Best Buy’s ‘Rocky IV’ 4K Steelbook
March 22, 2023
The March 21 slate of latest residence video releases didn’t yield a lot in the way in which of retailer exclusives.
Best Buy released its Rocky IV 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Steelbook combo pack for $29.99, the standalone 4K version of the sequel that was otherwise released on Ultra HD disc only as a half of a four-film “Rocky” set by MGM and Warner on Feb. 28.
Rocky IV, from 1985, is the film by which Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) takes on the Soviet Union and its champion, Drago (Dolph Lundgren). The Best Buy combo pack features a 4K disc with each the original theatrical reduce of Rocky IV and the Rocky vs. Drago director’s minimize, and a regular Blu-ray of simply the theatrical minimize.
This is the fourth of four consecutive weeks of Best Buy releasing the primary four “Rocky” films in 4K Steelbooks.
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Best Buy’s ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ Blu-ray Steelbook
One of the week’s new releases that did have a retailer-exclusive edition was Crunchyroll’s Jujutsu Kaisen zero, available as a Blu-ray/DVD Steelbook at Best Buy for $29.99. The anime film follows Yuta Okkotsu, a nervous high school pupil, who enrolls in the mysterious Tokyo Jujutsu High School beneath the steerage of Satoru Gojo after being haunted by the curse of his childhood pal.
Meanwhile, Target supplied a 10% discount for Easter books and flicks. While the chain’s catalog section presents all kinds of titles in special Easter-themed slipcovers, many of its stores proceed to look indifferent to stocking new releases on time. The greatest March 21 titles similar to Universal’s M3GAN and Paramount’s Babylon and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds — Season One have been listed as “Online Only” by the company’s web site (which doesn’t imply such titles will never acquire brick-and-mortar shelf house, just that it takes longer to inventory them).