Weekly RoundUp 1-22-2008

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  1. Mike Frezon

    Mike Frezon Moderator

    Oct 9, 2001
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    Rensselaer, NY
    The Weekly RoundUp

    The Features

    – This Sporting Life - 1963

    – Heather Graham (Adrift in Manhattan – 2007)

    [​IMG] – Cast of Torchwood - 2006

    – Madison Pettis & Dwayne Johnson (The Game Plan – 2007)

    The Prices

    SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco4 by Agnes Varda (CC)$74.99$99.99$99.99 - - **Adrift in Manhattan (R & NR)$9.99$9.99$19.99 - - Avatar: Last Airbender Book 3 Fire Vol 2$11.99$9.99$15.99$12.99 - Banacek: Season 2$17.49$24.99$19.99 - - Barney Miller: Season 2$19.99$24.99$19.99 - - Blonde Ambition$22.49$16.99$19.99$19.99 - ER: Season 8$34.99$34.99$39.99 - - Fatal Contact$19.99$19.99$19.99 - - **The Game Plan$16.99$16.99$14.99$16.99 - The Girls Next Door: Season 3$22.99$24.99$22.99 - - Hawaii 5-0: Season 3$36.99$39.99$39.99 - $33.99The Hunting Party$19.99$19.99$19.99 - - Hustle: Season 4$26.19$29.99$29.99 - - John Frankenheimer Collection$29.99$34.99$34.99 - - Make Room for Daddy: Season 6$27.99$29.99$34.99 - - Miss Julie (CC)$29.99$34.99$34.99 - - Missionary Man$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - Molière$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - The Odd Couple: Season 3$29.99$34.99$34.99 - - R & B Chick$17.99$14.99$15.99 - - Saved from Flames: 54 Films 1896-1944$49.95 - - - - **Saw IV (R/OAR, NR/OAR, NR/MAR)$16.99$16.99$14.99$16.99 - Sex and Breakfast$19.99$19.99$19.99 - - The Simple Life 5 (Goes to Camp)$14.99$14.99$12.99 - - Swamp Thing: The Series$27.99$34.99$34.99 - - **Sydney White$19.99$19.99$19.99$19.99 - This Sporting Life (CC)$29.99$34.99$34.99 - - Torchwood: Season 1$54.99$54.99$69.99 - - When Evil Calls$19.99$19.99$19.99 - -

    (CC) after a title = New release in the Criterion Collection.

    HD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoNone to report this week…again. - - - - -

    BLU-RAY TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoThe Game Plan$23.95$29.99$29.99$29.99 - Saw IV$26.95$29.99$29.99$29.99 -

    Individual titles included in box sets listed above:

    4 by Agnes Varda: La Pointe Courte, Cleo from 5 to 7, Le Bonheur, Vagabond.

    The John Frankenheimer Collection: The Train, The Manchurian Candidate, Ronin, The Young Savages.

    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.

    "LP" in the RoundUp table means a store’s Sunday flyer says "Low Price". That means I could not locate a definite price for the item, and the ad is all I have to go on. Retailers use these phrases in advertisements so that they do not violate MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) agreements with the studios. Doing so can cost them thousands or even millions of dollars in co-op advertising funds.

    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, 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, as always, Circuit City does not guarantee their sale prices in Hawaii.

    The Specials

    **BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL! 3The Game Plan AND Saw IV (Unrated) AND Sydney White are available in both OAR and MAR versions...get the right one(s)! Also, Adrift in Manhattan is available in both rated and unrated versions. Get the one that’s right for you.

    --At Best Buy, purchase Saw IV on DVD ($16.99) and you are eligible to add ANY one of the following three DVDs onto your purchase in a 2/$25 deal: 3:10 to Yuma, Good Luck Chuck, War (Statham/Li) (Reg. $19.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Or, you can buy Saw IV on Blu-ray disc ($29.99) and become eligible to add any one of the following three Blu-ray discs onto your purchase in a 2/$45 deal: 3:10 to Yuma, Good Luck Chuck, War (Statham/Li) (Reg. $29.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --At Best Buy: Purchase The Game Plan on DVD (or Blu-ray) and pick one DVD from the following list of three DVDs for just $5: Mighty Ducks, Miracle, The Rookie (Reg. $9.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy has a number of TV Shows on DVD season sets on sale for just $19.99. Titles include select season sets from: American Dad, Arrested Development, Dharma & Greg, Futurama, How I Met Your Mother, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Practice and The Shield.

    --@ Best Buy, select seasons from the following shows are $14.99: 3rd Rock from the Sun, Dawson’s Creek, I Dream of Jeannie, Married With Children, Roseanne, Rules of Engagement.

