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#1 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted May 10 2014 - 07:46 PM

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The Features

 

– Joaquin (Her – 2013)

Any film that casts Scarlett Johansson and then doesn't show her...  Crazy, I tells ya!

– Cast (Orange is the New Black – 2013)

– John Wayne & Anna Lee (Flying Tigers – 1942) 

– Fate is the Hunter– 1964
 

– Aaron Eckhart & Yvonne Strahovsky (I, Frankenstein – 2014)
 

–Paul Hogan & Linda Kozlowski (Crocodile Dundee – 1986)


The Prices
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DVDs  Amazon BestBuy Target
Afterlife: Series 1   $22.48
American Jesus   $17.98
Barney Miller: The Complete 5th Season   $22.47
Bob's Burgers: The Complete 3rd Season  [Exclusively at Amazon] $29.95
Compound Fracture   $12.74
The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over   $27.98
Dio: Live in London – Hammersmith Apollo 1993   $13.88
Doctor Who: Series Two, Part Two   $15.78
Eastbound & Down: The Complete Fourth Season   $22.49 $17.99
Fast & Furious [6 Movie Collection] $42.78
The First World War: The Complete Series   $29.73
Flying Tigers [Olive Films]  $22.98
Generation Iron   $14.49
Godzilla, King of the Monsters $6.96
Hazard Jack   $26.95
Her   $14.99 $17.99 $14.99
Home of the Brave   $22.98
I, Frankenstein   $14.96 $14.99
Last Man Standing: Season 1  [Exclusively at Amazon]  $29.95
Last Man Standing: Season 2   [Exclusively at Amazon] $29.95
Longmire: The Complete Second Season   $29.96
Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection, The: Volume 8   $14.96
Magic City: The Complete Series   $36.99
Marvel Knights: Wolverine Weapon X: Tomorrow Dies Today   $13.47
Orange is the New Black: Season One   $35.98 $19.99 $19.99
Perry Mason Movie Collection [Volume 2]   $53.09
Shakespeare: Richard II   $22.49
Shelter Island   $21.23
Special ID   $9.96
Squatters   $18.86
Stalingrad $27.88
That Awkward Moment   $14.99 $14.99 $14.99

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Blu-rays  Amazon BestBuy Target
Crocodile Dundee/Crocodile Dundee II Double Feature   $18.88
The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over   $29.99
Dio: Live in London – Hammersmith Apollo 1993   $14.88
Eastbound & Down: The Complete Fourth Season   $30.49 $22.99
Evilspeak   $19.99
Fast & Furious [6-Movie Collection]    $59.99
Fate is the Hunter  [Twilight Time] 
Final Exam   $22.98
Firm, The   [Twilight Time] 
Flying Tigers   $27.98
The Godfather Part III   $22.98
Her [Combo Pack]   $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
Home of the Brave   $27.98
I, Frankenstein 3D   $19.96 $19.99
Magic City: The Complete Series   $42.99
The Ocean's Trilogy Collection   $18.96
Orange is the New Black: Season One   $28.59 $19.99 $22.99
Overlord   [Criterion Collection] $24.99
Rollerball [1975]  [Twilight Time] 
Shakespeare: Richard II   $26.99
Special ID   $14.96
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron [Combo Pack]   $14.99
Stalingrad 3D   $22.99
Stranger By The Lake    $32.98
That Awkward Moment   $17.99 $17.99 $16.99
Thunderbirds Are Go / Thunderbird 6  [Twilight Time] 
Two Rode Together  [Twilight Time] 
Ultimate Gangsters Collection: Contemporary – Volume 2   $28.76

 

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

--There is a number of new Blu-ray releases from Twilight Time this week (see grid above).  You know the drill.  If you want to pre-order...go HERE


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


$9.99:  Gravity DVD.

$14.99:  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu CP), Gravity (Blu CP).

$19.99:  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (3-D Blu CP), Gravity (3-D Blu CP).

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


--Target this week has an EXCLUSIVE RELEASE of Orange is the New Black: Season 1 (both DVD and Blu).  Includes EXCLUSIVE content.

--Target Odds and Ends: A list of $9 DVDs.



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 17 OFFLINE   JakeLip

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Posted May 10 2014 - 08:26 PM

Thanks for the Roundup!

