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#1 MidnightMetal

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 05:44 AM

Well got the next week's ad in my hand here so I'll post Movies and Music stuff in text now, but give me 'til tomorrow and I'll be sure to post Ad Scans for all my lovely CAG Brethren! And Again any questions feel free to post of PM me I'll be glad to answer!

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Movies

New Releases TUESDAY 9/1/09

State of Play>>>>>$15.99 (:br: $25.99)
Disney Nature Earth>>>>>$16.99 (:br: $24.99)

:br:Gladiator*>>>>>$22.99
:br:Braveheart*>>>>>$22.99

*Save $10 when you buy BOTH Gladiator and Braveheart together on Blu-ray

:br:Monster>>>>>$12.99

Heroes: Season 3*>>>>>$36.99(:br:$49.99)

*Get the Heroes Revealed book on-package with the purchase of Heroes:Season 3 on DVD

Desperate Housewives: Season 5* **>>>>>$37.99

*Best Buy Exclusive: Includes "Wisteria Lane Mystery Club" bonus disc with exclusive content
**Save $15 when you buy Desperate Housewives: Season 5 and ANY previous season

Supernatural: Season 4*>>>>>$35.99(:br:$49.99)

*Exclusive Lenticular Blu-ray and DVD Packaging

Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory: Season 1>>>>>$19.99
Two and a Half Men: Season 6>>>>>$29.99
Rescue Me: Season 5, Vol. 1>>>>>$31.99
Brothers and Sisters: Season 3>>>>>$44.99
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Season 9>>>>>$59.99(:br:$59.99) [no that is not a typo]
Terry Fator Live from Las Vegas>>>>>$9.99
Bring It On Fight to the Finish>>>>>$16.99

DVD/Blu-ray Sales

Save $10 on X-Men Trilogy on Blu-ray or $5 on X-Men Trilogy on DVD. Text "X-Men" to 75555 for redeemable cashier code

True Blood: Season 1>>>>>$34.99(:br:$39.99)

$9.99 DVD's

  • Madagascar Escape 2 Africa
  • The Dark Knight
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Iron Man
  • Hancock
  • Tropic Thunder
Get Caught up with these Previous Seasons for $19.99 each

  • Supernatural: Seasons 1-3
  • Two and a Half Men: Seasons 1-5
  • Rescue Me: Seasons 1-4
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Seasons 1-3
  • Smallville: Seasons 1-7
  • One Tree Hill: Seasons 1-5
Available Only at Best Buy: FREE Limited Edition Collectible SteelBook Case when you Pre-order Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Diamond Edition Blu-ray or DVD Combo Pack by October 5, 2009. (Available October 6, 2009)
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Music

New Releases for MONDAY 8/31/09

Queen + Paul Rogers Live in Ukraine* (2 CD/1 DVD)>>>>>$12.99
Queen + Paul Rogers Live in Ukraine* (DVD)>>>>>$9.99

*Available Only at Best Buy

John Fogerty: The Blue Ridge Rangers Ride (CD/DVD)>>>>>$11.99
John Fogerty: The Blue Ridge Rangers Ride (CD)>>>>>$9.99
Chris Young: The Man I Want to Be>>>>>$7.99
Insane Clown Posse: Bang Pow Boom>>>>>$7.99

$9.99 New Releases

Whitney Houston: I Look to You
Trey Songz: Ready
Beanie Sigel: Broad Street Bully
Cross Canadian Ragweed: Happiness and All the Other Things (Bonus Track and Video)
Chevelle: Sci-Fi Crimes
Drive-By Truckers: Fine Print
The Black Crowes: Before the Frost...Until the Freeze
Dr. Dre: The Chronic Re-Lit & From the Vault
The Used: Artwork (CD/DVD)
Pitbull: Rebelution

Purchase a $25 iTunes card and a $25 Best Buy Giftcard and receive a $10 Best Buy Giftcard

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#2 snipermike

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:01 AM

At my signal, unleash hell. - can't wait for gladiator on blu. I hope they didn't F it up

#3 lawl

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:18 AM

At my signal, unleash hell. - can't wait for gladiator on blu. I hope they didn't F it up

apparently they did

http://forums.highde...18-post180.html

I've spent some more time comparing the TV broadcast vs Blu-Ray screen caps and its not just the DNR and Edge Enhancement that's causing problems, Paramount cranked up the software "Scratch Removal" filter to 11. This filter has mistakingly removed several details from the film. Most notably when the Romans attack in the beginning, the flying arrows have been *erased*. At first I thought maybe this was some overzealous DNR, but the arrows were way too large to be filtered out as high frequency detail. The arrows are clearly present in the HDTV broadcast *and* the DVD. Unfortunately they move so quickly through the shot that they appear to the filtering software as scratches or tears on the film and they've been erased.



#4 Trace17

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:19 AM

Thanks! Gonna hold out this week for The Office on BD the second week of September. Might have to preorder the Snow White SteelBook though.

#5 ticalmc2k2

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:29 AM

:br:Gladiator*>>>>>$22.99
:br:Braveheart*>>>>>$22.99
*Save $10 when you buy BOTH Gladiator and Braveheart together on Blu-ray


GREAT deal!

#6 Celsius

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 08:38 AM

Available Only at Best Buy: FREE Limited Edition Collectible SteelBook Case when you Pre-order Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Diamond Edition Blu-ray or DVD Combo Pack by October 5, 2009. (Available October 6, 2009)

Fuuuuuuck. Already settled on the doll, but I'd love a steelbook case.

