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“Everything is under control. Situation normal. Had a slight weapons malfunction. But uh, everything is perfectly alright now.” – Han Solo
That’s right it’s Tuesday and the pick of the week is Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Best Buy Steelbook
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes. – Lucasfilm Ltd.
Solo was a Star Wars movie that literally no one asked for. On top of that this film was plagued with behind the scenes issues. All of that added up led to a poor run at the box office which is too damn bad but because Solo was just what the Star Wars franchise needed. Solo is like if you jammed Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man and A New Hope in a blender. A space western heist movie, that’s Solo. People were also hesitant of Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, they should’ve been he made the role his own — not an impression of Harrison Ford. Finally, we all knew Donald Glover would crush it and he did. Don’t be a jerk and hate on this movie because you hated The Last Jedi.
Included with the Blu-ray:
- Blu-ray Disc
- Digital HD
- 4K Blu-ray Disc (Target & Best Buy exclusives)
- 40 page gallery book (Target exclusive)
- Special Features
- Solo: The Director & Cast Roundtable – Sit down with director Ron Howard and the stars for an intimate and entertaining discussion of the film’s making.
- Team Chewie – See what it takes to bring your favorite Wookiee to life in this lighthearted look behind the scenes.
- Kasdan on Kasdan – Iconic Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan and son Jonathan share what it was like to write the movie’s script together.
- Remaking the Millennium Falcon – Track the transformation of the most famous ship in the galaxy, from Lando’s swank and impeccable pride and joy to Han’s stripped-down hot-rod freighter with “special modifications.”
- Escape from Corellia – Get behind the wheel for the making of this high-octane chase through the streets of Corellia.
- The Train Heist – Explore the challenges and thrills of creating this action-packed sequence, including its remote location and spectacular effects.
- Becoming a Droid: L3-37 – Meet the newest droid—and the talented actor who helps bring her to life.
- Scoundrels, Droids, Creatures and Cards: Welcome to Fort Ypso – Take an in-depth tour of the rough-and-tumble bar where strangers mix and gamblers risk all in the legendary card game, Sabaac.
- Into the Maelstrom: The Kessel Run – Join Han and Chewie at the controls of the Millennium Falcon to see how this legendary moment in Star Wars history unfolds.
- Deleted Scenes
- The Millenium Falcon: From Page to Park – An exclusive look at the history of the most famous ship in the galaxy, its origin and development, and how it will translate in one of the most anticipated expansions in Disneyland’s history.
You can buy the standard Blu-ray here.
You can buy the Best Buy exclusive here.
You can buy the Target exclusive here.
Also available this week:
- The Seagull
- Uncle Drew
- Andrei Rublev Criterion Collection release
- The Bride
- Good Times
- Hot Summer Nights
- Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town
- The Man Who Cheated Himself
- Pin Cushion
- Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich
- A Raisin in the Sun Criterion Collection release
- The Row
- The Trip To Bountiful
- 9-1-1 SEASON 1
- Ancient Aliens SEASON 11 VOL. 1
- Billions SEASON 3
- Brave Witches COMPLETE SERIES
- C.B. Strike MINISERIES
- DC’s Legends of Tomorrow SEASON 3
- Deception COMPLETE SERIES
- Dynasty SEASON 1
- East West 101 SERIES 3
- Fraggle Rock COMPLETE SERIES
- Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series COMPLETE SERIES
- The Gifted SEASON 1
- Gintama SERIES 3 PART 2
- Jersey Shore Family Vacation SEASON 1
- Midsomer Murders SERIES 20
- Mystery Science Theater 3000 LOST & FOUND COLLECTION
- One Piece COLLECTION 22
- Police Story SEASON 3
- Sando SERIES 1
- WorldEnd: What Are You Doing At The End Of The World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us? COMPLETE SERIES
Next week Sicario or something.