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The Features

– Dunkirk – 2017

– Whales of August – 1987

– Suspiria – 1978

 

– Mother! – 2017

– Four Faces West – 1948

– Victoria and Abdul – 2017

– The LEGO Ninjago Movie – 2017

– Wuthering Heights – 1970

The Prices

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Any clickable link on a title listed below will take you to our own HTF review!

UHD Amazon BestBuy Target
Batman Begins (Blu-ray 4k) (Warner Bros.) $24.99
Christopher Nolan (4K Blu-ray) Collection (Warner Bros.) $147.92
Dark Knight, The (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $24.99
Dark Knight Rises, The (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $24.99
Dark Knight Trilogy, The (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $84.50
Dunkirk (2017) (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $29.96 $29.99 $29.99
Inception (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $33.98
Interstellar (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $24.76
Lego Ninjago Movie, The (Blu-ray 4K) (Warner Bros.) $29.96 $29.99
mother! (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $25.96
Transformers (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $19.99
Transformers: Age of Extinction (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $19.99
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $19.99
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Blu-ray 4K) (Paramount) $25.79

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Blu-ray Amazon BestBuy Target
4 Days in France  (Cinema Guild) $21.24
Alice  (Twilight Time)
American Gothic  (Shout! Factory) $21.87
The Amicus Collection (Severin) $58.31
And Now th3e Screaming Starts (Severin) $22.99
Asylum (Severin) $22.99
Betsy’s Wedding/Holy Matrimony  (Kino) $15.69
Big Business/Scenes from a Mall  (Kino) $17.99
Blood Money  (Lions Gate) $14.96
Donnie Darko (LE Steelbook) $27.99
Dunkirk (2017)  (Warner Bros.) $21.24 $24.99 $24.99
England is Mine (Cleopatra) $19.99
Forever Amber  (Twilight Time)
Four Faces West  (Kino) $18.89
Hospital, The  (Twilight Time)
Kentuckian, The  (Kino) $23.20
Leatherface  (Lions Gate) $12.74
Lego Ninjago Movie, The (Blu-ray 3-D) (Warner Bros.) $34.67
Lego Ninjago Movie, The  (Warner Bros.) $22.99 $22.99
L-Shaped Room, The  (Twilight Time)
mother!  (Paramount) $19.99 $19.99
South Park (The Complete Sixth Season)  (Paramount) $23.37
South Park (The Complete Seventh Season)  (Paramount) $27.49
South Park (The Complete Eighth Season)  (Paramount) $27.49
South Park (The Complete Ninth Season)  (Paramount) $27.49
South Park (The Complete Tenth Season)  (Paramount) $29.84
South Park (The Complete Eleventh Season)  (Paramount) $29.99
Stronger  (Lions Gate) $14.99
Suspiria (Limited Ultimate Edition)  (Synapse) $89.95
Tomorrow is Forever (ClassicFlix) $26.31
Town Called Panic, A: The Collection  (Shout! Factory) $15.79
Valdez is Coming  (Kino) $19.99
Victoria & Abdul  (Universal) $19.96
We Love You, Sally Carmichael  (Gravitas) $19.99
Whales of August, The  (Kino) $18.89
Wuthering Heights  (Twilight Time)

 

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DVD Amazon BestBuy Target
4 Days in France (Cinema Guild) $18.21
Baffled (Scorpion) $19.95
Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall (Wolfe) $18.01
Betsy’s Wedding/Holy Matrimony (Kino) $14.95
Big Business/Scenes from a Mall (Kino) $9.99
Blood Money (Lions Gate) $19.98
Dain Curse, The (Scorpion) $17.43
Daniel Boone – Season 6: The Final Season CE (Shout! Factory) $19.99
Dunkirk (2017) (Warner Bros.) $17.99 $17.99
Etoile (Scorpion) $13.99
Eye in the Labyrinth (Kino) $13.99
Four Faces West (Kino) $19.95
Growing Up Fat and Albanian (Bayview) $12.99
Headhunter (Kino) $13.99
I Am Sam Kinison (Virgil Films) $13.99
Leatherface (Lions Gate) $11.04
Lego Ninjago Movie, The (Warner Bros.) $xx.xx $15.99
Long Night of Francisco Sanctis, The (Breaking Glass Pictures) $19.99
mother! (Paramount) $17.99 $17.99
Police Woman – The Complete 3rd Season (Shout! Factory) $26.45
Salvation – Season 1 (Paramount) $29.84
Stan Lee’s Lucky Man: Season One (Universal) $22.78
Stronger (Lions Gate) $12.96
UnAmerican Struggle, The (Cinema Libre) $11.99
Victoria & Abdul (Universal) $17.96
We Love You, Sally Carmichael (Gravitas) $16.99
Whales of August, The (Kino) $19.95

 

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

–I included the 4k releases of the  first four Transformer films in this week’s grid because I somehow missed their release earlier this month.  I had their release set for this week…

–There are new Twilight Time releases this week.  Pre-order them HERE and HERE.

