Arrow: Cheapest Prices/Best Places to Buy/Pre-Orders/Deals

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#626 Post by Morbii » Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:31 am

Is Between Night and Dawn region locked?

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#627 Post by Jean-Luc Garbo » Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:56 pm

DVDbeaver said it's region free.

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#628 Post by Adam Grikepelis » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:24 pm

Is there anyone who's bought Suture from Arrow recently and can confirm whether or not it came with a booklet?
I can never figure out if it's absence from the extras listing indicates it's out of print, or it was just never listed - it's not mentioned on Amazon's listing either.

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#629 Post by L.A. » Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:19 pm

L.A. wrote:Hopefully Becker’s Montparnasse 19 is cheap in the next sale.
Now then, ordered.

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#630 Post by Ashirg » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:32 pm

Shipping for 2 Woody Allen's 6-film sets is £7.50, but for 1 6-film set and 1 7-film set the shipping price goes up to £13... :(

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#631 Post by TMDaines » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:38 pm

Yeah, shipping jumps a bit. In the UK, ordering normal releases in batches of four may be cheapest as shipping jumps from 85p to £2 when ordering a fifth.

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#632 Post by swo17 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:50 pm

Generally you want to get single titles in batches of four, boxsets in batches of two, or one boxset along with as many as seven single titles. The third Woody Allen set appears to be an exception to the two boxsets rule, but it looks like you can order it along with as many as five single titles and the shipping cost will stay at £7.50.

I suspect there is a weight assigned to each item somewhere in their system which supports the general rules I just mentioned on average, but that certain slightly heavier titles will occasionally push things over the limit.

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#633 Post by fdm » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:22 pm

So I ordered a couple box sets plus a half dozen individual titles this past sale. Shipping was £13 regular, £14 tracked, went with the latter. And it finally shipped yesterday (by Fedex), due Monday which was not a good day, so I tried to have it kept at Fedex for pickup maybe sometime that day or maybe the next, but not an option nor was much of anything else, aside from putting a vacation hold in place from today until Tuesday. Seemed to take, but lo and behold I get an email this morning saying it's on the truck and on its way to my door today... Nice to get overnight delivery and all, and I'm sure my wife will be oh so happy to hear their knock on the door, but really it's like I'm under attack, no way to avoid the grim reaper. wtf Fedex...

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#634 Post by black&huge » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:22 pm

fdm wrote:So I ordered a couple box sets plus a half dozen individual titles this past sale. Shipping was £13 regular, £14 tracked, went with the latter. And it finally shipped yesterday (by Fedex), due Monday which was not a good day, so I tried to have it kept at Fedex for pickup maybe sometime that day or maybe the next, but not an option nor was much of anything else, aside from putting a vacation hold in place from today until Tuesday. Seemed to take, but lo and behold I get an email this morning saying it's on the truck and on its way to my door today... Nice to get overnight delivery and all, and I'm sure my wife will be oh so happy to hear their knock on the door, but really it's like I'm under attack, no way to avoid the grim reaper. wtf Fedex...
I don't know where to start in this mess of a paragraph but is it bad that your wife knows you ordered arrow blu rays? I mean it could always be something much worse.

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#635 Post by fdm » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:56 pm

Partly the wrath of wife factor (she's been home all week so that got old several days ago); partly what the heck's any different with this fedex package and any other where you actually can have it delivered (or pick it up) when it's convenient for you, if you happen to need that or just want to do it that way. Sorry to waste everybody's time.

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#636 Post by rapta » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:40 pm

From Twitter:
***THREE FILMS BY JIA ZHANGKE STOCK UPDATE***

Our Zhangke boxset is now sold out via the Arrow Store! If you missed out never fear, Amazon.co.uk still have a limited amount of stock available...
Wow, a fast seller! Let's hope this encourages them to do more Chinese cinema in future! :D

Still for sale here...

HMV.com (£39.99)
Amazon.co.uk (£39.99)
Base.com (£35.49)

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#637 Post by TMDaines » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:51 am

TMDaines wrote:Looks a decent sale. Le Amour Fou, Tout va bien, The Love of a Woman and Spotlight on a Murderer all stand out at £7.50. Shipping for the four at less than a quid seems good!
Ordered just after the sale started and got booklets in all four.

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#638 Post by swo17 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:17 am

rapta wrote:From Twitter:
***THREE FILMS BY JIA ZHANGKE STOCK UPDATE***

Our Zhangke boxset is now sold out via the Arrow Store! If you missed out never fear, Amazon.co.uk still have a limited amount of stock available...
Wow, a fast seller! Let's hope this encourages them to do more Chinese cinema in future! :D

Still for sale here...

