New Blu-ray Tuesday 3/20/18

Happy Tuesday everyone! After last weeks haul, today is going to feel like a light week. I’ve got two picks for you, Downsizing and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. 

Downsizing

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Photo Source: Amazon

When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures. – Paramount Pictures

Downsizing is easily one of the weirdest movies of the year, at least plot wise. Like so bizarre but somehow it’s also one of the most relatable movies of the year. I think we can all agree Matt Damon is great. Matt Damon plays a completely average guy and almost anyone can see a bit of themselves in him. The bizarre yet down to earth and relatable characters make Downsizing an enjoyable watch. Laughs and heart, a plenty.

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • Blu-ray
  • DVD
  • Digital HD
  • Special Features
    • working with Alexander
    • the cast
    • a visual journey
    • a matter of perspective
    • that smile
    • a global concern

You can buy Downsizing here.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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Photo Source: Amazon

Best Buy Steelbook

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Photo Source: Best Buy

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever. – Sony Pictures Entertainment

I think it’s safe to say if you were a kid during the 90’s or 00’s, Jumanji was one your favorite movies. Of course, when I heard that there was a sequel/reboot of Jumanji in the works, I was apprehensive. Then I heard the Rock was involved, I got less worried, even in a bad movie the Rock is great. I had zero expectations for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and after leaving the theater I was pleasantly surprised. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was easily the funniest movie of 2017, I had a complete blast start to finish. This movie has action, humor, heart and just enough callbacks to the original to make this movie a worthy sequel.

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • Blu-ray
  • 4K Blu-ray (Steelbook)
  • DVD (standard edition)
  • Digital HD
  • Special Features:
    • Journey Through The Jungle: The Making of Jumanji
    • Book to Board Game to Big Screen & Beyond! Celebrating The Legacy of Jumanji
    • Meet the Players: A Heroic Cast
    • Attack of the Rhinos!
    • Surviving the Jungle: Spectacular Stunts!
    • Gag Reel
    • “Jumanji, Jumanji” Music Video by Jack Black and Nick Jonas

You can buy the standard edition of Jumanji: Welcome to the Junglehere.

You already know I’m buying the steelbook, you can buy it here.

Also out this week:

  • Pitch Perfect 3
  • The Work
  • 11/8/16
  • Baal (1970) Criterion Collection
  • The Black Scorpion
  • Daughter of the Nile
  • Delirium
  • The Divine Order
  • Django
  • Lies We Tell
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) Criterion Collection
  • Small Town Crime
  • Still/Born
  • The Vanishing of Sidney Hall
  • Archer Season 8
  • Chaos;Child Complete Series
  • The Long Road Home Miniseries
  • Lou Grant Season 5

Next week we go to a galaxy, far far away…

 

 

 

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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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