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The Features

– Yesterday – 2019

– The Circus – 1928

– The Letter – 1940

– Anna – 2019

 


– The Great Waldo Pepper – 1975

 


– Shaft – 2019

 


– The Major and the Minor – 1942

 

– The Hitch-Hiker – 1953

 

– Skatetown U.S.A. – 1979

 

 

The Prices

 

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UHD Amazon BestBuy Target
Anna (Blu-ray 4k)(Summit/Lionsgate) $19.99 $19.99 $24.99
Malificent (Blu-ray 4k) (Walt Disney) $29.96 $29.99 $29.99
Shaft (2019)   (Blu-ray 4k)  (Warner Bros.) $27.99
Yesterday (Blu-ray 4k) (Universal) $27.96 $27.99

 

 

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Blu-ray Amazon BestBuy Target
Action Jackson (Warner Archive) $15.99
Anna (Summit/Lionsgate) $14.99 $14.99 $14.99
Awake (2019)  (Cinedigm) $14.96
Beyond Evil  (Vinegar Syndrome) $20.00
Bigamist, The  (Kino) $16.59
Bloody Sect  (Vinegar Syndrome) $20.00
Bucket of Blood, A (Signature Edition Blu-ray) (Olive Films) $27.99
Child’s Play (2019)  (Fox) $19.99 $19.99 $19.99
Circus, The  (Criterion) $27.99
Count Three and Pray  (Sony) $xx.xx
Diamantino  (Kino) $22.99
Fear No Evil  (Shout! Factory) $22.96
First King, The: Birth of an Empire  (Well Go USA) $17.99
Going My Way: 75th Anniversary Edition  (Shout! Factory) $24.96
Great Waldo Pepper, The  (Shout! Factory) $22.96
Heart in Winter, A  (Kino) $19.89
Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 (Arrow) $27.99 $27.99
Hellraiser (Arrow) $27.99 $27.99
The Hills Have Eyes: Part 2 (Arrow) $34.99
Hitch-Hiker, The  (Kino) $16.59
Holocaust  (Paramount) $43.27
Ida Lupino: Filmmaker Collection Boxed Set  (Kino) $53.99
In the Aftermath (Arrow) $27.99
Inside Man: Most Wanted  (Universal) $17.99 $14.99
John Carpenter’s Vampires (Collector’s Edition)  (Shout! Factory) $24.96
Killer Crocodile  (Severin) $19.89
Killer Crocodile (Limited Edition)  (Severin) (Includes: Killer Crocodile 2) $23.49 $23.49
Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Fourth Season  (Warner Bros.) $23.45 $22.99 $25.89
The Letter (Warner Archive) $17.97 $17.99
Local Hero  (Criterion) $27.99
The Major and the Minor (Arrow) $27.99
Major League II  (Sony) $22.99
Major League: Back to the Minors  (Sony) $22.99
Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud  (Kino) $19.89
Never Fear  (Kino) $16.81
Not Wanted  (Kino) $16.59
Pavarotti  (Lions Gate) $19.99 $19.99
Pledge Night  (Vinegar Syndrome) $20.00
Quartet (Cohen Media) $23.75
Score to Settle, A  (RLJE Films) $19.28
The Set-Up (1949) (Warner Archive) $17.99
Shaft (2019)  (Warner Bros.) $23.45 $22.99
Skatetown, U.S.A.  (Sony) $21.99
Sleepy Hollow (1999)  (Paramount) $14.99
Stephen King’s The Stand  (Paramount) $29.99 $29.99
Summer in Genoa, A  (MPI) $14.82
This Magnificent Cake!  (Kino) $22.99
Tracker, The  (Lions Gate) $17.29
Un coeur en hiver (A Heart in Winter)  (Kino) $19.89
Vineyard, The  (Vinegar Syndrome) $20.00
War At Home, The  (Kino) $9.99
Wax Mask, The  (Severin) $19.89
Wax Mask, The (Limited Edition)  (Severin) $23.49
Yesterday  (Universal)  $22.96 $22.99 $24.99

 

 

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DVD Amazon BestBuy Target
American Horror Story: Apocalypse (Fox) $19.99 $19.99 $22.99
Anna (Summit/Lionsgate) $13.99
Awake (2019) (Cinedigm) $9.99
Billions: Season Four (Paramount) $28.85 $29.99
Black String, The (Lions Gate) $13.99
Buddy (Grasshopper) $19.89
Child’s Play (2019) (Fox) $14.99 $14.99 $14.99
Circus, The (Criterion) $21.89
Diamantino (Kino) $19.89
First King, The: Birth of an Empire (Well Go USA) $14.99
Good Witch: Season Five (Cinedigm) $16.96 $16.99
Inside Man: Most Wanted (Universal) $16.99
Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Fourth Season (Warner Bros.) $18.99
Local Hero (Criterion) $21.63
Madam Secretary: Season Five (Paramount) $36.06 $39.99
Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud (Kino) $13.29
Never Fear (Kino) $9.99
Not Wanted (Kino) $9.99
Quartet (Cohen Media) $17.99
Score to Settle, A (RLJE Films) $13.99 $13.99
Shaft (2019) (Warner Bros.) $14.96 $22.99 $23.99
Summer in Genoa, A (MPI) $11.37
This Magnificent Cake! (Kino) $19.89
Tracker, The (Lions Gate) $13.99
Un coeur en hiver (A Heart in Winter) (Kino) $13.29
Voltron-Defender of the Universe: Comp. Series (Universal) $50.50 $49.99
War At Home, The (Kino) $7.99
Wavy Gravy Movie, The: Saint Misbehavin’ (Kino) $13.29
Yesterday (Universal) $17.96 $19.99

 

 

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

–Best Buy, this week, has EXCLUSIVE STEELBOOK PACKAGING with Blu-ray copies of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.  The price is $29.99.

