Weekly Roundup 11-27-2007

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  1. Mike Frezon

    Mike Frezon Moderator

    Oct 9, 2001
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    Rensselaer, NY
    The Weekly RoundUp

    The Features

    – Keri Russell & Andy Griffith (Waitress – 2007)

    – Mary Pickford (The Little American – 1917)

    – Takashi Shimura (Drunken Angel – 1948)

    – Lindsay Lohan (I Know Who Killed Me – 2007)

    – Boston Red Sox (World Series – 2007)

    The Prices

    SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco2007 World Series Red Sox/Rockies$17.99$17.99$17.99 - - **Bratz$21.69$19.99$16.99$17.99 - Drunken Angel (CC)$27.99$29.99$34.99 - - Elvis: Blue Suede Collection$75.99$114.99$109.99 - - Elvis: Collection$37.99$69.99$44.99 - - First Snow$16.99$19.99$19.99 - - Futurama: Bender’s Big Score$19.99$17.99$19.99 - - Guy-X$24.29$24.99$19.99 - - Happy Days: Season 3$29.49$34.99$34.99 - - Hot Fuzz CE (3-disc)$26.19$24.99$29.99 - - Hot Rod$19.99$16.99$16.99$19.99 - I Know Who Killed Me$18.89$19.99$19.99 - - Land Before Time: Good Times/Friends$12.69$14.99$15.99 - - Land Before Time: Wisdom of Friends$14.99$14.99$15.99$14.99 - Laverne & Shirley: Season 3$27.99$34.99$34.99 - - The Little American (1917)$13.49$12.99$12.99 - - Logan’s Run$13.49$12.99$12.99 - - Mork & Mindy: Season 3$27.99$34.99$34.99 - - **Mr. Bean’s Holiday$17.99$19.99$19.99$19.99 - The Namesake$19.59$19.99$19.99$19.99 - The O.C.: Complete Series$125.99$119.99$159.99$119.99 - The Omega Man - $12.99$12.99 - - Paprika$19.99$19.99$19.99 - - Power Rangers: Oper. Overdrive V3$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Return to Neverland SE$19.99$19.99$19.99$17.99 - Skinwalkers$26.09$19.99$19.99 - - Soylent Green$13.49$12.99$12.99 - - Spice World SE$11.19$9.99$9.99 - - Vitus$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - **Waitress$19.99$16.99$19.99$19.99$19.49Whisper$19.99$19.99$19.99 - - Who’s Your Caddy?$22.99$19.99$19.99 - - Wish Gone Amiss$14.99$14.99$15.99$14.99 -

    HD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoAnchorman: Legend of Ron Burgundy$19.95$24.99$29.99 - - Hot Rod$27.95$29.99$39.99 - - Mr. Bean’s Holiday$27.95$29.99$39.98 - - Old School$19.95$24.99$29.99 - - The Omega Man$19.95$24.99$28.99 - -

    BLU-RAY TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoI Know Who Killed Me$26.95$29.99$38.96 - - The Omega Man$19.95$24.99$28.99 - - Paprika$26.95$34.99$38.96 - -

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

    (MoH) before a title = New release in the Masters of Horror Collection.

    Individual titles included in box sets listed above:

    Elvis – Blue Suede Collection: Jailhouse Rock, Viva Las Vegas, It Happened at the World’s Fair, Kissin’ Cousins, Girl Happy, Live a Little Love a Little, That’s the Way it Is, This is Elvis..

    Elvis Collection: I cannot find a listing of the titles in this box.

    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! Bratz AND Mr. Bean’s Holiday AND Waitressare available in both OAR and MAR versions...get the right one!

    --Best Buy is advertising an EXCLUSIVE FREE BONUS DVD with its copies of Futurama: Bender’s Big Score on DVD. Includes bonus footage of upcoming feature and more.

