Media: Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Ed. $15, Swordfish Blu-ray $5, Jurassic Park Trilogy DVD $15, much more

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Now here’s a deal that’s definitely supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Best Buy offers the 2-disc Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy for $14.99 with in-store pickup or free shipping on orders of at least $35. Amazon has also dropped its price, but it’s currently backordered. This Walt Disney classic regularly sells for around $20. Let’s be honest, the soundtrack alone is worth the price of admission here. Go ahead and pick up Saving Mr. Banks while you’re at it.

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Walmart has dropped the price of many Blu-ray movies down to $5 or even a little less in some instances. Titles include Swordfish, Old School, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and more.

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As its Deal of the Week, Amazon is discounting a diverse selection of Blu-ray and DVD collections. Here are our top picks:

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Media: Fast & Furious 1-6 on Blu-ray $35, Breaking Bad complete Series from $62, Disney Blu-rays $15, more

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Hulu just paid $180 million for Seinfeld, but this deal on the entire series for $65 is real and it’s spectacular

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Update (5/20 1:30pm): Hulu has announced that it will have the full catalog of Seinfeld available on June 24th.

So what’s the deal with online video streaming? Apparently it’s worth upwards of $180 million, in the case of Seinfeld. According to various reports, that’s how much Hulu is paying to bring every episode of the popular 90’s sitcom to its streaming service. Yada Yada Yada, you know the rest, stream it for $8 a month and you’ll have access to the best show in the history of television, unless you can double dip with a friend and mooch on their subscription then all signs point to yes!

But if you’d rather skip on the subscription costs and just own the series out right? Well, Amazon offers the entire Seinfeld collection for $65 on DVD – a sponge-worthy deal indeed. At that price, $180 million looks like a pretty big matzo ball hanging out there.

Whether you’re grabbing all 180 episodes at Amazon or jumping on a Hulu Plus subscription, you can rest easy knowing that you’re a 1/3 of the way closer to the trifecta.

Giddy up.

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Media: Hobbit – Battle of the Five Armies BR/DVD/Digital $13, Warner Bros. 20 DVD collection $42, more

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Target offers The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2-disc pack for $13 with free shipping on orders of at least $25 and for all REDcard holders. This pack includes a copy of the movie in Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD. Less than a week after this movie first released on home video, this deal is a savings of 48% off the list price of $24.99. If you don’t meet the order requirements to qualify for free shipping, then you should opt for free in-store pickup.

warner-bros-collection-best-picturesThis week only, Amazon has discounted the Best of Warner Bros 20 Film Collection on DVD down to $41.99 with free shipping. As a pricing comparison, it frequently bounces between $50 and $75 and has never been priced this low before. At the current sale price your cost per film is just over $2, which is impressive since these are classics: Casablanca, Gone with The Wind, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Million Dollar Baby, The Departed, and more. Also includes a 24-pack booklet.

More media deals from Amazon:

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Media: The Shield complete collection $25, iTunes Kids/Family movies $10 each, more

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Amazon is taking up to 64% off TV Complete Collections as part of its Deals of the Week promo. You’ll find over half a dozen discounted DVD sets in the lot.

These are our favorite complete collections:

Today only, Amazon offers the complete Futurama series for $59.99 shipped, which is 70% below list and the best deal we’ve ever seen.

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iTunes is discounting a selection of family friendly movies down to $9.99 each in HD: The Wizard of Oz, Field of Dreams, Life of Pi, Space Jam, Hugo, The Cat in the Hat, Mrs. Doubtfire, more

More Blu-ray/DVD deals:

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  • Aerosmith: Rock for the Rising Sun (Blu-ray): $3.99 (Reg. $15) | Amazon/Best Buy
  • Dream Theater: Live at Luna Park (Blu-ray): $3.99 (Reg. $18) | Amazon/Best Buy
  • Stone Temple Pilots: Alive in the Windy City (Blu-ray): $3.99 (Reg. $15) | Amazon/Best Buy
  • Alice In Wonderland (60th Anniversary Blu-ray/DVD Combo): $9.96 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
  • The Rescuers: 35th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray/DVD): $9.96 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
  • Pete’s Dragon: 35th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray/DVD): $9.96 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
  • The Raid 2 (Blu-ray/UltraViolet): $9.99 (Reg. $18)| Best Buy
  • Men in Black 3 (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet): $6.96 (Reg. $20) | Amazon

