Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Bluray Tuesday: Featuring The Strangers, Thor Ragnarok & Fangs of The Living Dead

March 6th 2018

The first Bluray Tuesday of March has arrived and it sets the tone for this months releases! It's gonna be a good month for Bluray collectors with many retailer exclusives. First up is the third in the Thor movie series Thor Ragnarok. Ragnarok was a huge surprise for me. I went in with low expectations and was blown away. It's definitely in my top 5 Marvel Universe films. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook for its release. Only at Target, you can get an exclusive digibook packaging. Next up is from Scream Factory just in time for its sequel, The Strangers Prey at Night, which hits theaters Friday, The Strangers. It will include new cover art, scan and bonus features. Scream Factory also releases Fangs of The Living Dead for the first time on Bluray today. This one is one I haven't heard of but it looks like it may be entertaining. Another classic I watched when I was younger, The Dark Crystal is being re-released for its anniversary. This film is upscaled in a 4K resolution and Best Buy is carrying an exclusive exclusive steelbook for a limited time. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!

Thor Ragnarok: Best Buy - $22.99
4K: Best Buy - $27.99

Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor's quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization.

Thor: Ragnarok (Blu-ray) 

Thor: Ragnarok 4K (Blu-ray)

 Steelbook: Best Buy - $27.99
4K: Best Buy- $34.99

Thor: Ragnarok (Blu-ray)

Thor: Ragnarok 4K (Blu-ray)

Digibook: Target - $24.99

Thor: Ragnarok (Blu-ray)
Temporary cover art

The Strangers: Amazon - $25.99

Kristen (Liv Tyler) and James (Scott Speedman) are expecting a relaxing weekend at a family vacation home, but their stay turns out to be anything but peaceful. First, a mysterious and dangerous woman arrives at the door while James is out on an errand. When he returns, he accidentally kills his friend Mike (Glenn Howerton), mistaking him for an intruder. And then real danger does show up -- in the form of three masked torturers, leaving Kristen and James struggling for survival.

The Strangers (Blu-ray)

Fangs of The Living Dead: Amazon - $19.99

A beautiful virgin inherits a castle, but when she arrives at it, she finds that the inhabitants include a strange nobleman and a bevy of beautiful women she suspects may be vampires.

Fangs of the Living Dead (Blu-ray) 

The Dark Crystal (4K): Amazon - $19.99

Jen (Stephen Garlick), raised by the noble race called the Mystics, has been told that he is the last survivor of his own race, the Gelflings. He sets out to try to find a shard of the dark crystal, a powerful gem that once provided balance to the universe. After the crystal was broken, the evil Skeksis used sinister means to gain control. Jen believes that he can repair the dark crystal and bring peace back to the world, if he can only find the remaining shard.

The Dark Crystal 4K (Blu-ray) 

Steelbook: Best Buy - $24.99

The Dark Crystal 4K (Blu-ray) 

Lady Bird: Amazon - $19.99

A teenager (Saoirse Ronan) navigates a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

Lady Bird (Blu-ray) 

The Cat o' Nine Tails: Best Buy - $42.99

A blind man with a talent for solving puzzles teams-up with reporter Carlo Giordani to launch a private investigation into a string of peculiar murders, all of which seem to involve a dubious genetic research facility. The killer soon becomes wise to the duo's plans and will do whatever it takes to stop them from reporting to the police.

The Cat o' Nine Tails (Blu-ray) 

Scorched: Amazon - $14.99

The planet has suffered an environmental collapse; the air became dangerous to breathe, the water became toxic, and billions of people died. Generations later, mankind has finally re-established a rudimentary society, in an attempt to pick up the pieces that continue to blister in the sun. Gage (Gina Carano) is a bounty hunter and she has a chance at the bounty of a lifetime. She infiltrates a gang of outlaws in order to bring in their leader, and everything is going to plan until she meets a slave girl that reminds her of her dead sister. With her loyalty to only herself now tested, Gage learns that there might be more to life than just survival.

Scorched Earth (Blu-ray) 

The Man Who Invented Christmas: Amazon - $19.99

In 1843 London, author Charles Dickens finds himself in financial trouble after writing three unsuccessful novels in a row. Desperate for a hit, Dickens relies on real-life inspiration and his vivid imagination to bring Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other classic characters to life in "A Christmas Carol," forever changing the holiday season into the celebration known today.

The Man Who Invented Christmas (Blu-ray) 

The Orchard End Murder: Amazon - $19.99

Lured to the countryside for a romantic tryst, a young lady from the suburbs wanders off and happens upon a deformed stationmaster and his towering, half-witted rail worker friend. The strange encounter turns sinister and deadly when she is followed through an apple orchard.

The Orchard End Murder (Blu-ray) 

 - The Impostor

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