San Diego, CA Beowulf IMAX 3D Thursday November 15th 9:15PM Screening

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  1. DarthBrian Jedi Grand Master

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    [link=http://www.fandango.com/92126_movietheatershowtimes?date=11/15/2007]On sale now[/link] at the Mira Mesa 18.

    I've got my ticket already. Who else wants to go?
  2. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    BUGGER!!! I want to go but I don't get out of class until 6:30! :_|
  3. swgurusgirl Jedi Padawan

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    I know I don't live in SoCal... But I think I might be in town to see SWGuru2004 and I believe he is going.... SO if I am in town and he is going I AM SO THERE... wow... I just confused myself:oops:
  4. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    Jess, Tony apparantly thinks you're going, so I guess you are. :p
  5. MtnJedi Jedi Youngling

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    Brian, can you explain to me about Beowulf? I know nothing about it other than it's about a guy named Beowulf who apparantly fights monsters. Is this gonna be a good movie? The FX look great but is the story something worth caring about?
  6. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/beowulf/summary.html
  7. Mystical Jedi Youngling

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    The first showing is at 9:15 though :confused:
  8. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    :oops: That is supposed to say 9:30.
  9. Mystical Jedi Youngling

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    Ohh..Bust :(. That's ok, I'm sure you read the book, you don't need to know about the first..err..45 minutes of the movie ;)
  10. DarthBrian Jedi Grand Master

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    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beowulf]source[/link]

    Beowulf is an Old English heroic epic poem of anonymous authorship from around AD 700.[1] Its creation is typically assigned by scholars either to the period AD 700-750, or to the time of composition of the only manuscript, circa 1010.[2] At 3183 lines, it is notable for its length. The poem is untitled in the manuscript, but has been known as Beowulf since the early 19th century.[citation needed]

    As the single major surviving work of Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, the work--in spite of dealing primarily with Danish and Swedish events--has risen to such prominence that it has been described as "England's national epic."[3] A source of much study, the poem was a central inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien, whose academic career was built around its analysis and explication.


    Note, there are spoilers at that Wiki page.
  11. MtnJedi Jedi Youngling

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    Sounds very interesting. Unfortunately I probably can't make it tonight, plus I'm sure they are sold out by now, especially the IMAX tickets. I'll catch it later. Thanks Brian.
  12. DarthBrian Jedi Grand Master

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    [link=http://www.fandango.com/92126_movietheatershowtimes?date=11/15/2007]Tickets for IMAX are still available[/link]! :)
  13. Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus

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    Dude, I got there at 9 and bought tickets. :p


    The movie was REALLY good. I was really shocked at how well it was done. Definitely NOT for little kids; even I was getting kinda scared/creeped out by Grendel.
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