–Best Buy’s Weekly Ad is available at THIS LINK.

–Target this week has EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY RELEASES of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty and 101 Dalmatians.  Each release includes a Limited Edition Filmmaker Gallery and Storybook.  Each is priced at $28.99.

–Target’s Weekly Ad is available at THIS LINK.

 

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Hey RoundUppers!

Yet another big week! Lots of releases. Lots of variety. Hope there's something for you.

For me, this week, I've pre-ordered two blind buys: Yesterday and Anna. I will likely find myself picking up The Letter and The Circus sometime down the road. Maybe The Major and the Minor, too.

Thanks for the support each week...and the "likes."

Safe shopping!
 

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Thank you, Mike!

But nothing for me this week (which is perfectly fine with me, because October is quite loaded with important new titles, so I'll take a breather week where I can get one.)

I'm perfectly happy with the earlier Platinum Edition of Sleeping Beauty and the Diamond Edition of 101 Dalmatians and feel no need to "upgrade" those.

I wish I liked Yesterday more, but I wasn't a fan of it in theaters, so I don't need that either. Hopefully you enjoy it more than I did.
 

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I like Lily James a lot...
So do I, but if she is the main reason you want to see it, you'll be disappointed. She is as good as the script lets her be, but her role is exclusively to be "the girl," which wastes her talent. And it doesn't even let her sing any Beatles songs either, even though Mamma Mia! proved she's got the vocal chops.

It's not a bad movie, but I think it's a missed opportunity to do something richer and more unique with a cool premise than the sort of generic romantic comedy they ended up with.
 

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Yesterday on UHD and "Legends of Tomorrow" Season 4 on Blu-Ray, but both down the road when the price comes down.

Thanks as always for your hard work, Mike!

Yeah. I've got some trepidation about that one. I like Lily James a lot...
For what it's worth, I liked it a lot, probably as much as Jake disliked it. It seems to be a very divisive movie; it either works for you or it doesn't. It worked for me.
 

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it either works for you or it doesn't.
I agree with this. For this reason, I would personally suggest a rental rather than a blind purchase for anyone who missed it in theaters, because that's a less costly way to determine which side of the fence you fall on (unless of course you end up liking it, in which case you'd spend twice to rent and buy.)
 

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It''s strange that "Shaft" 4K/UHD would be a Best Buy exclusive as it wasn't a box office success, but whatever. I'll buy the 4K stream on iTunes once it discounts down to $9.99. I might do the same with "Yesterday" if iTunes adds Dolby Atmos later on. Anna is another such candidate.
 

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Thanks, Mike. I will pick up The Letter during a future sale, but that's it for me. I am a Chaplin fan, but The Circus isn't a film that I am willing to spend Criterion prices to own.
 

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I watched "The Set-Up" Blu-ray yesterday and it's such a great film. Today, I'll be watching "The Letter" Blu-ray, another great film.
 

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Great classics like The Circus, The Set-Up, and The Letter are must buys for me. Just have been so busy I haven't gotten around to ordering them yet.

Thanks for the Round-Up, Mike!
 

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I intended to cancel a preorder for The Stand...but Amazon shipped it way early. I’m gonna decide if I want to keep it or not. The price point is a bit steep for me.

Otherwise, it looks like Target has a Buy 2 Get 1 deal both online and in store.

Thanks Mike!
 

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I'm reviewing it now. Don't expect it to look Bluray quality. It's 1994 3:2 TV quality with everything that entails. HDDN has screenshots too.

I respect Justin but I totally disagree with his assessment of this as a 4.5 outta 5. This is soft and janky with tons of compression macro blocks.
https://highdefdiscnews.com/2019/09/21/stephen-kings-the-stand-blu-ray-review/#more-29486

Look at the hair and eyes.
Being an early 90s TV movie, I'm not expecting a ton in terms of look and sound. I was kinda expecting the price point to drop, though. But you don't have any control over that. ;)
 
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I enjoyed Yesterday but didn't love it. If you watch it with slightly lowered expectations you might like it OK. The main actor did a good job performing the Beatles songs and Ed Sheeran was excellent.
 

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Two for me this week:
  • Ida Lupino Filmmaker Collection
  • The Major and the Minor
 

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I intended to cancel a preorder for The Stand...but Amazon shipped it way early. I’m gonna decide if I want to keep it or not. The price point is a bit steep for me.

Otherwise, it looks like Target has a Buy 2 Get 1 deal both online and in store.

Thanks Mike!
This latest Target Buy 2 Get 1 Free deal kind of sucks. It appears a lot more titles are restricted this time around.
 

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It''s strange that "Shaft" 4K/UHD would be a Best Buy exclusive as it wasn't a box office success, but whatever. I'll buy the 4K stream on iTunes once it discounts down to $9.99.
I don't know that it's a BB exclusive. It's the only place I could find it listed (out of the three retailers left in the grid). The BB listing didn't denote any exclusivity status and I figured it my be MIA at Amazon because its a WB title.