Amazon Bows ‘Blu’ Sales Week21 Nov, 2011 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Ecommerce retailer sold out “Pulp Fiction” in minutes
Amazon through Nov. 28 is holding daily sales on select Blu-ray Disc catalog movies and TV shows — with pricing starting at $3.99.
The Seattle-based company, which is releasing select titles at reduced prices during four-hour windows, sold out its sale-priced stock of The Cider House Rules, “HD Moods: Aquarium,” and “HD Moods: Fire,” The Crow, Pulp Fiction, I Am Legend and Independence Day on Nov. 21 — the first sale of the sale.
In fact, Pulp Fiction, which Lionsgate released on Blu-ray for the first time this summer, reportedly sold out in minutes, priced at $3.99. Only Saving Private Ryan ($13.99) and I Am Legend ($4.99) remained available during their respective for-sale windows.
The release schedule through CyberMonday (Nov. 28) is as follows:
• Nov. 22: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (PST)
Land of the Dead ($4.99), Office Space, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Leatherheads
• Nov. 22: 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. (PST)
Ronin ($4.99), Jarhead, The Men Who Stare at Goats ($7.99)
• Nov. 23:
The Princess Bride ($4.99), Marley & Me, Love Happens, 300 (only from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.), Mimic (8:30 to 11:30 p.m.)
• Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
Mad Men: Season One, Mad Men: Season Two, Mad Men: Season Three, Mad Men: Season Four
• Nov. 25
Hot Tub Time Machine, The Dark Knight, Cars 2, Inception, X-Men
• Nov. 26:
Fair Game (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), The Nutcracker: The Untold Story, Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
• Nov. 28:
Evanelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone, FLCL: Complete Collection (4:30 to 8:30 a.m.)
The Hurt Locker, Seven Samurai, The Warriors, The African Queen (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
Sons of Anarchy: Season One ($18.99), Sons of Anarchy: Season Two, Sons of Anarchy: Season Three (12:30 – 4:30 p.m.)
Quantum of Solace ($4.99), Tron: Legacy 3D/ Tron, Stardust, Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Ten Commandments (4:30 – 8:30 p.m.)
Source Code, Red, Let Me In, Shooter, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Galaxy Quest (8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.).