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#2761 xhonzi   Collector CAGiversary!   433 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2014 - 09:28 PM

 

 

So is Jack the Giant Slayer a blind buy for 18 bucks? It never looked great but the reviews seem pretty solid.

 

 

To be honest I bought it when it was released, watched it that weekend and never touched it again other to let a few people borrow it.  That being said, I thought it was ok, just don't expect the greatest story or acting.

I'll agree with that.  It was a fun one time watch.  I enjoyed it, but will likely never watch it again.  3D was decent.



#2762 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   49872 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 05 May 2014 - 10:58 PM

Thanks for the post, bought one.

Same here.  Best price for it by a wide margin.



#2763 KyleN   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   634 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 May 2014 - 02:52 PM

Looks like 5/11-5/17 Best Buy will have the following for  $19.99:

  • I, Frankenstein 3D
  • Hobbit 2 3D
  • Gravity 3D


#2764 pablo escobar   Go Dodgers! CAGiversary!   753 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 07:16 PM

 

Looks like 5/11-5/17 Best Buy will have the following for  $19.99:

  • I, Frankenstein 3D
  • Hobbit 2 3D
  • Gravity 3D

 

nice!  I'll be picking up the first two



#2765 KyleN   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   634 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 May 2014 - 10:48 PM

BestBuy.com has the Upside Down 2-disc combo for $7.99



#2766 anderson4145   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   706 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 11:35 PM

BestBuy.com has the Upside Down 2-disc combo for $7.99

Already posted in this thread.



#2767 psunami   0118999881999119725.....3 CAGiversary!   3557 Posts   Joined 14.9 Years Ago  

Posted 08 May 2014 - 01:31 PM

 

Looks like 5/11-5/17 Best Buy will have the following for  $19.99:

  • I, Frankenstein 3D
  • Hobbit 2 3D
  • Gravity 3D

 

I, Frankenstein and Gravity are currently $19.99 on the site, so no need to wait until next week if you want them now.



#2768 doubledown   Funky Daddy CAGiversary!   11758 Posts   Joined 14.6 Years Ago  

Posted 08 May 2014 - 01:52 PM

I keep passing on all these deals until the PS4 or XBOX ONE gets updated :wall:



#2769 DurbanBrown   to the MOON CAGiversary!   1635 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 03:29 PM

gravity 3D is 19.99 now at best buy. still havent seen it. is it worth it?



#2770 barlush23   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   222 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Posted 08 May 2014 - 04:19 PM

gravity 3D is 19.99 now at best buy. still havent seen it. is it worth it?


Absolutely. Gravity is one of the rare movies that must be watched in 3D IMO.

#2771 pablo escobar   Go Dodgers! CAGiversary!   753 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 May 2014 - 05:23 AM

Fry's is having an anniversary sale on Friday.

 

a lot of 9.99 and 14.99 3d movies in the ad, most are eligible for Best buy price match for those not close to a Fry's

 

http://www.frys.com/ads/page22#AdNavi



#2772 anderson4145   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   706 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 May 2014 - 10:50 AM

Fry's is having an anniversary sale on Friday.

 

a lot of 9.99 and 14.99 3d movies in the ad, most are eligible for Best buy price match for those not close to a Fry's

 

http://www.frys.com/ads/page22#AdNavi

Thanks, unfortunately I own all the 3d ones I'd want but there are some other really good deals like the Indiana Jones collection for $19.99.



#2773 xhonzi   Collector CAGiversary!   433 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 09 May 2014 - 03:40 PM

gravity 3D is 19.99 now at best buy. still havent seen it. is it worth it?

 

 

Absolutely. Gravity is one of the rare movies that must be watched in 3D IMO.

I'm lucky enough to have a Redbox style rental kiosk that rents 3D BD near me (5280flix for those in the Denver area).  So we rented Gravity 3D and quite enjoyed it... but I can't see myself watching it ever again.  Maybe other people will be able to watch it repeatedly, but it seems to me like a once-and-done.



#2774 Fatbot3   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3478 Posts   Joined 12.9 Years Ago  

Posted 09 May 2014 - 06:58 PM

I'm lucky enough to have a Redbox style rental kiosk that rents 3D BD near me (5280flix for those in the Denver area).  So we rented Gravity 3D and quite enjoyed it... but I can't see myself watching it ever again.  Maybe other people will be able to watch it repeatedly, but it seems to me like a once-and-done.

My wife hated it, which is funny because she's not really into science fiction but was surprised how basic the story was. It's absolutely reference if you are a big 3D fan plus want to see how it was made as it was a very complex film technically. I think its cool for 20 but if you don't like sci-fi or minimalist stories it's certainly not worth more than a rental.



#2775 Havokscry   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   356 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 10 May 2014 - 09:02 PM

Walmart has both I, Robot and Predator 3D for $9.96 apiece and both come with $8 movie money to see X-Men.

#2776 sp00ge   Hey guys, I'm a turd! CAGiversary!   11840 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 10 May 2014 - 10:02 PM

Walmart has both I, Robot and Predator 3D for $9.96 apiece and both come with $8 movie money to see X-Men.

I wonder if this is YMMV...  I guess I'm gonna head over in a bit to see.