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LEGO brings Jurassic world to life ahead of its summer release, save on Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray collection

Following its Star Wars announcement last week, LEGO has another classic movie up its sleeve. This time it’s Jurassic World, the yet-to-be-released follow-up to everyone’s favorite 90’s dinosaur classic. Judging by early pictures from the 2015 Toy Fair in New York, this is going to be another LEGO set that collector’s aren’t going to want to miss.

Head below for more pictures, as well as full details on pricing and availability.

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Media: Despicable Me 2 and other recent(ish) Blu-rays $10 each, Big Hero 6 early release, more

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As one of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers up to 67% off Despicable Me titles. Our top pick from the lot is Despicable Me 2 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD for just $10 Prime shipped. As a pricing comparison, it retails for $30 and has never been priced this low before.

If you still need the original Despicable Me to round out your collection, it’s also just $10 Prime shipped. To help you put in perspective how good these prices are, just consider that Amazon is selling just the DVD of each title for only $0.04 less.

If you’re not a Prime member than either sign up for a free trial or just pad your order up to $35 or more to get free shipping.

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*note: some titles may be on backorder. Be sure to place your order today to lock in the discounted price.

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Disney’s latest animated hit, Big Hero 6, has dropped on iTunes weeks before its official release — download it now in HD for $19.99. If you’d prefer to wait it out for a physical copy then your best bet is to preorder it from Amazon for $18.90 (Reg. $40).
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Media: 22 Jump Street early release on iTunes & discounted bundle, 8 country songs from iTunes for free, more

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum’s latest raucous comedy doesn’t hit Blu-ray/DVD until the middle of next month, but you can download it in HD right now on iTunes for $17.99. Even better, buy 22 and 21 Jump Street together for only $22.99. 22 Jump Street has earned an IMDB rating of 7.3 out of 10 stars.

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People Magazine once again offers a selection of country music iTunes downloads for free. Simply head to this promo page and click the blue ‘Get The Code’ button to reveal your unique redemption code. You can pop this code into the iTunes mobile or desktop app and the eight free songs will begin to download automatically.

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  • Today only, Rocky: Heavyweight Collection (Rocky / Rocky II / Rocky III / Rocky IV / Rocky V / Rocky Balboa) on Blu-ray for $18.99 (orig. $60).

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Media: Deadmau5 4×4=12 album free, DreamWorks 15-film iTunes collection $100, Horror Blu-rays up to 75% off, more

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Update (10/21 1:45pm): Deadmau5’s 4×4=12 album is now available as a free download from Google Play.

Update (10/21 11:15am): Deadmau5 “> album title goes here <” deal is no longer valid.

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iTunes has pieced together a massive 15-film DreamWorks Animation film collection for $99.99. That’s less than $7 a film and $130 below the regular cost. The collection includes: The Croods, How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Kung Fu Panda, Kung Fu Panda 2, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Monsters vs. Aliens, Puss in Boots, Shrek, Shrek 2, Shrek the Third, Shrek Forever After, and Turbo.

Today only:

Up to 75% off Horror Collections on Blu-ray, best deals include:

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Media: Breaking Bad money barrel collection preorder, Despicable Me 2 combo pack $21, Katy Perry’s Prism album for free, more

Update (8/27 8:45am):

Amazon has the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled (10-Disc Limited Edition Six-Movie Collector’s Set) on Blu-ray for $119.99 shipped, which is the lowest price ever (Reg. $219)

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After the epic ending to one of the most captivating TV series ever, Breaking Bad fans snatched up the limited edition Blu-ray collection with fervor. Subsequently, it sold out and hasn’t been offered since 2013 (except at scalper’s prices).

