June 19th 2018
Our favorite day of the week returns once more! This week is a bit lighter on releases, but there's something for everyone being released today. First up is psychological thriller Unsane hitting both on Bluray and 4K today. I enjoyed this film in theaters, it's definitely one I'd recommend checking out. Scream Factory releases two films I haven't heard of but that seem pretty interesting, Alien Predators and Night of the Lepus. Both are released for the first time on Bluray. Pacific Rim was great and I had anticipated a sequel for some time. The sequel was finally released in theaters but the trailer didn't sell me on it, so I decided to wait for the Bluray. Pacific Rim: Uprising now hits shelves today with a few retailer exclusives. Target will carry a steelbook packaging and Best Buy will carry a 4K/3D combo pack if you want to own all discs in one set. Bella Thorne lead remake Midnight Sun is also released today if you are in the mood for a dramatic romance film. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
Unsane: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $22.99
Sawyer Valentini relocates from Boston to Pennsylvania to escape from the man who's been stalking her for the last two years. While consulting with a therapist, Valentini unwittingly signs in for a voluntary 24-hour commitment to the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. Her stay at the facility soon gets extended when doctors and nurses begin to question her sanity. Sawyer now believes that one of the staffers is her stalker -- and she'll do whatever it takes to stay alive and fight her way out.
Alien Predators (1985): Amazon - $19.99
Teens (Dennis Christopher, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Martin Hewitt) tour Spain in an RV and see the outgrowth of microbes brought back from the moon.
Pacific Rim: Uprising: Amazon - $19.99
3D: Amazon - $30.99
4K: Amazon - $22.99
Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity's victory against the monstrous Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through cities and bring the world to its knees, Jake is given one last chance by his estranged sister, Mako Mori, to live up to his father's legacy.
Steelbook: Target - $22.99
3D/4K Exclusive: Best Buy - $27.99
The Woman in The Window: Amazon - $19.99
Gotham College professor Wanley and his friends become obsessed with the portrait of a woman in the window next to the men's club. Wanley happens to meet the woman while admiring her portrait, and ends up in her apartment for talk and a bit of champagne. Her boyfriend bursts in and misinterprets Wanley's presence, whereupon a scuffle ensues and the boyfriend gets killed. In order to protect his reputation, the professor agrees to dump the body and help cover up the killing, but becomes increasingly suspect as the police uncover more and more clues and a blackmailer begins leaning on the woman.
Night of the Lepus (1972): Amazon - $20.99
Arizona rancher Cole Hillman, dealing with massive rabbit overpopulation on his land, calls on a local college president, Elgin Clark, to help him. In order to humanely resolve the matter, Elgin brings in researchers Roy and Gerry Bennett, who inject the rabbits with chemicals. However, they fail to anticipate the consequences of their actions.
Midnight Sun: Amazon - $19.99
Based on the Japanese film, Midnight Sun centers on Katie, a 17-year-old sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Furious: Amazon - $17.99
A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols move towards Europe they invade the last Russian principality standing in their way. Little do they know, their plans are about to be ruined by a small detachment of heroic strong men led by a mysterious brave warrior. This is a story about courage, endurance and self-sacrifice for the sake of one's country. This is the story of Evpaty the Furious.
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