    --PLUS, @ BB, purchase Futurama: Bender’s Big Score and purchase ANY season of Futurama for $19.99. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy also have an instant $5 savings if you buy BOTH Waitress and The Namesake on DVD. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy is also advertising an instant $5 savings on ANY Disney DVD when you purchase Return to Neverland on DVD. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --And there’s yet another 2/$20 deal @ Best Buy this week on a number of Christmas DVDs. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy continues to advertise its FREE SHREK THE THIRD ACTIVITY BOOK with the purchase of ANY Dreamworks animated DVD. $12.99: Shrek 2. $8.99: Antz, Chicken Run, Wallace & Grommit-Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

    --Best Buy has an excellent deal on Pixar films. Buy Ratatouille on DVD ($19.99) and get any Disney/Pixar movie for just $9.99. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy is also advertising FREE MOVIE CASH to see The Golden Compass with the following titles:

    $12.99: LotR: FotR, LotR: TTT, LotR, RotK.
    $7.99: The Notebook, Pan’s Labyrinth (2-disc!), Snakes on a Plane.
    $5.99: Blow, Tenacious D-Pick of Destiny, Wedding Crashers.

    --And, Best Buy is advertising an EXCLUSIVE ALIEN VS. PREDATOR ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN SET for $129.99. [​IMG]

    The set includes: EXCLUSIVE Alien and Predator figurines locked in combat, features light up, plus Alien blood.

    15 discs:
    -Every Alien Movie (2 discs each) + bonus disc
    -Predator 1 and 2 (2 discs each)
    -AvP Unrated (2 discs)

    EXCLUSIVE AvP Comic Book written and drawn exclusively for this set - AvP: Sand Trap

    2 Movie Money Certificates to see Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem - in theaters 12-25-07

    --Best Buy Odds and Ends:Best Buy has a number of DVDs listed @ $3.99.

    --Circuit City has a $5 SAVINGS with the purchase of BOTH Waitress AND The Namesake on DVD. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --This week’s Circuit City flyer is overflowing the DVD ads. This includes a full page of Blu-ray and HD-DVD titles listed at $24.99 & $29.99. And, a number of Christmas DVDs for $9.99.

    --Also, spend $30 to $49 (it doesn’t actually specify on DVDs although it is listed on the DVD pages) and get a $5 CC Giftcard. Spend $50 or more and get a $10 CC Giftcard. Purchase must be on same receipt. One Gift Card offer per customer. In-store only. Gift Card good for future purchase. Terms and conditions are applied to Gift Cards.

    --Circuit City’s flyer has another HUGE ad spanning two pages for a 2/$20 sale on some really nice titles (Reg. $14.99 apiece). This deal can be had BOTH in-store and at circuitcity.com.

    --Circuit City Odds and Ends: Circuit City has a full flyer page of TV season sets and movie collections listed.

    --Target has an EXCLUSIVE BONUS DISC with its copies of Bratz on DVD. …with behind-the-scenes featurette “Sneakin’ on the Set: Bratz the Movie Special.” Quantity limited. No rainchecks.

    --Target has a number of Christmas DVDs on sale this week…including their exclusives of The Santa Clause Trilogy ($39.99) and double-feature of Blizzard & Prancer ($12.99).

    --Target is also advertising prices of $8.99 on a series of triple- and quadruple-feature sets and $17.99 on a number of movie collections.

    --Target Odds and Ends: Target has a selection of DVDs listed at $4.75(!) and $10.00 this week.
  2. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Moderator

    Jun 30, 1999
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    Circuit City on sale DVD items:

    Shawn Michaels Story $17.99
    Futurama: Seasons 1-4 $19.99 each

    $19.99 each:
    Ocean's Thirteen
    Live Free or Die Hard
    Shrek the Third

    High-Def Titles


    $29.99 each:
    Superman Returns
    Happy Feet
    Ant Bully
    Music & Lyrics

    $24.99 each:
    Blood Diamond
    Superman: The Movie
    Superman II: Richard Donner Cut
    Full Metal Jacket
    The Fugitive
    A Scanner Darkly
    Phantom of the Opera
    The Polar Express
    HD DVD:

    $29.99 each:
    The Departed
    Letters from Iwo Jima
    The Fountain
    Lady in the Water

    $24.99 each:
    Training Day
    The Last Samurai
    Enter the Dragon
    March of the Penguins
    Corpse Bride

    TV on DVD: (Get a $5 Gift Card when you spend $30 - $49 on TV on DVD sets.)

