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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:34 pm    Post subject: Classic Star Wars Theater Screening Reply with quote

Something I'm really looking forward to...

On Saturday, August 24th, a local theater that has been beautifully restored to its full classic art deco glory, will be screening a Star Wars original trilogy marathon. I know what I want for my birthday.

The event listing.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Classic Star Wars Theater Screening Reply with quote

CRMcNeill wrote:
Something I'm really looking forward to...

On Saturday, August 24th, a local theater that has been beautifully restored to its full classic art deco glory, will be screening a Star Wars original trilogy marathon.

My browser settings don't like that web page for some reason, but theatrical trilogizing? Yeah!
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd love to go to this, but Redding, California is a little bit out of my way....
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'd love to go to this, but Redding, California is a little bit out of my way....

Understandable. Redding is out of the way for a lot of things unless you live there, or just happen to be driving up or down the west coast.

But hey, I have my ticket (mom knows what I want for my birthday).
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRMcNeill wrote:
But hey, I have my ticket (mom knows what I want for my birthday).

Awesome! I checked out the event page in Safari. You're going to party like it's 1997!
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whill wrote:
CRMcNeill wrote:
But hey, I have my ticket (mom knows what I want for my birthday).

Awesome! I checked out the event page in Safari. You're going to party like it's 1997!

LOL! Since they're saying it's the originals (not specifying whether it's the OT or the Special Editions), I may be partying like it's 1977, 1980 and 1983 all in the same night.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRMcNeill wrote:
Whill wrote:
CRMcNeill wrote:
But hey, I have my ticket (mom knows what I want for my birthday).

Awesome! I checked out the event page in Safari. You're going to party like it's 1997!

LOL! Since they're saying it's the originals (not specifying whether it's the OT or the Special Editions), I may be partying like it's 1977, 1980 and 1983 all in the same night.

Most theaters are digital nowadays. When my wife threw me a surprise birthday party for my 40th birthday, she had rented an auditorium in a movie theater and we watched Raiders of the Lost Ark that was played from a normal DVD copy. At your trilogy event, they will probably play the blu-ray editions. That's what the Star Wars in Concert show I saw in recent years was.

But by saying 1997, I wasn't referring to which edition. I was referring to the likely last time you saw any version of these films in the theater. Theatrical Star Wars is better than watching them at home.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I guess we'll see. I just read an article today about screenings of a Lucas-approved pre-SE edition.

I ended up getting the VIP Pass, which comes with a commemorative lanyard, early seating, a pizza dinner between ESB and RotJ, and you get to keep your seat (the theater gets cleared between each showing except for VIP ticket holders).
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice!
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