Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Bluray Tuesday Featuring: Trick r' Treat, Skyscraper & House on Haunted Hill

October 9th 2018

Bluray Tuesday returns! This week is filled will re-releases in 4k, steelbook and collector's editions. First up this week from Scream Factory is Trick r' Treat with a new scan, bonus material and cool new art work. Trick r' Treat is a yearly watch for me and I'm looking forward to this new edition. Scream Factory also releases a collector's edition of House on Haunted Hill (1999) with a new scan and bonus materials. Halloween II gets the steelbook treatment from Scream Factory as well rounding out their big releases of October week 2. Biggest film released today is Skyscraper starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Neve Campbell (Scream franchise) returns to the big screen as his wife in the film. Best Buy will carry an exclusive 4K steelbook for this release and Target's exclusive comes with more bonus content. Hotel Transylvania 3 hits shelves today and will have a glow in the dark steelbook only at Best Buy and a glow in the dark trick or treat bag included with the Target exclusive. Rounding out the week is The Unnameable from Unearthed Films, A24's Eighth Grade and animated Constantine film from DC Comics. What will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!

Trick r' Treat: Amazon - $34.99

Interwoven stories demonstrate that some traditions are best not forgotten as the residents (Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker) of a small town face real ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Tales of terror reveal the consequences of extinguishing a Jack-o-Lantern before midnight and a grumpy hermit's encounter with a sinister trick-or-treater.

Trick 'r Treat (Blu-ray) 

House on Haunted Hill: Amazon - $34.99

Unspeakable things happened at the Vannacutt Psychiatric Institute for the Criminally Insane- experiments that brought human torture to new depths of depravity... secrets that died with their victims and the practioners of the demonic acts that masqueraded as medicine. Now there are no living witnesses. Nothing survived Dr. Vannacutt's excesses; nothing endures except the building in which they occurred. But that building holds all the secrets of its terrible past. Decades after the Vannacutt Institute was shuttered, five strangers are invited to spend a night there. Their reward is a million dollars each. All they have to do is stay alive. It's going to be a long night.

House on Haunted Hill (Blu-ray) 

Skyscraper: Amazon - $24.99
4K: Amazon - $27.99

FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building...above the fire line.

Skyscraper (Blu-ray) 

Skyscraper 4K (Blu-ray) 

Steelbook: Best Buy - $32.99

Skyscraper 4K (Blu-ray) 

Bonus Disc: Target - $24.99

Skyscraper (Blu-ray) 

Halloween 2 (Steelbook): Amazon - $29.99

Dr. Loomis and Sheriff Brackett are again searching the dark streets for Micheal Myers but meanwhile Laurie Strode is taken to the Haddenfield Hospital where she is still not safe. Micheal, being shot by Dr. Loomis six times, is also still looming in the shadows hunting for her yet this time, there is a reason why he is after her.

Halloween II (Blu-ray)
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The Evil Dead (4K): Amazon - $16.99

Five twentysomething friends are holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book of the Dead. An archaeologist's tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.

The Evil Dead 4K (Blu-ray)
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The Unnameable: Amazon - $18.99 

The movie starts in the 18th century to set the scene and tease at the foundation of a ghost story that drives the main characters to a haunted house on the skirts of a cemetery. The setting changes to present day (1980s), where a group of college students are drawn to the house rumored to be haunted.

The Unnamable (Blu-ray) 

Hotel Transylvania 3: Amazon - $22.99
4K: Amazon - $27.99

Mavis surprises Dracula with a family voyage on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship so he can take a vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel. The rest of Drac's Pack cannot resist going along. But once they leave port, romance arises when Dracula meets the mysterious ship captain, Ericka. Now it's Mavis' turn to play the overprotective parent, keeping her dad and Ericka apart. Little do they know that his "too good to be true" love interest is actually a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, ancient nemesis to Dracula and all other monsters.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Blu-ray) 

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 4K (Blu-ray) 

Steelbook: Best Buy - $27.99

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Blu-ray)
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Bonus Content: Target - $24.99

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (Blu-ray)
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Hotel Artemis: Amazon - $19.99
 4K; Amazon - $22.99

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.

Hotel Artemis (Blu-ray) 

Hotel Artemis 4K (Blu-ray) 

Constantine: City of Demons: Amazon - $18.99
4K: Best Buy - $24.99

A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. Feature-length film based on the first five episodes of the CW Seed web series.

Constantine: City of Demons: The Movie (Blu-ray) 

Constantine: City of Demons: The Movie 4K (Blu-ray) 

Eighth Grade: Amazon - $16.99

A teenager tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school.
Eighth Grade (Blu-ray)
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Prehysteria!: Amazon - $21.99

Rico Sarno, a museum curator, enters a forbidden temple in South America, and discovers a nest of five eggs. He steals them and brings them back to his museum. Frank Taylor, a farmer, sells fossils to Rico and in a mix up, the Taylor's dog takes a cooler, which has the eggs. The kids, Monica and Jerry discover the dinosaurs when they hatch and try to keep it a secret, until their father finds out. Rico finds out the Taylors have them and hires two robbers to help him get the dinosaurs back.

Prehysteria! (Blu-ray)
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot: Amazon - $16.99

About John Callahan who became paralyzed after a car accident at age 21, and turned to drawing as a form of therapy.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (Blu-ray) 

A Prayer Before Dawn: Amazon - $14.99

Based on the true life experience of Billy Moore who survived his Thai prison ordeal by becoming a Muay Thai boxing champion.

A Prayer Before Dawn (Blu-ray) 

Bloodlust: Amazon - $23.99

A deaf and dumb accountant suffers from a psychic trauma in his childhood. He is collecting puppets and mutilates female bodies in the mortuary. After his secret love died by an accident he starts to kill.

Bloodlust (Blu-ray) 

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