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Weekly RoundUp 3-15-2011


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#1 of 21 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted March 12 2011 - 03:30 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 21 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

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Posted March 12 2011 - 03:42 PM

Thanks for posting early this week to accomodate daylight saving(s) time! The Switch is a definite at some point; whether I spring for it at the $17.99 Best Buy price or wait for a price drop down the line remains to be seen.



#3 of 21 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted March 12 2011 - 04:16 PM

Thanks Mike!  kind of a quiet week for me.  I'll wait for the switch and at some point Sharktopus on BD (when it is $7.99 or lower).

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Posted March 12 2011 - 04:20 PM

Amazon links do not work.


May pick up Hereafter.


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#5 of 21 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted March 12 2011 - 04:29 PM

Thanks Malcolm.  We have been struggling with that for a few weeks.  We came up with a workaround, let me see if I can get it to work.

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Posted March 12 2011 - 04:38 PM

I was gonna say nothing for me this week, but after scrolling through the titles on sale at BB online...I can't say that and maintain a straight face.  Close Encounters, Contact, Network, Time Traveler's Wife, The Player...I have a nice long list of (mostly) Warner titles I'd love to pick up.  I may wait until the end of the week to give me time to really think if I "need" these or if they're just impulse purchases.

#7 of 21 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted March 12 2011 - 04:54 PM




Originally Posted by Malcolm R 

Amazon links do not work.


They should be good to go now.  We appreciate you using them to help support the forum.  If anyone finds they aren't working this week please post here or send me a PM.


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#8 of 21 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted March 13 2011 - 12:40 AM

One of my all-time holy grails comes to DVD this week: The Snoop Sisters which ran for one season as part of the NBC Mystery Movie rotating series. Helen Hayes and Mildred Natwick (who won the Emmy that year for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series) are delightfully dotty elderly sleuths in the Miss Marple tradition, and tthe shows as I recall them were a lot of fun.



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Posted March 13 2011 - 01:18 AM

Nothing for me this week but thanks for the prices! Hereafter and The Fighter are both well worth renting.

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Posted March 13 2011 - 02:42 AM

Thanks for the Roundup.   Nothing for me this week.

#11 of 21 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted March 13 2011 - 08:50 AM

I'm a little surprised more people aren't jumping on The Fighter...like I am. I already pre-ordered (as a blind buy) from Amazon. That's it for me this week. I was surprised to see the Snoop Sisters pop up on this week's radar, Matt.  A very nice little NBC show from the '70s.  Classic TV fans should be thrilled to get it.  That combo of Hayes and Natwick should be a guarantee of quality work for those who are unfamiliar with the show.  I was a bit surprised to hear it only ran for one season.  I would have said it was at least three or four. My cousins and I used to jokingly refer to our moms, on occasion, as the Snoop Sisters.

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 March 13 2011 - 11:47 AM



Originally Posted by Mike Frezon 

I'm a little surprised more people aren't jumping on The Fighter...like I am.


I'm not a fan of boxing (or Mark Wahlberg), so that's my reason for ignoring it.


Snoop Sisters sounds intriguing, but that's a very hefty price for what appears to be five episodes totaling 6 hours of content. I can't justify a blind buy at that price.


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Posted March 13 2011 - 12:38 PM

Originally Posted by Mike Frezon 

I'm a little surprised more people aren't jumping on The Fighter...like I am.

I already pre-ordered (as a blind buy) from Amazon.



I really enjoyed it when I saw it in the theater and I think most people will too. The performances (not just Bale and Leo) are all excellent.



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Posted March 13 2011 - 02:23 PM



Originally Posted by Mike Frezon 


I was surprised to see the Snoop Sisters pop up on this week's radar, Matt.  A very nice little NBC show from the '70s.  Classic TV fans should be thrilled to get it.  That combo of Hayes and Natwick should be a guarantee of quality work for those who are unfamiliar with the show.  I was a bit surprised to hear it only ran for one season.  I would have said it was at least three or four.

My cousins and I used to jokingly refer to our moms, on occasion, as the Snoop Sisters.

The ratings weren't great for the show, but according to an interview Helen Hayes gave (I think to Mike Douglas), she and Mildred were so disenchanted with the fast pace of TV and lack of preparation time for each scene that they were happy not to do any more than one season of episodes.





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Posted March 14 2011 - 07:44 AM

I like boxing but The Fighter doesn't seem like something I'd watch more than once.  I'll borrow it from the library.



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#16 of 21 OFFLINE   Adam Gregorich

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Posted March 14 2011 - 01:35 PM

Tim just posted his review of The Switch (Blu-ray)



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Posted March 15 2011 - 09:44 AM

No purchases for me this week, but thank you as always for the Round Up.

I'm going to rent The Fighter, The Switch, and Hereafter.


Paramount has a $5 off coupon valid on The Fighter on DVD or Blu-ray / DVD Combo:

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#18 of 21 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted March 15 2011 - 03:25 PM

A link to Neil's review of The Fighter has been added to the OP.

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 March 15 2011 - 06:32 PM

Scrubs Season 8 on Blu is $12 at DeepDiscount (bear in mind their spotty reputation -- I took the risk).




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Posted March 17 2011 - 11:01 AM

The DVD review copy for A Shine of Rainbows which streeted on Tuesday only just arrived today. The review for it can be found here.






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