    --Also @ Best Buy, select seasons of Desperate Housewives and Lost are on sale for $29.99.

    --Best Buy is also doing “Double Reward Zone Program Points” on a number of “Award Winning” movies:

    $9.99: Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Goodwill Hunting, LOTR: ROTK, Million Dollar Baby, Sideways.

    $14.99: Braveheart SE, The Departed, Gladiator, Last King of Scotland, Little Miss Sunshine, The Queen, The Sound of Music, The Usual Suspect, Walk the Line.

    $19.99: Gandhi.

    --Best Buy has a FREE $10 GIFTCARD if you buy any TWO Blu-ray discs from the following list…or a FREE $25 GIFTCARD if you buy any THREE Blu-ray discs from the following list ($29.99 apiece): 300, Apocalypto, Happy Feet, Oceans 13, PotC 3, Ratatouille, Spider-Man 3, Superbad, Surfs Up, Talladega Nights, Underdog, Wild Hogs.

    --Best Buy is advertising FREE “Nick bucks” towards the purchase of Nickelodeon titles. “Nick bucks” are available on a number of titles marked down from $14.99 to $9.99. On-pack. Nick bucks valid toward future Nickelodeon purchase. Redeemable in-store only.

    --Best Buy Odds and Ends:Best Buy has a number of DVDs listed @ $4.99.

    --With Circuit City this week, I’ve got a couple of discrepancies between their low on-line price and their flyer price…so beware! The Game Plan has a flyer price of $14.99…but a circuitcity.com price of $15.99. And, The Simple Life 5: Goes to Camp has a flyer price of $12.99…and an on-line price of $15.99.

    --Circuit City has a FREE FILM CELL available with its copies of Saw IV.

    --CC also has a deal in which you can save $5 on the purchase of Saw, Saw II, or Saw III (Reg. $14.99 apiece) with the purchase of Saw IV. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --@ CC, buy The Game Plan and pick up The Pacifier AND/OR Sky High for just $5 apiece. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --And, @ Circuit City you can save $10 on the joint purchase of The Girls Next Door: Season 3 AND The Simple Life: Season 5 (Goes to Camp). Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --I think it’s worth noting that Circuit City is advertising the “Ultimate Editions” of the three Rambo movies for just $3.99 apiece this week.

    --CC has BUY 2, Get 1 FREE deals on select Blu-ray titles ($24.99) this week…and a Buy 2, save $10 deal on select HD-DVD titles ($29.99) this week.

    Blu-ray: Black Hawk Down, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Cruel Intentions, Curse of the Golden Flower, Donnie Brasco, A Few Good Men, Fifth Element, Final Fantasy: Spirit Within, Hellboy, Hitch, Hostel, House of Flying Daggers, Into the Blue, A Knight’s Tale, Kung Fu Hustle, Layer Cake, Memento, The Patriot, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Stealth, SWAT, Tears of the Sun, Vertical Limit, Wild Things, XxX.

    HD-DVD: Blades of Glory, The Bourne Ultimatum, Flags of Our Fathers, The Heartbreak Kid, Hot Fuzz, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, King Kong, The Kingdom, Knocked Up (NR), Mission Impossible: 3, Shooter, Shrek the Third, Smokin’ Aces, Transformers.

    --Circuit City also has a bunch of Season 1 sets of various TV Shows on DVD on sale this week.

    --Circuit City Odds and Ends: Circuit City has lists of DVDs for sale @ $3.99, $6.99 and 2/$12.

    --At Target, there is an EXCLUSIVE “DELUXE EDITION” of Saw IV for $22.99 Quantity limited. No rainchecks.

    --Target also has a list of select “Fitness” DVDs on sale for $12.99 this week. Located in fitness section.

    --Target Odds and Ends: Target has selections of DVDs listed at $6.50 and $10 this week.
  2. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Moderator

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    Circuit City on sale DVD items:

    Evan Almighty $15.99
    First Blood Ultimate Edition $3.99
    Rambo: First Blood part 2 Ultimate Edition $3.99
    Rambo 3 Ultimate Edition $3.99

    $3.99 each:
    Glory Road
    The Waterboy
    The Rookie
    The Ice Princess

    $6.99 each:
    Gone in 60 seconds: Director's cut
    Remember the Titans
    Stick It
    The Greatest Game Ever Played
    Eight Below

