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Weekly RoundUp 12-16-2008


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#1 of 50 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:17 PM

The Weekly RoundUp

The Features

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– Stellan Skaarsgard, Colin Firth & Pierce Brosnan(Mamma Mia! – 2008)

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– George Clooney, Frances McDormand & Brad Pitt (Burn After Reading – 2008)

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– Orson Welles (The Third Man – 1949)

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– Jason Statham & Natalie Martinez (Death Race – 2008)

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– Bea Benadaret & Edgar Buchanan (Petticoat Junction)

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– Brendan Fraser & Jet Li (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor) – 2008

The Prices

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SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Volume 6$22.99$22.99$19.99 -  - 
Burn After Reading$17.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Cheetah Girls: One World Extended Ed.$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Death Race$26.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (Amaz. Excl.)$9.99 -  -  -  - 
Generation Kill$34.99$34.99$49.99 -  - 
Hamlet 2$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
The House Bunny (12-19-2008)$16.99$16.99$19.99 -  - 
Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Little Mermaid Trilogy$34.99$44.99$34.99 -  - 
**Mamma Mia!$16.99$15.99$15.99 -  - 
Mamma Mia SE (2-disc)$22.99$22.99$22.99 - $23.99
The Mummy: Animated Series: Vol. 1$10.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
The Mummy: Animated Series: Vol. 2$10.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
The Mummy: Animated Series: Vol. 3$10.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
**The Mummy: Tomb/Dragon Emperor (1-disc)$15.99$15.99$14.99 - $18.99
The Mummy: Tomb/Dragon Emperor (2-disc)$22.99$22.99$22.99 -  - 
The Mummy Trilogy$38.99$39.99$39.99 - $37.99
Petticoat Junction: Season 1$29.99$34.99$34.99 -  - 
Traitor (12-19-2008)$15.99$15.99$15.99 -  - 
Transformers Energon: Ultimate Collection$41.99$44.99$59.98 -  - 
Wild Country$16.99$14.99$14.99 -  - 
Will Shakespeare$26.99$24.99$21.99 -  - 
The Women$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 


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BLU-RAY TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
2008 World Series/Philadelphia Phillies$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Bottle Rocket (CC)$26.99$34.99$34.99 -  - 
Burn After Reading$26.99$26.99$34.99 -  - 
Cheetah Girls: One World$23.49$26.99$34.00 -  - 
Chungking Express (CC)$26.99$27.99$34.99 -  - 
Coach Carter$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Death Proof$18.95$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Death Race$29.99$26.99$34.99 -  - 
Heartbreak Kid$16.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Hot Rod$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
The House Bunny (12-19-2008)$25.99$29.99$29.99 -  - 
In Name of the King: Dungeon Seige Tale$19.99$22.99$19.99 -  - 
Into the Wild$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Mamma Mia!$26.99$26.99$27.99 -  - 
The Man Who Fell to Earth (CC)$26.99$26.99$34.99 -  - 
The Mummy: Tomb of Dragon Emperor$25.99$25.99$26.99 -  - 
The Mummy Trilogy$49.99$49.99$59.99 -  - 
Old School$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Planet Terror$22.95$22.99$24.99 -  - 
The Third Man (CC)$26.99$26.99$34.99 -  - 
Tommy Boy$19.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Traitor (12-19-2008)$21.99$24.99$27.99 -  - 
The Women$26.99$27.99$29.99 -  - 


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

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! Mamma Mia! (1-disc) AND The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (1-disc) is being released, this week, in BOTH OAR & MAR versions! Get the right one!

ALSO…two of this week’s new releases—The House Bunny & Traitor—are both scheduled for December 19th (Friday) releases (as opposed to a standard Tuesday release).

--Save $5 @ Best Buy on any soundtrack to the motion picture mamma Mia! When you purchase ANY version of Mamma Mia! The movie on DVD or Blu-ray. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy will also have an EXCLUSIVE THE MUMMY LITHOGRAPH when you buy ANY VERSION of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Minimum 15 per store. No rainchecks.

