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#1 of 58 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted November 08 2008 - 03:53 PM

The Weekly RoundUp

Happy Veterans Day!

The Features

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– Buster Keaton (The General - 1927)

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– Deborah Kerr & Robert Taylor (Quo Vadis – 1951)

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– Cast (Band of Brothers – 2001)

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– Clayton Moore & Jay Silverheels (The Lone Ranger – 1959-60)

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– Star Wars: The Clone Wars – 2008

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– Selma Blair & Ron Perlman (Hellboy II: The Golden Army – 2008)

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– The Boys in the Band – 1970

The Prices

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SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
7th Heaven: Season 7$35.99$39.99$49.98 -  - 
…and the Earth Did Not Swallow Him$21.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
All Mine to Give$17.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
The Apprentice$13.99 - $12.99 -  - 
Beer For My Horses$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
The Boys in the Band$19.99$19.99$21.99 -  - 
The Cosby Show: Complete Series$92.99$99.99$129.99 -  - 
Father Knows Best: Season 2$29.99$29.99$34.99 -  - 
The General: Ultimate Edition (1927)$26.99$24.99$21.99 -  - 
The Hanoi Hilton$14.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
**Hellboy II: The Golden Army (1-disc)$15.99$15.99$15.99$16.99$18.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Army SE (3-disc)$17.99$22.99$22.99$22.99 - 
Hellboy II: Golden Army Collector’s Set$39.99$39.99$39.99 -  - 
Holiday Affair$17.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
Hollywood Musical Collection (50 films)$374.99$429.99$429.98 - $329.99
I Dream of Jeannie: Complete Series$109.99$139.99$109.99 -  - 
It Happened on 5th Avenue$17.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
JFK: Ultimate Collector’s Edition (3-disc)$29.99$29.99$34.99 -  - 
Johnny Carson Celebrates Christmas$12.99 -  -  -  - 
Liberty Kid$21.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Lone Ranger: Seasons 1 & 2 (75th Anniv. Ed.)$83.99$89.99$109.99 -  - 
M Squad: Complete Series (1957-’60)$107.99$114.99$119.98 -  - 
Mind of Mencia: Season 4$18.99$19.99$21.99 -  - 
Mister Peepers: Season 2$29.99$34.99$34.99 -  - 
Night Gallery: Season 2$41.99$44.99 -  -  - 
Noelle$26.99$24.99$19.99 -  - 
Planet B-Boy$16.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
Quo Vadis SE$14.99$19.99$17.99 -  - 
Raw Feed Horror Collection$26.99 - $19.99 -  - 
Roman Holiday SE$15.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Roberto Rossellini: Director Series CE$26.99 - $19.99 -  - 
Sabrina SE$15.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Scrubs: Season 7$19.99$19.99$19.99$19.99$19.49
Shaun the Sheep: Off the Baa!$12.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
The Sopranos: Complete Series$257.99$259.99$339.99$249.99$269.99
Star Wars: The Clone Wars$19.99$15.99$17.99$16.99 - 
Star Wars; The Clone Wars SE (2-disc)$22.99$22.99$22.99$22.99 - 
StormHawks: Shadow in the Skies CE (2-disc)$21.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Streets of San Francisco: Season 2 Vol. 2$27.99$29.99$34.99 -  - 
Studio One Anthology$89.99$89.99$99.98 -  - 
Sukiyaki Western Django$19.99$14.99$19.99 -  - 
Sunset Boulevard SE$15.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
This Christmas$19.99$19.99$17.99$19.99 - 
Thomas Kincade’s Christmas Cottage$14.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
WD Treasures: Chronological Donald-Vol. 4$24.99$24.99$24.99 -  - 
WD Treasures: MM Club Presents Annette$24.99$24.99$24.99 -  - 
WD Treasures: Dr. Syn–Alias the Scarecrow$24.99$24.99$24.99 -  - 
WB Classic Holiday Collection - Volume 1$21.99$24.99$19.99 -  - 
WB Classic Holiday Collection - Volume 2$21.99$24.99$19.99 -  - 
WB Homefront Collection$29.99$34.99$34.99 -  - 
Why Be Good?$12.99$14.99 -  -  - 