    The Office season 3 $39.99
    The Simpsons season 10 $39.99
    Seinfield season 9 $39.99
    Heroes season 1 $49.99
    House season 3 $49.99
    Planet Earth $64.99
    The Muppet Show season 2 $34.99
    Looney Tunes vol. 5 $59.99
    Lost season 2 $49.99
    Scrubs season 6 $34.99
    30 Rock season 1 $39.99
    Charmed season ? $39.99
    Firefly season 1 $39.99
    Rescue Me season 3 $39.99

    Indiana Jones trilogy set $39.99
    The Godfather trilogy set $39.99
    Planet of the Apes ultimate set $39.99
    The Bruce Lee Collection set $39.99
    Battlestar Galactica season 1 $49.99
    Will & Grace season 6 $34.99
    Two and a Half Men season 1 $34.99
    Dinosaurs season 1 & 2 $34.99
    Grey's Anatomy season 2 $49.99
    SNL season 1 $49.99
    Supernatural season 2 $49.99
    Criminal Minds season 2 $49.99
    My So-Called Life complete series $49.99
    NCIS season 4 $49.99
    CSI:Miami season 5 $59.99

    2 for $20:
    Crash/ Monster's Ball
    National Treasure
    Star Wars: Phantom Menace
    Jet Li's Fearless
    Sin City
    The Mummy Franchise
    Pulp Fiction
    Kill Bill: Volume 1
    Kill Bill: Volume 2
    Marine: Unrated
    Scarface: Anniversary Edition
    Alpha Dog
    Waist Deep
    The Hitcher (remake)
    Eragon (1-disc)
    Children of Men
    X-Men: the Last Stand
    March of the Penguins
    Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith
    Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones
    Red Dawn: collector's Edition
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Van Damme (???)
    Fight Club
    Monster Squad
    Schoolhouse Rocks!
    Happily N'ever After
    Doctor Strange
    Match Point
    Broken Bridges
    Naked Gun 21/2
    The Family Stone
    Enemy of the State
    The Guardian
    The Notebook
    Gone with the Wind
    Ghostbusters 1 & 2
    Curious George
    Everyone's Hero
    John Tucker Must Die
    Beverly Hills Cop: Triple Feature
    Pearl Harbor: 60th Anniversary Edition
    Facing the Giants
    Remember the Titans
    Looney Tunes: Spotlight Collection
    Barbie: 12 Dancing Princesses
    Bratz: Sleep Over Adventure

    $9.99 Christmas titles:
    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
    The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Collection
    Alvin & the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carrey)
    It's a Wonderful Life
    White Christmas
    Home Alone: Family Fun Edition
    The Santa Clause
    Santa Clause 2
    Mickey Saves Christmas


    Best Buy on sale DVD items:

    HD DVD
    $29.99 each
    Shrek the Third
    Smokin' Aces

    $24.99 each
    Blood Diamond

    HD DVD
    Ocean's Thirteen $34.99


    Katt William's American Hustle: The Movie $19.99
    Alien Vs. Predator Ultimate Showdown Set $129.99
    Hot Fuzz (3 Disc Edition) $24.99
    Shawn Michaels Ultimate Fan Edition $39.99

    2 for $20 Christmas titles:
    Frosty the Snowman
    Jingle All the Way: Family Fun Edition
    The Nativity Story
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carrey)
    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
    The Polar Express (1-disc)
    Thomas & Friends: Ultimate Christmas
    Santa Clause is Coming to Town
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
    Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
    Alvin & The Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas
    The Happy Elf
    Home Alone
    Eight Crazy Nights

