December 15th 2015
Our favorite day of the week is back! It seems like the weeks are flying by lately. This week there are many retailer exclusives to drain our wallets. With Christmas just around the corner, some of these would be great stocking stuffers. First up Shout Factory/Scream Factory releases a few titles: The Car, Zombie High and The Dungeonmaster/Eliminators double feature. I'm not familiar with any of these but look forward to checking them out in the near future. Arrow releases Blood Rage (1987) for the first time on bluray and this seems like a nice release I also look forward to checking out. Best Buy has a deal if you buy both The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials steelbooks you save $5 which makes these $30 for both which is a good deal. Fantastic 4 and Mission Impossible 5 also get the steelbook treatment only at Best Buy. I want to grab these for sure. Target also has their own exclusives for these films but with a bonus book and bonus content. Last but not least Ted 2 is out today with a cool steelbook only at target. Surprisingly, I really liked the first one and I will definitely own this steel and watch soon. So what will you be buying, renting or just skipping this week? Let us know in the comments and don't forget to check out our Instagram page Here. We love to talk about horror and what new films are coming out. If you have recommendations on what we should review let us know. We also have some giveaways going on as well, so check us out. Until next week.
Blood Rage (1987): Amazon - $25.99
A suburban apartment complex becomes a scene of carnage following the escape of an institutionalized twin.
The Car (1977): Amazon - $21.99
Two bicyclists are run down by a strange black car in the desert near a small town in Utah. But this is just the first in a series of hit-and-run murders. Sheriff Wade Parents (James Brolin) is called in to investigate, and his deputy, Everett (John Marley), is killed by the black sedan, which, some witnesses say, has no one behind its wheel. When the car threatens a local school parade, the lives of the town's children and Wade's teacher girlfriend, Lauren (Kathleen Lloyd), are endangered.
Zombie High (1987): Amazon - $21.99
An academy coed (Virginia Madsen) discovers a faculty plot to achieve immortality with a serum made from students' brains. A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment. Over the course of time she notices that more and more students have lost their individuality, and approach their activities in a lifeless and automatic manner. Eventually a diabolical plot fostered by the faculty begins to emerge.
Mission Impossible Rogue Nation: Amazon - $17.99
With the IMF now disbanded and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, a new threat -- called the Syndicate -- soon emerges. The Syndicate is a network of highly skilled operatives who are dedicated to establishing a new world order via an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Faced with what may be the most impossible mission yet, Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), a disavowed British agent who may or may not be a member of this deadly rogue nation.
Target Bonus Disc & Book: $17.99
Best Buy Steelbook: $17.99
The Maze Runner The Scorch Trials: Amazon - $19.99
Transported to a remote fortified outpost, Thomas and his fellow teenage Gladers find themselves in trouble after uncovering a diabolical plot from the mysterious and powerful organization WCKD. With help from a new ally, the Gladers stage a daring escape into the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with dangerous obstacles and crawling with the virus-infected Cranks. The Gladers only hope may be to find the Right Hand, a group of resistance fighters who can help them battle WCKD.
Target Bonus Edition: $17.99
Best Buy Steelbook: $19.99
The Maze Runner Best Buy Steelbook: $14.99
Ted 2: Amazon - $19.99
Life has changed drastically for thunder buddies John (Mark Wahlberg), now a bachelor, and best pal Ted (Seth MacFarlane), now married to the woman (Jessica Barth) of his dreams. Problems arise when the couple decide to adopt a child, but the law declares Ted to be property and not a person. Angry and dejected, the lovably foulmouthed teddy bear must now seek legal help from a young lawyer (Amanda Seyfried) and a legendary, civil-rights attorney (Morgan Freeman) to get the justice he deserves.
Target Steelbook: $19.99
Fantastic 4 (2015): Amazon - $19.99
Transported to an alternate universe, four young outsiders gain superhuman powers as they alter their physical form in shocking ways. Reed Richards becomes Mr. Fantastic, able to stretch and twist his body at will, while pal Ben Grimm gains immense strength as the Thing. Johnny Storm becomes the Human Torch, able to control and project fire, while his sister Sue becomes the Invisible Woman. Together, the team must harness their new abilities to prevent Doctor Doom from destroying the Earth.
Target Bonus Edition: $17.99
Best Buy Steelbook: $19.99
The Dungeonmaster / Eliminators (1984-1986): Amazon - $19.99
The Dungeonmaster: Geeky computer whiz Paul (Jeffrey Byron) is not happy to discover that his long-suffering girlfriend, Gwen (Leslie Wing), has been abducted by villainous sorcerer Mestema (Richard Moll). Mestema promises to release Gwen if Paul can complete seven different challenges in seven different realms. Paul consents, and Mestema equips him with a computerized wristband capable of firing lasers and transports him to face the perils he must survive if he ever wants to see Gwen again.
Eliminators:Mad scientist Dr. Reeves (Roy Dotrice) uses the body of a downed pilot to build a cyborg he calls "Mandroid" (Patrick Reynolds). Reeves uses Mandroid as a guinea pig for a series of time-travel experiments, and, after the latest test proves successful, he decides to send Mandroid to the junk yard. Mandroid, however, is not amenable to this idea. He escapes and sets out to find Nora Hunter (Denise Crosby), a robotics scientist who might be able to help him get revenge against Reeves.
- The Impostor
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