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#1 Posted on 31.1.06 2222.45
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Now, I know that TNA's trying really hard to make the money off of their DVDs...but reading their latest press release, all I can do is scratch my head..

(From TNAwrestling.com):
TNA DVD Update - New Releases Coming To Retailers News

January 31st, 2006 15:16
UPDATE ON TNA WRESTLING HOME VIDEO DVD RELEASES

The following is an update on upcoming TNA DVDs and their expected release dates

BOUND FOR GLORY ‘05
Arriving at major retailers on January 31

GENESIS ‘05
Arriving at major retailers on February 21

BEST OF THE BLOODIEST BRAWLS
Arriving at major retailers on March 14

AVAILABLE ON DVD IN MARCH ON SHOPTNA.COM:
Sacrifice ‘05
Unbreakable ‘05
Turning Point ‘05

COMING THIS SPRING/SUMMER ON DVD:
TNA Knockouts DVD featuring Jackie, Gail Kim and Traci
The Best of Christian Cage <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
The Best of Samoa Joe DVD

A NOTE FOR OUR TNA CANADA FANS:
Wal-Mart Canada has accepted the TNA Epic Anthology set for a March in store date! All 222 Canada Wal-Mart locations with sell the Anthology, which features Victory Road ’04, Turning Point ’04 and Lockdown ’05 for one low price!

TNA’s current line of DVDs are available at Best Buy, Trans World, Tower and Musicland locations across the United States, including Best Buy, HMV and Future Shop locations in Canada.

-------------------------------------------------------
I know Christian was a big acquisiton for them, and he's been great in the short time he's been there. But to actually be able to put together a best of DVD of a guy who's maybe only had a handful of matches total of a guy is just insane. And I'm sure he'll have a couple more matches by the time they gotta start cutting everything for the DVD, but god damn, that's a little early, IMO. Too early for a Best of Samoa Joe DVD as well, but at least he's had a variety of matches to choose from, not just a handful in total. And putting "Best of" on the title is a joke too, but even that pales in comparison...
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#2 Posted on 31.1.06 2336.26
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Well Lesnar got a best of DVD from the WWE after being there only like a year.

Its the same reason they made a Jeff Hardy DVD = money. Christian is one of their top draws, so they want a TNA DVD featuring him on the shelves as soon as possible. Put stuff like his tag match with Sting on there, and people will probably buy it.

As far as I'm concerned, a best of Joe in TNA DVD needs to come out sooner.
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#3 Posted on 1.2.06 1009.01
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Forget the Christian Cage DVD. Did I just read that they're releasing a Best of Samoa Joe DVD? My god, that is... well, awesome.
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#4 Posted on 1.2.06 1041.50
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    Originally posted by Packman V2
    But to actually be able to put together a best of DVD of a guy who's maybe only had a handful of matches total of a guy is just insane.
Maybe it's going to be a part matches/part shoot interview DVD? I cant imagine they have enough original footage of him to justify a whole DVD either, maybe they got their hands on some pre-WWE footage?

I've never seen a TNA DVD, are they pretty much like the WWE ones?
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#5 Posted on 1.2.06 1044.07
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They may have the footage of Christian Cage in his pre-WWE days because he worked for Scott D'Amore.

Just like the new Christopher Daniels DVD has some Windy City Wrestling footage.
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#6 Posted on 1.2.06 1135.06
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    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
      Originally posted by Packman V2
      But to actually be able to put together a best of DVD of a guy who's maybe only had a handful of matches total of a guy is just insane.


    It probably won't come out for a while. By that time he will have already had his world title match with Jarrett, plus the tag match with Sting from Final Resolution which will make it on there.

    It is kind of silly that he gets one this quickly, but TNA is trying to bring in more revenue quickly, and their DVD's sell well, so that's their logic.


      Maybe it's going to be a part matches/part shoot interview DVD? I cant imagine they have enough original footage of him to justify a whole DVD either, maybe they got their hands on some pre-WWE footage?

      I've never seen a TNA DVD, are they pretty much like the WWE ones?


    It probably will be something like that. They probably could get their hands on some BCW footage if need be. But seeing as to how Christian spent so much time in WWE and had so many great moments there, this DVD won't really do him justice.

    They aren't as professional and nicely done. Most TNA DVD's have just matches on them and maybe some introductions by Tenay and West or some interview footage with AJ.

    They did it differently with Daniels DVD, making it more like a career recap in TNA and clipping most of the matches except the ones from Impact and the Iron Man match from Against All Odds.

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#7 Posted on 1.2.06 1313.55
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    Originally posted by The Vile1
    Well Lesnar got a best of DVD from the WWE after being there only like a year.


More than a year is different than a few months, though, and it wasn't really a "Best of" DVD for Lesnar - it was a biography of him with several matches on the disc as well. By that time, too, he had already had his WWE Title win over Rock and HITC with Taker, and Christian hasn't had anything like that in TNA yet.
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#8 Posted on 1.2.06 1744.55
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    Originally posted by hayden
      Originally posted by The Vile1
      Well Lesnar got a best of DVD from the WWE after being there only like a year.


    More than a year is different than a few months, though, and it wasn't really a "Best of" DVD for Lesnar - it was a biography of him with several matches on the disc as well. By that time, too, he had already had his WWE Title win over Rock and HITC with Taker, and Christian hasn't had anything like that in TNA yet.


Just to note, they're not releasing it until the Summer. So they have some time.

I'm hoping that they just do (unclipped) matches on the Samoa Joe DVD, and subtitle it "Volume 1." Then I'll be a happy man, and more importantly, TNA would get $20 out of me.
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#9 Posted on 2.2.06 2237.07
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The thread title makes it seem like some people were going to get fired.

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