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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:10 AM

STATIC


Quote:

Originally posted by Flechette:


I have yet to see the trailer in any theatre in Greensboro...



They showed the Serenity trailer at the Carmike Cinemas on Koger Blvd with "Hitchhiker's".

Three or four of us yelled, "YES!!!!" and the rest of the PACKED house were all saying things like, "That looks cool" and 'ooh-ing', 'aah-inbg' and laughing at all the appropriate times.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:52 AM

REGINAROADIE


You know, speaking of HITCHIKER'S, to tell you the truth, in retrospect, I was glad that they moved SERENITY from its April release. Because looking back, if it had debued then, it probably would've petered out.

Everyone in the industry has been making a big deal about how for like the past 16 weeks or so, the overall gross and attendance was down cosiderably for the last year. Personally, I think it's stupid that they even worry about this stuff, because nothing could've topped last years incredible run, what with PASSION OF THE CHRIST, SHREK and SPIDER-MAN 2. But there's no sense in releasing something that's supposed to go off like a bombshell if very few were around to see it.

And if you want further evidence that it was all about timing, look at HITCHIKER'S. That flick pretty much had the same thing going for it (cult sci-fi comedy with huge following. Maybe even bigger than ours, since it's been around for twenty plus years, whereas we've only been around for three) Came out a week later than when SERENITY was supposed to be released. And while it did loads better than that XXX sequel (which I think it tanked because no one gave a shit about it), it's pretty much topped out at $50 million. It made back it's budget, but you can't categorize it as a blockbuster, can you?

Timing is key. And coming out late Sept, early Oct is a smart move. Whe it makes MATRIX money and the sequels are greenlit (hoepfully not to be filmed at the same time. You don't want to bleed it dry like they did with RELOADED/REVOLUTIONS), THEN they'll get the sweet summer or winter openings that all the big blockbuster's get.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

And wow! Hey! What's this thing suddenly coming towards me very fast? Very very fast. So big and flat and round, it needs a big wide sounding name like ... ow ... ound ... round ... ground! That's it! That's a good name - ground! I wonder if it will be friends with me?

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:56 AM

RANGERLYN


Quote:

Originally posted by reannaremick:
Guys, our heros LOVE Dragon Con and Jewel told me Joss is excited as well, so trust me - he's not gonna let them mess up Dragon Con by putting the release date too close to it that the cast would have to miss out. I honestly hope it comes out BEFORE Dragon Con so we don't have to run spoiler control at panels for people who saw the advanced screening. Shiny shiny news, I'm excited. Though as someone said changing all the merchandise is gonna be a pain - but we've already done it once, so we should be pros by now! *still has many many things that say April 22nd* Just hang tight - Universal is here to take care of us, they won't let us down!



Now here's a thought (okay, so maybe it's more of a fantasy ): What if they were to premiere the movie *at* DragonCon? Of course, the con would be in utter chaos and no one would be able to get in...

On second thought...Universal, please disregard what I just said! Not on Labor Day weekend, please!!


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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 7:04 AM

GUIDEWRITER


In regard to test screenings... these can be people that the studio brings in to see a screening and usually is carefully demographic-ed or whatever-you-call-it. I doubt they're happening on the same nights as the advanced screenings. Who knows.

Someone said somewhere that advanced screenings counted towards the opening numbers of the film. Is that true?

I'll certainly go see this movie multiple times whenever it hits theatres, and I'm looking forward to the screening on the 23rd.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 7:54 AM

FLECHETTE


They didn't keep it or didn't show it on all showings then,cause wasn't there when a friend and fellow browncoat saw HG2TG a week after opening.

Then again, since I haven't seen every movie at every theatre I did perhaps speak a bit too widely- it was based on my calling all the theatres in the area (even Sedgefield) and being told they didn't have the trailer/ haven't shown the trailer for Serenity.

edit----

don't mean to imply I doubt your word Static, I believe you guys saw it - just trying to point out that many others in Gso did not see it and the theatre staff themselves don't seem to know they have the trailer....





Quote:

Originally posted by Static:
Quote:

Originally posted by Flechette:


I have yet to see the trailer in any theatre in Greensboro...



They showed the Serenity trailer at the Carmike Cinemas on Koger Blvd with "Hitchhiker's".

