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Weekly RoundUp 11-12-2013


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#1 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted November 09 2013 - 09:03 PM

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The Features

 

– Oliver! – 1968

– Henry Cavill & Amy Adams (Man of Steel – 2013)

–Nosferatu – 1922

–Turbo – 2013
 

–Jane Eyre – 1944
 

–City Lights – 1931

–Dexter: Season 8 (the Final Season) – 2013


The Prices
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DVDs  Amazon BestBuy Target
Akira [25th Anniversary Edition]   $21.23
Ambushed   $20.68
As Night Falls   $21.24
Barbara   $26.98
The Bat $11.98
Blackfish   $22.93
Burning Love: Season 1   $16.98
Cagney & Lacey: The Complete Collection [Limited Edition]   $170.96
Capture of Grizzly Adams, The   $14.98
Combat!: The Complete Series    $160.99
Dexter: Final Season $38.32 $31.99 $29.99
Dexter: Complete Series Collection $179.99
Diagnosis Murder: Complete Collection $269.96
Family Ties: Complete Series $154.86
Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation   $26.98
I Declare War   $25.17
IP Man: The Final Fight   $21.23
John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums   $11.86
MADtv: Season Four   $26.94
Man of Steel    $18.99 $17.99 $16.99
The Mod Squad: Complete Collection $219.95
My Mother The Car: Complete Series $22.46
Nosferatu: 2-Disc Deluxe Remastered Edition   $26.98
Paradise $19.99
Prince Avalanche   $24.28
Sesame Street, Best of Collection $50.98
Shoot the Sun Down: Director’s Cut   $21.98
Turbo   $19.96
Turbo [DVD + Toy] $19.96 $17.99 $15.99
World's Greatest Super Friends, The    $13.47

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Blu-rays  Amazon BestBuy Target
Akira [Combo Pack]   $24.99
All the Presidents Men    $13.99
Ambushed   $26.99
The Attack  $31.48
Barbara   $29.99
Blackfish   $19.99
Body Bags CE [Combo Pack]   $24.99
City Lights [Criterion Collection]  [Combo Pack]   $33.96
Dexter: Final Season $43.99 $37.99 $34.99
Dexter: Complete Series Collection $219.99
Dexter: Complete Series Collection Exclusive Gift Set $380.99
Fascination Coral Reef: Hunters and the Hunted   $26.98
Frances Ha [Criterion Collection] [Combo Pack]   $33.96
I Declare War   $26.97
IP Man: The Final Fight   $25.48
Jane Eyre [1944]  [Twilight Time] 
JFK: 50 Year Commemorative Ultimate Edition   $38.99
Lion of the Desert   $16.98
Man of Steel [Combo Pack]   $22.99 $22.99 $19.99
Man of Steel [Collectible Figurine Limited Edition Gift Set]   $49.99
Man of Steel [3-D Combo Pack]   $29.99 $27.99
Man of Steel [3-D Collector's Edition] $39.96
The Message   $16.98
Nosferatu: 2-Disc Deluxe Remastered Edition   $33.96
Ocean Predators  3-D $26.98
Oliver!  [Twilight Time] 
Paradise $19.99
The Paradise: Season One     $30.99
Polar Bears: Ice Bear   $26.98
Prince Avalanche   $25.48
Shoot the Sun Down: Director’s Cut   $25.46
Thirteen Days   $16.98
Turbo [Combo Pack]   $22.99
Turbo [Combo Pack & Toy Racer]   $26.99 $22.99 $19.99
Turbo [3-D Combo Pack]   $32.99 $24.99
Way We Were, The  [Twilight Time] 

 



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.

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, PLEASE 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, Circuit City is still out of business...even in Hawaii (where they NEVER guaranteed their prices anyway).


The Specials

--Three new Blu-ray titles from Twilight Time this week:  Jane Eyre, Oliver! and The Way We Were.  Pre-order HERE.


--At Best Buy this week, save $5, instantly, when you purchase any version of Turbo with The Croods ($14.99 DVD/$17.99 Blu-ray Combo Pack).

--The following recent Blu-ray releases are on sale this week at Best Buy:


$17.99:  Star Trek: Into Darkness, World War Z, Pain & Gain, GI Joe: Retaliation, Hansel & Gretel: With Hunters, Mud.


--At Best Buy this week, purchase Dexter: The Final Season and save $10 on each additional season of Dexter purchased.  There is also EXCLUSIVE PACKAGING of Dexter: The Final Season on Blu-ray at Best Buy


--Best Buy Odds and Ends:  None to report.


--Target this week has an EXCLUSIVE RELEASE of Man of Steel.  Includes more than 90 minutes of bonus content and a book.


--Target is also advertising an EXCLUSIVE BOOK with its Blu copies of Dexter: The Final Season. 

