February 19th 2019
Bluray Tuesday creeps up on us once more. First up is one that surprised me last year, Overlord. I went into it not expecting much and I left the theater loving this one! So definitely adding to my collection this week. Next up is another non-horror film favorite of last year, A Star Is Born. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are pretty much perfect in this remake and I really enjoyed the soundtrack. Best Buy will carry an exclusive steelbook of this release and Target an exclusive slipcover with new art and bonus material. Severin Films this week releases early 90's slasher Skinner for the first time on Bluray. I've never heard of this one but looking forward to it. Rounding out this week is another remake, Robin Hood. This release is also get retailer exclusives. Best Buy will carry an exclusive 4K steelbook packaging. What will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments. Until next week!
Overlord: Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $27.99
On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion's success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. They find themselves fighting against supernatural forces, part of a Nazi experiment.
Skinner (1993): Amazon - $22.99
Dennis Skinner seems like a normal enough guy, but he has a very abnormal hobby -- at night, he creeps through the back streets looking for potential victims, and when he finds one, he carefully removes their skin with an elaborate collection of knives. Heidi, one of Dennis' victims, is on his trail, waiting for a chance to get her revenge, but in the meantime Dennis has developed a crush on Kerry, and wants to find a way to show her he really cares.
A Star Is Born (2018): Amazon - $24.99
4K: Amazon - $29.99
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
Steelbook: Best Buy - $34.99
Exclusive Cover & Bonus Content: Target - $26.99
La Verite (The Truth): Amazon - $27.99
Beautiful, troubled Dominique Marceau came to bohemian Paris to escape the suffocation of provincial life, only to wind up in a courtroom, accused of a terrible crime: the murder of her lover. As the trial commences and the lawyers begin tangling over Dominique's fate, the film delves into her past, reconstructing her struggle to find a foothold in the city. What emerges is a nuanced portrait of an impulsive young woman misunderstood and mistreated by those around her, and of her ultimately tragic affair with an up-and-coming conductor.
Death in Venice: Amazon - $27.99
A fastidious composer reeling from a disastrous concert, Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice to recover. There, he is struck by a vision of pure beauty in the form of a young boy, his infatuation developing into an obsession even as rumors of a plague spread through the city.
The Return of The Vampire: Amazon - $25.99
In 1918, Armand Tesla (Bela Lugosi), a 200-year-old Hungarian vampire, prowls the English countryside, feeding from the jugulars of the villagers. But Tesla's reign of terror is interrupted when a pair of scientists, Lady Jane (Frieda Inescort) and Sir John Ainsley (Roland Varno), drive a railroad spike through his heart. The "un-dead" Tesla remains safely entombed for two decades until the impact from a stray Nazi bomb accidentally releases him. Along with his werewolf servant Andreas Obry (Matt Willis), the resurrected vampire now plots vengeance on the family that put a halt to his nocturnal feasting...
Barb Wire: Amazon - $8.99
There's a joint in Steel Harbor. It's called the Hammerhead Bar and Grille. The place is legendary. So is its owner. Her name is Barb Wire. She's razor sharp. She's tough as nails. She won't take shit and she won't take sides. She lives in the not-too-distant future where biology is used to kill, not cure, in a country devastated by Civil War. Every man wants her. No man can have her. She's a woman with high standards in a world of lowest common denominators. She's not about to waste her time with a man unless he has a really big one and knows how to use it--a brain, that is. It's been a long time since Barb's been on anybody's side other than her own. But when she wants to, she can more than match any man. There's nothing she can't handle. You can blast her and beat her, slash her and shoot her, drag her and diss her. But, whatever you do, just don't call her "babe..."
Robin Hood (2018): Amazon - $19.99
4K: Amazon - $23.99
Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance.
Steelbook: Amazon - $29.99
Dracula's Fiancee: Amazon - $19.99
A professor and his protege track Dracula through parallel universes and find an odd order of nuns, which is holding a young woman captive so she can marry the vampire.
Revenge of the Spaceman: Amazon - $19.99
Local hillbillies and college students defend the world from an alien invasion.
Backtrace: Amazon - $14.99
The lone surviving thief of a violent armored car robbery is sprung from a high security facility and administered an experimental drug.