June 29th 2021
Bluray Tuesday creeps up on us once more. First up is a newly restored Battle Beyond The Stars in a collectible steelbook packaging from Scream Factory, Next up this week is The Purge season two released in time before this Friday's The Forever Purge film hitting theaters. Rounding out the week is Stardust from Shout Factory, His Dark Materials season two and The anniversary 4K release of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory. So what will you buy, rent or skip this week? Let us know in the comments or social media. Until next week!
Battle Beyond The Stars (Steelbook): Amazon - $22.99
Shad must scour the cosmos to recruit mercenaries from different planets and cultures, in order to save his peaceful home planet from the threat of the evil tyrant Sador, bent on dominating and enslaving the entire universe. Joining this "magnificant seven" of mercenaries are the deadly Gelt, carefree Cowboy, and the sexy Valkyrie Saint-Exmin.
His Dark Materials (Season Two): Amazon - $17.99
Two children embark on a magical adventure through parallel universes.
The Purge (Season Two): Amazon - $32.99
Based on the hit movie franchise, The Purge revolves around a 12-hour
period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season 2 explores how
a single Purge night affects the lives of four interconnected
characters over the course of the ensuing year, all inevitably leading
up to the next Purge. From Blumhouse Television and UCP, the second
season of the anthology series opens on Purge night but dives deeper
than ever before in to what the Purge world looks like the other 364
days of the year.
Stardust: Amazon - $17.99
Stardust will chronicle the young David Bowie's first visit to the US in
1971 - a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy
The Watch (Season One): Amazon - $22.99
The Watch, an unlikely group of misfits, finds the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. The series pits trolls, werewolves, wizards and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon.
Here Are The Young Men: Amazon - $17.99
Dublin teenagers Matthew, nihilistic Rez, and the deranged Kearney,
leave school to a social vacuum of drinking and drugs, falling into
shocking acts of transgression.
Adoration: Amazon - $32.99
12-year-old Paul lives an isolated existence with his mother, who works
at a private psychiatric hospital in the woods near their house. One
day, Paul encounters a young teen named Gloria, a mysterious new patient
with whom he quickly becomes infatuated. As the fledgling pair forge a
tentative friendship, Gloria convinces Paul to help her escape. But when
they embark on a perilous journey together, his devotion is put to the
test as Gloria's dangerous unpredictability gradually starts to surface.
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory (4K): Amazon - $24.99
The story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, who dreams wistfully
of being able to buy the candy that other children enjoy. Charlie enters into a magical world
when he wins one of five "Golden Tickets" to visit the mysterious chocolate factory owned by
the eccentric Willy Wonka and run by his capable crew of Oompa-Loompas. Once behind the
gates, a cast of characters join Charlie and Grandpa Joe on a journey to discover that a kind
heart is a far finer possession than a sweet tooth.
- The Impostor