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#1 of 48 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 14 2013 - 09:21 PM

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– Elysium– 2013

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– MarleneDietrich(The Blue Angel – 1930)

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– The Lone Ranger– 2013) 

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–Kick-Ass2 – 2013
 

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– The Family – 2013 


[color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]The Prices[/color]
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[color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]Any clickable linkon a title listedbelow will take you to our own HTF review![/color]
 

DVDs  Amazon BestBuy Target
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints [2Disc Special Edition] $21.23
Burn Notice: The Complete Series $104.99
Burn Notice: Season Seven $35.19 $24.99
Elysium $19.96 $19.99 $17.99
The Family $14.96 $19.99 $17.99
Family Guy: Volume 12 $28.19 $21.99
Force of Execution $12.96
Ghost Team One $25.49
Justified: The Complete Fourth Season $31.99 $31.99 $29.99
Kick-Ass 2 $19.86 $17.99 $17.99
The Last Letter $14.98
Line of Duty $14.96
Lone Ranger, The [2013] $17.99 $17.99 $17.99
The Mod Squad: Season 5 Volume 1 $24.99
The Mod Squad: Season 5 Volume 2 $24.99
Night Train to Lisbon $14.96
Omnibus: Gene Kelly Dancing: A Man's Game $26.98
One Direction: This Is Us $18.99 $17.99
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters $14.99 $14.99 $14.99
Prisoners $16.99 $19.99 $17.99
Psych: The Musical $16.99
Shadow on the Mesa $13.44
Shameless: The Complete Third Season $26.99 $26.99
Sound of Music, The [Live!] $13.99 $13.99 $14.99
The Whip and The Body: Kino ClassicsRemastered Edition $16.98

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Blu-rays  Amazon BestBuy Target
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints $16.98
The Beast Within $16.98
The Blue Angel: Kino Classics 2-DiscUltimate Edition $35.96
Crawlspace $16.98
Elysium [Combo Pack] $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
The Family $17.99 $22.99 $22.99
Force of Execution [Combo Pack] $26.99
Ghost Team One $26.08
Indiana Jones & Last Crusade $17.49 $17.99
Indiana Jones & Raiders of theLost Ark $17.49 $17.99
Indiana Jones & Temple of Doom $17.49 $17.99
Justified: The Complete Fourth Season $36.99 $36.99 $34.99
Kick-Ass 2 [Combo Pack] $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
TheLone Ranger [Combo Pack]   $24.96 $24.99 $22.99
One Direction: This Is Us [3-D Combo Pack] $27.99
One Direction: This Is Us [Combo Pack] $22.99 $22.99
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters [3-D ComboPack] $22.99 $22.99 $27.99
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters [ComboPack] $19.96 $17.99 $19.99
Prisoners[Combo Pack] $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
Shameless: Season 3   $31.99 $31.99
The Whip and The Body: Kino ClassicsRemastered Edition $22.98

 

[color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]The Disclaimer[/color]
 

Standard disclaimer:All prices are taken from the websites of each chain, or from theirprinted Sunday advertisements. All prices are subject to change by eachchain. Prices and inventory in-store may or may not match the websiteprice.

I, obviously, cannot include EVERY title released in a given week inthe [color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]RoundUp[/color].The titles included are those that I am interested in...as well asthose 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'tcomplain! If there is a title not includedin the [color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]RoundUp[/color] that youwant to see, PLEASE just look it up yourself, and be nice enough topost 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, sothere is no way I can say here what price you'll find at YOUR localWal-Mart/Sam’s Club location. And, Circuit City is still outof business...even in Hawaii (where they NEVER guaranteed their pricesanyway).


[color= rgb(255, 0, 0);]The Specials[/color]

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[font=" Arial;"]--This is the last "real"week of releases for 2013.  Things get real quiet for the nextcouple of weeks.[/font]

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[font=" Arial;"]--Best Buy, this week,has a BONUSDISC with its Blu-ray copies of Elysium.  The ExoSkeletons,explosions and theaction choreography of Elysium.[/font] [/font]

--BestBuy also has an EXCLUSIVE ALBUM DOWNLOAD WITH BONUS TRACK withspecially-marked Blu-ray combo packs of The Lone Ranger.

