Monday, September 26, 2016

Bluray Tuesday: Featuring The Shallows, The Neon Demon and Lady in White

September 27th 2016

The first Bluray Tuesday of the Fall season is upon us. Many exciting releases both new and old to add to our growing collections. First up is one of my favorite films of this year The Neon Demon. This is definitely a collection-worthy film. Check out our review here if you missed it. Next up today is Blake Lively's new shark horror film The Shallows. We also reviewed this one so you can check that out here as well. Scream Factory releases 80's cult classic Lady in White for the first time on bluray. Also for the first time on bluray are two other 80's horror films both in their unrated forms from Vestron Video, Blood Diner and Chopping Mall. I'm sad to say I haven't seen these but that will change this week for sure. Warcraft, based on the popular role playing game, hits shelves today with a few retailer exclusives including bonus disc at Best Buy and character cards exclusively at Target. So what will you be buying, renting or just skipping this week? We would love to know what you are excited to add to your own collections. Check out our Instagram and Facebook pages. We love conversation and talking all things horror. Until Next Week!

The Neon Demon: Amazon - $16.99

Jesse (Elle Fanning) moves to Los Angeles just after her 16th birthday to launch a career as a model. The head of her agency tells the innocent teen that she has the qualities to become a top star. Jesse soon faces the wrath of ruthless vixens who despise her fresh-faced beauty. On top of that, she must contend with a seedy motel manager and a creepy photographer. As Jesse starts to take the fashion world by storm, her personality changes in ways that could help her against her cutthroat rivals.

The Neon Demon (Blu-ray)
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The Shallows:  Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $26.99

Still reeling from the loss of her mother, medical student Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) travels to a secluded beach for some much-needed solace. Despite the danger of surfing alone, Nancy decides to soak up the sun and hit the waves. Suddenly, a great white shark attacks, forcing her to swim to a giant rock for safety. Left injured and stranded 200 yards from shore, the frightened young woman must fight for her life as the deadly predator circles her in its feeding ground.

Special Features:
  • Four Featurettes:
    • Shooting in The Shallows
    • How to Build a Shark
    • Finding The Perfect Beach: Lord Howe Island
    • When Sharks Attack
  • Deleted Scenes
4K Blu-ray Technical Specs:
  • Audio
    • Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible)
    • Multiple subtitle options
The Shallows (Blu-ray) 

The Shallows 4K (Blu-ray)

Lady In White (1988): Amazon - $19.99

On Halloween, 1962, ten year old Frankie Scarletti's classmates lock him in the coffin-like confines of his fourth grade cloakroom where he is forced to spend the night unbeknownst to anyone....alive. When the darkness comes, Frankie is horrified to discover the ghost of a little girl murdered in the very same room ten years earlier. How he comes to solve the mystery of who killed her and bring her to final peace, makes for a terrifying and heartwarming journey into the realm of human experience.

Special Features: 

  • Director's Cut of the film (117 minutes)
  • EXTENDED Behind the Scenes Footage – production and post production
  • Introduction by Frank LaLoggia
  • Audio Commentary with Frank LaLoggia
  • Behind the Scenes Footage with introduction by Frank LaLoggia
  • Deleted Scenes with introduction by Frank LaLoggia
  • Promotional Short Film
  • Theatrical & Alternate Trailer
  • TV & Radio Spots
  • Behind the Scenes Photo Montage
  • Extended Photo Gallery
  • Extended Director's Cut (126 minutes) with never-before-seen footage
  • Original Theatrical Cut (113 minutes)
Lady in White (Blu-ray)
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Blood Diner (1987): Amazon - $27.99

Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to make their flesh part of their new special dish at their rundown restaurant while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.  

Special Features:
  • NEWLY remastered in high-definition from the original film elements
  • Audio Commentary with Director Jackie Kong
  • Featurettes
    • Queen Kong
    • The Cook, The Uncle, and The Detective
    • Open for Business
    • Scoring for Sheetar!
    • You Are What They Eat
  • Archival Interview with Project Consultant Eric Caidin
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Gallery
Blood Diner (Blu-ray)

 Chopping Mall (1986): Amazon - $39.99

Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.

Chopping Mall (Blu-ray)
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Warcraft: Amazon - $19.99
3D: Amazon - $27.99
4K: Amazon - $26.99

Looking to escape from his dying world, the orc shaman Gul'dan utilizes dark magic to open a portal to the human realm of Azeroth. Supported by the fierce fighter Blackhand, Gul'dan organizes the orc clans into a conquering army called the Horde. Uniting to protect Azeroth from these hulking invaders are King Llane, the mighty warrior Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and the powerful wizard Medivh. As the two races collide, leaders from each side start to question if war is the only answer.

