Weekly RoundUp 11-22-2016

Best Deals on This Week's New Releases

 

Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on Blu-ray and DVD…

The Features

– Kubo and the Two Strings – 2016

– War Dogs – 2016

– Best of Cinerama – 1963

– One-Eyed Jacks – 1961

– The Undying Monster – 1942

– Hands of Stone – 2016

– Hell Or High Water – 2016

– Mechanic: Resurrection – 2016

 

– The Barkleys of Broadway – 1949
The Prices

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UHD Amazon BestBuy Target
Mechanic: Resurrection (4k UHD) $24.96
War Dogs (4k UHD) (WB) $29.99 $29.99

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Blu-ray Amazon BestBuy Target
100 Rifles  (Kino) $19.99
The Best of Cinerama $39.95
C.H.U.D.  (Lions Gate) $22.19
C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud (Vestron Collector’s Series) (Lions Gate) $24.99
Cinerama’s Russian Adventure $39.95
DePatie-Freleng Collection, The  (Kino) $59.99
Hands of Stone  (Anchor Bay)  $17.96 $22.99
Harry and Snowman $29.95
Hell or High Water  (Lions Gate) $19.96 $19.99 $19.99
I.T. $14.96
I Drink Your Blood $24.99
Intruder  (Shout! Factory) $22.99
It’s Always Fair Weather $16.99
Kubo and the Two Strings  (Universal)  $19.96 $19.99 $19.99
Kubo and the Two Strings (Blu-ray 3-D) (Universal) $29.99
Mechanic: Resurrection  (Lions Gate) $19.96 $19.99
One-Eyed Jacks  (Criterion)  $27.99
Poldark – The Complete 2nd Season  (PBS) $31.99
Prison School: Complete Series $49.99
Rabid: Collector’s Edition (Shout! Factory) $21.06
Return of the Living Dead 3 (Vestron Collector’s Series) (Lions Gate) $27.03
Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon  (Universal) $14.34
Squid and the Whale, The  (Criterion) $27.99
To Live and Die in L.A.: Collector’s Edition  (Shout! Factory) $21.06
Ultimate Laika Collection, The  (Universal) $44.99
Undying Monster, The  (Kino)  $19.99
War Dogs  (Warner Bros.) $22.99 $24.99 $22.99
Yoga Hosers $18.99


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DVD Amazon BestBuy Target
Almayer’s Folly (Icarus) $17.99
Angel of Reckoning (Bayview Entertainment) $11.99
The Barkleys of Broadway (Warner Archive) $14.99
Chicken People (Sony) $9.39
Childhood of a Leader, The (MPI) $19.99
DePatie-Freleng Collection, The (Kino) $34.99
Faces Of Snuff (Wild Eye) $9.99
Good Kids (Lions Gate) $12.19
Hands of Stone (Anchor Bay) $12.96 $16.99
Harry and Snowman $24.95
Hell or High Water (Lions Gate) $14.99 $14.99
I.T. $12.99
Jamboree (Warner Archive) $14.99
Just About Famous (Kino) $29.95
The Killing Fields $14.99
Kubo and the Two Strings (Universal) $17.96 $17.99
Land, The (MPI) $19.99
Little Giants $14.99
Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (Magnolia) $17.99
Lou Grant: Season Three (Shout! Factory) $27.50
Magnetic (Wild Eye) $13.99
Mechanic: Resurrection (Lions Gate) $14.99
Mindfulness: Be Happy Now (Kino) $24.95
Mystery Science Theater 3k: Volume 37 $36.66
Nightmare, The (Filmrise) $19.95
One-Eyed Jacks (Criterion) $22.99
Poldark – The Complete 2nd Season (PBS) $24.99
Sam Benedict: Complete Series $49.99
Seven Days in May (Warner Archive) $14.99
Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon (Universal) $9.96
Squid and the Whale, The (Criterion) $22.99
Texas Rising / Sons of Liberty (Double Feature) (Lions Gate) $22.99
Ultimate Laika Collection, The (Universal) $29.96
War Dogs (Warner Bros.) $15.99 $15.99
Well, The (Kino) $17.99
Yoga Hosers $15.79

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!

