Weekly RoundUp 2-16-2016

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

– The Kid – 1921

– Black Mass – 2015

– Trumbo – 2015

– The Big Heat – 1953

– Steve Jobs – 2015

– The 33 – 2015

– The Curse of the Faceless Man – 1958
The Prices

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DVDs (Date) Amazon BestBuy Target
33, The (Warner Bros.) $14.99 $13.00
Ambush Bay (Kino) $12.49
Andy Griffith Show, The (Complete Series) (Lions Gate) $68.99
(*) Angel Wore Red, The (Warner Archive) $21.99
The Angry Hills $21.99
Beachhead (Kino) $12.49
Beast, The (Complete Series) (Mill Creek) $6.99
Beat Street (Olive Films) $13.99
Black Mass $14.99 $16.99 $14.99
Brady Kids, The (Complete Animated Series) (Paramount) $22.99
Bump in the Night (The Complete Series) (Mill Creek) $8.99
Challenge, The (Kino) $12.49
Criminal Activities (Image) $12.99
Death by Hanging (Criterion) $22.99
Estranged (Well Go USA) $14.99
Family Matters (The Complete 5th Season) (Warner Bros.) $27.99
Gaturro (Cinedigm) $9.99
Girls: The Complete Fourth Season (HBO) $19.99 $17.99
(*) Go Naked in the World (Warner Archive) $21.99
Hatched (Cinedigm) $9.99
(*) Iron Giant, The (Signature Edition) (Warner Bros.) $7.99
Iron Ministry, The (Icarus) $19.99
Kid, The (1921) (Criterion) $17.99
McHale’s Navy / McHale’s Navy Joins The Air Force (Shout! Factory) $14.99
Moonlight and Valentino (Olive Films) $24.95
Mutilator, The (Arrow Films) $24.14
(*) Rhino! (Warner Archive) $21.99
Riddle Room (Breaking Glass Pictures) $21.99
Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (The Complete Series) (Paramount) $49.99
Saints & Strangers (Sony) $17.99
Steve Jobs (Universal) $16.99 $16.99 $16.99
(*) Take the High Ground (Warner Archive) $21.99
Taviani Brothers Collection (Cohen Media Group) $27.99
Togetherness: The Complete First Season (HBO) $19.99
Trumbo (Sony) $19.99
Unknown Caller (Cinedigm) $14.99
(*) Watusi (Warner Archive) $21.99
(*) Whip Hand, The (Warner Archive) $21.99
Wiener Dog Internationals (Lions Gate) $13.99


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Blu-rays (Date) Amazon BestBuy Target
33, The (Blu-ray) (Warner Bros.) $19.99 $19.99
Ambush Bay (Blu-ray) (Kino) $16.49
Amos and Andrew (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Beachhead (Blu-ray) (Kino) $16.49
Beat Street (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Big Heat, The   [Twilight Time]
Black Mass $22.99 $22.99 $22.99
Challenge, The (Blu-ray) (Kino) $16.49
Class (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Code 46 (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Cowboy   [Twilight Time]
Criminal Activities (Blu-ray) (Image) $14.99
Curse of the Faceless Man (Blu-ray) (Kino) $16.49
Death by Hanging (Blu-ray) (Criterion) $27.99
Estranged (Blu-ray) (Well Go USA) $17.99
Frankenstein: The Miniseries (Blu-ray) (Mill Creek) $8.99
Girls: The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray) (HBO) $24.99
Hawaiians, The   [Twilight Time]
I Confess (Blu-ray) (Warner Archive) $17.99
Kid, The (1921) (Blu-ray) (Criterion) $22.99
La Bambola Di Satana (Blu-ray) (Twilight Time)
Labyrinth of Lies (Blu-ray) (Sony) $24.99
Moonlight and Valentino (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Mutilator, The (Blu-ray) (Arrow Films) $27.99
My Science Project (Blu-ray) (Mill Creek) $6.99
Mystery Date (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
No Way Out (Blu-ray) (Shout! Factory) $19.99
Peaky Blinders: Season Two (Blu-ray) (BBC) $23.99
Pressure Point (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Secret Admirer (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Sleep With Me (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Speechless (Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $19.99
Steve Jobs (Blu-ray) (Universal) $19.99 $22.99 $19.99
Support Your Local Sheriff / Support Your Local Gunfighter [Twilight Time]
Taviani Brothers Collection $30.99
Togetherness: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) (HBO) $49.99
Trumbo (Blu-ray) (Sony) $24.99
Vincent Price Collection III, The (Blu-ray) (Shout! Factory) $49.99
Where the Sidewalk Ends [Twilight Time]

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

–Those Twilight Time releases I thought were coming out last week are out this week. They can be pre-ordered HERE and HERE.

