UltraViolet Stories August 7, 2015

expiredMedia: Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbooks pre-orders, Die Hard 25th Anniv. Blu-ray Bundle $20, more

Update (8/7 8:30pm): The Mad Men: Complete Series Blu-Ray Box Set is now sold out.

Pre-orders for the limited edition Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbooks are now open with a scheduled release date of November 10th. Each film includes steelbook packaging and “existing audio commentary with George Lucas and the film crew as well as audio commentary from archival interviews with the cast and crew.” More info can be found here.

More media deals:

UltraViolet Stories July 31, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection on Blu-ray and DVD: $98 shipped (Orig. $250)

The Gold box deal of the day at Amazon is 61% off the Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection on Blu-ray and DVD. You can get all 8 movies plus tons of extras for $97.99 shipped. That’s $152 off the list price and the lowest Amazon has ever listed it. So..

Brush off your broomstick, dust off your wand, and get ready to travel to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

This comprehensive 31-disc collection contains all eight Harry Potter movies on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet and more than 45 hours of special features including the Creating the World of Harry Potter documentary series on Blu-ray:

  • Part 1: The Magic Begins – Explore the early decisions that impacted the entire series, and follow the search for the young leads.
  • Part 2: Characters – Learn about the casting process and how the actors brought J.K. Rowling’s beloved characters to life.
  • Part 3: Creatures – Meet a new group of wizards: the artists who created the monsters and marvels in Harry’s world.
  • Part 4: Sound & Music – Hear how the composers and sound experts used their craft to magnify the series’ emotional journey.
  • Part 5: Evolution – Join the filmmakers as they discuss how the creative vision for the films evolved throughout the series.
  • Part 6: Magical Effects – Watch how technical wizards conjured up an amazing alternate reality using CGI and practical effects.
  • Part 7: Story – Listen in as J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves discuss how the books were adapted for the screen.
  • Part 8: Growing Up – See how the young stars’ ideas of acting, fame and themselves have changed over ten years.

 

UltraViolet Stories July 28, 2015

expiredMedia: $5 Blu-rays – Rush, This is 40, Public Enemies, Mission Impossible Collection HD Download $20, more

Best Buy is currently discounting a wide range of Blu-ray movies down to $4.99. Free shipping is available on orders of $35+, although you may need to elect for in-store pick up on some titles. There are a number of different titles and genres across multiple decades featured in this sale.

Our favorites from the selection include:

More media deals:

UltraViolet Stories March 30, 2015

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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UltraViolet Stories March 24, 2015

expiredMedia: Alfred Hitchcock Blu-ray collection $99, Despicable Me Combo Pack $10, Boyhood iTunes rental $0.99, more

As one of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers the 15-disc Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection (Limited Edition) on Blu-ray for $98.99 shipped. This deal is 67% below list ($300) and the best deal we’ve ever seen. It works out to less than $7 per Blu-ray movie.

Universally recognized as the Master of Suspense, the legendary Alfred Hitchcock directed some of cinema’s most thrilling and unforgettable classics. Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection features 15 iconic films from the acclaimed director’s illustrious career including Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest and many more.

More Blu-ray deals via Amazon:

These great deals are temporarily out of stock, but can still be ordered and will ship ASAP:

  • Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy/UltraViolet): $9.99 (Reg. $30)
  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy /UltraViolet): $9.99 (Reg. $30)

iTunes deals and new releases:

Boyhood is available for rental in HD from iTunes or Amazon for $0.99: “Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.”

UltraViolet Stories March 10, 2015

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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UltraViolet Stories February 18, 2015

Media: SNL 40th Anniv. free stream, discounted Blu-rays, $10 iTunes movies, more

There’s no time to waste, let’s get right into the deals. We’ve a bunch of great Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download media deals today. The headliners are a result of Best Buy’s one-day sale (price matched at Amazon), so don’t wait on them.

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special streaming for free or $2.99 for an iTunes HD download (own a piece of history!): Over one hour of new/classic skits, guest appearances by some of the biggest names in comedy and musical performances.

$9.99 HD iTunes downloads of Best Picture Winners: 12 Years a Slave, Argo, The Departed, The Godfather, The Hurt Locker, Schindler’s List, Slumdog Millionaire, much more

iTunes is offering Series Premier episodes of popular TV shows for freeBreaking Bad, Outlander, The Slap

UltraViolet Stories February 16, 2015

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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UltraViolet Stories February 5, 2015

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.

More deals from Amazon:

*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). expand full story

UltraViolet Stories June 10, 2014

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Update (6/13 8:45am):

Update (6/12 10:45am): FoxConnect is having a 50% off sitewide sale. Discount automatically taken at checkout.

Update (6/11 2:30pm): Best Buy has marked a selection of DVDs down to $2.99 each.

Update (6/11 10:00am): Pre-order X-Men Days of Future Past for $15.59 (Reg. $40) from FoxConnect w/ coupon code APOLOGY

Leading the way for this week’s best media deals, Best Buy has dozens of Blu-rays for $4.99 with free shipping on orders of $35 or more. Some discs are available for free in-store pickup if your order doesn’t meet the free shipping threshold. Many of these titles carry a list price of $19.99, which yields a savings of about 75% per movie.

As expected, Amazon has price matched many of these movies (Life of Pi, SkyFall, The Princess Bride, Office Space, and others), so if your a Prime member (free trial), then you should definitely check there before making your purchase from Best Buy.

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For a limited time, iTunes is selling HD movie bundles for just $14.99 each:

  • The Dark Knight Trilogy
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Ocean’s Trilogy
  • The Matrix Trilogy
  • Lethal Weapon (1-4)

Free iTunes First Plays:

The iTunes free single of the week is Colbie Caillat – Try

Head below for even more Blu-ray deals including discounted Disney flicks and the ESPN 30 for 30 Collector’s Set for $29

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