Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Bluray Tuesday: Featuring The Eyes of My Mother, Incarnate & The Lesson

March 7th 2017

Our favorite day of the week returns! New month and new releases to add to our collections. First up is The Eyes of My Mother. This film is pretty crazy, intense and brutal and I think all horror fans should check it out. Incarnate hits shelves today, it didn't last long in the theaters and got really bad reviews. I tried watching and fell asleep on it, but I do want to give it another shot probably with a beer in hand to get through it. Scream Factory this week releases The Lesson. I feel like this took awhile to hit bluray. I think I saw this a few years ago but now I'll be available to own it. This release also comes with a cool slipcover. Synapse Films has been on a roll with their limited edition steelbooks, and this time they unleash 90's cult classic Popcorn. Popcorn is limited to 3,000 units only so act fast. If you pre ordered earlier you may have already received it, they shipped these out early and I must say its worth every dollar. 80's film Pulse is one I haven't seen before and at $4.99 I blind ordered it, so I'll be checking that out sometime this week. Ending this week is a big release from Disney titled Moana, which has a few retailer exclusives as well. Best Buy will carry a steelbook packaging for both the standard and 3D Blurays and Target will continue their Disney storybook edition. I've heard lots of great things about this film and it's packed with bonus features if you are into that. So what will you be buying, renting or skipping this week? Let us know. Until next week!

The Eyes of My Mother: Amazon - $17.99

Francisca (Kika Magalhaes) has been unfazed by death from an early age because her mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, imbued her with a thorough understanding of the human anatomy. When tragedy shatters her family's idyllic life in the countryside, her deep trauma gradually awakens some unique curiosities. As she grows up, her desire to connect with the world around her takes a distinctly dark form.

The Eyes of My Mother (Blu-ray) 

Incarnate: Amazon - $19.99

A scientist with the ability to enter the subconscious minds of the possessed must save a young boy from the grips of a demon with powers never seen before, while facing the horrors of his past.

Special Features:
  • The Making of Incarnate
  • Theatrical and Unrated Versions of the film
Incarnate (Blu-ray) 

The Lesson: Amazon - $14.99

Two schoolboy delinquents learn a lesson that they will never forget when a teacher at the end of his tether decides to abduct them.

 The Lesson (Blu-ray) 

Pulse (1988): Amazon - $4.99

A boy (Joey Lawrence) tries to warn his father (Cliff De Young) and stepmother (Roxanne Hart) about their unsafe household appliances.

Pulse (Blu-ray) 

Jackie: Amazon - $19.99

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well.

Jackie (Blu-ray) 

Cold War 2: Amazon - $14.99

Picking up some time after the events in the first movie, Sean Lau is now the Commissioner of Police after the successful rescue operation. However, things turn bad when his wife and daughter are kidnapped. Sean has to seek help from former rival and retired DCP, Waise Lee, to return to his job to help save Sean`s wife and child.

Cold War II (Blu-ray) 

Popcorn (1991): Synapse Films - $45.95

A group of film students plan an all-night horror film festival in order to raise funds for their cinema club. They decide to show a number of (fictional) horror films from the 1950's that rely on gimmicks such as 3-D, "Odorama", and electrical "buzzers" in seats. Unbeknownst to the group, a homicidal maniac is stalking the theater where the festival is being held. A filmmaker named Lanyard Gates, who murdered his family during a screening of his only film in the 1970's, supplies the decoy killer character, since young Maggie may or may not be his missing daughter.

Special Features:
  • Brand-New 2K Scan of a 35mm Interpositive Vault Element
  • All-New Blu-ray 7.1 Surround Sound Mix Supervised by Synapse Films (Original 2.0 Stereo Mix also Included)
  • 5.1 Surround Mix Included on DVD
  • Audio Commentary with Director Mark Herrier, Stars Jill Schoelen, Malcolm Danare, and Special Makeup Effects Artist Mat Falls
  • MIDNIGHT MADNESS: THE MAKING OF "POPCORN" featuring interviews with Director Mark Herrier, Stars Jill Schoelen, Derek Rydall, Dee Wallace, Malcolm Danare, Ivette Soler, and Elliott Hurst, Special Makeup Effects Artist Mat Falls, Composer Paul Zaza, and Distributor Executive Jonathan Wolf (55 mins, HD)
  • Electric Memories – An Interview with Actor Bruce Glover
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Television Trailer and TV Spots
  • Still Gallery
  • Liner Notes from Michael Gingold
  • English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • New Collector's Edition Cover Design by Justin Osbourn/Slasher Design
Popcorn (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art 

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