New Blu-ray Releases Phantom Thread

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

What physical media awaits you this week? Why, it’s one of the best films of last year – Phantom Thread! Also: a musical featuring Hugh Jackman and CGI elephants; a Ridley Scott thriller more known for its reshoots than its story; the supposedly last entry in a horror franchise; and two very different indie films.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week.

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Black Panther Blu-ray

Black Panther, Marvel’s mega-hit, will be leaping onto Blu-ray and digital a lot sooner than expected – next month. The Black Panther Blu-ray release will come loaded with special features, including deleted scenes and a Ryan Coogler director’s commentary.

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Buy Jurassic Park Night Vision Goggles

Since we’re not going to get real dinosaurs in front of our eyes anytime soon, we’ll take the next best thing from Jurassic Park instead.

You might remember that John Hammond’s grandson Tim (Joseph Mazzello) stumbles upon a pair of cool light-up night vision goggles under the seat of the Jurassic Park branded Ford Explorer while they’re stranded next to the tyrannosaurus rex paddock in the rain. Now those night vision goggles can be yours in the form of a detailed life-size prop replica from Chronicle Collectibles. Read More »

harry potter hogwarts mystery voice cast

Harry Potter may not be coming to Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, but a few familiar actors will be.

The upcoming Harry Potter mobile game is bringing back a number of the franchise’s movie actors to reprise their characters in virtual form. That’s right, this is your last chance to see Maggie Smith and Michael Gambon reprise their roles as Professor McGonagall and Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery voice cast.

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jay and silent bob vr series

Jay and Silent Bob are striking back, again. But this time, you can see them in virtual reality. Writer-director Kevin Smith is reviving his iconic cinematic slacker duo for 2018 in a Jay and Silent Bob VR series.

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There’s a brand new Star Wars LEGO Y-Wing coming to the Ultimate Collector’s Series, joining previous ships like Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing, an Imperial TIE Fighter and the most recent Millennium Falcon that became the most expensive set ever manufactured. Get a look at the new Star Wars LEGO Y-Wing below. Read More »

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There was something hypnotic about the insanely popular video game franchise RollerCoaster Tycoon. In it, you could build and manage a theme park, hire handymen, and entertain visitors. And then, you could let it all go to hell.

Frontier’s newest video game, Jurassic World Evolution, let’s you do all that times 10. Because not only do you have the benefit of building a theme park from scratch, you can also unleash its resident dinosaurs to play with the lives of insignificant humans. And the new Jurassic World Evolution trailer shows you exactly how you can do that.

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Hot Toys Baby Groot

Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles already debuted an adorably awesome life-size Baby Groot figure not long after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hit theaters. But their new figure of the tiny little plant creature from the Marvel Studios sequel is even better.

A new version of Baby Groot from Hot Toys is also life-size, but his body is newly developed so that you can recreate the scene from the opening of the movie where he busts a move to Electric Light Orchestra’s hit song “Mr. Blue Sky.” Get a load of the little guy below. Read More »

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group, Disney and Pixar have announced that The Incredibles are getting their own LEGO video game inspired by both the original Pixar Animation film from 2004 and the forthcoming sequel arriving this summer. Watch the trailer for the LEGO The Incredibles video game below. Read More »