Any Code Red release updates?

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  1. zbinks

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    In theory, if they currently have the shipping fees built into the price of every unit, as they've alleged, then single item purchases should remain about the same with shipping and multiple item purchases should be cheaper. That's a BIG "IF" and that assumes that they'll take those fees out of their pricing going forward.
     
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    Sold out in under an hour but only 200 copies for sale so no surprise. I really hate how they're doing this bullshit. Put your product up for sale and stop with the stupid baiting and Banana Man nonsense. Who runs a company like that?
     
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    if only a company like Vinegar Syndrome or Severin got hold of the rights of titles that Code Red has...

    outside Devilfish, I haven't bought any of their releases because of them not selling through normal retail again, "shenanigans" and lots of releases apparently having technical issues

    just today, I was browsing and found Zeder, a film I really wanted but never got around too

    I'm region free for BluRay since a week and thought "hell yeah, gonna buy this"

    BUT... what i found was the 'general release' version, which drops Italian audio, dubtitles and some extra's!
     
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    I also fucking hate the way Dark Force does business. They string everybody along for weeks with "it's coming!!!" and that idiotic banana man stupidity, and then randomly put it up on the website at 11pm on a Friday night ... what a bunch of douche bags.

    Seriously, it's hard to say a single good word about Dark Force.
     
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    So i've just purchased 'cut and run' blu. I live in UK and got this title from WOWHD, i got it in the post this morning, while checking it I was surprised to see its a code red release, I've just checked the website for sone other code red titles and they're not there, so the plot thickens, not sure why this one is on general release when others are not.

    Fingers crossed deep space will be a general one, I really want that title!
     
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    Only 200 available...ooooookay. What the Hell? Is this a set-up for collector driven prices on other markets or something?
     
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    He had said he plans to raise the price for every 200 copies that are sold.
     
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    He better not. Where’d he say that? That’d be super rude boi!!!

    Regardless, I’m sure they’ll pop up all week here and there on the site.
     
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    He said that initially, but then everyone bitched about it and he changed his mind and said he'd keep pricing the same. I try to stay out of the Code Red/Dark Force threads on Blu-ray.com because half the posters seem to be absolute lunatics, but I caught that part.
     
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    As for Screams of a Winter Night, I can't remember if I've mentioned it here before, but I watched the movie a few years ago and was massively disappointed. The three stories were all really weak, but it does get really cool, and even kind of scary for about 3 or 4 minutes at the end. I haven't seen the version with the missing 4th story added, but I don't think I could sit through the other three stories again, especially not if I'd have to pay $32 to do so.
     
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    You know what he did right? He didn't limit it to 1 per buyer, and a bunch of asshole ebay scalpers ordered a bunch of them. That's why it sold out in like 10 minutes. Brainless business practices. This label (which you can virtually call Code Red now) is pathetic.

    ...and supposedly "It would take Bill months to ship out 200 copies right now. You have no idea how disabled he is at this time." was posted by DF.

    If you can't even run the label anymore, then sell it Bill.
     
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    Yeah, the stories are ok, not the best anthology, but fun in a violent Scooby Doo kinda way - lol. I love the surrounding story though - that's definitely the best part. The intro with just the sounds is cool.

    4th story? Helloooo...didn't realize that was found. I saw the deleted scene with floaty in the cemetery though - sweet.

    Cmon Dood, really? Pffft. Well, we'll get ours eventually and others will suffer inflation that aren't on top of it. Such as many spoils in life, but it certainly doesn't HAVE to be that way.
     
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    on Wow HD there are a couple of Code Red titles, but they are hard to find

    try searching Cut And Run on it and then click on Code Red in the product description and you get the ones they release

    i believe the 'general releases' are done together with Kino Lorber
     
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    Thank you, if some of his releases can get wider releases through collaboration with Kino, why not go this way for all, doesn't really make sense to me, but then his business practices never have!

    Does anyone know if deep space is in collaboration with Kino?
     
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    As long as more "Screams...Night" are made...I really liked that one.
     
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    I searched WOWHD through the code red link, more titles than I realised, interested in Zeder and monster shark, I may bite.
     
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    Don't know how I've linked deep space to code red. But I realised after looking at other link it's a scorpion release, but chance of getting this easy feels like it's slipped.
     
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    ^^^^ That really wouldn't surprise me if it's true.

    Dark Force is virtually Code Red like I said before. Anybody who thinks they are "separate" entities is fooling themselves.
     

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