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Old 04-07-09, 08:03 PM
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New Warner titles, promotion

Just got an e-mail from Warner Brothers. For the next year or so they are running a promotion where you buy five Blu-rays and get one free. The following count as the "buy fives," and some of these haven't been announced. You go online and enter codes from inserts in each disc.

Anyone see a pattern in the way these are listed? If I had to guess, "Yes Man" starts right now," with "Gran Torino" in June, so it seems like the others will see release in October, with "Harry Potter" on coming this Christmas.

Yes Man
He's Just Not That Into You
Inkheart
Gran Torino
Mr. Troop Mom
Friday the 13th
The Cell 2
17 Again
Observe & Report
Watchmen
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
My Sister's Keeper
Hangover
The Orphan
Trick r Treat
Preacher's Kid
Shorts
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Four Christmases
Terminator Salvation
Jonah Hex
Whiteout
Final Destination 4
The Informant
Ninja Assassin
300 UCE
Wizard of Oz UCE
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Gone with the Wind
Green Lantern
Superman Batman Public Enemies
Scooby-Doo The Beginning
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Horton Hears a Who
Charlie Brown Christmas
Lord of the Rings (Animated)
Star Wars: Clone Wars S1

You can reedeem for these:
The Dark Knight
Superman Returns
Bullitt
Happy Feet
Blood Diamond
I Am Legend
We Are Marshall
2001: A Space Odyssey
Clockwork Orange
Eyes Wide Shut
The Aviator
Ocean's Thirteen
Rush Hour 3
Pan's Labyrinth
Twister
Dirty Harry
The Perfect Storm
Pale Rider
LA Confidential
Sex and the City - The Movie
Interview with the Vampire
Get Smart
Bam Margera Presents- Where #$&% is Santa?
Troy
Batman Gotham Knight

Check out http://warnerbros.eprize.net/goblu/index.tbapp for more details.
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Old 04-07-09, 08:12 PM
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Re: New Warner titles, promotion

That is a strange list considering many of those titles will not be out for months. And what's up with Horton Hears A Who? That is a 20th Century Fox release. Is there another movie coming out about that story? I received Yes Man today from CH and it had the information about this. If I can pick these titles up from CH with a B1G1F and still qualify for these freebies then it is a no brainer at least for a free title or two.
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Old 04-07-09, 08:15 PM
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Horton Hears A Who is likely the animated Dr. Seuss version from the 70s.

Same deal with The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, as the Jim Carrey version was done by Universal.
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Old 04-07-09, 08:35 PM
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Buy 5...get 1 free?

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Old 04-07-09, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
Buy 5...get 1 free?

At least this is an online-code thing rather than cutting up the cases like in the DVD days.


I figure I'm already picking up 4-5 of these anyway, so I might as well get a free title by the end of the year.
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Buy 5...get 1 free?

It's better than nothing at all. The way I figure I'll buy at least 5 (most likely more) between now and next April so it seems like a decent deal to me.
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Old 04-07-09, 08:57 PM
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Why not join Columbia House, then. And then use your 5 purchases towards your fulfillments. You'd be netting much more Blu-ray movies this way.

And take advantage of their B1G1 Blu-ray sales, including free shipping. They will more than likely have another B1G1 sale within the next month.

WB will have their prices so high (I've bought from them before even with a coupon), the 5 titles you guys buy will be over $100 and then some.

Just trying to let you know (or others than come across this thread) there are alternatives to saving $$$.
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
Why not join Columbia House, then. And then use your 5 purchases towards your fulfillments. You'd be netting much more Blu-ray movies this way.

And take advantage of their B1G1 Blu-ray sales, including free shipping. They will more than likely have another B1G1 sale within the next month.

WB will have their prices so high (I've bought from them before even with a coupon), the 5 titles you guys buy will be over $100 and then some.

Just trying to let you know (or others than come across this thread) there are alternatives to saving $$$.
Apparently you aren't realizing that these titles need not be purchased from WB in order to get in on this.
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Old 04-08-09, 12:03 AM
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Ahhh. But this says "any retail location". Do they mean B&M only or online as well. Are we getting some sort of code from places like Walmart and Best Buy or are we entering in info to be found in specially marked Blu-ray discs which are sold everywhere.

Only one free title is available per address per name. I mean really. I'm not sure this is worth the hassle for one free Blu-ray disc.

And this is probably somewhat rare, but I have most of the free titles already on HD DVD. But hopefully WB will update their available titles.

Anyway, we'll see what happens. WB is infamous for screwing things up.
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Why is everyone laughing and freaking out? Its the same old promotion DVD has had for years, and HD and Blu has when they came out
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Originally Posted by stingermck View Post
Why is everyone laughing and freaking out? Its the same old promotion DVD has had for years, and HD and Blu has when they came out
Definitely better than nothing. Also these titles are far better than what's usually offered up for free.
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Don't you have to enroll in CH using DVDs initially?
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Originally Posted by SoSpacey View Post
Don't you have to enroll in CH using DVDs initially?
Are we reading the same thread?
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They made a sequel to The Cell??
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Cell 2: Electric Boogaloo
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Are we reading the same thread?
DVD Polizei mentioned buying Blus from Columbia House as a way to save money. I am asking if you have to enroll with DVDs, and then buy Blus. I thought that was the case which means no CH for me as I have no interest in ever buying a DVD again unles it is something I KNOW won't be on Blu-ray. Liek the new Jim Norton HBO special.

If I need to enroll with DVDs, what is the point?
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Originally Posted by SoSpacey View Post
DVD Polizei mentioned buying Blus from Columbia House as a way to save money. I am asking if you have to enroll with DVDs, and then buy Blus. I thought that was the case which means no CH for me as I have no interest in ever buying a DVD again unles it is something I KNOW won't be on Blu-ray. Liek the new Jim Norton HBO special.

If I need to enroll with DVDs, what is the point?
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Sorry, missed that.

You really blu only? Even if blu-ray was cheaper, I can't imagine doing that. The selection is just way too centered on Hollywood stuff and mainly recent titles at that. I like CH for getting the classic and foreign titles in SD, and then the Hollywood eye candy in BD.
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Even though the reward selection isn't great, I know I'll be buying at least 5 of the eligible titles anyway, so I signed up.
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Charlie Brown Christmas? I wonder what's going to be on this release that won't be available elsewhere, necessitating people owning 4 copies* of the 20 minute special.

*Original release, Deluxe Edition, Peanuts 1960's set, BD
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Kinda sucks that the entire Lord of the Rings only counts as one title. And with a few exceptions, the free titles are mostly "bargain" titles. Meh.
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Trick r Treat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fuck to the Yes!
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Originally Posted by SoSpacey View Post
Don't you have to enroll in CH using DVDs initially?
No. You can use the code BLW, but you must call and give the code to a CSR, along with your choices. IIRC, it's 3 Blus for around $20 + 3 more to buy during next 3 years. Good deal if you wait for a Blu BOGO w/free ship.
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This is better than the other studios' "buy 5, then buy another one after that" promotion.
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Old 04-08-09, 04:21 PM
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Iam glad to see that WB is starting back one of my favorite promos from the dvd only days. i got many free dvds through promos like this. to bad the movies listed for free are allready in my collection except for that Bam Magera crap(which will never be in my collection) if superman returns is the Tru HD audio version then i would pick that.

i could always get a title and use it to trade, this is a nice list of titles though for those new to blu
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Old 04-08-09, 05:09 PM
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Wow. Ralph Bakshi's animated Lord of the Rings is coming out. Still one of my favorites.
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