Weekly RoundUp 4-12-2016

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The Features

– Only Angels Have Wings – 1939

– Suspicion – 1941

– Julia – 1977

– Thunderbolt and Lightfoot – 1974

– The Forest – 2016

The Prices

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Blu-ray Amazon BestBuy Target
Bride of Re-Animator (Arrow Films) $27.99
Chato’s Land   (Twilight Time)
Cutter’s Way   (Twilight Time)
Destroyer / Edge of Sanity (Shout! Factory) $18.99
Diary Of A Deadbeat: The Story Of Jim VanBebber (Massacre Video) $24.95
Forest, The   (Universal) $24.99
German Angst   (Filmrise) $19.95
Heroes: Reborn   (Universal) $49.98
In the French Style   (Twilight Time)
It Follows $17.99
Jackie Robinson   (PBS) $19.99
Julia   (Twilight Time)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans (Warner Bros.) $19.99 $16.99
Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun, The (Magnolia) $22.99
Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion) $27.99
Prayer for the Dying, A (Twilight Time)
Schramm   (Cult Epics) $22.99
Sex Murder Art: The Films Of Jorg Buttgereit (Cult Epics) $99.95
Shadows in an Empty Room (Scorpion) $15.99
Standoff   (Lions Gate) $24.99
Suspicion   (Warner Archive) $21.99
Tale Of Two Cities, A (Shout! Factory) $16.99
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (Twilight Time)
Village of the Damned (1995) (Shout! Factory) $21.99


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DVD Amazon BestBuy Target
13 Times Evil (Bayview Entertainment) $11.99
About Scout (Breaking Glass Pictures) $21.99
Bandit Hound, The (Alchemy) $9.99
Bannister: Everest on the Track (Virgil Films) $19.99
Family Matters (The Complete 6thh Season) (Warner Bros.) $29.99
Flight 7500 (Lions Gate) $13.99
Forest, The (Universal) $19.99
German Angst (Filmrise) $14.95
Ghost Box (Bayview Entertainment) $11.99
Grace and Frankie – Season 1 (Lions Gate) $22.99
Heroes: Reborn (Universal) $44.98
Jackie Robinson (PBS) $17.99
Justice League vs. Teen Titans (Warner Bros.) $14.99 $12.99
Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun, The (Magnolia) $17.99
Matthew Barney: No Restraint (Kino) $19.99
Medousa (Mondo Macabro) $14.99
Prisoners’ Wives (Complete Collection) (Acorn Media) $40.49
Schramm (Cult Epics) $29.95
Sisters (Season 4) (Shout! Factory) $29.99
Standoff (Lions Gate) $13.99
Stolen Child (Hybrid) $9.99
Sugar Kisses (Strand) $24.99
Welcome to Sweden: Season 2 $20.49

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

–Another week of new Twilight Time releases which can be pre-ordered HERE and HERE.

–Best Buy, this week, will NOT have a paper flyer!  And, apparently, they won’t have another flyer until early in May.  This makes compiling a comprehensive WRU rather difficult.

–Best Buy Odds and Ends:  None to report.

–Target this week has an EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK RELEASE of Justice League vs. Teen Titans (and without a premium cost to get it!).

–The following recent releases are on sale this week at Target (all DVD unless otherwise noted):

$12.99:  Creed (DVD).

$14.99:  Creed (Blu), The Peanuts Movie (DVD), Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (DVD), Sicario (DVD), SPECTRE (DVD).

$16.99:  The Hateful Eight (DVD).

$17.99:  SPECTRE (Blu).

$19.99: The Peanuts Movie (Blu), Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 (Blu), Sicario (Blu), Hateful Eight (Blu).
–The biggest portion of the media section of Target’s flyer is taken up with last week’s release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($19.99 DVD/$24.99 Blu).

–Target Odds and Ends: Lists of DVDs for $4.50 and $11.

 

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23 Comments

  1. I'll be picking up Village Of The Damned this week. John Carpenter!At some point, I'll get Only Angels Have Wings and Suspicion.Thanks for the prices, Mike! 🙂

  2. Thanks for the RoundUp, Mike!

    Apart from the Twilight Time titles assigned to me, ,I've requested one or two others in the list, but I have no idea if or when I'll get them. I'll certainly be adding SUSPICION to my purchase list. Nice to see the Hitchcock Blu-ray want list winnowing down gradually.

