out, will Eun-Soo be able to find a happily ever after before his gruesome end is chronicled in a fable?
 

 


 - The Impostor

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Bluray Tuesday Featuring: Wonder Woman 1984, The Widow, & The Toll

 March 30th 2021


 Bluray Tuesday creeps up on us once more! First up this week from Scream Factory is The Widow. This one flew under the radar for me but I am super interested in it. DC sequel Wonder Woman 1984 hits shelves this week with a steelbook exclusive and Best Buy and an exclusive slip cover only at Target. This sequel wasn't as great as the original but I really enjoyed it. Rounding out the week is supernatural thriller The Toll, Girl, Interrupted and two 4K releases from Severin. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!

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The Widow (Blu-ray) 

The Widow: Amazon - $17.99

In a densely forested area north of St. Petersburg people have been going missing for three decades. The few corpses ever found were naked. On October 14, 2017 a team of volunteers went out into the woods in search of a missing teenager. Soon, all communication with them was lost. Locals believe they were taken by the same dark spirit that took the others. They call it the Limping Widow.

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The Toll (Blu-ray) 

The Toll: Amazon - $16.99

A socially awkward driver and a weary passenger try to make it to their destination while being haunted by a supernatural threat.

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Wonder Woman 1984 4K (Blu-ray) 

Wonder Woman 1984 (Blu-ray)
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Wonder Woman 1984 (Blu-ray) 

Wonder Woman 1984: Amazon - $24.99

4K: Amazon - $29.99

Best Buy Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99

Target Slip: Target - $24.99

Diana Prince lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s -- an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she's come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts, and only performing heroic acts incognito. But soon, Diana will have to muster all of her strength, wisdom and courage as she finds herself squaring off against Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility.

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Girl, Interrupted (Blu-ray) 

Girl, Interrupted: Amazon - $22.99

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, "Girl, Interrupted" is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned mental institution for troubled young women, where she must choose between the world of people who belong on the inside -- like the seductive and dangerous Lisa (Angelina Jolie) -- or the often difficult world of reality on the outside. 

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Another Round (Blu-ray) 

Another Round: Amazon - $16.99

Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood.

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV 4K (Blu-ray) 

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (4K): Amazon - $22.99

The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs. War has raged between the two for as long as most can remember. King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers dubbed the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king's magic, Nyx Ulric and his fellow glaives stand before the crown city of Insomnia, fighting to stay the inexorable advance of Niflheim's imperial army. Before the overwhelming military might of the empire, King Regis can only salvage his kingdom by accepting an ultimatum-he must cede all lands outside the crown city, and see his son, Prince Noctis, wed to Lady Lunafreya, the former princess of Tenebrae now captive of Niflheim. As the war of wills rages, the machinations of Niflheim transform Insomnia into an awe-inspiring battleground, pulling Nyx into a struggle for the very survival of the kingdom.

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Mortal Kombat 2-Film Collection (Blu-ray) 

Mortal Kombat 2 Film Steelbook: Best Buy - $14.99

This double feature contains both action-packed adaptations of the beloved Mortal Kombat video games. In Mortal Kombat (1995), three unsuspecting martial artists head to a strange island to compete in a tournament that could decide the planet's fate. In Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), a group of martial artists assemble to save the world from an unexpected extra-dimensional threat in just six days.

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The Day of the Beast 4K (Blu-ray) 

The Day of The Beast (4K): Amazon - $34.99

A basque priest finds by means of a cabalistic study of the bible that the anti-Christ is going to be born on Christmas day in Madrid. Helped by a heavy-metal fan and by the showman of a TV esoteric program, he will try to invoke the devil to find out the place of birth and kill the baby.

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Perdita Durango 4K (Blu-ray) 

Perdita Durango (4K): Amazon - $34.99

She's sexy, shameless and loves taking people to their limit. She's a dangerous young woman who dreams about a jaguar that licks her naked body and sleeps by her side. Her past is bathed in blood and weird passions. Now she's met the man of her wildest dreams. He's dark, tough and mysterious. He likes robbing banks, trafficking in corpses and spicing it all with voodoo rituals. Together, the duo sets off toward Mexico destined to become the most feared outlaws in the continent. With a pair of teenage hostages, this non-stop murderous road trip will take you on a bullet-riddled ride of sex, violence and high-octane evil.

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 - The Impostor

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Bluray Tuesday Featuring: Raw, The Bloodhound and Soul

 

March 23rd 2021

Bluray Tuesday sneaks up on us once again. First up from Scream Factory is long awaited US release of Raw. Pretty solid film hat I'd definitely recommend checking out. Next up this week is 2020 horror thriller The Bloodhound from Arrow Video. This one has an interesting premise that I look forward to checking out in the near future. Also hitting shelves this week is Disney and Pixar's latest film Soul. This movie was great to me and I look forward to adding to the collection. Best buy will carry an exclusive steelbook for this and Target will have an exclusive digibook packaging. Rounding out the week is Event Horizon from Scream Factory, Schoolgirls in Chains from Code Red and Sci Fi series Soulmates. What will you buy, rent or skip this week. Let us know in the comments. Until next week!

Raw (Blu-ray)

Raw: Amazon - $19.99

Everyone in Justine's family is a vet. And a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a brilliant and promising student. When she starts at veterinary school, she enters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. During the first week of hazing rituals, desperate to fit in whatever the cost, she strays from her family principles when she eats raw meat for the first time. Justine will soon face the terrible and unexpected consequences of her actions when her true self begins to emerge.

The Bloodhound (Blu-ray)

The Bloodhound: Amazon - $27.99

A visit to a wealthy and reclusive friend lands a young man in a world of fear and despair.
 

Soul 4K (Blu-ray) 

Soul 4K (Blu-ray) 

Soul 4K (Blu-ray) 

Soul: Best Buy - $29.99

Best Buy Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99

Target Digibook: Target - $34.99

A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself.

Event Horizon (Blu-ray) 

Event Horizon: Amazon - $27.99

When a rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned, things start to take an increasingly horrific turn.
 

The Undoing (Blu-ray) 

The Undoing: Amazon - $23.99

Life for a a successful therapist in New York begins to unravel on the eve of publishing her first book.
 

Friday the 13th Part 2 (Blu-ray)
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Friday The 13th Part 2 (Steelbook): Best Buy - $14.99

Serial murderer Jason, believed to have drowned in Crystal Lake, returns to camp to take his
revenge on the young camp counselors.
 

Breaking News in Yuba County (Blu-ray) 

Breaking News In Yuba County: Amazon - $14.99

A woman catches her husband in bed with another woman, causing him to die of a heart attack. She buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. However, she soon finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to hide the truth.
 

Reunion (Blu-ray) 

Reunion: Amazon - $22.99

A pregnant woman returns to her recently-deceased grandparents' old family home to spend time with her estranged mother. What begins as a tenuous reunion slowly turns terrifying.
 

Soulmates: Season One (Blu-ray) 

Soulmates (Season One): Amazon - $21.99

Soulmates takes place 15 years from now, when science makes a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet - a way to find your soulmate through six provocative stories about the cost of finding true love.
 

Schoolgirls in Chains (Blu-ray) 

Schoolgirls in Chains: Amazon - $29.99

Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.

Godzilla 4K (Blu-ray) 

Godzilla 4K (Blu-ray) 

Godzilla (4K): Amazon - $29.99

Best Buy Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

 

- The Impostor