--Purchasethe Blu-ray or 3-D Blu-ray of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and get $7toward the Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters e-book.  (withdigital download money).  


[color= rgb(0, 0, 255);][color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]--Thefollowing releases are on sale this week at Best Buy (all DVDunless otherwisenoted):[/color][/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 255);][color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$9.99:  PacificRim, We're the Millers, Man of Steel (Blu).[/color][/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 255);][color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$12.99: Pacific Rim (Blu), We're the Millers (Blu)[/color][/color],The Muppet's Christmas Carol.

$14.99: Anchorman (Blu), The Wolverine, R.I.P.D..

$17.99: Despicable Me 2, Fast & Furious 6, The LittleMermaqid, Planes, Monsters University, Wreck-It Ralph, The Muppet'sChristmas Carol (Blu).

$19.99: Despsicable Me 2 (Blu), Fast & Furious 6 (Blu), TheWolverine (Blu), R.I.P.D. (Blu).

$24.99: Santa Clause: 3-Film Gift Set, King of Queens: Complete Series, AddamsFamily: Complete Series, The Wolverine (3-D Blu), Vikings: Season 1.

$27.99: Despicable Me 2 (3-D Blu)

$29.99: Homeland: Season 2, Sons of Anarchy: Season 5, AmericanHorror Story - Asylum: Season 2

$59.99: Fringe: Complete Series.

$64.99: Columbo: Complete Series

$74.99: The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate CE (Blu), The Wizard of Oz:75th Anniversary Set (3-D Blu)

$84.99: Star Wars Complete Saga (Blu)

--BestBuy Odds and Ends: None to report.

--Targetthis week has anEXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK of Elysium (Blu).

--Targetis also advertising Man of Steel (Blu) and The Wolverine (Blu) thisweek for $12.00 apiece (and select others) .

--AtTarget, get a FREE $5 TARGET GIFTCARD when you buy Despicable Me 2($18.99 DVD/$24.99 Blu) AND a Deluxe Action Figure ($14).  


--Target has the following releases on sale this week (all DVD unlessnoted otherwise):

$9.00: Gatsby, Hangover Part III, We're the Millers

$9.99: Despicable Me

$10.00: Safe Haven, Anchorman (Blu)

$12.00: The Internship

$12.99: Epic

$13.00: Gatsby (Blu), Hangover Part III (Blu), We're the Millers (Blu)

$13.99: Rise of the Guardians

$14.99: The Little Mermaid, Despicable Me (Blu), Now You See Me (Blu), TheMortal Instruments: City of Bones, Star Trek: Into Darkness. John Wayne Collector's Edition (24 films).

$15.00: The Heat (Blu)

$16.99: Les Miserables (Blu)

$17.99: [color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]Riseof the Guardians (Blu), Epic (Blu), The Internship (Blu), World War Z(Blu), Star Trek: Into Darkness (Blu)$19.99:  The Little Mermaid (Blu), Monsters University(Blu)The Smurfs 2 (Blu), The Croods (Blu), Turbo (Blu), Planes (Blu), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Blu)[/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$24.99:  TheBible: Complete Miniseries[/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$27.99:  TheWizard of Oz: 75th Anniversary (Blu)[/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$29.99:  DuckDynasty: Seasons 1-3, Jack Ryan 4-Film Collection (Blu)[/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$69.99:  TheFlintstones: Complete Series, Band of Brothers/The Pacific(Blu) [/color]

[color= rgb(0, 0, 0);]$79.99:  StarWars: The Complete Saga (Blu)[/color]

--TargetOdds and Ends: None to report.


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 48 OFFLINE   DennisBassi

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Posted December 14 2013 - 09:42 PM

What is known about the John Wayne collectors edition? I have found nothing at $14.99 on the target website. Is it Blu ray or DVD? Does anyone have a picture of the box?

#3 of 48 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 14 2013 - 09:50 PM

THIS is the one pictured, Dennis.

 

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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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#4 of 48 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted December 14 2013 - 10:00 PM

Dukie says that's his namesake.  :P


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#5 of 48 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted December 15 2013 - 05:52 AM

Thanks for the RoundUp, Mike. I'm glad I had one review for you to link.

 

I'm slated to review The Family, Burn Notice: Season 7, and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters this week, but the review copies have not yet arrived.



