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Golden "Academy Award" covers?

Old 03-31-08, 08:11 PM
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Golden "Academy Award" covers?

I noticed that some of the movies on Amazon.com have these eyesore DVD covers labeled "Academy Award" in a huge golden frame.

E.g. Munich and The Constant Gardener.

Are these the actual replacement of original DVD covers (ugh...) or slipcases?
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Old 04-03-08, 09:51 PM
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I'm pretty sure those are simply slipcovers over the original dvd release. I saw a whole display of these at Wal-Mart not too long ago, and they were all slipcovers with the original dvd in them. I picked up American Beauty Awards Edtion (dts), and I don't think this movie came with a slipcase originally. I've thought about tossing the slipcover, but I haven't made a decision yet. It's mainly, if not only, Dreamworks/Universal titles. They are trying to milk these titles for all they can with Academy Award Nominitions/Winners.

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Old 04-03-08, 09:54 PM
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100% slipcovers. These are the only slipcovers I discard. They are ugly, not really original, and cheaply made.
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Phew, that's good to hear. Now I can order some of these without worrying. Thanks guys.
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