 

–Best Buy, this week, is advertising SPECTRE on sale for $17.99 Blu-ray and $14.99 DVD.

 

–The following Blu-ray releases are on sale this week at Best Buy:

$6.99:  The Terminator, Mad Max, Rain Man, RoboCop, 42 (Jackie Robinson Story), Snowpiercer, Zodiac, Tropic Thunder, Dumb & Dumber, Friday, Swordfish, Airplane.

$14.99:  Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: Rogue Cut, Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies (Up to 25 titles from which to choose).

 

–Best Buy is advertising the following TV seasons on sale (all DVD unless otherwise noted):

$14.99: Orange is the New Black: Season 1 (Blu), Orange is the New Black: S2 (Blu), Boardwalk Empire: S1, Vikings: Season 1, Vikings: Season 2.

 

$24.99: Ray Donovan: Season 3, Vikings: Season 3, Homeland: Season 4, Criminal Minds: Season 10, Hawaii 5-0: Season 5.

 

–Best Buy Odds and Ends:  Lists of DVDs for $3.99 and $9.99.

 

–Target this week has NO “specials” this week on catalog releases.

 

–Target Odds and Ends: None to report.

 

 

Published by

Mike Frezon

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18 Comments

  1. Thanks for the prices, Mike.

    As I mentioned last week, I have been assigned three of the Twilight Time releases to review and I’ll also be handling The Kid when they make their way to my doorstep.

    I’ll be adding I Confess and The Big Heat to my collection at some point, and I’m curious to see Trumbo and Steve Jobs though I’ll likely wait for pay cable broadcasts to decide if I want to own them.

  2. Mike,

    Thanks for this week’s roundup!

    I would be purchasing that “Iron Giant Signature Edition” — except for the fact that it’s only getting a DVD release.

    Instead, I’ll be scooping up the “Support Your Local Sherrif/ Gunfighter” double feature from Twilight while it’s still available!

  3. Are the replies not showing up?
    I previously posted the fact that this no longer shows up in the bargains and deals area, which is where I have gone in the past to find out when the Roundup is posted.
    I don’t see that as a comment or reply to this. It states 0 comments above where I am typing.

  4. MikeThanks for the Roundup!I would like to order that "Iron Giant – Signature Edition", but it's DVD only???So while I'm waiting for that to migrate to Blu-ray, I'm jumping on that "Support Your Local Sheriff / Gunslinger" Double Feature from Twilight Time while it's still available!

  5. Nothing this week…not really anything rental-wise.  Is the WRU "pinned" so it shows up on the website page (as opposed to clicking on the "home" link)? I'm still having trouble getting around on the new site….

  6. Hey gang!

    Sorry for any confusion.  The RoundUp got posted last night…but there was some kind of glitch (most likely on my part) in adapting to the new software which created the article but not this thread. 

    So, hopefully, we get this all figured out and develop into our normal rhythms/routines.  Again, sorry for any delay in finding the coming week's deals.

  7. Probably nothing for me this week.

    Steve Jobs, Black Mass and Trumbo all have excellent performances that make them well worth renting. He won't win the Oscar but Michael Fassbender arugably gave the best performance of last year.

  8. Maybe I'm the only person who sometimes likes to catch up with HTF via Tapatalk on the iPad, because nobody else chimed in when I mentioned this the first time…but just as in a previous WRU on the new platform, the two links in post #1 are taking me to an archived thread from 2001.

  9. I tried to leave a message earlier that got eaten and disappeared without a trace.

    Anyway, thanks for the RoundUp, Mike. Many of us are undergoing growing pains with our new homestead, but all will eventually work out.

    As I mentioned last week, I'll be covering three of the Twilight Time releases this month, and I'm signed up for The Kid, too, but I haven't gotten my hands on them yet.

    I'll certainly be adding The Big Heat and I Confess to my collection at some future date, and I'll probably watch Steve Jobs and Trumbo either by rental or wait for paycable before deciding whether I want to add them to my collection.

