Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Bluray Tuesday: Featuring Alien Covenant, The Scarehouse and Bluebeard

August 15th 2017

Bluray Tuesday is back once more. This week is light but features new, old, and TV seasons to catch up on before the Fall TV season. First up is my number one pickup today Alien Covenant, the second film in the Alien prequel series. If you are a fan of Prometheus you will enjoy this one for sure. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook of this film. Target will also have a retailer exclusive for Alien in a digi-book packaging with special bonus content. On the indie side is The Scarehouse which looks promising. I may check this out later in the week. This week we also get a re release of classic Stephen King film, Pet Semetary for a low price and 90's clown comedy, Shakes The Clown, starring Bobcat Goldthwait. TV seasons released today are Riverdale, the classic Archie comic book series comes to life with a murder mystery twist, Once Upon A Time season 6, the Disney series with many twists and turns and DC's Legends of Tomorrow the complete second season which ups the ante of its first season. So good time to catch up before new seasons air this fall. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Next week is huge so stay tuned! There will be lots of cool steelbooks and releases I've been looking forward to. Until next week!

Alien Covenant: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $26.99

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

Alien: Covenant (Blu-ray) 

Alien: Covenant 4K (Blu-ray) 

Steelbook: Best Buy - $26.99

Alien: Covenant 4K (Blu-ray) 

Digibook: Target - $19.99

Alien: Covenant (Blu-ray)
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The Scarehouse: Amazon - $17.99

When two friends open a Halloween fun house on Devil's Night it is all fun and games until their former sorority sisters begin to arrive. These six sisters are confronted by their past as the night spins out of control.
The Scarehouse (Blu-ray) 

Bluebeard: Amazon - $21.00

Dr. Seung-hoon sedates his landlord before medical check-up, when the old man begins telling him a convincing murder confession.

Bluebeard (Blu-ray) 

Once Upon A Time In Venice: Amazon - $15.99

Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, Calif., who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns to Spyder, their devious leader, and forges an unlikely alliance. With help from his best friend, Steve pulls out the big guns to retrieve Spyder's stolen cash and cocaine and save Buddy.

Once Upon a Time in Venice (Blu-ray) 

Shakes The Clown: Amazon - $8.99

The all-clown town of Palukaville provides a colorful backdrop for this tale of an alcoholic funnyman framed for murder.

Shakes the Clown (Blu-ray) 

Everything, Everything: Amazon - $22.99

Maddy (Amandla Stenberg) is a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who is unable to leave the protection of the hermetically-sealed environment within her house because of an illness. Olly (Nick Robinson) is the boy next door who won't let that stop them from being together. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, Maddy and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together, even if it means losing everything.

Everything, Everything (Blu-ray) 

Pet Semetary: Amazon - $6.99

Doctor Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff) moves his family to Maine, where he meets a friendly local named Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne). After the Creeds' cat is accidentally killed, Crandall advises Louis to bury it in the ground near the old pet cemetery. The cat returns to life, its personality changed for the worse. When Louis' son, Gage (Miko Hughes), dies tragically, Louis decides to bury the boy's body in the same ground despite the warnings of Crandall and Louis' visions of a deceased patient.

Pet Sematary (Blu-ray) 

Riverdale: Season One: Amazon - $33.99

Archie Andrews starts the school year with the world weighing on his shoulders. He's decided he wants to pursue a future in the music business, but his recently ended clandestine relationship with the music teacher has left him without a mentor, and his friendship with Jughead Jones is in a bad place. Things look like they might be turning around when Veronica Lodge, a new girl, arrives. Despite the instant chemistry, Veronica is hesitant to risk a friendship with Betty -- who has a crush on Archie -- to pursue anything. Amidst all the small-town banality lurks a mystery: the recent tragic death of Jason Blossom, the twin brother of beautiful and popular troublemaker, Cheryl.

Riverdale: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) 

DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2: Amazon - $29.99

Time Master Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains in an attempt to prevent Vandal Savage from destroying the world and time itself.

DC's Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray) 

Once Upon A Time: Season Six: Best Buy - $44.99

In the town of Storybrooke, Maine, not everything is as it seems. When Henry, the adopted son of the town's mayor, goes searching for his birth mother, he begins to unravel a web of secrets connected to his adoptive mother and her relationship to the strange amnesia afflicting the town's residents. While all of the people in Storybrooke are actually fairytale characters, only the mayor remembers the magical past. As Henry's quest progresses, however, the real stories of the town's residents come to light. Together with Emma, his birth mother, and their friends, including Jiminy Cricket, Snow White, Prince Charming and other fairytale legends, Henry fights to restore love and magic to the town. This often puts him at odds with his adoptive mother, the evil queen who cursed the town's residents.

Once Upon a Time: The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) 

  - The Impostor 

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