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Posted December 15 2013 - 07:18 AM

Thanks, Mike.It looks like "Justified: The Complete Fourth Season" and Kick Ass 2 from Target for me. Normally I'd wait on both until the prices come down, but all of the good TV shows are going on the Christmas hiatus until January. And I've dying to get my hands on the Blu-Rays for the fourth season of "Justified" since it aired, as it was probably the best season yet. And while Kick Ass 2 is by all accounts a vastly inferior sequel to the first film, I loved the first film so much that it pretty much has to be a blind buy for me.And I was thinking that I could ride out the rest of 2013 with no more purchases...

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Posted December 15 2013 - 11:58 AM

Call me *crazy* but I'm thinking of grabbing that "Burn Notice" complete series set!!Loved "the man", Bruce Campbell's", role in the series. And the way it sets up it's almost like *two* spy series in one: One comedic and the other serious. Yeah, I'm getting it!(No Blu, but most of my TV series are on DVD anyway, so no big deal ...)
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Posted December 16 2013 - 07:19 AM

I am so very late to this party...

 

I'm going to try really really hard not to buy a thing until the new year.  That likely will be an epic fail this weekend, but I have to at least try.  (Between the small fortune I'm spending on Christmas this year-plane trip and rental car-I need a third job.)  :)



#9 of 48 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 16 2013 - 11:56 AM

We've got a couple of new reviews of this week's new releases just in:

 

Elysium

 

The Lone Ranger

 

EDIT:  Oooops.  I see that I had the link to The Lone Ranger already in the OP.  Ah well. 


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 December 16 2013 - 01:04 PM

Hi Mike - my review for Raiders of the Lost Ark went up on the 12th (under the correct name, without the Indiana Jones and the...at the beginning of it ;) )

 

http://www.hometheat...blu-ray-review/


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Posted December 16 2013 - 01:10 PM

Hi Mike - my review for Raiders of the Lost Ark went up on the 12th (under the correct name, without the Indiana Jones and the...at the beginning of it ;) )

 

http://www.hometheat...blu-ray-review/

 

Hey, Neil!

 

Thanks for posting up the link!

 

I didn't see your review.  I look at the page that's generated by clicking the "Blu-ray Reviews" link at the top of each forum page.  And your Indy review isn't listed there. 


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 December 16 2013 - 01:15 PM

Hey, Neil!

 

Thanks for posting up the link!

 

I didn't see your review.  I look at the page that's generated by clicking the "Blu-ray Reviews" link at the top of each forum page.  And your Indy review isn't listed there. 

 

 

Hmmm, that's odd. I must have done something wrong somehow. I'll ask Adam what the deal is.

 

Thanks!!


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Posted December 16 2013 - 01:39 PM

Hmmm, that's odd. I must have done something wrong somehow. I'll ask Adam what the deal is.

 

Thanks!!

 

I know exactly what happened. Neil, you forgot to tab your review with the edit title tab "Blu-ray Reviews," and thus it wasn't added to that particular database. Look at the Reviews forum and your review stands out because it's missing that little blue tab at the beginning of the title.



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Posted December 16 2013 - 06:56 PM

I know exactly what happened. Neil, you forgot to tab your review with the edit title tab "Blu-ray Reviews," and thus it wasn't added to that particular database. Look at the Reviews forum and your review stands out because it's missing that little blue tab at the beginning of the title.

 

Thanks Matt - I've fixed it. Clearly I've had too much eggnog already!


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Posted December 16 2013 - 07:25 PM

Thanks Matt - I've fixed it. Clearly I've had too much eggnog already!

 

It's so easy to forget, particularly since if you go back and edit the review at all, that tab disappears and has to be replaced manually.



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Posted December 17 2013 - 07:09 AM

Matt has also now posted up a review of The Family:thumbsup:

 

Don't know much about that movie, but I always thought the casting of Michelle Pfeiffer as  Dianna Agron's mom was rather inspired...

 

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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 December 17 2013 - 07:13 AM

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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 December 17 2013 - 07:25 AM

I guess I should probably stop now...

 

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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 December 17 2013 - 07:33 AM

Thank you, Mike.

 

Yep, both gorgeous women and quite inspired casting.



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Posted December 17 2013 - 07:42 AM

I always find it neat when the casting people match up actors in parent/child roles who are similar in appearance. 


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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