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Old 08-03-2013, 06:23 PM   #1
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Best Buy The Wizard of Oz 3D MetalPak (Best Buy Exclusive)

Update 2: This will not be a Steelbook unfortunately, but rather a Metalpak. You can see pics in this post here: http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.ph...5&postcount=40

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Not a steelbook







Update: This will be a Best Buy Exclusive, and is in the ad for the week of 9/29-10/5

The Official Wizard of Oz Facebook posted a picture of a Steelbook for the 3D release of the movie. No word on whether it's a retailer exclusive or not. I assume it'll be released the same day as the other 75th Anniversary editions (Oct. 1st)



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Old 08-03-2013, 06:28 PM   #2
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I'm not really jiving on the art for the 3D 75th anniversary editions. This looks too... goofy.

I would have picked up the Canadian steelbook release, but that artwork is too... creepy.
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Old 08-03-2013, 06:31 PM   #3
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I wish they used the Emerald Edition artwork, that would look really nice on a steel.

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Old 08-03-2013, 06:36 PM   #4
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It's just every character's face looks so brain-dead.

And the title looks like a breakfast cereal.

... where's that ***** Toto?!

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Old 08-03-2013, 06:56 PM   #5
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Wal-Mart's website lists an exclusive on the Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + UV edition, so this is probably the exclusive: a steelbook edition.
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:50 PM   #6
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No embossment I guess. The title font/design seems to come from the theater production poster.

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Old 08-03-2013, 09:45 PM   #7
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I might be tempted by this. I have the Canadian steelbook, and I'm interested to see what this looks like in 3D
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Old 08-03-2013, 10:00 PM   #8
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I'm glad that I didn't get the bluray when they released the 70th anniversary edition back in 2009. Definitely in for the steelbook. I'm surprised that its including the 3d version
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Old 08-03-2013, 11:12 PM   #9
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well, i guess i'll be canceling the other edition and getting this one. kinda like the look and of course i really do need to buy this title for the 11th time. (3 vhs, 3 laser disc, 2 dvd, 2 blu-ray previously).
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Old 08-04-2013, 12:41 AM   #10
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eh ill keep my canadian steel, I think the artwork looks better than this one and I really don't care for 3d
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:00 AM   #11
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Oh hell ya!! Day one forsure!!!
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:18 PM   #12
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didnt even know they were converting this!!

wonder what the chances of it being locked are? (correct me if I'm wrong but apparently the CA steel is region A only )
(Pre-)ordered/Shipped: Butterfly Effect SB / Clerks SB / Lucy SB / Sin City 2 SB / Tarzan SB
For Sale/Trade: The Little Mermaid US 2D/DVD w/3D slip / Snowpiercer Kimichi Full Slip Steelbook (spares/sealed) PM me with offers if interested
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:21 PM   #13
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didnt even know they were converting this!!

wonder what the chances of it being locked are? (correct me if I'm wrong but apparently the CA steel is region A only )
Both the Canadian steel, and this are region free, as are most titles from Warner (like 99.99% of them)
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:50 PM   #14
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I thought it was strange for a title to be locked in this day and age, but both region coding sites I check have it listed as A Locked...even on here it only listed A
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Old 08-05-2013, 05:02 PM   #15
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I thought it was strange for a title to be locked in this day and age, but both region coding sites I check have it listed as A Locked...even on here it only listed A
Anything that is untested automatically defaults to Region A in Region A areas. I've updated the page to reflect that it's region free.

You can also see in this review that it's been tested to be region free:

http://www.bluraysteelbooks.com/2011...elbook-review/
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:14 PM   #16
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I wish they used the Emerald Edition artwork, that would look really nice on a steel.

Yeah, that's definitely the classiest cover they could've gone with, and as such, I'll be holding on to my copy and pass on the steelbook. In fact, I think I'll bypass all of these because I'm finding 3D for Wizard of Oz sort of sacrilegious.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:38 PM   #17
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Oh dear God, end the madness.
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I thought i read on Instagram this version was coming out at the end of the year but now I'm stuck I don't know if to get the steel book or the box set. I already have this on a once disc Blu ray so if I was to buy it again it will have to be the steel book or the box set not both because it will be to much money and I really don't want this movie like 4 time even if it is my favorite.

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Old 08-09-2013, 08:41 PM   #19
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whoop!! Just agreed with a fellow member, to pick me up a copy
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Old 08-15-2013, 06:07 AM   #20
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Any updates on this steelbook?
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