New Blu-ray Tuesday 1/16/18

It’s Tuesday and as promised last week the future is upon us. Blade Runner 2049 is out today and Best Buy is spoiling us with gorgeous steelbooks. In the first time I can remember Best Buy has two different steelie designs, one for the regular blu-ray and the other for the 4K.

Standard Blu-ray

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Photo Source: Amazon.com

Best Buy Blu-ray Steelbook

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Photo Source: Best Buy

Best Buy 4K Steelbook

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Photo Source: Best Buy

Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years. – Warner Bros. Pictures

Like It last week Blade Runner 2049 is one of my favorite movies of 2017. The original Blade Runner is a thought provoking and for the time visually stunning film. Blade Runner 2049 blows the original out of the water. To me there is without a doubt that Blade Runner 2049 is the most visually stunning and beautiful looking film of the year. On top of the visuals the story itself is far more compelling and thought provoking than the original. Harrison Ford is back and he is just as good as he was in the original. Ryan Gosling is phenomenal as Agent K, you really feel for his character and care about him. It’s very rare for a sequel/reboot to be better than the original film but Blade Runner 2049 is superior in every way.

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • 4K Blu-ray (4K Steelbook)
  • Blu-ray (All Editions)
  • DVD (Blu-ray Steelbook and Standard Blu-ray)
  • Digital HD
  • Special Features
    • Designing The World of Blade Runner 2049
    • To Be Human: Casting Blade Runner 2049
    • Prologues: 2036: Nexus Dawn
    • Prologues: 2048: Nowhere to Run
    • Prologues: 2022: Black Out
    • Blade Runner 101: Blade Runners
    • Blade Runner 101: The Replicant Evolution
    • Blade Runner 101: The Rise of Wallace Corp
    • Blade Runner 101: Welcome to 2049
    • Blade Runner 101: Joi
    • Blade Runner 101: Within the Skies

I just got a 4K player for Christmas so I gotta go with the 4K steelie. I think it looks better anyways.

You can buy the 4K steelbook here.

You can buy the blu-ray steelbook here.

You can buy the standard blu-ray here.

Also out this week:

  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Loving Vincent 
  • Aida’s Secrets
  • Beyond Skyline
  • Cook Off! 
  • Crooked House
  • Eye of the Cat
  • Gangster Land
  • Happy Death Day
  • The Snowman
  • Better Call Saul Season 3
  • The Commander Complete Series
  • The Doctor Blake Mysteries Season 4
  • The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman Season 1
  • S.W.A.T. Complete Series

That’s all folks, see you next for another blu-ray.

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Author: William

I'm a recent college grad trying to make my mark on the world. But I have no idea what I'm doing. Anyways I spend way too much money on movie tickets. I obsessively buy blu-rays and other movie paraphernalia, that's what credit cards are for, right? I like anything superhero related especially the MCU, the DC CW shows and I'll tell you Batman v. Superman wasn't that bad. My ultimate guilty pleasure movie is Daredevil. Yeah the Ben Affleck one. Watch the directors cut, it'll change your life. I have a tendency to have man crushes on men named Chris, especially Chris Pratt. My superhero obsession has also led to a gym obsession, I just want to look as good as Chris Evans in a plain white tee. I have a podcast on iTunes called the Deadlifting Dorks, I think we are really funny. Follow me on Twitter @bigwillybeatz and on instagram @big_willy_beatz and follow my blog Will Watches Movies on Facebook.

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