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Star Trek DVD release events at Blockbuster

by on Nov.10, 2009, under Video/DVD

Robin Fischer writes to let us know about two events at Blockbuster locations in the Chicago and Orlando areas for the release of Star Trek on Blu-ray and DVD. Read More for all the details.


Chicago area:

TREKKIES TO GATHER AT GURNEE BLOCKBUSTER FOR MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY FOR ‘STAR TREK’ DVD

Monday, Nov. 16 Event to Feature DVD Screening, Prizes, Trivia Contests and Appearances by Members of Chicago Area
Star Trek Club

WHAT: Trekkies are invited to boldly go where no fan has gone before –
to a first-ever ‘Star Trek’ celebration at the BLOCKBUSTER store at
6409 W. Grand Ave. in Gurnee. The store is hosting a midnight DVD
release party on Monday, Nov. 16 for the box office hit ‘Star Trek’
starring Chris Pine, giving Trekkies of all ages the chance to be
among the first to rent or purchase the movie on DVD or Blu-ray.

Activities at the event include:

A 10 p.m. screening of ‘Star Trek’

The chance to win official copies of the latest ‘Star Trek’ movie as
well as ‘Star Trek’ memorabilia, including theatrical posters,
collectible comic books, Delta pins and more

Star Trek trivia contest, special appearances by LOOP Rock Girl Leah
and the LOOP 97.9 radio street team and costumed members of USS
Chicago NCC-75011 Star Trek Flagship.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 16

10 pm: Event begins with pre-release screening of ‘Star Trek’
Midnight: ‘Star Trek’ DVD and Blu-ray available for rent or purchase
while supplies last.

WHERE: BLOCKBUSTER, 6409 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee

HOW: Admission is free and open to the public.

OFFERING: ‘Star Trek’ will be available for rent or purchase while
supplies last at participating BLOCKBUSTER stores and online at
www.blockbuster.com on the movie’s nationwide release date of Tuesday,
Nov. 17. In addition to the single-disc DVD ($19.99), BLOCKBUSTER
will be offering two special editions: a two-disc DVD version ($24.99)
and a three-disc Blu-ray version ($29.99), both of which include
digital copies of the movie, added special features and free trial
games.

Through Nov. 16, customers can pre-purchase ‘Star Trek’ at any
participating BLOCKBUSTER store and will receive two free movie
rentals.

Orlando area:

TREKKIES TO GATHER AT ORLANDO AREA BLOCKBUSTER FOR MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY FOR ‘STAR TREK’ DVD

Monday, Nov. 16 Event to Feature DVD Screening, Memorabilia Prizes, Trivia Contests and Members of Central Florida’s Star Trek Club

WHAT: Trekkies are invited to boldly go where no fan has gone before – to a first-ever ‘Star Trek’ celebration at the BLOCKBUSTER store at 11849 East Colonial Dr., in Orlando. The store is hosting a midnight DVD release party on Monday, Nov. 16 for the box office hit ‘Star Trek’ starring Chris Pine, giving Trekkies of all ages the chance to be among the first to rent or purchase the movie on DVD or Blu-ray.

Activities at the event include:

+ A 10 p.m. screening of ‘Star Trek’

+ The chance to win official ‘Star Trek’ memorabilia, including theatrical posters, collectible comic books, Delta pins and more

+ Star Trek trivia contest, special appearances by radio stations WTKS 104.1 and WJRR 101.1, theatrical face painting and costumed members of Orlando’s USS Haven, Central Florida’s Star Trek Flagship.

WHEN: Monday, Nov. 16

+ 8 pm: Event begins

+ 10 pm: Pre-release screening of ‘Star Trek’

+ Midnight: ‘Star Trek’ DVD and Blu-ray available for rent or purchase while supplies last.

WHERE: BLOCKBUSTER, 11849 East Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32826

HOW: Admission is free and open to the public.

OFFERING: ‘Star Trek’ will be available for rent or purchase while supplies last at participating BLOCKBUSTER stores and online at www.blockbuster.com on the movie?s nationwide release date of Tuesday, Nov. 17. In addition to the single-disc DVD ($19.99), BLOCKBUSTER will be offering two special editions: a two-disc DVD version ($24.99) and a three-disc Blu-ray version ($29.99), both of which include digital copies of the movie, added special features and free trial games.

Through Nov. 16, customers can pre-purchase ‘Star Trek’ at any participating BLOCKBUSTER store and will receive two free movie rentals.


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