--And, BB will also have a 2/$30 deal…or a 4/$50 DEAL on the following four SD-DVD movies: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (1-disc), Hellboy II, The Incredible Hulk, Wanted. Items must be purchased on same receipt.

--BB will also have a 2/$50 deal when you buy any TWO of the four movies from that same list on Blu-ray.

--Purchase BOTH Cheetah Girls: One World Extended Edition AND The Little Mermaid II @ BB this week and get a FREE $10 BB GiftCard. ] Items must be purchased on same receipt.

--Also @ BB this week, there is a LONG list of $9.99 movies from which if you buy FIVE, you’ll get a FREE $20 BB GIFTCARD. Items must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy will have a 2/$40 deal on the Blu-ray versions of Death Proof & Planet Terror. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Buy ANY TWO of the following four Blu-ray collections and get a FREE $25 BB GIFTCARD…OR buy ANY THREE and get a $50 BB GIFTCARD: James Bond: Volume I, James Bond: Volume II, Jumper/Transporter/Transporter 2, Eragon, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium/A Night at the Museum. More gift sets available in-store. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--You can get the same deal on BB GiftCards—Buy ANY TWO of the following sets for a $25 GC…or ANY THREE for a $50 GC: Die Hard Ultimate Collection ($39.99), Nel Brooks Collection ($39.99), Rocky: Complete Saga ($39.99), Rodgers 7 Hammerstein Collection ($49.99), Pink Panther Film Collection ($39.99).

--Best Buy Odds and Ends: None.

--Circuit City has an EXCLUSIVE FREE COLLECTIBLE INTERACTIVE CD with the purchase of the 2-disc SE of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor on SD-DVD. While supplies last.

--@ Circuit City, the remastered Godfather Collection on SD-DVD is listed @ $29.99!

--The following Blu-ray discs are $17.99 @ CC this week: 300, Aeon Flux, American Psycho, Batman Begins, Crank, The Departed, Fifth Element, Flags of Our Fathers, Hairspray, I Am Legend, Ocean’s Thirteen, Predator, Reservoir Dogs, Saw II, TMNT, Troy.

--Circuit City Odds and Ends: Lists of titles for $4.99, $6.99, $9.99 & $12.99.

--Target, this week, is advertising a DELUXE SD-DVD EDITION of Mamma Mia! ($24.99). Quantity limited. No rainchecks. Contains EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES FOOTAGE and a CD SOUNDTRACK.

--Get a FREE $5 TARGET GIFTCARD with the purchase of BOTH Cheetah Girls: One World Extended Edition AND Little Mermaid II. Must be purchased on same receipt. Quantities limited. No rainchecks.

--Target also has EXCLUSIVE NEW MASK PACKAGING with its copies of Iron Man. This is similar to the previous Gold/Red mask…but silver. Quantity limited. No rainchecks.

--Target has the following Blu-ray discs listed @ $14.99 this week: Bullitt, A Clockwork Orange, Enter the Dragon, The Shining, Swordfish, Wyatt Earp.

--Target has the following Blu-ray discs listed @ $19.99 this week: 300, Batman Begins, Cars, The Departed, I Am Legend, National Treasure 2, Pan’s Labyrinth, PotC: At World’s End, Ratatouille, Troy.

--Target Odds and Ends: A list of DVDs for $7.50 & $10.00.


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Hey, Folks! Thanks to everyone for the kind words below. The RoundUp was a few hours late this week. The above pictures reflect my reality right now. As of last night, there were 240,000 people in my immediate area without power. Much of the city of Rensselaer is still without power. We’ve been lucky enough to have power at my house for most of this storm, but my parents have had to move in with us….while my dad has also been admitted to the hospital for a bout with pneumonia. Bottom line: things are a little crazy for me right now.

