New Blu-ray Tuesday 1/15/19

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Or should I say Halloween because today’s pick of the week is Halloween. 

Best Buy Steelbook

halloween
Photo Source: Best Buy

Standard Blu-ray

Photo Source: Amazon

It’s been 40 years since Laurie Strode survived a vicious attack from crazed killer Michael Myers on Halloween night. Locked up in an institution, Myers manages to escape when his bus transfer goes horribly wrong. Laurie now faces a terrifying showdown when the masked madman returns to Haddonfield, Ill. — but this time, she’s ready for him. – Universal Pictures

This right here is how you reboot/revitalize a franchise. I love slashers and the Halloween movies but jeez that timeline was wonky and convoluted. Well, no more only the OG Halloween is cannon. This movie takes Mikey back to the basics even putting him against Laurie again, who is not his sister. Halloween is the perfect ending and new beginning for the story of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers. In my opinion this was a perfect slasher movie, keep in mind I grew up on Scream. Halloween is a blast, it’s funny, tongue-in-cheek, meta, brutal, bloody and violentall the things needed for a slasher movie.

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • 4K Blu-ray Disc (Steelbook)
  • Blu-ray Disc
  • DVD (Standard Blu-ray)
  • Digital HD
  • Special Features
    • Deleted/Extended Scenes
      • Extended Shooting Range
      • Shower Mask Visit
      • Jog to a Hanging Dog
      • Allyson and Friends at School
      • Cameron and Cops Don’t Mix
      • Deluxe Banh Mi Cops
      • Sartain and Hawkins Ride Along
    • Back in Haddonfield: Making Halloween
    • The Original Scream Queen
    • The Sound of Fear
    • Journey of the Mask
    • The Legacy of Halloween

I’ve already got my steelbook sitting pretty at home. You can buy it here.

You can buy the standard Blu-ray here.

Always available this week:

  • Madeline’s Madeline
  • The Old Man and the Gun
  • Tea With the Dames
  • The Bookshop
  • Four Times That Night
  • The Glass Key
  • Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
  • The Insufferable Groo
  • Jack the Ripper
  • Jonathan
  • Knives of the Avenger
  • The Last Suit
  • Notorious
  • The Plague Dogs
  • Saturday the 14th
  • Speed Kills
  • Black Clover Season 1 Part 3
  • The Doctor Blake Mysteries Season 5
  • Overlord II Season 2
  • The Pink Panther Show Volume 4

Next week space and hate. 

 

 

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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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