The wait is almost over! As fans get ready to purchase their DVDs or Blu-Ray editions of Star Trek this Tuesday, they could check out their local Sunday papers for images and offers from various retailers. TrekMovie provides a guide to help sort through these retailer transmissions, plus some more details about midnight openings.
Star Trek Sunday Paper Ads/Plus Details on Midnight Openings
The November 15th Target Sunday ad features a quarter page dedicated to Star Trek, including a look at the exclusive DVD and Blu-ray packaging that "transforms into a replica of the USS Enterprise."
From the Target Sunday ad
The Target offerings are available in stores or now online at Target.com:
- Target Exclusive 2 Disc DVD Enterprise Packaging $26.99
- Target Exclusive 3 Disc Blu-ray Enterprise packaging $24.99
Star Trek is all over the Best Buy Sunday paper ad. Trek 2009 is featured not only in its own half page ad (page 12), but also all over various television sets that are for sale this week.
Best Buy also has a mini-Star Trek website available at www.bestbuy.com/startrek featuring synopsis, pictures, character posters, and the trailer. There is information on the locations of the more than 200 Best Buy stores which will open at midnight (12:01AM) on Tuesday morning for Star Trek fans. Many stores are opening at 10PM or 11PM to show the movie. Fans should check with their local Best Buy stores.
Don’t forget, among it various editions being offered, Best Buy has a limited edition Blu-ray Gift Set with the 3 disc movie with digital copy and four replica Starfleet insignias. The "doorbuster" price (meaning the price that is available during the first two hours of business) is $36.99 or it will regularly be $39.99.
CVS has a center ad for Star Trek on page 7 of their weekly ad. By purchasing $15 worth of iTunes Gift Cards, the regular Star Trek DVD is only $9.99.
MORE INFORMATION ON BLOCKBUSTER MIDNIGHT OPENINGS
TrekMovie previously reported on the midnight openings of some 20 North American Blockbuster stores. Check with your local store because some Blockbusters will be going all out and having free Star Trek showings beginning at 10PM November 16th (Monday) with a screening of the movie, a chance to win Star Trek memorabilia, costumed fans, and trivia contests.
Also see our previous article for more retailer exclusives in North America.
Star Trek on Amazon
If you want to reserve your copy on Amazon, you can pre-order all three sets (but the Amazon exclusive is now sold out).