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Pre-Order Field of Dreams (1989) (4k UHD) Available for Preorder

Discussion in 'Blu-ray and UHD' started by Ronald Epstein, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. Message #21 of 37 May 15, 2019 at 8:35 PM
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    B-ROLL

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    When I picked up an order one time I had to remind the person there were two discs in the order and she started to ask me the name of the title (it was a Dolly Parton-Burt Reynolds film I shan't name --but it really burned my a** it wasn't with the other disc;)).She finally looked up the order and found the film I already had my ID out but also had a print out of the order.... She gave me the first disc without checking my ID and then when she gave me the 2nd disc she said "Yeah I suppose I should check your ID" ...::rolleyes:

    I had another experience where the email said the shipment would be delayed because it wasn't "in stock".I had to go to the store to pick up the the other disc I paid for and found the "Out of Stock" item and then took it to the yellow shirt to pick up the item I had to get and explained the situation.

    I said if I had to cancel the original order, I would but I had pre-paid for it. He also saw the other stack of disc I was buying and was able to cancel the original sale and give me the $1 credit for picking it up at the store

    Anyhow, if you just want the 4K UHD of the film with no steelbook Wal*Mart has it for $18.99 which I believe Amazon is currently matching
     
  2. AcesHighStudios

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    Watched it yesterday and thought it was beautiful. Stunning at times. Colors are gorgeous. And, as always, I cried like a baby.
     
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    "If you build it, HE will come."
     
  4. AcesHighStudios

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    It's $3 more than the regular release.
     
  5. Robert Crawford

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    These companies found gold in releasing these Steelbook editions as they have people spending more money on such releases. Not me, I think it's a waste of money from my perspective. To each his own.
     
  6. AcesHighStudios

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    I used to love steelbooks until they started charging more for them. Now I simply don't care. Usually it's $5 more for the steelbook than the regular edition, and everything you're going to actually watch is exactly the same. I'm not paying it anymore. In fact, I stopped a few years ago.
     
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  7. Message #27 of 37 May 16, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    The substitution of HE for THEY was deliberate.:)
     
  8. AcesHighStudios

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    I definitely got it. The quotes just wouldn't go there.

    It's also one of the most misquoted movie lines there is, like people saying "We're going to need a bigger boat."
     
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    Has anyone purchased the standard Blu-ray release of this? My understanding is that the latest release is being re-issued in 1080p as well, so curious as to whether that version offers significant improvements over the 2009 disc (I've never bought the film in Blu).
     
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    I'm guessing the BD is the same -- the included BD in the 4K pack is literally the same 2009 disc
     
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    I was in BB and they had what looked like a steelbook of an X BOX ONE game for $6.00 - It was just the steelbook for the game ..
    "You know we just don't recognize the most significant moments of our lives while they're happening. Back then I thought, well, there'll be other days. I didn't realize that that was the only day."
     
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    This week it is on sale for the same price as the regular edition, $18.99
     
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    Thanks for that. Just put in my order.
     
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    And I’m on my way over to get $3 back.
     
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    I watched this over the weekend. Very nice release by Universal - keep the catalog titles coming!
     
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    It was gorgeous, in my humble opinion. Thanks, Universal.
     

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