Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bluray Tuesday: Featuring Rings, Galaxy of Horrors and Beyond The Gates

May 2nd 2017

The first Bluray Tuesday of May is here and there are lots of releases hitting shelves today. First up is Rings aka The Ring 3, the long awaited sequel, was finally released and if you missed our review be sure to check it out here. Horror anthology Galaxy of Horrors also releases on Bluray. This is one that the Overlook creatures checked out and will post a review of in the near future. Scream Factory brings us a few titles today. Beyond The Gates, Virus and The Autopsy of Jane Doe. All must owns for me and definitely worth adding to my collection. The Autopsy of Jane Doe will be exclusively and Walmart until June 27th so if you want to add this to your collection you'll only be able to at Walmart.com or the store. Jane Doe was the number one spot of my top 10 horror films of last year and I highly recommend it to everyone. If you missed our review check it out here. Indie horror titles Hunting Grounds, The Windmill and The Curse of Sleeping Beauty all look interesting and I may check them out in the near future. I'm just glad they're  on Bluray since indies usually only make the DVD cut. Rounding out the week is Scifi thriller Mindgamers, thriller Gold and documentary film I Am Not Your Negro. So what will you be buying, renting or skipping this week?  Let us know in the comments. It's a big month of big releases so stay tuned. Until next week!

Rings: Amazon - $19.99

A young woman (Matilda Lutz) becomes worried about her boyfriend (Alex Roe) when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a movie within the movie that no one has ever seen before.

Special Features:
  • Terror Comes Full Circle - Featurette
  • Resurrecting the Dead: Bringing Samara Back - Featurette
  • Scary Scenes
  • Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes
Rings (Blu-ray) 

Beyond The Gates: Amazon - $14.99 

In the wake of their father's mysterious disappearance, two estranged brothers -- responsible Gordon and reckless John -- reunite to sift through the contents of his stubbornly anachronistic VHS rental store. Among the inventory, they discover an interactive VCR board game, which their father viewed just before he vanished. Intrigued, the boys pop in the tape, press play, and soon discover that, far from an ordinary game, the video is a portal to a nightmarish alternate reality.

Beyond the Gates (Blu-ray) 

Galaxy of Horrors: Amazon - $18.99

Trapped in a damaged cryogenic pod, a man is forced to watch a series of horrific science-fiction tales while his life support systems run out. Featuring eight intense stories of the unknown and other-worldly, equally wonderful and terrifying. Visit the GALAXY OF HORRORS, if you dare! 

Galaxy of Horrors (Blu-ray) 

Hunting Grounds: Amazon - $14.99

A father, his son and two old friends arrive at an isolated family cabin for a weekend of hunting. A trip deep into the forest looking for wild game uncovers a tribe of Sasquatch that are determined to protect their land.
Hunting Grounds (Blu-ray) 

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty: Amazon - $19.99

A man inherits an ancestral mansion and an ancient curse stemming back to the Crusades. As he battles to keep demons in the house at bay, he tries to awaken the beautiful Briar Rose to rescue her from a terrifying netherworld.

The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (Blu-ray)
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The Windmill: Amazon - $17.99

Unsuspecting tourists awaken a mysterious evil in the Dutch countryside after their tour bus breaks down, stranding them at an abandoned barn beside a sinister windmill where a miller used to grind the bones of locals.

The Windmill (Blu-ray)
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe: Walmart - $12.96

Tommy and Austin Tilden run a morgue and a crematorium in Virginia. One day, the local sheriff brings them a body that they've nicknamed Jane Doe and that was found in a basement. Father and won will soon discover that the new job isn't purely routine and that, even though the body itself is intact, Jane Doe's insides have been violently messed with, quite possibly a victim of a terrible ritualistic force.  

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (Blu-ray) 

The Dismembered: Amazon - $27.99

After a daring jewelry heist, a trio of thieves hold up in an old dark house inhabited by a motley bunch of restless ghosts that only want to dispatch their new guests in the most horrible manner possible – that is if they can get to them before the spirits of an unruly group of dismembered corpses from the nearby cemetery!
 The Dismembered (Blu-ray) 

Virus: Amazon - $19.99

When a typhoon cripples their boat, the crew sails into the eye of the storm, where they discover a high-tech Russian communications and research vessel adrift. Only one Russian crew member is still alive, raving about "intelligent lightning." They soon discover that an alien life form has taken over the ship's computers and is churning out mechanical warriors. With their own boat destroyed, the crew must battle the creature as the ship reenters the storm.

Virus (Blu-ray) 

Streets of Fire: Amazon - $19.99

Raven Shaddock (Willem Dafoe), along with his gang of merciless biker friends, kidnaps rock singer Ellen Aim (Diane Lane). Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody (Michael Paré), happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager, Billy Fish (Rick Moranis), hires Tom to rescue Ellen. Billy and Tom, along with former soldier McCoy (Amy Madigan), battle through dangerous cityscapes, determined to get Ellen back.

Streets of Fire (Blu-ray) 

Gold: Amazon - $19.99

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.

Gold (Blu-ray) 

Mindgamers: Amazon - $15.99

A group of brilliant young students create a wireless neural network, linking multiple minds via a quantum computer. Capable of transferring motor skills from one brain to another, they have brought into existence the first shareware for human motor skills. They freely spread this technology, believing it to be a first step towards a new equality and intellectual freedom. But they soon discover that they themselves are part of a much greater and more sinister experiment, as dark forces emerge that threaten to subvert this technology into a means of mass-control.
 Mindgamers (Blu-ray) 

I Am Not Your Negro: Amazon - $18.99

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finishe

I Am Not Your Negro (Blu-ray) 

A Dog's Purpose: Amazon - $19.99

A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self.

A Dog's Purpose (Blu-ray) 

      - The Impostor

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