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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#2 of 50 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:18 PM

Circuit City on sale DVD items:

The Forbidden Kingdom $14.99

$4.99 each:
Black Sheep
Sliding Doors
Domestic Disturbance
Hunted
Crash
The Score
Double Jeopardy
K*19: The Widowmaker
Along Came A Spider
Fatal Attraction: Special Collector’s Edition
Enemy At The Gates
48 Hours
The Monster Squad
Shaft
Wonderland
Flicka
Indecent Proposal
Superstar
The Fighting Temptations
The Ladies Man
Private Parts
Rat Race
Romeo & Juliet (1960's version)
Transporter 2
Flyboys
Vanilla Sky
The Manchurian Candidate (Denzel)
Monster’s Ball
There’s Something More About Mary
Super Troopers
Waiting
American Psycho: Uncut Version

$6.99 each: Titles May Vary by Store
Scrooged
Alvin & The Chipmuncks: A Chipmunk Christmas – 25th Anniversary Edition
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
Moulin Rouge
RENT

$9.99 each: Titles May Vary by Store
It’s A Wonderful Life: 60th Anniversary Edition
White Christmas
Home Alone: Family Fun Edition

$12.99 each:
Shrek The Halls Gift Set w/Plush Donkey included
Madagascar Gift Set w/Plush Penguin included

Blu-Ray Discs:
Batman: The Dark Knight $27.99
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who! $27.99
Indiana Jones IV: Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull $27.99
Iron Man $27.99
Tropic Thunder: Director’s Cut $27.99
Kung Fu Panda $27.99
Hancock $27.99
Reservoir Dogs $17.99
SAW II $17.99
Flags Of Our Fathers $17.99
Aeon Flux $17.99
American Psycho: Uncut Version $17.99
Ocean’s Thirteen $17.99
300 $17.99
Troy $17.99
Hairspray $17.99
Predator $17.99
Batman Begins $17.99
I Am Legend $17.99
Crank $17.99
TMNT $17.99
The Departed $17.99
The Fifth Element $17.99


DVD Sets:
The Godfather Remastered $29.99 2 bonus discs included

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Best Buy on sale DVD items:

Wall*E $14.99
Batman: The Dark Knight $19.99

Get any 2 of the 4 DVDs listed below for $30 or get all 4 DVDs listed for $50. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.
The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor $15.99
The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor 2-Disc w/Digital Copy $22.99
The Incredible Hulk $19.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Amy $19.99
Wanted $19.99
Free Exclusive Mummy lithograph with purchase of any version of The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor. Minimum 15 per store. No rain checks. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.

$9.99 each: Get A Free $20 Gift Card when You Purchase 5 of the Movies listed in this section. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.
Evan Almighty
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Knocked Up: Unrated & Unprotected
Hoosiers: Collector’s Edition
BIG: Extended Edition
Kingdom Of Heaven
Match Point
Charlie Wilson’s War
Walk The Line: Extended Cut
The Devil Wears Prada
Mr. Brooks
The Blues Brothers: Collector’s Edition
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
2 Fast 2Furious
Jet Li’s Fearless: Director’s Cut
Lars & The Real Girl
Mrs. Doubtfire: Behind The Seams Edition
Balls Of Fury
Indiana Jones & The Temple Of Doom
Indiana Jones & The Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade
The Bourne Ultimatum
Mad Money
Blades Of Glory
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Zodiac
Casino Royale
Across The Universe
30 Days Of Night
Resident Evil: Extinction
Spider-man 3
Dead Space: Downfall
We Own The Night
American Gangster
Superbad: Unrated Extended Edition
The Simpsons Movie
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
Scarface
Hot Rod
American Pie: The Threesome Pack – Unrated

Blu-Ray Discs:
Wall*E $29.99
Batman: The Dark Knight $29.99
Harry Potter: Prisoner Of Azkaban $24.99
This Christmas $29.99
Hancock $29.99
The Pursuit Of Happyness $29.99
Harry Potter: Sorcerer’s Stone $24.99
Risky Business $24.99
Twister $24.99
GoodFellas $24.99
Batman Begins $24.99
Elf $24.99
Dodgeball $24.99
The Italian Job $24.99
Full Metal Jacket $24.99
The Marine: Unrated $24.99
Madagascar $24.99
Indiana Jones IV: Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull $29.99
Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian $29.99
Sleeping Beauty $29.99
The Polar Express: 3-D $29.99
Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Unrated $29.99
Wall*E $29.99
The Godfather: Coppola Restoration $54.99
Pirates Of The Caribbean: 3 Movie Collection $49.99
Mission Impossible: Ultimate Missions Collection $49.99
The Mummy Trilogy $49.99

Buy any 2 of the marked blu-ray titles below and get both for $50. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.
The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor $25.99
The Incredible Hulk $29.99
Wanted $29.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Army $29.99
Grindhouse: Planet Terror $24.99
Grindhouse: Death Proof $24.99

Free Exclusive Mummy lithograph with purchase of any version of The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor. Minimum 15 per store. No rain checks. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.
Get both Grindhouse Blu-Ray titles for $40. Products must be purchased on the same receipt.

Blu-Ray High Definition Discs: Part II
Jumper / Transporter / Transporter 2 Movie Collection $49.99
A Night At The Museum / Eragon / Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium Movie Collection $49.99
007: James Bond Bu-Ray Collection – Volume I $49.99
007: James Bond Bu-Ray Collection – Volume II $49.99


Get A Free $25 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy any 2 of the marked DVD sets or get a Free $50 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy any THREE of the marked DVD sets. More gift sets available in store. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.

DVD Sets:
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Volume VI $22.99
Generation Kill $34.99
The Little Mermaid Trilogy $44.99
Peter Pan / Return To Neverland / Tinker Bell 3 Movie Collection $44.99
Rambo: The Complete Collector’s Set $19.99
Speed Racer: The Complete Classic Collection $19.99
The History Channel’s Ultimate Collections: World War II $24.99
The History Channel: America At War $49.99
The Complete Monty Python’s Flying Circus $51.99
That 70’s Show: Complete Series $119.99
M*A*S*H* : Martinis & Medicine Collection $119.99
Charmed: The Complete Series $124.99
Seinfeld: The Complete Series $139.99
Fraggle Rock: The Complete Series $79.99
Family Guy: Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack $79.99
The Outer Limits: Original Series Complete Set Box $29.99
Live Aid $14.99
The Godfather: Coppola Remastered Set $34.99

Get A Free $25 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy any 2 of the marked DVD sets or get a Free $50 Best Buy Gift Card when you buy any 3 of the marked DVD sets. More gift sets available in store. Items must be purchased on the same receipt.
Pink Panther Film Collection $39.99
The Mel Brooks Collection $39.99
Rocky: The Complete Saga $39.99
Die Hard: Ultimate Collection $39.99
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection $49.99

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Target on sale DVD items:

Wall*E ($17.99 - maybe)
Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who! $17.99
The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2 $17.99
The Incredible Hulk $15.99
Batman: The Dark Knight $17.99
Hancock: 1-Disc Unrated Edition $15.99
Tropic Thunder $15.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Army $15.99
Batman: The Dark Knight Deluxe Edition w/Batman Mask $24.99
Indiana Jones IV: Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull Deluxe Edition $24.99
Tinker Bell: Deluxe Edition $24.99
Kung Fu Panda / Secrets Of The Furious Five Target Deluxe 3 Disc Set $24.99

Iron Man Deluxe Edition NEW Mask Configuration $24.99
Deluxe edition has exclusive mask packaging like the previously released Red/Gold Mask configuration except this re-do is an All-Silver mask. Quantities limited. No rain checks.

$7.50 each: Titles listed and selected others
The Goonies
Batman Begins
Shark Tale
Dirty Dancing: Ultimate Edition
Bad(der) Santa: The Unrated Edition

$10.00 DVDs: Titles listed and selected others
In The Name Of The King
10,000 B.C.
Open Season
The Polar Express
X-3: Last Stand w/Digital Copy

Blu-Ray Discs:
The Shining $14.99
Wyatt Earp $14.99
Bullitt $14.99
Enter The Dragon $14.99
Swordfish $14.99
A Clockwork Orange $14.99
Batman Begins $19.99
300 $19.99
The Departed $19.99
National Treasure 2: Book Of Secrets $19.99
CARS $19.99
Ratatouille $19.99
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End $19.99
Pan’s Labyrinth $19.99
Troy $19.99
I Am Legend $19.99
Wall* E $24.99
The Nightmare Before Christmas: Collector’s Edition $24.99
The Incredible Hulk $24.99
Hellboy II: The Golden Army $24.99
Batman: The Dark Knight - Deluxe Edition w/Batman Mask $32.99
Batman: The Dark Knight $27.99
Wanted $27.99
Hancock $24.99
The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian $24.99
Kung Fu Panda $24.99


DVD Sets:
Jon & Kate PLUS Eight: Season 1 $9.99
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Volume VI $16.99
24: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 $24.99
Weeds: Season 3 $19.99
Mad Men: Season 1 $26.99 (Zippo Lighter Packaging shown, my local Target only had the non-lighter packaging in stock today)
The Big Bang Theory: Season 1 $19.99
Dexter: Season 1 / 2 $17.99
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – Season 1 $19.99
Desperate Housewives: Season 4 $39.99
Charmed: The Complete Series $129.99
Sex & The City: The Complete Series $109.99
Friends: The Complete Series $134.99
I Love Lucy: The Complete Series $99.99
Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection $45.99
Star Wars – The Prequel Trilogy $24.99
The Mummy Trilogy $39.99
Peter Pan / Return To Neverland / Tinker Bell 3 Movie Collection $44.99
Superman: 4 Film Favorites $8.99
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#3 of 50 OFFLINE   Neil Middlemiss

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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:25 PM

Mike - stay safe and I hope your dad starts feeling better soon!!!
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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:28 PM

Mike, sorry to hear of all the things going on. All the best thoughts for you and your Mom and Dad.

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#5 of 50 OFFLINE   Greg Layton

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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:30 PM

Looks terrible, Mike. My thoughts are with you.
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#6 of 50 OFFLINE   Bill GrandPre

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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:41 PM

Am I crazy or is "Burn After Reading" coming out on December 23rd?

Everything else lists the 23rd as the release date except Amazon but they say it's the 21st which is odd because that's a Sunday.

It looks like the listing is a mistake (which would be understandable considering the circumstances) but I hope it's accurate because I'd certainly like to get it a week earlier.
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Posted December 13 2008 - 04:49 PM

Burn and i think Death Race is the 21st.
there is one other that comes out either on friday or sunday(besides traitor and house bunny)
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Posted December 13 2008 - 05:33 PM

Mike, after living in Upstate New York for over forty years (22 of them in Syracuse) before migrating to the Midwest, I know too well how nasty these winter storms can be. I used to dread the words "lake effect!" My thoughts go out to your and your family. I hope your father is feeling better and things return to normal very quickly at the house.

As far as the RoundUp goes, this will be a Blu week for me. I found out on Friday that two Criterions I ordered during the last Deep Discount sale (The Third Man and Bottle Rocket) both shipped. That's the good news. What is strange is that about a half hour after I placed my original order in November, I got an email saying the discs were not available and that the order was cancelled. So, it's a good thing I did not order them elsewhere. I am not complaining mind you since DD honored their original pre-order sale price (with the free t-shirt) plus the 25% off discount! Since I still have a couple Reward Zone certificates to redeem, I will use them to get The Man Who Fell To Earth since I didn't order it from DD. I am going to pass on the other two Criterions since the titles don't really appeal to me.

One thing that strikes me odd though is why BB has three different prices for the four Criterion BDs being released this week. They all have the same list price, yet Bottle Rocket is $7-$8 more than the other three. Weird!
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#9 of 50 OFFLINE   EricSchulz

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Posted December 13 2008 - 06:03 PM

And I thought Wisconsin winters got bad....

I'm actually buying this week! Mom is getting the single disc Mamma Mia! for Christmas and I get the 2 disc for myself. Since price doesn't look like a factor, I will have to check out if anyone has any "exclusives" included (maybe Target has a deal with some free Market Pantry Hummus....)

Good luck with your family and the nasty weather!

#10 of 50 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 13 2008 - 06:45 PM

RoundUp has been completed and is posted in the OP.

Thanks to everyone for their kind words. A full day and a half later and there are still 142,000 people without power in the area. And it is c-c-c-c-c-c-c-cold!

The ice has just been amazing. I remember a similar storm back in the mid-1960s when I was just a kid.

Beautiful but treacherous.

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Our governor has declared a state of emergency and a disaster area.

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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Posted December 13 2008 - 08:52 PM

"The above pictures reflect my reality right now."

When I saw the first set of pictures I thought they were stills from The Mist! Wowza!
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Posted December 13 2008 - 10:20 PM

Best wishes, Mike. It looks like your area is trying to recreate The Day After Tomorrow! Posted Image

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#13 of 50 OFFLINE   Jason_V

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Posted December 13 2008 - 11:44 PM

You are an honest to goodness trooper, Mike. You would have been instantly forgiven if there was no Round Up this week...or if i got posted during the week. Best thoughts to everyone in the area, you and your dad.

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#14 of 50 OFFLINE   EricSchulz

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Posted December 14 2008 - 01:05 AM

Well, I guess it comes down to the bonus foot for the Target exclusive on Mamma Mia!, although I already own the soundtrack CD and two different versions of the stage version. Yes, I am an ABBA-fanatic!

#15 of 50 OFFLINE   Ric Easton

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Posted December 14 2008 - 01:26 AM

Mike, I managed to pop on last night at about 10 after midnight and it wasn't until then that I realized you could have been one of the many folks without power. Glad you escaped it relatively unscathed and I hope your family is doing well, especially your Dad.

We were one of the lucky ones. Never lost power, just lost a few trees on our property. As you can imagine, with my job (news-photog), I have seen a lot of the damage. Still, yesterday I managed to snap off a few non-destruction shots...

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#16 of 50 OFFLINE   Chris S

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Posted December 14 2008 - 01:31 AM

Wow, those pictures are amazing! Glad to hear everyone is safe. Hope your dad gets to feeling better soon!
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#17 of 50 OFFLINE   Jay*W

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Posted December 14 2008 - 02:16 AM

Mike,

Best wishes to your dad for a speedy recovery, and glad to know that you're safe! Thanks as always for the great round-up.

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#18 of 50 OFFLINE   Shawn.F

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Posted December 14 2008 - 02:40 AM

Mike,

Best wishes that your dad's quick recovery. I live near the East Coast of Massachusetts and we lucked out with just getting heavy rain on Thursday. My friends a little further out west and in New Hampshire, not so much. Posted Image

I think this week I'll just be picking up a copy of the Godfather set for my dad at Circuit City and maybe Burn After Reading for my mom.

#19 of 50 OFFLINE   FranklinC

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Posted December 14 2008 - 03:40 AM

Mike,

Hope everything turns out okay with your Dad. It's incredible you were even able to do the Roundup this week. Thanks for all your effort every week, but especially this week!

#20 of 50 OFFLINE   John Swarce

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Posted December 14 2008 - 04:17 AM

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Originally Posted by Shawn.F
Mike,

Best wishes that your dad's quick recovery. I live near the East Coast of Massachusetts and we lucked out with just getting heavy rain on Thursday. My friends a little further out west and in New Hampshire, not so much. Posted Image

I think this week I'll just be picking up a copy of the Godfather set for my dad at Circuit City and maybe Burn After Reading for my mom.

Mike:

I live on the South Shore of Massachusetts, and, like Shawn, only had to deal with the heavy rain. I knew the Worcester area in central Mass was really hit hard with the ice (1,000,000 people without power), but I never thought about the people even further out west, like you! Hope everything is ok, with you and yours, especially your Dad! Stay warm!

Thanks for getting the Round-up out to us this week! You deserve a medal for all you do for us at the Forum!Posted Image

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