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Weekly RoundUp 3-26-2013 (1 Viewer)

Mike Frezon

Senior HTF Member
Oct 9, 2001
Rexford, NY


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The Features


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– Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln – 2013)

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– McLintock – 1963

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–The Devil and Miss Jones – 1941


–FutureWorld – 1976

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–Charlie Chaplin & Mady Correll (Monsiur Verdoux  1947)

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–Hell's Half Acre – 1954

The Prices
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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
 The Atomic Kid (1954) $19.99 $19.99  
 Bangkok Revenge $12.95 $12.99  
 The Borgias: Season 2 $24.99 $24.99 $24.99
 China Gate (1957) $19.99 $19.99  
 The Collection $12.99 $12.99 $12.99
 Continuum: Season 1 $22.99 $22.99  
 Day of the Falcon $12.99 $12.99  
 The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) $19.99 $19.99  
 Easy Money $19.99 $14.99  
 The Frankenstein Theory $19.96 $24.99  
 Hell's Half Acre (1954) $19.99 $19.99  
 House Arrest (2012) $14.96 $24.99  
 Ironweed (1987) $19.99 $19.99  
 Johnny Sokko/Flying Robot: Comp. Series $27.86 34.99  
 Killing Them Softly $14.96 $17.99 $16.99
 Lawless Nineties $14.99 $14.99  
 LEGO Star Wars: Empire Strikes Out $9.99 $9.99  
 Lincoln $17.99 $17.99 $16.99
 MadTV: Season 2 $24.99 $24.99  
 A Man Betrayed (1941) $19.99 $19.99  
 A Man Escaped (CC) $23.99 $24.99  
 McLintock! $14.99 $14.99  
 Men at Work: Season 1 $24.96 $34.99  
 Monseiur Verdoux (CC) $24.99 $24.99  
 MST3k: Volume XXVI $44.99 $44.99  
 Parental Guidance $17.99 $17.99 $16.99
 Phantasm II CE $14.99 $14.99  
 A Royal Affair $22.93 $24.99  
 Ruthless (1948) $19.99 $19.99  
 Sun Shines Bright (1953) $19.99 $19.99  
 To The Arctic $14.99 $14.99  
 Veep: Season 1 $14.99 $19.99 $19.99
 Westward Ho $14.99 $14.99  
 Wyoming Outlaw $14.99 $14.99  

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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
 American Son $5.99    
 The Atomic Kid (1954) $24.99 $24.99  
 Attack Force/Into the Sun (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Bangkok Revenge $14.99 $14.99  
 Beautiful Girls $5.99    
 Benefit of the Doubt $5.99    
 Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back $5.99    
 The Borgias: Season 2 $34.99 $34.99  $32.99
 Bounty Hunters (1996) $5.99    
 China Gate (1957) $24.99 $24.99  
 The Collection $16.99 $16.99  
 Continuum: Season 1 $27.99 $27.99  
 Day of the Falcon $14.99 $14.99  
 Dead Sushi $14.99    
 The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) $24.99 $24.99  
 DOA/Consenting Adults (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Down to You (2000) $5.99    
 Ernest Goes to Camp/Camp Nowhere (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 From Beyond (Combo Pack) $19.99 $24.99  
 Futureworld $13.86 $14.99  
 Hell's Half Acre (1954) $24.99 $24.99  
 Hollow Man/Hollow Man 2 (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Hollywood Homicide/Hudson Hawk (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Holy Man/Gone Fishing (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Immortality (1998) $5.99    
 Ironweed (1987) $24.99 $24.99  
 Jurassic Park (Combo Pack) $16.99 $16.99  
 Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World (CP) $16.99 $16.99  
 Jurassic Park 3 (Combo Pack) $16.99 $16.99  
 Killing Them Softly $19.96 $22.99  
 Lawless Nineties $19.99 $19.99  
 Lincoln (CP - Blu/DVD) $26.99 $22.99 $22.99
 Lincoln (CP - Blu/DVD/Digital) $31.99 $27.99 $27.99 
 Little Fugitive (1953) $29.99 $29.99  
 A Man Betrayed (1941) $24.99 $24.99  
 A Man Escaped (CC) $31.86 $34.99  
 Marvin's Room $5.99    
 McLintock! $23.99 $24.99  
 Monsieur Verdoux (CC) $31.99 $34.99  
 Music of the Heart (1999) $5.99    
 Panic in the Streets $18.99 $19.99  
Parental Guidance $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
Phantasm II CE $19.99 $24.99  
Playing By Heart $5.99    
A Royal Affair $24.86 $24.99  
Ruthless (1948) $24.99 $24.99  
The Sandlot (20th Anniversary Edition) $14.96 $14.99  
Senseless $5.99    
Ship of Fools (1965)/Lilith (1964) (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
The Shipping News $5.99    
The Squid and Whale/Running With Scissors (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
Star Trek Enterprise: Season 1 $77.86 $64.99  
Sun Shines Bright (1953) $24.99 $24.99  
Terminal Velocity/White Squall (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
The Terminator Anthology $44.86 $44.99  
To the Arctic (3-D) (Combo Pack) $27.99 $24.99  
Veep: Season 1 (Combo Pack) $19.99 $24.99  
Westward Ho (1935) $19.99 $19.99  
 When a Stranger Calls/Happy Birthday to Me (DF) $8.99 $8.99  
 Wyoming Outlaw $19.99 $19.99  


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

(DF) after a title = Double Feature (two film release).


Individual Titles in the Collections Listed Above:

Mystery Science Theater: Volume XXVI  (DVD):  The Magic Sword, Alien from L.A., Danger - Death Whip, The Mole People.

The Terminator Anthology (Blu-ray):  The Terminator, Terminator 2, Terminator 3, Terminator Salvation.

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

--At Best Buy, this week, purchase any of the new single title release of the Jurassic Park movies on Blu-ray  ($16.99 apiece) and GET $8 MOVIE CASH to see Jurassic Park 3-D.  In theaters 4-5-13. 

--Best Buy also has EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT (via CinemaNow) with their copies, this week, of Star Trek Enterprise: Season 1 on Blu.

--The following recent releases are on sale this week at Best Buy (all DVD unless otherwise noted):

$9.99:  The Dark Knight Rises, Argo.

$14.99:  The Dark Knight Rises (Blu CP), Argo (Blu CP), The Man With the Iron Fists (Blu).

$17.99:  Les Miserables, This Is 40.

$19.99:  The Man With the Iron Fists (Blu CP).

$22.99:  Les Miserables (Blu CP), This Is 40 (Blu CP).

--Best Buy has brought back it's deal to get a FREE $10 BB GIFT CARD when you spend $50 on Blu-ray movies and TV series.  (Actually this used to just apply to TV series).

The following titles are all on sale for $19.99:

Blu-ray:  The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Cinderella, The Lady and the Tramp, ParaNorman, The Lion King, Peter Pan, Finding Nemo.

3-D Blu-ray:  Rio, Shrek: Final Chapter, Ice Age: Dawn of Dinosaurs, Hotel Transylvania, Despicable Me, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Rise of the Guardians.

Blu TV Series:  Firefly: Complete Series, Workaholics: S1 & 2, Smallville: Final Season, Fringe: Season 3, Supernatural: Season 8, Big Bang Theory: Season 4, Walking Dead: Season 1.

--BB has the following Blu titles on sale this week for $14.99:  Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, Hop, How to Train Your Dragon.

--Best Buy Odds and Ends:  A list of DVDs for $9.99 apiece.

--Target this week has an EXCLUSIVE RELEASE of The Borgias: S2.  It appears as if the only exclusive content to the release is "the first two episodes of Dexter: Season 7."

--Target is also advertising Les Miserables this week for $16.99 DVD/$22.99 Blu Combo Pack. 

--Target has the following TV Shows on DVD on sale this week:

$14.99:  Scandal: Season 1, Breaking Bad: Seasons 1-4 (apiece), Justified: S 1-3 (apiece), House: S5, House: S8, The Big Bang Theory: S 1-5 (apiece), The Vampire Diaries: S 1-3 (apiece).

$17.99:  Dexter; Seasons 1-6 (apiece), Simpsons: S15, New Girl: S1, How I Met Your Mother: S 3-7 (apiece), Family Guy: Volume 10, The Mentalist: S 2-4 (apiece).

$19.99:  Downton Abbey: S3, American Horror Story: S1, Walking Dead: S2, Modern Family: S 1-3 (apiece), Grimm: S1, Spartacus: S2.

--Target has an "Easter Basket sale" of titles--mostly DVD--at pricepoints of $4, $7, $10 and $13.

--Target Odds and Ends: None to report.

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Mike Frezon

Senior HTF Member
Oct 9, 2001
Rexford, NY
I apologize for the problems with the formatting.

On the up side, I got the price tables to work.

On the down side, simple things like images and line breaks seem to escape my comprehension.

I'll be trying to get things cleaned up.