    2 for $12:
    Transporter 2
    The Sentinel
    The Italian Job
    Spider-man 2
    The Thai Warrior
    Antwone Fisher
    Saving Private Ryan
    The Patriot
    Blazing Saddles
    Grandma's Boy: Unrated
    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    The Last Samurai
    The Warriors: Ultimate Director's Cut
    The Edge/Tigerland
    The Mask of Zorro
    Cocoon / Cocoon: The Return
    Finding Neverland
    The Pianist
    Cast Away
    Donnie Darko
    Shaun of the Dead
    Hot Shots! / Hot Shots! Part Deux
    My super Ex-girlfriend
    Airheads / PCU
    Date Movie: Unrated
    Material Girls

    DVD Sets
    Firday Night Lights season 1 $17.99
    Entourage season 1 $17.99
    How I Met Your Mother season 1 $19.99
    Dexter season 1 $19.99
    Weeds season 1 $19.99
    Curb Your Enthusiasm season 1 $19.99
    Bones season 1 $24.99
    CSI: Miami season 1 $24.99
    Shark season 1 $24.99
    CSI season 1 $24.99
    Jericho season 1 $24.99
    Lost season 1 $29.99
    The Riches season 1 $27.99

    Blu-Ray: Buy 2 get 1 free:

    Donnie Brasco
    Into the Blue
    Wild Things
    Vertical Limit
    Layer Cake
    A Knight's Tale
    Kung Fu Hustle
    Cruel Intentions
    Bram Stoker's Dracula
    Black Hawk Down
    Curse of the Golden Flower
    The Patriot
    The Fifth Element
    Resident Evil: Apocalypse
    A Few Good Men
    House of Flying Daggers
    Tears of the Sun
    Final fantasy: The spirit Within

    HD-DVD: Buy 2 save $10:

    The Bourne Ultimatum
    The Kingdom
    MI: III
    Smokin' Aces
    King Kong
    Flags of our Fathers
    Shrek the Third
    The Heartbreak Kid
    I Now Pronounce you Chuck and Larry
    Knocked Up Unrated
    Blades of Glory
    Hot Fuzz


    Best Buy on sale DVD items:

    Planet Earth $59.99
    Rush Hour 3 $14.99
    Balls of Fury $14.99
    Bring it On: In It to Win It $14.99

    $4.99 each:
    American Beauty
    Black Sheep
    Breakfast at Tiffanys SE
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off SE
    The First Wives Club
    Footloose SE
    Forrest Gump
    Ghost SE
    The Godfather
    The Godfather, Part II
    Lemony Snicket's: A Series of Unfortunate Events
    The Longest Yard (2005)
    The Runaway Bride
    Saving Private Ryan
    Shark Tale
    SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
    Titanic 10th Anniversary Edition
    Tommy Boy SE
    Top Gun

    $9.99 each: Get Double RZ Points When You Buy These Award-Winning Movies - More in Store and Online.
    Brokeback Mountain
    Good Will Hunting
    Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
    Million Dollar Baby

    $14.99 each:
    The Departed
    The Last Kind of Scotland
    Little Miss Sunshine
    The Queen
    The Sound of Music
    The Usual Suspects
    Walk the Line


    TV on DVD:

    $14.99 each
    Roseanne: Seasons 1-9
    3rd Rock from the Sun: Seasons 1-4
    Married with Children: Seasons 1-7
    I Dream of Jeannie: Seasons 1-4
    Dawson's Creek: Seasons 1-6
    Rules of Engagement: Season 1

    $19.99 each
    How I Met Your Mother: Seasons 1 & 2
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Seasons 1 & 2
    Futurama: Seasons 1-4
    American Dad: Seasons 1-2
    The Practice: Season 1
    Dharma and Greg: Season 1
    The Shield: Seasons 1-5

    $29.99 each
    Desperate Housewives: Seasons 1-2
    Lost: Seasons 1-2

    Special Deal: Free Blu-Ray Disc 3-Pack Instantly with the purchase of ANY 1080p HDTV.
    3-pack includes Invincible, 50 First Dates and Night at the Museum.


    Target on sale DVD items:

    6.50 each: Titles Shown and Selected Others
    Mean Girls
    Old School
    Green Mile
    Robin Hood: Men In Tights
    Breakfast At Tiffany's Anniversary Edition

    10.00 each: Titles Shown and Selected Others
    Resident Evil & Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2-pack
    Happily N'ever After
    Legally Blonde & Legally Blonde 2-pack

    TV on DVD: Titles Shown and Selected Others
    Gilmore Girls, Season 7 29.99
    Nip/Tuck, Season 4 29.99
    Smallville, Season 6 29.99
    Veronica Mars, Season 3 29.99

    12.99 each: Selected Fitness DVDs
    10 Minute Solution: Blast Off Belly Fat
    Dancing With The Stars: Cardio Dance
    10 Minute Solutions: Pilates
    Kathy Smith: Tummy Trimmers
    Tank Top Arms
    3 Mile Weight Loss Walk
    Ultimate Fat Burn
    Yoga Conditioning For Weight Loss
    Dance For Weight Loss
  3. pitchman

    pitchman Screenwriter

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    Thanks gents!

