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Guardians of the Galaxy (SteelBook)(3D Blu-ray)(Blu-ray)(Digital Copy)(Only @ Best Buy) $34.99 *in stock again


#361 Sarang01   My Use Name Is Saber CAGiversary!   5588 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 December 2014 - 07:42 PM

I would like to but $35 is too rich for my blood, even selling the 3D version for $5 to some sucker(it's not real 3D).

 

If it was $30 then I could indulge having spent $5 more then I usually would, at $25.  But while this is a nice steelbook I don't spend over $20 for single feature film Blu-ray's unless it's Criterion.

 

I'll wait to see if they end up decreasing it by $5.  If it sells out before then so be it.



#362 starmask2k3   CAG MASTER'S Closed Account   13745 Posts   Joined 16.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 26 December 2014 - 10:05 PM

So you're lose out for 5$ more dollars Wow that's dumb



#363 Sarang01   My Use Name Is Saber CAGiversary!   5588 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  

Posted 26 December 2014 - 10:10 PM

I have a certain sense of stubborness about certain things.  I almost always refuse to pay over $10 for a standard single music cd.  If it was an SACD, DVD-Audio, etc. then that would be an exception.

 

$35 for me is overcharging for this aesthetic value.  I did crack on the "Ben-Hur" CE but that was so crazy with all the nice extras at $40.

 

Criterion has a certain standard of busting their asses, trying to find the best master of a film and then they do a very good job of a restoration most of the time.  That is why I'm more than willing to shell out more for them.



#364 Nightcrawler13   Go Stros! CAGiversary!   577 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 December 2014 - 03:40 PM

Wow this is still available? I recall saying that there was plenty before it released and people doubted me. Not that I have a magic ball, or affiliated with Best Buy in any way....

#365 strait edge follower   Cult of personality CAGiversary!   12301 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 27 December 2014 - 04:08 PM

Considering that these won't be re printed I think 35$ is a solid price for it

#366 MSUHitman   former Checkmate Arcade Co-Host CAGiversary!   14755 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 03:30 AM

Was just getting ready to brave EBay resellers until I saw this. Considering $35 is the starting bid for most of the EBay auctions I have no problem paying that direct from BB.

 

Glad they actually ordered enough inventory of this one for 2 restocks unlike Thor 2, which I still don't have, and Captain America 2.



#367 J Rokk   - The IT Factor - CAGiversary!   1191 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 07:36 AM

I waited this whole time, now I'm unsure if I even want the steel or not.

I don't have any need for the 3D disc. As much as I like the steelbook 35 plus tax is slightly more then I want to pay retail wise. Thought about just finding a 18 to 20 dollar copy with the DVD.

Really glad I didn't freak out too much when the hoarders went on their frenzy.

#368 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10181 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 08:08 AM

I have a certain sense of stubborness about certain things.  I almost always refuse to pay over $10 for a standard single music cd.  If it was an SACD, DVD-Audio, etc. then that would be an exception.

 

$35 for me is overcharging for this aesthetic value.  I did crack on the "Ben-Hur" CE but that was so crazy with all the nice extras at $40.

 

Criterion has a certain standard of busting their asses, trying to find the best master of a film and then they do a very good job of a restoration most of the time.  That is why I'm more than willing to shell out more for them.

Just like I refuse to go to AMPM because they charge a fee to use debit!!!

 

lol.. I think I got Ben-Hur for $5-$10 3-4 years ago at BBY.

 

edit: I googled it and it was $10.99.



#369 Navex   The Media Jerk CAGiversary!   1185 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 02:39 PM

Still, 5 dollars is kinda ridiculous to say pass on. This is something that's likely only getting one run with shitty prices all around so it's kind of dumb to back out now for a lousy 5 bucks.



#370 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   10181 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 06:20 PM

Still, 5 dollars is kinda ridiculous to say pass on. This is something that's likely only getting one run with shitty prices all around so it's kind of dumb to back out now for a lousy 5 bucks.

I'm not going to roast the guy for $5, if I left it up to my wife I wouldn't have any movies. We all have to draw the line somewhere, I've done it too but I'm far from a hardcore steelbook collector.



#371 Sarang01   My Use Name Is Saber CAGiversary!   5588 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  

Posted 28 December 2014 - 08:20 PM

Still, 5 dollars is kinda ridiculous to say pass on. This is something that's likely only getting one run with shitty prices all around so it's kind of dumb to back out now for a lousy 5 bucks.

It would nag at me Navex, more than not buying it.  Besides Criterion, the only chance you see me paying that much for a domestic movie would be if it's truly a small print local movie or if the place pressing the movie follows my politics on certain issues regarding pay and their employee's buying habits.



#372 jiggyteddy   Frugal As Can Be CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 12:34 AM

I have a winter soldier or Thor 2 SB to trade for one of these if anyone is interested. Sealed and unopened.

Anyone in NYC want to trade if you have a new sealed copy?

#373 starmask2k3   CAG MASTER'S Closed Account   13745 Posts   Joined 16.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 12:46 AM

I have a winter soldier or Thor 2 SB to trade for one of these if anyone is interested. Sealed and unopened.

Anyone in NYC want to trade if you have a new sealed copy?

What ???



#374 romeogbs19   Henshin A Go-Go Baby! CAGiversary!   2808 Posts   Joined 16.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 11:01 AM

It would nag at me Navex, more than not buying it.  Besides Criterion, the only chance you see me paying that much for a domestic movie would be if it's truly a small print local movie or if the place pressing the movie follows my politics on certain issues regarding pay and their employee's buying habits.

I'm with you on this one.  it was a good movie but now I feel it's overpriced. In earnest, I generally refuse to pay much for my blus.  I'm more of a game collector and see them as more valuable.  movies are fun to have as a hobby but anyone buying this stuff thinking it's actually going to be worth something more in the future (and I don't mean just momentary demand spikes related to the release) is kidding themselves.



#375 Sarang01   My Use Name Is Saber CAGiversary!   5588 Posts   Joined 16.1 Years Ago  

Posted 29 December 2014 - 04:35 PM

Romeo there is one exception at the current time, the Twilight Time releases.  They're limited pressings and some go for a mint now, especially since they did a remaster of "Fright Night" especially since Sony was so stupid as to undervalue that classic movie.



#376 jiggyteddy   Frugal As Can Be CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 29 December 2014 - 06:11 PM

What ???

I'm confused...

#377 karkyco   $$$ CAGiversary!   6837 Posts   Joined 13.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 December 2014 - 07:10 PM

I have a winter soldier or Thor 2 SB to trade for one of these if anyone is interested. Sealed and unopened.

Anyone in NYC want to trade if you have a new sealed copy?

PM sent...I'm in LA but I have an extra copy available for trade...



#378 romeogbs19   Henshin A Go-Go Baby! CAGiversary!   2808 Posts   Joined 16.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 04:57 AM

Romeo there is one exception at the current time, the Twilight Time releases.  They're limited pressings and some go for a mint now, especially since they did a remaster of "Fright Night" especially since Sony was so stupid as to undervalue that classic movie.

Okay, well there are always a few exceptions, but Ike you said, it's the exception, and not the rule when it comes to films.  Fact is as technology advances and steaming becomes the norm, I don't see how most if not every movie doesn't become readily available.  sure, games may be headed n the same direction, but unlike films, they require significant investment to make them play right on other console/systems and gaming companies are reluctant to invest that money to transfer lesser known games.  that same hurdle is just not there for films. 



#379 J Rokk   - The IT Factor - CAGiversary!   1191 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 30 December 2014 - 08:00 AM

It's not the 5 dollar price difference that gets me. It's the fact that if, yes I had been keen or swift enough, I could have gotten it for 20.

25 would have been ok as a retail price for me as well, but after it hit 30 I was having second thoughts. So that's why 35 is really off putting to me.

This is nitpicking but this is also CAG, so yeah.

#380 LiquidSnape  

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 01:59 PM

I waited this whole time, now I'm unsure if I even want the steel or not.

I don't have any need for the 3D disc. As much as I like the steelbook 35 plus tax is slightly more then I want to pay retail wise. Thought about just finding a 18 to 20 dollar copy with the DVD.

Really glad I didn't freak out too much when the hoarders went on their frenzy.

I don't own a 3D Television but considering the Marvel movies only include a digital copy in the 3D version it makes the 5 dollars more I usually pay (I got this one for 20) worth it to legally own the movie for Itunes and now Vudu with Disney Anywhere



#381 anthfett06   Metroid CAGiversary!   391 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 31 December 2014 - 04:55 PM

Finally bit the bullet on this. I missed out on release day, and don't want to spend the eBay prices. Passed on the first restock as well, but decided to get it just because I have been wanting to watch the movie again and might as well get it.

#382 J Rokk   - The IT Factor - CAGiversary!   1191 Posts   Joined 8.7 Years Ago  

Posted 01 January 2015 - 08:21 AM

I don't own a 3D Television but considering the Marvel movies only include a digital copy in the 3D version it makes the 5 dollars more I usually pay (I got this one for 20) worth it to legally own the movie for Itunes and now Vudu with Disney Anywhere

Good point.

I don't usually dig the digital content, still have some codes around here that I have not used, but you make valid points.

What are the other Marvel steelbooks selling for on eBay? It's been quite a while since I even bought a steelbook actually.

Around the time that the Dues Ex steelbook was really hot was the last I had dropped some serious cash on one. That and the MGS limited edition steely.