 

The Specials

–It’s the week heading into Black Friday.  Steel yourselves!  There are some good early deals!

–Best Buy, this week, has the following Blu-rays on sale:

$4.99:  London Has Fallen, Krampus, Minions.

$6.99:  Straight Outta Compton, Neighbors 2, Warcraft.

$12.99:  Ghostbusters (2016).

$14.99:  Sausage Party, Prince Trilogy.

$19.99:  Finding Dory, The Revenant (4k UHD), The 5th Wave (4k UHD), The LEGO Movie (4k UHD).

$24.99:  Bourne Classified Collection

$29.99:  Resident Evil (5-movie Collection), Back to the Future Trilogy.

$39.99:  Game of Thrones: Season 6

–Also, BB is advertising that if you pre-order the following two titles…you can watch them early on digital HD.  Titles shown are:  Jason Bourne and The Secret Life of Pets (both shown in 4k UHD).  Details at BestBuy.com/PetsBourne  BestBuy.com account required.

–Best Buy also has some $1.99 DVDs:  Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason, Barbie: The Princess and the Pauper, The Place Beyond the Pines.

–Best Buy Odds and Ends:  None to report.

–Target gets things started early this week with 10% off entertainment titles (and electronics) ON SUNDAY, NOV. 20 ONLY!

–Target is also advertising an EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK RELEASE of War Dogs.  No price premium to be paid.

–Buy the movie Finding Dory and get a FREE Finding Dory collectible figure.  ($19.99 DVD).

–Target has the following titles on sale this week:

$5.00 (TV on DVD):  Modern Family: Season 5, American Horror Story: Coven, American Horror Story: Asylum, Bones: Season 9, Family Guy: Season 13, Homeland: Season 2, The Last Man on Earth: Season 1, Sleepy Hollow: Season 1, Sons of Anarchy: Season 5, The Americans: Season 1.  (…and more.)

$5.00 (Holiday DVDs):  How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), A Christmas Carol (1984), Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Dragon’s Holiday, Merry Madagascar, Shrek the Halls, Santa Claus is Comin; to Town, Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

$6.00 (Family Flicks — Blu unless otherwise noted):  Elf (DVD), Polar Express (DVD), Christmas Vacation (DVD), A Christmas Story (DVD), Minions (DVD), The Book of Life, Epic, Penguins, Brooklyn, Eddie the Eagle.  (…and more.)

$10.00 (Top Blu-ray Movies):  Jurassic World, Mother’s Day, Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates, Straight Outta Compton, Huntsman: Winter’s War, Warcraft, Sisters,

–Target Odds and Ends: None to report.

 

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Mike Frezon

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16 Comments

  1. Happy Black Friday Week, RoundUppers!

    Nothing for me this week (been PLENTY business enough with various sales in recent weeks!).

    Was considering Best of Cinerama…but after reading Matt's review I'm leaning more towards the earlier This is Cinerama release.  But, they ALL look good.  The on;y Smilebox disc I own now is How the West Was Won.

  2. Thanks, Mike, as usual for your work!

    Kubo and the Two Strings is my favorite film so far this year and I highly recommend it to anyone even remotely interested in checking it out.  So obviously I'll be picking that one up, and Hell or High Water as well, which is also terrific.

    I'd really like The Squid and the Whale, too, but it will have to wait since I can't get all three this week.

  3. I'll be picking up Rabid. Maybe I'll get One Eyed Jacks and The Squid And The Whale since they're on sale.

    Hell Or High Water is one of the year's best so I'd easily recommend a rental.

    Thanks for the prices, Mike! 🙂

  4. Oops…I should have also included MST3K Vol. 37 in my earlier post, making that 3 items for this week.

     

    After several weeks where there were few if any TV releases of interest to me, it's nice to finally have a week with 3 coming out at one time.

  5. Thanks for the round-up!The Target 10% off required a coupon that was in the circular or that could be sent to your phone.Most of the pre-Black-Friday specials are in displays near the children's clothing sections … note: many do not have slip covers and the Target exclusive version of Ice Age 6 IS part of the $10 bluray sale!.You will probably need to go to the media area to get a copy …For those who have not shopped for Black Friday(aka Thursday) specials at Target note that games will often be in the mens/boys clothing section, the movies in or near children's/baby section and the TV's in the Ladies clothing area … Happy shopping

  6. The Target 10% off required a coupon that was in the circular or that could be sent to your phone.

    It does indeed!  Thanks, Bryan, for pointing that out.

    RoundUppers:  I've heard from an HTF member that their Target flyer is showing different prices for Kubo and the Two Strings.  Their flyer shows $22.99 Blu and $19.99 DVD. 

    So, maybe, Target is doing some regional pricing?  Don't know.  I'd love to hear if any of you are seeing anything different from this image in my local Target flyer:

  7. It does indeed!  Thanks, Bryan, for pointing that out.

    RoundUppers:  I've heard from an HTF member that their Target flyer is showing different prices for Kubo and the Two Strings.  Their flyer shows $22.99 Blu and $19.99 DVD.

    So, maybe, Target is doing some regional pricing?  Don't know.  I'd love to hear if any of you are seeing anything different from this image in my local Target flyer:

    You can verify the price by going to http://www.target,com and clicking on weekly ad then putting in your ZIP code  Website says bluray is $22.99 but print ad says $19.99 Just in case if you have a Best Buy in your area take the Best Buy ad in with you (on your phone if you didn't get a print ad) If it doesn't scan at $19.99 take the disc with you to Costumer (dis)Service and get  a price match expect them to try to not give it to you and eventually they will look it up themselves (or go to Wal*Mart for an easier price match) …

  8. I really shouldn't get anything before Thursday/Friday, but I have this weird…thing…for Zac Efron comedies and Mike and Dave is calling to me. If I get to Target this week, great. I'll get it. But I'm not sure that's going to happen.Besides, just dropped about $150 for Christmas crafting supplies this weekend…..

  9. Universal's mailing list emailed me a $3 off coupon for Kubo and the Two Strings.  I would post it here but I'm not sure how to do it since it's a link that is embedded in the email and may only work for email subscribers.  In any case, if you get emails from Universal and want this, check your inbox.

  10. Thanks for the list.It's probably my biggest week since the early days of DVD.  CHUD, CHUD 2, TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A., I DRINK YOUR BLOOD, RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3, ONE EYED JACKS and RABID.

  11. It does indeed!  Thanks, Bryan, for pointing that out.

    RoundUppers:  I've heard from an HTF member that their Target flyer is showing different prices for Kubo and the Two Strings.  Their flyer shows $22.99 Blu and $19.99 DVD.

    So, maybe, Target is doing some regional pricing?  Don't know.  I'd love to hear if any of you are seeing anything different from this image in my local Target flyer:

    At my store Kubo Bluray had a sign for $19.99  (Regular $22.99) and scanned for $19.99 (Wal*Mart has it for $19.96)  keep in mind these prices ma not be valid after Wednesday night … Costco's regular price is $19.99

  12. In addition to using the Roundup, I sometimes will look at store ads because we do not subscribe to a print newspaper so we do not get physical ads automatically.

    The Target.com "view the ad" feature insisted that Kubo was $22.99 on Blu-ray and $19.99 on DVD.  I went out of my way to seek a physical Best Buy ad for purposes of price-matching, and at that point I also acquired a physical Target ad — which showed $19.99 for the Blu-rayand $17.99 for the DVD, matching Mike's scan.

    When I got to the store today, the shelf price was $22.99 for the Blu and $19.99 for the DVD, matching the website — so I pointed the lower ad price out to the cashier and expected to have to politely argue it.  But it rang up as $19.99 anyway — less $3 from the coupon I received via email that I wrote about earlier.

    So I have it, but man, it was sure a lot of drama over the price.  Hell or High Water was easier, as that was advertised at $19.99 consistently and rang up as such.

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