Three or four of us yelled, "YES!!!!" and the rest of the PACKED house were all saying things like, "That looks cool" and 'ooh-ing', 'aah-inbg' and laughing at all the appropriate times.


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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 8:31 AM

JAKE7


I'll be happy for the release in Sept. I'd be even happier if it came out the 9th.

My birthday is the 12th, so I can spend my days off watching Serenity!!

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 9:01 AM

WHOISRIVER


Static,

Have you checked with your contact he is okay with your listing his name here, together with quoting him?

You need to bear in mind SERENITY is a commercial property, and is therefore subject to confidentiality. All those involved are limited as to what they can say publicly. This is asking for trouble, trust me.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 9:18 AM

CHEVRONNINE


Thanks for sharing the great news Static! I enjoyed the advance screening, but can't wait to see Serenity in it's finished form. Many times.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 11:31 AM

OHIOBROWNCOAT


The selfish part of me wants the earliest release possible, but let's fantisize for a moment....Oscars are usually later movies. While the movie is on thier minds late Sept will be great for Joss not as great for us to wait. I would like to see Joss accepting an Oscar for a show that was cancelled.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 11:35 AM

BEBROWNCOATS


OMG! OMG! *runs around in happy delirium* Whoot! Yee-HAH!!!!

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:04 PM

SHINY


Quote:

Originally posted by Hell's Kitten:

“Test Markets.” Plural. That’s what interests me.
...
Do you think they’re pulling a sleight of hand on us? Pointing the entire BrownCoat community in one direction – towards the advance screenings – while having rounds of true test screenings for the general masses elsewhere on the same night?



They were doing some (generally unannounced) test screenings as early as late last year. IIRC, a few browncoats did get into those because someone 'on the inside' told them about it. Largely those were standard movie test screening audiences, though, picked at pseudo-random (possibly with some demographic weightings) from local malls, plazas, tourist traps, etc. in the LA area...

Jayne, your mouth is talkin. Might want to look into that.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:12 PM

COZEN


Let’s all take a breath of fresh air, here.

What Static has done, by way of contacting the distributor’s representative, is a cool move which reflects well on Browncoats and is a positive step toward fuelling the hype required to make the BDM a big damn success. Given, as I understand it, that Static was enquiring about a specific showing at a specific theatre, and received gushing tributes from the distributor’s rep suggesting they sure wished they had released Serenity straightaway, bodes well for the confidence in their product. So, good news for us fans.

But that guy’s job is to facilitate the hype. He’s not going to say that Serenity sucks. He knows that any hype is good hype. And he knows that pre-sold fans such as us aren’t likely to allow a little resentment over vague promises regarding earlier release dates keep us from paying to see the BDM when it finally does hit the screens.

Release dates shift all the time, for various reasons. Studios commonly delay releases for financial (ran out of bucks, or cost over-runs) and marketing (don’t want to open up against Star Wars) reasons. Yes, sometimes release dates are pushed forward, but this is almost always to fill a market niche before a similar movie is released by a competitor. (In which case things get a might exciting for us post-prod types… but I digress).

Here’s when the release dates are locked in: when the distributors commit to their advertisers. When the ads come out in Variety or on trailers, and say something like, oh, “September 30th”, you can bet yer ass that heaven and earth shall be moved, if necessary, to make that date. Which is to say: the working grunts involved in manufacturing the film (or digital) product will be whipped into whatever frenzy is necessary to meet the delivery by that deadline. By the same token, that date will be held to, marketing-fuelled pre-screenings aside, even if the product (film) has long been fully assembled.

Well now, seems the studios have made their advertising commitment by way of the Serenity trailer, and it says “September 30th”.

I’d be ecstatic if I were wrong on this one.

Relax: it’s a helluva movie. Worth the wait.


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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:15 PM

STATIC


Quote:

Originally posted by WhoIsRiver:
Static,

Have you checked with your contact he is okay with your listing his name here, together with quoting him?

You need to bear in mind SERENITY is a commercial property, and is therefore subject to confidentiality. All those involved are limited as to what they can say publicly. This is asking for trouble, trust me.