    $3.99 each:
    Black Sheep
    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (Rated Version)
    Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams
    Booty Call
    The Legend of Bagger Vance
    Money Train
    Johnny Mnemonic
    Bottle Rocket
    The Craft
    28 Days
    Panic Room
    The Quick and the Dead
    The Replacement Killers
    Saving Silverman
    Sex. Lies and Videotape
    The Toy
    The Sweetest Thing
    Who is Harry Crumb?
    Runaway Bride
    The First Wives Club
    Catch Me If You Can
    Road to Perdition
    Win a Date with Tad Hamilton

    $8.99 each:
    Chicken Run
    Wallace & Grommit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    Shrek 2

    (*Free Shrek the Third Activity Book with purchase of any Dreamworks Animation DVD*)

    Ratatouille $19.99
    (Get any Disney Pixar movie for $9.99 when you buy Ratatouille)

    Pixar DVDs:
    The Incredibles
    Finding Nemo
    A Bug's Life
    Toy Story

    $19.99 each:
    Spider-Man 3
    Shrek the Third
    Santa Clause 3
    Live Free or Die Hard
    I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
    Rescue Dawn
    Stir of Echoes 2


    (Free Golden Compass Movie Money with purchase of any of these titles)
    $12.99 each
    LOTR: Fellowship of the Rings
    LOTR: The Two Towers
    LOTR: Return of the King

    $7.99 each
    The Notebook
    Pan's Labyrinth (2-disc)
    Snakes on a Plane

    $5.99 each
    Wedding Crashers
    Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny


    HD DVDs
    Star Trek: TOS: Season 1 $129.99
    Planet Earth $69.99 each (Blu-ray same price)
    The Matrix: Complete Matrix Trilogy $69.99
    The Matrix: Ultimate Matrix $79.99
    Anchorman: Legend of Ron Burgandy $24.99
    Old School $24.99

    Music DVDs
    Justin Timberlake: Futuresex/Loveshow: Live from Madison Square Garden $19.99
    Shakira: Oral Fixation Tour $11.99
    Incubus: Look Alive $14.99


    Target on sale DVD items:

    Christmas titles:
    A Chipmunk Christmas $8.99
    National Geographic: Animal Holidays $8.99
    Classic Holiday Stories $8.99
    12 Dogs of Christmas $8.99
    Wonder Pets: Save the Reindeer $11.99
    Blizzard/Prancer $12.99 (Target exclusive)
    A Christmas Story:2 Disc $17.99
    Classic Christmas Collection (Wonderful Life, White Christmas) $17.99
    Christmas Television Favorites $27.99
    Christmas Classics $27.99
    Christmas Comedy Collection $29.99
    Santa Clause 1-3 (3-Pack) (Target exclusive) $39.99

    $4.75 each:
    Sense & Sensibility
    Rain Man
    Hotel Rwanda
    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
    Bend it Like Beckham

    $10 each:
    Pan's Labyrinth (2-Disc)
    Letters from Iwo Jima
    The Pestige
    The Guardian

    $8.99 each:
    Free Willy: Triple Feature
    Elvis: Triple Feature
    4 Film Favorites: Lethal Weapon
    4 Film Favorites: Classic Horse Films
    4 Film Favorites: Children's Fantasy
    4 Film Favorites: Family Adventures

    $17.99 Gift Sets:
    Rodger's & Hammersteins Triple Pack
    Alien Triple Pack
    The Audrey Hepburn Collection
    Bring it On: Ultimate Cheer Collection
    Jurassic Park: Adventure Pack
  3. TravisR

    TravisR Studio Mogul

    Nov 15, 2004
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    The basement of the FBI building
    Just Futurama: Bender's Big Score for me. I can't wait to see some new Futurama!

