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Old 02-06-03, 04:28 PM
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Don't buy food or drinks durring "Gods and Generals"

Unless warner cuts it down, its according to someone at htf around 3 hours and 40 minutes!!! But many people seem to enjoy it due to its great realisim and battle sequences. I look forward to this.
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I'm still rather indifferent towards it. The trailer doesn't do much for me.
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Why can't you buy food or drinks then?

If it's that long a movie, there's a good chance you'll get hungry or thirsty.
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is there an intermission?
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I really hope there's an intermission during this one...
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Because you will then have to leave sometime during the movie to use the restroom... and you wouldn't want to miss any of the movie would you?

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Here I thought you guys were doing some sort of Food protest against War.
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the htf people said there was none, but some one at the imdb page said there is one.
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You could always um recycle your empty soda cup and empty popcorn bucket if you need to.
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Are intermissions even used anymore?
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My parents said there was one for Schindlers list, but that was 10 years ago.
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Re: Don't buy food or drinks durring "Gods and Generals"

Originally posted by Rypro 525
Unless warner cuts it down, its according to someone at htf around 3 hours and 40 minutes!!! But many people seem to enjoy it due to its great realisim and battle sequences. I look forward to this.
I think it's the other way around. If Warner cuts the film it will be at the behest of theater operators who feel the 4 hour running time is a detriment to their concession business. If Warner DOES cut the movie then BE SURE TO BOYCOTT the concession stand.
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I wasn't sure if I was going to see this in the theatres or wait for the DVD. The trailer didn't do much for me but I still thought it would be good.

If the movie is 4 hours long I'm waiting for the DVD. Theres no way I can sit for 4 straight hours in a movie theatre. At home I can at least pause when I need to and I don't even have to watch the whole thing in one sitting.
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Originally posted by Goat3001

If the movie is 4 hours long I'm waiting for the DVD. Theres no way I can sit for 4 straight hours in a movie theatre. At home I can at least pause when I need to and I don't even have to watch the whole thing in one sitting.
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
My parents said there was one for Schindlers list, but that was 10 years ago.
Maybe it varied by theater, but when I saw it there wasn't any intermission. I remember it because my friend and I bought the biggest drink size they had and he just about hip-checked me out of his way on his way to the bathroom at the end.
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Originally posted by badger1997
Maybe it varied by theater, but when I saw it there wasn't any intermission. I remember it because my friend and I bought the biggest drink size they had and he just about hip-checked me out of his way on his way to the bathroom at the end.
yeah some theaters make their own intermissions for long films. A real intermission is part of the film with a title card that says "intermission" with enter and exit music. Hasn't been one of these in a long long time.
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Well....let me clear this up for everyone.

On the "preview" screenings there was no intermission built into the film, but the one that I saw we just had them stop the projector after a reel change and gave us a break.

My theater also got a memo/fax from WB that there WILL be an intermission built into the movie somehow. Whether it will come as a seperate reel of just "intermission" or whether we will have the film on two platters is still unknown. I'll post back when I find out for certain.
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When I saw Gettysburg in Syracuse, there was an intermission, but none for Schindler's List. Both, I thought, were the right decision.
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When I saw Branaugh's Hamlet there was an intermission. We walked out into the lobby and my girlfriend said "I will never forgive you for this"

I rather enjoyed it.
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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers had an intermission when I saw it in Scotts Valley, California, over winter break.

The film stopped abruptly, the curtains drew shut, the lights went on, and many people got up to go to the bathroom.
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I really wish the filmmakers would bring back the formal use of intermissions during longer films. Gangs of New York certainly could have used one, although I think a lot of the people in the theater that night might not have come back.

I never really buy anything at the theater because of the prices, but I don't even bring drinks in anymore because I know I'd have to get up and miss part of the movie, which I hate.
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Originally posted by dave955
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers had an intermission when I saw it in Scotts Valley, California, over winter break.

The film stopped abruptly, the curtains drew shut, the lights went on, and many people got up to go to the bathroom.
I wish we would have had an intermission during that. At the end,
Spoiler:
When the Ents break down the dam and the the water comes flowing through Isengard
, that was torture.
Old 02-07-03, 07:27 PM
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sit on either side of the theatre, make sure you leave 1 or 2 seats in the end.... if you need to pee or poop, well...

Just joking btw.
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I thoguth it was coz people were going to puke..
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I always sit in an aisle seat when I go to a movie over 2 1/2 hours. I drink too much water ...

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