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Weekly RoundUp 1-31-2017



Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD…

The Features



– Pinocchio – 1940



– Jack Reacher: Never Go Back – 2016



– Bells Are Ringing – 1960



– Queen of Katwe – 2016


– Masterminds – 2016
The Prices



The price links below will take you directly to the product on Amazon.
Any clickable link on a title listed below will take you to our own HTF review!



UHD
Amazon
BestBuy
Target


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (4k UHD)
$29.99
$29.99
$29.99





The price links below will take you directly to the product on Amazon.

Any clickable link on a title listed below will take you to our own HTF review!



Blu-ray
Amazon
BestBuy
Target


Ballers (The Complete Second Season) (HBO)
$19.99




Barbie: Video Game Hero (Universal)
$14.96




Bells Are Ringing (Warner Archive)
$14.99




Blood Mania/Point of Terror
$22.99




Don't Answer the Phone!
$17.99




Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
$19.99
$19.99
$19.99


Lair of the White Worm, The (Vestron Video Collector's Series) (Lions Gate)
$24.99




Love Camp 7 (Blue Underground)
$39.98




Masterminds (2016) (Fox)
$19.99




Parents (Vestron Video Collector's Series) (Lions Gate)
$24.99




Pinocchio (Signature Collection) (Walt Disney)

$27.99
$24.99


Poltergeist II: The Other Side
$22.19




Poltergeist III
$22.19




Queen of Katwe (Walt Disney)


$22.99


Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween (Lions Gate)
$19.96
$19.99
$19.99


Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run (The Play) (Lions Gate)
$14.99
$14.99



Victoria - Season 1 (PBS)
$59.99




Wax Mask (One 7 Movies)
$29.95






The price links below will take you directly to the product on Amazon.

Any clickable link on a title listed below will take you to our own HTF review!



DVD
Amazon
BestBuy
Target


At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (Synapse)
$11.99




Ballers (The Complete Second Season) (HBO)
$14.99

$14.99


Barbie: Video Game Hero (Universal)
$14.99




Coffin Joe Trilogy Collection, The (Synapse)
$22.99




Danny Says (Magnolia)
$22.99




Desirable (Warner Archive)
$17.99




Doctor Who (The Power of the Daleks) (BBC)
$18.36




Easy to Love (Warner Archive)
$17.99




Gimme Danger (Sony)
$20.99




Harry & Snowman
$13.99




Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
$17.99

$14.99


Journal of a Crime (Warner Archive)
$17.99




Masterminds (2016) (Fox)
$14.96




Mountain (First Run Pictures)
$13.99




Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Volume 4 (Shout! Factory)
$28.49




Pinocchio (Signature Collection) (Walt Disney)


$17.99


Queen of Katwe (Walt Disney)


$17.99


Red Hot Tires
$17.99




Silver River (Warner Archive)
$17.99




This Night I'll Possess Your Corpse (Synapse)
$11.99




Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween (Lions Gate)
$14.96

$14.99


Tyler Perry's Madea on the Run (The Play) (Lions Gate)
$12.96




Victoria - Season 1 (PBS)
$22.99

$27.99


Watermelon Woman, The (First Run Pictures)
$13.99





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.

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, PLEASE just look it up yourself, and be nice enough to post and share the results with everyone!





The Specials

--Another week in which Amazon and Disney are feuding. No Amazon prices for two big releases this week.

--Best Buy, this week, has EXCLUSIVE LENTICULAR PACKAGING with their Blu copies of Pinocchio. No upcharge for the lenticular slipcase.

--Best Buy also has EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK PACKAGING with its 4k UHD Blu-ray copies AND its Blu-ray copies of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. No upcharge there either in either format.

--Best Buy also has a $14.99 sale on some Disney Blu-ray titles: Hercules, Bolt, Lilo & Stitch, The Fox and the Hound.

