Weekly RoundUp 2/22/05

Discussion in 'Bargains and Deals' started by Mike Frezon, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. Ernesto.Morin

    Ernesto.Morin Stunt Coordinator

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    Heat SE and Get Shorty SE this week.
    Thanks Mike.
     
  2. DanielCo

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    Thanks for the great weekly updates!

    Just ordered The Shield 3 for $34.49 including tax and shipping from DeepdiscoundDVD. Might upgrade Get Shorty.
     
  3. Mike Frezon

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    Let's see if we can whet some interest. First, you've got the beautiful Carole Lombard in one of her early roles. Second, the Great Profile himself, John Barrymore (Drew's grandfather). And the film is widely considered one of the great original screwball comedies...right up there with It Happened One Night.

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    Dennis: Want to give a capsule review of Agony?Ecstasy? [​IMG]


    TonyD: Anyone who can find the WSS box for $7.50 at Target will be one lucky sonuvagun! [​IMG] Good catch! It seems to me I remember Target made that mistake once before and either pulled all the boxes from their store during the sale or didn't stock 'em.
     
  4. TravisR

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    I'll be getting

    Heat
    The Shield: Season Three (Hoorah!)
    South Park: Season Five
     
  5. Dane Marvin

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    You can still price match the WSS box at Wal-Mart though. Some people at DVD Talk claim to have done it last time this happened. [​IMG]

    I'll be taking up BB on some of their best picture deals and pick up a few titles I should have gotten long ago: Schindler's List, Rain Man & Forrest Gump. $27.48 + tax. Not bad.
     
  6. Dennis Nicholls

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    It's in my first post here:
    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htfo...hreadid=154153

    I guess we all have genres that resonate with us. I really like over-acted cornball historical epics. This is one of the best, although many people don't especially like it. For $7 street price it should be a no-brainer though....

    Just my luck I'll be the last one here to get my hands on a copy. [​IMG] I'll make my typical rounds of Frys/CC/BB just to upset myself. Even the limey greek will probably beat me...
     
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    Thanks to the recommendation by George and Mike, I'll be Netflixing "Twentieth Century" this week. It sounds great and should be a nice prelude to my purchase of the Warner Classic Comedy set (which includes Bringing Up Baby) the week of the 1st.

    As for purchases, I'm on the fence about the Get Shorty: SE. But I'm most definitely picking up the I Heart Huckabees 2-Disc Set, which was one of my top films of last year (saw it four times in the theatre). It's a love-it-or-hate-it film, but if you're interested in an intelligent ensemble farce, give this one a rent before buying. If you like the Charlie Kaufman films but think they could be a little more upbeat, this might be the film for you.

    The Target deal on 24 Season 3 sounds good but seeing as that I haven't bought any of the seasons so far and I'm in no rush to do so, I'll wait and see if there are any deals when Season 4 comes out in December. If I can find all four seasons for $100-$110 dollars, that would be worth it.

    Overall, light week, which is good. After the roof caved in at work, I could stand to save the money.
     
  8. Mike Frezon

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    That's one! Who else is on board? Any takers for The Agony and the Ecstasy?!

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  9. TheLongshot

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    The Cat Returns and Nausicaa for me. (I own a R2 copy of Porco Rosso already...)

    Jason
     
  10. ChrisBEA

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    Let's see:
    All 3 Miyazaki titles
    Heat SE
    Get Shorty SE
    possibly I Heart Huckabees.
    I'm curious about Cube Zero
     
  11. EricCr

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    Is cube zero only out in 4x3? Was it shot this way or did they opt not to release a widesreen version?
     
  12. Greg Layton

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    Well there's no point in buying Heat SE until I watch my original copy of Heat for the first time. I'll probably windup renting I Heart Huckabees and Get Shorty before I buy. Thanks, again, for the guide.. it really is nice to see everything in one place.
     
  13. TonyD

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    i wonder why there are people asking if cube 3 is only full screen.
    i watched a copy last week and it was defintely wide and anamorphic enhanced.
    good movie too if you like the other 2.
     
  14. Aaron Silverman

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    Well, I watched Twentieth Century 3 times while working on the review (which can be found in the HT Software forum). Does that count triple? [​IMG]
     
  15. Mike Frezon

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    [Mike scoots off to read Aaron's review...]
     
  16. Mark Zimmer

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    Huge week. Even after reviewing 6 titles that street Tuesday (Agony & the Ecstasy, South Park s5, Edison: The Invention of the Movies, Leave Her to Heaven, Guimba the Tyrant and Karmen Gei) I still have six things on my shopping list: the Miyazakis plus 20th Century, Venus in Furs and 99 Women. Next week is pretty huge too.
     
  17. Dennis Nicholls

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    Mike, put Zimmer down in the Agony & Ecstasy camp....his review is quite favorable. "Less the rent of your house, of course...." [​IMG]
     
  18. Mike Frezon

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    I will not bargain with my pontiff.

    It is done.
     
  19. EricCr

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    Glad to hear it is widescreen. When the box art first came out for Cube Zero it had a fullscreen banner up on the top and several sites,deep discount for example, still list it as coming out only in full screen. Dvd Empire had it listed as full the last time I checked, that was a month or so back, but has now updated it to wide.
     
  20. TonyD

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    ah, thats why.
    i guess it'll be at least heat mayby agony this week.
    i just wish that "still" at the beginning of the roundup was actualy in the movie.
     

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