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Oceania Star Wars Saga Marathon

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Corellian_Outrider , Feb 13, 2014.

  1. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    To celebrate International Star Wars Day (4th May). Select cinemas across Australia and New Zealand will be holding a Star Wars Saga marathon on the 3-4 May weekend.

    On the first day, Episodes I-III will shown while Episodes IV-VI will be shown on the day after. The session times and locations are yet to be announced across the country but this first page will be updated as more information is known.

    This be a great opportunity for us to hang out with friends again and enjoy the films on the big screen again before ushering into the new era next December with the first film in the sequel trilogy.

    What say you? :)
     
  2. MrCody

    MrCody Jedi Knight star 1

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    Heard the news so excited !
     
  3. Shadowfire

    Shadowfire Jedi Master star 4

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    Pass. I have trouble enough sitting through one movies these days, let alone three.

    Yes, I deny the existence of the filth that isn't (oh snap) Eps 1,2 and 3.
     
  4. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    I'm sure they'll have brief intermissions like they did with the Dark Knight Trilogy screening the other year.
     
  5. Shadowfire

    Shadowfire Jedi Master star 4

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    If the intermissions are 24 hours long, I could do that.
     
  6. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    If the tickets can be bought for the individual films rather than three on one or if the films are spaced out over a few days at some places...

    Hmmm… hopefully we will be getting more information soon.
     
  7. Aztek

    Aztek Jedi Master star 4

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    I think I will have my own marathon at home, the chairs are comfier here anyway.

    That, and I'm 6 hours away from a decent cinema complex.
     
  8. Jedi knight Pozzi

    Jedi knight Pozzi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Only just found out, and my boss won't let me take the time off! :(
     
  9. I_am_Kooky

    I_am_Kooky Sth Aust. Chapter Representative star 4

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    Here in Adelaide, its Ep I, II, III on Saturday, with what it looks like about an hour or half and an hour between films. at $12 or $30 for the day. Tehn Ep, IV, V, IV on the Sunday, at the same times as the saturday, same price. at Piccadilly Cinemas. (tickets go on sale on 10th of April)
     
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  10. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    Hoyts has officially confirmed that all of their cinemas are doing it in NSW. Can't get ticket pricing though but could be similar to what you have in SA, Kooky.
     
  11. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    Event Cinemas in NSW are doing it too, not all of Hoyts are screening it. Session times are 12:30pm and cost is roughly $25 per marathon with $1.10 online booking fee. Can't find on the Event Cinemas site about the costs to see the individual films.
     
  12. myztic

    myztic Jedi Youngling

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    Apr 9, 2014
    It is safe to say that i will heading to the sunday session to see 4-6.

    :D
     
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  13. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    Welcome Myztic.

    I'm glad to hear :) George Street session?
     
  14. myztic

    myztic Jedi Youngling

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    Yeah of course..just waiting on some information of total who is going so we can organize tickets... i am not fussed where it at... as long as i get to see it. :D
     
  15. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    For the NSW side of things, I know that a few of us are going to the George St cinemas. Final numbers not worked out yet but I recommend booking tickets as soon as you can as they are going fast. Especially for the Original Trilogy screening.
     
  16. sharkymcshark

    sharkymcshark Jedi Knight star 3

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    Got tickets for one of these in Perth for the Original Trilogy on Sunday.

    Now tempted to get tickets for the Prequels on the Saturday.

    I must be going demented with age.
     
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  17. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    May as well, it be fun to go to both in a row. ;)

    I am going to both trilogy screenings too.
     
  18. aalagartassle

    aalagartassle Jedi Master star 4

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    Same, getting in costume too!
     
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  19. I_am_Kooky

    I_am_Kooky Sth Aust. Chapter Representative star 4

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    We have confirmed Wallis at Piccadilly and there are also Screens at Event Marion and at Hoyts TTP. All between $25-$30 all starting at 12:30pm.
     
  20. Aztek

    Aztek Jedi Master star 4

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    It doesn't look like our local cinema in Kalgoorlie is screening it, so I'll stay in and watch it with the younglings.
     
  21. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    That's a shame…

    The younglings will enjoy it and plus there is the comfort of home too.
     
  22. MrCody

    MrCody Jedi Knight star 1

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    Watched them was awesome loved all six of the films specially episode III
     
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  23. Myzt1c

    Myzt1c Jedi Youngling

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    Watch the original today... Epic loved them..

    Empire is without a doubt the best. :)
     
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  24. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW star 5 Staff Member Administrator

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    I am glad you both had a great time!!

    I went to both screenings and that was an amazing experience which I really hope will be repeated again or more events like this for years to come.


    I loved all of it. Apart from watching it with a large crowd and with friends, the highlight for me was experiencing the original trilogy on the big screen for the first time. Not to mention that special message from Dave Filoni was an unexpected surprise.
     
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  25. MrCody

    MrCody Jedi Knight star 1

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    Yeh first time seeing the OT on the big screen was awesome, was good to see all the fans. So were bad specially at the end of episode VI booing hayden appearing as anakin. Other than that awesome. That rebel clip was awesome! got me excited for it
     
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