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Old 10-12-2021, 09:24 PM   #1
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I received a Sony DVD player as a X-mas gift in '99. Started collecting New releases on DVD on day one with Detroit Rock City. Didn't upgrade to blu ray until 2011 when I also upgraded to HD tvs. And then in 2018 I purchased an 82" Samsung QLED 4K,along with LG 4K blu ray player and Yamaha 4K receiver. I've watched dvds on my new setup and can really tell the difference. But I'm not one to spend $20-30 on a new 4K release of a movie that I already have on DVD or blu ray. The only time I purchase movies that I already have is when it's an incredible leap in video audio improvement over the DVD or if it's a cheap price (from DVD to blu ray). I did,however, but the Criterion edition of A Hard Day's Night when I already had the blu ray version of it. But price was half off, and it's The Beatles. SUPERIOR picture over the one I got from Amazon in 2013, which has French language on cover. My question is this: how many times will you purchase the same movie?

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Old 10-13-2021, 12:15 PM   #2
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if it is one of my favorite movies, such as ghostbusters, i will purchase each new format. others, i am either good with my current dvd or i'll upgrade to a blu ray when it is 5-10 dollars.
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During the Format War BD/HD DVD, I was camp BD. Therefore I upgraded early to BD. Now 4K I buy new titles on sale. I wait for BF and older titles I will buy Digitally 4k.
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Old 10-25-2021, 03:27 AM   #4
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So I didn't really get into steelbooks until a couple years ago when Best Buy put all of those Disney/Marvel steelbooks on sale. I had maybe between 15-20 before that.

But that sale brought me into getting my first 4k blurays. And it got me upgrading a lot more of my blurays to 4k. I tend to only upgrade a bluray to 4k now if its a steelbook release or if the standard 4k is really really cheap.
And it got me getting bluray steelbooks of blurays I didn't own and some I already owned if its a movie I really like.

Sometimes I'll skip a 4k steelbook if I think the price is too much if its a movi. Sometimes I regret doing this......Mortal Kombat(2021), Godzilla vs Kong, Soul.
And I'd still like to complete my Mcu 4k collection. Still need Thor Ragnorak, Guardians 2 and Antman and Wasp but the prices are pretty high. Guardians 2 isn't too bad for the bluray version though which is essentially the same case.

If its below $25 and a movie i own on bluray ill upgrade to the steelbook usually 90% of the time.

And some above that I will too but a little more choosey.
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Never! They can pry my nickelodeons from my cold dead hands! The conversions are a beast, but I have won the format wars! (maniacal laugh)
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Old 01-06-2022, 01:44 AM   #6
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Quote:
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I received a Sony DVD player as a X-mas gift in '99. Started collecting New releases on DVD on day one with Detroit Rock City. Didn't upgrade to blu ray until 2011 when I also upgraded to HD tvs. And then in 2018 I purchased an 82" Samsung QLED 4K,along with LG 4K blu ray player and Yamaha 4K receiver. I've watched dvds on my new setup and can really tell the difference. But I'm not one to spend $20-30 on a new 4K release of a movie that I already have on DVD or blu ray. The only time I purchase movies that I already have is when it's an incredible leap in video audio improvement over the DVD or if it's a cheap price (from DVD to blu ray). I did,however, but the Criterion edition of A Hard Day's Night when I already had the blu ray version of it. But price was half off, and it's The Beatles. SUPERIOR picture over the one I got from Amazon in 2013, which has French language on cover. My question is this: how many times will you purchase the same movie?
If I had already a movie on blu-ray I upgrade It on 4k only if there are concrete improvements.
For instance old movies shoted on film will have usually great improvements by the 4k restoration.
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Old 01-06-2022, 02:28 AM   #7
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I got scream 4 times, vhs, dvd, blu ray then 4K
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I agree with others

It has to be a big improvements in video and audio ( i.e atmos)
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During the Format War BD/HD DVD, I was camp BD. Therefore I upgraded early to BD. Now 4K I buy new titles on sale. I wait for BF
Same for me. I only buy almost anything on sale. I went hardcore release day purchasing for DVD starting in '98. I started buying only new release Blu-rays in January '07, swearing I wasn't going to upgrade all my DVDs , which all but a few I have. For 4K and even now on Blu-Ray, I only but in the rarest of instances buy once prices have dropped and or are on sale. It's very rare that I'll buy anything on or near release date. Only limited edition items for the most part. I prefer to keep the cash in my pocket than have the movies on release date.
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It depends entirely on priority and price. Unless it's a movie I REALLY love, if I have it on blu-ray and the 4K is more than ~$12, I'll stick to the blu-ray for the time being.
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