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Avatar DVD £8.00 delivered from Amazon.co.uk

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6y, 7m agoFound 6 years, 7 months ago
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Avatar is the story of ex-Marine Jake, a paraplegic war veteran, who finds himself thrust into hostilities on a distant planet filled with exotic life forms, Pandora. As an Avatar, a human consciousness in an alien body, he finds himself torn between two worlds in a desperate fight for his own survival and that of the indigenous people. Those from Earth find themselves at odds with each other and the local culture.
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#1
Good price but you can get it in Asda for the same price...no waiting around.
#2
No, I went to Asda this morning and they had signs up saying £40 minimum spend to get it for the £8 price plus they were limiting the copies to 2 per customer.
#3
fluffyundacrakas
No, I went to Asda this morning and they had signs up saying £40 minimum spend to get it for the £8 price plus they were limiting the copies to 2 per customer.


Not according to this deal: http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/663466/avatar-dvd-8-instore-asda

I went in this morning to Telford Asda and bought one on its own with no problems. Lots of copies too

Still a good deal if you can wait for delivery, and isn't there quidco or topcashback for a couple of extra pennies off somewhere?
#4
I pre-ordered this when it was £9.99 because I had a £10 amazon voucher to use, and I received it on the 24th April....think I will contact customer service and see if they refund me the difference now that its gone down to £8

Edit: received an email within 5mins and they said they will refund me the £1.99 difference :)
#5
fluffyundacrakas
No, I went to Asda this morning and they had signs up saying £40 minimum spend to get it for the £8 price plus they were limiting the copies to 2 per customer.


they have full page ads in the papers stating "no minimum spend,no vouchers,no gimmicks"-these signs dont appear in any asda-you must be dreaming.its morrisons who are doing a "spend 50 pounds deal"
#6
Sainsburys had it this morning for £8.99.

No "rules" about having to spend any extra money or whatever.

You also get a £2 off any other DVD voucher as well whenb paying for it.
#7
No I wasn’t dreaming. What do I have to gain from lying? I shall take a photo when I go back there and then shall I expect an apology from you?
#8
fluffyundacrakas
No I wasn’t dreaming. What do I have to gain from lying? I shall take a photo when I go back there and then shall I expect an apology from you?


no need-since I work for asda,specifically on the music and video department,I know this is utter nonsense-the deal is nationwide and advertised as such.
#9
fluffyundacrakas
No I wasn’t dreaming. What do I have to gain from lying? I shall take a photo when I go back there and then shall I expect an apology from you?


No apology due to you from anyone here...it is well advertised, I saw it in the paper yesterday...no gimmicks, no vouchers, no minimum spend.

Your apology is due from the misinformed Asda staff member who told you otherwise, or put up something clearly contradicting their national ad campaign.
#10
splinters
Good price but you can get it in Asda for the same price...no waiting around.


£7 in Tesco this morning, no min spend or anything:roll:
#11
Anyone know best instore place to get the bluray version?
#12
minky1602
£7 in Tesco this morning, no min spend or anything:roll:


when you buy another chart dvd :thumbsup:
#13
The £7 in tesco is only when you buy another chart dvd.


Best place for blu ray is tesco entertainment website blu ray dvd combi pack £12.49 its the hottest deal atm :thumbsup:
#14
Jeez guys, I was hoping to find more avatar deals on here, whats the problem? :)
#15
just been to tesco (picking up bank holiday and download festival beer rations) and i could swear i saw they had it on dvd for 8 quid, maybe price-matching the asda down the road.
#16
Tractorboyo
Jeez guys, I was hoping to find more avatar deals on here, whats the problem? :)


It's like GTA4 all over again!
#17
nah, it's band of brothers on bluray mark 2.
#18
barky;8457944
they have full page ads in the papers stating "no minimum spend,no vouchers,no gimmicks"-these signs dont appear in any asda-you must be dreaming.its morrisons who are doing a "spend 50 pounds deal"

Yep £5 in morrisons, but must spend £50 and have a voucher from a newspaper!
#19
What's the point? If it's not in RealD 3D then I can't see any reason to buy this. Especially on DVD, it's like getting Sky and watching it on your phone. No DVD should be over £5 and watching this film without high definition and 3D is just a waste of time.
#20
RoBad
What's the point? If it's not in RealD 3D then I can't see any reason to buy this. Especially on DVD, it's like getting Sky and watching it on your phone. No DVD should be over £5 and watching this film without high definition and 3D is just a waste of time.