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Good point, and while it's a bit late in coming, I've edited the post that lists his actual name.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:18 PM

MISGUIDED BY VOICES


Man, I've skipped this thread because aside from a period lying to Camp America about my ability to teach (which is whole other story) I've not hit, nor am I likely to hit NC, but this is cool as all get out (and realise as a Brit that phrase doesn't scan) - I'm ignoring the rest of the thread to just post this:)

We're bigger than Star Wars.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 1:53 PM

YT

the movie is not the Series. Only the facts have been changed, to irritate the innocent; the names of the actors and characters remain the same


I'd like to thank Haken (or was it you, Shiny) for putting this thread in the news headlines section. In an effort to do something besides read Fireflyfans.net, I've become selective in what threads I open. Since I haven't seen the BDM, I avoid movie spoilers, & as one might expect, I skip thread titles that don't interest me. But that doesn't save me enough time, so I also avoid threads with titles that are non-descriptive, or all caps, or use multiple exclamation points or question marks. This thread fails all three tests, so I passed on it.

But it is News.

Quote:

Originally posted by Shiny:
They were doing some (generally unannounced) test screenings as early as late last year. IIRC, a few browncoats did get into those because someone 'on the inside' told them about it.


The first screening was so inundated with fans that the testers realized it was useless, prompting the second screening.

Quote:

Largely those were standard movie test screening audiences, though, picked at pseudo-random (possibly with some demographic weightings) from local malls, plazas, tourist traps, etc. in the LA area...


Reckon I don't go to those places 'cause the only place I've ever seen 'em is a particular few cinemas (these days, only multiplexes). These test screenings are not anonymous. Each of the folks giving away passes will have a 1-sheet with title, maybe a still, familiar names (if any), & brief synopsis. And test screeners are now also recruited via email listserve. This may have been how the first test of Serenity got swamped by fans. For it to have been due to a leak, the leak would've had to come from the testers, since you have to call with a code-key to get your name on the admission list. And the testers don't like such leaks, 'cause they waste time & money.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 1:58 PM

JADEKADIR


I'm personally happy that it's going to be on 9/30 because it's only a little after DragonCon and my birthday. So I'm selfish. *shrug* But it seems like a good move to me.

- Jade Kadir
"But as for me I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote."
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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 5:18 PM

TALLGRRL


"It's working out as well as "Star Wars" and if we'd started in May, it would have run all summer."
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As pretty as that sounds, I'm not buying it.
Star Wars would have knocked Serenity out of the theatres.
You do realize that when it opened, multiplexes were showing pretty much NOTHING but Star Wars?
12 and 16 plexes had Star Wars on every screen.
If they'd started in May, the BDM would be off the screens starting on Star Wars's opening day: buried, completely.
Look, I love me some Firefly and I'm hot for Serenity...but I'm realistic enough to know that it would have been blown away by the Star Wars juggernaut.
The good folks at Universal aren't stupid.
They knew what they were up against, and even though they have faith in the BDM, they weren't crazy enough to release Serenity anywhere NEAR Star Wars.
That's my humble opinion.



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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 5:27 PM

GORDONCOMSTOCK


Quote:

Originally posted by cozen:
Well now, seems the studios have made their advertising commitment by way of the Serenity trailer, and it says “September 30th”.



Just double-checked the trailer -- it says "This Fall", and doesn't give a specific date. (Not unusual, because why make a commitment if you don't have to?)

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:50 PM

DERANGEDMILK


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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:57 PM

HFISHER


I can vouch for the fact that there's a lot of local interest in Serenity! I've got four grad school friends who either live in Raleigh or within an hour of it - one of whom turned me on to Firefly to begin with - and all of them have heard about the Big Damn Premiere plans and want to know the minute tickets go on sale.

I've watched a lot of movies at Mission Valley, and they'd better have this movie in their biggest theatre on opening night / midnight, that's all I'm saying.




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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 7:35 PM

COZEN


Quote:

Originally posted by GordonComstock:


Just double-checked the trailer -- it says "This Fall", and doesn't give a specific date. (Not unusual, because why make a commitment if you don't have to?)



Ooooh... good point!

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005 7:40 PM

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:44 AM

CANTTAKESKY


Someone just emailed me that Serenity is coming to small town in West Virginia on July 29th! He assumes that will be the widespread release date, because well, why else would the movie come to his little town?

I will find out from him how he knows, and post it here.

Can't Take My Gorram Sky

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 5:03 AM

BLACKDOVE


Quote:

Originally posted by canttakesky:
Someone just emailed me that Serenity is coming to small town in West Virginia on July 29th! He assumes that will be the widespread release date, because well, why else would the movie come to his little town?

