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Mick Swagger
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(04-19-2012, 12:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

So my local theater in ct is only doing one midnight screen, in their smaller auditorium, in 3d. No 2d until next day, and no IMAX until next day. Wtf?

We usually only get the initial advance bookings in 3D and are allocated one "print" (In this case a hard drive as my current theatre is completely digital). We then take care of the advance show times for the midnight showing(s) and up until Thursday of the following week, for just that single print. Most films that are in 3D are marketed as in 3D so the majority of advertising is spent on hammering that point. Thus if we're allocated one print to schedule, it's a 3D one.

It isn't until closer to release that we receive more booking information (I.E. how many prints we will receive, if we will be receiving digital bookings in addition to the 3D ones, etc.) thus 2D (35MM or Digital) show times usually aren't added until a week prior, when we post the bookings.

Very rarely have we not had 2D shows to complement our 3D shows. I believe the only time we haven't in the past year has been for the 3D re releases (Lion King, Beauty & The Beast, Titanic, etc.)
DodgerSan
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(04-19-2012, 12:04 AM)

Originally Posted by The Outsider

Yep, the latter is just more of a fun bit than anything else. Cool little short, but not terribly relevant story wise.

Nice little detail with the Roxxon petrol pump though.
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 12:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mick Swagger

We usually only get the initial advance bookings in 3D and are allocated one "print" (In this case a hard drive as my current theatre is completely digital). We then take care of the advance show times for the midnight showing(s) and up until Thursday of the following week, for just that single print. Most films that are in 3D are marketed as in 3D so the majority of advertising is spent on hammering that point. Thus if we're allocated one print to schedule, it's a 3D one.

It isn't until closer to release that we receive more booking information (I.E. how many prints we will receive, if we will be receiving digital bookings in addition to the 3D ones, etc.) thus 2D (35MM or Digital) show times usually aren't added until a week prior, when we post the bookings.

Very rarely have we not had 2D shows to complement our 3D shows. I believe the only time we haven't in the past year has been for the 3D re releases (Lion King, Beauty & The Beast, Titanic, etc.)

Do you work at the Rave theater in Manchester? Just curious.

And I know they usually have 2D showings to complement the 3D ones. It just seems odd that they are only selling one at the moment and not the other.

Thank you for the info though.
Doodis
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(04-19-2012, 12:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by richiek

Just realized ScarJo's lips are actually a gun.

MIND BLOWN.

Did you also realize that her nose is the smoke coming from the barrel? Because you might have your mind blown twice.
The Outsider
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(04-19-2012, 12:22 AM)
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Originally Posted by DodgerSan

Nice little detail with the Roxxon petrol pump though.

Ha, didn't even notice that the first time I watched it.
artist
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(04-19-2012, 12:37 AM)


Cap uses guns?
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 12:43 AM)
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He did in his own movie too.
Dram
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(04-19-2012, 12:45 AM)
Does anyone else find it strange were already getting an Avengers movie, but we haven't even heard a peep about a Justice League film? I wonder why Warner Brothers are dragging their feet on this.
artist
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(04-19-2012, 12:45 AM)
Dont remember .. never watched the whole movie in a sitting either.

Anyway, I think the best part of Avengers will be Ironman sequences despite Hulk's presence.

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(04-19-2012, 12:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist



Cap uses guns?

Cap don't give a fuck. Did you see how he went HAM on Red Skulls henchmen at the end of 'First Avenger'?
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(04-19-2012, 12:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dram

Does anyone else find it strange were already getting an Avengers movie, but we haven't even heard a peep about a Justice League film? I wonder why Warner Brothers are dragging their feet on this.

Green Lantern
Slayven
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(04-19-2012, 12:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist



Cap uses guns?

Htown
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(04-19-2012, 01:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist



Cap uses guns?

Yes?

His origin is World War 2.

I mean Steve Rogers doesn't usually carry one around in general, but yeah he's been known to use them.
The Return of
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(04-19-2012, 01:04 AM)
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man fuck these other places getting it within a week :(
Tobor
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(04-19-2012, 01:05 AM)
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In the Cap movie he carried a 45 in a holster.
Tookay
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(04-19-2012, 01:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Willy105

This is kinda poor coming from Tony Stark.

The "I have an army." "We have a Hulk." line felt really bad. That's not mentioning the rest of his speech, which made no sense.

I'm actually beginning to turn around on this movie as a whole and get excited for it, but I agree completely with your complaint. It's like they threw a collection of movie trailer one-liners together without any flow behind it.
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Slayven
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(04-19-2012, 01:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Htown

Yes?

His origin is World War 2.

I mean Steve Rogers doesn't usually carry one around in general, but yeah he's been known to use them.

