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Old 03-30-12, 08:47 AM
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Frozen Planet and The Fast & The Furious 1-5 are under $30 shipped to the US.

The Frozen Planet set must have recently come down in price and now beats the US release by $10.

Went ahead and ordered both with estimated delivery date of 10-14 April
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Jean-Michel Cousteau's Film Trilogy (Dolphins & Whales/Sharks/Ocean Wonderland Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray)

15.99 pounds

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jean-Michel-...A3P5ROKL5A1OLE
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Originally Posted by DVDMagic View Post
The Frozen Planet set must have recently come down in price and now beats the US release by $10.
Is this 1080i/50?
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Originally Posted by Superdaddy View Post
Is this 1080i/50?
Frozen Planet? Yes it is.
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Frozen Planet? Yes it is.
Yes, I was asking about Frozen Planet. Thanks very much!
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Originally Posted by Isny View Post
Cleopatra is back down to 7.xx pounds...For those wondering, Cleopatra IS region free.
Oddly, Amazon UK lists "Cleopatra" as "all region" in the product details, but says this in the product description, "Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play."
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Originally Posted by Lije Baley View Post
Oddly, Amazon UK lists "Cleopatra" as "all region" in the product details, but says this in the product description, "Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play."
Actually, "Cleopatra" is now under seven pounds, -probably about a dollar or so less in US funds. I've got a copy and all of it plays just fine on my Sony player.
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Originally Posted by Lije Baley View Post
Oddly, Amazon UK lists "Cleopatra" as "all region" in the product details, but says this in the product description, "Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play."
The UK BD of Cleopatra plays fine in all American Blu-ray players.
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Excellent! I'll replace my DVD set immediately.

I've loved this movie since I saw it as a teenager during its roadshow release back when.
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Is this version of the Alien Anthology set definitely region B locked? http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006MGB31...411_pe_epc_dt1
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Originally Posted by hariseldon View Post
100% region free and compatible with all US players
Thanks. I know the 6 disc one was confirmed but I wasn't sure about the 4 disc set which claims to be region B locked.
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After all the recent discussions of how long it takes to receive things from the UK I was rather surprised, -I ordered the "Jurassic Park" box set (about $25 and change in US funds at the time) on March 30th and received it Saturday April 7th in good condition...
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Originally Posted by hariseldon View Post
Same exact discs if I'm not mistaken. Different packaging and without the 2 bonus discs
Thanks for your help. I've been on the fence about upgrading them, even with the great price on the 6 disc set but getting the movies in HD for under $20us shipped was a no brainer.
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Sad to see that the price of the 8-disc Stanley Kubrick boxset recently went up 10 (from 25 to 35)! I'd been hoping to pick this up as I already have everything but "Barry Lyndon" and "Lolita", and I really want to check out the shorter cut of "The Shining".

Curses.
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IMO, Lolita is the best of the bunch.
Old 06-15-12, 11:58 AM
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6 Avenger Movies - $50

Marvel's The Avengers 6 Disc Blu-ray Region Free
Includes: Marvel Avengers Assemble, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 1, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Marvels-The-.../dp/B0089TNZ2E
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New Spider-Man Blu-rays - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...pf_rd_i=468294

10 pounds = $15.66 USD
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I suppose this isn't so bad if you don't mind the missing extras from the other releases.
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
I suppose this isn't so bad if you don't mind the missing extras from the other releases.
This is the new UK set, identical to the new American releases with extras for both of the first two movies. Sony did drop the extras disc from the third one for whatever reason.
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Originally Posted by AdamComic2 View Post
New Spider-Man Blu-rays - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...pf_rd_i=468294

10 pounds = $15.66 USD
All three new blu ray's are going to be $10 each at best buy next week and all three come with tickets to see the amazing spiderman in july.
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Originally Posted by AdamComic2 View Post
New Spider-Man Blu-rays - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...pf_rd_i=468294

10 pounds = $15.66 USD
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All three new blu ray's are going to be $10 each at best buy next week and all three come with tickets to see the amazing spiderman in july.
I went with the UK trilogy, the box art is a lot nicer than photoshop-rrific three single releases. That and I'm not likely to go see the new spiderman, I'm just not sold on it...so I'll probably wait until it hits disc. Also grabbed Red Sonja on Blu-Ray since it is not available over here.
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Is the UK spiderman playable on US Blu Ray players?
Old 06-21-12, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Thunderball View Post
Is the UK spiderman playable on US Blu Ray players?
Yep, A,B,C regions

Edit: My Spiderman Trilogy and Red Sonja dispatched on Royal Mail yesterday...wooot!

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Old 06-30-12, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Kedrix View Post
Yep, A,B,C regions

Edit: My Spiderman Trilogy and Red Sonja dispatched on Royal Mail yesterday...wooot!
And came today and look great. Red Sonja does indeed play here and wow...for anybody who actually liked the movie, they did a GOOD Job on restoration. And the cover for the Spiderman trilogy is better than expected and they use the new covers for the three full cases in the box.

Question though, these blu-ray cases (not that I mind just curious should I ever need a replacement) are reasonably thicker than US counterparts...does anybody know the size of these cases? They are kinda sized like Criterion cases, just with the usual blue tinge.
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Originally Posted by Kedrix View Post
And came today and look great. Red Sonja does indeed play here and wow...for anybody who actually liked the movie, they did a GOOD Job on restoration. And the cover for the Spiderman trilogy is better than expected and they use the new covers for the three full cases in the box.

Question though, these blu-ray cases (not that I mind just curious should I ever need a replacement) are reasonably thicker than US counterparts...does anybody know the size of these cases? They are kinda sized like Criterion cases, just with the usual blue tinge.
They are identical to PS3 game cases.

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