Discussion in 'Off Topic Area' started by vampyregirl, Jun 15, 2012.
well i certainly love movies, so wouldnt want them to have to lose jobs and studios.
Yes, initially the 'big three' Odeon, Cineworld and Vue had boycotted it. Cineworld saw the commercial oppotunity in taking 100% of the market share for what was expected to be a huge release, so they came to a deal with Disney fairly quickly. After that, Vue followed suit, followed a couple of days later by Odeon. Not sure what the final outcome was, but I think it was a compromise of less that the standard 16 weeks but more than the 6-ish weeks that Disney had wanted.
You don't have anything to do with EA do you?
If so I might have to put you on ignore just on principle.
I remember the days of VHS where it took almost a year from theatrical release to home video sell-through. The early days of DVD was better, I remember getting tons of R1 DVDs before they were even released at the cinema here! However, what with worldwide releases often being only a few days or weeks of each other, that particular joy has diminished somewhat...
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