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Mike Frezon

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The Features


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– Rise of the Planet of the Apes – 2011

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– The Rocketeer – 1991

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–Kung Fu Panda 2 – 2011

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–Seven Chances– 1925

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–Colin Farrell (Fright Night– 2011)

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–Sherlock Holmes – 1922

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!




SD-DVD TITLE

Amazon

BestBuy

Target



Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

$22.49

$19.99





Branded to Kill (CC)

$21.99

$24.99





Champions

$24.49

$24.99





Circumstance (2011)

$19.99

$24.99





Detective Dee & Mystery of the Phantom Flame

$15.99

$14.99





Eames: Architect and Painter

$26.99

$24.99





Family Guy: Volume 9

$27.99

$27.99

$24.99



Fright Night (2011)

$16.99

$17.99





Godzilla vs. Megalon

$14.99







Gunsmoke: Season 5 Part 2

$26.99

$25.99





IP Man: Legend is Born

$15.99

$17.99





Kill Katie Malone

$26.99







Kung Fu Panda 2

$16.99

$16.99

$16.99



Kung Fu Panda 2 (Double DVD Pack - "Secrets of Master")

$23.99

$22.99

$19.99



Kung Fu Panda Box Set

$24.99

$34.99

$22.99



The Life & Times of Tim: Season 2

$22.49

$29.99





Little Deaths

$15.99

$24.99





Meet Me in St. Louis

$11.49

$24.99





Monica and David

$21.99

$24.99





Rise of the Planet of the Apes

$16.99

$16.99

$16.99



Seven Chances (Ultimate Edition)

$21.99

$24.99





Sledge Hammer!: Complete Series

$21.99

$29.99





Spin City: Season 6

$21.99

$24.99





State Trooper: Seasons 2 & 3

$29.99

$34.99





Swamp People: Season 2

$18.99

$19.99





Switched at Birth: Volume 1

$16.99

$24.99





Tanner Hall

$24.99

$24.99





Tokyo Drifter (CC)

$21.99

$24.99





Transformers Trilogy

$25.49

$34.99





Treasure Train

$12.99

$14.99





Worst in Show

$15.99

$14.99







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 TITLE

Amazon

BestBuy

Target



Branded to Kill (CC)

$35.99

$34.99





City of God

$14.99

$14.99





Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

$19.99

$24.99





The Expendables (Extended Director's Cut)

$18.99

$19.99





Fright Night (1985)







Fright Night (2011) (2-disc Combo Pack)

$24.99

$23.99

$22.99



Fright Night (2011) (3-D) (3-disc Combo Pack)

$29.99

$29.99

$29.99



Godzilla vs. Megalon

$24.99







Heavenly Creatures

$14.99

$14.99





Intruder (Director Cut)

$21.99

$24.99





IP Man: Legend is Born

$17.99

$22.99





Kill Katie Malone

$26.99







Kung Fu Panda 2 (Combo Pack)



$22.99

$24.99



Kung Fu Panda 2 (Double Pack - "Secrets of Master)

$24.99

$29.99





Kung Fu Panda 2 (3-D) (4-disc Cmb. Pk. w/ Secrets/Master)



$27.99





Kung Fu Panda Box Set

$34.99

$49.99

$29.99



Meet Me in St. Louis

$25.99

$34.99





Rise of the Planet of the Apes

$22.99

$22.99

$22.99



The Rocketeer (20th Anniversary Edition)

$18.99

$19.99





Seven Chances (Ultimate Edition)

$25.99

$29.99





Sherlock Holmes (1922)

$25.99

$29.99





Star and Stripes Forever

$20.99

$29.99





Tanner Hall

$19.99

$19.99





Tokyo Drifter (CC)

$27.99

$34.99





Transformers Trilogy

$46.99







Treasure Train

$14.99

$19.99





Velvet Goldmine

$14.99

$14.99






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

Individual Titles in the Collections Listed Above:

Kung Fu Panda Box Set (DVD & Blu-ray): Kung Fu Panda, Kung Fu Panda 2, Secrets of the Master.

Transformers Trilogy (DVD & Blu-ray): Transformers, Transformers 2, Transformers 3.

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!

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, Circuit City is still out of business...even in Hawaii (where they NEVER guaranteed their prices anyway).






The Specials

The Best Buy and Target flyers are chock full this week! Phew!