I will find out from him how he knows, and post it here.

Can't Take My Gorram Sky



Oh, I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this is true. The end of July would be the perfect timeframe to open since there really isn't anything else big opening at that time, and they still have a month of summer left to do business.

Shiny!

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 5:57 AM

CANTTAKESKY


Ok, my friend says he saw the 7/29/05 release date attached to the Serenity trailer when he went to see Batman Begins.

I wonder why we haven't heard anything from any other moviegoers? Is this an error?

If it does come out on July 29, I need you all to keep it in the theatres for at least FOUR weeks. I am going out of the country and won't be back until Aug 24th--it needs to still be in theatres by then. PLEASE.

Can't Take My Gorram Sky

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 6:29 AM

STILLSHINY


If so that would be right before my B-Day Aug 1st- shiny.

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 6:29 AM

PIZMOBEACH

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Quote:

Originally posted by canttakesky:
Someone just emailed me that Serenity is coming to small town in West Virginia on July 29th!



Damnit! I heard it was July 39th! My plans are all shot to hell!

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 7:42 AM

THATWEIRDGIRL


Quote:

Originally posted by pizmobeach:

Damnit! I heard it was July 39th! My plans are all shot to hell!



*snort*

What ever happens...i'm seeing Serenity more than once. So, just tell me when it opens and I'll meet you there.

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 7:55 AM

PSYCHICRIVER


Um, Static? I just heard that this very conversation that you have transcribed has now been posted on buffy.nu

Did you know about that?

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 7:57 AM

PIZMOBEACH

... fully loaded, safety off...


Quote:

Originally posted by thatweirdgirl:
What ever happens...i'm seeing Serenity more than once. So, just tell me when it opens and I'll meet you there.


Ditto - guess I'm lucky 'cuz my plans are... fluid.

Just another bit of info, Apple's trailer link/site says, "In Theatres Sept. 30th." So there. On the other hand, that could still be true if it opened on an earlier date...

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 8:09 AM

THATWEIRDGIRL


oops. yeah, I just read it. That can't be good. Why would they post it as offical news and then not give the link?

Poeple are getting mad over there about it not being Joss.



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Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:14 PM

MELEAUX



Damnit! I heard it was July 39th! My plans are all shot to hell!


Do you realize you typed july39th instead of 29th?
Maybe that really is the day it'll come out

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Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:21 PM

3HEADEDMONKEY


until we hear an official word from either Joss or Universal, i wouldnt start dancing around just yet.

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Friday, June 17, 2005 2:06 AM

FLECHETTE


Saw Batman Begins last night at the Carmike and it did have the Serenity trailer: so apologies to Static on that subject!

unfortunately it was like the 5th or 6th trailer after about 5 commercials and really did not get any positive responses from a half full auditorium- the most common I heard was "what the f**K is that supposed to be?"


I still feel that Universal needs to do more promotion other than fueling our grassroots guerilla marketing campaign in order for Serenity to take off properly tho


Quote:

Originally posted by Flechette:
They didn't keep it or didn't show it on all showings then,cause wasn't there when a friend and fellow browncoat saw HG2TG a week after opening.

Then again, since I haven't seen every movie at every theatre I did perhaps speak a bit too widely- it was based on my calling all the theatres in the area (even Sedgefield) and being told they didn't have the trailer/ haven't shown the trailer for Serenity.

edit----

don't mean to imply I doubt your word Static, I believe you guys saw it - just trying to point out that many others in Gso did not see it and the theatre staff themselves don't seem to know they have the trailer....





Quote:

Originally posted by Static:
Quote:

Originally posted by Flechette:


I have yet to see the trailer in any theatre in Greensboro...



They showed the Serenity trailer at the Carmike Cinemas on Koger Blvd with "Hitchhiker's".

Three or four of us yelled, "YES!!!!" and the rest of the PACKED house were all saying things like, "That looks cool" and 'ooh-ing', 'aah-inbg' and laughing at all the appropriate times.



