New Blu-ray Tuesday 7/18/17

And it’s Tuesday again, which means new Blu-rays. This is a relatively small week with only a few big releases. One of my favorite movies of the year is getting released today. Kong: Skull Island is out now. Kong was a blast, such a fun popcorn flick. This was a movie I was really looking forward to and I wasn’t let down. Can’t wait for Kong and Godzilla to meet up.  Surprisingly Best Buy is only offering a 4K steelbook, so we aren’t considering that one. Target though, is offering a very pretty lenticular slipcase and some bonus content.

Standard Blu-ray

Photo Source: Amazon

Target Exclusive 

Photo Source: Target

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong. – Warner Bros. Pictures

I cannot stress how much fun this movie is. It is just pure giant ape chaos and it’s beautiful. Seriously this movie looks so good. The special effects are stunning.  This is a very good looking movie with awesome over the top movie monster fun. This is the perfect movie for the home theater. Fun for the whole family. Kong looks awesome, the mo-cap is on point and this is the biggest Kong seen in film so far.

The Blu-ray includes:

  • Blu-ray Disc
  • DVD
  • Digital HD
  • “Creature Features”
    • Creating a King
    • Monarch Files 2.0
    • Tom Hiddleston: The Intrepid Traveler
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Director’s Commentary
    • Through the Lens: Brie Larson’s Photography
    • On Location: Vietnam
    • A Terrifying Paradise Creating Skull Island (Target Bonus Content)

With the lack of a steelbook from Best Buy the Target exclusive is the obvious choice. I’m a real sucker for anything lenticular.

You can buy the Target exclusive here.

You can buy the standard Blu-ray here.

These titles are also available this week:

  • Free Fire
  • Buster’s Mal Heart
  • Another Evil 
  • Blood Alley
  • The Other Half 
  • Pray For Rain
  • Resident Evil: Vendetta 
  • Stalker Criterion Collection
  • Tommy’s Honour
  • The 100 Season 4
  • Adventure Time Season 7
  • America’s Test Kitchen Season 17 
  • Coronet Blue Complete Series
  • The Expanse Season 2
  • Father Knows Best Season 6
  • Grantchester Season 3
  • T.J. Hooker Complete Series
  • Teen Wolf Season 6 Part 1
  • Unlikely Animal Friends

Leave a comment below with what you’re getting this week.

See you next week.

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Author: William

I'm no one important I just enjoy watching movies. I'm an avid fan of watching tv shows, reading comic books, playing video games and picking up heavy things. Follow me on twitter @bigwillybeatz and Instagram @big_willy_beatz Check out my podcast the Deadlifting Dorks on Soundcloud and on iTunes.

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