And that Gladiator + Braveheart deal is awesome, though I'm only interested in picking up Gladiator.
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#7 AccordTR

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 02:41 PM

Yeah I wonder if it is a steelbook or just one of those metal sleeves that you can put over the regular case. Futureshop in Canada used to do this all the time, if you preordered you got a metal slip case as a bonus.
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#8 Blumpkin

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 03:21 PM

:br:Gladiator*>>>>>$22.99
:br:Braveheart*>>>>>$22.99
*Save $10 when you buy BOTH Gladiator and Braveheart together on Blu-ray

GREAT deal!

You bet. I was wondering who whould have the best deal on those two, looks like Best buy so far.

#9 nflsonic

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 03:32 PM

I've been wanting to watch Gladiator recently, so this deal is pretty sweet with Braveheart.

Although that review of Gladiator was a bit disheartening about the apparent visual flaws.

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#10 scarface983

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 03:32 PM

sounds like good deals, i have some gift cards that i have to use too.

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 03:45 PM

apparently they did

http://forums.highde...18-post180.html



That is damned interesting. Thank you!

#12 rapsodist

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 03:58 PM

I hope nobody gets suckered into buying DisneyNature Earth. It's just a 90-min repackaging of footage from the Planet Earth miniseries. If you pay about $15-20 more for the Planet Earth set, you can get about 10 more hours of material.

#13 Angry Man

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 04:37 PM

Hopefully BBY will have the X-Men Trilogy Blu set for cheaper than $64.99 before the $10 off text message code. Amazon and Walmart.com both show roughly $48.99 on the same set. Even with the $10 off that still does not make Best Buy the "Best Buy" on this set.

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#14 PopcornBandit

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 04:51 PM

I was hoping for a better price on the Supernatural season four blu. Oh well. I hope the lenticular packaging is cool. =)

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 06:05 PM

Hopefully BBY will have the X-Men Trilogy Blu set for cheaper than $64.99 before the $10 off text message code. Amazon and Walmart.com both show roughly $48.99 on the same set. Even with the $10 off that still does not make Best Buy the "Best Buy" on this set.


Can't you just pricematch and then use the code?


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Posted 26 August 2009 - 09:43 PM

WATCH OUT! Texting for the X-Men code attempts to sign you up for a Jamster plan that costs $9.99 a month if you accept!!!!

#17 MidnightMetal

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 02:20 AM

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#18 Angry Man

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 05:41 AM

WATCH OUT! Texting for the X-Men code attempts to sign you up for a Jamster plan that costs $9.99 a month if you accept!!!!


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#19 Scorch

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 06:05 AM

GREAT deal for Gladiator/Braveheart. I'm in.

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:54 AM

Supposedly there are also $10 rebates in both Gladiator and Braveheart Blu's for folks that already own the DVDs. I wasn't planning on buying either, but that makes it very tempting ($8 a piece).

#21 Game_Dude_3

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 04:52 AM

Braveheart + Gladiator = I'm there.

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 04:03 PM

I hope everyone that is saying they're in for Gladiator and Braveheart read lawl's post.

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 06:54 PM

Probably in for Braveheart (seen bits and pieces here and there, enought that I'm interested in seeing the whole thing in HD), but Fuck Gladiator. Paramount screwed the pooch on this one. Why do the idiots at the studios insist on DNRing/EEing the living hell out of anything that moves?

People, if you're interested in Gladiator on Blu-ray, PLEASE, wait for a used copy or something, but don't buy it new, at least not its first week out. Let Braveheart sell well and Gladiator tank, and maybe, MAYBE it will start to register with the studio folks that the digital molestation, which might have had some slight reason to exist back in the early, everyone-was-on-composite-except-S-video-snob-videophile days of DVD, but there's absolutely no point for it nowadays.

I fear for the Blu-ray release of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy....

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 07:49 PM

I hope nobody gets suckered into buying DisneyNature Earth. It's just a 90-min repackaging of footage from the Planet Earth miniseries. If you pay about $15-20 more for the Planet Earth set, you can get about 10 more hours of material.


I was thinking it was stuff from Planet Earth when I saw ads for it when it was coming out to theaters. I just wasn't really sure.

As for Braveheart I wonder how good it is on BD. I was going to pick it up on DVD some time ago but HD and BD came out and thought I would hold out for it to come out on them. Anyone know if it is missing some extras that were on other releases of it? I thought I read on HDD.com that it was going to have new extras on it but at that same time I had also read about Clerks and Chasing Amy coimg out on BD.
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#25 deszaras

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 03:04 PM

I was going to be in for both Gladiator and Braveheart but I'm a bit hesitant with the visual issues brought up.
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#26 ticalmc2k2

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 08:10 AM

The Digital Bits has a good article/review on the quality of both BRs:

http://thedigitalbits.com/#mytwocents

Consider Braveheart 100% bought, but Gladiator I'm really iffy about. Apparently, while the whole "arrows missing in the frame" was overblown, but the haloing effect persists throughout all the original footage of the film and is quite noticeable even to non-enthusiasts.

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 11:26 AM

definitely grabbing Braveheart and Gladiator.
Especially if there are $10 rebate in each case.
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#28 lionheart4life

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 01:47 PM

Damnit I've been waiting for Gladiator to come out on blu, the price is decent enough to get right away, and then they go and botch the conversion! Guess I'll keep waiting, they will inevitably come out with a better transfer.
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Posted 30 August 2009 - 02:16 PM

Its muther fucken Gladiator, of course Im in for one

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#30 deszaras

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 02:47 PM

definitely grabbing Braveheart and Gladiator.
Especially if there are $10 rebate in each case.


That's what will probably get me to brake down and go ahead and get them.
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