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imin
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Feb 3 2013, 12:33am


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Seen it two times - once on opening night (Real3D) so pretty big fans - were well behaved. Second time was just after new year in IMAX 3D HFR and was packed again. The viewing experiences cannot be compared IMAX was an infinitely better experience.

1. Would you rather see it in a fairly packed theater, or with just a few people in there with you, or would you like the theater all to yourself? Why?

If im honest i would rather see it completely by myself or with just friends who i know will be into it. Not very sociable i know but honestly i dont care if others who i dont know like it or not and for me its not a social experience - its in the dark facing away from everyone else with blaring sound to drown out the voices of idiots. For me it is a chance to escape reality and enter the world presented by the director, actors etc and the darkness, sound and massive screen help to achieve this.

If i could i would pay to rent out the entire screening for myself. The only time it can work is for horror or comedy, every other time, i dont want to know im in a cinema as i want to be IN the films world. Basically the exact same feeling as you Roheryn.

I have heard for a few thousand dollars/pounds the studio will fly out to your house with home cinema and under arm guard play the film - potentially doable if i win the lottery, lol.


2. What's the funniest thing you've overheard other viewers say (I usually hear these things as we're all piling out together afterwards)?

Funniest for me was an older man as he was getting up said 'well that was s**t' which as it happened just as the lights went up and things just made me laugh. The other comments werent that funny more just generic, that was good, not as good as lotr or that was great wanna see it in HFR again.


3. Has anything Unexpected happened during any of your viewings?
Nope both times the audiences have been very well behaved especially considering there was almost not a spare seat in the screenings. I was very happy - i can cope with audiences like that - laughed at funny bits, made appropriate noises for other times but mostly were as quiet as a mouse.

Subject User Time
Questions about your viewing experiences Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 2 2013, 9:56pm
    I've never paid so much attention to anyone's hair Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Feb 2 2013, 10:18pm
    I like to see it making money! Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 2 2013, 10:18pm
        Ehhhhhh.. . . ! Yeah. That is unfortunate. AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 2 2013, 11:23pm
    Five times... bborchar Send a private message to bborchar Feb 2 2013, 11:04pm
    3: Missing polarizers belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 2 2013, 11:18pm
        Interesting... Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Feb 3 2013, 4:10am
            Nope, but I got the impression that the HFR projectors were 'locked down' belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 3 2013, 1:05pm
    four times... belfalas Send a private message to belfalas Feb 2 2013, 11:23pm
    6 times total Eowyn3 Send a private message to Eowyn3 Feb 2 2013, 11:42pm
    Alrighty then CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Feb 2 2013, 11:43pm
        Ha. Your 1st response AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 12:46am
            I know right? CathrineB Send a private message to CathrineB Feb 3 2013, 1:00am
    2 times imin Send a private message to imin Feb 3 2013, 12:33am
    Viewings Gelir Send a private message to Gelir Feb 3 2013, 12:55am
    But... what about Thorin's hair? ;) grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Feb 3 2013, 1:05am
    my answers: Jeremy Send a private message to Jeremy Feb 3 2013, 2:05am
        TABA stands for. . . AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 2:32am
            don't judge a book by its cover Jeremy Send a private message to Jeremy Feb 3 2013, 3:36am
                Ugh! They may have been Posers!!! lol AinurOlorin Send a private message to AinurOlorin Feb 3 2013, 4:21am
    8 times so far Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Feb 3 2013, 2:33am
        This is sounding like a common occurrance: Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Feb 3 2013, 2:49am
            6 times so far MistyMountain Send a private message to MistyMountain Feb 3 2013, 3:06am
    my answers arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 3 2013, 3:05am
    Oh goodie! Another fun thread! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Feb 3 2013, 6:36am
    Okey. Dokey! Alcarcalime Send a private message to Alcarcalime Feb 3 2013, 9:21am
        Four times Lonely Mountain Send a private message to Lonely Mountain Feb 3 2013, 10:13am
        DITTO about the perfume! Tintallė Send a private message to Tintallė Feb 3 2013, 5:01pm
        An addition to my post: Alcarcalime Send a private message to Alcarcalime Feb 3 2013, 6:54pm
    Fun! Sślimė Send a private message to Sślimė Feb 3 2013, 10:13am
        The Star Trek preview confused me too Nira Send a private message to Nira Feb 3 2013, 4:29pm
    I may have more opportunities to be in an empty theater! Tintallė Send a private message to Tintallė Feb 3 2013, 4:49pm
    11 years ago... glor Send a private message to glor Feb 3 2013, 5:42pm
        Same Here IdrilofGondolin Send a private message to IdrilofGondolin Feb 3 2013, 9:29pm
    Fun topic!! Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 3 2013, 10:56pm
        You don't keep your 3D glasses? Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 3 2013, 11:43pm
            perhaps it was for IMAX imin Send a private message to imin Feb 3 2013, 11:59pm
                In my area Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Feb 4 2013, 1:00am
            Not the way it is now Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Feb 4 2013, 1:12am
                Thank you all. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 4 2013, 1:43am
    The Joy of Teaching Tolkien Clifton8 Send a private message to Clifton8 Feb 5 2013, 8:41pm

 
 
 

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