Special Features:
  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • The World of Warcraft on Film
  • The Fandom of Warcraft
  • Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood Motion Comic
  • Warcraft: The Madame Tussauds Experience
  • ILM: Behind the Magic of Warcraft
  • Warcraft Teaser - 2013 
Warcraft (Blu-ray) 

Warcraft 3D (Blu-ray) 

Warcraft 4K (Blu-ray) 

Bonus Disc: Best Buy - $19.99
Warcraft (Blu-ray) 

Collectible Cards: Target - $19.99
Warcraft (Blu-ray)
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Cell: Amazon - $17.99

Stephen King's best-selling novel is brought to terrifying life in this mind-blowing thriller starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. At the Boston airport, Clay (Cusack) witnesses a scene of chaotic mayhem when an electronic signal turns hundreds of cell phone users into rabid killers. Desperate to find his estranged wife and son, Clay teams with a train driver (Jackson) to battle the horde of murderous "phoners" as the city descends into apocalyptic madness.

Special Features:
  • Audio Commentary with Director Tod Williams
  • "To Cell and Back" Featurette
Cell (Blu-ray) 

Horror House on Highway 5: Vinegar Syndrome - $23.99

Horror House on Highway Five is a 1985 independent low budget slasher, concerning a sociopath dressed up as Richard Nixon, who goes rampaging through the night traveling down a highway to terrorize passing motorists.

Horror House on Highway 5 (Blu-ray)
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Hellbent: Vinegar Syndrome - $23.99

An evil black-clad manager claims the soul of a would-be rock star whose life spins out of control, heading toward heavy-metal doom and folk-rock purgatory

Hellbent (Blu-ray)
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Central Intelligence: Amazon - $22.99
4K: Amazon - $29.99

Bullied as a teen for being overweight, Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) shows up to his high school reunion looking fit and muscular. While there, he finds Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), a fast-talking accountant who misses his glory days as a popular athlete. Stone is now a lethal CIA agent who needs Calvin's number skills to help him save the compromised U.S. spy satellite system. Together, the former classmates encounter shootouts, espionage and double-crosses while trying to prevent worldwide chaos.

Special Features:
  • Unrated, Extended Version (4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray Exclusive)
  • Director Commentary
  • Gag Reel
  • Alternate Scenes
  • Line-O-Rama
  • Couch Scene
  • Dance-Off
  • The 4K Blu-ray release features the unrated version and the theatrical version in 4K with HDR and a Digital HD copy of the theatrical version. 
Central Intelligence (Blu-ray) 

Central Intelligence 4K (Blu-ray) 

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $25.99

Mike and Dave Stangle are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the clan insists that they both bring respectable dates. After placing an ad on Craigslist, the siblings decide to pick Tatiana and Alice, two charming and seemingly normal waitresses. Once they arrive on the island, however, Mike and Dave realize that their companions are ready to get wild and party hard.

Special Features:
  • 14 Deleted Scenes
  • 16 Extended Scenes
  • Alternate Storyline Pig Sequence
  • Bits on Bits on Bits
  • Line-O-Rama
  • Gag Reel
  • Funny Or Die Shorts
  • Director Commentary
  • Gallery
  • Red Band Trailer
  • Theatrical Trailer
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (Blu-ray) 

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates 4K (Blu-ray) 

Slugs: Amazon - $22.99

People are dying mysteriously and gruesomely, and nobody has a clue what the cause is. Only health worker Mike Brady has a possible solution, but his theory of killer slugs is laughed at by the authorities. Only when the body count begins to rise and a slug expert from England begins snooping around does it begin to look like Mike had the right idea after all.

Slugs (Blu-ray) 

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom: Amazon - $14.99

After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft ignores his father’s ominous warning and uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange, frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and grave danger. Alone and scared, Howard befriends a hideous creature he names Spot who becomes his companion throughout their treacherous journey across the Frozen Kingdom.

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom (Blu-ray) 

An American Werewolf in London: Amazon - $14.99 
35th Anniversary

David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne), two American college students, are backpacking through Britain when a large wolf attacks them. David survives with a bite, but Jack is brutally killed. As David heals in the hospital, he's plagued by violent nightmares of his mutilated friend, who warns David that he is becoming a werewolf. When David discovers the horrible truth, he contemplates committing suicide before the next full moon causes him to transform from man to murderous beast.
Special Features:
  • NEW RESTORATION of the film
  • Exclusive Sleeve
  • Beware the Moon
  • I Walked with a Werewolf
  • Making An American Werewolf in London
  • An Interview with John Landis
  • Makeup Artist Rick Baker on An American Werewolf in London
  • Casting of The Hand
  • Outtakes
  • Storyboards
  • Photograph Montage
  • Feature Audio Commentary with Cast Members David Naughton and Griffin Dunne
An American Werewolf in London (Blu-ray) 

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