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Old 03-25-2010, 09:50 AM
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just another reason to stick with bd.
ticket prices are high enough, and I
can't even fathom higher concession prices.
a small drink in my town is already like $5 I think.
what a joke.
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Movie...ars-17734.html
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB2000...us_marketplace
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/ente...rice-boom.html
EDIT: didn't realize the whole article couldn't be read without a fucking subscription.
damn you wsj.

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Old 03-25-2010, 10:00 AM
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just another reason to stick with bd.
ticket prices are high enough, and I
can't even fathom higher concession prices.
a small drink in my town is already like $5 I think.
what a joke.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB2000...us_marketplace
EDIT: didn't realize the whole article couldn't be read without a fucking subscription.
damn you wsj.
This is why when I do go the theater, which is about 1-2 times a year I take my wife along and fill her purse with 20oz drinks and whoppers.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:10 AM
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just another reason to stick with bd.
ticket prices are high enough, and I
can't even fathom higher concession prices.
a small drink in my town is already like $5 I think.
what a joke.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB2000...us_marketplace
EDIT: didn't realize the whole article couldn't be read without a fucking subscription.
damn you wsj.
Pure greed. Agreed, one more reason to stay home.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:15 AM
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i barely go to the movies anymore because of the ridiculous prices, which are many times more than a good deal at AMZ.

the only time i go is when the movie's a must see, like TDK, Avatar, Inglourious Basterds, or Shutter Island to name the most recent ones.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:35 AM
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Between higher ticket prices, too many kids and the 3D surcharge I just don't go.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:48 AM
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Well I took my 2 kids and wife to an IMAX viewing of Alice in Wonderland, 3-D.

Ticket price (matinee too) - $60 for the 4 of us. 1 med popcorn, 2 regular and 2 large drinks - $28.

Yeah, Ill just wait for the BD. If I go see 20 3D movies, I could just buy a new 3D tv...
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Old 03-25-2010, 11:17 AM
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Well I took my 2 kids and wife to an IMAX viewing of Alice in Wonderland, 3-D.

Ticket price (matinee too) - $60 for the 4 of us. 1 med popcorn, 2 regular and 2 large drinks - $28.

Yeah, Ill just wait for the BD. If I go see 20 3D movies, I could just buy a new 3D tv...
Yes, it is getting ridiculous to see a 90-120+ minute kids movie. And per this article, the prices are going to go up, and in some cases, way up.

Are the studios and theaters not aware that we are in a recession still?
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Old 03-25-2010, 01:18 PM
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I go to the movies infrequently lately, not because of the prices, but because there is little worth seeing.
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Old 03-25-2010, 01:35 PM
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Higher ticket prices??? No thanks. Im glad I have a decent HT to enjoy! No children screaming (and smoking!!) in the back row.
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Old 03-25-2010, 01:36 PM
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Does it seem odd that that they would raise prices during a down economic time like the one we are currently in?
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