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Re: Criterion Collection Store

#701 Post by FrauBlucher » Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:23 pm

domino harvey wrote:
knives wrote:And of course Dekalog is three cents short for free shipping.
Like most things in life, this can be fixed by adding a Baggu #Baggu2020 #MakeAmericaBagguAgain
Indeed I did. Baggu saves the day as well as the free shipping.

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#702 Post by Jean-Luc Garbo » Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:56 pm

L'avventura poster isn't available at all anymore, sadly.

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#703 Post by domino harvey » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:38 pm

The Exterminating Angel has sold out

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#704 Post by swo17 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:40 pm

How did it figure a way out?

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#705 Post by Roger_Thornhill » Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:07 pm

Just to share what I got today. I only think Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is running low.

BLACK GIRL
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2720BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
SOMETHING WILD
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2716BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
MILDRED PIERCE
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2728BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
ECLIPSE SERIES 17:
NIKKATSU NOIR
Eclipse DVD Collector's Set (ECL075) - Quantity: 1$34.97
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2726BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
FOX AND HIS FRIENDS
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2718BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97

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Re: Criterion Collection Store

#706 Post by movielocke » Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:33 pm

His Girl Friday is the only title I really wanted without waiting until July, but Shipping was going to be $7 to Los Angeles, so I figured to add a couple of items to get the free shipping.

since his girl friday is a $50 msrp, I figured that the most efficient way to hit free shipping (minimum $50) was by adding one of the children's films (Red Balloon for me) with a $15 MSRP and also adding a regular $40 MSRP title.

That gets me a final sale price of $52.41

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#707 Post by Luke M » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:51 pm

Jean-Luc Garbo wrote:L'avventura poster isn't available at all anymore, sadly.
Incredibly disappointed I missed out on it. I had been wanting it for awhile but thought I'd wait for the sale.

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#708 Post by John Shade » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:19 pm

Fanny and Alexander and just about any single blu brings you to...49.94. Is the baggu worth it or is it just fun to say the word baggu (Raggu...gooey gooey glue sticks)?? Is there a $5 bobble-head?

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#709 Post by knives » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:30 pm

It certainly is in California.

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#710 Post by Minkin » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:34 pm

All the Baggu jokes aside, its an alright bag (I got one for free during that one Flash Sale). It folds up on itself for easy carrying and does the job nicely.

I prefer the Criterion Tote bags though- as they're very sturdy and easier for shopping (Rather than re-folding your BAGGU).

Other cheap things you can buy:

Janus / Criterion mug
pack of 5 empty blu-ray cases
House shirt
Jellyfish Eyes poster

@Knives - Did SD not have a bag ban before November? (I think you're in SD if I remember correct). I'm near the county line with LA, so alot of my shopping was already in reusable bag territory.

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#711 Post by knives » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:38 pm

Nope we didn't. San Diego is always a few degrees right on these things.

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#712 Post by Minkin » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:52 pm

knives wrote:Nope we didn't. San Diego is always a few degrees right on these things.
True. Guess its the military bases. Ventura has been going steadily left in the past ten years - but tends to be conservative on all manners of taxes (barely rejecting the tax to fund road improvements for probably the 5th attempt - though the main argument against it was to preserve rural density/open space - its an interesting county).

Best use of having to pay for a bag: A few years ago in LA, I was 10 cents short of a $5 off $50 at Barnes & Noble - so buying a bag somehow worked for that coupon!

So, uhh, in Flash Sale news: I'm happy to report that I was able to buy everything I wanted before it sold out (a first for me). I even snagged two copies of His Girl Friday, so take that fellow latecomers!

What else is everyone buying?

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#713 Post by knives » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:08 pm

Actually the military folk tend to be the more left friendly people in the county. The majority is basically working class Orange County with La Jolla being wholly Nixonian still. If it weren't for Oceanside and the coastal parts south of the eight we'd fit right in with Arizona. It doesn't help that nearly everyone under 30 is moving because the housing crisis is so bad that it is literally illegal (were paying a lot of money to not build houses). With taxes we're almost comically defiant (not helped by SANDAG being a bunch of
incompetent asses). I think the weed tax is the first we've voted for in about a decade.

As to the sale I too am happy getting everything I wanted with The Dekalog basically being free thanks to one of those $50 codes.

