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Arrowfilms bundle sale 3 for £ 20 loads of choices available
Arrowfilms bundle sale 3 for £ 20 loads of choices available

Arrowfilms bundle sale 3 for £ 20 loads of choices available

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Don't know how long the deal will be going but if your a fan of arrowfilms grab yourself a bargain 3 for £ 20 or most are £7.99 on their own if you dont want the bundle this is my first post so it's probably not the best but the deal is really good

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Original Poster

I'll just add make sure you read how to add the bundle it tells you at the top of the page on the site.

Great offer obviously - a little bit peeved as some of these titles were pretty recent releases that I paid a fair few quid more for (Salvatore Giuliano, Brute Force, Branded To Kill, The Burbs), but there are 3 in there I wanted so I grabbed them (L'Assassino, Bound, Rififi with new artwork).

Best deals in there that I would personally recommend (the others are fairly often in offers or will be even cheaper in future, though many of them are of course excellent films): Big Trouble in Little China, Blind Woman's Curse, Bound, Branded To Kill, Brute Force, Cinema Paradiso, L'Assassino, Salvatore Giuliano, The 'Burbs, White of the Eye

Worth mentioning there are steelbook editions available of those last two but they are £9.99 each (still, worth it if you collect them).

Many of the older titles in this bundle offer are in Amazon's current 3 for £17 blu-ray offer, and also Zavvi's 2 for £12 blu-ray offer - so actually cheaper elsewhere, hence why I listed the best bargains

Some other steelbooks and special editions are on sale on the Arrow Store too - I mentioned a couple just above - but not in the bundle offer. Still they're only £9.99, and I'd recommend the Koyaanisqatsi+Powaqqatsi set in particular as it's never been that cheap before and only came out earlier this year (I paid almost £16 for it).

One last thing - if you get anything separate from the bundle offer you get bonus points. It should be 10 points per pound (so spending £10 gives you 100 points, and 100 points is worth £1), which is effectively 10% back...though obviously you can only spend it on your next order. But still a decent deal. During the sale you effectively get double points - what you actually get is 10 pounds per pound on the RRP, but the sale price is 50% off the RRP so you get the full amount of points at half the price. For example if you get the 3 for £20 bundle you will get 200 points back, which is worth £2!

Also those who are new to Arrow Store get 100 points (£1) just for joining

Edited by: "velocirapta" 9th Dec 2014

Nice spot OP!
I had 788 points with Arrow from a previous purchase, so I just got The Burbs Blu Ray for £4.05! (Not the steelbook i might add)

Its not just the bundle offer, for those who just want one title, many items are on offer.

Blow Out and Theatre of Blood are great also (imo). Heat added
Edited by: "fuzzydunlop" 9th Dec 2014

Original Poster

Yeah i forgot to mention the steelbook offer, more than anything i just thought people would like to know there was a sale on since arrow never seem to email me when there having a sale

Pineapples101

Nice spot OP!I had 788 points with Arrow from a previous purchase, so I … Nice spot OP!I had 788 points with Arrow from a previous purchase, so I just got The Burbs Blu Ray for £4.05! (Not the steelbook i might add)Its not just the bundle offer, for those who just want one title, many items are on offer.



Forgot to say, looks like if you spend your current points on something in the sale they're only worth half the amount - the points are taken off the RRP price, and then the discount comes off so 788 would usually be £7.88 but on sale items it's actually worth only £3.94 instead.

You can only spend points in full if you order the 3 for £20 offer, but then you would get less points after ordering (if you see what I mean) - e.g. I had 49 points already on my account, I used them against my £20 bundle order (so £19.51) and got back 390 points (instead of 400), but I could have not used my points, and would have 449 points right now (only 10 points/pence in it but still). Basically the more you buy in the sale without using your points, the more points you will have to spend on full-priced items later on (such as pre-orders) because you get double points if you buy sale items! Of course, you can use your points however you like though.

The best deal points-wise as well as price-wise in general is the 3 for £20 offer, but it's also great to get double points on all sale items too.

