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My three most recent DVD purchases:

20th Anniversary edition of Blue Velvet (Bought at Barnes and Noble for about $12-15)
Bought both A History of Violence and the special edition of Menace II Society at Wal-Mart for $5.30 each. In the case of Menace I was replacing the worn-out VHS of it I'd had since 1994. You can find some good movies in the Wal-Mart $5.00 bin.

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Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:37 am
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Best Buy had Blu Ray version of Kill Bill parts 1 & 2 on sale for $6.99 each a week or 2 ago. I thought that was a sweet deal.


Tue Nov 15, 2011 5:27 pm
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Earlier this week, I ordered Stingray Sam, More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead, and The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas.


Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:02 am
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Today in the Best Buy Black Friday deals I scored Citizen Kane for ten bucks, Fargo for 7.99, Trainspotting for 4.99 and the last 2 Harry Potter's for ten bucks each all on Blu-Ray. I missed the 3.99 for Inception on Blu-Ray doorbuster.


Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:25 am
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Been a while, but most recent...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly...Blu-Ray/DVD...$10

Coming To America/Trading Places...Blu-Ray Double Pack...$14

Three Amigos...DVD...$6

And then I was given a DVD of one of my favorite movies Swingers. This has to be about the 4th copy of this movie I have owned. It's one of those movies that I freely lend out to people hoping they love it. Inevitably they do and I tell them to keep it. I don't mind at all. Spread the word.


Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:18 pm
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I hate myself, so I went out and bought Drive.


Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:04 am
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ram1312 wrote:
I hate myself, so I went out and bought Drive.


Me too.


Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:08 am
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Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.


Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:13 am
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After Christmas I had some change in my pocket goin' janga-langa-lang...

I drive past a very reliable pawn shop every day. There were a few gaps in my collection, so I picked up Natl Lampoons Christmas Vacation, Robocop, Demolition Man, and Silverado. The pawn shop guarantees them to play perfectly or will exchange or give money back. None were scratched, but Silverado looked like it was corroded internally (?) and had some skipping issues, so I got my 3$ back on that one. Total spent was less than 10$ for all DVD's. Silverado was the first poor playing disk I've ever gotten there. The shop won't take them in for pawn if they have ANY scratches at all, and they have a huge stock with more in unsorted totes in back.
If you've never shopped pawn, be sure to hit one of your house-o-broken-dreams next chance you get.


Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:01 pm
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Picked up Butch Cassidy and Master and Commander both on Blu Ray for about 10 bucks apiece.


Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:33 pm
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Picked up a new copy of Casino for the tidy price of $5. Excellent play, me.


Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:57 am
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Major Aphasia wrote:
Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.


Holy shit...I can understand the hesitance. I just looked it up on Amazon. 200 bucks? Is that right?


Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:47 pm
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ram1312 wrote:
Major Aphasia wrote:
Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.


Holy shit...I can understand the hesitance. I just looked it up on Amazon. 200 bucks? Is that right?


Heavens, no! I ordered it from B&N -- in the store -- for something like $80. It hasn't come in yet and I don't really believe it ever will.


Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:15 am
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Major Aphasia wrote:
Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.

Dude, you can just borrow it from me.


Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:50 am
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Pedro wrote:
Major Aphasia wrote:
Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.

Dude, you can just borrow it from me.


For real(sies)? I'll shoot you my phone number. Maybe as a PM, maybe as a post in this thread so I can experience what it's like to be prank called by Jules Dassin fans.


Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:34 pm
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Major Aphasia wrote:
Pedro wrote:
Major Aphasia wrote:
Although I haven't purchased it yet, I did order The Decalogue. I was told it could be many weeks due to it being deeply backordered and that was the very reason why I placed the order: I need to talk myself out of the purchase.

Dude, you can just borrow it from me.


For real(sies)? I'll shoot you my phone number. Maybe as a PM, maybe as a post in this thread so I can experience what it's like to be prank called by Jules Dassin fans.

For realsies. You might be the first lender that'll actually get through the film. (I've had two suitors that couldn't get through the first two episodes.)


Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:37 am
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Been slowly buying back the movies I had to sell back at the end of 2009. So far I have Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, City of God and Fight Club back in my collections. I've been going to some local Blockbusters that are on the verge of closing down so I've been able to get some really good deals on these movies. I'm trying to systematically restore my collection to its former glory but I wanna wait until my financial situation is more stable to really splurge!


Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:46 am
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I grabbed some used DVDs from the bargain bin at $2.50 each: Rio Bravo, From Russia With Love, The Terminator, and The Aviator.

They had more Bond, but they didn't have Goldfinger or OHMSS, which are really the only other two I'd care to own.

Might watch one tonight!


Wed May 02, 2012 2:04 am
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Finally bought a Blu-ray player. I couldn't resist. The local Technomarkt had a special Toshiba package for €88. I researched the player. Pretty much all the reviews said total bare bones player, no WiFi, no bells & whistles, and awkward remote and OSD, but fantastic picture and sound quality, which is all I care about, really.

The decision maker for the purchase? It came with Kick Ass, Scarface, Inglorious Basterds, Gladiator, Fast and Furious 5 and Robin Hood. Not a bad haul for €88 (about $114).


Wed May 02, 2012 6:02 am
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Alright Reelviews members, I am in need of your help. I came across this wonderful DVD collection on India's favorite online store, and it immediately caught my eye. Having joined the workforce only a few years ago, my DVD collection is relatively non-existent. And I feel that this collection would be a great way to kick-start my DVD collecting habits.

The entire box set costs Rs. 10K (180$ approximately) and I feel that it is the kind of bargain that cannot be found elsewhere. Where I need your help is in telling me whether the actual films in the collection are worth it? I think I already know the answer but I want to hear it from the experts on here. I've seen only two films on the list (12 Angry Men & Seven Samurai). There are a few other films on the list that I've been planning to see but haven't (Battleship Potemkin, 8 1/2 and many others) and there a few films that I've never heard of in my life (The Soft Skin, Crossing The Bridge and a few others).

For those who don't want to click the link for some reason, the following films are available in the collection:

Bicycle Thieves.
The Birth of a Nation.
King Kong.
The Grapes of Wrath.
The General
The Duck Soup
Rome open city
Lady from Shanghai
Laura
Battleship Potemkin
Public Enemy
Key Largo
The Lost Weekend
Mr.Smith Goes to Washington
Gaslight
The Last Emperor
Triumph of the Will
Children of Heaven
12 Angry Men
Brief Encounter
Long Voyage Home
Letter from an Unknown Woman
Monsieur Verdoux
Camille
The Cabinet of Dr.Caligari
Dodsworth
Paths of Glory
Shadow of a Doubt
8 1/2
Time
Metropolis
Seven Samurai
Bob the Gambler
Diary of A Chambermaid
Infernal Affairs
The Human Beast
The Soft Skin
Wild Strawberries
Chunking Express
Crossing the bridge

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