--Target has the following TV Shows on DVD on sale this week:

$14.99:  Eastbound & Down: Season 3
$17.99:  Girls: Season 2
$19.99:  Boardwalk Empire: Season 3, The Newsroom: Season 1, True Blood: Season 5

$24.99:  Mad Men: Season 6

$34.99:  Game of Thrones: Season 2


--Target Odds and Ends: None to report.


--Some Wal-Mart information for this week:  There are some Wal-Mart flyer pages floating around the interwebz showing the following prices (but keep in mind my disclaimer info about how Wal-Mart prices are often subject to regional whims.  

Man of Steel (DVD):  $16.96
Man of Steel (Blu Combo Pack): $19.96
Man of Steel (3-D Blu Combo Pack):  $24.96

Turbo (DVD):  $14.96
Turbo (Blu Combo Pack with toy): $19.96
Turbo (3-D Blu Combo Pack): $24.96

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#2 of 17 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted November 09 2013 - 09:41 PM

Going broke this week.

About 100 bucks at Foxconnect.
The Way We Where
Oliver
Man of Steel
City lights

Probably Turbo


Also even if its not a purchase I highly recommend Blackfish.

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#3 of 17 ONLINE   Jason_V

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Posted November 09 2013 - 11:13 PM

I'm still on the fence with Man of Steel.  It's preordered and ready to go, but my brain is telling me to cancel the order and wait for a better price on the 3D version.  Especially considering the chunk of change I just spent in the last 24 hours. 

 

I know what I should do when I'm in doubt like this: cancel and find a better price later....



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Posted November 10 2013 - 05:18 AM

I'll pick up Body Bags and Frances Ha this week. And since it's pretty cheap and I don't have a previous Blu-ray, I'll probably get All The President's Men too.

 

Thanks for the prices, Mike! :)



#5 of 17 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted November 10 2013 - 05:23 AM

Sorry about the lack of reviews for this week's releases. I only got the Criterions yesterday afternoon, so City Lights will go up this evening and Frances Ha tomorrow. Turbo has not yet arrived either nor has Jane Eyre, the Twilight Time release I've been assigned. But the reviews will all go up eventually.

 

 

I'll wait on better pricing for Man of Steel. I'll also have to decide if I want it in 2D or 3D. Tough decision since it doesn't seem like 3D does much to enhance its quality, at least from the reviews that I've read.



#6 of 17 OFFLINE   Peter McM

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Posted November 10 2013 - 02:10 PM

I was on the fence about even bothering to check out Man of Steel from my local library--but Bill Hunt at The Digital Bits wrote a review that's making me consider a blind buy.


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#7 of 17 OFFLINE   Malcolm R

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Posted November 10 2013 - 07:42 PM

I'm definitely waiting on MoS. I saw it in 3D in theaters...it wasn't worth the extra $$$.


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#8 of 17 OFFLINE   Joseph Bolus

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Posted November 11 2013 - 03:45 AM

I've got MoS pre-ordered and I'm sticking with it. I didn't have an opportunity to view it in the theater -- so I saved about $15 right there -- and it's *got* to be in my collection at some point anyway.
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#9 of 17 OFFLINE   Moe Dickstein

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Posted November 11 2013 - 12:34 PM

Don't forget the B&N sale on Criterions at 50% off is ongoing.
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Posted November 11 2013 - 06:47 PM

Picking up MOS at BB with Walmart price match. I thought it was one of the best summer films with excellent 3D conversion. Thanks Mike!
It's gonna be a hell of a ride. I'm ready. .

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Posted November 11 2013 - 07:49 PM

I have th3 big S edition coming in the mail but will get the Target version for the exclusive content.
Less then $17 after cartwheel and redcard discounts.
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Posted November 12 2013 - 03:37 PM

I have th3 big S edition coming in the mail but will get the Target version for the exclusive content.
Less then $17 after cartwheel and redcard discounts.


Ok, so I bought the 3D version and the digibook from Target for the "90 minutes of exclusive content" . As far as I can tell there's only about 30 minutes. Am I missing something??
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Posted November 12 2013 - 03:51 PM

Ok, so I bought the 3D version and the digibook from Target for the "90 minutes of exclusive content" . As far as I can tell there's only about 30 minutes. Am I missing something??

 

The ad says that it's a Target exclusive and that there's "over 90 minutes of bonus content & book". It's worded to read as there's 90 minutes of exclusive content but technically, it only says that they have an exclusive and it contains 90 minutes of features and a book.


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Posted November 12 2013 - 04:30 PM

Yeh I think it's only about 30 minutes.

They all have about 90 minutes ofextra features.

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Posted November 12 2013 - 05:58 PM

For some reason they're not getting it till next week but Nosferatu will be $19.99 at Barnes an Noble. Membership gets it down to $17.99, plus another 5% rebate if you have a B&N Visa.

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Posted November 12 2013 - 06:20 PM

Does the regular 2D Blu-ray of MOS have the book and bonus content? Does this cost more than the listed one on the chart?

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Posted November 12 2013 - 06:50 PM

If If you're asking about about the target v ersion it is only available in 2D. The book does not include a 3D version of the movie.

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