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Old 06-06-2013, 17:37
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There's little tongue-in-cheek about the latest trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EC7P5WdUko

Tentatively looking forward to this (if only to see where all the money went), but fear another Battle:LA. - a film awash with trite character arcs and notably cheesier than the trailer suggested.
I think some posters are too willing to let others do their thinking for them. I wasn't going to watch this movie till I saw the poster (and this trailer) for the movie. I am quietly confident about this film.
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Old 06-06-2013, 18:14
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Im looking forward to this. Hope I iant disappointed
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Old 06-06-2013, 22:03
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Yes, some people have it in for the film because they didn't do a Peter Jakson and copy the book near word for word at the expense of the film, but general consensus is quite positive.

I might actually go and see it, and I have to really want to see a film because I strongly dislike cinemas...
Why? I love going to the cinema, especially on a Friday night.
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Old 06-06-2013, 22:50
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Why? I love going to the cinema, especially on a Friday night.
People talking. Chavs causing trouble. Someone behind you kicking the back of your chair. Etc. Etc.
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:34
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People talking. Chavs causing trouble. Someone behind you kicking the back of your chair. Etc. Etc.
I haven't been to the cinema for nearly 8 years now after having that experience ruined by a bunch of idiot kids. I might consider going again if they add a pause function so I can pop to the loo when I want to without missing stuff.
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Old 08-06-2013, 09:10
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Why? I love going to the cinema, especially on a Friday night.
For some reason I always get super nervous, and end up feeling like I need the toilet a lot, even though I don't actually need it. I also dislike the smell of cinema popcorn, which doesn't help....
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Old 08-06-2013, 17:35
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People talking. Chavs causing trouble. Someone behind you kicking the back of your chair. Etc. Etc.
Try a positive outlook

Go at quieter times ....between 4 and 7
Daytime Weekdays if possible when schools are in
Upgrade to VIP seating as a treat
if not VIP check who is sitting around
Avoid when films first come out leave it a couple of weeks
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Old 08-06-2013, 18:06
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Bloody hell, i guess Cineworld Sheffield are behind the times. VIP seating
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Old 08-06-2013, 18:11
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Try a positive outlook

Go at quieter times ....between 4 and 7
Daytime Weekdays if possible when schools are in
Upgrade to VIP seating as a treat
if not VIP check who is sitting around
Avoid when films first come out leave it a couple of weeks
It's also normally cheaper on weekday daytimes...

I wouldn't wait a week, Beasts of the Southern Wild only played for one week at my local.
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Old 08-06-2013, 19:05
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I've got an Cineworld unlimited card and I tend to go Saturday or Sunday morning as it tends to be really quiet!

I don't understand why people go at peak times!

Total Film gave World War Z three stars as well!
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:30
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its got an 80% rating on rotten tamatoes which is better than iron man 3
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Old 17-06-2013, 12:16
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Why do they persist in showing that terrible trailer? The one where you can't tell it's a bloody zombie movie! If I had no foreknowledge of the flick I would be clueless at the end of that trail and FGS would someone make Brad Pitt cut his stupid hair?
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Old 17-06-2013, 21:49
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Look at the film locations - LOL

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0816711/...?ref_=tt_dt_dt

UK getting a lot of film investment ATM.
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Old 17-06-2013, 21:57
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Look at the film locations - LOL

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0816711/...?ref_=tt_dt_dt

UK getting a lot of film investment ATM.
Because we're soft. The US won't let them close off large areas, we will. And I imagine they'll try and mask any indication that it is the UK not America, presumably even the road markings and signs will be gone...
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Old 17-06-2013, 22:11
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Because we're soft. The US won't let them close off large areas, we will. And I imagine they'll try and mask any indication that it is the UK not America, presumably even the road markings and signs will be gone...
The synopsis says the storyline moves to Wales at one point.

Wales not being on the film location list.
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Old 17-06-2013, 22:12
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It has horrible reviews and is set to become a massive multi-million box office flop. Im glad, brad pitt needs to be taken down a few pegs.
how many pegs
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Old 17-06-2013, 22:35
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The synopsis says the storyline moves to Wales at one point.

Wales not being on the film location list.
I didn't know part of the story took place in Wales. But given past representations, it wouldn't surprise me if you could see both the London Eye and Tower Bridge from Wales...
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Old 17-06-2013, 23:14
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Hmm, can anyone say whether the 3D presentations will be in IMAX cinemas. Tried to find uot at Kingston but they haven't decided there yet. Said it would be decided closer to the release date. I've only seen Avatar and Prometheus in úD Imax. Is non-Imax 3D as 'impressive'?
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Old 18-06-2013, 02:27
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The US won't let them close off large areas, we will. And I imagine they'll try and mask any indication that it is the UK not America, presumably even the road markings and signs will be gone...
Correct. They were shooting in Glasgow and roads were shut off for the duration of the filming and we saw all these American street signs and cars, etc. It was quite cool to be honest. I think in the movie it's supposed to be Philadelphia.
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Old 18-06-2013, 07:16
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Ive noticed Odeon only seem to be showing this movie in 3d this week if you check the showtimes on the website. Much like Dredd last year, if so it will stop me seeing it.
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Old 18-06-2013, 12:22
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Because we're soft. The US won't let them close off large areas, we will. And I imagine they'll try and mask any indication that it is the UK not America, presumably even the road markings and signs will be gone...
What a load of rubbish - Britain has a very large film industry here which thousands of jobs depend on - so its vital we have big blockbusters regularly filming here. Most US cities would be delighted to have a film of this size shutting down their streets for a few days.
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Old 18-06-2013, 16:52
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What a load of rubbish - Britain has a very large film industry here which thousands of jobs depend on - so its vital we have big blockbusters regularly filming here. Most US cities would be delighted to have a film of this size shutting down their streets for a few days.
That was not a comment on the British film industry. It was comment on the government's reaction to Hollywood studios. And blockbusters do regularly shoot here, but normally at Pinewood, or if it's a Christopher Nolan film, obscure places (like UCL's library, which was used in Inception).

And apparently they had everything lined up, but the Government didn't want to invest in tax credits (implying they didn't really want filming to take place there), and so they scouted elsewhere. The article implies the government knew they planned to find another location, but didn't care...
Don't expect staggering, flesh-eating, virus-revived corpses to add millions of dollars to Philadelphia's economy this summer.

Blame uncertainties about state tax credits for filmmakers, says the head of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office.
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In February, media questions about the Corbett administration's support for the credits put a cloud over the program, as money was running out for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, Pinkenson said.

Gov. Corbett in March raised the allotment to $60 million in the 2011-12 budget, but until it passes, filmmakers will continue to shy away, she said.
http://articles.philly.com/2011-06-1...redits-corbett

And I'm sure I remember hearing about the producers of 21 Jump Street having to conduct a comedy car chase (during a traffic jam) on an open road, because they weren't given permission to clear it or something, but I can't find a source, so maybe I'm imagining it...
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Old 18-06-2013, 17:53
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I didn't know part of the story took place in Wales. But given past representations, it wouldn't surprise me if you could see both the London Eye and Tower Bridge from Wales...
Swansea on a typical Friday night is a pretty good representation of a zombie apocalypse before you make any changes.
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Old 18-06-2013, 18:59
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this films getting pretty good reviews
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Old 22-06-2013, 07:46
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Saw this last night, very solid film of it's genre, if lacking a dramatic punch. Well worth a look though I can imagine fans of the book not being impressed how little resemblance it bears to the source material. Still, I liked it well enough. 7/10
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