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BB Exclusive: Captain America 1st Avenger Blu-ray packaging + Free 1-Month Marvel Sub


#31 themidnighter23   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   816 Posts   Joined 17.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 02:33 PM

hmmm, no tax from amazon or tax and special cover? I'll stick to no tax

#32 MrOlympiaSC   CAGiversary! Validating   548 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:16 PM

Looks like the exclusive will be 22.99 and the 3D version will be 24.99 @ BB next week. They have updated their prices on their site.

Exclusive: http://www.bestbuy.c...erica&lp=3&cp=1

3D: http://www.bestbuy.c...erica&lp=4&cp=1

I think I'll go with the 3D version in this case.

#33 Predator Ranger   Admiral Awesome CAGiversary!   2697 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:44 PM

Looks like the exclusive will be 22.99 and the 3D version will be 24.99 @ BB next week. They have updated their prices on their site.

I think I'll go with the 3D version in this case.


Thanks. Grabbed the non-3D version, and the less good Hulk movie on BR to get free shipping. *Finally* got to use my gift cards, ended up spending $5.05 total.

#34 shrike4242   Not My Job Anymore, Go Bother Someone Else. CAGiversary!   49880 Posts   Joined 17.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:39 PM

Seems to be a middling-to-passable 3D release, on par with Thor:

http://www.blu-ray.c...-Blu-ray/22069/

#35 Jcaugustine   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 06:15 PM

Seems to be a middling-to-passable 3D release, on par with Thor:

http://www.blu-ray.c...-Blu-ray/22069/

^ I think you linked the 2D Review... which actually got an impressive 4.5 / 5 stars!

Captain America leaps onto Blu-ray with a gorgeous 1080p transfer. The image appears rather subdued by design; fine detail is extensive but not always redly evident, and colors are dull throughout. That doesn't make this any less of a looker. Paramount's transfer is extraordinarily stable, crisp, and yields breathtaking clarity and cleanliness.

Detailing is astounding in spots; complex facial textures are evident in both the brightest shots and the lowest-light conditions alike, but the picture's sepia-toned shots do lend a rather pasty look to faces where shadowy corners occasionally struggle with smooth color transition. Nevertheless, textures on military helmets, Captain America's complex suit, concrete and brick fa├žades, and the like are all outstanding. The digital photography occasionally produces minor banding, but the image is otherwise pristine and free of any perceptible digital anomalies. Blacks are sturdy and inky, yielding richly-texrtured dark scenes and never crushing out details. Some viewers may be turned off by the absence of "eye candy" visuals; the color palette in particular appears always drained and favoring a dark gray, black, blue, or sepia-toned structure.

There's no denying that this is another first-rate Blu-ray transfer from Paramount.



#36 MrOlympiaSC   CAGiversary! Validating   548 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 06:24 PM

http://www.blu-ray.c...y/26077/#Review

#37 Jcaugustine   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1028 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 06:29 PM

http://www.blu-ray.c...y/26077/#Review

Yeah stick with the 2D Blu-ray, much better.

2D Video review = 4.5 / 5

3D Video review = 3.5 / 5

#38 MrOlympiaSC   CAGiversary! Validating   548 Posts   Joined 12.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 06:36 PM

It's only a 2.00 difference. I'm definitely going with the 3D version.

#39 mightymek   Welcome to the Gutter CAGiversary!   5369 Posts   Joined 12.3 Years Ago  

Posted 21 October 2011 - 05:47 PM

Hmm, I don't know what to do. I'll be at Best Buy picking up Battlefield 3 on Tuesday, so I could pick up Captain America with the exclusive cover while I am there for $22.99 plus tax. But the non-exclusive cover of the same version is $21.99 on Amazon, with release day delivery and no tax. So I need to figure out if an exclusive cover is worth the extra $2.38 I'd spend on it or not. Also if it goes on sale within 30 days of release date, I can get the balance refunded to me from Best Buy I think, but not Amazon. I try to save money as often as possible, lol.

#40 LoveDragonDon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   703 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 02:33 PM

Really too bad the steelbook at Best Buy doesn't have 3D!

#41 EDiTOR9   Huh? CAGiversary!   1960 Posts   Joined 14.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2011 - 02:40 PM

Really too bad the steelbook at Best Buy doesn't have 3D!


Really too bad Best Buy doesn't have a steelbook to offer said 3D version in!

Edited by Ed_, 25 October 2011 - 05:16 PM.


#42 token2k6   LG FUAD CAGiversary!   4513 Posts   Joined 12.2 Years Ago  

Posted 25 October 2011 - 04:16 PM

Wtf guys I'm in store and don't see any thing like the pic, just standard stuff..am I missing something?

Edit oh I see, just on the back of the slipcover..lame

#43 LoveDragonDon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   703 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 October 2011 - 06:33 PM

Steelbooks is way too overrated. It doesn't have 3D, I am not even interested.

#44 ILikeMe1337   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   56 Posts   Joined 13.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 10:12 PM

Damnit, went to Best Buy, tried to price match BestBuy.com for 3D version, it's back to $27.99, I just ended up buying it, I wanted it too much to wait, like I said even though it was shot in 2D and converted to 3D, to me it was the best 3D movie of 2011.

#45 Predator Ranger   Admiral Awesome CAGiversary!   2697 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 02:48 AM

Looks like Best Buy screwed up -- instead of getting the 2D version with the slipcover, they sent me the 3D version. I have no need for the 3D version, but I don't care enough for the slipcover to exchange it. I guess I'll call it a win?