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#714 Post by dustybooks » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:53 pm

I picked up some boxed sets I've been eyeing for years, Monterey Pop and Golden Age of Television. I kind of wanted Seven Samurai and the Alexander Korda Eclipse set but I'm trying not to blow all of my tax return in one go, plus I have a huge kevyip as it is...

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#715 Post by HitchcockLang » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:13 am

I started with this:

YI YI
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC1993BD ) - Quantity: 1$19.97
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION
Criterion DVD (CC2391DDVD) - Quantity: 1$24.97
ECLIPSE SERIES 19:
CHANTAL AKERMAN
IN THE SEVENTIES
Eclipse DVD Collector's Set (ECL085 ) - Quantity: 1$22.47
MILDRED PIERCE
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2728BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
HIS GIRL FRIDAY
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2704BD) - Quantity: 1$24.97
THE BEFORE TRILOGY
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2722BD) - Quantity: 1$49.97
CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2663BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2726BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
JELLYFISH EYES
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2559BD) - Quantity: 1$14.97
THE MAGICIAN
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC1941BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97

Which got me to 500 loyalty points so I immediately used my free $50 gift card to get:

LA NOTTE
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2292BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2238BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97
LATE SPRING
Criterion Blu-Ray (CC2135BD) - Quantity: 1$19.97

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Re: Criterion Collection Store

#716 Post by xoconostle » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:18 am

Minkin wrote:What else is everyone buying?
Too impatient to wait and see if there will be a blu wacky "c" upgrade.

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#717 Post by teddyleevin » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:19 pm

It's my birthday on 3/3 so I got myself three films all with three syllable titles:

Punch-Drunk Love
All That Jazz
Dekalog

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#718 Post by Morbii » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:53 pm

I was just going to get a small handful of selections because the b&n sale will be 55% off with member bonus, but then I realized that there's no tax for this sale. And, as an added bonus, the $50 gift certificates... Hell, now I'm wishing I'd taken it even further.

That said, I picked up a large swath of my "high priority" wishlist this time around.

Black Girl
The Killing
Marketa Lazarová
The American Friend
Roma
Identification of a Woman
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
World on a Wire
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
The Complete Jean Vigo
Watership Down
The Before Trilogy
Fox and His Friends
Eclipse Series 31: Three Popular Films by Jean-Pierre Gorin
Eclipse Series 34: Jean Grémillon During the Occupation
Eclipse Series 36: Three Wicked Melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures

And, then, due to additional prior purchases, I got the $50 bonus I didn't know about and got these:
3 Films by Roberto Rossellini Starring Ingrid Bergman
Something Wild (Garfein)

Finally, I couldn't help myself later in the day when I saw "La notte" in the "selling fast" category (which, funny enough, stayed there pretty much until the end) and picked up these too:
The Merchant of Four Seasons
Le amiche
La notte

Been a while since I posted here (>8 years). Glad to see "kevyip" is still a thing.

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#719 Post by jfish226 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:29 pm

Here's what I got this time around:

BLACK GIRL
WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
CAMERAPERSON
HEART OF A DOG
DEKALOG
FOX AND HIS FRIENDS
PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE
THE NEW WORLD

Picked up these three that have been on my list to pick up for a long time... too long.
LE HAVRE
¡ALAMBRISTA!
ANTICHRIST

I grew impatient for a blu-ray release so I went ahead and picked this one up too.
LETTERS FROM FONTAINHAS: THREE FILMS BY PEDRO COSTA

Close to another $50 but I hit my limit =; so come Fall I'll pick-up more! \:D/

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#720 Post by Ribs » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:43 pm

There will never be a BD release of Letters from Fontainhas as two of the films were shot on SD video.

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#721 Post by jfish226 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:55 pm

Ribs wrote:There will never be a BD release of Letters from Fontainhas as two of the films were shot on SD video.
Yeah, I realized that. :-"

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#722 Post by krnash » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:22 pm

Ribs wrote:There will never be a BD release of Letters from Fontainhas as two of the films were shot on SD video.
That didn't stop them from releasing Hoop Dreams on BD.

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#723 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:25 pm

Morbii wrote:I was just going to get a small handful of selections because the b&n sale will be 55% off with member bonus, but then I realized that there's no tax for this sale.
How did you not get charged sales tax? I did on my order.

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#724 Post by knives » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:27 pm

Don't live in New York or Kentucky.

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#725 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:38 pm

Oh. Gotcha. Should have used my brothers Jersey address.

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