But that’s all set to change. It is once again available for preorder and even includes some “Better Call Saul” paraphernalia. Don’t miss out again. Preorder for $209.99 with free shipping, which is $90 below the list price of $300. Full contents include:

• Collectible replica money barrel
• Over 55 hours of special features from all seasons
• Two-hour documentary
• Commemorative challenge coin designed by Vince Gilligan
• Los Pollos Hermanos apron
• “Better Call Saul” matchbook 4GB flash drive

Too expensive? The regular edition is still on sale on Blu-ray for $102.49 and DVD for $72.49 at Amazon. (Update: Today only, save a couple more dollars from Best Buy)

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As part of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers the Despicable Me 2 Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for $20.99 with free Prime shipping. All other buyers will need to spend at least $35 to sidestep shipping costs. This deal is 58% below the list price of $50, more than $5 below the average selling price, and within $1 of the best deal we have ever seen.

This pack includes: Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet. Despicable Me 2 stars Steve Carell and gets a 7.6 star rating on IMDB.

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Google Play has Katy Perry’s 2013 hit album, Prism, available as a free download. You must download the entire album at once (not track-by-track) to score it for free. As a pricing comparison, both iTunes and Amazon are charging $7.99 for it. Includes the hit songs “Roar,” and “Dark Horse.”

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Smart buys: our favorite back to school tech essentials


These tech essentials will not only help you survive college life, but maybe even help you land a spot on the Dean’s list (no promises). Even though the majority of our top picks are geared towards college students living in a dorm, we think they can help students of all ages.

All of the recommendations below have been shaped by my experiences while attending a four-year private University.

Entertainment

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The fall is not only back to school season, but also home to the baseball playoffs and the start of the football season. MLB.TV is expensive and NFL Sunday Ticket is a hassle. We recommend a Sling Media Slingbox to keep tabs on your favorite sports teams while away from home. The all-new SlingBox M1 was just released and is the most affordable Slingbox ever at just $149.99.

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be the flashy options for dorm room gaming, but we recommend saving a few bucks and opting for an Xbox 360 or Wii U. The Xbox 360 has a huge back super-smash-bros-wii-ucatalog of awesome games that are now priced to move. Plus, some next-gen games (like Mortal Kombat X), will also be available on 360 and PS3. The Wii U has had a rough run, but party games like Mario Kart 8 and the upcoming Super Smash Brothers make it an excellent choice for dorm room hang sessions.

Skip Blu-ray and DVD. The players will take up prime TV stand real-estate and it’s a hassle to find the movie you’re looking for and then physically pop it in a player (I know, first world problems). Instead, go with a Roku 3/streaming stick or Apple TV to stream your media from Netflix (free trial), Hulu Plus (free trial), and iTunes.

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It’s perfectly OK that listening to Norah Jones Spotify radio (student discount) helps you study, but don’t be that guy and play it out loud. A nice pair of headphones are key for school. If your budget allows it, then definitely upgrade to a set of noise-cancelling cans, like the Bose QC15, to drown out any background noise. Bust out a larger portable Bluetooth speaker like the Logitech UE BOOM (review) or Jawbone’s Big JAMBOX (review) when it’s time to party.

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Media: Captain America early iTunes release/3D Blu-ray deal, Chuck complete series on Blu-ray $67, more

Update (8/22 9:00am): Today only, Amazon has Stargate Atlantis – The Complete Series on Blu-ray for ($44.99)/DVD ($29.99), their best prices ever.

You can enjoy Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Solider three weeks before its official release thanks to an early release ($19.99) on iTunes.

But the biggest superhero fans are going to want to take advantage of Target’s current preorder deal. For just $22.99, you’ll get this film in the following formats: 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, 2D Blu-ray and digital copy. It also includes exclusive “Behind The Lens” bonus footage.

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Amazon offers Chuck: The Complete Series on Blu-ray for $66.77 shipped. That’s 63% below the list price of $180 and the best deal we have ever seen. This set includes season 1-5 of this action-packed comedy TV series that has scored an 8.3 star rating on IMDB.

More Blu-ray deals via Amazon:

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