#2777 Havokscry   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   356 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 10 May 2014 - 10:29 PM

I wonder if this is YMMV... I guess I'm gonna head over in a bit to see.


The store I went to had them on an end cap that included movies with all sorts of different movie cash. I believe it was the theme to the end cap. Only downside was that there were no slips.

#2778 sp00ge   Hey guys, I'm a turd! CAGiversary!   11840 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 May 2014 - 12:32 AM

Definitely ymmv. The Xmen endcap only had regular Bds of the original xmen movies, Prometheus and a few others, all with movie money. The 3D versions of the ones you mentioned had no movie money and rang up 15.

Pity...

#2779 EDiTOR9   Huh? CAGiversary!   1954 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 11 May 2014 - 02:13 PM

Predator 3D is on sale @ BBY for $9.99; only available for shipping though. And comes with movie money.

#2780 DemonsMaster   Jrpg Addicts Anonymous CAGiversary!   1663 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 09:54 AM

Predator 3D is on sale @ BBY for $9.99; only available for shipping though. And comes with movie money.


Got my copy in store just check the section/display with all the x-men movie money titles.

#2781 anderson4145   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   706 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 May 2014 - 11:27 AM

Gamer 3d is $7.9 @Amazon 

http://www.amazon.co...m=ATVPDKIKX0DER



#2782 Saphoon   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1873 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 12 May 2014 - 09:52 PM

Definitely ymmv. The Xmen endcap only had regular Bds of the original xmen movies, Prometheus and a few others, all with movie money. The 3D versions of the ones you mentioned had no movie money and rang up 15.

Pity...

 

 

Predator 3D is on sale @ BBY for $9.99; only available for shipping though. And comes with movie money.

I found Predator 3D on sale, but they had almost a full rack, and none had movie money (nor did any other films, including the X-Men). I suppose it would be worth trying the other BB to see if they have the ones with money.



#2783 prayformojo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   756 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 14 May 2014 - 02:54 PM

Is this dead at Walmart, online price is showing higher than $9.96. Not sure if it is worth the trip to the store.



#2784 psunami   0118999881999119725.....3 CAGiversary!   3557 Posts   Joined 14.9 Years Ago  

Posted 14 May 2014 - 04:53 PM

Dredd is down to $9.99 at Best Buy again.  

 

Easily worth that price.



#2785 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   49872 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 14 May 2014 - 05:34 PM

My $7.99 Best Buy backordered copy of Upside Down World just shipped out from the order I placed a couple of weeks ago.



#2786 EDiTOR9   Huh? CAGiversary!   1954 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 15 May 2014 - 01:38 AM

Grabbed a Predator 3D, noticed that there was only one with movie money in an endcap. There were quite a few more with the 3D blus with a slipcover but no movie money, so naturally I grabbed a slip and put it on tne one with movie money 8-).

#2787 airblade   MexiCAG CAGiversary!   688 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 15 May 2014 - 12:13 PM

Predator 3D any good? Hows the transfer compared to the previous BR release?

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 02:00 PM

Predator 3D any good? Hows the transfer compared to the previous BR release?

I asked about it in the movie money thread so check there, but know that they did use the Ultimate Hunter's edition to make this version.

 

Still, it's $10, and if you wanted to see the new X-Men movie anyways, it's a no-brainer with the $8 in movie money.  Assuming you can find a version with the movie money....  and a theater that will accept it.....



#2789 pablo escobar   Go Dodgers! CAGiversary!   753 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 02:25 PM

The 3d started off pretty good, especially when the entire team was still together and walking through the jungle, it got less and less as the movie went along.  I think they ran out of budget or something because towards the end the 3d was almost non existent.

 

still, if you're going to watch xmen anyway it's a good purchase



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Posted 15 May 2014 - 02:36 PM

The 3d started off pretty good, especially when the entire team was still together and walking through the jungle, it got less and less as the movie went along.  I think they ran out of budget or something because towards the end the 3d was almost non existent.

 

still, if you're going to watch xmen anyway it's a good purchase

Fox has been using JVC to make these 3D movies, and the process is largely automated, so "running out of budget at the end" makes no sense whatsoever.  It's been awhile since I've seen the movie, but didn't it take place over a day or two, with the final confrontation between Schwarzenegger and Predator taking place at night?  Night scenes are harder to get in 3D (aren't they?).  Plus Predator is a pretty old movie to begin with, which I'd imagine would make things even more difficult

 

While we are on the topic, I saw one of your typical "3D is dead 4K is the future" 3D bashfests article yesterday.  Because, you know, people can't afford 3D TV's and despise wearing glasses indoors, but everyone can afford a house large enough to house the massive TV's needed to even notice the change between 1080 and 4K, and because obviously these 4K TV's won't support 3D "just because......"

 

Anyways, the article said that said Fox was no longer producing anymore of these 3D conversions.  The writer was extremely biased and I can't find any other source to back up what he said, does anyone know if this is true?  I was never interested in Jumper and I still haven't seen Predator yet, but I really liked the 3D conversion of I Robot, and while I typically don't go in for these re-releases, for how cheap these have been I'd hate to see them stop now.

 

So yeah, does anybody know anything about this or have a link they'd mind sharing?  I can't find anything either way.  I know they cancelled Independence Day 3D but I don't think they were using JVC to do that to begin with.