--Best Buy has a $5 coupon on their EXCLUSIVE 3-D Blu-ray Combo Pack of Kung Fu Panda 2. Go to www.BestBuy.com/kungfupanda2 to print your $5 coupon.

--Best Buy also has a BONUS "PO" PLUSH FREE with the purchase of 3-D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, or Double DVD Pack. Minimum 5 per store.



--Best Buy has a HUGE selction of Blu-ray titles on sale for $7.99 apiece! The following titles are shown in this week's flyer: (Over 100 more titles to choose from in store): Dude Where's My Car?, Ghostbusters, Rounders, The Girl Next Door, Leon the Professional, Swingers, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Truman Show.



[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 255)]--BB has the following recent release Blu-ray titles on a 2/$40 sale: [/COLOR]Captain America, Thor, Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, True Grit (2011).



--Best Buy has the following releases on sale ($9.99 DVD/$14.99 Blu-ray): Bridesmaids, X-Men: First Class, Change-Up.



--Save $10 @ BB when yo purchase Family Guy: Volume 9 with ANY previous volume. Maximum $10 savings.



--Best Buy has the following TV Shows on DVD on sale this week[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)](Check out our expanded insert online at BestBuy.com/moviesonlinead):[/COLOR]



$7.99: Batttlestar Galactica: Season 4.5



$9.99: Batman: Year One



$12.99: Rescue Me: S5



$14.99: Burn Notice: S1, Ghost Whisperer: Final Season, Charmed: S7, Eureka: S4, Friday Night Lights: S5, Justified: S1.



$19.99: Rescue Me: S6, Camelot: S1, Breaking Bad: S3, Spartacus: S1, Spartacus: S2, Walking Dead: S1 SE.

$29.99: Bones: S6, The Office: S7

$199.99: Smallville: Complete Series (62 discs)




[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)]--Best Buy has the following TV on Blu-ray on sale this week (Check out our expanded insert online at BestBuy.com/moviesonlinead):[/COLOR]



[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)]$14.99: Batman: Year One[/COLOR]



[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)]$19.99: Breaking Bad: S3[/COLOR]



[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)]$24.99: Camelot: S1, Spartacus: S2, Walking Dead: S1 SE[/COLOR]



[COLOR= rgb(0, 0, 0)]$29.99 Bones: Season 6[/COLOR], Modern Family: S2, Glee: S2



$34.99: The Office: Season 7



--Get $10 in Movie Cash to see Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked when you purchase ANY of the following blu-ray titles @ $14.99 apiece: Alvin & the Chipmunks, Alvin...: Squeakquel, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. In theaters 12-16-11. Redeemable for up to $10 towards the purchase of one admission ticket to see Alvin & the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked at participating theaters. Offer expires 2-29-12 Some restrictions apply. Internet access & printer required. Must be 14 years of age or older and provide name and address to redeem. Details on specially-marked packages. Selections may vary by store. Offer valid in US only.

--Best Buy Odds and Ends: A list of DVDs for $3.99 apiece.

--At Target this week SAVE $5 INSTANTLY when you buy ANY Kung Fu Panda 2 AND any other Dreamworks animation title. The Kung Fu Panda and Dragons Blu-ray combo packs are shown @ $15.99 apiece.



--Target has the following titles listed for $5 DVD/$9.99 Blu-ray: HP and the Goblet of Fire, HP & the Half Blood Prince, HP and the Deathly Hallows Part 1.



--This title is listed at $9.99 DVD/$9.99 Blu-ray at Target this week: The King's Speech.



--Target has the following titles for $9.99 DVD/$14.99 Blu-ray: HP & the Deathly Hallows Part 2, alvin/Chipmunks/Squeakquel, Santa Paws, Santa Buddies, Black Swan, Bieber: Never Say Never, Battle: Los Angeles, Hall Pass, Little Fockers, True Grit (2011).



--This title is listed at $14.99 Blu-ray this week: West Side Story.



--Target has these titles listed this week for $14.99 DVD/$19.99 Blu-ray: Spy Kids, Ratatouille, Up, Bad Teacher, Horrible Bosses, X-Men: First Class, Fast Five, PotC: On Stranger Tides.



--These titles are listed at $39.99 on Blu-ray: Star Wars Trilogy I-III, Star Wars Trilogy IV-VI



--And, this title is listed at $49.99 DVD/$79.99 Blu-ray: Harry Potter Complete Collection.



