Are DVDs/Blu Rays being released way faster these days?

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Gitfiddle, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,614
    Likes Received:
    26,997
    I just saw a commercial that said Argo was being released this Tuesday. I checked and it's still in every theater around here.

    What's up with that?

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Smell Muhfinger

    Smell Muhfinger "is just really nice?"

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    4,323
    Likes Received:
    0
    Boon. :pimp:
     
  3. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

    Reputations:
    78,554
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    148,619
    Likes Received:
    76,643
    Trying to beat the piraters on the webs..get as much money as they can before they all get downloaded for free.
     
  4. The Snork

    The Snork VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    23,208
    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2012
    Messages:
    8,001
    Likes Received:
    12,894
    They needed the money!
     
  5. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

    Reputations:
    18,443
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2010
    Messages:
    16,660
    Likes Received:
    24,952
    I think the window is down to 90 days after theater release. It used to be 180 days. I think I read somewhere they are trying to get it down to 60.
     
  6. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    2,851
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    12,264
    Likes Received:
    4,758
    watched it on blu-ray a month ago
     
  7. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence VIP

    Reputations:
    2,851
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Messages:
    12,264
    Likes Received:
    4,758
    although the Iranian subs were fucked up goddammit
     
  8. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    This^^^^
     
  9. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    I think it's is 90 days
     
  10. Chaos

    Chaos Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Messages:
    23,205
    Likes Received:
    17
    Thank God. Remember when the theater to VHS/DVD was like almost two years?
     
  11. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    I remember when it was just theaters:grouch:
     
  12. Chaos

    Chaos Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Messages:
    23,205
    Likes Received:
    17
    :eek:
     
  13. Ryan Lever

    Ryan Lever Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    14
    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2012
    Messages:
    8,120
    Likes Received:
    407
    Only the low budget films
     
  14. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    120,194
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,197
    Likes Received:
    118,638
    I saw the Jaws 2 and Gray Lady Down double feature in San Diego O' so long ago :crying:
     
  15. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2012
    Messages:
    9,661
    Likes Received:
    2
    Also when they went to sound we called them The talkies":grouch:
     
  16. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    120,194
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,197
    Likes Received:
    118,638
  17. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    120,194
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    192,197
    Likes Received:
    118,638
  18. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

    Reputations:
    143,645
    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2013
    Messages:
    60,971
    Likes Received:
    18,830
    I remember it used to be 6 months before movies were released to home video. That only seemed to be about 6-8 years ago.