    Looks like just The Odd Couple: Season 3 for me this week. Although, since CC is featuring the Wii in their circular, I may break down and finally take the plunge... if I can snag one! [​IMG]
  4. TonyD

    TonyD Who do we think I am?

    Dec 1, 1999
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    Tony D.
    i feel like i need to buy Barney to help get more Miller sets later.
  5. RickER

    RickER Producer

    Jan 4, 2003
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    Thanks guys, as always. Hawaii Five-0 season 3, and Torchwood season 1 for me this week!
  6. Mike Frezon

    Mike Frezon Moderator

    Oct 9, 2001
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    Rick: Thanks for the help with the Torchwood picture this week! [​IMG]
  7. Eric_R.

    Eric_R. Stunt Coordinator

    Jan 2, 2004
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    ER season 8 for me this week. Haven't watched that show in a while. Thanks as always.
  8. Bill Thomann

    Bill Thomann Supporting Actor

    Nov 2, 2003
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    Thanks for the roundup. Nothing for me this week though.
  9. Chris S

    Chris S Cinematographer

    Apr 9, 2000
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    Thanks for the Roundup!!

    Another slow week for me although I'm going to give Torchwood a rental since I've heard such good things about it.
  10. nolesrule

    nolesrule Producer

    Aug 6, 2001
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    I'm picking up all of the new release HD DVDs this week.

    Oh, wait...

  11. Regulus

    Regulus Cinematographer

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    It's Season 2 of Banacek & Season 3 of Hawaii Five-O for me this week [​IMG]
  12. RickER

    RickER Producer

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    Thanks for all you do Mike. Say, why dont you or Patrick ever tell us what your getting?
  13. John Swarce

    John Swarce Second Unit

    Jan 27, 2003
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    I looked at the Target ad the AM for the Saw IV Deluxe Edition. What I see looks like the regular edition of Saw IV with another movie bundled with it (Ad says Saw IV 2 pack). Am I missing something? Confusion reigns!

  14. george kaplan

    george kaplan Executive Producer

    Mar 14, 2001
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    Thanks as usual. Nothing this week, though for some reason I had thought new versions of Manchurian Candidate and The Train were coming out. Guess not.
  15. TravisR

    TravisR Studio Mogul

    Nov 15, 2004
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    The basement of the FBI building
    Slow week. Just Saw IV for me.

    Thanks for the prices! [​IMG]

    I looked at Target's ad on their website and it says that it's Saw IV and The Ninth Gate. It seens safe to assume that there's no exclusive content.
  16. Kenneth Cummings

    Kenneth Cummings Supporting Actor

    Aug 7, 2001
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    I would say the usual "Nothing for me this week", but it looking like my financial aid is coming in sometime this week, so I might be getting a few dvds I been meaning to get along with get some stuff for school (new bed, a new laptop).
  17. Shawn_KE

    Shawn_KE Screenwriter

    Nov 25, 2003
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    Just Saw 4 for me. No new HD DVD's again? Guess that means it is dying?
  18. nolesrule

    nolesrule Producer

    Aug 6, 2001
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    Joe Kauffman

    Ah, good old financial aid. That's what paid for my first DVD player in 1998. I only have 3 years left till it's paid off. [​IMG]
  19. Mike Frezon

    Mike Frezon Moderator

    Oct 9, 2001
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    Actually, Rick...I usually do whenever there is something I'm getting. I might consider the Dharma & Greg set at BB for $19.99 this week. I think Jenna Elfman is gorgeous and funny-as-all-get-out, but I've never really seen that many episodes of the show.

    The guy who started this whole thing, Dave Lambert, started posting his own list of stuff...because he used to buy a LOT. I just like going through and posting all the (what I consider to be) high-profile stuff. Sometimes it helps me...but for the most part my financial situation keeps me from splurging too much.

    I end up buying most of my DVDs used or on a really big sale.

    That $4.99 list at BB this week is quite tempting for gifts. There are some really nice titles there.

    Oh. I posted this in the Borders coupon thread. HERE IS A COUPON for 30% off any TV Show on DVD at Borders. Limit three per customer. Valid only on 1-21-08 & 1-22-08.
  20. Scott_J

    Scott_J Cinematographer

    Jul 17, 2000
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    Thanks for the prices, guys, but nothing this week.

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