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Old 05-18-10, 02:03 AM
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(DEAD/MISTAKE) Some INSANE deals from Amazon 3rd party seller. Criterions included

Okay. I actually happened to find this on another forum (ironically, blu-ray.com because there are no BDs available) and I am not too sure how legit it is, but I just got from a third-party seller on Amazon:

Eclipse Series 16 - Alexander Korda's Private Lives (Criterion) $17.64
Stage and Spectacle - Three Films by Jean Renoir (Criterion) $16.38
Letters from Fontainhas: Three Films by Pedro Costa (Criterion) $27.91
Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy (Criterion) $12.07
Billy Wilder DVD Collection $5.57
Golden Age of Television (Criterion) $8.82
Vivre Sa Vie (Criterion) $3.88
David Lean DVD Collection Box Set [9 Discs, Import, All Regions] (Oliver Twist /Great Expectations / Blithe Spirit / This Happy Breed /Brief Encounter /Madeleine /The Sound Barrier /Hobson's Choice) (2010) $14.75

The first three boxsets I listed above are really not THAT great compared to some of the ridiculous prices going on, but good deals nonetheless. They had the Cassavetes boxset for $11.80 but it was gone by the time I got in on this. It is a bit of pain to search because there storefront doesn't seem to have any sort of searching capabilities so your best bet is to go and search for "Criterion" or "Eclipse" or whatever and look for an insanely cheap "New from" price link...

Regarding the seller they have over 100K ratings and 4.5 stars and

From a UK buyer who said the same thing happened on Amazon UK a while back (Andrew of Mubi.com):

"They had same deal on Amazon.co.uk just now. Luckily, most of my fellow Brit Criterion fans have gone to sleep, as it’’s 3.45 in the morning here. All the Criterions both in the UK and the US come from marketplace seller Supermart, who had Criterions for 49p (70 cents) a few months back- I managed to get 40 delicious titles that time around and 20 this. Not sure how Supermart can sell them for such a low price, but who cares?"

Billy Wilder Collection
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...&condition=new

Golden Age of Television [Criterion]
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...&condition=new

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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I already missed a lot of the deals, but I was able to pick up the following:

The Kingdom: Series 1 and 2 - $11.00
Animated Soviet Propaganda - $10.91
Greta Garbo: The Signature Collection - $14.05
The Decalogue - $13.98
Judex - $13.72
Fernando Arrabal Collection V. 2 - $9.27
Claude Chabrol collection - $8.58
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse - $8.19
The Jazz Singer - $6.67
The Red and the White - $6.51
TOTAL: $122.80

If it goes through that will be awesome, if it doesn't, well, I guess I'll have to get over it.

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Old 05-18-10, 02:13 AM
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

Check the discussion on legendary monsters set . Slickdeals also lsted a lot of deals on tv sets which I listed there. I would be surprised to see much of it shipped.
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Old 05-18-10, 02:20 AM
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I'd be surprised to see much of these go through too, but every once in a while we get really lucky. Their good ratings give me a glimmer of hope though....
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I noticed it this afternoon with items that were on my Wish List, so I ordered and am hoping for the best. It could be that someone hijacked their account for some nefarious reason or another, perhaps just as a joke, but a strange selection of titles which serves to reinforce the idea that it might be legit.

I picked up:

WB FILM NOIR CLASSIC COLLECTION 4/$14.12

THE COMPLETE THIN MAN COLLECTION/$14.05

GRETA GARBO SIGNATURE COLLECTION/$14.05

THE JAZZ SINGER (3 Disc Set)/$3.69


And for anyone who didn't bite on the Val Lewton set at Buy.Com the past few days, it is now available from this SuperMart dealer at Amazon Marketplace for cheaper than the Buy.Com deal. Haha, too late for me, my set is on the way.
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Old 05-18-10, 02:57 AM
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I picked up:
12.22 The Hemingway Classics Collection
5.28 The Alice Faye Collection
8.05 The Barbara Stanwyck Collection
8.65 The Judy Garland Signature Collection
14.05 Greta Garbo - The Signature Collection
9.37 James Cagney - The Signature Collection
5.57 The Billy Wilder DVD Collection

Hopefully they all ship
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

Only bit on the Golden Age of Television. Wish their store was more searchable.