  10. I feel like this is an embarrassing rookie question, but what do the asterisks mean next to the films? 

    Anyway, I'm interested in the Iron Giant, but I can't figure out what makes it the "signature edition".  If anyone knows, I'd be grateful.  And why no Bluray?

  11. I feel like this is an embarrassing rookie question, but what do the asterisks mean next to the films?

    Anyway, I'm interested in the Iron Giant, but I can't figure out what makes it the "signature edition".  If anyone knows, I'd be grateful.  And why no Bluray?

    The new release contains a good bit of extras/commentaries that weren't on the previous DVD releas and I'm thinking it's a new transfer.  There has been pretty strong rumors of a BD release which was originally expected in late 2015 after they re-released it to the theaters in a Fathom event.   Everything I've read still indicates that a BD release will eventually be made but no release date yet — unfinished documentaries/commentaries/retrospectives, etc have been mentioned.   i'm not sure why they decided to push out the DVD alone instead of waiting until

    they were both ready.

      New DVD includes:

    – Includes both version of the film:

    The Iron Giant: Signature Edition (2015)

    The Iron Giant: Original Theatrical Edition (1999)

    – Feature-Length Commentaries by Director Brad Bird, Head of Animation Tony Fucile, Story Department Head Jeff Lynch and Giant Animation Supervisor Steven Markowski

    – The Making of The Iron Giant – Hosted by Vin Diesel and featuring interviews with the cast and crew

    – Deleted Scenes, Original Opening Sequences and Featurettes that give you an inside look into the score, character design, storyboards and animation

    – Motion Gallery, New Signature Edition Trailer, and more!

  12. Hey everybody!

    Again…I'm sorry for the delay in this week's thread.  The worse part is the article was there…but no one knew it.  :angry:

    First off…thanks as always to everyone for the likes of the OP.  Always appreciated!

    Secondly, Al..the asterisks are meaningless.  I just forgot to clean things up better this week.  I usually take out the studio references, too.  I had a busy weekend!  😉

    And thirdly…I've got The Kid on its way to me this week.  I've never seen it and am really looking forward to it. I have always heard so much about Jackie Coogan's performance and classic Chaplin to boot!

  13. There has been pretty strong rumors of a BD release which was originally expected in late 2015 after they re-released it to the theaters in a Fathom event. Everything I've read still indicates that a BD release will eventually be made but no release date yet — unfinished documentaries/commentaries/retrospectives, etc have been mentioned. i'm not sure why they decided to push out the DVD alone instead of waiting until

    they were both ready.

    Thanks David.  I went ahead and ordered the DVD, it's only $8; but I'll still be ticked when they finally come out with the BR version.

    Secondly, Al..the asterisks are meaningless. I just forgot to clean things up better this week.

    And thanks for clearing that up Mike.  By the way, thanks for doing a great job every week.  I appreciate it every Sunday, but only say thanks about once a year (not a good ratio …).

  14. Nothing this week…not really anything rental-wise.  Is the WRU "pinned" so it shows up on the website page (as opposed to clicking on the "home" link)? I'm still having trouble getting around on the new site….

    Not exactly sure what you mean, Eric.  but I'll try to answer.  The RoundUp is "pinned" in the Bargains & Deals forum…so that it is at the very top of the listing of threads in that forum.  There is, however, no longer that little box that was at the top of most forum pages which had a link directly to the latest RoundUp (if that's what you're asking about). 

    If you're having trouble navigating the forum, shoot me a PM explaining how you used to do it an I'll see if I can come up with a similar way for you in the new platform.  That offer goes to any Roundupper, by the way.

    And thanks for clearing that up Mike.  By the way, thanks for doing a great job every week.  I appreciate it every Sunday, but only say thanks about once a year (not a good ratio …).

    I appreciate that Al.  A lot of members are finding the "like" feature is the easiest way to say thanks for the OP.  That's why I'm trying to remember each week to say thanks back for all the "likes."  I don't want people to think I'm not noticing.  :thumbsup:

  15. Just so you know, in case you didn't, Sam's seems to have completely done away with selling DVDs and Blurays, and this appears to be a permanent move.

    That is sad news.  Even though I've never been a Sam's member, it's another B&M giving up on media.  Ugh.

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