–For pricing particulars on other items, Best Buy’s Weekly Ad is available at THIS LINK.

–Best Buy, this week, has EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK PACKAGING with their Blu copies of both Dunkirk and The LEGO Ninjago Movie.  Each is priced at $29.99—a $5 premium over the standard Blu-ray release of the title.

–Best Buy also has included a notice in this week’s flyer to Pre-Order Star Wars: The Last Jedi from them (“Available in 4k UHD, Blu-ray and EXCLUSIVE Steelbook packaging”).

–The following 4k UHD releases are on sale this week at Best Buy for $14.99:

Blade Runner, The Fate of the Furious, American Assassin, Kingsman: The Secret Service, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (and a fifth title is shown.  But the spine is sooooo small, I cannot make it out.)

–Best Buy is advertising a series of “Fun Family Favorites” “STARTING AT $14.99”:  Shown are Despicable Me 3 (Blu), Cars 3 (Blu), Paw Patrol Rescue Pack (3-DVD set).

–“Find Your Favorites From Disney” @ BB–“STARTING AT $19.99” (all Blu-ray shown):  Guardians of the Galazy: Vol. 2, Inside Out, Beauty and the Beast (2017).

–Best Buy Odds and Ends:  “The More the Merrier:”

$14.99:  Alien Covenant (Blu), War For the Planet of the Apes (Blu), Dark Tower (DVD, I think).

$9.99:  Bsatman & Harley Quinn (Blu), Deadpool (DVD), John Wick 2 (DVD)

$4.99 (all DVD):  Ex Machina, Mad Max Fury Road, Assassin’s Creed

–Target this week has a deal on “Select New Release Movies” for Sunday, December 17 ONLY!  For $10 apiece, you can pick up Blu-rays of The War for the Planet of the Apes, Transformers: The Last Knight, Baywatch, and Power Rangers.

–Target this week has a DOUBLE EXCLUSIVE with its copies of The LEGO Ninjago Movie.  Copies include EXCLUSIVE lenticular packaging and trading cards.

–Target is also a BUNCH of TV releases this week (all titles Blu-ray unless otherwise noted):

$17.99:  Supernatural: Season 12, The Big Bang Theory: Season 10

$19.99:  American Horror Story: S6 (DVD), Beavis & Butthead Complete Collection (DVD), Vikings: Season 4 Volume 2 (DVD), Empire: Season 3 (DVD)

$22.99:  Big Little Lies: S1 (DVD)

$24.99:  Game of Thrones: S1, GoT: S2

$27.99:  NCIS: Season 14 (DVD)

$29.99:  Games of Thrones: Season 3, GoT: S4, GoT: S5, GoT: S6

$32.99:  Walking Dead: Season 7 (DVD)

$34.99:  WestWorld: Season 1, Game of Thrones: Season 7 (DVD)

$39.99:  Game of Thrones: S7

$55.99:  Friends: Complete Series (DVD)

–Target has a number of Blu-ray movie titles on sale this week:

$10.00:  Spider-Man: Homecoming (price good thru 12-24-17)

$12.00:  Sully, X-Men: Apocalypse, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

$15.00:  Wonder Woman, Boss Baby, The Emoji Movie, Fast & Furious 8, Dark Tower, Baby Driver, Captain Underpants, Despicable Me 3, Girls Trip

$19.99:  Kingsman: Golden Circle, Cars 3, Brave, Cars 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, Doctor Strange

–And, Target has a number of DVD movie titles on sale this week:

$9.00:  Fifty Shades of Grey, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Peanuts Movie, Elf, Deadpool, Storks, The Polar Express, Girl on the Train, Paw Patrol: Pups Save Christmas

$10.00:  Despicable Me 3, Cars 3

$12.00:  Secret Life of Pets, LEGO Batman Movie, Sing, Trolls, Passengers, Hacksaw Ridge

$17.99:  The Lion King, Beauty & the Beast (2017), Moana

–Target Odds and Ends: None to report.

 

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This is it!

The last big release weekend before Christmas.

Happy holidays and Merry Christmas to all youse RoundUppers!

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This week, I've got Victoria and Abdul and The Whales of August pre-ordered. I really want Dunkirk....but I want to get the 4k UHD version and don't want to pay $29.95 for it. So I'll wait and hope it comes down sooner rather than later. I know that I'll also pick up mother! eventually...but figure that will definitely drop in price (probably in short order).

And, um, what the hell's a "ninjago?" :laugh:
 
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Thanks, Mike. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

I have Suspiria on order direct from Synapse Films, and will pick up Dunkirk and The Dark Knight Trilogy on UHD at a later date after the price drops on each.
 

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Thanks for the RoundUp, Mike!

