New Blu-ray Tuesday 7/23/19

Whaddup Blu-heads. I got two picks coming at you today because I couldn’t decided. Both were divisive. Hellboy and Alita: Battle Angel. 

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Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past. – 20th Century Fox

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • Blu-ray Disc
  • DVD
  • Digital HD
  • Special features
    • Alita’s World – get a deeper look into the world of Alita: Battle Angel with these dynamic motion comics.
    • The Fall – a look back at the terrible war that almost destroyed two planets and set the stage for the cyborg warrior Alita’s return 300 years later.
    • Iron City – Hugo gives a guided tour of the Iron City he knows, showing off its dark corners and broken-down neighborhoods.
    • What it Means to be a Cyborg – hunter-warrior Zapan tracks his mark across Iron City while musing about what it means to be a cyborg.
    • Rules of the Game – A high-octane “crash course” in Motorball, introducing the rules, game-play, and the top-ranked players and their arsenal of weapons.
    • From Manga to Screen – a behind-the-scenes look into the origins of Yukito Kishiro’s beloved manga, “Gunnm,” and the long road to bring it to life on the big screen.
    • Evolution of Alita – how Alita was brought to life, from the casting of Rosa Salazar, to performance capture, and final VFX by WETA Digital.
    • Motorball – go inside Iron City’s favorite pastime, from the origins and evolution of the sport, to rules on how the game is played.
    • James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez and Cast Q&A moderated by Jon Landau.
    • Robert Rodriguez’s 10 Minute Cooking School: Chocolate – a cooking lesson on how to make delicious chocolate like that seen in the movie.
    • 2005 Art Compilation (2019) – James Cameron’s original compilation of concept art for the then-titled “Battle Angel: Alita,” presented with new voiceover and music.
    • Scene Deconstruction – view three different stages of the production – the original live action performance capture, the animation stage, and the final Weta VFX from four different scenes

I missed this one in theaters and I’m actually pretty eager to see it.

You can buy Alita: Battle Angel here.

hellbo
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Based on the graphic novels by Mike Mignola, Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge. – Lionsgate

Included with the Blu-ray:

  • Blu-ray
  • DVD
  • Digital HD
  • Special Features
    • Deleted scenes
    • Previsualizations
    • 3-part Tales of the Wild Hunt: Hellboy Reborn documentary

Most people hated this movie, I had fun with it. David Harbour really carries it but it’s a stupid gory horror action movie.

You can buy Hellboy here.

Also available this week:

  • Hail Satan? 
  • Missing Link
  • 1984 (1984) Criterion Collection release
  • Criss Cross 
  • Death Takes a Holiday
  •  Do the Right Thing (1989) Criterion Collection release
  • Easy Living
  • The Fate of Lee Khan
  • Master Z: Ip Man Legacy
  • Merrill’s Marauders
  • The Milky Way
  •  Sauvage/Wild
  • Working Woman
  • Manifest SEASON 1
  • Nichijou: My Ordinary Life COMPLETE SERIES
  • Rivers of Life MINISERIES

Next week is a long shot. 

 

 

 

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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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