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#41 of 74 OFFLINE   Scott Merryfield

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Posted August 07 2013 - 09:05 AM

About an hour in the movie and really like it so far.

Unfortunately this Lionsgate disc has the pop up on pause menu that stays on the screen.
Very annoying.

 

I paused the disc a couple of times last night and had a clean screen. I was more annoyed by the forced trailers when I loaded the disc.



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Posted August 08 2013 - 11:35 AM

Hm, well the pop up on pause does disappear after a few seconds.

The movie is great. 4/5 stars
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#43 of 74 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted August 08 2013 - 11:49 AM

4 out of 5?

 

Was hoping for better....but I'll take it.


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Posted August 08 2013 - 12:54 PM

So here's the deal I got on Mud at Best Buy this afternoon.  Unfortunately, I realized it could have been a bit better...but I forgot.

 

The shelf price was $17.99.  I got $5 off with their Upgrade & Save program and then used the $3 coupon from coupons.com.  $9.99!

 

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I forgot I could have pricematched the Target advertised price of $16.99 which would have dropped the price another dollar to $8.99.

 

Since my sales clerk was new, she had to have a manager come over to show her how to accept the manufacturer's coupon.  He was glad to accept it along with the Upgrade and Save coupon.


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Posted August 08 2013 - 02:33 PM

I saw this when it was in theaters and it's very good, although TAKE SHETLER was even better but got a lot less attention.  There have been quite a few very good to great movies this year but no one's talking about them and they're pretty much being pushed aside for the films that people really want.  MUD is, I think, the most successful film of its type at the box office this year but it still couldn't bring in as much as some really bad Witherspoon movies have made in their opening weekend.

 

Take Shelter is still woefully underseen and underappreciated Michael. Superb storytelling, superbly realized...



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Posted August 08 2013 - 05:11 PM

I forgot I could have pricematched the Target advertised price of $16.99 which would have dropped the price another dollar to $8.99.

 

No, you got the best deal (the one I plan to do). Best Buy will not price match AND "Upgrade and Save."



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Posted August 08 2013 - 05:25 PM

My Amazon copy, FedEx(smartpost) mis-routed it. Sitting in Saginaw till corrected...

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Posted August 08 2013 - 05:50 PM

No, you got the best deal (the one I plan to do). Best Buy will not price match AND "Upgrade and Save."

 

Thanks, Neal.  I got a separate confirmation over in this week's RoundUp. 

 

Don't wait.  I got the last copy of Mud in my local BB today.  And it wasn't in the new releases endcap...it was tucked away all by itself in the drama section.


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#49 of 74 ONLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted August 08 2013 - 06:11 PM

My Amazon copy, FedEx(smartpost) mis-routed it. Sitting in Saginaw till corrected...

 

Michigan seems like a dream to me now

It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw...


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Posted August 08 2013 - 07:20 PM

Did you find America?
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#51 of 74 OFFLINE   Cameron Yee

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Posted August 08 2013 - 07:26 PM

No, you got the best deal (the one I plan to do). Best Buy will not price match AND "Upgrade and Save."



I confirm that. Still a good deal. I think I got the last copy too, at least in the new release rack.
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#52 of 74 OFFLINE   Scott Merryfield

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Posted August 09 2013 - 04:21 AM

Michigan seems like a dream to me now

It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw...

 

You beat me to that one, Mike. :)

 

Anyone want to sing something from the Bay City Rollers? It's just north of Saginaw. ;)



#53 of 74 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted August 09 2013 - 04:24 AM

Michigan seems like a dream to me now

It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw...

That's one way to get out of that god awful town!


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#54 of 74 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted August 09 2013 - 04:28 AM

You beat me to that one, Mike. :)

 

Anyone want to sing something from the Bay City Rollers? It's just north of Saginaw. ;)

I want to sang "We gotta get out of this place".

 

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Posted August 09 2013 - 05:09 AM

At least something did...ha.

 

Amazon sent me a refund as the package became "lost and undeliverable"...

 

Apparently somebody has Mapquest skills and realizes how far apart the cities are.



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Posted August 13 2013 - 02:52 PM

I finally got around to viewing this BD today.  A very good film indeed.  Loved the coming of age stuff and the coming end for one way of life.  The performances were excellent and the writing was spot on.  Another film I have to revisit with the audio commentary.  I was never a fan of Reese Witherspoon so this was one of the rare films I enjoyed her in.


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#57 of 74 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted August 13 2013 - 11:50 PM

Crawdaddy,

 

Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

 

I am particularly happy that you enjoyed this film.

 

Proud to have this in my collection.


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Posted August 14 2013 - 06:40 AM

Mine, supposedly, will finally hit the mailbox later today. Redux of FedEx SmartPost...only this time they didn't miss my town by 400 miles...



#59 of 74 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted August 14 2013 - 07:07 AM

Here's wishing you delivery today and a satisfied viewing.

 

Will be awaiting to hear your comments, Sam.


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Posted August 14 2013 - 02:20 PM

Picked this up at Best Buy today. Looking forward to seeing it again.


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