Why can't I find "Empire of the Sun"?

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  1. Bob McLaughlin

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    I've been to several stores in the Pittsburgh area and just can't seem to find this, despite its announced release date of 11/06. Is this a brick and mortar thing? Did this get delayed? It seems to be available at online stores...
     
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    This seems to be a trend with Best Buy for older movies that were not considered a big hit. I suggest you try Borders. They have a very good selection, but fewer copies of each title. Their prices are very competitive with Best Buy and Circuit City, also.
     
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    Another reason why I still buy 99% of my dvds on the internet!
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    You didn't state which B&M stores you tried, so for what it's worth, the OKC Best Buy I was in last night had it.
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    The Best Buy stores in Omaha are hip-deep in them... [​IMG]
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    Same here... My local Best Buy has like 35 copies of Empire of the Sun.
     
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    Saw it at my local Best Buy on Tuesday and just saw a TON of 'em at Costco a few minutes ago.
    Unfortunately, I'm in the OTHER boat. I ordered mine from DDD early last week and have yet to receive a shipment notice. [​IMG]
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    [Edited last by Chris Brunner on November 08, 2001 at 11:40 AM]
     
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    At first, I couldn't find Empire of the Sun or Doctor Zhivago at my local Circuit City. Neither were in the "New Releases" area.
    So, I took a look over in the "Drama" area, and both were to be found. It seems my Circuit City has a habit of putting titles they don't consider "big sellers" in their corresponding genre instead of in the "New Releases" area.
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    CC generally gets about 2 copies of a classic into their stock. They then stick them in with the rest of the back catalog
     

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