Case Of The Mondays: Unwind With One Of These
Need to unwind after a tough day? We got you. Sit back, kick your dogs up and enjoy one of these new release titles now available for rent. We know how draining the grind can be, so we've made it easy for you.
Below, we've broken our recommendations down by genre and linked you to our full write-ups, so you can easily reference more information, if needed. All of these titles can be picked up on your commute home from your local video store (if you have one; "What are THOSE?!), or on-demand via Amazon or iTunes, etc.
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Guardians are back for more that good time fun. This time, it's a shift towards everything family. Check out our review here.
- Wonder Woman: Get your strong female lead here! Our write up can be read here.
- Captain Underpants: Potty humor fun for the whole dang family. Check out our review here.
Gut-Busting Romance Comedy:
- The Big Sick: One of the GREATEST romance comedies in recent memory, it'll have you laughing the tears away. Check out our review here.
- Get Out: Jordan Peele's standout social thriller Get Out doesn't just pack a punch, but is one of the most entertainingly exciting films to hit the big screen this year. Full write-up here.
- It Comes At Night: Gripping and tense right out the gate, this film is a great one for viewers who don't like to be spoon fed. Check out our review here.
- Colossal: The film totally bends the giant monster genre, flipping it on its ear in very delightful and surprising ways. You can check out our short review here.
- Kong: Skull Island: With some really stunning visuals, this giant monster flick is a popcorn blast. After you see the film, check up our full write-up on the top five things you (probably) didn't know about the film here.
- Raw: A singular coming-of-age story that uses body horror and cannibalism as a device to heighten the thematics. It goes without saying that you should let your food settle before giving this one a chance, but it's one of the most unique films you'll see all year. Full write-up here.
- Alien: Covenant: Despite all its flaws, it's still nice to see the xenomorph back in another Alien flick. There are some genuine moments of gripping tension and some gory scenes that will give you the heebie jeebies. Check out our full review here, and then after you watch the film check out our "5 Great Thing" about the film here.
- Another Evil: A wickedly funny take on the haunted house genre. Check out our review here.
- The Lure: It's the grimy mermaid horror musical you never knew you wanted. Review here.
- The Lost City of Z: Based on a true story, this film is a compelling and mildly poetic trip to the Amazon. Full review here.
Don't wanna spend money on a film?! Here's a list of new release titles we've written about on Netflix and Shudder:
- The Devil's Candy: A slight bend to the horror genre, the film has a lean runtime and a fire soaked finale. Check our our review here.
- Death Note: It wasn't our bag, but if you're in a YA mood, you might be able to sink your teeth in. Check out our review here.
- Little Evil: It's the lukewarm followup to Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, but the comedy worked for us. Give it a go and read our review here.
- A Dark Song: An in depth portrait of the misunderstood world of magic. Dark is implied in the name, but it's heart will take you by surprise. Review here.
- Kuso: It's said to be "the most disgusting film ever made," but you be the judge! Although, you might wanna read our review first.
- Among The Living: What if Spielberg produced High Tension? If that sounds enticing, this film may be for you. Check out our review here.
- Belladonna of Sadness: A jaw-dropping wonder, dripping with graphic violence and sex, stunning psychedelia, and fantastical otherness. Check out our review here.
Let us know what you think of these recommendations. For reals, we want to know! Share your thoughts and feelings in the comments section below, and, more importantly, remember: