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Weekly RoundUp 11-10-2009


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#1 of 42 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted November 07 2009 - 04:01 PM


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 42 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted November 07 2009 - 04:03 PM

Best Buy on sale DVD items:

$12.99:
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Monsters vs. Aliens

$7.99 each:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Corpse Bride
Robots
Hook

$19.99 each:
G.I. Joe
The Taking of Pelham 123
The Proposal
Transformers 2
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

$22.99:
Twilight

TV On DVD
The Office season 5 $29.99
Weeds season 4 $14.99
24 season 7
Californication season 2 $19.99
Mad Men season 2 $19.99

$24.99 each:
90210 season 1
Sons of Anarchy season 1

$29.99 each:
House season 5
Battlestar Galactica season 4.5
Heroes season 3

$34.99:
Bones season 4

Blu-ray:

$22.99 each:
A Bug's Life
Wall-E
Ratatouille
Pixar: Short Film Collection

$19.99 each:
The Polar Express
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Mad Men season 2

$24.99:
Coraline

$29.99:
Monsters vs. Aliens
The Dark Knight
Saw V
Babylon A.D.
Street Kings
21
Transporter 3
Max Payne
3:10 to Yuma
Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist
Across the Universe
The Haunting
Quantum of Solace

$34.99:
Sons of Anarchy season 1


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Target on sale DVD items:

$10 each:
The Tale of Despereaux
Land of the Lost
Mamma Mia!

Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas $13.99
Hubby's(?) Christmas Adventure $9.99
Shrek the Halls $12.99
Christmas Carol $12.99
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving $12.99
A Charlie Brown Christmas $17.99
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas $12.99
Thomas Train series - Holiday Express $7.99

Truth Square $9.99

Transformers 2 $15.99
X-Men Origins: Wolverine $15.99
Twilight $17.99
Monsters vs. Aliens $14.99
My Life in Ruins $14.99
The Dark Knight deluxe edition $17.99 (includes $5 gift card)

Blu-ray:

$26.99 each:
Cars (with ultimate cars gift pack)
Monsters, Inc.

$22.99 each:
Monsters vs. Aliens
Transformers 2

$9.99 each:
Terminator 3
Swordfish
Terminator
Predator


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Posted November 07 2009 - 04:10 PM

Three Stooges and Up for me this week. I will eventually get the rest of the available PIXAR films as well. Thanks for the Roundup!

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Posted November 07 2009 - 04:49 PM

You can't beat the $19.99 pre-order price on the 4 disc BD set of UP this week.  Its a fantastic movie that looks and sounds great. 

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Posted November 07 2009 - 05:17 PM


Originally Posted by Eric Scott Richard [img]">

Three Stooges and Up for me this week. I will eventually get the rest of the available PIXAR films as well. Thanks for the Roundup!
Eric,

If you intend to get Monsters, Inc. at some point anyway, you might as well go for the great, current Amazon preorder deal discussed over here:

http://www.hometheaterforum.com/forum/thread/294472/monsters-inc-and-up-4-disk-set-twin-pack-now-32-98-shipped-at-amazon-see-post-31

... unless you're aversed to buying online (even from Amazon).  I really doubt you'll find the Monsters, Inc. BD set priced any lower than that effectively ~$13 price (in that combo purchase) anytime soon, if ever.  Pixar titles are just too popular to get discounted all that much all that often.  I finally took the plunge myself even though I hadn't intended to upgrade to BD for Monsters, Inc (unless the deal was too good to pass up).

BTW, also, threw in the Heat BD in my (pre)order of the 2 Pixar BDs.

And thanks, Mike, for another weekly roundup -- and thanks to Pat as well (and I like seeing the blue color used for BD prices, which makes them easier to pick out at a glance).

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Posted November 07 2009 - 06:21 PM

Thanks! I love Amazon, so I will order this.

#7 of 42 OFFLINE   Derek Miner

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Posted November 07 2009 - 06:31 PM

Those interested in "Up" on Blu-ray should also be aware that Disney will have a $10 coupon online on release day. There has been speculation about this on the 'net, but I saw an actual TV spot that will air next week that confirms it.

disneypixarupcoupon.com will resolve to:
disney.go.com/disneyvideos/animatedfilms/up/couponoffer/

This theoretically would allow someone to get both "Up" and "Monsters, Inc." at the $32.98 price point in-store by combining the coupon with the Best Buy offer. If Amazon doesn't charge you tax, the online deal is still better, unless (as noted before) you don't like shopping online or just have to have it right away.

I also heard of an $8 "Monsters, Inc." coupon from Disney Rewards as well... be interesting if someone got Best Buy to do their deal along with both coupons.

EDIT: I now have the Rewards coupon from logging in and entering the UPC from my DVD of "Monsters, Inc." Let's see how BB reacts Tuesday morning...


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Posted November 07 2009 - 07:23 PM

Sounds great that there will be more deals on release day to fuel the competition.  I wonder if Amazon knew that would be coming and decided to cut to the chase w/ their own $10-off combo deal on top of the gradual price drops -- afterall, anyone who preordered the set at higher prices from them was guaranteed the price drops too, and there weren't any other comparable preorder deals around to push Amazon.

I also wonder though if we wouldn't somehow see another case of the $10-off Snow White deal showing up last minute for this (where previous early-preorder buyers got credited the $10 on their next order of Disney titles) -- I know... wishful thinking. 

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#9 of 42 OFFLINE   EricSchulz

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Posted November 07 2009 - 09:18 PM

I will be getting Up, just not sure if it will be the 1 or 2 disc version yet....

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Posted November 07 2009 - 10:13 PM

Alright, I think I have my Pixar Blu-Ray plan mapped out.

Go to Best Buy:
1. Pick up Up, have them price adjust it for their website (19.99) and also get Monsters Inc. with it (18.99 if purchased with Up)
2. Use both manufacturer's coupons ($8 off Monsters Inc Disney Rewards coupon & $10 off Up Coupon)

Both Blu-Rays end up working out to $20.98, pre-tax.
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#11 of 42 OFFLINE   Bryan Beckman

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Posted November 07 2009 - 11:06 PM

The unknown in all of that is whether your Best Buy will allow price matching and a coupon. Anecdotal experience from several SlickDeal members indicates their stores allow only one or the other. Definitely YMMV, and props to you if you can get it to work -- be sure to tell us how you did it!

 

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Posted November 07 2009 - 11:53 PM

I'll be picking up Up, Monsters, Inc. and Watchmen on Blu-ray and The Three Stooges on DVD.

Thanks for the prices, guys! 

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Posted November 08 2009 - 12:41 AM

After a tough-on-the-wallet week, I'm relieved that nothing interests me this week.

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Posted November 08 2009 - 12:55 AM

Let's see...got Up and Monster's Inc. pre-ordered at Amazon and I'm gonna go pick up Mad Men S2 at BB this morning.  In addition to the slight splurge last week...yeah, I'm done...


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Posted November 08 2009 - 01:32 AM

 Up, Monsters Inc, Logan's Run, and Godzilla all on Blu. Maybe someday i will get Near Dark, and that 5 disc Watchman thing. I will have to wait til i have money, and not sure if i want 5 discs of Watchman. I loved the movie, but i dont know how i would like the animated stuff IN the movie?

Thanks as always guys!


#16 of 42 OFFLINE   Jeff Meyers

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Posted November 08 2009 - 02:30 AM

Just Up & Monsters, Inc. on BD for me this week. Preordered from Amazon using the Best Value combo deal ( http://www.hometheat...zon-see-post-31 )Amazon shipped my order on Friday via UPS Second Day Delivery (Prime Membership), so they will be here on Tuesday. However I won't be watching them right away because Tuesday is 11-10-09 which is the release date of COD: Modern Warfare 2!

An observation / a question: Why isn't The Accidental Husband being released on BD on Tuesday? I thought that was interesting, especially since it's a Sony movie.Thanks as always for the Weekly RoundUp Mike and Patrick.  And I too appreciate the BD titles being listed in Blue!

#17 of 42 OFFLINE   Peter McM

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Posted November 08 2009 - 02:57 AM

Up Blu-Ray combo for me.  I'm planning to upgrade to HDTV by year's end; this and the Star Trek Blu that the wife is getting me for Christmas should make the perfect inauguration.

Will rent Accidental Husband.

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#18 of 42 OFFLINE   Mark Walker

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Posted November 08 2009 - 04:40 AM

When I checked Target.com the Blu-Ray of A Charlie Brown Christmas is ALSO $ 17.99.
I called my local Target to see if they had it in stock and confirm the price on the Blu-Ray, and they did, indeed, confirm the Blu-Ray version is $17.99.

When I got there, there was a sale sign on the Blu-Ray as well.



Originally Posted by Patrick Sun 

Best Buy on sale DVD items:

$12.99:
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Monsters vs. Aliens

$7.99 each:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Corpse Bride
Robots
Hook

$19.99 each:
G.I. Joe
The Taking of Pelham 123
The Proposal
Transformers 2
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

$22.99:
Twilight

TV On DVD
The Office season 5 $29.99
Weeds season 4 $14.99
24 season 7
Californication season 2 $19.99
Mad Men season 2 $19.99

$24.99 each:
90210 season 1
Sons of Anarchy season 1

$29.99 each:
House season 5
Battlestar Galactica season 4.5
Heroes season 3

$34.99:
Bones season 4

Blu-ray:

$22.99 each:
A Bug's Life
Wall-E
Ratatouille
Pixar: Short Film Collection

$19.99 each:
The Polar Express
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Mad Men season 2

$24.99:
Coraline

$29.99:
Monsters vs. Aliens
The Dark Knight
Saw V
Babylon A.D.
Street Kings
21
Transporter 3
Max Payne
3:10 to Yuma
Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist
Across the Universe
The Haunting
Quantum of Solace

$34.99:
Sons of Anarchy season 1


---------

Target on sale DVD items:

$10 each:
The Tale of Despereaux
Land of the Lost
Mamma Mia!

Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas $13.99
Hubby's(?) Christmas Adventure $9.99
Shrek the Halls $12.99
Christmas Carol $12.99
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving $12.99
A Charlie Brown Christmas $17.99
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas $12.99
Thomas Train series - Holiday Express $7.99

Truth Square $9.99

Transformers 2 $15.99
X-Men Origins: Wolverine $15.99
Twilight $17.99
Monsters vs. Aliens $14.99
My Life in Ruins $14.99
The Dark Knight deluxe edition $17.99 (includes $5 gift card)

Blu-ray:

$26.99 each:
Cars (with ultimate cars gift pack)
Monsters, Inc.

$22.99 each:
Monsters vs. Aliens
Transformers 2

$9.99 each:
Terminator 3
Swordfish
Terminator
Predator


Paramount, please release DRAGONSLAYER on Blu-ray

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#19 of 42 OFFLINE   Bill Thomann

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Posted November 08 2009 - 10:40 AM

Looks like I'll be buying Disney/Pixar's 2 disc UP at Best Buy when our new store opens up on Saturday the 14th at 10am & if I can get there early enough to be one of the first 50 customers I'll get a $20 gift card.   SO glad that BB moved into the old Circuit City building.


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Posted November 08 2009 - 11:01 AM



Originally Posted by Bryan Beckman [url=/forum/thread/294699/weekly-roundup-11-10-2009#post_3625844]). The way I'll explain it if there is any issues, (and this is the way they've referred to it in the past) is that it isn't really a price match, since they are honoring their own (online) price. So hopefully that, along with a manufacturer's coupon that they get fully reimbursed for, shouldn't be a problem...

I'll let you guys know how it goes.


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