--The following 4k UHD Blu releases are on sale this week at Best Buy:

$14.99: Now You See Me, Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Divergent: Insurgent

$19.99: The Secret Life of Pets, Jason Bourne

--Best Buy is also advertising a Buy One, Get One Free sale on up to 60 select titles. Titles shown are: The Boyz N The Hood, Jerry Maguire, District 9/Chappie/Elysium (3-pack), Ghostbusters 1 & 2, The Equalizer, Kingsclaive (Final Fantasy XV), Bad Boys 1 & 2, Pineapple Express, Men In Black Trilogy.

--Best Buy Odds and Ends: BB is also advertising a number of upcoming EXCLUSIVES available for pre-order at bb.com--involving the titles Moana, Trolls and Doctor Strange.

--Target this week has an EXCLUSIVE digibook release of Pinocchio (no premium pricing). The release includes a 28-page “Collector’s Edition” book.

--Target Odds and Ends: None to report.
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Hey RoundUppers! Safe shopping!

There doesn't seem to be many good things said about the Reacher sequel...but I'm going ahead anyway. I liked that scene in the diner which was used as a trailer.

And I've got the last Blu of Pinocchio. So I think I'm good.
 

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And I've got the last Blu of Pinocchio. So I think I'm good.
Me, too. I have to admit, though, that buying the new Disney release around this time every year (and also in October-ish with the fourth quarter ones) had become such a habit with the Platinum DVDs and Diamond Blu-rays, going back to 2001, that it has been a little strange not to need them anymore and I'm still not entirely used to the idea that I can pass them up. But I will.

Thanks for your work as always, Mike. Nothing else for me this week either.
 
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Thanks Mike! I'm with Jake on Pinocchio. I have the original release and I don't really need any new one, so I'll be passing. I also tend to pass on the Disney sports/real life stories movies for some reason...I'm not really sure why. Queen of Katwe got an excellent review from my best friends, so maybe I am missing out here. Anything north of $15 is a bit rich for my blood, though.

Luckily for the collector in me (and not so lucky for the wallet), the dry spell stops the first week in February. :)
 

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Thanks for the prices, Mike. I'm glad Masterminds came in on Friday so I could get the review up in time to make the Weekly RoundUp link.

Like Mike, I'll give Jack Reacher a try since I did like the first one well enough, and Bells Are Ringing is already pre-ordered and eagerly anticipated.
 

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I just realized that in my rush to get the RoundUp in place, I missed a couple of items in the Best Buy portion of the "SPECIALS" section. So be sure to check them out if you read them already.

One of the big updates is that I had awkward wording in the 2nd item and I want to be clear that BB has steelbooks on both the UHD AND the Blu-ray versions of the Jack Reacher release.

And, as always, thanks in advance for any "likes" to the OP. Youse guys is da bomb!
 

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Thanks Mike!

Just ordered "Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks" via the link.
This is a newly animated version of a Doctor Who ep featuring the second doctor from 50 years ago. Only the audio portion of the episode had survived, and the BBC had released a very poorly animated version synched to the audio about a decade ago. This newly animated version utilizes some partial modern CGI techniques and also corrects several mistakes made in the initial animation. Can't wait to finally see a proper representation of this important episode!
 

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Best Buy has the Star Trek Enterprise: Complete Series Blu-ray on sale for $59.99.
 

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Nothing for me this week, though I have to admit I was a wee bit tempted to multi-dip on Pinocchio to pickup Poor Papa.
I'm hoping, but not optimistic, that Disney will release a complete Oswald collection someday.
 

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Thanks Mike!

Just ordered "Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks" via the link.
This is a newly animated version of a Doctor Who ep featuring the second doctor from 50 years ago. Only the audio portion of the episode had survived, and the BBC had released a very poorly animated version synched to the audio about a decade ago. This newly animated version utilizes some partial modern CGI techniques and also corrects several mistakes made in the initial animation. Can't wait to finally see a proper representation of this important episode!
But why the hell are they releasing Power of the Daleks on DVD only? Okay, the original show, I get that there are no gains to be made releasing it on Blu (aside from Spearhead and the McGann movie), but Power is built from the ground up as animation. And the UK is getting a Blu release, to boot!

Me, I threw in for the super sexy Steelbook version:

 

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