 

Her this week immediately and Spirit eventually.  It seems odd to say I'll wait for a price drop when the SRP is $14.99, but Amazon isn't discounting it, which makes it $17 with tax here, and that's more than I want to pay for a catalog title upgrade lacking new bonus material.

 

That production of RICHARD II is phenomenal -- I saw it as a special event at my local arthouse in December. Anybody interested in Shakespeare should definitely check it out.  I would like to get it at some point, but $27 plus tax is too high -- maybe later if it drops.  It's great though, and worth a rental at the very least if you can find it.


 

 


#3 of 17 OFFLINE   David Norman

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Posted May 10 2014 - 08:53 PM

Thanks for the Roundup!

 

Her this week immediately and Spirit eventually.  It seems odd to say I'll wait for a price drop when the SRP is $14.99, but Amazon isn't discounting it, which makes it $17 with tax here, and that's more than I want to pay for a catalog title upgrade lacking new bonus material.

 

That production of RICHARD II is phenomenal -- I saw it as a special event at my local arthouse in December. Anybody interested in Shakespeare should definitely check it out.  I would like to get it at some point, but $27 plus tax is too high -- maybe later if it drops.  It's great though, and worth a rental at the very least if you can find it.

 

Spirit is $3.99 for Frys;  Anniversary Sale through Thursday if you have a local store or order online (FS at $23) or Price Match at BBY

Crocodile Dundee will be $5.99 at the same sale.    

 

Lots of other pretty good prices on some Blurays to get you to Free Shipping.


 

 


#4 of 17 OFFLINE   Peter McM

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Posted May 10 2014 - 09:03 PM

Her--best movie of the year.


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#5 of 17 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted May 11 2014 - 01:57 AM

The First World War set on Entertainment One replaces an earlier (and more expensive) set on Image.  Has anyone had any experience with the quality of the Entertainment One pressings?


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#6 of 17 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

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Posted May 11 2014 - 03:29 AM

I have three of the Twilight Time releases on my review roster, but otherwise nothing else coming in this week.

I will check out HER eventually.

#7 of 17 OFFLINE   TravisR

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Posted May 11 2014 - 04:03 AM

I'll be picking up the hilariously filthy Eastbound & Down: Season Four, Evil Speak and Final Exam.

 

Her is well worth a rental for those that haven't seen it.

 

Thanks for the prices, Mike! :)



#8 of 17 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted May 11 2014 - 09:33 AM

Amazon link for I Franky goes to the DVD version, this is the 2 disk 3D Bluray version for $5 more:
http://www.amazon.co...99686284&sr=1-4

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#9 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted May 11 2014 - 12:13 PM

Amazon link for I Franky goes to the DVD version, this is the 2 disk 3D Bluray version for $5 more:
http://www.amazon.co...99686284&sr=1-4

 

confused-smiley-004.gif  Huh.  The link works okay for me...  I didn't change anything. 


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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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#10 of 17 OFFLINE   DavidJ

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Posted May 11 2014 - 07:23 PM

I'll be renting Her and I may even rent I, Frankenstein at some point just to see if it's as bad as it looks. I will be picking up Flying Tigers.

#11 of 17 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted May 11 2014 - 07:45 PM

confused-smiley-004.gif  Huh.  The link works okay for me...  I didn't change anything.


Huh, guess I was in the DVD section. Is that always listed first these days? Shouldnt the Blus be first?

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#12 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted May 11 2014 - 08:02 PM

Think Blue = Blu, Sam!  ;)

 

I've thought about flip-flopping the grids...but you know people tend to be creatures of habit...


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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#13 of 17 OFFLINE   Dennis Nicholls

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Posted May 12 2014 - 12:58 AM

There seems to be a software problem in the forum these days.  Somehow Sam's title has changed from "nutter" to "moderator".  That surely cannot be correct.


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#14 of 17 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted May 12 2014 - 07:26 AM

Just one of those wacky events that can happen in this Bizarro Universe of ours!  :laugh:


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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#15 of 17 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted May 12 2014 - 07:16 PM

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain ;)

Seriously tho, I am honored to have been selected for this duty and am doing my best to keep posting interesting stuff while maybe toning down the nuttiness just a smidge!

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Posted May 12 2014 - 07:17 PM

Also Mike: I'm color blind!!!!

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Posted May 15 2014 - 08:19 AM

Spirit is $9.99 at BestBuy.com this week.


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