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The Hunger Games Blu-Ray - 3 Disc Sainsburys Exclusive Pre-Order £12.99

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Good deal for this pre-order. Next best £15 at HMV without the exclusive content!

If you want other Hunger Games Blu-ray exclusives:

Asda are doing the normal 2 Disc version but include a Mockingjay pendant for £17.97

HMV are doing an exclusive steelbook for £18.00.

Play have the normal 2 Disc with artcards for £15.49.

It looks like all DVD/Blu Rays will include the uncut 15 rated International version, which is fine by me!

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    Filmbloke
    Sainsbury's exclusive content:
    - Stories from the Tributes
    - Tribute Diaries
    - Biographies (static pages)

    Not a great deal of content! But hey, it's exclusive innit!
    delusion
    What about the full content of the 3 discs:

    The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games – an eight-part documentary covering the “making of” the film in all aspects from the pre-production process all the way through the theatrical release and fan reactions
    Game Maker: Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games Phenomenon featurette
    Letters from the Rose Garden featurette – insights from Donald Sutherland on the development of his role as President Snow
    Controlling the Games featurette – stories and concepts behind creating the control centre
    A Conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell
    Propaganda Film (in its entirety)
    Marketing Archive
    Preparing for The Games: A Director’s Process
    the engineer
    Good spot, tried with 10% off code. Will see if gets cancelled. If it does will just reorder through my main account.

    Edited By: the engineer on Jun 15, 2012 13:23: a
    Silhouette
    10% Code?
    Filmbloke
    Silhouette
    10% Code?


    10% off for new Sainsburys Entertainment customers.
    jimwhite1978
    In the cinema this was a 12. Now this is a 15. Does that mean this is the version before the cuts were made?
    Filmbloke
    jimwhite1978
    In the cinema this was a 12. Now this is a 15. Does that mean this is the version before the cuts were made?


    Yeah it was cut down by a few seconds and was digitally altered/darkened in some scenes. Full break down here:

    http://www.bbfc.co.uk/CFF284121/
    jimwhite1978
    so is this the version before the cuts?
    iKiddo
    DVD is 8 but its the 12 version it seems from the Sainsburys site.

    Nice find anyway, too broke to own a blu ray player. :(
    slharbron
    Differences in the BBFC ratings are normally caused by 1 of 2 things.

    1. Cuts to the movie, this can be anything from whole scenes to just a couple of frames. In this case it was 7 seconds.
    http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/movies/news/a370766/the-hunger-games-cuts-bloody-seven-seconds-to-get-12a-rating.html
    2. If the film is right on the cut off point between 2 rating, the BBFC may bump in it up, as the DVD is more accessable than a visit to the cimema.

    I would assume in this case they put the 7 seconds back in.
    Most companies will try and drop the rating from 15 > 12 or 12 > PG, as this can greatly improve box office sales, dependent on what need to be cut / removed.
    Filmbloke
    jimwhite1978
    so is this the version before the cuts?


    Yes.
    Frasr
    HMV are sending out 20% off codes for the steelbook
    7Rebel
    I'm torn between this and the steelbook version!
    Saintledger
    Frasr
    HMV are sending out 20% off codes for the steelbook


    Is it too late to get this if your not already subscribed?
    mandles
    What is steel book? I keep hearing it said . Excuse me being thick.
    Jimmyboy
    Any opinions in the film in comparison to the book? I really enjoyed the book.
    Filmbloke
    mandles
    What is steel book? I keep hearing it said . Excuse me being thick.


    Just a metal case instead of a plastic one. Some have a more collectable value due to their limited runs and unique artwork.

    Edited By: Filmbloke on Jun 15, 2012 13:53
    jimwhite1978
    Jimmyboy
    Any opinions in the film in comparison to the book? I really enjoyed the book.


    Its a good film but as with everything not as good as the book. Everything is more rushed in the film as the story moves on very quickly. The romance angle between Katniss and Peeta is downplayed a bit. While Peeta being injured in the cave, in the book dominates chapters, but in the film is dealt with in about 5 minutes.

    Still I enjoyed watching it
    Filmbloke
    Here's the announcement detailing the release... http://www.theukwillbewatching.co.uk/
    24girona
    Thanks. Pre ordered for my daughter who loved the movie

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