    Thanks for the prices! [​IMG]
  4. Joseph J.D

    Joseph J.D Cinematographer

    Dec 4, 2001
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    Futurama for me too! Also picking up Hot Fuzz CE.....glad I never picked up the first release. [​IMG]
  5. EricSchulz

    EricSchulz Producer

    Jan 6, 2004
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    Yikes! What a crappy release week! Ummmm, nothing for me!
  6. Qui-Gon John

    Qui-Gon John Producer

    Oct 2, 2000
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    Speaking of Logan's Run, wasn't there a new re-imagining or remake in the works?
  7. Jason Seaver

    Jason Seaver Lead Actor

    Jun 30, 1997
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    Paprika on Blu-ray for me. That's going to be absolutely stunning. Bender's Big Score on regular DVD.

    And boo to Fox for not putting Waitress out in HD. Money staying in my pocket.
  8. Arnie G

    Arnie G Supporting Actor

    May 29, 2002
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    Are Logan's Run & Outland remastered?
  9. Shawn.F

    Shawn.F Supporting Actor

    Oct 16, 2005
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    Just 'Omega Man' on Blu-ray for me...although that Ultimate Matrix HD set is tempting at $80.

    EDIT: after taking a peek on ebay and seeing that the Matrix can be had for about $20-30 less, I think I'll just stick with Omega Man. [​IMG]
  10. Dan Lindley

    Dan Lindley Second Unit

    Sep 19, 2000
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    Tough days for Patrick!!!

    Thanks for such hard work!

  11. Bill Thomann

    Bill Thomann Supporting Actor

    Nov 2, 2003
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    Thanks for the roundup. Nothing for me this week.
  12. Steve...O

    Steve...O Producer

    Dec 31, 2003
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    Thanks for the round-up.

    Will be picking up The Waitress. That's the best movie my wife and I saw all this year. It did very well in limited theatrical release and I hope it finds its audience on home video. In my opinion, it's hard not to fall in love with this movie. Andy Griffith shines in his supporting role and the leads are all delightful.

  13. Steve...O

    Steve...O Producer

    Dec 31, 2003
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    Duplicate post - server hiccup.
  14. JohnRice

    JohnRice Lead Actor

    Jun 20, 2000
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    FWIW, I was going to be out anyway, so dropped by the local Best Buy as the doors opened to pick up the 2 disc Pan's Labyrinth. They had all of 1 copy in stock, and it rang up at $24.99. No problem getting the price corrected, but then I noticed the clerk actually tore off the Golden Compass portion for whatever their offer is off the ticket and kept it.
  15. TonyD

    TonyD Who do we think I am?

    Dec 1, 1999
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    Disney World and Universal Florida
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    Tony D.
    tore it off of what?
  16. Ric Easton

    Ric Easton Cinematographer

    Feb 6, 2001
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    Thanks guys... but after that DD sale, I have to start earning some money before I spend anymore!
  17. JohnRice

    JohnRice Lead Actor

    Jun 20, 2000
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    All I know is there was more to the receipt than what I got. He tore a large section off the top of the receipt. It wasn't until later I realized I was supposed to get a ticket to The Golden Compass with the purchase. Since I was the second person to even make a purchase in the store today, I doubt they ran out. If I go back to get my ticket, I expect I will receive the standard blank stare and made up reasons I don't get it.
  18. ChrisBEA

    ChrisBEA Screenwriter

    Jul 19, 2003
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    The tickets are inside the case, which is where mine was.
    The 2 disk edition cases were all stickered and had a new SKU stuck on the back to indicate it.
  19. Jason_V

    Jason_V Producer

    May 7, 2001
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    Bothell, WA
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    Possibly Waitress, but nothing more than likely. Between the Deep Discount sale, starting Christmas shopping and next week's Battestar Bonanza, I need to start counting my pennies.
  20. Bob Graham

    Bob Graham Supporting Actor

    May 11, 2001
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    Bob Graham
    I'll be celebrating the second World Series title in 4 years by the World Champion Boston Red Sox by picking up the DVD.

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