POLL: New vs. catalog releases

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jim_K, May 19, 2002.

  1. Jim_K

    Jim_K Executive Producer

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    On average do you purchase more New releases or Catalog releases each year?

    I'm probably in the minority here but my ratio is about 10:1 in favor of Catalog titles I purchase each year.
     
  2. Matthew Chmiel

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    Catalog releases.

    Out of all the movies I'm buying this summer, ALL of them are catalog titles.
     
  3. Andrew_Sch

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    Just exactly how long does a film have to have been out to be considered "catalog?"
     
  4. Ike

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    I'd say catalog easily.
     
  5. Jim_K

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    Catalog releases
     
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    My catalog titles outnumber new releases at 36 to 5! (out of 82 titles)

    It makes sense since the quality of recent movies have severely degraded...and I don't mean image or sound quality! (Except for some excellent recent movies like Moulin Rouge!, A.I., Shrek, Cast Away, and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.)
     
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    It's mostly catalog releases for me.
     
  9. Scott Weinberg

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    Yep. Catalog titles (mainly) for me too.
     
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    Catalog

    Lately, I have been sticking to mostly rentals on new releases.
     
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    I seem to go in streaks. Sometimes I buy alot of new releases, sometimes alot of catalogue titles. Right now, I am trying to pick up some older films to help round out my collection. In general, though, I would rather buy a catalogue title and rent a new release.

    Bruce
     
  12. george kaplan

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    Catalog. There's just tons more of them out there.
     
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    I buy a lot of new releases, but I still buy far more catalog titles. There are just so many more catalog titles than new releases.
     
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    easily catalog, I think I'll only end up buying 6 new releases from 2001.
     
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    I have no new releases in my collection.
     
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    Catalogue. I can't remember the last "new release" I bought.
     
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    Mainly new--and mainly because the catalog titles I'm waiting for aren't out, or even announced yet! [​IMG]
     
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    Catalog.
     
  19. MartinTeller

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    Hmmm... does it count as buying a "new release" if it was new when released, but old when I bought it? For example, I didn't buy The Matrix DVD until it had already been on the market for 2 years.
     

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