  3. Okay, seriously people – if you dig 70's cop movies and exploitation flicks, go get Shadows in an Empty Room (AKA Blazing Magnums). I got it on a cheapie public domain set ages ago, and the movie is great stuff. It sports one of the best car chases I've seen in my very long history of movie watching. For 15 bucks, you cant go wrong!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk2GGruHEl4

  4. Best Buy has their weekly ad online, so you can get some prices there. http://deals.bestbuy.com/?category=featured+dealsThere's a typo on Family Matters 6thh SeasonI want to get Village of the Damned and Bride of Re-Animator but I'm waiting for price drops. Village will probably show up during the next horror sale at Shout, the one with new titles each day. Bride is priced like their other titles that end up dropping $15 about 6 months later, unless I can find some compelling reason it'll go OOP before then.

  5. As it says in the RoundUp itself, there's no BB flyer this week (or for the next couple weeks, too!).

    Quiet week, though…except for some nice catalog releases. 

    Happy shopping everyone!  And thanks for all the "likes."  They are always noticed and appreciated.

  6. Thanks Mike. I'm happy for a quiet week! My backlog has been growing quickly in recent months.

    In fact, I don't think I have anything pending on my slate until the second season of "The Last Ship" on Blu the first Tuesday of May.

  7. Thanks for your work, Mike, especially in lack of a Best Buy flyer, which must make the work more difficult than it has to be.  If BB doesn't want to advertise, maybe they don't need our business.

    In any case, I've had at least one and often more than one major new release to get every week since March 1, and I'm rather amazed I was able to afford so many of them.  Therefore, my wallet is extremely relieved to be arriving at the end of that onslaught of discs, as looking through the grids there isn't anything this week that I have the slightest interest in.  On another week I might have gotten Creed if Amazon price matched it (which is the only major title from March that I kind of wanted but didn't pick up yet), but as it stands right now I'm happy to continue waiting to pick it up until the next time it goes on sale and save myself the money.

    Amazon will be sending me my most anticipated book in recent memory, but that's all paid up with gift card funds thanks to my recent refunds and so forth from them, so I don't have to spend anything more out of pocket to get it.  And, that's all, so I'll be spending Tuesday reading rather than in front of the TV.

  8. I preordered Justice League vs. Teen Titans AGES ago. It should be here on Thursday. I think the BD price should be $16.99 for Amazon above.

    Non-WRU stuff coming this week are a few CD's from LaLaLand and six titles from the Disney Movie Club…

    As always, thank you Mike!!

  9. Thanks, Mike!

    The local news said that Best Buy is closing one of their area stores.  More signs of the troubles they are facing.  I personally have purchased maybe five things there in the last half decade or so.

  10. I have a question about Best Buy.  The store in Boise stopped selling DVDs and Blu-rays quite some time ago.  Are the listings in WRU just for their website, or do some Best Buy locations still sell disc media?

    The Best Buy near me still has lots of media. In fact today they still had a few Force Awakens steelbooks on the big display in the front of the store.

  11. Ha, you can't fool me twice Mr. Barnes and Noble. They only did Bride of Re-Animator pre-orders and now it's not sold in stores. At some point it'll come back at a super high price but I already got my pre-order in. Fool me once…

    Village of the Damned was still available online and I picked it up for $17.50.

  12. I have a question about Best Buy.  The store in Boise stopped selling DVDs and Blu-rays quite some time ago.  Are the listings in WRU just for their website, or do some Best Buy locations still sell disc media?

    My local store still sells media, too.  I would suspect most do.

  13. My local store still sells media, too.  I would suspect most do.

    I was in my store yesterday; they still have a relatively large media section. I got blus of  Ted 2 and the remastered The Fifth Element.


    Are you sure they didn't just move the media section in Boise, compressed into some back corner of the store? (The two stores I visit most regularly have moved their media section several times in the past few years.) Seems odd that any Best Buy would sell home theater systems and televisions, without ANY media available. Media is really the only reason I go into a Best Buy anymore. If my store drops media, that would be the end of my visits.

  14. I have a question about Best Buy.  The store in Boise stopped selling DVDs and Blu-rays quite some time ago.  Are the listings in WRU just for their website, or do some Best Buy locations still sell disc media?

    Dennis,

    I think they moved the media section because I was able to place in my on-line cart, several Blu-ray titles for pick up at the following Best Buy location in Boise:

    BOISE ID

    8363 W FRANKLIN RD

    BOISE, ID 83709

  15. I picked up A Tale of Two Cities (1980). I remember seeing it on video in my high school history class and being pretty impressed by it. The new Shout! Factory Blu-ray has been reformatted into 16X9 widescreen. It actually looks pretty good. No noticeable cropping issues, and there appears to be extra image information on the sides though I don't know this for sure.

  16. My high school history teacher showed us the classic 1935 version in class.

    She liked one of the passages in my paper on "the book" so much that she read it out loud. The other kids all freaked out because I'd inadvertently written about a scene that was not in the book. I INTENDED to read it. Really, I did.

    Fortunately for me, Ms. Blake had a great sense of humor. :dance:

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