HMV.com (£39.99)
Amazon.co.uk (£39.99)
Base.com (£35.49)
Hasn't it been sold out from their store for a while? Low quantities there were reported in January (the month of release) and it definitely was missing from their website at the time of the last sale.

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#639 Post by Ribs » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:37 am

But nobody believes Arrow when they report on something in the Academy range being sold out from their store because they have almost always been wrong in the past and it's popped back up a few weeks later!

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#640 Post by TMDaines » Fri May 04, 2018 11:07 am

Fopp have a £6 Arrow Video sale again. Duckling is there (slipcased versions are extremely limited). I also bought Kill, Baby Kill, Caltiki and The Climber, all of which had booklets.

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#641 Post by Paul Moran » Sat May 05, 2018 12:50 pm

107 blu-ray titles in HMV's current Arrow Video On Blu-ray - 5 For £30 Or 3 For £20 sale. Only £6 each - if you want five, of course!

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#642 Post by Paul Moran » Sun May 06, 2018 5:13 pm

TMDaines wrote:Fopp have a £6 Arrow Video sale again. Duckling is there (slipcased versions are extremely limited). I also bought Kill, Baby Kill, Caltiki and The Climber, all of which had booklets.
I looked at Fopp's website in the faint hope that they had an online shop. They don't, of course, but I did 'stumble upon' a full list of their Arrow sale: link here (scroll to bottom of page).
Fopp may have a few titles I want that are not in the HMV sale, but since I already have 32 Arrow Blu-rays on my HMV 'probable' list, perhaps it is just as well that I don't want to spend about 3 hours on the round trip to my nearest Fopp store!

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#643 Post by TMDaines » Mon May 07, 2018 2:38 am

I'd be surprised if both chains did not have the same list of titles on sale, subject to stocking policy and availability. They are the same company after all.

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#644 Post by Paul Moran » Mon May 07, 2018 11:39 am

TMDaines wrote:I'd be surprised if both chains did not have the same list of titles on sale, subject to stocking policy and availability. They are the same company after all.
Prepare to be surprised, then. :D I haven't checked the full Fopp list - no point, for me - but at least 2 of the Fopp titles are not in the HMV "5 for £30" sale: Caltiki: The Immortal Monster is £14.99 on the HMV site, and Erik the Conqueror is in their "2 for £25" sale.

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#645 Post by TMDaines » Wed May 09, 2018 5:24 am

Fair enough. Surprising that there is not economies of scale with these things.


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#647 Post by TMDaines » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:39 am

Sweet sale. Lots at £7.50 for the first time.

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#648 Post by perkizitore » Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:35 pm

Should I go for Le Chinoise or Clouzot's Inferno? I will probably place another order, so I think I should choose Inferno first.

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#649 Post by Drucker » Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:56 pm

I have balked at the last few sales so I had a bunch to get this year. Finally bit the bullet on the Taviani Brothers set.

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#650 Post by Paul Moran » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:49 am

Here is the link to the Summer Sale page. The sale ends on Midday, August 6th.
I noticed a lot of the £7.50 titles had featured in last May's HMV (5 for £30) and Fopp (£6 each) sales. Nevertheless, I managed to find a few more that I wanted.
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The Big Knife
Blade of the Immortal
* The Blue Dahlia
Brain Damage
The Conspiracy
Death Walks at Midnight
Death Walks on High Heels
The Glass Key
* Jamaica Inn
Malatesta's Carnival of Blood
* Poetry (Shi)
Season of the Witch (Hungry Wives)
* The Sorrow and the Pity (Le Chagrin et la Pitie)
The Witch Who Came from the Sea
The Witches (Le Streghe)
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* Branded to Kill (Koroshi no rakuin)
* Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Caltiki: The Immortal Monster
* Cops vs Thugs (Kenkei tai soshiki boryoku)
* Dark Water (Honogurai Mizu No Soko Kara)
52 Pickup
Hangmen Also Die!
* The Hired Hand
Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf
The Initiation
The Legend of the Holy Drinker
The Love of a Woman
* Miracle Mile
* The Ox-Bow Incident
* Le Plaisir
The Premonition
Property Is No Longer a Theft
Spotlight on a Murderer
* Stormy Monday
Story of Sin
The Suspicious Death of a Minor
The Swinging Cheerleaders
There's Always Vanilla
Too Late for Tears
* Tout Va Bien
Tower of London
* The Tree of Wooden Clogs (L'Albero degli zoccoli)
The Voice of the Moon
Woman on the Run
The Zero Boys

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