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BLU-RAY TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
3: The Dale Earnhardt Story$23.95$26.99$24.99 -  - 
Band of Brothers$54.95$54.99$99.98$59.99$54.99
Black Christmas (1974)$17.95$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Chuck: Season 1$33.95$39.99$49.99 -  - 
Firefly: Complete Series$57.95$64.99$79.99$69.99 - 
Freedom (4-discs)$81.95$99.99$139.98 -  - 
Harry Potter: Years 1-5 (5-discs)$87.95$114.99$109.99 - $86.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Army$26.95$27.99$26.99$26.99 - 
Hellboy II: Golden Army Collector’s Set$44.95$49.99$44.99 -  - 
JFK: Ultimate Coll. Edition (3-discs)$23.95$29.99$34.00 -  - 
Star Wars: The Clone Wars$24.95$29.99$29.99$26.99 - 
Sukiyaki Western Django$22.95$24.99$29.99 -  - 
Supernatural: Season 3$50.95$64.99$79.98 -  - 
This Christmas$27.95$29.99$29.99 - $27.49


(CC) after a title = New release in the Criterion Collection.

Individual titles included in box sets listed above:

Hollywood Musical Collection:

Disc 1: A Chorus Line (1985)
Disc 2: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (1966)
Disc 3: The Apple (1980)
Disc 4: Alexanders Ragtime Band (1938)
Disc 5: March of The Wooden Soldiers '34 AKA Babes in Toyland - stars Laurel and Hardy
Disc 6: Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Disc 7: Belle of the Yukon (1944)
Disc 8: Bloodhounds of Broadway '52
Disc 9: Call Me Madam (1953)
Disc 10: Carmen Jones (1954)
Disc 11: The Clambake (1967)
Disc 12: Daddy Long Legs (1955)
Disc 13: The De-Lovely (2004)
Disc 14: Down Argentine Way (1940)
Disc 15: The Fantasticks (1995)
Disc 16: Flaming Star (1960)
Disc 17: Follow That Dream (1962)
Disc 18: Frankie and Johnny (1966)
Disc 19: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Disc 20: Goldwyn Follies (1938)
Disc 21: Guys and Dolls Deluxe Edition (1955)
Disc 22: Hair (1979)
Disc 23: Hans Christian Anderson (1952)
Disc 24: Hallelujah, I'm A B u m (1933)
Disc 25: Hello Dolly (1969)
Disc 26: How To Succeed in Business (1967)
Disc 27: Kid Galahad (1962)
Disc 28: Kid Millions (1934)
Disc 29: Moon Over Miami (1941)
Disc 30: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)
Disc 31: Dolly Sisters (1945)
Disc 32: All That Jazz Music Edition (1979)
Disc 33/34: Can-Can (1960)
Disc 35/36: Carousel 50th AE (1956)
Disc 37/38: New York New York 30th Anniversary Edition (1977)
Disc 39/40: Oklahoma 50th Anniversary Edition (1955)
Disc 41/42: Sound of Music 40th Anniversary Edition (1965)
Disc 43/44: South Pacific Collectors Edition (1958)
Disc 45: State Fair 60th Anniversary Edition
Disc 46/47: King and I 50th Anniversary Edition (1956)
Disc 48/49: The Rocky Horror Picture Show 25th AE (1975)
Disc 50: Theres No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Disc 51/52: West Side Story SE (1961)
Disc 53: Whoopee (1930)
Disc 54: Wild In the Country (1961)
Disc 55: With A Song in My Heart (1952)
Disc 56: Love Me Tender SE (1959)
Disc 57: The Fiddler on The Roof (1971)
Disc 58/59: Moulin Rouge (2001)
Disc 60/61: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Special Edition (1969)

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Raw Feed Horror Collection: Rest Stop, Sublime, Believers.

Roberto Rossellini Director’s Series CE: Era notte a Roma (Escape By Night) – 1960, Dove' la liberta..? (Where is Freedom?) -- 1954.

Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection – Volume 1: Boys Town, A Christmas Carol (1938), Christmas in Connecticut, The Singing Nun.

Warner Brothers Classic Holiday Collection – Volume 2: All Mine to Give, Holiday Affair, It Happened on 5th Avenue, Blossoms in the Dust.

Warner Brothers and the Homefront Collection: Irving Berlin’s This is the Army, Hollywood Canteen, Thank Your Lucky Stars.

