Binge & Buy: What Time is it? ‘Adventure Time’!

Welcome to Mandatory and ComingSoon’s weekly Binge & Buy, a digital HD, Blu-ray, and DVD column for the week of April 30! Here, you’ll find detailed write-ups of different titles released this week, including a number of new releases like Adventure Time, reissues, combo packs, and TV seasons, none of which you can live without in 2019. Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon!

Mathematical: Cartoon Network Reveals The End of ‘Adventure Time’

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New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD

Miss Bala
Gloria is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness and strength.

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki
A look at famous Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki following his retirement in 2013.

The Hole in the Ground (DVD)
A woman suspects that her son, who returned home after disappearing in the woods, is an imposter.

Photo: The Criterion Collection

Criterion Corner

Police Story/Police Story 2
Considered, and rightly so, a Hong Kong action cinema classic, Police Story marks Jackie Chan’s initial foray into the stunt-filled action movie that became his trademark. Picking up where the first film ended, Police Story II returns Jackie Chan to the role of detective Chan Ka-Kui.

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Reissues

The Corruption of Chris Miller
Chris Miller (former Spanish child star, Marisol) lives with her stepmother Ruth (Jean Seberg) in a large secluded mansion in the countryside. Both women have been traumatized by the mysterious disappearance of Chris’ father but their isolation is soon interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious young drifter, Barney (Barry Stokes), who they take on as a handyman. All the while, an unknown scythe-wielding killer has been stalking the area, leaving an ever-growing body count, and it’s not long before the women grow increasingly suspicious of Barney…

Tarantula
Biochemist Gerald Deemer (Leo G. Carroll) has a plan to feed the world by using a growth formula on plants and animals. Instead, he creates terror beyond imagining when his work spawns a spider of mammoth proportions!

The Brain
Imagine a pulsating mass of gray matter, expanding in size and strength as it takes control of human minds and devours human bodies. It could never happen, right?

Escape From Women’s Prison
When four hardened female convicts escape and take a women’s tennis team hostage, they’ll force the girls into a nightmare of lesbianism, Marxism, and murder.

Death Warmed Up
Director David Blyth launched his genre career with this relentlessly graphic — and still-intense — story of mad doctors, nude teens, psychotic mutants, shotgun murders, power drill lobotomies, explosive action, and punk attitude.

Emanuelle and Francoise
When a cold-hearted stud (George Eastman) drives her sister to suicide, Emanuelle (Rosemarie Lindt) plots a seduction that includes sodomy, torture, J&B, lesbianism, cannibalism, meat cleavers, and a super-groovy ’70s soundtrack.

The Dr. Andrew Weil Collection (DVD)
The Dr. Andrew Weil Collection gathers five of Dr. Weil’s landmark programs on health and nutrition in one essential DVD set.

Animation nation: RANKED! Pre-Disney Marvel Movies

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New on Digital HD

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
When the appearance of a Light Fury dragon coincides with the darkest threat they have faced, Hiccup and Toothless must journey to a hidden world and discover their destinies.

Cold Pursuit (on digital HD May 3)
A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son.

Dead Trigger (in theaters and on demand May 3)
Dolph Lundgren stars in this first-person shooter adaptation where a mysterious virus has killed billions and turned many others into bloodthirsty zombies.

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TV on Blu-ray and DVD

Adventure Time: The Complete Collection (DVD)
Every single episode of Adventure Time in one amazing collection? This is bazonkers! Grab your friends and enjoy all of Finn and Jake’s algebraic adventures. Finn facing off against Candy Kingdom zombies? It’s in here! James Baxter the horse? You better believe he’s in here! The fun will never end! The Adventure Time Complete Series Deluxe set includes all 238 episodes from the Emmy-Award winning series. The collectible packaging features an immersive 25-page storybook, including a centerpiece pop-up with custom illustrations showcasing all the beloved characters. The box set also includes a bonus disc with hours of content, including over an hour of exclusive documentaries.

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