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Old 03-15-11, 10:43 AM
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Amusement $8.49

Clerks (15th Anniversary Edition) $9.99

Dementia 13 Blu-Ray + DVD Combo Pack (1963) (Pre-order) $12.99

Battle of Los Angeles (Pre-order) $16.99

When it Was a Game: The Complete Collection (Pre-order) $19.99

Smallville: The Complete Ninth Season $25.49

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Old 03-15-11, 03:42 PM
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

50 is kind of steep for TB.
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

Preordered When It Was a Game
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

Originally Posted by TerryAlexFan View Post
50 is kind of steep for TB.
Agreed. I don't necessarily think it will be cheaper upon its initial release, but it certainly will drop within a few months. I don't need it right away since I watched it when it aired.
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Old 03-15-11, 04:47 PM
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Be aware that link for Battle of Los Angeles is for the cheapy scyfy movie, not the movie currently in theaters.
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

I would sincerely hope we don't have idiots on here. Let them fuck it up for being fools.
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Old 03-16-11, 11:13 AM
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Casanova (2005) $13.99

Blood $15.99

The Rite (Pre-order) $19.99

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The Tourist (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) (Pre-order) $22.99

Little Fockers (Pre-order) $24.99

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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

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Preordered When It Was a Game

Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
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Old 03-16-11, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by TimeandTide View Post
Good price at $9.99 for The Road. They're matching Best Buy's sale price this week.
ARGGHHH! This is one movie that I could not possibly own - even if it was free. Now don't get me wrong, the movie was well made and well acted. It's just that after watching it once, I was depressed for a month. I've never seen a more dark, and un-feelgood movie in my life - I could not imagine choosing to view it again.
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Old 03-16-11, 12:50 PM
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Be aware that link for Battle of Los Angeles is for the cheapy scyfy movie, not the movie currently in theaters.
That is worth pointing out, thank you. There was some discussion upthread of a studio putting out cheap knockoff movies, with titles similar to other movies, designed to confuse. I can't possibly sort through which ones are legitimate because, as I've said before, I've never heard of the VAST MAJORITY of the titles I post.

Also, there may be other editions of the titles that I list that may be better deals. I am just highlighting new low prices in an easy-to-read format at Amazon in case they might be of interest to someone here. Some are, most are not, but there is no way for me to know which are which.

Since I usually provide links to the titles, it ought to be fairly easy for readers here to check and see if the BD is the one they really want.
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^Not to mention the fact that I got an email from Amazon today specifically pushing Battle of Los Angeles (It was the title mentioned in the subject line). Kind of a sneaky thing for Amazon to pull.
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ARGGHHH! This is one movie that I could not possibly own - even if it was free. Now don't get me wrong, the movie was well made and well acted. It's just that after watching it once, I was depressed for a month. I've never seen a more dark, and un-feelgood movie in my life - I could not imagine choosing to view it again.
some of us aren't so emotionally shaken than others. I wish I got it. I had it in my cart....and I fucking forgot. Fucking loved it when I saw it in theaters.
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ARGGHHH! This is one movie that I could not possibly own - even if it was free. Now don't get me wrong, the movie was well made and well acted. It's just that after watching it once, I was depressed for a month. I've never seen a more dark, and un-feelgood movie in my life - I could not imagine choosing to view it again.
Make sure you don't pick up The Mist next time it's on sale.
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

Originally Posted by masetodd View Post
ARGGHHH! This is one movie that I could not possibly own - even if it was free. Now don't get me wrong, the movie was well made and well acted. It's just that after watching it once, I was depressed for a month. I've never seen a more dark, and un-feelgood movie in my life - I could not imagine choosing to view it again.
I agree. I couldn't even get through it. To make matters worse, in addition to the dark theme was the incessant whispering. I think I watched about 30 - 40 minutes and that was plenty.
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Old 03-16-11, 05:33 PM
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some of us aren't so emotionally shaken than others. I wish I got it. I had it in my cart....and I fucking forgot. Fucking loved it when I saw it in theaters.


Favorite book of all time + faithful (however bleak) adaptation = must-buy at $9.99 on Blu.
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Old 03-16-11, 05:42 PM
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Re: Amazon Discounts and Deals Thread #7 (is it #7? I'll pretend it is)

And we spin off into a non-deal discussion... as usual.
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300 dropped $3.78 to $11.21.

http://www.amazon.com/300-Blu-ray-Gerard-Butler/dp/B000Q6GX5Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1300315547&sr=8-1
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Don't buy that version. Not that there's anything wrong with it (although it has been cheaper many times), but the DigiBook version is much better, with exclusive content and awesome packaging.
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Exclusive content being only the addition of seeing the entire movie with the green screen option, and it being of course a digibook. Not sure that's enough to stay away from the cheap one - unless of course the buyer wants those two additional things.

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Exclusive content being only the addition of seeing the entire movie with the green screen option, and it being of course a digibook. Not sure that's enough to stay awy from the cheap one - unless of course the buyer wants those two additional things.
Not interested in the digibook or the green screen option so bit when it hit $11-ish. Had been $13.99-$14.99 in my cart for a few weeks.
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Old 03-16-11, 08:37 PM
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Looks like Amazon saw your post and hiked the price up. The new price is $11.99

Edit: Now it's $11.20

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50 is kind of steep for TB.
If you can wait, amazon usually has True Blood for $20-something during the holidays.
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Exclusive content being only the addition of seeing the entire movie with the green screen option, and it being of course a digibook. Not sure that's enough to stay away from the cheap one - unless of course the buyer wants those two additional things.
There's more than that. In addition to the extras already listed, 300: The Complete Experience also includes 3 PIP tracks with tons of additional info. And the digibook itself is 40 pages of photos and info.
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There's more than that. In addition to the extras already listed, 300: The Complete Experience also includes 3 PIP tracks with tons of additional info. And the digibook itself is 40 pages of photos and info.
I own them all (DVD (Helmet & Mask sets), Blu-Rays, Poster, Items from the movie). I have to say the set that the best one if you want all kinds of items has to be the one that was being sold at Costco last year for $13. I know its over the top but its kind of like watching a 3D movie at times. Without it being a 3D movie. Seen it 49 times (Yes 49 times).
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I own them all (DVD (Helmet & Mask sets), Blu-Rays, Poster, Items from the movie). I have to say the set that the best one if you want all kinds of items has to be the one that was being sold at Costco last year for $13.
Was it a Costco exclusive? If not, which is the one they sold for $13?
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