The Disclaimer
Standard disclaimer: All prices are taken from the websites of each chain, or from their printed Sunday advertisements. All prices are subject to change by each chain. Prices and inventory in-store may or may not match the website price.

"LP" in the RoundUp table means a store’s Sunday flyer says "Low Price". That means I could not locate a definite price for the item, and the ad is all I have to go on. Retailers use these phrases in advertisements so that they do not violate MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) agreements with the studios. Doing so can cost them thousands or even millions of dollars in co-op advertising funds.

I, obviously, cannot include EVERY title released in a given week in the RoundUp. The titles included are those that I am interested in...as well as those which I consider will be of interest to a majority of consumers (and sometimes I’ll miss one!). I don't get paid for this, and I don't have the time to list every DVD. So, please don't complain! If there is a title not included in the RoundUp that you want to see, just look it up yourself, and be nice enough to post and share the results with everyone!

Note that I cannot include Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club prices in the RoundUp. They set prices at individual stores based on nearby competition, so there is no way I can say here what price you'll find at YOUR local Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club location. And, as always, Circuit City does not guarantee their sale prices in Hawaii.


The Specials

**Be Careful! Hellboy II: The Golden Army (1-disc) is being released, this week, in both OAR and MAR versions! Get the right one!

--Indefatigable Round-Upper Jeff Meyers sent me the following ad which appeared in this week’s Entertainment Weekly for the I Dream of Jeannie Complete Series (click on the pic to get it to enlarge to full size):

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Thanks, Jeff!

--Best Buy has an EXCLUSIVE PANDA FIGUERINE on their copies of Kung Fu Panda (2-pack or Blu-ray) this week.

--Also, Save $4, instantly, when you buy Kung Fu Panda AND one 8-pack of AA Energizer Max batteries.

--Best Buy also has a 2/$30 OR 4/$50 deal on the following titles this week: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Incredible Hulk, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Strangers. BB also has a 2/$50 deal on the blu-ray versions of the same list of titles. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy also has EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK PACKAGING with it’s copies of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Minimum 5 per store. No rainchecks. Limit 1 per customer.

--With the purchase @ Best Buy, this week, of ANY Disney DVD (and they have a list of $5.99 Disney titles…get a FREE Sneal Peek Disc of Disney’s Bolt. No rainchecks. Limit 1 per customer.

--Also, BB will do a 2/$40 deal on ANY TWO of this week’s three new Walt Disney Treasures releases: Chronological Donald-Volume 4, Mickey Mouse Club Presents Annette, Dr. Syn – Alias the Scarecrow.

--Buy Scrubs: Season 7 AND ANY OTHER season of Scrubs and get both seasons for $40.

--BB has the following Blu-ray titles on sale for $19.99: 300, Alexander: Revisited, The Brave One, Bullitt, A Clockwork Orange, The Departed, Enter the Dragon, The Fugitive, I Am Legend, March of the Penguins, Pan’s Labyrinth, Rush Hour 3, Swordfish, TMNT, Troy, Wyatt Earp. Buy ANY TWO of the above titles and get a FREE PS3 REMOTE. Value = $24.99.

--Best Buy is advertising the following 1970s TV sets (Seasons 1) in “Classic Lunchbox” packaging: Charlie’s Angels, Diff’rent Strokes, The Facts of Life, Fantasy Island, Good Times, The Partridge Family, Silver Spoons, Starsky & Hutch.

--Best Buy Odds and Ends: A list of Disney titles for $5.99 and a nice list of 2-disc SEs for $9.99.

--Circuit City has a FREE INTERACTIVE CD CARD GAME with its copies of Hellboy II: The Golden Army SE (3-disc). While supplies last.

--Circuit City is advertising 25 FREE SNAPFISH PHOTO PRINTS with ANY version of Kung Fu Panda.

--Also, buy Kung Fu Panda SE (2-disc or Blu-ray) at CC and get an “ultimate sticker book”.

--CC also has a free Penguin plush toy with a Madagascar Gift Set this week ($17.99). In-store only. Set includes the short “Penguin’s Christmas Caper.”

--The following Blu-ray titles are $17.99 this week at Circuit City: 300, Batman Begins, The Brave One, The Departed, I Am Legend, Ocean’s Thirteen, Pan’s Labyrinth, Rush Hour 3, Troy.

--Circuit City Odds and Ends: A list of titles for $6.99 and $9.99.

