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Weekly RoundUp 5-14-2019

Discussion in 'Bargains and Deals' started by Mike Frezon, May 8, 2019.

  1. Mike Frezon

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  2. Mike Frezon

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    Had to dust off an old media category for this week's RoundUp! :D

    And, there's a ton of pretty interesting releases this week. Hope y'all find something you like!

    Safe shopping! And, as always, thanks to you all for your weekly support!
     
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  3. Malcolm R

    Malcolm R Executive Producer

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    I think the 3D Archive confirmed they were working on a restoration of Parasite, but I don't think it's due out for a while. I'll probably skip the VHS and wait for the blu-ray. :D
     
  4. AcesHighStudios

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    "High quality VHS tape." THAT'S HILARIOUS!!! There's no such thing.
     
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  5. Jake Lipson

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    Thank you, Mike!

    Never Look Away is a fantastic movie which I would love to see again and own, so I'll eventually pick it up. But the Broadway obsessive in me is winning next week. Random House Audio is releasing an audiobook of the entire Angels in America script, adapted as a listening experience and featuring the cast of last year's Broadway revival reprising their roles.

    I've long had that on pre-order for next week, and that's enough for one week. Considering that it's seven CDs and almost seven hours, Amazon's price (currently $22.90) is very fair. But I don't want to add another $22.55 for Never Look Away on top of that in one day, so, the movie can wait. Maybe by the time I get around to it, it will have dropped in price. In case anyone else is interested, this is what I'm talking about. The cast includes Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane.

    Angels in America.

    Oh, and while we're on the topic of Angels in America, the HBO miniseries adaptation of the play from 2003 really needs a Blu-ray upgrade.
     
  6. TravisR

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    Nothing for me this week.

    Thanks for the prices anyway, Mike! :)
     
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    I saw this London production via a broadcast to an Angelika screen. Well worth it. I've also seen 2 separate productions of the plays: one in Chicago; the other in Dallas. It's a tremendous experience.
     
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    Thanks for the RoundUp, Mike! You seem to be ropin' these doggies earlier and earlier!
    There's a few pre-orders for me next week, with the Criterion's on a list for the next B&N sale:

    • Apollo 11
    • The Big Clock
    • The Buster Keaton Collection: Volume 1
    • This Gun for Hire
     
  9. Matt Hough

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    Thanks for the early RoundUp, Mike.

    I did review Eyes of Laura Mars last week. The review can be found here.
     
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  10. Mike Frezon

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    The link has been added to the grid, Matt.

    Thanks for always being so patient with me...
     
  11. Matt Hough

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    No problem! I seem to be sneaking these reviews onto the site without much notice since I cut back on the volume of my output. Appreciate your efforts always!
     
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    Thanks for the early Roundup Mike!! I will be picking up Fighting with my Family, Field of Dreams (4K) and probably a rental of Cold Pursuit.
     
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    There was a Backdraft 2? I didn't know there was a sequel to the original. Not that I'm likely to buy it, though.
     
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    It's a brand new direct-to-video release.
     
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    "These videos are HOT:D" Nina-Blackwood1[1].
     
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    I still have over 500 VHS Movies. Like to watch them every now & then.
    A blastfrom the past.;)
     
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    Why? I seriously can't think of a single reason to do that. I don't even watch DVDs anymore. And if I can watch a 4K Blu-ray instead of a Blu-ray, I will 10 times out of 10.
     
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  20. Mike Frezon

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    Thanks, Todd! Links to both reviews have been added to the WRU grids. :thumbsup:
     

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