February 26th 2019
The last Bluray Tuesday of February has arrived. First up is the pretty girl ghost story The Possession of Hannah Grace. This one is a solid film not the best of its sub genre. A fun watch biy I'd recommend renting it first. Scream Factory releases Willard for the first time on Bluray with a new scan and bonus features. Rodents creep me out so I'll probably sit this one out. I've seen this when it was first released and I think that's enough for me. Severin Films this week releases Next of Kin, which sounds interesting and I'm looking forward to checking out. Disney is making bank this week with 3 releases landing on the same day. It starts with the Wreck it Ralph sequel, Ralph Breaks The Internet. Next up is the 30th anniversay of The Little Mermaid in a new 4K restored release. Both of these will have a Best Buy steelbooks and Target exclusive steelbooks. The last Disney release is Marvel Studio's Captain America: The First Avenger re released in 4K with an exclusive steelbook only at Best Buy. Rounding out the week are various horror films from Vinegar Syndrome all with new scans, the Legally Blonde Collection, Nicolas Cage's new action thriller Between Worlds and foreign action horror Rampant. What will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
The Possession of Hannah Grace: Amazon - $19.99
When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.
Next of Kin: Amazon - $21.99
In a rest home for elderly people, a daughter reads her mother's diary. Soon events that are mentioned in the mother's diary begin to happen to the daughter.
Willard: Amazon - $26.99
This is the story of Willard Stiles who is a social misfit taking care of his ill and fragile but verbally abusive mother Henrietta in a musty old mansion that is also home to a colony of rats. Willard then finds himself constantly humiliated in front of his co-workers and is eventually fired by his cruel and uncaring boss, Mr. Frank Martin, a vicious man whose professional interest in Willard extends to a personal financial one
Ralph Breaks The Internet: Best Buy - $24.99
4K: Best Buy - $29.99
Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, "Sugar Rush." In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet -- the netizens -- to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube.
Digi-Book: Target - $32.99
The Little Mermaid (30th Anniversary): Best Buy - $22.99
4K: Best Buy - $29.99
Ariel, a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, is off on the adventure of a lifetime with her best friend, the adorable Flounder, and the reggae-singing Caribbean crab Sebastian at her side. But it will take all of her courage and determination to make her dreams come true—and save her father's beloved kingdom from the sneaky sea witch Ursula!
Digi-Book: Target - $32.99
Captain America: The First Avenger 4K: Best Buy - $34.99
Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.
Party Line: Amazon - $25.99
A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Wacko: Amazon - $25.99
Designed as a spoof of slasher movies, this gory comedy is set in a town that more than a decade ago was home to the infamous lawnmower killer. Set just before the big Halloween soiree at the local high school, it follows officer Dick Harbinger as he desperately tries to convince the town that the dreaded mechanical reaper is about to return for more bloodshed and horror.
Battle for the Lost Planet: Amazon - $25.99
After hijacking a space shuttle, a spy finds that the controls are malfunctioning and sees alien battleships approaching Earth. Many years later, when the arc of his flight path returns to earth, he finds the planet under alien domination.
The Mole People: Amazon - $25.99
A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopotamia.
Tinseltown: Amazon - $25.99
Mary Jo Harmon is a small town country girl who dreams of moving to Hollywood to pursue her ambition of becoming a famous movie star. But no sooner than arriving, her fantasies of glitz and glamour begin to get chipped away, as she learns that all of the things she’s heard about LA’s sleazy casting couches, lecherous producers, and perverted parties are…absolutely true! Will Mary Jo ever be able to fulfill her dream, as the world around her turns into an ever greater orgy of disappointment?
Invasion of the Blood Farmers: Amazon - $22.99
A sect of druids called the "Sangroids" living in Westchester County, New York, plan to resurrect their Queen, Onhorrid. Unwary travelers are abducted and drained of their blood in a desperate search for the particular type needed to bring the Queen back to life.
Legally Blonde (1&2): Amazon - $26.99
Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) has it all. She wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But there is one thing stopping him (Matthew Davis) from proposing: She is too blond. Elle rallies all of her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back.
Mary Queen of Scots: Amazon - $22.99
4K: Amazon - $24.99
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Spun: Amazon - $24.99
Three days of epic drug binging become a meth-induced odyssey for college drop out Ross when he becomes the local Crystal Meth cook's personal driver in exchange for free drugs. Bouncing from one bizarre situation to another, Ross slowly slips deeper and deeper into the crazy anonymous world of speed freaks in which there exists no boundaries or morality. With an all star cast including Brittany Murphy, Jason Schwartzman, John Leguizamo, Patrick Fugit, Mena Suvari, and an unfortunate green dog, get ready to see the city through eyes that can't sleep. It's Spun.
Rampant: Amazon - $17.99
Lee Chung is a Prince of Joseon, but he has been taken hostage to the Qing Dynasty. He enjoys boozing, womanizing and gambling. He is also an excellent swordsman. His older brother Lee Young will succeed to the throne and brings Lee Chung to Joseon. He returns after more than 10 years. Soon, Lee Chung faces monsters that run rampant in the night.
Border: Amazon - $22.99
Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can’t identify. Even worse, she feels a strange attraction to him. As Tina develops a special bond with Vore and discovers his true identity, she also realizes the truth about herself. Tina, like Vore, does not belong to this world. Her entire existence has been one big lie and now she has to choose: keep living the lie or embrace Vore’s terrifying revelations.
Between Worlds: Amazon - $14.99
The story follows Joe, (Cage), a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child. He meets Julie (Potente), a spiritually gifted woman who enlists Joe in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter, Billie (Mitchell). But the spirit of Joe's dead wife Mary proves stronger, possessing the young woman's body and determined to settle her unfinished business with the living.
Damages (The Complete Series): Amazon - $59.99
Damages is a legal thriller set in the world of New York City high-stakes litigation. The series, which provides a view into the true nature of power and success, follows the turbulent lives of Patty Hewes the nation's most revered and reviled high-stakes litigator and her bright, ambitious protege Ellen Parsons as they become embroiled in a class action lawsuit targeting the allegedly corrupt Arthur Frobisher, one of the country's wealthiest CEOs. As Patty battles with Frobisher and his attorney Ray Fiske, Ellen Parsons will be front and center witnessing just what it takes to win at all costs, as it quickly becomes clear that lives, as well as fortunes, may be at stake.