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Friday, June 17, 2005 3:58 AM

TALLGRRL


Quote:

Originally posted by Flechette:

I still feel that Universal needs to do more promotion other than fueling our grassroots guerilla marketing campaign in order for Serenity to take off properly tho


Y'all do realize that Uni has a Marketing Department and they have a schedule to begin marketing this movie that they paid more than a little bit of money for, no?
I mean, we don't even know the release schedule yet. They might be planning an initial limited release. Some cities might not get the BDM until figures come in to proove that a wider release is warranted.
(Here in Vegas, we didn't get "Crouching Tiger"--at the one theatre that ran it--until after the Oscar nominations came out. We didn't get "Chicago" on Christmas Day...we got it a few weeks later.)
Starting a promo campagain too early can be almost as bad as starting it too late.
Me? I'm looking for BDStars showing up on chat shows, E!, entertainment segments on news shows.
Would be nice to see Joss show up on the Early Show or (gak) the Today Show, talking about how he got a canceled TV show--with a rabid fan base--made into a major motion picture.
The promotion machine is just starting to run, people.
Have patience...and remember: Next week, September 30th will only be 3 months away!



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Friday, June 17, 2005 5:55 AM

FLECHETTE


Absolutely!

All of my comments were/are aimed at the premise of a release date of 6 weeks away - which is unconfirmed.

For a release in late Sept we've got plenty of time- for a release in July - the promos better start rolling out ASAP and perhaps a re-edited trailer for the un initiated....

Quote:

Originally posted by Tallgrrl:
Y'all do realize that Uni has a Marketing Department and they have a schedule to begin marketing this movie that they paid more than a little bit of money for, no?
I mean, we don't even know the release schedule yet. They might be planning an initial limited release. Some cities might not get the BDM until figures come in to proove that a wider release is warranted.
(Here in Vegas, we didn't get "Crouching Tiger"--at the one theatre that ran it--until after the Oscar nominations came out. We didn't get "Chicago" on Christmas Day...we got it a few weeks later.)
Starting a promo campagain too early can be almost as bad as starting it too late.
Me? I'm looking for BDStars showing up on chat shows, E!, entertainment segments on news shows.
Would be nice to see Joss show up on the Early Show or (gak) the Today Show, talking about how he got a canceled TV show--with a rabid fan base--made into a major motion picture.
The promotion machine is just starting to run, people.
Have patience...and remember: Next week, September 30th will only be 3 months away!



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Friday, June 17, 2005 10:47 PM

BUGCHICKLV


Hyperventilating with excitement...

Will 'Versal put it up against tWotW, though? (not that I care...I hate TC)

And as much of a disappointment SW3 was *TO ME*, IMHO, I really think Serenity could have done well against it.

...off to recruit more Browncoats!

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Saturday, June 18, 2005 8:26 AM

ZOID



Tallgrrl wrote:
Quote:

...and remember: Next week, September 30th will only be 3 months away!

And that was supposed to help us feel less forlorn and forsaken?!? On the other hand, remember that July 29th is only one month after the release of Spielberg's "The War of the Worlds" premiere.

VU have been doing promotions for Serenity since at least 5 May, by means of insane word of mouth regarding preview screenings. Throwing the promo machine into high gear a little earlier than expected could work out just fine, and be rewarded by Summer attendance figures. Let's face it: There's not much left this Summer season to look forward to/fear.

With the exception of WotW (Spielberg and Cruise, again?! Like the reunification of East and West Germany, I'm not so sure about the wisdom of this plan) and 'Chaz and His Fudge Factory' (Burton and Depp are the antithesis of Spielberg/Cruise) there doesn't seem to be any blockbusters lining the lists. If Serenity were a run-of-the-mill first-time director's flick, I'd say leave it 'til September. But the buzz is insane, and at some point, you've got to capitalize before it wanes.

I saw the first TV spot for WotW like 10 days ago and it opens in 11 more days. (*does math in head, smells something burning*) So, that's like less than a month of TV promos for a Spielberg blockbuster. Think we're gonna get a bigger ad budget than that for Serenity?

Typically, stars of movies making the TV interview circuit are promoting their flick which is opening at the end of that week. Think we'll see all our BDHs two or more weeks in advance of Serenity's opening?

There's plenty of time for a 29 July opening and associated promos. I'm not saying that it should or will happen on 7/29/05 (or 29/7/05, for those more comfortable with that format). I'm just saying that time is not a factor...


Respectfully,

zoid
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Saturday, June 18, 2005 8:43 AM

BLINKER


Quote:

Originally posted by zoid:
I'm not saying that it should or will happen on 7/29/05 (or 29/7/05



WHAT?! Not until Undetrigintober?!?

Oh, HELL no! I am NOT waiting another twenty-three months for this damn movie to come out!

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Saturday, June 18, 2005 11:41 PM

HELENREES520


I'd be interested in knowing (for reasons to remain my own) if anyone out there is postponing suicide until after Serenity.

That's the only thing that would make a 23 month delay sort of a good thing.

Only sort of, mind. Because cure is better than postponement, and Joss Whedon has a way of making me want to live a little longer.



Chaos is purring - it is time to turn the page...

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Monday, June 20, 2005 1:37 PM

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OMG!! I am so excited i want to see it NOW though omg i want to know when its coming out! but anyway i can't believe he said that omg! wow!

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Monday, June 20, 2005 2:24 PM

SPIROGYRA


Quote:

Originally posted by HelenRees520:
I'd be interested in knowing (for reasons to remain my own) if anyone out there is postponing suicide until after Serenity.




Haha.

Okay, my grandparents apparently think I'm depressed and suicidal, and my cousin told me this and the first thing I thought was:

"I could never kill myself. I haven't even seen Serenity yet."

Hahahah

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Tuesday, June 21, 2005 3:37 AM

DANTE144


WOW, Morbid!
But I think I understand that notion. I was hoping I would make it to SW3 and I did and for a sec, I was like, I could Die now... Silly silly thought, it's just a movie!

I had a friend die back in 1998 a couple of months before Saving Private Ryan came out. I remember thinking , man, Brendan would have loved that movie.

Life is good guys! Even after the BDM comes out. Life will still be good! Maybe a little hard at times But that's the fun part! As our Shepherd book says "Cause how you get there is the worthier part."

Life is good! Its an adventure!

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Tuesday, June 21, 2005 5:05 AM

ZEEK


Quote:

Originally posted by HelenRees520:
I'd be interested in knowing (for reasons to remain my own) if anyone out there is postponing suicide until after Serenity.

That's the only thing that would make a 23 month delay sort of a good thing.

Only sort of, mind. Because cure is better than postponement, and Joss Whedon has a way of making me want to live a little longer.



Chaos is purring - it is time to turn the page...


hehe after I saw the first screening I told my friend I could now die happily and the rest of life was just falling action. Serenity's that good.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2005 6:03 AM

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I'm spreading a link to Netflix rental of the movie everywhere I can, and offering to send "friend" invites to the service for anyone who wants one. (Basically, this is a way for anyone, anywhere in the USA, to watch the first couple Firefly DVDs for free.)
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Wednesday, June 22, 2005 4:37 AM

LORDGECKO


Well, now that my plans are being changed again for the summer... Oh yea. And to top it off, the theaters are just getting smart enought to run the trailers in the Tampa Bay area. But it looks like they've added some stuff to the original trailer And they didn't even give a release date, so it seems like 'versal isn't sure when they're gonna be nice and let us see our BDM yet. So get ahold of TWG for me and tell her I'll buy her the beer right before we hit the show

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Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:26 AM

EARLY


Quote:

Originally posted by GordonComstock:
Quote:

Originally posted by cozen:
Well now, seems the studios have made their advertising commitment by way of the Serenity trailer, and it says “September 30th”.



Just double-checked the trailer -- it says "This Fall", and doesn't give a specific date. (Not unusual, because why make a commitment if you don't have to?)



It doesn't matter what the trailer says. For example Fantastic 4 said July 4, and now says July 8. Changing dates on trailers happens all the time.

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Friday, June 24, 2005 6:42 AM

REBADAMS7


You speak the truth! I'm wondering what else is planned for Lt August or Labor Day - sort of the reverse of the SW-Memorial day connection - .....we'll have to keep our ears open
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Friday, June 24, 2005 6:42 AM

REBADAMS7


You speak the truth! I'm wondering what else is planned for Lt August or Labor Day - sort of the reverse of the SW-Memorial day connection - .....we'll have to keep our ears open
Reb

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Friday, June 24, 2005 6:42 AM

REBADAMS7


You speak the truth! I'm wondering what else is planned for Lt August or Labor Day - sort of the reverse of the SW-Memorial day connection - .....we'll have to keep our ears open
Reb

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