--And then there's this list of $7 Blu-rays at Target: MJ's This Is It, Friday, Sleepy Hollow, The Thomas Crowne Affair, Menace II Society. Titles shown and selected others.



--Target has the following TV on DVD on sale:



$17.99: John Wayne 10-disc collection, Three Stooges 7-disc collection



$19.99: John Adams



$24.99: Planet Earth, The Godfather Trilogy (not a TV show!)



$29.99: Band of Brothers



$39.99: The Pacific



$79.99: Sex & the City: Complete Series, Band of Brothers/The Pacific Set, Star Wars Complete Saga (Blu-ray)



$99.99: Friends: Complete Series, I Love Lucy: Complete Collection.



$199.99: Smallville: Complete Series.

--Target Odds and Ends: A list of $4.75 DVDs and a list of $7 DVDs.
 
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Mike Frezon

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Sorry for the delay.

And, I'm still working on the links to the Amazon titles and the links to any HTF reviews of this week's new releases.


Done! Thanks for your patience!
 

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Apes is a definite rental for me. May check out some of the catalog sale titles this week since those prices are pretty low. Thanks for all your work Mike!
 

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I'm extremely curious about Rise of the Planet of the Apes. It is yet another film that I let get by me this summer.


But I think I'll wait for the inevitable price drops, too.
 

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Mike Frezon said:
I'm extremely curious about Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  It is yet another film that I let get by me this summer. But I think I'll wait for the inevitable price drops, too. 
its one of the best films this past summer. Jacob
 

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Fright Night (blind buy) + Kung Fu Panda 2 + Rise of the Planet of the Apes + Rocketeer. Last big Summer movie on blu weekend. My MasterCard can get a breather after this weekend. Thanks for the roundup Mike.
 

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Once again, Mike, I'll have to beg your indulgence as five of the six titles assigned to me for review have not yet arrived. So look all week for reviews to pop up for Stars and Stripes Forever, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Tokyo Drifter, Branded to Kill, and The Rocketeer.
 

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Fright Night (1985) is my blind buy and I wish it would hurry up and get here already. Meet Me in St. Louis, soon, hopefully at a somewhat lower price point. Seven Chances and Sherlock Holmes definitely look inviting, but damn, they're just going to have to wait a bit.
 

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I'll be picking up Intruder this week. I never recommend blind buys but I think Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes is well worth a rental. I wish there were more summer movies that were as entertaining, had thought put into them and had good performances as Apes did. Thanks for the prices! :)
 

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The Rocketeer is in the ole' Netflix queue since I've never seen it (shocking, right?). Rise of the Planet of the Apes at some point when the price drops-maybe in the next few weeks. The BF wants to see it and he's here until the beginning of January...
 

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Originally Posted by Jason_V

The Rocketeer is in the ole' Netflix queue since I've never seen it (shocking, right?).

Not too shocking for me, Jason. I've never seen it either.

It IS hard to admit that aroun the hallf of the HTF, though. There are some people here who are REALLY passionate about that film...


I really don't know that much about it.
 

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RE: The Rocketeer


It's a throwback to the old serials of the 30's and 40's (Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers)...I haven't seen it in years, but remember it was visually stunning but I think the story kind of dragged in parts. Nowhere NEAR as campy as the Flash Gordon movie...might have to check it out again to see how it's aged.
 

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Fred Meyer's has Rise of the Planet of Apes Bluray Combo Pack listed for $19.99 plus free Razor and Popcorn with purchase!
 

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If Amazon drops the price on Rise of the Planet of the Apes to $19.99...I might bite!


They dropped the price of The Help and Cowboys & Aliens from $22.99 to $19.99 last week...but, of course, they were matching the advertised price of Target. I don't know if they'll do the same to match Fred Meyers or Fry's.
 

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Thanks for the roundup! The Rocketeer couldn't wait for Christmas for me (had it on pre-order from Amazon since it was released). One of my favorite movies. This isn't a bad reason to watch, either.
 

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Hey, Dave! Just an FYI...I was going to check out the link in your sig...but I got a 404 error message. I wanted to see how your system stacked up against DVD Profiler...



Not Found The requested URL /dvd/deliciouslibrary/ was not found on this server.


Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
 

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