Buffy Season 1

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  1. Matt Wooten

    Matt Wooten Second Unit

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    i have a question.. maybe its just me, and if someone has found these then please let me know.. but on the back of the packaging it says.. Buffy television trailers..
    well the only one i could find was one for home video of what looks like the first two episodes. now am i missing something here? or did FOX just pull a fast one on me? [​IMG]
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

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    They aren't included for some reason. Probably disc space issues.
     
  3. David Lambert

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    I find it hard to believe that Fox would do this, but it IS becoming common to list a supplement like "trailer(s)" and have something that falls outside or below expections.

    Trailer(s) might end up consisting of the following:

    1) Trailers for OTHER features than the one on the DVD (Columbia/TriStar is very nasty about this)

    2) Ads for the home video product catalog...might even be the VHS catalog!

    3) Commercials from TV advertising the feature's home video release

    4) On multiple-feature items like Buffy TVS S1, perhaps it means trailers for just some of the features, but not all of them

    I think it should be standard to include REAL trailers for all product. Maybe reserve "teasers" and "TV spots" (of films) for SE's, but any bare-bones DVD should at least have a trailer. TV product should always include the "coming next time" trailer at least, and for serialized shows they should emulate The Sorpranos and include the "last time on..." trailer as well.

    If trailers cannot be included, then it would be decent to include a simple explanation in the press announcement. Something like "Trailer is unavailable due to music licensing issues". Better than us just going "huh!?" and getting sore about it.

    On a separate note, Matt: since you and I seem to be the only Memphians on HTF (I've never spotted any others, anyway), maybe we should exchange tips on where in-town to get DVD's. Maybe we each can help the other. I don't leave my e-mail or HTF-mail open for posts, so if you're agreeable just briefly say so here and I'll write you or we'll work something out. It couldn't hurt...
     
  4. Matt Wooten

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    i noticed that dave. i think we are the memphis group on the forum.. so sad.. anyways tho. you know i grab my dvds from all the regular locations.. best buy for example. but i also get alot of my discs used. i go to replays. there the highest disc is gonna be 13 dollars. they get a ton of brand new discs in (opened but looks like no one ever touched it.. makes ya wonder..) and you can find a few you just never picked up.
     
  5. David Lambert

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    When I used to live in the Raleigh area (near Raleigh Springs Mall), I would always visit Replays (the owner, Stan, knows me very well...when I ran the Software Etc. at RS Mall I helped him get started a bit by sending business his way) and Disc-Go-Round (lower prices, but much MUCH worse selection). These days I get my used stuff from Turtles (American Way or, preferably, Highland) and CD Warehouse on Poplar near Perkins. A few other places, too, like FuncoLand or pawn shops, but mostly those 2 places.
    I was just on your end of town yesterday and hit the Best Buy out there. They had a few that the one on this side of town doesn't get (I found Grand Canyon IMAX that I'd been looking for, just $14.99). In fact, I was reminded that, as much as I love some of the people running the DVD section at the BB on the South end of town, the north side location has a bigger, better-stocked, and much NEATER DVD section than this one. I guess it's the Bartlett/Germantown high-end buyers as opposed to the Hickory Hill wanna-be's (like me! [​IMG] ).
    I would have loved to have also hit Replays, Disc-Go-Round, FuncoLand, heck even FYE at Wolfchase (which I'm told has some copies in-stock of the OOP Simitar Godzilla discs, if you're interested) and the GOOD Circuit City. I just didn't have time; I had to get home. Passed near Borders on the way home, and had to resist the urge to pop in there, too. Ah, well...at least that's in range for an after-work visit any time I want to.
    BTW, I live near Winchester and Hack's Cross, within a mile or so of the new Federal Express Word HQ and the TPC at Southwind Golf Course (home to the FedEx St. Jude Classic, of course).
    Oh, well...this is way off-topic, eh? [​IMG]
     

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