Senior HTF Member
Nov 15, 2004
The basement of the FBI building
Pretty expensive week for me- I'll be picking up Lincoln, LEGO Star Wars and Mystery Science Theater 3000. I'll probably get the very funny Veep on sale at some point in the future too.

Thanks for the prices, Mike! :)

Mike Frezon

Senior HTF Member
Oct 9, 2001
Rexford, NY
TravisR said:
I'll probably get the very funny Veep on sale at some point in the future too.
Those Amazon prices on Veep looked pretty good to me, Travis. They took a big tumble just a day or so ago.
Mark-P said:
Very funny, Mike, in the Blu-ray table: The Devil in Miss Jones. :laugh:
D'oh! Can't imagine what I was thinking. I was trying to be so diligent in not making that very mistake.

Hmmm. Maybe it's a good thing the images at the top of the post didn't appear...


Nov 14, 2007
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Thanks, as always, for the round-up. The grid got my attention when I noticed The Devil IN Miss Jones was getting a Blu Ray release. Sadly, it turns out the movie being released is actually the 1941 comedy classic The Devil AND Miss Jones, not the 1973 porn classic.

Mike Frezon

Senior HTF Member
Oct 9, 2001
Rexford, NY
Yeah. That's been fixed, Brian. :thumbs-up-smiley:

AND...drumroll... :drum: I think I've fixed all the line spacing issues in the "Specials" section!

David Norman

Senior HTF Member
Oct 12, 2001
Charlotte, NC
Update -- BBY has the $10 GC for instore $50 purchase, but also $25 GC for $100. Apparently some folks have reported issues with 3D titles not giving the GC screen during checkout so it may take a manager to make sure you get the right deal

Online there is a different deal -- buy 3 $14.99 Bluray titles and receive a $10 GC by mail separately -- the GC should be added to your cart as a $0 charge, but people are reporting a few glitches with the automatic part. Make sure you are signed into your account first, then add 3 eligible titles. If it still doesn't add, throw in 3 copies of Argo and when you see the card, start subtracting things until you order is correct.

Terry Deto -- did you get my PM?

Quarterly Upgrade and Save program should be coming up in 4 weeks


Senior HTF Member
Oct 31, 1997
Woo-hoo your new table format looks dead sexy! [/Fat Bastard voice]

Was just going to buy Lincoln but I may have to look at Despicable Me 3D (I bought the non-3D version since at the time I didn't have 3D capability). And if I do that I should buy one more thing to get me over $50 at Best Buy for the gift card - is that online only or also valid in the store?

Thanks for all of your hard work (both for the WRU and for the migration)!


Senior HTF Member
Dec 11, 2001
Real Name
Roland Lataille
Picked up at Best Buy the following three (really four titles) 3-D Blu-rays

Spy Kids 3-D and Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl
Underworld Awakening
Hotel Transylvania

and I get a free $10 Gift Card for $58.46 including tax and shipping

Mike Frezon

Senior HTF Member
Oct 9, 2001
Rexford, NY
I have pictures in the OP!

Many thanks to Cameron Yee and Adam Gregorich!

Now I just gotta figure out how to size them!


Senior HTF Member
May 7, 2001
Orlando, FL
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Stopped into BB this morning and picked up: Argo, Children of Men, Smallville S6 and S7 and TMNT for about $78. Amazon already says Enterprise shipped for me. They've gotten super quick about their shipping lately. I'm now waiting for them to lower their price and honor the price match with BB.

Mike...gotta say...I was going through withdrawals last night. :) Thank you for all the time it takes to get the grids and prices ready to go every week...and especially this week!

Adam Lenhardt

Senior HTF Member
Feb 16, 2001
Albany, NY
Looking very spiffy, Mike! Thanks as always.

Just preordered the four-disc "Lincoln" on Blu from Best Buy. "Parental Guidance" will probably be a Redbox rental.

Moe Dickstein

Senior HTF Member
Jan 6, 2001
Pittsburgh PA
Real Name
T R Wilkinson
WRU looks GREAT Mike! Tables and all - benefit of getting here late after you swept and made it all nice.Sucks that there are no good deals for the Criterions. My fallback is always Family Video for those, or Fry's if I gotta have em live and in person.Fry's has raised their standard pricing from $29 to $30, FV is holding at $26, so even with tax since the shipping is split over 2 items it's worth the extra (and the wait, FV is never speedy about things...)Amazon seems to have come down to $27 on all the CC titles going forward (the ones that list for $40) and so that's probably my route going forward. Free shipping there and just tax to pay being in CA...

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