Malcolm R

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I received my Dumbo 3D (with slipcover) from Amazon UK last week. Life is getting in the way right now, but I hope to watch it soon.
 
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I make a habit of peering at the local theater title list when driving by. It's not a 3D theater per se', but it does give me an idea as to which popular movies are still receiving the 3D treatment. Anecdotally speaking, the only film showing now that has seen a conversion is Lion King. Is it as bleak as it seems? I actually think we've gotten years more of releases than we should've expected given the outright industry abandonment.
 

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I make a habit of peering at the local theater title list when driving by. It's not a 3D theater per se', but it does give me an idea as to which popular movies are still receiving the 3D treatment. Anecdotally speaking, the only film showing now that has seen a conversion is Lion King. Is it as bleak as it seems? I actually think we've gotten years more of releases than we should've expected given the outright industry abandonment.
This is, without question, the longest period of mainstream 3D in history. I calculate it at this point as 12 years from mainstream penetration when small cities adopted digital projection and 3D, with my definition of small city being 50-75,000 people. By comparison, the 50s heyday of 3D lasted about 3 years, and about the same for the 80s 3D period. This doesn't include IMAX 3D, or the early development of single-strip 3D.
 

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This is, without question, the longest period of mainstream 3D in history. I calculate it at this point as 12 years from mainstream penetration when small cities adopted digital projection and 3D, with my definition of small city being 50-75,000 people. By comparison, the 50s heyday of 3D lasted about 3 years, and about the same for the 80s 3D period. This doesn't include IMAX 3D, or the early development of single-strip 3D.
And yet, I am in mourning for 3D.
 
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Not if you choose Media Mail at checkout. I just placed a couple obscene orders at SAE and TT to fill in a lot of titles that
Just seen a copy on amazon for not much money, Italian / German import.
German Harlock doesn't have English Audio -- not sure of subtitles

The Dutch item 8711983101654 appears to be listed with English Audio at least (can't confirm)
To the UK probably cheaper getting that one from DVDOutlet or it appears several of the Big UK Ebay sellers have it for £10-12 (Rarewaves, MusicMagpie, etc)
 
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I was shown no choice at time of payment. Just $7.95 for shipping and handling.
Was that for 2 items? FOr a single SAE tells me $6.40 1st Class ($5 MM)

Usually it's at the last page at the bottom of the page there should be an option to change to Media mail. I assume everyone should get that choice. Unlike the TT site which specifically has a section with 5-6 choices for shipping, it's just sitting there.
Not a big saving on the first couple items since most of the shipping charge seems to be a packing/handling charge.
After the first couple items it ends up being around $0.90 added per item after that for MM vs 1.40+ for first class (or priority one your box exceeds 1lb).

"
SubTotal: $39.90
USPS First Class Shipping: $7.95
(Click here to select Media Mail Shipping and save $2.00)
Total: $47.85"

I tried (in vain) offering both TT and SAE a $1000+ order if they'd drop me to FS (or actual MM Postage). Both declined, but TT offered me a $5 GiftCert for my order -- that was almost more insulting than just saying no. I noticed this sale that TT site has slightly lower shipping charges after 2-3 items though it only ends up being about 0.30 per item.
 

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