EDIT: Also jumped on The Jazz Singer for $6 (with Shipping).

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Old 05-18-10, 03:07 AM
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I went for the Golden Age of Television, Brief Encounter, and Two-Lane Blacktop myself. I tried not to be greedy, hopefully they'll ship. If not, no big deal.

I held back on this one, but, uh, for those that don't have this yet...

Francois Truffaut's Adventures of Antoine Doinel
$4.18
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

Thanks OP! Ordered the Antoine Doinelle set for myself and my sis, and one each on two of the essential art house sets. Also went for the Billy Wilder set, and Il Posto.
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

picked up the antoine doinelle set myself...i highly doubt these will go through. worth a shot.
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Thanks OP for this great deal !

Ordered for total of $50.51 with S/H:

Bad Girls of Film Noir Volume 1 -- $8.76
Bad Girls of Film Noir Volume 2 - $8.76
Golden Age of Television (Criterion) - $8.82
Columbia Pictures Film Noir Volme 1 - $5.58
Jazz Singer 3 Disc - $3.69
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

Put 10 items from them in my cart from the seller Supermart, and when i was about to check out, the price for shipping to Japan was $120! Fuck that.... canceled for me. Wallet stays safe.

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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

Everything I search comes back with no results. Even stuff that people have ordered.
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Yeah, I ordered 1 Criterion from this seller last night. There were a few others I wanted, but after reading the seller's feedback I was a bit worried. There are quite a few negative remarks, so I didn't want to spend a lot of money (only spent $8).
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I'm gonna order a few. If they get canceled it is no big deal
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Wilder
Truffaut
Vivre sa Vie
Rossellini's War Trilogy

~ $37

If these ship I will be floored.
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Old 05-18-10, 07:19 AM
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Ok, walking away from this sale at around $160 shipped:

Steve Coogan Collection - $9.55
Errol Flynn Signature Collection - $12.73
Horror Classics Collection (Warner's Hammer Set) - $8.39
Throne of Blood: The Criterion Collection - $8.62
Barbara Stanwyck: Signature Collection - $3.75
Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Everything - $11.76
Vivre sa vie: The Criterion Collection - $3.88
Rossellini's War Trilogy: The Criterion Collection - $12.07
Columbia Picture Film Noir Classics, Vol. 1 - $5.45
Eclipse Series 7: Post-War Kurosawa - $9.07
Simon Schama's The Power of Art - $5.59
The Office: The Complete Collection - $6.56
Extras: The Complete Series - $3.43
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Complete Collection - $8.65
Francois Truffaut's Adventures of Antoine Doinel - $4.18

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Ordered $110 worth of Criterions and box sets. We'll see what happens.
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Picked up the Charles Burnett collection for just over $6 shipped. I'll be really happy if it goes through.
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Another strange thing I've noticed is that things that were sold out one minute are now reappearing for sale. They couldn't have gotten more stock in already.
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Homicide $7.66
The Billy Wilder DVD Collection $5.47
La Haine $8.21
Vivre sa vie $3.88
Ride With the Devil $3.88
Ingmar Bergman $9.00
Francois Truffaut's Adventures of Antoine Doinel $4.18
Two-Lane Blacktop $7.80
Videodrome $5.42
Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy $12.07
If... $6.51
Beauty and The Beast $4.45
L'Avventura $4.98
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Anyone know if this seller is the same as Supermart.com?
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Re: Some INSANE deals from Amazon third party seller. Criterions included....

I think there is something fishy going on here...I keep add things to my cart and after I do I get a message saying that it is no longer available from the seller.
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Could be someone (ex-employee) has it in for Supermart and hacked their seller's account and lowered all the prices...

...still, worth a shot at those prices!

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Yes...I think they must have caught on that there is a problem. I did get in an order for around 15 titles but I have a feeling it will be cancelled. I mean there is no way possible that they are going to sell me the Adventures of Antoine Doinel Set for $5.

Hey, it was a fun way to spend a few minutes this morning so if it's cancelled, no big deal

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