--EXCLUSIVE “RED CLONE” PACKAGING, this week, on the SE DVD and Blu-ray versions of Star Wars: The Clone Wars at Target. Also includes a 96-page graphic novel “Shipyards of Doom.” [i] Quantities limited. No rainchecks.

--Target also has an EXCLUSIVE COMIC with their copies of Hellboy II: The Golden Army (1-disc). Quantities limited. No rainchecks.

--@ Target, this week, buy ANY TWO of the following DVDs ($14.99) and get a FREE $5 TARGET GIFTCARD: Another Cinderella Story, Baby Mama, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), Sex and the City: The Movie, Speed Racer, What Happens in Vegas. Selected other titles available in store.

--Target is also advertising an EXCLUSIVE 3-disc pack of Kung Fu Panda, Secrets of the Furious Five, and an Activision Kung Fu Panda PC Game.

--Target also has a FREE $5 TARGET GIFT CARD with the purchase of ANY TWO of the following holiday titles (all $12.99 apiece unless otherwise noted): Barbie in A Christmas Carol, A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Christmas Story, Elf, The Nightmare Before Christmas CE ($19.99), The Polar Express 3-D, Santa Clause 3. Selected other titles available in-store. Same deal (a FREE $5 TARGET GIFT CARD on ANY TWO of the above holiday titles on blu-ray, if available.) Prices are listed just below.

--Target has the following Blu-ray titles on sale:

$14.99: Alexander Revisited, Bullitt, A Clockwork Orange, Swordfish.

$19.99: 300, The Departed, Elf, I Am Legend, The Polar Express 3-D, Santa Clause 3, Troy.

$24.99: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Happening, The Incredible Hulk, The Nightmare Before Christmas CE, What Happens in Vegas.

--Target also has a LOT of TV Shows on DVD on sale this week.

--Target Odds and Ends: A list of DVDs for $4.75 & $10.00.

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#2 of 58 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted November 08 2008 - 04:04 PM

Circuit City on sale DVD items:

Transformers: 2-Disc Special Edition $15.99
The Perfect Holiday $17.99
Katt Williams: It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ $12.99

Madagascar Gift Set $17.99 (Free Penguin Plush toy included in Madagascar gift set. Free plush offer is in-store only. Gift set includes “Penguin’s Christmas Caper” short)

$6.99 each: Titles may vary by store. See in store for more titles:
Smokin’ Aces
Waist Deep
Van Helsing
Children Of Men
Miami Vice: Unrated
JAWS: 30th Anniversary Edition
King Kong (2005)
Jurassic Park: Collector’s Edition
Jurassic Park III
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
The Chronicles Of Riddick
DOOM: Unrated
Serenity
Mobsters
The Fast & The Furious: Tricked Out Edition

$9.99 each:
Charlotte’s Web (Animated)
Shark Tale
ANTZ
Shrek
Shrek 2
Flushed Away
Barnyard
Over The Hedge
Chicken Run
Wallace & Gromit: Curse Of the Were-Rabbit
Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Chipmunk Adventure Bonus CD included

Blu-Ray Discs:
The Perfect Holiday $29.99
Batman Begins $17.99
Ocean’s Thirteen $17.99
I Am Legend $17.99
Troy $17.99
The Departed $17.99
The Brave One $17.99
Pan’s Labyrinth $17.99
Rush Hour 3 $17.99
300 $17.99


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Best Buy on sale DVD items:

Katt Williams: It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’
The Police: Certifiable $19.99 BBE 2 DVD/2 CD set
WWE - Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero $19.99

The Strangers: Unrated $19.99
The Incredible Hulk $19.99
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Unrated $19.99
Buy any 2 of the marked DVDs on the same receipt and get both for $30. Buy all four movies on the same receipt and get all 4 for $50.