Taskmaster said Cap's fighting style was more hardcore in his WW2 days.
Banana Kid
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(04-19-2012, 01:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dram

Does anyone else find it strange were already getting an Avengers movie, but we haven't even heard a peep about a Justice League film? I wonder why Warner Brothers are dragging their feet on this.

There was actually a JLA movie in some form of production a few years ago, but it never got off the ground. The script's out there, it's real weird.

DC's been having a real hell of a time making any characters that aren't Batman or Superman into movies. Wonder Woman was a non-starter for years, and while Green Lantern at least got made, it didn't exactly set the world on fire.
Dram
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(04-19-2012, 01:44 AM)
Is Wonder Woman a non-starter because Catwoman bombed? I know there was an article that mentioned that was one of the reasons Warner Brothers stopped making actions movies with female leads.
ReiGun
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(04-19-2012, 01:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dram

Is Wonder Woman a non-starter because Catwoman bombed?

Sort of. They had been trying to get a Wonder Woman movie even before that and it never got off the ground. Catwoman was justification for not doing one, if anything.

Wonder Woman's main problem (and probably with every DC character that's not Bats and Supes) is that DC doesn't know what the hell to do with her.
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(04-19-2012, 01:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist

Dont remember .. never watched the whole movie in a sitting either.

Anyway, I think the best part of Avengers will be Ironman sequences despite Hulk's presence.

I have to agree with this. Basically IM 3 with some guest stars for me. RDJ <3
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(04-19-2012, 01:52 AM)
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Wasn't Whedon involved with the Wonder Woman movie at one point? I think he turned it down eventually.
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(04-19-2012, 01:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist



Cap uses guns?

Cap is a soldier so...yeah
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(04-19-2012, 01:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Tookay

I'm actually beginning to turn around on this movie as a whole and get excited for it, but I agree completely with your complaint. It's like they threw a collection of movie trailer one-liners together without any flow behind it.

Chuck Norris
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(04-19-2012, 02:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist



Cap uses guns?

Cap is America so... yeah
Banana Kid
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(04-19-2012, 02:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by ReiGun

Sort of. They had been trying to get a Wonder Woman movie even before that and it never got off the ground. Catwoman was justification for not doing one, if anything.

Wonder Woman's main problem (and probably with every DC character that's not Bats and Supes) is that DC doesn't know what the hell to do with her.

The post-reboot Wonder Woman book has actually been really good, because it's used the greek mythology element to give her an origin that makes sense and a decent supporting cast. It's a great take on the character.

Unfortunately, Clash/Wrath of the Titans has kind of ruined the whole greek gods thing, so that treatment would have to wait a few years until those movies get forgotten.
~Devil Trigger~
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(04-19-2012, 02:13 AM)
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Cap is no Batman.

He bust a gun or two
Dead
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(04-19-2012, 02:36 AM)
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The final running time is apparently 143 minutes

http://www.bbfc.co.uk/BFF285236/

That makes it the longest of all of Marvel's movie by a significant margin.
The Outsider
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(04-19-2012, 02:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dead

The final running time is apparently 143 minutes

http://www.bbfc.co.uk/BFF285236/

That makes it the longest of all of Marvel's movie by a significant margin.

Sounds good to me. Something like this needs a substantial running time to do it justice.
Mick Swagger
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(04-19-2012, 02:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

Do you work at the Rave theater in Manchester? Just curious.

And I know they usually have 2D showings to complement the 3D ones. It just seems odd that they are only selling one at the moment and not the other.

Thank you for the info though.

No but once upon a time, I used to work for a smaller theatre chain in NYC and the logistics are a lot worse for smaller chains than larger ones. The bigger the theatre the more the studio cares, sadly.

I currently work for Regal Entertainment Group (Umbrella consisting of Regal Cinemas, Edwards & United Artists). I would not work for any other chain as REG is the largest in the world and shows signs of continuos growth.

Unlike AMC, truly a place for the denizens of hell to congregate.
JdFoX187
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(04-19-2012, 02:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dead

The final running time is apparently 143 minutes

http://www.bbfc.co.uk/BFF285236/

That makes it the longest of all of Marvel's movie by a significant margin.

Wow, surprised, and glad, to hear this. Was worried they were going to rush through it. Even with a swift two hours, it'd be rushed. I think this should work.
Dead
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(04-19-2012, 02:43 AM)
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I was half expecting something like 125 minutes, like Iron Man
JdFoX187
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(04-19-2012, 02:44 AM)
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That's what I was expecting as well. Then again, it could go the other way. Iron Man 2 felt like it was three hours long. The more I think about it, the more that movie really was just plain bad.
Mick Swagger
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(04-19-2012, 02:51 AM)
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For anyone who cares about the 3D glasses, AMC will have 4 different pairs come release in the US.

