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The Seventh Seal - Criterion Blu-ray OOP according to Amazon?


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#1 of 5 OFFLINE   Moises

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Posted December 26 2009 - 01:01 PM

Criterion's site lists it as still available, but I went to Amazon yesterday to snag it at the lovely sale price it's been at for a few weeks (sub-$20), and...I couldn't.

The "re-issue" DVD version is still available from Amazon, but since yesterday, the following is what you see on the Blu-ray product page:



I've put an email in to the people I know at Criterion to see what's up, but I'm sure I won't hear anything from them until at least early next week.  Anyone on here know what's going on...?

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#2 of 5 OFFLINE   Clinton McClure

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Posted December 27 2009 - 02:20 AM

It is still available from Hastings www.gohastings.com, Deep Discount DVD www.deepdiscountdvd.com and Best Buy was still listing it as available a few minutes ago, although you will pay $30+ for it at all three places.


#3 of 5 OFFLINE   Craig Beam

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Posted December 27 2009 - 04:16 AM

Criterion's website indeed lists it as available (www.criterion.com/films/173), so I'd say something is amiss on Amazon's end.  Best Buy, Borders and Barnes & Noble all list it as in stock.


#4 of 5 OFFLINE   ccfixx

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Posted December 27 2009 - 08:48 AM

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Originally Posted by Moises 

Anyone on here know what's going on...?
 
It probably means that because of the lower price during the Criterion sale on Amazon's site for the past month, many people jumped on the deal, Amazon ran out of stock, Amazon doesn't know when they'll get in a new shipment from Criterion, and you missed out on a great blu-ray at a great price.

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#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Powell&Pressburger

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Posted December 28 2009 - 01:53 AM

according to a post over at Blu-ray.com someone got a response back from Criterion thru e-mail that the title is NOT OOP just ran out of stock, went on to say their distributor didn't have a definate date for restocks, but eluded to sooner than later.

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