$5.99 each: More titles in store & online (Free Sneak Peek Disc of Disney’s Bolt with the purchase of any Disney DVD. Minimum 30 Sneak Peek discs per store. No rain checks. Limit 1 per customer)
Flight Of The Navigator
Treasure Of Matecumbe
Shipwrecked
Cool Runnings
The Adventures Of Huck Finn
Hocus Pocus
Iron Will
The Black Hole
White Fang
Darby O’Gill & The Little People
In Search Of The Castaways
The Journey Of Natty Gann
The Parent Trap: Special Double Trouble Edition
Johnny Tremain

$9.99 2-disc Special Editions:
The Mist: Collector’s Edition
Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Unrated
Ice Age: Super Cool Edition
The Bank Job
Walk The Line: Extended Cut
Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns: Special Edition
Napoleon Dynamite: Like, The Best Special Edition Ever!
I, Robot: All Access Collector’s Edition

$14.99 each:
Futurama: Bender’s Game
Meet The Spartans: Unrated Pit Of Death Edition
The Love Guru
The Ruins: Unrated
Doomsday: Unrated
The Scorpion King 2
27 Dresses
The Spiderwick Chronicles

Blu-Ray Discs:
The Police: Certifiable $29.99 2 Blu-Ray / 2 CD set
Hellboy $24.99
Casino Royale $29.99

The Strangers: Unrated $29.99
The Incredible Hulk $29.99
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Unrated $29.99
(Buy any 2 of the marked Blu-Ray discs together on the same receipt and get both for $50)

Blu-Ray Discs Part II: Get A Free PS3 Remote with the purchase of any 2 Blu-Ray Discs Listed Below. Free PS3 Remote value = $24.99

$19.99 each:
I Am Legend
300
The Departed
Alexander: Revisited
Troy
The Fugitive
The Brave One
Rush Hour 3
Swordfish
Pan’s Labyrinth
TMNT
March Of The Penguins
A Clockwork Orange
Bullitt
Enter The Dragon
Wyatt Earp

DVD Sets:
Band Of Brothers $44.99
Mind Of Mencia: Season 4 $19.99

COMBO Purchase Scrubs: Season 7 and any other season of Scrubs and get Both seasons for $40
Scrubs: Season 7 $19.99
Scrubs: Season 1 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 $35.99

Exclusive Collector’s Tin contains 7 discs and more than 1000 minutes of Eddie Footage
WWE - Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero Collector’s Tin $39.99

Lunchbox cases:
Facts Of Life: Seasons 1 + 2 $19.99
The Partridge Family: Season 1 $19.99
Fantasy Island: Season 1 $19.99
Starsky & Hutch: Season 1 $19.99
Charlie’s Angels $19.99
Different Strokes $19.99
Good Times: Season 1 $19.99
Silver Spoons: Season 1 $19.99


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Target on sale DVD items:

Free $5 Target Gift Card with purchase of any 2 of the marked titles listed below. Selected other titles are available in store.
What Happens In Vegas $14.99
Baby Mama $14.99
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Unrated $14.99
Sex And The City: The Movie $14.99
Speed Racer $14.99
Journey To The Center Of The Earth $14.99
Another Cinderella Story $14.99

Holiday Movies - Free $5 Target Gift Card with purchase of any 2 of the marked titles listed below. Selected other titles are available in store.
A Christmas Story $12.99
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Remastered Deluxe Edition $12.99
Barbie In A Christmas Carol Low Price ($12.99)
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause $12.99
Elf $12.99
The Polar Express: 3-D $12.99
The Nightmare Before Christmas (2-Disc Collector's Edition + Digital Copy) $19.99

$4.75 each: Titles listed and selected others
Teen Wolf / Teen Wolf Too Double Feature
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Less Than Zero
Superman Returns

$10.00 each: Titles listed and selected others
Shrek
Shrek 2
Shrek The Third
Over The Hedge
Madagascar
Bee Movie
Flushed Away
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep
Charlie Wilson’s War
Meet The Parents & Meet The Fockers: Circle Of Trust Collection

Blu-Ray Discs:
A Clockwork Orange $14.99
Bullitt $14.99
Swordfish $14.99
Alexander Revisited – The Final Cut $14.99
I Am Legend $19.99
300 $19.99
The Departed $19.99
Troy $19.99
The Incredible Hulk $24.99
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Unrated $24.99
The Happening $24.99
What Happens In Vegas $24.99

Free $5 Target Gift Card with purchase of any 2 of the marked titles listed below. Selected other titles are available in store.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (2-Disc Collector's Edition + Digital Copy) $24.99
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause $19.99
Elf $19.99
The Polar Express: 3-D $19.99

DVD Sets:
Harry Potter: Years 1 - 5 $34.99
Little House On The Prairie: The Complete Series $179.99
Pushing Daisies: Season 1 $19.99
The Big Bang Theory: Season 1 $19.99
My Name Is Earl: Season 3 $24.99
Dexter: Season 1 / 2 $17.99 each
Boston Legal: Season 4 $24.99
NCIS: Season 5 $29.99
Brothers & Sisters: Season 2 $29.99
Army Wives: Season 1 $17.99
How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 / 2 / 3 $14.99 each
South Park: Season 10 / 11 $22.99 each
South Park: Season 3 / 4 $12.99 each
Beverly Hills 90210: Season 4 / 5 $29.99 each
Beverly Hills 90210: Season 1 / 2 $14.99 each
Jon & Kate Plus Eight: Season 1 + 2 $9.99
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#3 of 58 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted November 08 2008 - 05:02 PM

Wow, All Mine To Give on home video!

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#4 of 58 OFFLINE   Jeff Meyers

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Posted November 08 2008 - 05:08 PM

Thanks as always Mike & Patrick.

Great price on Hellboy II: The Golden Army SE (3-disc) at Amazon.com. It surprising that it's only $2 more than the 1-disc version, and $5 cheaper than the 3-discer at the B&M's. That made it a no-brainer for me. I just placed my order before they increase the price. I also ordered Quo Vadis from Amazon as a blind buy.

#5 of 58 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted November 08 2008 - 08:26 PM

Wow, BoB BRD is about what I paid for the SD DVD set a year ago.

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It looks like struggling Circuit City gave up trying to compete on price.
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#6 of 58 OFFLINE   Chris S

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Posted November 09 2008 - 12:27 AM

Expensive week...

WD Treasures: Chronological Donald-Vol. 4
WD Treasures: Dr. Syn–Alias the Scarecrow
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Band of Brothers (BD) (maybe...)
Firefly (BD) (hopefully...)
DVD & Blu-ray - It's all about the movies!

#7 of 58 OFFLINE   streeter

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Posted November 09 2008 - 12:44 AM

Do you think Best Buy will do 3/$60 on the 2/$40 WDT deal?
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#8 of 58 OFFLINE   Ric Easton

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Posted November 09 2008 - 01:50 AM

Great job on the Round-up this week, guys! There's a lot of stuff there! I'm tempted by the Blu-rays of Firefly (wish Serenity was included, but hey, they were different studios!) and Band of Bros.

But, I'll at least pick up the Blu of A Clockwork Orange at Target and probably seasons 3 and 4 of South Park from there as well. Great Prices!

#9 of 58 OFFLINE   Doug Schiller

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Posted November 09 2008 - 01:57 AM

Wow, just wow. Those Circuit City prices on Blu-Ray Band of Brothers and JFK.
Is it any wonder they are in deep trouble?
If I refused to sell an item at a reasonable price, then I wouldn't carry it.
Selling something $25 more then a near by store is a slap in the face.

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Posted November 09 2008 - 02:15 AM

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Originally Posted by streeter
Do you think Best Buy will do 3/$60 on the 2/$40 WDT deal?

From Mike's post "--Also, BB will do a 2/$40 deal on ANY TWO of this week’s three new Walt Disney Treasures releases: Chronological Donald-Volume 4, Mickey Mouse Club Presents Annette, Dr. Syn – Alias the Scarecrow."

#11 of 58 OFFLINE   Paul D G

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Posted November 09 2008 - 02:49 AM

Not sure if I should post this here or in last week's...

Can anyone confirm if the Blu of Kung Fu Panda has the bonus movie included? If it doesn't it's a definite No Sale for me and a really poor marketing decision on the part of Dreamworks.

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Posted November 09 2008 - 02:57 AM

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Originally Posted by ScottJH
From Mike's post "--Also, BB will do a 2/$40 deal on ANY TWO of this week’s three new Walt Disney Treasures releases: Chronological Donald-Volume 4, Mickey Mouse Club Presents Annette, Dr. Syn – Alias the Scarecrow."

And I'll add that Costco typically has a good deal on the WDT releases. If past events are any indication they should retail for ~$18-$19 each.
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#13 of 58 OFFLINE   pitchman

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Posted November 09 2008 - 02:59 AM

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Do you think Best Buy will do 3/$60 on the 2/$40 WDT deal?
They didn't for me last year when they ran the same offer. Personally, I think this policy is totally annoying. I ended up getting the third Treasure at Sam's Club for $21, so it worked out okay in the end. I think it is pretty confusing to have a pricing structure that if you buy "A" and "B" they are $20 each, or if you buy "B" or "C" they are $20 each, but if you buy "A", "B" and "C" they are $20, $20 and $25 respectively...

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#14 of 58 OFFLINE   Chris S

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Posted November 09 2008 - 03:05 AM

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Not sure if I should post this here or in last week's...

Can anyone confirm if the Blu of Kung Fu Panda has the bonus movie included? If it doesn't it's a definite No Sale for me and a really poor marketing decision on the part of Dreamworks.

It does not include the sequel, "Secrets of the Furious Five". That is only available in the 2-disc SD-DVD version or the separate SD-DVD release.
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Posted November 09 2008 - 05:02 AM

Big week for me. I'm getting Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Supernatural: Season Three on Blu-ray, the three Disney tins and M Squad as a Christmas gift for my father. Also, I'll eventually get Black Christmas and JFK on Blu-ray and Night Gallery: Season Two.

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Posted November 09 2008 - 09:58 AM

Thanks for the prices, Mike and Patrick. Expensive week this week, but thankfully they're mainly Blu-rays so I've sold my SD versions to help defray some of the cost.

WD Treasures: Chronological Donald-Vol. 4, Band of Brothers Blu, Chuck S1 Blu, Firefly Blu, JFK Blu. I may wait on the last two, though.

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Posted November 09 2008 - 01:43 PM

I don't know if this is nationwide, but I checked at my local Best Buy (and its circular) and the Kung Fu Panda Blu Ray is $22.99, which is cheaper than what Amazon is selling it for, as well as what it was listed for in last week's RoundUp for Best Buy. I picked my copy up today at that price in West Los Angeles.

For those who paid $27.99 @ Best Buy for it, perhaps you can go back and pricematch to retrieve your $5 + tax.

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#18 of 58 OFFLINE   Joseph J.D

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Posted November 09 2008 - 02:53 PM

Blu-Ray purchases:

Definites: Supernatural: Season 3, Hellboy II (2 Disc), Star Wars: Clone Wars, The Police: Certifiable

Eventuals: Firefly, JFK

......I'm really up in the air about Band Of Brothers as I have the excellent DVD set already. I'll have to check the reviews on this one first.....of course if I find it cheap at the store I usually visit, that will make my decision right there.

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Posted November 09 2008 - 04:04 PM

From Weekly RoundUp 11-04-2008:
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The Prices
SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
**Kung Fu Panda/Secrets of Furious 5 (11-8-08)$22.99$24.99$29.99- -

Best Buy has Kung Fu Panda / Secrets of the Furious Five (2 Disc Set) on sale for $15.99. In addition, you can get a free figurine:

Free Figure with select versions of Kung Fu Panda

You'll get a kick out of this offer!

Now you can bring home a figurine featuring Po, the hefty hero in Kung Fu Panda. It's free when you purchase one of the versions of this animated comedy below. Choose from the Blu-ray Disc or Pandamonium Double Pack DVD set that also includes a follow-up tale, Secrets of the Furious Five.

Link to SD-DVD and BD: Free Figurine Offer

Link to Figurine: BestBuy.com - Search Results

Select in-store pick-up to save shipping ($1.99 for both for me). If your local BB B&M does not have the Free Figurine in stock, you can have it shipped for free (just the Figurine). For my order I selected the 2-Disc KFP / SotFF SD-DVD for Pick-up (in-store), and then selected Ship for the figurine (my local BB B&M's did not have the Free Figurine in stock (at least for online orders)).

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Originally Posted by Carlo Medina
I don't know if this is nationwide, but I checked at my local Best Buy (and its circular) and the Kung Fu Panda Blu Ray is $22.99, which is cheaper than what Amazon is selling it for, as well as what it was listed for in last week's RoundUp for Best Buy. I picked my copy up today at that price in West Los Angeles.

For those who paid $27.99 @ Best Buy for it, perhaps you can go back and pricematch to retrieve your $5 + tax.
In addition to the price drop on the KFP BD, you can also get the Free Figurine (see Free Figurine link above). You might need to return and then rebuy KFP on BD to get the Free Figurine.

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Posted November 10 2008 - 02:10 AM

Jeff: Indefatigable, indeed! Posted Image

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