The catch? An extra $5 per pair.

They seem quality, they have thicker legs so they're more sturdy ala Saw 3D Special Edition 3D glasses.
Dany M
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(04-19-2012, 02:53 AM)
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Buy to keep 3D glasses?
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 03:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by ~Devil Trigger~

Cap is no Batman.

He bust a gun or two

You're right. He is better than Batman.
Mick Swagger
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(04-19-2012, 03:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dany M

Buy to keep 3D glasses?

You can always keep them :lol

Real D and certain production companies release special/limited edition 3D glasses. Usually a case or two per theatre.

Since they're actually charging $5 extra per pair I'm guessing they'll have more on hand.
The Outsider
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(04-19-2012, 03:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mick Swagger

No but once upon a time, I used to work for a smaller theatre chain in NYC and the logistics are a lot worse for smaller chains than larger ones. The bigger the theatre the more the studio cares, sadly.

I currently work for Regal Entertainment Group (Umbrella consisting of Regal Cinemas, Edwards & United Artists). I would not work for any other chain as REG is the largest in the world and shows signs of continuos growth.

Unlike AMC, truly a place for the denizens of hell to congregate.

Fellow REG employee? My man.
neojubei
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(04-19-2012, 03:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by artist


Cap uses guns?

You should see the movie Captain America the first Avenger.


Originally Posted by ReiGun

Sort of. They had been trying to get a Wonder Woman movie even before that and it never got off the ground. Catwoman was justification for not doing one, if anything.

Wonder Woman's main problem (and probably with every DC character that's not Bats and Supes) is that DC doesn't know what the hell to do with her.

Yup. Warner Bros should wait until they can get a good director who knows about the source material to do a Wonder Woman movie, though her origin and costume are both a bit weird.
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BlueMagic
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(04-19-2012, 04:20 AM)
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Should I see all the movies from before? I saw Iron Man 1 and I'm planning to see Thor this weekend, what else should I see?
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 04:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlueMagic

Should I see all the movies from before? I saw Iron Man 1 and I'm planning to see Thor this weekend, what else should I see?

Captain America for sure. Incredible Hulk is really not as important to the set up of Avengers as the others. It is not an origin movie like the others.

Started my Marvel rewatch today. Did Iron Man 1 and then Thor. Was going to do Incredible Hulk to keep it in order, but the wife came home and wanted to see Chris Hemsworth.
JdFoX187
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(04-19-2012, 04:35 AM)
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I figure I'll start my MCU re-watch this weekend. Still debating between watching the two Iron Mans back-to-back or watching the series in the order of release. First world problems, etc. Really curious to see Thor again, and Captain America, to a lesser extent.
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(04-19-2012, 05:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlueMagic

Should I see all the movies from before? I saw Iron Man 1 and I'm planning to see Thor this weekend, what else should I see?

Iron Man 2 (though it's not very good) and Captain America. The Incredible Hulk if you really want to. Make sure to sit through the credits of all of them.
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(04-19-2012, 05:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Cartman86

Iron Man 2 (though it's not very good) and Captain America. The Incredible Hulk if you really want to. Make sure to sit through the credits of all of them.

Or fast forward through them until the end!
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(04-19-2012, 05:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Cartman86

Iron Man 2 (though it's not very good) and Captain America. The Incredible Hulk if you really want to. Make sure to sit through the credits of all of them.

So is the Norton Hulk being considered canon to this universe, despite the recast?
Dram
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(04-19-2012, 05:52 AM)
yes
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Gunloc

So is the Norton Hulk being considered canon to this universe, despite the recast?

They reference events from it in Iron Man 2, and it has RDJ. Add in that it was a Marvel studios movie and it makes it canon.
Raguel
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(04-19-2012, 06:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

They reference events from it in Iron Man 2, and it has RDJ. Add in that it was a Marvel studios movie and it makes it canon.

Until they retcon it. Then it'll be just like a marvel production!
PhoncipleBone
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(04-19-2012, 06:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Raguel

Until they retcon it. Then it'll be just like a marvel production!

What have they retconned in the movies that they have produced so far?
apana
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(04-19-2012, 06:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by BlueMagic

Should I see all the movies from before? I saw Iron Man 1 and I'm planning to see Thor this weekend, what else should I see?

Captain America and Incredible Hulk, I have a hard time saying which one I liked better, probably Incredible Hulk just a little bit more. Thor is a mess of a film but the main actors are likeable, you will find something to enjoy. I didn't watch Iron Man 2, looked really annoying to me and I want to have a good feeling about the Iron Man character going into this movie.

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