Looks like a great deal - went for The 'Burbs, Day of the Dead and Night of the Comet

Thanks so much op! Got night of the comet recently, it's brilliant

velocirapta

Great offer obviously - a little bit peeved as some of these titles were … Great offer obviously - a little bit peeved as some of these titles were pretty recent releases that I paid a fair few quid more for (Salvatore Giuliano, Brute Force, Branded To Kill, The Burbs), but there are 3 in there I wanted so I grabbed them (L'Assassino, Bound, Rififi with new artwork).Best deals in there that I would personally recommend (the others are fairly often in offers or will be even cheaper in future, though many of them are of course excellent films): Big Trouble in Little China, Blind Woman's Curse, Bound, Branded To Kill, Brute Force, Cinema Paradiso, L'Assassino, Salvatore Giuliano, The 'Burbs, White of the EyeWorth mentioning there are steelbook editions available of those last two but they are £9.99 each (still, worth it if you collect them).Many of the older titles in this bundle offer are in Amazon's current 3 for £17 blu-ray offer, and also Zavvi's 2 for £12 blu-ray offer - so actually cheaper elsewhere, hence why I listed the best bargainsSome other steelbooks and special editions are on sale on the Arrow Store too - I mentioned a couple just above - but not in the bundle offer. Still they're only £9.99, and I'd recommend the Koyaanisqatsi+Powaqqatsi set in particular as it's never been that cheap before and only came out earlier this year (I paid almost £16 for it).One last thing - if you get anything separate from the bundle offer you get bonus points. It should be 10 points per pound (so spending £10 gives you 100 points, and 100 points is worth £1), which is effectively 10% back...though obviously you can only spend it on your next order. But still a decent deal. During the sale you effectively get double points - what you actually get is 10 pounds per pound on the RRP, but the sale price is 50% off the RRP so you get the full amount of points at half the price. For example if you get the 3 for £20 bundle you will get 200 points back, which is worth £2!Also those who are new to Arrow Store get 100 points (£1) just for joining



What are Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi like?

Dantooine

What are Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi like?



Basically two of the best experimental films of all time. They're kinda like documentary without any dialogue, with a lot of incredible footage of day-to-day events and time-lapse photography of weather, cities etc. Both are scored by Philip Glass, one of the most renowned minimalist composers (if not the most renowned - you may recognise his music from films like The Truman Show, Kundun, The Thin Blue Line or many other films). Godfrey Reggio (the director of both films) did direct a third film but I've heard it's not so good in comparison to these two - that said, he released a new film this year called Visitors which is beautiful (though more challenging a watch than either of the first two 'Qatsi' films).

The guy who was cinematographer both films (Ron Fricke) later directed two of his own films which are inexplicably more popular amongst general audiences, maybe because they're more recent - you may have heard of them...the first one was called Baraka, and the more recent one called Samsara. But for my money, Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi are the original and best.

There are some clips on YouTube - try and look for HD ones, generally of the remastered Criterion release. The Arrow Academy release is basically the same transfer, and many of the same extras - the packaging is really nice (two separate digipacks and a booklet all inside a slipbox), and you don't get the reportedly 'crap' third film (Naqoyqatsi).

Trailer for Koyaanisqatsi: youtube.com/wat…bDc
Trailer for Powaqqatsi: youtube.com/wat…UbY

velocirapta

Basically two of the best experimental films of all time. They're kinda … Basically two of the best experimental films of all time. They're kinda like documentary without any dialogue, with a lot of incredible footage of day-to-day events and time-lapse photography of weather, cities etc. Both are scored by Philip Glass, one of the most renowned minimalist composers (if not the most renowned - you may recognise his music from films like The Truman Show, Kundun, The Thin Blue Line or many other films). Godfrey Reggio (the director of both films) did direct a third film but I've heard it's not so good in comparison to these two - that said, he released a new film this year called Visitors which is beautiful (though more challenging a watch than either of the first two 'Qatsi' films).The guy who was cinematographer both films (Ron Fricke) later directed two of his own films which are inexplicably more popular amongst general audiences, maybe because they're more recent - you may have heard of them...the first one was called Baraka, and the more recent one called Samsara. But for my money, Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi are the original and best.There are some clips on YouTube - try and look for HD ones, generally of the remastered Criterion release. The Arrow Academy release is basically the same transfer, and many of the same extras - the packaging is really nice (two separate digipacks and a booklet all inside a slipbox), and you don't get the reportedly 'crap' third film (Naqoyqatsi).Trailer for Koyaanisqatsi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jM2WA2WbDcTrailer for Powaqqatsi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNVTmWRcUbY



Thanks, yes have heard of Baraka and Samsara but not seen them, they sound like just a more modern version. Great price for this boxeset, might give them a go. Although just spent £20 on The Burbs, Blowout and Runaway train!

Dantooine

Thanks, yes have heard of Baraka and Samsara but not seen them, they … Thanks, yes have heard of Baraka and Samsara but not seen them, they sound like just a more modern version. Great price for this boxeset, might give them a go. Although just spent £20 on The Burbs, Blowout and Runaway train!



Great choices - I own all three! Not watched Runaway Train yet but couldn't say no.

As for Koyaanisqatsi/Powaqqatsi, I paid the same amount (£9.99) for the double pack of Samsara/Baraka, so the former is a bargain in comparison as they're honestly better films than the latter (plus there's a half an hour short film called Anima Mundi thrown in, amongst several other extras). Anyway, the deal is on 'til January 5th (I think) so you've got about 4 weeks to decide whether to go for it or not.

velocirapta

Great choices - I own all three! Not watched Runaway Train yet but … Great choices - I own all three! Not watched Runaway Train yet but couldn't say no.As for Koyaanisqatsi/Powaqqatsi, I paid the same amount (£9.99) for the double pack of Samsara/Baraka, so the former is a bargain in comparison as they're honestly better films than the latter (plus there's a half an hour short film called Anima Mundi thrown in, amongst several other extras). Anyway, the deal is on 'til January 5th (I think) so you've got about 4 weeks to decide whether to go for it or not.



Ah brilliant, I've got another pay day to come then! Bought afew arrow releases lately so really should hold off for a bit now and watch some. Did watch Night of the Comet and Sisters recently, really enjoyed both.

Dantooine

Ah brilliant, I've got another pay day to come then! Bought afew arrow … Ah brilliant, I've got another pay day to come then! Bought afew arrow releases lately so really should hold off for a bit now and watch some. Did watch Night of the Comet and Sisters recently, really enjoyed both.



Nice, I'm not sure about either myself (80's B-movies are hit and miss for me) though I may check out Sisters one day (I do like De Palma and have most of the Arrow releases of his films...in fact, blu-ray releases of most of his films in general)!

velocirapta

Nice, I'm not sure about either myself (80's B-movies are hit and miss … Nice, I'm not sure about either myself (80's B-movies are hit and miss for me) though I may check out Sisters one day (I do like De Palma and have most of the Arrow releases of his films...in fact, blu-ray releases of most of his films in general)!



Sisters was better than I thought it would be. Pretty much every Hitchcock film has been borrowed from! But obviously in De Palma's style. Story line is okay but everything is done really well, camera shots, brilliant spilt screen use, the score (from Psycho composer) and a good performance from the cast. Does have one silly hole though in the plot. I preferred it to both Obsession and The Fury which I watched not long ago.

Night of the comet is very silly but just has something about it!

Dantooine

Sisters was better than I thought it would be. Pretty much every … Sisters was better than I thought it would be. Pretty much every Hitchcock film has been borrowed from! But obviously in De Palma's style. Story line is okay but everything is done really well, camera shots, brilliant spilt screen use, the score (from Psycho composer) and a good performance from the cast. Does have one silly hole though in the plot. I preferred it to both Obsession and The Fury which I watched not long ago.Night of the comet is very silly but just has something about it!



Obsession and The Fury are the two I haven't watched yet! Will watch them then and maybe get Sisters at some point. Would get another bundle deal but would have to find 2 more I want (maybe Big Trouble In Little China...but the rest I'd want I already have)
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