I pre-ordered Tomorrow is Forever directly from ClassicFlix. That's all for this week.
 

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Thank you, Mike, for your work, which as always is much appreciated, even when I'm not buying anything.

And, um, what the hell's a "ninjago?" :laugh:
I suspect you may have been being sarcastic in asking this, but, to answer it anyway, I saw The Lego Ninjano Movie in theaters in September and couldn't tell you. I had to look it up on Wikipedia to remember that Ninjano is the name of the central city in the film. Why it is called that, I have no idea. But they do have ninja characters in the film.

I went because I liked The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie, and hoped this would continue their winning streak. Sadly, it is basically what everybody thought the original Lego was gong to be, but is not: this movie is a flimsy narrative put together in a haphazard fashion so that it can be used to sell Lego toys. There's a lot of disorienting action, but not very much development for any of the characters beyond a generic hero's journey arc to defeat the villain, who is the father of the protagonist because of course he is. It's really thin and generic and there's no meat on its bones at all, if that makes sense. I got the feeling that it was pieced together by committee rather than by somebody who really had an exciting story they wanted to tell.

Then I got to the end credits and saw three different credited directors (!) and six credited writers on the screenplay (!), plus all of those screenplay writers also have a separate story-by credit along with three other additional people who have only story credit. So that is a total of nine writers involved in some capacity altogether for a children's film which runs less than two hours. And then some of the problems began to make sense. It's just a mess. It's not the worst thing I've ever seen, it's watchable, but there's really no compelling reason to do so. If anybody is considering it, I would not recommend it.

I really wish I wanted to buy Dunkirk this week. I love Christopher Nolan and own most of his films. But as I mentioned in other threads on the subject, the movie left me cold when I saw it in theaters. The 70mm print was phenomenal and it was really well-made from a technical standpoint, but I didn't connect emotionally with any of the characters. Nolan chose generalized intensity over emotional specificity, which was less interesting to me than everything else I've ever seen of his. It's a movie that I respect and admire more than I like. So, I feel no particular desire to see it again and don't need to own it. But it's unusual for me not to want the new Nolan film.

I might rent Victoria & Abdul at some point or would watch it if it finds its way to Netflix or Amazon Prime or something. The mixed reviews and preoccupation with other films kept me away from it in theaters, but I do like Judi Dench very much so would mostly be interested in seeing it for her.

Nothing new for me this week in terms of purchases, but I'm still enjoying The Last Jedi soundtrack that came the other day, so I'm good with that.
 

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Thanks for the RoundUp and links, Mike.

Waiting, like others, for the Twilight Time releases to arrive. Will definitely be watching Dunkirk and mother! at some point soon. All of the Nolan Dark Knight films in 4K will eventually make their ways into my collection.
 

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I had The Dark Knight Trilogy 4k on preorder for a while, but when the price didn't budge (and the individual releases are cheaper than the 3 pack), I cancelled. An insane amount of money has been spent in our house over the last two months on computers, TV's, trips and the like.

Thank you Mike and happy holidays everyone!
 

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I have the Nolan collection ordered from Amazon but no arrival date has been estimated yet, hopefully they actually get it to me on release day.
 

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–The following 4k UHD releases are on sale this week at Best Buy for $14.99:

Blade Runner, The Fate of the Furious, American Assassin, Kingsman: The Secret Service, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (and a fifth title is shown. But the spine is sooooo small, I cannot make it out.)
So far that $14.99 pricing is showing up on Best Buy's site.
 

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Mike,

The Transformers 4K releases came out a couple of weeks ago.
I know! :D

–I included the 4k releases of the first four Transformer films in this week’s grid because I somehow missed their release earlier this month. I had their release set for this week…
I don't know how I completely missed them when they were released...but I sure did! :laugh:
 

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I hope that $30 price on the 4k Dunkirk doesn't hold as long as it did on Unforgiven.
 
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I suspect you may have been being sarcastic in asking this, but, to answer it anyway, I saw The Lego Ninjano Movie in theaters in September and couldn't tell you. I had to look it up on Wikipedia to remember that Ninjano is the name of the central city in the film. Why it is called that, I have no idea. But they do have ninja characters in the film.
Ninja + Lego.
Thanks guys. I pretty much figured it had to be something like that.

The expression itself is a holdover from my Syracuse University days. Whenever the dreaded Georgetown Hoyas came to town, the student body was unified behind its cry of "What the hell's a Hoya?" :D This, of course, from a school whose team name is "Orange." :laugh:
 
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FYI the six Nolan UHD films other than Dunkirk are $22.99 at BB this week.
 

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I don't know how I completely missed them when they were released...but I sure did! :laugh:
I think a lot of people would like to pretend that the Transformers films don't exist.
 
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I’m trying to figure out why the worst of them, Revenge of the Fallen, cost more than the others. :rolleyes: