March 27th 2018
This month has flown by and here we are at the last Bluray Tuesday of March. First up is Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, remastered and released from Scream Factory along with a few new bonus features. This one is must pickup for me and the slip cover is nice! Also from Scream Factory are Steelbook editions of Prince of Darkness and Assault on Precinct 13. 80's cult classic Scanners hits Bluray today as apart of the Criterion line and it's remastered as well. The remastered trend continues with Arrow Video re-releasing a new copy of Killer Klowns from Outer Space. I love this film and may double dip on this release. The biggest release today is Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi. This comes in a few different versions, standard Bluray, 4K Ultra HD and a few retailer exclusives. Target will carry a digibook packaging and Best Buy will carry an exclusive Steelbook. Mr. Robot season 3 and Marvel's Legion season one both drop today as well just in time to catch up before the new seasons air coming soon. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
Behind The Mask: Amazon - $21.99
Nice, normal-looking Leslie Vernon (Nathan Baesel) has an obsession with movie-style slashers like Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger. Leslie decides to follow in the footsteps of his heroes, and, ever the self-promoter, invites a documentary filmmaker (Angela Goethals) and her crew to follow him around as he constructs his own grisly legacy.
Scanners (1981): Amazon - $39.99
Scanners are men and women born with incredible telepathic and telekinetic powers. There are many who exercise the benefits of their special gifts in a safe and judicious manner. However, there is a group of renegade scanners who plan to create a race that will rule the world.
Star Wars: Episode VII The Last Jedi: Best Buy - $22.99
4K: Best Buy - $27.99
Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $27.99
4K: Best Buy - $34.99
Digi-Book: Target - $27.99
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: Amazon - $17.99
A spaceship that looks like a circus tent lands in a field near a small town, signaling the attack of deviant, red-nosed, balloon-twisting psychos from another world who plan to annihilate mankind by turning people into cotton candy! Luckily, the town's teen citizenry decides to fight back and teach the cosmic bozos a lesson.
Star Time: Amazon - $24.99
A confused misfit becomes suicidal when his favorite TV show is cancelled. An agent promises to make him a TV star if he kills certain people, so he becomes "The Baby Mask Killer."
Prince of Darkness (Steelbook): Amazon - $18.99
A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Assault on Precinct 13 (Steelbook): Amazon - $21.99
Police ambush and kill several gang members in Los Angeles. Gang members make a pact of blood to strike back at police, and conduct a siege on the police station which is almost abandoned and due to be closed. Staff of the closing precinct and the criminals being held there while in transit must work together to fight off the attacking gang members.
I Remember You: Amazon - $11.99
A story about a young man and woman who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate and old house. Little do they know the town has a dark history.
Legion (Season One): Amazon - $24.99
Legion, based on the Marvel Comics by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz, is the story of David Haller (Dan Stevens), a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic as a child, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. Now in his early 30s and institutionalized once again, David loses himself in the rhythm of the structured regimen of life in the hospital: breakfast, lunch, dinner, therapy, medications, sleep. David spends the rest of his time in companionable silence alongside his chatterbox friend Lenny (Aubrey Plaza), a fellow patient whose life-long drug and alcohol addiction has done nothing to quell her boundless optimism that her luck is about to change. The pleasant numbness of David's routine is completely upended with the arrival of a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd (Rachel Keller). Inexplicably drawn to one another, David and Syd share a startling encounter, after which David must confront the shocking possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees may actually be real.
Mr. Robot (Season 3): Amazon - $29.99
Follows a young computer programmer who suffers from social anxiety disorder and forms connections through hacking. He's recruited by a mysterious anarchist, who calls himself Mr. Robot.
Welcome Home Brother Charles: Amazon - $25.99
Charles is a Los Angeles pimp and drug dealer who has an affair with the wife of an LAPD detective. The Detective finds out and, with the help of a corrupt Judge, frames Charlie for murder. After a stint in prison Charles emerges a changed man. He Attempts to go straight but is haunted by the injustices he endured and his experience behind bars. Ultimately, Chuck decides to take revenge on those who wronged him. This revenge tale was also released under the title Soul Vengeance.
Acts of Violence: Amazon - $14.99
When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the corrupted bureaucracy that has harmful intentions.
Beast of Burden: Amazon - $14.99
Pilot Sean Haggerty must deliver cocaine across the US-Mexico border for his final run as a drug smuggler. Alone in a small plane, he is faced with the burden of choosing between his allegiance to the Cartel, his deal with the Drug Enforcement Administration and saving his increasingly tense relationship with his wife, eagerly awaiting his return.
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