*cough* I watch sky sports on my ipod.... :whistling:
#21
Good price on this, none of the silly spend £50 quid malarky deals to get it cheaper either :)
#22
fluffyundacrakas
No, I went to Asda this morning and they had signs up saying £40 minimum spend to get it for the £8 price plus they were limiting the copies to 2 per customer.
I have just bought it from ASDA for 8 quid, didn't see any signs saying minimum spend, all I bought besides was a £1.75 pack of prawn sarnies :thumbsup:
#23
RoBad
What's the point? If it's not in RealD 3D then I can't see any reason to buy this. Especially on DVD, it's like getting Sky and watching it on your phone. No DVD should be over £5 and watching this film without high definition and 3D is just a waste of time.


so don't buy it then, you just enjoy waiting to spend a few grand on a new tv to watch it in a few months.
#24
Not seen the film. Is it good or is it all hype?
#25
steveilevi
Not seen the film. Is it good or is it all hype?


i personally felt it was a good movie. But, it is a movie that was designed to be in 3D. It was all shot and some of the techniques in which they are done were actually invented by James Cameron as well.

If you get the chance, go to the IMAX to see it and throw on the glasses. Glasgow IMAX was £6.50 for Adults when I went to see it there.

Total Bargain!
#26
hippyharry;8461866
i personally felt it was a good movie. But, it is a movie that was designed to be in 3D. It was all shot and some of the techniques in which they are done were actually invented by James Cameron as well.

If you get the chance, go to the IMAX to see it and throw on the glasses. Glasgow IMAX was £6.50 for Adults when I went to see it there.

Total Bargain!

Glasgow Science Centre...
Feature Film at the IMAX
[COLOR=red]Adult £8.95[/COLOR]
; Concession/Child £6.95
Link : http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/openinghoursadmissionprices.aspx
#27
steveilevi
Not seen the film. Is it good or is it all hype?


visually, it's stunning, even in 2D. Can't commend it enough in that respect.

story-wise, well, it's a bit cliched and formulaic and Cameron doesn't exactly exude subtlety when it comes to subtext and allegory.

He says he first got the idea for the story 15 years ago. I wonder if that's when he first saw Disney's Pocahontas.....

What I'm trying to say is, it's a good, but not great film. Well worth a watch, just don't expect the plot to be as revolutionary as the visuals.
#28
herby247
Glasgow Science Centre...
Feature Film at the IMAX
[COLOR=red]Adult £8.95[/COLOR]
; Concession/Child £6.95
Link : http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/openinghoursadmissionprices.aspx


i fail to see your point.

how is the price now relevant to the price he paid whe he went to see a film last December?
#29
cowkiller;8463462
i fail to see your point.

how is the price now relevant to the price he paid whe he went to see a film last December?

Because the 2 times in december that i seen Avatar at the glasgow imax, it cost £8.95 PER ticket each time, and feature films before Avatar, ie star trek, and beowulf also cost £8.95.
#30
The film isn't worth watching without the special effects and hd quality.
#31
My dad bought the DVD at £8 in ASDA. I'll probably watch that then decide whether I like it enough to go see extended edition in cinema over the summer and whether an inevitable extended Blu-ray is worth buying.
#32
herby247
Because the 2 times in december that i seen Avatar at the glasgow imax, it cost £8.95 PER ticket each time, and feature films before Avatar, ie star trek, and beowulf also cost £8.95.


doesn't necessarily mean everyone paid that price though. maybe he had a voucher, or they had some offer on he took advantage of.

either way, i don't see why you care...
#33
RoBad
The film isn't worth watching without the special effects and hd quality.


so don't buy it then!

not everyone has a bluray player and not everyone wants to buy a 3DTV, but maybe they do want to watch this film?
#34
The film is no good without special effects, all i'm saying is it's not worth buying. If you missed it at the cinema then it's a shame. But what makes this a film worth paying money to see you wont get from a DVD. This was an amazing film all because of the special effects. Without those it's just Pocohontis with aliens. I'm not saying buy a blu ray or a 3DTV, I'd never say buy a 3DTV as they will always be a gimmicky joke though perhaps a fun one. This film however relies entirely on the awe factor of cinema 3D.

My opinion though. If you loved the film at the cinema and you want to own a DVD, then this is a good price for a newer than new film. Personally I wouldn't pay £5 for the blu ray/DVD. I saw this film twice at the cinema once in IMAX and the other one on a normal screen. The IMAX version wasn't even close to being as good as the normal screen, which blew me away.
#35
The times Ive been to the Imax, its been £6.50 for us each.

Went to see Alice in Wonderland at the imax and also only paid £6.50. I dont know why i didnt pay £8.95 like the other poster on here, but thats for Imax to answer that and not me.
#36
dcx_badass
Rubbish, as pretty as 3D is it can't save a very poor copy of a stolen storyline.


originality is dead. didn't you get the memo?
#37
Why is this expired? I can still see it for £8 delivered by Amazon and in stock.
#38
For that person earlier in the thread who said I was dreaming, here is the poster:

http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/7156/avataror.png

In the morning when I went, they hadn't blanked out the 'spend £40 or more' words. They probably blanked it out later in the day after I complained that they had taken out an ad in Sunday's paper and there was nothing mentioning £40 min spend.

Interestingly, I don't know if you can see it but in the small print of that poster it actually says:

"£40 spend does not include the normal DVD price of £15"

So I'm guessing Asda were originally going to use this as their marketing strategy and probably changed last minute to undercut Sainsburys.

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